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Rocco Mediate notches another 64 to complete Shaw Charity win

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rocco Mediate, who fired a 7-under-par 64 in the second round, matched that total Sunday, rolling to a seven-stroke victory at the Shaw Charity Classic.

Broadcaster David Frost dead at age 74

LONDON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- British broadcaster David Frost -- best known for his interviews with former U.S. President Richard Nixon -- has died, his family said. He was 74.

Rocco Mediate's 64 retains Shaw Charity Classic lead

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Rocco Mediate carded a 7-under-par 64 in the second round of the Shaw Charity Classic Saturday, retaining the lead of the Canadian event.

Bart Bryant's 62 opens big lead at Dick's Sporting Goods Open

ENDICOTT, N.Y., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Champions Tour rookie Bart Bryant tied a course record with a 10-under 62 Saturday, opening big lead after two rounds of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

Langer opens up lead at British Senior Open

SOUTHPORT, England, July 27 (UPI) -- Bernard Langer shot a 4-under 66 Saturday to take a three stroke lead over David Frost after three rounds at the Senior British Open.

Wiebe and Langer tied for lead at British Senior Open

SOUTHPORT, England, July 26 (UPI) -- Mark Wiebe sank four birdies on the back nine in a round of 65 Friday to take a share of the lead with Bernard Langer at the British Senior Open.

Gene Sauers in front at Senior British Open

SOUTHPORT, England, July 25 (UPI) -- Gene Sauers rode a late string of birdies Thursday into the first-round lead at the Senior British Open Championship in England.

Huston leads Senior Players Championship

PITTSBURGH, June 27 (UPI) -- John Huston, a winner just once in his two years on the Champions Tour, seized the lead Thursday after one round of the Senior Players Championship.

Craig Stadler hangs on for Encompass victory, first win since 2004

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 23 (UPI) -- Craig Stadler survived a near-meltdown Sunday, posting a one-stroke win at the Encompass Championship Sunday to notch his first Champions Tour title since 2004.

Craig Stadler forges two-shot lead at Encompass Championship

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 22 (UPI) -- Craig Stadler fired a 7-under-par 65 Saturday, vaulting into the lead of the inaugural Encompass Championship after two rounds.

Langer shares lead in rain-delayed Champions Tour event

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 21 (UPI) -- Bernhard Langer, who has posted his 17th and 18th Champions Tour wins this year, grabbed a share of the lead Friday at the inaugural Encompass Championship.

David Frost edges Fred Couples to nab Regions Tradition major win

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 9 (UPI) -- David Frost's final-round 4-under-par 68 Sunday was just enough to edge Fred Couples for the Regions Tradition seniors major tournament title.

David Frost's late birdies net 3rd round Regions Tradition lead

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 8 (UPI) -- David Frost used two late birdies en route to a round of 6-under-par 66 Saturday to take the third-round lead of the Regions Tradition.

Sluman leads by one at Regions Tradition

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman shot a 7-under 65 Thursday that put him one shot in front after one round of the Regions Tradition, the year's second major on the Champions Tour.

Faxon-Sluman team leads Legends of Golf

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 26 (UPI) -- Brad Faxon and Jeff Sluman teamed for a 10-under-par 62 Friday and lead the PGA Champions Tour's Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf by one stroke.
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Sir David Frost arrives for the New York premiere of the film "Frost/Nixon" which is based on his taped conversations with former President Nixon on November 17, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (born 7 April 1939) is a British journalist, comedian, writer and media personality, best known for his serious interviews with various political figures, the most notable being Richard Nixon. Since 2006, he has been hosting the weekly programme Frost Over the World on Al Jazeera English. He was portrayed by actor Michael Sheen opposite Frank Langella's Richard Nixon in the 2006 Peter Morgan stage play Frost/Nixon, and in Ron Howard's subsequent 2008 film adaptation.

David Paradine Frost was born at Tenterden, Kent, on 7 April 1939 the son of a Methodist minister of Huguenot descent, the Rev. W.J. Paradine Frost. While living in Gillingham, Kent, he was taught in the Bible Class of the Sunday School at his father's church (Byron Road Methodist) by David Gilmore Harvey, and subsequently started training as a Methodist Local Preacher, which he did not complete. He attended Barnsole Road Primary School in Gillingham, then Gillingham Grammar School and finally Wellingborough Grammar School. He subsequently won a place at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a degree in English. He had turned down a contract with Nottingham Forest Football Club to attend university.

At Cambridge, he edited a student newspaper, Varsity, and a literary magazine, Granta. He was also secretary of the famous Footlights Drama Society, which included actors such as Peter Cook and John Bird.

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