John Rollins set a back-nine record with a 28 and matched his career-best round of 63 to put himself in a five-way tie for the lead after three rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC of Boston in Norton, Mass. Rollins's 10-under-par 203 ties him with Billy Andrade, Jason Bohn, Carl Petterson and Olin Browne.
The five-way tie for the lead going into the final round involved the most players on the PGA Tour since a five-way tie in 1983 at the Colonial. . . .
In Springfield, Ill., Pat Hurst won the LPGA State Farm Classic with a three-shot victory over defending champion Cristie Kerr. . . .
Hale Irwin won for the first time since turning 60 in June, recording a one-stroke victory over three players in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open in Pebble Beach, Calif.
* BASEBALL: Mike Cervenak, a Class AAA player in San Francisco's farm system, hit a two-run homer and had three RBI to lead the United States to a 12-1 victory over Colombia in its opener at the Baseball World Cup in Amsterdam.
* BASKETBALL: Oscar Torres scored 23 points and Victor Diaz added 22 to help Venezuela beat the United States, 93-83, in the bronze medal game in the world championship qualifying tournament in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Kris Lang led the United States with 30 points and 14 rebounds.
* RUNNING: In Virginia Beach, James Mwangi of Kenya won the fifth annual Rock 'n' roll Half Marathon in a course record 1 hour 42 seconds. Werknesh Kidane of Ethiopia won the women's division in her half marathon debut with a time of 1:09:48.
* SAILING: America's Cup defender Alinghi of Switzerland won the fleet-racing regatta in a tie break with U.S. team BMW Oracle Racing after the final race in Malmo, Sweden, was canceled because of fog. The Swiss and American boats had 32 points each, but the tie went to Alinghi because it won the last race on Saturday.
* WINTER SPORTS: Ryan St. Onge and Eric Bergoust gave the United States a 1-2 finish in men's aerials while Li Nina of China won her second race on the opening weekend of the World Cup freestyle ski season in Mount Buller, Australia.
St. Onge won with 247.79 points, followed by Bergoust with 243.12 and Alexei Grishin of Belarus with 241.26.
Jeret Peterson of the United States, who won Saturday's opening race, leads the overall standings after two of 11 events with 132 points, 12 better than Kyle Nissen of Canada.
-- From News Services