How to watch “The Match” between Woods and Mickelson at Shadow Creek

For the first time in their long and storied careers, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will face off in a head-to-head, 18-hole match on November 23 at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. While the event is not the first of its kind, it is the first to be pay-per-view, going the route of boxing and MMA. It will also feature in-match wagers between the two competitors, an added element of intrigue never before seen in professional golf. RELATED: Tiger says he and Phil will ‘beat each other’s brains in’ in…

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Rory McIlroy won’t watch Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson match

Count Rory McIlroy out for the highly anticipated Tiger vs. Phil holiday one-on-one golf match. Though McIlroy contemplated watching “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, and was even offered the money to buy it on pay-per-view, he ultimately decided it was a hard “no” considering it’s nearly 2019. McIlroy: Tiger-Phil misses the mark McIlroy said Tuesday during a DP World Tour Championships press conference that he considered watching the matchup, and told Mickelson as much during lunch at a FedEx Cup event. He said Mickelson tried to give…

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Women umpires breaking glass ceiling, one match at a time

Written by Sandip G | New Delhi | Updated: November 13, 2018 11:09:38 am Women match officials N Janani (L) worked for an IT company, while Vrinda Rathi is also a fitness instructor. For Vrinda Rathi, the journey from Chennai to Puducherry on the sprawling East Coast Road last week felt excruciatingly slow, like the world in front of her had shrunk. She kept peering at her watch, the needles seemed stuck. Around 1,000 miles away, in Raipur, N Janani was pacing the balcony of her hotel room. She hit…

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ATP Finals: Roger Federer cancels practice before Dominic Thiem match

ATP Finals: Roger Federer beaten by Kei Nishikori in opening group match ATP Finals Venue: O2 Arena, London Dates: 11-18 November Coverage: Follow live coverage across BBC TV, radio, the BBC Sport website & mobile app. Live text commentary available on selected matches. Roger Federer cancelled a practice session on Monday before he faces Austria’s Dominic Thiem in a crucial round-robin match at the ATP Finals. The 37-year-old Swiss is likely to be eliminated if he loses in Tuesday’s match at the O2 Arena (20:00 GMT). The six-time champion lost…

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ATP Finals: Roger Federer beaten by Kei Nishikori in opening group match

An out-of-sorts Roger Federer lost to Kei Nishikori for only the third time in 10 meetings ATP Finals Venue: O2 Arena, London Dates: 11-18 November Coverage: Follow live coverage across BBC TV, radio, the BBC Sport website & mobile app. Live text commentary available on selected matches. Roger Federer paid for his errors as he lost to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in his opening group match at the ATP Finals. The Swiss, chasing a 100th career title at the season-ending event, lost 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to the world number nine. The…

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Heavy rainfall forces abandonment of opening St Lucia match

England v Sri Lanka Match abandoned England and Sri Lanka took a point apiece from their opening match at the Women’s World T20, after heavy rain in St Lucia forced the abandonment of the first match at the Daren Sammy Stadium. While the opening day of the tournament went smoothly, with three games completed in Guyana, the weather in St Lucia has been less hospitable. The teams arrived at the ground with the covers on, and they never looked like moving, the washout confirmed around the time the first ball…

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Tsitsipas Slides Into Championship Match | ATP World Tour

Stefanos Tsitsipas was tested sternly on Friday evening at the Next Gen ATP Finals, but the top seed moved on nonetheless, as the World No. 15 beat 2017 runner-up Andrey Rublev 4-3(3), 3-4(5), 4-0, 2-4, 4-3(2) to reach the championship match. It was no surprise that the pair went the distance. This was their first FedEx ATP Head meeting, but Rublev beat Tsitsipas in a third-set tie-break at an ATP Challenger Tour event in Quimper, France. At that point, the Greek was No. 196 in the ATP Rankings. But a…

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WATCH: Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson hype video should get you fired up for ‘The Match’

We are, maybe somewhat incredibly, just two weeks from The Match — a $9 million winner-take-all exhibition in Las Vegas between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods the day after Thanksgiving. Earlier this week a hype video was released to promote the event, and it is (by far) the best thing I’ve seen in the lead up to the Nov. 23 match date. The quote from a young Tiger about playing against Phil Mickelson when he gets onto the PGA Tour is unbelievable. How did somebody find that?! This is also,…

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Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal: Match in Saudi Arabia off as Spaniard injured

Novak Djokovic (left) replaced Rafael Nadal at the top of the world rankings in October A planned exhibition match between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in Saudi Arabia has been called off because of the Spaniard’s ankle injury. The world’s top two ranked players were due to meet in Jeddah on 22 December. There had been calls for the match to be cancelled after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. The Saudis admit Khashoggi was killed in their consulate, and Turkish officials believe he was choked to…

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New Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson match hype video will give you chills

The pay-per-view, $9 million, winner-take-all golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in Las Vegas is only 15 days away. And latest piece of pre-match video courtesy of Turner Sports is pretty sweet. Entitled “Destiny,” it offers a 77-second recap of the playing careers of each golfer leading up to the event set for Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. Woods and Mickelson showcase their storied careers and on-course meetings over the past three decades through a series of highlights and still images. “I’m really not that famous. If I…

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