From ‘Only Option’ Surgery to Masters Favorite: Tiger is Back! – Dennis Richardson

30 March 2018 ORLANDO, FL – The story reads like a script from some low-budget Hollywood movie.   The golfer – the most dominant of his era and one of the greatest of all time – is felled by injuries and personal problems while at the top of his game. After struggling for a couple years through unsuccessful back surgeries and aborted comebacks, he’s fallen so far into the abyss that he finally resorts to a somewhat dicey, “only option” surgery.   Then, suddenly, 11 months and five tournaments removed from his “last resort” procedure, he is considered by Vegas … Continue reading From ‘Only Option’ Surgery to Masters Favorite: Tiger is Back! – Dennis Richardson

Baseball Fans: Would You Rather Watch a ‘Convention’ or a Game? – Dennis Richardson

29 March 2018   ORLANDO, FL – There is a hilarious scene in Bull Durham, a classic movie about a minor-league baseball team, involving a conference on the pitching mound.   The scene starts when catcher Crash Davis (played by Kevin Costner) goes to the mound after his pitcher, “Nuke” LaLoosh (actor Tim Robbins), has walked a batter. Soon, all four infielders join in the conversation.   “It’s a convention,” the team’s assistant coach cracks, from the bench. “Pretty soon they ought to call the roll.”   As the coach arrives on the mound to find out “what the hell … Continue reading Baseball Fans: Would You Rather Watch a ‘Convention’ or a Game? – Dennis Richardson