Stroud goes from 1st tour victory to 68 in PGA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Stroud opened with a 68 in the PGA Championship, not bad for someone still walking around in a fog.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Earnhardt calls Harvick's comments 'hurtful'

DETROIT (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn't won enough.

  • Written by By NOAH TRISTER , AP Sports Writer

Votto extends hitting streak to 14, Reds beat Padres 8-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto extended his best hitting streak. Stuart Turner connected for his first major league homer. The Reds had a lot of nice moments in a comfortable win — something they don't get very often these days.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer