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  1. The Rory Coaster Reaches Its Apex at the British Open

    Shane Ryan

    There's never really been a period of time when it has been boring to be Rory McIlroy, but it's a fair guess that 2014 is already a strong contender for Most Interesting Year of His Life. Entering the season, the two-time major champion and...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  2. Just Another Day

    Shane Ryan

    Sportswriters crave thoughtful quotes from the athletes they cover, and we set the bar very low. Give us anything - the lame joke, the trite observation - and we'll eat it up. It's part of the agreement, and both sides have lear...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. The Uncensored 2014 British Open Power Rankings

    Shane Ryan

    (Don't lead by saying "Merry Olde England.") (Don't do it, Shane.) (You're better than this. Just type anything else. It's so easy.) GOOD DAY FROM HOYLAKE IN MERRY OLDE ENGLAND (son of a ... ), where the British ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  4. Phil Wins the British Open Redemption Game

    Shane Ryan

    For reasons that are hard to pin down, the golfing establishment — that stoic, humorless group of talking heads, beat writers, retired pros, and country club big shots — seems obsessed with projecting an image of nobility and tradition. M...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Golf's Most Powerful Power Rankings: British Open Edition

    Shane Ryan

    Don't you hate those people who get all sentimental about the British Open, just because golf was born in Scotland and the windy, damp, overcast atmosphere of the year's third major harks back to that romantic era when shepherds tending their flocks ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  6. About Last Weekend: Not-So-Great Scott

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Adam Scott bogeyed the last four holes in an epic major collapse, and Ernie Els sunk a birdie putt on 18 to win the British Open by a single stroke....

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  7. About Last Night: Anyone Want a Claret Jug?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Australian Adam Scott tied a Royal Lytham course record with a 6-under 64 to take the first-round lead at the British Open, while Tiger Woods lurks just ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Lee Needs More Athletic Supporters

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Clayton Kershaw and Cliff Lee each pitched eight strong innings, but Matt Kemp's walk-off home run in the 12th gave the Dodgers a 5-3 win over the Phill...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  9. The Silver Paradox, or Why Rangers Fans Should Take Heart

    Shane Ryan

    If you believe in destiny, aura, bad luck, momentum, or even the curse of the missed opportunity, you've probably written off the Texas Rangers. After last night's excruciating loss, when the franchise's first World Series was a single, tantalizing s...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  10. The Weekend That Was: Women's World Cup, the British Open, and Ve...

    Shane Ryan

    You ever notice how redneck speech sometimes involves mixing up the singular and plural forms of verbs? Where I grew up, you always heard sentences like these: "They was fishin' for crawdads half the morning!" "That dog weren't half as fast as ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  11. About Last Night: The Open's British Invasion

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Andy Murray won his first career Grand Slam, outlasting Novak Djokovic in a five-set marathon to take the U.S. Open title. The Scottish Murray credited hi...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  12. About Last Weekend: A Marathon Down Under

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal in the longest Australian Open championship in history, winning in five sets to capture his third straight Gran...

    Blog | January 30, 2012