Joe Montana

Joe Cool

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana will appear in Rancho Mirage for a rare public interview as part of the city’s Speaker Series program.

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The “Joe Cool” of the sports world, former quarterback Joe Montana, will be taking the stage as part of the 2020 Rancho Mirage Speakers Series. This year’s series is appropriately titled “Legends of Sports.” Montana will appear Feb. 18 at the Helen Galen Auditorium in Annenberg Science Building on the campus of Eisenhower Medical Center. Racing legend Danica Patrick opened

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Power Play

Hockey legend Grant Fuhr has a good reason for launching a new golf tournament in the desert.

Bill Dwyre Current PSL, Golf

Hockey legend Grant Fuhr has a good reason for launching a new golf tournament in the desert to benefit the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

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Arnold Palmer’s Last Stand

In 1973, The King came to the desert and shot his best and final round on the PGA Tour.

Bill Dwyre Current PSL, Golf

In 1973, Arnold Palmer solidified his reign as The King when he came to the desert and shot his best and final round on the PGA Tour.

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Catcher Interference

Moe Berg wore a mask as a major league catcher, a perfect cover for his role as a spy during World War II, as shown in this new documentary.

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Moe Berg wore a mask as a major league catcher, a perfect cover for his role as a spy during World War II, as shown in this new documentary.

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Final Negotiations

The late Steve Zucker’s memoir traces his introduction to a career as a sports agent that dominated the Rancho Mirage resident’s life for 30 years.

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The late Steve Zucker’s memoir traces his introduction to a career as a sports agent that dominated the Rancho Mirage resident’s life for 30 years.

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Laying the Groundwork

Julie Heldman’s book signing at the BNP Paribas Open honors her mother’s work to establish the women’s pro tour.

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Julie Heldman’s book signing at the upcoming BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells honors her mother’s work to establish the women’s pro tour.

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4 Golf Courses to Play During CareerBuilder Challenge

When you're not busy watching the world's best golfers compete at the CareerBuilder Challenge, take your own game up a notch.

Bill Dwyre Golf

Golf legend Phil Mickelson will return for his second straight year as ambassador of the CareerBuilder Challenge, the desert’s annual PGA Tour event. Jeff Sanders, tournament executive director, says that Mickelson’s presence “brings us unbelievable expertise,” and his ongoing connection to the event “helps us work — alongside him — to make it great.” Mickelson has won five majors and

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And the Best Everer

Roger Federer, at 35, became the oldest champion at the BNP Paribas Open, surpassing by four years and two months Jimmy Connors, who won in 1984, at 31.

Bill Dwyre Tennis

You run out of things to write about Roger Federer. Adjectives get re-used. Superlatives become blasé. You try to keep some semblance of perspective about the closest thing to perfection that has ever gripped a tennis racket, and you still end up slobbering all over yourself. So, we will leave today’s lead paragraph, in best summary of Federer’s 6-4, 7-5