• Jack Nicklaus recalls British Open duel with Tom Watson 39 years ago
Jack Nicklaus recalls British Open duel with Tom Watson 39 years ago

Miller also made 10 birdies in his final round of the 1973 U.S. Open, and then waited to see if anyone could catch him. Stenson hit his approach on the par-5 fourth hole onto the green for a two-putt birdie. The former Dubai resident, who was already assured of a place in the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, went toe-to-toe with Mickelson ...

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  • WWE Battleground 2016: Biggest Unanswered Questions Going into PPV
WWE Battleground 2016: Biggest Unanswered Questions Going into PPV

With the heat building for WWE Battleground, check out what is happening behind the scenes with the video below. That would be unfortunate for Ambrose, who the fans are loving, as the holder of the most prestigious title in the WWE today.

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  • Cornhuskers punter Sam Foltz killed in car crash
Cornhuskers punter Sam Foltz killed in car crash

Dan Tracy with Kohl's Kicking said both Sadler and Foltz had been coaching at a weekend clinic in Wisconsin. A third passenger, 21-year-old Colby Delahoussaye, was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital. His tragic loss is immeasurable to his family, his friends, his classmates, his teammates and his coaches and our thoughts and prayers are with all...

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  • Russia slammed by Paralympic leaders, faces Rio doping ban
Russia slammed by Paralympic leaders, faces Rio doping ban

I'm convinced that it contradicts the very culture of the Olympic movement based on general human values, humanism and the principles of law", Gorbachev said. The Paralympics take place in Rio from September 7 to 18. The IAAF praised the decision, saying: "Today's judgment has created a level playing field for athletes".

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  • Arkansas to get $5.6M to fight the Zika virus
Arkansas to get $5.6M to fight the Zika virus

Nearly all were people who had traveled to Zika outbreak countries and caught the virus, though a handful were people who had not traveled to Zika zones but had sex with someone who had. To avoid getting infected, health officials advise that pregnant women refrain from unnecessary travel to places where the virus is circulating, as well as abstain...

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  • Will be back Federer to play next Wimbledon
Will be back Federer to play next Wimbledon

Federer last won Wimbledon in 2012, the last of his record 17 Grand Slam championships. Although he acknowledged Raonic's strong performance at the match, he also admitted his own shortcomings had helped the Canadian along to victory and his first ever Grand Slam final.

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  • Rafael Nadal: Tennis star cleared to play in Rio Olympic Games
Rafael Nadal: Tennis star cleared to play in Rio Olympic Games

It was a hard decision for me to take after a long and painstaking discussion with my dearest. Officials from Brazil are trying to assure the public and athletes that upcoming Rio games will be safe from the Zika mosquito virus, urging athletes who publically announced their non-attendance to reconsider.

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  • Encarnacion homers, Sanchez wins again in Toronto victory
Encarnacion homers, Sanchez wins again in Toronto victory

The homer, an 81-mph 2-1 curveball, made it 3-1 Toronto . "I see the ball real well", he said through an interpreter. "I was under (in the clubhouse) and I ran out and saw where it landed". Outside of an RBI groundout by Paul Goldschmidt , the D-backs did nothing as Sanchez, a first-time American League All-Star, won his ninth straight decision-...

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  • Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday
Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

But Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko was barred from attending the Games and the International Olympic Committee ordered a disciplinary commission to look into his ministry's role in what a report called a "state-dictated failsafe system" if drug cheating.

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  • Sport scientist at centre of Essendon scandal shot at
Sport scientist at centre of Essendon scandal shot at

Stephen Dank , who was central to drug scandals involving the Essendon and Cronulla clubs, had his forehead grazed by one of several shots fired at his Ascot Vale home at around 2:30am on Saturday (local time). Dank has been shaken by the incident but is now back at home after being released from hospital. Dank was given a life ban by the AFL a...

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  • Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return
Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

Gordon had said - the four-time series champion said "I didn't have to think twice about it". He's a five-time victor at the Brickyard, which has struggled with sluggish ticket sales in the lead up to Sunday's race at a track that is just a short drive away from his childhood home in Pittsboro, Indiana.

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  • Warriors' Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio
Warriors' Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

Draymond Green is now working out with Team USA in Las Vegas. Heos said a lawyer representing Edmondson has been in contact with East Lansing officials about the incident, but he doesn't know if Edmondson plans to file a civil lawsuit. "We look forward to a full and thorough investigation and to the real facts coming to light". His life has been ...

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  • Team USA basketball exhibitions to live stream on Facebook
Team USA basketball exhibitions to live stream on Facebook

This year's model of the men's squad doesn't feature quite as many household names, with LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Chris Paul , Dwyane Wade , Anthony Davis, Blake Griffin, James Harden, Russell Westbrook , Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge all opting out of this year's Olympic Games for one reason or another.

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  • Multiple Baton Rouge police officers reported shot, three 'feared dead'
Multiple Baton Rouge police officers reported shot, three 'feared dead'

DPD Senior Cpl. Lorne Ahrens, age 48; DPD Officer Michael Krol, 40; DPD Sgt. Michael Smith, 55; DART Officer Brent Thompson, 43; and DPD Officer Patrick Zamarripa, 32, were killed by sniper fire during a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas.

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  • Con fans wait overnight for 'Game of Thrones' cast
Con fans wait overnight for 'Game of Thrones' cast

The report on Entertainment Weekly also added, "Benioff and Weiss also recently told the UFC Unfiltered podcast that production was getting a later start this year to film in wintery locations, which prompted speculation that the show's return date might also be pushed".

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  • Will Gaines: Don't sleep on Gordon at Indy
Will Gaines: Don't sleep on Gordon at Indy

Truex, who had his best career result at Indy previous year with a fourth-place finish, doesn't doubt for one second that his No. 78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota can win the revered race . This year at Pocono Raceway, Dillon finished third before we went on to lead his first career laps in the Sprint Cup Series on the following Sunday. "I think ...

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  • IOC strips doping weightlifter of 2008 Olympic silver medal
IOC strips doping weightlifter of 2008 Olympic silver medal

The 15 athletes with adverse findings from London 2012 came from two sports and nine nations. Thirty were caught in re-testing back in May from the Beijing Games - a move which is set to result in British athletes Goldie Sayers and Martyn Rooney upgraded to Olympic bronze medals after they both finished fourth in the javelin (Sayers) and the 4x40...

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  • Texans star JJ Watt has back surgery
Texans star JJ Watt has back surgery

Watt spent most of the off-season recovering after having surgery to fix a groin injury in January. On JJ Watt's back surgery: I'm told the recovery time is 6-8 weeks & it happened very recently. It's not for certain, but the Texans could be without J.J. His timetable is being reported around eight weeks, with some saying six and others 10. The...

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  • Colts DL Arthur Jones suspended four games for PED use
Colts DL Arthur Jones suspended four games for PED use

Jones, who grew up in Endicott, did not play last season because of an ankle injury suffered in a preseason game. Since joining the team, Jones has only played 9 games for Indianapolis primarily due to an ankle injury that had him miss the entire 2015 season.

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  • The Open Championship 2016: Biggest Winners and Losers from Royal Troon
The Open Championship 2016: Biggest Winners and Losers from Royal Troon

Stenson and Mickelson were never separated by more than two shots over 40 consecutive holes until the Swede's final birdie. Throughout the telecast, Stenson-Mickelson was compared to the legendary " Duel in the Sun " between Watson and Nicklaus at the 1977 British Open just down the road from Troon at Turnberry.

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