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A stunner: Europe wins Ryder Cup

A stunner: Europe wins Ryder Cup

MEDINAH, Ill. –  Team Europe made a remarkable final-day comeback to win the 39th Ryder Cup over Team USA. The comeback matches the greatest comeback in the event, as Europe was behind 10-6 entering Sunday. The [...]

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 25)

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 25)

GW’s MLB West Power Ratings (Week 25) (Final ratings of the 2012 season) 1. Giants (1): GW salutes the NL West champs for deciding that their playoff run will not include banished outfielder Melky Cabrera, MLB’s [...]

Day Two Ryder Cup reflections

Day Two Ryder Cup reflections

The Americans have a healthy 10 to 6 lead over Team Europe after the first two days of the 39th Ryder Cup and Tiger Woods is 0-3. That’s remarkable on a couple levels, how US did it and how [...]

Day One Ryder Cup reflections

Day One Ryder Cup reflections

The Ryder Cup is so compelling to watch, so full of hole-to-hole drama that instead of it being a biennial event it should be biannual. Even six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan calls it his favorite event. [...]

All NFL fans owe Easley a ‘Thank you’

All NFL fans owe Easley a ‘Thank you’

For the time being, Lance Easley has his own Wikipedia page, but that apparently is questionable – just like his ruling on the final play of Monday night’s NFL game between the Seahawks at Packers in [...]

Ryder Cup winner? US, US and a tie

Ryder Cup winner? US, US and a tie

We’ve waited two years for this. The Ryder Cup is back, the ultimate in match-play golf. It’s one nation (U.S.) against a whole bunch of European countries at Medinah Country Club near Chicago. Europe is the [...]

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 24)

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 24)

GW’s MLB West Power Ratings (Week 24) 1. Giants (3): The first MLB West team to clinch playoff spot survived exceedingly well without its leading hitter and cheater, shamed outfielder Melky Cabrera, suspended for 50 games [...]

Snedeker wins Tour by three

Snedeker wins Tour by three

ATLANTA – For three years, Brandt Snedeker has had to live with the disappointment of a four-putt in the FedExCup Playoffs that cost him a chance to play in the Tour Championship. He now has much [...]

Predictions? And the GW winner is. . .

Predictions? And the GW winner is. . .

In a PGA season in which young stars emerged – Rory McIIroy, Jason Dufner, Webb Simpson, Keegan Bradley – and old ones returned,  Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Steve Stricker – it all came down to this [...]

Fred Couples elected to Hall of Fame

Fred Couples elected to Hall of Fame

ATLANTA – For a guy that is notoriously bad at answering his phone Fred Couples received a call that required no screening this week. The game’s undisputed “King of Cool” will be inducted into the World [...]