PGA Championship

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6:12 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Sports Report: Tony Stewart Sits Out Race After Hitting Driver; Rory McIlroy Wins PGA Championship

AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday. Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart pulled out of the race 12 hours after he struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car during a race in Canandaigua, New York. Kevin Ward Jr.'s family says it "appreciates all the prayer and support" but that members "would like time to grieve."

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Sports
6:54 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Sports Report: PGA Championship Starts Today

The Mohegan Sun casino and its parent company have announced their purchase of a professional lacrosse team that will begin playing in eastern Connecticut in December.

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Sports
7:28 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Dufner Wins First Major Title

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In golf news, Jason Dufner won his first major title with a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship. Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off the 2003 U.S. Open champion. The winning score was 10-under 270.

In baseball, Mariano Rivera blew a 4-2 lead before Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Yankees over Detroit 5-4. Alex Rodriguez also turned boos into cheers after hitting his first homer of the season in the second inning.

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