Golf

Green, Connell fire 65s

Nathan Green and Michael Connell each shot bogey-free rounds of 5-under 65 Thursday to share the lead after one round of the PGA Tour's Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

They’re one shot ahead of Camilo Villegas, Oliver Wilson and Alexandre Rocha.

Defending champion Y.E. Yang was 6-over after two holes and shot 79. Only two players carded worse scores in the opening round.

ETC.

John Isner of the United States will make his Davis Cup debut against Viktor Troicki in the first round against Serbia today. The draw also pits Sam Querry against second-ranked Novak Djokovic for the second singles. In doubles Saturday, top-ranked Bob and Mike Bryan will face Nenad Zimonjic and Janko Tipsarevic. … Milka Duno has been hired by Dale Coyne Racing to drive a full IndyCar schedule in 2010. The Venezuelan driver has competed in the series the past four years, but this is the first time she will run full time. … Ross Miner, the 2009 U.S. junior figure skating champion, has withdrawn from next week’s world junior championships with an ankle injury. … WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman will fight former welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on June 5 at Yankee Stadium.

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