DORAL, Fla.—Patrick Reed ended a long opening round at the Cadillac Championship today with a four-under 68 to take a one-shot lead as the new Blue Monster showed some bite.
Just ask Tiger Woods.
A four-time champion at Doral, the world’s No. 1 player finished off a 76 for his highest score in 40 complete rounds on the course.
TORONTO — More women have moved into senior leadership roles during the past five years, but there needs to be more awareness around issues of representation to speed up the changes, according to a Toronto-based report.
KAMLOOPS, B.C.—The favourites going into the 2014 Canadian men’s curling championship are the favourites coming out as the round-robin drew to a close with Alberta, Manitoba, and B.C. sitting one, two, three.
Manitoba’s Jeff Stoughton and B.C.’s John Morris won their final round-robin games last night to finish the Tim Hortons Brier preliminary robin at 9-2.
MADISON, Wis. — Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?
There’s an app for that.
Oscar Mayer says it has created a bacon-scented app for the iPhone, developed by the Madison-based company’s Institute for the Advancement of Bacon.
Health & Wellness
TORONTO—The World Health Organization again is urging people to lower the amount of sugar they eat, suggesting there are health benefits to restricting so-called free sugars to less than five percent of one’s dietary intake.
For the average adult, that would be about six teaspoons (30 ml) of sugar a day—less than the sugar contained in a single can of sugar-sweetened soda.
GOSPORT, England — Two lines of trenches face off across No Man’s Land. A soldier marches, rifle in hand, along a ditch. These are instantly familiar images of World War I — but this is Britain, a century on and an English Channel away from the battlefields of the Western Front.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Water levels in the Great Lakes are expected to continue a steady recovery this year, courtesy of widespread ice cover that is slowing evaporation and snowfall that has approached record amounts in some cities, federal experts said Wednesday.
BOBTOWN, Pa. — Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.
HAVANA, Cuba — Pungent smoke filled the room, obscuring the lights and leaving clothing and skin reeking. There was applause, shouts and laughter, and above all plenty of H. Upmann Sir Winstons — formidable seven-inch (17.8-centimetre) Cuban cigars.