Triple Crown winner thriving in new home at Ashford Stud

VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah is led out of his stone palace of a barn, head up, eyes alert, a little heavier these days but still pretty well sculpted. In a few minutes, the champion will be walked over to the breeding shed, a mere 50 yards away. By now, the Triple Crown winner has the routine down pat.

  • Written by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

Cavaliers taking theirs shots to Atlanta

CLEVELAND — As the monsoon slowed to a mere downpour Wednesday night, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue called a timeout midway through the third quarter.


BYU, Ohio State advance to NCAA men's volleyball final

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Brenden Sander had 14 kills and no errors on 24 swings and top-ranked BYU beat Long Beach State 25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 25-18 on Thursday night in the NCAA volleyball semifinals.


Reds beat Brewers 9-5 despite bullpen extending bad streak

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon knew the best thing he could do for Cincinnati's historically bad bullpen was to stay in the game a long time. He accomplished his goal, but the relievers still had trouble.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer