| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:47 PM
(No, wait! That's not what I meant. There will be no mention of Katee Sackhoff in her "Starbuck" combat outfit anywhere in this column — uh, other than just now. We're talking fantasy for the sports nerd in most of us.)
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:06 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Justin Rose started out as another guy in Tiger Woods' group Thursday at Bay Hill. He wound up in the lead.
Rose put on a clinic with the putter and ran off four straight birdies late in his round for a 7-under 65,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 10:53 PM
College Softball--Alabama-Birmingham at Central Florida, 10:30 a.m. (FXSP)
Men’s College Basketball--Virginia Commonwealth at Temple, 11 a.m. (CBS); Big South Conference Tournament Championship, 11 a.m. (ESPN2);...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Even Jeff Van Gundy is flabbergasted at how his brother, former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, has become Dwight Howard's biggest advocate in the past few months. While Dwight has been getting criticized unmercifully...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:01 PM
It's fine — for amateurs
Los Angeles Times
The most sleep-inducing word on the PGA Tour this year is "bifurcation," although the issue over whether the tour should break from USGA and R&A is hotter than Dubai. Golf's ruling lords...
| Feb 24, 2013
Auto Racing--NASCAR Sprint Cup, Daytona 500, 11 a.m. (FOX); Drag Racing, Arizona Nationals, same-day tape, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Men’s College Basketball--Illinois at Michigan, Noon (ESPN); Cincinnati at Notre Dame, 1 p.m. (CBS);...
| Feb 14, 2013
Ben Hogan bought the fairway to heaven, Humphrey Bogart no longer stands pickled and perched beneath the sycamore on No. 12 and member Jim Murray isn't around to describe Riviera Country Club, as he once did, as "like a coquettish woman who winks at you...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Fred Couples wasn’t trying to be cocky Wednesday when he said it: “There are some tournaments where I feel like people deserve to play and I feel like I deserve to be in this field."
Couples has won the Northern Trust twice in his career, in...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:22 PM
NBA Basketball--Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Men’s College Basketball--Manhattan at Siena, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Youngstown State at Detroit, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:43 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Norwich City at Queens Park, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Men’s College Basketball--Cincinnati Seton Hall, 10 a.m. (ESPNU); Syracuse at Pittsburgh, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Purdue at Northwestern, 11 a.m. (ESPN2);...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:51 AM
LA JOLLA -- Torrey Pines lost a heavy hitter Thursday morning when Masters champion Bubba Watson, citing illness, announced he was withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open.
Watson pulled out before his 9:30 a.m. tee-time grouping with Phil Mickelson ...