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On the PGA’s biggest stage, Haotong Li makes history

With a 2-shot cushion through 36 holes in San Francisco, the 25-year-old is the first Chinese player to lead a major championship.


Cameron Champ determined to go the distance at TPC Harding Park

Playing close to his native Sacramento, the long hitter is three shots off the pace entering the weekend.

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Giants’ Baker facing at least 10 years for cookout robbery

DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar were attending the cookout when a fight broke out, and Baker pulled out a handgun, according to an arrest warrant. Dunbar was not charged because of insufficient evidence.


Gabriella Ruffels rallies twice, stays on course to make run at a repeat in US Women’s Amateur

The 20-year-old Australian has won 14 holes and lost one from holes No. 9 through No. 16 at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.

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Artturi Lehkonen, Canadiens advance with upset of Penguins

Montreal, the 12th and final seed in the Eastern Conference, will face either Tampa Bay or Philadelphia after sending Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh to a surprise early exit

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room on July 1, 2019, with prosecutors charging the Angels' former director of communications with supplying the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone that led to his death.

More positive tests thwart Cardinals’ on-field return for another weekend

MLB announced just 13 positive tests among more than 13,000 samples taken last week, but at least one forced another schedule shift for St. Louis.