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Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...heads to St. Andrews next month in pursuit of golf's holy grail ? the Grand Slam.Tiger Woods in 2002 was the last player to get the first two legs of the slam. In 1960, Arnold Palmer went to St. Andrews for a chance at three in a row...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-21/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-a
Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...heads to St. Andrews next month in pursuit of golf's holy grail ? the Grand Slam.Tiger Woods in 2002 was the last player to get the first two legs of the slam. In 1960, Arnold Palmer went to St. Andrews for a chance at three in a row...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-aft
US Open notes: Frustrated Rory McIlroy fails to make a move in third round

...sending the likes of Sergio Garcia, Webb Simpson and Colin Montgomerie home before the weekend arrived. Hardy was the last player on the course on Friday night when the cut hovered at 4-over par. If he pared his final hole ? the ninth ? the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-20/us-open-notes-frustrated-ror
Jordan Spieth 'a little bit' bothered by missing Masters record

...the world ranking when he won the Masters, making it the 13th consecutive major won by a player from the top 50. The last player outside the top 50 win a major was Keegan Bradley, who was No. 108 when he captured the 2011 PGA Championship.Perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-14/jordan-spieth-little-bit-bot
Jordan Spieth sets Masters pace with first-round 64

...is not necessarily the best place to be at Augusta National. Spieth's fellow Texan Ben Crenshaw, in 1984, is the last player to have the outright first-round lead to go on and win."I've always said it's very tough on the frontrunner...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/jordan-spieth-sets-masters-pace-first-roun
Miguel Angel Jimenez can tie a Champions Tour record with win

...Just like any other player."If Jimenez is able to win, he'll join some rare company.Fred Couples was the last player to win three of his first four Champions Tour events, accomplishing the feat in 2010.Couples is in this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-26/miguel-angel-jimenez-can-tie
Overtime

...Sox have hired six-time National League steals champion Vince Coleman as a baserunning instructor.Coleman, the last player with 100 steals in a season when he finished with 109 in 1987, will work with major leaguers and minor leaguers throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/overtime
Gailey: Tucker's breakout game could be beginning

...his spring in Europe, Jason Tucker always believed he could make it in the NFL. Now, he has proof. Tucker, the last player to make the Dallas Cowboys coming out of training camp, caught seven passes for 128 yards and a touchdown and returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/29/pro_280128.shtml
NFL
Sampras , Agassi near matchup

...British player to win the men's championship since Fred Perry in 1936. Andre Agassi seeks to emulate Bjorn Borg, the last player to win the French Open and Wimbledon titles in the same year. Borg last did it in 1980. And his semifinal foe, Pat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/03/oth_264926.shtml
Other sports
Griffey ties record with 2 slams in 2 games

...slugger became the 12th American League player and 18th in the major leagues to hit grand slams in consecutive games. The last player to get consecutive slams -- Sammy Sosa, in the midst of his pursuit of the home-run record with Mark McGwire last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/02/bas_260424.shtml
Baseball