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  • McIlroy in a fight with Casey until darkness gets in the way

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Those weren’t boxing gloves Rory McIlroy was wearing, they were thick hand-warmers. In the Pacific chill and approaching darkness, the world’s No. 1 player had every reason to feel like he…

  • 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Results

    Saturday At Olympic Country Club San Francisco Lake (LC); 6,981 yards; Par 70 At Ocean (OC); 6,761 yards; Par 70 First Round Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. & Viraat Badhwar, Australia, 32-32_64OC Taylor Wood, Rancho…

  • Match Play Results

    Saturday At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 (Seedings in parentheses) Round of 16 Gary Woodland (50), United States, def. Marc Leishman (56), Australia, 2 and 1. John Senden (60), Australia,…

  • Michael Allen leads Champions Tour’s Insperity Invitational

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Michael Allen birdied the final two holes for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour’s Insperity Invitational. The 56-year-old Allen had…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    HORSE RACING-KENTUCKY DERBY Favorite wins Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah is the winner of the 141st Kentucky Derby. Jockey Victor Espinoza earned his second straight Derby win by guiding the favorite through…

  • Web.com-United Leasing Championship Scores

    Saturday At Victoria National Golf Club Newburgh, Ind. Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 7,242; Par 72 Third Round Smylie Kaufman 72-69-64—205 Ryan Spears 72-67-70—209 Adam Long 74-71-65—210 Michael Hebert 68-72-70—210 Julian Etulain 71-68-72—211 Tim Herron 72-71-69—212 Harold…

  • Champions Tour-Insperity Invitational Par Scores

    Saturday At The Woodlands Country Club Woodlands, Texas Purse: $2.05 million Yardage: 7,002; Par 72 Second Round Michael Allen 66-68—134 -10 Joe Durant 67-68—135 -9 Scott Dunlap 71-65—136 -8 Woody Austin 70-66—136 -8 Tom Lehman…

  • Champions Tour-Insperity Invitational Scores

    Saturday At The Woodlands Country Club Woodlands, Texas Purse: $2.05 million Yardage: 7,002; Par 72 Second Round Michael Allen 66-68—134 Joe Durant 67-68—135 Scott Dunlap 71-65—136 Woody Austin 70-66—136 Tom Lehman 70-66—136 Bernhard Langer 71-66—137…

  • Thompson ricochets to share of LPGA Tour lead with Park

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Long-hitting Lexi Thompson was going for the green in two with her approach on the 18th hole. She got there with a fortunate ricochet, and grabbed a share of the lead…

  • Match Play Results

    At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 Round of 16 Saturday (Seedings in parentheses) Gary Woodland (50), United States, def. Marc Leishman (56), Australia, 2 and 1. John Senden (60), Australia,…

  • LPGA Tour-North Texas Shootout Par Scores

    Saturday At Las Colinas Country Club Irving, Texas Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,462; Par 71 Third Round a-denotes amateur Lexi Thompson 67-69-68—204 -9 Inbee Park 69-66-69—204 -9 Karrie Webb 73-68-64—205 -8 Angela Stanford 67-71-67—205 -8…

  • LPGA Tour-North Texas Shootout Scores

    Saturday At Las Colinas Country Club Irving, Texas Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,462; Par 71 Third Round a-denotes amateur Lexi Thompson 67-69-68—204 Inbee Park 69-66-69—204 Karrie Webb 73-68-64—205 Angela Stanford 67-71-67—205 Brooke M. Henderson 69-65-71—205…

  • McIlroy rallies to advance in Match Play Championship

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy ran off three straight birdies to force overtime and outlast an old foe in the Match Play Championship, a performance that could be expected from the No. 1 player…

  • McIlroy rallies to survive, Spieth eliminated in Match Play

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The new Match Play Championship felt a lot like the old one Friday when one top seed after another began making plans to go home. Rory McIlroy kept some star power…

  • Bradley, Jimenez in heated exchange at Match Play

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A meaningless match sure didn’t look like one Friday when Keegan Bradley and Miguel Angel Jimenez got into a nose-to-nose argument in the Match Play Championship. Both players, already eliminated from…