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Ian Poulter, Brian Gay keep cards after PGA Tour re-evaluates criteria

Ian Poulter is keeping his PGA Tour card after all. The Englishman last week believed he had failed in his final attempt to keep his membership for the rest of the season when he missed the cut at the Valero Texas Open and fell short of the money or FedEx Cup point totals necessary to fulfill the criteria of his major medical extension. But Brian Gay — facing a similar scenario — brought to the PGA Tour’s attention how a change in the points structure this year unfairly affected the…

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One-Day Cup: Moeen Ali leads Worcestershire to win over Leicestershire

Moeen Ali made 14 in Worcestershire’s opening One-Day Cup win over Nottinghamshire Royal London One-Day Cup, Fischer County Ground Worcestershire 361-8 (50 overs): Moeen 90, Cox 44, Clarke 42 Leicestershire 319 (47.2 overs): Ali 88, Cosgrove 67; Leach 4-66, Shantry 3-64 Worcestershire won by 42 runs Match scorecard Moeen Ali hit 90 as Worcestershire made it back-to-back One-Day Cup wins with a 42-run victory over Leicestershire. The England all-rounder struck two sixes and 12 fours as he laid the foundation for Worcestershire’s 361-8 after they were put into bat. Leicestershire,…

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Braden Holtby remains Washington Capitals’ starting goaltender for Game 3

The Washington Capitals will keep Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby as the starter in net when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins for Monday’s Game 3, coach Barry Trotz announced Sunday. Holtby was yanked for the start of the third period in what became a 6-2 Washington loss to Sidney Crosby and the Penguins on Saturday night. That dropped the Capitals into a 2-0 hole in the Eastern Conference second-round series. “Obviously, it’s never where you want to be,” Holtby said. On Saturday, after Holtby gave up three goals on nine…

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Belgian rider Serge Pauwels takes overall victory

Serge Pauwels was ninth overall in last year’s Tour de Yorkshire Belgian Serge Pauwels claimed his first career win in the Tour de Yorkshire after winning Sunday’s final stage. The Team Dimension Data rider, 33, timed his push perfectly on the final climbs of the 194.5km stage from Bradford to Fox Valley near Sheffield. Pauwels’ team-mate Omar Fraile finished second and Britain’s Tao Geoghegan-Hart, riding for Team Sky, was fifth. Nacer Bouhanni, Saturday’s stage winner, was taken to hospital after being knocked unconscious in a crash. Pauwels attacked at the…

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Baltimore Orioles scratch slugger Chris Davis with sore elbow

NEW YORK — Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been removed from Sunday’s starting lineup against the Yankees, two days after he was hit on the right elbow by a pitch from New York’s CC Sabathia. Davis was in the original lineup batting fifth. Trey Mancini took over at first base and was dropped down one slot. Bothered by elbow soreness, Davis is 0 for 7 since he was hit. Baltimore also swapped a pair of relievers for the series finale, recalling left-hander Richard Bleier and right-hander Logan Verrett…

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Premiership: Bath 44-20 Gloucester – BBC Sport

Aled Brew’s strength saw him cross in the corner for Bath’s second try Aviva Premiership Bath: (10) 44 Tries: Faletau 3, Brew, Clark, Fruean Cons: Priestland 4 Pens: Priestland 2 Gloucester (8) 20 Tries: May 2, Halaifonua Con: Hook Pen: Hook A hat-trick from Wales’ Taulupe Faletau helped Bath take the battle for the fourth Premiership play-off spot down to the final day with a bonus-point win that ended Gloucester’s top-six hopes. Faletau and Gloucester’s Jonny May traded tries before Bath took full control of the local derby at the…

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Middlesbrough 2-2 Manchester City – BBC Sport

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus heads in a late equaliser on his first start since returning from a broken foot Gabriel Jesus scored a late equaliser as Manchester City twice came from behind to rescue a point in the race for a top-four finish and dent Middlesbrough’s Premier League survival hopes. Boro thought they had secured a valuable win when Calum Chambers poked in from close range on 77 minutes, only for Jesus to rise and convert Sergio Aguero’s cross with five minutes remaining. It was a cruel blow for…

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Doncaster 3-35 London Irish – BBC Sport

London Irish finished the regular season 17 points clear at the top of the Championship Greene King IPA Championship play-off semi-final first leg Doncaster Knights (3) 3 Pens: Flockhart London Irish (10) 35 Tries: Paice 2, Tikoirotuma 2, Lewington, De Chaves Con: Bell Pen: Bell London Irish will take a handsome lead into the second leg of their Championship play-off semi-final after a 35-3 win over Doncaster Knights. Irish, bidding to return to the Premiership at the first attempt, ran in six tries at blustery Castle Park. Captain David Paice…

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Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup: Britain’s Rachel Atherton extends winning run with victory in Lourdes

Atherton completed a perfect season in 2016 when she won all seven rounds of the World Cup Britain’s Rachel Atherton extended her record winning run to 14 with victory in the opening round of the 2017 UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup. The world champion, 29, set a time of 3 minutes 21.430 seconds in France on Sunday to continue an unbeaten streak in the competition going back to 2015. Fellow Britons Tahnee Seagrave and Manon Carpenter, of Wales, were third and fifth respectively. “I cannot believe it. It’s been…

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Identity of Cleveland Browns’ starting QB still a mystery – Cleveland Browns Blog

Biggest post-draft questions still to be answered by the Cleveland Browns: NFL draft home page: Day 3 recap » • By round: pick-by-pick analysis | By team• Kiper: 2017 NFL Draft Grades• McShay: Best pick for all 32 teams• Nation: Best, riskiest moves for every team• All 32 teams: Analysis for every pick• Seifert: More prospects will skip bowls• Where every QB was picked in ’17 draft• McShay: Top 10 undrafted prospects• Trades: Look back at all 39 trades• Fantasy: Day 2 reaction | Round 1 Are the Browns improved…

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