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Su-Yeon Jang takes LPGA Tour’s Lotte Championship lead (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 14, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Su-Yeon Jang took the Lotte Championship lead in the completion of the third round Friday morning and opened a three-stroke cushion in the afternoon with a third-round 7-under 65. Yahoo Sports – Golf News

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Augusta stunner: DJ withdraws from Masters with back injury (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 6, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

Dustin Johnson arrived at Augusta National on quite a roll, having won his last three tournaments. The world’s No. 1-ranked player was forced to withdraw from the Masters on Thursday because of a lower back injury suffered less than 24 hours earlier in a freak fall at the home he was renting for the week. […]

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Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev agree to rematch June 17 in Vegas (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 5, 2017 at 10:27 am   /   Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev will meet in a rematch June 17. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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Mickelson says tour players ‘loose’ with marking balls (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 4, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

If Phil Mickelson were in charge, Lexi Thompson would have been the one taking the leap into Poppie’s Pond at the ANA Inspiration. Mickelson tried to avoid speaking specifically about Thompson being penalized four shots for a day-old rules violation for replacing her golf ball in the wrong spot on the putting green. Yahoo Sports […]

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PGA champ Jimmy Walker coping with mononucleosis (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

PGA champion Jimmy Walker says he has been coping with mononucleosis that has contributed to his lethargic play. Walker captured his first major last year with a wire-to-wire victory in the PGA Championship, contended in the second FedEx Cup playoff event and went 1-2 in his matches at Hazeltine when the United States won the […]

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Ryu wins ANA Inspiration in playoff after Thompson’s penalty (The Associated Press)

Posted: April 2, 2017 at 10:21 pm   /   Sports

Lexi Thompson had no idea why LPGA Tour rules official Sue Witters was approaching her on the way to the 13th tee at the ANA Inspiration. When she found out, Thompson still couldn’t believe it. A television viewer’s email had alerted officials to a day-old rules violation by Thompson for a 1-inch ball placement error […]

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‘Viking Warrior’ Mikkel Kessler making a comeback (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 31, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Former super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler says he is making a comeback. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News

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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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