Excluding threesomes at the U.S. Open involving Tiger Woods and a pancake house waitress, the USGA has historically paired like-minded golfers together — young guns, old-timers, Masters champions, even players with similar-sounding names.
Las Vegas Review-Journal sports writers Adam Hill and David Schoen have been given $5,000 fantasy bankrolls to bet during the World Cup on either sides, totals or props. Below are their bets for today, with an explanation of their picks:
Those that follow mixed martial arts have been learning more and more about Dagestan, a tiny republic of Russia with a population of less than 3 million. In addition to being a battleground for insurgency and political unrest, the republic has become a hotbed of fighting talent.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 174 Saurday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia:
Zack Thornton gave up a solo home run to Gregorio Petit with two outs in the 12th inning as the 51s saw their three-game winning streak end Friday night in a 6-5 Pacific Coast League loss at Oklahoma City.
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Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82.
Walter Ray Williams Jr. rolled a strike in the final frame Friday to claim his first career United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters title at the South Point Bowling Center.
The idea of 12-year-olds getting paychecks for anything other than mowing a neighbor’s lawn seems a bit preposterous. But Ed O’Bannon’s point is at the heart of the trial unfolding in California: Athletics, even at the most amateur level, are worth big bucks.
Alexis Sanchez produced a dynamic performance to lead Chile to a 3-1 win over Australia in the World Cup on Friday, scoring one goal and setting up another for one of the dangerous outsiders in the tournament.