June 20, 2013 |
Truck rental company Ryder announced Thursday it would make 39 light- and medium-duty vehicles powered by compressed natural gas available for lease or rent in California. Because of their lighter frame, the Greenkraft and Navistar trucks powered by 6.0-liter GM engines will tap existing natural gas stations throughout the state. The more than 300 heavier-duty natural gas trucks in Ryder's existing fleet require stations specially equipped to handle large commercial tractor-trailers.
May 22, 2013 |
The Kings' official Twitter account received a game misconduct penalty Tuesday … from the Kings' front office. Kevin Ryder, of KROQ's "Kevin & Bean" morning show, handled the Twitter posts for the Kings' Stanley Cup playoff game against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. He took over after the first period, with embarrassing results for the team. At one point Ryder made light of sexual assault when describing a play that happened in front of the San Jose Sharks' net when the Kings' Anze Kopitar was knocked to the ice. Complaints poured in via reply tweets.
May 21, 2013 |
When Eve's last album was released, Kanye West was known only as a producer, Drake was playing an awkward teenager on Canadian TV and waitress Nicki Minaj was slinging Red Lobster's famous cheddar biscuits. To say a lot has changed is an understatement. More than 11 years after that album, countless delays, a focus on acting and more than a few growing pains, the Grammy Award winner's long gestating fourth album, "Lip Lock," dropped last week. "For some reason it all came together at this moment.
December 13, 2012 |
Tom Watson, who captained the U.S. to a Ryder Cup victory the last time the U.S. won in Europe in 1993, will return as captain for the 2014 team. And he has an important supporter in his corner: Tiger Woods. “I'd like to congratulate Tom Watson on his selection as Ryder Cup captain,” Woods said in a statement. “I think he's a really good choice. Tom knows what it takes to win, and that's our ultimate goal. I hope I have the privilege of joining him on the 2014 United States Team.” The Americans have lost seven of the last nine Ryder Cups.
November 4, 2012 |
Ian Poulter won the HSBC Champions on Sunday for his first victory of the season, overcoming a four-stroke deficit with a seven-under-par 65 at Shenzen, China. The English Ryder Cup star finished at 21-under 267 on Mission Hills' Olazabal Course for a two-stroke victory. The victory was his second in World Golf Championship play, following the 2010 Accenture Match Play Championship. Phil Mickelson (68), Jason Dufner (64), Scott Piercy (65) and Ernie Els (67) tied for second. :: Tom Lehman won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship to become the first Champions Tour player to win the season points title two straight years.
September 30, 2012 |
MEDINAH, Ill. - Hold off on that red, white and blue party. Throw a little more ice on that champagne. And for goodness sake, don't get Ian Poulter stirred up. The Americans might yet win back this Ryder Cup, but the Europeans aren't going down without a fight. Poulter and Luke Donald defiantly kept the transatlantic clash from turning into a runaway, raining down European birdies on Medinah's back nine during Saturday's four-balls to hold off a pair of American rallies and stay within striking distance of a miracle.