July 17, 2011 |
MADISON, Miss. - PGA Tour rookie Chris Kirk shot an 8-under-par 64 Saturday to take a 1-stroke lead into the final round of the Viking Classic at Annandale Golf Club. Kirk was at 18 under. Sunghoon Kang, D.J. Trahan, George McNeill, and Peter Lonard were tied for second. The 26-year-old Kirk has been one of the Tour's most successful rookies this season, finishing second to Phil Mickelson in the Shell Houston Open. Celebrity Tournament STATELINE, Nev. - Actor Jack Wagner extended his lead with four birdies, and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo moved into second place in the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
February 16, 2001 |
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman said he wants to continue playing, despite suffering four concussions in his last 20 starts and missing all or part of eight games last season. "We're still kind of working through some issues, and I'd like to play," he said. "Unfortunately, it's not as easy as a question and answer. We'll work something out that will be in the best interest of everybody involved. " Meanwhile, a decision on whether to keep Aikman could be extended an extra week without costing the team $7 million.
June 14, 1997 |
Hollis Thomas, the undrafted free agent who became a starter for the Eagles last season, signed a four-year deal yesterday. Terms were not announced, and Thomas' agent could not be reached. A 6-foot, 306-pound long shot to make the NFL, Thomas was originally signed by the Eagles after sending a highlights video to coach Ray Rhodes. The coach, not known for gushing over unproven amateurs, was so impressed with Thomas' hustle and aggressiveness that he made room for the defensive tackle on the opening-day roster.
March 28, 2008 |
Did Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson secretly get married? They did, if she and her mom, Tina, weren't kidding on Tuesday as they left a Chili's restaurant in L.A. A TMZ reporter asked the pop star if she and the Dallas Cowboys quarterback were "getting married soon," and Tina Simpson said, "They already are! What are you talking about?" "You guys are already married?" the reporter asked. The women laughed. "I guess if Mom says so," Jessica replied. (Check out the video here: http://www.
July 1, 2009 |
BETHESDA, Md. - When Tiger Woods jabs his tee into the turf at 6:30 this morning for the AT & T National pro-am, he will be playing with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. First, Romo's current dish, deposed pop diva Jessica Simpson, will sing the national anthem. Woods understands that inviting Romo, a passionate golfer, to Redskins territory might have been risky . . . if Romo was a sensitive sort. "It's just going to be a fun round, but also an interesting one," Woods said.
January 7, 2002 |
The Carolina Panthers will fire coach George Seifert today, CBS SportsLine.com reported, citing sources close to the situation. The Charlotte Observer also reported Seifert would be fired. The Panthers finished 1-15 after winning on Opening Day. After the Panthers were routed by visiting New England yesterday, 38-6, Seifert said he intends to return next season. "I plan on coaching this team next year, absolutely," said Seifert, who has two years left on his contract.
October 28, 1997 |
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman has been cleared to play Sunday in San Francisco, despite suffering the seventh concussion of his football career against the Eagles. Aikman will practice tomorrow after being deemed healthy enough yesterday by team doctor J.R. Zamorano. Aikman suffered a concussion Sunday in the first period of the Dallas Cowboys' 13-12 loss to the Eagles. "I have no doubt I'll be fine," Aikman said. "I felt I could have played in the second half [Sunday]
October 7, 1995 |
Buddy Ryan will remain coach and general manager of the Arizona Cardinals at least until the end of the season. Owner Bill Bidwill acknowledged Kansas City's 24-3 victory in Sun Devil Stadium last weekend was a bitter embarrassment, but he said he wants to evaluate another full season before deciding the future of the ex-Eagles coach and Ryan's staff. The Cardinals started 1-4 last season and are 1-4 again. Bidwill also said he expects to have more information in about three weeks about his quest for private backing of a football-only domed stadium.
September 23, 1989 |
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Steve Walsh yesterday told his agent, Marvin Demoff, that he wanted him to pursue a trade before the NFL's Oct. 17 trade deadline, according to the Dallas Morning News. Demoff said he hoped to talk to Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson soon. "We might as well find out if they have any intentions of trading him before the deadline," Demoff said. "Steve clearly wants to play and has gotten frustrated. " Walsh, who has not appeared in Dallas' last three games, said he wasn't demanding a trade but added, "I think it's just one of those things that's going to come up. It's got to be one of their options.
February 7, 2001 |
Troy Aikman wants to continue playing and said he does not think he is jeopardizing his health or compromising his quality of life after football. In an interview yesterday with ESPN, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback said he has told owner Jerry Jones of his desire to return. "If you asked me the simple question, 'Do you want to play?' then, yeah, I want to play," Aikman said. "I'd like to play, given the right situation. " Aikman has suffered nine concussions in his career.