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Many of the top-10 players in the Official World Golf Rankings are taking the week after the US Open, but Brooks Koepka is playing in this week’s Travelers Championship. (Image: Getty)

Koepka Eschews Rest After US Open, Playing in Travelers Championship

Several players in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings are skipping this week’s Travelers Championship after playing in the US Open. Only No. 1 Brooks Koepka and No. 8 Patrick Cantlay are in this week’s event. It is always tough playing the week after a major championship. […]

San Diego Padre Manny Machado was ejected on Saturday for arguing a called third strike. (Image: David Zalubowski/AP)

Manny Machado Suspension Angers Player, Umpire, MLB

Drama seems to stick to Manny Machado, and his recent one-game suspension is no different. The San Diego Padres third baseman said he is appealing the disciplinary action, given to him when he allegedly made contact with an umpire after an ejection. The 26-year-old was called out looking on a […]

AD not a happy camper. Photo: USNews

Disgruntled NBA Free Agents: Why So Much Discontent?

“We sucked. Nobody was interested in playing.” Those were post-game words from Anthony Davis in February, after his New Orleans Pelicans were crushed 118-88 by the Orlando Magic. Nevermind that Davis produced a grand total of 3 points in just 21 minutes of floor time. These words of frustration came […]

Michelle Wie has been hampered with an injury to her right hand that required surgery last year, but she is ready to return this week to the Women’s PGA Championship. (Image: Golf.com)

Michelle Wie Aiming for Return at Women’s PGA Championship

This week will see the second consecutive major championship, this time the Women’s PGA Championship. The major is being held at famed Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. According to Ladbrokes, Brooke Henderson and Jeong Eun Lee6 are the favorites to win at 11/1. They are followed by Lexi […]

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has reportedly butted heads with new coach Matt LaFleur over aspects of the offensive system. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Trouble in Packerdise? Aaron Rodgers takes Swipe at Coach Matt LaFleur

The old Green Bay Packers coach couldn’t get along with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and now apparently his replacement is experiencing friction with the All-Pro signal caller. Matt LaFleur, who replaced fired coach Mike McCarthy, downplayed the disagreement between the two regarding LaFleur’s offensive system. LaFleur wants to have an offense […]

Josh McCown on the sidelines as a backup QB for the NY Jets last season at MetLife Stadium. (Image: Getty)

NY Jets Backup QB Josh McCown Retires, Joins ESPN

After 17 years as a self-professed “journeyman quarterback” with eight different teams, the NY Jets backup QB Josh McCown announced his retirement from professional football and that he would be joining ESPN. McCown, 39, turns 40 in July and decided it was time to call it quit. ESPN hired him […]

New Jersey’s May Sports Betting Handle Evades Seasonal Slump

New Jersey’s May Sports Betting Handle Evades Seasonal Slump

New Jersey’s May sports betting handle of $318,940,677 is a seasonally strong number. Primarily driven by its online sportsbooks, New Jersey’s May sports betting handle was up 1.7 percent over April. Even more encouraging was May’s performance when compared to March. May’s handle was 14.5 percent lower than March’s. But […]

Gary Woodland held off Brooks Koepka to win the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach. (Image: Getty)

Gary Woodland Shoots 69 on Sunday to Win US Open at Pebble Beach

Gary Woodland remained steady and held off a charging Brooks Koepka to win the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday and claim his first career major title. Woodland shot a 2-under-par 69 in the final round, enough to give him a three-stroke victory over Koepka. Woodland Sets Pebble […]

Coach Nick Nurse on the sidelines of a Toronto Raptors game. (Image: Getty)

Raptors Nick Nurse to Coach Team Canada in FIBA World Cup

Nick Nurse won an NBA championship in his first season as the head coach of the Toronto Raptors and now the entire country of Canada is tapping Nurse to bring his magic to Team Canada in the upcoming FIBA World Cup. Nurse, 51, will be coaching Canada in the FIBA […]

Outfielder Clint Frazier of the New York Yankees dives for a ball against the Red Sox in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Image: Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports)

Bad Beat Clint, Yankees Ship Frazier Down to Minors

The New York Yankees sent 19 injured players to the IL this season, but for the first time all year, they have a too many players on the roster and had to send outfielder Clint Frazier down to the minors to play for AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Frazier, 24, struggled with his […]

Gary Woodland won the US Open, and took home a lot of cash, and some special perks. (Image: Getty)

US Open winner Woodland Getting Lots of Perks for Victory

How good is it to be US Open winner Gary Woodland? When the 35-year-old won his first major championship on Sunday at Pebble Beach, he not only got a trophy, but a whole lot of perks along with it. The first was the prize money, which was increased this year […]

LaVar Ball, father of former LA Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball, did not hide his discontent for the Lakers. (Image: Getty)

LaVar Ball: “Lakers Will Never Win Another Championship”

LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of Lonzo Ball and his hoops wunderkind siblings, told reporters that the Lakers will regret trading his son in a package deal to the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis and that the Lakers “will never win another championship”. The Lakers shipped out Ball, Brandon […]