| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Spend even a few moments around PGA golfer Lee Janzen and his 20-year-old son, Connor, and it doesn't take long to notice the deep admiration and respect the two share. Just don't mention the word basketball.
"We used to play basketball a lot but I think...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Golf notebook: Mickelson eyes 2016 Olympics
--Phil Mickelson, coming off a season in which he captured the Open Championship at Muirfield, let the world in on a little secret: He wants to compete in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014.
Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Another week, another Duck Dynasty recap of an episode with a Si pun in the title. Between that and the Si-cology book that's out now, are we running low on these? Yeah, I doubt it, too. We start at a junkyard, where Willie and Korie are walking with John...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:32 PM
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Colors: Black and gold
Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:31 PM
— You'd think the ghost of Payne Stewart or Sam Snead would have helped re-direct one of those putts that rimmed out for Phil Mickelson on Father's Day and his 43rd birthday Sunday at Merion Golf Club.
But this is a cruel game, and the U.S. Open...
| Jun 17, 2013
The thinnest line in sports writing has less to do with winning and losing, and certainly much less to do with any degree of criticism. It strikes me on this great Father's Day sports weekend that the thinnest line is the one between the appropriate...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:20 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — Phil Mickelson, who has already wrapped up the father-of-the-year title, was the leader in the clubhouse after the rainy first day of the U.S. Open here Thursday.
It was storybook stuff. The golf wasn't bad, either.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:14 PM
WEST, Texas — The two-tone brown Ford F-150 careens into the downtown parking space and out jumps Tommy Muska, a mayor on the move.
Wearing a baseball cap, green long-sleeved shirt and bluejeans, his face ruddy from a life under the central Texas...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Hot-tea concessions and an on-site betting parlor. Waterproof fans and riveting competition. A bagpipe’s hymn and a bishop’s prayer.
Ten years ago this month, courtesy of my gracious editors, I chronicled one of sport’s grandest events:...