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Rocco Mediate

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  • Johnny Miller apologizes for Rocco Mediate comments

     
    Here is a news story I wrote for the Saturday newspaper: NBC golf analyst Johnny Miller apologized Friday in the wake of complaints from some viewers that his comments about Rocco Mediate Sunday could be interpreted as anti-Italian slurs. ???I......
  • Golf's popularity problem was only masked by Tiger

     
    There's a lot of justifiable hand-wringing going on among golf enthusiasts that without Tiger Woods, the profile index of the PGA Tour will slip to something approximating that of pro bowling or curling.There's talk among golf commentators about how the...
  • Golf may actually produce some drama without Tiger

     
    Can a major golf championship absent the presence of Tiger Woods be possessed of drama?That was the question heading into the Open Championship being played at Royal Birkdale and as the field trudges into the cool and windy weekend, the answer......
  • HBO show draws stars, from Strahan to Sepinwall

     
    I had the honor Wednesday of hanging out in the green room during HBO's year-in-review episode of "Costas Now," where I spoke to Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora, David Tyree, Rodney Harrison and Charles Barkley and loitered in the approximate vicinity........
  • Barkley! Costas! Tiger! Phelps! Strahan! Chizik! Torres!

     
    Charles Barkley has apologized to Auburn's new white football coach. Now that that is out of the way, Sir Charles is scheduled to appear Wednesday on (Commack) Bob Costas' live, year-in-review "Costas Now" at 9 p.m. on HBO. Others scheduled......
  • ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open

    ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open
    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,...
  • Different strokes for these folks at U.S. Open

    Different strokes for these folks at U.S. Open
    As the sun sank toward the western horizon of the Pacific, setting the table for the inevitable fog, Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell emerged as those who had best weathered yet another stormy day at theU.S. Open. Saturday was supposed to be the...
  • Fog forces third round of Farmers Insurance Open to be postponed

    Fog forces third round of Farmers Insurance Open to be postponed
    — The boxing adage "you can't hit what you can't see" was applied to golf Saturday as the combination of pea soup fog and white balls forced a third-round postponement at the Farmers Insurance Open. PGA officials spent most of the day impersonating...
  • Tiger Woods' trademark determination is back in full swing

    Tiger Woods' trademark determination is back in full swing
    — There were a few pages still to be turned Monday in the book titled, "Here Comes Tiger Woods Again." After an intense and gutty Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open, that book now seems publishable. Hot off the presses and coming soon. The...
  • Hall of Fame commentators take on Tiger Woods’ swing change

     
    Add new Hall of Famers Peter Alliss and Dan Jenkins to those who don’t understand the rationale behind Tiger Woods embarking on another swing. “It’s like Pavarotti saying, ‘I’m fed up being a tenor; I think I’m going to...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Wyndham Championship

     
    A year ago, Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington found themselves needing a boost. Both made the Wyndham Championship a late addition to their schedule, finding themselves outside the cut line to make the 125-man field for the FedEx Cup series. It was worth...