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Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies
Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole when the cat attacked.

Golf: Lowry leads by one as darkness halts play at RBC Heritage
Golf: Lowry leads by one as darkness halts play at RBC Heritage

Lowry was three-under par for the round when darkness halted play, leaving him on nine-under for the tournament, a stroke ahead of Trey Mullinax (68), who is already in the clubhouse on eight-under 134 at Harbour Town Golf Links. Lowry, who opened with a 65, will return at 7:45 a.m. local time (1145 GMT) on Saturday to play the remaining two holes before beginning his third round. Dustin Johnson and Argentine Emiliano Grillo shot matching 67s to finish on seven-under 135 before rain and high winds forced a suspension for nearly four hours.

Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage
Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

Shane Lowry continued his strong play at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage, moving to 9-under par with two holes left when the second round was suspended Friday because of darkness. Lowry, who opened at Harbour Town Golf Links with a 6-under 65 after a 78-73 flameout at the Masters last week, knew conditions were worsening and jumped all over the course as quick as he could with birdies on the first and second holes before storms swept the island resort area. After waiting out a delay of 3 hours, 43 minutes, Lowry played consistently enough to keep in front.

Lowry leads with Round 2 suspended at RBC Heritage

Ireland's Shane Lowry maintained a one-stroke lead when play was suspended due to darkness on Friday midway through a weather-disrupted second round at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, S.C. Lowry, who led by one after shooting a 6-under 65 in Round 1 on Thursday, reached 9 under while completing 16 holes at Harbour Town Golf Links before play was suspended at 7:47 p.m. ET. Rain and thunderstorms halted play for 3 hours and 43 minutes in the afternoon before resuming at 4:31 p.m.

American boxer Miller fails second drugs test
American boxer Miller fails second drugs test

Jarrell Miller, who was denied a license by New York boxing officials over a failed test on Wednesday, has failed a second drugs test, the US media reported on Friday. Miller recently tested positive for human growth hormone (HGH) which is on the World Anti-Doping Agency banned list. Miller's planned

UPDATE 3-Golf-Lowry leads by one as darkness halts play at RBC Heritage

Shane Lowry held on to his slender lead at the RBC Heritage on Friday though the Irishman still has two holes left to complete his second round after play was suspended for the day at the weather-hit South Carolina tournament. Lowry was three-under par for the round when darkness halted play, leaving him on nine-under for the tournament, a stroke ahead of Trey Mullinax (68), who is already in the clubhouse on eight-under 134 at Harbour Town Golf Links. Lowry, who opened with a 65, will return at 7:45 a.m. local time (1145 GMT) on Saturday to play the remaining two holes before beginning his third round.

Joshua looking for new opponent for debut fight in US

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's debut fight in the United States won't now be against Jarrell Miller, according to Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn, after a second alleged doping violation by the American boxer. Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, had been scheduled

Follow-Along Golf: Bigger Turn
Follow-Along Golf: Bigger Turn

Whether it's a 100-mile-per-hour fastball, a slap shot from the blue line or a knockout punch, the most explosive moves in sports come after there is a buildup of energy. Let fitness trainer Kaitlyn Pimentel lead you through a 17-minute, follow-along workout designed specifically to free up your glute, hip, core, back and shoulder muscles so you can make a coiled backswing-just like the long hitters you see on TV. As Pimentel explains, you can overcome the effects of aging, previous injuries and prolonged sitting by increasing the pliability of the key golf muscles.

Boxing: New opponent for Joshua to be announced next week, promoter says
Boxing: New opponent for Joshua to be announced next week, promoter says

A new opponent for Briton Anthony Joshua's June 1 heavyweight fight in New York will be announced next week, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Twitter on Friday. Joshua, the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion, had been scheduled to fight American Jarrell Miller but the New York State Athletic Commission

What you can learn from a long-drive champ
What you can learn from a long-drive champ

If you copy even a little of my technique, the ball is going to come off the face of your driver hotter than ever. Try these things the next time you're on the range. By Justin James -with Ron Kaspriske CHEAT THE SCALE If you just stood on a scale, it would give you your body weight.

Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies
Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course in Sprague, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the cat attacked.

Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies
Bobcat in Connecticut golf course attack tests positive for rabies

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course in Sprague, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the cat attacked.

Man attacked by rabid bobcat on Connecticut golf course
Man attacked by rabid bobcat on Connecticut golf course

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course in Sprague, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the cat attacked.

