Stories by Ben Nuckols

Monday, May 16, 2016

Woods says his health is 'progressing nicely'

BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods, who underwent two back surgeries last fall, said he's getting stronger and hitting the ball better.
By Ben Nuckols

Friday, July 31, 2015

Ishikawa leads in Virginia

GAINESVILLE, Va. - Ryo Ishikawa, who was even par for the day before he birdied the last three holes at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club. Ishikawa had 68 to reach 11-under and take a one-shot lead in ...
By Ben Nuckols

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Goosen, Ishikawa share lead in Virginia

GAINESVILLE, Va. - Retief Goosen and Ryo Ishikawa shot 8-under-par 63s to lead the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.
By Ben Nuckols

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Success at event has Rose eager to tee it up

GAINESVILLE, Va. - Most of the world's top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn't miss it - even if he weren't the defending champion.
By Ben Nuckols

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Suspect named in DC murders

WASHINGTON -- Firefighters called to a Washington mansion found the bodies of a wealthy executive, his wife, child and housekeepr.Now police have a suspect.
By Ben Nuckols

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NFL sued by ex-players over use of painkillers

WASHINGTON - Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league in a lawsuit Tuesday of cynically supplying them with ...
By Ben Nuckols

Retired players sue NFL over painkillers

Retired NFL players sued the league Tuesday, charging it fed them illegal painkillers to increase their playing days and profits.
By Ben Nuckols

Friday, May 31, 2013

Bee's tough words and what they mean

A look at some unusual, difficult or otherwise noteworthy words from the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
By Ben Nuckols

Monday, July 2, 2012

Thousands likely to be without power for days

Two days after storms slammed the mid-Atlantic region, power outages were forcing people to get creative to stay cool in dangerously hot weather. Temperatures approached 100 degrees in ...
By Ben Nuckols
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Early voting in Augusta-area shows increase
Area early voting numbers are dwarfing turnout four years ago, particularly in Republican-leaning Columbia County, and forecast apossible record voting year for the Augusta area.