[Newsmaker] Ko wins LPGA finale, gets record haul

NAPLES, Florida ― New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women’s golf.Ko won the $1 million bonus from the inaugural “Race to CME Globe” on Sunday by getting into a thre...

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Julieta Granada stayed in front of a growing pack of challengers Saturday with a 2-under 70 and a one-shot lead in the CME Globe Tour Championship, only one part of what was shaping up as a tense conclusion...

Messi breaks goals record

BARCELONA (AP) ― Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish league’s all-time scoring mark in Barcelona’s 5-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday.Messi, already Barcelona’s all-time scorer, surpassed Athletic B...

Minnesota Twins win bidding for Yang Hyeon-jong

The Minnesota Twins have won the bidding war for the posted South Korean left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong, an informed baseball source told Yonhap on Sunday.The source, who’s familiar with the posting process, confirmed an earlier U.S...