Late eagle carries DeChambeau to victory in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau holed an eagle putt from just inside 60 feet on the 16th hole that carried him to a 5-under 66 and a one-shot victory over Patrick Cantlay in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open on Sunday. DeChambeau won for the fourth time in his last 12 starts on the PGA Tour and moved to No. 5 in the world ranking. He had to survive a wild back nine at the TPC Summerlin in which four players had a share of the lead at some…

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Matt Paradis of Denver Broncos likely suffered fractured right fibula

DENVER — The Denver Broncos have not played a game without Matt Paradis at center since the 2014 season, and now they might have to finish out whatever becomes of this season without him after he left Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans with a lower leg injury. The initial diagnosis by the team’s medical staff is that Paradis likely suffered a fractured right fibula, sources confirmed to ESPN, but he will undergo additional examinations on Monday. The news was first reported by KUSA-TV. Paradis suffered the injury with just…

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The clubs Bryson DeChambeau used to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Bryson DeChambeau spoke earlier this week of how he planned to leave the flagstick in while putting when the new rule allowing that on the green goes into effect January 1. He wasted no time providing an advance showing of why his reasoning makes sense by draining a putt from 57 feet, 7 inches from the back fringe on the par-5 16th (with the flagstick in) at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for an eagle that catapulted him into the lead and allowed him to win for the fourth…

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Shane Warne says Australia’s buzzwords ‘make you vomit’

Shane Warne was unimpressed by the new buzzwords and catch phrases in Australian cricket, saying it was “verbal diarrhoea” and that “it makes you vomit,” as the administration and team attempt to recover from the fallout of the ball-tampering scandal at Newlands in March. “Can I cut to the chase here? They need to find the best captain, find who’s going to be the best captain for each form of the game and say ‘guys, run with me’,” Warne said while commentating for Fox Cricket during the first ODI against…

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Chris Froome joins Colombians at Giro de Rigo – Gallery

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Team Sky) and some of his teammates put in a few off-season kilometres Sunday in Colombia at the Giro de Rigo, a 140km recreational ride that started in Guatapé and finished there again after passing through San Rafael and San Carlos. Related Articles Froome and Colombian teammates Sergio Henao, Sebastian Henao and Egan Bernal joined fellow pros Alvaro Hodeg, Fernando Gaviria, Dani Martinez and Julian Cardonas in the ride named after EF Education First-Drapac’s charismatic Colombian Rigoberto Uran. As many as 2,000 amateur cyclists joined…

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Joe Root admits England are ready to leave out Stuart Broad in favour of extra spinner for first Sri Lanka Test

England captain Joe Root has admitted that he and head coach Trevor Bayliss are ready to leave out veteran seamer Stuart Broad in favour of more spin options for the first Test against Sri Lanka as they look to “be bold” in order to reverse a dire record on the sub-continent. Jonny Bairstow is already certain to miss the series opener that starts on Tuesday after failing to recover from an injury sustained while playing football with the squad but every other player is fighting for their place in an…

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Groups Set For The 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals | ATP World Tour

Eight #NextGenATP players are set to compete in Milan for the second annual Next Gen ATP Finals title. On Sunday evening, the eight Milan contenders: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alex de Minaur, Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz, Andrey Rublev, Jaume Munar, Hubert Hurkacz and Liam Caruana were split into two groups, within which each player will contest three matches, with two competitors per group emerging into the knockout semi-finals. Group AStefanos TsitsipasFrances TiafoeHubert HurkaczJaume Munar Group BAlex de MinaurTaylor FritzAndrey RublevLiam Caruana Tsitsipas, who defeated four Top 10 opponents en route to the…

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Area teams stack the finals | Class 3A state golf

Last week’s Class 1A golf state tournament was stacked with Central Florida talent — producing a sweep of the two individual and two team state championships. The Class 3A finals, teeing off Tuesday at Mission Inn in Howey-in-the-Hills, could also see a leader board loaded with area golfers. From Lake Mary going for a fourth consecutive state title on the girls side to the four local boys teams that shot 300 or better in region meets, there’s a good chance at more hardware for teams playing close to home. One…

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Ranji Trophy: In a football-crazy Shillong, one cricketer attracted crowds

Written by Bharat Sundaresan | Shillong | Published: November 5, 2018 2:54:54 am Manik Das (centre) with Sudesh Pradhan (left) and Gideon Khorkongor. (Express Photo) IN 1988, Sunil Gavaskar came to Shillong. He was just one year out from having brought his international career to an end. Gavaskar had been invited as a chief guest by the Shillong Cricket Club to give away a few prizes for their local league tournament. And Gavaskar’s maiden visit to the town saw thousands gather at the Garrison Club ground to see the legendary…

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LPGA Q-Series success stories include Korean medalist, amateur aces and golfers looking for another shot

There wasn’t just one winner at LPGA Q-Series. There were 48 of them. That’s how many players earned tour cards on Saturday in the inaugural edition of the revamped Q school, a grueling 11-day, eight-round affair at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort. Officially, the medalist was South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6, already a standout at home with seven KLPGA titles and holding down 19th place on the Rolex Women’s World Ranking. A closing two-under 70 on the No. 7 course gave the 22-year-old an 18-under aggregate. “It was a long 144 holes and…

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