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Anchors Away: How Golf Quietly Implemented Its Putting Decision

Nearly three years ago, the official process of changing the Rules of Golf to prohibit the anchoring of clubs when making strokes began. Some players indicated an interest in legally challenging the ban, even retaining legal counsel to explore possible litigation. But now the ban is here, and the legal fight seems to have gone nowhere. How does the anchoring ban affect tour pros and what happened to the legal fight the golf world thought was coming?

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2014 Sochi Olympic Preview

Four years ago in Vancouver, hockey fans enjoyed a stirring Olympic tournament capped with one of the greatest hockey games of all time in the Gold Medal game between Canada and the United States. The overtime thriller, won by Canada on a quick shot by Sidney Crosby, was a perfect end for Canada to the Vancouver Winter Games. On Wednesday of this week, the 2014 version will begin and many hope this tournament rivals its predecessor in both its drama and quality of play.

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