Golf-Fowler seeks rebound after near-miss at U.S. Open
June 28 World number nine Rickie Fowler will look to rebound from a near-miss at the U.S. Open when he headlines the field at this week's Quicken Loans National in Maryland.
May 1 Australian Cameron Smith and Swede Jonas Blixt won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event in a playoff on Monday.
They triumphed with a birdie at the fourth extra hole, outlasting the American duo of Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown at TPC Louisiana.
The playoff was held over until Monday morning after the final round was completed in near-darkness on Sunday evening following a long thunderstorm delay.
Smith's victory, his first on the PGA Tour, earned him a spot in the prestigious Players Championship in Florida next week.
It was Blixt's third tour win.
(Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina, editing by Ed Osmond)
June 28 Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, one of the best shooters in basketball history, will get to see how he stacks up against professional golfers after receiving a sponsor exemption into the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.
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