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culminate in just the second wire-to-wire winning performance this season, joining jordan spieth who did it at the masters. and there is the new number one. for the first time jason day is on top of the world with a win at the bmw championship. >> dash has got a club, looks like he's ready to play a few. >> he'll probably be a heck of a player himself. >> and there's the team that jason has talked about. caddie colin, his wife, ellie, and there's another day on the way in november to join dash, ellie and jason. dad is number one. another resounding six-shot win like he won the barclays by six. what an unbelievable playoff
performance and what a great season that jason day can culminate, steve. >> dan, thank you. jason, dan was just going through your resume. you've now won four of the last six starts on the pga tour, including a major championship and now your second playoff event. how would you describe this run for you? >> i mean it's tough to explain. i've just been working so hard. all i want to do is win, and that's kind of the mentality ever since the open championship. something changed in my head and i felt like it was my time to start winning tournaments. ever since then, it's been a phenomenal run. i mean my whole team is fantastic, from cole to bud to my wife to cornell, who's my trainer. i mean the main goal was to get to number one and we understood that you had to win consistently and you had to win to get to that number one spot. so just to be able to have the opportunity to get to number one and win was fantastic.
>> you have not been shy about the fact that ever since you were a little boy you have dreamed about becoming the number one player in the official world golf ranking. you knew what was at stake this week. how much pressure did you put on yourself to perform to get it done here when you had that chance? >> i felt a lot of pressure the last few days, especially today, just knowing that i had a six-shot lead. things could happen. some guys could shoot a low score or i could shoot 1, 2 or 3 over and all of a sudden i'm not winning and i'm not number one. you know, yesterday and today was the toughest round i've ever had to play in my entire life, just knowing that i had the opportunity to get to number one. stepping up and playing the way i did today was -- was great, just to really understand what i put into my game to get to where it is today. >> you've certainly stepped up. congratulations, jason. we'll see you next week. >> thanks, mate.
cheers. >> number one in the world. >> what an ascent it has been for jason day. can he finish it off in style at east lake next week? a reminder, if you missed any of today's action, get caught up with golf central next on golf channel and the fedexcup playoffs again continue as the final 30 are set. we are set to head to atlanta to bring it to you and the fedexcup crown conclusion. coverage of the tour championship by coca-cola begins thursday on golf channel, saturday on nbc. coming up next on nbc except on the west coast, it is your local news. then sunday night is football night. russell wilson and the seahawks head to lambeau field to take on aaron rodgers and the packers on sunday night football. bob and dan host "football night in america" with coverage beginning at 7:00 eastern, 4:00 pacific on nbc. for our entire golf channel, dan hicks saying so long from conway farms. jason day is on top of the world just outside chicago.
pope francis celebrated mass in cuba, met with both castro brothers and even gave one of them a special gift. plus darcy spencer talks to some special students who will get the chance to meet the hope when he gets here, and emilia, the possibility of a storm in the coming days. >> off the top at 6:00, pope francis is celebrating services at the havana cathedral as he continues his trip to cuba. a few hours ago the pontiff met with president raul castro at the palace of the revolution. his holiness spent a half hour of former president fidel castro. the pontiff gave castro, a book written by a jesuit, while he gave him a book of his own. after the ms., people talked about his crucial role in renewing relations with the u.s. >> pope francis and what he brings not just to the country, but to all of the populous, to
be able to be instrumental in bringing the united states with cuba relations, he does remarkable things. >> today the pope also issued a personal invitation for people to join him when he celebrates mass next weekend in philadelphia. the pope arrives here in washington on tuesday. and people in our area cannot wait for his arrival. today there was a papal party for some very lucky students who will get to see the pope on wednesday. news 4's darcy spencer talked to those students in silver spring. >> it's a papal party with the silver spring home and kids with intellectual disabilities enjoying the catholic coalition for the celebration and making it even more special many of these kids will get to meet the pope when he visits washington this week. >> we hope that we can count on the holy father's visit to washington to help share the word about the importance and value of serving students with
disabilities with catholic schools. some kids will meet the pope in the embassy and others at the white house and many of these special needs students will be played on jumbo tronduring the papal visit. >> this pope talks about encountering people where they are and we want to encourage all catholic schools to encounter our students who might have disabilities where they are. >> the young people we spoke to say they're looking forward to this once in a lifetime experience. >> it's exciting and happy and good. >> in silver spring, darcy spencer, news 4. >> the pope's visit is going to cause a lot of traffic changes around here. you can be prepare for the week's changes by heading to the nbc washington app and searching pope traffic. >> this is a storm team 4 weather update. and at least when the pope visits on wednesday, the weather looking to cooperate. i'll have more on the extended forecast coming up in ten minute, but for right now, high
temperatures today were in the 0 70s and low 80s and look at how much cooler we'll be tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow in the 60s and low 70s. the high tomorrow in the district is 69 and only 65 in gaithersburg and 66 in leesburg and all of the latest timing hour by hour with future weather coming up in a bit. redskins used a powerful running game and that defense to beat the st. louis rams today and get their first win of the season. >> carol maloney is live at fedex field with reaction from the team. >> erica, can you believe it? the redskins can. they si thay this is just how t scripted, a dominating defense and the promise of the running game from last week. so the redskin, they avoided that dreaded 0 and 2 start, and it was a rookie who stole the show. rookie matt jones.
