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Monday's MLB Capsules

Games played on May 18, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: David Peralta hit a two-out RBI double in the 13th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled Dan Jennings' debut as manager by beating the Miami Marlins 3-2 Monday night.

Jays trio in Class 4 golf

The Jefferson City Jays will have three golfers competing in the Class 4 state championships that starts today at the Sedalia Country Club.

Blair Oaks looks for Class 2 golf honors

It’s the final competition for Kory Franks at Blair Oaks High School.

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Missouri holds off Kansas to win softball regional

COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers lost in last year’s regional round for the first time in seven seasons.

A long time coming for Rockets

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a 3-1 series deficit to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers.

Kerr coming through in NBA playoffs again

OAKLAND, Calif. — With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he’d be in the spotlight no matter how things played out this postseason.

Lee takes command at LPGA’s Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship.

Maggert wins playoff

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Jeff Maggert didn’t let the missed putts haunt him when he faced the most pressurized one of the day.

McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday.

Safety more important that speed at Indy qualifying

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar officials chose safety over speed Sunday.

Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR’s annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was almost certainly guaranteed the win.

Ducks down Blackhawks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory Sunday against the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Wong, Lynn star as Cardinals beat Tigers to avoid sweep

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning and Lance Lynn got his fifth career RBI to back his dominant pitching as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

Shutout Sunday in MLB

NEW YORK — There were seven shutouts in 15 games in the major leagues Sunday, only the ninth day with at least seven blankings in major league history.

Sunday's MLS Capsules

Games played on May 17, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Kaka had a goal and an assist and expansion Orlando City beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 4-0 on Sunday for the first home win in team history.

Sunday's MLB Capsules

Games played on May 17, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Atlanta Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.

Sunday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on May 17, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.

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Edinson Volquez dominates as Royals roll past Yankees, 6-0

Edinson Volquez had such violent movement on his fastball Sunday that Royals manager Ned Yost said catcher Salvador Perez actually turned around to ask plate umpire Chris Guccione whether there was anything he could do to help out.

Cardinals to start Garcia on Thursday; Tuivailala recalled

ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals have added bullpen depth, recalling right-hander Sam Tuivailala from Triple-A Memphis.

Lady Jays open district soccer with decisive win

“I did not expect the score to be as lopsided as it was,” Lady Jays coach Eddie Horn said after Jefferson City opened Class 4 District 11 Tournament play with a 7-1 victory against the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers at the 179 Soccer Park.