After ‘long’ coach’s speech, Williams gets by at French Open
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 29 May 2016 05:14:35 +0000
PARIS — Serena Williams was ahead, yes, but hardly at her best, when claps of thunder and a heavy downpour interrupted her third-round French Open match at a critical juncture.
So during what turned out to be a delay of more than 2½ hours right before a second-set tiebreaker Saturday against 26th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France, Williams met with coach Patrick Mouratoglou.
Improving Larson looks for first Cup win at Coca-Cola 600
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 05:05:04 +0000
CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson believes he’s on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win.
The 23-year-old seems to be getting close.
Trainer Wood has winning day in Ruidoso
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 21:38:42 -0400
Horse racing continued Saturday at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino, and Ms Maggie Mae was impressive.
Wilderness dominates Day 1 of Brazos Cup
TheFacts.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 02:00:00 -0500
With bragging rights on the line once again in the Brazos Cup, the team from The Wilderness golf course almost shut out Freeport Municipal's team in alternate-shot play Friday at The Wilderness.The Wilderness won five of the six alternate-shot matches…
Council rejects housing complex
Amusan, pair of El Paso triple jumpers advance
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 18:09:18 -0400
The UTEP hurdler will make the trip to Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA championships with Felix Obi and KeAndre Bates.
Thunder look to close out defending champion Warriors
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 05:15:42 +0000
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder won’t say they have to win Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday to win the Western Conference finals.
The alternative is less than ideal.
Win at home on Saturday and Oklahoma City will advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2012. Lose and the Thunder will be forced to play Game 7 in Oakland. The defending champion Warriors have lost three home games all season.
All City Softball Capsules
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 18:04:41 -0400
UIL considers pitch limit in high school baseball
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 20:10:00 -0400
The University Interscholastic League is considering imposing a pitch-count rule for high school athletes.
The hype is back at Indy and everyone wants to win the 100th
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 29 May 2016 05:14:18 +0000
INDIANAPOLIS — Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.
He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to land in her good graces before the historic 100th running of “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing.”
Davis, Machado lead Orioles to 6-4 win over Indians
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 28 May 2016 05:18:29 +0000
CLEVELAND — Chris Davis’ RBI double broke a seventh-inning tie, Manny Machado went 4 for 5 and the Baltimore Orioles ended a four-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
Mark Trumbo followed Davis’ clutch hit with a two-run homer, his AL-leading 15th of the season, and a lineup tweak by Orioles manager Buck Showalter woke up a slumbering offense that scored nine runs in its losing streak.
War summit leads to reunion of Vietnam chance encounter
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