Yankees blow lead in 5-4 loss to Athletics

Zobrist's bases-loaded walk helps Athletics overcome early deficit to beat Yankees 5-4

And now, we wait: Cavs and Warriors get time to rest

The calm before The Finals: Cavs and Warriors get plenty of time to rest and prepare

Rookie guards studying Patriots complex offensive system

Patriots rookies focus on working hard and answering questions cautiously

Major League Baseball roundup

Baseball Capsules

Booed no more, Warriors owner relishing NBA Finals berth

Booed no more, Warriors owner Joe Lacob relishing team's berth in NBA Finals


We've all been having a ball around here, thanks to Etess

It would be an otherwise inconspicuous concrete wall, except for what’s written on it:...


'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner

In 'Deflategate' appeal, Brady threatens to put powers of NFL commissioner on trial

Former Dolphins kicker Garo Yepremian dies at 70

Garo Yepremian, former Dolphins kicker best known for Super Bowl gaffe, dies at 70

Brady to argue suspension on deflated footballs; Goodell will hear appeal himself

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals 4-game suspension on deflated balls; team rebuts NFL

Brady and Patriots are ready to fight

The verdict: Brady suspended 4 games, Patriots lose picks for deflating footballs


Lightning face Rangers with trip to Cup finals on the line

Game 7 of Eastern Conference Finals: Lightning need to find a way to beat Lundqvist

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

Keith helps Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in Western Conference finals


Sun end preseason with loss to Sparks

The Connecticut Sun conclude their WNBA preseason with a 64-57 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday night

Gray provides Sun with a spark at the point

Watching Sun rookie Chelsea Gray play in Wednesday's 86-65 exhibition win over the Chinese Olympic Team was enough to make longtime observers remember fondly what Lindsay Whalen once brought to the team, and what Gray can bring to it.


Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal

Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign, pledges to restore trust in FIFA amid scandals

New French Open challenges await Williams, Djokovic, Murray

Some red dirt gets in the machine for Williams, Djokovic, Murray, but all win at French Open

Major League Baseball roundup

Hernandez gets 8th win, Cruz hits 18th homer, Mariners beat Rays 3-0 for 3-game sweep

FIFA's powerful world is shaken by US indictments, arrests

Known as the beautiful game for the on-field spectacle, soccer has operated for decades under an ugly cloud of allegations related to match-fixing in professional leagues and bribery in connection with the hosting of the sport's premier competition,...


Auto Racing

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 practice from Dover, Del.

11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 practice from Dover, Del.

12:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Lucas Oil 200 qualifying from Dover, Del.

2 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 final practice from Dover, Del.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 qualifying from Dover, Del.

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Lucas Oil 200 from Dover, Del.


7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics.


9 p.m., Spike — Javier Fortuna vs. Bryan Vasquez in a junior lightweight bout and Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri in a welterweight bout from New York.


7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: ShopRite Classic from Galloway, N.J.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers.


9 p.m., FS1 — FIFA U20 World Cup: New Zealand vs. Ukraine from Auckland, New Zealand.

Midnight, FS1 — FIFA U20 World Cup: United States vs. Myanmar from Whangarei, New Zealand.


7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Florida vs. LSU at College World Series from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Michigan vs. UCLA at College World Series from Oklahoma City.


5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.