Not all days in Eastern Iowa are what you would call newsy from a sports point of view.
Then comes a day like Sunday, which defies belief with Cedar Rapids natives quarterbacking the winning team in the NFC title game and winning a PGA Tour event.
First, some stories on Zach Johnson’s win at the Sony Open:
From Associated Press golf writer Doug Ferguson, courtesy of Gazetteonline.com: http://gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090119/SPORTS/701199914/1056
For people who care about what kind of clubs a guy uses to win a PGA event: http://blogs.golf.com/equipment/2009/01/zach-johnsons-w.html
Some Kurt Warner material in the glow of his Arizona Cardinals’ NFC win:
Warner’s day-after comments: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/20/sports/football/20cardinals.html?ref=football
Warner causing trouble for Las Vegas sports books: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/sports/football/Kurt-Warner-Stamped-His-Ticket-for-Canton.html
A SportingNews.com blogger says Warner to the Pro Football Hall of Fame is a done deal: http://www.sportingnews.com/blog/bartolis/181275
And Hlog friend and former Iowa Hawkeyes/NFL player Matt Bowen sounds off about Cardinals diva receiver Anquan Boldin: http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/2009/01/boldin-drops-the-ball-on-cardinals/