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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

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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