–DODGERS CLINCH NL WEST
Three months after sitting in last place, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinch the NL West with a 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks.
–HENRIK STENSON LEADS TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP, TIGER STRUGGLING
Henrik Stenson opens with 64 to take the lead at Tour Championship, running off five birdies over a six-hole stretch on the front nine. Tiger Woods missed a short birdie putt on his opening hole, setting the tone for his round.
–BIG PRIZE MONEY FIGHT
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television. Showtime says at least 2.2 million homes bought the pay-per-view for the bout. Nevada boxing regulators say the gate for the bout was just more than $20 million, also a record.
– TEAM NEW ZEALAND STILL HAS MATCH POINT IN AMERICA’S CUP
Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA sped around San Francisco Bay to win Race 12 by 31 seconds Thursday and prevent Emirates Team New Zealand from sailing off with the America’s Cup.
–Vettel admits to “love-hate” feelings for Singapore F1 Grand Prix.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel says he has a “love-hate relationship” with the Singapore Grand Prix, as he aims for a third straight victory at the Marina Bay circuit this weekend.