Zahringer, 55, parred the 18th hole to win by 1 up over Randy Nichols, 55, of Connersville, Ind. Earlier in the day, the 2002 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion from New York erased Joe Keller's 4-up lead after nine holes and won, 2 and 1.
Two-time champion Diane Lang and lefthander Toni Wiesner each won two matches at Tulsa Country Club to advance to the USGA Senior Women's Amateur final.
Merion Golf Club's Mark Sheftic birdied the second and third holes at Llanerch Country Club on his way to a 3-under-par round of 68 and the second-round lead at the Philadelphia PGA's Section Championship.
Sheftic's 36-hole total of 142 gave him a 2-stroke lead over seven players tied for second.
The investigation into the eligibility of the Chinese women's gymnastics team in Beijing has been expanded to include members of the 2000 squad, which won the bronze medal in Sydney, the Associated Press reported.
International gymnastics officials are examining whether Yang Yun and Dong Fangxiao, in particular, were old enough to compete. Gymnastics rules require athletes to be 16 during an Olympic year.
Lance Armstrong said he would ride for Astana and would compete in the Tour Down Under in Adelaide, Australia, in January, ending his three-year retirement. He also is hiring anti-doping expert Don Catlin, who will test Armstrong and post the results online.
The Wings signed forward Kyle Wailes to a four-year contract, bringing back a player who had twice been named the National Lacrosse League's player of the week in 2007. Wailes did not play last season.
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Mathieu Carle was carried off on a stretcher after being hit by Detroit's Tomas Kopecky during an exhibition game in Detroit. Carle lost and regained consciousness on the ice after the hit. He was taken to the Detroit Medical Center for testing.
The Charlotte Bobcats signed Houston forward Carl Landry, a restricted free agent, to a three-year, $9 million offer sheet. The Rockets have a week to decide whether to match the offer.
A bases-loaded single by Sheldon Fulse in the 11th inning led the Camden Riversharks past the Long Island Ducks, 3-2, and to a sweep of the best-of-three Atlantic League semifinal series at Campbell's Field.
The Sharks will open the best-of-three final series against the visiting Somerset Patriots tomorrow night.
Elsewhere: Rosemont College named Leigh Pesko, a Haverford High and West Chester University graduate, as head coach in women's lacrosse.