Great Britan’s Mark Cavendish wins the Amgen Tour of California’s first stage on Sunday, a 126-2 mile road race. It was his sixth career stage victory in the event.
Infielder Matt Duffy singled in Gregor Blanco with two outs in the ninth inning to cap a two-run rally off closer Steve Cishek and lift the Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday at AT&T Park.
In the A’s 4-3 loss to the Mariners on Sunday, Seattle’s Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts. A’s shortstop Marcus Semien hit two solo home runs off Hernandez for the first multi-homer game of his career.
River Cats fall in 17 innings
It only took 17 innings, 4 hours, 56 minutes, 27 hits and 15 pitchers for the Albuquerque Isotopes to top the River Cats 5-4 at Raley Field on Sunday.
NBA playoffs: LeBron calls the shot(s); Clippers roll again
LeBron James vetoes the play drawn up by coach David Blatt and nails a shot at the buzzer as Cleveland tops Chicago 86-84 on Sunday and square its Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Bulls 2-2.
▪ DeAndre Jordan makes 14 of 34 free throws, attempting an NBA playoff-record 28 in the first half, and finishes with 26 points and 17 rebounds as the Clippers thump the Rockets 128-95 on Sunday and take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series.
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