BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:
– BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist tries to take the next step toward a Triple Crown when he goes against 10 rivals in what could be a rainy Preakness. Post time about 6:45 p.m.
– TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors are back home and down 2-0 to LeBron James and the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. Cleveland has won all 10 of its playoff games. Game starts 8:30 p.m.
– OKLAHOMA CITY – The Thunder are looking for better work on the boards against the Golden State Warriors when a tied Western Conference finals shifts to Oklahoma City on Sunday for Game 3.
– SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Sharks look to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference finals when they face the Blues. St. Louis is changing goalies, and now go with Jake Allen. Game starts 7:15 p.m.
– PITTSBURGH – Marc-Andre Fleury or Matt Murray? Penguins coach Mike Sullivan will have to figure out which goalie to start Sunday night against Tampa Bay in Game 5 of an Eastern Conference that's 2-2.
– PARIS – This might be Novak Djokovic's best shot at an elusive French Open title. Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka are struggling on clay and Roger Federer is skipping the tournament, which begins Sunday.
– IRVING, Texas – Ben Crane is in front entering the third round of the Byron Nelson. Jordan Spieth is playing at home and among four golfers a stroke behind.
– BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kenny Perry is in front by a shot heading into third round of The Regions Tradition, the first major of season for over-50 tour.
– WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – So Yeon Ryu leads by a stroke going into the rain-delayed third round of Kingsmill Championship.
– CONCORD, N.C. – A driver from the field of 20 will earn a $1 million bonus by winning Saturday night's All-Star race. Race starts 9:30 p.m.
– INDIANAPOLIS – Thirty-three drivers are expected to qualify for the May 29 Indianapolis 500, with the top nine drivers advancing to Sunday's pole shootout.
– BOSTON – Jackie Bradley Jr. tries to extend his 25-game hitting streak when Boston plays the Cleveland Indians, who have won five straight. Game starts 4:05 p.m.
– LONDON – Manchester United goes for its first title since Alex Ferguson's retirement three years ago when it plays Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final. Game started 12:30 p.m.
– ARLINGTON, Texas – The WNBA's Dallas Wings, playing in their new home for the first time since moving from Tulsa, face the San Antonio Stars. Game starts 8:30 p.m.