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SFA's Ward headlines FCS Players of the Week


(STATS) – It took almost three full games for the Stephen F. Austin defense to gain its first takeaway of the season, but it was worth the wait. Safety Alize Ward completed a spectacular performance Saturday night by scoring on a game-ending, 70-yard interception return that lifted SFA past Incarnate …

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Kerber ousts local favorite Osaka at Pan-Pacific Open


TOKYO (AP) Seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat local favorite Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Pan-Pacific Open. The victory was additionally sweet for Kerber, who was looking for revenge after the Japanese teenager knocked her out of the U.S. Open in …

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Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million


LAKE FOREST, Illinois (AP) Australia’s Marc Leishman put the finishing touches on his best year in golf and already was looking ahead to make it even better. With his wire-to-wire, five-shot victory in the BMW Championship – his first tournament after losing a two-shot lead on the back nine at …

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Notre Dame's Crawford gets off sideline and comes up big


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame cornerback Shaun Crawford had a memorable game Saturday, intercepting two passes and recovering a fumble in a 49-20 win over Boston College. And yet, when the postgame notes were dispersed, his first name was misspelled as ”Sean.” Might be time to give the junior …

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