Thin drizzle delays start of play in Sydney

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USGA investigating whether amateur golfer Lucy Li violated status by appearing in Apple ad

Since she became the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, Lucy Li has been an amateur golfer on the rise. The Redwood Shores, Calif., resident has subsequently competed in the 2017 ANA Inspiration, finishing as low amateur, and another U.S. Women’s Open in 2018, as well as playing for the victorious U.S. Curtis Cup team last June and U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team last September. But with her appearance in a newly released video from Apple on Twitter showcasing the company’s…

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Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 4 Live Cricket Score, India vs Australia Live Score Online: Match delayed by rain

India vs Australia 4th Test Live Cricket Score Streaming: Kuldeep deceived Tim Paine with extra flight and spin. (AP Photo) Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 4 Live Cricket Score Online, India vs Australia Test Live Cricket Score Streaming: The redoubtable Pat Cummins and Peter Handscomb continue Australia’s floundering rescue act on Day 4 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Despite a good start on the third day, the hosts stumbled in the second and third session due to some poor batting and the Indian spinners making the best of the conditions. 16.3 overs were lost on Day 3 due to…

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USGA reportedly investigating Lucy Li’s spot in Apple advertisement

Lucy Li’s appearance in a recent Apple advertisement has raised questions about her amateur status. The 16-year-old who first rocketed onto the golf scene when she qualified for and played in the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open at age 11 was featured in an Apple Watch advertisement earlier this week. Sit less. Move more. Get some exercise. Apple Watch owners like Lucy make it their goal to do all three every day. Learn more. — Apple (@Apple) January 2, 2019 That’s great exposure for her of course, but Li is still…

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What’s next for Tiger Woods among five storylines entering 2019 PGA Tour season

This weekend’s Tournament of Champions in Hawaii kicks off the 2019 PGA Tour season. It shapes up to be one of the best in years. A year after his remarkable return, Tiger Woods leads a host of veterans still winning tournaments and looking to hold off players 10, 15, even 20-plus years younger — in the case of the 43-year-old Woods. Along with the annual trip to Augusta National for the Masters, a superb major championship lineup includes storied and unspoiled Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open, boisterous and beastly…

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Jungels, Hodeg on tap for Tour Colombia 2.1

Organisers of the Tour Colombia 2.1 revealed that Bob Jungels and sprinter Alvaro Hodeg will join Julian Alaphilppe on the Deceuninck-QuickStep roster for the six-stage race that runs February 12-17. The Belgian team will be among eight WorldTour teams at the race, which will also feature Astana, Bahrain-Merida, Bora-Hansgrohe, EF Education First, Movistar, Team Sky and UAE Team Emirates on the start line in Medellin. Jungels will be firing the first rounds of a 2019 season that is aimed squarely at the Giro d’Italia for the 26-year-old from Luxembourg. Jungels…

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McIlroy adds ‘low driver’ to his arsenal for windy Kapalua and beyond

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Rory McIlroy said he had the perfect warmup for the Sentry Tournament of Champions back home in Jupiter, Fla., last month. “It’s been very windy in Jupiter the last few weeks and I’ve been practicing a lot in the wind,” said McIlroy, who has had no problem with wind that’s gusted, at times, up to 35 mph this week. McIlroy moved into second place with a third-round, 5-under 68. He is three strokes behind front-runner Gary Woodland, thanks to the work he did last month in the South Florida wind and something…

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Steve Kerr says Golden State Warriors haven’t reached potential yet, but will

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr knows his team has suffered some uncharacteristic losses this season, including six already at Oracle Arena, but he remains confident Golden State will be able to bounce back and reach its peak in the near future. The Warriors lamented giving away Thursday night’s OT loss to the Rockets after they held a 20-point lead in the second half. After Thursday’s matchup against the Rockets, the Warriors will have just 20 regular-season home games left before moving across the bay to…

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Injection of star power has revitalized the once-lackluster Tournament of Champions

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Remember the days when the Sentry Tournament of Champions was so strapped for stars that the PGA Tour considered making a victory worth a two-year exemption into the event and even mulled transitioning the year-opener to a mixed-team tournament with the LPGA? Yeah, me neither. Those lean times seemed like a distant memory as play wrapped up on Saturday on the Plantation Course, with a leaderboard that was plucked straight from the Tour’s hope chest. Gary Woodland maintained his advantage thanks to a 64-foot eagle putt at…

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Paul Maurice, Todd Reirden, Jon Cooper, Bill Peters have all been named ASG coaches based on their teams’ record

The four coaches for this month’s NHL All-Star Game will be Paul Maurice of Winnipeg, Todd Reirden of Washington, Jon Cooper of Tampa Bay and Bill Peters of Calgary. The Lightning stay on top, while the Golden Knights and Penguins move up. Plus, what each team should be working on in 2019. Each of the teams is a division leader — Winnipeg (Central), Washington (Metropolitan), Tampa Bay (Atlantic) and Calgary (Pacific). The NHL All-Star Weekend is Jan. 25-26 in San Jose, California. The three-game tournament is played in a 3-on-3…

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