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The Beat Goes On: Europe Wins Ryder Cup

Europe players lift their captain Paul McGinley as he holds the trophy after winning  the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Europe players lift their captain Paul McGinley as he holds the trophy after winning the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

AUCHTERARDER, Scotland—Europe wins the Ryder Cup. Sound familiar? For the 8th time in the last 10 matches Team Europe claimed the ultimate prize in global...




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  • Phil Mickelson (L)  US Team Captain Tom Watson pose with the Ryder Cup during a team photo session at Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 23, 2014, ahead of the Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United States. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

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