Billy Payne touched on a number of topics Wednesday — including the absence of Tiger Woods and last year’s rule controversy — during his annual address on the eve of the Masters.
Don’t fret. Even with you-know-who out of the Masters for the first time ever, there are many other exciting scenarios and players in the field.
Even though Tiger Woods will be missing the first Masters of his career, like it or not, it’s a good bet that “Tiger Talk” will still dominate at next week’s tournament.
Patrick Reed has wasted little time in making a name for himself on the PGA Tour. In only his second year on Tour, he’s already racked up three PGA Tour titles in seven months.
As many sports fans have caught the Olympic spirit, I’ve been asked about my favorite Olympic moments, having covered six Olympic Games through the years. Here are my top three.
It seems all too simple: Admit you were wrong AND apologize. Only then will he be able to move on in a healthy and better way. Time will only dissipate the dark cloud if he comes clean. The same can be said for Armstrong.
Nelson Mandela used sport to inspire and transform. The great leader, a boxer in his youth, understood the power of sport to influence and unify.
As I walked around the campus on my first visit to Florida State, the news of the Jameis Winston investigation seemed in sharp contrast to the atmosphere, which overflowed with civility and kindness.
Bullying has become an epidemic in American schools. According to The National Crime Prevention Council, 67 percent of all students in America have reported being bullied. And that’s only because of kids like Jonathan Martin, who had the courage to come forward.
The 27-year-old Spaniard, out last year with a knee injury, came back with a vengeance, winning his eighth French Open title in June and his second US Open title, taking home $3.6 million in prize money Monday night in Flushing.
Dealing with adversity in intense matches is where Serena Williams has shown the biggest improvement. As her sister Venus said, “the only player that can beat Serena is Serena herself.”
Even though Djokovic won, the crowd was so impressed with Wawrinka’s effort and game, they gave him a well-deserved long-standing ovation after the match.
Wawrinka dazzled with 45 winners to Murray’s 15. He outplayed Murray from start to finish, rendering Murray defenseless as Murray was unable to come up with any break points in the entire match.
Top seed Novak Djokovic is flying around in his own stratosphere. He hasn’t dropped a set the entire tournament and dominated Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-0, 6-0.
Wow. I hate to say this, but Roger Federer looked old in Flushing on Monday night.