| May 26, 2013
In my last column, we discussed the journey that LeBron James' brand has taken — from high school phenom to hometown savior to villain to redeemed hero. Tiger Woods is somewhere in the middle of his own journey.
We can review Woods' story in a few...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Since this is the final "Running Off" of the year, let's review the biggest and best, whiniest and worst of 2012.
Biggest sports story of local interest: (1) Dwightmare and resulting collateral damage in Magic...
| Jan 4, 2013
Incredible things happened in the world of pro golf in 2012.
--Bubba Watson won the Masters with a shot on the second playoff hole that only a magician or a contortionist could pull off.
--Brendt Snedeker won $11.13 million in one day by taking the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Golf--Champions Tour, Legends of Golf, Noon (CBS); PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, 2 p.m. (CBS)
NBA Basketball--Playoffs, New York Knicks at Boston Celtics, Noon (ABC); Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks, 2:30 p.m. (ABC); San Antonio Spurs...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, Aaron’s 312 pole qualifying, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Horse Racing--Kentucky Oaks, 4 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:21 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 14-year-old from China isn’t going anywhere in a hurry. And this Masters is still a long way from taking shape.
Despite being the first player at Augusta National to get hit with a one-shot penalty for slow play, teen...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 9:29 PM
NHL Hockey--Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); Detroit Red Wings at Nashville Predators, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Soccer--Mexican Primera Division, Chiapas at Puebla, 11:55 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, San Jose at Portland,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 7:30 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- This time, the putt didn't slip past the hole. This time, Adam Scott's world did not crumble around him by the width of a thumbnail.
Ernie Els was right. It wasn't just lip service back in July, at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, when he...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:02 PM
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans.
This weekend, Dufner will try to become the first repeat...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Last week I lamented that former Gator football coach Steve Spurrier was left off the rapidly growing list of "Great Floridians."
I used Spurrier (and former Gator great Danny Wuerffel) to illustrate a point about just how arbitrary the list had...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:42 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Thursday begins the 77th Masters golf tournament. Wednesday was a day to wander and ponder.
The sun shined, the temperature stayed in the mid-70s and the wind that can blow here so relentlessly was doing so somewhere else. Whether...