Man attacked by rabid bobcat on Connecticut golf course
Man attacked by rabid bobcat on Connecticut golf course

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course in Sprague, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the cat attacked.

Why No Tiger Woods Win Will Ever Compare to This One
Why No Tiger Woods Win Will Ever Compare to This One

A breakdown of Tiger's historic win at the 2019 Masters

Jordan Spieth blames Heritage putting woes on the Masters: "I got Augusta
Jordan Spieth blames Heritage putting woes on the Masters: "I got Augusta'd"

I really got Augusta'd out here," Spieth said. "What I mean is, I was still putting to the speed of Augusta. I haven't fully made the transition away from that.

Miami Considers Suing Nonprofit, Others While in Talks for Beckham Soccer Stadium
Miami Considers Suing Nonprofit, Others While in Talks for Beckham Soccer Stadium

This rendering shows the soccer stadium, hotel, offices and other real estate as well as park space David Beckham and project partners want to develop at the Melreese Country Club in Miami. Miami is considering suing to push out a youth golf nonprofit and other groups possibly at the city-owned Melreese golf course where David Beckham's soccer stadium is planned. Miami officials are to consider suing the city-hired golf course manager for breaching its agreement as well as The First Tee Miami and other groups it claims are illegally using the golf course property or address in state documents.

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls
College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course. One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Ahmed was a starter in her first year at Nebraska and the No. 2 player most of this spring. A video surfaced of a student claiming to be the ''most active white nationalist in the Nebraska area,'' disparaging minorities and advocating violence.

Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship
Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship

Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in the Lotte Championship. The 32-year-old South Korean won the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in January in Florida for her fifth LPGA Tour title. ''It was completely different to yesterday,'' Korda said.

Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship
Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship

Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in the Lotte Championship. The 32-year-old South Korean won the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in January in Florida for her fifth LPGA Tour title. Korda birdied four of her final five in the breezy morning session in a 68, also finishing on No. 9.

Boxing: Miller denies knowingly taking banned substance
Boxing: Miller denies knowingly taking banned substance

American Jarrell Miller says he never knowingly took a banned substance and will appeal a decision to revoke his license over an adverse finding from a doping test ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Britain's Anthony Joshua. Miller, who was due to fight WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion

Jordan says Woods comeback is "greatest I have ever seen"
Jordan says Woods comeback is "greatest I have ever seen"

Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods' Masters comeback as the "greatest ever" and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. "To me it is the greatest comeback I have ever seen," Jordan told The Athletic. Woods ended an 11-year major drought with a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday.

Boxing-Miller denies knowingly taking banned substance

American Jarrell Miller says he never knowingly took a banned substance and will appeal a decision to revoke his license over an adverse finding from a doping test ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Britain's Anthony Joshua. Miller, who was due to fight WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion

Ireland's Lowry leads by one at RBC Heritage

Ireland's Shane Lowry shot a bogey-free round of 6-under-par 65 on Thursday to claim a one-shot lead after the first round of the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, S.C. Playing in the morning wave, Lowry birdied four holes during a seven-hole stretch at Harbour Town GL and no one was able to catch him. Americans Daniel Berger, Luke List, Ryan Moore, Trey Mullinax and Ryan Palmer are one shot back at 5 under, with another group of eight players that includes 18th-ranked Patrick Cantlay another shot off the pace.

Man attacked by bobcat on Connecticut golf course
Man attacked by bobcat on Connecticut golf course

Philip Krick Jr., general manager of the Mohegan Sun Golf Course in Sprague, said a foursome was near a bunker on the seventh hole at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the cat attacked.

Crawford defends vs Khan, seeks win first and respect after

Sometimes it bothers Terence Crawford. ''When you've got undefeated gold medalists and world champions, where before the fight a lot of writers and fans think that they're going to steamroll me or they're too big for me, and this is going to be the toughest fight of my career, after

Entries closed for U.S. Women
Entries closed for U.S. Women's Open as ages 11 to 63 try to qualify

Rolex world No. 1 Jin Young Ko and defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn topped the list of players qualified for this year's U.S. Women's Open at Wednesday's close of entries. Forty-seven of the top 50 players in this week's world rankings are qualified for the event, scheduled May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.). Brittany Lincicome, No .37 in the world, and Sarah Jane Smith are using the USGA's maternity extension opportunity to defer their exemptions until next year.

