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July 8, 2013 | By David Wharton
Tiger Woods isn't the only big-name golfer battling a sore arm. John Daly announced Monday that he is withdrawing from the British Open because of a serious elbow injury that will end his PGA Tour season. Daly tweeted late last week that he tore a tendon at the Greenbrier Classic and will have surgery in the next few days. He expects to be out of action for three months or longer. His injury dates to the Byron Nelson Championship in May. Doctors told him he could continue playing as long as he didn't hit a rock or a tree root.
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February 15, 2014 | By Stacy St. Clair
SOCHI, Russia - Locked in a battle for Olympic bronze, best friends Matt Antoine and John Daly knew one of them would leave disappointed. The American skeleton racers, however, never could have imagined the depth of that disappointment. Unable to catch the first- and second-place leaders, Antoine and Daly had engaged in a seesaw battle for third place during the first three heats at the Sanki Sliding Center. At the start of the final run Saturday, Daly sat in fourth, just four-hundredths of a second behind his teammate.
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January 30, 2010 | By Diane Pucin
Phil Mickelson is a cheater. John Daly is a quitter. Or maybe not, though Scott McCarron did assert Mickelson's use of a controversial club was cheating and Daly did tell a producer for the Golf Channel that he was done with golf after rounds of 79 and 71 left the 43-year-old Daly not close to making the cut for the final two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. "I'm done," Daly said on camera. "I can't compete. I can't play like I used to." D.A. Points and Ryuji Imada, meanwhile, are your co-leaders after two rounds, at 11-under-par 133. Points had an eagle and a birdie on his last four holes on the South Course to finish with a 65 Friday.
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February 14, 2014 | By Stacy St. Clair
SOCHI, Russia - An Olympic medal had eluded Noelle Pikus-Pace in the cruelest of ways during her career. In 2005, a runaway bobsled struck her in an outrun of a Canadian track, shattering her leg and causing her to miss the Turin Games in 2006. Five years later, she missed a medal by one-tenth of a second in Vancouver. So, her jubilation was understandable Friday after she finished second in the women's skeleton event. FRAMEWORK: Best images from Sochi "This is better than gold for me," she said, through a mixture of tears and laughter.
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February 1, 2010
John Daly left Torrey Pines on Friday saying he was done with golf. He had missed the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open and he said in the parking lot, "I can't compete. I can't play like I used to." Since he left, though, Daly has been busy on Twitter telling his 42,000 followers that he is not retiring. Daly's "I'm done" comment was said to a producer for his soon-to-debut Golf Channel reality show, "Being John Daly." On Saturday, Larry Jackson, chief executive of Loudmouth Golf, the maker of Daly's attention-grabbing pants, told reporters at a PGA merchandise show in Orlando, Fla., "John's an emotional guy. He's not quitting, he's already said he just needs some time.
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June 25, 2009 | CHRIS ERSKINE
If you prefer your heroes a little flawed, but very real, make room at the table this morning for John Daly, a super-sized athlete formerly too big for the game he chose: golf, where most of the violence takes place in your head. Have you seen Daly lately? He's a wisp of a guy, down 64 pounds at the last weigh-in. He's no longer the blubbery nose guard you remember. Heck, he's almost an outside linebacker. He's leaner, fitter, more focused.
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February 15, 2014 | By Stacy St. Clair
SOCHI, Russia - Locked in a battle for Olympic bronze, best friends Matt Antoine and John Daly knew one of them would leave disappointed. The American skeleton racers, however, never could have imagined the depth of that disappointment. Unable to catch the first- and second-place leaders, Antoine and Daly had engaged in a seesaw battle for third place during the first three heats at the Sanki Sliding Center. At the start of the final run Saturday, Daly sat in fourth, just four-hundredths of a second behind his teammate.
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June 20, 1992
Jim Murray tries to extol the virtues of long-hitting John Daly, but it just does not wash (June 9). Daly already has shown signs of waning popularity and remains a long way from comparisons with golfing greats Snead, Hogan, Nelson and Nicklaus. If Mr. Daly continues to hit them long and crooked, the next tour he will play on is the Gray Line. BILL RETCHIN La Quinta
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February 26, 1991 | From Associated Press
John Daly, former war correspondent, network executive, government official and popular host of the game show "What's My Line?" was found dead at his home here Monday, his longtime assistant said. Daly, who turned 77 Wednesday, suffered from emphysema, but, "I believe death was due to cardiac arrest," said his assistant, Lila Bader, in a telephone interview from Daly's office in New York City. Bader said she spoke with Daly by telephone Sunday, "and he was going to do his taxes" Monday.
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April 10, 2009 | Mike Penner
If it's Masters week and John Daly isn't eligible to play, he must be somewhere around Augusta National hawking something that will not improve his reputation. In 2007, Daly set up shop outside the Hooters on Washington Road to sell items from his Lion clothing line. This week, while Daly remains on suspension from the PGA Tour, he is selling "John Daly Merchandise" -- hats, shirts -- from a bus parked next to a Washington Road jewelry store. According to a golf blog on SI.
