Cumberland’s Victoria Bossong qualified for the NCAA Division I track and field nationals Saturday by finishing with the ninth fastest time – 2 minutes, 2.05 seconds – in the women’s 800-meter quarterfinals at the East regional in Lexington, Kentucky.
Bossong, a junior at Harvard, will compete in the national championships June 5-8 in Eugene, Oregon.

GOLF: Camden’s Cole Anderson carded a 1-over 73 in the second round of the NCAA championship in Carlsbad, California, and his Florida State team made a big jump up the leaderboard, with a cut looming after Sunday’s round.

Anderson was at 4 over through two rounds, in a tie for 34th place with the second round still in progress. Florida State climbed from 17th place into a tie for sixth. The field will be reduced to 15 teams after the third round.


EASTERN LEAGUE: Mickey Gasper and Tyler McDonough both homered and drove in four runs, and the Portland Sea Dogs produced season highs in runs and hits on their way to a 17-12 win over the Hartford Yard Goats at Hadlock Field.


McDonough was 4 for 6 with three doubles in addition to his first home run of the season, while Gasper went 3 for 4. Both players scored three times.

Matthew Lugo added three hits and three runs scored, and Nick Decker collected three RBI with a double and a single. The Sea Dogs finished with 18 hits.

Hartford’s Amael Amador was 5 for 6 with two home runs and five RBI.


PGA: Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died Saturday morning at age 30, one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwab Cup Challenge.

There were no immediate details on the circumstances of his death.


Murray, who had dealt with alcohol and mental issues in the past, made a massive turnaround this year and won the Sony Open.

He also won the Barbasol Championship in 2017.

• Davis Riley shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot lead over surging Scottie Scheffler at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.

Riley was at 14-under 196. Scheffler shot 63 and was alone in second.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Ernie Els birdies his final hole for a 2-under 69, giving him a share of the lead with Greg Chalmers going into the final round of the Senior PGA Championship in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Chalmers, the left-handed Australian renowned for his putting, had a 66 to join Els at 10-under 203.


EUROPEAN TOUR: Nacho Elvira of Spain took a four-shot lead into the final round of the Soudal Open in Antwerp, Belgium, chasing his second career European tour win.

Elvira shot a 4-under 67 to move to 18 under. Joe Dean (66) and Ross Fisher (70), Romain Langasque (68) and Niklas Norgaard (67) were tied for second.


FORMULA ONE: Charles Leclerc took pole position for Ferrari at the Monaco Grand Prix and ended Max Verstappen’s record-tying run of eight straight poles.

Verstappen, who shares the Formula 1 record with the late Ayrton Senna, will start Sunday’s race from sixth place for Red Bull on arguably the most difficult track for overtaking in the series.

Leclerc was .154 seconds faster than McLaren’s Oscar Piastri and .248 clear of Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren’s Lando Norris qualified fourth, followed by Mercedes driver George Russell.


NASCAR: Chase Elliott held off Brandon Jones at Charlotte Motor Speedway to take his first Xfinity Series victory since 2016.

Elliott became the 12th different Xfinity winner at Charlotte in the last 12 years. He has run only four Xfinity races in the last five years.

Justin Allgaier won the first two stages, but his chance to defend his title at Charlotte ended when his No. 7 Chevrolet hit the wall with 25 laps to go.

Sam Mayer led the race when Cole Custer and Austin Hill were involved in a crash with 17 laps remaining. Elliott pulled away on the restart. Jones finished second, Sammy Smith third and Mayer fourth.


FA CUP: Manchester United won the FA Cup by stunning defending champion Manchester City 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.


Alejandro Garnacho opened the scoring in the 30th minute after mistakes from City defender Josko Gvardiol and goalkeeper Stefan Ortega.

Kobbie Mainoo then added a second goal in the 39th to spark passionate celebrations from Manager Erik ten Hag, whose job was under intense scrutiny going into the final.

WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Barcelona ended its losing streak against Lyon to clinch its third title in four years, winning 2-0 in Bilbao, Spain.

World player of the year Aitana Bonmatí scored in the second half and former player of the year Alexia Putellas added a second goal deep in stoppage time.

Barcelona lost two previous finals against the French side and all four of its previous matches against Lyon, which remains the most successful club in the women’s game with eight European trophies.



GENEVA OPEN: Casper Ruud won back-to-back matches in Switzerland to take his third Geneva Open title in four years.

Ruud won the final 7-5, 6-3 against Tomas Machac, returning to the court less than three hours after he defeated Flavio Cobolli in a third-set tiebreaker.

STRASBOURG INTERNATIONAL: Madison Keys thrashed Danielle Collins 6-1, 6-2 in an all-American final in France.

Keys, the No. 4 seed, didn’t drop a set in the tournament. She won her eighth WTA singles title and first of the year.


WNBA: Napheesa Collier had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx hit 14 3-pointers to hand the visiting New York Liberty their second-straight loss, 84-67.



WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Switzerland prevailed in a penalty shootout to stun Canada 3-2 and set up a final against the Czech Republic in Prague.

Sven Andrighetto scored the decisive shootout goal after the game finished 2-2 in regulation, with no team scoring in the 10-minute overtime.

Canada, a 28-time champion, will play Sweden for the bronze medal. The host Czechs beat Sweden, 7-3, to advance to the final for the first time since 2010.


GIRO D’ITALIA: Two-time Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar again destroyed his rivals in the mountains to claim a sixth stage win out of 20 and extend his already considerable advantage to nearly 10 minutes overall.


He has only Sunday’s mainly ceremonial ride in Rome to confirm his overall triumph.

Pogacar finished the 114-mile leg from Alpago to Bassano del Grappa 2 minutes, 7 seconds ahead of Valentin Paret-Peintre and Daniel Martinez. He extended his overall lead to 9:56 over Martinez.


WORLD RECORD: Beatrice Chebet of Kenya set a women’s world record in the 10,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, finishing in 28 minutes, 54.14 seconds.

Chebet bested the previous record of 29.01.03 set by Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey at FBK Stadium in the Netherlands on June 8, 2021.

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