The Washington Post

Pendrith leads Finau by one shot in Detroit

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Taylor Pendrith shot a 7-under-par 65 on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Tony Finau into the weekend in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.

Pendrith and Finau shared the first-round lead at 8 under and will be in the final group Saturday, pairing a 31-year-old PGA Tour rookie with a 32-yearold veteran coming off his third career victory.

Lee Hodges (66) was three shots back. Cameron Young tied a Detroit Golf Club record with a 63 for a share of fourth place, five shots back. . . .

Lydia Ko shot a second straight 7-under 65 to lead by two strokes after two rounds of the LPGA’S Scottish Open in Irvine.

American Lilia Vu shot a 67 and was alone in second place. . . .

Henrik Stenson made eight birdies in his LIV Golf debut in Bedminster, N. J., for a 7-under 64 to share the 18-hole lead with

Patrick Reed. ...

American Sean Crocker retained his one-stroke lead at the DP World Tour’s Hero Open after shooting a 6-under 66 in the second round in St. Andrews, Scotland. But the day’s star was

Ewen Ferguson after the Scot made 11 birdies in a bogey-free 61 at Fairmont St. Andrews.

PRO BASKETBALL

The Philadelph­ia 76ers are being investigat­ed by the NBA for possible tampering in free agency moves involving James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press. The person, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the investigat­ion is ongoing, said the team is cooperatin­g with the investigat­ion. . . .

Prosecutor­s in North Carolina dismissed a misdemeano­r charge against No. 1 overall draft pick

Paolo Banchero of the Orlando Magic tied to an impaired-driving incident involving Michael Savarino, an ex-duke teammate and a grandson of now-retired coach Mike Krzyzewski. ...

Courtney Vandersloo­t had 23 points and nine assists to help the Wnba-leading Chicago Sky defeat the visiting New York Liberty, 89-81. . . .

A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum each scored 22 points as the Las Vegas Aces dealt the Indiana Fever its club-record 13th straight loss, 93-72, in Indianapol­is. . . .

Atlanta Dream guard AD Durr will miss the rest of the season to prepare for right hip surgery.

TENNIS

Fifth-seeded Caroline Garcia advanced to the semifinals of the Poland Open in Warsaw after ending the clay-court winning streak of top-ranked Iga Swiatek at 18 matches.

Garcia won, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4, breaking Swiatek in the 10th game of the deciding set for her first victory over the Pole. Swiatek had not lost on clay since the 2021 French Open quarterfin­als. . . .

Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz raced past Facundo Bagnis, 6-0, 6-4, at the Croatia Open in Umag to reach his seventh semifinal of the year.

The 19-year-old Spaniard next will face qualifier Giulio Zeppieri, who defeated Bernabe Zapata Miralles, 7-5, 6-4. . . .

Third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut will have to wait to find out who he will play in the final at the Generali Open in Kitzbühel, Austria, as rain delayed play for the second straight day. Bautista Agut beat fifth-seeded Albert RamosVinol­as, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). . . .

Anastasia Potapova upset topseeded Anett Kontaveit, 6-1, 6-1, in Prague to reach her third straight WTA semifinal. . . .

Domenico Vicini, 50, became the first to play 100 Davis Cup matches, teaming with Simone De Luigi in doubles for San Marino in Baku, Azerbaijan. They lost, 6-2, 6-3, to Iceland’s Rafn Bonifacius and Daniel Siddall.

AUTO RACING

Josef Newgarden was cleared to qualify for Saturday’s Indycar race on the road course at Indianapol­is Motor Speedway after being reevaluate­d by doctors following Friday morning’s practice session.

The two-time series champion, who collapsed after crashing during last weekend’s race at Iowa Speedway and was airlifted to a hospital, qualified fifth.

Felix Rosenqvist won the pole with a run of 1 minute 10.2265 seconds.

SOCCER

Borussia Dortmund started the new season with a 3-0 win at third-division 1860 Munich in the first round of the German Cup.

Donyell Malen, Jude Bellingham and Karim Adeyemi all scored in the first half. . . .

Cristiano Ronaldo was missing from Manchester United’s 21-man squad that flew to Norway for a friendly match against Atlético Madrid. Ronaldo hasn’t played any preseason matches and is reportedly looking for a move to a team that has qualified for the Champions League this season.

MISC.

Canada’s Summer Mcintosh, 15, won the 400-meter individual medley at the Commonweal­th Games in Birmingham, England, establishi­ng a new event mark and personal best of 4 minutes 29.01 seconds. . . .

The Anaheim Ducks signed John Klingberg to a one-year, $7 million contract, landing the top defenseman on the NHL free agent market.

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