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Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

Ben Martin hits off the first tee during the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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Stewart Cink, Martin Laird share Las Vegas lead

Stewart Cink lines up a put on the 17th green during the first round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

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Former champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

In this June 12, 2011, file photo, former heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks waves during a Boxing Hall of Fame parade in Canastota, N.Y. Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems. The 61-year-old boxer who catapulted to fame by beating Muhammad Ali in 1978 had the second surgery in recent days after complications from the first emergency surgery. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems.

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