Kim, Pettersen share Canadian Open lead

South Korea’s Song-Hee Kim shot a tournament-record 9-under-par 62 Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Canadian Women’s Open with Suzann Pettersen, while Michelle Wie missed her first cut of the season.

Pettersen, coming off a playoff loss to M.J. Hur last week in the Safeway Classic in Oregon, shot a 68 to match Kim at 9-under 133 at Priddis Greens in Priddis, Alberta.

Top-ranked Lorena Ochoa (68) and Women’s British Open winner Catriona Matthew (66) were a stroke back, and Hur (67), Angela Stanford (65) and Sun Young Yoo (66) were at 7-under 135.

Wie, who shot 76 on Thursday, was 3-over 145 after a 69.

Also: Defending champion Jeff Sluman shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Loren Roberts and Olin Browne after the first round of the Champions Tour’s Walmart First Tee Open in Pebble Beach, Calif.

Sluman has five top-10 finishes this season, but hasn’t won since his Walmart victory last year.

South Africa’s Thomas Aiken shot a 7-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Omega European Masters in Crans-Sur-Sierre, Switzerland.

Aiken had a 10-under 132 total. Wales’ Bradley Dredge (65), the 2006 winner, was a stroke back with Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez (68).


Bruins coach Julien gets contract extension

Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien, who led the team to the highest point total in the Eastern Conference last season, agreed to a multiyear contract extension.

Julien led the Bruins to the playoffs in each of his first two seasons in Boston.

Last season, he led the Bruins to a conference-best 116 points. But Boston fell to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games in the second round of the playoffs.

Details of the extension were not announced.

Also: Columbus signed center Derick Brassard to a four-year, $12.8 million contract extension through the 2013-14 season.

Brassard, 22, had 10 goals and 15 assists in 31 games for the Blue Jackets in 2008-09 before a dislocated shoulder ended his season in December.


Volleyball team falls to UCLA in three games

The Rebels volleyball team fell to ninth-ranked UCLA 3-0 (16-25, 17-25, 16-25) in the Alexis Park Invitatonal at Cox Pavilion.

Samantha Richard recorded her first double-double of the year — 17 assists and 11 digs — for the Rebels (1-2).

Also: The men’s soccer team dropped a 3-2 decision to Central Arkansas in the Nike Invitational at Peter Johann Memorial Field.

Joseph Cervantes scored two goals for Central Arkansas (2-0), including the game winner with 49 seconds left, and Nick Marshall scored twice for the Rebels (1-1).


Hight grabs early lead in Funny Car qualifying

Robert Hight took the Funny Car qualifying lead in the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, the NHRA’s most prestigious event of the year.

Hight, in a tight battle with Cruz Pedregon and Matt Hagan for the 10th spot in the NHRA playoffs, powered his Ford Mustang to the top of the qualifying order with a run of 4.107 seconds at 305.36 mph. Hight won the Clermont, Ind., event last year.

Larry Dixon (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also topped their categories at O’Reilly Raceway Park.

Also: Renault was summoned by Formula One’s governing body to a hearing into allegations that the team deliberately caused a crash to win a race last season.

The French team is accused of ordering former driver Nelson Piquet Jr. to crash during last year’s Singapore Grand Prix to deploy the safety car, which aided teammate Fernando Alonso. The Spanish driver went on to win the race.

The Minnesota Timberwolves wasted little time moving on after being rebuffed by Ricky Rubio.

Two days after the 18-year-old point guard backed out of a deal to join the Timberwolves this season and remain in Spain, Minnesota signed restricted free agent Ramon Sessions of UNR to an offer sheet.

The Milwaukee Bucks will have seven days to match the four-year, $16 million offer.

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown was arrested and charged with third-degree burglary and destruction of property, according to court documents filed in Cockeysville, Md.

Brown was released on his own recognizance. A preliminary hearing has been set for Oct. 2.

Brown is accused of breaking into his ex-wife’s house in Cockeysville, breaking a storm door and tearing down curtains.

Orlando Brown played for the Ravens from 1996 to 1998, with a second stint from 2003 to 2005.

The University of Memphis filed notice of its intent to appeal the NCAA’s ruling forcing the school to vacate all 38 wins from the Tigers’ 2007-08 season that ended in the national championship game.

Memphis officials are upset the NCAA Clearinghouse cleared a player thought to be NBA star Derrick Rose to play. The committee on infractions later ruled the player ineligible after a testing service invalidated his SAT score, prompting the penalties.

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