Stories by Scott Michaux

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Michaux: Scott returns to action with new life, game

DORAL, Fla. - Adam Scott returns to work from his Australian summer vacation a fully changed man - new daughter, new caddie, new putter.
By Scott Michaux

Palmer plans to hit honorary tee shot at Masters

Despite a dislocated shoulder that has slowed his gait and prevented him from playing golf, Arnold Palmer has no intention of missing his appointed tee time at Augusta National Golf Club next month.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is not going to catch Jack Nicklaus on the major scorecard.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Michaux: US making right moves to change Ryder Cup fortunes

If you cut through all the self-congratulatory clutter of task forces and team-building group think, the American Ryder Cup team made a big step toward winning the 2016 matches.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Taylor appears headed back on road to PGA Tour

It was a welcome sight for Augusta-area golf fans to see Vaughn Taylor back on a PGA Tour leaderboard last week at Pebble Beach.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Prep star might have unwittingly set new trend

The funny thing about game-changers is you don’t often see them coming. Star prep linebacker Roquan Smith might become the Curt Flood of football.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Loss of four hall-of-famers in 10 days is difficult to take

If there has ever been a greater collective loss in the history of sports, please don't remind me of it. It's hard to imagine worse.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Michaux: No. 1 Gamecocks face toughest test yet

As junior guard Tina Roy's lyrics claim, the South Carolina women's basketball team is all "dat." On Monday night, they'll get a chance to prove it under the most testing circumstances possible at ...
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Michaux: Sifford just wanted to compete

Charlie Sifford was already deep into his 70s when I first started talking to him - far removed from the bile and hatred that defined his career. 
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Michaux: Calculated risk didn't work

Seattle coach Pete Carroll's mistake was more likely in the type of pass play that was called that determined the winner of the Super Bowl.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Bryan brothers go for non-viral glory

George IV and Wesley Bryan will make their debut as competitors in the latest season of Golf Channel's Big Break reality show this week.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

New wave of Australian punters arrives in the U.S.

Get used to this phrase, because it's likely to keep repeating - the Ray Guy Award goes, again, to an Australian.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Michaux: Patriots have the air of cheaters

Even for a sporting event that sucks more oxygen out of the room than any other, never has so much pre-Super Bowl air time been devoted to … air.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Michaux: Golf now rampant with cynicism

Golf, it seems, has become as rampant with cynicism as everything else. We've reached the point of no return when the first instinct in the "gentleman's game" is to assume we're being lied to or ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Michaux: Ex-Golden Hawk isn't taking playoff run for grant

Indianapolis Colts defensive back Josh Gordy, a former Washington County star, knows how lucky he is.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Michaux: Playoff was great idea

A playoff is the best thing that's ever happened to college football.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Michaux: Redemption is relief for Lawrence

Former Silver Bluff star DeMarcus Lawrence more than made up for his blunder in the Dallas Cowboys' wild-card playoff victory over Detroit Lions.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Michaux: Opinionated Smoltz takes spot in Hall

Six months after Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine were inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame, John Smoltz was selected to join longtime rotation mates.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

NCAA has come full circle in football

History is repeating itself in eerily similar fashion with the NCAA football playoffs.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Predictions for 2015

As we usher in a new year, what might comprise the good, bad and ugly in sports in 2015?
By Scott Michaux
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