Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:49:43 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama welcomed the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House on Thursday to celebrate their record-breaking run in Rio.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:31:24 -0400CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - In a bid to give holders Europe a fast start to the 41st Ryder Cup, captain Darren Clarke will send out golfing heavyweights Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson first in Friday's opening foursomes.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:55:19 -0400NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball's 30 teams of conspiring not to poach each other's scouts and refusing to pay them overtime.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:10:54 -0400CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - Twice major winner Zach Johnson has built a career record that most of his peers would envy but it gnaws at him that he has yet to taste Ryder Cup success after playing for the United States on four teams.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:51:43 -0400(Reuters) - Lawyers for Pete Rose have sent a letter to the Baseball Hall of Fame seeking a rule amendment that would clear the way for Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader to be considered for induction into the shrine.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:33:49 -0400CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - Patrick Reed loves the Ryder Cup and its match play format, as he showed two years ago at Gleneagles, but he positively lit up when asked about working with Tiger Woods in preparing for this week's competition.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:14:57 -0400(Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep downed big-hitting American Madison Keys 6-4 6-2 to reach the last four at the Wuhan Open in China on Thursday and clinch a place at the season-ending WTA Finals.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:32:07 -0400TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo won the 2020 Olympics on its reputation for efficiency, but a string of blunders has now been compounded by the city's new governor halting relocation of the world's largest fish market, jeopardizing a road needed for the Summer Games.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:44:26 -0400CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - A fan who heckled European Ryder Cup duo Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan when they could not make a putt in practice on Thursday celebrated as if he had won $1 million after being invited to show what he could do.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:42 -0400CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - European player Danny Willett said dealing with his brother's published lampooning of U.S. golf fans has been a distraction for him and that he is keen to immerse himself in the Ryder Cup that starts on Friday.