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Team captain Jim Furyk spoke of the added "buzz" in the camp brought about by Tiger Woods' PGA Tour Championship victory as the USA Ryder Cup team arrived in Paris for golf's biennial showpiece. He's the only golfer that's had the ability to draw a crowd from all walks of life. That means that 5.2% of households in these 56 markets tuned into Woods' win, his 80th overall, on Sunday.
  • Tiger Woods' victory came with ratings spike for NBC

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    The TOUR Championship , the final of the four events in the FedExCup Playoffs, is contested at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta , GA. Woods will end the season at No. " Tiger Woods for the game of golf and him winning golf tournaments is something that's brilliant and I think we all benefit from it. We're going to.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get physical at Coach Core event

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    Play ball! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle delighted attendees at the Coach Core Awards on Monday, September 24, as they took to the court to help empower young people . The Coach Core program serves young adults from around the United Kingdom, providing training for "apprentices" who receive mentoring and other coaching skills so they can become professionals in the field.
  • Timeline for Tiger Woods since 2013

    Timeline for Tiger Woods since 2013

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    It was vintage Woods, wowing the Golf crowd all over again. He said as part of his recovery process he had to work around his back injury. "I had a hard time not crying on the last hole", he said. After walking off the 18th green, Woods was surrounded and hugged by other members of golf's elite, including Rose, the victor of the FedEx Cup playoffs, and Rickie Fowler, who was paired with Woods in the second round of this tournament.
  • Souness: Chelsea ace Hazard will outshine Salah this season

    Souness: Chelsea ace Hazard will outshine Salah this season

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    Eden Hazard is one of the "four best players in the world", alongside Lionel Messi , Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar , according to Chelsea team-mate Pedro. Meanwhile, in the Premier League , the Blues will make a short trip to face West Ham United, and maybe Cahill could start which will be his first match of the season.
  • Mohamed Salah wins the FIFA Puskas Award

    Mohamed Salah wins the FIFA Puskas Award

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    The best Federation Internationale de Football Association women's player award was given to Brazil worldwide Marta , after impressive displays for both her national side and club team Orlando Pride. "I hope that Luka will be the best player in the world", Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic told AFP. Ronaldo's former teammate, Sergio Ramos , said it would have been nice if the pair attended.
  • Jimmy Butler Trade Saga: Dan Gilbert, Cavaliers Reportedly Very Interested

    Jimmy Butler Trade Saga: Dan Gilbert, Cavaliers Reportedly Very Interested

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    Butler is on the trade block and the team's owner Glen Taylor has mandated the four-time all-star needs to be traded. The Cleveland Cavaliers are unlikely to find a trade for Jimmy Butler , despite their interest , given that their only major piece, the newly re-signed Kevin Love , can't be traded for another six months, according to ESPN's Zach Lowe .
  • Tiger Woods' Big Win Leads to 206% Ratings Increase for NBC

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    Furyk and his European counterpart Thomas Bjorn heaped praise on each other's teams at a news conference at Le Golf National in Paris, where Woods was the centre of attention even though he was not present. "It's obviously a nice buzz for our team", U.S. captain Jim Furyk said Monday. "To look back at the start of the year and to now have accomplished a goal like that, to be a part of this team, and now to be a player, is just - it's beyond special".
  • Garoppolo done for season with torn ACL

    Garoppolo done for season with torn ACL

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    The San Francisco 49ers have officially confirmed that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL . With Garoppolo on the shelf, San Francisco will hand quarterback duties to C.J. Savage's run as a starter was unimpressive at best, winning just 2 of 7 contests while completing 57.5-percent of his throws with a 5:7 touchdown:interception ratio.
  • Messi and Ronaldo to decide world's best young player

    Messi and Ronaldo to decide world's best young player

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    Deschamps was up against Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic, whose side lost to France in the final in Russian Federation this summer, and Zinedine Zidane, who led Real Madrid to a third straight Champions League win. Looking dapper in their suits, they stopped by at the green carpet to take a snap shot before heading into the hall for the event proper. He said: "I'm just proud to be next to these kind of players".
  • Serena denies coach's claim of US Open signal

    Serena denies coach's claim of US Open signal

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    The 23-time Grand Slam champion was given a code violation by umpire Carlos Ramos after Mouratoglou was caught sending signals from the sidelines - something which is banned in professional tennis - during the second game of the second set.
  • France Football announces Ballon d'Or award for women starting in 2018

    France Football announces Ballon d'Or award for women starting in 2018

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    Modric beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah to claim the top prize. Luka Modric has broken a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by Federation Internationale de Football Association, while Marta won the women's award for a sixth time .
  • Eden Hazard reveals his vote for Best FIFA Men's Player award

