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Not much wind and a lot of Will as Zalatoris leads at PGA

May. 20, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma wind came sweeping through Southern Hills and then swiftly left town in time for Will Zalatoris, Bubba Watson and yes, even Tiger Woods, to bring a sleepy PGA Championship to life on Friday. Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the...

Ryu sharp in 1st win of year, Blue Jays beat Votto, Reds 2-1

May. 20, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six shutout innings to earn his first victory of the season, and the Blue Jays held Reds star Joey Votto in check in his return from COVID-19 as Toronto beat Cincinnati 2-1 Friday night. Toronto improved to 11-6 in one-run games. They are 21-18...

PGA Championship at a glance

May. 20, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills: Leading: Will Zalatoris had a 5-under 65 and is at 131. Trailing: Mito Pereira of Chile (64) was at 132. Tiger Tracks: Tiger Woods made a pair of...

Woods plays through pain, makes another major cut at PGA

May. 20, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiger Woods clenched his jaw when the pain hit. He limped, occasionally used a driver like a cane, and pushed his rebuilt right leg over and through the hills and swales of Southern Hills on Friday with a singular mission: to get to the weekend at the PGA...

Masters champ Scheffler, Johnson among those missing PGA cut

May. 20, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler arrived at Southern Hills with a green jacket hanging in his closet, the No. 1 ranking beside his name and the rest of the field pointing to him as the favorite to win the PGA Championship. The Masters champ headed home Friday after shooting...

Story's slam snagged by former Sox player in Monster seats

May. 20, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Trevor Story connected again Friday night — this time with a former Boston player seated atop the Green Monster. Story, who hit three home runs in Boston’s victory Thursday, launched a grand slam to give the Red Sox a 4-0 lead over Seattle...

Key hole in the 2nd round at PGA Championship

May. 20, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the PGA Championship: HOLE: 12. YARDAGE: 451. PAR: 4. STROKE AVERAGE: 4.17 RANK: 9 KEY FACT: Will Zalatoris made a 7-foot birdie putt...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

Marcus Smart, Mikal Bridges top NBA All-Defensive first team

May. 20, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics was the leading vote-getter for the All-Defensive first team, with Mikal Bridges of the Phoenix Suns joining him as the other guard. Former Defensive Players of the Year Rudy Gobert of Utah and Giannis...

Fore! Wayward tee shots hit player, ESPN anchor during PGA

May. 20, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Some of the intrigue heading into the PGA Championship at Southern Hills had to do with the compact nature of the grand old layout, where greens are often so close to tees that players get in logjams waiting for each other. Turned out it was two relatively wide...