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Ha Na Jang pumps her fist after her birdie putt on the 18th hole to finish up her second round during the LPGA Coates Golf Championship at the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club in Ocala, Fla. on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. (Bruce Ackerman/Star-Banner via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Canadian Brooke Henderson finishes second at LPGA Tour's Coates Championship

Canadian Brooke Henderson had to settle for second Saturday at the LPGA Tour's Coates Championship. The 18-year-old native of Smiths Falls, Ont., finished two shots back of Ha Na Jang, who captured her first career LPGA Tour title. Jang made a late birdie to take the lead en route to a final-round 72.

  • Danny Willett of England hits the ball out of the bunker on the sixth hole during the Dubai Desert Classic golf championship
    Willett leads in Dubai as McIlroy makes late charge Reuters - Sat, 6 Feb, 2016

    Briton Danny Willett shot a sparkling third-round 65 to lead the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday and Rory McIlroy stayed in contention to retain his title with a late … More »Willett leads in Dubai as McIlroy makes late charge

    Danny Willett of England hits the ball out of the bunker on the sixth hole during the Dubai Desert Classic golf championship

    Briton Danny Willett shot a sparkling third-round 65 to lead the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday and Rory McIlroy stayed in contention to retain his title with a late surge. The world number two conjured up six birdies over the closing holes to finish on eight under par, eight strokes behind Willett and seven adrift of …

  • LPGA: Canadian Pacific Women's Open - Final Round
    Ko, Jang share third-round lead at Coates Championship Reuters - Sat, 6 Feb, 2016

    (Reuters) - World number one Lydia Ko shrugged off a late rules scare to earn a share of the third-round lead with Jang Ha-na at the Coates Golf Championship in central … More »Ko, Jang share third-round lead at Coates Championship

    LPGA: Canadian Pacific Women's Open - Final Round

    (Reuters) - World number one Lydia Ko shrugged off a late rules scare to earn a share of the third-round lead with Jang Ha-na at the Coates Golf Championship in central Florida on Friday. On a day when nobody completed the third round due to a thunderstorm on Thursday that put the event behind schedule, Ko and Jang both …

  • League honors 16 who attended every Super Bowl Reuters - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An ironman contingent of fans, photographers and sports writers were honored by the NFL on Friday ahead of Super Bowl 50 as members … More »League honors 16 who attended every Super Bowl

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An ironman contingent of fans, photographers and sports writers were honored by the NFL on Friday ahead of Super Bowl 50 as members of an exclusive club - people who have attended every one of the title games. From its humble beginnings in 1967 under the unwieldy label of NFL-AFL …

  • Jennifer Reynolds, president and CEO of Women in Capitals Market, is pictured in Montreal, Tuesday, February 2, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Capital markets not the boys' club Hollywood portrays, industry insiders say The Canadian Press - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016

    Priya Radha was nervous when she decided to make the switch from Scotiabank's commercial banking division to a sales and trading role in the bank's capital markets arm. … More »Capital markets not the boys' club Hollywood portrays, industry insiders say

    Jennifer Reynolds, president and CEO of Women in Capitals Market, is pictured in Montreal, Tuesday, February 2, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

    Priya Radha was nervous when she decided to make the switch from Scotiabank's commercial banking division to a sales and trading role in the bank's capital markets arm. "Before you take any big move like that you're always a little nervous, so there was a bit of trepidation," says Radha, director of swaps and options at …

  • PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Open - First Round
    Fowler in early tie for lead at Phoenix Open Reuters - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    (Reuters) - Rickie Fowler made a sparkling start in his bid to rebound from a missed PGA Tour cut last week as he charged into a share of the lead at the weather-disrupted … More »Fowler in early tie for lead at Phoenix Open

    PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Open - First Round

    (Reuters) - Rickie Fowler made a sparkling start in his bid to rebound from a missed PGA Tour cut last week as he charged into a share of the lead at the weather-disrupted Waste Management Phoenix Open in Arizona on Thursday. The American world number four, who heads a strong field at the TPC Scottsdale, finally got the …

  • Lydia Ko catches up to lead before rain hits LPGA in Florida The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead. Ko, the No. 1 player in golf making her 2016 debut, was 4-under par for her round and had a 15-foot birdie … More »Lydia Ko catches up to lead before rain hits LPGA in Florida

    Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead. Ko, the No. 1 player in golf making her 2016 debut, was 4-under par for her round and had a 15-foot birdie putt on her final hole at the par-4 ninth hole at Golden Ocala when the horn sounded to stop play because of thunderstorms in the area. Ko was 7 under …

  • Martin Fourcade of France celebrates after winning the men's 10-kilometre sprint at the biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alta., on Thursday, Feb. 4 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Ridewood
    Breathe in, breathe out and fire: how Canada's biathletes hit their targets The Canadian Press - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    "I've always said there's two ways you can manage it: you can either ski slow and not have a high heart rate and shoot well, or you can ski fast and just try to get through … More »Breathe in, breathe out and fire: how Canada's biathletes hit their targets

