• McIlroy says schedule more about mental than physical

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — The European Tour went to great lengths to explain why Rory McIlroy is being allowed to compete in the season-ending Race to Dubai even though he won’t reach the minimum 13 events when it ends with the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

  • European Tour makes exception for McIlroy’s injury

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy will be able to compete in the Race to Dubai even though he will fall short of the minimum 13 tournaments required by the European Tour.

  • In this image released by the Saudi Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Civil Defense, smoke billows from a fire at a residential complex used by state oil giant Saudi Aramco in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Authorities say one person has been killed and dozens were injured in the fire. (Saudi Interior Ministry General Directorate of Civil Defense via AP)

    Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 7

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said.