    Eden Hazard reveals his vote for Best FIFA Men's Player award

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    A list of 15 nominees will be selected by France Football and a panel of worldwide journalists will vote on a victor. Luka Modric , Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah will be competing for the best player honour. Other accolades to be awarded are the Best Men's Coach, which sees World Cup-winning French coach Didier Deschamps go up against his compatriot Zinedine Zidane, who guided Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League title last season before sensationally stepping down.
  • Jimmy Garoppolo Carted Off Field After Potentially Dirty Hit From Chiefs Defender

    Jimmy Garoppolo Carted Off Field After Potentially Dirty Hit From Chiefs Defender

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    Foster was hit with a personal foul for hitting Mahomes as the QB was sliding in the first half, Kelce beat him in pass defense, and the young linebacker left early in the fourth quarter when he was shaken up on a tackle. Strong safety Jaquiski Tartt was inactive with a shoulder injury and free safety Adrian Colbert hurt his ankle, forcing a bunch of backups to play significant snaps.
  • Paul Pogba takes aim at Mourinho’s negative tactics

    Paul Pogba takes aim at Mourinho’s negative tactics

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    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says he wants the team to be able to "attack, attack, attack" when they play at home. Asked why United hadn't caused Wolves more problems, Pogba responded by suggesting some of his teammates were too static: "I can't tell you because I'm a player - it's not me".
  • Earl Thomas out Friday for personal reasons, may not play Sunday

    Earl Thomas out Friday for personal reasons, may not play Sunday

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    In doing so, Thomas provided yet another reminder that he's the Seahawks' most important defensive player, a transcendent talent that they likely won't be able to replace if they do decide to move on from him - during or after the season. Thomas has never hid his desire to one day play for the Cowboys and past year after the Seahawks won in Dallas, Thomas made the odd move of running into the Cowboys' locker room to give a message to coach Jason Garrett: "If they kick me to the curb, come ...
  • Tiger Woods shares lead in Atlanta

    Tiger Woods shares lead in Atlanta

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    Jason Day leads the Australian charge but it is the electric performance of Tiger Woods that has the golf world buzzing after the opening round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta . All of that has happened in rapid succession throughout a nine-month run of what Woods has called one of his best years, even without a win. Tiger Woods said winning the Tour Championship would enhance an already successful year on the PGA Tour after starring at East Lake.
  • Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship

    Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship

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    After carding 71, Woods walked off to a big kiss from girlfriend Erica Herman and a hug from agent Mark Steinberg as security tried to keep the frenzied fans at bay. Woods' mugshot, taken on the morning of his arrest. "My body was a wreck", recalled Woods, who hoped the surgery would alleviate debilitating back and leg pain.
  • Pogba turns on Mourinho & Man Utd teammates after Wolves draw

    Pogba turns on Mourinho & Man Utd teammates after Wolves draw

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    Sir Alex Ferguson will make a return to Old Trafford on Saturday evening to watch his beloved Manchester United for the first time since he suffered a life-threatening brain hemorrhage in May. But the midfielder hinted at dissatisfaction with Mourinho's style of play after United's run of three successive wins in all competitions came to an end against Wolves , although he agreed with the Portuguese's assessment that his side showed a lack of desire .
  • Patriots Nearly Traded Rob Gronkowski to the Lions

    Patriots Nearly Traded Rob Gronkowski to the Lions

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    The return for Gronkowski may never be known, but it's not unfathomable that Detroit would give up a first round pick for one of the greatest tight ends in National Football League history. Imagine if the Patriots traded Gronkowski following the move of receiver Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles. New England has been desperate for wide receiver help with Cooks gone and Julian Edelman serving a suspension.
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    Butler camp: "Ownership mouthpieces" trying to make him look bad

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    As Layden was rebuffing trade calls on Thursday and Friday, Taylor found himself surrounded with owners and team executives at the NBA's Board of Governors meeting in NY. Without the demands and hyper-specific list of trade destinations, they'd have been able to get a fairer return. Because Taylor has made it clear that Minnesota will expeditiously honor Butler's trade request , the Timberwolves have reduced leverage in trade discussions.
  • How to watch Bears vs. Cardinals

    How to watch Bears vs. Cardinals

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    The Cardinals could use some consistency at this point. He instead elected for a 20-yard field goal. As Nagy lamented the Bears' failure to score touchdowns on two of three red-zone possessions, Trubisky's inaccuracy was a painful subtext.
  • Jaguars promote Wilds in case Fournette doesn’t play vs Pats

    Jaguars promote Wilds in case Fournette doesn’t play vs Pats

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    Brady completed 24 of 35 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns, both to Chris Hogan . The Jaguars made their statement, but the Patriots will somehow have the last laugh. Greene was inactive for the season opener. "Keelan made an unbelievable play on the sideline", coach Doug Marrone said. The teams played in the hottest game in Jaguars history.
  • Josh Gordon Headlines Patriots' Inactives vs. Lions

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    The five-time Pro Bowler is said to have declined calls from Detroit , now coached by Matt Patricia - the former Patriots defensive coordinator - as New England worked to craft a stunning trade in the days leading up to this year's National Football League draft.
  • Bills dominate Vikings in first win of the season — GAME RECAP

