Tiger Woods http://wamc.org en Sports Report: British Open Is Underway, All Eyes On Tiger http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-british-open-underway-all-eyes-tiger <p><strong>Golf – The British Open:</strong></p><p>The 143rd British Open is underway at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.</p><p>This is the third major of the year. Bubba Watson won the Masters back in April before Martin Kaymer won the U.S. Open last month. Each will be after his second major title of the year.</p><p>Tiger Woods and defending champ Phil Mickelson are among the other big names looking to contend this year. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:59:36 +0000 Patrick Garrett 95046 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: British Open Is Underway, All Eyes On Tiger Keith Strudler: Tiger Surgery http://wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-tiger-surgery <p>Not to complain, but I’ve got a bad back right now. It’s nothing terrible, but just another reminder that I’m not 25 anymore. And that I shouldn’t carry either televisions nor four year old boys several city blocks.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:50:00 +0000 Keith Strudler 87289 at http://wamc.org Local Athlete Jimmer Fredette Signs With Bulls http://wamc.org/post/local-athlete-jimmer-fredette-signs-bulls <p></p><p></p><p>In the NBA, the Chicago Bulls and free-agent guard Jimmer&nbsp;Fredette have announced a contract that covers the rest of the season.</p><p>Fredette, the 10th overall pick in the 2011 draft, was bought out by the Sacramento Kings on Thursday and cleared waivers on Saturday. He is averaging just 5.9 points and 11.3 minutes in his third season.</p><p>The 25-year-old Fredette says the Bulls were the best option for him. He is available for Sunday's game against the New York Knicks.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84976 at http://wamc.org Local Athlete Jimmer Fredette Signs With Bulls Tom Brady Leads Pats In Victory Over Cleveland, Saints Fall To Canisius http://wamc.org/post/tom-brady-leads-pats-victory-over-cleveland-saints-fall-canisius <p>In the NFL, Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes in the final 61 seconds, helping the New England Patriots rally for a 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns yesterday. New England lost tight end Rob Gronkowski to a leg injury in the third quarter.</p><p>Elsewhere, Geno Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the New York Jets set a season high for points in a 37-27 win over Oakland.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:22:28 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79418 at http://wamc.org Tom Brady Leads Pats In Victory Over Cleveland, Saints Fall To Canisius Dodgers Hammer Atlanta 13-6, Americans Win Presidents Cup http://wamc.org/post/dodgers-hammer-atlanta-13-6-americans-win-presidents-cup <p>In baseball, the Pittsburgh Pirates are one victory away from winning a postseason series for the first time since the 1979 World Series. Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.</p><p>The Los Angeles Dodgers hammered Atlanta 13-6. Juan Uribe and Carl Crawford both homered for the Dodgers.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Red Sox are hoping to take their division series 3-0 against Tampa Bay tonight.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:08:30 +0000 Jaired Crofut 75042 at http://wamc.org Dodgers Hammer Atlanta 13-6, Americans Win Presidents Cup Pats Beat Jets; ValleyCats Take New York-Penn League Championship http://wamc.org/post/pats-beat-jets-valleycats-take-new-york-penn-league-championship <p>The Jets and the Patriots opened up week 2 of the NFL season Thursday night. Tom Brady threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Dobson on the game's first series and the Pats held off the Jets 13-10 despite managing just nine first downs and 234 yards total offense.</p><p style="margin-left:.5in;">The Pats played without wide receiver Danny Amendola and tight end Rob Gronkowski, who missed the game because of injuries. &nbsp;Jets rookie QB Geno Smith threw three interceptions in the fourth quarter. New England is now 2-0 on the season.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:39:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73532 at http://wamc.org Pats Beat Jets; ValleyCats Take New York-Penn League Championship Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill http://wamc.org/post/furyk-and-scott-take-first-round-lead-oak-hill <p></p><p></p><p>In golf, Veteran Jim Furyk and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65.</p><p>Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:51:02 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71091 at http://wamc.org Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill Red Sox Rally To Beat Houston 15-10 http://wamc.org/post/red-sox-rally-beat-houston-15-10 <p>In baseball, the Red Sox overcame a tough start for a 15-10 win over Houston last night. Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice, Jonny Gomes added a three-run shot and the Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit.</p><p>Elsewhere in the American League, Chicago won 3-2 over the Yankees. Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch as the Yankees' designated hitter. A-Rod's first major league game since October drew the YES Network's highest rating this year for a Yankees game, even though New York lost 8-1 at the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:32:03 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70894 at http://wamc.org Red Sox Rally To Beat Houston 15-10 A-Rod To Play During Suspension Appeals http://wamc.org/post/rod-play-during-suspension-appeals <p>The Yankees could have Alex Rodriguez in their lineup against Chicago tonight. Major League Baseball informed New York that Rodriguez will be suspended but can play while he appeals the penalty. The Yanks were not told the exact length of the suspension, but were left under the impression it will be through the 2014 season.</p><p>It is unclear whether shortstop Derek Jeter can return to the lineup. An MRI revealed a mild strain of his right calf.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:13:35 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70723 at http://wamc.org A-Rod To Play During Suspension Appeals British Open Starts Today, Woods Looking For VIctory http://wamc.org/post/british-open-starts-today-woods-looking-victory <p></p><p></p><p>In golf news, the British Open starts today. Tiger Woods is trying for his 15th major title -- but first in five years. Also competing is U.S. Open winner Justin Rose.</p><p>Moving over to baseball, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told ESPN New York that Alex Rodriguez could be back in pin stripes Monday or Tuesday, after a day off. If the team decides the third baseman is not ready for major league games he has to go back on the disabled list.</p><p>In racing news, opening day at Saratoga Race Course is tomorrow.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:18:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69472 at http://wamc.org British Open Starts Today, Woods Looking For VIctory