Kyle Busch wins again at Bristol…Qualifier takes PGA title…Baylor takes championship
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – Kyle Busch passed his older brother, Kurt, on the final restart to win Sunday’s NASCAR race at Brisol Motor Speedway. The Busch Brothers were first in line not to pit for tires during the 11th caution to set up a final shootout between Bristol’s two winningest active drivers. It’s the eighth Bristol victory for Kyle, who prevented Kurt from getting his seventh on the .533-mile high-banked oval.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Corey Conners has become the first Monday qualifier since 2010 to win a PGA event. Conners claimed his first PGA Tour victory and earned an invite to the Masters by capturing the Valero Texas Open. He made three birdies in the final five holes, shooting a 6-under 66 for a 20-under total. Charley Hoffman finished second at 18 under, while Ryan Moore was another shot back.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) – Jin Young Ko won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday at Mission Hills for her first major title and second victory in three weeks. Ko closed with a 2-under 70 for 10-under total and a three-stroke victory over Mi Hyang Lee. The 23-year-old South Korean won for the fourth time on the LPGA Tour, completing a desert sweep after taking the Founders Cup in Phoenix.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Baylor coughed up a 17-point lead and lost star forward Lauren Cox before earning an 82-81 victory over Notre Dame to win the NCAA women’s basketball championship at Tampa. Chloe Jackson provided the tiebreaking layup with 3.9 seconds left, but the Irish had a chance to force overtime until Arike Ogunbowale missed the first of two free throws. Jackson finished with 26 points and Kalani Brown had 20 for Baylor.
UNDATED (AP) – The Florida Panthers and Buffalo Sabres are making head coaching changes. The Panthers fired Bob Boughner the day after the season finale, ending his two-year tenure with one season remaining on his contract. In Buffalo, the Sabres fired coach Phil Housley following two underperforming seasons and after the team extended its franchise-worst playoff drought to an eighth consecutive year.