Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth, it was more of the same with two long putts and another comment filled with bravado directed at his caddie.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Rapinoe leads US' 3-0 rout of Japan in tournament finale

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates still finished strong.

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  • Written by By GREG BEACHAM , AP Sports Writer

Kuhl's strong outing leads Pirates past Reds 6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl went more than two months between victories earlier this season as his ERA soared and his confidence threatened to plummet.

  • Written by By WILL GRAVES , AP Sports Writer