Posted: May 18, 2014 7:52 AM
Updated: May 18, 2014 7:52 AM
1910 Cy Young, the career leader in major league victories, wins No. 500 as the Cleveland Indians defeat Washington 5-4 in 11 innings.
1923 Zev, a 19-1 shot ridden by Earl Sande, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1 lengths over Martingale.
1973 Secretariat, ridden by Ron Turcotte, rallies from last with a powerful move on the clubhouse turn to win the Preakness Stakes by 2 lengths over Sham. The original time of 1:55 for the 1 3/16-mile race is amended to 1:54 2/5 by Pimlico two days later.
1974 The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 to win the Stanley Cup in six games.
1979 Spectacular Bid, ridden by Ron Franklin, wins the Preakness Stakes by an easy 5 lengths over Golden Act.
1990 Hobart wins its 11th straight NCAA Division III lacrosse championship, beating Washington College of Maryland 18-6. The Statesmen, winners of every final since the tournament's inception in 1980, are 100-3 in Division III in that time.
1991 Willy T. Ribbs becomes the first black driver to make the lineup for the Indianapolis 500.
2000 Patrick Roy ties an NHL record with his 15th career playoff shutout, leading Colorado past Dallas 2-0. Roy matches the shutout mark set by Clint Benedict of Ottawa and the Montreal Maroons in the 1920s, and extends his league record for playoff victories to 120.
2007 Curlin, ridden by Robby Albarado, nips Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense by putting his head in front on the final stride, to capture the Preakness Stakes. The winning time was 1:53.46, equaling the stakes record of 1:53 2/5.
2008 Boston's Jon Lester shuts down Kansas City 7-0 with a no-hitter. The 24-year-old lefty, who survived cancer to pitch the World Series clincher for the Red Sox last fall, allows two baserunners on walks.
2012 I'll Have Another overtakes Bodemeister down the stretch to win the Preakness and keeps alive his hopes of winning the Triple Crown. Like the Kentucky Derby, I'll Have Another races from behind to beat pacesetter Bodemeister, who also finished second in the Derby. I'll Have Another, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, covers the 1 3/16 miles in 1:55.94.
2012 Tim Duncan scores 19 points, helping engineer a 24-0 run in the third quarter after the Spurs trailed by 24 points earlier, and San Antonio defeats the Los Angeles Clippers 96-86 to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.