1. The U.S. Open 2011: Nine Things You Should Know About This Year at Congressional

    From June 16-19 the center of the golf universe will be Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD for the 111th playing of the U.S. Open. This will be the third U.S. Open held at Congressional, the most recent being Ernie Els's second Open win in 1997...

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  2. Euorpean Ryder Cup Committee Plays It Safe, Headed to France

    It was announced by the European Ryder Cup committee that the 2018 Ryder Cup will be played in shadow of the Eiffel Tower, as opposed to within the much larger golf shadow of Seve Ballesteros...

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  3. Players Championship: 7 Things We Learned from K.J Choi's Playoff Win

    After a rain-soaked Saturday, competitors at the Players Championship were left to finish both their third and fourth rounds on Sunday. Some of the players wilted under the conditions, while others flourished...

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  4. Tiger Woods Playing at the U.S. Open Doesn't Have a Leg to Stand on

    Tiger Woods has played nine holes of competitive golf since his tie for fourth place at the Masters. Yesterday, on his first tee shot at this week's Players Championship, Woods ...

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  5. Pittsburgh Pirates Poor Play Breaks the Voting Barrier: 18 Years of Futility

    Recognize the guy in that picture? That's Barry Bonds, the all-time home run king. That picture is from 1992, which was the last time the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season...

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  6. The Players Championship: 9 Bold Predictions

    It's Players Championship week on Tour. This tournament, the unofficial "fifth major," is played at the beautiful TPC at Sawgrass, which features three of the best finishing holes in major competitive golf...

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  7. King of Sports: Seven Things I Would Change Today, If I Could

    Every sports fan in the world has thought about it. You're watching a game and some sort of situation comes up that you feel is strange, quirky, confusing, or just plain wrong...

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  8. Tiger Woods at the Masters: 7 Reasons He Will Never Win Another Major

    Tiger Woods was the most dominating golf player of this era. Notice I said, "was." Where there once stood a solid rock of golf granite, a mythic god firing at hole locations and ...

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  9. 2011 Masters: 10 Things We Learned During the Tournament

    What an amazing, unbelievable Masters, the 2011 version, was. We got everything. We got Tiger making a charge. We got the young players showing us what the future holds. We got wily veterans playing for their first major...

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  10. 2011 Masters: A Timeline of Sunday's Action

    Rory McIlroy, the brilliant 21-year-old from Northern Ireland, took a four-stroke lead into the last round of the Masters. In his wake were a mix of past champions, seasoned veterans and young players...

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  11. 2011 Masters Bold Prediction: Tiger Woods Will Not Win

    Tiger Woods finds himself in a less than enviable position heading in to Sunday's final round in Augusta, GA...

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  12. Masters 2011 Leaderboard Day 4: Rory McIlroy and Angel Cabrera in the Last Group

    Folks, the Masters is all but over and I can tell you definitively who is going to win. In the last 20 playings of the first golf major of the year, the winner has come from the final pairing 19 times...

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  13. Ready to Roar: Is Tiger Woods Going to Make a Run at the 2011 Masters?

    After making a very nice charge on the back nine on Friday to put himself in a tie for third—three off the lead of Rory McIlroy—Tiger must have been thinking that the end of his winless streak was within his grasp...

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  14. 2011 NFL Draft: How the 2010 1st-Round Picks Did in Their First NFL Season

    The draft is nothing if not a huge gamble. There is simply no way to know for certain how a player will perform on the biggest stage in American sports...

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  15. Tiger Woods Spots Young Guys a Lead Before Remembering He's Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods played a very ho-hum round on Thursday. Is it possible he was just toying with tournament leader Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, who is currently second? It certainly seems possible, but anyone who was on the course today knows differently...

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  16. 2011 Masters: Which Big Names Missed the Cut and Why

    Two days of the 2011 Masters are in the books and some noteworthy players are booking flights out of Augusta, Ga. instead of thinking about their Saturday pairing...

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  17. MLB Parity: Break Up the Orioles, Pirates, and Royals

    Four games into a 162-game season and we are seeing some of the strangest baseball in recent memory. The Baltimore Orioles, usually an afterthought in the AL East, have not lost a game...

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  18. The Masters 2011: A Tour of Augusta National

    It might be one of the most well known courses on earth, but a relatively small number of people have actually walked its property...

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  19. Mastering Your Domain: What It Takes and Who Will Win the Masters

    This is the last in my five-part series of articles leading up to the year's first, and my favorite, major, The Masters Tournament...

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  20. Jake Fox Breaks Unwritten Rule of Spring Baseball: Don't Practice

    Here's the situation: Jake Fox of the Baltimore Orioles came to the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning with his team up by 10 in a spring training game on Monday...

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  21. Masters Memories: A Countdown of the Most Amazing Golf Moments at the Masters

    This is the fourth part in a five-part series leading up to the start of the Masters. The Masters is next week and I am excited! I love the Masters. The tournament, the first major on the golf calendar, marks the unofficial beginning of golf season...

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  22. PGA Tour 2011: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson Leaving No Mark

    We might be witnessing the end of an era on the PGA Tour. Through 13 events, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, maybe the most dominant pair of players since Nicklaus and Palmer, have won exactly zero tournaments...

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  23. Masters Memories: The Most Significant Non-Golf Moments in Augusta History

    This is part three of a five part series leading up to Masters week. We are now 17 days away from the start of the Masters. Every April, the best golf players on earth gather in the town of Augusta, GA, for the first major of the year...

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  24. John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens Need to Learn That Silence Is Golden

    John Harbaugh, the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens, once again proved that the Ravens don’t know when not to talk...

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  25. One Is the Loneliest Number: The Best Players Who Won Only One Golf Major

    Continuing the run-up to the Masters (now only 24 days away), here is the second article in a series of five leading up to my pick to win the first major of the year. Winning one of golf's major championships is a daunting task, to say the least...

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