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INTERVIEW-Golf-Ryder Cup players must leave egos behind - Rotella

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, Sept 22 - The 24 players in this week's Ryder Cup must leave their egos at the front gate and focus on the needs of their respective teams, according to one of golf's top psychologists Dr Bob Rotella.

FEATURE-Golf-Is the depth of PGA Tour talent stronger than ever?

CARY, North Carolina, Sept 22 - It is often said that the depth of talent on the PGA Tour has become stronger than ever, but does this apparently widespread belief stand up to statistical analysis?

Golf-Fowler cuts a dash with "USA" hairstyle

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, Sept 22 - Rickie Fowler has a new "USA" haircut and his Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson thinks it's terrific.

UPDATE 2-Golf-Beware glint in Watson's eye, McGinley warns Europe

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, Sept 22 - Paul McGinley rates his Ryder Cup team as one of the strongest assembled by Europe but he will be mindful this week of the special influence rival captain Tom Watson can exert on his United States side.

Golf-All the Americans will be gunning for McIlroy, says Monty

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, Sept 22 - World number one Rory McIlroy will have a metaphorical target on his back at this week's Ryder Cup in the same way Tiger Woods did in his heyday, according to Europe's triumphant 2010 captain Colin Montgomerie.

Golf-World Rankings

Sept 22 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.75 2. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 9.14 3. (3) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7.86 4. (5) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 7.68 5. (4) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.58 6. (6) Justin Rose (Britain) 7.34 7. (7) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.16 8. (8) Jason Day (Australia) 6.77 9. (9) Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 6.50 10. (10) Rickie Fo

Golf-Race to Dubai rankings

Sept 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 5120709 2. (2) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 2275712 3. (3) Jamie Donaldson (Britain) 1856696 4. (4) Thomas Bjorn (Denmark) 1780152 5. (5) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 1691231 6. (6) Martin Kaymer (Germany) 1570937 7. (7) Justin Rose (Britain) 1503781 8. (8) Victor Dubuisson (France) 1477224 9. (9) Stephen Gallacher (Britain)

Golf-Donaldson impresses ahead of Ryder Cup but team mates struggle

LONDON, Sept 21 - Jamie Donaldson finalised his preparations for next weekend's Ryder Cup with an excellent final round of 67 to finish two shots off the lead at the Wales Open at Celtic Manor on Sunday but European team mates Lee Westwood and Thomas Bjorn struggled.

Golf-European Tour Wales Open scores

Sept 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Wales Open at the par-71 course on Sunday in Newport 270 Joost Luiten (Netherlands) 65 69 65 71 271 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 68 68 68 67 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 65 68 70 272 Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium) 66 68 71 67 Jamie Donaldson (Britain) 70 67 68 67 Marc Warren (Britain) 70 67 67 68 Eddie Pepperell (Britain) 68 74 63 67 Edoardo Molinari (Italy)

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Pete Rose Jr.`s long long journey

Except for one very brief 28 day stint with the Cincinnati Reds in 1997, Pete Rose, Jr. has been chasing the major league dream for 27 years, playing or coaching over 2,000 games and wearing the uniform of 29 teams – in the US, Canada, Mexico, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico.

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