Yang Beats Conners In Final Of US Amateur

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — South Korea’s Gunn Yang completed his improbable run to the U.S. Amateur title with a 2-and-1 victory over Canada’s Corey Conners on Sunday. At No. 776, Yang became the lowest-ranked player in the world amateur standings to win the...
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ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas back in rehab

FILE – In this May 14, 2014, file photo, Elizabeth Vargas attends A Celebration of Barbara Walters at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. ABC News anchor Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency. The “20/20†anchor...

Marissa Steen Wins Third Symetra Tour Title

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marissa Steen won the Eagle Classic on Sunday for her third Symetra Tour title of the year, earning $15,000 to jump from second to first on the money list with $75,348. Steen, the 24-year-old former University of Memphis player from West Chester, Ohio, closed...
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Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

Milwaukee Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy, right, is congratulated by Carlos Gomez after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Milwaukee...
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Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

Jenny Shin, left, Meena Lee, center, and Illhee Lee, right, spray Champion Inbee Park after she won the Wegmans LPGA golf championship in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Park won in a sudden death playoff round. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) Jenny Shin, left, Meena Lee, center,...

Federer, Serena Williams Win Titles At Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Roger Federer got his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati, overcoming one bad set to pull it off. Serena Williams dominated for her first championship. Federer beat David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Western & Southern Open, a tournament in...

Rockies Retire Helton’s No. 17 Jersey

DENVER (AP) — Todd Helton brought the crowd at Coors Field to its feet again Sunday when the Colorado Rockies retired the No. 17 jersey of their longtime first baseman. Helton, a career .316 hitter, retired after last season following a stellar 17-year career, all with the...

Gausman, Orioles Avoid Sweep, Beat Indians 4-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Kevin Gausman pitched six strong innings and the Baltimore Orioles salvaged the series finale, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Sunday to avoid being swept for the first time since May. Gausman (7-4) allowed just one run and two hits as the AL...
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Serena Williams wins Cincinnati, beating Ivanovic

Serena Williams poses with the championship trophy after defeating Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, 6-4, 6-1, in a final match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) Serena Williams poses with the championship...
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Police shooting draws protesters from near, far

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, protesters march down the middle of a street in front of a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo. that was looted and burned following the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer on...