Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as No. 1 player in the world 

DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer   MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson didn’t flinch when a challenge arrived out of nowhere Sunday, playing mistake-free over the final five holes to win the Mexico Championship in his debut as the No. 1 player in the world. Johnson’s four-shot lead going to the back nine turned into […]

Woodlands Marathon official leads runners off course at start, threatens Boston Marathon qualifying

The Woodlands, March 5 – The Woodlands Marathon Management, which presented and officiated the March 4, 2017, Woodlands Marathon, has acknowledged that it discovered that the lead motorcycle inadvertently directed the lead group to skip the second turn on the full marathon course. This error cut 0.8 miles off of the official certified USA Track […]

Fan-friendly event kicks off Iditarod race across Alaska 

MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The sound of howling dogs filled downtown Anchorage on Saturday as mushers from around the world gathered for the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. About 2,000 dogs belonging to 72 mushers are waiting their turn to hit the trail this year. The race […]

With caddie ailing, Mickelson turns to his brother on bag 

DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer MEXICO CITY (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag Friday in Mexico Championship. He called him “Bro,” not “Bones.” Mickelson’s younger brother was pressed into duty at Chapultepec Golf Club when Jim “Bones” Mackay fell ill and couldn’t go more than three holes. Mackay was the […]

How To Watch The 2017 Houston College Classic – And the Valley Shook

And the Valley Shook How To Watch The 2017 Houston College ClassicAnd the Valley ShookBaseball fans in the SEC, and at LSU in particular, have always been a bit spoiled when it comes to TV coverage. Unlike any other program in the sport of college baseball, LSU is approaching more than a decade's worth of […]

Jets releasing WR Brandon Marshall 

DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Marshall is on the move again — and the New York Jets’ roster purge of big-name players with big salaries continues. The Jets are releasing the well-traveled wide receiver and clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap, a person with direct knowledge of the […]

Elway sees big things for John Lynch as 49ers GM 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the NFL’s annual scouting combine (all times local): ___ 12:25 p.m. Take it from someone who’s done it, John Elway predicts John Lynch will go from superstar on the playing field to successful front office man. Maybe it’s the Stanford smarts. Said Elway: “John’s a very bright guy. He […]

Rockets’ James Harden to appear on Sports Illustrated cover – Chron.com

Chron.com Rockets' James Harden to appear on Sports Illustrated coverChron.comThe Rockets' James Harden will grace the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated with the headline: "James Harden: His life is simple. His game is sublime." Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins sat with Harden, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni …The Beard: James Harden Untangles His Life […]

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