Billy Hurley III extends Greenbrier Classic lead

...I figure if I shoot the lowest score tomorrow, I can't lose."Hurley never relinquished the lead he has held since midway through the second round at Old White TPC. He birdied the par-5 12th and par-4 13th before dropping a stroke on the par-3...

Religion, politics often mix

...opposition from the Loyalists.The Congregational Church in Midway, Ga., and the parish that contained the church were a hotbed...church and served in the Continental Congress from 1776-78. Midway Church was burned to the ground by the British in the Revolutionary...

Drivers say Daytona is 'the holy grail of motorsports'

...regardless of which race it is."The first Daytona 500 was in 1959. The first 400-mile summer race, which generally marks the midway point of the season, was in 1960.The 400 was on July Fourth until 1988 when the track decided to move it to the Saturday...

Defending champion Andy Murray ousted at Wimbledon

...him."Djokovic was troubled by Cilic, to be sure, but also by repeated slips that prompted the Serb to change his shoes midway through the match. Playing on No. 1 Court, Djokovic also was rattled by intermittent cheering from outside the arena for...

Bernhard Langer leads by three over Kenny Perry

...but no victories. The two-time Masters Tournament champion led by two shots after 36 holes.Perry briefly took the lead midway through the round before settling for 65.Russ Cochran, Joe Durant and Bill Glasson are four back. Cochran had 63, the low...

Panthers select defenseman Aaron Ekblad with first pick in NHL Draft

...The two-time U.S. Olympian won the Selke Trophy in 2011 as the NHL's best defensive forward.Nashville traded forward Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling to the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward James Neal midway through the draft.

Spieth looks to put new experience to use

...has been in contention so much on the PGA Tour that it's easy to forget he's just 20 years old. He turned pro in 2012, midway through his second year of college, yet he already has a professional win (2013 John Deere Classic) and a tie for second...

Kings beat Blackhawks in OT to win series

...in the series, only to have the defending champion Blackhawks come back to force Game 7. Marian Gaborik had the tying score midway through the third period.Patrick Sharp scored two goals for the Blackhawks, who blew a 2-0 lead. Brandon Saad had a goal...

Striker Mario Balotelli's header leads Italy past England

...in the middle of the pitch," he said. "We worked well in Coverciano and you could see that. They (England) had cramps midway through the second half, and that shows that our work paid off."Balotelli was born to Ghanaian immigrants and raised by...

Canadiens stave off elimination against Rangers

...goaltending, even if New York's best chance of the game had Carl Hagelin's shot stopped by the end of Dustin Tokarski's stick midway through the first period.Lundqvist was pulled in favor of Cam Talbot after allowing four goals on 19 shots. BLUE JACKETS...