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  • Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead

    A few weeks ago, Ben Martin had missed seven of eight cuts and figured he'd better make some changes. On Thursday, Martin treated a tiny late-afternoon gallery to a course-record round, shooting a 10-under 62 in the first round of the Zurich Classic. ''Really, everything was working well,'' Martin…

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    • Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

      Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances. Kellin was with the New Orleans Ragtime ...

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        • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Thursday, April 24

          April 24 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Offseason updates/draft previews from all NFC North, AFC North teams - - Sherman named to TIME '100 Most Influential' list Seattle…

          • 2014 NFL regular-season schedule - Week by week

            The 2014 NFL season schedule was released Wednesday. See who your favorite team faces and when.

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            • TNA News: TNA iMPACT Could Be Gone From Spike TV This October

              Whether it’s the loss of a big TNA staple in AJ Styles or the loss of a legend in Sting, TNA is clearly not the exciting new company it once was. Dixie decided she would complain recently about how TNA did not have a presence in New Orleans when the WWE put on their annual WrestleMania show. Many…

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              • Queen of Bounce Big Freedia 'Explodes' on New Song - Premiere

                New Orleans musician and "Queen of Bounce" Big Freedia has been the ambassador for bounce music — an uptempo strain of hip hop popularized in New Orleans in the early 1990s designed to[...]

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                • Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview | theScore

                  The PGA Tour descends on TPC Louisiana in New Orleans this weekend, bringing with it a handful of the world's best golfers and plenty of opportunities for low scoring.  Defending champion Billy Horschel looks to repeat last year's performance, where he posted a score of 20-under par to walk away…

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                  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday, April 23

                    Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday: - - - - SOCCER Premier League Sacked Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd opportunity LONDON - Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes thanked his predecessor Alex Ferguson on Wednesday for having given him the opportunity to lead the Premier…

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                      • Horschel aims to regain winning form in Big Easy

                        There's something about the rhythm of life in the Big Easy that appeals to Billy Horschel, who acknowledges that he can be a little ''hyper'' for even his own liking on the PGA Tour. Horschel earned his first PGA Tour victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans a year ago. ''Something about this…

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                        • 'Big Easy' Els returns to a favored PGA Tour haunt

                          (Reuters) - Four-times major winner Ernie Els returns this week to one of his favorite cities, where he shares the alluring nickname of 'The Big Easy,' to make his eighth career start at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. At a PGA Tour event where he has always enjoyed a "good vibe," the…

                          • Tracker: Ben Martin fires 62 to take Zurich lead

                            On a day that saw most of the field's stars struggle, it was Ben Martin that set the pace at the Zurich Classic behind a bogey-free, 10-under 62. A closing par for Ben Martin leaves him with a 10-under 62 and a two-shot lead heading into the second round on Friday. Might as well call this a Ben…

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