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Jack Nicklaus told the backers of the LIV Golf Invitational Series, "I have to stay with the PGA Tour. I helped start the PGA Tour."

Jack Nicklaus says Saudis offered him over $100 million to head series

Nicklaus said he was approached about taking a position along the lines of the one Greg Norman accepted. 2 hours ago

Sports Log
The $3.1 billion sale of Chelsea Football Club remains on hold.

British government yet to OK Chelsea sale by sanctioned Roman Abramovich

The biggest sports team sale in history remains on hold with Abramovich still sanctioned over his ties to Vladimir Putin.

Sports Log
Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning the final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Italian Open in Rome on Sunday.

Novak Djokovic soaks up win over Stefanos Tsitsipas in Italian Open final

The Serbian tennis star soaked in his first tournament title since November after missing a chunk of the season because he was unvaccinated against the coronavirus.

NASCAR | Kansas Speedway
Kurt Busch, driver of the #45 Jordan Brand Toyota, celebrates his victory at Kansas Speedway on Sunday.

Kurt Busch gets brand victory in NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway

It was the second win for the up-and-coming 23XI Racing team owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin, who finished fourth.

Golf roundup
Sebastian Muñoz shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday and was 21 under, a stroke ahead of hometown favorite Jordan Spieth heading into Sunday's final round of the Byron Nelson Classic in McKinney, Texas.

Sebastián Muñoz takes one-shot lead into final round at Byron Nelson Classic

Muñoz shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday and was 21 under, a stroke ahead of hometown favorite Jordan Spieth.

MLB NOTEBOOK
Michael Pineda lasted into the second inning before having to leave the Tigers' win Saturday after being hit on the hand by a line drive.

Starter Michael Pineda suffers broken finger in Tigers’ win over Orioles

On just his fifth batter faced, he was hit on the hand by a line drive off the bat of Baltimore's Ramon Urias, and manager A.J. Hinch said Pineda is "going to be out for a while."

Dan Shaughnessy
The Celtics, who face the Bucks in Game 7 Sunday afternoon, at the Garden, are 24-9 all time in Game 7s.

It doesn’t get any better than two Game 7s in less than 24 hours, as long as Boston doesn’t lose both

The Bruins and Celtics have shared space in Boston since 1946 and have never before played Game 7s on back-to-back days.

The "Deer District" outside Fiserv Forum, pictured here during the 2021 NBA playoffs, near where one of two shootings occurred in Milwaukee following Friday's Game 6.

20 injured in Milwaukee shootings after Celtics-Bucks playoff game

None of the injuries from either shooting after Friday night's game were believed to be life-threatening.