July 28, 2015

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The Morning Hit–7/21/15

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Welcome to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. Last night we had some issues with the press, so the E-edition is available free of charge to everybody today. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused you. Enough of the small talk, let’s get to it. Browns Read More…

With grand slam shot gone, Spieth gears up for next major

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth headed home from a grueling week at the British Open with history on his mind and another major in his future. Next up is the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. And if the Grand Slam is no longer in play, there’s still plenty out there. “I don’t know how Read More…

Johnson wins British Open, stops Spieth’s bid for Grand Slam

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth’s spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Not with a claret jug to go with that green jacket. Johnson captured his second major — this one at the home of golf — winning Read More…

History in the making? Jordan Spieth, amateur Paul Dunne eye special wins at British Open, but leaderboard is crowded

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — For a place dripping with centuries of history, St. Andrews got more than it could have wanted Sunday. Jordan Spieth punched his golf bag in frustration after a careless bogey, perhaps sensing the British Open was slipping away. Just like that, and because this is what Spieth does in big moments, Read More…

British Open: Dustin Johnson holds one-shot lead as high winds force lengthy delay, push final round back to Monday

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of order. The second round lasted nearly 39 hours from the first tee shot to the final putt. Brooks Koepka hit one putt in 30 minutes, Read More…

Tim Dahlberg: Wind sways Brooks Koepka, not stupidity

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Brooks Koepka may not win the British Open, though a lot of people in golf believe he has the kind of talent to win a major championship in the not so distant future. On Saturday, though, he may have saved this Open. Someone had to do it, and it wasn’t going Read More…

British Open: Watson takes center stage in final round at the Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St. Andrews when Tom Watson said goodbye to the British Open. Watson, the most prolific winner of golf’s oldest championship in the Read More…

The Morning Hit–7/17/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. You know what’s a ripoff? The amount of calories you burn when you go running. I swear you have to run a half marathon to burn off a handful of peanuts. Doesn’t seem right. Anyway, there’s a lot to Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, July 17

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Little is known about Chattanooga shooter Federal officials say they have no evidence yet that anyone but the 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was involved in the rampage that killed four Marines. 2. Jury to decide whether Holmes Read More…

Spieth, Johnson have duel in the rain as British Open starts

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. Dustin Johnson played like he had a score to settle. The two main characters from Chambers Bay brought their games across eight time zones and an ocean Thursday and set the tone at St. Andrews for what could be another Read More…