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KFWB’s Ted Sobel talks about the Masters

Golf’s first major tournament of 2014, the Masters, tees off tomorrow morning at Augusta National Golf Club — without the world’s top-ranked player in the field. Tiger Woods will not be making a run for […]

04/09/2014

FILE - In this March 24, 2014, file photo, Tiger Woods looks down during a news conference at the Newseum in Washington, Monday, March 24, 2014. Woods will miss the Masters for the first time in his career after having surgery on his back. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday, March 31, in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters

Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah […]

04/01/2014

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Tiger Woods will skip the Masters after back surgery

Tiger Woods is skipping The Masters after undergoing back surgery. The world’s top ranked golfer has been fighting a bad back for the past year, an injury that has forced him to withdraw or miss several […]

04/01/2014

Tiger Woods hits from the rough off the seventh fairway during the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Woods pulls out of Bay Hill because of back pain

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Tuesday because of persistent pain in his back, creating even more uncertainty for golf’s No. 1 player with the Masters only three […]

03/18/2014

Tiger Woods tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Woods withdraws in final round of Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Honda Classic after playing 13 holes in the final round. There was no immediate explanation why Woods stopped playing Sunday. He was well […]

03/02/2014

Lindsey Vonn speeds down the training course at the U.S. Ski Team training center at Copper Mountain, Colo. on Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow, File)

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

DENVER (AP) — Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly said […]

11/19/2013

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a gain against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter an NFL football game in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Here’s a new twist on fantasy sports: a San Francisco startup is offering a chance to bet on the moneymaking potential of star athletes. The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday […]

10/17/2013

President Barack Obama watches his shot during a golf outing at Mink Meadows Golf Club, in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Obama is eager member of golfing presidents’ club

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) — American presidents love golf — 15 of the last 18 have played — and Barack Obama is an eager member of that club. He’s played golf on four of six […]

08/16/2013

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Time Warner, CBS draw viewers into fee spat

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Time Warner Cable can’t work out their differences, so they want viewers to help settle the fight. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas […]

08/04/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States gestures as he holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Sunday July 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

A career round gives Mickelson a claret jug

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam. Phil Mickelson never imagined […]

07/21/2013

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Westwood gets another shot at winning a major

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) – Lee Westwood has contended enough in the majors that he can identify important moments, even if he could barely see his ball. He had a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods, standing […]

07/20/2013

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the 10th tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Friday July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Fun-loving Jimenez leads midway through Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous. It’s sure working out, though. The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters […]

07/19/2013

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