Archive for July, 2016

Jimmy Walker Wins the P.G.A. Championship, Holding Off Jason Day

Sunday, July 31st, 2016:

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — When the rain finally stopped late Sunday afternoon at the 2016 P.G.A. Championship, two of golf’s battle-hardened heavyweights were chasing a tenderfoot in the crucible of a final round at a major championship event. Henrik Stenson, who two weeks earlier set records in winning the British Open, and Jason Day, the world’s top-ranked player and the defending P.G.A. champion, were charging at the Baltusrol Golf Club and lending welcomed luster to the top of the leaderboard. And who were Stenson and Day stalking for the last major golf title of the season? It was Jimmy Walker, a […] Read More →

Sonny Bill Williams returns to All Blacks squad

Sunday, July 31st, 2016:

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand center Sonny Bill Williams will return to the All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship tests later this month after competing in sevens at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Williams, who missed the three-test series against Wales in June while playing in the Sevens World Series, is one of four midfield backs in the squad named on Monday. Center Charlie Ngatai and winger Nehe Milner-Skudder were not considered because of injuries. The 32-man squad, captained by Kieran Read and made up of 18 forwards and 14 backs, has a combined tally of 968 test […] Read More →

Did Trump's attacks on family of slain US soldier go too far?

Sunday, July 31st, 2016:

Just 100 days from the election, Trump has responded in his standard fashion — dig in, claim he’s being treated unfairly and attack back. But the swift condemnation of Trump’s response raises questions about whether this controversy is different from the ones that came before it. This time, attacks from the Republican presidential nominee on the parents of a soldier who died defending America have put new pressure on GOP leaders to decide whether they will continue to stand by him. Already, the party’s leaders in the House and the Senate have distanced themselves from Trump’s remarks, and other Republican […] Read More →

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