This week's PGA Tour stop for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is one of the rare annual events that's held at the same course since the tournament's inception, dating back to 1946. Colonial is a Tour original, a staple in the rota and a layout that many players have mapped with precision before they show up on the grounds. But no one on Tour knows it better than first-round leader Ryan
The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals with a dominant 105-83 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. The experienced Spurs team roared out of the gates while the Grizzlies looked like a team looking to adapt to their first finals appearance.
Tiger Woods had the last word against Sergio Garcia by winning The Players Championship on Sunday. Woods ended a weekend of verbal sparring with Garcia by doing what he does best — closing out tournaments, even if he let this one turn into a tense duel over the final hour at the TPC Sawgrass.
As we heard several times on Monday evening, the World Golf Hall of Fame is the highest honor in the game.This year's class was headlined by Colin Montgomerie and Fred Couples. Monty elected on the International ballot and Couples tabbed on the PGA Tour ballot.
For months there has been speculation as to when the first active player in the four major professional sports would publicly come out of the closet. Today is that day. Free agent center Jason Collins, an 12-year NBA veteran, who played for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards this past season, declared in a Sports Illustrated cover story that he’s “a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I
Chris Froome of Britain extended his Tour de Romandie lead, powering up a rain-hit final climb in the main mountain stage to finish on the wheel of winner Simon Spilak yesterday. The Slovak covered the weather-shortened 185-kilometer (115-mile) route to Les Diablerets ski station in 5 hours, 10 minutes. Froome clocked the same time in the next-to-last stage.
Nobody will ever confuse Boo Weekley for Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy, and for reasons other than his penchant for wearing camouflage on the golf course. Even still, he is putting together quite the nice season for himself so far in 2013.
The Justice Department late Tuesday formally filed its case against Lance Armstrong and his company Tailwind Sports for millions of dollars that the U.S. Postal Service spent to sponsor the cycling team.