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Quick 9: A bit of perspective around Tiger's return

Whenever we do see Tiger Woods back inside the ropes, let's temper the talk of victories and realize that the long, slow road back is only just beginning.

Ryder Cup rookies do the bottle smash challenge (3:30)
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Defending champ Thomas leads CIMB Classic

Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of the tournament record he set last year.

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CIMB Classic leaderboard

Get the latest scores from the CIMB Classic, the second event of the PGA Tour's 2016-17 season.

Stephen A. thinks Tiger is too focused on image, not on golf (1:25)
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Tiger: Spieth was in diapers when I won the Masters (1:28)
Ambition still burns in Woods (1:21)
Woods: It's not quite there yet (0:47)
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Brief history of sporting events at mismatched venues

There's plenty of room at Twickenham Stadium, home of England Rugby, to hold an NFL game, but things can get interesting when sporting events are held at venues designed for other purposes.

UM golfer receives surprise note from Palmer (1:31)
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Team USA warned Ryder Cup 'only on loan'

Chris Wood has warned Team USA that the Ryder Cup is only on loan to them until Paris in 2018 -- when some of the players facing Europe "won't know what has hit them."

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Haas, 62, rallies for playoff win in Toshiba Classic

Jay Haas, 62, had to rally to force a playoff with Bart Bryant in Newport Beach on Sunday, then birdied the first hole to become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history.

Across the Pond: Has the hunger disappeared for Tiger? (3:12)
Is Tiger ready to climb the mountain again? (2:25)
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Dahmen beat obstacles bigger than golf to earn card

Joel Dahmen lost his mother to cancer, had his own battle with the disease and washed out in college. After years of plugging away on lower circuits, he finally earned his PGA Tour card.

Sands says Tiger realized he couldn't compete against the best (4:36)


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What's wrong with Tiger Woods being optimistic about his golfing future? It's one of of the keys to happiness and success.