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Jordan Spieth adds drama to upcoming PGA Championship

Now that the PGA Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, next month has gone from a big deal to a big-big deal because of Jordan Spieth, there is no telling where …


Golf roundup: Xander Schauffele birdies final hole to win Greenbrier Classic

A strong finish in the U.S. Open late month helped prepare Xander Schauffele for the nerve-racking grind of chasing a title on the PGA Tour.


David Lingmerth struggles but maintains lead at Quicken Loans

David Lingmerth lost his way off the tee but scrambled well enough to stay in the lead at the Quicken Loans National. The Swede shot a 3-over 73 on Saturday …


UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:55 p.m.

Brian Harman’s clutch birdie denies Dustin Johnson 4th straight win

Dustin Johnson was in the clubhouse, tied for the lead and poised for a chance to join an elite class with a fourth straight PGA Tour victory. Brian Harman was …


Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end

Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz’s sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost survivors’ efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies.


A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia. This time, they were accompanied by a smile.


UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Dustin Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as No. 1 player in the world

The only elevation that mattered at the Mexico Championship is how much higher Dustin Johnson can go.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 6:33 p.m.

Rickie Fowler finally makes it easy in Honda Classic victory

Rickie Fowler didn’t care about pretty. He cared about winning. Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one putt into a sprinkler hole and a tee shot into the water. …


Fred Couples wins Chubb Classic for 12th senior title

Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles.


Tiger Woods returns to PGA Tour, fails to tame Torrey Pines

The return of Tiger Woods felt more like a celebration Thursday at Torrey Pines.


Woody Austin, Mark Mulder win Diamond Resorts Invitational

Woody Austin completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational and former pitcher Mark Mulder took the celebrity title.


Justin Thomas caps off record week with trophy at Sony Open

Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.


Justin Thomas shoots 59 to join exclusive group

Fresh of his victory on Maui, Justin Thomas became the seventh player to join the “59 Club” on the PGA Tour when he made a 15-foot eagle putt on his …


Titans set season-high offensive marks in rout of Jags

NFL: Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 …


Column: The Tiger comeback becomes the Tiger tease

The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease. And not just for golf fans.


Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open in California

The comeback of Tiger Woods is going to have to wait at least two more months.


Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead

Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest …


Newsmakers: Ex-Utah State player Torrey Green charged with sex assault

A former Utah State football player who was dropped by the Atlanta Falcons over multiple sexual assault allegations was charged Thursday with rape, assault and kidnapping. The Cache County Attorney’s …


In Brief: Williams’ shoulder ‘feels solid,’ in win

So about that inflamed right shoulder that was supposed to hinder Serena Williams at the U.S. Open as she seeks a record 23rd major title: It sure seems to be …


In Brief: Sock defeats Cilic, advances to 4th round

Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round, the 23-year-old American acknowledged that, as of a couple of years ago, simply making it …


In Brief: Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at Bethpage Black

Patrick Reed’s place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.


In Brief: Si Woo Kim opens 3-stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

Si Woo Kim followed his tournament-record 10-under 60 with a 64 on Saturday to increase his lead to three strokes in the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.


In brief: Sindelar leads US Senior Open after 2nd round

Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …


Digest: Daniel Berger shoots 62 to take lead after three rounds at Travelers Championship

Daniel Berger shot an 8-under par 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.


Jimmy Walker shoots bogey-free round to win PGA Championship

Jimmy Walker shot a bogey-free, 3-under-par 67 Sunday to win the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, becoming the fourth first-time major champion this year.


Sports letters to the editor

For the last few years I have paid little attention to Mike Leach and his boorish antics and interviews. I pass him off as a person who projects a vast …


In brief: US romps over Argentina in first exhibition

Full of new star power, the U.S. men’s basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina in Las …


Henrik Stenson wins duel with Phil Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, because there was no other way to beat Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked …


Digest: Muguruza stunned in rainy 2nd round of Wimbledon

After two days filled with rain, the sun actually made an appearance at Wimbledon on Thursday, allowing for plenty of play all around the grounds, a chance to finally conclude …


In Brief: Texas Tech ousted by Coastal Carolina

Light-hitting David Parrett had three RBIs in his first College World Series start and Coastal Carolina converted three Texas Tech errors into six unearned runs in a 7-5 victory that …