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Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah healthy, but tired

By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE — American Pharoah wins on dry tracks, wet tracks, any tracks. He’s won from the rail and he’s won from an outside post, and now, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978. So, Bob Baffert, …

American Pharoah wins Preakness in pouring rain

By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE — Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling ...

NCAA proposes 30-second shot clock, other pace-of-play changes for men’s basketball

By The Associated Press
The NCAA made a series of changes to men’s college basketball two seasons ago in an attempt to boost scoring and reduce physical play under the basket. Those changes barely moved the needle, so the NCAA is taking drastic steps. The NCAA ...

Kiski Area grad Antone earns respect from college softball opposition the hard way

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Maddie Antone doesn’t have any tattoos, unless you count the softball-sized bruises on her right arm and leg. “Just when one bruise heals I have ...

Mayweather beats Pacquiao by unanimous decision

By The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, using his usual skill to remain unbeaten in the ...

Kentucky Derby analysis: Dortmund is top pick

By John Grupp
Staff writer John Grupp’s picks for the 141st Kentucky Derby: 1. OCHO OCHO OCHO: His odds should be 888-1. 2. CARPE DIEM: Like this colt, but inside post hurts his chances. 3. MATERIALITY: Apollo is the ...

Tribune-Review’s 141st Kentucky Derby capsules

By John Grupp
141st Kentucky Derby Louisville, Ky. Post time: approximately 6:34 p.m. TV/radio: WPXI-11, WJAC-6, WTOV-9/1410 AM 1. Ocho Ocho Ocho (50-1) Jockey: Elvis Trujillo. Panamanian lands 2nd Derby ride. Trainer: Jim Cassidy. Longtime ...

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight must match hype

By The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet Saturday night in the richest, and arguably most overhyped, fight ...

Waynesburg HS grad Rachel Rohanna wins Symetra Tour event

Staff and Wire Reports
For Waynesburg High School graduate Rachel Rohanna, the third time was indeed a charm. During her rookie year on the Symetra Tour in 2013, she came to the event in Sarasota, Fla., confident the Sara Bay course was suited to her ...

Franklin Regional's Pickens earns bronze at diving meet

By Michael Love
Franklin Regional graduate Sam Pickens, who last month captured her second NCAA Division I women’s national diving championship, went for gold over the weekend at the FINA Puerto Rico Grand Prix. After two days of outdoor competition, Pickens placed third and ...

Ethiopian Desisa claims Boston Marathon

By The Associated Press
BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should ...

Former Mt. Lebanon basketball star Cable to return for 5th season at Notre Dame

By Tribune-Review
Former Mt. Lebanon basketball star Madison Cable said she will return to Notre Dame for a fifth season of eligibility. Cable, who missed her freshman season ...

Spieth wins Masters in record-tying fashion

By The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could ...

Spieth posts record 54-hole score, leads by 4 shots at Masters

By The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around ...

Ex-Mt. Lebanon star Cable up in air about future

By Bob Cohn
Notre Dame lost to Connecticut, again, last week. That made it two in a row for the Huskies over the Fighting Irish in the women’s ...

Spieth keeps rolling at Masters, sets 36-hole scoring mark, leads by 5

By The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters. Fans rose to their feet and applauded when Spieth walked onto the ...