17-year-old wins LPGA event in Portland, Oregon

Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes in Portland, Oregon, to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history.

The Canadian closed with a 3-under 69 at Columbia Edgewater to finish at 21-under 267, the lowest total since the event went from 54 holes to 72 in 2013. Henderson is 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

Lydia Ko set the age record as an amateur in the 2012 Canadian Women’s Open at 15 years, 4 months, 2 days. She also won the Canadian event in 2013 at 16, and won four times at 17. Lexi Thompson won the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic at 16 years, 7 months, 8 days.


U.S. WOMEN: Christen Press scored three goals to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in Pittsburgh in its first game since winning the Women’s World Cup in Canada last month.

The game marked the opening of a victory tour by the Americans and was played before a crowd of 44,028 at Heinz Field.

Meghan Klingenberg grew up in Pittsburgh and rewarded her hometown fans with a goal.

MLS: Obafemi Martins scored two goals in his first game since June 16 and the Seattle Sounders beat Orlando City 4-0 in Seattle to snap their club-record losing streak at five games.

 Kennedy Igboananike scored his second goal of the game in extra time and Sean Johnson had eight saves to help the Chicago Fire rally for a 3-3 draw with the Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pennsylvania.


U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sam Mikulak had little trouble picking up his third straight U.S. gymnastics title in Indianapolis, overcoming an early misstep on high bar to dominate a crowded field that will give the Americans a deep roster heading into the world championships in October.


ROGERS CUP: Andy Murray beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in Montreal in the Rogers Cup for his fourth tournament victory of the year and third title in the Canadian event.

The second-seeded Murray also won the tournament in 2009 and 2010.

Swiss teen Belinda Bencic won the Rogers Cup in Toronto following her upset of Serena Williams with a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 3-0 victory over an ailing Simona Halep.


WNBA: Candace Parker scored 21 points and had a career-high 10 assists to lead host Los Angeles over the Chicago Sky, 76-64.

Ivory Latta scored 20 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Lynx 77-69 in Washington.

Angel McCoughtry and Reshanda Gray each scored 18 points and host Atlanta beat the Connecticut Sun 90-77.


IAAF: The governing body of track and field has denied accusations that it suppressed the publication of a study in which a third of top athletes surveyed admitted to using banned performance-enhancing techniques.

British newspaper The Sunday Times claimed that the authors of the survey say the IAAF blocked publication of the study, conducted at the 2011 world championship in Daegu, South Korea.

The newspaper says the survey concluded that 29-34 percent of 1,800 competitors at the championships had violated anti-doping rules in the previous 12 months.


BABE RUTH: Portland lost 6-1 to White Hall, Arkansas in its opening game at the Babe Ruth 14-Year-Old World Series late on Saturday night in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Portland took the lead in the top of the third inning when Ben Sasium singled and later scored on an error.

White Hall rallied with three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take the lead for good.

Donato Tocci had a pair of hits for Portland, which played Tri-Valley, California late on Sunday night.

– From staff and news services