Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.
Barreling headlong into the 20th Century, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, votes September 18 on whether to admit women. It's the same day Scots go to the polls to vote on whether to secede from Britain.
It doesn't much matter whether Donald Trump had a hand in blowing off Obama from his golf outing or not. The pattern of disrespect and denigration of Obama has been long set in stone. The golf snub is just the latest incident to fit the pattern.
I like to watch golf tournaments on TV while I nap on the couch, and one of the things in which I take the most joy as an amateur duffer is seeing a pro golfer hit the kind of craptastic shot I typically hit.
On September 11, 2001, I was in Saint Emillion, France with a girlfriend having lunch. We stopped in a shop to buy wine and two young guys told us that planes were crashing into buildings and office towers were falling in New York City.
Golf as "green opium" ... a dangerous import ... a gateway to further decadence.
Does our president really play too much golf these days? That's the question being debated lately after questions were raised about President Obama'...
Instead of hitting a safer club off of the tee to avoid trouble right and out of bounds left... Let's hit the driver and force ourselves to actually execute a good golf shot.
I wonder about all the fun times I missed out on the golf course growing up with my father, my brother and especially for me now, my late mother.
Until yesterday, the only golf ball I've hit in my sixty plus years was on a miniature golf course. This became a bit of an issue when I took a summer job with Dixon Golf representing their eco-friendly golf balls at charity tournaments.
Okay, I know you probably think that I'm going to say you should be buy him an AriZona Beverage Co. gift certificate or something like that, but, as you said, this is way too momentous an occasion to mess around with something so minor league as that. This calls for a real gift. One that shows him how much you care. The big guns.
In a move designed to re-engage his handling of United States foreign policy, President Obama has appointed professional golfers Rory McIlroy, Phil Mi...
Her quest to join the LPGA has resulted in a lot of media attention. As a result, she's embraced the opportunity to be a role model for others -- especially athletes -- who might be struggling with their gender identity and wondering if there's a place in the sports world for them.
I write this piece following the ground work laid by W.E.B. Dubois's Veil of Double Consciousness. The veil he described was a visualization of racial duality. I now undertake the daunting task of clarifying the new veil of economics that has covered the struggles of a generation.