Mickelson defeats Woods amid glitches
The Seibu Lions will begin the posting process for LHP Yusei Kikuchi on Dec. 3 so that he can negotiate with teams in Major League Baseball. The posting period begins Dec. 5, and Kikuchi will have 30 days to sign a contract with a major league team. Kikuchi, 27, has a 73-46 career record with a 2.77 ERA in Nippon Professional Baseball.
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Phil Mickelson beat Tichased the PPV event,” ger Woods in overtime FriTu r n e r spokeswoman UCF junior QB McKenzie The second leg day in their $9 million Tareia Williams said in an Milton underwent successof the Copa Libertadores pay-per-view match in Las emailed statement. ful surgery on his right final was postponed to Vegas, which ended up free Only 700 invited guests knee after suffering what Sunday after Boca Juniors for many viewers because of were allowed to watch the Knights coach Josh Heupel players were injured when technical problems. event at Shadow Creek. The called a “traumatic” injury their bus was attacked by Mickelson won on the match was billed as a during Friday’s win over River Plate fans in Buenos 22nd hole, making a 4-foot chance for viewers to watch South Florida. Milton’s faAires, Argentina. ... Dele birdie putt on a specially set an untraditional golf broadther told ESPN that the Alli, Harry Kane and Son up 93-yard, par-3 hole. The cast as both golfers and surgery stabilized the knee Heung-min scored as Totmatch at Shadow Creek their caddies were mic’d and dealt with undisclosedup.tenhambeatChelsea3-1atGolfClubfinishedunder
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It was the first English after the match: “Just know drone was used for live Premier League loss of the I will never let you live that shots. season for Chelsea, which down. It’s not the Masters The most revealing moslipped to fourth in the or the U.S. Open, but it is ment on the front nine standings. ... Ousmane nice to have a little somehappened after Woods Dembele scored in the 90th thing on you.” missed a 4-foot, short par minute as Barcelona salWoods said he enjoyed putt on the second hole to vaged a 1-1 draw with host the match, even if he was on give Mickelson an early Atletico Madrid and exthe losing end. advantage. tended its unbeaten streak “You couldn’t have made “I was half a second from against Atletico to 17 in La this event any better than it giving him that putt beLiga matches. Barca also was,” he said. “It was back cause he always makes maintained its lead in the and forth and very competithose,” Mickelson said to his season standings, one point tive on a golf course that brother, Tim, who was his clear of Atletico. ... Criswas playing on the tricky caddie. tiano Ronaldo scored and side.” Mickelson was 1 up had an assist to help The match made for through the front nine beJuventus extend its unsome compelling golf at fore Woods seized the lead beaten Serie A start to 13 times, if only most people with birdies on the par-4 matches with a 2-0 win would have been able to see 11th and 12th holes. Mickelover promoted Spal in it. son then squared it with a Turin, Italy. ... Paris SaintTechnical difficulties birdie on the par-3 13th and Germain improved to 14-0 marred the event, which retook the lead when in Ligue 1 matches with a was billed as golf ’s first Woods bogeyed the par-4 1-0 victory over Toulouse pay-per-view broadcast. 15th.
1-0 in Paris. Some viewers were unWoods tied it with a able to view it on their birdie from the fringe of the televisions after paying green on the par-3 17th. $19.95. Turner and Bleacher Both birdied the par-5 18th Report representatives sent and then parred the first out links on social media playoff hole before it went allowing people to view it to the par-3 extra hole — for free on their computers which was pitch shots off and mobile devices. the practice putting green —
There were more than that they kept playing until 500 people on hold online there was a winner. waiting for assistance durAfter he birdied the 17th, ing one point. Woods said to caddie Joe
“We experienced some LaCava, “Just like old times, technical issues on B/R Live buddy.”
Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry shot a 9under 63 in fourballs to give Belgium a five-stroke lead after three rounds at the World Cup in Melbourne, Australia. Belgium reached 19-under 197. Mexico (Abraham Ancer, Roberto Diaz), Italy (Andrea Pavan, Renato Paratore) and South Korea (Byeong Hun An, Si Woo Kim) were tied for second. ... Aaron Rai shot a third-round 2-under 68 to extend his lead from four to six strokes at the Hong Kong Open. Rai reached 16-under 194 at the European Tour’s season opener. Fellow Brits Matthew Fitzpatrick (68) and Tommy Fleetwood (66) were tied for second.
Hall of Fame tight end and former Bears and Saints coach Mike Ditka, 79, had a pacemaker inserted after suffering a mild heart attack Wednesday in Florida, and is expected to be released from the hospital soon, ESPN reported. ... The Packers placed LB Nick Perry on injured reserve with a knee injury. Perry finished his season with 24 tackles and 11⁄
2 sacks. ... The league fined
Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill $10,026 for taunting during Monday night’s loss to the Rams.
Max Franz of Austria won the seasonopening World Cup downhill in Lake Louise, Alberta. ... Federica Brignone of Italy won a World Cup giant slalom race in Killington, Vt., while Olympic champ Mikaela Shiffrin finished fourth.
Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) to keep France’s hopes for a repeat title alive at the Davis Cup final in Lille, France. Croatia leads France 2-1 ahead of Sunday’s decisive reverse singles.
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