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  • July25

    Area roundup: Shock add QB Joe Southwick among flurry of roster moves

    Spokane made a number of roster moves Thursday, including the signing of former Boise State quarterback Joe Southwick. Offensive linemen Patrick Afif, who has started 16 games, and Mark Jackson were placed on inactive reserve. Defensive back Bryant Nnabuife was activated from inactive reserve. Defensive lineman Diyral Briggs and receiver Nichiren Flowers were placed on injured reserve.
  • July21

    In brief: Mark Rypien wins American Century Celebrity Golf Championship

    Golf: After lightning storms delayed play for more than three hours in the final round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, Spokane’s Mark Rypien beat out Jeremy Roenick and Annika Sorenstam to win the title for the first time since winning the inaugural event in 1990.  Rypien, who played quarterback at Washington State and won a Super Bowl with the Washington Redskins, ran away on his back nine, going 5-under for a record-breaking third-round total of 33 points and 76 throughout the three-day event at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nevada. After finishing in second place in the last two years, Rypien was finally able to break through with a win in the 25th anniversary of the tournament.
  • Tiger Woods says Tom Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

    HOYLAKE, England – Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team. His first major of the year, and second tournament since March 31 back surgery, wasn’t much of an audition for U.S. captain Tom Watson. Woods was never the same after opening the British Open with a 69. The mistakes kept piling up, and so did the big numbers, and he closed with a 3-over 75 on Sunday at Royal Liverpool.
  • July20

    Feenstra wins Rosauers with final-round 61

    For many players in the last few groups and the galleries following them on the lush fairways at MeadowWood, the Rosauers Open Invitational appeared to be heading to a fabulous finish with a stack of golfers in contention. Turns out the fabulous stuff was authored earlier by Tim Feenstra.
  • Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

    HOYLAKE, England – Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4-under 68, he straightened his back, stared defiantly at thousands of fans crammed into the horseshoe arena around the 18th green at Royal Liverpool and lightly pumped his fist.
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  • In brief: Lee-Anne Pace, Laura Diaz tied at Marathon Classic

    Golf: South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace, seeking a breakthrough win in the U.S., shot a 3-under-par 68 on Saturday to grab a share of the lead with Laura Diaz in the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio. Pace, an eight-time winner on the Ladies European Tour, bounced back from bogeys at holes 11 and 12 to join Diaz at 11-under 202.
  • Grip on Sports: Mariners should hold off selling the farm

    Friday: The All-Star Game was Tuesday night, right? Today is Friday. And baseball is just getting going again? These guys need another day off in the middle of the season? Really? Correct me if I’m wrong but the All-Star break used to last three days, right?
  • Rickie Fowler faces Rory McIlroy again in final group at Open

    HOYLAKE, England – From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he’d go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship. If only it was a fair fight.
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods keeps going wrong direction at British Open

    HOYLAKE, England – Tiger Woods was the last to tee off Saturday in the British Open. He had the biggest gallery. It might have seemed like old times for Woods in the major championships except for one tiny detail. He was starting on the 10th tee in last place.
  • July19

    Wind helps create crowded leaderboard at Rosauers Open

    One player brought four clubs to the tee box on the 180-yard par-3 eighth hole at MeadowWood, trying to judge how much help he would receive from a strong tailwind.
  • Three tied atop Rosauers leaderboard

    It was good to have 8:27 tee times for the opening round of the Rosauers Open Invitational. David Phay and Brian Thornton were paired together on the first tee and both carded eagles en route to 7-under 65s Friday at MeadowWood. Ryan Benzel, the 2005 champion, started on No. 10 and posted a bogey-free 65 for a share of the lead.
  • McIlroy fires second straight 66, in command at Open

    HOYLAKE, England – Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway. As for Tiger Woods, he was fortunate just to make the cut at the British Open.
  • Lawyer says Clippers sale could miss deadline

    NBA: A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers says Donald Sterling’s stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline. At a hearing Friday in Los Angeles to set parameters for the rest of a probate trial, Adam Streisand implored the judge to make a swift decision when hearings conclude July 28.
  • Day gets scare from stinging in wrist

    HOYLAKE, England – Jason Day won the Match Play Championship, and then played only one tournament (the Masters) over the next three months because of a thumb injury. So imagine the scare at the British Open when he took a practice swing and felt a stinging sensation from his left hand. It wasn’t the thumb. It was his wrist.
  • Watson makes cut at age 64

    HOYLAKE, England – The ovations from the packed galleries remain as warm as ever for Tom Watson at the British Open. His scoring continues to be just as impressive, too. The 64-year-old Watson extended his record of being the oldest man to make the cut at the game’s oldest major when he shot a 1-over 73 on Friday. That put him at 2-over 146, just on the cut line.
  • July17

    A new generation emerging at golf’s oldest major

    HOYLAKE, England – Even when he’s not the favorite, Tiger Woods is still the show at the British Open. Woods earned that attention by piling up majors at a faster rate than anyone in history, and the attention is just as great now because his recent past includes back surgery and his immediate future is more uncertain than ever. ESPN plans to show his entire round online today.
  • July16

    5 things to know for the British Open

    HOYLAKE, England – Even for a major championship that goes back 154 years, the British Open is capable of providing a new experience. Attribute that to the weather.
  • Phil Mickelson confident – at least about links golf

    HOYLAKE, England – Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors. Lefty was in good spirits Monday at the British Open, except for having to return the claret jug.
  • July14

    Robydek passes Sisich on 18th to win Lilac

    The region’s only 72-hole tournament was decided on the 72nd hole. Peter Sisich had played steady golf as he stood on the 18th tee at The Fairways with a one-stroke lead. He tugged his drive left and got a nasty bounce farther left beyond the O.B. stakes.