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Rory McIlroy searches for his ball after hitting a wayward drive during the final round of the Tour Championship

FedEx Cup 2014: Rory McIlroy happy to 'see the back of his clubs' for few days before starting Ryder Cup preparations

McIlroy missed out on a £7m pay-day as Billy Horschel powered to victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta

Billy Horschel (left) and Rory McIlroy at the Tour Championship on Sunday

Tour Championship 2014: Billy Horschel wins event as Rory McIlroy misses out on £7m payout

Billy Horschel took the limelight from world No 1 Rory McIlroy to win the biggest title of his career at the Tour Championship on Sunday, along with FedExCup honours and an eye-popping $10 million bonus.

England's Andy Sullivan poses with his trophy and an astronaut after winning a trip to space

Golfer Andy Sullivan wins trip to space after hitting a hole-in-one at KLM Open in Netherlands

'We're going to space,' shouted his caddie

Greg Norman: chainsaw accident almost claims hand of golfing champion

Norman had posted pictures of himself using the tool in week before the attack

Rory McIlroy on his way to a first round 69 at the Tour Championship

Tour Championship 2014: Rory McIlroy remains in the hunt for the FedEx Cup as he sits three shots behind rivals Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel

The trio join Bubba Watson and Hunter Mahan in the running for the FedEx title and can scure the crown on Sunday with victory

Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay is attended to by medical staff after being struck with a ball while Alexandre Kaleka (red top) of France who hit the shot looks on

Golfer Fabrizio Zanotti knocked unconscious by wayward golf ball

Play suspended at KLM Open

Rory McIlroy takes time out to sign autographs in Atlanta ahead of the FedEx Cup Play-offs

McIlroy ready to call time on ‘old men’ Woods and Mickelson

Golf is a young man’s game according to Rory McIlroy, scanning the scene in Atlanta where the FedEx Cup Play-offs begin on Thursday without, for the first time, either Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson.

Billy Horschel of the United States poses with the BMW trophy (L) and J.K. Wadley trophy (R)

BMW Championship 2014: Billy Horschel puts himself in the running for FedEx Cup success after victory in Denver

Horschel finished two shots clear of Bubba Watson to move into second in the FedEx Cup standings behind leader Chris Kirk

Paul McGinley is thrown into the lake at the Belfry in 2002 after holing the winning putt for the Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup 2014: Paul McGinley recalls leadership shown by Sam Torrence during 2002 success to guide Europe to victory

McGinley was moved up the order by Torrence and holed the winning putt at the Belfry

Tom Watson is ready to guide the USA to Ryder Cup glory

Ryder Cup 2014: Tom Watson ready to do 'everything possible' to guide USA to revenge win for Medinah defeat

Watson believes the players will be fired up from the memory of defeat two years ago

Sergio Garcia leads the BMW Championship after carding a 64 on Friday

BMW Championship 2014: Sergio Garcia holds one-shot lead over Ryan Palmer but Rory McIlroy looms large after final three birdies

McIlroy lost his share of the lead but is well in the hunt heading into the weekend

Rory McIlroy holds a share of the lead at the BMW Championship

BMW Championship 2014: Rory McIlroy tied for the lead but untidy finish tarnishes what could have been a healthy lead

McIlroy sits second in the FedEx Cup standings and shares the lead in Denver with with Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland

Europe’s new vice-captains – (left to right) Olazabal, Jimenez and Harrington – in Ryder Cup action at Valhalla in 200

Ryder Cup 2014: Paul McGinley calls up major assistance in the shape of Jose Maria Olazabal and Padraig Harrington

Vice-captains Olazabal and Harrington have five majors between them

Keegan Bradley is one of Tom Watson's wildcard picks

Ryder Cup 2014: US team for Gleneagles battle announced

Captain Tom Watson picks Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as wild cards

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Anthony Crolla (left) in action against John Murray as Crolla is in hospital after confronting burglars
BOXINGBut injured boxer initially thought it was a wind-up from his mates
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FOOTBALL Former PFA chairman's wife confirms he is out of danger
Clarke Carlisle applauds the Northampton fans in his final appearance before retirement
REACTIONJoey Barton and Dean Ashton lead messages of support
Dylan Hartley is given his marching orders on Saturday
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Alastair Cook at the Darts on Monday night
Cook bounced back from one-day sacking with darts win over Anderson at Alexandra Palace
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Northampton captain Dylan Hartley is shown the red card and sent off by referee JP Doyle during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester on Saturday
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Anthony Crolla celebrates his win over John Murray back in April
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Kevin Pietersen of the Melbourne Stars leaves the field after getting out during the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars last week
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Amir Khan is engaged in a broader battle than attempting to win a fight with Floyd Mayweather
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