Dustin Johnson holds the trophy as Jack Nicklaus looks on after winning the U.S. Open golf championship at Oakmont Country Club on Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Oakmont, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Dustin Johnson wins US Open at Oakmont for first major title

He was playing the best golf on the toughest course. He had a two-shot lead on the back nine at Oakmont. He even got a huge break on a ruling that allowed him to escape deep rough, the kind of breaks that usually go to major champions.

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Curtis Blackwell verbally commits to Ball State

Blackwell was torn between Ball State, Northern Illinois, and Toledo, but Blackwell’s decision was finalized due to Neu’s NFL coaching experience and his approach to the game.