The flu didn't get to Cristie Kerr during the week. The weather didn't get to her over the weekend. And none of her competitors could stop her from collecting a second LPGA State Farm Classic championship Monday in Springfield, Ill.
"It's pretty amazing," Kerr said after winning the rain-delayed event with a final-round 69. "An amazing, long week."
NHL: The Toronto Maple Leafs named Dion Phaneuf captain. The team hadn't had a captain since Mats Sundin left the club in the summer of 2008.
San Jose Sharks defenseman Rob Blake is planning to announce his retirement from the NHL on Friday.
PRO SOCCER: Two members of the Independence - midfielder Caroline Seger and forward Amy Rodriguez - were named as reserves for the WPS All-Star Game set for June 30 in Kennesaw, Ga.
Injured David Beckham is still the highest-paid player in the league. Beckham, who hasn't played this season for the Los Angeles Galaxy because of a torn Achilles tendon, again tops the league at $6.5 million in guaranteed compensation, according to the list released Monday by the MLS Players Union.
Galaxy teammate Landon Donovan is second at $2.13 million; next is New York Red Bulls forward Juan Pablo Angel at $1.92 million.
Houston Dynamo assistant coach John Spencer was fined $2,000 by the MLS disciplinary committee for an inappropriate gesture toward fans after a game vs. Los Angeles on June 5.
TENNIS: Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Melanie Oudin, 6-4, 6-4, at the Aegon International in Eastbourne, England.
Top-seeded Justine Henin beat Angelique Kerber, 6-4, 6-2, in the Unicef Open in Den Bosch, Netherlands.
WNBA: Leading scorer and rebounder Candace Parker dislocated her left shoulder and is day-to-day for the Los Angeles Sparks.
The New York Liberty acquired forward Plenette Pierson from the Tulsa Shock, sending forward Tiffany Jackson to Tulsa.
HORSE RACING: Zenyatta won her 17th consecutive race Sunday, giving her the longest winning streak by a modern-day thoroughbred in unrestricted races.
COLLEGES: A scheduled Philadelphia appearance by Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on Wednesday has been canceled, a Nittany Lions spokesman said. Paterno will not attend the alumni event because he is recovering from a recent bout of intestinal flu along with an adverse reaction to antibiotic treatment.
- Associated Press