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  1. Europe wins Ryder Cup again

    Golf

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — In the past 20 years, the Americans have lost the Ryder Cup with Tiger Woods and without him. They have lost it at home and on the road; lost it by an agonizingly small margin and a demoralizingly large one.

    Europe's Jamie Donaldson, holds the trophy and celebrates with Rory McIlroy, left,  Stephen Gallacher and Henrik Stenson, right, after winning the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland. [AP photo]
  2. Europe seizes command at Ryder Cup

    Golf

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Perhaps it is really Jack Nicklaus' fault that the Americans are again looking like Ryder Cup punching bags.

    Europe’s Justin Rose cheers after his putt on 18 secures a key half-point in the final afternoon foursomes match.
  3. Europeans dominate afternoon, lead Ryder Cup

    Pga

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.

    Keegan Bradley, left, and Phil Mickelson, right, of the U.S. team celebrate winning the 10th hole during the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament Friday at Gleneagles, Scotland [Associated Press]
  4. Ryder Cup venue in Scotland unlike any other in golf

    Golf

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — As if players don't already face enough pressure in the Ryder Cup, the walk into golf's most boisterous arena goes through a tunnel of time.

    Rickie Fowler lines up a putt during a practice round for the U.S. team as it prepares for the start of today’s Ryder Cup.
  5. Mickelson takes another shot at Ryder Cup success

    Golf

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Phil Mickelson is proud to be playing in his U.S. record 10th consecutive Ryder Cup. He would just rather not be reminded about those other records he holds in golf's premier team event.

    Phil Mickelson, practicing at Gleneagles, has lost a U.S. record 18 Ryder Cup matches. On a positive note, he isn’t litigious.
  6. Ryder Cup at a glance

    Golf

    Ryder Cup

    When/where: Friday-Sunday Gleneagles, Scotland

  7. Europe duo's record, not lawsuit, troubles captain

    Golf

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland — European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup. Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious lawsuit.

  8. Mi Jung Hur has record 21 under to win LPGA Classic

    Golf

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Mi Jung Hur was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the LPGA Classic.

    Mi Jung Hur is sprayed with water after posting 21-under 267 at the LPGA Classic.
  9. String of birdies lifts Hur to share LPGA Classic lead

    Golf

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Mi Jung Hur birdied four of the last eight holes Saturday for 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with Paula Reto in the LPGA Classic.

    Mi Jung Hur shoots 5-under 67 to grab a share of the third-round lead.
  10. Paula Reto takes LPGA Classic lead

    Lpga

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Paula Reto birdied her final hole Friday for 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Classic.

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