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  • Nicklaus wants to retain No. 1 status

    Nicklaus wants to retain No. 1 status
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Honest to the core, Jack Nicklaus acknowledged Tuesday that he does not want Tiger Woods to break his record of 18 major victories. “Nobody wants their records to be broken,” Nicklaus said. “C’mon. “But do I...
  • 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,...
  • Tiger Woods can prove everyone wrong with win at Augusta

    Tiger Woods can prove everyone wrong with win at Augusta
    Nearly a year ago, I wrote that Tiger Woods could become the next Ken Griffey Jr., a transcendant athlete who turned mortal before rewriting the history books of their respective sports. Instead of breaking their sport’s most sacred record, they...
  • NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit

    NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit
    In the Tiger Woods era, it was hard to find a better Father's Day storyline for the network announcers to ply than that of the young superstar and his dad. Woods' father, Earl, put a golf club in his son's hands when the child was only months old, and...
  • Sports blitz: Fans may never see Woods make it 'back'

    Sports blitz: Fans may never see Woods make it 'back'
    Whenever Tiger Woods is playing golf from now until he retires, the question of whether or not he is ‘back’ will always come up. It's inevitable, unfortunately, the answer to that isn’t as black and white as some people make it out to...
  • Champions Tour players applaud Augusta's admission of women

    Champions Tour players applaud Augusta's admission of women
    The reaction of Champions Tour members to Augusta National’s decision to admit women can be summed up in one word: bravo. “That’s terrific,” Hinsdale resident Jeff Sluman said of the announcement Monday that former Secretary of...
  • Woods prevails over Mediate at U.S. Open in sudden death

     
    Just like Rocky in the movie, Rocco Mediate went the distance with the best in the world -- and then some -- but came up just a stroke short in the U.S. Open. In what was the most stirring U.S.......
  • U.S. Open tied after 14 playoff holes

     
    The putts haven't been quite so automatic for Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate has found a rhythm off the tee. Mediate birdied No. 13 and No. 14 as a Woods birdie putt lipped out on the Par 4 14th hole.......
  • Tiger leads by three after 10

     
    If you don't have an opportunity to keep track of the U.S. Open playoff round, Tiger Woods has been giving Rocco Mediate some opportunities to pick up ground but Woods' putter is hot and he keeps shutting the window of......
  • I am rooting for Tiger Woods, but not quite sure why

     
    I know many other people feel this way, and like me, feel guilty about or at least confused by the emotion: How is that I find myself rooting for Tiger Woods down the stretch of major championships when as an......
  • NBC was short on lengths, long on tornado warnings

     
    Here is my Tuesday newspaper column. I initially planned to include a variety of items in it, but as the drama unfolded Monday I ditched everything else and went all-Tiger, just like the TV networks do! Two things I didn't......