July 23, 2014

Golf Roundup: Webb Simpson wins in Vegas for first Tour victory since 2012 U.S. Open


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Webb Simpson cruised to victory Sunday at TPC Summerlin, pulling away for a six-stroke win in the second event of the PGA Tour’s new wraparound season. Winning for the first time since the 2012 U.S. Open, Simpson closed with a 5-under 66 in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. He finished [...]

Tennis Recap: Djokovic top seed, Federer No. 7 for U.S. Open


Sloane Stephens in action during her win against Anna Schmiedlova in the first round of the New Haven Open(Photo: Elsa/Getty Images) Sloane Stephens, Caroline Wozniacki win at New Haven Open Story Highlights Sloane Stephens topped Anna Schmiedlova 6-4, 6-4 to advance in the New Haven Open Fifth-seeded Roberta Vinci was upset by Carla Suarez Navarro [...]

Golf: Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods ruling at Masters was correct


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus thinks Tiger Woods got the proper ruling at the Masters. However, he’s not so sure he agrees with the slow-play penalty given to 14-year-old Chinese phenom Guan Tianlang. Woods’ third shot on the par-5 15th in the second round hit the flagstick and ricocheted back into the water. He [...]

Tennis: Serena, Murray, Federer roll in Australian heat


Serena Williams of the United States looks on in her second round match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during day four of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (January 16, 2013 – Source: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images AsiaPac) Story Highlights Serena Williams showed few signs of an injured [...]

Tennis Recap: Roger Federer receives death threat; Racquets smashed as Murray wins in Tokyo


Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot during his men’s singles quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic on Day Ten of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (September 4, 2012 – [...]

Injured Woods pulls out of U.S. Open


(Reuters) – Tiger Woods has ruled himself out of next week’s U.S. Open because of injury, he announced Tuesday. The 14-time major winner hurt his left knee and Achilles tendon during the Masters at Augusta in April and said he was withdrawing from the U.S. Open at Congressional in Maryland because he did not want [...]