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McIlroy walks away with two prizes

Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedEx Cup champion on Sunday. The first one he didn’t even see go in. Three shots behind with three holes to play at the Tour Championship, McIlroy holed a pitching wedge from ...

Siemian's big day sends Broncos past Bengals

Sep 26, 2016

Siemian's big day sends Broncos past Bengals

Four touchdown passes, more than 300 yards passing, two clutch touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. Trevor Siemian played every bit like Peyton Manning in his first road start. In some ways, even better. Siemian was nearly perfect as he rallied the Denver Broncos ...

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Sep 26, 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. ...

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

Sep 25, 2016

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

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Ryo Takagi rushed 37 yards for the decisive score and defensive back Go Sano made a touchdown-saving pass defense on the final play as the IBM BigBlue improved to 2-1 with a 34-27 win over the Asahi Beer Silver Star on Sunday at Fujitsu ...

Canada beats Russia to reach final round

Sep 25, 2016

Canada beats Russia to reach final round

Sidney Crosby was at his best on one of hockey’s biggest stages. Again. Crosby scored once and assisted on both of Brad Marchand’s goals, including the winner early in the third period, to help Canada beat Russia 5-3 on Saturday night in the World ...

No. 11 Wisconsin demolishes No. 8 Michigan St.

Sep 25, 2016

No. 11 Wisconsin demolishes No. 8 Michigan St.

By the time Alex Hornibrook’s first start was over, there wasn’t much question about whether he could handle one of the toughest road tests in the Big Ten. Hornibrook threw for 195 yards and a touchdown, and 11th-ranked Wisconsin turned its early-season showdown with ...

Johnson tied for lead in Tour Championship

Sep 25, 2016

Johnson tied for lead in Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson had a reasonable lie in the rough and only a few pine tree branches blocking his path to the 17th green. Neither seemed like a problem until he played the wrong shot, clipped the tree and wound up with a double bogey ...

Sep 24, 2016

Waikato routs Hokkaido Barbarians to secure Sapporo Sevens title

Honey Hireme led Waikato to victory in the Sapporo Sevens on Saturday, as the New Zealand side beat the Hokkaido Barbarians 31-7 at the Barbarians’ picturesque ground in Jozankei. Kiwi legend Hireme — who is often dubbed “Honey Bill” in reference to her male ...

Osaka rallies to make Pan Pacific Open final

Sep 24, 2016

Osaka rallies to make Pan Pacific Open final

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki continued her late-season resurgence by beating second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland on Saturday afternoon to advance to the final of the Pan Pacific Open. Radwanska was close to victory, leading 5-3 in the second set, but Wozniacki seized momentum when ...

Canada-Russia battle set

Sep 24, 2016

Canada-Russia battle set

Ryan Getzlaf doesn’t remember a single thing from Canada’s last matchup with Russia in a tournament featuring the best hockey players in the world. “I couldn’t even tell you what the score was or when we played them or what happened,” Getzlaf said. Canada ...