Caleb Manuel of Topsham closed with a 4-under 67 on Saturday but settled for third place in his professional debut – the New Hampshire Open at Montcalm Golf Club in Enfield, New Hampshire.

Manuel matched the low round of the day and finished at 12 under for the tournament. Jason Thresher of West Suffield, Connecticut, birdied the last three holes for a final score of 15 under – one better than Daniel O’Rourke of Milford, New Jersey.

Shawn Warren of Falmouth tied for 20th place at 1 under, shooting a 72 in his final round.


EASTERN LEAGUE: Tyler McDonough tied the game with a two-run single in the eighth inning, then drove home automatic runner Karson Simas in the 10th to give the Portland Sea Dogs an 8-7 victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels at Hadlock Field.


Despite the comeback win, Portland was eliminated from contention for the Northeast Division’s first-half title. Hartford clinched a playoff berth by defeating Harrisburg, 3-1.

Portland trailed 7-1 before scoring one run in the sixth, two in the seventh and three in the eighth. Kristian Campbell was 2 for 3 with two walks and three runs scored, and Blaze Jordan doubled twice.


XFINITY SERIES: Christopher Bell used a three-wide, last-lap pass to drive away for his fourth straight NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Bell needed three extra laps on the 1.058-mile track but remained undefeated at New Hampshire in the Xfinity Series.

Bell led 43 of 203 laps and added this checkered flag to wins at New Hampshire in 2018, 2019 and 2021.


Sheldon Creed was second and Cole Custer third.

FORMULA ONE: McLaren went from escaping from a fire in its hospitality suite to celebrating a rare pole position by Lando Norris at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Norris edged points leader Max Verstappen with a blistering final run during qualifying. His only other pole was at the Russian Grand Prix in 2021.

Lewis Hamilton will start third – his best grid position of the season – just ahead of Mercedes teammate George Russell. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will be next.

INDYCAR: Two-time IndyCar champion Alex Palou continued his mastery of Laguna Seca Raceway by winning the pole in a qualifying session dominated by Honda drivers at Monterey, California.

It was the second pole of the season for the Chip Ganassi Racing driver who has finished on the podium in all three of his previous starts on the permanent road course. He won the 2022 season finale in what many believe was a catalyst in his decision not to leave Ganassi to join Arrow McLaren Racing.


Kyle Kirkwood of Andretti Global qualified second – his best effort of the season.


U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS: Caeleb Dressel locked up his second individual race in Paris with a victory in the men’s 100-meter butterfly in Indianapolis.

Dressel, the winner of five gold medals at the Tokyo Games, followed up his triumph in the 50 freestyle with a winning time of 50.19 seconds in the 100 butterfly, giving him a chance to defend both of those gold medals.

Kate Douglass qualified for her third individual event at the Olympics with a victory in the 200-meter individual medley (2:06.79).

Douglass has lived up to her billing as one of the world’s most versatile swimmers, also claiming trials victories in the 200 breaststroke and 100 freestyle.



EURO 2024: There were no goals, one assist and three selfie-pursuing field invaders for Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal’s 3-0 win over Turkey in Dortmund, Germany, that secured a spot in the round of 16 on Saturday.

The five-time world player of the year set up the third goal by Bruno Fernandes with an unselfish pass when he could easily have attempted a shot after being played clean through.

Then there was chaos, as three fans got onto the field at different times and attempted selfies with Ronaldo. He accepted the first but looked unhappy at the other two.

• Georgia earned its first-ever point at a major tournament with a 1-1 draw against the Czech Republic in Hamburg, Germany.

It was nearly a win for Georgia. Midfielder Saba Lobjanidze fired a shot narrowly over the bar with the last kick of the game as a promising 3-on-1 counterattack came to nothing.


• Kevin De Bruyne scored as Belgium revived its hopes by beating Romania 2-0 in Cologne, Germany.

COPA AMERICA: Jhonder Cádiz and Eduard Bello scored second-half goals after subbing on at halftime, and Venezuela rallied for a 2-1 win over short-handed Ecuador at Santa Clara, California, in the opening round of group play.

Enner Valencia, who went into the tournament expected to lead Ecuador’s attack, was shown a straight red card in the 22nd minute, and Ecuador played a man down the rest of the way.


HALLE OPEN: Top-ranked Jannik Sinner reached his first grass-court final by beating Zhang Zhizhen 6-4, 7-6 (3) in Halle, Germany, to set up a title match against Hubert Hurkacz.

Sinner saved a set point in the second set before jumping out to a quick lead in the tiebreaker. The Australian Open champion improved his record to 37-3 this year.


Hurkacz, the No. 5 seed, fired 17 aces in his 7-6 (2), 6-4 victory over second-seeded Alexander Zverev.

BERLIN LADIES OPEN: Aryna Sabalenka and Ons Jabeur retired from their rain-delay quarterfinals in the grass-court event in Germany.

The second-seeded Sabalenka was trailing Anna Kalinskaya 5-1 when she stopped because of shoulder pain.

Kalinskaya later earned a spot in Sunday’s final by defeating Victoria Azarenka, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-1.

Jabeur had just lost a first-set tiebreaker to Coco Gauff when she exited because of illness. Gauff advanced to face her doubles partner, Jessica Pegula, who was leading 7-5, 6-6 (3-1) when rain suspended their semifinal until Sunday.

QUEEN’S CLUB: Tommy Paul advanced from an all-American semifinal against Sebastian Korda, winning 6-4, 7-6 (2), and Lorenzo Musetti of Italy reached the final of the grass-court tournament by outlasting Jordan Thompson 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.



WNBA: Breanna Stewart had 33 points, seven assists and six blocks to help the New York Liberty beat the visiting Los Angeles Sparks, 98-88.

Sabrina Ionescu added 24 points and Kayla Thornton had 20 for New York (14-3), which has won 10 of its last 11 games.

• Emily Engstler scored 10 of her career-high 23 points in the first quarter, Stefanie Dolson got her first double-double since 2022, and the Washington Mystics beat Dallas 97-69, handing the visiting Wings their 10th consecutive loss.

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