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.com) - PGA TOUR - WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN, TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona - The annual party in the desert is this week in Scottsdale as the PGA Tour heads to the TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where the normally big crowds will be bigger than ever this week. Minus last years champion Kevin Stadler, the tournament gets a huge boost from the return of Tiger Woods. Returning to the tour for his first official event since the PGA Championship, Woods is teeing it up at this tournament for the first time since 2001. The par-3 16th is far and away the most raucous hole in golf, and it was never louder than when Woods aced the hole in 1997. Woods raised the roof as beers and debris showered down on the tee box. The 16th has never been the same since. Bleachers and corporate sky boxes surround the hole, housing 20,000 fans, or more, at any given time. Last year, Stadler closed with a 3-under 68 and rallied past Bubba Watson for the win. The victory was Stadlers first on the PGA Tour. However, he will not defend as he is battling a hand injury. Woods wont be the only star on site this week. Phil Mickelson, who won this tournament as an amateur while he attended Arizona State, will tee it up at this event for the 26th time. Also teeing it up this week will be Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar and Bill Haas, who beat Kuchar and four other players by one stroke to win the Humana Challenge on Sunday. Golf Channel will have coverage all four days. Their coverage on Saturday and Sunday will be early, before they hand off to CBS for the first time this year. The PGA Tour returns to California next week for the Farmers Insurance Open, where Scott Stallings will defend his title against a field that includes Woods, Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, who returns to the tour for the first time since last years Canadian Open. EUROPEAN TOUR OMEGA DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC, Emirates Golf Club (Majlis Course), Dubai, United Arab Emirates - While many of the top PGA Tour players will be in the Arizona desert this week, several top European Tour stalwarts will tee it up in Dubai. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will headline the field at Emirates Golf Club this week. In his last 11 worldwide starts, McIlroy has been outside the top-8 just once. McIlroy has finished second or tied for second in each of his last four official starts. McIlroy trailed third-round leader Stephen Gallacher by two strokes entering the final round last year, but stumbled to a 2-over 74 and slid into a share of ninth place. Gallacher fired a 63 in round three to grab the lead, and he closed with an even-par 72, which was enough to give him a 1-stroke win over Emiliano Grillo, who tied for fifth last week in Qatar. The victory for Gallacher was his second straight at this event, and third on the European Tour. He was the first player to successfully defend a title in the 25-year history of the tournament. Among those in the field with McIlroy and Gallacher will be world No. 2 Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Lee Westwood and last weeks winner, Branden Grace. Golf Channel has early morning coverage of all four rounds this week. The European Tour heads to Asia next week for the Maybank Malaysian Open, where Westwood cruised to a 7-stroke win over three players last April. LPGA TOUR COATES GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP, Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club, Ocala, Florida - The LPGA Tour kicks off its 2015 schedule in Florida this week with a new event. For a first-year event, the field is full of stars. Sixteen of the top-20 players in the world are in the field this week. That group includes Inbee Park, Lydia Ko and Stacy Lewis, the top-3 players in the world, along with reigning U.S. Womens Open Champion Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson, who won the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship. Former major winners Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel and Karrie Webb are in the field as well. Tiger Woods niece, Cheyenne, was one of the two sponsor invites to the event. Golf Channel will have coverage of all four rounds of the event, that runs from Wednesday to Saturday. The tour heads to Atlantis next week for the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, where Jessica Korda closed with a 66 last year to hold off Lewis. WEB.COM TOUR PANAMA CLARO CHAMPIONSHIP, Panama Golf Club, Panama City, Panama - Like the LPGA, the Web.com Tour kicks off its season this week. The Web.com Tour starts with five straight events outside the United States. First up is the Panama Claro