Spieth: I got
Spieth: I got 'Augusta'd' in Round 1 of the RBC Heritage

Jordan Spieth got "Augusta'd" in the opening round of the RBC Heritage, and it had nothing to do with hitting his tee shot into the water on the par-3 14th. Spieth said he had a difficult time adjusting to the speed of the Harbour Town greens, in comparison to the quicker conditions he dealt with last week at Augusta National, here he tied for 21st at the Masters Tournament. Beginning on the 10th hole Thursday, Spieth played his opening nine holes in 2 over par, with one double - after hitting his tee shot short, into the water at No. 14 - and eight pars.

Why did President Trump think Robert Mueller had a conflict of interest? One reason involved golf
Why did President Trump think Robert Mueller had a conflict of interest? One reason involved golf

The United States Department of Justice released the 448-page Mueller Report on Thursday morning. As the public begins to digest the non-redacted information from the investigation, a golf-related detail plays a part in the drama. Since the investigation's launch, President Donald Trump has claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller had a conflict of interest.

Dustin Johnson commits to Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic
Dustin Johnson commits to Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic

Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time. Johnson is currently the No.

Around the Greens with Luke Donald
Around the Greens with Luke Donald

ABOUT As a kid, Luke Donald pretended he was Hall of Famer Seve Ballesteros and tried to save par from every conceivable spot around the greens. As a pro, Luke used those practice sessions to help get to the top of the PGA Tour in just about every short-game statistic over 18-plus seasons. Now you get to learn his secrets.

Finally healthy, Berger (66) in the mix at Harbour Town
Finally healthy, Berger (66) in the mix at Harbour Town

He missed his next two cuts but finally felt his game make a turn for the better at the Puerto Rico Open, where he tied for second while most of the game's biggest names were playing a WGC event in Mexico. "Finally got a full week of practice where I actually got to play golf every day. That's the biggest difference," Berger told reporters after a 66 Thursday.

Lowry goes bogey-free en route to early Heritage lead
Lowry goes bogey-free en route to early Heritage lead

Thanks in part to a few new weapons in the bag, Shane Lowry moved to the top of the early leaderboard at the RBC Heritage with a bogey-free 65. Lowry carded three birdies on each side at Harbour Town Golf Club, and at 6 under he set the pace for the morning wave on a day when low scores were plentiful. The Irishman was quick to credit a few equipment tweaks he made: a new driver he put in the bag last week in Augusta, as well as a putter that made its debut this week in South Carolina.

2-year-old golf prodigy practices his swing live on
2-year-old golf prodigy practices his swing live on 'GMA'

After thousands of views online, 2-year-old Dax Whittaker brings his Tiger Woods-like skills to GMA.

UPDATE 1-Boxing-Miller returns 'adverse finding' before Joshua bout - Hearn

American Jarrell Miller has returned an "adverse finding" in a voluntary drug test ahead of his world heavyweight title fight with Britain's Anthony Joshua, boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday. The finding could disrupt Miller's upcoming bout with world champion Joshua scheduled

Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license
Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license

Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on Wednesday, scuppering his planned June 1 bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. In a statement quoted by US media outlets, the NYSAC said Miller was barred from fighting

The Masters Unfiltered
The Masters Unfiltered

On Saturday afternoon of this year's Masters, my colleague Matt Rudy spotted Gary Player coming out of Augusta National's clubhouse. Matt knew I was looking to recreate a photograph of Player taken by one of Golf Digest's earliest editors during the 1957 Masters. That was Player's first Masters, and he was only 21.

Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin

None of his offenses were felonies, but his record includes four disorderly conduct convictions with domestic abuse sentence modifiers in La Crosse County. USA Today reports that in one of the cases the victim told police she was able to dive out of her car before Adducci struck her. The same woman told police in 2017 that Adducci shoved her.

Just like Tiger: Justin Rose-designed Rose Proto MB irons from Honma now available at retail
Just like Tiger: Justin Rose-designed Rose Proto MB irons from Honma now available at retail

The Honma Tour World 747 Rose Proto MB irons, the muscleback blade irons built with Justin Rose's input, are now available at retail. It's the second set of irons designed exclusively for a top player to be introduced to the public in as many weeks, following TaylorMade's release last week of the Tiger Woods custom P7TW irons. Rose, who signed with the Japan-based, high-end brand at the start of the year, won with the custom-designed blades at the Farmers Insurance Open in January and has used the irons in every event he's played this year.

