Monthly Archives: June 2017

Michelle Wie enters KPMG Women’s PGA bolstered by confidence

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Hope never dies with Michelle Wie. She’s the great curiosity of the LPGA, mostly because no one in the women’s game has experienced more extremes. Wie comes into the year’s second major riding a subtle hot streak, with four top-4 finishes in her last five events.

David Leadbetter, Wie’s longtime swing instructor who is like a second dad, made a daring statement in the shadows of Olympia Field’s palatial clubhouse: “There’s no doubt in my mind she’s going to win soon.”……………Read More

Fewer commercial breaks, no more refs ‘under the hood’ this year for NFL games

Photo by Getty

The simple fact that you’re not reading this particular article on a newspaper with your morning coffee is an indication of how much the world’s media habits have changed in the last 15 years. The NFL is a ratings brute, but as last season demonstrated, even it’s not invulnerable to the march of technology. In an effort to keep ahead of the pace of change, the NFL is in the midst of multiple new-media studies, including one that measures exactly where fans’ eyes go when watching a TV broadcast………….Read More

Woman on Maui beach.

Woman on Maui beach

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Woman on Maui beach. by IOFOTO on 500px.com

 

The Lions are giving Greg Robinson the chance to be more than a ‘draft bust’

The Detroit Lions were a surprise playoff team in 2016. Now, they’re looking to build on that season, and one of the driving forces behind that is general manager Bob Quinn. After spending years in New England, he knew that protecting the No. 1 asset of the team, Matthew Stafford, was the top priority.

In his first draft as the team’s general manager, Quinn, with the 16th overall pick, selected Detroit’s future left tackle, Taylor Decker from Ohio State. Later in the third round, he selected a big physical C/G Graham Glasgow, and after that, another offensive lineman, Joe Dahl…………..Read More