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Tiger Woods to make video game return, signs deal with ‘PGA Tour 2K’

Tiger Woods to make video game return, signs deal with ‘PGA Tour 2K’

Sports
March 16 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods might be back to the golf course anytime soon, but he will make virtual appearances as part of a return to video games, game publisher 2K announced Tuesday. "I am looking forward to making my return to the video game landscape, and with 2K and HB Studios, I've found the right partners to make it happen," Woods said in a news release. Advertisement "I'm honored to take part in this opportunity and look forward to sharing my expertise and insights as we build the future of golf video games together." Woods' agreement with 2K includes the rights to his name and likeness to appear exclusively in the PGA Tour 2K video game franchise or any other golf games published by 2K. Woods also will serve as an executive director and consultant for the game. 2K also agreed...
NFL playoffs, NBA, PGA Tour stack sports weekend schedule

NFL playoffs, NBA, PGA Tour stack sports weekend schedule

Sports
Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The road to Super Bowl LV starts this weekend as a dozen NFL teams compete in the first round of the playoffs. A wealth of NBA and college basketball games and a PGA Tour tournament also pack the weekend sports slate. Patrick Mahomes and the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers have the weekend off as the top two seeds earned first-round byes for the NFL playoffs. The other teams that made the NFL's new 14-team format face off Saturday and Sunday. Advertisement Quarterback Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills host the Indianapolis Colts in the first game of the 2021 postseason. That AFC matchup kicks off at 1:05 p.m. EST Saturday and airs on CBS. The Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks launch the NFC portion of the playoff brac...
South Africa v England: Tour party return two ‘unconfirmed positive’ Covid tests

South Africa v England: Tour party return two ‘unconfirmed positive’ Covid tests

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Two unnamed members of the England tour party in South Africa have returned "unconfirmed positive tests" for coronavirus.The tourists were tested on Saturday after two members of staff from the hotel where they are staying tested positive.Sunday's rearranged opening one-day international in Paarl was called off 30 minutes before the 08:00 GMT start.England players and staff are self-isolating in their hotel rooms.The opening game of the three-match series on Friday was postponed after a South Africa player tested positive for coronavirus.The South Africa squad were tested again on Friday evening and all returned negative results.A decision on the final two matches of the series - due to take place in Cape Town on Monday and Wednesday - will be made once the England test results have been r...
The Killers taking tour misconduct claims ‘extremely seriously’

The Killers taking tour misconduct claims ‘extremely seriously’

Entertainment
The Killers have said they are taking allegations of sexual misconduct on one of their tours "extremely seriously".It comes after a female sound engineer said she witnessed a woman being abused backstage during their 2009 US tour.In an article published online, she alleged members of the stage crew took turns to engage in sexual activity with a woman in a dressing room.A representative for The Killers said the band would conduct an investigation of past and present tour staff. Some readers may find the following information distressing.If you are affected by any of the issues raised in this story, these organisations may be able to help. What are the allegations?...
Tiger Woods aims for record PGA Tour win after longest break since 2017

Tiger Woods aims for record PGA Tour win after longest break since 2017

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July 15 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, who will compete in the Memorial Tournament starting Thursday after his longest break from the PGA Tour since the 2017 season, could set the all-time record for tour wins if he captures the event in Dublin, Ohio. Woods and the late Sam Snead are tied with a record 83 tour wins. Woods matched Snead's mark at Zozo Championship on Oct. 27 in Chiba, Japan. Advertisement Woods sits just outside of the top-five betting favorites to win the Memorial, despite a history of subpar returns from long breaks. He missed the cut in his first official tournament when he came back from the 2017 hiatus, which was caused by multiple back surgeries. Woods will participate Thursday in his first official PGA Tour event since February's Genesis Invitational. The 15-time major cham...