Compiled from wire reports

GOLF

Jordan Spieth wins opening match

?Masters champion Jordan Spieth made six birdies and closed out Mikko Ilonen of Finland on the 16th hole at TPC Harding Park in the Match Play Championship. Defending champion Jason Day fell to Charley Hoffman.

?Tiger Woods has added the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia to his summer schedule. The tournament said Woods has committed to the PGA Tour event at The Greenbrier resort starting July 2.

?Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday, the PGA Tour said. He was 71. The tour did not have a cause of death. Peete won 12 times on the PGA Tour, mainly on the strength of his uncanny accuracy off the tee. Peete led the PGA Tour in driving accuracy for 10 straight years starting in 1981, and he captured the Vardon Trophy over Jack Nicklaus in 1984.

NASCAR

Jeff Gordon to drive pace car at Indy 500

?Jeff Gordon will finally get a chance to lead the Indianapolis 500 field across the yard of bricks. On Wednesday, the five-time Brickyard 400 champion was named this years Indianapolis 500 pace car driver.

?Danica Patrick is losing GoDaddy as her primary car sponsor. The internet domain giant has decided to pull its NASCAR sponsorship of Patricks No. 10 Chevrolet, which is fielded by Stewart-Haas Racing. Im sad. Im a little surprised and Im sad, Patrick said. Phil Bienert, chief marketing officer at GoDaddy, said the company is working on a personal services contract with Patrick.

TENNIS

Top-seeded Federer advances in Istanbul

??Top-seeded Roger Federer gave a demonstration of his service skills as he beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the inaugural Istanbul Open clay-court tournament. Federer never faced a break point and won 93 percent of his first serves. He also served nine aces while Nieminen had none.

OTHER SPORTS

Usain Bolt returns ?for May contest

?Usain Bolt will compete again at the Golden Spike in the Czech city of Ostrava in May. Organizers say the Jamaican great will run the 200 meters on May 26 at the meet, which is part of the IAAF world challenge series. The six-time Olympic champion will race for the seventh time at the meet, and returns after a two-year break.

?Alex Poythress will return next season from a knee injury and give Kentucky coach John Calipari something hes never had with the Wildcats: A four-year player who is a major contributor.

?Washington forward Alex Ovechkin, Montreal goalie Carey Price and New York Islanders forward John Tavares are the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHLs player most valuable player.

From wire reports