8/30/02 -- Golf and rugby could join the Olympic program, provided the top athletes in each take part. A third, the Chinese martial art wushu, also is under consideration.
8/27/02 -- After 17 years, the Fred Meyer retail chain has ended its sponsorship of its namesake Fred Meyer Challenge
8/23/02 -- European captain Sam Torrance decided Friday to switch the order of matches at next month's Ryder Cup
8/22/02 -- Medalist Bill Haas, son of PGA Tour player Jay Haas, won his first-round match at the 2002 U.S. Amateur.
8/20/02 -- Bill Haas, son of longtime PGA Tour pro Jay Haas, shot a 68 Tuesday to earn medalist honors
8/20/02 -- The PGA Championship's final round drew TV ratings 25 percent higher than in 2001.
8/19/02 -- Conner Robbins, Zach Atkinson and Alan Weant shot 5-under 65s Monday in the opening round of stroke play
8/18/02 -- Annika Sorenstam won her eighth tournament of the season Sunday, shooting a 2-under-par 70 for a four-shot victory at the Compaq Open.
8/17/02 -- Tiger Woods struck 'one of the best shots I've ever hit' on the par-4 18th en route to making birdie and moving within two shots of the lead.