Aug 31

Fred Couples won the Champions Tour’s Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.


Aug 31

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.

Aug 31

Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men’s draw of the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round Sunday.

Aug 31

With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest US Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997, defeating ninth-seeded Jelena Jankovic in straight sets.

Aug 31

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Aug 31

With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company’s offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.

Aug 31

Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim.

Aug 31

Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings, and the Angels completed a four-game sweep of the A’s with an 8-1 win.

Aug 31

Adam Dunn’s first opportunity at a playoff appearance will also be his swan song as the slugger announced Sunday he plans to retire at the conclusion of the season on the same day the Oakland Athletics acquired him in a trade with the White Sox.

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