Stories by Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Michaux: Gamecocks must take advantage of open SEC

Steve Spurrier calls it "talking season," and few talk the talk better than the Gamecocks' ol' head ball coach. But talking won't mean anything if South Carolina can't walk the walk to the SEC ...
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Michaux: Woods' play encouraging

Typically only insomniacs turn on the television to watch golf at 4 a.m. in a desperate effort to go back to sleep. On Thursday, golf junkies were actually waking up intentionally to do just ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Michaux: Redskins nickname has to go

It's past time for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Michaux: Heartbreak proves Americans finally love soccer

You can never truly appreciate - dare we say, love - the beautiful game until it breaks your heart.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

At 11, Lucy Li just wants to have some fun

Don't let Lucy Li's size or age fool you. Li might be 11 looking like 9, but she’s smarter than a 20-year-old.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, June 16, 2014

Michaux: Kaymer needs to get respect he's due

Martin Kaymer should get the respect he is due for his brilliant play in winning the U.S. Open.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Michaux: Kaymer brilliant in Open

What Martin Kaymer did over the last four days on a restored Donald Ross gem was nothing short of brilliant. Too bad it was lost on much of the crowd.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Heart of a champion beats in Compton

PINEHURST, N.C. - It takes a lot of heart to win a U.S. Open. In Erik Compton's case, it could take three of them.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, June 13, 2014

Kaymer, Mickelson have gone in different directions

PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer might not have already won this U.S. Open, but Phil Mickelson's definitely lost it.
By Scott Michaux

Kisner surprises dad with caddie job

PINEHURST, N.C. - Kevin Kisner's father gets an early Father's Day present at the U.S. Open.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Norlander has fun day in first U.S. Open start

PINEHURST, N.C. - Former Augusta State star Henrik Norlander makes an impressive in his first U.S. Open start.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Michaux: Georgia's golf dominance is seen in the U.S. Open

With eight players in the U.S. Open field, the odds on a University of Georgia player winning is better than any other college.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Michaux: Lefty can write perfect ending

Phil Mickelson is the fairy tale everyone is talking about at the U.S. Open, but don't ask him to call his shot and predict the perfect ending to his unrequited love story.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, June 9, 2014

Michaux: New father Reed ready to tackle U.S. Open

After a month of mostly changing diapers, Patrick Reed is ready to take on his first U.S. Open.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Michaux: Augusta native lives dream at Pinehurst

Tom Pashley, a 45-year-old former Augustan will take over this fall as president and COO of Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Roman numeral days should be numbered for Super Bowl

In a polarized era when everything seems to be black or white, I’m straddling the aqueduct on the Super Bowl eliminating the Roman numeral.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Busy month awaits Aiken golfer

If you think your summer schedule is a little hectic, consider Aiken golfer Kevin Kisner's first two weeks of June.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 31, 2014

California Chrome faces tall task in Triple Crown pursuit

All eyes will be on California Chrome this week
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Local golfers hope to learn from NCAA experience

Nobody but repeat winner Alabama went home from the NCAA Championships at Prairie Dunes happy, but four local golfers returned from Kansas inspired by the experience.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Michaux: New York racing stewards made right call on California Chrome

New York's racing stewards made the prudent call this week for the Belmont Stakes, opting to end its prohibition on equine nasal strips to make room for a historic opportunity.
By Scott Michaux

Top headlines

UGA lineman charged

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday on a charge of felony aggravated assault/family violence.