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NHL suspends Penguins’ Letang one game for hit

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The NHL suspended Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang for one game Tuesday because of a head-high hit Monday night to Washington’s Marcus Johansson in Game 3.

Refs acknowledge error on play ‘we’ve never seen’

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — NBA referees admitted Tuesday that the officials on the floor missed a foul call late in a Western Conference playoff game on an inbounds play that they had never seen before Monday night.

Harper inks extension with Under Armour

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has signed a 10-year extension with Under Armour that is believed to be the biggest endorsement deal in history for a baseball player.

Prep Focus: Cashmere ekes out extra innings win to earn league title

CHELAN — On August 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit famously strung a high wire across the Twin Towers of World Trade Center in New York City. With no harness, no nets and a 26-foot pole for balance, he successfully walked from one tower to the other, 110 stores and 1,362 feet above the lower Manhattan streets.

Prep CW2BL Tuesday: Olvera throws perfect game as Brewster baseball sweeps Pateros

BREWSTER — When you’re pitching in your final regular season home game in front of friends and family, you of course want to play well. Brewster senior Raul Olvera obliterated the Billygoats batting order, striking out 10 en route to pitching a perfect game as the Bears took the opening game of Tuesday’s Central Washington B baseball doubleheader 10-0 from visiting Pateros. The Bears also won the nightcap 16-3.

Prep CBBN Tuesday: Wenatchee girls tennis team wins key league match

YAKIMA — The Wenatchee girls tennis team received a needed tune-up in the last week of the Columbia Basin Big Nine’s regular season. Led by a sweep from their double’s teams and two key singles wins, the Panthers beat West Valley 5-2 Friday at West Valley High School to move their perfect league record to 10-0.

Prep CTL Tuesday: Chelan and Cascade boys soccer teams earn shutout wins

Twice this season, the Chelan and Cascade boys soccer teams have played dramatic, intense and tight contests. Both times, Chelan has come away with big victories. On Thursday, they will meet once more, this time with the Caribou Trail League title on the line, after both posted shutout victories in the first round of the District playoffs Tuesday.

Local runners dominate Horse Lake Trail Run

WENATCHEE — In the wide open terrain that is Horse Lake, Christian Wood could see the two runners ahead of him — Cory Feil and Amy Sheehan — for, well, virtually the entire way.

Racing around the globe on the road to Brazil

The past month has taken the Olympic chase all over the globe. At the end of March, shortly after the last time I checked in, I boarded a flight in Seattle, my bags checked to Buenos Aires. That started what has now been a month on the road; four weekends of racing on three different continents; two trips back and fourth across the equator, and another over the international date line; Argentina, L.A., Monterey, Calif., and Australia.

Thompson wins Leonard Evans 150 at WVSO

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Super Oval fans witnessed an interesting Northwest Super Late Model Series Leonard Evans 150 on Saturday night as the series made the first of two planned stops at WVSO in the 2016 season. The race included several lead changes and Shelby Thompson dominated the second half to take home his third career NWSLMS win.

Leicester City secure Premier League title

LONDON — Leicester City’s Premier League title dream became reality on Monday as their only remaining challengers Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 at Chelsea to complete one of the great sporting achievements. It’s the first league title in the history of the club, which was a 5,000-to-1 longshot to win before the season started.