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FARMINGDALE, New York _ Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to win the PGA Championship for the second straight year on Sunday. Koepka took a seven-stroke lead into the final round at Bethpage Black and held on after Johnson had cut his deficit to one stroke. Koepka finished with a 4-over 74 to win by 2 strokes and claim his fourth major title. By Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.
ROME _ Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be. After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Nadal dominated for stretches against his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win Sunday for a record-extending ninth Italian Open title. Karolina Pliskova captured the biggest clay-court title of her career by beating Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 in the women’s final. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 940 words, photos.
Vincent Kompany, one of the pillars behind Manchester City’s rise as the major force in English soccer, said Sunday he was leaving the club after 11 seasons to become player-manager at former team Anderlecht in Belgium. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 590 words, photos.
BARCELONA, Spain _ Lionel Messi scored twice to hit the 50-goal mark for the sixth time in his career in Barcelona’s 2-2 draw at Eibar on Sunday. Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing 2-0 at home to Real Betis in the final round of the Spanish league. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 800 words, photos.
The race for the final two Champions League spots from Serie A will go to the last day of the season. Atalanta drew 1-1 at Italian champion Juventus on Sunday to move into third place in the Italian league, leapfrogging Inter Milan after the Nerazzurri lost 4-1 at Napoli. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 355 words, photos.
BERLIN _ Even a below-par Bayern Munich side was just too good for the rest. Bayern's record-extending seventh consecutive Bundesliga title confirmed the distance between the Bavarian powerhouse and its rivals after a season in which it failed to impress as before. By Ciaran Fahey. SENT: 765 words, photos.
BERLIN _ Paderborn is back in the Bundesliga despite a 3-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden as Union Berlin failed to take advantage in Germany’s second division on Sunday. SENT: 190 words, photos.
PERTH, Australia _ Sydney FC has won a record-equaling fourth A-League football title, beating Perth Glory 4-1 on penalty kicks in Sunday’s grand final. SENT: 170 words.
ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine _ Shakhtar Donetsk won the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday after a 1-0 victory at Zorya Luhansk, the third title in a row for a team exiled from its home city by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. SENT: 165 words.
SAN MARINO _ Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Sunday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti extended his overall lead after the individual time trial. SENT: 330 words, photos.
LEEDS, England _ Pakistan recovered from a disastrous start to its run chase but still fell short as England won the fifth and final cricket one-day international by 54 runs on Sunday. SENT: 300 words, photos.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland _ Ireland bowled out Afghanistan for 138 to claim a 72-run victory in their first one-day international on Sunday. SENT: 140 words.
VITORIA, Spain _ Americans Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins scored 20 points each to lead CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title in a 91-83 win over Efes Istanbul in Sunday's final. SENT: 250 words, photos.
INDIANAPOLIS _ Fernando Alonso and McLaren missed the Indianapolis 500 after a 23-year-old American in a rebuilt race car for an underfunded team snagged the final spot in the field. By Jenna Fryer. SENT: 580 words, photos.
KOSICE, Slovakia _ Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunday at the world championships. SENT: 240 words, photos.
SAN JOSE, California _ Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, sending the Blues to a 5-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final. By Josh Dubow. SENT: 635 words, photos.
BALTIMORE _ Trainer Mark Casse says there's an "extremely good shot" Preakness winner War of Will runs in the Belmont on June 8 in New York. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 740 words, photos.
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