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Weir, DeLaet attempt to end 60-year Open drought
MONTREAL — Mike Weir was well aware that it has been 60 years since a Canadian won the Canadian Open....
Tim Petrovic and Michael Puttnam share top spot
MONTREAL — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal....
Pyrenees help leader Nibali, winner Rogers in Stage 16
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal ...
Mountain stage rough on Yankee rider
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — The Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday for the first of three mountain stages that may well determine the final podium of this year’s race....
Strong prefers not talking about a national title
DALLAS — Charlie Strong riled up plenty of Texas fans during a statewide spring tour by saying the Longhorns wouldn’t be in the national championship game....
TCU’s Fields investigated for alleged assault
FORT WORTH, Texas — TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, “I should blast ...
Sun Belt boss expresses faith in the ‘Power-5’
NEW ORLEANS — The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday....
Crunch time for Ryder Cup
HOYLAKE, England — The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team. That starts with Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods....
Sam excited about next phase of career
ST. LOUIS — Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies....
Rory McIlroy appears poised to be golf’s next big thing
HOYLAKE, England — Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate....
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