| 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:...
| May 10, 2011
| 4:38 AM
A few hundred miles on the rental car and the Hall of Fame ceremonies turn this week’s Niblicks into a nocturnal affair. Hey, it happens. And sometimes the PGA Tour is stuck with an unplanned Monday finish… Looking back at the weekend, a lot...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Lady Gaga, Kid Rock, Victoria Beckham and LL Cool J are among the hat-wearing celebrities named to the Headwear Hall of Fame for 2012 by the Headwear Assn. trade organization....
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:51 AM
CROMWELL -- Bubba Watson pondered the "who Is Bubba" query for few moments. "I'm just a country boy from a small town who loves to play golf and loves just to have fun. That's it." But Watson is exceedingly modest. There's much more depth in this...
| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| Feb 10, 2009
First Baptist Church of Orlando has come to serve Central Florida the way the Washington National Cathedral serves the nation: It's a place where folks of all faiths can gather to grieve over a public tragedy.
Today, First Baptist will be the site of a...
| Jun 7, 2009
My Father's Tears
And Other Stories
Alfred A. Knopf: 292 pp., $25.95
And Other Poems
Alfred A. Knopf: 98 pp., $25
Of course he was going to write until the end.
Several million words, 60-plus books. No American of...
| May 20, 2009
Phil Mickelson's wife, Amy, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and the three-time major champion said Wednesday he will suspend his PGA Tour schedule indefinitely.
According to a release from Mickelson's management company, his wife was to have...
| Feb 15, 2009
Angela Stanford spoiled Michelle Wie's bid for a victory in her first start as an LPGA Tour member, overcoming a three-stroke deficit to win the season-opening SBS Open by three shots Saturday in Kahuku, Hawaii.
Stanford closed with a 2-under 70 for a...
| Apr 3, 2008
| 2:14 PM
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Well, that was quick. After two losses, the first rather exciting as losses go, the second rather putrid, manager Lou Piniella has shuffled the lineup.
He used 125 of them last season and now has two in...