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Forget what you heard: Woods' run is still going

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Tiger Woods' loss doesn't count, the Golf Channel spins, because he didn't lose on Sunday and it was just a silly match-play event and it's been rumored Byron Nelson handed Woods a mulligan before his death.

Which means the streak is still alive! The streak is still alive!

Woods missed a four-foot putt to win Friday. I'm not saying the golf world was shocked, but rules officials are thinking about widening the cup to five inches.

He blamed his missed putt on a ball mark, just like you on Saturday afternoon.

Woods has conquered all of golfdom ... except short-hitting lefty Nick O'Hern.

Only in NASCAR does the Daytona 500 end with a car sliding across the finish line, upside down, on fire, sponsored by Jack Daniels.

Ex-Raider Aaron Brooks was owed a $5 million bonus next season after zero wins. Al Davis would have worn magenta before he kept him.

Jerry Porter caught one pass last year but says he's happy. He's easy to please.

Be there Tuesday night at Pacific: Sheldon vs. Davis (20-7) in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinals.

Santa Clara coach Dick Davey (Ceres), pushed out the door by his administration, earned three standing ovations last week. Three more, in fact, than those for the school president.

A dead heat for the best name among collegiate football recruits: Notre Dame's Golden Tate and Cal's Jahvid Best.

Looking back: Ex-soccer star George Best and ex-Cowboys receiver Golden Richards.

Curious: The degree of trouble facing Pacman Jones, while the Tennessee Titans say all but nothing.

Dwyane Wade (shoulder dislocation) cried painful tears, the kind that signal the end of the Heat's reign as NBA champion.

Larry Bird said the late Dennis Johnson was the best player he ever called a teammate, which is enough for me.

Memories of D.J: Freckles, defense, championships.

The NFL Combine is under way. Have you been timed yet in the three-cone drill?

Another harbinger of spring: The first sighting of Mel Kiper Jr.

No one is more surprised at Mike Bibby still being a King than Mike Bibby.

Save a good thought for the family of LaDainian Tomlinson.

"Gladiator" has been ranked among the sports cinema's top movies, so it follows "Happy Gilmore" soon will be chased from the list by "Braveheart."

A freshman guard coming of age: Sherron Collins, Kansas.

Latrell Sprewell, accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their children, is barred from seeing his children. So orders Circuit Judge P.J. Carlesimo.

The Lakers' Vladimir Radmanovic injured his shoulder while snowboarding during the All-Star break. His contract is worth a cool, and getting colder, $30.2 million.

To the Yankees' Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez: You're young, wealthy and members of baseball's most famous team. Life is not that bad.

Lovie Smith guided a team quarterbacked by Rex Grossman into the Super Bowl. Pay your coach, Bears.

Phil Mickelson is beginning to rival Greg Norman for pushed shots that cost titles.

Next up for Woods: The majors, fatherhood and a stern chat from his mom on why he can't beat O'Hern.

To comment, click on the link with this story at www.modbee.com. Bee sports columnist Ron Agostini can be reached at ragostini@modbee.com or 578-2302.

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