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Tiger Woods feels the love as US team wins Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods feels the love as US team wins Presidents Cup

If Captain America is one of Marvel Comics most famous and beloved superheroes, then Tiger Woods was feeling a similar level of affection from his Presidents Cup teammates after the US team narrowly beat Ernie Els’ Internationals 16-14 at Royal Melbourne Sunday. Woods is only the second playing-captain to lift the Presidents Cup — the…MORE

Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game after Mesut Ozil shows Uyghur support

Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game after Mesut Ozil shows Uyghur support

Chinese state media on Sunday pulled coverage of Arsenal’s English Premier League game against Manchester City after its midfielder Mesut Ozil posted social media messages in support of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority. “(In China) Qurans are burned, mosques were closed down, Islamic theological schools, madrasas were banned, religious scholars were killed one by one. Despite…MORE

Finalists from LSU, Oklahoma and OSU vie for the 2019 Heisman Trophy

Finalists from LSU, Oklahoma and OSU vie for the 2019 Heisman Trophy

The most outstanding player in college football will be awarded the 2019 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. The four finalists for the trophy are LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young. The name of the winner will be revealed in an ESPN…MORE

Hit by a bullet, boxer Terence Crawford vowed to change his life

Hit by a bullet, boxer Terence Crawford vowed to change his life

His was a tumultuous childhood with a largely absent father and a “crazy relationship” with his mother, but it was when Terence Crawford got shot in the head he realized he had to turn his life around. The fledgling professional boxer was sitting in his car in the early hours of the morning after a…MORE

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denies sexual assault charge

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denies sexual assault charge

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault, being drunk on an airplane and assault by beating. Olesen, 29, of Chelsea, southwest London, was arrested upon arrival at Heathrow Airport on July 29 after a flight from Nashville following his participation in a World Golf Championships event in Memphis, PA Media news…MORE

Tiger Woods wins again as USA stages late rally in Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods wins again as USA stages late rally in Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods won again, but his United States team had to battle back from a “bleak” position to stay within three points of the International side after day two of the Presidents Cup in Australia. The Internationals led 4-1 after Thursday’s first fourball session and were ahead in all five foursomes matches Friday before the…MORE

Sonny Bill Williams: ‘We’ve been taught to be embarrassed of Islam’

Sonny Bill Williams: ‘We’ve been taught to be embarrassed of Islam’

After the Christchurch terror attacks, Sonny Bill Williams knew he had to speak out. The 34-year-old felt the responsibility not only because of his status as an All Black — a star of New Zealand’s esteemed rugby team — but also as one of the country’s most recognized Muslims. Over 50 people were killed in…MORE

Tiger Woods wins match but US team struggles in Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods wins match but US team struggles in Presidents Cup

US team captain Tiger Woods promised his side is still “ready to go” despite falling 4-1 behind on the opening day of the Presidents Cup. Partnered with Justin Thomas, Woods secured his team’s only victory in the fourballs session as the International team established a healthy lead at Royal Melbourne, Australia. However, the 15-time major…MORE

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