Molinari focusing on RBC Heritage after letdown at Masters
Molinari focusing on RBC Heritage after letdown at Masters

Francesco Molinari feels worn out after collapsing on the final nine at the Masters last week and is looking to conjure up the mental energy to compete at the RBC Heritage. Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, carried a two-stroke lead with seven holes left before a pair of uncharacteristic mistakes. He landed shots in the water on the 12th and 15th holes for two double-bogeys at Augusta National that dropped him from contention into a tie for fifth, two shots behind winner Tiger Woods.

Here
Here's how Phelps wound up behind Tiger on Sunday at the Masters

Yes, that was Michael Phelps behind Tiger Woods on Sunday. The 23-time Olympic gold medalist was spotted during television coverage of the final round rooting on Woods at the par-3 16th, where he very nearly made an ace en route to his fifth green jacket and 15th major victory. In an interview with NBC Sports, Phelps said he scored a trip to his first Masters when a friend reached out with a ticket and a plane and asked him if he wanted to go.

Female Iranian boxer
Female Iranian boxer 'to stay in France' after fight win

An Iranian woman, who became the country's first female boxer to win an international fight, intends to stay in France, her spokesperson said Wednesday, adding an arrest warrant had been issued against her in Iran. Sadaf Khadem and her trainer Mahyar Monshipour are currently in the French city of

Report: Positive drug test jeopardizes 'Big Baby' Miller fight

Heavyweight contender Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller tested positive for a banned substance, jeopardizing his planned challenge of unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua, ESPN's Dan Rafael reported. The Miller-Joshua bout is scheduled for June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Rafael

Viral sensation Ho-sung Choi receives second PGA Tour sponsor exemption
Viral sensation Ho-sung Choi receives second PGA Tour sponsor exemption

It appears the most electrifying man in golf is returning to the states. Ho-sung Choi, whose eccentric swing and demonstrative demeanor turned the Korean golfer into a viral sensation, has accepted a sponsor exemption to play in this year's John Deere Classic. This will mark Choi's second appearance on the PGA Tour this season, making his U.S. debut at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Holy s#*%! Tiger Woods won the Masters!
Holy s#*%! Tiger Woods won the Masters!

Alex Meyers discusses witnessing Tiger Woods' historic performance at Augusta National, and why it meant so much to so many.

Erin Hills to host 2025 U.S. Women's Open

Erin Hills Golf Club has been named the host for the 2025 U.S. Women's Open by the USGA. The 2025 event will be held from May 29-June 1, while the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship will be held at Erin Hills from Sept. 10-15. "We are thrilled to return to Erin Hills, and to bring the U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Mid-Amateur to such a memorable and deserving course," USGA CEO Mike Davis said in a press release.

Why Tiger Woods might be ranked No. 1 in the world again sooner than you think
Why Tiger Woods might be ranked No. 1 in the world again sooner than you think

It's the number that a player's accumulated world ranking points over the past two years is divided by to get his average points. The system's current minimum divisor is 40, meaning if a player hasn't played at least 40 events in the past two years, his total still will be divided by that number. If a player has played more than 40 events in that span, his total is divided by the actual number of events he has played.

LeBron James to be executive producer of boxing series
LeBron James to be executive producer of boxing series

LeBron James is getting into the boxing business. James is an executive producer of ''40 Days,'' a documentary series about the buildup to big fights that will debut with a focus on the middleweight unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs. The series is a partnership

Johnson says
Johnson says 'there's a lot of similarities' between Harbour Town and ANGC

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The transition to this week's RBC Heritage is always a welcome respite for players after a long week at the Masters, but the transition from Augusta National to Harbour Town Golf Links can be a challenge. At 7,475 yards Augusta National is always one of the season's most unique tests with a combination of length and challenging greens. Harbour Town is just 7,099 yards and demands a more measured approach from players.

Phillis Meti, Tim Burke win Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun
Phillis Meti, Tim Burke win Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun

The 2019 World Long Drive season got off to a roaring start on Tuesday, with Phillis Meti (Auckland, New Zealand) and Tim Burke (Orlando, Fla. winning the Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun in spectacular fashion amidst the dust-coated Arizona desert outside of Phoenix. Meti - the three-time (and defending) Volvik World Long Drive champion - successfully backed up her 2018 Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun victory in style, to the tune of a 413-yard drive in the finals against Alexis Belton (Ruston, La.

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