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  |   Nov. 16, 2012 at 5:15 PM
Campbell moves to front at Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Campbell, despite an early bogey, tied the course record Friday in moving to the lead of the European Tour's UBS Hong Kong Open.

Campbell had four consecutive birdies in one stretch of the second round for a 6-under-par 64, matching the record-tying score by Javier Colomo in Thursday's opening round.

Campbell is at 9-under 131 after 36 holes. That's one stroke better than Fredrik Andersson Hed, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Zhang Lian-wei, who are tied at 8-under. Andres Hansen, who also tied the course record Friday, is in fifth at 7-under. The top five players are all at least 40 years old.

Colomo staggered to a 1-over 71 and is tied for sixth at 5-under. Defending champion and world No. 1 Rory McIlroy four-putted his final hole and missed the cut.

Andersson Hed, who had three bogeys in a four-hole span, and Zhang each shot 66 in the second round and Jimenez turned in a bogey-free 3-under 67.

Campbell opened his second round with a birdie but then had a 4 at the par-3 second hole. A birdie at No. 3 -- a par-5 he eagled Thursday -- got him back in red numbers. A run of birdies over Nos. 7-10 and a closing birdie gave Campbell the outright lead.


Stenson leads at South African Open

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson, who played Friday before weather conditions soured, has a four-stroke lead in the second round of the European Tour's South African Open.

Stenson's round began early when conditions were described as "serene" and turned in a 7-under-par 65 for a 36-hole total of 13-under 131.

Storms moved in during the afternoon and play was suspended with most of the field still on the course. Among those who will have to finish his second round Saturday is first-round leader Merrick Bremner, who was 1-under on the day through 14 holes.

That left Bremner tied with Magnus A. Carlsson at 9-under for the tournament. Carlsson shot 5-under 67 in his second round.

Lloyd Saltman, with a 66 Friday, is alone in fourth at 8-under with a trio of players tied at 7-under.

Bremner's round Friday included a double bogey at the par-4 13th and a bogey at No. 5 -- his 14th of the round -- as play was halted. Carlsson had a bogey and six birdies, three of which came in his final five holes.

Stenson started his second round with five pars before posting five birdies in a seven-hole stretch that gave him the lead. He pushed his advantage with an eagle at the 576-yard, par 5 eighth hole.


Bulls plan new practice facility

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bulls and the Chicago mayor's office said the NBA team will build a practice facility next to United Center, where the Bulls play.

The team and Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the facility, which is expected to be completed in time for the 2014-2015 season, will be built on what is now Parking Lot J and will replace the current practice facility -- Berto Center in Deerfield, which has been used for the past three decades, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.

The team first announced in June it was considering building the practice center.


White Sox to sell Sunday tickets for $5

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The Chicago White Sox announced "family Sundays" at U.S. Cellular Field in 2013 will feature some tickets for $5 and parking as low as $10.

The team said upper corner seats for Sunday games will cost $5 and upper box and reserved seats will be sold for $10, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Friday.

Bleacher, outfield reserved, lower corner and premium upper box seats will be available for $15, the team said.

The "family Sundays" events will feature autograph sessions and the opportunity for children to run the bases after games.

The White Sox drew 1,965,955 fans during the 2012 season, the first time the number has dipped below 2 million since 2004.

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