PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods is to return to therapy after he speaks publicly for the first time about his infidelity, according to a letter from PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem that was obtained by The Associated Press. Woods is to speak at 11 a.m. EST from the clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass, home of the PGA Tour. The letter shed no light on whether Woods plans to return to the tour anytime soon.
President Barack Obama came to Las Vegas bearing gifts, including a $2.9 million grant for Nevada Solar One, the third-largest concentrated solar power plant in the world and an international star of “green energy,” a U.S. administration official has told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
WHISTLER, British Columbia — The best racers in the world are crashing like the people who pay for lift tickets do, forced into embarrassing head-over-skis tumbles down the slopes and worse. A few have been seriously injured, and, even in a sport that courts daredevils, more than a few are flat-out scared by the risks the courses and conditions demand.
LOS ANGELES — Simon Cowell believes a woman is likely to win his final season on “American Idol.” The acerbic British judge told a teleconference Thursday he thinks one of the 12 women among the ninth season’s 24 semifinalists has a good shot to win the Fox singing contest.
NEW YORK — Tina Fey will probably reprise her famous impression of Sarah Palin when she hosts “Saturday Night Live” in April, the comedian told The Associated Press. “It’s inevitable that we’ll try it, at least,” Fey said in an interview Tuesday. “We’ll see if it makes it to air.”
WASHINGTON — Attending a national governors meeting this weekend, Gov. Jim Gibbons plans to press anew for the Obama administration to release $45 million in federal funds to advance the proposed magnetic levitation train line between Las Vegas and Southern California, an aide said Thursday.