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‘Inky’ makes escape

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—“Inky” the octopus waited until it was dark, and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand, before making his move.

He squeezed and pushed his way through a tiny gap in the mesh at the top of his tank and slithered three metres to the floor.

Then he made a beeline across the room to a drain hole.

Warriors set mark

OAKLAND, Calif.—Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it—for 73.

Down to their final chance at the record, the Warriors became the first team in the NBA to win 73 games in the regular season, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104 last night.

Nats rally again

WASHINGTON—On a day that reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper went 0-for-3 and struck out for the first time in 2016, and ace Max Scherzer allowed four runs in the first two innings, the Washington Nationals still were able to come away with a win.

“We had other guys step up tonight,” said manager Dusty Baker.

Global warming shifting Earth’s wobble

WASHINGTON—Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.

Melting ice sheets, especially in Greenland, are changing the distribution of weight on Earth.

And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to change course, according to a study published Friday in the journal, “Science Advances.”

Busch sweeps again

FORT WORTH, Tex.—A broom was waiting for Kyle Busch in Victory Lane at Texas.

Busch took the lead after the final restart Saturday night—completing his second NASCAR weekend sweep in a row and becoming the first driver to do that since Harry Gant in 1991.

“It’s pretty darn good, I’ll tell you that,” Busch said when asked what it’s like to be him right now.