March 14, 2005 |
The short putt went to the right in the fading light, just the break Padraig Harrington needed. The Irishman won the Honda Classic for his first PGA Tour title when Vijay Singh missed a 2 1/2 -foot putt to bogey the second playoff hole. "I thought it was a gimme," Harrington said. "I shouldn't have missed," Singh said. If Harrington was lucky, he was also due; he has been a runner-up 26 times in worldwide events.
December 18, 2002 |
Detroit Lion quarterback Joey Harrington was released from the hospital Tuesday after undergoing a procedure to repair an abnormal heart rhythm. Dr. Claudio Schuger, director of clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Henry Ford Hospital, said Harrington's heart is structurally sound. "For all practical circumstances, Joey is healed," Schuger said.
March 30, 1990 |
After spending 12 years in various jobs as an assistant basketball coach, Seth Greenberg's dream of becoming a head coach came true Thursday when he was named to succeed Joe Harrington at Cal State Long Beach. "There's always been a driving force inside me to be a head coach," the 33-year-old Greenberg said before a news conference in Long Beach. "I don't remember a time in my adult life when I didn't want to be one."
May 27, 2001 |
Matt Harrington of Palmdale High made his professional debut for the independent St. Paul Saints on Friday night. Harrington's fastball was clocked between 86 and 92 mph in a two-inning stint before a sellout crowd that included 12 major league scouts who hope he will be available for the June 5 draft. The Colorado Rockies, who made him the seventh pick last season, retain his rights until Wednesday.
December 16, 2002 |
Detroit Lion rookie quarterback Joey Harrington left Sunday's game against Tampa Bay at Pontiac, Mich., because of an irregular heartbeat and was taken to the hospital for tests and observation. He was to stay overnight at Henry Ford Hospital as a precaution. "Joey Harrington is doing fine right now," said internist Keith Burch, a Lion team physician.
June 12, 2002 |
The Colorado Rockies' No. 1 pick in the 2000 draft is suing his former agent for negligence in California State Superior Court. Pitcher Matt Harrington, selected seventh overall out of Palmdale High, alleges that agent Tommy Tanzer advised him to hold out for a $4.95-million bonus because the Rockies would never withdraw their original offer of $4 million. When the Rockies removed their offer, Harrington re-entered the draft in 2001. After turning down $1.
March 30, 2003 |
Never mind that Jay Haas is one year away from joining the Champions Tour. All that matters now is that he's one round away from winning the Players Championship against the most talented field in golf. Haas, 49, shot a five-under-par 67 -- the best score of the day Saturday on the TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. -- and has a share of the lead with Padraig Harrington going into a final round that might be just as unpredictable as his position on the leaderboard.
April 11, 2004 |
On his way to a four-under-par 68, Padraig Harrington hit his ball behind a tree at the first hole and then clipped it with the head of his seven-iron when he chopped the ball out. Harrington saved par with a 20-foot putt and birdied the second with another 20-footer. It was an adventurous day for Harrington, who also ended with a birdie at the 18th when he rolled in a 10-footer.
August 30, 2000
Matt Harrington, former Palmdale High pitcher who is at an impasse in contract negotiations with the Colorado Rockies, missed the Monday deadline to enroll at Arizona State, effectively passing up a scholarship offer to the school. Harrington, drafted No. 7 overall in the amateur draft last June, might enter Pierce College if a deal with the Rockies is not reached by Tuesday, the day classes begin at the two-year school.
March 19, 2010
Padraig Harrington , already assured of a memorable week after his trip to the White House, put himself in position to make it even better at the Transitions Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla., on Friday. Harrington picked up a pair of bonus birdies over the last five holes for a six-under-par 65, his low score of the year, and built a one-shot lead at eight-under 134 entering the weekend on the tough Copperhead course at Innisbrook. The Irishman has not won a sanctioned tournament since his PGA Championship victory at Oakland Hills at the end of 2008.