The 9: Euros Mock Ryder Cup Task Force, Bubba’s Regret & More

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1. Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood Mock U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force


After the PGA of America announced the new U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force on Tuesday, a few European players — Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter — took to Twitter to mock the idea. Read More

2. Dubai and Abu Dhabi Won’t Pay Tiger Woods’ Appearance Fees


The Abu Dhabi Championship and Desert Classic will reportedly stop paying for Tiger Woods’ appearance fees, which are estimated to be between $2 – $3 million. Read More

3. Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge Field Includes 10 Of Top 15 Players In The World

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Tiger Woods is expected to return to competitive golf in December at the Hero World Challenge, hosted by himself. All eyes will be on Woods, but there will be plenty of other top names at the event as well. Read More

4. Bubba Watson Regrets Asking Kevin Durant For His Shoes

Kevin Durant Gives Bubba Watson the Shoes Off his Feet

Following a Game 6 win for the Thunder, Kevin Durant gave Bubba Watson the shoes off of his feet. Now five months later, Watson says he regrets asking Durant for the favor. Read More

5. ‘Bro-tox’ Is Becoming Popular Among Men


According to a report from GQ Magazine, more men than ever are seeking Botox. In fact that number has increased 310 percent since 2000. Read More

6. Johnny Miller & NBC Extend Deal Through At Least 2017


Johnny Miller and NBC Sports have signed a contract extension through at least 2017, with an option for another year. Read More

7. Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million To Help Fight Ebola


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla have committed to donate $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. Read More

8. Zuckerberg Also Purchased 700 Acres Of Land For $100 Million


Mark Zuckerberg spent more than $100 million to purchase two massive pieces of land totaling 700 acres on Kauai’s North Shore. Read More

9. Royals Pitcher Brandon Finnegan Gives Tickets To Fan On Twitter


The Kansas City Royals are having an incredible postseason and stand just one win away from the World Series. One lucky fan will be in attendance for the potential series-clinching game on Tuesday thanks to reliever Brandon Finnegan. Read More


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