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Live updates | Zalatoris leads, Woods makes cut at PGA

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Will Zalatoris shot a bogey-free 65 in the PGA Championship, leaving him at 9 under for the tournament and giving him a one-shot lead over Mito Pereira heading into the weekend. In the seven previous majors at Southern Hills, the leader after the second round went on to win. Zalatoris has won at Southern Hills before. As a 17-year-old amateur in 2014, severe storms wiped out the final day of the Trans-Mississippi with him on top. Tiger Woods made two birdies over his final six holes to shoot 1-under 69, leaving him 3 over for the championship and safely inside the cut line.

Justin Thomas sets the target in the wind at Southern Hills

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Justin Thomas is playing his best golf in the strongest wind. Thomas has set a daunting target in the PGA Championship. He shot another 67 at Southern Hills. That put him one shot ahead of Rory McIlroy, who plays in the afternoon. Conditions were strong enough in the wind that only four other players from the early starters were still under par. Matt Fitzpatrick was three shots behind. McIlroy is playing in the same group with Woods, whose first task is to make the cut. Among those in danger of going home early is Masters champion Scottie Scheffler.

Wimbledon’s Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points

PARIS (AP) — The women’s and men’s professional tennis tours say they will not award ranking points for Wimbledon this year because of the All England Club’s ban on players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine. The WTA and ATP announced their decisions two days before the start of the French Open and a little more than a month before play begins at Wimbledon on June 27. The All England Club said in April it would not allow Russians or Belarusians to compete at the Grand Slam grass-court tournament. Russian athletes have been prevented from competing in many sports since the country began attacking Ukraine in February. Belarus has aided Russia in the invasion.

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Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: ‘I think I’m OK’

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka is back at Roland Garros, and she spent time smiling and laughing at her own jokes during her pre-tournament news conference. She pulled out of last year’s French Open before the second round. She had been fined after deciding not to attend the mandatory news conference when she won her first-round match. Osaka’s last trip to the Grand Slam tournament in Paris was about her mindset and well-being more than her tennis. She says she was worried about how she would be received this time at the French Open.

Browns’ Watson caps busy week as NFL investigation continues

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in the Bahamas with his new Browns teammates. Next week he’ll be back on the field, and under more public scrutiny. Some of the women who have accused Cleveland’s quarterback of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions have been interviewed by HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.” Per the network, “several” of the women will detail the alleged abuse. The show will air Tuesday. Watson has denied any wrongdoing. He’s facing civil lawsuits from 22 women, who allege he behaved inappropriately. The NFL is also investigating whether he violated its personal-conduct policy. He met with investigators in Houston this week.

Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

CHICAGO (AP) — Josh Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered past the Chicago Cubs 10-6 in a game of home run derby at Wrigley Field. With a strong wind blowing out on a warm day, the teams combined to clear the brick walls 11 times — the Diamondbacks connected seven times. David Peralta went deep twice and Alek Thomas and Christian Walker added solo shots as the Diamondbacks won their second straight after a six-game slide. On a day when the Cubs honored Hall of Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins, they lost their third in a row. Jenkins, in fact, led the National League in home runs allowed during five of his 10 seasons with Chicago.

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Smart, gritty Celtics hope to maintain intensity vs Heat

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics got outworked by the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals but returned the favor in Game 2. A big factor for the Celtics was having Marcus Smart back. The Defensive Player of the Year brought his signature energy in a blowout win. Now the Celtics have home-court advantage for the series as it shifts to TD Garden. And the Heat are the team dealing with injury concerns. Heat forward P.J. Tucker left Game 2 with a knee bruise. He had an MRI Friday before boarding the team plane to Boston.

Windy Indy: Speeds hit 243 mph as weather disrupts 500 prep

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was a challenging “Fast Friday” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with serious wind disrupting practice for the Indy 500. Wind gusts were measured at 41 mph and the sustained wind was around 25 mph. Teams were given a horsepower boost to prepare for two days of weekend qualifying and Conor Daly maxed out at 243.724 mph. Two-time Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato had the fastest lap for the third consecutive session at 232.789 mph. Rain is expected at the speedway on Saturday and IndyCar has already adjusted its schedule. Should all 33 cars not get a chance to qualify, nothing Saturday will count.

FRENCH OPEN: More buzz about Alcaraz than Nadal, Djokovic

PARIS (AP) — The French Open marks the first time in a year that Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are both entered in a Grand Slam tournament. And yet most of the buzz heading into the start of play at Roland Garros on Sunday is about Carlos Alcaraz. He is a 19-year-old Spaniard who has never won a major championship and only will be playing in one for the sixth time. But he has captured attention in tennis because of his youth and his talent. He recently won the Madrid Open title and became the first man to beat both Nadal and Djokovic at a clay tournament.

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IOC reveals more talks with Peng Shuai, plans Europe visit

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has continued to speak with Olympic officials since the Beijing Winter Games. IOC president Thomas Bach says Peng wants to visit Europe soon though COVID-19 outbreaks in China could complicate travel plans. The fallout from Peng’s allegations last November of being sexually assaulted by a Chinese Communist Party official was a serious distraction for Olympic organizers in February. Peng’s interview with a French journalist in Beijing to retract her own claims and later visits to watch medal events including with Bach did not erase all doubts about her personal safety.

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