This May 30, 2019 photo shows Skye Post, who will be a junior at Monmouth University this fall, taking an ocean water sample near a storm drain outfall pipe on the beach in Long Branch, N.J. University researchers are studying the relationship between heavy rainfall and elevated levels of bacteria from animal waste that gets flushed into storm sewers and out in the ocean at popular surfing beaches at the Jersey shore.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
June 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Most surfers know it's best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria that enter the surf. Many do it anyway because the periods just after storms often bring bigger waves,...
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Josef Newgarden takes the 10th turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 6:34 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday on a rain-slicked road course. The Team Penske driver finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, stand on the pit wall following the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 26, 2019 - 7:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect. If only it were race day. Angry skies and wind arrived Sunday morning, hours before the scheduled start of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." The threat of storms means a lot of uncomfortable...
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Scott Parel follows his shot off the 16th tee during the first round of the Senior PGA Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Oak Hill in Rochester, N.Y. (Jamie Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)
May 23, 2019 - 10:18 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions Thursday morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship. The gusting afternoon wind, which buffeted flags and shook hospitality tents across Oak Hill Country...
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May 23, 2019 - 11:53 am
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The first round of the Senior PGA Championship has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions. A series of thunderstorms were scheduled to pass over suburban Rochester, where the major is being played at Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. The forecast on Thursday...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, prepares to drive before the start of practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 20, 2019 - 4:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 pole winner Simon Pagenaud devoted Monday's practice to working exclusively in race trim. The result didn't change. The Team Penske driver remained atop the speed chart for another day, this time in the second-to-last practice for Sunday's race. His fast lap of...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his RBI double against the Texas Rangers during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 18, 2019 - 10:38 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field...
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An official drives the course as play is suspended due to weather during the final round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament, Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 12, 2019 - 1:54 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The final round of the Regions Tradition barely got underway before play was suspended because of thunderstorms. Four and a half hours of steady rain later, PGA Tour Champions officials postponed the round until Monday. Play resumes with an early two-tee start. A handful of...
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May 09, 2019 - 5:51 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Glen Day was 7 under through 16 holes to top the Regions Tradition leaderboard Thursday when bad weather halted the opening round of the first PGA Tour Champions major of the year. After a two-tee start to try to beat the weather, lightning stopped play just after noon when...
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CORRECTS MAXIMUM SECURITY DISQUALIFIED, ADDS WINNER COUNTRY HOUSE - Luis Saez rides Maximum Security, center, crosses the finish line first ahead of Country House, left, and jockey Flavien Prat, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. Country House was declared the winner after Maximum Security was disqualified following a review by race stewards. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 05, 2019 - 2:59 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's 145th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Country House's stunning victory in the Kentucky Derby paid off big as a 65-1 long shot. The chestnut colt with Flavien Prat aboard paid $132.40, $56.60 and $24.60. The $132.40 to win...
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