In a Wild Lefty With Huge Potential, a Hall of Famer Saw Himself

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The breakout came in the year he turned 30, but his talent was clear long before. A power left-hander with a knockout fastball and slider, he had made an All-Star team but regressed, struggling for the right way to harness his strength. He piled up strikeouts — but also walks — like few others in baseball.
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F9. F'd Up.

There's a part of me that thinks it simply isn't fair to write a critical review of F9: The Fast Saga. While it's little more than a bunch of action scenes, stitched together loosely with the threads of something resembling a plot, there's also the fact that it never pretends to be anything more than that, that the audience isn't intended to have their minds engaged in solving a mystery but merely to have their adrenal glands engaged through the harrowing automotive special effects.

Do it For Don Alumni Game Fundraiser

The event was a huge success. Some of us alumni decided to put together an alumni game to raise money for Don Williams. Don has been driving the softball bus for Alburnett for over 10 years. He was recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He is having surgery next week. All of the proceeds from the event are going to him and his family.

White Sox lefty Carlos Rodon aims to make start next Wednesday vs. Reds

After Carlos Rodon exited his start against the Tigers Monday after three innings with soreness, White Sox manager Tony La Russa expressed doubt about whether the left-hander would make another start during the regular season, but on Tuesday La Russa said the Sox hope to get Rodon ready to make a start Wednesday against the Reds at Guaranteed Rate Field.
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Royals' Andrew Benintendi: Resting against lefty

Benintendi is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Cleveland. The Royals viewed the series finale in Cleveland as a good opportunity to give the lefty-hitting Benintendi a day off with a southpaw (Logan Allen) on the hill for Cleveland. Kyle Isbel will spell Benintendi in left field.

Why Phil Mickelson made 2 tweaks to his putting technique

Welcome to Teachable Moments, GOLF’s weekly instruction column that will help you improve your game through the excellence and expertise of the Tour stars of the week. Class is now in session. Old dog tries new (and old) tricks. Phil Mickelson had an adventurous start to his 29th PGA Tour...
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Ryder Cup 2021: 8 all-time pairings we wish we could have seen

The Ryder Cup affords golf fans the unique opportunity to watch a generation’s best players join forces. The results aren’t always positive—looking at you, Mickelson/Woods 2004—but when the pieces fit just right and the putts start to fall, magic happens. Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal projected an air of impassioned invincibility. Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth exuded a youthful bravado. Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari made golf look impossibly easy and irresistibly enjoyable.

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Are left-handed people smarter?

Left-handed people comprise only around 10% of the global population, but a quick glance reveals that many key movers and shakers are lefties. For instance, three out of the last six American presidents were lefties: George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Plus, an eclectic slew of outliers who've rocked the world in one way or another had dominant left hands: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, James Baldwin, Nikola Tesla, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, according to a 2019 report and The New York Times.

YouTube Gold: Lefty Driesell

Charles “Lefty” Driesell is 89 and will turn 90 on Christmas Day. He’s been out of the ACC since 1986, when he resigned in the wake of the Len Bias scandal (for anyone who doesn’t know, Bias died of a cocaine-induced heart attack the night he was drafted by the Boston Celtics and Driesell was ultimately forced out in the aftermath).