Kevin Stadler wins Phoenix Open

Kevin Stadler used to tag along with father Craig at the Masters. This year, they'll be teeing it up together at Augusta National. Kevin saw to that Sunday, winning the Phoenix Open for his first PGA Tour title. Yes, "The Smallrus," who has grown up and out to match his father's listed 250 pounds, and "The Walrus" are set for the ultimate father-son golf trip.
  History does not favor a Super Bowl win for Tom Brady and the Patriots. (AP) The New England Patriots are trying to do something that, best I can tell, has never been done in NFL history. They are trying to become the first outdoor team to win a Super Bowl with a great offense and a lousy defense, at least by the statistics. I have no idea if they can pull it off.
Jeremy Verhagen, a 6-10 center from Florence High School, was a First-Team All-Region selection during his sophomore and junior seasons. Basketball Coach Dutch Perryman and Athletic Director Jerry Link watch as mom Janel and Jeremy Verhagen sign Jeremy's Letter of Intent.
6'3" guard Jalen Richard, Poston Butte High School senior, signs his letter to play basketball for Santa Clara University in CA as mom, Jennifer Ogas watches. On their website, Head Coach for Santa Clara, Kerry Keating states, "Jalen brings a tremendous passion for basketball and consistent improvement that will instantly be contagious for this class.
The MVMS Lady Wolverines played their final home game of the season against Desert Winds Thursday, May 3, 2012. The girls dominated keeping the ball on their side of the field for most of the game.  
On Monday, May 16, 2011 the Mountain Vista Middle School Lady Wolverines took on J.O. Combs Middle School for the girls’ soccer championship game.  It was a close game, with the Lady Wolverines scoring two goals early in the game.  J.O. Combs came back late in the second half and scored a goal, making the score 2-1, Wolverines.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The bullpen that did so much to get the St. Louis Cardinals into the World Series may end up costing them the championship....
When Kyler Elsworth soared over the pile to deliver the final hit of Michigan State's season, the storybook ending came with a moral. After so many years outside the spotlight, the Spartans are in nobody's shadow anymore. And for the first time in 26 years, they're Rose Bowl champions.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, is pushing for legislation to change NFL's blackout policy he says is "no longer logical in today's marketplace." The NFL's policy is that home teams need to sell out their game tickets to avoid a blackout in their local TV market. The blackout rule originally was meant to spur fans to attend games. McCain announced Friday that he, along with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, introduced legislation aimed at leveling the playing field among professional leagues, broadcasters and sports fans.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television....
  Combs High School is proud to announce that Mr. Marques Reischl has been selected to become the school’s Head Football Coach beginning the 2012 season. Mr. Reischl is a demanding coach who expects maximum effort from his players on the field and in the classroom. Marques believes in developing positive relationships with all stake-holders who are a part of his program as well as others within the high school community. Coach Reischl is an energetic person who fully understands the work and time that is required of a head coach to build a successful program.
In the words of Chiefs safety Eric Berry, Peyton Manning does not discriminate.
  Cam Newton got rave reviews for his Week 1 showing, but things are about to get a lot tougher. (Mark J. Rebilas/US Presswire) The first week full of predictions in our “Bet On It” feature produced six correct prognostications out of eight tries. A pretty successful week, I thought. Some of you seemed to feel otherwise, arguing via our comments section that the Week 1 “bets” were too timid, too obvious. So, as George Costanza once bellowed[1]: “You wanna get nuts? Come on … let’s get nuts!”
Who out there attended the Diamondbacks vs Brewers game this past weekend?  If you did, you were fortunate to see "one of our own" up on the Jumbotron. San Tan Valley resident, Emily Saults, won the National Semi-Finals at Chase Field on Sunday and is now the Arizona Diamondbacks representative for the 2012 All-Star Game.  Not only was Emily announced prior to the game, her picture and the fact that she was from San Tan Valley, were on the Jumbotron for all to see.  She is also soon to be mentioned on http://www.mlb.com as well.
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president for football operations, told The Associated Press that the "investigation is currently underway and we're still awaiting findings."
The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. "We are looking into it," league spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Monday. "We do not have anything further to add at this point."

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