From Comcast SportsNet Wednesday, August 3, 2011
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy says he is leaning toward becoming a PGA Tour member again.
McIlroy, who gave up his membership this year, said Wednesday at the Bridgestone Invitational that he plays his best golf in America and that he has spoken to tour officials about his plans.
He says he already is looking at places to live in Florida.
McIlroy said last year he wasn't interested in the travel required to play a full schedule on the PGA Tour. He says that changed with the British Open, where he struggled with the wind. McIlroy said he prefers warm sunshine and calm conditions.
CLEVELAND – Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from the first half of Game 4 between Boston and Cleveland in which the Celtics have a 57-47 halftime lead.
His aggressiveness at both ends of the floor has been key to Boston’s strong first half showing. He has 13 points on 5-for-13 shooting.
With LeBron James in major foul trouble – he had four personal fouls in the first half – Irving was charged with picking up the slack, scoring 12 of his 18 points in the second quarter.
He had the hot hand at the start of the game, and has been solid at both ends of the floor. He had 13 points on 4-for-5 shooting with four rebounds and three assists.
He continues to get great looks from 3-point range, but the Celtics did a better job of limiting his long-range scoring opportunities. He had 10 points along with seven rebounds and three assists.
Making his first-ever playoff start, Olynyk had a solid half with eight points, four rebounds and three assists.
He was 5-for-9 from the field with 10 points in the first half, but spent a large chunk on the bench after being whistled for his fourth personal foul with 6:46 to play in the half.
Last week, potential No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz retweeted a t-shirt design featuring him in a No. 20 Celtics jersey.
But now thanks to Carol Maloney of NBC4 in Washington, Fultz has his first piece of Celtics apparel.
Maloney obtained the C’s shirt at Game 7 between the Celtics and Wizards at TD Garden.
When she handed Fultz the shirt, he laughed and said, “I think the internet is going to go crazy when they see this.”