| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jul 24, 2010
Nancy Tison owns a wardrobe of golf clothes.
Not for playing golf.
For meeting and following professional golfers, their careers and their families.
Tison, who lives in Newport News, and sister, Barbara McNeal, who resides in Florida, call themselves...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2009
| 1:41 PM
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Lucas Glover picked the absolutely perfect time for his first birdie of the final round of the U.S. Open.
A major breakthrough was his reward.
Glover rolled in an 8-footer on the par-4 16th hole today, taking a two-shot lead over...
| 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...