WACO, Texas (AP) — Virginia’s Ryan Shane won the NCAA men’s singles title yesterday, rallying past Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Shane recovered after losing the match’s first five games. He was up 5-2 in the first set before play was suspended because of rain and lightning. The match was completed across the street at Baylor’s indoor facility.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb became North Carolina’s first NCAA singles tennis champion, beating second-seeded Carol Zhao of Stanford 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 yesterday. The match was switched to an indoor venue in the second set because of rain and lightning.
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.