Rahm, Hurley share Quicken Loans lead

(Reuters) – Spain’s Jon Rahm kept up his impressive professional debut by posting a four-under-par 67 to share a three-shot, second-round lead with local favorite Billy Hurley III at the Quicken Loans National on Friday.

(Reuters) – Spain’s Jon Rahm kept up his impressive professional debut by posting a four-under-par 67 to share a three-shot, second-round lead with local favorite Billy Hurley III at the Quicken Loans National on Friday.

Uehara ties tournament record to surge clear in Arkansas

(Reuters) – Japan’s Ayako Uehara scorched her way to a tournament-record tying nine-under-par 62 to seize a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Arkansas Championship on Friday.

(Reuters) – Japan’s Ayako Uehara scorched her way to a tournament-record tying nine-under-par 62 to seize a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Arkansas Championship on Friday.

Former hammer champion Murofushi fails to nail Rio spot

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, who won Olympic gold in Athens 12 years ago and bronze in London four years ago, has come up short in his bid to compete at a fifth Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, who won Olympic gold in Athens 12 years ago and bronze in London four years ago, has come up short in his bid to compete at a fifth Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

NHL-Toronto select American Matthews with top pick

(Reuters) – The long-suffering Toronto Maple Leafs selected American center Auston Matthews with the first overall pick in the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Buffalo on Friday.

(Reuters) – The long-suffering Toronto Maple Leafs selected American center Auston Matthews with the first overall pick in the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Buffalo on Friday.

Russian doping shadow hangs over U.S. trials

OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) – Swimmers at the U.S. Olympic Trials insist they are squeaky clean when it comes to doping but do not share the same confidence over the competition they could face in just over five weeks at the Rio Games.

OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) – Swimmers at the U.S. Olympic Trials insist they are squeaky clean when it comes to doping but do not share the same confidence over the competition they could face in just over five weeks at the Rio Games.

Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika

(Reuters) – South African Branden Grace joined a growing list of leading golfers withdrawing from the Rio Olympics on Friday due to concerns about the Zika virus.

(Reuters) – South African Branden Grace joined a growing list of leading golfers withdrawing from the Rio Olympics on Friday due to concerns about the Zika virus.

Praise for Copa America Centenario, but hard to repeat

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The troika running the Copa America Centenario proclaimed the soccer tournament a rousing success on Friday heading into the final weekend of the special event hosted by the U.S., but would not commit to a regular arrangement.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The troika running the Copa America Centenario proclaimed the soccer tournament a rousing success on Friday heading into the final weekend of the special event hosted by the U.S., but would not commit to a regular arrangement.

Del Potro set to make Davis Cup return after four years

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro is returning to Davis Cup action for Argentina after a four-year absence due to wrist injuries and differences with the previous management.

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro is returning to Davis Cup action for Argentina after a four-year absence due to wrist injuries and differences with the previous management.