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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The journey from Western Australia to the east coast of Florida was a long one, even by the standards of a world traveler such as Louis Oosthuizen. The 2010 Open champion, who is from South Africa, left the European Tour e

2017-02-21 12:09:15.497

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The journey from Western Australia to the east coast of Florida was a long one, even by the standards of a world traveler such as Louis Oosthuizen. The 2010 Open champion, who is from South Africa, left the European Tour e



DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Only six drivers have a reason to feel especially nervous Thursday night in the 150-mile Daytona 500 qualifying races. That's the front row and the four drivers who don't know whether they will have a row at all to start the

2017-02-22 11:47:40.217

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Only six drivers have a reason to feel especially nervous Thursday night in the 150-mile Daytona 500 qualifying races. That's the front row and the four drivers who don't know whether they will have a row at all to start the



The idea of sprinters running for millions of dollars is not exactly new, and opportunities abound. The Breeders' Cup Sprint has been around since 1984, while the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint was added in 2008. The Golden Shaheen has been a mainstay of

2017-02-22 11:52:12.487

The idea of sprinters running for millions of dollars is not exactly new, and opportunities abound. The Breeders' Cup Sprint has been around since 1984, while the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint was added in 2008. The Golden Shaheen has been a mainstay of



For the past couple of months, junior middleweights Tony Harrison and Jarrett Hurd have been gearing up for the biggest fight of their careers -- a world title eliminator that would earn the winner a shot at Jermall Charlo's belt. Then, last Thursda

2017-02-22 10:54:07.540

For the past couple of months, junior middleweights Tony Harrison and Jarrett Hurd have been gearing up for the biggest fight of their careers -- a world title eliminator that would earn the winner a shot at Jermall Charlo's belt. Then, last Thursda



Who would you rather build a team around, Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine? Craig Custance: I've had this argument enough already that I'm prepared for a quick answer. It's Auston Matthews. I'm not even sure it's a debate. I love Patrik Laine.&n

2017-02-21 20:55:20.003

Who would you rather build a team around, Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine? Craig Custance: I've had this argument enough already that I'm prepared for a quick answer. It's Auston Matthews. I'm not even sure it's a debate. I love Patrik Laine.&n



PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Padraig Harrington has a dilemma: He dearly wants to play The Open this summer at Royal Birkdale, where he won the Claret Jug in 2008. But he also has a lingering nerve issue in his neck that might require surgery. The rec

2017-02-21 18:02:59.790

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Padraig Harrington has a dilemma: He dearly wants to play The Open this summer at Royal Birkdale, where he won the Claret Jug in 2008. But he also has a lingering nerve issue in his neck that might require surgery. The rec



PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Sebastian Velona didn't just meet dozens of the world's best professional golfers at Riviera Country Club this past week. He hugged them. All of 'em. The 13-year-old hugged Jordan Spieth. He hugged Bubba Watson. He hugged

2017-02-21 11:27:39.827

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Sebastian Velona didn't just meet dozens of the world's best professional golfers at Riviera Country Club this past week. He hugged them. All of 'em. The 13-year-old hugged Jordan Spieth. He hugged Bubba Watson. He hugged



When Candice Wiggins retired from the WNBA in March 2016, she cited physical wear and tear on her body and said she didn't really love the game anymore. She wrote in The Players' Tribune she was happily moving on with her life. But in a story publish

2017-02-21 14:47:41.647

When Candice Wiggins retired from the WNBA in March 2016, she cited physical wear and tear on her body and said she didn't really love the game anymore. She wrote in The Players' Tribune she was happily moving on with her life. But in a story publish



As Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. negotiated their much-anticipated showdown, one of the biggest all-Mexican fights in boxing history, weight was a big part of the talks. How much would Alvarez, who has been boxing at 154 and 155 p

2017-02-21 12:42:20.580

As Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. negotiated their much-anticipated showdown, one of the biggest all-Mexican fights in boxing history, weight was a big part of the talks. How much would Alvarez, who has been boxing at 154 and 155 p



Tire limits and teams working through different development programs make it difficult to read too deeply into preseason testing. But one takeaway from the IndyCar Series two-day open test at Phoenix Raceway is that Honda may have closed the gap on r

2017-02-21 11:28:31.767

Tire limits and teams working through different development programs make it difficult to read too deeply into preseason testing. But one takeaway from the IndyCar Series two-day open test at Phoenix Raceway is that Honda may have closed the gap on r



1. The Florida (non)swing One of golf's longstanding traditions has come to an end this year -- and not by design. The annual lead-up to the Masters through Florida is more of a bounce between the Sunshine State and Mexico with Texas thrown in, too.

2017-02-21 12:04:44.930

1. The Florida (non)swing One of golf's longstanding traditions has come to an end this year -- and not by design. The annual lead-up to the Masters through Florida is more of a bounce between the Sunshine State and Mexico with Texas thrown in, too.



For most of this season, when you looked up "dysfunction" in the dictionary, the Florida Panthers logo popped up. An offseason of internal upheaval that saw longtime personnel and scouting staff (among others) dismissed, along with a shuffling of man

2017-02-21 11:14:53.217

For most of this season, when you looked up "dysfunction" in the dictionary, the Florida Panthers logo popped up. An offseason of internal upheaval that saw longtime personnel and scouting staff (among others) dismissed, along with a shuffling of man



In the hours after Sunday night's All Star Game, embattled Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he'll join fellow superstar big man Anthony Davis. Days earlier, Kings general manager Vlade D

2017-02-21 10:24:00.347

In the hours after Sunday night's All Star Game, embattled Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he'll join fellow superstar big man Anthony Davis. Days earlier, Kings general manager Vlade D



DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A new racing season brings a new start and a fresh opportunity for success for drivers who may have been struggling in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. It can also bring added pressure. When a driver or a team is under

2017-02-21 08:20:18.700

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A new racing season brings a new start and a fresh opportunity for success for drivers who may have been struggling in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. It can also bring added pressure. When a driver or a team is under



DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danica Patrick walks out of her motorhome in the Daytona International Speedway driver lot for another media interview as she embarks on her 26th season of racing. At age 34, she has a resume that many would relish: Seven sea

2017-02-21 09:12:47.633

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danica Patrick walks out of her motorhome in the Daytona International Speedway driver lot for another media interview as she embarks on her 26th season of racing. At age 34, she has a resume that many would relish: Seven sea



Defensemen are always in demand at this time of year, just like pitchers are before baseball's trade deadline. I'm reminded of the Vancouver Canucks going through 10 or 11 defensemen during one of their playoff runs a half-decade ago. The stretc

2017-02-21 07:07:06.373

Defensemen are always in demand at this time of year, just like pitchers are before baseball's trade deadline. I'm reminded of the Vancouver Canucks going through 10 or 11 defensemen during one of their playoff runs a half-decade ago. The stretc