LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Monday (4/30/12)...Nats 0-Dodgers 2, O's 5-A's 2 (both the Nats and O's are 14-8 on the season)...Jason Dufner wins the PGA Zurich Classic (Bubba Watson wins the best video award)...Singer Cheryl Crow ran her first half marathon race and is a marathon next????.... MLB Hall of Fame member Ted Williams 1949 MVP plaque sold for $300,000 in a auction...GO FIGURE DEPT. NFL Jaguars drafted Cal punter Bryan Anger in the 3rd round (...heck Redskins drafted two QB's????)...Have a "GREAT" week!
Sunday, April 29, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Sunday (4/29/12)...Nationals 3- Dodgers 4 (Harper 1-3), O's 10-A's 1...NY Rangers 3-Caps 1 (Rangers lead series 1-0)...D.C. United 3-Houston 2 in MLS action...Redskins draft another QB, this time Nick Cousins from Michigan State (...please don't ask why???)...Michelle Obama to speak Monday at 2012 "Warrior Games", competition for veterans and current military members wounded in action...Remember "Blue Heron" golf course is county owned and operated, price is right for 9 or 18 holes and the staff is great!...
Saturday, April 28, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Saturday 4/28/12)...Nats 2-Dodgers 3, O's 2-A's 5...Nats call up Bryce Harper and he plays TONIGHT!...Caps vs Rangers today in game 1 of NHL Playoffs (round 2)...R.I.P "Moose" Skowron Yankees 1st baseman in the 1960's...Bubba Watson hits a fan with a drive (fan smiles and bleeds a little bit), Bubba's golf ball bounces off fans head onto fairway.... Local College Rowing: Washington College women rated #9 in the country, Navy men #4, Georgetown men #13 and GWU men #15...Have a great weekend!
Friday, April 27, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...TGIF (4/27/12)...Nationals 1-Padres 2, O's 5-Blue Jays 2...NFL DRAFT: As expected QB Luck ( ..and Lady luck) to Colts & Redskins start the RG Era...College football one step closer to a "Final Four" format, perhaps as early as 2014...NY Knicks offer Zen Master Coach Phil Jackson $50 million over four year to coach the "Linmania" Knicks....Bayern Munich vs Chelsea on May 18th in the Champions League soccer finals...Ranger vs Caps in next round of NHL playoffs, see you at the 7th game!!!
Thursday, April 26, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Thursday (4/26/12)...CAPS BEAT BRUINS 2-1 IN NHL PLAYOFFS AND ADVANCE TO THE NEXT ROUND (the curse of the "Washington Presidents" old D.C. minor league hockey team is put to rest!!!) ...MLB Nationals 7-Padres 2 (Nats are now 14-4), O's 3-Blue Jays 0...December 27th, 2012 "Military Bowl" in D.C. will feature ARMY vs ACC opponent at RFK stadium...After all the "HYPE" here comes the NFL draft and RG lll to the Redskins!!!...QACHS vs KIHS today in Centreville in high school baseball...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Wednesday (4/25/12)...Nationals 3-Padres 1 (Nats are now 13-4 on the season), O's 2-Blue Jays 1 (O's are 10-7)...Caps vs Bruins TONIGHT in NHL playoffs (series tied at 3-3)...Virginia Tech fires men's bball coach Greenberg due to the fact that he couldn't get along with fellow Tech staff... NBA Wizards have won 4 games in a row and are 18-46 on the season...NBA Lakers player Metta World Peace suspended 7 games for throwing elbow (NBA & NHL have replaced boxing as a full contact sport)...NFL draft gets closer and Saints have a another scandal to keep the media busy (..now they listen in to other team's coaches conversations...are they really called the "Saints" ???)...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Tuesday (4/24/12)...MLB: Nats and O's had travel day on Monday, but Yankees beat Rangers and the Bronx Bombers are back!... L.A. Lakers player "World Peace" faces suspension after act of war (elbow to the head) on opposing player (maybe a name change????)...R.I.P. LeRoy Walker, 1976 USA Olympic Track & Field head coach...Caps vs Bruins for the playoff series clincher after Caps lose at home...NFL draft about to happen with RG lll a sure bet to become a Redskin (we think!)...Will Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown bring SMU men's basketball to glory days!!...
