| May 6, 2012
Wichita State head men's golf coach Grier Jones is cut from the same cloth as Bill Snyder: a throwback, old school, stuck in his ways.
Some run away from that, others gravitate towards but in the end it all equals success.
Guided by Jones, his...
| May 13, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's true - good guys do finish first. At least, in golf they did this week.
Matt Kuchar, the smiling assassin they call him, topped the field at TPC Sawgrass for the PLayers Championship at 13 under par.
It's his biggest win on the PGA Tour. He...
| May 28, 2012
| 1:54 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
KROPP RISES TO
Former All-Area Girls' Swimmer of the Year Andrea Kropp captured the 200-meter breaststroke championship while competing for Rattler Swim Club at the Speedo...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:46 AM
Crescenta Valley High graduate John Huh, a rookie on the PGA Tour, shot a four-under-par 67 on Friday during the second round of The Barclays at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. Huh is tied for seventh with Tiger Woods, Gary...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:08 PM
Soccer—Premier League, Fulham at West Ham, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2); Women’s National Teams, Exhibition, United States vs. Costa Rica, 1:30 p.m. (NBC)
College Football—Notre Dame vs. Navy, 8 a.m. (CBS); Ohio at Penn...
| Sep 4, 2012
The ball hung on the right lip of the cup. It refused to drop. Absolutely refused to fall.
"I still don't know why it didn't," Rory McIlroy said of his 20-foot birdie attempt on the final hole of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
So there stood the No. 1-...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The way U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III looked at it, he could not go wrong.
“The good thing is, I could pick any four out of 10 guys and we’re going to get great players,” he said Sunday on the Golf Channel. “The bad...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The Olympic Club's finish overloads with quirks, from the longest hole (the 670-yard 16th) in U.S. Open history, to the back-to-back par 5s at 16 and 17, to the almost-gimme birdie at 18.
But that stretch won't decide a champion, Johnny Miller says....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Before Daniel Miernicki retired his University of Oregon golf bag in favor of his first professional one, the green and gold Oregon Ducks bag had to make one more appearance in the Aetna Tournament Players Pro-Am Monday.
"My Nike bag is coming in...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:30 PM
SAN DIEGO— Fans of all ages cheered on some of the world’s best golfers Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open in Torrey Pines, but it was apparent which people were fans of Rickie Fowler.
Fowler of Anaheim, Calif. started just before 8 a.m....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:29 PM
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at New Orleans Saints, Noon (CBS); San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (FOX); Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, 3:25 p.m. (CBS); New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
On the first tee of the first day of Ryder Cup practice this week at Medinah, the surprising intensity of the ovation touched Bubba Watson.
To touch Watson's soul, even slightly, is to reach deep inside and turn on his emotional faucet. He might be...