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UPS, FedEx Ruined Some Christmases

Companies apologize after getting swamped by online rush

(Newser) - When it comes to delivering gifts, UPS and FedEx were lousy excuses for Santa this year. Both carriers suffered widespread delays that left many customers leaving IOUs under the tree, NBC News reports. Both companies explained that they'd simply underestimated the flood of online shopping orders coming their way—... More »

Brandt Snedeker Pulls Away, Wins FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods faded early today

(Newser) - Brandt Snedeker played the round of his life and claimed the biggest payoff in golf. Snedeker, needing to win the Tour Championship today to beat out Rory McIlroy for the FedEx Cup, made three big birdies on the back nine at East Lake and pulled away to win both trophies.... More »

Woods First Athlete to Bank $1B

On-course winnings, appearance fees, endorsement deals put him over the top

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is undoubtedly saving what room is left in his trophy case for the majors he needs to pass Jack Nicklaus, but his latest accomplishment doesn’t come with a trophy anyhow: He’s the first professional athlete to earn $1 billion, Forbes says. The magazine calculated on-course winnings,... More »

Woods Grabs Daily Double

He walks away with Tour Championship and Fedex Cup

(Newser) - Tiger Woods bolstered his case yesterday as the best golfer ever—not once, but twice. Woods ran away from the field at the Tour Championship, winning for the second straight year, and setting tour records along the way. That victory also secured Woods the Fedex Cup, which will net him... More »

Stricker Strikes It Big at Barclays

'I never knew if I was going to win again,' says golfer after six-year dry spell

(Newser) - Steve Stricker shot a final-round 69 at The Barclays yesterday to best K.J. Choi and hoist his first trophy in over six years. Stricker's four birdies in the final five holes capped a masterful run at Choi, who'd taken a one-stroke lead with two enormous birdie putts. Stricker's 16-under... More »

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