BC-AP Sports Digest,1st Ld-Writethru

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 8, 2014 at 2:37 pm •  Published: June 8, 2014



Some believe it could upend the way college sports operate. Others say it already has. Five years after former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon filed his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, the case goes to trial Monday in California in the biggest challenge yet to the NCAA's authority. By Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 800 words, photo.

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— Five college baseball super regionals: Maryland vs. Virginia (noon); Stanford vs. Vanderbilt (3 p.m.); College of Charleston vs. Texas Tech (3 p.m.); Pepperdine vs. TCU (6 p.m.); Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (9 p.m.).



MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ben Crane, eyeing his his first PGA Tour victory since 2011, leads by three strokes entering the last round of the rain-delayed St. Jude Classic. Phil Mickelson, who hasn't won in 19 events since the British Open, is five back in this U.S. Open tuneup. By Teresa M. Walker. SENT: 140 words, photos. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 5 p.m.


WATERLOO, Ontario — Inbee Park wins the Manulife Financial Classic for her first LPGA Tour title in more than 11 months, matching the course record with a 10-under 61 for a three-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr. SENT: 200 words, photos. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 7 p.m.


RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Jay Haas and Peter Jacobsen led the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf entering the final round at Top of the Rock, the first par-3 course used in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event. UPCOMING: 500 words by 7:30 p.m.

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— ST. LOUIS — GLF--Curtis Cup. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 6 p.m.

— ALTZENBRUGG, Austria — GLF--Lyoness Open. By Eric Willemsen. SENT: 500 words.

— WESTLAKE, Ohio — GLF--Webcom Tour. UPCOMING: 200 words, photos by 7 p.m.



LONG POND, Pa. — Denny Hamlin is on the pole and Jimmie Johnson goes for his third straight Cup win when the series shifts to Pocono Raceway. By Dan Gelston. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 5 p.m.


MONTREAL — The Mercedes team of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton takes a commanding lead into the seventh race of the Formula One season, the Canadian Grand Prix. The two drivers have won each of the first six races. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7 p.m.



SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants, with the best record in baseball, go for their fifth straight win when they play a Mets team that has lost five in a row. Former Giants prospect Zack Wheeler is on the mound for New York. Tim Lincecum starts for San Francisco. By Antonio Gonzalez. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts 4:05 p.m.

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— MINNEAPOLIS — BBA--Twins-Morales. SENT: 550 words, photos.


— CANASTOTA, N.Y. — BOX--Hal of Fame Inductions. Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad among those inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 6 p.m.

— LYON, France — CYC--Criterium du Dauphine. Britain's Chris Froome tunes up for Tour de France by winning the first stage of Criterium du Dauphine. SENT: 200 words.


— BBO--Baseball Capsules.

— SOC--MLS Capsules.

— BKL--WNBA Capsules.

Sunday's Time Schedule (EDT)

NBA Finals

Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m.


St. Louis at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

Oakland at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m.

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

Seattle at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.

Houston at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.

Miami at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

Cleveland at Texas, 3:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.

Atlanta at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.

Washington at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 4:10 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 8:05 p.m.


New York at New England, 5 p.m.

Chivas USA at Los Angeles, 8 p.m.


Washington at New York, 3 p.m.

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 3:30 p.m.