ORLANDO, Fla. — Rory McIlroy wondered Saturday if limiting alcohol sales might help curb some of the loud and abusive behavior he believes is getting worse at PGA Tour tournaments. A month ago, McIlroy suggested that the commotion that surrounds a group following Tiger Woods cost the 14-time major champion half a shot per round.
Alastair Cook knows a bit about being under pressure in Test cricket. He has come through it to the tune of over 12,000 runs but is aware that some team-mates will be playing for their futures in the two Tests against New Zealand which start next week. As recently as two matches ago, Cook had
TWICKENHAM, London – Despite losing to Ireland at Twickenham in their final match, England head coach Eddie Jones said it had been an “enormously beneficial” Six Nations campaign. However, Jones did concede it was a “disappointing tournament” as the defending champions suffered three successive defeats following opening with wins over Italy and Wales. In a
NEW YORK — Oleksandr Gvozdyk’s nickname is “The Nail” and he spent most of the fight with Mehdi Amar nailing him with an assortment of combinations. It all led to a lopsided decision victory for Gvozdyk, who claimed a vacant interim light heavyweight world title on Saturday night on the Jose Ramirez-Amir Imam undercard at
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — One minute Dmitry Kulikov was feeling fine, the next moment he wasn’t. And now the Winnipeg Jets‘ defenseman will undergo back surgery and miss at least eight weeks. Jets coach Paul Maurice said it was the same injury Kulikov suffered last season while with the Buffalo Sabres. Kulikov was hurt while taking
TAMPA, Fla. — One day after he was released by the Philadelphia Eagles, defensive end Vinny Curry has found a new home with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source told ESPN. It is a three-year deal for up to $27 million with a $11.5 million injury guarantee, the source said. Jimmy Graham can be a
Who will claim the first win of 2018? Australian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 23-25 March Circuit: Albert Park Coverage: Practice sessions online-only; Qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. New cars and drivers have been unveiled, pre-season testing in Barcelona
TWICKENHAM, London — The class of 2018 now join those 1948 and 2009 immortals as Ireland won, comfortably, their third Grand Slam at the home of English rugby. And all on St Patrick’s Day, emerald eyes smiling as the party began tentatively at half-time and then exploded into life in the second half with the
SARASOTA, Fla. — Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado says that a recruiting pitch by Yankees star Aaron Judge was no big deal. “I think it was just blown out of proportion,” Machado said. Earlier this week, when the Orioles and Yankees played a spring training game, Judge told Machado that he’d look good in pinstripes.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals say center Evgeny Kuznetsov is day-to-day with an upper body injury and won’t play Sunday at the Philadelphia Flyers. Kuznetsov was slashed in the left wrist/arm by New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey and crashed into the boards with the same area of his body Friday night in the