BC-Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:
– SOUTHPORT, England -Branden Grace has made major championship history. The South African shot an 8-under-62 Saturday, the lowest score ever in a major championship. He broke the previous mark of 63 by making eight birdies against no bogeys, finishing with a par from just off the back of the green on the 18th hole.
– ARLINGTON, Texas – The U.S. will face Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinals. The winner will play either Mexico or Jamaica.
– LAS VEGAS – The marquee no-limit Texas Hold `em main event of the World Series of Poker will crown its new champion Saturday in Las Vegas. The final three players vying for a grand prize of more than $8.1 million will seat at a table one last time at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino after having bested more than 7,200 participants.
– INDIANAPOLIS – Kyle Busch has won four straight stock-car races at Indianapolis and can break a tie with Michael Schumacher – if he wins his fifth straight race at the track in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. Busch had the third-fastest car in each of Friday’s practice sessions.
– SEATTLE – Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and the star-studded West squad faces Tina Charles and the youthful East lineup in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday afternoon.
– EL CAJON, Calif. – Jamie Nieto’s big day is here. The two-time Olympic high jumper plans to walk down the aisle under his own power at his wedding to Jamaican hurdler Shevon Stoddart 15 months after suffering a spinal cord injury on a misjudged backflip.