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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • NBC, ESPN gear up for first-round U.S. Open coverage

     
    NBC will kick off the U.S. Open by showing Tiger Woods teeing off Thursday live on the "Today" show and 11 other NBC Universal networks. Not to be outdone, ESPN, which will televise the bulk of the first two rounds,......
  • U.S. Open live streams a huge hit on NBC's Web site

     
    NBCSports.com hit a high of 240,000 simultaneous video users during Monday's live streaming of the final round of the U.S. Open, compared to 70,000 during last year's Monday playoff between Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate. A total of 1.6 million......
  • Bay Hill Pro-Am pairings

     
    Here are the Bay Hill Pro-Am pairings for Wednesday. Among the highlights: Arnold Palmer is playing with Tom Ridge and singer Vince Gill. TIME PROFESSIONAL 1st Tee – Morning 7:30 Sean O'Hair Mark Simmons, Dan Mullally, Chris Knott 7:40 Mike Weir...
  • Prime-time golf: U.S. Open to run as late as 11 p.m.

     
    No need to plan your Father's Day afternoon around the final groups of the U.S. Open. You can even grab an early dinner and be home for the back nine at Pebble Beach. That's because NBC is taking the Open even deeper into prime time this year – with...
  • Rocco Mediate back in U.S. Open after all

     
    Last we had heard from Rocco Mediate, the man who took Tiger Woods to U.S. Open sudden death two years ago wasn't saying much. “Don't even bother, guys,” Mediate said as he became the unlucky loser of a 6-man, 5-spot playoff at last Monday's...
  • Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008

    Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008
    It was a sports year that often seemed blissfully out of touch with the times, with Beijing staging an opulent Olympics amid the backdrop of an earthquake that killed tens of thousands and the New York Yankees' spending hundreds of millions on free agents...