CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Francesco Molinari held a steady hand in Carnoustie under another crazy end and won the British Open to become Italy's first big champion.
Tiger Woods took the lead in the final round for the first time in nine years and lost it with a bad swing. Jordan Spieth took another chance in a major by not making a single birdie.
Seven players had a lead at some point. Six were still tied to the back nine.
Through all this tension, Molinari never shrunk.
He finished with a 2-under 69 and played the last 37 holes on the hardest links in the gulf without a bogey. The clincher was a brave ride on the 18th hole, flirting with a rim of a pot bunker, a 5-foot wedge, and a birdie putt that made him a chief master.
Molinari, who finished at 8 under 276, raised his (1
The third game interruption on Sunday at Champions Trace at Keene Trace Golf Club came the four leaders – Hunter Mahan, Robert Streb, Tom Lovelady and Troy Merritt, 18 under par – and four other participants waiting for the start of the round.
The tournament will continue at 7:30 am Monday. The lightning caused a delay, and the game was also stopped to remove water that had accumulated on the course after a morning of steady and sometimes heavy rain.
Bad weather plagued the tournament throughout the weekend. The second round ended on Saturday morning after exposure to thunderstorms late Friday afternoon.
The recovery will mark the second Monday-end of the PGA Tour this season. Jason Day won the Farmers Insurance Open in January after dark had postponed the sixth playoff hole
MONTREAL (AP) – Johnny Manziel will ride in a reunion with the coach to the Montreal Alouettes, who hired him for Texas A & M recruited.
The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger Cats in a blockbuster trading Sunday that unites him with Montreal head coach Mike Sherman.
Montreal also received offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from the Tiger Cats for defensive end Jamaal Westerman, broad receiver Chris Williams and first round draft elections in 2020 and 2021.
The Alouettes took the step one day after Beginning quarterback Drew Willy suffered his second injury of the season. Montreal backup Jeff Mathews is also out with a foot injury, leaving third Stringer Matt Shiltz to play the last three quarters Saturday night in a 25-8 loss to Calgary.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) – The New York Giants Roosevelt has signed a contract with Saokon Barkley.
Penn State's 2nd overall standings went for 3,843 yards and 43 touchdowns and caught 102 passes, eight for scores, in three seasons with the Nittany Lions. He had 5,538 total yards on 791 touches for averages of 7.0 yards per game and 145.7 yards per game.
Barkley joins four drafts that had previously signed: guardian Will Hernandez of UTEP (second round), outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter of Georgia (third round), defensive tackle BJ Hill of North Carolina State (third round) and quarterback Kyle Lauletta from Richmond (fourth round).
Defensive tackle RJ McIntosh, a fifth-grader, also signs later in the day, graduating
EAGAN, Minnesota (AP) – Minnesota Viking's offensive linie coach Tony Sparano died Sunday at age 56.
The team announced that Sparano's death had been announced in a statement that did not give a reason. Sparano was since 2016 offensive coach of the Vikings.
Sparano began his career as coach of the NFL in 1999 and was coach of the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders. He was the head coach of the Dolphins from 2008 to 2008 and went 29-32. He went 11-5 and won the AFC East in his first season with Miami.
Sparano also spent time with the Browns, Redskins, Jaguars, Cowboys and 49ers.
TOUR DE FRANCE
CARCASSONNE, France (AP) – Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark sprinted away from two other challengers and won stage 15 of the Tour de France, while Geraint Thomas easily presented the overall lead for the fourth consecutive day  Cort Nielseen celebrated his first victory on the tour after overtaking Ion Izagirre and Bauke Mollema in the sprint over the last 200 meters. The Astana driver finished the hilly, 181.5-kilometer stage of Millau, which ended in 4 hours and 25 minutes with a long descent to Carcassonne
Thomas in the yellow jersey, the second-placed Chris Froome and the rest of the overall competitors came 13 Minutes after the stage winner in Carcassonne and its medieval city wall
Thomas retained his advantage of 1 minute, 39 seconds ahead of teammate and defending champion Froome before the second day of rest of the race on Monday
NEW YORK (AP) – In the latest bizarre medical development for the confusing New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard returns to the disabled list after a hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
The Team Syndergaard is likely to have discovered the contagious virus when he performed in a children's baseball camp during the All-Star break last Thursday. Mets Manager Mickey Callaway said that this probably explains why Syndergaard weakened and his speed dropped during Friday's victory at Yankee Stadium.
According to WebMD.com, hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a contagious disease that is most prevalent in children under the age of 10 and is characterized by a rash of small blister-like wounds on the palms, soles and in the mouth. Symptoms include fever, sore throat and headache.
The disease can be transmitted to another person through, among other things, saliva or fluid blisters, and the infection usually progresses within a week.
AUTO RACING  LOUDON, NH (AP) – Kevin Harvick used Kyle Busch, who won a thrilling battle with two of NASCAR's most dominant riders seven laps before the race on New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Harvick turned his Ford bumper to the right side of Busch's Toyota and poked the leader for another Brilliant performance for the leader of the Big Three.
Harvick drove for his sixth win of the season and took 1-2 in some orders with Busch for the ninth time this year. Bush has five wins and Martin Truex Jr., fourth Sunday, has four.
MORRISON, Colorado (AP) – John Force drove to his first win of the season and record-breaking 149th career Funny Car win at the Dodge Mile – High NHRA Nationals
The 69-year-old Force completed a frustrating, crash-prone drought to win for the eighth time at the Bandimere Speedway and clinched Ron Capps in the final with a 4,075-second run at 315,4200mph] Force drove the John Force Racing Camaro to Matt Hagan in the first round, Cruz Pedregon in the quarter-finals, and daughter Courtney Force in the semis on his way to his first victory since the Gatornals in March 2017.