Justin Gatlin breezed through in the 200 meter semifinals on Wednesday, winning in a time of 19.87. As comfortable as the American was, Usain Bolt went one step further securing a season best of 19.95 to win his heat even though he was able to power down from around the 120-meter mark. … [Read more...] about World Athletics Championships: Yego makes history, Krause surprises
World junior hockey championships
Of course, the timeshare company invited me to pay upgrades to make flight times more flexible or to bump us up to a less seedy hotel. But going that route was pointless. I could have booked the same flights and hotels on my own for less money and more flexibility. And I could have done it all without having to sit in on a three-hour timeshare presentation. … [Read more...] about A fantastic deal beckoned a family to Disney World. Was it too good to be true?
Notes: Martin Trainer did not make the 36-hole cut in 24 of his next 27 events on the PGA Tour after winning in Puerto Rico. His best finish was 34th in the 34-man field at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. ... The winner earns an exemption in the PGA Championship, but not in the Masters. ... The tournament dates to 2008 and has been played every year except for 2018, when Puerto Rico was recovering from Hurricane Maria. ... Tony Finau won his only PGA Tour title at the Puerto Rico Open in 2016. ... Scott Brown won in 2013. Of note that year was 19-year-old Jordan Spieth as runner-up, which sent him on his way to the PGA Tour. ... Scott is the third Australian to win in seven PGA Tour events this year. … [Read more...] about A look at this week’s golf tournaments around the world
After their departure, skipper Dhoni decided to walk in ahead of in-form Yuvraj. At that time India needed 160 runs to win. Dhoni, who had not done much with the bat in World Cup till then, smashed a blistering knock of 91 while in-form Yuvraj (21 off 24 balls) well-supported him from the other end to help India chased down the target in 48.2 overs and clinch win. … [Read more...] about ‘You can tag me and Mahi also’: Yuvraj Singh takes dig at Ravi Shastri for his 2011 World Cup win post
The franchise began play as the California Seals and then soon was renamed the Oakland Seals in 1967 as part of the NHL’s six-team expansion. Longtime A’s owner Charlie Finley bought the club in 1970 and owned it for about 3 ½ seasons. He changed the name to the California Golden Seals and made the players wear white skates. No matter the color of the skates, the team did not have a winning record in its nine seasons in Oakland nor in its two in Cleveland before it folded. … [Read more...] about April 4, 1976: California Golden Seals hockey team beats L.A. in final game