Hunter Mahan gave up the lead in the Canadian Open when his wife went into labor, and Brandt Snedeker grabbed the top spot a few hours later Saturday in Oakville, Ontario.

Mahan was 13 under par after two rounds when he got a call saying his wife, Kandi, had gone into labor with their first child. He rushed to the airport for a flight to Dallas. Kandi's due date was still a month away.

Snedeker shot a 9-under 63 at Glen Abbey for a 54-hole total of 14-under 202. David Lingmerth (65) was one stroke back.

  • Bernhard Langer took a three-shot lead at the Senior British Open by posting a 4-under 66 at Royal Birkdale. He was at 9-under 201. David Frost (68) was second.

    Miscellany

    Ryan Newman snatched the Sprint Cup pole away from Jimmie Johnson with a 187.531 mph lap at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- setting a track record for NASCAR races at the 2.5-mile oval.

    Newman was the last of the 45 drivers to make a qualifying run. Johnson had a 187.438 mph qualifying lap for Sunday's Brickyard 400.

    Also, Kyle Busch led 92 of 100 laps to win the Nationwide Series race. He recovered from a restart that dropped him to third with six laps left.

  • Olympic champion Mo Farah treated the home crowd to a win in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League track and field meet in London, finishing in 7 minutes, 36.85 seconds. Former Stanford star Ryan Hill was more than five seconds back.

    Also, Jamaica's Racers Track Club, anchored by Usain Bolt, won the 400 relay in 37.74 seconds.

  • Emirates Team New Zealand sailed unopposed around the 9.64-nautical mile course in San Francisco Bay. New Zealand, a perfect 8-0, has already clinched the round-robin portion of the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America's Cup Challenger Series.

  • Dax McCarty scored in extra time to lift New York (10-7-5) to a 4-3 MLS win over Real Salt Lake (11-7-4). Alvaro Saborio had all three goals for Real, which remained in first in the West.

    Dillon Powers had a goal and an assist, and Colorado (9-7-7) posted a 2-0 win over Los Angeles (10-9-3).

  • John Isner and Kevin Anderson set up what Atlanta Open officials said will be the "tallest" final in ATP Tour history. The 6-foot-10 Isner beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5), and the 6-8 Anderson topped Ryan Harrison 6-3, 7-6 (3).

  • Demetrious Johnson used an armbar on John Moraga in the fifth round and retained his UFC flyweight title with a submission victory before a hometown crowd in Seattle.

  • Candace Parker had 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East in the WNBA All-Star game in Uncasville, Conn.