| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen.
Kristoffer Broberg of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Rickie Fowler's charge into contention Saturday at the U.S. Open included five birdies as part of a sparkling 67 that has him in a tie for second with Erik Compton, five shots behind leader Martin Kaymer.
Fowler's final birdie, at the 186-yard par 3...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Lou Holtz started playing golf because it was a way for football coaches to glad-hand potential donors. He eventually became good enough at the game to lie about how good he really is.
Still, the best advice the former Notre Dame football coach received...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The European team headed for the Ryder Cup later this month will face the U.S. without former top-ranked golfer Luke Donald.
Donald led Europe to victories in four past matches but has struggled with recent swing changes. He was left off the squad ...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:07 PM
United States Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has chosen 2007 Travelers Championship winner Hunter Mahan; Keegan Bradley, a native of Woodstock, Vt.; and Webb Simpson for the three wild-card spots on this year's team. Each is a solid, match-play-tested,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Apart from his basketball skills, Michael Jordan will go down as one of the greatest trash talkers in sports history. Yet there was one athlete he couldn’t throw off his game: Ian Poulter.
Mark Rolfing tells the untold story of how Jordan tried to...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:05 PM
After torrential downpours did their work Sunday at Valhalla Golf Club, course officials and volunteers did theirs.
They moved more water than a filtration plant with squeegees and even towels on tee boxes. After a 1 hour, 51-minute delay thanks to...
| Jun 11, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off tomorrow, as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed nation for the 2014 World Cup....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:15 PM
MARANA, Ariz. -- The love-hate relationship Ernie Els has with the Match Play Championship is taking a major turn for the better.
Els made a birdie from the desert on the par-five eighth hole to take the lead for good Saturday against 20-year-old Jordan...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:55 PM
When everyone else wilted, Phil Mickelson hung on.
Coming down Merion Golf Club’s devious home stretch, Mickelson played a nervy game and, despite a finishing bogey, grabbed a one-stroke lead at the U.S. Open heading into Sunday.
The fact that...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...