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Lawrence hangs on to win South African Open

Dec. 04, 2022 13:33 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thriston Lawrence held on to win his home South African Open by one shot despite a final-round 2-over 74 at the Blair Atholl course on Sunday. Lawrence started the day with a two-shot lead over Clement Sordet of France and despite extending his advantage to five...

Kylian Mbappé leads France past Poland 3-1 at World Cup

Dec. 04, 2022 13:06 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It all seems so straightforward — laughable, perhaps — for Kylian Mbappé when it comes to the World Cup. The France forward, who scored four goals when he led his country to the title four years ago as a 19-year-old phenom, put on yet another demonstration...

Sterling misses England's World Cup match with Senegal

Dec. 04, 2022 13:23 PM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Raheem Sterling has been ruled out of England’s World Cup round of 16 match with Senegal because of a “family matter,” the Football Association said Sunday. The forward started the Three Lions' opening two games in Group B, but was left out of the final...

Deshaun Watson returns from ban with some support, many boos

Dec. 04, 2022 13:22 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson signed autographs for Texans and Browns fans and posed for selfies before his first game in 700 days in a familiar place. Once the game started, it was overwhelming boos for Watson. Watson heard jeers before taking each snap on his first...

White Sox finalize $12 million, 1-year deal with Clevinger

Dec. 04, 2022 12:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and right-hander Mike Clevinger have finalized a $12 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal on Sunday. Clevinger will make $8 million in 2023, and there is a mutual $12 million option for 2024 that includes a $4 million buyout....

World Cup: Neymar set to return as Brazil faces South Korea

Dec. 04, 2022 12:22 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar appeared to have fully recovered from his ankle injury and was expected to return to Brazil's starting lineup against South Korea in the round of 16 at the World Cup on Monday. A smiling Neymar trained with teammates Sunday in a practice session that was...

Ahead of World Cup game, Brazil coach recalls meeting Pelé

Dec. 04, 2022 11:43 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil coach Tite recalled his emotional first meeting with Pelé, and sent the soccer great well-wishes Sunday ahead of Brazil’s game against South Korea at the World Cup. Tite said Pelé, who has been hospitalized with a respiratory infection in Brazil, was...

Olivier Giroud breaks Henry's French record with 52nd goal

Dec. 04, 2022 11:08 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Olivier Giroud broke Thierry Henry’s French record with his 52nd goal for the national team Sunday, giving the defending champions a 1-0 lead over Poland in the round of 16 at the World Cup. The 36-year-old Giroud had tied Henry’s record of 51 goals when he...

Julianne Sitch 1st woman to coach men’s soccer to NCAA title

Dec. 04, 2022 11:07 AM EST

SALEM, Va. (AP) — Julianne Sitch became the first woman to coach a men’s soccer team to an NCAA championship, guiding the University of Chicago to the Division III title. Chicago defeated Williams College 2-0 on Saturday for the Maroons' first NCAA men’s soccer title in program...

Japan summons samurai spirit against Croatia at World Cup

Dec. 04, 2022 10:35 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Japan defender Yuto Nakatomo has told his teammates they'll need to show “samurai spirit” in Monday's round-of-16 match against Croatia at the World Cup. And they'll need another quality that Nakatomo learned playing for almost a decade in Italy, mostly with...