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  • Pictures in the News | June 13, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil as the 2014 Wold Cup gets underway. Police in Brazil clashed with protesters before the World Cup soccer tournament kicked off, leaving at least eight demonstrators and three journalists injured....
  • Bubba Watson's description of U.S. Open greens gets official response

    There seems to be some disagreement about theĀ conditions at Pinehurst No. 2, where the U.S. Open will tee off Thursday. A day after Bubba Watson described the greens asĀ "unfriendly," a top U.S. Golf Assn. official offered a contrasting opinion. "The...
  • Q&A with Hank Haney, Tiger Woods' former coach

    Q&A with Hank Haney, Tiger Woods' former coach
    Seconds into a conversation with Hank Haney, I'm scrambling for an online dictionary. Haney says he knows psychologists who have called former pupil Tiger Woods a "sociopath" — someone with "little regard for the feelings of others" and "extreme...
  • Pinehurst plenty rough — even without rough

    Pinehurst plenty rough — even without rough
    What makes Pinehurst Pinehurst? Brandel Chamblee will tell you. The NBC/Golf Channel analyst played there in the 1999 U.S. Open. For the first three rounds, he hit excellent drives on the fifth hole, which that year played as a par 4. Even with an 8- or...
  • Defending U.S. Open champ Rose feeling relaxed at Pinehurst

    Defending U.S. Open champ Rose feeling relaxed at Pinehurst
    PINEHURST, N.C. – Temperatures are rising in the sandhills of North Carolina. Highs for Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 are projected to top off at 88 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. As if the...
  • US Open: Pinehurst No. 2 is a mystery

    PINEHURST, N.C. Pinehurst No. 2, among the world's more revered courses, has managed to become somewhat of a mystery to the world's best golfers as the U.S. Open gets underway Thursday. The recently renovated No. 2 has been shorn of all its rough, but...
  • Five to watch in U.S. Open

    Five to watch in U.S. Open
    Phil Mickelson: The ultimate U.S. Open bridesmaid longs to join Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tiger Woods in the Career Grand Slam club. That's no insider information. Bubba Watson: The Masters champ attributed his improved...
  • Luke DeCock: It's anyone's US Open, from Sam Love to Shane Lowry

    PINEHURST, N.C. Shane Lowry spotted a fan waving an Irish flag in the grandstand behind the 18th green and threw him an autographed ball. The burly, bearded Irishman may not be known to many fans who aren't his countrymen, but the same could be said of...
  • Restored Pinehurst will test players' patience in U.S. Open

     Restored Pinehurst will test players' patience in U.S. Open
    PINEHURST, N.C. — The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday with its requisite list of favorites (Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott), intriguing upstarts (Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama) and at least one sentimental pick (Phil Mickelson). But...
  • ESPN analyst calls Spieth a U.S. Open contender and a 'role model'

    ESPN analyst calls Spieth a U.S. Open contender and a 'role model'
    Jordan Spieth is a "mega-talent" golfer who will be among the contenders at this week's U.S. Open at Pinehurst, ESPN golf analysts said. In a recent conference call, the network's Paul Azinger and Curtis Strange called Spieth, the 20-year-old Masters...
  • Remembering when Pinehurst hero Payne Stewart shot 66 at Allentown Municipal

    Remembering when Pinehurst hero Payne Stewart shot 66 at Allentown Municipal
    Jim Booros' nickname on the PGA Tour was "Truck," so whenever Payne Stewart saw the pro from Allentown, he'd sing the Grateful Dead tune "Truckin'." Thirty years ago, before he had won a major and became a plus-fours (knickers) sensation, Stewart...
  • CLIPPERS SAGA CONTINUES THIS MORNING IN LOS ANGELES COURTROOM

    CLIPPERS SAGA CONTINUES THIS MORNING IN LOS ANGELES COURTROOM
    The Clippers saga continues: while co-owner Donald Sterling re-takes a defiant role against the NBA, wife and co-owner Shelly Sterling goes to court this morning asking a judge to expedite a hearing on her takeover of the family trust — a step...