    Bills dominate Vikings in first win of the season — GAME RECAP

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    Bank Stadium on Sunday, 27-6. That's because Buffalo's front seven, with former Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier serving as defensive coordinator, overwhelmed Minnesota's offensive line. In his first career road start, Allen demonstrated the athleticism and fearlessness of a ball carrier who allowed the Bills to forget about the quarterback mobility they lost in trading Tyrod Taylor .
  • Tiger Woods wins first tournament in 1876 days

    Tiger Woods wins first tournament in 1876 days

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    Only when he was on the green, the last one to putt after Rory McIlroy tapped in for birdie, did it start to sink in. He was denied a bigger lead after bogeys on the ninth and 16th holes. Victory for Woods would cap a fine return to the top level this year following spinal fusion surgery in April 2017. The man once associated so intricately with winning won again, in the Tour Championship, by two shots over Billy Horschel, who lent Woods's nerves some late inconvenience.
  • Allen, Bills stun heavily favoured Vikings

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    Minnesota began Sunday by allowing the Bills offense to march 75 yards down the field for a touchdown. Buffalo didn't score in the second half, but the Bills didn't need to; the defense completely shut down Cousins (40/55 for 296 yards, one pick, two fumbles and a garbage-time touchdown) and even managed to mock him on the way out.
  • 49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL

    49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL

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    This is the worst possible thing that could've happened to the 49ers. Garoppolo completed 20 of 30 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns in the 38-27 loss. I haven't had a chance to talk to him yet. "They're going backward and we're going forward and it's all good". 49ers LB Reuben Foster had a rough return from a two-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct and substance abuse policy.
  • Roger Federer hits fantastic drop shot, but Nick Kyrgios wins the point!

    Roger Federer hits fantastic drop shot, but Nick Kyrgios wins the point!

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    Heading into Saturday's match, 14-time grand slam victor Djokovic held a 6-1 career advantage, including a 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over Anderson in July at Wimbledon. This is the second edition of the Laver Cup, the first one was played past year in Prague. However, Anderson and Team World trail Team Europe 7-5 going into the final day of the three-day exhibition event.
  • Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions

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    The Patriots and Lions were deep into trade discussions last offseason that peaked during the week of the draft, when the teams almost completed a blockbuster trade involving Gronkowski, league sources tell ESPN . Gronkowski wanted to play in New England, with Tom Brady , or nowhere at all. The Patriots and Gronkowski reworked his contract at the end of the preseason to have up to $4.3 million added to his deal this year if he reaches some performance-based incentives.
  • How to watch West Ham vs Chelsea online, TV

    How to watch West Ham vs Chelsea online, TV

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    When and what time is the Premier League match between West Ham vs Chelsea? They thoroughly dominated Cardiff in last week's 4-1 home win. Eden Hazard is in terrific form and can prove to be a constant menace in West Ham's defence .
  • Can Liverpool end their long Premier League wait in 2019?

    Can Liverpool end their long Premier League wait in 2019?

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    Chelsea , third on 15, have the chance on Sunday to join Liverpool with a ideal start to the campaign on 18 points if they win at West Ham United while Watford's 1-1 draw at Fulham in the early game kept them fourth on 13. The Citizens suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat against French side Lyon in their Champions League opener on Wednesday night, so will be looking to bounce back quickly in this clash.
  • Roger Federer's 'interesting' take on the Serena Williams umpire debate

    Roger Federer's 'interesting' take on the Serena Williams umpire debate

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    From Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali to Colin Kaepernick, the fine line between caricature and racism has been crossed countless times throughout the history of sports journalism. There's a rule against impugning the honesty of an official. In baseball and basketball, she would have surely been ejected from the game. Williams gave birth to her daughter around this time a year ago.
  • Aaron Rodgers Concerned Knee Will Get Worse Over Season

    Aaron Rodgers Concerned Knee Will Get Worse Over Season

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    Fellow cornerback Davon House who filled in for King and was in coverage when Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs caught at 75 yard TD in the fourth quarter is questionable to play due to a biceps injury. One of them was a read-option keeper in overtime when he fumbled. Regardless of the outcome Packers fans know one thing, without #12, the season is in major jeopardy.
  • Boston Celtics: 3 reasons team should steer clear of Jimmy Butler

    Boston Celtics: 3 reasons team should steer clear of Jimmy Butler

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    It's unclear whether the Wolves have signed off on Butler's camp holdout. General Managers have already set their rosters. Woj says Taylor told those at the NBA's Board of Governors meeting that Butler is available. Butler is a great player. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , former No. 1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed to sign a five-year, $190 super-maximum extension with Minnesota.
  • Tiger Woods tied for the lead at the Tour Championship

    Tiger Woods tied for the lead at the Tour Championship

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    He has flirted with victory this year, surging late to finish second at last month's PGA Championship and posting three other top-sixes since the start of July, but never before has he been so within reach of ending his hard, complicated drought.