Stories by Scott Michaux

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ex-Westside star delivers parting blast

They came to bid their own kid adieu Sunday, and Georgia State's Bradley Logan delivered like Ted Williams in the end.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Time is right to join world's biggest party

The FIFA World Cup is a hallowed championship worshipped on a scale most Americans can't comprehend -- and a relative few have bothered trying.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Big Ten could kill college football as we know it

The Big Ten, with all its money and power, is threatening the collegiate landscape like a mob boss.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, May 16, 2010

LeBron's quest should end in Cleveland

Quitting on his hometown team of Cleveland and shopping his talents as a free agent might forfeit LeBron's potential of ever climbing higher than his predecessors on the legends chart.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Aikenite's quest: Follow Summer Squall's steps

Todd Pletcher couldn't have been less concerned when the first gate went to Dogwood Stable's Aikenite.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Don't judge all athletes the same

The misdeeds of some shouldn't get all male athletes branded as the same classless species.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, May 7, 2010

'Weight is Over' for Aiken boxer Williams

Dan Goossen, the marketing man behind Aiken boxer Paul Williams, seems particularly tickled with his name for Saturday's bout with Kermit Cintron.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Broadcaster enriched the lives of everyone he met

Ernie Harwell lived his dream and shared himself for 92 years, weaving his way into people's hearts through his words and through the game he loved most, baseball.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, May 3, 2010

Younger players raising the bar

Some days are game changers. Sunday was one of them. A seismic wave reverberated across the globe, heralding a shift in the golf universe.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Lefty, not Tiger, is top golfer in world

We've been waiting for years for someone to step forward as a legitimate rival to Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson has most consistently fit the bill. Now more than ever.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, April 30, 2010

Woods is back, but his game isn't

Tiger Woods came to Quail Hollow seeking a sense of normalcy in his professional life. He seems to have found it.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Michaux column: A new normal for Tiger

Outside the course, Tiger Woods' new normal hasn't changed. He invited a different kind of scrutiny to his life that may take years to disperse.
By Scott Michaux

Stop after Masters win fed media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The only public appearance Phil Mickelson made after this year's Masters victory came the morning after at the drive-through window of Krispy Kreme.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Mickelson explains doughnut drive-thru

 "My kids wanted doughnuts ... It was a little chilly, so I threw on a jacket and went through the drive-thru," Masters champ said Wednesday.
By Scott Michaux

Ex-Jaguar hopes to overcome setbacks

ATHENS, Ga. --- The "personal" section of most media guides are often filled with useless tidbits like someone's favorite actor or food. Major Manning's is more revealing.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Father's message is sinking in

Billy Hawley has been the motivating force behind his oldest son's baseball dreams, and he believes Tucker is ready for the next stage in the footstep-following process.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, April 23, 2010

First impression of Ochoa stuck

The LPGA Tour will once again lose its best player and most likeable star. She will be dearly missed.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Michaux: Richt's decision took guts

Whatever Zach Mettenberger did, UGA coach Mark Richt needs to be applauded for the authority he's shown in dealing with it.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Would you rather be Phil or Tiger?

It's not even close, in my book. And that was the case even before cancer intruded on the Mickelsons' lives and scandal shook the foundation of the Woods'.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, April 16, 2010

'Punisher' ready for title shot

If Sergio Martinez or Kelly Pavlik happen to look over their shoulders Saturday night, they might see Aiken's Paul Williams waiting in the wings.
By Scott Michaux
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