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Amateurs lead Australian Open after 1st round

[ad_1] SYDNEY (AP) — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday for a 6-under 65 and a tie for the first-round lead with fellow Asian amateur Chun An-you of Taiwan. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his round, the Japanese player had five birdies. He bogeyed the par-4 third hole before making birdie on the eighth and ninth holes. The
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No. 1-ranked Japanese amateur takes Australian Open lead

[ad_1] SYDNEY (AP) — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday for a 6-under 65 and a two-stroke clubhouse lead at the Australian Open. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his round, the Japanese player had five birdies. He bogeyed the par-4 third hole before making birdie on the eighth and ninth holes. One of Kanaya’s first rounds at The
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World No 1 amateur takes early lead at Australian Open

[ad_1] SYDNEY (AP) — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday for a 6-under 65 a two-stroke clubhouse lead at the Australian Open. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his round, the Japanese player had five birdies. He bogeyed the par-4 third hole before making birdie on the eighth and ninth holes. Former champion Matt Jones was among those tied
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Woodland, Reed share lead in the Bahamas

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — As a player, Tiger Woods wasn’t all that happy with his game Wednesday in the Hero World Challenge. As the Presidents Cup captain, he had reason to be pleased. U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed, who will be part of the U.S. team next week at Royal Melbourne, each managed a tough wind in the Bahamas to post a 6-under 66 and share
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Sergino Dest, Jordan Morris lead U.S.’s breakout stars in Gregg Berhalter’s first year as manager

[ad_1] It's been a year to the day since Gregg Berhalter was hired as manager of the U.S. men's national team. In 2019, the USMNT was largely treading water. In fact, its collective chin has even inched dangerously close to the waterline at times.The victories were expected, especially considering the CONCACAF-heavy schedule and the fact that just two of the Americans' 18 games were held outside of the United States.
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Simeone revolutionised Atletico Madrid Can he now lead the club’s evolution?

[ad_1] 3:20 AM ETSid LoweSpain writer One day when Diego Simeone was young, about 10, a music teacher by the name of Bruno Amasino made him conductor of the school orchestra. Simeone had said that he never really knew why, but watch the Atletico Madrid manager on the touchline at the Wanda Metropolitano and its easy enough to imagine.Much more than a coach, there is he is, this man in
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Time for Arsenal to sack Unai Emery and follow Tottenham’s lead

[ad_1] If any under-pressure manager could have brushed off the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham as posing no threat to his own position, Arsenal's Unai Emery was probably the one feeling least concerned by the prospect of the Argentine taking his job.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Zinedine Zidane and Thomas Tuchel will all have to accept the reality of Pochettino's name being mentioned in relation to their own jobs at Manchester
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Kim clings to 1-shot lead with $1.5 million on the line

[ad_1] NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim was on the verge of taking all the drama out of the chase for the richest payoff in women’s golf history. She opened with three birdies in seven holes Saturday in the CME Group Tour Championship as her challengers either stalled or faded. She led by five shots before making the turn. Kim hit the brakes. Nelly Korda hit the gas. When
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Nick Saban wants Mac Jones to be ‘lead dog’ with Tua Tagovailoa out

[ad_1] TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- As Alabama coach Nick Saban continues to monitor the progress of injured quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, he's turning his attention to the next man up at the position: redshirt sophomore Mac Jones.Saban said during the SEC teleconference on Wednesday that he's emphasized to Jones that his role has changed with Tagovailoa out for the season following season-ending hip surgery, and that he has to become a leader