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Minjee Lee takes command at LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship

Spectators watch golfers on the 18th hole during the final round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship golf tournament on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Williamsburg, Va. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship.

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Maggert beats Sutherland in playoff at Regions Tradition

Jeff Maggert reacts after making a putt on the 18th hole to defeat Kevin Sutherland in a playoff during the final round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament at Shoal Creek Country Club, Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Maggert didn’t let the missed putts haunt him when he faced the most pressurized one of the day.

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McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.

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Oliver wins hurdles in Shanghai; Liu Xiang takes victory lap

SHANGHAI (AP) — Retired Chinese star Liu Xiang watched from the crowd as his American rival David Oliver won the men’s 110-meter hurdles in 13.17 seconds at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday.

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Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin stops Monroe in 6th

Roman Gonzalez, left, of Nicaragua, connects with Edgar Sosa, of Mexico, during a WBC flyweight world championship bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Gennady Golovkin stopped Willie Monroe Jr. 45 seconds into the sixth round Saturday night, retaining his middleweight titles with his 20th consecutive knockout victory.

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