Monday, April 23, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Monday (4/23/12)...Nationals "RAIN"...O's 3-Angels 2...NHL Bruins 4-Caps 3 (series tied at 3-3)...Flyers knock Penguins out of NHL playoffs...MLS Soccer: D.C. United 4-N.Y. 1...Tim Wang and Lily Zhang qualify for U.S.A. in table tennis (ping pong) singles competition for London Olympics...Movie Madness: There is a return of interest in archery among teenagers due to the movie "The Hunger Games"...Kenyan marathon runners Kipsang (men) and Keitany (women) win London Marathon...Al Skates to retire as UCLA men's volleyball coach (1239-289 record, 19 NCAA titles)...Have a great week and see you at Blue Heron golf course (18 fun golf holes, great staff and the price is right!)...
Sunday, April 22, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Sunday (4/22/12)...Nationals 3-Marlins 2 (Nats 12-4 and 1st place NL East), O's 3-Angels 6...NHL Caps 4-Bruins 3 (Caps lead series 3-2)...Wizards 86-Heat 84 in NBA...MLB Update: Worst team in MLB baseball Padres 3-12 and the best Rangers 12-2...Philip Humber pitches a "perfect" game for the White Sox as they beat Mariners 4-0 (21st perfect game in MLB history)...Illinois wins men's NCAA gymnastics title...Reese Hoffa wins Kansas Relays shot put event with a throw of 71 feet-3 inches (the event was held in the middle of Eighth Street in downtown Lawrence, Kansas....talk about a traffic jam!!!)...Seamus McBride on golf, "My best hole in golf is the 19th hole, the rest are just warmups."...See you at the Blue Heron Golf course (county owned and operated...great staff & great course)!...
Saturday, April 21, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Saturday (4/21/12)...MLB; Nats 2-Marlins 0 (Nationals are in 1st place with a 11-4 record), Angels 6-O's 3 (O's are 8-6 and tied for 1st)...Yankees "spoil" Fenway Park 100th Anniversary celebration as they beat Red Sox 6-2...D.C. United vs NY on Sunday in MLS...Caps vs Bruins "tonight" in NHL playoffs...Honus Wagner baseball card sold for $1.2 million in auction...Arena Football: New Orleans VooDoo 51-Pittsburgh 48...Deal of the Week! Blue Heron golf course. 18 great holes, price is right and the course is owned and operated by Queen Anne's County...See you on the 1st tee at Blue Heron!
Friday, April 20, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...TGIF (4/20/12)...Nationals 4-Astros 11 (Nats are now 10-4), O's 5-White Sox 3...Caps beat Bruins 2-1 and NHL playoff series is now tied at 2-2...Hall of Fame bball coach Larry Brown is hired to coach SMU men's team... HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Fenway Park is 100 Years Old today (1st game played at Fenway on 4/20/1912)...Can You Spare Me A Dime Mister? Manchester United soccer team valued at $2.24 billion dollars by FORBES magazine...Today is 18 holes of golf + lunch day at Blue Heron Golf Course! 18 great golf holes, super lunch + a cart at a great price ($27.00)! See you at the 1st Tee, FORE!
