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Tiger Woods wins first tournament in five years

by Mickey McLean
Posted 9/24/18, 11:04 am

After a slew of physical and personal problems, Tiger Woods returned to professional golf’s spotlight Sunday, winning the Tour Championship at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. It was the 42-year-old Woods’ first victory since the 2013 Bridgestone Invitational and his 80th win on the PGA Tour, two short of the career record set by Sam Snead.

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Aaron Lieber

Surf’s still up

Sports | Film explores the remarkable life of pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, 15 years after her shark attack
by Emily Belz
Posted 9/12/18, 03:20 pm

Under blue water, a grown-up Bethany Hamilton was motionless, suspended in the deep ocean. There was a shark behind her. Hamilton, a victim once before of a shark attack, didn’t flinch but stared ahead. The shark kept swimming. Soon she was back above the surface and grabbing her surfboard.

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Djokovic and Osaka win U.S. Open tennis titles

by Mickey McLean
Posted 9/10/18, 10:22 am

Novak Djokovic won his third U.S. Open men’s tennis title Sunday in New York, while in the women’s finals Saturday, Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles championship, but controversy involving her opponent, Serena Williams, overshadowed her historic victory.

Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Porto 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3, earning his 14th career Grand Slam title and his second in a row.

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