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RIP Lou King and his history-making Amana hats

A moment of silence, please, for Lou King, who died Saturday in Iowa City at age 93. If you’re wearing a hat, do NOT take it off, especially if it bears some company’s name or logo. Lou used...

Don’t expect Paul Azinger to try to be another Johnny Miller

Acting-school teachers call it "using the space," and there are few in golf who can so effortlessly fill a room like Paul Azinger. The subject is irrelevant. 'Zinger can cover a lot of ground without a lot of prompting,...

Johnny Miller to retire as NBC’s lead golf announcer

A day after welcoming grandbaby No. 24 into the world, NBC Sports/Golf Channel analyst Johnny Miller carefully considered the question – why now? After nearly three decades calling shots with his unvarnished and unapologetic style, Miller announced on Tuesday...

Fantasyland: The women’s golf oasis that is Korea

INCHEON, South Korea – The best women in golf believe they deserve better. From prize money to endorsement deals and media coverage, they believe they are undervalued. That’s what makes back-to-back weeks in South Korea so exhilarating for players outside...

Persistent rain, 27-plus holes wipe out players at UL International Crown

INCHEON, South Korea – The UL International Crown is asking tough questions of the eight teams in the running. “It’s playing almost like a major championship,” American Jessica Korda said. It’s becoming an extreme test in extreme conditions with Typhoon...

South Korea crowds taking Intl’ Crown to new level

INCHEON, South Korea – The Americans were working in virtual isolation during Tuesday’s practice round at the UL International Crown when they heard distant roars. The South Koreans were practicing with up to 400 fans in tow at Jack...

2018 Ryder Cup: Tommy Fleetwood, Francesco Molinari dominating Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France – Go back through the European Ryder Cup history books and take your pick. Seve and Ollie. Faldo and Woosie. Clarke and Westwood. All decorated champions, but none can match the unexpected heights reached this week by, of...

2018 Ryder Cup: First tee – especially this week – unlike any experience in...

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France – Profound transformations rarely have such a distinct tipping point, but the U.S. Ryder Cup team’s journey from perennial loser to heavy favorite can be traced to a single and seminal moment. “When some dumb ass opened...

Tiger Woods’ dominance evokes an old, familiar feeling

ATLANTA – It felt so familiar – the roars, the fist pumps, the frenzied scramble to keep up with a leaderboard that was quickly tilting in Tiger Woods’ direction. For the handful of players who were around when Woods...

LPGA confident Evian will overcome obstacles as fifth major

Maybe this is the year the jewel regains its sparkle. The Evian Championship has the makings of something spectacular as the LPGA’s fifth major, with its picturesque backdrops on the mountainside above Lake Geneva in the shadow of the...

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Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig benched for being late

Puig made matters worse on Monday, showing up late to Dodger Stadium for an early batting practice session that he was notified about...

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