INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Mika Hakkinen, who has announced he won't race next season, pulled away in the closing laps to win the United States Formula One Grand Prix Sunday.
Hopkins stops Trinidad
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bernard Hopkins boasted he was the true middleweight champion, then went out and proved it by stopping previously unbeaten Felix Trinidad in the 12th round Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Hopkins (40-2-1) went into the ring as the IBF and WBC middleweight champion, and won the WBA title from Trinidad (40-0-1).
Wild sends McLennan to AHL
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild sent goalie Jamie McLennan to the Houston Aeros, the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the team announced Saturday.
McLennan posted a 5-23-9 record in 38 games for Minnesota last season. He owns a career mark of 60-77-26 in 176 NHL games for New York, St. Louis and Minnesota.
The Wild also signed free agent Zybnek Michalek to a contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The 19-year-old Michalek was assigned to the Shawinigan Cataractes of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The 6-2, 190 pound defenseman scored 39 points and had 52 penalty minutes in 69 games for Shawinigan last season.
Hakkinen paces Formula One
Hopkins, a 36-year-old Philadelphian, dominated the last six rounds and brought it to an end by landing a tremendous right to the head that sent Trinidad reeling backward to the canvas. The 28-year-old Puerto Rican struggled up and referee Steve Smoger looked at him. Then Trinidad's father climbed into the ring to signal that his son was beaten.
Leonard repeats at Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Justin Leonard became the first repeat winner of the Texas Open since Arnold Palmer in 1962 Sunday.
Leonard shot a 2-under-par 69 to beat J.J. Henry and Matt Kuchar by two strokes at the LaCantera Golf Club course north of San Antonio.
Se Ri Pak matches event record
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- South Korea's Se Ri Pak shot a final-round 71 and matched the tournament record with a 16-under 272 total in winning the ALFAC Champions Sunday.
Kite ties Senior PGA record
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Tom Kite shot a 5-under-par 67 to hold off Allen Doyle by one stroke and tie a Senior PGA Tour record in winning the Gold Rush Classic Sunday.
NFL considers moving Super Bowl
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The NFL is considering Giants Stadium for the Super Bowl as a way to help New York recover from the terrorist attacks.
League commissioner Paul Tagliabue said, however, that he still hopes to keep the championship game in New Orleans while playing a full season and that East Rutherford is one of several options. The NFL also is looking at Los Angeles, Tampa and Miami.
HONG KONG (AP) -- Marcelo Rios won the $400,000 Salem Open without losing a set, beating a weary Rainer Schuettler 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the final.
Rios, seeded eighth, was playing his third event since returning from an ankle operation that sidelined him for two months in the summer.
The Chilean, who was ranked No. 1 for six weeks in 1998, is now 51st in the ATP Champions Race.
Schuettler, a German ranked 49th, won the Shanghai Open last week and was attempting to extend his winning streak to 10 matches.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) -- Kim Clijsters routed Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria 6-1, 6-1 to win the $565,000 Sparkassen Cup for the second straight year.
This was the second title of the year for the top-seeded Belgian and the fifth of her career. Clijsters dominated her sixth-seeded opponent despite a nerve injury in her right arm.
PALERMO, Sicily (AP) -- Felix Mantilla of Spain won his first title since 1999, defeating David Nalbandian of Argentina 7-6 (2), 6-4 to capture the $400,000 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia.
Mantilla, recovering from shoulder surgery, won the ninth title of his career. He was ranked as high as 10th in 1998 but is now 54th.
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