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Lewis sweeps LPGA awards

Stacy Lewis became the first American in 21 years to sweep the three biggest awards on the LPGA Tour, which she considered more valuable than a $1 million bonus. Lewis …


Pernice outlasts Haas at Schwab

Tom Pernice Jr. won the Champions Tour’s season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday, beating Jay Haas with a birdie on the fourth hole of a playoff in Scottsdale, Arizona. …


In brief: N.Y. Islanders defeat Carolina in season opener

NHL: These New York Islanders didn’t look much like the team that finished last year in last place. Which makes sense: So many of the contributors Friday night weren’t with …


Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

Rory McIlroy was voted the PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three years. The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one. McIlroy hit …


Horschel cashes in at Atlanta

ATLANTA – Just three weeks ago, Billy Horschel had every reason to start looking ahead to next season. He had missed the cut in the first FedEx Cup playoff event …


Dunlap captures Boeing Classic

Scott Dunlap won the Boeing Classic in Snoqualmie, Washington, when he made a short birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff against Mark Brooks. Dunlap set up his …


Villegas gets first PGA win since 2010

Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010, closing with 7-under 63 on Sunday at Sedgefield in Greensboro, North Carolina. He …


PGA TV ratings best in five years

CBS Sports says Rory McIlroy’s one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship produced the highest overnight ratings in five years. CBS says the household rating was 6.0 with …


Langer cruises to Senior British Open title

Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie. The 56-year-old German closed …


British Open second round leaderboard

Third ROUND Open Championship


Grip on Sports: Mariners should hold off selling the farm

Friday: The All-Star Game was Tuesday night, right? Today is Friday. And baseball is just getting going again? These guys need another day off in the middle of the season? …


It’s a non-major event for Cabrera

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour. The 44-year-old Argentine won the Greenbrier …


Streelman wins Travelers tournament

Kevin Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship by a stroke on Sunday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Streelman shot his second …


Germany’s Martin Kaymer shoots opening round 65 to lead U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. – Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old U.S. Open. So when …


Justin Rose aims for consecutive U.S. Open golf titles

Justin Rose can expect a phone call of congratulations from Curtis Strange if successfully defends his U.S. Open title this week. It’s just not a phone call Strange wants to …


Crane gets win

Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title since 2011, closing with a 3-over 73 for a one-stroke victory. Crane went wire to …


Montgomerie gets his first senior victory

Colin Montgomerie won the Senior PGA Championship in Benton Harbor, Mich., on Sunday, finishing with a 6-under 65 for a four-stroke victory over 64-year-old Tom Watson. It marked Montgomerie’s first …


Two years after brain surgery, Holmes a winner again

More than two years after going through brain surgery, J.B. Holmes is a winner again on the PGA Tour. Holmes made it harder than he needed to on the final …


Nervous Noh hangs on to win Zurich Classic

Seung-Yul Noh overcame windy conditions and his nerves, shooting a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the Zurich Classic in Avondale, La., by two shots for his first PGA Tour …


Kuchar’s big bunker shot propels him to 1-stroke win

Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker. “Well,” he thought …


Dahlberg: Masters seems a bit empty without TWoods

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The legends usually fade away gracefully here, part of the reason why the absence of Tiger Woods at the Masters seems so jarring. He wasn’t at the …


Kids are definitely all right heading into Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jordan Spieth speaks with reverence when hanging out with the greats of the game at Augusta National. It’s always “Mr. Watson” this, “Mr. Crenshaw” that.


The top nine contenders for The Masters

Adam Scott Age/Nation: 33/Australia


Bowditch earns first PGA title

Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters. The 30-year-old Australian bogeyed the …


Reed wins Cadillac tourney by stroke

Patrick Reed felt he belongs among the best in the world. He beat them all Sunday in the Cadillac Championship in Doral, Fla. Dressed in a red shirt that he …


Henley triumphs; Woods exits early

Russell Henley made good on his second chance at the 18th hole Sunday and won the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., after a wild day that began with …


Wall flies past All-Star competition

NBA: John Wall soared over his Wizards mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest in New Orleans Saturday night. Wall’s sensational slam finished off …


In brief: Cap’s Holtby blanks Devils

HOCKEY: Julien Brouillette broke a scoreless tie with his first NHL goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 25 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the visiting New …


In brief: Bearcats rally to top Huskies

Men’s basketball: Sean Kilpatrick scored 26 points, and Justin Jackson led a second-half surge that rallied No. 7 Cincinnati to its 15th straight win, 63-58 over No. 22 Connecticut on …


Stallings worthy of third tour win

In a tournament that was up for grabs, Scott Stallings hit a 4-iron worthy of a winner Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open. Stallings was in a five-way tie for …