Owen, Gomez tied atop St. Jude Clas­sic

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS - — From news ser­vices and staff re­ports

English­man Greg Owen and Fabian Gomez of Ar­gentina each shot a 3-un­der-par 67 on Satur­day in Mem­phis to share a one-stroke lead af­ter 54 holes at the St. Jude Clas­sic.

Brooks Koepka had at least a piece of the lead through the first two rounds and got to 10 un­der. He fin­ished with a 71 and is tied with Scott Brown (68) for sec­ond at 202.

Matt Jones (68) and Austin Cook (72) are tied at 204, and

David Toms (69) and Camilo Vil­le­gas (66) are tied with six oth­ers at 205. Phil Mick­el­son (69) is in a group tied at 207.

Owen, 43, and Gomez, 36, have won be­fore but not on the PGA Tour. . . .

Two-time de­fend­ing cham­pion In­bee Park shot a 7un­der 66 to over­take fel­low South Korean Sei Young Kim for a two-stroke lead at 14 un­der af­ter three rounds of the Women’s PGA Cham­pi­onship in Har­ri­son, N.Y.

Kim, a rookie who came into the round with a one-stroke lead, shot a 69.

Suzann Pet­tersen and 17-yearold Canadian sen­sa­tion Brooke

Hen­der­son each shot a 71. They ended tied with Hall of Famer

Kar­rie Webb (72) for third place, six strokes back in the sec­ond ma­jor of the sea­son. . . . De­fend­ing cham­pion

Bern­hard Langer shot a 4-un­der 67 in the third round of the Se­nior Play­ers Cham­pi­onship in Bel­mont, Mass., to open an eight-stroke lead head­ing into the fi­nal day of the third Cham­pi­ons Tour ma­jor of the year.


Top-seeded Rafael Nadal will play Vik­tor Troicki of Ser­bia in the fi­nal of the grass-court Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Ger­many.

Nadal de­feated Gael Mon­fils of France, 6-3, 6-4, be­fore Troicki over­came the sec­ond-seeded

Marin Cilic of Croa­tia 6-3, 6-7 (17), 7- 6. . . .

Rain forced Not­ting­ham Open or­ga­niz­ers to sched­ule the last quar­ter­fi­nal, the semi­fi­nals and fi­nal for Sun­day in Not­ting­ham, Eng­land. No play was pos­si­ble on the grass Satur­day af­ter rain also cut short play Fri­day, when the last quar­ter­fi­nal be­tween

Ana Kon­juh of Croa­tia and qual­i­fier Sachia Vick­ery of the United States was post­poned.

The win­ner will meet fifth­seeded Alison Riske of the U.S. in the semis. The other fea­tures top-seeded Ag­nieszka Rad­wan­ska of Poland against Mon­ica Niculescu of Ro­ma­nia.


Carl Ed­wards ac­knowl­edges this trip to Michi­gan feels a bit dif­fer­ent to him.

Ed­wards drives a Toy­ota now for Joe Gibbs Rac­ing af­ter more than a decade with Roush Fen­way. So per­haps that makes him a bit of an out­sider for Sun­day’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michi­gan In­ter­na­tional Speed­way in Brook­lyn, Mich.

Toy­ota hasn’t won a Cup race at MIS since 2011, with Chevrolet and Ford win­ning three each since then.

Ed­wards said win­ning this race in a Toy­ota would be spe­cial “be­cause for the do­mes­tic car man­u­fac­tur­ers, this is their back yard.”

Ed­wards is start­ing in the sec­ond row for Sun­day’s race.

Kasey Kahne took the pole Fri­day and was fol­lowed in

qual­i­fy­ing by Kevin Har­vick and

Brad Ke­selowski. ... Kyle Busch’s first Xfin­ity Se­ries race since he crashed at Day­tona was a suc­cess­ful ven­ture.

Busch took ad­van­tage of some late-race con­tact be­tween Har­vick and Joey Logano to swipe the lead from Chase

El­liott and win at Michi­gan. It’s Busch’s first NASCAR win since he re­turned to the se­ries from a bro­ken leg and bro­ken foot sus­tained in a crash at Day­tona in Fe­bru­ary. . . .

Usain Bolt called his per­for­mance in the 200 me­ters the worst of his ca­reer af­ter he posted an un­char­ac­ter­is­ti­cally slow time — 20.29 sec­onds — in win­ning the race at the Adi­das Grand Prix in New York. The six­time Olympic gold medal­ist’s world record is 19.19.

In the high school por­tion of the meet, Loudoun Val­ley’s

An­drew Hunter fin­ished sec­ond in the Dream Mile in a per­son­albest 4 min­utes 2.36 sec­onds.

DeMatha’s Dar­ryl Har­away fin­ished third in 100 in 10.49.

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