Green jacket is all that remains on McIlroy's career grand slam checklist

...had his eyes on a bigger prize.The Grand Slam.With his victory at Royal Liverpool, McIlroy became the third-youngest player ? behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods ? to win three of the four majors. Nicklaus, Woods, Ben Hogan, Gary Player...

Lydia Ko, 17, picks up victory in LPGA event

...titles she won as an amateur. "But I kind of could tell what happened by the crowd's reaction."She became the youngest player to top $1 million in career earnings on the LPGA Tour. Ko is roughly 17 months younger than Lexi Thompson, previously...

Former prep basketball players take part in alumni game

...deserving student."Josey girls coach Juwan Bailey, a 2006 graduate of the school, said although he was one of the youngest players on the court, he wanted to play against some of his former idols. Josey defeated Butler 63-61 in the tournament's...

All-Star Game marked a changing of the guard

...of baseball, bid farewell to the All-Star game at the same time 22-year-old Mike Trout became the second-youngest player to earn MVP honors at the showcase.The 41,048 fans at Target Field buzzed from start to finish. Many no doubt...

Germany tops Argentina in extra time, wins World Cup

...predicted that a unified Germany would be "unbeatable" in the future. It took 24 years to prove him right but with young players like Goetze, the next wait may not be as long."We, I think, deserve this trophy," Goetze said.

Germany enjoys fruits of grand plan

...Schweinsteiger and captain Philipp Lahm are still 30 or younger despite being in the team for 10 years or more."We have young players who can still achieve something in their careers," Loew said.

World Cup title might change Germans' view of coach Joachim Loew

...being the mastermind behind the tactics of Klinsmann's team.As head coach, Loew continued to rely on a crop of young players coming out of Germany's youth academies, showing no reluctance to cut veterans he did not trust to do the job any...

Jonathan Byrd | The Masters

...son play in the Masters, died in July 2009 at age 65. Masters return is feather in Byrd's cap Posted: 04/01/11 Jonathan Byrd was one of those young players who thought he'd be in the Masters Tournament every year.The former...

Troxler ready for challenge at Greenbrier

...No, you're an idiot. You can't win there,' the more it interested me in the job."One task is to keep young players interested in football. Greenbrier has taken off in many sports, with baseball perhaps the jewel of the athletic...

Germany is back in World Cup semifinals

...coach Didier Deschamps said. But, "we don't have the international experience Germany has."While France's young players slumped to the ground and some shed tears after the final whistle, the Germans soberly saluted all corners of the Maracana...