GOLF

Max Homa missed a 3-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole, but won the Genesis Invitational in Los Angeles on the second playoff hole when Tony Finau failed to save par from a bunker on the par-3 14th.

Homa, who grew up 30 miles away in Valencia, walked off with his second PGA Tour victory. He closed with a 5-under 66 and played the final 26 holes without a bogey.

Homa and Finau finished at 12-under 272 on a Riviera course that was fast, firm and bouncy all week.

Sam Burns, who led from the opening round, shot a 69 and missed the playoff by one stroke.

SOCCER

SHEBELIEVES CUP: Christen Press scored in the 11th minute, Megan Rapinoe added a late goal and the U.S. women beat Brazil 2-0 in Orlando, Florida.

The United States is now unbeaten in 36 straight games overall and 52 straight at home.

ENGLAND: Raheem Sterling met Riyad Mahrez’s cross to score on a header just 80 seconds into the match, and Manchester City extended its winning streak to 18 with a 1-0 victory at Arsenal.

City has a 10-point lead in the Premier League over Manchester United and Leicester.

Manchester United overcame a sloppy first-half performance to win at home against Newcastle, 3-1, as Bruno Fernandes converted two penalties in the second half.

Leicester strengthened its position in the top four with a 2-1 win at Aston Villa, thanks to early goals by James Maddison and Harvey Barnes.

West Ham got goals from Michail Antonio and Jesse Lingard and moved into fourth place with a 2-1 win over Tottenham.

SKIING

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sebastian Foss-Solevåg won the men’s slalom and fellow Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen took bronze in the final event at Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy.

Foss-Solevåg was third after the opening run, close behind surprise leader Adrian Pertl of Austria and Alex Vinzatzer of Italy, before posting the fastest time in the final run.

Pertl ended up 0.21 seconds behind for silver, while Vinatzer dropped to fourth, missing the podium by 0.74.

– News service report

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