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Golf roundup: Kevin Chappell earns first PGA Tour win at Texas Open

Kevin Chappell made an eight-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.

Chappell had a four-under-par 68 in the final round to finish at 12 under for the tournament, edging Brooks Koepka at TPC San Antonio to earn his first PGA Tour victory in his 180th career start.

“A big relief,” the 30-year-old said Chappell, who played at UCLA before turning pro in 2008.

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Josef Newgarden capitalizes on teammate's misfortune to win Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Josef Newgarden kept Team Penske on top at Barber Motorsports Park with his second Alabama win in three years, with help from a teammate's misfortune.

The new Penske driver didn't allow Scott Dixon an opening over the final stretch to give Chevrolet its first win of the season Sunday in the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

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Galaxy's 'worst game' ends in 3-0 loss to Sounders

The Galaxy may not have hit rock bottom Sunday. But they can sure see it from where they are after a dreadful performance against the Seattle Sounders, a 3-0 loss that left the team with five losses in seven games for the first time in two decades.

“Everybody is disappointed. There’s nothing much to say about it,” captain Jelle Van Damme whispered in the quiet locker room.

“We can only blame ourselves.”

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College football: Michigan State dismisses Auston Robertson, who is charged in sex case

Police say former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson is in custody after being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

The Meridian Township Police Department updated a message on its website Sunday to say the 19-year-old was in custody. No additional information was provided.

Robertson is accused of forcing a woman to have sex with him at her apartment on April 8.

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Patrick Beverley, Rajon Rondo each fined $25,000 by the NBA

The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The league announced the fine about two hours before Game 4 tipped off Sunday.

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USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. He was 67.

USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus underwent regular chemotherapy while leading USA Swimming to record growth.

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