By Doug Ferguson Associated Press Published 10:23 p.m. UTC Aug 2, 2018 Akron, Ohio — Tiger Woods had nothing to add to an ESPN report that an exhibition match against Phil Mickelson was scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. “We haven’t signed anything,” Woods said after opening with a 66 in the Bridgestone Invitational. “Nothing’s confirmed.” Golf.com reported last month that Woods and Mickelson, who have combined for 19 majors, 122 victories on the PGA Tour and 90 years on earth, were contemplating a winner-take-all $10 million match. The ESPN report early Thursday did not mention prize money, corporate support or television details. Woods and Mickelson played a practice round together at the Masters, were in the same group at The Players Championship and played a nine-hole practice round on Wednesday at Firestone. They have the most PGA Tour titles of players from their generation, though they never … [Read more...] about Woods-Mickelson match reportedly set for Thanksgiving weekend
PUBLISHED: 17:38 28 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:38 28 April 2018 Stuart Watson Martyn Waghorn celebrates opening the scoring at Reading Picture Pagepix Pagepix Ltd.07976 935738 Ipswich Town scored four late goals – including two in stoppage-time – to thrash relegation-threatened Reading at the Madejski Stadium. After an organised and disciplined away day display, Martyn Waghorn broke the deadlock in the 71st minute when firing high into the net before he turned provider when an exquisite touch led to Jordan Spence lashing an angled shot inside the near post (79). The icing on the cake came at the death when Freddie Sears ended his year-long, 38-game goal drought by charging down the on-rushing keeper before heading home from close-range. Moments later, Waghorn slipped in Callum Connolly to rifle home in front of the delirious away fans. These were the first points gained under Bryan Klug’s caretaker management and came just a week on from a 4-0 home defeat to … [Read more...] about Match report: Reading 0 Ipswich Town 4 – Sears ends goal drought as Klug’s men end with a flourish
Augusta National cracking down on boorish behavior By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Updated 12:47 pm, Thursday, April 5, 2018 Now Playing: Bud Light is getting very creative and clapping back at The Masters tournament after they banned spectators from yelling: ‘dilly dilly.’ Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Media: Buzz 60 If you're watching the Masters from the gallery, choose the words you shout wisely. On Wednesday, ESPN and other sports news outlets reported that "patrons" — what the Masters calls fans — would be ejected from the PGA's prestigious tournament for yelling "get in the hole!" A day earlier, Bryce Ritchie, an editor at the golf magazine Bunkered, tweeted that a secret list of banned words had been handed out to staff and one of the forbidden phrases was the annoying catchphrase of a beer company's medieval-themed ad campaign. "Just been told security staff at Augusta National have been handed a sheet with a list of … [Read more...] about Shouting these 2 phrases will reportedly get you booted from the Masters
By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 5, 2018 at 11:49 am | UPDATED: April 5, 2018 at 11:56 am While Angelina Jolie may or may not be dating a Los Angeles-based real estate agent, Brad Pitt has reportedly found a new female companion who sounds far more suitable for a cosmopolitan A-lister’s taste in the finer, more high-minded pursuits in life. The 54-year-old actor, in the process of divorcing Jolie, has been spending time with Neri Oxman, an acclaimed architect and MIT professor who is known as a “rock star” in her field, Page Six is reporting. A source “exclusively” confirms to Page Six that Pitt, known for his passion for architecture and design, recently met the Israeli-born Oxman through an MIT architecture project. “Brad and Neri instantly hit it off, because they share the same passion for architecture, design and art,” the source told Page Six. Oxman, who was previously married to … [Read more...] about Brad Pitt’s reported new companion makes more sense than Angelina Jolie’s
Steven Spielberg’s new film Ready Player One is an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name.Set in the future, it follows a group of young gamers as they battle for control of a virtual world called the Oasis.The film has been hailed as Spielberg’s best in a decade and is expected to make more than $50 million in its opening weekend in the US, according to trade magazine The Hollywood Reporter.Here are some of his other hits.Jurassic ParkOne of his biggest blockbusters, this film about an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA was a box office smash and made $983 million worldwide when it was released in 1993.It was followed by two sequels, in 1997 and 2001, and then returned in 2015 for Jurassic World, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. That film’s sequel is released this year and Spielberg has an executive producer credit on all of them.ET the Extra-TerrestrialOne of Spielberg’s best-loved family … [Read more...] about How does Spielberg’s Ready Player One match up to his big hits?