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USA sweeps Brazil, clinches World Grand Prix title

United States players including Kayla Banwarth (2) celebrate a point against Brazil in a women's FIVB World Grand Prix volleyball match in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States clinched its first FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship since 2012 Saturday night by defeating the two-time defending champion Brazil.

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Golovkin, Lemieux to meet in 160-lb title unification bout

In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Gennady Golovkin, right, of Kazakhstan, hits Marco Antonio Rubio with a right en route to winning in the second round during the WBC interim middleweight title boxing bout, in Carson, Calif. Golovkin will meet David Lemieux in a three-belt middleweight title unification bout Oct. 17, 2015, in New York. Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) holds the WBA belt and the WBC interim belt, while Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) is the IBF middleweight champion.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gennady Golovkin will meet David Lemieux in a three-belt middleweight title unification bout Oct. 17 in New York.

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Canada’s David Hearn leads Canadian Open

David Hearn of Canada hits off the second tee during the third round of play at the Canadian Open golf tournament in Oakville, Ontario, on Saturday, July 25, 2015. (Paul Chiasson /The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — David Hearn moved into position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 61 years, taking a two-stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day on Saturday.

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US defeats Russia in 4 sets at the World Grand Prix Finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States is the only undefeated team left in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals after a four-set victory over Russia on Friday night.

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Chad Campbell shoots 63 to take Canadian Open lead

Chad Campbell hits off the eighth tee during second round play at the Canadian Open golf tournament in Oakville, Ontario, Friday, July 24, 2015.(Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Chad Campbell was perfectly content to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Canadian Open after falling a stroke short of the course record.

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