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7:51PM

San Mateo County Times: You want real controversy in sports? Come to England

WIMBLEDON, England - Trouble is local. We've been suffering with Barry Zito and Joe Blanton. Here in England, it's Christino Ronaldo. Along with the weather.But the weather is always trouble. As the great Jim Murray wrote more than once, the sun never rises on the British Empire.



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5:00PM

London Daily Telegraph: Ryder Cup: Tiger Woods' injury may be a blessing in disguise for the US team

He won't be there. The No 1 player in the world, the No 1 player on the United States points list, will not be at this September's Ryder Cup. Nor, as we learned, at the Open or the PGA Championship.




It is impossible to read the mind of Tiger Woods, but it is a decent guess that while the US team will miss Tiger, he won't miss the Cup competition that much.


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4:18PM

San Mateo County Times: Pain from Tiger's knee injury will be felt by many

This is always the fear, the worry. This is always the sword hanging by a thread.Any athlete, any sport, is beholden to his body. Talent and courage are no match for a torn ligament or a broken bone. Injuries happen to the best.

Now an injury has happened to Tiger Woods, the very best.

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7:00PM

San Mateo County Times: Tiger unquestionably one of a kind

THIS WAS a Sunday at Anaheim Stadium before a Monday night game between the Rams, the Los Angeles Rams, and the 49ers. That the dialogue occurred some time ago doesn't alter the intent. The chase for success is timeless.John Robinson was the Rams coach, and anticipating the unenviable task ahead, asked a journalist, "What does Joe Montana see the rest of us don't?''

That could be asked of any great athlete, any winner, any champion.

At this moment, that could be asked of Tiger Woods.

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5:00PM

London Daily Telegraph: US Open: Lee Westwood rues missed play-off

A beautiful morning for golf yesterday, cool breeze, some sunshine, good crowd. Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate took full advantage. Lee Westwood, unfortunately, could not.

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