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Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. The Nielsen company said that CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis. That's a whopping 73 percent increase from...
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Brooks Koepka holds the Wanamaker Trophy after he won the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 13, 2018 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The charge by Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship and the two-shot victory by Brooks Koepka drew the highest final-round coverage for the major in nine years. CBS Sports said Monday that Sunday's round at Bellerive drew a rating of 6.1 and share of 14 — up 69 percent from last year...
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Justin Rose, of England, leaves a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 6:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Rose skipped playing practice rounds for the PGA Championship, preferring instead to rest a sore back that forced him to withdraw from last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He walked each nine at Bellerive Country Club, though, and he thinks that's good enough. "The...
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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden talks with quarterback Derek Carr during NFL football practice Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Napa, Calif. Both the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions held a joint practice before their upcoming preseason game on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 08, 2018 - 6:28 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As much as he tries to downplay the significance, Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden is fully aware Friday's exhibition game against the Detroit Lions will be anything but an ordinary preseason contest. It's been 17 years since Gruden last roamed the sidelines at the Coliseum with...
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Justin Rose, of England, leaves a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 5:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Justin Rose says the back pain that forced him to withdraw from last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational shouldn't pose a problem for him at the PGA Championship. The world's third-...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry goes to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland. Curry can only imagine the intensity level of the Lakers-Warriors rivalry now that LeBron James has landed in L.A. After four straight NBA Finals against James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, two-time defending champion Golden State will get four matchups against James during the regular season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 08, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule. The NBA released its TV schedule...
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This image released by NBC shows the judges, from left, Howie Mandel, Mel B, host Tyra Banks, guest judge Martina McBride and judge Heidi Klum on the set of "America's Got Talent," in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Nielsen company said Tuesday the network was led, as usual in the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more than four million more than anything else on television. (Photo by: Vivian Zink/NBC)
August 07, 2018 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago. NBC was led, as is typical during the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more...
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This combination photo shows, from left, actor-singer Justin Timberlake, actor Rob Lowe and comedian-TV host Nick Cannon who are involved in three game shows debuting on Fox. Timberlake co-created and will executive produce "Spin the Wheel." Lowe will host "Mental Samurai," where contestants compete while being transported at high speeds in a capsule. Cannon will preside over "The Masked Singer," where masked celebrities perform and a celebrity panel attempts to identify them. (AP Photo)
August 02, 2018 - 2:56 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — And your host, Rob Lowe. The actor will preside over "Mental Samurai," a new game show on Fox to air during the upcoming season, the network announced Thursday. Contestants will be tested in such categories as knowledge, memory, numbers and sequencing while being...
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August 01, 2018 - 2:27 pm
The Big Ten features maybe the most interesting division in college football and one of the biggest divisional favorites The AP Top 25 College Football Podcast previews the Big Ten this week, with Dave Revsine of the Big Ten Network . In the East Division, Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan and...
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Dustin Johnson, of the United States, hoists the Canadian Open championship trophy at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, Sunday, July 29, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 7:29 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama shot 61 on the final day at Firestone last year to win the Bridgestone Invitational, his sixth victory worldwide in 20 starts. He was among the favorites to win the PGA Championship the following week and nearly pulled it off until Justin Thomas overtook him on...
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