Final tournament before FedEx Cup playoffs was costly to Vaughn Taylor

...of each PGA Tour winner starting with the Travelers Championship to donate $500 into a fund, with the caddie for the runner-up donating $300.Hulka said it could turn into an event played before each Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup.

Victoria Azarenka gets testy with umpire at US Open

...Australian Open champion and two-time U.S. Open runner-up, had with chair umpire Aurelie Tourte:Azarenka...scorching day.The fourth-seeded Dane, last year's runner-up, beat NCAA champion Jamie Loeb 6-2, 6-0 in 67...

Serena Williams faces little resistance in first-round match at US Open

...your next opponent, you have no chance of making a third round."The only real surprise in men's action was 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori's 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 loss to Benoit Paire, who never before had beaten someone...

Jason Day's win at Barclays adds name to race for No. 1

...playoff at St. Andrews. And with a runner-up at the PGA Championship, Spieth...four at all four majors.He was runner-up three other times (Houston Open...including the U.S. Open), two runner-up finishes and two third-place finishes...

Ashton Eaton digs deep to take gold in decathlon

...for gold, but when the guy breaks the world record you can't complain too much," said Damian Warner, who finished runner-up to Eaton.He's taking some of the credit, too. Warner gave Eaton some of his pasta before the 1,500."I think...

Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in induced coma after wreck in the Spanish Vuelta

...brutal."More than the nerves, the heat we have been dealing with for the past few days has been inhuman," the Tour runner-up said.Riders get little relief in today's ninth stage, a 104.5-mile ride from Torrevieja to the Cumbre del Sol...

American Pharoah goes for his ninth consecutive win, at Travers Stakes

...challenged by nine other 3-year-olds. Among them are Jim Dandy winner Texas Red at 8-1 and Belmont and Jim Dandy runner-up Frosted at 6-1.Most everyone agrees if American Pharoah, under Victor Espinoza, runs his race ? a good start that...

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce teaches lesson in how to win gold at worlds

...Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100 meters, this was no big deal. There was so much daylight between Fraser-Pryce and the runner-up, the Jamaican could have walked the last few steps and still taken gold.For Molly Huddle in 10,000, a different...

Texas Red looks to pull upset against American Pharoah at Travers

...Cup Juvenile by six and a half lengths and a very close runner-up to the Pharoah in the voting for the Eclipse Award for...Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga, defeating Belmont Stakes runner-up Frosted by a half length. Many handicappers feel that...

Michaux: Trio begin quest for Masters Tournament spot

...FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel, who won it all despite starting the series in 69th place with a pair of wins and a runner-up that last three weeks. Two other players started off way back in the rankings last year and made it to the Tour Championship...