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Jamie Vaught: UK’s Snell receives preseason recognition from college football yearbooks

Benny Snell Jr. is the latest Kentucky football standout who has become one of Southeastern Conference’s glamour boys. After a record-setting performance last year in leading UK to a 7-6 mark and an appearance in the Music City Bowl, you’ll find the junior running back from Westerville, Ohio, appearing on regional covers for all three 2018 college football yearbooks in Athlon Sports, Lindy’s...

Billy Reed: Is it unreasonable to think Tiger Woods has one more major win left in him?

Tiger Woods is playing in this weekend’s PGA, the season’s last major tournament. He’s been stuck at 14 major wins since 2008 (Tiger Woods.com Photo)   Surely Tiger Woods has one more major golf championship left in him. Surely, for four days, he will turn the clock back a decade or so and mesmerize us as he did in his glory years.   That’s not an unreasonable expectation,...

Sports Notes: Reds may be center of MLB universe again, but for much different reason

Home Run Derby champ Todd Frazier may be one of the last recognizable Reds on the roster when the July 31 trading deadline rolls around (Cincinnati Reds Photo)   It was just a week ago that Cincinnati was the center of the Major League Baseball universe, serving flawlessly and impressively as the host for the 2015 All-Star Game.   Hometown third baseman Todd Frazier rode a late voter wave...

Sports Notes: Reds may be center of MLB universe again, but for much different reason

Home Run Derby champ Todd Frazier may be one of the last recognizable Reds on the roster when the July 31 trading deadline rolls around (Cincinnati Reds Photo)   It was just a week ago that Cincinnati was the center of the Major League Baseball universe, serving flawlessly and impressively as the host for the 2015 All-Star Game.   Hometown third baseman Todd Frazier rode a late voter wave...

Top-ranked McIlroy maintains one-shot PGA Championship lead, Woods misses the cut

Ireland’s Rory McIlroy eagled the final hole Friday and emerged with a one-shot lead after two rounds of the PGA Championship at Valhalla (Photo from PGA.com)   On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position: leading the PGA Championship.   For Tiger Woods, this is also becoming the norm. Another major disappointment.   McIlroy, the overwhelming favorite...

Woods late practice appearance at Valhalla grabs attention on eve of PGA

No one was sure whether Tiger Woods would play at this year’s PGA Championship until he showed up at Valhalla on Wednesday (Photo from PGATOUR.com)   By Brian Wacker PGATour.com   It was only a nine-hole practice round but you wouldn’t know it by the swarm that surrounded Tiger Woods wherever he went Wednesday at Valhalla Golf Club.   When he pulled his silver Mercedes GL450...

McIlroy unconcerned with No. 1 ranking, just wants to 'win every single tournament'

Rory McIlroy comes into this week’s PGA Championship on a roll. He’s looking for his third straight win (Photo by PGA/Montana Pritchard)   By Joseph Demling PGA.com   Rory McIlroy received a little chuckle in the media room Sunday night after the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.   He said his goal was not to worry about the world’s No. 1 ranking but to win “every single...