he came in here and he's a big, bruising third-round pick and redskins admitted afterward that this was a must-win game and that new big, bruising back that carried him to victory. first quarter, here comes the rookie matt jones and down the side lines and 31 yards near the touchdown and huge career, and redskins take a 7-0 lead. fourth quarter, redskins lead 17-10 and they'll call jones' number again and third-round pick out of florida pounds in from three yards out and 123 yards and two for jones. redskins win it 24-10, running with power, winning with pride. the rookie matt jones is just one of the keys for this victory. the defense also for the second straight game only allows ten points and we will talk about the redskins coming up later in the show. erika? >> the republican presidential hopeful ben carson on "meet the
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>> republican presidential hopeful ben carson on "meet the press." chuck todd asked him if he believes islam is consistent with the constitution. carson says it depends what that faith is. his comments come days after donald trump didn't denounce a supporter who didn't call mr. baum a foreign-born muslim. he has no reason to doubt that the president was born in the u.s. and is a christian. fall begins this week. finally, you can get ready for some temperatures in the 60s and 70s. emil
you're watching news 4 at 6:00. five years later, way over budget, but the silver spring transit center is finally open for business and this means changes for some riders who use metro or ride on busses through downtown silver spring. news 4's derek ward explains. >> officially, it's the sarbanes center named after the late maryland senator, two levels of bus stops and short-term riding, kiss & lock, and bike sharing, all linked to metro and rail. >> we have 120 busses that will be coming here during the peak on weekdays. >> and gets the busses off the
street of silver spring and bus stops are rendered obsolete. riders who think it will shorten their commutes. >> yeah. i think it will. i think it actually will. >> theirs was a year-long delay after structural issue arose concerned about the concrete being strong enough for the traffic. after some building and reinforcement, the officials say it's ready. >> the changes are great, but it will take some getting used to. >> they don't know where the busses will be. >> not yet, but give me time. i'll figure it out. >> we have signs up informing people of the changes for the busses here, but we're also going have extra staff on hand here to make sure everybody knows where they're going. >> and hopefully, help get them there a little quicker, as well. >> in silver spring, derek ward, news 4. nice, cool change outside that i'm sure everybody can really appreciate and take notice of. when is the official start to fall? >> fall will officially begin wednesday morning at 4:21. tomorrow, though, it will be the coolest out of the week. it's a long-sleeve kind of day outside.
temperatures are only going to warm into the 60s and low 70s across the area and that's your first weather headline and there are only minor rain chances in the forecast. some scattered showers around tomorrow, and no beneficial rain and our month to date rainfall deficit now stands at about two inch peps so we do need some rain. there is uncertainty in the forecast tuesday, friday and saturday. i'll have more on that in just a not in, but for tomorrow, despite the weather and the clouds it's a day you want to keep the umbrella handy. you might not need to use it and i recommend the kids wear long sleeves to school at least in the morning and maybe a light jacket and it will be a cool start and temperatures in the 70s and 79 in washington and clouds will increase overnight tonight and any early morning sunshine tomorrow will quickly give way to cloudy skies. so notice here at 7:00 a.m. and maybe some peaks of sun. here we are at 9:00 a.m. and plenty of clouds and showers back around the mountains and areas like laray and winchester.
