Luiten ties course record to win KLM Open

Dutchman Joost Luiten won his national open for the second time, matching the course record with an 8-under 63 for a three-stroke victory in the KLM Open in Spijk, Netherlands.

Luiten finished at 19 under at The Dutch for his fifth European Tour title. He won the 2013 event at Kennemer. Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger was second after a 65.


Oxford Plains Speedway: T.J. Brackett of Buckfield finished ahead of Shawn Knight of South Paris to win the Super Late Model main event at Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday night.


Tim Brackett finished in 10th place in the race while securing his second straight and fourth overall track championship.


MLS: Steve Birnbaum scored in the 89th minute, Lamar Neagle added another goal in stoppage time and D.C. United tied the New York Red Bulls 2-2 in the Atlantic Cup, in Harrison, New Jersey.

PREMIER LEAGUE: Diego Costa scored his second goal of the game from an overhead kick to earn Chelsea a 2-2 draw at Swansea, ending the visitors’ winning start to the season.


SPANISH VUELTA: Movistar rider Nairo Quintana won the Spanish Vuelta in Madrid, adding the title to the 2014 Giro d’Italia on his Grand Tour list of honors.


The Colombian climbing expert had cemented his commanding lead over nearest rival Chris Froome in Saturday’s decisive mountain stage.


WNBA: Cappie Pondexter scored a season-high 24 points and the Chicago Sky clinched a playoff spot with a 96-86 victory over the Connecticut Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Erica Wheeler scored nine of her 17 points in the final 2:17 to help the Indiana Fever pull away from the Washington Mystics and clinch a playoff berth with an 80-73 win in Washington.

Skylar Diggins’ driving layup gave Dallas a four-point lead with 14.9 seconds left and the Wings held on to beat the New York Liberty 84-81 in Arlington, Texas.

Brittney Griner had 21 points, nine rebounds and five blocks to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream 86-75 in Phoenix.

Seimone Augustus scored 20, Maya Moore had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the host San Antonio Stars, 81-76.

– News service report

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