CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians and Frank Robinson made history four decades ago. The Indians unveiled a statue of Robinson prior to their game against Kansas City. The Indians hired Robinson following the 1974 season and he made his debut on April 8, 1975. The statue shows Robinson holding the lineup card with the Indians' batting order from that game against the New York Yankees.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oakland rookie Jharel Cotton held the Yankees hitless until Matt Holliday launched a two-run homer with two outs in the sixth inning that sent resurgent CC Sabathia and New York to a 3-2 victory Saturday. Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge was in the right spot for a pair of key catches to boost the AL East leaders, who won with just two hits.
BERLIN (AP) - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a cheeky penalty for Borussia Dortmund to win the German Cup final over Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 in what could have been his last game for the club on Saturday. He has been the subject of transfer speculation linking him with a big-money move away from Dortmund in the summer. Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel claimed his first trophy in what was likely his last game at the club, too.
Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA during the qualifying races of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup in the Great Bay, Bermuda on May 27. Two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA came from behind to beat Emirates Team New Zealand for its second victory on the opening day of the America's Cup qualifiers on Bermuda's Great Sound on Saturday. It was a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup, when Oracle won eight straight races to cap one of the greatest comebacks in sports.
Britain's Prince William shakes hands with Chelsea team manager Antonio Conte after the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. He still has yet to win a major cup in an impressive coaching career, missing out on doing the double with Chelsea after losing to Arsenal 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday.
CONCORD, NC (AP) - Ryan Blaney passed Kevin Harvick on a restart with three laps to go to win the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. Blaney went from last to first to earn his fifth career Xfinity race win. He has won 46 career Xfinity Series races, but has been shut out at Charlotte.
While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year's meeting between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors will be the first trilogy in league history. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - They are defending champions and decided underdogs. The Cleveland Cavaliers, however, say they aren't using any snubs to get ready for the NBA Finals. Kevin Love was reminded that Warriors forward Draymond Green said earlier this season that he wants to destroy and annihilate the Cavs in the Finals.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo has appeared in the CBS broadcast booth with Jim Nantz for the first time. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, hired last month to be the network's lead NFL analyst, was on the air Saturday for a few minutes during third-round coverage of the PGA Tour event at Colonial. Romo, wearing a jacket but not one with the CBS logo on it, appeared with Nantz and Nick Faldo in the tower at the 18th hole.
J.T Blubaugh, right, celebrates his second-half goal with Lukas Buckley. - No 3 Ohio State rallied from a five-goal deficit and overtook Towson 11-10 to earn the Buckeyes their first trip to the NCAA men's lacrosse championship game. Ohio State put together a pair of four-goal runs to take charge the rest of the way. Ohio State got goals from seven different players.
Cuban outfielder-first baseman Ernesto Martinez Jr has agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. The 17-year-old from Holguin, Cuba, played for his national team at the 2014 Under-15 World Championship and then left the country for France, where his father played professionally. A 6-foot-6 left-handed hitter, Martinez was with France for 2017 World Baseball Classic qualifying and the 2016 European Under-18 Championship. Martinez has been training in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, since last year.
The game ended after the seventh inning under the 10-run mercy rule. The Tigers (42-17) will try for their 12th league tournament championship Sunday against the Florida-Arkansas winner. Deichmann hit a two-run homer in the first inning and a solo shot in the Tigers' six-run third. Jared Poche' (10-3) allowed only two hits in six innings for LSU. South Carolina (35-25) couldn't capitalize on four LSU errors.
Juventus ended the Serie A with a sign of the future as 17-year-old Moise Kean scored a stoppage-time winner in a 2-1 comeback victory over Bologna on Saturday. A second-half substitute, Kean connected on a difficult header following a free kick from Miralem Pjanic. It was the first Serie A goal for Kean, who was making just his third appearance in the Italian league.
With the yard of bricks in sight and his third Indianapolis 500 victory nearly in hand, Foyt made a startling decision. This wild finish was perhaps the greatest field in the Indy 500's 101-race history. Then, he came to Indianapolis and won his second consecutive 500 pole with a track-record speed of 168.892 mph. Durability and longevity became his hallmarks, but in 1967, he was taking on the 500 for just the third time.
The San Diego Padres placed Manuel Margot on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right calf before Saturday's game against the Washington Nationals. The centerfielder left Wednesday's game with calf soreness. Second on the team in at-bats, the 22-year-old Margot is batting.259 with four home runs and 13 RBIs. Outfielder Franchy Cordero was called up from Triple-A El Paso for his major league debut. He is expected to start Sunday and receive much of the playing time in center field.
LONDON (AP) - Per Mertesacker hardly had the ideal preparation for the FA Cup final. Arsenal scored again almost immediately, through Aaron Ramsey, and Mertesacker ended up deservedly on the winning side. When the final whistle blew on Arsenal's record 13th FA Cup title, Mertesacker trotted over to Ospina and they shared a warm embrace. He did the same with Rob Holding, the 21-year-old defender who Mertesacker guided through the final.
Garrett McCain hit the game-winning single in the top of the 10th inning as Oklahoma State advanced to the Big 12 Conference championship game with a 4-3 win over West Virginia on Saturday. The eighth-seeded Cowboys (29-25), who reached last season's College World Series, will face either TCU or Texas in Sunday's championship game. McCain gave Oklahoma State a 3-1 lead in the sixth inning with his three-run double to left field.
LONDON (AP) - Arsene Wenger's turbulent year ended with a third FA Cup success in four seasons after Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to deny the English Premier League champion a double on Saturday. The good fortune Arsenal have desperately needed came in front of almost 90,000 fans at the cup final. Arsenal even had the luxury of a man advantage from the 68th minute when Victor Moses received a second yellow card for diving.
We all know the NFL is king, but NBA players get paid more and are more famous and more recognizable. That's why Michael Jordan and LeBron James leave their NFL equivalents in the dust in terms of career earnings and international fame. It's also why mid-level stars in the NBA make millions more than even the best defensive players in the NFL. It's iconic - without a doubt the best league logo in American sports - and speaks to the priorities of the league.
The Predators are playing in their first Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, four wins from the prize Poile has been chasing for decades. (AP) - David Poile thought he could squeeze in a quick day off after the exhilarating run by the Nashville Predators to their first Stanley Cup Final. It's Poile's first Stanley Cup Final after 15 years as general manager of the Washington Capitals and nearly 20 years of building the Predators from scratch as an expansion franchise.
Marcos Vila is an exchange student from Madrid, Spain, and his soccer ability has made the Cadets a Class 2A sensation this spring. Vila tied a national high school record on May 11 by scoring a hat trick in nine consecutive games. Benton (16-4) is also in the 2A substate finals and has suffered just one loss in its last 13 games. Vila says he's been a lifelong soccer player and most recently played forward for youth club Alcobendas Levitt in Madrid.