| Feb 17, 2013
Saturday's third round of golf in the Northern Trust Open was like the line in the old TV series "Naked City."
There were eight million stories at Riviera. Here are three.
Barber can cut it
Blayne Barber, 69-70-72—211; two under, tied...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:42 PM
The keys to playing Riviera Country Club as a PGA Tour pro don't just involve reading the greens and knowing what mid-iron to pull.
Just as important is where you plan to sleep at night.
John Merrick, in the thick of Northern Trust contention at eight...
| Feb 1, 2013
Phil Mickelson, one of the most popular golfers on the PGA Tour and a fan favorite known as “Lefty,” was speaking his mind last week following the final round of the Humana Challenge. He did not have a particularly great tournament,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:00 PM
7 a.m. Tennis: Australian Open (d.).--ESPN2
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS
9:30 a.m. College highlights: Maryland basketball, then Virginia at 10, Virginia Tech at 10:30 and...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Golf celebrates its winners and tortures its losers. It isn't a game, it's a giant thumbscrew.
At first glance, Sunday presented the opposite. Everything was idyllic in the California desert, where they play the Humana Challenge (formerly the Bob Hope)...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:45 PM
4 a.m. Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship.--Golf
7 a.m. Tennis: Australian Open (d.).--Tennis Channel
8:30 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Chelsea vs. Arsenal.--Fox Soccer Ch.
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:50 PM
LA JOLLA — Phil Mickelson, an expert at applying backspin on the golf course, issued a statement clarifying comments he made Sunday indicating he might move out of California because of the state's income tax laws.
"I'm like many Americans who are...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:05 PM
LA JOLLA — As one millionaire golfer considers leaving San Diego in order to make financial ends meet, Brandt Snedeker might consider the opposite and seek full-time residency in the Lodge at Torrey Pines.
On a day when local-citizen-for-now...
| Jan 27, 2013
LA JOLLA — Nobody had the foggiest idea what was going on Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament. The only thing that was clear was that Tiger Woods was in the lead and Mother Nature was in charge.
Pars and birdies weren't the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Anthem Blue Cross may be breaking California law by requiring some policyholders to buy their prescription drugs from a single mail-order pharmacy, according to the state attorney general's office.
Anthem, the state's largest for-profit health insurer,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
The Ninth Semi-Annual Boomer Expo presented by BoomerTimes & SeniorLife will take place from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday in the ballroom at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
The free event for active adults, sponsored by Memorial Healthcare...