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  • Less is more approach paying dividends for Stricker

    AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - Most of the 97-strong field with designs on sporting the coveted Green Jacket are keen on playing their way into tip-top shape ahead of this week's Masters but Steve Stricker almost takes the opposite approach. The world...
  • Tiger Woods aside, the field is looking healthy for the Masters

    Tiger Woods and his surgically repaired back certainly won't be teeing off at Augusta National this week, but it seems the rest of the injury list for the Masters has dwindled considerably. As recently as a week ago, there had been concern about...
  • Matt Jones wins Houston Open in playoff with a 42-yard chip-in

    Matt Jones wins Houston Open in playoff with a 42-yard chip-in
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Matt Jones earned his first trip to the Masters with a remarkable 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole, outdueling Matt Kuchar on his way to winning the Houston Open on Sunday. The win is the first on the PGA Tour for the...
  • On The Fly: Kevin Ollie's Pride Days Showed His Determination

    When UConn coach Kevin Ollie said how he proud he was of his team's "true grit and toughness" after the Huskies had knocked out Florida 63-53 Saturday night, it reminded me of one of my favorite "K.O." recollections. Fifteen years ago, late in the...
  • Masters-bound Jones beats Kuchar in playoff

    (Reuters) - Australian Matt Jones executed two near-miracles in quick succession to win the $6.4 million Houston Open in a playoff on Sunday. He dramatically earned a last-minute ticket to the Masters when he sank a 40-yard birdie to beat American Matt...
  • Who's the Master's favorite? Take your pick

    Only one prediction can be made with certainty about the 78th Masters Tournament: Tiger Woods will extend his winless streak at Augusta National to nine years. You can't win if you don't play and Woods, a four-time Masters champion and 14-time major...
  • Though Tiger Woods-less, it's still Master-ful

    Though Tiger Woods-less, it's still Master-ful
    You know the sound a golf gallery makes when a 5-foot birdie putt lips out? Ohhhhhhhhh. That's the groan that also accompanied the news that a rehabbing Tiger Woods would miss the Masters for the first time since 1994. That year, Jose Maria Olazabal...
  • Masters won't be the same without Tiger Woods

    Masters won't be the same without Tiger Woods
    You know the sound a golf gallery makes when a five-foot birdie putt lips out? Ohhhhhhhhh. That's the groan that also accompanied the news that a rehabbing Tiger Woods would miss the Masters for the first time since 1994. That year, Jose Maria...
  • Matt Kuchar takes four-shot lead at Houston Open with a 65

    Matt Kuchar takes four-shot lead at Houston Open with a 65
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open. The six-time PGA Tour winner, who closed with a final-round 75 on his way to a fourth-place finish last week, will have...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 4/6 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup quarterfinal: Great Britain at Italy.--Tennis Ch. 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Arsenal at Everton.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Cricket: World Twenty20 final (in Dhaka, Bangladesh).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 4/5 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Southampton at Manchester City.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 9:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Raceline (d.).--MASN 9:55 a.m.   ...
  • Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open

    Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Sergio Garcia surged to the top of the leaderboard by shooting a seven-under-par 65 in the second round of the Houston Open on Friday. The Spaniard's overall score of 12-under 132 matches the 36-hole low at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of...