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  • McIlroy gathers himself, shares first-round BMW lead

    The Sports Xchange By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange McIlroy gathers himself, shares first-round BMW lead CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Rory McIlroy approached the ninth tee with a chip on his shoulder. The No. 1 golfer in the world wasn't happy...
  • McIlroy shares first-round lead in BMW Championship

    The Sports Xchange By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange McIlroy shares first-round lead in BMW Championship CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Rory McIlroy shot a 3-under-par 67 to tie for the lead at the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club on...
  • Open thread: Speaking of sports

    Open thread: Speaking of sports
    I've been remiss in starting up some of the old regular features, but there are some sports topics worth chewing on today. 1. Frank Deford on how sports holds hostage cable TV subscribers who don't care for sports: "ESPN now collects an average of $4....
  • Shocked Deutsche Bank Championship Winner All But Shuns Ryder Cup

    Shocked Deutsche Bank Championship Winner All But Shuns Ryder Cup
    NORTON, Mass. — One had been practically begging Tom Watson to play in the Ryder Cup. The other almost seemed to be begging Watson not to pick him. Billy Horschel and Chris Kirk shared this much in common Monday. They badly wanted to win the...
  • Chris Kirk Finishes Strong To Win Deutsche Bank By 2 Strokes

    Chris Kirk Finishes Strong To Win Deutsche Bank By 2 Strokes
    NORTON, Mass. -- American Chris Kirk broke clear of a tightly bunched leaderboard with two late birdies to clinch his third PGA Tour victory by two shots at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday. In a wild final-round shootout on Labor Day, Kirk fired...
  • Golf rankings, capsules - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... 20. Webb Simpson, United States -- Simpson's perplexing season continued when he shot 74-72--146 last week and missed the cut in the Barclays by three strokes. He failed to reach the weekend for the sixth time in 22 events this...
  • Marc Leishman does simple things well on way to 64, first-round lead

    AKRON, Ohio Australian Marc Leishman strives to take a basic approach every time he tees up for a golf tournament. Leishman twice referenced the need to "keep doing the simple things well" when he met with the media Thursday following his first round...
  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from PGA Tour

    AKRON, Ohio Dustin Johnson, who withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational on Monday, is taking an immediate leave of absence from the PGA Tour, according to a statement released through his management company. "I will use this time to seek...
  • Billy Hurley III shoots 63 to take lead at Greenbrier Classic

    Billy Hurley III shot a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy...
  • Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic

    Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic
    Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
  • 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...