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									Friday, August 14, 2009                                                                                The Daily Commercial                                                                                                                    B3

                                                                                New England 6 6           6 24 20 24                                      South               Michael Bradley             32-38—   70   Peter Hanson           36-38—   74
                          SPORTS ON TV                                          Kansas City    5 7        6 21 20 25                                 W   L T Pct PF PA        Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano   35-35—   70   Mark Brooks            36-38—   74
                                                                                New York       2 15       4 10 16 37                 New Orleans     0   0 0 .000 0  0        Soren Kjeldsen              36-34—   70   Fred Couples           38-36—   74
        AUTO RACING                                     TENNIS                             WESTERN CONFERENCE                        Tampa Bay       0   0 0 .000 0  0        Ben Crane                   36-34—   70   Sean O’Hair            35-39—   74
  Noon                                   1 p.m.                                               W L         T Pts GF GA                Carolina        0   0 0 .000 0  0        Hiroyuki Fujita             37-34—   71   Mike Weir              36-38—   74
                                                                                Houston       11 6        5 38 30 20                 Atlanta         0   0 0 .000 0  0        Bo Van Pelt                 36-35—   71   Boo Weekley            35-39—   74
  SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup,            ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers         Los Angeles 7 3          10 31 25 21                                      North               Rory McIlroy                37-34—   71   Zach Johnson           37-37—   74
practice for Carfax 400, at Brooklyn,   Cup, quarterfinals, at Montreal         Colorado       8 6        6 30 32 24                                 W   L T Pct PF PA        Sergio Garcia               36-35—   71   Francesco Molinari     38-36—   74
Mich.                                    5 p.m.                                 Seattle        7 5        8 29 26 21                 Chicago         0   0 0 .000 0  0        Rich Beem                   37-34—   71   Oliver Wilson          38-36—   74
                                                                                Chivas USA     8 7        3 27 19 19                 Detroit         0   0 0 .000 0  0        Anders Hansen               34-37—   71   Ryo Ishikawa           37-37—   74
  1:30 p.m.                              ESPN2 — WTA Tour, Western &            Real Salt Lake 7 8        5 26 29 24                 Green Bay       0   0 0 .000 0  0        Geoff Ogilvy                36-35—   71   Michael Allen          37-37—   74
  SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide            Southern Financial Group Open,          FC Dallas      6 9        5 23 29 30                 Minnesota       0   0 0 .000 0  0        Brendan Jones               34-37—   71   Bubba Watson           37-37—   74
                                                                                San Jose       4 11       5 17 25 38                                      West                Lucas Glover                36-35—   71   Steve Stricker         37-37—   74
Series, practice for Carfax 250, at     quarterfinal, at Mason, Ohio (same-     NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.                   W   L T Pct PF PA        Luke Donald                 37-34—   71   Stephen Ames           37-37—   74
Brooklyn, Mich.                         day tape)                                                                                    Arizona         0   0 0 .000 0  0        D.J. Trahan                 34-38—   72   Paul Azinger           36-38—   74
  3:30 p.m.                              7 p.m.                                                Saturday’s Games                      San Francisco   0   0 0 .000 0  0        Keith Dicciani              37-35—   72   Phil Mickelson         37-37—   74
                                                                                D.C. United at Toronto FC, 4 p.m.                    Seattle         0   0 0 .000 0  0        Charlie Wi                  37-35—   72   Jeev Milkha Singh      35-39—   74
  SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup,            ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers         Chivas USA at New York, 7 p.m.                       St. Louis       0   0 0 .000 0  0        Carl Pettersson             36-36—   72   Bob Estes              33-41—   74
pole qualifying for Carfax 400, at      Cup, quarterfinal, at Montreal          FC Dallas at Columbus, 7 p.m.                                                                 Scott Hebert                35-37—   72   Steve Flesch           36-38—   74
                                                                                Houston at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m.                                     Sunday’s Game           Nathan Green                35-37—   72   Richard Green          36-39—   75
Brooklyn, Mich.
  5 p.m.
                                                  BASKETBALL                    Seattle FC at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.
