Bill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge

Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.

Palmer lights up Nicklaus Course at Humana

Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower Friday in the Humana Challenge, settling for an 11-under 61 after playing an eight-hole stretch in 10 under.

Mickelson makes his debut

Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.

COLUMNS

Can Pats fans really handle the truth now?

This is, roughly, Day Seven of deflated footballs making national news. Now there’s some kind of...

MORE PRO GOLF

Jimmy Walker hopes Ryder Cup springs him to bigger feats

Some of the best golf at the Ryder Cup occurred in a match hardly anyone noticed. That should be expected. Jimmy Walker was involved.

Walker captures Sony title by nine strokes

Jimmy Walker was getting coffee Sunday morning when he saw that U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer had lost a 10-shot lead with 13 holes to play in Abu Dhabi. He went back to his room and told his wife, “Winning is hard.”

Walker, Matsuyama share lead at Kapalua

Jimmy Walker and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan made their moves on different parts of the Plantation Course on Sunday and wound up in the same spot — tied for the lead going into the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

UCONN

Boatright to the rescue

Senior Ryan Boatright sat on the bench with a towel draped around his neck, watching UConn struggle in the second half on Sunday.

Huskies continue their roll

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. 2 UConn picked up its 17th straight victory on Sunday, 96-31 over Cincinnati and former Huskies star Jamelle Elliott.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Justin Anderson scored eight of his 12 points during a late 12-0 run and No. 2 Virginia edged Virginia Tech.

Krzyzewski's latest victory is grand

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Coast Guard finishes third at New England Duals

Coast Guard’s Nate Giorgio (133 pounds) and Mike Shermot (174) each went 4-0 as the Bears went 3-1 and finished third at the New England Wrestling Association Duals on Sunday at Springfield College.

PROFESSIONAL

Serena to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters

Motivated by a Grand Slam loss that stung her more than most, Serena Williams dug deep for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 comeback win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.

NBA roundup

Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Syracuse at North Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Texas A&M at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Delaware State at North Carolina Central.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Texas at Iowa State.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Prairie View A&M at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Boxing

10 p.m., FS1 - KeAndre Gibson vs. Nelson Lara in a welterweight bout, Travell Maizon vs. Nestor Rosas in a welterweight bout and Rocky Juarez vs. Robinson Castellanos in a featherweight bout from San Antonio.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - AHL All-Star Game from Utica, N.Y.

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel - Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

CT SUN

Ogwumike will miss start of Sun's season

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent microfracture surgery Thursday on her right knee.