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Trio leads Champions event in South Korea

Trio leads Champions event in South Korea

SONGDO, South Korea, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Allen, Mark Calcavecchia and David Peoples each shot 6-under 66 Friday and share the lead at the Champions Tour's Songdo Championship in South Korea.

Sluman leads Senior Players Championship

HARRISON, N.Y., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman had three consecutive birdies in one stretch en route to a 6-under-par 65 and the first-round lead at the Senior Players Championship in New York.

Price bests Wiebe for 1-shot Toshiba win

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Nick Price fired a 3-under-par 68 and held off Mark Wiebe down the stretch Sunday to register a one-stroke win in the Toshiba Classic.
Students learn history through 'Mad Men'

Students learn history through 'Mad Men'

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Northwestern University in suburban Chicago said 16 students are learning about history through the lens of the AMC series "Mad Men."

Cook wins Schwab, Langer takes title

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- John Cook came from behind to take the Charles Schwab Cup Championship Sunday and Bernhard Langer won the $1 million, year-long Cup title.

Allen grabs 1-shot Charles Schwab lead

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Michael Allen notched five birdies for a personal-best 10-under-par 61 Saturday, securing the third-round lead of the Charles Schwab Cup event.

O'Meara edges Allen in Senior Players win

POTOMAC, Md., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Mark O'Meara's par on the first playoff hole Sunday enabled him to defeat Michael Allen and win the Senior Players Championship.

Cochran grabs lead at Senior Championship

POTOMAC, Md., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Russ Cochran, who had five consecutive birdies, shot a 6-under-par 64 Friday and moved into the lead of the Senior Players Championship in Maryland.

Kite out front in Champions Tour major

POTOMAC, Md., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Tom Kite took advantage of calm conditions in the morning Thursday to shoot a 3-under 67 that gave him the lead at the Senior Players Championship.

Haas rallies for Viking Classic victory

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Bill Haas sank three birdies late in the round Sunday, rallying to claim a three-stroke victory at the Viking Classic in Mississippi.

Haas grabs 4-shot lead at Viking Classic

MADISON, Miss., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Bill Haas posted his first-ever 54-hole lead Saturday, firing a 3-under 69 for a four-shot advantage at the Viking Classic.
Funk, Allen, Blake lead in South Korea

Funk, Allen, Blake lead in South Korea

NEW SONGDO CITY, South Korea, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Fred Funk was among three golfers who turned in 3-under-par 69s Friday and are tied for the first-round lead at the Champions Tour stop in South Korea.

Funk takes The Tradition by one stroke

SUNRIVER, Ore., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Fred Funk earned his second win at The Tradition tournament in three years Sunday, carding a 3-under-par 69 Sunday to win by a single stroke.
Crane bags his third PGA Tour title

Crane bags his third PGA Tour title

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Ben Crane shot a 2-under-par 70 Sunday and won the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, Calif., by a stroke over three players.
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Michael Allen
Michael Allen raises his arms after making an eagle on the 9th hole during the final round of the AT&T National hosted by Tiger Woods at Congressional Country Club in Potomac, Maryland on July 5, 2009. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Rogers Centre (formerly known as SkyDome) is a multi-purpose stadium, in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated next to the CN Tower, near the shores of Lake Ontario. Opened in 1989, it is home to the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball and the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. From 2008–2012, the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League are scheduled to play at the stadium for eight games (five regular-season and two pre-season) as part of the Bills Toronto Series. While it is primarily a sports venue, it also hosts other large-scale events such as conventions, trade fairs, concerts, funfairs, and monster truck shows.

The stadium was renamed "Rogers Centre" following the purchase of the stadium by Rogers Communications, which also bought the Toronto Blue Jays, in 2005. The venue was noted for being the first stadium to have a fully retractable motorized roof, as well as for the 348-room hotel attached to it, with 70 rooms overlooking the field. It is also the most recent North American major-league stadium built to accommodate both football and baseball. The stadium will be the centrepiece of the 2015 Pan American Games as the site of the opening and closing ceremonies.

The SkyDome, called the Rogers Centre since 2005, was designed by architect Rod Robbie and structural engineer Michael Allen and was constructed by the EllisDon Construction company of London, Ontario and the Dominion Bridge Company of Lachine, Quebec. The stadium's construction lasted about two and a half years, from October 1986 to May 1989. The approximate cost of construction was C$570 million ($914 million in 2011 dollars) which was paid for by the federal government, Ontario provincial government, the City of Toronto, and a large consortium of corporations.

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