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Phil Mickelson wins Mexico Championship in playoff

MEXICO CITY — Phil Mickelson knew this was coming, even when he had so little to show for it. Mickelson had gone 101 tournaments around the world since he last won at Muirfield in the 2013 British Open, which moved him to No. 2 in

Bryan Sheehan discusses giving up inter-county

Damian Lawlor is joined my five-time All-Ireland winning Kerry footballer Bryan Sheehan on this week’s RTÉ GAA podcast. He reflects on his decision in late 2017 to retire from the inter-county game and admits that he was no longer enjoying his football. The 2011 All-Star

Ex-Baltimore Orioles pitcher Sammy Stewart dies at 63

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — Former Baltimore pitcher Sammy Stewart, who helped the Orioles win the 1983 World Series before falling into a life of crack cocaine addiction and arrests, has died. He was 63. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said Stewart was found dead Friday at

Tshwane Open George Coetzee wins after thunderstorms delay

George Coetzee overcame a shaky start and two untimely weather delays to justify his billing as pre-tournament favourite by winning the Tshwane Open for the second time. Coetzee carded a final round of 67 at Pretoria Country Club, where he has been a member since

Tiered idea must have tangible benefits

Who remembers the All-Ireland B football championship? It took place in the early 1990s. Carlow, Leitrim and Wicklow were among the winners of a competition that was held in late autumn. There’s a better chance the Tommy Murphy Cup impinges on one’s consciousness. It had

World Cup Qualifier: Ireland pair pleased with win over Dutch

Ireland captain William Porterfield and top-scorer Andrew Balbirnie are happy to start the World Cup Qualifier tournament with victory over the Netherlands. Balbirnie hit 68 runs to help the Irish to a 93-run win in the Group A opener in Harare. Ireland, who are chasing