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Tiger Woods joins 2015 field at The Greenbrier Classic

Officials of The Greenbrier Classic announced today that 14-time Major Championship winner, 11-time PGA TOUR Player of the Year and two-time FedExCup Champion, Tiger Woods has committed to compete in the sixth edition of the award-winning PGA TOUR stop at The Old White TPC Course.


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Weekend Watchdog: Tiger’s back

Tiger Woods will be there at the Congressional Thursday when the PGA tour arrives. Will he be there Saturday and Sunday when the CBS cameras will be there?


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Nick Faldo added to Greenbrier Classic field

Officials of The Greenbrier Classic announced today the commitment of six-time major championship winner Sir Nick Faldo to compete in one of the top fields on the PGA TOUR.


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Jason Day, Bubba Watson top early commitments to The Greenbrier Classic

Officials of The Greenbrier Classic announced today that the tournament has accepted early entry commitments from popular young star Jason Day, defending Masters champion Bubba Watson, and 2012 U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson to compete in the 5th edition of the award-winning tournament at The Old White TPC Course


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Weekend Watchdog: Race Day

From Monaco to Indianapolis and then Charlotte, Sunday is the day for racing. NBC drops the flag with the Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco, starting at 7:30 a.m. As an appetizer, there’s qualifying Saturday at 8 a.m. on NBC Sports network and practice Thursday at 8 a.m.


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VCOM to partner with Augusta Health to provide medical student education

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) announced a new partnership with Augusta Health in Fishersville to provide clinical education for ten third year medical students, annually, beginning in August.


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The Greenbrier Classic added as Open Championship qualifier

One of the strongest fields in golf will descend on The Old White TPC Course when the 2014 Greenbrier Classic is held June 30-July 6, at The Greenbrier, America’s resort.


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Weekend Watchdog: Major excitement around Tiger Woods

Time for the final major championship of 2013. Will Tiger Woods win his 15th major this weekend? The PGA championship tees off Thursday at 1 p.m. on TNT. There’s more action Friday at 1 p.m., and the third round begins on TNT at 11 a.m. Saturday before CBS takes over at 2 p.m. Sunday’s final round starts on TNT at 11 a.m., and moves to CBS from 2 p.m. until the trophy presentation.


Weekend Watchdog: Speed, kicks come to an end

It’s championship weekend for NASCAR and the MLS. The Sprint Cup champion will be crowned Sunday at Homestead, with ESPN providing coverage at 3 p.m. Carl Edwards holds a slim lead over Tony Stewart, who has won four of the first nine races in the chase. The MLS season closes Sunday at 9 p.m. on […]


Weekend Watchdog: Hokie high on Thursday night

The Hokies like Thursday night football. ESPN must like the Hokies. Virginia Tech gets back-to-back dates on Thursday night football, starting this week with a trip to Georgia Tech Thursday at 8 p.m. The Hokies have a 17-5 record on Thursday nights on ESPN, and have defeated Georgia Tech three times since joining the ACC […]


Weekend Watchdog: SEC Playoff, Game One

Who’s going to the national championship in January? After Saturday, we’ll probably know who has the inside track from the SEC – and who will be left to go somewhere else. CBS has coverage of top-ranked LSU taking on No. 2 Alabama Saturday at 8 p.m. Both teams have won national championships in the past four years. […]


Weekend Watchdog: Cavaliers in prime time

Last season, the win over Miami was a lone bright spot in Virginia’s dismal season. Thanks to that, they get a prime time slot on ESPN Thursday night. We’ll see if they’re worthy. The Cavaliers and Hurricanes kick off the college football weekend on ESPN and ESPN3D Thursday at 8 p.m. Both have beaten Georgia […]


Weekend Watchdog: Fall Classic time

Can you imagine? A Fall Classic that ends in October. The World Series got underway Wednesday and – unlike last year – will not last into November. The National League’s win in the All-Star game gives the wild-card Cardinals the home-field advantage – wonder if they’ll thank Prince Fielder for that. FOX has Game 2 […]


