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  • Slow start, then returning Tiger lights up the Open

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - "Glad you could make it Tiger", one fan shouted as the 14-times major champion marched off the first tee of the Royal Liverpool course in search of a fourth British Open title on Thursday. Another one was not so generous as...
  • Fan favorite Rory McIlroy gets off to great start at British Open

    The first day of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool on Thursday brought a leaderboard of mostly marquee names, with one of the biggest, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, standing atop alone. The 25-year-old McIlroy, already a two-time major...
  • Hoey pulls out of British Open with foot injury

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey withdrew from the British Open because of a foot injury after seven holes of his second round on Friday. The five-times European Tour winner was three-over-par for his round and six-over for the...
  • Macpherson improves by 10 after naughty 90

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Australia's Bryden Macpherson signed off from the British Open with a round of 80 on Friday but was really quite pleased with himself after a 10-stroke overnight improvement. The 23-year-old was rock bottom after spraying...
  • Birthday boy celebrates with birdie bonanza at British Open

    Birthday boy celebrates with birdie bonanza at British Open
    HOYLAKE, England -- George Coetzee was not allowed much of a lie-in on his 28th birthday on Friday but it did not bother him at all as the South African celebrated with a feast of birdies in the second round of the British Open. The Joburg Open champion...
  • SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?

    SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?
    Phillies manager Ryan Sandberg says he's "not pleased" with his team's 42-53 record, though he remains convinced of a momentum-turn somewhere. Still, the question remains: Should the Phillies be sellers? One report has the Phillies more open to trading...
  • McIlroy opens three-shot lead at British Open

    McIlroy opens three-shot lead at British Open
    HOYLAKE, England, — Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course. Northern Irishman McIlroy, the overnight...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/18 log (updated Thursday AM)

    4 a.m.    Golf: British Open second round.--ESPN 6 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s bet-at-home Open quarterfinals (in Hamburg, Germany).--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 13 (Saint-Etienne to Chamrousse).--NBCSN 10:30 a.m.    Basketball:...
  • Molinari brothers star in Italian job at the Open

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Brothers Edoardo and Francesco Molinari, together with compatriot Matteo Manassero, staged an audacious Italian Job towards the top of the British Open leaderboard on Thursday. The Molinaris, Ryder Cup team mates at Celtic...
  • American tyro English soaking up links adventure

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Young American tyro Harris English looked like a kid with a brand new toy at Christmas after launching his British Open campaign with a level-par 72 at Royal Liverpool on Thursday. The 24-year-old was simply purring about...
  • Woods wants the sound of silence

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - British Open organizers warned spectators about mobile phone use on Thursday after three-times champion Tiger Woods was distracted during his opening round 69 at Hoylake. Huge galleries followed the American's every move but...