Thursday, April 19, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Thursday (4/19/12)...Nationals 3-Astros 2 (Nats are now 10-3 and lead the NL East), White Sox 8-O's 1...Pat Summitt resigns as women's basketball coach at Tennessee (medical problems)...Pudge Rodriquez will retire Monday after 21 years in MLB (played for Nats and a sure Hall of Fame candidate)...Bartolo Colon (A's) throws 38 strikes in a row (vs Angels) in 6-0 victory...LINMANIA PART XXll: Jeremy Lin (NY Knicks) makes TIME magazines "100 Most Influential People In The World" (..just think what would happen if he played a full NBA season!!!!) ...Arena Football: New Orleans VOODOO vs Pittsburgh Friday Night Lights...100 Days until the 2012 London Olympics start...Great Golf! Great Time!...See you at County owned and operated "Blue Heron" Golf Course, Wednesday & Friday "Lunch Special"..FORE!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Wednesday (4/18/12)...MLB: Nats 1- Astros 0 (Nationals are now 9-3 on the season), O's 3-White Sox 2 (Baltimore 7-4 on the season)...Jamie Moyer becomes "oldest" pitcher to win a MLB game (Rockies 5-Padres 3)...Arkansas Soap Opera Part lll: Head Arkansas football coach's mistress resigns from her job & the saga continues...Marlins beat Cubs as Guillen returns from "Castro I love you" suspension... NCAA b-ball champ University of Kentucky's starting five "all" going to enter NBA draft...Enjoy the beautiful Spring temperatures and see you at the county owned and operated "Blue Heron" golf course for a round of golf ...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Tuesday (4/17/12)...MLB Nats 6-Houston 3 (Strasburg 2nd win), O's 10-White Sox 4...NHL Caps 3-Bruins 4...NBA Wizards 87-Bulls 84...1 sailor dead and four missing in "Full Crew Farallones Race" in San Francisco sailing event...BOSTON MARATHON REPORT: 89 degrees at 116th Boston Marathon, 800 runners received some level of medical attention, 50 runners taken to hospital in ambulances, winners were Wesley Korir (men) and Sharon Cherop (women) of Kenya...KIHS vs QACHS TONIGHT in mens lacrosse (at QACHS)...Be safe, Be Happy and see you at the 1st Tee at Blue Heron Golf Course (county owned & operated)...
Monday, April 16, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Monday (4/16/12)...BOSTON MARATHON TODAY (Patriots Day)! 116th Running of the Boston Marathon, 2012 Edition = 80 degrees & 27,000 runners...MLB Baseball: Nats and O's "still" in 1st place, Sunday results, Jays 9-O's 2, Nats 5-Reds 8...NBA: Wizards are now 14-46 on the season...Aussie Olympic swimming star Murray Rose dead at 73...Congrats to QACHS boys basketball team for a great awards banquet yesterday (guest speaker Washington College men's Head Basketball Coach)...Take a golf break and play at the QA's County owned and operated "Blue Heron" golf course, 18 great holes, teaching pro and great club house for lunch & snacks...
Sunday, April 15, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Sunday (4/15/12)...MLB: Nats (7-2) and O's (5-3) are in first place, are we talking Beltway World Series???? The Ghost of Blaze Starr is smiling!!... Saturday Night Fever! Nats 4-Reds 1, O's 6-Jays 4...Caps 2-Boston 1 in NHL playoff game (series 1-1)...D.C. United 2-New England 1 MLS soccer...Oh Canada! Canada 5-USA 4 in women's ice hockey championship game... One For Col. Harry! Army 9-Navy 6 in men's lacrosse game at West Point...Italian soccer player Piermauio Morosini, age 25, dies during match...BOSTON MARATHON TOMORROW (Monday)....Seamus McDuff on golf, "Golf was created by God so she could keep the human race humble!"...SEE YOU AT "Blue Heron" Golf Course, county owned and operated.. and rated by Seamus McDuff as a 5 star course!
Saturday, April 14, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Saturday (4/14/12)...Lordy. Lordy both the Nats & O's lead their divisions in MLB...Friday Night Lights: Nays 2-Reds 1, O's 7-Blue Jays 5...Redskins sign London Fletcher for two years...Cleveland Indians sign Johnny Damon for 1 year at $1.25 million...D.C. United vs New England at 4 p.m. today in MLS soccer...U.S.A. vs Canada in the World's Women's Ice Hockey championship game today...Great time and great crowd at yesterdays "Nesbit Track & Field Relays" at QACHS...Arena Football (AFL) Results: VOODOO 48-San Antonio 62...College Rowing: Washington College women's team (Chestertown) ranked #12 in the country and Navy men #7...GOING GOLFING??? Try "Blue Heron" QA County owned and operated golf course, 18 great holes, great staff and lots of fun! See you in the club house-FORE!
Friday, April 13, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Friday (4/12+1/12)...Nationals 3-Reds 2... NHL Playoffs: Bruins 1-Caps 0...Going to Philly??? "Run! Super Athletes of the Sierra Madre" great photo exhibit by Diana Molina on runners of the Sierra Madre. Exhibit is at the Penn Museum through September 30th...TODAY: "Charlie Nesbit Relays", great high school track & field event at QACHS starts at 3 p.m....Don't Forget! Blue Heron golf course in QA's County, great golf, great staff and Friday "Lunch" special...see you on the 1st tee! FORE!
