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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

Jordan Spieth tied for lead after 12 holes at rainy Riviera

Jordan Spieth made the most out of his chance to start over Thursday at rain-soaked Riviera and was tied for the lead at 5-under par through 12 holes in the …


Five-time winner Karrie Webb 2 strokes behind at Australian Open

Karrie Webb’s bid for a sixth Women’s Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange to leave her two strokes behind first-round leaders Jodi Ewart Shadoff and …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:15 a.m.

Heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua to make U.S. debut against Jarrell Miller

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will make his boxing debut in the United States when he defends his titles against Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1. Joshua says …


Golf notes: Golf Channel adding live college event, looking for more

Golf Channel is interested in live programming from Monday to Wednesday, and the answer might be found in college tournaments. It is adding another prestigious event this year, and more …


Doug Ferguson: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson still going strong

The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson account for 25 percent of those …


Phil Mickelson finishes off a fifth win at Pebble Beach

With plenty of sunlight and no drama, Phil Mickelson finished off a 7-under 65 to win the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday and match the tournament record with his …


Clink, clink: Vonn walks away with another medal

ARE, Sweden – Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze clinking together almost weighing her down. Or was …


Phil Mickelson on brink of fifth Pebble Beach victory

Phil Mickelson put himself on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach pro-am by turning a three-shot deficit into a three-shot lead when a wild day …


William Byron wins Daytona 500 pole, puts Hendrick up front again

William Byron put Hendrick Motorsports in a familiar position: on the pole for the Daytona 500. His bigger goal is to make the starting spot pay dividends for the NASCAR …


Chelsea routed 6-0 by Man City for biggest loss in 28 years

Chelsea was handed its heaviest loss in 28 years on Sunday when Manchester City routed Maurizio Sarri’s side 6-0 in the Premier League.


Robert Whittaker pulls out with injury, Israel Adesanya wins at UFC 234

Robert Whittaker provided most of the early drama at UFC 234 in Australia and Israel Adesanya quite a lot at the end.


Lindsey Vonn to go ‘full throttle’ in last race of her career

Anyone expecting Lindsey Vonn to take it easy in her last race should think again.


Bernhard Langer eagles 18th to take PGA Tour Champions lead

Bernhard Langer eagled the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Oasis Championship.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

Paul Casey leads by 3 over Phil Mickelson at Pebble Beach

Paul Casey had a 5-under 67 and quietly built a three-shot lead over Phil Mickelson going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Wild finish for Phil Mickelson, wet one for Jordan Spieth at Pebble

Phil Mickelson survives a wild finish to his round of 4-under 68. Jordan Spieth endures the worst of the rain and hung on to join him atop the leaderboard until …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 2:48 p.m.

Jesper Parnevik shoots 63 for 1-shot lead in Oasis Championship

Jesper Parnevik shot a 9-under 63 in the Oasis Championship to take a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer. Parnevik had four straight birdies on Nos. 4-7 on his final nine …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 3:05 p.m.

For Chloe Kim, another title, and a taste of things to come

Olympic champion Chloe Kim added a world championship to her growing collection of titles, easily winning the women’s halfpipe contest in Park City, Utah. With the victory, the 18-year-old Kim …


Kim Kaufman leads LPGA’s Vic Open by 2 strokes

Kim Kaufman moved to the top of the leaderboard at the LPGA’s Vic Open after a 7-under 66 gave her a two-stroke lead after two rounds. The American had a …


Phil Mickelson hits every fairway, starts well at Pebble Beach with a 65

Phil Mickelson hits every fairway for the first time in 21 years on his way to a 6-under 65 at Monterey Peninsula, an ideal start on perhaps the last ideal …


Doug Ferguson: Bad rules, bad temper, rough start to golf this year

Golf barely got out of January before it got attention for all the wrong reasons. Sergio Garcia took out his frustrations in a bunker (nothing new) and the greens (shockingly …


U.S. Soccer welcomes VAR progress, urges Women’s World Cup approval

After urging FIFA to use video review at the Women’s World Cup, the head of American soccer has welcomed the progress being made on implementing VAR at the tournament. US …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

Lynx star Maya Moore to skip ‘19 WNBA season

Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore has decided to skip the upcoming WNBA season to devote more time to her family and her faith. Moore announced on The Players’ Tribune website …


Golf notes: Rory McIlroy launches program for fans who love to play

Rory McIlroy can’t imagine what his life would be like without golf, and now he wants to cultivate his joy of the game with as many people as possible through …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 10:39 a.m.

‘I’m too old for this’: Lindsey Vonn crashes in her penultimate race

One of the hallmarks of Lindsey Vonn’s career has been the way she bounces back from major crashes time and time again. So perhaps it’s fitting that the most successful …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 10:41 a.m.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins super-G, Lindsey Vonn crashes at worlds

As Mikaela Shiffrin hopped atop the podium to celebrate another gold medal, Lindsey Vonn was nearby on the sidelines of the finish area, stretching her ailing knees and explaining just …


Petra Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack

Petra Kvitova has followed her Australian Open final appearance by returning home to the Czech Republic to testify at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her …


Clubs, FIFA to test UEFA leader Aleksander Ceferin in new 4-year term

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin will get a new four-year term as the leader of European soccer’s governing body on Thursday as the only candidate. But the challenges for the lawyer …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

Americans Jacobellis, Dierdorff team for snowboardcross win

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Retirement party: Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal to say goodbye at worlds

For Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal, the world championships beginning this week in Are, Sweden, will mark the end of an era. The event will also bring Vonn and …


Sebastian Lletget leads U.S. to 2nd straight win under Gregg Berhalter

Sebastian Lletget scored and assisted in his first game back at Avaya Stadium since the injury, leading the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 in an exhibition Saturday that made …