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Bowling for ratings: Fox-PBA partnership a success so far

Apr. 10, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

Whether it is graphics showing changes in oil patterns on the lanes or more emotion being shown on strikes, the sport of bowling has caught up with the times when it comes to putting a captivating show on television. Fox Sports and the Professional Bowlers Association...

In firm conditions, Masters in November a distant memory

Apr. 07, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No one needed to see the colorful blooms at Augusta National to realize this will be a much different Masters than the last one. It was the color of the greens. They were yellow. On Wednesday. The excitement of the first major of...

Column: The color of Masters in April is missing a red shirt

Apr. 07, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — From the dogwoods and their white blooms to thousands of azalea bushes bursting with purple and pink, all the April colors have returned to Augusta National except for one. No red shirt. Tiger Woods in his traditional Sunday...

Johnson, McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters

Apr. 07, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy stopped by to encourage Tiger Woods as he recovers from multiple leg injuries and might have come away with some inspiration of his own. “In his family room he's got this trophy cabinet and it's his 15 major trophies,” McIlroy said...

The Latest: Johnson holds on to win beat Long in Match Play

Mar. 24, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times CDT): 5:25 p.m Top seed Dustin Johnson closed out a long day at the Dell Technologies Match Play by outlasting Adam Long in 18 holes. Half of the 32...

The Latest: Astros to allow 50% capacity for games in April

Mar. 23, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Houston Astros will permit up to 50% percent capacity at Minute Maid Park for regular-season games in April. The team says that number will allow fans to stay...

Column: Golf fortunes change quickly for Antoine Rozner

Mar. 23, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For a sport known for its glacial pace, fortunes can change quickly in golf. Antoine Rozner is the latest example. Two weeks ago, Rozner was No. 99 in the world and tied for the lead in the Qatar Masters when the 28-year-old...

Woodland among 3 players to test positive for coronavirus

Mar. 18, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland was among three players who withdrew from the Honda Classic on Monday after testing positive for the coronavirus. It matched the most players who have had to withdraw from one tournament because of...

Westwood has career-low at Bay Hill and takes 1-shot lead

Mar. 06, 2021 19:18 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lee Westwood isn't just killing time waiting to become old enough to compete against guys his own age. He might not be able to contemplate driving a par 5 — that sideshow Saturday at Bay Hill belonged to Bryson DeChambeau. Westwood is more...

Timeline of Tiger Woods' career

Feb. 23, 2021 16:04 PM EST

A timeline of memorable events in Tiger Woods’ career: August 1996 — Wins third straight U.S. Amateur and turns professional the following week. October 1996 — Wins the Las Vegas Invitational for his first PGA Tour victory in his fifth...