Stories by Steve Douglas

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Solidarity trumps soccer in France's friendly in England

LONDON - Uniting in a symbol of defiance and respect, players and fans of the French and English soccer teams delivered a moving display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium at a friendly game staged ...
By Steve Douglas

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Manchester United has high hopes for 21-year-old newcomer

MANCHESTER, England — Players who have flourished in the iconic No. 7 jersey at Manchester United have had three attributes in common: attitude, ability and aura.
By Steve Douglas

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Ko is surprise co-leader in Women's British Open

TURNBERRY, Scotland - Jin-Young Ko, a 20-year-old South Korean with no links experience and playing in her first major championship, shot 3-under-par 69 on Saturday to share the lead with Taiwan's ...
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Players shrugging off Trump's planned visit to Women's British Open

TURNBERRY, Scotland - Lizette Salas should be midway through her first round at the Women's British Open this morning when Donald Trump arrives via helicopter to expected fanfare at his Turnberry ...
By Steve Douglas

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Day set to seize chance at first major

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Jason Day is tied for the lead after 54 holes of a major. Been there before.
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Former home renovator provides underdog story at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Mark Young, a 33-year-old Englishman, still can't quite believe he's wound up at the home of golf. For 12 years, Young worked in a factory as a home renovator.
By Steve Douglas

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Oosthuizen hopes to repeat feat

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - When Louis Oosthuizen played in the last British Open held at the home of golf, he was such an unknown that the Royal & Ancient put out a fact sheet with 11 things to ...
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Clarke named European Ryder Cup captain for 2016

Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke has been picked as captain of the European team for the 2016 event at Hazeltine.
By Steve Douglas

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Financially crippled Scottish club receives help

The days of competing in the Champ­ions League and winning Scottish league titles year after year are just a memory for Glasgow Rangers.
By Steve Douglas

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014

Liverpool has fallen back in 2014

MANCHESTER, England - There was a very different feel to Christmas Day at Liverpool this season. And not a good one.
By Steve Douglas

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

New soccer academy opens in Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England - Six years into their reign and Manchester City's ambitious Abu Dhabi owners continue to change the landscape of English soccer.
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Tiny Gibraltar faces herculean task

GIBRALTAR - With a firefighter in goal, a customs agent anchoring the defense, a police officer and store worker roaming the midfield and a gym teacher on the attack, the best players from this ...
By Steve Douglas

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Poulter awakens from slumber

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Ian Poulter arrived at the Ryder Cup as the beating heart of the European team and the man the Americans wanted to take down. For nearly two rounds at Gleneagles, he ...
By Steve Douglas

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

McIlroy, Garcia get their wish to play together

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia began their lobbying to Europe captain Paul McGinley at the end of May to play together in the Ryder Cup. It took a few months for McGinley to ...
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Royal & Ancient Golf Club set for historic vote

The "Home of Golf" is about to find out if its doors are open to women. On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside ...
By Steve Douglas

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Questions abound for Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England - Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United. He couldn't have thought it would get this bad.
By Steve Douglas

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Manchester City set to defend title

MANCHESTER, England - The English Premier League is back - and it looks more competitive than ever this season.
By Steve Douglas

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Garcia takes his latest close call in stride

HOYLAKE, England -Another close call on golf's highest stage, but there were no tears or regrets for Sergio Garcia.
By Steve Douglas

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Two-tee start was right call, players say

HOYLAKE, England - If organizers of the British Open needed any vindication of their historic decision to use a two-tee start at Royal Liverpool on Saturday, it came from Rory McIlroy about 30 ...
By Steve Douglas

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Molinari brothers share healthy rivalry

Brothers Edoardo and Francesco Molinari are together on the British Open leaderboard.
By Steve Douglas
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