PARIS (AP) — Never a stranger to the big stage, David Beckham was finally overwhelmed and reduced to tears as he went out in a burst of fireworks and cheers Saturday in his final home game for Paris Saint-Germain before retirement.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power was the most relieved man in Roger Penske's garage Saturday. After spending most of the week frustrated as he tried to find speed, Roger Penske's team finally came up with the answers the Australian needed to move into position for his first Indianapolis 500 pole.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Early Saturday morning, Shug McGaughey was walking back and forth in front of the stakes barn at Pimlico. The trainer of Orb said he had experienced a variety of emotions during the week, and those mixed feelings remained as the race drew near.
NEW YORK (AP) — Half-moon hoops, double rims, chain-linked fences for out-of-bounds lines and no net that anyone can recall. Such is the imperfect urban landscape of playground basketball, what many consider the truest expression of the sport.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Bylsma has spent more than four years watching Sidney Crosby be Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach doesn't think his captain has ever been better than he was during a 4-3 victory over Ottawa on Friday night that put Pittsburgh in firm control of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
BALTIMORE (AP) — There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday's Preakness Stakes — either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to set up a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks, or another horse pulls an upset and prevents a shot at history.