    Martin Fourcade of France celebrates after winning the men's 10-kilometre sprint at the biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alta., on Thursday, Feb. 4 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Ridewood

    "I've always said there's two ways you can manage it: you can either ski slow and not have a high heart rate and shoot well, or you can ski fast and just try to get through it," Canmore's Macx Davies said. With 230 athletes representing 26 countries, the World Cup is the largest biathlon event at the Nordic Centre since …

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
    Westwood fully focused on golf again after marriage breakdown Reuters - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    Former world number one Lee Westwood wants to focus fully on his golf again this season after being distracted by a painful split from wife Laurae in 2015. "I'm going … More »Westwood fully focused on golf again after marriage breakdown

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

    Former world number one Lee Westwood wants to focus fully on his golf again this season after being distracted by a painful split from wife Laurae in 2015. "I'm going through a divorce and found it nearly impossible to concentrate on golf," Westwood told ESPN.co.uk in an interview. "I just want to get some consistency …

  • NFL: Buffalo Bills at Denver Broncos
    Mile High City takes on Tobacco Road for Super Bowl 50 Reuters - Thu, 4 Feb, 2016

    By Steve Keating SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Carolina has tobacco and NASCAR while Denver has legalized marijuana and the Rocky Mountains but come Sunday only one will … More »Mile High City takes on Tobacco Road for Super Bowl 50

    NFL: Buffalo Bills at Denver Broncos

    By Steve Keating SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Carolina has tobacco and NASCAR while Denver has legalized marijuana and the Rocky Mountains but come Sunday only one will also be called home of the Super Bowl 50 champions. It will be the Mile High City against the Queen City in a Silicon Valley showdown for the Vince Lombardi …

  • PGA: Farmers Insurance Open - Final Round
    West Coast fan Snedeker sets sights on Phoenix Reuters - Wed, 3 Feb, 2016

    (Reuters) - The PGA Tour's West Coast swing certainly agrees with Brandt Snedeker who turns his attention to this week's Phoenix Open in Arizona just days after winning … More »West Coast fan Snedeker sets sights on Phoenix

    PGA: Farmers Insurance Open - Final Round

    (Reuters) - The PGA Tour's West Coast swing certainly agrees with Brandt Snedeker who turns his attention to this week's Phoenix Open in Arizona just days after winning the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. Four of Snedeker's eight career victories on the U.S. circuit have come in California and before he …

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
    Relaxed McIlroy back in the old routine in Dubai Reuters - Wed, 3 Feb, 2016

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is banking on a tried and tested early-season routine to bring him a first title of the year in this week's Dubai Desert Classic. The world … More »Relaxed McIlroy back in the old routine in Dubai

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is banking on a tried and tested early-season routine to bring him a first title of the year in this week's Dubai Desert Classic. The world number two and four-times major champion has won the tournament twice and feels very much at home at Emirates Golf Club. "I've liked this routine at the start …

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
    DeChambeau's unique irons earn mixed bag of results Reuters - Wed, 3 Feb, 2016

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - From outscoring Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi to barely making the cut in Qatar, amateur Bryson DeChambeau has discovered … More »DeChambeau's unique irons earn mixed bag of results

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - From outscoring Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi to barely making the cut in Qatar, amateur Bryson DeChambeau has discovered that his unique "scientific" approach cannot always prevent the vexing dips in form that dog every golfer. The physics student's mixed performance on the …

  • Japan Tour keen to spread wings without structural change Reuters - Tue, 2 Feb, 2016

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) are keen to increase their involvement in co-sanctioned events abroad but remain opposed … More »Japan Tour keen to spread wings without structural change

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) are keen to increase their involvement in co-sanctioned events abroad but remain opposed to any radical changes to Asia's organizational structure, a senior director told Reuters. The JGTO, along with the well-established China Golf Association, …

  • Howard calls on familiar replacement for Middaugh at Ontario Tankard The Canadian Press - Mon, 1 Feb, 2016

    Veteran skip Glenn Howard called on Adam Spencer as a substitute early in the curling season when regular teammate Wayne Middaugh was unavailable due to work commitments. … More »Howard calls on familiar replacement for Middaugh at Ontario Tankard

    Veteran skip Glenn Howard called on Adam Spencer as a substitute early in the curling season when regular teammate Wayne Middaugh was unavailable due to work commitments. Spencer is needed once again, and this time he'll be asked to help get Howard's team back to the Tim Hortons Brier. With Middaugh out indefinitely after …

  • PGA: Farmers Insurance Open - Final Round
    Snedeker wins without hitting shot on Monday Reuters - Mon, 1 Feb, 2016

    American Brandt Snedeker won the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open without hitting a shot on Monday as his closest pursuers succumbed to brutal conditions in southern … More »Snedeker wins without hitting shot on Monday

    PGA: Farmers Insurance Open - Final Round

    American Brandt Snedeker won the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open without hitting a shot on Monday as his closest pursuers succumbed to brutal conditions in southern California. Snedeker carded a brilliant three-under-par 69 on Sunday, completing his round shortly before play was halted due to unplayable conditions at …