Championship, where Carlos Ortiz cruised to a 4- stroke win last year. The win for Ortiz was his first of three on the season, and that earned him a trip to the PGA Tour. Ortiz was just 2-under par after 36 holes, but he played the final 36 holes in 10-under par en route to a 4-shot win over Jason Gore. Thanks to his promotion to the PGA Tour, Ortiz will not be on hand, but there are some familiar names in the field like Carlos Franco, Frank Lickliter, Jamie Lovemark, Ryuji Imada, Rod Pampling and Vaughn Taylor. There is no television coverage this week. The Web.com Tour heads to Bogota next week for the Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship, where Alex Cejka carded a 63 in the third round and was awarded the victory after rain washed out play for the fourth straight day. Gary Neal Swingman Jersey
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. Fortunately for the Ragin Cajuns, they had Corey Trim to make a game-changing play on defence. Trim returned an interception 82 yards for a touchdown, Hunter Stover hit a go-ahead 27-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, and Louisiana-Lafayette held off Tulane 24-21 on Saturday night for its third straight New Orleans Bowl victory.(SportsNetwork.com) - The Winnipeg Jets will try to continue their success under new head coach Paul Maurice when they visit the struggling Washington Capitals for Thursdays meeting at Verizon Center. You catch all of the action live on TSN Jets at 6pm ct. The Jets boast a 9-2-0 record since Maurice took over behind the bench for the fired Claude Noel in mid-January. The club has won its last three games and Winnipeg can post its second four-game winning streak of the Maurice era with another victory tonight. The surge has helped move Winnipeg within two points of a playoff spot in the West. Washington, meanwhile, has damaged its playoff chances in recent weeks, although it does enter Thursdays tilt only three points out of a postseason spot in the East. The Capitals have lost three of their last four games and are just 3-7-3 over their past 13 outings. The Caps, who until this season were in the same division as the Atlanta/Winnipeg franchise, have won five straight in this series against their former Southeast Division rivals. That run includes a 5-4 shootout win in Winnipeg on Oct. 22 when Alex Ovechkin recorded two goals and an assist for Washington. The Jets had a three-game winning streak in D.C. snapped when the Capitals posted a 5-3 home win on April 23 of last season. Ovechkin had one goal and an assist in that victory and the Russian sniper has amassed 81 points (40 goals, 41 assists) in 54 career games against the Thrashers/Jets. Winnipeg has won all three of its games during its current winning streak by one-goal margins and each of the victories came in regulation. The Jets picked up their second straight win by a 2-1 score Tuesday in Carolina, as Chris Thorburn scored the winner with 1:03 to play to down the Hurricanes. The winning goal came as JJacob Trouba skated behind the net and came around the left side in an attempt on a wraparound.Kevin Martin Timberwolves Jersey
. It missed the goaltender, but came to the right side and Thorburn slammed it in with 63 seconds left. Andrew Ladd had the other goal and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 shots for the win. "It wasnt our best game because I dont think we played to our strengths," said Maurice. "But the structure was deep and our defense was good so thats what pulled us through." The Jets have won the first two games of a four-game swing to improve their road record to 14-14-1. Winnipeg will close the trip this Saturday in St. Louis on the final day of NHL action before the league goes on hiatus for the Winter Olympics. The Capitals were shut out 1-0 in their last outing, as they dropped a home decision to the New York Islanders. Andrew MacDonald scored the only goal of the game early in the third period to account for the decisive goal. Michal Neuvirth made 27 saves for the Capitals, who went 0-for-6 on the power play in the loss. "Every point right now is big," said Washington forward Martin Erat. "It doesnt matter if you are playing the Islanders or if you are playing Boston. You have to play the same way all the time, and we have to get the points from every single game." Washington is 1-1-0 on a four-game homestand that will carry the club into the Olympic break. The residency ends with Saturdays tilt against the New Jersey Devils, who are currently tied with the Caps in the East standings. The Capitals. who are 15-10-4 as the host this season, will play Thursday without defenseman Mike Green (concussion) and forwards Mikhail Grabovski (sprained ankle) and Aaron Volpatti (upper body). wholesale nfl jerseys cheap jerseys from china
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