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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. | 73-year-old Hale Irwin stroke back at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.  — Hale Irwin shot a 5-under 67 at Pebble Beach on Friday in the Pure Insurance Championship, leaving the 73-year-old Hall of Famer a stroke behind leader David Frost in the PGA Tour Champions event. Irwin played his final nine holes in 6-under 26. He birdied the par-4 first, eagled the par-5 … Continue reading PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. | 73-year-old Hale Irwin stroke back at Pebble Beach

STANFORD, Calif. | Stanford’s O-line needs to fix ‘little’ things to help Love

STANFORD, Calif. — Bryce Love has yet to match last year’s record-setting season and Stanford football coach David Shaw said lack of consistent play by the offensive line has been a major contributor. Hit by injuries, the offensive line has yet to start the same five guys in back-to-back games, and Shaw thinks that’s just … Continue reading STANFORD, Calif. | Stanford’s O-line needs to fix ‘little’ things to help Love

ST. LOUIS | Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

ST. LOUIS— The Dodgers got some help from a former Cardinal before their pivotal series against St. Louis. David Freese, who joined Los Angeles in a trade with the Pirates at the end of August, offered some insight on the Cardinals’ young pitchers during the Dodgers’ hitters meeting. The advice paid off. Manny Machado homered … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

LONDON | UK govt says ‘no-deal’ Brexit would mean red tape, expense

LONDON  — Businesses could face red tape at the border, customers could see higher credit card fees, patients could endure delays to medical treatment and there could even be a sperm shortage if Britain leaves the European Union next year without a deal, the U.K. government acknowledged Thursday. But Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government … Continue reading LONDON | UK govt says ‘no-deal’ Brexit would mean red tape, expense

VATICAN CITY | Vatican: Pope expected to meet with abuse victims in Ireland

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis is expected to meet with victims of sexual abuse during his weekend visit to Ireland and speak out about the problem. Spokesman Greg Burke effectively confirmed the meeting during a briefing Tuesday. He said Francis always meets with victims when he visits countries where abuse … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Vatican: Pope expected to meet with abuse victims in Ireland

ROCKVILLE, Md | Melania Trump addresses federal conference on cyberbullying

ROCKVILLE, Md — Melania Trump is encouraging technology and social media companies to provide more opportunities for children to share ideas on how to be good citizens online. Opening a federal conference on cyberbullying, the first lady says most children are more aware than some adults of the “benefits and pitfalls” of social media. Even … Continue reading ROCKVILLE, Md | Melania Trump addresses federal conference on cyberbullying

TORONTO | Mookie monster! Betts homers in 9th to complete cycle

TORONTO — Mookie Betts has circled a few potential cycles in his young career, not surprising considering his rare combination of power and speed. Boston’s AL MVP contender finally knocked that milestone off his list with his final swing Thursday night. Betts homered in the ninth inning to complete his first career cycle during the … Continue reading TORONTO | Mookie monster! Betts homers in 9th to complete cycle

SINGAPORE  | The Latest: Trump gives Kim video laying out opportunities

SINGAPORE — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says he gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a video that laid out the opportunities of their historic meeting. Reporters were shown the video before the … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | The Latest: Trump gives Kim video laying out opportunities