Indy 500…Japanese star Takuma Sato comes from behind to pass Helio Castronves with 5-laps to go then holds of Castroneves three attempts to pass..Sato wins first ever Inday in accident marred race…Virtually all the other big names had problems…Will Power crashed out in 5-car wreck with 17-laps to go….Leader Ryan Hunter Reay blew an engine..Leader Charley Kimball lost an engine late..Alex Rossi had pit stop problems and dropped all the way back to 21st.. F-1 star Fernando Alonso went from 9th to 1st place…then blew engine late in race in debut at Indianapolis….
Indy 500…Frightening crash…Rookie Jay Howard hit the wall-bounced into path of Scott Dixon, who was early race leader, Dixon got airborne after making contact and flipped into the catch fence, flipped over, landing upside down and rolling over….Back end of car destroyed, Dixon climbed out of the car shaken but not injured…..Buddy Lazier-Connor Daley also involved in violent hits on wall…14-of-33 cards did not finish the race.
Charlotte 600…Heavy rain-violent lightning caused nearly 2-hours of delays mid-race…Denny Hamlin caught Ricky Stenhouse on a retart with 3-laps to go with fresh tires to win…Kyle Busch was second…Martin Truex had won 2nd stage of race-but could not hold the lead.
Grand Prix Monaco…Sebastian Vettle outruns teammate Kimmi Raikkonen to win for Ferrari…Lewis Hamilton qualifies poorly at 13th…finishes 7th in race.
Padres-W-Washington (5-3)…Padres roughed up starter Joe Ross (5-runs-12-hits-4 inning)…San Diego got 4-plus innings of no hit ball from bullpen..Ryan Schimpf hits 2R-HR early….Washington rested Bryce Harper-Jason Werth-Daniel Muirphy on Sunday….Padres now (19-33).
San Diego…Lost weekend in Washington…combined 31-strikeouts in Friday-Saturday games.
Padres-Cubs…Monday Memorial Day game..Jared Cosart (1-2)-vs-Kyle Hendricks (4-2)
Padres..DL-OF-Manny Margot-calf injury
Padres..Callup OF-Franchy Cordero from AAA-El Paso.
Dodgers-W-Cubs (9-4)…LA sweeps series…Kiki Hernandez 3R-HR..Yasiel Puig 2R-HR…Austin Barnes HR…Clayton Kershaw lasts (4.1inn-4R-11H-issues 3HRs)…LA now (31-20)
Dodgers-Cardinals..Monday matchup..Rich Hill (1-2)-vs-Mike Leake (4-2) 1.91-ERA
Dodgers…P-Hyun Jin Ryu throws 4-shutout innings out of bullpen-wants to go back to rotation.
Dodgers..Claim P-Chris Heston-waivers-KSeattle.
Dodgers..Move P-Scott Kazmir to 60D-DL
Dodgers..Surgery-1B-Rob Segedin-bone spur toe-out 6W.
Dodgers..Tom LaSorda-stable condition-new pacemaker surgery.
Angels-L-Miami (9-5)…JT Riddle 3RBIs…Giancarlo Stanton HR….Halos lose Mike Trout with jammed thumb running bases-MRI on Monday…Halos now (26-27)…
Halos-Braves…Monday..Ricky Nolasco (2-4)-vs-Julio Teheren (3-4)
Angels..P-Bud Norris-leaves game strianed knee.
Angels..Activate P-Mike Morin from DL
Angels..P-Doug Fister throws 3-innings live BP.
Rockies-W-Cardinals..Gerrardo Parra 3R-HR..Rockies now (33-19(
Houston-W-Orioles..George Springer 2R-HR..Astros (35-16)
Arizona-L-Milwaukee..Domingo Santana Grand Slam HR..
Giants-W-Braves..Giants won 12-of-18
Yankees-W-A’s..Aaron Judge Grand Slam HR..NY now (29-18)
Mets-W-Pirates..Luca Duda HR.Jay Bruce 3H-2RBI.
Tigers-L-White Sox..Todd Frazer 2R-HR..Melky Cabrera-Matt Davidson HRs.
Reds-W-Phillies..Adam Duvall 2-2R-HRs..Reds hit 4HRs off Zach Elfin.
Texas-W-Toronto..Andrew Cashner (7inn-1R)..Joey Gallo HR
Red Sox-L-Seattle..Christian Bergman 4-hit shutout..
Indians-W-Royals..Austin Jackson 3RBI..Jason Kipnis HR..
Twins-L-Tampa Bay..Evan Longoria-Logan Morrison HRs in 15th inning
Jim Bunning…Hall of Fame pitcher-Congressman-passes away (85)…9-time all star with Tigers-Phillies…Hall of Fame inductee…(224-184) record-in major leagues 1955-1971…Served 12-years in Congress.
Indians..Unveil statue Frank Robinson-1st black manager in baseball.
White Sox..Win bidding war for Cuban OF-Luis Robert (26M) deal plus 26M-Tax payment.
Mets..callup P-Tyler Pill.. (1.99-ERA) in minors.
White Sox-Washington..Trade..Chicago ships OF-Ryan Rayburn to Nats.
Giants..Release 1B-Kyle Blanks-hitting (.222) in minors.
