French Open Lookahead: Venus Williams seeks 1st QF in decade
IndyCar hoping to carry momentum from 500 into future races
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? Even before Alexander Rossi sputtered across the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500, race organizers and IndyCar officials were looking to seize the momentum from the historic 100th running of the showcase event.
Rossi stretches his final drops of gas to win the Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? Alexander Rossi spent the biggest weekend in auto racing last year in Monaco, looking for a television that was broadcasting the Indianapolis 500. Back then, American was still hoping he could land a full-time ride in Formula One.
LEADING OFF: Harvey seeks fix, Royals rallying and rollingA look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Martin Truex Jr. dominates NASCAR race in Charlotte
Warner lauds cool Hyderabad after maiden IPL win
Captain David Warner hailed Sunrisers Hyderabad for staying cool in the heat of an Indian Premier League final to claim their maiden title at the home of opponents Royal Challengers Bangalore. Hyderabad, defending 208 to win at M. Chinnaswamy stadium, survived a deadly opening blitz from big-hitting West Indian Chris Gayle to eke out an eight-run victory late on Sunday. Australian Warner led by example after winning the toss and electing to bat, hitting a sparkling half-century -- his ninth of the IPL season -- as Hyderabad posted a massive 208.
Iraqi forces enter IS-held Fallujah: commanders
Iraqi forces entered the Islamic State group bastion of Fallujah from three directions on Monday in a new phase of the operation to recapture the city, commanders said. "Iraqi forces entered Fallujah under air cover from the international coalition, the Iraqi air force and army aviation and supported by artillery and tanks, said Lieutenant General Abdelwahab al-Saadi, the commander in charge of the operation. "Counter-terrorism service (CTS) forces, the Anbar police and the Iraqi army, at around 4 am (0100 GMT), started moving into Fallujah from three directions," he said.
Migrant deal off if no visa-free travel, Turkey warns EU
Ankara will abandon a deal with the European Union to reduce migrant flows if its citizens are not granted visa-free travel to most of the bloc, Turkey's foreign minister has warned. With the two sides locked in an increasingly-bitter standoff, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was "impossible" for Ankara to change anti-terror laws that Brussels wants to see narrowed in exchange for the visa-free travel to the Schengen zone. Building on a threat by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week, Cavusoglu said Turkey would use "administrative" measures to block the deal if needed.
Kershaw denied win but Gonzalez lifts Dodgers over Mets, 4-2
Computer glitch at JFK Airport causes massive check-in linesNEW YORK (AP) ? A computer outage at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays.