The 35th annual Bianchi Cup pistol competition opened Wednesday at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville. The event, is one of the most prestigious pistol competitions in the world, continues through Saturday.
Thanks to Oxbow's wire-to-wire win Saturday over Kentucky Derby winner Orb, trainer D. Wayne Lukas has another classic to add to his stellar resume. "I get paid to spoil dreams," the 77-year-old Lukas said after his record 14th win in a Triple Crown race.
Billy Butler broke out of a severe slump with five hits and five RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals kept Joe Blanton winless in eight starts this season with an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Ty Wigginton never stopped running on Matt Carpenter's seventh-inning single, and his head-first slide barely beat the tag to snap a tie in the eventual 6-3 victory.
Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Kings advanced with their fourth straight victory over the Blues, 2-1, in Game 6.
Lyle Overbay finished with a career-high four hits, Ichiro Suzuki had three hits and Chris Nelson drove in a pair of runs for the Yankees, who beat the Royals 11-6 and gave Girardi his 500th win in pinstripes.
St. Louis won 3-0 as rookie pitcher Shelby Miller pitched a complete game, retiring 27 straight after a leadoff single by Eric Young Jr.
The Los Angeles Kings evened their first-round series with the St. Louis Blues at two games apiece with a 4-3 victory that included two third period goals Monday night.
Chicago's Jordan Danks, a backup outfielder, atoned for his baserunning blunder in the ninth inning by hitting a solo home run in the 11th that lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Monday.
Jonathan Quick made 30 saves in his fifth career playoff shutout, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 1-0 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night and trimming the Blues' series lead to 2-1.
Guthrie ran his unbeaten streak to a club record 17 consecutive starts with a four-hitter in the Kansas City Royals' 2-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Jon Jay homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth and Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso each hit home runs to lead the Cardinals to a 7-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, coming from way back in the pack and giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic.
Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered and Shelby Miller pitched six strong innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 Friday night.
The Royals' game against the White Sox was postponed Friday due to freezing rain and will be made up Monday, when the teams were scheduled to have a day off and the forecast is much better.
NCAA President Mark Emmert opened Tuesday's second Inclusion Forum by urging campus leaders to make school policies more welcoming for women, minorities, disabled athletes and those with different sexual orientations.
The Indians' right-hander baffled the Kansas City Royals while pitching into the eighth inning, Ryan Raburn belted two home runs to pace the Cleveland offense, and the result was a 9-0 win Monday night that salvaged a split of a four-game series.
Mat Latos extended his scoreless innings streak to 17, and the Cincinnati Reds got an RBI apiece from Joey Votto and Xavier Paul in a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock likes his team's chances of making a deep playoff run but scoffed away a suggestion that the Blues and Los Angeles Kings have a lot of similarities. After sweeping the Blues in the second round last spring en route to the franchise's first Stanley Cup, Los Angeles won all three games this season, too, and have taken eight in a row overall.
Veterans such as Eric Winston and Steve Breaston, who didn't fit into the new plan, have been jettisoned. The result is a roster that has the same basic foundation as last year, when the Chiefs went 2-14, but a very different appearance from top to bottom.