Beavers drop opener at Stanford — Joe Casey went 3-for-4 with a triple and Alex McGarry hit his eighth home run of the season but Oregon State fell 8-5 to Stanford during Pac-12 play Friday night at Sunken Diamond in Stanford, California. The loss snapped a 13-game win streak for the Beavers (19-6 Pac-12, 34-16-1 overall) at Sunken Diamond, dating back to the 2009 season.
Trojans rout Ducks — After trailing by eight heading into the ninth inning, Oregon (9-16, 26-25) had the tying run in the on-deck circle but could not complete the comeback, losing 10-6 in the opener of a three-game conference series at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles on Friday night.
Pogacar wins Stage 6 of Tour of California, takes lead — UAE Team Emirates began its week at the Tour of California by sending home one of its riders upon learning that his name had surfaced in a European investigation into doping in cycling. The team appears set to end it with the overall race lead as Tadej Pogacar took the stage and the overall lead. In the women’s race, American climber Katie Hall surged in the final couple kilometers up Mt. Baldy before holding off teammate Anna van der Breggen for the stage win.
Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro — Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey Friday. Bilbao was part of an early breakaway and accelerated uphill from a group of five riders with little more than one kilometer remaining.
— From staff and wire reports