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Jon Rahm is a little punchy after making a birdie on the 18th green during the final round of the US Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

Jon Rahm birdies the last two holes to win his first major title in the US Open at Torrey Pines

He is the first Spaniard to win the US Open.

Jon Rahm, of Spain, holds the champions trophy after the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.

Jon Rahm wins US Open at Torrey Pines for his first major title

Two career-changing putts for Rahm brought two trophies Sunday.

Auto racing roundup
Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 5 Valvoline Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning his fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday at Nashville Superspeedway.

Kyle Larson captures checkered flag in NASCAR race at Nashville Superspeedway

Larson wins fourth in a row for dominant Hendrick Motorsports team.

The ball of Mackenzie Hughes is stuck in a tree along the 11th fairway during the final round of the US Open.

Mackenzie Hughes’s ball lands in a tree -- and sticks

The ball never came down and Hughes took a double bogey.

Sports Log
Sebastian Coe (right), here posing with runner Sifan Hassan this month, is trying to funnel more money to the athletes in his role as World Athletics president.

World Athletics to turn Russia’s fine money into prize money

“My view is it’s been hard, bloody pounding for the athletes for the last year and a half,” said World Athletics president Sebastian Coe.

Vegas Golden Knights' Nicolas Roy (right) celebrates his game-winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens with teammate Max Pacioretty in overtime of Game 4.

Knights rally for overtime victory to even series with Canadiens at two-all

Robin Lehner got the start in place of Marc-Andre Fleury and stopped 27 shots.

US Olympic track and field trials
Running as though her hair were on fire, Sha'Carri Richardson exults in her victory in the women's 100 meter final in 10.86 seconds at the US Olympic track and field trials on Saturday in Eugene, Ore.

Sha’Carri Richardson notches colorful win in women’s 100-meter final at Olympic trials

The 21-year-old sprinter blazed her way to victory in 10.86 seconds to punch her ticket to Tokyo.

us open notebook
A 4-under-par 67 in the third round has Rory McIlroy sitting two shots behind the US Open leaders.

A string of birdies helps Rory McIlroy charge back into contention at US Open

The 2011 US Open champion who hasn't won a major since 2014 is tied at 3 under, two shots back of the leaders.