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Japanese golfer Ryo Ishikawa focuses on game after earthquake, tsunami

Ryo Ishikawa rose early and flipped on his computer as he prepared to finish his storm-delayed first round at the World Golf Championships this morning in Doral, Fla. Ishikawa, 19, learned of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in his homeland,...

By Cindy Boren  | March 11, 2011; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Golf  
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Storm roars through Doral just before Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson tee off

Heavy rains and strong winds tore through the site of the WGC-Cadillac Championship today in Doral, Fla., minutes before Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were to tee off. According to tournament officials, 17 trees were ripped out of the ground...

By Cindy Boren  | March 10, 2011; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Poll: How will Tiger Woods do in 2011?

Tiger Woods' first tournament of 2011 wasn't markedly different from his tournaments of 2010. He finished in a tie for 44th in the Farmers Insurance Open and continues to tinker with his technique, to the point, Sally Jenkins writes, of...

By Cindy Boren  | January 31, 2011; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Cigar Guy continues to show up randomly, less and less amusingly

Cigar Guy is back (technically, he never really left), milking his 15 minutes like a prize Guernsey. Today, 30-year-old Rupesh Shingadia hit "Today" in what surely must be Minute 14:59.99 of his run to discuss his utterly random appearance...

By Cindy Boren  | October 15, 2010; 9:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Golf, Tiger Woods  
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Cigar Guy revealed: 30-year-old investment analyst who lives with parents

Cigar Guy, international man of mystery in a photograph of Tiger Woods hitting a golf ball at last week's Ryder Cup, is no more. His identity has been revealed: He's 30-year-old Rupesh Shingadia, an investment analyst who lives with his...

By Cindy Boren  | October 10, 2010; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Tiger Woods, Cigar Guy and the greatest sports photo ever (well, almost)

Some are calling it the greatest sports photo ever. While we're partial to Ali-Liston (or just about anything taken by Neil Leifer), the one of Tiger Woods that was snapped by Mail on Sunday photographer Mark Pain on Saturday...

By Cindy Boren  | October 6, 2010; 5:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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