Thinking of the Travelers Championship invokes a number of indelible images. Corey Pavin sitting on a golf cart behind the 18th green at the TPC River Highlands, casually talking with the media about a spectacular four wood shot at Shinnecock Hills two days earlier, still very much wearing the glow of the moment.
September isn’t always about September in Major League Baseball. For many teams September is about February, and who they’ll bring to the dance in April.
The PGA Fed Ex Cup tournament tees off today with round one of the Barclay’s Championship in Paramus, New Jersey. The top 125 players, as determined by points accumulated by order of finish in events during the regular PGA season, go in this one with the top 100 surviving for next week’s Deutsche Bank Classic outside Boston.
It would be a bit hypocritical at this point to suddenly become politically correct when, for more than half a century I had no problem with the name Washington Redskins.
You’ve heard the old adage. “Even a blind squirrel occasionally finds an acorn.” As his legacy is assessed on the way out, baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a lot in common with that squirrel.
Count me among the disappointed. I was one of the many who came out of the WNBA draft last April at the Mohegan Sun Arena believing the Connecticut Sun would be looking ahead to this day.
Becky Hammon has spent her life in basketball. A 16 year WNBA veteran, she knows the game. Now she’ll get a chance to show how well, on the biggest stage of her life, center stage of the NBA, with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs.
From the works of poet John Greenleaf Whittier comes no more poignant quote than, “Of all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been.” Red Sox and Yankees fans look back on the last week and think, “What might have been?”
The broadcast of the PGA Bridgestone Invitational was no different from any other that features, Tiger Woods. You can’t teach an old network new tricks, and the Golf Channel and CBS were certainly up to their old tricks.
For the first time since drawing a two game suspension from the NFL for a domestic violence arrest, Ravens running back Ray Rice publicly addressed the issue yesterday.