Posts Tagged Arizona

Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open

Martin Laird tees off on the 17th hole during the third round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump.

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Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

Tiger Woods grimaces after finishing the ninth hole during the second round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years.

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Sports, entertainment stars converge for ESPN party

Mekhi Phifer arrives at the ESPN Super Bowl XLIX Party on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN’s lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX.

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Imagine Dragons’ bassist: Don’t make Seahawks the hero

From left to right Daniel Wayne Sermon, Daniel Platzman, Dan Reynolds and Ben McKee of the group Imagine Dragons are seen at the 2015 DIRECTV Super Fan Fest on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl — he doesn’t want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.

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A Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tiger

Tiger Woods acknowledges the gallery on the ninth hole during the second round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was putting.

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