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Rory McIlroy’s candor and outspokenness are a welcomed respite from the banalities regurgitated by the modern professional athlete. Unfortunately, that frankness sometimes lends itself to unwanted headlines. Such as Wednesday, when the four-time major winner said the Masters is the only tournament that matters. Certainly many in the game assert Augusta National holds an importance
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Lee Embley’s only thought to beat cancer was to keep moving. Simple, positively stubborn perhaps, but like he says “self-responsible.” The trouble is a Stage IV diagnosis for lung cancer and its attendant aggressive chemotherapy can sometimes make even thinking about movement of any kind exhausting. But Embley, who was diagnosed in July 2015, wasn’t
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There is a cliché in travel writing, immortalized by Bart Simpson in his report on Libya, that has been overdone to the point of becoming a meme: “The land of contrasts.” If you don’t know enough about a certain subject, or if the scant information you have seems to be at odds, simply resolve your
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In its 15-year history, the Wells Fargo Championship (originally called the Wachovia Championship) has produced more than it’s fair share of memorable winners. The tournament was the site of maiden PGA Tour titles for Rory McIlroy (2010), Rickie Fowler (2012), and even Anthony Kim (2008). Established stars like Tiger Woods (2007), Vijay Singh (2005) and
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