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Tiger Woods Withdraws from 2016 Safeway Open: Latest Comments, Reaction

Published: October 10, 2016

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Tiger Woods is withdrawing from the 2016 Safeway Open, announcing the decision in a statement on his website: After a lot of soul searching and honest reflection, I know that I am not yet ready to play on the PGA TOUR or compete in Turkey. My health is good, and I feel strong, but my game is vulnerable and not where it needs to be. When I announced last week I was going to Safeway, I... 

Novak Djokovic’s Quest to Be in G.O.A.T Discussion Hinges on 2016 US Open Title

Published: August 24, 2016

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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has a sizable lead over Andy Murray in the ATP rankings. He is poised to defend his U.S. Open title and finish the year with another flourish. He’s been one of the most dominant champions in history at a time when many contenders are battling hard to join the elite superstars. Superlatives on the 29-year-old Serb are often inadequate. He’s a dynamic defender,... 

Wyndham Championship 2016: Thursday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights

Published: August 18, 2016

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After last week's sojourn to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics, the PGA Tour returned to the United States for the Wyndham Championship on Thursday with Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Kevin Na tied for the lead at seven under par.  Cabrera-Bello picked up right where he left off last week. The 32-year-old tied for fifth at the Olympics after not finishing inside the top 10 at a PGA Tour event since... 

Remembering What Made Steffi Graf a Tennis Legend

Published: July 13, 2016

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Steffi Graf will always be a legendary standard for women’s tennis. To many fans and observers who watched the entirety of her career, she is the greatest player of all time with her record-setting 22 major titles for the Open era. At the least, Graf is a mythical figure to younger people and those who discovered tennis in the 21st century. She is the German superstar that Serena Williams tied... 

Lionel Messi ‘Broken’ After Copa America Final Penalty Miss, Says Sergio Aguero

Published: June 27, 2016

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Argentina striker Sergio Aguero said captain Lionel Messi was "broken" after missing from the spot in his country's Copa America Centenario final penalty-shootout defeat to Chile on Sunday evening. Plus, the forward hinted he could follow his team-mate into early international retirement. La Albiceleste lost a third major final in two years on Sunday, and Aguero emphasised just how badly five-time... 

Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood and Sergio Garcia Have Shot at Career-Changing Win

Published: June 19, 2016

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If the golfing gods are kind at the U.S. Open Sunday, either Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia or Lee Westwood will finally feel the relief that comes from having a 400-pound gorilla climb off one’s back. There are dozens of players in the field who have never claimed one of golf’s biggest prizes, but it’s those three who have had to live the longest with hearing the dreaded phrase, “Best... 

Women’s PGA Championship 2016: Final Leaderboard Scores, Prize-Money Payouts

Published: June 13, 2016

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Brooke Henderson won the 2016 Women's PGA Championship after coming back and defeating Lydia Ko in a one-hole playoff Sunday. Ko entered the final round with the lead at two under par, but a bogey-free final round was not enough to earn the victory. Here is a look at the final standings as well as the cash payouts for the tournament:  The full leaderboard can be found on the event's website.... 

Serena Williams Putting Painful Recent Losses in the Past With French Open Run

Published: June 3, 2016

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Serena Williams gets another chance at history, or heartbreak. A 21-time Grand Slam champion, Williams defeated Kiki Bertens 7-6(7), 6-4, in the semifinals of the 2016 French Open. In the final, she will face No. 4 Garbine Muguruza, who beat Sam Stosur, 6-2, 6-4.  It's another chance for the world No. 1 to win a 22nd Grand Slam title and tie Steffi Graf for most Slams in the Open era. This... 

Rumoured Heineken Deal Good for Formula 1, but Not Necessarily Individual Teams

Published: May 22, 2016

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The Netherlands is the centre of the Formula One universe this week. First, there was Dutch driver Max Verstappen's astonishing win in Spain, and now there are rumours that brewing giant Heineken is set to announce a new sponsorship deal with the racing series. The agreement is said to be worth $150 million over five years, according to a report in Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf (h/t the Guardian's Paul... 

Masters Tournament 2016: Mobile Updates for Sunday Leaderboard Scores

Published: April 10, 2016

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When the third round of the Masters came to a close, one thing was certain: It will not be an easy quest for Jordan Spieth to don another green jacket. For the second round in a row, the opportunity for Spieth to separate himself from the rest of the field was nearly handed to him. Heading to the 17th hole, Spieth was at six under par and held a four-shot lead. Spieth will go into the final round at... 

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