Solheim Cup sets new event attendance record

August 22, 2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club broke the event’s attendance record, according to Solheim Cup organizers. The attendance was announced Monday as 124,426 for the week, breaking the mark set in 2009 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., according to event officials. The ’09 […]

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All 8 NCAA semifinalists to play in East Lake Cup

August 22, 2017

All eight semifinalists from the 2017 men’s and women’s NCAA Championship will participate in the East Lake Cup this October. The three-day, match-play event will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Reigning NCAA champion Oklahoma headlines the men’s side, along with national runner-up Oregon, two-time defending East Lake Cup […]

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The Northern Trust: Tee times, TV schedule, stats

August 22, 2017

The PGA Tour’s regular season is over, which means it’s time to start the FedExCup Playoffs. This week’s playoff opener is The Northern Trust, where the top 125 in the FedExCup standings will begin their pursuit of the season-ending $10 million bonus. Golf course: Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. Originally designed by Joe […]

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McIlroy eyes four playoff starts with caddie Diamond

August 22, 2017

After contemplating shutting things down for the balance of 2017, Rory McIlroy is in the field this week at The Northern Trust. Now it seems he plans to stick around in an effort to defend his FedExCup title. Speaking to reporters at a media event Tuesday, McIlroy detailed his plans to play in all four […]

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Matsuyama, Thomas, Spieth grouped at Northern Trust

August 22, 2017

The PGA Tour’s postseason kicks off this week, as 120 players tee it up at Glen Oaks Club for The Northern Trust. Here’s a look at a few of the marquee, early-round groupings to keep an eye on as Rory McIlroy looks to defend his title and Hideki Matsuyama attempts to capitalize on his top […]

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Ranking the Top 100 College Football Players for the 2017 Season

August 22, 2017

Ranking the Top 100 College Football Players for the 2017 Season 0 of 28 Where does Florida State's Derwin James fall in the Top 100?Associated Press In celebration of college football’s August 26 return, Bleacher Report has ranked the top 100 players for the 2017 season. The order is not based solely on individual skill. […]

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Preseason College Football Rankings 2017: Top Differences in Amway, AP NCAA Poll

August 22, 2017

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images The Amway Coaches Poll and the Associated Press’ Top 25 rankings don’t offer much difference in the current hierarchy. Both preseason listings agree on 24 programs within their projections. Whether justified or not, expectations heightened in Southern California after a strong finish to the previous season. Between the two polls, the first wrinkle […]

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Top Heisman Sleeper Contenders for 2017 College Football Season

August 22, 2017

Top 3 College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat Forget Darnold, Allen & Rosen: NFL Scouts Have a New Rd 1 Sleeper QB Nick Saban Is the King of College Football but the Challengers Are Coming Which 2018 QB Is the Most Clutch When the Game Is on the Line? The Dark Horse Quarterbacks You […]

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Malik Rosier Named Miami's Starting QB over N'Kosi Perry, Evan Shirreffs

August 22, 2017

Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press Miami (Fla.) head football coach Mark Richt announced Tuesday that redshirt junior Malik Rosier will be the Hurricanes’ starting quarterback for the 2017 season, according to NFL.com’s College Football 24/7. Rosier prevailed in a three-man race that also included freshman N’Kosi Perry and redshirt sophomore Evan Shirreffs. Richt said the following in […]

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Art Briles' Involvement in FAU's Offense Discussed by Son Kendal, Lane Kiffin

August 22, 2017

Ron Jenkins/Associated Press Florida Atlantic Owls head football coach Lane Kiffin and offensive coordinator Kendal Briles said Sunday that they are both in communication with former Baylor head coach Art Briles regarding offensive principles. According to Matthew DeFranks of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Kiffin and Briles said they have reached out informally to the elder […]

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