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One-of-a-kind Fury won’t change after heavyweight title win (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 1, 2015 at 5:59 am   /   Sports

Being heavyweight champion of the world hasn’t changed Tyson Fury much, at least judging by the maverick boxer’s journey back to Britain after beating Wladimir Klitschko. There’ll be no change in the champ,” Fury, who is of Gypsy heritage and says he’s the most charismatic boxer since Muhammad Ali, told The Associated Press in a […]

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Schwartzel wins Euro Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 5:24 am   /   Sports

Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles. Schwartzel’s fourth triumph at the Alfred Dunhill was ultimately comfortable as he finished with a 2-under 70 for a 15-under total of 273. […]

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After beating Klitschko, Fury wants to be ‘great champion’ (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 29, 2015 at 6:24 pm   /   Sports

He threatened to walk away from boxing if he lost to Wladimir Klitschko, or even if he won. Now the always unpredictable Tyson Fury says he intends to be a great heavyweight champion. ”I hope to have many more defenses of these titles in future,” Fury said after outpointing the Ukrainian Saturday night and taking […]

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Spieth has 71 at Australian Open, trails early leader by 5 (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 26, 2015 at 5:24 am   /   Sports

Jordan Spieth birdied his opening hole and bogeyed his last during an even-par 71 Thursday that saw the defending champion trail early leader Lincoln Tighe by five strokes on a blustery, hot day at the Australian Open. In scorching hot, windy conditions, Spieth started on the 10th hole with a birdie, bogeyed a par-3 on […]

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New Rocky story ‘Creed’ balances brutality and theatricality (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 25, 2015 at 5:40 am   /   Sports

Sylvester Stallone knows most of Rocky Balboa’s famous fights would have been stopped by a real-life referee long before the battered and bloodied fictional heavyweight champion rallies his will to win. ”I do feel responsible, because I see the brain damage,” Stallone said in a recent interview. The ”Rocky” series continues this week with the […]

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Triple G and Canelo could be boxing’s next big thing (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 5:27 am   /   Sports

Canelo Alvarez hadn’t even had time to celebrate his win over Miguel Cotto when the subject of Gennady Golovkin came up. ”With all due respect, if he wants to fight right now I’ll put the gloves on and fight him,” Alvarez said. The two biggest names in the middleweight division are on a collision course […]

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James Driscoll leads Pebble Beach Invitational (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 21, 2015 at 5:22 am   /   Sports

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — James Driscoll birdied the final two holes Friday at Spyglass Hill for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over three players in the Pebble Beach Invitational. Yahoo Sports – Golf News

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Fury ready to shake up boxing world by beating Klitschko (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 20, 2015 at 5:25 pm   /   Sports

As Tyson Fury prowled the practice ring, stopping regularly for some shadow-boxing and imagining Wladimir Klitschko on the end of his punches, his father looked on with pride. ”They wrote him off, saying he wouldn’t live,” said John Fury, recalling the day – 27 years ago – when the second of his six sons was […]

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Spieth heads to Australian Open; Park-Ko in LPGA showdown (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 17, 2015 at 5:35 pm   /   Sports

Jordan Spieth knows how to mix business with pleasure. Spieth leaves this week for Down Under, where he defends his title Nov. 26-29 in Sydney at the Australian Open. The first stop is Melbourne and a chance to play the fabled sand belt courses. Yahoo Sports – Golf News

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Spieth, Dustin Johnson partners in Presidents Cup (The Associated Press)

Posted: October 7, 2015 at 7:29 pm   /   Sports

Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson battled at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open. U.S. captain Jay Haas saved Spieth and Johnson for the anchor match of foursomes Thursday when the Presidents Cup begins at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea. Sangmoon Bae, who is returning home and will begin his 21-month mandatory military service after […]

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