Akiyoshi wins Mizuno Open to qualify for British Open
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Shota Akiyoshi of Japan shot a 2-under-par 70 on Sunday to win the Mizuno Open and qualify for the British Open.Akiyoshi offset three bogeys with five birdies at the Royal Golf Club in Ibaraki, Japan, to finish...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 5:45 am

French Open set to start with Venus Williams, and rain
PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams and rain are on the schedule as the year's second Grand Slam tournament is set to start at Roland Garros.The French Open is the only major tennis championship that begins on a Sunday, making it a 15-day...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 5:20 am

Amid rape allegation, Jordaan re-elected SAfrica soccer boss
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Danny Jordaan, the chief organizer of the 2010 World Cup, was re-elected as president of the South African Football Association for a second term despite allegations made by a singer that he raped her 25 years...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 4:35 am

National League
___Chicago Cubs 6, San Francisco 2Pittsburgh 8, St. Louis 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Boston 6, Atlanta 2Washington 9, Miami 5Milwaukee 4, N.Y. Mets 3, 10 inningsColorado 5, Cincinnati 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1L.A. Dodgers...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 4:05 am

American League
___N.Y. Yankees 2, L.A. Angels 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 0Boston 6, Atlanta 2Houston 11, Cleveland 2Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 4Texas 8, Kansas City 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1Seattle 2, Minnesota...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 4:05 am

Penrith takes over NRL lead with easy win over Dragons
SYDNEY (AP) — The National Rugby League has a new competition leader for the first time this season after the Penrith Panthers outclassed St. George Illawarra 28-2, dropping the Dragons into second place.The star Penrith halves...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 2:50 am

Zunino's HR in the 12th gives Mariners 4-3 win over Twins
SEATTLE (AP) — After seeing long fly balls to center field die on the warning track as the night progressed, Mike Zunino knew if he got a chance at one swing to end it, he was going to do all he could to not hit it to center."I...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 2:10 am

American League
___N.Y. Yankees 2, L.A. Angels 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 0Boston 6, Atlanta 2Houston 11, Cleveland 2Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 4Texas 8, Kansas City 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1Seattle 2, Minnesota...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Villanueva homers twice to power Padres past Dodgers 7-5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Villanueva always dreamed of being the best at whatever he does as a baseball player. If he wants to become known as one of the game's best power hitters, he's off to a good start.Villanueva homered...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 1:55 am

Thompson hot hand carries Warriors into Game 7 with Rockets
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson flashed back to a night he left the arena still in uniform, furious about his forgettable performance against Denver.It used to be he struggled to shake off a bad night, or even a bad start to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 1:40 am

National League
___Chicago Cubs 6, San Francisco 2Pittsburgh 8, St. Louis 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Boston 6, Atlanta 2Washington 9, Miami 5Milwaukee 4, N.Y. Mets 3, 10 inningsColorado 5, Cincinnati 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1L.A. Dodgers...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 1:40 am

Australia win Tri Nations in Cromwell
Australias Hockeyroos have won the Pioneer Energy Womens Tri Nations after a commanding 4-1 victory over the Vantage Black Sticks in Cromwell.The Hockeyroos drew first blood in the eighth minute when Jodie Kenny slotted a penalty...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 1:32 am

Future unclear for Ronaldo, Bale after Champions League win
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Straight after a third successive Champions League title was secured, Cristiano Ronaldo was talking about Real Madrid in the past tense.Real's biggest star hinted he was unsure he'd stay with the club. Its best...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 1:10 am

Gennett has 5 hits to lead Reds over Rockies 6-5.
DENVER (AP) — Scooter Gennett capped his big day at the plate with a game-saving play in the field for the Cincinnati Reds.Gennett tied a career high with five hits, including a solo homer, and then made a diving catch in the ninth...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:35 am

Mattocks, DC United get 1-1 draw with 10-man LAFC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darren Mattocks scored in the 84th minute to help D.C. United pull even with 10-man Los Angeles FC for a 1-1 draw Saturday night.Los Angeles scored in the 39th minute when Diego Rossi pounced on a loose ball in...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:25 am

Major League Soccer
NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.___FC Dallas 1, Toronto FC 0Houston 3, New York City FC 1LA Galaxy 1, San Jose 0Real Salt Lake 1, Seattle 0New England 3, Vancouver 3, tiePhiladelphia 0, New York 0,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:25 am

National League
___Chicago Cubs 6, San Francisco 2Pittsburgh 8, St. Louis 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Boston 6, Atlanta 2Washington 9, Miami 5Milwaukee 4, N.Y. Mets 3, 10 inningsColorado 5, Cincinnati 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1L.A. Dodgers...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:25 am

Indians hit 4 HRs, bullpen hangs on for 8-6 win vs. Astros
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' beleaguered bullpen suffered another jolt when Andrew Miller went on the disabled list Saturday.A few hours later. the relievers played a major role in an 8-6 win over the Houston Astros.Zach...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:15 am

Rugby: Secret fears - What All Blacks debated before tell-all documentary
The All Blacks feared allowing a documentary crew to follow them throughout last year would result in the loss of the secrets that make them what they are.American company Amazon Prime will from next week screen a six-part documentary...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 27 May 2018 | 12:09 am

American League
___N.Y. Yankees 2, L.A. Angels 1Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 0Boston 6, Atlanta 2Houston 11, Cleveland 2Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 4Texas 8, Kansas City 4Arizona 7, Oakland 1Seattle 2, Minnesota...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 26 May 2018 | 11:55 pm