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Media: Mickelson's British Open victory exalted

<i>(Getty Images photo)</i><p><b>By John Strege</b><p>The quality of a golf telecast ultimately depends on the players, and on that note, well, to borrow the words of broadcast legend Al Michaels from a memorable baseball playoff game, "if you're just tuning in, too bad."<p>The final-round of the British Open was that …

Westwood takes another close call in stride

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>GULLANE, Scotland -- Lee Westwood wrapped up one final interview, signed a few autographs and walked off Muirfield's grounds smiling with his arm around his 12-year-old son, Sam. If he wasn't in as good a mood as he portrayed, this was his best performance of the week. It's not that …

Help! My Balls Smell!

Roy Hibbert Can Never Play For Team USA, And It's All Jamaica's Fault

Team USA

Identifying Each NASCAR Driver's Favorite Track

Of the nearly two dozen tracks on the Sprint Cup schedule, just about every driver seems to have a favorite.<p>Whether it fits their driving style, their team's strengths or just seems to be a lucky track for them, there's usually one track that stands out on every driver's mind each year.<p>For the …

Loss of Jason Leffler a reality check

DEARBORN, Mich.-- Shane Hmiel was leaving a dirt track in Indianapolis following Wednesday night's opener of the USAC National Midget extravaganza …

Motorsport

Driving Shoe Test Drive: Alpinestars SP

A few steps in Danica's shoes.<p>Ever wondered what it's like to drive in Danica Patrick's shoes?<p>I have.<p>No, not the stilettos she's so fond of pairing with bikinis on her days off from the track, although, now that you mention it…<p>Actually, I'm talking about the Alpinestars racing gear that she and …

Hearst Magazines

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Long-Term Update 6

Outgoing COTY takes a victory lap of the eastern U.S.<p>This update is being composed from the front passenger seat of our lame-duck COTY champ as my co-driver pedals the anchor leg of an eight-state holiday tour of the eastern U.S. We departed Detroit for family visits in Memphis, Tallahassee, and …