Grab a spot in sight of a leaderboard and hold on to your hat for Sunday’s final round of the U.S. Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club. Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert share the lead, but there are 10 players within one shot of the top and 16 within two. “If you love golf ... this is what it’s all about, a lot of good players with a chance to win,” says Grant Waite, one of eight players a shot behind in second.
The 16th, 17th and 18th holes at Del Paso Country Club have been among the course’s most difficult this week. Those holes should add to the drama of what could be a bunched finish for Sunday’s final round.
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Former Jesuit High School standout Andrew Susac follows an intentional walk to Buster Posey with a three-run double in the seventh to help the Giants win 7-5 over visiting Colorado on Saturday.
Starter Scott Kazmir doesn’t quite understand the balk call against him in the third inning that helped the visiting Royals tie the score, and Kansas City, the best team in the American League, goes on to win 3-2.
Patrick McLain records his fifth shutout of the season to tie for the USL lead as visiting Republic FC plays to a scoreless draw with the Austin Aztex.
Anthony Recker hits two of Las Vegas’ four home runs, and the host 51s rout the River Cats 7-1.
If NBA teams scored points for drafting rookies with charisma, poise and intelligence, the Kings would start the 2015-16 season with a 10-point lead, thanks to the way Willie Cauley-Stein handles his introduction.
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