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The Latest: Gore makes return to Open and it doesn't count

Jun. 19, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11 a.m. Jason Gore played in the U.S. Open for the first time in 11 years. His score didn't count. Gore is most famous for playing in the final...

Myers homers twice, Paddack fans 11, Padres beat Reds 8-2

Jun. 19, 2021 02:49 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers made up for lost time with two impressive swings. After struggling for weeks, Myers homered twice and doubled to lead the San Diego Padres to an 8-2 win against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Tommy Pham hit a leadoff homer and Chris...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani 1st HR Derby entrant, Buehler vs D-backs

Jun. 19, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DERBY WATCH Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani is the first confirmed competitor for the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver’s Coors Field on July 12, and others...

Shohei Ohtani to hit in All-Star Home Run Derby

Jun. 19, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver's Coors Field on July 12. The Los Angeles Angels star will be the first Japanese-born player in the derby, held the night before the All-Star Game. ...

A glance at the second round of the US Open

Jun. 18, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — LEADING: Russell Henley and 48-year-old Richard Brand, both at 5 under 137. JUST BEHIND: Louis Oosthuizen and Matthew Wolff, a shot back at 138. Bubba Watson and Jon Rahm were at 3-under 139. LEAVING: Webb Simpson missed the cut,...

Matthew Wolff finding his groove again at US Open

Jun. 18, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Matthew Wolff had a long layoff before arriving at Torrey Pines to play one of the stiffest tests in golf. He showed up with no expectations. Keep playing like this and he could leave with the U.S. Open trophy. His swing and mind...

Only in his dreams: DeChambeau finds swing key at night

Jun. 18, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau stayed on the practice range under the lights after opening with a 73 in the U.S. Open. It was only when the lights went out that he found a solution. “I was sleeping and it came to me in the middle of the night,” DeChambeau said...

Bland, Henley share lead in a US Open that is really open

Jun. 18, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Open prides itself on being the most open of all majors with some 9,000 players from all walks of golf having a chance to compete. Open, indeed. The weekend at Torrey Pines features major champions and major contenders,...

Column: Golf's ultimate grinder doesn't give up easily

Jun. 18, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Richard Bland spent 25 years lugging his golf clubs across Europe, chasing a dream that improbably came true last month at the age of 48. Whether he can stand up to the pressure of the weekend at the U.S. Open is anyone’s guess. But there’s one...

Westmoreland thriving at U.S. Open after Air Force service

Jun. 18, 2021 22:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The steady stream of fighter jets roaring overhead mostly go unnoticed, background noise to the beautiful views and brilliant golf at Torrey Pines. The cacophony brings Kyle Westmoreland comfort. “It makes you feel right at...