Canadian Nesbitt shoots first 59 in Lati...

Canadian Nesbitt shoots first 59 in Latinoamerica history


Canadian Drew Nesbitt carded the first 59 in PGA Tour Latinoamerica history at the Brasil Open on Saturday.

Woods opens four-shot lead during third round at Tour Championship

Tiger Woods charged to a four-stroke lead halfway through the third round at the Tour Championship on Saturday amid scenes reminiscent of his halcyon days.

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Braves clinch NL East with victory against Phillies

Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz opened the game with six no-hit innings and the Braves survived a late Philadelphia comeback for a 5-3 win, clinching the National League East title and sending them back to the playoffs for the first time since 2013.

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ATP roundup: Klizan, Thiem reach St. Petersburg final

Slovakia's Martin Klizan will put his unbeaten record in ATP finals on the line Sunday against top-seeded Dominic Thiem in the St. Petersburg Open in Russia.

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Butler to miss Wolves' media day, start of camp

Jimmy Butler has received permission from the Minnesota Timberwolves to skip the team's media day on Monday and he will not be available for the start of training camp on Tuesday, The Athletic reported on Saturday.

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European Athletics head concerned about RUSADA reinstatement

European Athletic Association President Svein Arne Hansen voiced his disquiet on Saturday at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to reinstate Russia's anti-doping authority.

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Texas superintendent resigns after Watson comments

The Texas school superintendent who made a racially charged comment about Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned, a Houston television station reported Saturday.

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Red-hot Osaka powers past Giorgi into Tokyo final

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka stormed past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Karolina Pliskova.

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WTA roundup: Osaka into Tokyo final

U.S. Open champ Naomi Osaka cruised past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 to reach the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

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Murray to end season after playing in Shenzhen and Beijing

Andy Murray will end his season after playing in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks to be "in the best possible shape" for the Australian Open in January," the Scot said on Saturday.

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IOC Athletes' Commission supports WADA's lifting of ban on RUSADA

Kirsty Coventry, chair of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission, said on Saturday that she supported the lifting of the ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA despite widespread dismay over this week's WADA decision.

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Badminton: Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei diagnosed with nose cancer

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with nose cancer, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) said in a statement on Saturday.

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China's Wang wins second WTA title with Guangzhou triumph

China's Wang Qiang picked up her second career WTA title with a surprisingly straightforward 6-1 6-2 victory over Yulia Putintseva in the final of the Gunagzhou International Women's Open on Saturday.

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MLB roundup: Red Sox tie franchise wins record

Tzu-Wei Lin delivered the tie-breaking RBI infield single in the seventh inning Friday night and hit his first major league homer in the ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-5, in the opener of a three-game series between division champions at Progressive Field.

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College football roundup: Penn State crushes Illinois late

Junior Miles Sanders rushed for career bests of 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 10 Penn State to a 63-24 victory over host Illinois on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.

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Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

Team Europe took a commanding 3-1 lead over Team World in the Laver Cup on Friday, despite seeing their high-profile doubles pairing of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic suffer the defending champions' only defeat of the first day in Chicago on Friday.

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Wolves could trade Butler if owner has way: report

In the days since Minnesota guard Jimmy Butler reportedly requested a trade, the Timberwolves have been fielding calls from teams looking to add the four-time All-Star.

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Woods, Rose tied for halfway lead at Tour Championship

Ryder Cup hostilities broke out a week early at the Tour Championship on Friday with Tiger Woods and world number one Justin Rose sharing the halfway lead after a pulsating second round in Atlanta.

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NBA notebook: Wolves owner wants Butler trade; Thibodeau doesn't

In the days since Minnesota guard Jimmy Butler reportedly requested a trade, the Timberwolves have been fielding calls from teams looking to add the four-time All-Star.

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NFL notebook: Decision on Mayfield won't come until next week

No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield gave Cleveland just its second win in 38 games on Thursday night, but Browns coach Hue Jackson isn't ready to anoint him the starter just yet.

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