Sunday, February 19, 2017
Professional Sports
Andrew Putnam wins Tour event in Panama

Andrew Putnam won the Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his second Tour title, beating Chris Baker with an 18-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

Putnam closed with a 2-under 68 to match Baker (66) at 13-under 267 at Panama Golf Club.

Kane leads Blackhawks to 5-1 win in Buffalo homecoming

Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist in his annual homecoming, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.

Marian Hossa and Jonathan Toews broke it open with second-period goals for Chicago, which won for the seventh time in eight games. Ryan Hartman and Artem Anisimov also scored, helping the Blackhawks bounce back from a 3-1 loss to Edmonton on Saturday.

Indians taking slow approach with ace Corey Kluber

Don't pencil in Corey Kluber as the Cleveland Indians' opening day starter just yet.

Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Sunday the team will take a slow approach this spring with Kluber, a workhorse for the Indians a year ago. Kluber has started the opener the past two seasons, but Francona isn't ready to say if the right-hander will get the nod on April 3 when the AL champions play at Texas.

Hellebuyck makes 32 saves, Jets hold off Senators 3-2

Josh Morrissey scored early in the third period to give Winnipeg a two-goal lead, and the Jets held off the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Sunday.

Morrissey made it 3-1 at 2:33 when his wrist shot from the blue line eluded Senators goalie Mike Condon.

The Latest: Westbrook gets assist from Durant on dunk

The Latest on Sunday night's All-Star game (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

David Robinson, Grant Hill honored at Legends Brunch

David Robinson and Grant Hill went home from All-Star weekend with trophies.

Robinson and Hill were among the honorees Sunday at the National Basketball Retired Players Association's annual Legends Brunch, several hours before tip-off of the All-Star game. Robinson was chosen as the group's Humanitarian of the Year, and Hill is the Community Ambassador of the Year.

Albert Pujols is ramping up recovery from surgery for Angels

Albert Pujols is almost ready to get a running start on the second half of his mega-contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

Pujols is making steady progress in his recovery from foot surgery. The three-time NL MVP is doing rehabilitation work at the Angels' spring training complex with the goal of being ready to play on opening day.

Dodgers' Ryu ready for comeback after 2 injury-plagued years

Hyun-Jin Ryu believes he is ready to reclaim his long-lost spot in the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting rotation.

The left-hander has made just one start in the past two seasons for the Dodgers, his once-promising career sidetracked repeatedly by arm injuries.

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