Steve's Feed
Mar 17, 2014

Nadal, Federer bring box-office boost to Miami

MIAMI (Reuters) – After missing last year’s Sony Open, both world number one Rafa Nadal and 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer return to South Beach this week along with their box office punch.

There will be no shortage of tennis glitterati around Miami for the next fortnight with 19 of the top 20 men’s and women’s players in action at Crandon Park but perhaps none more welcome than Federer and Nadal as their absence last year left a hole that could not be filled.

Mar 17, 2014

Tennis-Nadal, Federer bring box-office boost to Miami

MIAMI, March 17 (Reuters) – After missing last year’s Sony Open, both world number one Rafa Nadal and 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer return to South Beach this week along with their box office punch.

There will be no shortage of tennis glitterati around Miami for the next fortnight with 19 of the top 20 men’s and women’s players in action at Crandon Park but perhaps none more welcome than Federer and Nadal as their absence last year left a hole that could not be filled.

Mar 16, 2014

Rivera brings career full circle with one pitch

PANAMA CITY, Panama (Reuters) – Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees returned to Panama for the first time in 67 years on Saturday, offering one final goodbye to Mariano Rivera and bringing the career of the game’s greatest closer full circle.

Back where it all began, Rivera, who retired at the end of last season with a record 652 career saves, threw a ceremonial pitch to launch a two-day tribute for the man fans know simply as “Mo”.

Mar 10, 2014

Woods back problems could cause Masters rethink

DORAL, Florida (Reuters) – World number one Tiger Woods arrived at the WGC-Cadillac Championship with concerns over his fitness and gingerly walked off the Blue Monster Course on Sunday with new questions about his ailing back.

With the year’s first major just a month away, Woods’ Masters preparations may have to be quickly reworked as he deals with back spasms that have plagued him through his last two events.

Mar 9, 2014

Golf-Reed wins WGC-Cadillac Championship

DORAL, Florida, March 9 (Reuters) – American Patrick Reed became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship event when he held on for a one shot victory at the Cadillac Championship on Sunday after an ailing Tiger Woods failed to mount a challenge.

Reed shot a final round of even-par 72 to finish the $9 million tournament at four-under 284, one shot clear of Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson. It was Reed’s third PGA Tour title in the past eight months.

Mar 9, 2014

Golf-Reed wins WGC-Cadillac Championship

DORAL, Florida, March 9 (Reuters) – American Patrick Reed became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship event when he held on for a one shot victory at the Cadillac Championship on Sunday after an ailing Tiger Woods failed to mount a challenge.

Reed shot a final round of even-par 72 to finish the $9 million tournament at four-under 284, one shot clear of Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson. It was Reed’s third PGA Tour title in the past eight months.

Mar 9, 2014

Golf-Reed in Cadillac driver’s seat as Woods fades

DORAL, Florida, March 9 (Reuters) – American Patrick Reed opened up a commanding four shot lead midway through the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday as Tiger Woods’ challenge dimmed.

Reed, who would become the youngest winner of a WGC event with a victory at Trump National Doral, was at six under par with nine holes to play.

Mar 9, 2014

Only thing Reed interested in lifting is WGC-Cadillac title

DORAL, Florida (Reuters) – Patrick Reed would rather lie in bed and watch television than go to the gym and does not watch he eats yet was able to muscle his way past fitness addicts such as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy on Saturday to take the lead into the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

“Not a workout junkie at all. I’d rather lay in bed and watch TV than get in the gym,” said Reed after firing a third round three-under 69 to take a two shot lead over the elite field going into Sunday.

Mar 9, 2014

Golf-Reed in Cadillac driver’s seat, Woods in hot pursuit

DORAL, Florida, March 8 (Reuters) – American Patrick Reed will take a two shot lead into the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship while Tiger Woods stormed into contention with the lowest round of the tournament on Saturday.

With the punishing winds that created havoc on Friday giving way to calm conditions, the Blue Monster course lost much of its bite allowing emboldened golfers to attack the pins.

Mar 8, 2014

Golf-Woods tames Monster to move into contention at WGC-Cadillac

DORAL, Florida, March 8 (Reuters) – Tiger Woods mounted one of his patented third round charges on Saturday, firing a six-under 66 to storm into contention for an unprecedented eighth WGC-Cadillac Championship.

With the punishing winds that created havoc on Friday giving way to calmer conditions, the Blue Monster course lost some of its bite and an emboldened Woods seized his chance.