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Golf updates scorecard rule by allowing extra 15 minutes to fix errors and avoid disqualification

Jun. 18, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The temptation would be to refer to a change in the scorecard procedure as the “Jordan Rule," only because Jordan Spieth was the most recent example. Players now have an additional 15 minutes to correct their scorecard before it is deemed to have been returned. ...

Canada's Natalie Spooner named IIHF women's hockey player of the year following MVP PWHL season

Jun. 18, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

Natalie Spooner’s knee injury hasn’t overshadowed a sensational year in which the Canadian national team forward was voted the International Ice Hockey Federation's female player of the year on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Spooner generated a third of the ballots cast by nearly 100...

Stellantis recalling nearly 1.2 million vehicles to fix software glitch that disables rear camera

Jun. 18, 2024 10:17 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis is recalling nearly 1.2 million vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a software glitch that can disable the rearview cameras. The recall covers Jeep Compass, Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs from the 2022 and 2023 model years. Also...

Conners moves into last Canadian spot for Olympic return. Dutch are back in the game

Jun. 17, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Corey Conners found the fairway and the green on the final hole of the U.S. Open, a closing par at Pinehurst No. 2 that landed him in the Olympics for Canada for the second time. The Official World Golf Ranking published after the U.S. Open was used to...

Lionel Messi and Argentina will try for a 3rd straight major title in Copa America

Jun. 17, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lionel Messi and Argentina will try to match Spain’s feat of three consecutive major titles when the Copa America kicks off Thursday night. Coming off championships in the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup, Messi will be four days shy of his 37th birthday...

An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening

Jun. 16, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “ Inside Out 2.” The animated sequel earned $155 million in ticket sales from 4,440 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday. Not only is...

Olympic spots are on the line for Patrick Cantlay and Corey Conners at the US Open

Jun. 15, 2024 11:32 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — David Puig of Spain knew the score even before he teed off in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. All he had to do was make the cut to move past Jorge Campillo and earn a spot in the Olympics this summer in Paris. “Unless someone like Eugenio Chacarra...

Heat and Wizards to meet in Mexico City on Nov. 2

Jun. 14, 2024 13:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NBA will return to Mexico City next season, with the Washington Wizards and the Miami Heat set to play a regular-season game there on Nov. 2. It will be a home game for the Wizards and the 33rd NBA matchup in Mexico since 1992, the most of any country other...

Canada's defense investment plans put it on track to meet NATO guideline, minister says

Jun. 14, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Canada looks on track to meet NATO’s military spending guideline by the end of the decade, Defense Minister Bill Blair said Friday, notably by boosting investment in the Arctic near its shared border with Russia as the region warms quickly because of climate change. ...

Wreck of the last ship of famed Anglo-Irish explorer Shackleton found off the coast of Canada

Jun. 13, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — The wreck of the last ship belonging to Sir Ernest Shackleton, a famous Irish-born British explorer of Antarctica, has been found off the coast of Labrador in Canada, 62 years after it went missing. The wreck was found by an international team led by the Royal...