• Johnson, McIlroy betting favorites on 2017 Masters odds
Johnson, McIlroy betting favorites on 2017 Masters odds

The Texan reached the 12th tee with a one-stroke lead and walked off the green after a quadruple-bogey left him three shots behind new leader and eventual victor Danny Willett. His peers talk in terms of "when" instead of "if". "I'm a little bit unprepared, to be honest", Day said. "The course will be closed for the remainder of the day", the M...

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  • Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors
Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors

Faldo diagnosed Rose's options on his second shot after a poor tee shot before Nantz and Faldo let Garcia's second shot breathe for viewers. His approach nearly landed straight in the cup, but stopped about 15 feet from the hole. Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, playing in the penultimate group, had already begun to fade away instead of making the ...

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  • Chicago Bears waive DB Tracy Porter
Chicago Bears waive DB Tracy Porter

He collected 48 tackles, two interceptions, 13 pass breakups and one forced fumble last season. Porter's future in Chicago looked bleak after the club signed free-agent cornerbacks Prince Amukamara ($7 million guaranteed in 2017) and Marcus Cooper ($6 million guaranteed in 2017).

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  • UFC president: Mayweather-McGregor fight in works
UFC president: Mayweather-McGregor fight in works

In the lead up to UFC 210 , White has spoken extensively and optimistically about the prospects of the mega fight happening. "What I would like to clarify is all the bulls*** about the 80-20 split", he said. "Conor is having a baby any day now, and after Conor has his baby, Conor and I are gonna meet in NY, and then we'll go from there". What ...

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  • Sunderland will appeal Sebastian Larsson's red card against Manchester United
Sunderland will appeal Sebastian Larsson's red card against Manchester United

David Moyes maintains that Sunderland can still turn their fortunes around, but that they must start now to have any hope. "After we got to 4-2 we really controlled the game and it's one of the most complete performances of the season", said Everton manager Ronald Koeman.

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  • EPL 2016/17: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United, 5 talking points

Former Sweden worldwide Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with a lovely finish into the bottom-right corner, giving United a deserved lead. Ibrahimovic, who has the option of a second year at Old Trafford, reckons there's plenty left in his tank. "We believe in it and we will do everything we can to reach the top four".

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  • Granada appoint Adams as head coach until end of season
Granada appoint Adams as head coach until end of season

The former Portsmouth manager takes the job with Granada sitting second bottom in the league, seven points clear of safety. What was perhaps more surprising was the identity of the man he appointed. "I am here to put the Spanish structure in place, with players belonging to Granada CF fighting for Granada ", he told the club's website last w...

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  • Arsenal humiliated again in 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace
Arsenal humiliated again in 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace

Piers Morgan took to social media to vent his frustration after watching Arsenal suffer another damaging blow to their top-four hopes with a 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace on Monday night. "He looks to have worked his magic again ", Townsend said. There can be a lack of confidence in any side at any time of the season, even the top boys.

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  • Olympic decision not popular with Blues players
Olympic decision not popular with Blues players

Closing down the league would not be an issue if ice hockey became a sport at the Summer Games, but Bettman indicated the International Olympic Committee wasn't buying his suggestion. Although he's the first player to publicly state he'll attend the Olympics, even against the NHL's wishes, others have spoken out about the decision.

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  • Masters at a glance
Masters at a glance

The Spaniard closed the front nine with a birdie, stumbled with bogeys at 10 and 13 but answered with birdies at the par-5 15th and par-4 17th. But Rose started a run of three straight birdies at the sixth to quickly erase the deficit. "I felt I could have been significantly lower in the first two rounds but I've been very patient with that", Ro...

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  • Klopp lauds Liverpool hero Mignolet
Klopp lauds Liverpool hero Mignolet

However, Jurgen Klopp's side held on to stay third in the table, ninth points clear of fifth-placed, Arsenal, albeit having played three games more. The Belgium global has had his critics at Anfield since moving there from Sunderland back in 2013, but Saturday was arguably one of his best performances in a Liverpool shirt, as he made three exce...

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  • Evans beats Frenchman Benneteau to salvage pride for Britain
Evans beats Frenchman Benneteau to salvage pride for Britain

Murray and Inglot had four set points in the opener and led 4-1 in the tie-break before fighting back to level when a superb Inglot lob earned the first break of serve in the 11th game of the second set. "It was a good match, it was an exciting match, a lot of good tennis, we just didn't get it done when it mattered", said Jamie Murray . Great B...

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  • Fed to hit French Open cold
Fed to hit French Open cold

One can only wonder what will happen when the Big 4 clash again; the only thing for certain is that tennis is back in its prime. So that's what happened today, because in the first set I think anything could happen. There's a lot to savor for fans of Federer and, with the clay-court season almost upon us, you might have to hang onto those memories ...

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  • KD Set to Return Saturday
KD Set to Return Saturday

Golden State's co-leading scorer along with Curry at 23.5 points per game and the top rebounder, Durant was hurt February 28 at Washington when Marcin Gortat pushed Zaza Pachulia and Golden State's center fell into Durant, who has missed 19 games since with a Grade 2 MCL sprain and bruised tibia.

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  • Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1
Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

He flew with the Tigers to Chicago for the season-opener on Sunday, then flew back to Florida (his home is in Auburndale, just outside of Lakeland) on Tuesday to be present for the birth of his daughter. DETROIT KEY TRENDS: The Tigers have won six of Norris' last seven starts and are 7-1 in his last eight starts when he pitches the third game ...

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  • Bryant, Cubs break out in 11-6 win over Brewers
Bryant, Cubs break out in 11-6 win over Brewers

Which makes sense for anyone scoring 10 runs, but particularly when you need to score them by stringing hits together. The Cubs will unveil their World Series championship banner before the start of the game. Milwaukee optioned LHP Brent Suter to Triple-A Colorado Springs following the game. He limited St. Louis to one run over five innings on ope...

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  • Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton
Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton

Phil Jagielka put Everton ahead, hooking in a close-range shot at a corner in the 22nd minute, and the visitors came agonizingly close to only a second win at United in their last 24 trips to Old Trafford. "Because he was in front of me and I was making every decision for him". Yes but we didn't play very well. Mourinho added: "With the VAR (vi...

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  • Hamilton relishing titanic battle with Vettel
Hamilton relishing titanic battle with Vettel

Following that incident Lewis Hamilton called for clarity on the issue and Horner believes it should be addressed so drivers know what is allowed in the future. The 32-year-old has added that he is enjoying what appears to be a close title battle with the Ferrari driver, who has made best use of new regulations that demanded faster and meaner car...

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  • Barcelona defends Messi over 'unfair' suspension
Barcelona defends Messi over 'unfair' suspension

Edgardo Bauza's side are third in the Conmebol qualifying group and are by no means certain of reaching the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation. Messi became animated at the end of Argentina's victory over Chile - a game settled by the forward's first-half penalty - after being flagged for a foul, waving his arms and sending a volley of verbal ...

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  • Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters
Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters

Other notables in contention; 22-year-old phenom Jon Rahm at minus-1, frequent major contender Justin Rose is also at minus-1, and Rory McIlroy is at plus-1, five off the lead as he looks to complete the career grand slam. "I'll be able to tell you better tomorrow night whether those missed opportunities hurt my chances". Four players are three...

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