                                                                                                Sunday’s Game
                                                                                                                                     Tennessee 21, Buffalo 18
                                                                                                                                                    Thursday’s Games
                                                                                                                                                                              Dustin Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                              Tom Lehman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Shingo Katayama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Craig Thomas
  SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide                                                    Chicago at Kansas City, 3 p.m.                       Washington at Baltimore, late            Michael Miles               35-37—   72   Nick Watney            37-38—   75
                                                         WNBA                                                                        New England at Philadelphia, late        Soren Hansen                33-39—   72   David Smail            39-36—   75
Series, practice for Carfax 250, at               EASTERN CONFERENCE                         FOOTBALL                                Arizona at Pittsburgh, late              Louis Oosthuizen            36-36—   72   Brandt Snedeker        37-38—   75
Brooklyn, Mich.                                          W L Pct     GB                                                              Dallas at Oakland, late                  John Merrick                34-38—   72   Todd Lancaster         38-37—   75
                                        Indiana          17  5 .773    —                                                                               Today’s Games          Bob Tway                    35-37—   72   Greg Bisconti          37-38—   75
            BOXING                      Connecticut      11 10 .524 5 1/2                            NFL                             St. Louis at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m.           Ian Poulter                 36-36—   72   Miguel Angel Jimenez   37-38—   75
  10 p.m.                               Atlanta          11 11 .500     6                        Preseason                           Minnesota at Indianapolis, 7:30 p.m.     Thomas Levet                37-35—   72   Colin Montgomerie      37-38—   75
                                        Washington       11 11 .500     6                 AMERICAN CONFERENCE                        Cincinnati at New Orleans, 8 p.m.        J.J. Henry                  35-37—   72   Andres Romero          38-37—   75
  ESPN2 — Junior welterweights,         Chicago          11 12 .478 6 1/2                           East                             Denver at San Francisco, 10 p.m.         Jeff Overton                35-37—   72   Steve Elkington        35-40—   75
Vivian Harris (29-3-1) vs. Noe          Detroit           9 11 .450     7                      W L T Pct PF PA                                      Saturday’s Games          Ross Fisher                 36-37—   73   Ryan Palmer            38-37—   75
Bolanos (20-4-1), at Tucson, Ariz.      New York          8 14 .364     9       New England 0 0 0 .000 0       0                     Atlanta at Detroit, 4 p.m.               John Mallinger              33-40—   73   Ernie Els              40-35—   75
                                                  WESTERN CONFERENCE            N.Y. Jets       0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Chicago at Buffalo, 7 p.m.               Jim Furyk                   36-37—   73   Scott McCarron         35-40—   75
  GOLF                                                   W L Pct     GB                                                              Tampa Bay at Tennessee, 8 p.m.           Martin Kaymer               37-36—   73   Briny Baird            37-39—   76
                                                                                Miami           0 0 0 .000 0   0
  2 p.m.                                Phoenix          16  7 .696    —
                                                                                Buffalo         0 1 0 .000 18 21                     Cleveland at Green Bay, 8 p.m.           Henrik Stenson              37-36—   73   Prayad Marksaeng       39-37—   76
                                        Seattle          13  9 .591 2 1/2                                                            Houston at Kansas City, 8 p.m.           Richard Sterne              36-37—   73   Tim Petrovic           37-39—   76
  TNT — PGA of America, PGA             Minnesota        11 11 .500 4 1/2
                                                                                                                                     Seattle at San Diego, 10 p.m.            Justin Rose                 35-38—   73   J.B. Holmes            36-40—   76
Championship, second round, at          San Antonio      10 12 .455 5 1/2                      W L T Pct PF PA
                                                                                                                                                     Monday’s Games           Camilo Villegas             38-35—   73   Shaun Micheel          34-42—   76
                                        Los Angeles       8 12 .400 6 1/2       Tennessee       1 0 01.000 21 18                     Jacksonville at Miami, 7:30 p.m.         Michael Sim                 36-37—   73   Aaron Baddeley         38-38—   76
Chaska, Minn.                                                                   Indianapolis    0 0 0 .000 0   0
                                        Sacramento        6 17 .261    10                                                            Carolina at N.Y. Giants, 8 p.m.          Grant Sturgeon              37-36—   73   Kevin Streelman        37-39—   76
       LITTLE LEAGUE                                                            Houston         0 0 0 .000 0   0                                                              Woody Austin                35-38—   73   Tim Weinhart           35-41—   76
          BASEBALL                                    Wednesday’s Games
                                        No games scheduled
                                                                                Jacksonville    0 0 0 .000 0
                                                                                                                                                         GOLF                 John Rollins
                                                                                                                                                                              Ken Duke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ryuji Imada
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brian Davis
 8 p.m.                                                Thursday’s Games                        W L T Pct PF PA                                                                Anthony Kim                 37-36—   73   Mark Sheftic           38-38—   76
