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Golf

As I reflect on the year, I cannot help to think about a few comebacks. You might not like Tiger Woods, but you have to give him credit for digging himself out of the pits and creating one of the greatest comebacks in golf history. Not only winning the Masters, but Tiger also tied Sam Snead’s record of 82 career PGA Tour victories with his win at the Zo Zo Championship …

Local News

Buffalo's Valentino Dixon spent 27 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. A major reason he is now free can be traced back to 2009, when an Attica prison warden requested that the artistically inclined Dixon compose a drawing of a photograph of the 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. Dixon did more golf artwork, which led him to write a letter to Golf Dig…

Gusto

WIVB-TV (Channel 4) reporter-anchor Callan Gray exited laughing. Gray was laughing at comments by meteorologist Andrew Baglini before and after a brief goodbye speech at the end of the 11 p.m. Sunday newscast in which she thanked viewers for watching on weekends and added it "has been a wonderful three years here." Baglini first got Gray to laugh with an off-the-air …

Niagara County

Adam Scott showed up on the doorstep of Craig Avery’s Lewiston home for the first time 19 years ago. It was 11 p.m. July 16, Scott’s 18th birthday, and he’d arrived for a weeklong stay at Avery’s place on Mountain View Drive while he played in the Porter Cup, an elite amateur golf tournament that attracts the top talent from around the globe. Scott was traveling outs…

Sports

The origins of this project were simple enough. During last year’s Porter Cup, News deputy sports editor Bob DiCesare and I were looking through the program put out by the tournament committee when we came across a page with the current top 25 in the world golf rankings, highlighting just how many of them had competed at Niagara Falls Country Club. Every year, the to…