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Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala's double bogey

Jun. 26, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took...

Sun shut down Dream in fourth quarter, win 72-61

Jun. 26, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Courtney Williams scored 17 points, Alyssa Thomas added 15 and Connecticut held Atlanta to one field goal in the final seven minutes, defeating the Dream 72-61 on Sunday. Thomas also had 11 rebounds and eight assists for the Sun (13-6). Williams grabbed 10 rebounds...

Schauffele takes 1-shot lead over buddy Cantlay at Travelers

Jun. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over good friend and playing partner Patrick Cantlay into the final round of the Travelers Championship. Schauffele had a 17-under 193 total at TPC River Highlands. Cantlay shot 63. ...

Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live

Jun. 25, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Xander Schauffele shoots 63 to take 5-shot lead at Travelers

Jun. 24, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot his second straight 7-under 63 on Friday to take a five-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion shot a 31 on the front nine at TPC River Highlands with four birdies, then had a 32 on the back, making birdies on...

Legal battles likely as divided states grapple with abortion

Jun. 24, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

The Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn the constitutional right to abortion has only further fractured an already deep division between the states, where contentious legal battles are almost certain to erupt as legislatures and attorneys general grapple with the new landscape of abortion...

Gov. Lamont urged to address open jobs at union convention

Jun. 24, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — While organized labor had high praise for Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont at the opening day of the Connecticut AFL-CIO political convention on Thursday, workers urged him to do more to help fill numerous open positions in state government and across the state. ...

3 more officers put on leave after man injured in police van

Jun. 24, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Three additional police officers in Connecticut have been placed on paid leave after a man was seriously injured in the back of a police transport van when one of the officers said he braked to avoid an accident, New Haven authorities announced. The man,...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 24, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Rutland Herald. June 21, 2022. Editorial: Choices A Supreme Court decision this week caught our attention. It could have significant implications right here in Vermont. The decision stems from a case out of Maine, and points to school choice. ...

Rory McIlroy, JT Poston share Travelers lead at 8-under 62

Jun. 23, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Rory McIlroy fought off a sinus bug to shoot an 8-under 62 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead with J.T. Poston in the Travelers Championship. Coming off a fifth-place tie Sunday in the U.S. Open after winning the Canadian Open the previous week,...