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Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 19, 2018 - 8:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sung Hyun Park blew one chance to jump back on top of the world Sunday. The South Korean star made sure it didn't happen again. After missing a short birdie putt on the final hole of regulation and leaving the door open for Lizette Salas, Park made a 15-foot birdie putt on the...
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Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado, right, celebrates with Alex Bregman (2) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Emilio Pagan in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 19, 2018 - 7:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once they got behind closed doors in the clubhouse, the Houston Astros showered Justin Verlander with champagne. No, it wasn't for helping them avoid a sweep at the Coliseum. But that was a nice benefit, too. Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and...
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Alexander Rossi celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 7:31 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens' car airborne, ripped up the catchfence and left the tub of the rookie's Honda toppled on the asphalt. The crash at Pocono Raceway was the latest grim reminder how drivers...
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Brandt Snedeker watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 19, 2018 - 6:23 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker began the Wyndham Championship with history — and ended it with a victory. Snedeker earned his ninth PGA Tour title Sunday, three days after opening with an 11-under 59. He closed with a 65 for a three-stroke victory in the regular-season finale, breaking a...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, follows his shot out of a bunker up to the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the USGA Amateur Golf Championship against Devon Bling, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 19, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Viktor Hovland became the first Norwegian to win the U.S. Amateur, beating UCLA sophomore Devon Bling 6 and 5 on Sunday to cap a dominant week at Pebble Beach. Hovland took control of the match by winning four straight holes midway through the morning round of the 36-...
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Chicago Cubs' Yu Darvish reacts after a pitch during the Great Lakes Loons at South Bend Cubs baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Four Winds Field in South Bend, Ind. Darvish was on rehab assignment with the Class A affiliate of the major league team. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
August 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish lasted just one inning in his rehab start with Class A South Bend on Sunday, casting doubt on his availability for the rest of the year. Darvish, who has been sidelined by triceps and elbow injuries, shook his arm as he left the field...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena begins to celebrate as he threw a complete baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 19, 2018 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Urena's previous start ended after one very heated pitch. On Sunday, he went the distance. Urena made the most of his borrowed time, pitching a two-hitter for his first complete game in the majors and leading the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 12-1 on Sunday...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) talks with quarterback Josh McCown (15) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, in East Rutherford, N.J. McCown is still No. 1 on the New York Jets' quarterbacks depth chart. At this point, though, he might as well be No. 100. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
August 19, 2018 - 5:04 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Josh McCown is still No. 1 on the New York Jets' quarterback depth chart. At this point, though, he might as well be No. 100. With each practice, it appears increasingly likely that rookie Sam Darnold will be the starter when the regular season kicks off in three weeks...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel answers questions during a news conference after a practice at NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The NFL tapped Vrabel to narrate a video detailing the new lowering the head to initiate contact rule, hoping the man who played 14 years as a linebacker in the league could more easily explain how players should adapt. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
August 19, 2018 - 4:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL tapped Titans coach Mike Vrabel to narrate a video detailing the new rule on lowering the head to initiate contact, hoping the man who played 14 years as a linebacker in the league could more easily explain how players should adapt. Now Vrabel's own Titans (0-2) find...
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Kiki Bertens, of the Netherlands, celebrates after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, during the finals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 19, 2018 - 3:56 pm
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kiki Bertens served a 109 mph ace , flipped her racket away, fell to her knees and raised both arms. Moments later, she covered her face for a joyous cry, wiping the tears away with her sweat-soaked blue wristband. One point away from another loss, she had pulled off her biggest...
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