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J.B. Holmes hits his second shot on the eighteenth hole during the final round of the Shell Houston Open.

This Week In Golf: Holmes Surges At Shell Houston Open, Masters Next

J.B. Holmes won the Shell Houston Open with a strong final round. Along with McIlroy, Watson and Spieth, he’s a favorite going into The Masters.

04/08/2015

The leaderboard is seen near the first hole as players gear up for the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger, Bubba, Rory & Co. Bring Compelling Theater To Masters

With Tiger Woods at Augusta and with the status of his game still a mystery, this year’s tournament should be more exciting than ever.

04/08/2015

Tiger Woods walks past blooming azaleas at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Masters Glory On Tap For Rory, Bubba Or Adam – But Not Tiger

This time around, McIlroy, Scott, Bubba or Spieth could come up with the highlight that lasts a lifetime. But it won’t come from Woods.

04/08/2015

Tiger Woods walks past blooming azaleas at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: This Should Be McIlroy’s Week, But Not With Tiger Back At Augusta National

Rory McIlroy’s historic quest should be the talk of Augusta National. And it probably would have been, had Tiger Woods not decided that his game was sharp enough to compete in his 20th Masters.

04/07/2015

Rory McIlroy (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy Replaces Tiger Woods As Face Of EA Sports’ Golf Series

Rory McIlroy now has something else that once belonged to Tiger Woods — the cover of EA Sports’ latest video game.

03/17/2015

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The 10 Most Memorable Sporting Events Of 2014

When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.

12/26/2014

Rory McIlroy hits from the second tee during the second round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on Aug. 22, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

McIlroy Wins 2nd PGA Tour Player Of The Year Award In 3 Years

McIlroy joined Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Nick Price as the only multiple winners of the Jack Nicklaus Award since it began in 1990.

10/01/2014

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TTYM: Tebow’s New Gig, Tyson’s Tirade And McIlroy’s Major Miss

So, in case you didn’t notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. Here are the top 6 you may have missed this week.

09/12/2014

Jim Furyk plays his shot from the seventh tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on August 23, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Day, Furyk Tied For Lead At The Barclays

Jim Furyk was steady. Jason Day was wild. Both wound up with a share of the lead Saturday at The Barclays.

08/23/2014

Adam Scott reacts after putting for birdie on the 18th green during the second round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on Aug. 22, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

McIlroy Shows Why He’s No. 1 With 65 On Second Day Of The Barclays

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

08/22/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on Aug. 21, 2014 in Paramus, N.J. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Ridgewood Tames McIlroy During First Round Of The Barclays

Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it Thursday in The Barclays.

08/21/2014

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11 Funny Reactions On Twitter After The PGA Championship Delays ‘Big Brother’

The top reactions from Big Brother Fans when the PGA Championship delayed Big Brother.

08/12/2014

Rory McIlroy celebrates his one-stroke victory on the 18th green during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Rory McIlroy, The Top Player In Golf, Wins 4th Major

What a display of composure, fight and fine golf. And in the end, the best player in the game came through.

08/11/2014

LOUISVILLE, KY - AUGUST 10:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates with the Wanamaker trophy after his one-stroke victory during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

McIlroy Wins PGA In Thrilling Show On Soggy Turf

McIlroy closed with a 3-under 68 and became only the fourth player in the last century of golf to win four majors at 25 or younger. The others were Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Jones, three of the game’s greatest players.

08/10/2014

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