Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

PARIS (AP) — Under bright sunshine, 10th-seeded Venus Williams will open play on Court Philippe Chatrier against Kurumi Nara of Japan in the second round of the French Open.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Baseball Capsules

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale made a shaky return to his former home, but Deven Marrero hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs and the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 13-7 on Tuesday night.

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Cool Hand Lue: Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos

CLEVELAND (AP) — Moments after the Eastern Conference championship banner was raised by the Cavaliers for the third straight time and the obligatory postgame interviews ended, Tyronn Lue slipped quietly away.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Warriors and Cavs benefit from rest, NBA tries to reduce it

In bulldozing their respective conferences through the first three rounds of the postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors each earned an extended rest before their highly anticipated showdown in the NBA Finals begins on Thursday.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI , AP Basketball Writer