Kentucky Derby a magnet for human trafficking, officials warn

(Reuters) – Human traffickers are likely to prey on vulnerable young women and children at this year’s Kentucky Derby, state and local officials warned on Monday, and urged spectators... Read more »

Heat C Whiteside allegedly embezzled by Avenatti

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was allegedly embezzled out of $2.75 million by attorney Michael Avenatti 27 months ago, the Los Angeles Times reported. FILE PHOTO: Apr 7, 2019;... Read more »

NHL to purchase carbon offsets to counter playoff air travel

FILE PHOTO: Apr 14, 2019; Columbus, OH, USA; A view of the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo on a hat in the team store prior to game three of the... Read more »

Tigers designated hitter Cabrera loses child support case

A Florida judge ruled that Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera must support the two children he fathered out of wedlock the same way he does the children born... Read more »

MLB roundup: Braves crush Indians as Donaldson homers twice

Josh Donaldson homered in his first two at-bats, and Max Fried tossed 6 1/3 strong innings as the visiting Atlanta Braves breezed to an 11-5 rout of the Cleveland... Read more »

NBA roundup: Celtics move on after sweep of Pacers

The Boston Celtics completed a four-game sweep of the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday afternoon, using key baskets from Marcus Morris and... Read more »

Pan claims first tour win by one stroke over Kuchar

Apr 21, 2019; Hilton Head, SC, USA; C.T. Pan poses with the RBC Heritage trophy after winning the 51st RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links. Mandatory... Read more »

France reach sixth Fed Cup final with win over Romania

ROUEN, France (Reuters) – Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic led France to their sixth Fed Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the two-time champions’ dramatic 3-2... Read more »

Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO (Reuters) – Flamboyant Italian Fabio Fognini followed up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal with a 6-3 6-4 final win over Serbian Dusan Lajovic to claim his... Read more »

NHL roundup: Schwartz’s hat trick helps Blues eliminate Jets

Jaden Schwartz had a hat trick, and rookie goaltender Jordan Binnington made 18 saves as the host St. Louis Blues eliminated the Winnipeg Jets with a 3-2 victory in... Read more »