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June 18, 2017 - 10:37 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The scores were low at Erin Hills this weekend, and no one had a lower total that Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh). The 27-year-old Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) earned his first major victory by clowing with a 5-under 67 to win the...
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Kyle Larson raises his arms after exiting his car after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 18, 2017 - 9:14 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Three times, Kyle Larson needed to outrace the rest of the contenders on late restarts. That's a task he's proven he can handle at Michigan International Speedway. Larson took control on a restart with five laps remaining and held off Chase Elliott on Sunday for his second...
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June 18, 2017 - 8:40 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The first Major golf tournament in Wisconsin has produced a first-time major champion. Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) closed with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open by four strokes over Brian Harman and Hidei Matsuyama (...
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June 18, 2017 - 8:34 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The first Major golf tournament in Wisconsin has produced a first-time major champion. Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) closed with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open by four strokes over Brian Harman and Hidei Matsuyama (...
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June 18, 2017 - 8:30 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — If you saw Joey Logano's reaction Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, you might have thought he won. The Team Penske driver finished third, marking the first time in six races that Logano has placed in the top 20. "Yeah, you have no idea how good this feels," Logano...
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June 18, 2017 - 7:42 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Millican raced to his first career Top Fuel victory Sunday, beating Leah Pritchett in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals final. The Tennessee driver had a 3.825-second pass at 316.38 mph in the final. He won in his 254th Top Fuel start and ninth final-round appearance. "I...
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Kyle Larson, left, and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field to start a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 18, 2017 - 6:51 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson took control on a restart with five laps remaining and raced to his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off Chase Elliott on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was the third Cup win of Larson's career — and second in a row at...
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June 18, 2017 - 2:47 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Players are on the course for the final round of the U.S. Open in blustery conditions at Erin Hills. The wind is gusting up to 25 mph with the forecast calling for it to go as high as 30 mph when the leaders tee...
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June 18, 2017 - 12:08 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Wind could finally become a factor at Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Five players have reached 10-under par or better so far this week at the U.S. Open. That's one fewer than the number who had done it over the first 116 years of what had been known as the toughest test in golf. Staying...
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June 17, 2017 - 10:59 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek took the lead with four laps remaining and pulled away to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park. Nemechek grabbed the top spot from Matt Crafton in Turns 1 and 2 on the 156th lap and held off pole-sitter...
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