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Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt.
With two key birdies around the turn, and a powerful tee shot at just the right moment, McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday at Royal Liverpool and captured the third leg of the career Grand Slam. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland joined some elite company beyond the names on the silver claret jug.
Jack Nicklaus (23) and Tiger Woods (24) are the only other players to capture three different majors by the time they were 25. McIlroy won the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional and the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, both by eight shots. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt.

With two key birdies around the turn, and a powerful tee shot at just the right moment, McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday at Royal Liverpool and captured the third leg of the career Grand Slam. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland joined some elite company beyond the names on the silver claret jug.

Jack Nicklaus (23) and Tiger Woods (24) are the only other players to capture three different majors by the time they were 25. McIlroy won the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional and the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, both by eight shots. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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The new $315 LeBron X would be Nike’s most expensive shoe ever, and will include motion sensors to measure your vertical jump, according to The Wall Street Journal. Unveiled by NBA superstar LeBron James during the 2012 Olympic gold medal basketball game between the United States and Spain, it will be available this fall. Nike products have seen an increase in price by up to 10-percent.

Perhaps a pair of Armani shoes is a better investment.

The new $315 LeBron X would be Nike’s most expensive shoe ever, and will include motion sensors to measure your vertical jump, according to The Wall Street Journal. Unveiled by NBA superstar LeBron James during the 2012 Olympic gold medal basketball game between the United States and Spain, it will be available this fall. Nike products have seen an increase in price by up to 10-percent.

Perhaps a pair of Armani shoes is a better investment.

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The Nike + FuelBand in “ICE” On July 27, NikeTown locations in London, San Francisco and New York will carry the Nike+ FuelBand ICE. The product will also be available from London’s Boxpark, the House of Innovation at Selfridges and New York’s 21 Mercer Street. From August 8 (www.nikestore.com) will also have availability. The ICE edition of the Nike+ FuelBand is a limited edition run and the special nature of this product is clearly visible with its frost-like appeal. 
The Nike+ FuelBand measures your steps, calories and serves as motivation to show you how active, (or inactive you are). It easily syncs via BlueTooth to your smartphone so you can track your activity levels against others. 14 fuel points were earned on the Nike + FuelBand while composing this post. 

The Nike + FuelBand in “ICE” On July 27, NikeTown locations in London, San Francisco and New York will carry the Nike+ FuelBand ICE. The product will also be available from London’s Boxpark, the House of Innovation at Selfridges and New York’s 21 Mercer Street. From August 8 (www.nikestore.com) will also have availability. The ICE edition of the Nike+ FuelBand is a limited edition run and the special nature of this product is clearly visible with its frost-like appeal. 

The Nike+ FuelBand measures your steps, calories and serves as motivation to show you how active, (or inactive you are). It easily syncs via BlueTooth to your smartphone so you can track your activity levels against others. 14 fuel points were earned on the Nike + FuelBand while composing this post. 

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