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  1. Sox look to add heavy hitter in front office

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Notes, quotes and gloats (as one of my idols in the business, Bob Verdi, used to call them) as the Sox head into their last dozen games, assured of their first losing record since 1997: * Part of the Red Sox "reset" this winter will invo...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  2. ESPN Chicago Hall of Fame: Jon Greenberg's media Hall of Fame

    Jon Greenberg

    These five media titans helped give us different view of our sports

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  3. Leftover notes on Cameron and more

    Gordon Edes

    Sifting through some random notes, quotes and gloats (as one of my journalism heroes, Bob Verdi, used to write):We'll start you off with a trivia question, courtesy of Red Sox researcher Mark Simon: New Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron was a .250/...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  4. Leftover notes on Mike Cameron and beyond

    Gordon Edes

    Sifting through some random notes, quotes and gloats (as one of my journalism heroes, Bob Verdi, used to write): We'll start you off with a trivia question, courtesy of Red Sox researcher Mark Simon: New Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron was a .250/...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  5. Phil Mickelson will be focusing on his wife Amy's recovery, not g...

    Jason Sobel

    For Phil Mickelson, golf has deservedly taken a back seat to taking care of his wife, Amy, in her battle with breast cancer.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  6. GolfDigest: Phil Mickelson interview

    Bob Verdi

    Phil Mickelson may own a dinosaur head, a meteorite and dreams of owning the San Diego Chargers, but forget about your silver-spoon preconceptions. As sure as he's one of the world's top golfers, Lefty is a man of the people.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  7. Paul Azinger says he won't return as Ryder Cup captain

    Paul Azinger won't return as captain of the United States Ryder Cup team, he told Bob Verdi of GolfWorld.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2008
  8. Firings aren't always the answer

    It was the estimable Chicago columnist Bob Verdi who once wrote, "When a team is at the bottom, the problem is usually at the top." At the time, Verdi was referring to the 1970s Cubs, but his words ring more true today than ever. Living in Boston wi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 23, 2008
  9. Tiger is hot -- the rest are not

    Bob Verdi

    Tiger Woods has no rival. In fact, his only peer doesn't play competitive golf anymore. That would be Jack Nicklaus, whose major record remains the biggest challenge.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2007
  10. Stricker continues to make strides

    Bob Verdi

    The end result wasn't what he wanted, but Steve Stricker's run at the British Open proves he still has plenty of game.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2007
  11. U.S. Open returns to the Steel City

    Bob Verdi

    The U.S. Open returns to Pittsburgh this week, home of the "Stillers," Iron City beer and Arnold Palmer's last stand.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2007
  12. It's fitness vs. fatness on PGA Tour

    Bob Verdi

    Bigger isn't necessarily better on the PGA Tour, where there's a battle between the haves and the have-mores.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2007
  13. Calc and his caddie

    Bob Verdi

    Lesser men would have washed themselves of a pal who went to prison, but Mark Calcavecchia isn't about doing the convenient thing, only the right thing.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2007
  14. Another top-10 has Howell seeing green

    Bob Verdi

    When the final Masters field is announced in a few weeks, Augusta native Charles Howell III will find himself on the list.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007
  15. Watney, Haas keep them guessing

    Bob Verdi

    "Twins" Bill Haas and Nick Watney have fellow players seeing double, reports Golf World's Bob Verdi.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2007
  16. Mickelson gives to Dobler family

    Bob Verdi

    How did the former "dirtiest player in the NFL" become Phil Mickelson's biggest fan? Just call it an act of charity.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007