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Injury leaves British Open in doubt for McIlroy

...Links with a third-place finish. He also tied the major championship record of 63 when the British Open was held at St. Andrews in 2010, though McIlroy followed with an 80 in the wind. He tied for third at St. Andrews five years ago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-06/injury-leaves-british-open-d
Michaux: McIlroy's injury a summer bummer

...the odds-on favorite heading to the Old Course, where he shot 63 in the opening round in 2010 and finished third despite a wind-blown 80 in the second round. There was heavy sentiment that McIlroy was the player to beat on the venue he calls "my favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-06/michaux-mcilroys-injury-summ
High-speed crash overshadowns finish in third stage of Tour de France

...Exhausted, the others let them go.After taking chunks of time out of Nibali and Quintana on Sunday's rain-soaked and wind-battered second stage, Froome did it again as he accelerated in the last climb."It's never too early to take the yellow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-06/high-speed-crash-overshadowns-fin
Sean O'Hair | The Masters

...Tuesday at Augusta National Golf Club. The following transcript of his remarks was provided by Augusta National. Interview: Gary Player Posted: 04/02/07 Wind, dry conditions give assist to players Posted: 04/07/06 One of the elongated holes that...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Sean_O'Hair.shtml
Froome and Contador on the front foot in Tour de France

...individual time trial. As the weather conditions worsened, crashes became inevitable."It turned out to be hectic, chaos, wind, rain," Cancellara said.Wilco Kelderman, Geraint Thomas - Froome's Team Sky teammate - and Thomas De Gendt all fell following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-05/froome-and-contador-front-foot-to
Power companies are testing drones to spot trouble

...with a camera capable of zooming on tiny imperfections from far away.The drone can fly for about 20 minutes even in choppy wind and bad weather. Right now, the utility inspects its 27,000 miles of transmission lines in the Southeast using planes and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-04/power-companies-are-testin
Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing with his schedule

...of winning at the Old Course greatly improve for Spieth if he and his excellent caddie spend time acclimating to the nuances, wind directions and complex putting surfaces, especially since he's shown an incredible ability to process information better than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-04/michaux-spieth-knows-what-he
Serena Williams survives scare against Heather Watson at Wimbledon

...of by far the biggest victory of her career.At the ensuing changeover, Union Jacks of various sizes flapped in the swirling wind while chants of "Heather!" reverberated through the nearly century-old arena. When play resumed, yells came during points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/serena-williams-surv
Nature of Daytona race creates opportunities for non-winners

...making the Chase on points wasn't a real option for us."We have to be mindful of that and can't just throw caution to the wind and just go and be extremely aggressive and just whatever happens, happens. We have to be more methodical about it and need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-04/nature-daytona-race-create
Bubba Watson still leads by two at Travelers Championship

...the Travelers Championship, where the wind was a little stronger, the greens a bit...said. "Today was different, because the wind conditions were different. They were faster...The back nine was less affected by the wind than the front, where a headwind had several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-26/bubba-watson-still-leads-two