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NBA rejects North Carolina's revised transgender bathroom law

The 'We Are Not This' slogan is seen posted at the entrance to a pub in Durham, North CarolinaProposed changes to a controversial North Carolina law requiring residents to use public restrooms corresponding to their gender at birth don't go far enough, the National Basketball Association said. The US professional basketball league has threatened to relocate the NBA All-Star weekend, which is scheduled to take place next year in Charlotte, North Carolina, unless the bill that has been slammed by rights groups as discriminatory is revoked. North Carolina legislators circulated a draft bill this week showing some minor changes in the law, but keeping the controversial bathroom provisions intact.

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:43:56 -0400
Canadian teen golf star Henderson grabs LPGA lead

Brooke Henderson of Canada hits her drive on the 11th hole during the first round of the Cambia Portland Classic on June 30, 2016Defending champion and world number two Brooke Henderson fired a seven-under par 65 to seize a two-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Portland Classic. The 18-year-old Canadian, who won last year's event by eight strokes to become the third-youngest winner in tour history, made a solid start toward repeating as champion with nine birdies against two bogeys at the 6,476-yard Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Oregon. Henderson sits two strokes in front of Angela Stanford, Demi Runas and Colombia's Mariajo Uribe.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:49:47 -0400
McGirt seizes three-shot lead at WGC-Bridgestone

William McGirt plays a shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships on June 30, 2016 in Akron, OhioWilliam McGirt opened up a record three-shot opening round lead but world No. 1 Jason Day and No. 2 Jordan Spieth were also in the hunt at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. McGirt set a tournament record for the largest first-round lead by firing a six-under 64 as he aims for his second win in Ohio in just four weeks. McGirt won the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio in a playoff in early June for his first USPGA Tour victory.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:49:09 -0400
Laird makes birdie on last to post lead in Reno

(Reuters) - Britain's Martin Laird birdied his final hole to record 15 points and a slim lead on Thursday at the Barracuda Championship, which uses a modified Stableford scoring system. Pars net zero points, bogeys are minus one and a double bogey or worse is minus three off a golfer's score. Gary Woodland, who won the tournament in 2013, Greg Chalmers and Camilo Villegas are all at 14 points while a group of four are at 13.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:36:22 -0400
Henderson birdie blitz gives her two-shot lead in Portland

(Reuters) - Brooke Henderson began the defense of her Portland Classic title with a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday, which gave her a two-stroke lead after the first round. Henderson won her first LPGA title by eight strokes at Columbia Edgewater Country Club last year. Some of the pin placements are kind of similar, so trying to think back to what the putts did and how they broke," Henderson told reporters.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:32:07 -0400
Golf-Laird makes birdie on last to post lead in Reno

Britain's Martin Laird birdied his final hole to record 15 points and a slim lead on Thursday at the Barracuda Championship, which uses a modified Stableford scoring system. Pars net zero points, bogeys are minus one and a double bogey or worse is minus three off a golfer's score. Gary Woodland, who won the tournament in 2013, Greg Chalmers and Camilo Villegas are all at 14 points while a group of four are at 13.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:26:10 -0400
Martin Laird grabs early lead at PGA Barracuda Championships

Golf - Laird grabs early lead at Barracuda ChampionshipScotland's Martin Laird holds a one-point lead after the first round of the Barracuda Championship, an unusual event featuring the Modified Stableford scoring system. Laird made eight birdies (each worth two points) and one bogey (for a loss of one point) to finish at 15 at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno, Nevada. Gary Woodland, Australia's Greg Chalmers and Colombia's Camilo Villegas are tied for second at 14.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:09:48 -0400
Golf-Henderson birdie blitz gives her two-shot lead in Portland

Brooke Henderson began the defence of her Portland Classic title with a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday, which gave her a two-stroke lead after the first round. Henderson won her first LPGA title by eight strokes at Columbia Edgewater Country Club last year. Some of the pin placements are kind of similar, so trying to think back to what the putts did and how they broke," Henderson told reporters.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:57:44 -0400
Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Reno Championship scores

July 1 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Reno Championship on Thursday in Reno, Nevada 15 Martin Laird (Britain) 15 14 Greg Chalmers (Australia) 14 Gary Woodland (U.S.) 14 Camilo Villegas (Colombia) 14 13 Colt Knost (U.S.) 13 Zachary Blair (U.S.) 13 Brendan Steele (U.S.) 13 Jay McLuen (U.S.) 13 12 Steve Marino (U.S.) 12 Jeff Overton (U.S.) 12 11 Bronson Burgoon (U.S.) 11 10 Rod Pampling (Australia) 10 Hunter Stewart (U.S.) 10 Tyler Aldridge (U.S.) 10 9 Graham DeLaet (Canada) 9 Kim Meen-Whee (Korea) 9 Ben Crane (U.S.) 9 Nick Taylor (Canada) 9 Scott Stallings (U.S. ...

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:23:25 -0400
Disney to buy stake in MLB's video unit, valuing unit at $3.5 billion: Bloomberg

A portion of the signage at the main gate of The Walt Disney Co. is pictured in Burbank, CaliforniaBloomberg earlier reported that Disney agreed to buy the 33 percent stake for $3.5 billion. Disney and Major League Baseball could not be immediately reached for comment. Disney will also retain a four-year option to buy an additional one-third stake, Bloomberg said.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:50:24 -0400
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