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Gaming Augments Players’ Social Lives
2014-03-28 18:17:30

North Carolina State University New research finds that online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives. The study was done by researchers at North Carolina State University, York University and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. “Gamers aren’t the antisocial basement-dwellers we see in pop culture stereotypes, they’re highly social people,” says Dr. Nick...

2009-07-18 18:29:37

Brad Benjamin beat Nick Taylor 7 & 6 in Saturday's 36-hole final to win the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Benjamin defeated the stroke-play medalist and low amateur at last month's U.S. Open. Taylor trailed only briefly in his matches. I'm a little disappointed, Taylor said after the loss. I played well the entire week, and to be in the final and lose is definitely disappointing. But Brad played unbelievable in the afternoon. Pretty much did to me what I did to the other guys...

2009-07-17 20:54:00

Nick Taylor and Brad Benjamin both won two matches Friday and set up a showdown for the title at the U.S. Publinx Links Championship. Taylor, the stroke-play medalist for this tournament and the low amateur at last month's U.S. Open, defeated Wesley Bryan 2 & 1 in his morning quarterfinal match. He then eliminated University of Oklahoma assistant golf coach Phillip Bryan 3 & 2 in the semifinals. This tournament is being played on Bryan's home course, Oklahoma's Jimmie Austin Golf...

2009-07-16 21:05:56

Medalist Nick Taylor needed to play only 25 holes in winning two matches Thursday, putting him in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Public Links Championship. Taylor, who was the low amateur at last month's U.S. Open, ousted Brett Munson 8 & 6 in the tournament's second round and then defeated Todd Obergoenner 6 & 5. In his three matches at the University of Oklahoma's Jimmie Austin Golf Club, Taylor has led for 37 of the 39 holes he has played. He has made 19 birdies and two eagles. It's...

2009-07-15 21:06:00

Nick Taylor, who last month finished as the low amateur at the U.S. Open, won his opening-round match Wednesday at the U.S. Public Links Championship. Taylor lost the opening hole, then stormed to a 6 & 4 victory over Craig Cyr at the University of Oklahoma's Jimmie Austin Golf Club. Taylor earned a second-round meeting with Munson, who was a 1-up winner over 2008 semifinalist David Johnson. Rickie Fowler, a member of the American Walker Cup team two years ago, also moved on with a 5...

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