While most of the country was occupied by FBI Director James Comey's testimony that his agency was investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, hearings got underway for the president's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. The proceedings continued today, and things got interesting when Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse asked Gorsuch about a $10 million press and advertising campaign waged by an outside group to get him confirmed. Whitehouse asks Gorsuch abt his nom.
A fan wearing a Nolan Ryan jersey sits next to Nolan Ryan himself at Astros camp. During a minor league game at the Houston Astros spring training facility on Wednesday morning, one lucky fan had that opportunity. As seen in the photo above, a man sporting a Nolan Ryan jersey was seated directly next to the Hall of Fame pitcher and current adviser to Astros’ ownership while watching the game.
Like the PGA Championship, the Masters is adding a long-drive competition for 2017. Since 2012 the Big Three -- Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player -- have gathered on the first tee of Augusta National at the crack of dawn on Thursday of tournament week to officially open the Masters. Mr. Palmer will surely be missed this year, leaving Player and Nicklaus to kick off the festivities.