Weekend Watchdog: NASCAR at night

It’s halfway through the NASCAR playoff run – time for the final night race of the year. With Jimmie Johnson lurking in third place, the Sprint Cup racers will hit the track at Charlotte Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on ABC. Johnson’s win at Kansas brought him within four points of leader Carl Edwards, keeping alive […]


Weekend Watchdog: Enjoy pro basketball while it lasts

The WNBA championship could be decided this weekend. Then it might be a long time until there’s pro basketball on TV. While the start of the NBA season is delayed by lockout, the Dream and Lynx battle for the WNBA championship on ESPN2. Minnesota won the first two games at home, and Game 3 is […]


Weekend Watchdog: Hunt for Mr. October

Are you ready for some baseball? Not so fast, Red Sox and Braves. The 2011 postseason opens Friday on TBS, with the American League playoffs. The Yankees, with the best record in the league, play Detroit at 8:37 p.m. Tampa Bay, winners of the wild card berth in the final inning on the final day […]


Weekend Watchdog: Red Sox and Yankees warm up for the postseason

It’s the last weekend of the major league season – plenty of opportunities to see the teams you’ll see more of next week. The Yankees and Red Sox, closing in on postseason berths, battle Saturday on FOX and Sunday afternoon on TBS. And they will likely be playing next Friday when the American League Division […]


Weekend Watchdog: And the race is on …

It’s time for NASCAR’s Chase for the Cup – also known as Jimmie Johnson season. Twelve racers begin the chase for the cup Sunday at 2 p.m. at Chicagoland. ESPN has the coverage. Johnson has won the past five Cups, dominating the last 10 races of the season. With only one win so far this […]


Weekend Watchdog: Block outs, not lockouts

The NFL’s labor war is over, and now it’s time to play. The 2011 season kicks off Thursday at 8:30 p.m. when Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay hosts Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans on NBC. NBC goes again Sunday night, with the Cowboys hosting the Jets. ESPN has its doubleheader on the opening […]


Weekend Watchdog: Indy comes to Baltimore

Twenty-seven years ago, the Baltimore Colts moved to Indianapolis. This weekend, Indy cars come to Baltimore. Versus has coverage of the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix Sunday at 2 p.m. The road course travels past Oriole Park at Camden Yards and near Ravens Stadium before heading to the Inner Harbor. And back again. And again. NASCAR […]


Weekend Watchdog: At the world’s fastest half-mile

NASCAR spends an exciting weekend in Bristol, with thousands of fans converging on the high-banked half-mile track. It’s the 50th anniversary of the small track just across the border from Virginia, which draws thousands to the area and packs all hotels within miles. The Sprint Cup teams pack the infield for their race Saturday night […]


Weekend Watchdog: Are you ready for some football?

No more legal pads. Time for shoulder pads. The NFL preseason kicks off Thursday when the Baltimore Ravens visit Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast. The Redskins take their turn Friday at 7:30 p.m., hosting the Steelers on Comcast. ESPN begins its coverage Thursday at 8 p.m. when the Seahawks visit San Diego. Friday, FOX […]


Weekend Watchdog: Tiger’s back

Tiger golfing instead of tabloid-fodder? It’s about time. Tiger Woods returns to the PGA tour this weekend for the World Golf Championship from Akron. He’s done well there in the past, giving him a good tune-up for next week’s PGA championship. CBS will be on the air Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. It’s Yankee-Red […]


Weekend Watchdog: A tradition unlike any other

Amen Corner. The Azaleas. The walk to the 18th green. It’s time for the Masters. CBS has its coverage Saturday and Sunday, through the winner’s interview at Butler Cabin. And don’t forget the late-night highlights Thursday and Friday after your local news. ESPN gets to show the first two rounds, starting Thursday and Friday at […]


Weekend Watchdog: A tradition unlike any other

Amen Corner. The Azaleas. The walk to the 18th green. It’s time for the Masters. CBS has its coverage Saturday and Sunday, through the winner’s interview at Butler Cabin. And don’t forget the late-night highlights Thursday and Friday after your local news.