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Jordan Spieth finds breaking with Claret Jug is hard to do

Wednesday  12:40,   18 july 2018
latimes

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Jordan Spieth's time was up, but it was fun while it lasted. In keeping with tradition, last year's British Open champion had to give the Claret Jug trophy back to officials from The Royal and Ancient Golf Club on[...]
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Woods feared British Open visits were a thing of the past

Wednesday  10:10,   18 july 2018
reuters

<p>There was a spell not so long ago when Tiger Woods, in the depths of despair over recurring back problems, felt he would never again grace the fairways of a British Open.</p>There was a spell not so long ago when Tiger Woods, in the depths[...]

Josh Hader's offensive tweets surface during All-Star Game

Wednesday  07:56,   18 july 2018
usatoday

The 24-year-old made his account private during the game, once the internet caught wind of the offensive messages. In tweets dated in 2011 and 2012, Hader tweeted "white power lol" and "I hate gay people," among other messages that included[...]

Sonoma Raceway confirms 2018 finale will be IndyCar’s last race there

Wednesday  07:55,   18 july 2018
msn

Following news that IndyCar will return to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca next year, Sonoma Raceway president Steve Page has confirmed that for financial and geographical reasons, he will not seek a new contract. IndyCar’s new three-year deal[...]

Clemson using Tide loss as motivation heading into fall camp

Wednesday  07:26,   18 july 2018
ap.org

Clemson players have not let go of the disappointing loss to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal that ended the Tigers' chance for a second straight national title. Placekicker Greg Huegel says the team has used the 24-6 Sugar Bowl [...]

Who, what, and Kawhi: 3 plausible Raptors trades for Leonard

Wednesday  06:35,   18 july 2018
thescore

If Las Vegas bookmakers or plugged-in NBA reporters are to be believed, the Toronto Raptors have somewhat unexpectedly emerged as the most likely trade destination for disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard. In theory, it makes a lot of [...]

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman takes center ice but focus is on Corey Crawford

Wednesday  06:05,   18 july 2018
chicagotribune

Even with the departure of a Blackhawks legend, newfound flexibility with the salary cap and the presence of dynamic prospects on the ice below, questions for Hawks general manager Stan Bowman once again centered around Corey Crawford's[...]

Report: Giants 'going all in' on Bryce Harper

Wednesday  05:56,   18 july 2018
yardbarker

As Bryce Harper and his Washington Nationals host the 2018 All-Star game, the star outfielder is preparing for what will be the most lucrative free agency in professional sports history.&nbsp;Unlikely to sign an extension with Washington prior[...]

Manny Machado traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers

Wednesday  05:55,   18 july 2018
nbcsports

The full return is not known, but the fact of the deal has now been reportedThe full return is not yet known, but Rosenthal says that outfield prospect Yusniel Diaz — who starred in the Futures Game on Tuesday — is part of the package heading back[...]

Ball expected to be ready for camp after successful knee surgery

Wednesday  05:55,   18 july 2018
thescore

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday, the team announced.&nbsp;The 20-year-old floor general is expected to make a full recovery in time to take part in Lakers training camp [...]

Max Scherzer threw his hardest pitches of season during All-Star Game

Wednesday  05:05,   18 july 2018
yardbarker

Max Scherzer had the adrenaline flowing during his outing in this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday.&nbsp;Scherzer was selected by National League manager Dave Roberts to start the game, which was held in Scherzer’s home[...]

British Open 2018: Shush! Patrick Reed has begun to win over Scottish golf fans

Wednesday  04:51,   18 july 2018
golfdigest

Patrick Reed's 'shush' moment at the 2014 Ryder Cup didn't alienate him with Scottish golf fans, but endeared him to them. In turn, he's warmed to links golfAlmost four years have passed since his now (in)famous “shushing” motion [...]

Bryce Harper not planning to do Home Run Derby again

Wednesday  04:30,   18 july 2018
yardbarker

Bryce Harper participated in the Home Run Derby at his home park on Monday night, and things really could not have gone much better.&nbsp;Although Harper is one of the best power hitters and most popular players in the game, it was only his[...]

Tony Stewart: NASCAR should bring Cup, Xfinity races to Eldora Speedway dirt track

Wednesday  04:30,   18 july 2018
usatoday

Tony Stewart suggested in a radio interview that NASCAR schedule a Cup or Xfinity Series race at the half-mile dirt track he owns near Rossburg, Ohio. The Camping World Truck Series is scheduled to race for the sixth consecutive year at Eldora[...]

Cycling: Froome welcomes rivals' lack of aggression on first mountain stage

Wednesday  04:05,   18 july 2018
reuters

<p>Defending champion Chris Froome welcomed his rivals' lack of aggression as he stayed firmly on course for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title after the first mountain stage on Tuesday.</p>The 10th stage followed Sunday’s[...]