McIlroy leaving nothing to chance in 3rd bid for Grand Slam

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy has turned Augusta into a second home over the last few weeks, twice flying in for marathon practice rounds that allowed him to play 99 holes in his preparation for the Masters.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Back at Georgetown, Ewing eyes 'new era' as basketball coach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Ewing says "it's great to be back" at Georgetown as its basketball coach in hopes of creating a "new era," 33 years after leading the school to a national championship as a shot-blocking center.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Sports Writer