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O'Hair rallies to win Quail Hollow event


Five weeks after he blew a five-shot lead against Tiger Woods at Bay Hill, Sean O'Hair showed his mettle in hard, blustery conditions Sunday in Charlotte, N.C., with a 3-under-par 69 and rallied to win the PGA Quail Hollow Championship when no one could catch him. Despite a bogey-bogey finish on the two hardest holes on the course, O'Hair was the only player in the final nine groups to break 70. Lucas Glover, who bogeyed the par-3 17th, closed with a 71 to tie for second with Bubba Watson (70). Woods had a 72 to finish two strokes back.

SPANISH OPEN: : Thomas Levet won the PGA European event in Girona. John Daly, playing the event while he serves a six-month PGA Tour suspension, tied for 31st.

Cowboys staffer paralyzed in accident


A Dallas Cowboys scouting assistant was permanently paralyzed from the waist down after his spine was severed during the collapse of the team's tentlike practice structure in a storm in Irving, Texas. The team announced that Rich Behm was in stable condition at Parkland Hospital after surgery to stabilize a fracture to the thoracic spine. Behm, 33, was among a dozen people hurt in the accident Saturday. Joe DeCamillis, 43, the team's special teams coach, suffered a fracture of one of his cervical vertebrae without paralysis. Assistant athletic trainer Greg Gaither, 35, had surgery Saturday night to repair a fracture to the tibia and fibula in his right leg.

DOLPHINS: : Boston Red Sox executive Michael Dee was hired as chief executive officer of the football team and Dolphin Stadium.

Ducks even series with goal in 3rd OT

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Todd Marchant scored 1:15 into the third overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 4-3 series-evening victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Jonas Hiller made a career-high 59 saves, and Ryan Getzlaf, Chris Pronger and Ryan Carter also scored for the Ducks in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference semifinals. The defending Stanley Cup champion Red Wings lost for the first time in six postseason games.

MORE NHL: : Cam Ward's second playoff shutout in four games and a rare misplay by Zdeno Chara gave the visiting Carolina Hurricanes a split of their first two games against the Boston Bruins. Ward turned aside 36 shots, and Chara's bad pass led to Matt Cullen's short-handed goal as the Hurricanes won, 3-0, and headed home for games 3 and 4 Wednesday and Friday nights.

BASEBALL: : Journalist Selena Roberts makes the case that Alex Rodriguez likely used steroids in high school and may have taken hGH while with the New York Yankees in her new biography of the Most Valuable Player, a portrait of a deeply insecure man trying to cope with being abandoned by his father and obsessed with becoming a superstar. The release of A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez has been moved up to Monday because details of Rodriguez's possible drug use as a teenager and as a Yankee leaked out over the past week. Rodriguez has declined to comment. ... The Yankees put left-hander Damaso Marte (0-1, 15.19 ERA) on the 15-day disabled list with weakness and tendinitis in his shoulder. ... The Cubs retired the No. 31 worn by pitchers Greg Maddux and Ferguson Jenkins. ... The Royals placed shortstop Tony Pena Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured bone in his left hand and called up former Orioles shortstop Luis Hernandez from Triple-A. ... Right-hander Mike MacDougal has signed a non-guaranteed, minor league contract with the Nationals. ... The Mets moved pitcher Oliver Perez, who has a 9.97 ERA, to the bullpen.

TENNIS: : Top-ranked Rafael Nadal won his record fourth ATP Rome Masters, beating defending champion Novak Djokovic, 7-6 (2), 6-2, for his third clay-court title in three weeks. ... Svetlana Kuznetsova upset top-ranked Dinara Safina, 6-4, 6-3, to win the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, and capture her first WTA title since September 2007.

Boxing: : Manny Pacquiao knocked Ricky Hatton down twice in the first round Saturday night in Las Vegas before stopping him with a ferocious left hand in the final seconds of the second round. Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 knockouts) left Hatton (45-2) lying motionless on his back in the middle of the ring.

College lacrosse: : Mike Colonell had four goals and an assist and Nick Rossi had a hat trick to power host CCBC-Essex past Anne Arundel Community College, 12-7, in the NJCAA Region XX tournament championship. Both teams advanced to the national tournament Saturday and Sunday in Herkimer, N.Y. Third seed CCBC-Essex (13-3) will play second seed Nassau CC (11-4) at 12:15 p.m. Fourth seed Anne Arundel (11-5) will face top seed Onondaga CC (14-0) at 10 a.m.

COLLEGE TENNIS: : Host Johns Hopkins men's and women's tennis team both won their third-straight Centennial Conference championships, with the men beating Swarthmore, 5-0, and the women topping Washington College, 5-0.

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