| Jul 28, 2011
The biggest winner in Northern Ireland's parade of major champions might turn out to be Royal Portrush.
The scenic club overlooking the country's northern coast is getting a renewed look to bring back the British Open for the first time in more than...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:54 PM
NORTON, Mass. — Ernie Els waited for his TV interview slumped forward in a plastic chair, spent from another week of living on the edge.
"It's been a hard couple of days," the Hall of Famer said wryly.
More like a hard three weeks — this one...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:13 PM
With Michael Phelps status as the greatest Olympian of all time sealed Tuesday, congrats and well wishes came pouring in from every corner of the celebrity-sphere. Actors. Athletes. Musicians. Even a Playmate. Behold just a few:
Golfer Graeme McDowell:...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps today qualified for Thursday’s 200 individual medley final at the Aquatic Centre in London.
They finished 1-2 in their heat, while Laszlo Cseh of Hungary won the second heat. Lochte is seeded first for the final, Cseh...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:50 PM
On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence.
"Thank you Mr....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Vijay Singh shot a six-under-par 66 to forge a one-stroke lead over Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore after two rounds in the BMW Championship on Friday at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind.
The 49-year-old from Fiji is at 13-under 131 for...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Pick, don't bet on U.S.
I'll pick the Stars and Stripes.
You can justify the pick like this: Even though the Americans have lost four straight on the road, they've won two of their last three in the land of the free....
| Sep 29, 2012
Despite some shaky driving from former major champions in the Ryder Cup’s first-tee amphitheater, both the United States and Europe managed to par Medinah’s opening hole as golf’s trans-Atlantic showdown got underway.
With chants of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were putting a big-league beatdown on Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedekerin Morning Foursomes. The Euros were 3-up after 12 holes, in total command.
But then Furyk won the 13th with a par putt, McDowell splashed his tee shot on...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:34 AM
It might not be an overstatement to suggest that this is the most important weekend of Tiger Woods’ career.
It is certainly not a stretch to say that this weekend – if it ends with a victory for the 36-year-old Woods in the U.S. Open at San...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Michael Thompson lived last week on the crookedest street in the world, which is entirely fitting given his profession. He arrives in Connecticut this week all too aware that no sport puts you on the crookedest street of emotions like golf.