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The anguish was evident all over the face of Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman. All the Fighting Irish needed was one more stop to beat Ohio State for the first time since 1936. Instead, they only had 10 players on the field. But it wasn't the only miscue they made. There was a dropped interception on the final drive. There was the batted pass that stopped the clock on Notre Dame's final drive. And yet all they could do was lament another loss to the Buckeyes.

William Byron took the lead for the first time after the final restart with six laps left to win in Texas. He advances to the round of eight in the NASCAR playoffs while giving Hendrick Motorsports its 300th victory. Byron was able to get underneath Bubba Wallace and Chase Briscoe when they were battling for the lead ahead of him. 

Europe has retained the Solheim Cup after securing a first-ever tie with the United States. The U.S. needed a win to get the trophy back after two consecutive losses against the Europeans in the top team event in women’s golf. Home-crowd favorite Carlota Ciganda came up with two superb approach shots on the closing holes and made the short putts for consecutive birdies that secured the clinching point for Europe.

DeWanna Bonner scored 20 points, Rebecca Allen added 18 and the Connecticut Sun played stellar defense to beat the New York Liberty 78-63 in the first game of their WNBA semifinals series. Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Tuesday night in New York. Third-seeded Connecticut lost all four games between the teams in the regular season, including getting blown out twice in New York. 

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