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January 31, 2014 | By David Wharton
If you're looking for a different -- and slightly skewed -- perspective on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a pair of American sliders might have just the thing. Skeleton racer John Daly and bobsledder Steve "Nitro" Langton have been posting short clips on YouTube as they prepare to compete in Russia. The roommates began their semi-regular video blog in May and have been using it to answer fan mail and riff on everything from fashion to the Louisiana Purchase. Daly plays the comic role.
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October 1, 2013 | By Houston Mitchell
This is something you don't see two-time major winners do very often. John Daly was at a Nashville pizza parlor over the weekend when,  apparently on a dare, he hit a golf ball that was on top of a tee held in a fan's mouth. Now, I'm thinking that given Daly's history of drinking, letting him swing a driver at full speed toward my head is not the best course of action, but Daly was successful and it appears everyone enjoyed themselves. But what happened to the golf ball?
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July 8, 2013 | By David Wharton
Tiger Woods isn't the only big-name golfer battling a sore arm. John Daly announced Monday that he is withdrawing from the British Open because of a serious elbow injury that will end his PGA Tour season. Daly tweeted late last week that he tore a tendon at the Greenbrier Classic and will have surgery in the next few days. He expects to be out of action for three months or longer. His injury dates to the Byron Nelson Championship in May. Doctors told him he could continue playing as long as he didn't hit a rock or a tree root.
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November 9, 2011 | Staff and wire reports
Professional baseball player Wilson Ramos , a catcher seen as one of the young building blocks for the Washington Nationals, was abducted by gunmen Wednesday from his home in his native Venezuela. Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men in Santa Ines in central Carabobo state, the spokeswoman for his Venezuelan League team, the Aragua Tigers, said on her Twitter account. Katherine Vilera said Ramos was taken at 6:45 p.m. at his home in the region 95 miles west of Caracas.
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January 27, 2011 | By Diane Pucin
Tiger Woods doesn't lead the Farmers Insurance Open after one round. That honor belongs to 24-year-old rookie Sunghoon Kang of South Korea, who shot an eight-under-par 64 on the Torrey Pines North Course. If you believe more in virtual leaders, because the South Course is considered the tougher of the two used during this tournament's first two rounds, then Phil Mickelson, John Daly and Fabian Gomez of Argentina are the leaders, each having shot five-under 67s, the best score posted on that layout.
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July 16, 2010 | Bill Dwyre
After two rounds of this year's prestigious British Open, it is pretty much as we all thought. Louis Oosthuizen is leading by five shots. Make that Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen. "It's my grandfather's name," said the 27-year-old South African. "They call me Louis now." Well, not everybody. The woman who introduced Oosthuizen for his news conference called him Peter Oosthuizen. Peter Oosterhuis is the former English golf star and occasional television commentator who is 62 now. Still, he remains more famous than Louis Oosthuizen, who, until Friday, wasn't even as famous as the guy announcing the players on the first tee. But then came a round of golf not often seen in daylong conditions more conducive to sitting by a fire and reading a book than playing golf.
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May 23, 1993 | DON MARKUS, BALTIMORE SUN
Ever since his rags-to-riches story first was told during his out-of-nowhere victory at the PGA Championship two years ago, John Daly has been one of the most charismatic and controversial figures on the PGA Tour. But his off-the-course lifestyle, like his mammoth tee shots, was often out of control. Daly's story took a dark turn last December, when he was charged with third-degree assault on his wife, Bettye, after a drunken binge on Christmas Day at their home in Colorado.
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July 15, 2010 | Bill Dwyre
'Twas a strange and fascinating Thursday, this opening round of the 150th anniversary British Open. The past and future trumped the present. From the depths of memory came lumbering John Daly, 44 now and no longer lumbering. His greatest moment in golf was 50 pounds ago and the 1995 British Open, which he won at this same St. Andrews seaside shrine to the game. His second-greatest moment, with apologies to his 1991 PGA title, might well be the six-under-par 66 he shot here Thursday.
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July 15, 2010 | Bill Dwyre
'Twas a strange and fascinating Thursday, this opening round of the 150th anniversary British Open. The past and future trumped the present. From the depths of memory came lumbering John Daly, 44 now and no longer lumbering. His greatest moment in golf was 50 pounds ago and the 1995 British Open, which he won at this same St. Andrews seaside shrine to the game. His second-greatest moment, with apologies to his 1991 PGA title, might well be the six-under-par 66 he shot here Thursday.
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March 2, 2010 | From wire reports
Tiger Woods is back home after a week of family counseling in Arizona and is trying to get back into a routine that includes fitness and his first significant practice in 15 weeks, a person with knowledge of his schedule said Tuesday. Woods returned to his home near Orlando, Fla., on Saturday and has been hitting balls on the range at Isleworth, not far from where he ran his SUV into a fire hydrant and a tree in a middle-of-the-night accident on Nov. 27 that set off shocking revelations of infidelity.
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