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Chris DeForest of Cottekill, N.Y. won the 81st New Hampshire Open at Owl's Nest Resort & Golf Club in Thornton. Cottekill won with a three-day score of 10-under par 206. Joe Leavitt of Atkinson was the highest N.H. golfer, finishing 13th with a 211.
Yanks lose to Rays 6-3, which could lead to more exits
News & Observer
... with Curt Casali after his two-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 30, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Chris O'Meara AP Photo. By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press.
Blue Jays rout Orioles 9-1 to take AL East lead
“He hit his spots pretty well today,” Baltimore's Mark Trumbo said. “There won't a whole lot to hit.” Happ walked three and matched his season-high with 11 strikeouts in what manager John Gibbons called “a dominating outing.” Happ struck out a career ...
Nats land star closer Melancon in Pirates trade
Mark Melancon has converted 30 of 33 saves with a 1.51 ERA this season. He led the majors last season with 51 saves. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara. Rivero is under team control through 2021 and hit 100 mph on the radar gun regularly during an extended relief ...