Quick-hitting thoughts from Day 1 

September, 22, 2006
STRAFFAN, Ireland -- What a strange case of deja vu. After Day 1 at the Ryder Cup, the Europeans are in the lead. Hmmm, I think we've seen this show before. At least the U.S. team claimed the first point of the week, so captain Tom Lehman can actually say his guys led for a minute or two, unlike Hal Sutton's squad two years ago.

Lots of stuff to talk about (obviously), so let's just get into a bunch of quick hitters:

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Golf Editor, ESPN.com
Jason Sobel, who joined ESPN in 1997, earned four Sports Emmy awards as a member of ESPN's Studio Production department. He became ESPN.com's golf editor in July 2004.