Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...interview with the AP, Williams recalled an appearance early in his career on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." Bob Hope was also there."It was interesting," Williams said. "He was supposed to go on before me and I was supposed to follow...

Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...Korner' for more than half a century," he added. "He was as comfortable hanging out in Palm Springs with his friend Bob Hope as he was hitting in front of Hank Greenberg at Forbes Field."

Humana Challenge bears no resemblence to former Bob Hope Classic's celebrities and star power

...Challenge resembles the event's glory days.The old Bob Hope Classic was Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, T-bone steaks...and early morning power walks."Let's not forget that Bob Hope lived to be 100. He walked every day of his life," tournament...

Watch out, Northerners, here comes the kudzu

...in Miami in 1926 ended up changing Augusta history. TODAY'S GOLF JOKE: Lark Jones, of North Augusta, shares this Bob Hope observation. "That guy cheated all the time. When he made a hole in hole, he put a zero on the scorecard."

Ramblin' Rhodes: Anniversary calls for look back at 50 years in journalism

...reporters when his sister's monumental novel was released.It also led me those summers to standing next to comedian Bob Hope at a book signing, interviewing singer Otis Redding a year before his death, being at a media conference for The Beatles...

Ramblin' Rhodes: It seems Oscar rarely smiles on country tunes

...actually win an Oscar was Buttons and Bows in 1948 from the movie The Paleface. It was sung in the movie by Roy Rogers, Bob Hope and Jane Russell.One of the greatest Oscar-winning songs of all time, in my opinion, was the 1952 winner High Noon...

Mickelson's 59 hopes dashed

...Geiberger did it in the 1977 Memphis Classic, Chip Beck in the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational, David Duval in the 1999 Bob Hope Invitational, Paul Goydos in the 2010 John Deere Classic and Stuart Appleby in the 2010 Greenbrier Classic.Ryo Ishikawa...

Wartime friends rekindle relationship decades after conflict

...Vietnam, they once performed in a traveling variety band sanctioned by the USO Military Tour.Unlike performers such as Bob Hope, Lena Horne and James Brown, who entertained for thousands of troops, Shamber and Richardson's five-piece group...


...the Humana Challenge tying for 49th place.Mickelson won the Humana Challenge in 2002 and 2004 when it was known as the Bob Hope Classic. He set the tournament record in 2004 with 37 birdies when it was a 90-hole event.Mark Wilson is the defending...

Timing of proposed anchoring ban is still in question

...put a banana inside the head cover of Lietzke's driver before zipping up the travel bag. Some 15 weeks later at the Bob Hope Classic, the caddie excitedly unzipped the travel bag."Sure enough, he pulled off that head cover and the banana...