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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

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Women members at Muirfield? Don’t ask us

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The question couldn’t have caught Rory McIlroy by surprise because almost every player preceding him in the interview room at the British Open had already been asked for his thoughts on […]

07/17/2013

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)

Prelude to the British Open (Interactive)

An interactive showing the leading contenders in the British Open which begins this Thursday. It also includes a quiz about its storied history and a timeline of golf’s four major events.  

07/17/2013

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Woods’ wrist looks OK; Mickelson leads at US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Whatever was bothering Tiger Woods’ wrist seemed to disappear overnight, and Phil Mickelson’s round of 67 was holding up as first-round play resumed Friday morning at the U.S. Open. Mickelson remained […]

06/14/2013

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Downpours and birdies in 1st round of US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Clouds gave way to peeks of sunshine, squeegees gave way to putters, and the 13th hole gave way to birdies during the first round of the U.S. Open’s return to Merion […]

06/13/2013

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Stormy weather halts play during US Open 1st round

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rolled a birdie attempt 8 feet past the hole at No. 11. Steve Stricker did the same at No. 12. Bogey. Bogey. And that wasn’t even the stormy part. […]

06/13/2013

Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts after hitting his second tee shot into the water during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (AP Photo)

Euro Tour CEO apologizes for saying ‘colored’

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The head of the European golf tour apologized for using the term “colored” during a live television interview Thursday in which he was reacting to the spat between Tiger Woods […]

05/23/2013

Paris Saint Germain soccer player David Beckham (AP Photo)

Retirement tests if Beckham built lasting brand

PARIS (AP) — David Beckham’s pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he’s giving up. Listed as the […]

05/17/2013

Tiger Woods

Lingmerth in the lead as storms disrupt Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – A rift between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia attracted all the attention on a stormy day at Sawgrass. Swedish rookie David Lingmerth quietly went about his business and wound […]

05/11/2013

Michael Jordan (AP Photo)

NBA’s Michael Jordan marries ex-model over weekend

(AP) –  Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, with Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and Patrick Ewing among those attending the NBA Hall of Famer’s wedding in Palm Beach, Fla. Jordan married 35-year-old former model […]

04/28/2013

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