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HOMESTEAD, Fla. Robin Roberts Phillies Jersey . -- The fourth time, in a field of four, was the charm for Johnny Sauter.Sauter won the inaugural Chase in the Camping World Truck Series with a strong third-place finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He beat Matt Crafton, Christopher Bell and Timothy Peters in a race in which the highest-finisher among the four drivers would win the championship.For Sauter, who finished fourth in the standings the last three years, the format produced his first career NASCAR championship. He did it in his first year with GMS Racing after leaving Thorsport Racing.I think a lot of people questioned that move, Sauter said of his move to the young race team.He wasnt sure he had a strong enough truck to get to the front until the last segment of the race.With 50, 60 (laps) to go, I was like `We really got something here and I started picking people off, he said. Im just a small part of this deal. The whole team executed flawlessly tonight.The 38-year-old has had a career year driving the No. 21 Chevrolet for GMS Racing. He won three races, had 12 top-five finishes and a dominant run in the Chase. Sauter won back-to-back races at Martinsville and Texas, and was runner-up at Phoenix last week. Sauters 13 career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories tie him for 11th most all-time in series history.Crew chief Joe Shear Jr. moved to GMS Racing to work with Sauter and the pairing delivered a title.I knew they had all the pieces in the puzzle, I knew it was a great fit or I wouldnt have done it, Shear said. Its just unbelievable. This is the greatest thing in the world.William Byron won the race -- his seventh victory of the season -- to wrap up the owner championship for Kyle Busch Motorsports. It was bittersweet because it likely should have been Byron celebrating the driver title.Byron was headed toward the win last weekend at Phoenix that would have put him in the final four, but his engine blew in the closing laps. He was eliminated from title contention after the failure.It feels awesome. Its incredible, Byron said of the win. This team has worked hard all year. Just had an unfortunate situation last week that we couldnt control.Busch collected the championship trophy for the second consecutive year and fifth overall.Such a spectacular season by William Bryon, they were flawless, all the way up until Phoenix, Busch said.Tyler Reddick, driving his final race for Brad Keselowski, finished second. Hes moving to an Xfinity Series ride next year for Chip Ganassi.Kyle Larson finished fourth, but led a race-high 76 laps.Crafton, a two-time Truck Series champion, was denied a third title after finishing seventh. He and Sauter waged a decent battle for position during the race, but a poor final run cost Crafton.I kind of figured it was a matter of time. We were just really bad on that last run for whatever reason, he said.Bell finished eighth in trying to win the driver title for Busch.Overall, it wasnt really our year, he said. Just wasnt quite good enough all year long.Timothy Peters was ninth and the lowest-finishing driver of the title contenders.Hey, all in all, we said in the beginning of Daytona that we wanted a shot, Peters said. We had that down here, and we came up just a little bit short. We know what we need to do over the off season, and cant wait for Daytona. Greg Luzinski Phillies Jersey . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. Robin Roberts Jersey .C. -- Glenn Howard needed an extra end to move into the Masters Grand Slam of Curling final. http://www.philliesbaseballproshop.com/steve-carlton-phillies-jersey/ . But what about the officials? Every sport has officials and they also have stories about hard work and sacrifice but their accomplishments are seldom recognized by anyone outside their inner circle. A total of 27 players have shot 63 in a major a combined 29 times (Vijay Singh and Nick Price did it twice.) So where does Henrik Stensons gem of a round rank amid the best the game has ever seen?And can Phil Mickelson rebound from his 11th runner-up at a major championship?Our panel of experts weighs in on these topics and more in this weeks edition of Monday Four-Ball.1. Where do you place Henrik Stensons 63 in the pantheon of final rounds at major championships?SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie:?Henriks 63 will go down as one of the greatest rounds in major championship history. We always default to Johnny Millers 63 at Oakmont, which is often referred to as the greatest round ever. But what Stenson did Sunday was a ball-striking, putting and championship performance that should be considered one of the all-time greats.ESPN.com senior golf writer Bob Harig: Its right there with Johnny Millers 63 at Oakmont in 1973, the difference being that Stenson led and did not have to rally for a victory. Still, 10 birdies on a course that caused fits all week and doing so shot for shot with Mickelson is nearly as good as it gets.ESPN UK assistant editor Alex Perry: Im sure somewhere down the line Ill reevaluate, but right now it cant be anywhere but No. 1. It had everything you could possibly ask for in a final round of a major. I was on the edge of my seat from the moment Mickelson blew a kiss to the Claret Jug on the first tee to Stenson actually getting to pucker up with the famous trophy.ESPN.com senior golf writer Jason Sobel: Personally, Id love to step away for a few minutes to take the long view, but in the moment it certainly feels like a top-five performance in major history. I hesitate to even write those words, because 157 years of majors is an awfully long time to make such a swift judgment call on something that just happened, but Stenson joined Johnny Miller in the Venn diagram of shooting 63 in the final round and winning that major. I dont think placing it in the top five is careless at all.ESPN.com senior golf writer Michael Collins: Definitely inside the top 30 all-time ... no wait, top 27! Itd be easy to knee-jerk and say its one of the best. It might not be a popular answer, but right now it is the 27th best. Ask me next year after The Open how good it was.SportsCenter anchor Jonathan Coachman: I put it right up there at the top. I cant think of a better round in my memory. And what pushes it over is that Mickelson was putting