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The evolution of Tiger, on and off the course, is making this late part of his career the most compelling

Monday, October 28th, 2019

• Michael Jordan had three 40-plus-point games in the middle of his final season in the NBA for the Washington Wizards, shooting over 50 percent in all of them. Should anyone really be surprised that Woods, who with his victory on Monday at the Zozo Championship in Japan now has three wins including a major in his last 14 starts on tour, is capable of winning more? Sure, at a soon-to-be 44 years old and with the competition only getting deeper, the consistency won't be the same as it was during the prime of his career—Jordan averaged a career-low 20 points during his final season.

Football, golf collide with Super Bowl cross-sport prop bets

Monday, January 28th, 2019

It's officially Super Bowl week, which means that bettors of every shape and size have dozens of prop bets to pore over as the Los Angeles Rams get set to take on the New England Patriots. Included among them are a few that touch upon the performances of some of golf's biggest names. Oddsmakers at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook have unleashed a wide variety of prop bets ahead of Sunday's big game in Atlanta, some of which tie the action on the football field to results elsewhere in pro basketball, college hoops and European soccer.

The Latest: Grillo joins Woods in logjam at PGA Championship

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Emiliano Grillo has back-to-back birdies at the PGA Championship to join the logjam at 6 under that includes Tiger Woods, who came within a whisker of holing his pitch shot for birdie at No. 4. If Bellerive is offering any defense, it's the thick fescue and bluegrass rough that became saturated by Friday's rain. With another perfect lie in the zoysia fairway, Woods's pitch shot danced to the right and nearly rolled into the cup before settling about a foot away for a tap-in par.