Compiled from wire reports

GOLF

Stacy Lewis poised for top spot in world

•?Stacy Lewis moved into position to take the top spot in the world, shooting a bogey-free 8-under 63 on Saturday to match the 36-hole record in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. The second-ranked Lewis had a 12-under 130 total on the Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in New Jersey. A victory today would guarantee Lewis the No. 1 ranking.

•?Doug Garwood shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. Garwood had an 11-under 133 total at Wakonda Club. Michael Allen, the Allianz Championship winner in February, was second after a 66. Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Pernice Jr. were 9 under. Calcavecchia had a 69, and Pernice shot 67.

•?Second-ranked Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead with England’s Eddie Pepperell at the Nordea Masters. Stenson had seven birdies along with an eagle on the seventh hole and a lone bogey, leaving the Swede at 13-under 203 on PGA Sweden National’s Lakes Course.

other SPORTS

Minnesota Wild sign extension with coach

•?The Minnesota Wild have signed coach Mike Yeo to a multiyear contract extension. Yeo just finished the last year of his original three-year contract by leading the Wild to the Western Conference semifinals.

•?Nairo Quintana virtually clinched the Giro d’Italia title with a strong ride up the demanding Monte Zoncolan, while Michael Rogers benefited from a fan interruption to post his second stage victory of the race. Quintana’s 3:07 lead ahead of fellow Colombian Rigoberto Uran remained unchanged entering today’s final stage.

•?FIFA and Brazilian organizers are downplaying the fact that the final test event at the Sao Paulo stadium hosting the World Cup opener won’t be held with a capacity crowd. Only about 40,000 people will be allowed at the Itaquerao for a Brazilian league match today, meaning that organizers will not be able to fully test the stadium before the inaugural match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12.

•?Alex Santos has been promoted to director of pro personnel by the Washington Redskins. Santos joined Washington’s personnel department in 2006, spending the past six seasons as a pro scout, including advanced scouting of upcoming opponents.

•?Carl Froch knocked out British rival George Groves in the eighth round to retain his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles in a rematch in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in London. Froch floored Groves with a huge right hook with about 30 seconds remaining in the round, with the referee immediately stopping one of most hyped fights in the country’s boxing history. He improved to 33-2, with 24 knockouts. Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) had started slower but grew into the fight, only to be knocked down.

•?Former Montana point guard Travis DeCuire returned to the Grizzlies as basketball coach. DeCuire set school career and single-season assists records at Montana from 1992 to 1994. He will be formally introduced at a news conference Monday.

— From wire reports