Archive for the ‘Golf’ Category

Starting Lineups: With Tiger Woods Out Of The Masters, Who Should You Watch?

No sport is more synonymous with a single athlete then golf is with Tiger Woods. It’s amazing what 14 majors can do for a man. So when Woods announced on Tuesday — April Fools Day no less — that he would miss the upcoming Masters for the first time in his professional career, a steady chorus...
April 3rd, 2014 | Golf, No Class Friday | Read More

Who’s Really Watching Sports? Q&A With Paulsen Of Sports Media Watch

Television ratings are discussed nearly as much as player statistics these days in sports media. They are also some of the most misunderstood statistics in the world. Debates rage about their accuracy, yet select ratings seem to move the meter more than others. Plus, when it comes to market sizes, hype...
February 20th, 2014 | A Sports Scribe, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Tennis | Read More

Starting Lineups: Remembering When Tiger Woods Shocked The World At Stanford

2004 was 10 years ago. Let that sink in. The Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals in the swan song of the Kobe-Shaq era. Karl Malone and Gary Payton played for that Lakers team. The New England Patriots won their second Super Bowl in three years when Tom Brady bested Jake Delhomme...
January 23rd, 2014 | Basketball, Golf, No Class Friday | Read More

Starting Lineups: Did Bill Russell Provide Evidence That Supports The Jordan Retirement Conspiracy?

Twenty years ago next week, Michael Jordan retired from professional basketball for the first time. Somehow that anniversary has been lost in the hoopla of MJ’s 50th birthday, King James’ growing constituency in the LeBron vs. Michael debate, Jordan’s baffling incompetence as a franchise...
September 26th, 2013 | Basketball, Columns, Golf, No Class Friday, Sports | Read More

The Monday Morning Script: Where Things Other Than ‘The Masters’ Happened

For some of you, your Saturday started with the news that one of the 10 greatest basketball players of all-time had his achilles tendon cry “uncle” while Los Angeles Lakers fans began to cry tears in their Kobe Systems. For a few more of you, your weekend may have ended with the news that...
April 15th, 2013 | Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Hockey, The Fam | Read More

Rory McIlroy Will Regret Rejecting Michael Jordan

Want to test your mettle? Play golf against Tiger Woods. Want to test your competitive psyche? Bet on golf with Michael Jordan. World number one golfer Rory McIlroy had the chance to do both this Friday in a member/pro exhibition. Jordan invited the young Irishman to join him in a two-on-two match against...
March 15th, 2013 | Golf, No Class Friday | Read More

Tiger Woods Has Resurrected His Career, But Can He Catch Jack Nicklaus?

A few years ago it appeared that Tiger Woods would never be good again. In fact, many of us wondered if we may ever see greatness from the best golfer of our generation again. There was a period when everyone who could found something wrong with Tiger Woods. Everyone wanted him to be a better man. People...
March 12th, 2013 | Bull City, Golf | Read More

The 4 Things To Watch While Waiting For Football Season

With the Miami Heat’s NBA Finals championship only lasting five games, folks are wondering, “What the hell do we do now?” while waiting for the NFL season to begin. But there’s no need to be discouraged, because there are other things to watch to keep yourself occupied while you await the...
June 26th, 2012 | Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lists, Oympics, Soccer, The NFL Chick, Wrestling | Read More

Is The Real Tiger Woods Finally Back?

For the past few years, Tiger Woods has been pulled in several directions. After news of Woods’ infidelity hit the wire, everyone has been on Tiger about becoming a better man. In fact, Woods has gone out of his way to show the world that he can be a better man. In the process, he lost something...
March 26th, 2012 | Bull City, Golf | Read More