Thursday, April 12, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Thursday (4/12/12)...MLB: Nats 4-Mets 0 (Nationals are now tied for 1st place in the NL East), Yankees 6-O's 4...NHL playoffs tonight Caps vs Bruins...Workers on strike in Brazil who are building new stadium for soccer's World Cup...NFL Colts on Twitter say that "yes" they will draft QB Luck #1...QA County special sports place #1, Blue Heron golf course! 18 great holes, public golf course, price is right and the staff is friendly and helpful! See you at Blue Heron!!!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Wednesday (4/11/12)...Motor Cycle Diaries Arkansas Style! Arkansas "fires" head football coach after motorcycle accident, mistress, cover up mess...MLB: Nationals 6-Mets 2, Yankees 5-O's 4...L.A. Dodgers have hired the 1st female "head" athletic trainer in the history of major professional sports (Congrats to 37 year old Sue Falson)...Yankee Si, Cuba No! Ozzie Guillen suspended 5 games because he says he "Respects" Cuban leader Castro (no free speech in sports I guess)...The Big Tuna says "NO", Bill Parcells will not be the interim head coach of the NFL Saints...Redskins meet with college QB's Luck & RGlll, what is going on Redskin Nation???...P.S. to Masters Golf Tourney, Hey guys let women into the Augusta National Golf Club, it is 2012!!!!...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS... Tuesday (4/10/12)...MLB Scores: NYC Sweep of local teams, Mets 4-Nats 3, Yankees 6-O's 2 (first win for Yankees in 2012)...NFL: Bounty Hunter suspensions remain and "NO" reductions to punishment by NFL Commish...NBA: Wizards 113-Bobcats 85...NHL: Caps going into playoffs with Bruins with backup goalies (Hotby & Sabourin)...Belgian Tom Boonen wins Paris-Roubaix bike race for 4th time...Bikini Report: Top Olympic beach volleyball players to wear bikinis at 2012 Olympics!...Seamus McDuff (Zen Master Golf Instructor and Master Gardener) on golf, "Why would anyone spend three hours looking for 18 holes in the ground to hit a white ball into???".
Monday, April 9, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Monday (4/9/12)...Bubba Watson wins MASTERS...MLB: O's 3-Twins 1, Nats 3-Cubs 4...NHL: Caps vs Boston (4/12/12) round 1 NHL playoffs... "Tebowmania": Tim Tebow speaks before 15,000 at Easter service...Canada beats Finland 3-2 to win women's World Ice Hockey Championships...THE BOAT RACE 2012: Oxford vs Cambridge rowing competition (started in 1829) was stopped by a protester in the water, race restarted and Cambridge wins (Cambridge leads series 81-76)...MLS: D.C. United 0-Seattle 0...Nats have a new field reporter with Kristina Akra handling the duties for TV...Celtic United wins Scottish Premier League title in Soccer...
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Saturday, April 7, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Saturday (4/7/12)...O's 4-Twins 2 to start the 2012 season...Nats vs Cubs and Twins vs O's on Saturday...Fred Couples & Jason Dufner lead Masters at 5 under...NHL Caps make the playoffs...D.C. United vs Seattle in MLS soccer tonight at 7:30 p.m....Isiah Thomas fired as coach of Florida International (26-65 over three years)...New Orleans VOODOO 66-Tampa Bay 47 in Arena football...Ravens and QB Flacco contract talks going s l o w...Nets 110-Wizards 98...England beats Sri Lanka in cricket test...Arkansas Soap Opera! Plot includes: Head football coach of state university, mistress, motorcycle crash, paid administrative leave...juicy stuff in Arkansas, stayed tuned!...Seamus McBride (Zen golf instructor and gardener) on golf, "Golf was invented by a Scotsman with severe mental problems"....
Friday, April 6, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Friday (4/6/12)...Nationals are in 1st place in N.L. East as they beat Cubs 2-1 in first game of the season (...tickets for World Series are not on sale yet!)...O's vs Twins today at 2 p.m....NBA: Pistons 99-Wizards 94...Lee Westwood leads the Masters with a 67 (Woods, Lefty Phil and women are not in the running after round #1)...NHL: Caps beat Panthers 4-2...USA women play Canada in soccer on June 30th in Utah...B.C. vs Ferris State in NCAA men's hockey championships...Arena Football News: New Orleans Voodoo vs Tampa Bay tonight 8 p.m....Who says sports are crazy??? Texas Tech legendary "chess" coach moving to Webster University and players are transferring with her (Texas Tech won their second straight President's Cup..college Super Bowl of chess)...