by noon, notice the areas are still dry and an isolated shower potential and otherwise overcast skies. the best chance of rain in the metro area tomorrow will be in the afternoon and evening hours. notice how anemic future weather is and only light showers possibly. about a 40% chance that you're dealing with rain tomorrow and the evening commute is looking good as well as the morning commute. we could still be dealing with the shower overnight monday into very early tuesday. monday starting off with a temperature of 61. highs tomorrow in the upper 60s to low 70s in the metro area, otherwise plenty of clouds on tuesday. still eye cloudy day and we'll keep it dry and a little bit warmer and high of 75, wednesday night, 79 for a high on thursday and the uncertainty really on friday and saturday. temps in the mid to upper 70s. a bit breezy both days and keeping a close eye on an area of rain and right now i think this will stay to our south and if it does move northward, the most likely time period for rain will be friday night into the
this is the xfinity sportsdesk brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> they needed it and they got it. a good day for the skins. >> take that, jeff fisher, take that. that's all i want to say. redskins fans, remember morning you can wear a smile to work on your face and i don't care if it isn't cash all monday or not. show up wearing the matt jones jersey, too. it feels like the 2015 season has officially started. the redskins played a complete ball game from start to finish. jay gruden and the skins looking for some revenge after last year's 24-0 loss to the rams. they beat them up early in the first quarter. the handoff here to alfred morris breaking through the defense, and a 35-yard run, morris had 18 carries for 59 yards. after that play he would get a
breather. he's back up, the rookie. matt jones also looking impressive. 39 yards down the side lines and that is his first nfl touchdown and the redskins are up 7-0. second quarter now, moore. kirk cousins took to garzon and it took to 200 yards and the skins lead it 17-0. third quarter, a rare mistake for the skins' defense today. nick foles going for it all and the rams make this one a ball game at this point. 17-10 is your score. the redskins' offense answer. cousins to tight end jordan reid. 29 yards on this play. he had six catches and 82 receiving yard and more from the rookie, matt jones 123 yards rushing and two scores on 19 carries for the running back out
of florida and the redskins go up 24-10 and the defense held the rams to just ten points today and they'll win this one by a final score of 24-10. carol maloney is down at fedex field. carol, what a difference a year makes, huh? >> yeah. the pass definitely powered this payback. trent williams told me he spent the entire night last night watching the footage of the game when the rams came in december and had the skins 24-0. that is in the rear view and the hopes for this year has skyrocket skyrocketed. >> they'll say what they want to do. they're up and down anyway and one week they love us and all of the inside noise, get louder. we don't care. >> we had it in our minds to come out here and execute our assignments and by any means we would win this game and we did. we made sure we would beat these
guys by any means. >> we knew we were going to win the game and we were willing to execute anything we could. >> i felt a belief today and when you have some of the long drives we've been able to put together you need that. >> the big thing is you want to have something positive that these guys can build off of and the only way to show the hard work is their victories and that was in that regard also. >>. >> now the challenge is to do it again on a short week, a quick turnaround and they're in new york on thursday. j jason, no time to celebrate, but i know the fans will. >> let's talk baseball now for a moment. the nationals hosting the marlins. bryce harper can take the day off or take it easy today in his teams provided the offense and bottom of the sixth with two on and this is tyler moore and he gets a hold of this and a three-run blast and stephen
straussburg struck out ten batters and they went on to win big and their final. the mystics fell to the liberty, game three of that series and it is tied at one game a piece and it will be tuesday in new york and let's hope that they can advance in the playoffs. >> let the wins continue. that is the news for now. "nightly news" is coming up next and then we will see you tonight after "sunday night football." until then, everybody. have a good night. we'll see you later.
on this sunday night, crossing the line. the new campaign's uproar, ben carson questions whether a muslim should ever be president. tonight, trump and now carson, caught up in controversy over politics, and religion. the dramatic rescue after a yacht catches fire and four people are plucked from the water by good samaritans. historic visit. the pope in cuba celebrating mass for hundreds of thousands. then, a one-on-one with fidel castro. security threat. why hackers are now targeting university computers. what's being done to stop them? and, best-seller. remembering jackie collins who seduced millions of readers with her tales of power and lust. "nightly news" begins