 ESPN — Playoffs, Southeast             Seattle at Connecticut, late            Baltimore       0 0 0 .000 0   0                           PGA Championship                   Kevin Sutherland            38-35—   73   Davis Love III         39-37—   76
                                        Detroit at Atlanta, late                Cincinnati      0 0 0 .000 0   0                            At Hazeltine National Golf Club   John Senden                 39-34—   73   Steve Marino           36-40—   76
Regional Final, teams TBA, at           Indiana at Minnesota, late                                                                                   Chaska, Minn.            Kevin Na                    34-39—   73   Angel Cabrera          38-38—   76
                                                                                Cleveland       0 0 0 .000 0   0
Ceredo-Kenova, W.Va.                    San Antonio at Phoenix, late
                                                                                Pittsburgh      0 0 0 .000 0   0                                   Purse: $7.5 million        Stewart Cink                39-34—   73   Tim Clark              39-37—   76
                                                         Today’s Games                                                                       Yardage: 7,674; Par 72 (36-36)   Marc Turnesa                36-37—   73   Charl Schwartzel       36-40—   76
      MAJOR LEAGUE                      Connecticut at Washington, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                      First Round             Alastair Forsyth            38-35—   73   Charley Hoffman        38-38—   76
                                        Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m.                         W L T Pct PF PA
                                                                                                                                     Tiger Woods                  33-34— 67
        BASEBALL                        Sacramento at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.   Denver          0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Padraig Harrington           34-34— 68
                                                                                                                                                                              Justin Leonard              38-35—   73   Steve Webster          36-40—   76
                                                                                                                                                                              Corey Pavin                 37-36—   73   Scott Verplank         38-39—   77
 2:10 p.m.                                                                      Kansas City     0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Robert Allenby               33-36— 69   Ben Curtis                  35-38—   73   Matt Kuchar            38-39—   77
 WGN — Pittsburgh at Chicago                          SOCCER                    Oakland
                                                                                San Diego
                                                                                                0 0 0 .000 0
                                                                                                0 0 0 .000 0
                                                                                                                                     Mathew Goggin
                                                                                                                                     Hunter Mahan
                                                                                                                                                                  34-35— 69
                                                                                                                                                                  34-35— 69
                                                                                                                                                                              K.J. Choi                   36-37—   73   Charles Howell III     38-39—   77
Cubs                                                                                                                                                                          Y.E. Yang                   36-37—   73   Mark Wilson            38-39—   77
                                                                                           NATIONAL CONFERENCE                       Alvaro Quiros                36-33— 69   Pat Perez                   39-35—   74   Retief Goosen          37-40—   77
 7:30 p.m.                                                 MLS                                      East                             Vijay Singh                  34-35— 69   Rod Pampling                36-38—   74   Jerry Kelly            38-39—   77
                                        EASTERN CONFERENCE
 FSN — Toronto at Tampa Bay                        W L    T Pts GF GA
                                                                                               W L T Pct PF PA                       David Toms                   34-35— 69   Kenny Perry                 36-38—   74   Johan Edfors           40-37—   77
                                                                                Washington      0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Paul Goydos                  34-36— 70   Stuart Appleby              36-38—   74   Chris Starkjohann      38-39—   77
 10 p.m.                                Columbus   9 3    9 36 32 24
                                        Chicago    8 4    8 32 28 23            Dallas          0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Thongchai Jaidee             38-32— 70   Chris Wood                  36-38—   74   Cameron Beckman        36-42—   78
 WGN — Chicago White Sox at             D.C.       6 4   10 28 34 32            N.Y. Giants     0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Graeme McDowell              35-35— 70   Rory Sabbatini              36-38—   74   Mike Small             41-37—   78
Oakland                                 Toronto FC 7 7    6 27 28 31            Philadelphia    0 0 0 .000 0   0                     Lee Westwood                 34-36— 70   Chad Campbell               40-34—   74   Anthony Wall           38-40—   78

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LSCC Golf                               and they chatted frequently             British Open winner Stewart                          Quiros, the big-hitter from              with 6-foot putts.                        believe in is just keep your-
  Get out your golf clubs and           during their five hours at              Cink had two double bogeys                           Spain who hit driver off the               He looked nothing like the              self around,” Woods said.
tee off to support the LSCC             Hazeltine.                              in his round of 73.                                  deck on the 606-yard 11th                guy who was slamming clubs                “You don’t have to be eight
student athletes. The Lake-                Even so, Harrington took                Woods and Harrington,                             hole — into a breeze — that              and looking for a lost ball at            ahead after the first round.