Thursday, April 5, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Thursday (4/5/12)...MLB Baseball: Cards 4-Marlins 1, new stadium (Marlins) and new MLB Season!!...No! No! Judge says Rebook cannot sell Tebow Jets jersey (its all about the $$$)...No! No! Part ll,. NFL Packers say "No" to new Nike designed uniforms (sticking with the old uni's or...???)...D.C. Baseball: Nats vs Cubs opening game today at 2:20 p.m....NHL: Caps playoff spot???? (stayed tuned)...Protests held in eight cities in Brazil over evictions caused by World Cup soccer projects....17 year old Sadaf Rahimi to become first women in Afghanistan's history to be in the Olympics as a boxer (in your face Taliban and restrictions on women)...Indiana 109-Wizards 96 (end the misery)...Welcome back MLB and Sadaf Rahimi we are behind you 100%...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Wednesday (4/4/12)...NCAA women's bball: Baylor 80-Notre Dame 61 as Baylor wins NCAA championship and has a PERFECT (40-0) season...NFL Saints appeal "Bounty Hunter" charges with NFL bosses on Thursday...WHAT? Are the NFL Colts considering drafting RGlll???...MLB: O's open up with Twins on Friday at 2 p.m. & Nats start the season with Cubs on Thursday (Nats 7-Red Sox 8 on Tuesday)...NBA Wizards are now 12-41 on the season...USA women beat Brazil 3-0 in soccer at the Kirin Cup...NFL Jets sign Aussie rugby star to a three year contract (6-7, 240 lbs tight end???)...NHL: Caps & Sabres are now tied in the battle for the last NHL playoff spot!!...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Tuesday (4/3/12)...Kentucky 67-Kansas 59 in NCAA men's championship game...Tonight Notre Dame vs Baylor for women's NCAA championship...NFL says Bill Parcells can coach Saints for a year....Spring Training Report: Nats 2-Red Sox 4...NHL: Caps 2-Tampa Bay 4...Tom Boonen won the Tour of Flanders bicycle race...Arena Football: New Orleans Voodoo 72-Utah 57 (Voodoo vs Tampa Bay Storm next)...Venus Williams wants to make the USA Olympic team in tennis (Venus already has three Olympic gold medals)... R.I.P. Micah True, American ultra distance running legend dies at 58 years old...
Monday, April 2, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Monday (4/2/12)...NCAA BBall Madness: Kansas vs Kentucky play for men's championship and Notre Dame vs Baylor for women's championship in college basketball...Spring Training News: Nats 2-Cards 1, Rays 8-O's 5...Raptors beat Wizards in NBA basketball 99-92...NHL Caps hold on to 2 point lead in playoff hunt...U.S.A. 1-Japan 1 in international women's soccer...109-1 long shot wins the $1 million Grade 2 Louisiana Derby in horse racing (Hero of Order was the winning horses name)...Patrick Chan of Canada & Carolina Koster of Italy win world figure skating titles...Have a great week and be a good sport!
Sunday, April 1, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...Sunday (April 1, 2012)...NCAA Men's Basketball = Kentucky vs Kansas Monday Night in NCAA Men's Final!...***NCAA Women's Bball TODAY: Notre Dame vs UCONN 6:30 ESPN & Baylor vs Stanford 9 p.m. ESPN***...Lights Out On Linmania! Knicks and their point guard are out of luck as J. Lin faces surgery...Spring Training Report: Nats 2- Cards 6, O's 6-Pirates 2...NHL Caps are "HOT" beat Montreal and are 2 points ahead in playoff race...NFLPA (NFL players union) to "review" whole "Bounty" mess...Anthony Davis of Kentucky AP college player of the year...Five (5) former UCONN women players named to USA Olympic basketball team...Soccer Comes To Charm City: Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur on July 28th in soccer (two great English Premier League teams)... Quote of the Day! Seamus McBride on golf, "April is great for lovers, flowers and golfers!"