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Friday - May 18, 2012


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- Ryan's Redemption
Last year he lost the HP Byron Nelson Championship in a playoff to Keegan Bradley. This year, Ryan Palmer is back in the lead thru 18 holes. He carded six birdies en route to a bogey-free 64. Palmer has a one-shot lead over Alex Cejka and Marc Leishman.
- One and Done
Suzann Pettersen's defense didn't last long in the LPGA Tour's Sybase Match Play Championship. She lost 3-and-1 to Jodi Ewart. U.S. stars Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome and Michelle Wie also lost their matches. World #1 Yani Tseng squeaked by Jeong Jang with a 1-up win.
- Something Borrowed
Brandt Snedeker borrowed some clubs -- and never looked back! After losing his clubs in transit to Spain, Sneds took down Thomas Bjorn 5-and-4 on the first day of the Volvo World Match Play Championship. He'll play Branden Grace later this morning in the round robin format.
- Still the One
Tiger Woods is still the #1 athlete in the world -- in the 2012 Forbes Celebrity List. The list measures earnings and media attention. He's actually #12 overall. Jennifer Lopez is the most powerful celebrity.
CNBC Business Headlines
- Facebook’s Market Value?
- Forbes Names Tiger Woods Most Powerful Athlete
- Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall
6:08a ET:    Seema Mody, CNBC Business Report
6:45a ET:    Holly Sonders, Morning Drive Updates Host
7:15a ET:    Jason Sobel, Senior Writer
7:30a ET:    Julian Tutt, European Tour Analyst
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Ramblin “Ramblin’ Man” by The Allman Brothers Band
Only Girl (In the World) - Loud “Only Girl (In the World)” by Rihanna
Say Goodbye to Hollywood - Turnstiles “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” by Billy Joel
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