Then there's Woods -- who'll turn 45 later this year -- and who, after an encouraging first round on Thursday, fell away considerably over the weekend to finish at one-under par for the tournament, 12 shots adrift and with hopes of a 16th major extinguished for now. … [Read more...] about US golf star Collin Morikawa, 23, wins maiden major at the PGA Championship
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Frances Allen, a computer scientist who became a pioneer in the world of computing for her work on compiler research, has died at 88. Allen was the first woman to win a Turing Award, considered one of the most prestigious prizes in science. … [Read more...] about 5 things to know for August 10: Coronavirus, stimulus, Beirut, election 2020, Belarus
Those remarkably low expectations for Biden's performance in the general election debates are a godsend for him. During the Democratic primary process -- and its monthly debates -- it became clear that the former Delaware senator was, at best, a mediocre debater. He tried to stuff 10 minutes of facts into a two-minute answer. He would change thoughts -- and lines of argument -- in the middle of a sentence. He would simply stop talking when his allotted time ran out. He would occasionally fade into the background, despite being the race's front-runner. … [Read more...] about How Donald Trump has already handed Joe Biden a debate win
TOURNAMENT NOTES: The NASA Area Little League 9-year-old all-stars took home a district championship banner in nerve-wracking fashion Sunday. Trailing 9-8 in the semifinals, a bloop fly ball, that likely should have been caught, dropped in between the pitcher’s mound and the second baseman. That scored the tying run and the bedlam that followed saw the winning run slide home, creating a 10-9 final score. In the championship game, NASA won 6-5 as a Trent Corley hit scored Gunner Myers with the winning run. …The District 14 teams were rubbing shoulders Sunday with two Clear Falls High School players in the very tall Nathan Fields and the little bit shorter Tristen Zarella. Both are in their second year of umpiring and doing a fine job we might add. They’ll be juniors for the Knights. …Often times, a Mom’s coaching advice is more straight to the point than a coach’s. When NASA 11-year-old all-star Brady Tupper didn’t charge a ground ball, leading … [Read more...] about League City Little League 11s, 10s all-star teams capture District 14 titles on their home turf
2013 (11-4): In Walt Weiss’ first year as manager, the Rockies jumped out to a quick start. They were solid by the 60-game mark, sitting in second place with a 32-28 record. The wheels came off in the second half of the season. After achieving a 41-41 record after 82 games, they went just 33-47 the rest of the way and fell down to the bottom of the division. … [Read more...] about The Rockies are 11-4. Here’s how past Colorado teams fared with at least 10 wins through the season’s first 15 games.