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Preds get 3 in 1st, beat Lightning 7-2 to end season series

Apr. 13, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi had a goal and an assist in Nashville's three-goal first period as the Predators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games. Josi also had an assist in the third. Viktor Arvidsson scored two goals...

On a suddenly soggy day at Augusta, some guys fail to adjust

Apr. 10, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — After thunderstorms rumbled through Augusta National, the treacherous greens suddenly got a lot more inviting. Only one player really took advantage of the soggy turn in the weather Saturday. While Japan's Hideki Matsuyama surged...

Masters Glance

Apr. 10, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday at the Masters (all times EDT): LEADING: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan shot a 7-under 65 — the best round of his Masters career — to take a four-stroke lead at 11-under 205 heading to the final round. ...

The Latest: Matsuyama up by 4 going into Masters final round

Apr. 10, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 7:45 p.m. The third round of the Masters is over, and Hideki Matsuyama has a four-shot lead over Xander Schauffele, Marc...

Masters Day 2: As Rose wilts, a pursuing pack closes in

Apr. 10, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

Justin Rose probably should have stayed in bed. The Englishman ended Day 2 at the Masters in the same place he began — atop the leaderboard — only to discover the objects in his mirror were suddenly a lot closer than they appeared. “For sure,” Rose said, “I...

Rose clings to 1-shot Masters lead as Spieth, Thomas lurk

Apr. 09, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose apparently didn't get the memo that Augusta National was a little more forgiving Friday in the Masters. The consolation was still having the lead, but just barely. Rose didn't hit one putt hard enough to get through the fringe behind the...

Koepka misses Masters cut, says he's going to take a break

Apr. 09, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Brooks Koepka is going to take a long break. A month and a half might be about right. Koepka, who missed the cut at the Masters after trying to play less than a month removed from knee surgery, said Friday that he might not try to compete again until...

The Latest: Day 2 in the books, Rose still leads by a shot

Apr. 09, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters (all times local): 7 p.m. Englishman Justin Rose is clinging to the lead at 7-under 137 heading into the final two rounds at the Masters — but just barely. What had been a...

Masters Day 1: The Englishman did not disappoint

Apr. 09, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Birdies were as precious as pearls on Day 1 at the Masters and even harder to string together. Two in a row practically passed for a necklace. So when Justin Rose went eagle-birdie-birdie through the turn at Augusta National, few doubted something really special was in...

Fore, dad! McIlroy sends errant Masters shot off his father

Apr. 08, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy hit his approach on the seventh hole Thursday at the Masters right where he was aiming. Problem was, he was aiming at his father. Here’s a tale that will be part of McIlroy family lore for probably forever: Gerry...