November 6, 2009
-- Pack your bags: Thirteen of Howard's first 14 games are on the road. -- Road woes: Howard didn't win a road game last season and is 1-31 on the road the past two seasons. -- Point-guard issues: Calvin Thompson, who played only eight games last season and had offseason shoulder surgery, and Tyreak Johnson will battle for point-guard duty.
July 26, 2009
M. Buehrle: White Sox' all-star LHP throws perfect game, second career no-hitter. Geez, some folks will do anything to suck up to President Obama. Trade deadline: Nats, rest of baseball, gearing up for Friday's deadline. N. Johnson, J. Willingham among those praying they're interim Nationals this week. Sarasota: Orioles reach agreement to move spring training headquarters across Florida. Fort Lauderdale bar owners decry move, saying they'll lose millions with O's players gone.
August 19, 2008
All-star 2B Ian Kinsler was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday with a sports hernia, and could be headed for season-ending surgery. Kinsler, who was leading the majors with 165 hits and 102 runs, had an MRI exam that revealed the problem on the left side of his groin. He will be examined by a specialist in Dallas, probably today. "I hope I can avoid surgery, but the way it is right now, it's pretty bad, pretty sore, and I can't play," Kinsler said before a game against the Tigers.
July 3, 2008
Age: 39 Turned Pro: 1990 PGA Tour victories: 3 2008 Earnings: $277,139 (141st) Highest World Ranking: 6 (2005) Notable: Clinched 2005 Presidents Cup title for United States with a 15-foot birdie putt. Hasn't had a top-10 finish since World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in August. Underwent shoulder surgery in September. Personal: The SEC player of the year at Florida in 1990. Has been known to spend hours playing the video game Golden Tee. Known for his "claw" putting grip.
October 6, 2009
After losing 103 games, the Nationals have plenty to address in the offseason. Among the leading concerns: Talent Search High on the Nationals' wish list this offseason will be veteran starting pitching and a starting middle infielder. Catchers Report? Catcher Jesús Flores appeared to have all-star potential; will he regain that form following shoulder surgery? Who's In Charge? The team improved somewhat after Jim Riggleman took over for Manny Acta. Now GM Mike Rizzo must decide whether Riggleman should have the job...
October 4, 2012 |
Jason Gore stood over a 20-foot putt on the 18th green of TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm on Thursday afternoon and knew he'd be finishing his round with a birdie. Gore hasn't always felt comfortable with a putter in his hands, but since left shoulder surgery kept him confined to the practice green for almost three months last year, the 38-year-old former PGA Tour winner's mind-set has changed. After draining his fourth birdie putt of at least 20 feet, Gore sits alone atop the leader board at the...