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Daily Archives: February 27, 2018

UPDATE 1-Golf-Thomas wins Honda Classic in playoff for eighth PGA Tour title

(Reuters) – Justin Thomas improved to third in the world rankings and enhanced his reputation as clutch performer when he won the Honda Classic in a playoff against Luke List in Florida on Sunday. Thomas birdied the first extra hole, sinking a three-foot putt at the par-five 18th at PGA National to edge Thomas as darkness descended rapidly over Palm ...

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Football: Man United's Lukaku ponders Premier League All-Star match

LONDON: Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has suggested the Premier League host an match similar to the NBA’s All-Star game. The NBA hosts an annual All-Star weekend with the main feature being a match contested by two teams comprised of the league’s best players, who are picked by popular vote. “Here’s an idea for you guys … the NBA has ...

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'Football needs to decide what its fans are worth'

Something was different on the Dortmund underground. The trams to the Westfalenstadion, on matchdays usually packed with black-and-yellow clad football supporters, were strangely empty. “So how many are boycotting?” asked one fan, on his way home rather than going to the match. “About 15,000, I heard,” replied his friend. “Maybe more because of the cold.” Inside the stadium, the famous ...

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Punch Shot: Bad call to end 18-hole U.S. Open playoffs?

Justin Thomas hangs tough, Tiger Woods reemerges, Sam Burns impresses, Jessica Korda perseveres and more in this week’s edition of the Monday Scramble: Justin Thomas isn’t just a free-wheeling birdie machine who fires at every flag. The Honda Classic proved that. The reigning PGA Tour Player of the Year has developed a smarter brand of golf that he has turned ...

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