Sumter Community College                notice.                                 the winners of the last three                        bounded onto the green                   Turnberry last month in the               Just got to keep plodding
                                           “There’s a factor that Tiger         PGAs, played in the morning                          while Woods, Harrington                  British Open, when he                     along. Major championship
Foundation,        Inc.      and
                                        is 5-under par and looks like           when the greens were rela-                           and Rich Beem were putting.              missed the cut in a major for             are set up so they’re difficult.
Athletic Department will be                                                     tively smooth and the wind                             Woods looked back at                                                             They beat you into making
                                        he’s playing well, and looks                                                                                                          only the second time in his
hosting its 11th Annual Golf                                                    had only just begun to swirl                         Quiros and smiled, giving                                                          mistakes. And the whole idea
                                        like he could move away,”                                                                                                             career. Woods had a chance
Classic at the Mount Dora               Harrington said. “And key               through these tree-lined fair-                       him a thumbs-up.                         to expand his lead with                   is not to make many mis-
Golf Association Sept 18.               will be, obviously is he’s              ways.                                                  “That’s just stupid long,”             birdie putts of 12 and 15 feet            takes.”
  PPI            Construction           moving away, to make sure                  Equally impressive was a                          Woods said. “It’s just                   on the last two holes that                  A few tees were moved for-
Management           is      the        I’m moving with him. It was             pair of other past PGA cham-                         absolutely phenomenal. I                 burned the lip.                           ward to account for the
Presenting Hall of Fame                 tough on Sunday with me                 pions — Vijay Singh and                              used to be able to move the                Woods atop the leader-                  wind. Even so, Hazeltine
sponsor.                                getting a three-shot start. I           David Toms — who were at                             ball — not anymore. I just               board can be daunting going               played 7,660 yards from the
  Registration will begin at            don’t want to give him a                69 while playing in the after-                       plod my way around, shoot                into Sunday, not so much                  tee to the hole, and Woods
7:30 a.m. with shotgun start            three-shot start.”                      noon, and should get the                             67.”                                     after one round.
at 8 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                               made some of his best birdies
                                           Phil Mickelson struggled             best conditions in the second                          This wasn’t a memorable                  His record with at least a
  The cost is $125 per golfer                                                                                                                                                                                           with long clubs. He opened
                                        off the tee and with his short          round. Singh hit his best shot                       round, rather an efficient               share of the lead through 18
and includes a day of golf, a                                                   around the trees and into the                                                                                                           his scoring with a 3-iron to
                                        putts in his round of 74.                                                                    one.                                     holes is only 13-11 on the
custom golf shirt, goodie bag              In the traditional group of          sun, not seeing that it spun                           Woods missed only two                  PGA Tour, including 4-2 in                20 feet at No. 12, and picked
and plenty to drink and                 major champions this year,              back an inch or two from the                         fairways — he hit driver on              the majors. Even so, he has               up three birdies on the par
lunch catered by Outback                Lucas Glover was the only               hole at No. 16.                                      six holes — and three greens.            won the last four majors                  5s, including a 3-wood to a
Steakhouse.                             one to break par with a 71.                Others who had a 69 from                          He only twice came close to              from this positions.                      back bunker of the 651-yard
  Golfers of all skill levels are       Masters champion Angel                  the morning batch were                               making bogey, on the 18th                  That was only a bonus.                  15th, with a breeze at his
welcome to play.                        Cabrera had a 76, while                 Robert Allenby and Alvaro                            and first holes, and saved par             “Something I’ve always                  back.
  Space is limited, so please
register early. Whether you                                                                                                                          HENNE
play, sponsor or be a specta-                                                                                                                            From B1
tor, LSCC Athletics invites
everyone to join in on the              the locker room that a quar-            Michigan and helped his                              pro. He concedes he has                  n’t happened.                             successful transition from
fun of supporting LSCC                  terback has to handle.                  draft stock in his final game,                       missed too many open                       “I don’t ever look at it as a           Dolphins draft choice to
Foundation’s 11th Annual                  “I want to put him in that            throwing for 373 yards and                           receivers in practice this               competition,” Pennington                  Dolphins starting quarter-
Athletics Golf Classic.                 position throughout the pre-            three touchdowns to beat                             month, but says his arm is               says. “We are trying to pre-              back was Marino in 1983.
