Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open Championship

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — A decade after battling a rare illness that nearly killed him and kept him off the golf course for seven years, Gene Sauers celebrated his first victory on the senior tour.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Joao Havelange, former president of FIFA, dies at age 100

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer's governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and a hotbed for subsequent corruption that damaged its reputation, has died. He was 100.

  • Written by TALES AZZONI, AP Sports Writer