Robert Streb sealed victory by sinking a four-foot birdie putt at the second extra hole for his maiden victory on the PGA Tour  at  the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island’s Seaside Course, Georgia. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Robert Streb held his nerve to win his first PGA Tour title in a playoff with fellow American Will MacKenzie and Zimbabwe’s Brendon de Jonge for the $(...)

Co-owner of California Chrome Steve Coburn looks on during the Belmont Stakes Draw at Belmont Park last week  in Elmont, New York. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

California Chrome’s bid to complete US racing’s elusive Triple Crown ended in disappointment when he finished fourth behind Tonalist in the Belmont St(...)

Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy closes in on  Drew Brees (No 9) of the New Orleans Saints during the clash at the America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals all clinched play-off spots as the National Football League playoff picture came in(...)

Derek Ernst hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photograph:  Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Rookie Derek Ernst parred the first hole of a sudden-death playoff last night to beat Briton David Lynn and win the Wells Fargo Championship at(...)