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Day: October 7, 2018

A healthy Luke Donald returns to golf with perspective and some motivation

A healthy Luke Donald returns to golf with perspective and some motivation

Motivation
Luke Donald didn’t qualify for the final round of the 2018 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Not quite. Despite a four-under-par 68 on the Old Course at St. Andrews in the third round of the Pebble Beach pro-am-style event, the former World No. 1 came up one shot short of the two under par cut through 54 holes.Donald wasn’t too unhappy, though. Not given the circumstances. The 40-year-old Englishman’s opening 75 over a blustery Kingsbarns was his first competitive appearance since he shot 67 in the second round of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head back in April, a gap of exactly 174 days. In between, Donald has undergone much treatment and therapy on the herniated disc in his back.“I started hitting balls again maybe a month ago,” he says. “Before that...
Memory of former Clemson player CJ Fuller provides motivation for Tigers

Memory of former Clemson player CJ Fuller provides motivation for Tigers

Motivation
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — Adam Choice found himself fighting back tears. Travis Etienne was thinking about all of the memories, about all of the times he was grateful to have been helped on the football field.Jalen Williams thought about his freshman-year roommate at Clemson, and Tony Elliott become emotional.Just about everyone on Clemson’s football team had a  story to tell or memory to cherish when the Tigers met earlier this week and addressed the sudden and tragic death of former Clemson running back C.J. Fuller. He died Wednesday at the age of 22.And so — for the past four days — members of the Clemson football team have grieved. They have laughed and they have cried and they have bonded together to lift each other up in a time of tragedy. Sunday, the...
Runners find motivation at Bellin Women's Half Marathon

Runners find motivation at Bellin Women's Half Marathon

Motivation
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Runners in Green Bay came out Saturday for the Bellin Women's Half Marathon.The run finished up at the CityDeck in Green Bay, where NBC26 spoke with runners about the cause.They say that everybody is affected by cancer in some ways, and runs like these are a great source of motivation."I think Green Bay comes and rallies around everybody that needs it," runner Amy Proctor said. "We have great hospitals, we have great care. My sister is a nurse and it's just, anybody that's going through cancer appreciates what we do. When you're running that last few blocks and you don't think you can run anymore, you just go, well, there's a lot of people that can't run."  Let's block ads! (Why?) ...