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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Johan Carlsson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour’s flagship event at Wentworth Club’s revamped West Course. The 30-year-old Swede had eight birdies and two bogeys. ”Obviously, this week is a big week and I’ve always had that goal …

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CONCORD, N.C. — The cream always seems to rise to the top in the biggest races, and such was the case in qualifying for Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick took his third pole of the season. Harvick posted a fast lap of 193.424 miles per hour in his No. 4 …

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jon Rahm was at Colonial during tournament week each of the past two years to accept the Ben Hogan Award that goes to the nation’s top college golfer. This time, he’s playing in the PGA Tour event at Hogan’s Alley and among the leaders. With his 4-under 66 on Thursday, Rahm …

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For the most part, the subject of money isn’t discussed openly much in NASCAR anymore, so when a team owner throws out a real number, ears perk up. Such was the case Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway when 2015 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion driver Kyle Busch was asked about the economic health of …

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch proved last week he could win a Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the exhibition NASCAR All-Star race. Now he’s out to prove he can win a Cup points race and put an end a long drought. ”It felt good to get that out of the way, so now …

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On Wednesday, USA Today Sports columnist Christine Brennan caused a stir on social media with her story about observations she made at the Senior PGA Championship on the eve of the tournament’s start. The event is being hosted at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. (a minor controversy of its own) and Brennan was …

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) British Open champion Henrik Stenson shot a bogey-free, 4-under 68 to lie two strokes off the lead held by Swedish compatriot Johan Carlsson after the first round of the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday. All four of Stenson’s birdies came on the back nine as Wentworth rolled out its new greens …

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