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Brandel Chamblee compares Tiger Woods’ ‘chipping yips’ to Charles Barkley’s hideous golf swing

Tiger Woods and Charles Barkley used to be BFFs, but Brandel Chamblee is likely the first to suggest the wedge woes of the former world No. 1 bear any resemblance to the NBA Hall of Famer’s hideous golf swing. Tiger Woods — depending on which expert you listen to — has the yips, lack of motivation, an easily correctable glitch in his ...

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2015 NBA scores: Grizzlies ground Hawks, Trail Blazers end road losing streak

Memphis did what Golden State couldn’t, a big road win for Portland and the rest of the action Sunday in the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies may be behind the Golden State Warriors in the standings, but Sunday night they did what Stephen Curry and company couldn’t by beating the Atlanta Hawks, 94-88. Just two days after Atlanta torched the Warriors’ ...

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NHL scores 2015: Price brilliant in Boston again, Hossa lifts Blackhawks

The Habs and Hawks brought down their rivals on the road on Sunday. So Carey Price is winning the Vezina Trophy, right? We’ve all come to the same conclusion? Good. We’re all on the same page. At this point it’s getting pretty difficult to deny the Montreal Canadiens netminder’s claim to the prize, especially after another brilliant effort in Boston ...

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Gronk holding the TODAY Show puppy? Oh yes.

Rob Gronkowski was on Friday’s TODAY Show. Good times with @RobGronkowski this morning! pic.twitter.com/RrBFL38gRD — TODAY (@TODAYshow) February 6, 2015 He met the gang. Selfies! “May I call you Gronk?” –@SavannahGuthrie asks @RobGronkowski — TODAY (@TODAYshow) February 6, 2015 Oh just me and #Gronk. Fellow @UofA alum pic.twitter.com/Kbd0jHM1KA — Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) February 6, 2015 He was a fountain of ...

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Tiger Woods’ withdrawal makes Rickie Fowler and Billy Horschel feel like ‘chopped liver’

Fans quit Rickie Fowler and Billy Horschel after Tiger Woods withdrew midway through Thursday’s opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Tiger Woods may be well into the back nine of his career — or even skulled his last chip over a green in competition — but if the aftermath of his withdrawal from the first round of the Farmers Insurance ...

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Ndamukong Suh’s contract voids, putting Lions on clock

Suh could be the best free agent to hit the open market this season, something the Lions want desperately to avoid. The Detroit Lions are stuck in a bind. All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is slated to hit free agency after his rookie deal voided on Friday, leaving the Lions with a few options. Detroit can either slap Suh with ...

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Bracketology: Purdue leaps into the field of 68

The first Friday projection of the 2014-15 campaign sees a few more changes than expected. Don’t expect that trend to change as the season winds down. This post will be considerably shorter than my future Friday offerings, which will look more closely at who has bids locked up (hint: not many teams at the moment) and what’s becoming a very ...

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DeJuan Blair freaked out at Kris Humphries for rebound theft

Things aren’t going so hot for the Wizards right now, and sometimes that can be distilled into individual moments: Dejuan, go easy bro. Go easy. Humphries is part of the solution not the problem. https://t.co/CjsNw9x2c4 — Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) February 6, 2015 That is DeJuan Blair and Kris Humphries having a “SAME TEAM!” moment, collaborating to boot the ball out ...

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University offers course in Cristiano Ronaldo

A footballer, a phenomenon … an academic subject? Cristiano Ronaldo’s campaign to take over the known world has progressed another step, with news that the University of British Columbia is offering a course in the sociology of the Real Madrid star. Luis Aguiar, the visionary genius behind this brilliant plan to watch soccer for academic credit, is at pains to stress ...

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NBA schedule: Red-hot Cavs host Clippers, Suns visit Blazers

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look for their 12th straight victory on Thursday night, hosting the Los Angeles Clippers. Elsewhere on the four-game NBA slate, Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers welcome the Phoenix Suns to town in a Western Conference battle. LeBron James has made it a point this season to teach his young teammates how to ...

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