World Series Time

Cardinals, Red Sox set for World Series duel (via AFP) The resurgent Red Sox will try to cap a worst-to-first season with a World Series win over talent-laden St. Louis in a battle of baseball’s best teams that starts Wednesday. The 109th World Series, which opens at Boston’s Fenway Park, is one for the…

Tiger Sparks US Presidents Cup Lead

Undefeated Tiger sparks US to Presidents Cup lead (via AFP) Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar won twice Saturday to stay unbeaten as the United States seized a 11 1/2-6 1/2 lead over the Internationals at the storm-hit Presidents Cup. Top-ranked Woods and Kuchar edged Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Australian Adam Scott…

US Leads in Presidents Cup Golf

Internationals face Presidents Cup foursomes test (via AFP) International golfers faced a familiar hurdle, the alternate-shot foursomes format, as the Presidents Cup began Friday and their trophy hopes could depend on how well they answer the challenge. The United States led the Internationals 3 1/2-2 1/2 after…

Jack Nicklaus Comments on Presidents Cup

Jack Nicklaus pumps the brakes on run-away U.S. win at Presidents Cup (via SB Nation) By Emily Kay on Oct 2 2013, 7:30a 3 Jack Nicklaus does not buy into the near-hysteria about the lack of competition from the Internationals in the Presidents Cup. Jack Nicklaus recognizes the Americans appear to be unbeatable in this week’s […]

Week 1: Fantasy Football Counseling

Fantasy football sit/start advice Week 1: Texans vs. Chargers (via SB Nation) By Andrew Fox Miller  @AndrewFoxMiller on Sep 9 2013, 12:00p + Houston faces San Diego on Monday and is the final game of Week 1. We break down the fantasy implications. By the time the Chargers and Texans take the field on Monday […]

NASCAR Chase Almost Over

NASCAR Desperate measures at Richmond? (via Fox Sports) Lee Spencer Updated Sep 7, 2013 2:06 AM ET   RICHMOND, VA. How bad do you want it? If you’re a Sprint Cup driver not currently locked into the Chase, would you resort to team orders, use the chrome bumper or even run over your mother to earn […]

A-Rod in the Glare of Controversy

What They're Saying: A look at Alex Rodriguez before his potential suspension (via NJ.com) By the end of the week, we could finally find out how long Alex Rodriguez’s suspension is. That means there’s already talk about what he’ll do in response to Major League Baseball’s decision. But before all that happens, the world will […]

Mickelson Wins British Open

Mighty Mickelson wins Open at last (via AFP) Phil Mickelson won the British Open for the first time at Muirfield on Sunday, one month after his heartbreak at the US Open where he was runner-up for a record sixth time. The 43-year-old lefty saved his best for last as he came down the brutal back…

Mickelson off to a Good Start in Scotland

Mickelson sizzles into Scottish Open contention (via AFP) Four-time Major winning Phil Mickelson warmed-up for a hopeful double Scotland victory celebration with a sizzling six under par 66 on the opening day of the Scottish Open on Thursday. Mickelson started with a bogey but then eagled the third hole of…

Three Cheers for Serena!

French Open women’s final: live report (via AFP) AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT after Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 in a high-quality final to seal her second French Open title, 11 years after her first triumph at Roland Garros. It was the 31-year-old American’s 16th Grand Slam title victory, taking her to […]

Football Legend Deacon Jones RIP

NFL David 'Deacon' Jones dies at age 74 (via Fox Sports) Alex Marvez on the passing of Deacon Jones and the legacy the Hall of Famer leaves behind. Alex Marvez on the passing of Deacon Jones and the legacy the Hall of Famer leaves behind. Updated Jun 4, 2013 3:11 PM ET   David ”Deacon” Jones, […]

Boys and Their Toys

“The only thing different between men and boys is the price of their toys.”

Two-Stroke Penalty for Tiger

GOLF Too-perfect shot costs Tiger (via Fox Sports) Robert Lusetich’s Round 2 recap Robert Lusetich’s Round 2 recap Robert Lusetich Updated Apr 13, 2013 10:01 AM ET   AUGUSTA, Ga. It was the perfect shot. So perfect that, perversely, it cost Tiger Woods a two-stroke penalty. And now he must hope it won’t cost him his […]

Tiger’s Second Act

Jordan-esque Tiger revamps his game for older body (via AFP) Tiger Woods sees himself much like pal and retired NBA legend Michael Jordan and if his second act in golf rivals that of Jordan with the Chicago Bulls, it promises to be spectacular. World number one Woods is considered the man to beat this week […]

Nicklaus Advises 14 Year-Old Guan at Masters

Guan to meet with Nicklaus before Masters debut (via AFP) Six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus, who won his first green jacket 50 years ago, will give 14-year-old Chinese newcomer Guan Tianlang some advice on the eve of his Masters debut. “I don’t know what I’m going to say to him,” Nicklaus said on Tuesday. “I […]