July 4, 2015

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Jordan Spieth loves golf history, looks to make some of his own

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth loves golf history, which is appropriate for someone quickly becoming part of it. Spieth was a freshman at Texas when he first went to St. Andrews with the rest of the Walker Cup team. They played the Old Course, soaked up the vibe at the home of golf and Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, June 22

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Greece braces for tough talks Eurozone leaders meet in Brussels, and markets surge on hopes of a deal, as the clock runs down on the nation’s chances of avoiding an exit from the euro. 2. Taliban suicide Read More…

U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth last man standing after Dustin Johnson three-putts 18, claims first two majors of season

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased. And he still can’t believe how he got there. Spieth won the U.S. Open in a heart-stopper Sunday with a turn of events even more wild than the Read More…

U.S. Open: Another major disappointment for Dustin Johnson

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Dustin Johnson had his baby in his arms, a smile of sorts frozen on his face. There would be plenty of time later to sort through the pain and the what-ifs. Still in shock from the events of a few moments earlier, he walked from the 18th green, holding little Tatum, Read More…

U.S. Open: Four tied for lead heading into final round

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The toughest test in golf met one tough player Saturday at the U.S. Open. Jason Day had every reason to withdraw when he collapsed on the final hole of his second round with a nasty bout of vertigo. He gave it his best shot under the stiffest conditions yet at Chambers Read More…

U.S. Open: Jason Day fights through vertigo, shares lead

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Never has Jason Day played so well feeling so miserably. “I said to him, ‘They might make a movie about that round.’ It was pretty impressive,” Day’s caddie Colin Swatton said. “It was up there with Tiger Woods playing with a broken leg and winning the U.S. Open. It’s pretty impressive.” Read More…

Course taking its toll: Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed share U.S. Open lead at 5 under but neither in love with tricky layout

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Masters champion Jordan Spieth is halfway home from the second leg of the Grand Slam. It sure feels a lot farther away in this U.S. Open. Spieth overcame a double bogey on the par-4 18th hole that he called “the dumbest hole” he has played, and a scary moment when Jason Read More…

Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson share U.S. Open lead at -5

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — One mystery was solved Thursday in the U.S. Open. Chambers Bay can be as hard as the USGA wants it to be. Henrik Stenson and Dustin Johnson shared the lead at 5-under 65, and the other 23 players who managed to break par in a gentle debut of the new golf Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, June 18

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. South Carolina church shooting described as hate crime A white man opens fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in Charleston, killing nine people including a state senator who was also the pastor. Police Read More…

Think you’ve seen everything at the U.S. Open? Think again

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Not a day has gone by at this U.S. Open without seeing something new on the young course at Chambers Bay. A practice range that should have felt like a ghost town late Wednesday afternoon suddenly came to life when Tiger Woods arrived just as everyone was starting to leave. The Read More…