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Golf capsules: Justin Thomas wins in Firestone’s WGC finale

Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, in Akron, Ohio, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational for his third PGA Tour title this season.

Denny Hamlin wins Cup pole at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin has won the Cup pole at Watkins Glen International. Hamlin traversed the 2.45-mile layout at 125.534 mph to take the top spot in the No. 11 Toyota, ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch.

Joey Logano wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen

Joey Logano held off a late challenge from Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International. Logano beat AJ Allmendinger by 3.3 seconds in the road race for his 30th series victory.

Martin Truex Jr. chasing title as NASCAR’s current king of the road

Defending NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr. will go for his third straight road course race victory on Sunday at Watkins Glen. The last driver to accomplish the feat was Tony Stewart in 2005. Jeff Gordon holds the all-time record of six in a row, set in 2000.

Breanna Stewart scores 20, Storm clinch playoff spot

Breanna Stewart scored 20 points, Sue Bird had 14 points and 11 assists and the Seattle Storm clinched the first WNBA playoff berth this season with an 85-75 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx. Stewart drove the lane and finished in traffic to give Seattle a 79-69 lead, and her left-handed layup on the next possession was good for a 12-point advantage.

NASCAR Cup rookie Bubba Wallace ready to race

It’s been almost a week since NASCAR Cup rookie Bubba Wallace became a headliner after a violent crash at Pocono Raceway, and he’ll never forget it. Wallace says Friday at Watkins Glen International that he’s still reliving it but is OK to go back racing.

Crunch time for AJ Allmendinger; playoff berth at stake at Watkins Glen International

AJ Allmendinger is ready to atone for his costly mistake at Sonoma. Allmendinger, one of the best road racers in NASCAR, missed a shift there in June and blew the engine on his No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevy. The Cup series visits Watkins Glen International on Sunday for the second and final road race of the regular season. Allmendinger’s lone Cup victory came at The Glen four years ago.

Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson showdown reportedly will be Thanksgiving weekend

It’s Tiger vs. Phil – or Phil vs. Tiger, depending on your point of view – for a boatload of money, according to ESPN. The highly anticipated showdown between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will take place either Nov. 23 (Friday) or Nov. 24 at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas, ESPN’s Mike Greenberg reported.

Remember Jimmer Fredette? He’s prepping for his biggest shot yet – a $2 million prize

The former Brigham Young star is the centerpiece of Team Fredette in The Basketball Tournament, the ever-growing, $2 million, winner-takes-all event that draws to a close with Friday’s championship in Baltimore. Fredette is playing in the tournament for the first time, and to no one’s surprise, he’s been lighting up the scoreboard. In the four games that preceded this week’s semifinals, Fredette posted video game-like scoring totals – 32, 30, 28, 41 – and now his squad has a shot at the tournament’s big prize.

Jewell Loyd’s 29 points lead Storm by Mercury 102-91

Jewell Loyd scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, Natasha Howard had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 102-91. Loyd and Howard combined for 27 points in the first half as Seattle build a 53-44 lead.

WNBA All-Stars see coming out as way to help others

Many of the WNBA’s top players, including several in this weekend’s All-Star game, have come out over the past few years. Their decisions have not generated the headlines they once did. WNBA players’ sexual orientation was rarely publicly discussed when the league first started, but now it is embraced and topics like same-sex marriage and child care are commonplace. Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi see it as a chance to help others struggling with their sexuality.

Falcons WR Julio Jones will report to training camp

On the eve of players reporting to training camp, the Atlanta Falcons announced that star receiver Julio Jones will be with the team. Jones skipped offseason workouts and a mandatory minicamp because of unhappiness with his contract. But general manager Thomas Dimitroff says the two sides have reached an agreement to address Jones’ contract in 2019, which was good enough to get a commitment from Jones to report with the rest of the team on Thursday.

Jets CB Rashard Robinson suspended 4 games by NFL

Jets cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Robinson was arrested and charged with drug possession and carelessly driving in Morris County, New Jersey, last December. Police accused Robinson of having marijuana-laced candy in his car.