JOrdan Spieth

Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)

Tiger fading away, but we still must watch

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — To the very end, until he decided to…

Tiger Woods speaks during a news conference ahead of a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Tuesday. (Jon Super/AP)
With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)

Spieth arrives at St. Andrews, resumes Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before…

With the clubhouse in the background Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after playing a shot on the first green during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 13, 2015. (Jon Super/AP Photo)
Serena Williams, left, and Jordan Spieth show off their prizes after major victories last weekend. (At left, Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP, at right, Charles Rex Arbogast/ap)

Summer of Slam: Serena, Spieth unfazed by vision of double Grand Slams

The concept of sustained dominance in sports — anything Grand or Slammable…

Serena Williams, left, and Jordan Spieth show off their prizes after major victories last weekend. (At left, Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP, at right, Charles Rex Arbogast/ap)
Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

No Slam talk: Serena shuts it down after beating Venus

WIMBLEDON, England — Time had stopped, more accurately gone backward. The Williams…

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
United States' Carli Lloyd has been a bright spot on a women's national team that hopes to follow in the footsteps of its 1999 counterpart. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Time to party like it’s 1999

We’ll watch the game in earnest, maybe a record 18 million of…

United States' Carli Lloyd has been a bright spot on a women's national team that hopes to follow in the footsteps of its 1999 counterpart. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Jordan Spieth kisses the trophy after winning the the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Leaving us Spieth-less: Phenom halfway to historic Grand Slam

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — The adage is you don’t win a U.S.…

Jordan Spieth kisses the trophy after winning the the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Spieth wins a stunner at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand…

Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Curtis Compton/AP file photoFresh off his Masters win

Mariotti: Leaving us Spieth-less

If it was "arguably" the greatest day of Jordan Spieth's young life,…

Curtis Compton/AP file photoFresh off his Masters win
Brant Sanderlin/APJordan Spieth

Spieth realizes greatness in Masters victory

AUGUSTA, Ga.— He closed the deal. Jordan Spieth came through as the…

Brant Sanderlin/APJordan Spieth
Matt Slocum/APJordan Spieth

Wire to wire: Spieth wins Masters in dominant performance

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap…

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Charlie Riedel/APJordan Spieth has a four-shot lead entering Sunday's final round of the Masters.

Spander: Spieth has waited a year to be back in this position

AUGUSTA, Ga. — He's one day and 18 holes from a dream.…

Charlie Riedel/APJordan Spieth has a four-shot lead entering Sunday's final round of the Masters.
Charlie Riedel/APTiger Woods is nine shots back and in danger of missing the Masters cut

New Tiger still upbeat despite struggles

AUGUSTA, Ga. — One round and nine behind. Tiger Woods is off and…

Charlie Riedel/APTiger Woods is nine shots back and in danger of missing the Masters cut
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoJordan Spieth answers questions during a news conference at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Wednesday

Spieth more than just a player at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH — The relationship between Jordan Spieth and AT&T would seem…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoJordan Spieth answers questions during a news conference at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Wednesday
Rick Scuteri/AP PhotoBubba Watson acknowledges fans after making a birdie putt on the second hole during the final round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament

A rookie prank on his friend, and the rookie pays

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas have known each…

Rick Scuteri/AP PhotoBubba Watson acknowledges fans after making a birdie putt on the second hole during the final round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament
Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy

The anticipation and mystery of the Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a…

Jeff Chiu/APPGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem speaks between the Presidents Cup trophy