9:32 PM ET Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — Cameron Champ made a 3-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Adam Hadwin on Sunday in the Safeway Open, finishing off an emotional week with his grandfather battling cancer. Three strokes ahead entering the round, Champ had five birdies and overcame a
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7:22 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The five-man team on which LeBron James and Anthony Davis played together so thoroughly dominated the second day of Los Angeles Lakers training camp Sunday that James was pulled to rest before the day’s scrimmages were over. Lakers coach Frank Vogel plans to do more of that with
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7:19 PM ET PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard said his health and playing time will be managed differently this season compared to how the Toronto Raptors managed the star forward. On his first Media Day with the LA Clippers, Leonard said his health is considerably better now than it was entering last season with
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Kirk Triplett won the Pure Insurance Championship for the third time Sunday at Pebble Beach, beating Billy Andrade with an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff. The 57-year-old Triplett also won the PGA Tour Champions event in 2012 and 2013. He has
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Alex Bowman had just advanced to the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs, climbed from his car and slumped to the ground, dehydrated and overcome by the heat. As he was receiving medical attention, Bubba Wallace approached him and angrily splashed liquid in Bowman’s face. That closing image
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1:51 PM BST England inside centre Piers Francis has been cleared to continue playing in the Rugby World Cup after a disciplinary panel dismissed a citing for a dangerous tackle in his team’s match with the United States. Francis was cited for his high tackle on American Will Hooley straight from the opening kickoff of
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5:18 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Mi Jung Hur wanted to go wire-to-wire on the LPGA Tour for the first time, and she had the perfect formula Sunday at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. She didn’t make any mistakes at Brickyard Crossing. No one came close. Hur closed with a 4-under 68 for
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3:14 PM BST A bemused Samu Kerevi thinks it might be time he takes a look at the NRL after he gave away a penalty for a raised forearm on replacement Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell during the Wallabies’ 29-25 loss Sunday night. The Wallabies produced a mighty comeback after falling behind 23-8 at halftime but
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3:17 PM ET Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb gave the Browns a 17-10 lead in the third quarter with a dazzling 14-yard touchdown run. Taking an off-tackle play from right to left, Chubb broke several tackles before dashing into the end zone. Nick Chubb has all the moves 👀#CLEvsBAL pic.twitter.com/QibnNaNBhZ — Cleveland Browns (@Browns)
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3:11 PM ET Notre Dame came away with a win against Virginia but is losing a few important defensive players after the game. Coach Brian Kelly announced on his teleconference Sunday that defensive end Daelin Hayes is out for the year with a torn labrum and cornerback Shaun Crawford is out for three to four
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2:06 PM ET The Pittsburgh Pirates fired manager Clint Hurdle on Sunday. The NL Central-worst Pirates fired the 62-year-old Hurdle after a 69-92 record, the franchise’s worst since 2010 (57-105). Hurdle had two years remaining on his contract. He had been the third-longest-tenured manager in the majors, behind only the retiring Bruce Bochy of the
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes. The team announced Staal’s selection Sunday before its exhibition game against Washington, adding that forward Jordan Martinook and defenseman Jaccob Slavin will be the alternates. Staal shared the captaincy with since-traded defenseman Justin Faulk two
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1:43 PM ET Associated Press AKRON, Ohio — A sweat-stained jersey LeBron James wore while playing Ohio high school basketball and during his first Sports Illustrated magazine cover shoot as a teenager in 2002 is being auctioned. The online auction listing says the gold mesh jersey from the NBA star’s days with the St. Vincent-St.
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