Two weeks before she would become the second woman to win the NHRA’s Top Fuel championship, Brittany Force had a big bobble in Las Vegas that nearly cost her the title.
It was the next-to-last day at the SEMA show, where a restored 1968 Impala convertible that once belonged to Pat Tillman was spotted in front of the north hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
When Gino Caruso saw the brief on his cellphone Tuesday that Roy Halladay had been killed while piloting a light airplane, he was reminded of his former minor league teammate Cory Lidle.
Sometimes the Cinderella Kid doesn’t come out of nowhere to win the Masters, as in the manner of a bedraggled greens keeper in the movies. Sometimes he finishes in a tie for 10th in his PGA debut.
John Boeddeker is not above saying he has the best view of PGA Tour events such as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin. In his case, that might prove difficult.
Bobby Locke was a golf pro from South Africa whose nicknames were “Old Baggy Pants” and “Old Muffin Face.” He also coined the expression “Drive for show, putt for dough.”
It was another languid Monday at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, and another Charley Hoffman Foundation Pro-Am. But this one was different.
It once seemed the perfect marriage. Not Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Las Vegas 51s.
A visit Tuesday to the community where O.J. Simpson is temporarily residing led to a chance encounter with the man affectionately known as “Juice” during his playing, broadcasting and acting days.
There once was a time when cities building minor league ballparks would consider constructing them with a major league specification in mind. That time was about 35 years ago, 51s president Don Logan said.