  For more information or to            season. He needs to be ready            Florida in the Capital One                           stronger and his release                 pare not only ourselves, but              The exhibition season will
register to play in the event,          to go, and we need to put               Bowl.                                                quicker than a year ago.                 each other. We look at it as              provide a gauge of Henne’s
please contact (352) 323-               him in those positions to get             He hasn’t started a game                             The               33-year-old          working together to make                  progress, but no one knows
3645 or (352) 365-3518.                 ready to go.”                           since, but he realizes it’s for                      Pennington’s two-year con-               each other better and being               for sure whether he can
                                          Henne could be the best               the best he wasn’t rushed                            tract expires after this season,         there for each other.”                    thrive as a No. 1 quarterback.
NFL                                     quarterback Miami has draft-            into a No. 1 role as an NFL
                                                                                                                                     and it’s uncertain whether
                                                                                                                                     Miami will re-sign him. If
                                                                                                                                                                                While the backup role has
                                                                                                                                                                              tested Henne’s patience, he’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Even Henne’s uncertain.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Until you get into a game,
                                        ed since Dan Marino,
   Michael Vick is back in the                                                                                                       Sparano and general manag-               grateful Pennington has been              you don’t know how you’re
                                        although that’s not saying                “I think I was ready, not in
NFL, landing a job with the                                                                                                          er Jeff Ireland deem Henne               such a gracious mentor.                   going to react to different sit-
                                        much. The position has been             the beginning of last season,
Philadelphia Eagles.                                                                                                                 ready, he might be Miami’s                 “I can’t tell you how much              uations,” he says. “I can’t tell
                                        a revolving door for much of            but definitely toward the
   Vick’s agent, Joel Segal,                                                                                                         No. 1 quarterback next year.             I have learned from Chad,”                the future. But I’m going to
                                        the past decade since Marino            end,” he says.
confirmed Thursday that the                                                                                                            It’s a situation that could            Henne says. “It really helped             be confident that I’m going
                                        retired after the 1999 season.            Henne says he’s much
sides had a deal.                         Henne passed for 9,715                more comfortable with the                            create tension between                   me.”                                      to be the best guy out there
   Vick has not played in the           yards and 87 touchdowns at              playbook as a second-year                            Chads, but they say that has-              The last player to make a               and help the team win.”
NFL since 2006. The former
Atlanta Falcons star was con-
victed in August 2007 of con-                                                                                                                    OLYMPICS
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spiracy and running a dog-
fighting operation, and was                “This wasn’t about using             this is it will be difficult for                     and rugby sevens — a faster-             selected the proposed sports              stroke-play competition for
sentenced to 23 months in               the Olympics to grow the                us, being part of the interna-                       paced version of the standard            for 2016 by secret ballot over            men and women, with 60
federal prison. He also was             game of baseball,” Schiller             tional federation, to be able                        15-a-side game — for ratifica-           several rounds, with the                  players in each field. The
suspended indefinitely by               said. “This was about having            to promote throughout the                            tion by the full 106-member              sport receiving the fewest                world’s top 15 players would
the NFL.                                the opportunity for people to           world,” said Ron Radigonda,                          IOC         assembly          in         votes eliminated each time.               qualify automatically, and all
   NFL commissioner Roger               play on this big stage. And             executive director of the                            Copenhagen in October.                   Rogge, who chairs the board,              major professional tours
Goodell conditionally lifted            for many, many countries,               Amateur Softball Association                            “In the end, the decision             did not vote.                             would alter tournament
Vick’s suspension on July 27,           like Cuba and others, this is           of America. He worried about                         came down to which two                      Rugby was the clear winner             schedules to avoid a clash
allowing him to sign with a             very important to them.”                the ability of developing                            would add the most value,”               overall, getting seven votes              with the Olympics and let
team.                                      Major League Baseball and            countries to build softball as                       IOC president Jacques Rogge              in the first round and a                  the big names play.
                                        USA Baseball immediately                a sport.                                             said. “Golf and rugby will be            majority of nine in the sec-                 Rugby was played in four
              III                       turned their focus to the                  Radigonda also questioned                         a great addition to the games.           ond. In a separate ensuing                Olympics between 1900 and
  NEW YORK — Cleveland                  World Baseball Classic in               why so many sports had to                            ... They have global appeal, a           vote, golf needed four rounds             1924 in the full 15-a-side for-
Browns receiver Donte’                  2013 and beyond.                        be left out.                                         geographically diverse lineup            to get through. Karate led the            mat, but now proposes the 7-
Stallworth was suspended                   “Baseball has enjoyed great             “I really have no issue with                      of top iconic athletes and an            first round with five votes,              a-side version. The tourna-
without pay for this season             international growth in                 the sports that were selected.                       ethic that stresses fair play.”          with golf getting three. Golf             ment would be played over
Thursday after pleading                 recent years and today’s deci-          They certainly have their                               Final approval will require           then got six votes in the sec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        four days with 12 teams each
guilty to killing a pedestrian          sion by the IOC will not                place on a world stage, but I                        a simple majority vote by the            ond, seven in the third and
                                        deter us from continuing our                                                                 full IOC. Rogge said the                 nine in the fourth.                       for men and women.
