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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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Jersey’s Olivia Jordan-Higgins wins Symetra Tour opener (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 12, 2017 at 10:21 pm   /   Sports

Olivia Jordan-Higgins won the season-opening Florida’s Natural Charity Classic by a stroke Sunday for her third Symetra Tour title. Jordan-Higgins closed with a 2-under 70 to hold off Christine Song (66) and China’s Yu Liu (67). ”I don’t think I can really put into words how it feels yet,” Jordan-Higgins said. Yahoo Sports – Golf […]

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Hadwin builds 1-shot lead at Innisbrook (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 9:22 pm   /   Sports

Adam Hadwin knows all about going low on the PGA Tour. Hadwin, who shot a 59 at the CareerBuilder Challenge two months ago, ran off five straight birdies to start the back nine Friday at the Valspar Championship and posted a 7-under 64 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend. Yahoo Sports – Golf […]

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Tyson Fury says has moved on from ‘scary place’ (The Associated Press)

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 9:22 am   /   Sports

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is already preparing for his comeback. The 28-year-old British fighter, stripped of his three world titles last year over drug use and medical issues, called himself a ”fat man” on Friday in a series of posts on Twitter, but also said he is winning his battle against depression. The […]

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