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Sports Briefs November 15, 2010

| November 15, 2010 8:00 PM

Robert Garrigus shot an 8-under 64 to win the PGA Children's Miracle Network Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., allowing him to keep his PGA Tour card and atoning for his collapse this year in Memphis.

• South Korea's In-Kyung Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Guadalajara, Mexico for her third LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke stroke victory over Suzann Pettersen.

Football

Boise State jumped back ahead of TCU in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday after the Horned Frogs played their closest game of the season.

No. 1 Oregon and No. 2 Auburn held their places, though the Ducks' narrow escape in a 15-13 victory Saturday night at California cost them 11 first-place votes and left them with 38.

Auburn, which erased an early 14-point deficit and beat Georgia 49-31, picked up 10 first-place votes for a total of 12.

Baseball

The Pittsburgh Pirates will introduce Texas Rangers batting coach Clint Hurdle as their new manager at a news conference today.

Hurdle managed the Colorado Rockies before becoming the batting coach for the American League champions.

Spurs 117, Thunder 104: Matt Bonner scored 21 points to help visiting San Antonio past Oklahoma City.

Rockets 104, Knicks 96: Kevin Martin scored 28 points and visiting Houston beat New York.

Pistons 100, Kings 94: Former Eastern Washington standout Rodney Stuckey scored 17 points to help visiting Detroit over Sacramento.

Hawks 111, Timberwolves 105: Al Horford had 28 points and 10 rebounds and host Atlanta held on to beat Minnesota.

Suns 121, Lakers 116: Jason Richardson scored 34 points and visiting Phoenix held off Los Angeles.

Top 25 Men

No. 1 Duke 97, Princeton 60: At Durham, N.C., Nolan Smith scored 22 points and Duke opened its season by beating Princeton (0-1).

No. 10 Syracuse 86, Canisius 67: Rick Jackson had 17 points and host Syracuse (2-0) topped Canisius (1-1).

No. 14 Purdue 76, Howard 40: At West Lafayette, Ind., E'Twaun Moore scored 16 points and Purdue (1-0) beat Howard (0-1).

No. 22 Temple 82, Toledo 49: At Philadelphia, Micheal Eric had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead Temple (2-0) past Toledo (0-2).

Rangers 8, Oilers 2: Marian Gaborik scored his first three goals of the season, and host New York beat Edmonton.

Blackhawks 3, Ducks 2, OT: Viktor Stalberg scored at 4:32 of overtime for host Chicago to end Anaheim's winning streak at six games.

Capitals 6, Thrashers 4: John Erskine scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:49 remaining to help Washington beat visiting Atlanta for its sixth straight home victory.

Wild 4, Lightning 1: At Tampa, Fla., Cal Clutterbuck and Antti Miettinen scored on the power play during a three-goal first period, and Minnesota beat Tampa Bay.

Boxing

Antonio Margarito remained in the hospital and the boxer has a broken right eye socket and will have surgery Tuesday in Texas for injuries suffered in a fight Saturday night against Manny Pacquiao.

Auto Racing

Sebastian Vettel became the youngest champion in Formula One history, clinching the title when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

• John Force won his NHRA-record 15th Funny Car season championship at the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in Pomona.

Antron Brown (Top Fuel), rookie Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to event victories.

- The Associated Press

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