| 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 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 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 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 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....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Two things make Bubba Watson think that he and Webb Simpson make a good twosome on the golf course.
The first is the Bible.
"We go to Bible study together and believe in the Bible together," he said. "We can talk about different things and things we...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer sank an 8-foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to beat Bubba Watson in the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda on Wednesday.
Ten days after a blowout singles win against Watson on the final day of the Ryder...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:47 PM
DETROIT - Dan Carpenter tried to channel Rory McIlroy when he attempted a game-winning field goal Sunday.
The Buffalo Bills kicker lined up a 58-yarder and split the uprights with four seconds left, giving his team a 17-14 win over the Detroit Lions...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
No one should worry about Billy Horschel getting pumped up for the Ryder Cup. He has a plan.
The hottest golfer in the world right now, Horschel knows the U.S. team needs something special to upset the favored Europeans over three days of cutthroat...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:50 AM
There has been a lot of talk this week about Europe's recent domination of the Ryder Cup and what captain Paul McGinley calls a "template" for success.
The thing is, no one seems to know exactly what that means.
McGinley has been coy when it comes...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:59 AM
The intense pressure of the Ryder Cup might not seem like an ideal situation to change equipment, but apparently that won't stop Rory McIlroy.
Through early practice sessions this week, the world's No. 1 player has been swinging a different model of...