Stories tagged: golf
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Gophers dismiss WR Brian Smith for violating team rules
Suspended Two-time Olympic silver medalist Louis Smith was suspended for two months by the British gymnastics federation on Tuesday after appearing to mock Islam in a video. Dismissed Minnesota has …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 11:52 A.M.
Tiger Woods says he is playing in the Bahamas in December
Tiger Woods said Tuesday he is playing his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 9:48 P.M.
Golf: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan win HSBC Champions
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan never gave anyone a chance Sunday, closing with a 6-under 66 to win the HSBC Champions in Shanghai and become the first Asian winner in the …
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Digest: Montreal beat Toronto for 7th strait win
Shea Weber scored a power-play goal in the third period, lifting the Montreal Canadiens over the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Saturday night in Montreal, for their seventh straight victory.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 7:15 P.M.
Matt Kuchar makes a hole-in-one and doesn’t get the car
Caddie John Wood nudged pro Matt Kuchar and jokingly told him, “Don’t worry about a hole-in-one today. We don’t get the car.”
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 9:18 P.M.
Titans set season-high offensive marks in rout of Jags
NFL: Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 7:28 P.M.
Golf: Justin Thomas repeats at PGA tournament in Malaysia
Justin Thomas successfully defended his CIMB Classic title, closing with an 8-under 65 for a three-stroke victory over Hideki Matsuyama.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 6:22 P.M.
College golf: NIC’s Langham, Whitworth men winners at Whitworth Invitational
Sean Langham of North Idaho College took medalist honors at the Whitworth Invitational with a two-round total of 4-under 140 at Gamble Sands GC in Brewster, Washington, while Whitworth won …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 10 P.M.
Digest: Rangers rally for 4-2 win over Capitals
Rookie Jimmy Vesey scored the tying and go-ahead goals 3 minutes apart in the second period to lead the visiting New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Washington …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 9:01 P.M.
In Brief: Blue Jackets pick up first win, beat Blackhawks 3-2
Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and teammates Nick Foligno and William Karlsson picked up their first goals of the season as the Columbus Blue Jackets …
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
In Brief: Los Angeles Sparks steal title from Minnesota Lynx on last-second shot
Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 9:12 P.M.
Long road back to PGA Tour for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 7:52 P.M.
Golf: Steele gets his first PGA Tour victory in over five years
Brendan Steele earned redemption at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
In Brief: Phil Kessel, Andre Fleury lead Penguins in 3-2 win over Ducks
Phil Kessel’s power-play goal in the second-period stood as the game-winner in the host Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Column: The Tiger comeback becomes the Tiger tease
The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease. And not just for golf fans.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals
NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
Without the return of Tiger, a new PGA Tour season begins
Another PGA Tour season begins Thursday at Silverado in what was billed as the return of Tiger Woods, right up until the point that Woods decided his game was “vulnerable” …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 12:31 P.M.
Se Ri Pak ends Hall of Fame career in front of home fans
Se Ri Pak ended her Hall of Fame career in tears Thursday in front of her adoring home fans in the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 6:35 P.M.
Newsmakers: Wayne Gretzky named partner, VP of Oilers Entertainment Group
Former NHL player Wayne Gretzky returned to the Edmonton Oilers. The Great One was named partner and vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 6:42 P.M.
Dustin Johnson wins PGA Tour player of the year
Dustin Johnson’s first major was only part of a dream season that culminated with the PGA Tour player of the year award on Tuesday.
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 4:14 P.M.
Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open in California
The comeback of Tiger Woods is going to have to wait at least two more months.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 9:31 P.M.
Jay Haas wins Champions event; second oldest winner at 62
Jay Haas birdied the first hole of a playoff with Bart Bryant on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions in Newport Beach, California, and become the second-oldest winner in …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 10:31 P.M.
Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead
Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
Locally: Joey Biel sets Monmouth kicking record with 15-point game
Joey Biel, a Monmouth College freshman from Northwest Christian, was named the Midwest Conference Special Teams Player of the Week in football after setting one school record and tying another …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 5:51 P.M.
Tiger Woods set to return next week at Safeway Open in California
Two weeks after the PGA Tour season ended, the next one starts Thursday and for some fans it can’t get here soon enough: Tiger Woods is returning to golf.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 10:26 P.M.
Digest: Hurrican Mathew still looming
Fear of the damage that powerful Hurricane Matthew may cause prompted two college football postponements Thursday, and had the NFL plotting just-in-case scenarios for games scheduled in Tampa and Miami …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
In Brief: Hurricane threat wipes out final Web.com Tour Finals event
The final event for players to earn PGA Tour cards was canceled Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew, cutting short the four-tournament qualifying series and cost one hard-luck player his card …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7:28 P.M.
Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer
A farewell to the King turned somber when Jack Nicklaus, his voice cracking as a large tear formed in his left eye, urged the elite and the everyman to remember …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:26 P.M.
Task completed as Americans win back Ryder Cup
Phil Mickelson led the American Ryder cup team behind the scenes. Patrick Reed powered them with his passion on the golf course. And it was Ryan Moore, the final captain’s …