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  • British Open might be another Rory runaway

    British Open might be another Rory runaway
    The Rory Story became an international bestseller again Friday. Young Mr. McIlroy, Northern Ireland's 25-year-old golfing phenom, dismantled a Royal Liverpool course that is supposed to be resistant to that sort of dissection. That's why it is in the...
  • Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68

    Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68
    Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament. German Martin Kaymer won that...
  • Everyone's chasing Rory McIlroy at the British Open

    Everyone's chasing Rory McIlroy at the British Open
    The nearly flawless magic of Rory McIlroy somewhat overshadowed an extraordinary Friday of golf at the British Open, on Hoylake's Royal Liverpool links. McIlroy, the young Northern Irishman with a silky swing and a flair for going low in major...
  • Henrik Stenson's quick wit puts some swing in his British Open outing

    There is a major championship golf trophy with a spot on it just awaiting the name Henrik Stenson. Maybe it will be the one they engrave here Sunday at the end of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool. Statistical evidence speaks to that. So does...
  • Watching the royals at the British Open

    Watching the royals at the British Open
    HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats. First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
  • Rory McIlroy conducts electricity with thrilling third-round finish

    The young maestro was coming. Something special was hanging in the air. And so the fans, thousands of them, squeezed into the stands around the 18th hole at Royal Liverpool on Saturday afternoon. They knew they needed to be there, to embrace it, to be...
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin
    Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British Open...
  • Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses

    Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses
    World No. 1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major championship. The Australian finished tied third behind winner...
  • McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings

    McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings
    Rory McIlroy climbed to number two in the world golf rankings on Monday following his victory in the 143rd British Open on Sunday. The Northern Irishman rose from eighth to second behind Australian Adam Scott, who retained top place after finishing tied...
  • Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable

    Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable
    Tiger Woods was introspective. He was friendly. He was defiant. But was he ready? It was Tuesday before a major, this week's British Open at Royal Liverpool. It was Tiger Talks Day. He meets the media and gives an update on perhaps the current...
  • Jacklin: Tiger ready to shake up golfing world

    Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open. Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
  • Tiger Woods shakes off rust with 3-under first round at British Open

    All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery. On Thursday, he proved it. After a bogey-bogey start, Woods charged back to finish with a three-under-par 69 in the first roundĀ of the British Open at...