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We don’t have footage of Gene Sarazen’s famous double eagle from 1935, but on Masters Sunday 2012, we saw something just as good and just as rare — Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle, the first at the par-5 second hole in Masters...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
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It's one of the great traditions of Masters week: the Tuesday night Champions Dinner, where the defending champ gets to pick the menu for everyone. Defending champion Adam Scott of Australia probably won't break out the bloomin' onions...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
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What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
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Pete Carroll
Similar to last year, free agency has not been kind to the NFL’s reigning champions. While nothing will take away from Seattle’s dominating victory over Denver in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seahawks team that will take the field in Week 1...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Ranking college football coaches is no easy task. Similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.While it’s difficult to rank coaches, this aspect of college football is arguably...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Shabazz Napier
The Final Four is a collection of fine players, but like the NCAA Tournament as a whole, the diverse pieces make for a more interesting puzzle.The stars have been stars on the way to the Final Four, including UConn’s Shabazz Napier, Wisconsin...
David Fox
6 months ago
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NASCAR's short tracks often bring out the best and worst of the sport. The best being the tight, aggressive nature of the racing — a style rarely seen on the giant intermediate palaces of speed whose aero-dependent layouts dominate the...
Matt Taliaferro
6 months ago
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Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
6 months ago
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Darrelle Revis
The new NFL league year is not even a month old, but teams have been plenty busy with free agency ongoing while also getting ready for the draft in May. While hundreds of players are still on the market, plenty have already found their new homes.A...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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Akron Zips gold helmets
New helmets and jerseys are a big part of every college football season, and Akron appears to have unveiled a new gold (and rather shiny) helmet for 2014. The Zips have made considerable progress in Terry Bowden’s first two years and improved...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Nick Saban
Ranking college football coaches is no easy task. Similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.While it’s difficult to rank coaches, this aspect of college football is arguably...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Oregon Ducks
The first eight games of the Mark Helfrich era were nearly perfect. Oregon was undefeated, ranked in the top five of the polls and had scored at least 50 points six times. Marcus Mariota was the leading Heisman Trophy candidate and was on the verge...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Kevin Ollie
Not that we really needed it, but the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight weekend showcased why the NCAA Tournament is one of sports’ greatest events.And not just because six games of the 12 came down to the final seconds.Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, one...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Four years ago, Brad Keselowski was young and unproven, a newbie on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit trying to build a winning reputation at Team Penske. Kurt Busch served as incumbent, wheeling the No. 2 Miller Lite car Keselowski would one day...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
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The Most Interesting Tidbits in the World about the Final Four Teams
The 2014 Final Four: What You Need to KnowSOUTHEAST WESTMIDWESTFloridaConnecticut WisconsinKentucky Albany 67-55Pittsburgh 61-45UCLA 79-68Dayton 62-52St. Joe's 89-81 (OT)Villanova 77-65Iowa State 81-67Michigan State 60-54Path to...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Urban Meyer
Ranking college football coaches is no easy task. Similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.While it’s difficult to rank coaches, this aspect of college football is arguably...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Aaron Harrison
Nothing has come easy for Kentucky this season, especially not in the NCAA Tournament.Sunday featured another Wildcats Tournament game, another thrilling finish.Aaron Harrison’s game-winning 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds sent Kentucky to the...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Shabazz Napier
The shadow of Kemba Walker continues to follow Shabazz Napier at Connecticut.The Huskies senior guard has been primed to step into Walker’s shoes since his sophomore season, a year after Walker led UConn to the national title.Like Walker,...
David Fox
6 months ago
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President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
Opening Day. These two words are so synonymous with baseball that more than 100,000 Americans signed a petition on the White House Web site imploring the Obama administration to declare the first day of the MLB season a national holiday. Whether...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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Gary Harris
Connecticut and Michigan State are proof that patience is a virtue.The outlook for the Huskies and Spartans, who will meet in the East regional final, could have changed drastically if not key players learning how to recover from disappointments....
David Fox
6 months ago
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John Calipari
On Selection Sunday, so much of the chatter involves the matchups, seeding and statistical trends that will be key in advancing through the NCAA Tournament.Those are all at play, but Sunday’s Midwest regional final is a test on the...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Frank Kaminsky
When Frank Kaminsky scored 43 points in a November game against North Dakota, the outburst was something for the college basketball hardcores to ponder for a bit.Kaminsky was a non-factor for the first two seasons of his career, so it certainly...
David Fox
6 months ago
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New Mexico Lobos
Madison Square Garden is hosting the East Regional Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games in this NCAA Tournament.But most everyone knows exactly what you mean when you say “The Garden.” Mark Messier, Willis Reed and Kemba Walker have helped make...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
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Sean Miller
After Saturday, the debate for the top active coach without a Final Four appearance likely will be settled.It’s one neither Bo Ryan nor Sean Miller want to win.The coaches at Wisconsin and Arizona have accomplished much in their careers, and...
David Fox
7 months ago
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Patric Young
A team can’t reach six regional finals in nine seasons, including four in a row, without being either the dream crusher or dream maker.Consider the teams the Gators have faced in the NCAA Tournament since the year of Florida’s first...
David Fox
7 months ago

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