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Published June 15. 2010 05:00PM

Hershey Bears win Calder Cup

John Carlson scored midway through the opening stanza, and backstop Michal Neuvirth posted the shutout as the Hershey Bears trounced the Texas Stars by a 4-0 score to win the Calder Cup on Monday night at the Giant Center.

It was the first time the Bears won the cup on home ice since 1980.

Neuvirth earned his 14th win between the pipes and first shutout of the postseason, blanking the Stars on 22 shots.

Kerr wins LPGA State Farm Classic

Cristie Kerr won the rain-delayed LPGA State Farm Classic by one shot over Anna Nordqvist and Na Yeon Choi.

The final round of the event was played Monday due to weekend rains interrupting play. Kerr fought off flulike symptoms and late challenges from Nordqvist and Choi, shooting a 3-under 69 in the final round to finish at 22-under 266 at Panther Creek Country Club.

Kerr had a two-shot lead heading to the final hole, so a bogey on the final hole gave her the one-shot victory.

Beckham still highest paid MLS player

Injured David Beckham is still the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer.

Beckham, who hasn't played this season for the Los Angeles Galaxy because of a torn Achilles' tendon, again tops the league at $6.5 million in guaranteed compensation this year, according to the list released Monday by the MLS Players Union.

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