Phillip Sikes hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Portland Sea Dogs ended a five-game losing streak Sunday with a 4-2 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in an Eastern League game at Hadlock Field.

Alex Binelas led off the bottom of the seventh with a walk, and Sikes drove a pitch from Andre Scrugg over the left-field wall for his first home run of the season.

Portland’s other runs came on RBI singles by Kyle Teel in the first inning and Marcelo Mayer in the fifth.

Zach Penrod wound up with a no-decision despite leaving with a 2-1 lead after striking out 10 in six innings. He allowed five hits and no walks.

Mateo Gil tied the game with a home run off Jacob Webb in the seventh. Webb was credited with the win, and Alex Hoppe worked a hitless ninth for his second save.



MEN’S LACROSSE: Will Byrne scored three goals and set up two others, leading Bowdoin (13-5) to a 13-5 win over RPI (17-3) in the third round of the NCAA Division III tournament at Troy, New York.

Casey Ryan, Sam Raye-Steiner, Jason Lach and Matt Ward added two goals apiece as the Polar Bears advanced to the quarterfinals Saturday against NESCAC rival Middlebury in Rochester, New York.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Cami McDonald scored five goals and Julia Jardina had four, leading Colby (12-6) to a 15-11 win over The College of New Jersey (14-5) in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament at Ewing, New Jersey.

Ally Franz and Tori Congdon each added two goals for the Mules, who will play at NESCAC rival Wesleyan on Saturday.

MEN’S TENNIS: Bowdoin (21-6) won three of five singles matches and two of three doubles matches to earn a 5-3 win at home against Williams (16-5) and advance to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals.


The Bowdoin tandems of Ethan Bradley and Jackson Codd, and Pieter Breuker and Andrew Mendelson won in doubles. Tristan Bradley, Mark Kneiss and Andrew Mendelson were singles winners.

The Polar Bears will play Case Western Reserve in St. Louis on May 21.


PGA: Rory McIlroy won the Wells Fargo Championship for a record fourth time, overcoming a two-stroke deficit to beat Xander Schauffele by five strokes in Charlotte, North Carolina.

McIlroy closed with a 6-under 65, playing the final 11 holes in 6 under even with a double bogey on the 18th hole. He finished at 17-under 267.

Chris Gotterup won the inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic in South Carolina for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 for a six-stroke victory.


The 24-year-old former University of Oklahoma player won in his 27th tour start, finishing at 22-under 262.

Alistair Docherty (64) and Davis Thompson (68) tied for second.

LPGA: Rose Zhang won the Cognizant Founders Cup to end Nelly Korda’s record-tying LPGA Tour winning streak, beating Madelene Sagstrom by two strokes in Clifton, New Jersey.

Zhang birdied four of the final five holes to overcome a three-shot deficit. She shot a 6-under 66 and finished at 24 under for her second career victory.

Korda, who had won the last five events she entered, shot a 73 and tied for seventh at 7 under.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Doug Barron won the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Alabama, for his first major title, shooting a 4-under 68 to hold off Steven Alker by two strokes.


Barron finished at 17-under 271 as he ended a victory drought dating to the 2021 Shaw Charity Classic.


ENGLAND: Arsenal ensured that the Premier League title race will go to the last day of the season, returning to the top of the standings with a 1-0 win at Manchester United.

Leandro Trossard’s 20th-minute winner at Old Trafford means defending champion Manchester City can’t clinch the title with a victory Tuesday at Tottenham.

Arsenal, which holds a one-point lead, will host Everton next Sunday, when City is at home against West Ham.

WOMEN’S FA CUP: Manchester United won its first major trophy by routing Tottenham 4-0 in the final at London’s Wembley Stadium.


Ella Toone’s stunning long-range strike in first-half stoppage time started United on its way to victory.


ITALIAN OPEN: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic was stunned by 29th-seeded Alejandro Tabilo, 6-2, 6-3, in the third round in Rome.

In the women’s draw, second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka eased through to the fourth round with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Dayana Yastremska.


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Connor Bedard scored twice for the second straight game and added an assist as Canada eased past Denmark, 5-1, in Prague.



GIRO D’ITALIA: Dutch cyclist Olav Kooij won a bunch sprint for a stage victory in his grand tour debut, while Tadej Pogacar maintained his considerable overall lead after the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia.

Kooij edged Jonathan Milan by half a wheel at the end of the 133-mile route from Avezzano to Napoli.

Pogacar remained 2 minutes, 40 seconds ahead of Daniel Martinez.

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