while driving drunk. He can-                                                    also believe that softball and                                                                                                             “They bring the spectacu-
                                        efforts to grow the game                squash and karate and other                          sports will be put to individ-              Golf was played at the
not participate in any team                                                                                                                                                                                             lar side of sport, with a lot of
                                        globally,” MLB said in its              sports do as well,” Radigonda                        ual votes, not as a tandem.              1900 Paris Olympics and
activities until his reinstate-                                                                                                                                                                                         scoring,      reversals     and
                                        statement.                              said. “I think that the limit-                          The board also approved               1904 St. Louis Games. The
ment after the Super Bowl.                 USA Baseball executive                                                                    the inclusion of women’s                                                           turnovers,” said Rogge, who
                                                                                ing of sports to 28 is really a                                                               sport’s backers say bringing
  “Your conduct endangered              director Paul Seiler added                                                                   boxing in the 2012 London                golf back into the Olympics               played rugby on a national
yourself and others, leading                                                    question that needs to be
                                        that “participation at all lev-         raised.”                                             Olympics. Boxing had been                would help it develop world-              level for Belgium. “You have
to the death of an innocent             els of baseball continues to                                                                 the only summer Olympic                  wide, noting many govern-                 a lot of countries that can
man,” NFL commissioner                  grow, and the success of the            Golf, rugby backed                                   sport without female com-                ments fund only Olympic                   win medals. It’s very univer-
Roger Goodell wrote in a let-           World Baseball Classic is                                                                    petitors.
ter to Stallworth released by
                                                                                by IOC board for                                                                              sports.                                   sal.”
                                        undeniable proof that ours is                                                                   The golf decision opens the              “It’s a historic moment for               International Rugby Board
the league. “The NFL and                a sport with worldwide
                                                                                2016 Games                                           possibility of Tiger Woods               golf,” said Peter Dawson,                 president Bernard Lapasset
NFL players must live with              appeal.”                                  BERLIN — Golf and rugby                            playing for an Olympic gold              chief executive of the Royal
                                                                                took a big step toward join-                                                                                                            was ebullient but cautious.
the stain that you have                    Softball is on strong foot-                                                               medal in 2016. Rogge said he             and Ancient club and co-                     “We recognize the signifi-
placed on their reputations.”           ing in America, with a                  ing 2016 Summer Olympics,                            is “absolutely” sure that                leader of golf’s Olympic bid.
                                                                                making the cut after the IOC                                                                                                            cance of this milestone in
  Stallworth struck 59-year-            vibrant youth program and a                                                                  Woods and other top players              “We’re absolutely delighted
                                        continually growing college             rejected bids from baseball,                         will compete if the sport gets                                                     our campaign but are also
old Mario Reyes on March 14                                                                                                                                                   to have the prospect of being
                                        game that sets attendance               softball and three other                             final approval.                                                                    mindful that the ultimate
in Miami. He pleaded guilty                                                                                                                                                   back in. We’re not counting
                                        records regularly at the                sports.                                                 “Who is one of the major              any chickens because we                   decision rests with the IOC
June 16 to DUI manslaugh-               Women’s College World                     The International Olympic                                                                                                             members when they meet in
                                                                                                                                     icons of the world? Tiger                have the Copenhagen vote to
ter, a second-degree felony,            Series in Oklahoma City.                Committee executive board                            Woods,” Rogge told The                   go through, but obviously                 Copenhagen. The Olympic
and was suspended indefi-                  The concern is the sport’s           Thursday also denied squash,                         Associated Press. “This is a             the recommendation is a                   Games would be the pinna-
nitely by Goodell two days              future outside the U.S.                 karate and roller sports.                            very important sport.”                   major step.”                              cle of the sport for all our
later.                                     “I think our biggest fear in           The board will submit golf                            The 15-member board                      Golf proposes a 72-hole                athletes,” he said.

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