Pair of eagles powers Woods to U.S. Open lead

Updated: June 15, 2008, 3:27 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods delivered a performance worthy of prime time Saturday in the U.S. Open.

He kept an East Coast television audience and a sellout crowd at Torrey Pines in suspense when his left knee buckled and he nearly dropped to the ground from the sheer pain, limping along with his club as a cane. The drama came on the last six holes, when he turned a five-shot deficit into a one-shot lead.

And the amazing array of shots that put him atop the leaderboard? Pure science fiction.

"The ...

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