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Yu Darvish wins 13th, Padres beat Diamondbacks 6-3 – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched six solid innings for his 13th victory, Jurickson Profar hit a two-run home run and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 on Wednesday night in a game that featured three homers by each team. The Padres came into the day in a virtual tie for the second NL wild-card spot with the Philadelphia Phillies, who beat Miami. San Diego
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Dustin Johnson wins Boston LIV Golf event with playoff eagle – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] BOLTON, Mass. (AP) — Dustin Johnson gave LIV Golf its first big moment Sunday when he made a 35-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston for his first victory in 19 months. Johnson’s putt on the par-5 18th was going so fast it might have rolled some 6 feet past the hole. But it hit the back of the
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Steve Torrence wins Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout

INDIANAPOLIS -- Steve Torrence won the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout specialty race Saturday at Lucas Oil Raceway as part of the NHRA U.S. Nationals.In the final round of the specialty event with a total purse of $130,000, Torrence, the four-time defending series champion, had a 3.692-second run at 329.02 mph to slip past points leader Brittany Force."First, tons of respect for Brittany Force and that team because
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New Zealand wins LA 7s; Australia secures World Series title – Winnipeg Free Press

CARSON, California (AP) — New Zealand beat Olympic champion Fiji 28-21 in the final of the Los Angeles rugby sevens tournament Sunday immediately after Australia clinched its first World Series title, a championship decided in the penultimate match of a season which began nine months ago. Several teams were in the hunt for the title when the last tournament began and new potential winners emerged as fortunes changed over two
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McIlroy wins Tour Championship for third FedEx Cup title – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy, the strongest voice for the PGA Tour in a tumultuous year, had the final say with his clubs Sunday when he rallied from six shots behind to win the Tour Championship and capture the FedEx Cup for the third time. McIlroy won $18 million, pushing his PGA Tour earnings to over $26 million for the season. He closed with a 4-under 66 to overtake
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Kane at the double as unbeaten Tottenham wins 2-0 at Forest – Winnipeg Free Press

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Harry Kane moved third in the all-time Premier League scoring charts with two goals on Sunday as Tottenham won 2-0 at Nottingham Forest in an entertaining Premier League clash. Kane scored in either half to draw level with Andrew Cole on 187 Premier League goals — behind only Alan Shearer (260) and Wayne Rooney (208) — and ensure his side’s unbeaten start to the season continues.
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Sanchez scores twice as Marseille wins 3-0 at Nice to go top – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Coach Igor Tudor’s new-look Marseille is looking good as Alexis Sanchez scored twice and his team won 3-0 at southern rival Nice to move provisionally top of the French league on Sunday. Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain has the chance to restore its two-point lead with a home win over Monaco later Sunday. Nice recruited strongly, bringing in established Premier League players like goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, midfielder
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Canada, US post second wins at women’s ice hockey worlds – Winnipeg Free Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Canada and the United States paced each other with second comfortable wins at the women’s world ice hockey championship on Saturday. The only champions in the history of the women’s worlds are set to meet in the last group match on Tuesday, and are favored to play the final next weekend. In Herning, Canada beat Switzerland 4-1 after the United States overran Finland 6-1.The Czech Republic's
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Patrick Cantlay wins second straight BMW Championship – Winnipeg Free Press

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay won another thriller Sunday in the BMW Championship, getting a great bounce on the 17th hole that set up a short birdie and led to a 2-under 69 and a one-shot victory over Scott Stallings. Cantlay became the first player to win the BMW Championship back-to-back since the FedEx Cup began in 2007. This was on a different course and he didn’t have to
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Patrick Cantlay wins another thriller at BMW Championship – Winnipeg Free Press

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay won another thriller Sunday in the BMW Championship, getting a great bounce on the 17th hole that set up a short birdie and led to a 2-under 69 and a one-shot victory over Scott Stallings. Cantlay became the first player to win the BMW Championship back-to-back since the FedEx Cup began in 2007. This was on a different course and he didn’t have to