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  • America's tax wish list: The arcane, the petty, the greedy

    WASHINGTON Since members of Congress and President Barack Obama haven't been able to make much progress on reforming the tax code, the Senate Finance Committee in March asked the general public for ideas. And America came through with more than 1,400...
  • Pete Brown, first black player to win PGA Tour event, dies

    Pete Brown, the first black player to win a PGA Tour event, died Friday. He was 80. PGA Tour officials say Brown died in Augusta. Details on the cause of death weren't immediately available. Brown won the 1964 Waco Turner Open in Burneyville, Oklahoma,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: JMU sweeps Virginia Tech, runs softball win streak to 33

    COLLEGES: Softball: James Madison, a new entry into the nation's top 20, increased its winning streak to 33 games, sweeping Virginia Tech 4-3 and 10-3 Wednesday amid packed stands in Harrisonburg. The doubleheader drew a JMU-record 1,211 fans. The...
  • Calvin Peete dies at 71; PGA star inspired black golfers

    Calvin Peete dies at 71; PGA star inspired black golfers
    At an age when most future golf stars practice all day, a teenage Calvin Peete took to the cornfields to work. It was the first in a series of menial jobs the grade-school dropout held before trying his hand at what he called "a silly game." "If it...
  • On The Fly: Mayweather-Pacquiao Both Have Water Issues

    On The Fly: Mayweather-Pacquiao Both Have Water Issues
    The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is Saturday night in Las Vegas and carried by HBO and Showtime pay-per-view. Of course, it probably doesn't start until between 11:30 p.m. and midnight here. The timing of these fights is no friend to the East...
  • Golf legend Calvin Peete dies at 71

    Golf legend Calvin Peete dies at 71
    ATLANTA — Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning, the PGA Tour said. He was 71. The tour did not have a cause of...
  • Calvin Peete, Winner Of 12 PGA Tour Events, Dead At 71

    Calvin Peete, Winner Of 12 PGA Tour Events, Dead At 71
    ATLANTA — Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning. He was 71. The PGA Tour did not have a cause of death. Murray Brothers Funeral Home confirmed it was handling the...
  • Tiger Woods planning a busy summer

    Tiger Woods planning a busy summer
    Riding the momentum of a solid showing at the Masters, Tiger Woods has committed to play in at least five more tournaments through early August. Woods tweeted on Wednesday that he will be at the U.S. Open, the British Open, the Memorial Tournament,...
  • Jordan Spieth's father can measure an MVP

    Jordan Spieth's father can measure an MVP
    Jordan Spieth was trending in a big way during his magical week at the Masters, when he went wire-to-wire and never let anyone closer than three shots of his lead over the final 54 holes. No one had a more vested interest in Spieth's social media impact...
  • Swafford, Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard

    AVONDALE, La. — Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him. Tied for the Zurich Classic lead after a 6-under 66 on Friday in the suspended second round, the 2011 Georgia graduate was eager to...
  • Tiger Woods will return for the Players Championship

    Tiger Woods will return for the Players Championship
    Tiger Woods will return to the PGA Tour a little sooner than anticipated, announcing Friday that  he will be at the Players Championship next month. The former No. 1 player had an encouraging finish at the Masters a few weeks ago but suffered an...