Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
--HIDEKI MATSUYAMA MAKES LATE BIRDIE AND WINS MEMORIAL IN PLAYOFF
Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America and validation as one of golf’s young stars with birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra to win the Memorial.
--KINGS ADVANCE TO STANLEY CUP WITH 5-4 VICTORY OVER BLACKHAWKS IN GAME 7
Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 in overtime as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday and advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
--BUEHRLE PITCHES 10TH WIN, ENCARNACION HOMERS AS BLUE JAYS BEAT ROYALS 4-0
Mark Buehrle pitched eight sharp innings to become baseball’s first 10-game winner and Edwin Encarnacion homered again as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0.
-- FEDERER’S FRENCH OPEN QUARTERS STREAK ENDS WITH 4TH-ROUND LOSS TO GULBIS
Roger Federer’s streak of nine consecutive quarterfinals at the French Open ended with a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 fourth-round loss to 18th-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia.
--COLOMBIA’S NAIRO QUINTANA WINS THE GIRO D’ITALIA
Nairo Quintana showed why he’s considered as cycling’s next star by winning the Giro d’Italia to follow his runner-up finish in last year’s Tour de France.