ASH, England - Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship. New Orleans Saints Pro Shop .Ilonen fought back from being 1 down after four holes against the fifth-ranked Swede on the London Club course at Ash in Kent. It was the 34-year-old Finns fifth European Tour victory and his second this season after winning the Irish Open.Earlier Sunday, Ilonen ended Joost Luitens unbeaten run by beating the Dutchman 2 and 1 in the semifinals, while Stenson won 1 up at the last hole against George Coetzee of South Africa.While I didnt play so well this morning, I didnt make any mistakes this afternoon against Henrik, said Ilonen. (I) felt like I had a good chance to beat him and I did.Three years ago Ilonens career was in chaos, having sustained an ankle injury that required surgery and kept him out of the second half of the 2011 season.However, after falling to 334th in the world rankings early in 2012, Ilonen has continued to improve. He finished 23rd on the money list last year.Stenson seized the early initiative, winning the fourth with a birdie. But Ilonen took the next hole with a par and went 1 up with a birdie at the eighth. He increased his lead to 3 up by the 12th.Stenson won the 13th with a birdie but Ilonen hit back immediately to stay 3 up at the 14th.However, Stenson then birdied the par-five 15th to get back to 2 down before both players parred the 16th and Ilonen won with a birdie at the 17th.I was quite low on energy this afternoon and I also feel like I have been battling my swing in these windy conditions, Stenson said.Victory earned Ilonen his highest tour prize of 650,000 euros ($830,000)In the third-place playoff, Luiten defeated Coetzee at the first extra hole. New Orleans Saints Gear . In the days leading up to the draft, TSN.ca and TSN Radio basketball analyst Duane Watson looks at some of the names that will be headlining the event. Tonight, Michigans Nik Stauskas of Mississauga, Ontario. Stitched Saints Jerseys . He liked what he saw on Tuesday night. Not only did his team post a comeback 3-2 victory in a shootout over the Montreal Canadiens, but the rival Washington Capitals were beaten 5-1 in Buffalo.ARLINGTON, Texas -- Christian Yelich kept coming up to bat in big situations. And the young leadoff hitter kept coming through for the Miami Marlins. Yelich set career highs with four hits and four RBIs, including the go-ahead two-run single in the seventh inning, as the Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 on Tuesday night for their record-tying 13th consecutive interleague victory. "Oh really, thats awesome, I guess," Yelich said about the streak, after first asking what it was. "I guess we just like playing (AL teams) and play well against them." The 13-game interleague winning streak matched the major league record shared by the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, who both reached that mark in 2004. The Marlins, 8-0 vs. American League teams this season, wrap up their quick two-game set in Texas on Wednesday. "Its one of those baseball things you probably cant figure out," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. "Im sure theres probably somebody a lot smarter than me that can figure it out, but we just go out there and try to win a ball game." Yelichs single in the seventh inning sent home two unearned runs and put the Marlins ahead to stay, after the Rangers had taken the lead with a four-run sixth. There was also his tiebreaking two-run double in the fourth and the hustling double in the sixth when he scored on Casey McGehees two-out hit. "That was a great play, a big momentum-builder for us," Redmond said. "Anytime you can press the issue with base runners, you put pressure on them and it fires the guys up." Bryan Morris (5-0), the third Marlins pitcher, struck out two in 1 1-3 scoreless innings. Steve Cishek worked a perfect ninth with two strikeouts for his 15th save in 16 chances. Texas right-hander Jason Frasor (1-1) was responsible for the two unearned runs while facing four batters. Miami took advantage of second baseman Rougned Odoors fielding error on a potential double play in the seventh when Yelichs two-out single made it 6-5. New Orleans Saints Shirts. "In the end, we didnt play the defence we were capable of playing. That hurt us," manager Ron Washington said. "We fought hard to get back into that game but we shot ourselves in the foot." Garrett Jones drove in two runs for the Marlins, including his RBI double in the eighth right after the Rangers committed two errors on one play, when Giancarlo Stanton went from first to third on a ball hit to left and then scored on the miscues. Texas went ahead 5-4 after their sixth-inning outburst capped off when Brad Snyder, called up from Triple-A Round Rock earlier Tuesday, scored from second base when Odor beat out a slow chopper for an infield single. Marlins starter Tom Koehler struck out seven through five innings, but the right-hander then allowed the first four batters to reach in the sixth, including a bases-loaded walk to Snyder, before Robinson Chirinos had his second sacrifice fly of the game. Yelich doubled off the base of the wall in centre field for a 3-1 lead in the fourth off Colby Lewis, after Justin Bour had a single and Jeff Mathis drew a walk to start the inning. Mathis might have been out at the plate if shortstop Elvis Andrus relay throw hadnt been cut off near the mound by Snyder, who was playing first base in the major leagues for the first time. An outfielder before playing his last two Triple-A games at first base, Snyder came up when Mitch Moreland (left ankle) was put on the 15-day disabled list. NOTES: The Rangers are 15-19 at home, including 2-6 on this homestand after coming off their longest trip of the season with a 7-4 record. ... Miami had 14 hits and left 13 runners on base. ... Texas has a majors-high 13 players on the DL. ... Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre had multiple hits for the seventh time in eight games. ' ' '
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British-born defensive end Jack Crawford will remain with the Dallas Cowboys after re-signing with the NFL franchise. Daniel Lovitz Jersey . The 27-year-old, who - like Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi - was born in London, had been a free agent after a campaign where he had accrued four sacks in 16 appearances as part of the Cowboys defensive-line rotation.Despite visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets during the free-agency period, Crawford had made no secret of his desire to stay with the NFC East team and he got his wish on Monday when coming to terms on a one-year deal. The ex-Oakland Raider uploaded a picture to Instagram of him signing a deal with the caption: So thankful to have the opportunity to play with my Fam under the blue star for another year. #CowboyNation this one is for you! #BackAtItAgain #WasNeverGoinAnywhereCrawford grew up near Wembley in Kilburn and recorded a sack in the capital when the Cowboys defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014. Also See: NFL Video Rookies guide NFL on Sky Sports Pundits Djordje Mihailovic Jersey .5 million, four-year contract with the Texas Rangers that could be worth $32. USA Soccer Jerseys 2020 .J. -- After getting permission from his 7-year-old daughter, New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl has retired after an 11-year career that included two Super Bowl championships.John Hastings has been ruled out of Australias upcoming Tri-Series with West Indies and South Africa in the Caribbean. The seam bowler has had surgery on his ankle after he complained of pain while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League and was diagnosed with early-stage bone stress in his fibula.Scott Boland will replace Hastings in the squad for the Caribbean tournament, which runs from June 3 until June 26. Cricket Australia sports medicine manager Alex Kountouris said: While laid off with this injury we have taken this opportunity to undertake arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs in his left ankle.[[These] have been causing him concern for some time and were possibility contributing to the cause of the bone stress. USA Soccer Jerseys 2019 . Australia squad for Tri-Series: Steve Smith (C), David Warner (VC), George Bailey, Scott Boland, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa Also See: Australia fixtures/results Live cricket on Sky West Indies fixtures/results South Africa fixtures/results ' ' '