• Rory McIlroy's true feelings on golf at the Olympics are incredibly cutting
Rory McIlroy's true feelings on golf at the Olympics are incredibly cutting

McIlroy said he was "very happy with his decision" to not play and didn't think he was letting the game down by not going to Rio . "Honestly, I don't think it was as hard a decision for me as it was for him", McIlroy said. I know you had to make it just for you. "I bounced back and forth with it, and ultimately a decision had to be made yesterda...

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  • Oosthuizen makes hole-in-1 at British Open
Oosthuizen makes hole-in-1 at British Open

Thomas's impressive run came to an end at the fifth, although only by a matter of inches after failing with a 25ft attempt, but another at the seventh lifted him to five under, where he was joined by Reed in the group behind when he also birdied the seventh.

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  • USC Predicted to Finish Dead Last in SEC East
USC Predicted to Finish Dead Last in SEC East

Will Muschamp is settling in with SC, and apparently feeling confident about his second go-round as a head coach . "I'm all right", Muschamp said. " Coach wanted to show us the proper way to respond to that, and it's not through social media or violence or anything like that", said senior offensive lineman Mason Zandi .

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  • Allyson Felix misses out on Olympic double by less than a second
Allyson Felix misses out on Olympic double by less than a second

Olympic Team. A revelation in London four years ago, the 20-year-old has struggled with her form in recent weeks and fell off balance beam for a second straight night while finishing seventh behind Biles. He told her it was only nerves and everyone gets them. Third-place finisher Bradley Adkins also earned a spot on the Olympic team. "I have no...

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  • Montgomerie tees off 145th Open Championship
Montgomerie tees off 145th Open Championship

And that he only has one major win (the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion). Last year's victor Zach Johnson , 40, will also be in the running, but what is the British major that everyone's so excited about? Playing partner JB Holmes' ball was around five feet from the flag when Oosthuizen's rolled down a slope on the green and knocked it past the hole, b...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'given extended break by Jose Mourinho' after Euro 2016 exploits
Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'given extended break by Jose Mourinho' after Euro 2016 exploits

I've played against many Mourinho sides over the years and I can't remember any easy games, so I think that says it all. Shortly after signing for United, Ibrahimovic revealed he would speak to Mourinho about when he should join his new teammates for pre-season training.

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  • Alabama faces annual blend of title expectations, challenges
Alabama faces annual blend of title expectations, challenges

Most of the players that we're dealing with in college are aspiring to develop careers. ". The district attorney didn't say what all was". Saban asked Finebaum and the rest of the panel that included Marcus Spears, Greg McElroy and host Dari Nowkhah, why Robinson and Jones were the only two men arrested in a auto that also included two othe...

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  • New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers
New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers

After the interview, within hearing range of other members of the media, Saban went on a rant featuring four-letter words while using his fingers to show the small amount of marijuana found in the auto in which Robinson and Jones were two of the passengers.

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  • TROON, Scotland (AP) - The Latest on the British Open (all times local)
TROON, Scotland (AP) - The Latest on the British Open (all times local)

Already struggling with his game and swing, Donald unfortunately will be exposed around the links of the Royal Troon Golf Club . "But I knew today was a day where you had to make the most of the conditions because I don't think we're going to see the course like this for the rest of the week".

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  • Montgomerie recovers from 1st-hole problems at British Open
Montgomerie recovers from 1st-hole problems at British Open

With his ball buried and up against the face of a pot bunker, Colin Montgomerie feared the worst after just two shots of his first round at the British Open. He might want to heed his own advice. Thomas masterfully navigated the front nine with 5-under-par, hitting birdies on the first four holes and the seventh hole.

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  • 'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna
'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna

Outlander 2.13 "Dragonfly In Amber" review: The scene opens in 1968 Scotland with Roger (Richard Rankin ) at the wake of his father, Reverend Wakefield ( James Fleet ). But as Brianna comes to grips with her mother's insane time-traveling story and her own origins, Claire gets a shock of her own when Roger reveals James Fraser didn't die on the fi...

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  • Gall, Fisher miss the cut at Olympic Trials
Gall, Fisher miss the cut at Olympic Trials

At age 41, Bernard Lagat made his fifth - and most unexpected - Olympics by winning the 5,000-meter final at track trials. Harper-Nelson, 32, said she isn't sure whether this will be her last attempt at the Olympics , though she will continue to compete.

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  • Baseball All-Star Game draws record low TV rating
Baseball All-Star Game draws record low TV rating

London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year. But in the eighth, the NL had a golden chance for a comeback. SAN DIEGO (AP ) - Red Sox DH David Ortiz wore spikes with gold-colored bottoms and matching batting gloves to mark his 10th All-Star game selection.

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  • Meet Amanda Nunes, The UFC's First Openly Gay Champion
Meet Amanda Nunes, The UFC's First Openly Gay Champion

And as important of a milestone as it was for her personally, it was also a historic moment for the LGBT community as well, as Nunes became the first openly gay champion in UFC history. This fight was sold as a co-main alongside the cancelled bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the light-heavyweight championship, after Jones tested positi...

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  • Best is yet to come, says Murray
Best is yet to come, says Murray

Murray, who claimed his second Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2) victory, looked remarkably fresh faced considering he was photographed leaving a nightclub at 3.30am the night before. I've made the finals of the last five tournaments and I've never done that before". Murray said he was looking forward to defending the Olympic tit...

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  • Tour de France poorer for Alberto Contador absence says leader Chris Froome
Tour de France poorer for Alberto Contador absence says leader Chris Froome

The 33-year-old climbed off his bike during stage eight of this year' s Tour de France on Sunday after suffering two falls and tests in Madrid confirmed that he will not recover in time for Rio. The at times controversial Spaniard was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France and his 2011 Giro D'Italia victories after being found guilty of accidental...

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  • Duncan breaks silence: 'When it's not fun anymore, I'm done'
Duncan breaks silence: 'When it's not fun anymore, I'm done'

Sources told ESPN that the Spurs are preparing to take advantage of their ability to go well over the cap to reward Ginobili for his longstanding loyalty to San Antonio , which prompted the Argentinean swingman to sacrifice millions over the years in multilple contract negotiations to help the only National Basketball Association team he's ever ...

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  • Efraimson claims sixth at Olympic Trials
Efraimson claims sixth at Olympic Trials

This whole year - that had been what I was working for and so for it to end here it's disappointing", Felix said when asked about the end of her double bid. The rising senior at Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, had reason for happy disbelief. But in the 200, it takes a more aggressive lean into the curve at the ...

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  • Nets reach deal with ex-No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett
Nets reach deal with ex-No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett

He's had stints with the Cavs, Minnesota Timberwolves and Toronto Raptors in his three-year career, averaging just 4.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. Along with the Nets, Bennett also worked out for the Knicks this summer. He would be the 14th player on the Nets roster. The two sides reached an agreement on a two-year contract that will be w...

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  • Brazilian Islamist eyed attack on French team during Rio games
Brazilian Islamist eyed attack on French team during Rio games

He also tried to allay fears of crime and health hazards such as the Zika virus in Rio, not to mention reports that some venues may not be ready for the Games. Pavey won gold in the 10,000m at the European championships in Zurich in 2014, at the age of 40. Spearheading the hopes of the host nation is Joao Luiz Gomes junior, who set the third-fa...

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