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GW’s MLB Power Rankings (week 18)

GW’s MLB Power Rankings (week 18)

GW’s MLB West Power Rankings (Week 18) 1. Athletics (1): How cool was it to watch the AL West leaders trot out onto the field on Saturday afternoon wearing the replica “softball” uniforms, circa 1969? The [...]

Snedeker captures Canadian Open

Snedeker captures Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario —  Brandt Snedeker won the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title of the year, closing with 2-under 70 for a three-stroke victory. Snedeker took the lead Saturday after second-round leader [...]

Wiebe wins Senior British Open

Wiebe wins Senior British Open

SOUTHPORT, England — Mark Wiebe won the Senior British Open title Monday in a five-hole playoff over Bernhard Langer at Royal Birkdale. It was Wiebe’s first senior major title. The two players were tied after 72 [...]

Sagebrush: Worth the drive

Sagebrush: Worth the drive

QUILCHENA, B.C. – No matter how accurate your GPS or your maps are, it’s still fairly difficult to find Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club. That’s just the way they like it here. It’s the definition of [...]

Good times at ‘Badlands’

Good times at ‘Badlands’

QUILCHENA, B.C. — It’s a long way from here to there when it comes to comparing two worldly-unique putting courses. But Dick Zokol, one of the designers for the hilly Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club in British Columbia, did [...]

Braun takes the fall, A-Fraud next?

Braun takes the fall, A-Fraud next?

The first domino in what could become the mother of all Major League Baseball PED cases fell on Monday afternoon when Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun basically admitted that he was a liar and accepted a 65-game [...]

GW’s MLB Power Rankings (week 17)

GW’s MLB Power Rankings (week 17)

GW’s MLB West Power Rankings (Week 17) 1. Athletics (1): It took almost 40 years, but the AL West leaders have another second baseman named “Green”. When Grant Green started Saturday night’s game against the Angels, [...]

OPEN: Mickelson wins fifth major

OPEN: Mickelson wins fifth major

GULLANE, Scotland  — Phil Mickelson won his fifth career major and first Open Championship Sunday at Muirfield, matching the low round of the week with a 5-under 66 that included four birdies over his final six [...]

Scotland Golf: Time-honored Muirfield

Scotland Golf: Time-honored Muirfield

(Editor’s Note: Below is a story on Muirfield that ran in April 2012 on our site. It was part of a nine-part series of our father-son golf trip to Scotland. With the Open Championship starting Thursday, [...]

GW’s MLB power rankings (week 16)

GW’s MLB power rankings (week 16)

GW’s MLB West Power Rankings (Week 16) 1. Athletics (2): With 13 walks in 39 innings pitched this season, there are times when Grant Balfour perhaps should have two “l” s in his last name. But [...]