LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The 139th "Run for the Roses" is today with Orb the early morning-line favorite for trainer Shug McGaughey (mih-GAY'-hee) and jockey Joel Rosario. A field of 19 3-year-olds goes postward at 6:24 p.m. (Eastern time) covering the mile and a-quarter at Churchill Downs
WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Rangers will try to knot their NHL playoff series at a game apiece when they play Washington at Verizon Center today (12:30 p.m. Eastern time). The Caps posted a 3-1 home victory in the opener Thursday night
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets-Chicago Bulls first-round NBA playoff series will be decided tonight. The Nets have fought back to force tonight's Game 7 (8 p.m. Eastern) as they try to become the first NBA team since the Phoenix Suns in 2006 to win a playoff series after trailing three games to one.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes his perfect 43-0 record into the ring tonight against Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero in Las Vegas. It's Mayweather's first bout since pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence charges and he has fought just four times since 2008.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson takes a two-shot edge over Nick Watney, George McNeill and Scott Gardiner into today's third round of the Wells Fargo Championship after shooting a 5-under 67 yesterday. Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood are in a group three shots back.