1. Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood Come Out Firing in China As They Battle for No.1

    The top four players in golf are in Shanghai battling not only for the WGC-HSBC Champions title, but for the right to be called the No. 1 golfer in the world as well. Newly No...

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  2. 10 Golfers Who Would Make Great Politicians

    With our thoughts firmly focused on politics this election day, naturally someone had to sit down and tackle the all important question: Who would make the best politician among professional ...

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  3. Tiger Woods: Lee Westwood's No. 1 Ranking Jeopardized If Woods Rocks China

    Lee Westwood has taken over the top spot in golf's world rankings from Tiger Woods, but the Englishman's reign at the top of the golf world could be short-lived...

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  4. Brett Favre With 1 Leg, 1 Arm and 1 Eye Would Still Be Vikings' Best Option

    I wonder how difficult it was to find old clips of Tarvaris Jackson—the Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback—doing well. Hats off to someone, because these clips are showing up on NFL preview shows all over the television...

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  5. Cigar Guy and Golf's Top 25 Characters

    One of the great images of the recent Ryder Cup was Miguel Angel Jimenez (the most interesting man in the world) smoking his victory cigar. Somehow he became symbolic of the European team and their carefree manner...

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  6. Wayne Rooney: Does Signing with Manchester United Erase Last Week's Events?

    Yes, if you haven't heard, Wayne Rooney has signed a new contract with Manchester United . Pop the champagne. Break out the cake. Light the fireworks...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 736 reads 3 comments

  7. Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood or Martin Kaymer: Who Is No. 1 and Why?

    As you've probably heard by now, should Tiger Woods stick to his current planned fall schedule and not play in a tournament until the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai in early November, ...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,012 reads 6 comments

  8. Liverpool's Nightmare Season Continues As Everton Wins The Liverpool Derby

    With one simple victory it almost feels as though all of Everton's troubles have gone away. Of course, this isn't the case, but when you climb from the bottom three on the table all the way up to 11th, you feel pretty good about yourself...

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  9. Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood Have European Golf On Top of the World

    It has been a good year for European golf, no getting around that fact. Here is a list of things that have made 2010 a special year for European golf: * Two Europeans won majors; Graeme McDowell the U...

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  10. PGA: Five Players Who Will Be In the Mix at the Frys.com Open

    This week's Frys.com Open will be played at the CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, California. The Robert Trent Jones Jr. design, built in 1999, is a par-71, 7,300-yard course with dramatic contours and elevation change...

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  11. New York Jets' Role in the Timing of Brett Favre Scandal Is Questionable at Best

    Consider the timing of the current story regarding Brett Favre . Based on alleged text messages and a voice message that happened a couple of years ago, this sorry excuse for a ...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,172 reads 5 comments

  12. Liverpool Vs Everton Preview: More Than Just Bragging Rights on the Line

    It is always a big game in Liverpool when the two local clubs hook up in the Premier League. It happens twice a year. However, this year has a bit of a different feel to it...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 794 reads 3 comments

  13. Tiger Woods: With the Ryder Cup Over, What's Next for Golf's No. 1 Player?

    The last thing anyone wants or needs to hear is a recap of Tiger Woods ' last 10 months. Trust me, we all know the story. So, instead of looking back, let's look ahead. The golf season is not quite over yet...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 2,038 reads 7 comments

  14. Ryder Cup Results: Ian Poulter Backs Up Cocky Words With Great Play

    Ian Poulter, never one to mince words or clothing choices, has become the new bad boy of the European Ryder Cup team. He takes this honor away from Sergio Garcia...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 5,537 reads 5 comments

  15. Ryder Cup 2010: Five Sure-Fire Signs The USA Team Had a Really Bad Day

    With just the singles matches remaining, the European team has built a fairly comfy three-point lead over the American teams. I think the U.S...

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  16. Phil Mickelson Now Holds Dubious Ryder Cup Record: Most Losses In U.S. History

    With his 0-2 start in the 2010 Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson now holds a dubious U.S. Ryder Cup record. He now has the all-time most losses in the history of the American Ryder Cup team...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 1,895 reads 1 comments

  17. Ryder Cup 2010: Colin Montgomerie and European Team Win Raingear Battle

    Round one of the Ryder Cup battle goes to Colin Montgomerie over Corey Pavin. No, not the first day of competition. Rain won that battle. No, the first battle won was that in the choice of rain gear for the players...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about almost 4 years ago 537 reads 5 comments

  18. Celtic Manor Resort: An In-Depth Look at the 2010 Ryder Cup Course

    At the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales, nine holes of the 2010 Course, as it is known, are from the older Wentwood Hills course, and the other nine holes were built by European Golf Design in 2006...

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  19. 18-Game NFL Season Is Dangerous To the Players? Give Me a Break

    If you happened to catch Fox Television's NFL Pregame show on Sunday, you heard Howie Long's rant on the "All Fired Up" segment about the effects an 18 game NFL season will have on the players...

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  20. Ryder Cup 2010 Preview: Can the United States Hang Onto the Cup in Wales?

    Two years ago the United States Ryder Cup team, behind skipper Paul Azinger, was able to wrest the cup away from the European team with a five-point victory, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2...

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  21. Jim Furyk: Despite a Bad Summer, Is Fed Ex Cup Winner the Player of the Year?

    Is this what we're left with? Jim Furyk as the player of the year? Isn't it bad enough he just walked away with the Fed Ex Cup and its $10 million prize after winning the Tour Championship, ...

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  22. Manchester City Manager Roberto Mancini Admits Chelsea the Team To Beat

    Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini came out with a strange statement this week prior to the big match with Premier League leading Chelsea. Mancini admitted Chelsea was the best team in England...

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  23. Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus and the Top 15 Golfers from the 80s

    The 1980s were a turning point in golf. A handing down of the torch, if you will. A changing of the guard. This was not just with golfers, but with golf courses themselves and how they were maintained...

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  24. Everton's Premier League Start Is Reason For Concern: Can Moyes Right The Ship?

    Everton is not traditionally a quick-starting team in the Premier League. In fact, last year, after five games, they had six points; the year before, in the 2008-2009 season, seven points...

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  25. Ten Golfers Who Could Win The Tour Championship In Atlanta

    With a field of only 30 for the final of the FedEx Cup playoffs, it may be the one golf event that you can actually pick the winner...

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