Friendships

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 10th hole during the Genesis Invitational pro-am golf event at Riviera Country Club, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 12, 2020 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas are separated by about 17 years on the calendar and 70 victories on the PGA Tour, neither of which has kept them from becoming friends away from golf. Thomas first met Woods in 2015 on the range at The Players Championship his rookie year. They grew...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2020, file photo, Patrick Cantlay hits from the 2nd tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Cantlay is more at ease asking questions than answering them. It's a habit he picked up during some of the darkest times of his life. He was out of golf for nearly three years because of a stress fracture in his spine. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
February 03, 2020 - 2:33 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay would rather ask questions than answer them. He has plenty to say, and there is no shortage of fascinating life stories for him to share. The No. 1 amateur in the world once shot 60 on the PGA Tour between his freshman and sophomore years at UCLA, but his...
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United States' Breanna Stewart, center, shoots between Connecticut's Christyn Williams, left, and Connecticut's Anna Makurat, right, in the second half of an exhibition basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 27, 2020 - 10:23 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart laced up her sneakers that were dedicated to Kobe Bryant and his daughter and took the court for her first game in nine months after rupturing her right Achilles tendon. She liked the results. “The first step was getting out there and playing, Obviously there...
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A view of the burnt wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the parking lot of a post office is shown, at left, in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Several people died in the crash. (Scott Clause/The Lafayette Advertiser via AP)
January 02, 2020 - 6:59 pm
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Family and friends wearing purple and gold said goodbye Thursday to a Louisiana woman and her son who were on their way to see the Peach Bowl when they died in a plane crash. Gretchen Vincent, 51, and her son, Michael Walker Vincent, 15 were on a plane that crashed shortly...
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Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Clayton Fejedelem (42) tackles Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
December 12, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — If Odell Beckham is making plans to bolt the Browns, the flashy wide receiver hasn't told his best friend. Jarvis Landry thinks he would know, and he doesn't believe Beckham is going anywhere. Landry said Thursday that Beckham has given him no reason to feel he wants to be traded...
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The new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in New York. Beltran, two years removed from his playing career and with no managerial experience, has been picked by the Mets to replace Mickey Callaway. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 04, 2019 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán was back in familiar blue pinstripes Monday, buttoning up a New York Mets uniform while standing next to his new boss, Brodie Van Wagenen. The first-time manager is taking over following a tenuous season at Citi Field, and his plan to calm the clubhouse works from the...
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In this Oct. 2, 2019, photo, Whitey Christian performs tai chi at the Salt Lake Main Library, in Salt Lake City. The participants are homeless people who take part in a free tai chi program run by a retired couple who started the classes three years earlier. Now, more than 50 people regularly attend. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
October 23, 2019 - 7:05 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On a quiet morning outside a library in Salt Lake City, about 70 people are kicking and slicing at the air as they practice the ancient martial art of tai chi. The group moves uniformly, a silent army save for the gurgling noises of an artificial waterfall and the wind moving...
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Yu Liu of China,, hits the ball from the 17th tee during the third round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 01, 2019 - 8:26 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — For those who hate seeing good things happen to Duke, this U.S. Women's Open is not for you. The school opponents and critics love to root against was dominating again, with former Blue Devil teammates and champions Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France tied for the...
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This image released by Cinetic Marketing shows a scene from the film "The Climb," starring Michael Covino and Kyle Marvin. (Cinetic Marketing via AP)
May 19, 2019 - 9:10 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Some stars and directors come to the Cannes Film Festival by boat, others by private jet. Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin pretty much cycled their way into Cannes. Covino's "The Climb," in which he and Marvin star as lifelong friends, opens on a French mountain. One of...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2005, file photo, Rob Machado competes in the men's semifinals during U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. Machado placed second at the competition. A new documentary, "Momentum Generation," looks at Machado, Kelly Slater, Todd Chesser and others surfers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 14, 2019 - 4:14 am
The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul. That's one of the many takeaways from "Momentum Generation," a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the...
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