| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:13 AM
(Reuters) - Factbox on some of the major sporting events hosted, and to be staged, in Qatar after Doha was chosen on Tuesday to hold the 2019 world athletics championships.
Qatar, with little domestic soccer tradition, will host the 2022...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Former U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen has chipped the price of his golf course home in Orlando, Fla., to about $2 million, down from $2.195 million last year.
The Traditional-style residence, built in 1993, sits on half an acre along the back nine...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ben Crane's back is OK, and his putter couldn't be working much better this week at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tenn.
The combination helped him shoot a five-under-par 65 on Friday to open a six-stroke lead in the PGA Tour event before heavy rain...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic.
Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six...
| Jun 11, 2014
Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:12 AM
The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since.
“It says volumes about getting...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman, once ranked No. 1 in the world and a two-time British Open champion, has joined Keegan Bradley, Zach Johnson and Rickie Fowler as well as defending champion Brian Gay in the field for the Humana Challenge in partnership...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Sergio Garcia won the Thailand Golf Championship on Sunday for his first victory in a year, finishing with a four-under-par 68 to beat Henrik Stenson by four strokes at Chonburi.
Garcia had a 22-under 266 total at Amata Spring for his fourth Asian...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:54 PM
NORTON, Mass. — Chez Reavie lost full PGA Tour status in May, when his medical exemption from knee surgery last year ran out. He's not eligible for any Fall Series events after the first one in Las Vegas.
Not that it matters anymore. He can even...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 9:54 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Sean O’Hair was not about to gripe after firing a 2-under-par 70 in the first group of the day. But given the ideal scoring conditions, he said he expects someone to shoot 65 or better Thursday.
“You can’t have more...