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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff after Sterne blew a late three-stroke lead. Thomas hit a wedge from 79 yards to 2 feet to set up his winning birdie on the par-4 18th.

CINCINNATI (AP) - Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Bengals won their home opener and improved to 2-0.

ATLANTA (AP) - Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus. Horschel pulled away from self-destructing Rory McIlroy early and held off Jim Furyk late.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Rain washed out most of the final eliminations Sunday in the Countdown-opening NHRA Carolina Nationals, forcing series officials to postpone them until next weekend during qualifying rounds for the Texas NHRA FallNationals. The Top Fuel and Funny Car drivers have three rounds left.

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