APTOPIX France Tennis French Open Novak Djokovic has drawn criticism from the French sports minister for comments about Kosovo.
French sports minister rebukes Djokovic

French Sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera says Novak Djokovic must not repeat his political message about Kosovo while at the French Open.

Beeks escapes bases-loaded jam, Lowe, Siri hit homers as Rays beat Cubs 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) - Brandon Lowe and Jose Siri each hit two-run homers late in the game, Jalen Beeks got the final two outs after coming in with the bases loaded and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

Memorial with a stacked field in crowded PGA Tour schedule

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - The Memorial has a loaded field, just like always, and that much was evident by pockets of crowds spread around Muirfield Village for the pro-am Wednesday.

Butler, Jokic lead Heat, Nuggets into a NBA Finals after unconventional paths

DENVER (AP) - Nikola Jokic wasn't supposed to be here. Neither was Jimmy Butler, for that matter.

NASCAR slams Stewart-Haas Racing for cheating to make 2 consecutive days of massive penalties

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR issued its second massive penalty in as many days by levying huge fines Wednesday against Stewart-Haas Racing for an alleged "counterfeit part" found on Chase Briscoe’s car in a secondary inspection after the Coca-Cola 600.

Albies homer helps Braves beat Oakland 4-2, drop A's to 12-46

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in a three-run fifth inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Wednesday to deny the Athletics’ bid for their first three-game winning streak this season.

CRICKET AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA Fit-again Josh Hazlewood is pushing for a spot in Australia's team for the WTC final against India.
Aussie quick Hazlewood's fitness improving for final

Josh Hazlewood is close to bowling at full pace and says he is a genuine chance to play in Australia’s World Test Championship final against India.