Boston Red Sox's John Lackey, right, has a conference on the mound with pitching coach Juan Nieves, left, and A.J. Pierzynski in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Boston, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tigers slash the Red Sox 6-1

Miguel Cabrera hit a solo homer and RBI single, Rick Porcello pitched eight solid innings to win his sixth straight start and the red-hot De…

California Chrome, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course.

California Chrome wins Preakness

California Chrome won the Preakness in dramatic fashion Saturday to keep alive his bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown since 1978.

FILE - This May 13, 2014 file photo shows an aerial view, shot through an airplane window, of Olympic Park under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio Olympic organizers, criticized over delays with the games barely two years away, announced through a statement on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 that several of the permanent venues are ready. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

Rio 2016 says some venues are ready

Organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, criticized over delays with the games just over two years away, said on Thursday several …