Memphis -- Woody Austin fired an 8-under 62 in Sunday's final round to take the title at the Stanford St. Jude Championship in Memphis.
Austin finished with six birdies -- five of them on the back nine -- and one eagle in the best round of his 13-year PGA career. He finished the tournament at 13-under 267, five strokes better than second-place finisher Brian Davis (66).
New York -- Daniel Menaker is resigning after four years as executive editor in chief of the Random House Publishing Group, The New York Times reported Monday.
Menaker had been brought on for what the newspaper described as his strong literary credentials, and his departure appeared to indicate the publishing house was "shrugging off" sophisticated literary fiction.
Prairie City, Ore. -- The fungus Armillaria ostoyae, commonly known at root rot, has become the world's largest living organism thanks to an outbreak in Prairie City, Ore.
Currently the fungus form dubbed the "humungous fungus" by the U.S. Forest Service underlies 2,200 miles of land outside the Oregon city and wildlife officials are at a loss how to stop its growth, The (Portland) Oregonian said Sunday.
Norwich, England -- The Coca-Cola Co. is working with scientists at the University of North Anglia in Norwich, Britain, to try to show that Coke can combat anemia.
Anemia is usually connected to an iron deficiency in a person's red blood cells. Coca-Cola Co. officials believe the popular fizzy drink helps release iron from food so more of the mineral can be absorbed into the body, The Independent reported Sunday.
San Antonio -- Tony Parker gave San Antonio a quick start and the Spurs repelled a comeback bid Sunday to take control of the NBA Finals with a 103-92 win over Cleveland.
The Spurs owned a 29-point lead in the second half, only to see the Cavaliers twice cut the deficit to eight. A three-point basket and subsequent free throw by Manu Ginobili with 2:30 to play restored a 13-point cushion.
New York -- Best musical "Spring Awakening" won eight Tony Awards and best play "The Coast of Utopia" won seven Sunday at the 61st Tony Awards in New York.
"Spring Awakening," which dwells on German teens dealing with repressed sexuality, won a best director Tony for Michael Mayer, as well as awards for Duncan Sheik's score and orchestration and Bill T. Jones' choreography.
Flagstaff, Ariz. -- A basset hound named Fred was to be reunited with his owner after making his way from southern California to northern Arizona during the past six months.
Fred was found in the parking lot of the Second Chance Center for Animals in Flagstaff, Ariz., and was scanned for a microchip, which lead to the discovery that he was from Riverside, Calif., the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff reported Sunday.
Nashville -- Protection against illegal downloads and division of royalties from songs legally downloaded from the Internet highlighted a town hall meeting in Nashville.
A group of about 50 songwriters met Saturday with Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., to discuss how to gain better control of their work, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Sunday. The gathering was part of the Country Music Association's Music Festival.
Los Angeles -- "Ocean's Thirteen" beat the house in its debut, as the ensemble caper claimed the top spot in U.S. box office receipts with an estimated $37 million.
Danny Ocean and Co. knocked Capt. Jack Sparrow and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," to the No. 2 spot, according to Box Office Mojo. "Pirates" took in an estimated $21.3 million in receipts.
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