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  • Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64

    Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64
    Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys. Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a two-under-par 68 on a...
  • Marla Ridenour: Tiger Woods' fans wait for him to let loose

    AKRON, Ohio A miraculous round from Tiger Woods in just his third tournament following back surgery might have been too much to ask, even for the eight-time Bridgestone Invitational champion. But his large and diverse gallery at Firestone Country Club...
  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from PGA Tour

    AKRON, Ohio Dustin Johnson, who withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational on Monday, is taking an immediate leave of absence from the PGA Tour, according to a statement released through his management company. "I will use this time to seek...
  • PGA Tour player takes 'personal' leave

    The Sports Xchange PGA Tour player takes 'personal' leave PGA Tour player Dustin Johnson cited "personal challenges" on Thursday as the reason for his decision to take a leave of absence from golf. Johnson announced that he will seek professional help,...
  • Marc Leishman does simple things well on way to 64, first-round lead

    AKRON, Ohio Australian Marc Leishman strives to take a basic approach every time he tees up for a golf tournament. Leishman twice referenced the need to "keep doing the simple things well" when he met with the media Thursday following his first round...
  • Like LeBron, Tiger has much riding on return to Akron

    They share the same birthday, Dec. 30, and are the reigning superstars of their sports, so a question to Tiger Woods about LeBron James did not seem at all inappropriate. Especially in the Homecoming King's hometown. Woods' attempt to make a joke or...
  • Extreme sports enthusiast Rickie Fowler seeks thrill in WGC quest

    You'd never be able to tell it from his neon-colored clothing, formerly long hair and the fact that he turned pro at just 21 years old but Rickie Fowler is not your average golfer. Add to the list Fowler's penchant for extreme sports. Riding, biking,...
  • Phil Mickelson battling sickness from too many high fives

    If Phil Mickelson ends up winning the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational this year, he might have to get a bit creative with how he congratulates people. Mickelson was noticeably ill following Thursday's opening round at Firestone,...
  • Quirky Keegan Bradley has his hands clean, bags packed

    AKRON, Ohio Keegan Bradley has developed a bit of a reputation among the PGA Tour with regards to his personality. Quirky. Unique. Odd. Peculiar. These are a few words you might hear used to describe Bradley, whose pre-shot approach has been described...
  • Rory McIlroy wants to use third major as springboard to more 2014 success

    Since Rory McIlroy won the British Open on July 20, the Claret Jug has become his minion of sorts. He's been snapping photos of the silver prize and sending them to his friends, with some coming from loony places. "Beside the TV and on top of the toilet...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 7/31 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    Noon    Tennis: Men’s Kitzbuhel quarterfinals (d. in Austria).--Tennis Ch. 1 p.m.    Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit.--WGN 2 p.m.    Golf: WGC Bridgestone Invitational first round (in Akron, Ohio).--Golf 4 p.m.    Commonwealth Games:...
  • Baby's birth puts husband-wife player-caddie pairing of 'Team Reed' on hiatus

    BETHESDA, Md. When the idea came up for Justine Reed to caddie for her husband, Patrick, on the PGA Tour, she said he didn't immediately agree. There were tests involved. It was the spring of 2012, his first full year on the tour. He and Justine, a...