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Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.

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PGA president refers to Poulter as ‘lil girl’

In this Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, Europe’s Ian Poulter plays out of the rough on the 15th hole during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland. The PGA of America president referred to Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening, Oct. 23, 2014, for his criticism of the jobs Nick Faldo and Tom Watson did as Ryder Cup captains. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his criticism of the jobs Nick Faldo and Tom Watson did as Ryder Cup captains.

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Chubb’s tough running keeps No. 9 Georgia moving

Georgia running back Nick Chubb (27) pushes past Arkansas defenders linebacker Martrell Spaight (47), safety Rohan Gaines, bottom left, and defensive end JaMichael Winston, top left, in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Little Rock, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Thanks to Nick Chubb, concerns about Georgia’s running game have subsided even as Todd Gurley’s status remains uncertain.

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Compton among early leaders at Sea Island

Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton made two quick birdies in the morning chill and wound up with a 5-under 65. He was among three players tied for the early lead Thursday in the McGladrey Classic.

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Braves name Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have made John Hart their president of baseball operations.

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