Citizens of Statesboro, I apologize for the delay on this column. Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia's molasses slow play prevented me from writing it sooner. If you've won the Golden Ticket in the form of a Masters badge for Sunday's play, this could help. If you plan on trying to make the trek from Beautiful Eagle Creek to Rae's Creek in future years, just buy a frame and hang it on your wall (Do not actually put this article in that frame. That would be ridiculous. I was simply advocating supporting Statesboro's local frame dealers).
INDIANAPOLIS - Duke wasn't the only team winning a national championship at the Final Four tournament last weekend.
Augusta – "The British are coming! The British are coming!" Paul Revere famously warned the Americans before the battles of Lexington and Concord. Now, it's time to warn the Brits. Tiger Woods is coming.
AUGUSTA - Two of England's best are atop the leaderboard at a major for the first time. Phil Mickelson is back in the hunt, rejuvenated by Augusta National. Anthony Kim, the sassy young American, has his swagger back.
SAN FRANCISCO - Aaron Rowand drove in the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning, salvaging the San Francisco Giants' home opener and unbeaten season with a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - A.J. Allmendinger finally has his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Making it even sweeter, he beat his old team to get the top spot at Phoenix International Raceway.
ATLANTA - Randy Wells pitched six scoreless innings, Carlos Marmol stranded two baserunners in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Thursday night.
AUGUSTA - How can that be topped?
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Tiger Woods played like the last five months never happened.
Sophomore forward/guard Colby Wohlleb has elected to transfer from the Georgia Southern men's basketball team and has been granted his release from the University.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - On the day Tiger Woods arrived at the Masters, he changed out of his spikes after playing nine holes, walked across the parking lot and went upstairs to the office of Augusta National chairman Billy Payne.
AUGUSTA – I saw the future Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Wednesday night.
AUGUSTA – Imagine that you're Matt Kuchar. In '98 as a Georgia Tech student, you were named the nation's top collegiate golfer, and you finished as low amateur at both the Masters and the U.S. Open. You were a golfing prodigy and a future contender to the game's throne, a throne topped by the '97 Masters champ, some guy named - ahem - Tiger.
ATLANTA - His face and head covered in shaving cream and his first home run ball stashed safely away, Jason Heyward stood in front of his locker and beamed.