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Tiger Woods announces next tournament he’ll play in

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(DUBLIN, Ohio) — After missing the cut at the PGA Championship last week, Tiger Woods says he will take part in next week’s Memorial Tournament hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus.Woods has won The Memorial five times. Last year he finished 23rd in the tournament.Since winning The Masters on…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEKansas City 8 St. Louis 2Tampa Bay 8 LA Dodgers 1Miami 6 Detroit 3St. Louis 10 Kansas City 3AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 7 Cleveland 2Texas 2 Seattle 1NY Yankees 7 Baltimore 5Boston 6 Toronto 5, 13 InningsChi White Sox 9 Houston 4Minnesota at LA Angels…read more »

FIFA scraps plans for 48-team World Cup in 2022

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will now only include 32 teams after FIFA gave up its efforts to expand the field to 48 teams. Soccer’s international governing body had been exploring the possible ways it could expand the field, either by involving neighboring countries or lowering certain FIFA requirements. A statement…read more »

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Big Ten Baseball Tournament Gets Underway

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Michael Massey pulled the Fighting Illini into a 1-1 tie with an RBI single in the fifth inning before Maryland took the…read more »


Hunters harvest over 15K wild turkeys during spring season

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois hunters harvested more than 15,000 wild turkeys during the spring season, up from nearly 13,500 last year. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced the totals Tuesday. The preliminary statewide total of 15,189 turkeys includes the 1,364 birds harvested during the 2019 youth turkey season. Spring turkey hunting was open…read more »

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