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Woods vs. McIlroy: golf's getting mean

Woods vs. McIlroy: golf's getting mean

By Mary Paoletti
CSNNE.com

Smack talk at the Ryder Cup! This McIlRoy v. Woods thing is getting ugly . . . I guess. For golf, anyway.

McIlroy, of course, is the Tiger Woods of the European Tour -- the version that's whiter than a Guinness plant's company picnic and the one that hasn't actually won a major. Still, the kid's a great golfer and quickly moving in the right direction. He's tucked two third-place ties under his belt in the last month after competing in the PGA Championship and the British Open, so of course his confidence is growing.

But how about this little pimp slap he laid down on Woods:

I would love to face Tiger, said Northern Ireland's 21-year old contender. Unless Tiger's game rapidly improves in the next month or so, I think anyone in the European team would fancy his chances against him.

BOOM: roasted! And it gets better. Woods's response to McIlroy's desire to face him?

"Me too," purred Le Tigre.

Whoa! Can you even imagine what might happen on the course between those two? I mean, it sounds like blood is a-boilin', so they might, like, battle beneath the rim or drop gloves at center ice or grapple on the gridiron . . . well, I bet their caddies will exchange some really dirty looks.

And it's great that Phil Mickelson has stepped in to try and squash the drama. Why so wonderful? Because Mickelson took a sneaky little jab at Woods by omission in the process. "Rory is as classy a guy as there is," he said.

Zing! Good luck ducking all this golfer gunfire!

I don't know, maybe Mickelson is just mad that someone bought Tiger's sex tape before he could. Maybe McIlroy is mad that he couldn't get Irish hookers to sleep with him if he was the owner of a Guinness plant. What I do know is that this could be the most entertaining Ryder Cup in the history of the sport, so stay tuned.

Report: Jones may still go after Goodell

Report: Jones may still go after Goodell

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who has backed down from his threat to sue the NFL over commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension, is adamant about his fellow owners discussing it at a Dec. 13 meeting, according to Pro Football Talk.

Here's more from Charean Williams of NBCSports.com's Pro Football Talk.

 

Injury won't stop Brady in the kitchen on Thanksgiving

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Injury won't stop Brady in the kitchen on Thanksgiving

Tom Brady was back at practice Thanksgiving morning despite an Achilles' injury that kept him out of Wednesday session.

TB12 was also playing hurt in the kitchen later Thursday as he posted a photo of him preparing Thanksgiving biscuits for his holiday feast.

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I wanted to say how much I love and appreciate you all for the support you have given me....

Posted by Tom Brady on Thursday, November 23, 2017

Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, also took to social media to post photos of the biscuit master and family jumping for joy to celebrate Turkey Day. Tom's rocking the Uggs of course, but watch that sore Achilles'! 

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