Monthly Archives: May 2014

Phil Mickelson Insider Trading Articles

I was asked about good articles on this topic, so I decided to start a list here.  I’ll put the most current/most relevant at the top.  I’ll add new ones as I find them. Dealbook from NY Times, discusses dollar … Continue reading

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Insider Trading Probe is not Phil Mickelson’s first connection to scummy businessmen

Phil Mickelson is currently in the news for an FBI insider trading investigation, but this is hardly the first time Mickelson has been linked to shady businessmen.  Two years ago, we wrote about Mickelson’s personal relationship with Bob Diamond, who … Continue reading

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Possible Nike Ad Slogans

“three straight double bogeys and his fourth straight PGA Tour event with a nine-hole score of 40 or higher. McIlroy went from a three-shot lead to nine shots behind” (from an AP story on Rory McIlroy) This is your game … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Wrapup

Rors Soars:  Great play by McIlroy.  What else can you say?  Scott played solidly in same group. Golf Channel: Post game show… they start with Mickelson, who is T-45, nine shots off the pace. Sir Nick:  Faldo had a great … Continue reading

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Rory’s Presser Was a Hoot

There were some interesting questions and answers during Rory McIlroy’s pre-Memorial press conference today.  All the quotes in this piece are paraphrases. Stephanie Wei asked a cringe-worthy question, but give her credit for asking what she wanted to ask, protocol … Continue reading

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Sports Reporting 21st Century Style

From the French Open: Mahut was knocked out by Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin, 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-4 and then faced the press where the first question was from an English-speaking journalist who offered his congratulations. A stunned Mahut hit back: … Continue reading

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Golf Channel Butchering NCAA Championship; Shackelford Greatest Golf Writer?

Because of extended rain delays, Golf Channel’s coverage of the NCAA Championship is ruining it rather than enhancing it.  Pretty sad affair, read about it at the Atlanta Journal Constitution.  [Update:  Looking better now.  Read here.] More and more, I’m … Continue reading

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