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A breakthrough for players and sun at PGA

DOUG FERGUSON,AP Golf Writer
August 8, 2012
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  KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Five years ago, a leading golf publication chose Kiawah Island as the toughest golf course in America. Some of the best players in the world made it feel like a walk on the beach Thursday in the PGA Championship. There was no wind in the morning when Carl Pettersson made three birdies o...

BOLT’S TWITTER RECORD

The Associated Press
August 8, 2012
Filed under Sports

  When Usain Bolt won the 200 meters, the Twitter world went nuts - so much so that the Jamaican speedster generated another kind of Olympic record. "Record alert!" Twitter said in a tweet. "(at)usainbolt sets a new Olympic Games conversation record with over 80,000 TPM for his 200m victory." TPM is T...

BOLT’S TWITTER RECORD

The Associated Press
August 8, 2012
Filed under Sports

  When Usain Bolt won the 200 meters, the Twitter world went nuts - so much so that the Jamaican speedster generated another kind of Olympic record. "Record alert!" Twitter said in a tweet. "(at)usainbolt sets a new Olympic Games conversation record with over 80,000 TPM for his 200m victory." TPM is T...

First Female NFL Official Not Intimidated

BARRY WILNER,AP Pro Football Writer
August 6, 2012
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The NFL's first female official is welcoming her role as a sports pioneer. Shannon Eastin says she's excited and a bit nervous but not at all intimidated by the challenge of working a pro game. Eastin makes her NFL debut Thursday night as the line judge when the Green Bay Packers play at San Diego in the p...

First Female NFL Official Not Intimidated

BARRY WILNER,AP Pro Football Writer
August 6, 2012
Filed under Sports

The NFL's first female official is welcoming her role as a sports pioneer. Shannon Eastin says she's excited and a bit nervous but not at all intimidated by the challenge of working a pro game. Eastin makes her NFL debut Thursday night as the line judge when the Green Bay Packers play at San Diego in the p...

Angels’ protest of 8-6 loss at White Sox denied

August 6, 2012
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Major League Baseball has denied the Los Angeles Angels' protest of their extra-inning loss at the Chicago White Sox last week, although it still hasn't convinced manager Mike Scioscia the call was correct. On the play Friday night, Chicago's Paul Konerko grounded to third wi...

Angels’ protest of 8-6 loss at White Sox denied

August 6, 2012
Filed under Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Major League Baseball has denied the Los Angeles Angels' protest of their extra-inning loss at the Chicago White Sox last week, although it still hasn't convinced manager Mike Scioscia the call was correct. On the play Friday night, Chicago's Paul Konerko grounded to third wi...

7 Cameroon athletes missing from Olympic village

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
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LONDON (AP) - Seven of Cameroon's Olympic competitors have disappeared from their official residence and may be attempting to seek asylum in Britain, the chief of the African nation's delegation was quoted as saying Tuesday. The British news agency Press Association said David Ojong, the Team Camero...

7 Cameroon athletes missing from Olympic village

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Sports

LONDON (AP) - Seven of Cameroon's Olympic competitors have disappeared from their official residence and may be attempting to seek asylum in Britain, the chief of the African nation's delegation was quoted as saying Tuesday. The British news agency Press Association said David Ojong, the Team Camero...

EYES ON LONDON: If barbells had feelings

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
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LONDON (AP) - Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ BAD BARBELL, SWEET BARBELL If a barbell had emotions, how confused it would be after a weightlifting competition. When the competitors walk in, t...

EYES ON LONDON: If barbells had feelings

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Sports

LONDON (AP) - Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ BAD BARBELL, SWEET BARBELL If a barbell had emotions, how confused it would be after a weightlifting competition. When the competitors walk in, t...

Golden Eagles Add Another Top Player To Basketball Program

Public Affairs
July 11, 2012
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LOS ANGELES - Cal State L.A.'s women's basketball team has added a promising forward to its program, Golden Eagle head coach Janell Jones announced on Monday. Bree Parsons, a 5-foot-11-inch forward from Terrigal, Australia, will join the Golden Eagles, Jones said. Parsons has been a player for the New So...

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