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Fassi wins NCAA women’s title; Texas grabs top seed

[ad_1] FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, played bogey-free at Blessing Golf Club for a 5-under 68, giving her a four-shot victory over Sierra Brooks
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Karolina Pliskova powers past Johanna Konta to take Rome title

[ad_1] Karolina Pliskova ended Johanna Konta's hopes of landing a first clay-court title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the Italian Open final in Rome on Sunday.The Czech world No. 7 did not drop a single service game as she secured the third clay-court title of her career and her first in Rome in one hour and 25 minutes.1 RelatedBritish No. 1 Konta struggled to trouble Pliskova on serve as
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Helen Alfredsson captures US Senior Women’s Open title

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Lyon Women thrash Barca to win sixth UCL title

[ad_1] Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg struck a first-half hat trick as Lyon thumped Barcelona 4-1 to win the Women's Champions League for the fourth successive season.Hegerberg's treble came in just 16 minutes after Dzsenifer Marozsan had opened the scoring, as the French champions won the competition for the sixth time in their history. Asisat Oshoala scored a late consolation for Barca. Champions League success brings up the treble for
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Canelo ordered to defend new title by Aug. 4

[ad_1] Middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez is not getting much time to enjoy his unanimous decision victory over Daniel Jacobs in their world title unification fight that took place on May 4 in Las Vegas.On Wednesday, less than two weeks after the fight, the IBF, whose belt Alvarez won from Jacobs to add it to his two titles, ordered Alvarez to next make a mandatory defense against No. 1 challenger
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Vegas lowers Pels’ title odds from 300-1 to 25-1

[ad_1] The New Orleans Pelicans were the big NBA draft lottery winners on Tuesday night, and Las Vegas took notice.The Pelicans came into the evening tied for the worst 2019-20 NBA title odds at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook at 300-1, but were lowered to 25-1 (tied for 10th-best odds) after securing the No. 1 pick and the right to (presumably) draft Zion Williamson.Williamson is currently a -2500 favorite (bet
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Summer of Kevin Durant – How he changes NBA title odds

[ad_1] 9:28 PM ETDoug KezirianESPN CloseSportsCenter anchor Behind The Bets podcast hostThe Golden State Warriors provided a potential sneak peek into next season with an impressive Game 6 closeout win over the Houston Rockets -- without injured superstar Kevin Durant. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP is expected to opt out of his contract this summer and explore free agency.Some other marquee players will follow him and find new teams
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Sung Kang wins Byron Nelson for first PGA Tour title

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang made a 23-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to finally take the lead for good at the Byron Nelson and held on for his first PGA Tour victory on a 27-hole Sunday at Trinity Forest. That was the second of three consecutive birdies for Kang, the 31-year-old South Korean who lives in North Texas. In his 159th career PGA Tour start, Kang closed
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Manchester City and Liverpool’s epic title race was decided by millimetres and seconds

[ad_1] Eighty-three seconds; that's all they had. For just under one and a half minutes, Liverpool and their supporters allowed hope to turn into belief that a 29-year wait to be champions of England would come to an end on the final day of the Premier League season.Having taken a 17th-minute lead against Wolves at Anfield through Sadio Mane, news came through that Glenn Murray had headed Brighton in front