AUTOS: Graham Rahal posted the fastest lap during practice for the Indianapolis 500 while JR Hildebrand hit the wall in the first crash of the week. Rahal, 29, reached 226.047 mph. He was second-to-last a day earlier at 222.102 mph. Tony Kanaan was second-fastest around the 2.5-mile oval at 225.896.
GOLF: Marc Leishman shot 10-under 61 on the new links-style Trinity Forest course to take the first-round PGA lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson. Jordan Spieth was eight shots back in his hometown event, which returned to Dallas after 35 years at the TPC Four Seasons in suburban Irving. Defending champion Billy Horschel shot 68. … Annie Park turned a blistering stretch on the back nine into a mistake-free 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead on a crowded LPGA leaderboard at the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va. Jessica Korda, Azahara Munoz, In Gee Chun and Jaye Marie Green also shot 65. Park is playing in just her third tour event of the season and seeking her first career victory.
ICE HOCKEY: Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime. Kane claimed the third-period winner to take the outright lead in the scoring table on 19 points, a U.S. record, with eight goals and 11 assists and set up a semifinal against defending champ Sweden or Latvia on Saturday. The United States is looking for its first medal since bronze in 2015. TENNIS: Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal methodically wore down Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 6-1 to reach the Italian Open quarterfinals. Four-time Rome winner Novak Djokovic reached his first quarterfinal of the year with a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Alberto Ramos-Vinolas.