It has been nearly six months since Tiger Woods underwent his fourth back surgery and his latest update is both promising and worrisome at the same time. According to Woods, he is chipping and putting everyday, but he is still not taking full swings and he still can't hit the ball farther than 60 yards. "I’m starting to hit the ball a little further – 60-yard shots," Woods wrote.
The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as well as defenseman Dmitri Zaitsev and goalie Adam Morrison. Forward Kevin Elgestal, meanwhile, was returned to his European team on Wednesday. A week into training camp, Washington’s roster now stands at 53—30 forwards, 17 defensemen and 6 goalies. That means 30 more players will be cut or reassigned as the team gets
The Boston Red Sox are headed to the playoffs, and that’s a significant accomplishment: It’s hard to make Major League Baseball’s postseason, and Boston had done so just twice in the last seven seasons. But anyone who follows this team knows the Sox have bigger goals in mind. First up: winning the American League East. After completing a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night, Boston enters Thursday with a three-game lead over the New York Yankees for first place in the AL East. Both clubs have 10 regular-season games remaining, and the Red Sox’s magic number is eight. With every Sox win or Yankees loss, that number drops by one. Here’s the Red Sox’s path to their second straight AL