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  • Golf’s 13 greatest achievements: Let the debate begin

    Trying to sort out, much less rank, the greatest individual achievements in the history of golf may be more hazardous than trying to drive a distant, well-bunkered green. Just remember that these picks are made not for lifetime greatness, but for excellence in a single tournament or over a season or two.

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  • Karrie Webb battles strong winds to win her fifth Australian Open

    Karrie Webb won the Women's Australian Open for the fifth time Sunday, a huge reversal from last week's Australian Ladies Masters, when Karrie Webb was disqualified after signing an incorrect scorecard.

  • Golf’s 13 greatest achievements: Let the debate begin

    Trying to sort out, much less rank, the greatest individual achievements in the history of golf may be more hazardous than trying to drive a distant, well-bunkered green. Just remember that these picks are made not for lifetime greatness, but for excellence in a single tournament or over a season or two.

  • Sports in 2012: here are some Monitor highlights

    It’s impossible to list all the records set in 2012, but here’s a short rundown of some heralded highlights, plus 20 of our favorites, including some you might have missed.

  • International shift toward China heightens search for identity in Taiwan

    Taiwan is at a critical juncture: Deterioration of cross-Strait relations would hurt Taiwan with stock market losses, but Taiwanese aren't willing to get too cozy with China.

  • 15 biggest moments for women in the Olympics

    Since 1900, when women first began competing in the Olympic Games, there have been many unforgettable moments. 

  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias: 12 quotes on her birthday

    On her June 26 birthday, here are 12 quotes from the golfer and Olympic track star Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

  • The Masters: 12 women candidates for Augusta National membership

    The Augusta National Golf Club has steadfastly refused to alter its all-male membership. But circumstances may soon cause the gender barrier to break, and if it does there are several women who might be good fits for the club.

  • Global News Blog Knicks fans in Taiwan? Yes, thanks to Jeremy Lin.

    'Linsanity' about Jeremy Lin has spread to Taiwan, where his parents were born. Fans are watching New York Knicks games live – at 8 a.m. local time mid week.

  • Top 10 sports biographies I wish somebody would write

    Top 10 sports biographies I wish somebody would write

    Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.

  • In Pictures What's in your purse?

    From being a trending topic on Twitter to surprising Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a town hall meeting in the Philippines on Nov. 16, the question 'What's in your purse?' gets women talking. 'In addition to makeup and all that go with that, usually my Blackberry and papers of all kinds,' Ms. Clinton responded. Topping our list of purse contents is the all-important wallet.