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Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup

Oct. 21, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt. Koepka won by four strokes, playing the back nine in 7-under 29 for an 8-under 64 and a 21-under 267 total. He holed a...

Kenyan, Canadian win Detroit marathon; couple marries

Oct. 21, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Kenyan has won Detroit's marquee marathon on the men's side and a Canadian won the women's race in an event that also featured a couple marrying in their middle of their run. Forty-four-year-old Christopher Chipsiya won Sunday's Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon with a time of 2...

NASCAR announces France Humanitarian Award finalists

Oct. 21, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Four men and women who perform volunteer work with children have been selected as the finalists for the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, which will be presented at NASCAR's awards banquet in November. Carl Dakes of Harwood, Maryland, has spent 18 years helping the Believe In...

Khachanov beats Mannarino in 55 minutes to win Kremlin Cup

Oct. 21, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Karen Khachanov breezed past Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 6-2 to win his third career ATP title at the Kremlin Cup on Sunday. Khachanov's powerful serve dictated the match, as it has done all tournament. He fired in six aces and wrapped up the win in 55 minutes. The 22-year-old Russian was only...

Svitolina and Pliskova win opening matches at WTA Finals

Oct. 21, 2018 10:54 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina secured opening round-robin match wins at the WTA Finals on Sunday. Pliskova, who now leads the tour with 48 wins this season, defeated defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 6-4 in the second match. Pliskova saved all 10 break points...

Kang finishes strong to win LPGA Shanghai by 2 strokes

Oct. 21, 2018 10:08 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Shanghai by two strokes for her second career title. Kang, who started the final round one stroke off the lead, offset a lone bogey on the par-5 fourth hole with four birdies after the turn to finish at 13-under 275 and hold off a...

Work ethic earns teen respect, spot on varsity football team

Oct. 21, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

GRETNA, Va. (AP) — Five years ago Hazeray Wyche stood on a field here, soaking in the sights and sounds of youth league drills. Actually, she did quite a lot of standing around, because the fundamentals of football were foreign to her. "I don't know what I'm doing," Wyche told herself at the time. Her...

Andrade beats Kautondokwa for WBO middleweight title

Oct. 21, 2018 2:48 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday night. Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and third, and twice...

Andrade wins WBO middleweight title with unanimous decision

Oct. 21, 2018 1:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday night. Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and third, and twice...

Kasatkina beats Jabeur to win Kremlin Cup

Oct. 20, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Daria Kasatkina won the Kremlin Cup as qualifier Ons Jabeur narrowly failed to become the first WTA winner from Tunisia on Saturday. Jabeur was a set and a break up at 4-1 when she seemed to tire in her eighth match in as many days, allowing Kasatkina to win 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 with vocal...