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  1. The Giant friendship between San Francisco Giants announcers Mike...

    Photographs by Deanne FitzmauriceSteve Fainaru

    San Francisco's most gripping story isn't on the baseball field. It's up in the broadcast booth, where one of the team's most popular and enduring figures is fighting an epic battle ... with a little help.

    Eticket | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  2. 2014 Ryder Cup -- Keegan Bradley tabbed first U.S. wild card

    Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  3. Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Stephen Gallacher picked for European ...

    European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the high-profile name to miss out.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  4. Tom Watson calls for end to Ryder Cup wild-card picks

    Tom Watson's first move as U.S. captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup was reducing the number of wild-card picks from four to three.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  5. Wil Myers homers as Rays deal reeling Rangers 7th straight loss

    Rookie Wil Myers homered and had three RBIs, Alex Cobb pitched eight solid innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays took the lead for the first AL wild-card spot by beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 16, 2013
  6. Americans (barely) the early favorites at Medinah for 39th Ryder ...

    Our experts analyze all the pressing topics in golf in our first edition of Ryder Cup Four-Ball.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  7. 2012 Ryder Cup -- Ian Poulter, Nicolas Colsaerts join European te...

    European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal said Monday that picking Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium -- along with England's Ian Poulter -- as his wild-card selections is not a gamble.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  8. About Last Weekend: Rays See The Light

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. The Rays won three of four games in Boston to trim the Red Sox wild-card lead to two games. Seven of the Rays' last ten games are against the Yankee...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  9. Ryder Cup: Montgomerie defends selection of Padraig Harrington

    Bob Harig

    NEWPORT, Wales -- The most controversial decision of Colin Montgomerie's Ryder Cup captaincy has been the selection of Ireland's Padraig Harrington as a wild-card pick. Harrington, a three-time major champion, was taken over Paul Casey, rank...

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  10. Tour Championship: Luke Donald in good position at East Lake

    Bob Harig

    Victories have been elusive for Luke Donald in his PGA Tour career. If he can pull off the feat Sunday, he'll bring home a cool $11.35 million, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2010
  11. Ryder Cup: Benching Tiger Woods a possibility, captain Corey Pavi...

    Tiger Woods is not guaranteed to play in the maximum five matches against Europe in next month's Ryder Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  12. Ryder Cup: Corey Pavin goes safe with Ryder Cup picks

    Jason Sobel

    Unlike his European counterpart, Corey Pavin's Ryder Cup captaincy won't be defined by his wild-card selections, writes ESPN.com's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2010
  13. Edoardo Molinari birdies last three holes to win Johnnie Walker C...

    Edoardo Molinari birdied the final three holes at Gleneagles on Sunday to win the Johnnie Walker Championship and secure a place in the Ryder Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  14. Colin Montgomerie considering Bernhard Langer for Ryder Cup

    Europe captain Colin Montgomerie is considering handing a Ryder Cup wild card to Bernhard Langer, even though the German is now on the Champions Tour.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2010
  15. Presidents Cup: Greg Norman goes under the microscope

    Bob Harig

    The swirl surrounding Greg Norman will take on added significance this week as the Presidents Cup International team captain deals with multiple issues, including his recent separation from his wife, Chris Evert, his controversial wild-card picks and guiding a team that has struggled to defeat the Americans, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  16. Solheim Cup: Michelle Wie selected as wild card to make debut

    Michelle Wie has been selected as a wild card to make her Solheim Cup debut for the United States, and Catriona Matthew has made Europe's team after capturing the Women's British Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2009