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Rory revisited: No question off limits, no subject out of bounds as Paul Kimmage meets golfer of the decade

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In the first of a three-part series, Rory McIlroy sits down with Paul Kimmage to discuss what he has learned over the past few years and what changes he has made as he bids to complete the Grand Slam

In the first of a three-part series, Rory McIlroy sits down with Paul Kimmage to discuss what he has learned over the past few years and what changes he has made as he bids to complete the Grand Slam

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In the first of a three-part series, Rory McIlroy sits down with Paul Kimmage to discuss what he has learned over the past few years and what changes he has made as he bids to complete the Grand Slam

It's a sad indictment of our business these days that interviews with global superstars are generally not worth the paper they're written on. Ask Greg Baum.

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A couple of weeks ago, Baum — one of Australia's best sportswriters — was offered exclusive access to Rafael Nadal on the eve of the Australian Open. The offer was, he noted, subject to some terms and conditions.