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Cook wins PGA RSM Classic, earns more than $1 million for victory

Associated Press

Jonesboro golfer Austin Cook kisses his trophy after winning his first PGA event Sunday.

By The Associated Press
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic.
Now the Jonesboro player is one of them.
The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and . . .

ASU fine tunes attack for Howard

Suzhannah Dolle | Special to The Sun

Arkansas State guard Ty Cockfield (right) drives the basketball against Abilene Christian’s Jaylen Franklin (middle) and another defender during their game last week. ASU returns to action this evening when it hosts Howard University for a non-conference matchup.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State is learning to play fast under its new head coach this season.

There's an adjustment process that goes along with it. Mistakes will be made. But it's what the Red Wolves learn . . .

Cassidy remains in Florida hospital

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Television and music star David Cassidy remains in a Florida hospital where he is dealing with multiple organ failure. Publicist JoAnn Geffen said Sunday in an email that there is "no update" on the medical status of the . . .

Country singer, songwriter Tillis dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said . . .