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Parks and Rec Stars Not Happy NRA Used Amy Poehler GIF

Cast, creator tweet angrily at the NRA

(Newser) - Amy Poehler is no fan of the NRA, so she and her Parks and Recreation colleagues were less than pleased when the organization used a GIF showing Poehler's character from the show. "[T]hank you for being the voice of over 5 Million #NRA members," the NRA's... More »

Mickelson Dazzles in British Open Win

Comes from 5 strokes behind in fantastic final round

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson has won the British Open with a spectacular finish. Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 today to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug. The celebration began while there were still four groups on the course. Lefty birdied four of the last six... More »

Adam Scott First Aussie to Win Masters

He beats Angel Cabrera in a playoff

(Newser) - Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy day at Augusta National. The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Scott and Cabrera made matching birdies on... More »

Crystal Unleashes Harry Met Sally 2

Funny Or Die 'sequel' channels its inner 'Twilight'

(Newser) - It's an unconventional way to make a sequel, but Billy Crystal and Rob Reiner have brought When Harry Met Sally into the current century with a 4 1/2-minute video that debuted today on Crystal and Reiner pitch the sequel to "studio execs," who agree—with one... More »

Amy Adams Can't Save Leap Year

Irish setting one of few pluses about predictable rom-com

(Newser) - The Irish scenery is charming in the new romantic comedy Leap Year, but most critics run out nice things to say about the movie beyond that.
  • Amy Adams does her best as an American seeking to exploit an Irish tradition about women proposing once every 4 years, but her considerable
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Torrey Pines is a Beautiful Beast

Carefully planned US Open course might be tough, but it's fair

(Newser) - Torrey Pines Golf Course has been preparing for years to host the US Open, and all that care will make for a challenging but fair contest this week, writes the New York Times. The longest US Open course ever, Torrey South boasts three lengths of rough, poa annua greens, and... More »

Golf's Top 3 to Tee Off Together at US Open

Mickelson (No. 2) and Scott (3) will play first 2 rounds with Tiger

(Newser) - In a move sure to shock purists, the US Golf Association has decided to group top-ranked Tiger Woods and No. 2 Phil Mickelson in the first two rounds of next week's US Open, the AP reports. The two will be joined by third-ranked Adam Scott; the rest of the top... More »

Soggy Doral Frustrates Tiger As Ogilvy Leads

Missed putts put Woods three shots back before rains come

(Newser) - Adam Scott did to Tiger Woods what the world's No. 1 player usually does to other players today at the CA Championship, reports the Associated Press. Scott picked up five shots in five holes on Woods and stayed within one shot of leader Geoff Ogilvy, before storms suspended play at... More »

Ogilvy Leads by One at Doral, But Tiger Lurks

Woods in the hunt for his seventh straight PGA victory

(Newser) - Geoff Ogilvy shot a bogey-free round of 67 today to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the World Golf Championship at Doral, writes AP. The bad news for him is the next closest competitor is Tiger Woods (-11), who soared into second place by posting birdies on... More »

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