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Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 30, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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Jon Rahm just getting started and already rolling (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

Jon Rahm can be an imposing figure without a golf club in his hand. Nine months ago, Rahm was dressed in a coat-and-tie to receive the Jack Nicklaus Award as the top college golfer. By the end of the week, Rahm was the only amateur to make the cut and tied for 23rd. Yahoo Sports […]

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Italian boxers describe ‘truly horrible’ London attack (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Sports

LONDON (AP) — Italian Olympic boxer Vincenzo Mangiacapre demonstrated Thursday how an unidentified attacker killed a policeman on the grounds of Parliament in front of the shocked members of his boxing team. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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McIlroy, Spieth facing elimination at Match Play (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 23, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth face what could amount to elimination day at the Dell Technologies Match Play. Yahoo Sports – Golf News

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World’s best converge on Austin for match play (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

The PGA Tour heads to Central Texas and into match play for the only time on its schedule when 64 of the best 69 players in the world vie for the title at the World Golf Championships-Match Play, beginning Wednesday at Austin Country Club. The top 64 available players from the Official World Golf Ranking, […]

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GGG has options, options, options (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 20, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Sports

All the talk if Gennady Golovkin successfully defended his middleweight titles against Danny Jacobs was centered on GGG finally getting in the ring with Canelo Alvarez. Now, there might be another big-money possibility after Saturday night’s close decision win: a rematch with Jacobs. Actually, Golovkin most likely will next fight England’s Billy Joe Saunders, who […]

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Anna Nordqvist shoots 11-under 61, takes Founders Cup lead (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 18, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Sports

Anna Nordqvist was right at home on another hot, low-scoring day in the Valley of the Sun. The former Arizona State player shot a tournament-record 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn into the final round of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. ”They always say that […]

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Knockout artists: Golovkin, Jacobs vie for middleweight belt (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 17, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Sports

Some believe Saturday night’s middleweight unification bout will go the distance. The Kazakh owns the WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight crowns. WBA champ Jacobs has a string of his own going with 12 KOs since he was sidelined for 19 months while battling bone cancer. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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Muirfield to admit women, back in British Open rotation (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 14, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Muirfield voted to admit female members for the first time in its 273-year history, clearing the Scottish golf club to return Tuesday to the list of 10 courses that can host the British Open. The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which owns Muirfield and is the world’s oldest golf club, held a second postal ballot […]

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Past major winners welcome at Masters, but not to play (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 13, 2017 at 10:23 pm   /   Sports

Already the smallest field among majors, the Masters is shrinking the field for the Par 3 Contest. Augusta National has sent letters to its honorary invitees to inform them that the Par 3 Contest, held on the Wednesday before the opening round, will be limited to players in the field and past Masters champions. ”It’s […]

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