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Tiger Woods latest comeback is huge for golf, says Rory McIlroy

Tiger Woods latest comeback is huge for golf, says Rory McIlroy

But even though he now has four and could overtake Dustin Johnson as world number one with a successful defence, the 23-year-old Basque knows that Woods is the only story in town. Watching a video on Twitter uploaded by the PGA Tour showing Woods birdieing his first hole in yesterday's Farmers Insurance Open pro-am after a simply sumptuous second shot had me thinking, "This is it".


Van Marwijk named new Australia coach

Van Marwijk named new Australia coach

It's a cracking appointment for the Socceroos , as they've managed to lure over a manager who has previousl led Netherlands through to the 2010 World Cup Final, while last year he steered Saudi Arabia into the 2018 edition of the tournament for the first time in 12 years, at the expense of the Aussies.


Nassar Is Sentenced, But Victims Still Want Answers

Nassar Is Sentenced, But Victims Still Want Answers

Arianna Guerrero, 16, glared at Nassar and said, "You seem to have a hard time looking at me now, but you didn't when I was lying half-naked on your table". "Whether or not anyone would feel safe enough to come forward - that was the wild card". In a highly-competitive environment where any perceived weakness could end dreams, Nassar used his status as the respected team doctor of USA Gymnastics to win over his victims.


James Bettcher to be Giants defensive coordinator, report says

James Bettcher to be Giants defensive coordinator, report says

He joined Bruce Arians' staff in 2013 as outside linebackers coach. The Giants were rumored to be targeting former Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio to be their defensive coordinator before Bettcher's hire. Tolbert, 50, also has previously served as the wide receivers coach with the Carolina Panthers , Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals . The Cardinals handed the Giants a 23-0 shutout on Christmas Eve, allowing 293 total yards and limiting the Giants to 1-of-14 on third down ...


Wozniacki reaches Open final

Wozniacki reaches Open final

The No. 37-ranked Mertens successfully defended her Hobart International title-she decided past year to target that title instead of entering Open qualifying-two weeks ago, and has now won five matches at Melbourne Park. A year ago was a forgettable one for Kerber after winning the first two majors of her career in 2016; she failed to get past the fourth round in any of the four Slams in 2017.



Leeds forced into embarrassing U-turn over new badge

But rather than bringing the club and fans closer together, the modern design instead sparked a huge backlash, with over 70,000 people signing a petition to have it immediately changed. However, Leeds United supporters have raised doubts about the logo on social media. "We need to reopen the consultation process", the club's managing director Angus Kinnear told BBC Radio Leeds .