Kisner opens 2-shot lead on a course he barely knows

SHANGHAI (AP) — Two par saves in the middle of his round and two birdies at the end put Kevin Kisner in a place he has never been.

And that has nothing to do with his first trip to China.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

APNewsBreak: Diack son "very active" in IAAF corruption

PARIS (AP) — French authorities investigating former IAAF President Lamine Diack now say one of his sons was also "very active" in an alleged "system of corruption" that sought to blackmail athletes, with demands of money to hush-up suspected doping.

  • Written by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Writer

Detroit Lions fire team president and GM after 1-7 start

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to bring in new leadership to put a consistent winner on the field.

  • Written by LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer

Court to decide fan's lawsuit against Cleveland Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — A trial court must decide if a fan hit by a foul ball at a Cleveland Indians game was forced to leave his seat for an after-game fireworks show or whether he moved into the ball's path on his own.