MIDLAND, Mich. - Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event.

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The dates Jan. 6-7 of this year should be marked, highlighted and remembered if you’re a fan of the St. Louis Blues and Robert Bortuzzo.

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BOSTON - Toronto pitcher Jacob Waguespack spent the day before his first major league start as a tourist in Fenway Park, signing his name inside the Green Monster and FaceTiming his high school coaches from the dugout.

Tyler Rolfe of the Red Lake Golf and Country Club fired an opening day 73 on Monday to sit in a tie for third place at the Nott Autocorp Men’s Amateur Golf Championship at the Quarry Oaks Golf Course in Steinbach, Man.

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Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medallist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA c…