Mickelson, Els reach milestone together in 100th major

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On the monitor below them was a photo from the first time they met. The 14-year-old South African with an easy smile was holding the winner's trophy from the 1984 Junior World Championship. Next to him was the golden boy from San Diego, slightly taller at the time, holding his trophy as the runner-up.


  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Jose Pirela has 4 hits, Padres beat Reds 7-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Every time Luis Perdomo got into trouble, he got what he wanted — a ground ball on Great American Ball Park's accommodating infield grass.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer