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McIlroy Trying to Weather Storm

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As Rory McIlroy addressed the media Wednesday afternoon at the Valero Texas Open, heavy rain peppered the canvas tent roof above him. Lightning flashed, and thunder grumbled.

Through it all, the compact Irishman chatted amicably, dismissing the storm as ambient noise as he tackled the task at hand.

It seemed fitting.

McIlroy, who lost his No. 1 world ranking to Read Full Article »

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