1. Tiger Woods' First Round of the Year: Calm, Poised and in Control

    In April 2010, the world's then-No. 1 golfer, Tiger Woods , played his first tournament of the year at Augusta National at the Masters in the midst of a 365-day nightmare...

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  2. Ryder Cup Captain: Davis Love Gets the Nod, but Was It the Best Choice?

    It was hardly a well kept secret that Davis Love would become the next United States Ryder Cup team captain. On Thursday it was finally made official...

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  3. PGA Tour: Anthony Kim and the 10 Players Who Impressed at the Sony Open

    The second PGA event of the season, and the first with a full field, finished up on Sunday in Honolulu with a 36-hole marathon. Rain washed out the first day of the tournament on Thursday, forcing the long Sunday...

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  4. Premier League Standings Reveal a Huge Traffic Jam: Everyone Still Breathing

    So your club is Wolves and you're in 17th place in the standings of the English Premier League, eh? Or maybe your team is West Ham and you are sitting bottom of the table? Sounds like a lost season...

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  5. PGA 2011: 10 Lessons We Learned at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions

    The year's first PGA tournament is in the books, with the surprise victory going to Jonathan Byrd in a playoff victory over Robert Garrigus...

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  6. Is There Any Way Chelsea Manager Carlo Ancelotti Can Save His Job?

    Chelsea , the defending Premier League champions and one of the deepest and most expensive clubs in the world, is in a major funk...

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  7. Tiger Woods: When and Where His Wins Will Come In 2011

    The wins came fast and furious for Tiger Woods for the first 13 years of his professional career. However, not so much in year 14...

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  8. No Tiger Woods: Top 10 Shots of 2010

    This year may well be remembered as the nightmare that wouldn't end for the world's No. 1 golfer. But perhaps it would be better to remember it as the year the rest of the field caught Tiger...

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  9. Tiger Woods: Trying To Win Back Fans or Simply Doing What He Has Always Done?

    It is difficult for most of us to imagine how it must be to be at the top of particular sport. And I'm not just talking about the top of a big hill or a small mountain, but to be at the peak of, let's say, Mt...

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  10. Landon Donovan Says Thanks But No Thanks to Everton, Elects To Rest

    Landon Donovan has decided to forego another loan opportunity with Everton FC of the English Premier League...

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  11. Everton January Transfer Possibilities Include Steven Ireland and Landon Donovan

    Everton manager David Moyes has no intention of remaining idle in the January transfer window. First, he is likely to part ways with midfielder Steven Pienaar...

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  12. 50 Greatest Golf Quotes of All Time

    There is an old adage about sports writing that goes something like this: The smaller the ball, the better the writing. When you have one of the oldest sports of all-time—if not the oldest—you get a lot of time for some truly great quotes...

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  13. Is Everton Manager David Moyes The Heir To The Manchester United Throne?

    After managing his 400th game as head man at Everton last weekend against Chelsea , Blues skipper David Moyes may not be around Merseyside long enough for another 400...

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  14. Tiger Woods: Does Playoff Loss To Graeme McDowell Mean Anything Moving Forward?

    There are two ways to look at Tiger Woods ' sudden-death playoff loss to Graeme McDowell on Sunday at the Chevron Challenge...

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  15. Tiger Woods and 50 Players Who Changed the Game of Golf

    Ever since shepherds starting whacking dirt clods around with sticks in Scotland 500 years ago, the game of golf has had its pioneers and innovators that have changed the game...

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  16. Landon Donovan and David Beckham Both To Everton in January?

    There has been interesting speculation about whether Landon Donovan would return to Everton for another January loan, but now throw in the rumor of David Beckham returning to England ...

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  17. Tiger Woods: 10 Ways in Which the Game of Golf Has Changed Since the Car Crash

    It was a year ago that the strange Tiger Woods car crash story crept across the news wires. Little could anyone have guessed the change in the game of golf that this story would signify...

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  18. Get Up and Play: How the Ethics of Soccer Players Faking Injury Is Killing the Game

    Soccer is beyond question my favorite sport in the world. It is brilliant in so many ways, yet almost at its very best with its simplicity. I can watch almost anyone play as long as the quality is there...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 3 years ago 8,613 reads 43 comments

  19. Tiger Woods Is Up and Down Down Under: Where To From Here?

    Tiger Woods ' week in Australia was, for the latter half of 2010 at least, fairly predictable. Up and down golf and nowhere near winning; yet, some small, positive signs. Woods actually finished in fourth at the JBWere Masters in Melbourne...

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  20. Premier League Report Card for the First Third of the Season: Chelsea on Top

    All 20 clubs in the English Premier League have now played 13 games, basically one-third of their season. As we head toward the cold days of winter, the defending champs from West London again sit atop the table...

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  21. Charlie Villanueva and Kevin Garnett: Tweets Need To Stop Being 'News'

    There are so many things wrong with this new cowardly age of Tweeting that I don't even know where to start...

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  22. The Premier League's Big 4 Officially Welcomes Manchester City As a Member

    For the last, oh, let's say six years of the previous decade, the big four in England's Premier League were unquestionably heads and shoulders above the rest of the pack. Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool were the fab four...

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  23. PGA in China: 10 Players Who Impressed at the WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament

    The WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai showed off the power of the European golfers, and specifically new No. 1 player in the world Lee Westwood and Italian Francesco Molinari...

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  24. American Golfers Struggle in China: Tiger Woods Is Top Yankee, Tied for 17th

    Granted, it isn't a huge delegation the Americans brought to Shanghai, but they had to have been hoping for something a little better than this...

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  25. Minnesota Vikings: Coach Brad Childress' Brilliance Is Almost Incomprehensible

    When the Vikings head coach, Brad Childress, said on Wednesday that the trading of a third-round draft pick to the Patriots for future Hall of Famer Randy Moss was "a poor decision," ...

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