Texas..Callup P-Dillon Gee-ex Mets-Royals.
Texas..Sign FA-OF-Pete O’Brien.
Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes injured quad while rehabbing hamstring.
Brewers..DL-OF-Ryan Braun-reinjures calf.
Toronto..OF-Anthony Alford-surgery-fractured wrist-out 6W.
Boston..2B-Dustin Pedroia-strained knee.
Giants..P-Madison Bumgarner-begins throwing program-shoulder.
Texas..P-Tyson Ross moved to 60D-DL..(5inn-0R) rehab start.
Texas..DL-P-AJ Griffin-rib cage.
Mets..P-Seth Lugo played on 60D-DL
A’s..DL-P-Kevin Graveman-shoulder..Jesse Hahn-tricep
White Sox..DL-P-Dylan Covey-oblique
Red Sox..OF-Bryce Holt out indefinitely-exams-severe concussion..was in Univ-Pittsburgh-Medical Center
Twins..Surgery-top minor league pitcher Nick Burdi-elbow
Pirates..P-Jameson Tallion-rehab stint after cancer surgery.
Pirates..P-Antonio Bastardo-Josh Lindblom sent on rehab outings
Seattle..P-James Paxton-begins rehab stint
Yankees..1B-Tyler Austin sent out on rehab
Indians..P-Corey Kluber sent on rehab AA-Akron.
White Sox..Ask P-James Shields to go out on rehab
Boston..Keep 3B-Pablo Sandovall on rehab-hitting just (.143)
Indians..Activate OF-Austin Jackson from DL
Boston..Activate P-David Price from DL
Toronto..Activate 3B-Josh Donaldson-SS-Troy Tulowitzki from DL.
Milwaukee..Activate P-Junior Guerra from DL
San Diego State….Headed to NCAA Regional Playoffs…Aztecs win Mountain West title with (5-3) come from behind win over Fresno State….Andrew Martinez 2-run single in 8th inning rall…SDSU wins 41st game of season….Will find out 9am on Monday which bracket they play later this week in opening round of regionals.
Pittsburgh..former Browns-Steelers CB-Justin Gilbert hit with 4G-NFL drug suspension.
Miami..QB-Ryan Tannehill-coming off knee injury credits Stem Cell injection with healing without surgery.
New England..TE-Rob Gronkowski-cleared full workouts coming off back surgery.
Saints..RB-Adrian Peterson-physical and explosive in early workouts.
Chiefs..S-Eric Berry..LB-Justin Houston..CB-Marcus Peters all abense from voluntary workouts
Arizona..DT-Robert Nkemdiche comes back to camp matured and in better shape after bad rookie season.
Lions..Sign FA-FB-Matt Asiata-ex Vikings
Michael Bennett…ex-Vikings-RB-sentenced 5Y in prison-theft identity-stealing 225,000 from family members…had been in trouble in Florida-wire fraud.
Green Bay…Robert Parins-former President Packers-who turned community owned franchise into successful business operation-passes away (98)
Sonny Randle…former star WR-St Louis Cardinals…ex-head coach East Carolina-Marshall..passes away (81).
Chip Kelly…ex-49ers-Eagles coach signs contract become analyst ESPN.
NBA Finals….Starts Thursday….Golden State rated as a favorite over Cavalers…3rd year in a row they have met for title.
Lakers..Former Coach Byron Scott says he felt betrayed by lead owner Jim Buss while coaching rebuilding team.
Lakers…Will interview UCLA coach Steve Alford about handling Lonzo Ball…Alford says father LaVar Ball did not interfere with Bruins coaching staff.
76ers…Ask G-Lonzo Ball-UCLA to work out in private.
San Diego State…4th transfer recruit bypasses Aztecs program…Devon Daniels-F-Utah.transfers instead to North Carolina State.
Stanley Cup Finals…Monday…Game 1-Pittsburgh Penguins-vs-Nashville Predators…Penguins loaded on offense with Sidney Crosby-Phil Kessel-Evgenyi Malkin……Predators-top rated defense in NHL and G-Pekka Rinne with (.941) goals against average.
AHL Calder Cup Finals…Grand Rapids Griffens-vs-Syracuse Crunch in finals..Grand Rapids is Red Wings top farmclub….Canucks are owner of Crunch.
Memorial Cup….Erie Otters-Windson Spitfires…
Colonial Golf…Kevin Kisner wins lst tourney on PGA tour…strong finish…1-stroke ahead Jordan Spieth and John Rahm in 108-degree heat index weather in Ft-Worth..
Tijuana XOLOs..Hire Eduardo Coudet as coach replacing Miguel Herrera…Coudet played 19Y in Mexico-South America and MLS.
FA Cup…Arsenal beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup title in late season surge that saves Coach Arsene Wenger job…Chelsea had just won the EPL Title.
Belmont Stakes…Derby winner Always Dreaming is pulling out of 3rd jewel of triple crown with fatigued..faded to 8th in running of Preakness…No decision yet on status of Coud Computing-Preakness winner.
Boxing…Oscar DeLaHoya-legendary champ and now boxing promoter…says Floyd Mayweather-Connor McGregor fight would hurt boxing credibility…says it would be nothing more than money grab and that Mayweather would destroy the UFC champ who “is not a true boxer”