| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Golf, 2014 in review
• With all those Scottish fans chanting and singing and the photographers jostling for position, it seemed as if Rory McIlroy might get swallowed up by the crowd. Extricating himself for the briefest of moments, the...
| Dec 29, 2014
CLERMONT — Madison Bumgarner got Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award. With all due respect to him, Russell Wilson, Rory McIlroy and other stars, I'll take Sid Beckwith.
He plays golf six days a week and has a girlfriend. Those factors...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:44 PM
EAST LANSING, Mich. — In the hours leading to the biggest game of his life, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett planned to channel a player who is one of the finest competitors in his sport.
Peyton Manning? Nope.
Madison Bumgarner? Try again....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The 2014 European Tour's championship finale lacks some drama this week, with Rory McIlroy already clinching the season-long Race to Dubai title. So runner-up Henrik Stenson needs to find an alternate motivation.
At the very least, the Swedish golfer...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A long-running lawsuit against his former management company has Rory McIlroy feeling "annoyed," but the world's top-ranked golfer says he is trying to focus on finishing the season with a bang.
Speaking to reporters before the DP World Tour...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:01 AM
A short break seems to have done Rory McIlroy some good.
The No. 1 player in the world returned from a month away from the game to grab an early share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.
“You never expect to start...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Somewhere around the 12th hole, Henrik Stenson found himself running out of steam.
"I had to really focus hard and drag myself over the finish line," he said.
The Swedish golfer might have felt tired, but he didn't play that way. Stenson birdied two...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
After Thursday's opening...
| Nov 28, 2014
By Nick Mulvenney
SYDNEY — Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott with a four-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
The 21-year-old Texan,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:18 AM
SYDNEY — Australian Greg Chalmers held a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday but defending champion Rory McIlroy was well-positioned for the weekend in a share of second place.
Chalmers, twice a former winner of his...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:15 AM
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Rising American talent Jordan Spieth shot the round of his life for an eight-under-par 63 as his rivals struggled in the Sydney wind to claim his second professional title by six strokes at the Australian Open on Sunday.