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Preakness looks like Justify’s race to lose

Turning the tables on Justify and cutting short his Triple Crown bid won’t be easy.

Red Ruby returns to win Black-Eyed Susan

Red Ruby pulled away from Coach Rocks on a sloppy track Friday.

Rebound: Cavs confident they’ll bounce back tonight

Cleveland is down 2-0 to Boston in the Eastern Conference finals.

Brooks, big inning send South Range to regional

The Raiders won a district title for the first time in the baseball program’s history.

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UIC baseball team defeats Penguins CHICAGO Illinois-Chicago scored the first six runs and held

Cavaliers have backcourt blues

J.R. Smith and George Hill were outscored 41-3 by Boston’s Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier.

Bauer fans 10 as Tribe blanks Tigers

Trevor Bauer gave Cleveland’s beleaguered bullpen a bit of a break.

Bell’s single lifts Bucs over reeling ChiSox

Pittsburgh won for the seventh time in eight games and improved to 10-2 in interleague play.

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Andretti leads on Day 2 of Indy 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers

Champion softball rolls to another D-III district title

There is just no stopping the Champion High School softball team.

AROUND THE HORN Wednesday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 5, Mariners 1 SEATTLE Bartolo Colon laughed off having a line drive


Golden Knights 4, Jets 2 LAS VEGAS Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals — including an empty-


WEDNESDAY’S NBA PLAYOFFS Rockets 127, Warriors 105 HOUSTON James Harden and Eric Gordon each

Justify draws 7 post for Preakness

Having the Preakness favorite has never bothered Bob Baffert before and it doesn’t bother him with Justify.

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Celtics have Cavaliers in 2-0 hole

LeBron James had 42 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for Cleveland.