McIlroy had plenty of fun with golf's oldest trophy after his wire-to-wire win in the British Open. He celebrated with friends in England, took the jug out for a night on the town in Belfast with his buddies, and brought it with him when he returned home to Florida. And yes, it's with him at Firestone this week at the Bridgestone Invitational.
Unlike a proposed settlement in a similar lawsuit against the NFL, this deal stops short of setting aside money to pay players who suffered brain trauma.
Brandon Poulson was pitching earlier this month for the Healdsburg Prune Packers in the collegiate Sacramento Rural League. Now, the Twins are about to give him $250,000 for his 100-mile-per-hour fastball.
Scott's fellow Lakers greats are already backing that notion. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes surprised Scott before he was formally named the 25th coach in franchise history, standing behind him in a towering show of support.
Smith's commentary occurred during a discussion on ESPN2's "First Take" last Friday about the NFL's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice following charges he assaulted his now-wife. The remarks attracted widespread attention, including a stinging rebuke online from a fellow ESPN personality.
Hamlin's car failed post-race inspection Sunday because NASCAR said it found issues with several of the covers in the rear firewall of the driver compartment. Loose or missing covers could vent the driver compartment and create more downforce for the car.
A jury awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who is still affected by a head injury he suffered in the attack.
College sports' governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Critics have accused the NCAA of giving too much discretion to individual schools about when athletes can go back into games, putting them at risk.
Columbia's Carl Edwards will change teams for next NASCAR season.
Nearly 50,000 people celebrated the newest baseball Hall of Fame class in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will have to pay millions in sponsorships if one of its cities is chosen to host the 2024 Olympics
The Chiefs are trying to cobble together a better offensive line this season.
Sam Bradford is still dealing with the expectations inherent of being a former No. 1 pick.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
A judge ruled that the Clippers can now be sold to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
Thirteen years after Jeff Gordon launched "The Drive for 5," Gordon is on track to collect that elusive fifth title.
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose looks to be back to his old form during U.S. basketball practice.
Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
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Nibali beat out his closest rival, Marcel Kittel, of Germany, by more than seven minutes and became the first Italian to win the cycling race since 1998.