all of the pressure on Stenson for the entire round. Every shot Lefty made, Stenson answered with an even better shot. I cant remember the last time that a player literally didnt hit a really bad shot for an entire round. Any player can player care-free, but to do what Stenson did has to be one of the greatest rounds of all time.2. How do you think Phil Mickelson responds from this runner-up finish?Barrie: Mickelson played world-class golf and ran into a player who was just better. Much like the 2015 Masters when Phil shot a minus-14 to finish second behind a record-setting Jordan Spieth. Part of him has to feel cheated out of a major. The other has to tip the cap to Stenson and be thrilled with his caliber of play at 46 years old.Harig:?The good thing for Phil is he is about to return to a place where he won the 2005 PGA Championship. Hes playing well and should be motivated to keep it going.Perry:?This is a guy who has finished second or tied for second in 11 major championships, I think hes going to be just fine. I just cant see him getting over the line at the one he wants more than others -- the U.S. Open -- but knock me down with a feather if hes not challenging at Birkdale this time next year.Sobel:?If theres anyone in the game who can overcome disappointment, its Mickelson. And lets face it: Of all the close calls hes had in his career, this is hardly among the worst of em. Lefty is pretty unsinkable, and while he said in his news conference afterward that he might not have many more chances to win a major, hes a fan favorite at Baltusrol, where he won in 2005. I expect him to play very well once again next week.Collins:?Hell be lucky to make the cut at the PGA Championship. Last time Mickelson had a runner-up at a major was the Masters last year, he promptly missed the cut at The Players. Year before that he finished second at 2014 PGA Championship after which he finished 78th at The Barclays.Coachman:?Mickelson was trending up when he got to Royal Troon. This will only help with that. The upside to Lefty being 46 is that this wont mentallly mess with him at all. Carlos Ruiz Phillies Jersey. . Plus his post-round interview was right what it should have been -- appreciative of how well he played, but understanding that a 63 with 10 birdies is very hard to beat. I would look for Mickelson to have a great final three months including leading the Ryder Cup team.3. What was the biggest disappointment this week at Royal Troon?Barrie:?I know Spieth-Day [Jason Day]-DJ [Dustin Johnson] will get a lot of attention. But for me the biggest disappointment goes to Adam Scott. This felt like the kind of course that fit his game and he was never really a threat. But in reality, only two players had a shot going into the weekend.Harig:?The weather. While it adds to some of the drama, the cold, rainy temperatures for most of the week do have a way of hampering the atmosphere. Theres nothing wrong with wind, but rain and cold make for a challenging week.Perry: Sergio Garcia. Dont get me wrong, Im among his biggest fans -- I just dont think he has the mental fortitude to get it done at a major championship. The Spaniard has an enviable record when it comes to top-10 finishes -- 22 in 72 major championship appearances -- but even Shaun Micheel has a W.Sobel:?Ill collectively give this dubious honor to the so-called big four of Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, though to be fair, all of them made the cut and each of them displayed brief spurts of brilliance. At T-5, McIlroy finished the best of the four, though if theres a real disappointment from the week, it may have come before the tournament when he made those now-infamous comments about growing the game.Collins:?Its hard to look for a dark cloud after such a thrilling finish when all of the top-10 players in the world made the cut. The player I really expected a better showing from was Louis Oosthuizen. He came into the week off a 21st-place finish at the WGC-Bridgestone and a T-23 at the U.S. Open. Even in bad weather I didnt expect an 83 from him.Coachman:?For me I have to to go a little off the radar. Billy Horschel. He was right in the mix after day 1. A stellar 67, 4-under par and only 4 shots back. All he had to shoot to make the cut on Friday was a 79. Horschel came home with a second-round 85. with a second nine of 46. Four bogeys, two doubles and a triple. This is a former FedEx Cup champion who showed that he can play on this course. This is just extremely disappointing and I am trying to figure out what has happened to Horschel after playing so well to win the Cup a couple of years ago.4. What will you most remember about the 2016 Open?Barrie:?The pair of 63s from Mickelson and Stenson and the hope and excitement Phil gave us for four days after missing the cut at Augusta and Oakmont -- thats what Ill remember most.Harig:?Sundays duel between Stenson and Mickelson. It was simply superb, just a mind-boggling display of excellent golf.Perry:?Youve got the mashed potato chant on your side of the Atlantic. Weve got Beef! Andrew Johnston was a cult hero among European fans. Now hes a favorite across the globe. His infectious personality meant we had as much fun watching him in The Open as he did playing in it.Sobel:?Not to pick on the USGA (again), but I think Ill remember the stark contrast that The Open provided in comparison to last months U.S. Open. There was no rules controversy, pace of play was swift and our collective focus was always on the golf rather than peripheral issues. Royal Troon isnt a better course than Oakmont; Henrik Stenson isnt a better champion than Dustin Johnson. And yet, everything was better about this one.Collins:?Ill remember this being the most boisterous Ive ever heard a media center. The collective exhale when Phil missed his putt for 62 on Thursday and then a few times Sunday on the back nine as Stenson and Mickelson went toe to toe. The rule for media is we dont root for an individual and this was true in this case. The sounds were for people being fans of the historic golf we were witnessing.Coachman:?I will remember that there were two golfers who were playing on a different planet than the rest of the field. And that when they got to the back nine, they didnt budge when the rest of the field was running backward as fast as they could. 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