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Golf

Angel Cabrera’s win, not Perry’s collapse, story of ’09 Masters

There it was, on the front page of ESPN.com, Cabrera holding a thumbs-up and a caption that made it seem like he won by default.

“The ’09 Masters will be remembered not for Angel Cabrera’s playoff win, but for Kenny Perry’s epic collapse and his grace in defeat,” someone for ESPN wrote.

Bogus, ESPN.

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Golf

26 Best Golfers to Win Only One Major Since World War II

I am going with the same criteria as I did for the 25 worst golfers to win a major championship, with one change: I am making it a top-26.

Why 26? It’s simple. Steve Elkington is not in the same class as these other golfers, but his accomplishments make him appear to be. While everyone else arguably underachieved winning only one major, Elkington overachieved. But unlike every other overachiever in golf, Elkington time and time again stepped his game up in prestigious events. That deserves a mention, and thus he makes this list.

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General Sports

Religion in Sports

By Billy Fellin

Zach Johnson’s comments that circled around that the Masters’ ended on Easter Sunday and that Jesus was there with him to help him win got me thinking about just how big of an impact religion has on sports. The comments to that particular blog article also helped spurn these thoughts in my head. So this one is for you anonymous fans that posted those comments!