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  • Slive: Bullish on potential changes in NCAA

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive took time away from bragging about his thriving league to point out that "important questions need to be answered" about how the NCAA governs college athletics.


  • Someone's major gain is often another's loss

    Paul Azinger leaned against the railing around the 18th green at Muirfield, where 13 players have won the silver claret jug since the British Open first came to a links course known as the fairest of them all.


  • Packers enjoy another record financial year

    The Green Bay Packers released details of another banner year financially on Tuesday, crediting another winning season, revenue-sharing across the NFL and shrinking player costs.


  • 5 significant shots on 17th hole at British Open

    Some of the most significant moments in recent history of the British Open at Muirfield have come on the 17th hole.


  • Muirfield produces the worthiest of Open champs

    From behind the 18th green, Paul Azinger stared out toward a golf course where he nearly won a major title, where so many greats of the game have carved their names on the claret jug.


  • Mickelson wants to make it easy

    Fresh off a Scottish Open victory, Phil Mickelson showed up at Muirfield for the first time in 11 years and didn't take long to figure out his strategy for the British Open. He wants to keep it as simple as possible and try to make easy pars.


  • Sir Nick can't resist another shot at Muirfield

    If given the option, Nick Faldo would prefer not to be standing over a putt to win the British Open.


  • World Peace says he'll sign with Knicks

    Metta World Peace is coming home to play for the New York Knicks.


  • Washington Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann in action during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, July 11, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Jordan Zimmermann's quiet rise to All-Star status

    It's hard for everyone to keep ignoring you when you continue to prove you are among the best in the game. When Zimmermann is announced at the All-Star game at Citi Field on Tuesday night, with a 12-4 record and a 2.58 ERA at the break, there will be very few ways left for him to continue going unnoticed.


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