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Woods one off Conners' lead in Tampa

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Tiger Woods provided lots of excitement for larger-than-usual crowds at Innisbrook Resort, but it was a little-known Canadian named Corey Conners who took the 54-hole lead in the Valspar Championship. Here's how things stand going into the final round on the Copperhead Course near Tampa, Fla:

Leaderboard: Corey Conners (-9), Justin Rose (-8), Brandt Snedeker (-8). Tiger Woods (-8)

What it means: Conners, 26, is looking for his first PGA Tour win in his rookie season. Woods, 42, is looking for his 80th PGA Tour win and first since 2013. On Saturday, Conners shot a 3-under 68 while Woods put up a 4-under 67.

Round of the day: Scott Stallings moved up 48 places, to T-18, with a 6-under 65. After starting with five straight pars, Stallings birdied seven of his next 13 holes (while also making one bogey).

Best of the rest: Rose, Adam Scott and Russell Knox all put up 5-under 66s.

Biggest disappointment: Jason Kokrak was looking good after a second-round 67, but a 72 on Saturday dropped him 18 spots, to T-25.

Shot of the day: Rose dunked this iron shot for eagle on the 11th hole.

Quote of the day: "The environment was incredible. People were into it." - Woods

Biggest storyline going into Sunday: Oh, gee, wonder what it could be? Obviously a Woods win would be earth-shaking, and a Conners win would be Canada-shaking. But it's not a match-play scenario, not with proven winners like Rose and Snedeker also in the mix.