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  • Oct20

    In Brief: Los Angeles Sparks steal title from Minnesota Lynx on last-second shot

    Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in the deciding game of the WNBA Finals on Thursday night in Minneapolis.
  • Oct18

    Long road back to PGA Tour for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

    The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain.
  • Newsmakers

    Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction was Henry Longhurst, a London Sunday Times columnist who later became a golf commentator for the BBC. The induction will be Sept. 26 in New York. The five inductees were chosen by a 16-member “selection commission” led by Jack Nicklaus, Nancy Lopez, Gary Player and Annika Sorenstam, along with nine golf administrators and three journalists. Moved Negotiations for a Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs middleweight title fight remain active, but they won’t be concluded in time to allow for a bout by Dec.10 as originally planned.Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday that while a site and date will follow an agreement on financial terms, the bout appears headed to a February or March date.
  • Oct16

    Golf: Steele gets his first PGA Tour victory in over five years

    Brendan Steele earned redemption at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years.
  • Oct15

    In Brief: Phil Kessel, Andre Fleury lead Penguins in 3-2 win over Ducks

    Phil Kessel’s power-play goal in the second-period stood as the game-winner in the host Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
  • Column: The Tiger comeback becomes the Tiger tease

    The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease. And not just for golf fans.
  • Oct13

    In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals

    NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Kessel’s wrist shot over Holtby’s glove was initially ruled no goal but was overturned on replay. Marc-Andre Fleury then stuffed Alex Ovechkin from in close to help the Penguins improve to 5-0 all-time against Washington in season openers.
  • Without the return of Tiger, a new PGA Tour season begins

    Another PGA Tour season begins Thursday at Silverado in what was billed as the return of Tiger Woods, right up until the point that Woods decided his game was “vulnerable” and not where it needed to be for him to compete. The announcement at the start of the week spoiled the plans of the Safeway Open to make the golf course – and not the vineyards – the place to be.
  • Se Ri Pak ends Hall of Fame career in front of home fans

    Se Ri Pak ended her Hall of Fame career in tears Thursday in front of her adoring home fans in the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.
  • Oct12

    Newsmakers: Wayne Gretzky named partner, VP of Oilers Entertainment Group

    Former NHL player Wayne Gretzky returned to the Edmonton Oilers. The Great One was named partner and vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.
  • Oct11

    Dustin Johnson wins PGA Tour player of the year

    Dustin Johnson’s first major was only part of a dream season that culminated with the PGA Tour player of the year award on Tuesday.
  • Oct10

    Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open in California

    The comeback of Tiger Woods is going to have to wait at least two more months.
  • Oct09

    Jay Haas wins Champions event; second oldest winner at 62

    Jay Haas birdied the first hole of a playoff with Bart Bryant on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions in Newport Beach, California, and become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history.
  • Oct08

    Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead

    Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history. At 62 years, 10 months, 7 days Sunday, Haas would fall short of only Mike Fetchick, the 1985 Hilton Head Seniors Invitational winner at 63 years to the day. Gary Player is No. 2 on the list at 62 years, 9 months, 22 days in the 1998 Northville Long Island Classic.
  • Locally: Joey Biel sets Monmouth kicking record with 15-point game

    Joey Biel, a Monmouth College freshman from Northwest Christian, was named the Midwest Conference Special Teams Player of the Week in football after setting one school record and tying another in the Fighting Scots’ 57-14 win over Cornell on Oct. 1.
  • Oct07

    Tiger Woods set to return next week at Safeway Open in California

    Two weeks after the PGA Tour season ended, the next one starts Thursday and for some fans it can’t get here soon enough: Tiger Woods is returning to golf.
  • Oct06

    Digest: Hurrican Mathew still looming

    Fear of the damage that powerful Hurricane Matthew may cause prompted two college football postponements Thursday, and had the NFL plotting just-in-case scenarios for games scheduled in Tampa and Miami this weekend.
  • Oct05

    In Brief: Hurricane threat wipes out final Tour Finals event

    The final event for players to earn PGA Tour cards was canceled Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew, cutting short the four-tournament qualifying series and cost one hard-luck player his card by $392.
  • Oct04

    Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer

    A farewell to the King turned somber when Jack Nicklaus, his voice cracking as a large tear formed in his left eye, urged the elite and the everyman to remember how Arnold Palmer touched their lives and “please don’t forget why.”
  • Oct02

    Task completed as Americans win back Ryder Cup

    Phil Mickelson led the American Ryder cup team behind the scenes. Patrick Reed powered them with his passion on the golf course. And it was Ryan Moore, the final captain’s pick who wasn’t even on the team until a week ago Sunday, who delivered the cup-clinching point at Hazeltine.