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USA Today’s Robert Robinson ends 40 year career

Three weeks ago,  I joined more than 60 of my former USA Today colleagues and family members at a surprise retirement party for Robert Robinson, who had toiled as an editor/writer for Gannett newspapers for nearly 40 years, including USA … Continue reading

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Questions regarding Woods and Wimbledon

Question No. 1. — Will the U.S. Open field include a wounded, but dangerous Tiger on the prowl or the docile, disoriented pussy cat that gave subpar efforts in his last two outings? The sports world probably will get a … Continue reading

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What Tiger Woods could have said

The two questions I wanted Tiger Woods to answer during his highly-anticipated 13 ½ minutes of shame were: (1) Has Elin, his wife, agreed to stay in the marriage? (2) When will you return to golf? Woods stopped short of … Continue reading

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Fan applause makes a difference in golf and tennis

When comparing crowd reactions to superstar Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson last summer, a golf analyst offered this succinct observation: “They respect Tiger Woods but they love Phil Mickelson.” The same conclusion could be reached in comparing crowd reactions to … Continue reading

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