News for Saturday, June 12, 2010

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Day 2 run gives USA 5-point Curtis Cup lead

A day after a shaky start, the United States swept all six matches at the Curtis Cup on Saturday to take an 8 1/2 to 3 1/2 lead over Great Britain and Ireland.

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USA overpowering on Day 2 of Curtis Cup

Team USA swept all six matches and took a commanding five-point lead Saturday at the Curtis Cup. As Beth Ann Baldry writes, the Americans have turned a surprise party into a snoozer.

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Kerr tied for lead at rain-delayed State Farm

The third round of the LPGA State Farm Classic has been postponed Saturday because of thunderstorms.

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Garrigus takes first solo Tour lead in Memphis

Robert Garrigus shot a 4-under 66 to break out of a pack and grab a two-stroke lead Saturday over Robert Karlsson after three rounds of the St. Jude Classic.

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WPT partnership hits close to home for Wade

Whitney Wade’s Kentucky roots are taking hold when it comes to sponsorship of her budding LPGA career.

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Benjamin retains 3-shot lead at Sunnehanna

Brad Benjamin prides himself in being a player “who doesn’t stomp on your own foot when you don’t have to.”

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Bjorn opens up three-shot lead in Portugal

Thomas Bjorn of Denmark shot a second straight 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead over streaking Richard Green of Australia at the Estoril Open on Saturday.

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USA’s morning sweep brings back the bravado

Noreen Mohler, the U.S. team captain, wasn’t worried at all after Day 1 of the Curtis Cup.

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USA sweeps four-balls for Curtis Cup lead

Trailing after Day 1 of the Curtis Cup for the first time since 1996, Team USA (with Stephanie Kono) bounced back to sweep the morning four-ball matches Saturday and take a two-point lead. Jim McCabe reports.

Colorado leaves Big 12 for Pac-10 Conference

The Pac-10 Conference announced Thursday that the University of Colorado has agreed to leave the Big 12 and join its conference.