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Fantasy golf season is almost here, meaning that it's time to dust off the dumb, dirty and/or tasteless puns and come up with a team name. Here’s our list for 2013, in no particular order of awesomeness. Weapons of Grass Destruction This...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 30. • Yesterday, we featured a slideshow of Bama cheerleaders. Awaiting the Tide should they win tomorrow: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In the interests of...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Far Hills, NJ (Sports Network) - The United States Golf Association and the Royal...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings. Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
There were plenty of epic failures in 2012. Players, coaches and even entire sports leagues embarrassed themselves in a variety of ways. With Thanksgiving Day in mind, here’s a rundown of the 10 biggest turkeys of the year. 1. NFL...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
With this week's Children's Miracle Network Classic, another PGA Tour season draws to a close, meaning that it's time to hand out some hardware. Player of the Year — Rory McIlroy Rory doesn't need any accolades from us for vindication; if you...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Animal nicknames are nothing new in sports. San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — a.k.a. the “Kung Fu Panda” — was recently named World Series MVP after an unbelievable October. Fans at AT&T Park wore panda hats to support their...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
On Thursday, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will be staging a head-to-head duel at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final with a spot in the final four of this unique medal match play eight-man bracket on the line. Let's hope it's one of many as...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
International captain Nick Price named Shigeki Maruyama, Mark McNulty and Tony Johnstone as his assistants for the Presidents Cup on Tuesday, while U.S. captain Fred Couples selected Jay Haas. Dublin, OH (Sports Network) - International captain...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Miracle at Medinah? Or Medinah Meltdown? Whatever you call it, this 2012 Ryder Cup is going to sting the U.S. for awhile. When Martin Kaymer's 6-foot par putt found the bottom of the cup at 18 for a 1-up win over Steve Stricker in the weekend's...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Twitter is a powerful medium in today's sports landscape, and golf is no exception. Golfers, and the journalists who cover them, have taken to Twitter to freely share their wit, their insights, their gripes, their expectations and their dinner...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
The 2012 Ryder Cup begins Friday at famous Medinah Country Club outside Chicago, and the United States will try to regain the title from the European squad. In 2008, the U.S. team reclaimed the Cup at Valhalla after three consecutive Euro...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Medinah Country Club is no stranger to big-time golf. It hosted the PGA Championship won by Tiger Woods in 1999 in a final-round duel with Sergio Garcia, and it was the site for U.S. Opens in 1949 (won by Cary Middlecoff), 1975 (Lou Graham) and...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Davis Love III had to have a feeling of sweet vindication watching one of his captain's picks, Brandt Snedeker, walk off with the FedExCup after winning the Tour Championship. But a more important Cup is up for grabs this week, and Snedeker could...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love has the unenviable task of trying to reverse two decades of European Ryder Cup dominance, a run that has been interrupted only a couple of times since Europe won the 1995 Cup at Oak Hill. One aspect of Love's...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
While you were watching football and checking your fantasy scores (and your bets), Brandt Snedeker was winning $11.44 million. So how did you do today? Snedeker simultaneously earned the two biggest trophies of his career, taking the Tour...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Fred Couples has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame, having met the minimum criteria for enshrinement — at least 40 years old, PGA Tour member for at least 10 years, 10 PGA Tour wins and/or two majors or Players Championship wins. A...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
As my colleague Charlie Miller has continued to unveil his elite quartets for each major league baseball franchise, it got me to thinking: Who is on golf’s Mount Rushmore? Arnold Palmer received the Congressional Gold Medal this week as that...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
After back-to-back wins at the Deutsche Bank and BMW Championships, 23-year-old Rory McIlroy is closing in on a FedExCup title. The accompanying $10 million would buy world-class WAG Caroline Wozniacki a lot of bling, but I'm more concerned about...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
It's Round 3 of the battle for the FedExCup. Fresh off scorching the TPC Boston layout this past weekend, the best players in the world converge on Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., for the BMW Championship. Here are the top 5 in FedExCup...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Round One of the FedExCup playoffs is in the books, and now we turn our attention to the PGA Tour's unique Friday-Monday event, the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, which will wrap up on Labor Day afternoon, weather permitting. Last...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
In a press conference prior to the Barclays, Rory McIlroy spotted Tiger Woods and joked that he was going to "kick his ass." Tiger and the rest of the room had a laugh, but as they say, there's an undercurrent of truth in every good joke, and...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
It's playoff season on the PGA Tour, as the players descend on Bethpage State Park for The Barclays, the first of a four-tournament sprint to the FedExCup title and its accompanying $10 million payout. Don't look to us to explain the format;...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
For more than a decade, golf fans were secure in the knowledge that Tiger Woods ruled their sport. Sure, Phil Mickelson was a useful foil for Tiger, and every now and then a Vijay Singh or Padraig Harrington would assert himself before...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Call it the Snore by the Shore. Twenty-one years after the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island brought the world's greatest players to their knees at the 1991 Ryder Cup in the famed "War by the Shore," Rory McIlroy turned the tables on Pete Dye's...
Rob Doster
2 years ago

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