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  • Seven players tie or break course record

    Players spent the week at the AT&T National worrying over the course's difficulty. Then came Saturday. Seven players tied or broke the course record, defying Aronimink Golf Club's inherent difficulty. The most stunning round came from Nick Watney, who...
  • Georgia types well-represented at Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Russell Henley needed just one PGA Tour start to claim his first victory as a tour member. It took his former teammates just a little bit longer, but former Georgia golfers have dominated on the PGA Tour the past 16 months. Henley has won...
  • Who will replace Tiger Woods atop the golf world?

    AUGUSTA, Ga. As you may have heard, Tiger Woods is not playing this week in the Masters because of his recent back surgery, robbing the patrons of a chance to see the dominant golfer of an era that began with Woods' first green jacket back in 1997 and...
  • A Masters freshman class unlike any other

    His first Masters, 17 years and many fallen follicles ago, Stewart Cink was overmatched. He drove up Magnolia Lane with less than a season's worth of professional tournament appearances in his bag. And while Augusta is only about 140 feet above sea...
  • Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach

    Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach
    More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach. Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
  • What to expect now that we're expecting gay marriage

     
    Wednesday's print column So tell Uncle Chester: Don't worry, gay people don't want to marry you. Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to sign into law a bill that will legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois starting next June. Chicago's......
  • Former FSHA swimmer Andrea Kropp wins 200 breast at Speedo Grand Challenge

    The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. KROPP RISES TO GRAND CHALLENGE Former All-Area Girls' Swimmer of the Year Andrea Kropp captured the 200-meter breaststroke championship while competing for Rattler Swim Club at the Speedo...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Tournament of Champions

     
    The form chart says first-timers simply don’t win at Kapalua. But when more than 40 percent of the field – and most of the PGA Tour’s new guard – is getting its first look at the Hawaiian paradise, what’s the alternative?...
  • Open Season: Notables from Florida qualifiers

     
    Former Walker Cup hero Jonathan Moore fired a 5-under-par 66 to take top honors at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Golf & Country Club, the last of 16 first-stage qualifiers held in Florida for a shot at teeing it up in the 111th Open. Moore,...
  • Tiger's back and so are his fans

    Tiger's back and so are his fans
    Tiger Woods is back for 2011, he's looking to get out of the rough of last year, and his fans were at Torrey Pines Thursday to support him. On day one of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, Woods remained within striking distance of the leaders....