Tuesday, May 26
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship yesterday and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September. Busche, riding for Trek Factory Racing, held off Joe Dombrowski of Cannondale-Garmin in a dramatic duel to the finish line.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time. The Division I Baseball Committee yesterday made the Pac-12 champion Bruins the top seed over Southeastern Conference regular-season champion LSU. The other national seeds, in order, are: Louisville, Florida, Miami, Illinois, TCU and Missouri State.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves last night. Ethier got things started, homering to snap a 2-all tie against Nick Masset.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals. Beaten down by injuries and another grueling season, James has the Cavaliers one win from the Eastern Conference title. Yesterday, a day after his 37 points and 13 assists lifted Cleveland to a Game 3 overtime victory against Atlanta, James was noticeably tired.