KWBG Sports for August 19th

Posted on 19 August 2013 by KWBG

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) – Joey Logano earned his first win of the season and boosted his chances of reaching the Chase for the Sprint Cup by capturing the Michigan 400. Logano held off Kevin Harvick after both breezed past Mark Martin who ran out of fuel with just over three laps to go. Logano has moved up to 13th with three races left before the Chase, seven points behind Martin Truex, Jr. for the final wildcard spot.

UNDATED (AP) – A person with familiar with the diagnosis says Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller will miss the entire season because of a right knee injury. Keller was hurt in the second quarter of Saturday’s exhibition game at Houston and was carted off the field. Buffalo rookie quarterback EJ Manuel had what Bills coach Doug Marrone would only call “a procedure” on his left knee Sunday morning and will miss the rest of the preseason.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -Patrick Reed birdied the second playoff hole to win the Wyndham Championship for his first PGA Tour title, beating Jordan Spieth (SPEETH). Reed and Spieth finished regulation at 14-under 266. Reed closed with a 4-under 66, and Spieth had a 65.

PARKER, Colo. (AP) – Europe has retained possession of the Solheim Cup by winning on U.S. soil for the first time. Caroline Hedwall earned the clinching victory in yesterday’s singles matches to become the first player in tournament history to win all five of her matches.

CINCINNATI (AP) – Rafael Nadal and Victoria Azarenka earned titles at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Nadal beat American John Isner 7-6, 7-6 to improve to 53-3 this year and claim back-to-back hardcourt titles for the first time in his career. Azarenka ended Serena Williams’ 14-match winning streak with a 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 comeback victory.

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