Jonas Blixt holed out from 132 yards for eagle on the par-4 17th, highlighting a 6-under 64 that gave him the second-round lead at Colonial on Friday.
Blixt was 9 under after his bogey-free round, one stroke better than Kevin Na and first-round leader Tony Finau. Na shot a 62 for his third score at least that low in his past six rounds on the cozy course made famous by Ben Hogan. Finau had a 68.
Local favorite and 2016 Colonial winner Jordan Spieth, a stroke off the lead after the first round, shot 70 and was four behind Blixt.
Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 67 to finish 1 over, a stroke above the cut line.
... Playing partners Jennifer Song and Jacqui Concolino stuck together in the Pure Silk Championship. Bronte Law kept up, too.
Rebounding from a bogey on the par-4 14th with three straight birdies, Law shot a 3-under 68 at Kingsmill Resort to match early starters Song and Concolino at 9-under 133.
Song, tied for the first-round lead with Law and Anna Nordqvist, also had a 68.
... Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship. First-round leader Scott Parel and Retief Goosen were two strokes back.
around the horn
NFL: Ndamukong Suh agreed to terms with the Buccaneers as a replacement for Gerald McCoy.
Tennis: After a tantrum in Italy last week, the 36th-ranked Nick Kyrgios withdrew from next week's French Open, citing illness as the reason. ... Alexander Zverev will seek his first title this season against 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry in the Geneva Open final. Zverev beat Federico Delbonis 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-3. The unseeded Jarry defeated fifth-seeded Radu Albot 6-3, 6-4.
NBA: Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts signed a contract extension through the 2021-22 season.
College football: Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the school's appeal of their drug suspension.
... Art Briles, the former Baylor coach who was fired three years ago amid a sexual assault scandal at the Baptist school, has been hired to lead Mount Vernon High School in east Texas.
WNBA: Jessica Breland scored 17 points to lead Atlanta over Dallas 76-72. ... Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted Indiana to an 81-80 win over New York.
•Williams eliminated top-seeded St. Thomas with a 3-2, 11-inning victory in Tyler, Texas in the Division III World Series. St. Thomas (43-7), which lost both of its Series games, left the bases loaded in the seventh and eighth innings.
• Augustana (S.D.) advanced to the Division II softball semifinals with a 4-2 victory over West Florida in Denver.
Track and field: Rebecca Manteuffel became Southwest Minnesota State's first All-America in women's track and field with an eighth place in the discus at the NCAA Division II championships in Kingsville, Texas. Manteuffel, of Cologne, Minn., threw 166 feet, 9 inches (50.83 meters). … Gabrielle Brown of Hamline was the second-fastest qualifier for Saturday's final in the women's 100-meter hurdles, running a school-record 14.08 seconds at the NCAA Division III meet in Geneva, Ohio.
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