• Joe Morelli's picks to win the British Open

    Sports

    Kuchar dropped a shot at the second but then picked up his game spectacularly, with a chip in for a birdie at the third, when he seemed in danger of dropping another shot, and following up with another birdie at the par-three fourth, to grab the outright lead.
  • Rory McIlroy Overcomes Horror Start with Stunning Recovery at Birkdale

    Rory McIlroy Overcomes Horror Start with Stunning Recovery at Birkdale

    Sports

    It was a back-nine of 32 - the best of the day from anyone - and may just be the catalyst for a shot of positive form into the coming days for the leading player of his generation, who has balanced a frustrating season dominated by several changes, whether it be equipment, a recurring injury, and indeed marrying earlier this year.
  • D-Rose to Cavaliers?

    D-Rose to Cavaliers?

    Sports

    Derrick Rose is suddenly in demand - once the market was set at a minimum salary or so. Back when Rose was a dominant player, he played with a reckless abandon that has only been matched by Russell Westbrook . Rose, a former MVP award victor, is looking to continue his career rehab after multiple injuries. He has three years (including a player's option) and $60.2 million left on his current deal.
  • Virgil van Dijk tells Southampton he wants to leave

    Virgil van Dijk tells Southampton he wants to leave

    Sports

    Saints boss Pellegrino explained: "My relationship with Virgil is excellent". Pellegrino added: "I was clear with the boy and I was talking from the first day with him". Liverpool need to find a leader at the back in the coming weeks, and the news of Van Dijk's intention to leave the south coast will please the Anfield giants.
  • Why Alvaro Morata snubbed Manchester United for Chelsea

    Sports

    Blues boss Antonio Conte has been keen to sign a striker having informed Diego Costa that he is free to find a new club. British media reports said Chelsea would pay about 70 million pounds ($90.92 million) for Morata , which would shatter their transfer record of 50 million for Fernando Torres in 2011.
  • Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended For 2017 Opener Against Ravens

    Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended For 2017 Opener Against Ravens

    Sports

    He pleaded guilty to an "obstructing official business" charge in May which resulted in a two day stint in jail, which he has already served. Jones was arrested in Cincinnati in January for allegedly making a scene at a bar, pushing a security guard and poking him in the eye and then resisting arrest with the use of physicality, per the Associated Press (h/t CBS News ).
  • Rangers Reaching Out To Teams With Potential Interest In Yu Darvish

    Rangers Reaching Out To Teams With Potential Interest In Yu Darvish

    Sports

    Switching to the league without the designated hitter - in a friendlier home park like Wrigley Field - could at least buoy Darvish's dazzling season (3.45 ERA, 9.4 K/9, 3.0 BB/9 over 20 starts) and improve on his 6-8 record. The Rangers haven't been scoring runs for anyone of late, so the outlook would appear to be gloomy against the wild card-leading Tampa Bay Rays .
  • OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

    OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

    Sports

    It's been almost 22 years since a jury found O.J. Simpson not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman . According to police records, his wife had run from the house screaming to officers: "He's going to kill me! ".
  • Spieth, Koepka lead the way in opening round at British Open

    Spieth, Koepka lead the way in opening round at British Open

    Sports

    Last year's victor, Henrik Stenson , took home £1,175,000 - which roughly equates to $1,525,000 at today's exchange rate. And around the turn on Thursday, that is just what happened. 'We had planned to take it off so it's not a big deal, ' said Koepka, who is trying to become the first person since Tiger Woods in 2000 to win the US Open and Open in the same year.
  • Real Madrid to play Barcelona right after Club World Cup

    Real Madrid to play Barcelona right after Club World Cup

    Sports

    The eagerly awaited first Clásico of the 2017/18 La Liga season between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be a pre-Christmas showdown, after the annual fixture draw on Friday lunchtime set the game for the weekend of December 20 at the Bernabeu.