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Irish, Spartans officially renew rivalry in second round

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When top-seed Notre Dame meets No. 9-seed Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Chicago Regional on Monday night, their familiarity with each other could breed some contempt. In recent years, coach Muffet McGraw and her third-ranked Fighting Irish have won six straight against the Spartans. Officially, the last game between the two teams ...

Read More » | Casey clings to one-shot PGA lead over No. 1 Johnson

Miami – Defending champion Paul Casey clung to a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Dustin Johnson despite a closing bogey in Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Tour Valspar Championship. The 41-year-old Englishman missed a 14-foot par putt at the par-4 18th and settled for a bogey and a three-under par 68. He stood on nine-under 204 after 54 holes ...

Read More » | Hend claims Maybank Championship on first playoff hole

Kuala Lumpur – Australia’s Scott Hend won the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, edging Spain’s Nacho Elvira in a sensational playoff after tropical thunderstorms halted play for two hours.  Rain hit the course in the final round at the Saujana Golf and Country Club with the last group on the 18th green. Hend had looked the favourite after ...

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Netherlands 2-3 Germany: Schulz hits last-minute winner

Nico Schulz (14) scored his second Germany goal in six appearances Nico Schulz scored a last-minute winner as Germany gained revenge over the Netherlands with a thrilling Euro 2020 qualifying victory in Amsterdam. The Dutch reached the Nations League finals by scoring twice in the final five minutes in November,

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