Month: May 2019

DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods didn’t hold back, saying Friday that his former coach Hank Haney “deserved” to be suspended from his radio show for disparaging remarks he made Wednesday concerning women’s golf. Haney, who has a SiriusXM radio show, was suspended Thursday after admitting he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA tour and
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DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods didn’t hold back, saying Friday that his former coach, Hank Haney, “deserved” to be suspended from his radio show for disparaging remarks he made Wednesday concerning women’s golf. Haney, who has a SiriusXM radio show, was suspended Thursday after admitting he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA tour and
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Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder announced Friday that he will fight a much-anticipated rematch with lineal champion Tyson Fury, assuming he first defeats Luis “King Kong” Ortiz in another rematch in September. Wilder-Fury II would take place in the first part of 2020. “Well, as I always say I’m the realest champion in the business and
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TORONTO — The NBA correctly anticipated that television ratings would dip for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, for two very important reasons. There’s no LeBron James. And Canadian numbers don’t count. ESPN said Friday that the Game 1 of the Toronto-Golden State series drew a 10.1 overnight rating, the lowest for Game 1 of
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Top 2019 recruit Bru McCoy is transferring for the second time in four months, announcing Friday that he is leaving Texas to “return home.” McCoy, ESPN’s top wide receiver and No. 27 overall player in the 2019 class, confirmed his transfer in a statement to 247 Sports, and Texas also confirmed his departure. Although McCoy
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6:50 PM ET Marc RaimondiESPN Donald Aaron, the husband of UFC fighter Andrea Lee, was apprehended recently following nine months on the run, ESPN confirmed with law enforcement officials Friday. Aaron has been wanted by police since last August on charges of domestic battery abuse and false imprisonment. According to Shreveport (Louisiana) Police Department spokesperson
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles said Friday that he would not have returned to the team so soon after his wife had a miscarriage had she not been OK with him attending organized team activities. “If my wife needed me at home right now, I’d be at home. That’s just me being honest,”
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LONG POND, Pa. — Bubba Wallace fought back tears as he thanked the billionaire who decided to back him. For a driver who long masked the pain in his personal and professional life, Wallace cut loose with genuine happiness. Wallace has been candid about his bouts with depression, the tears and turmoil stirred from lean
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INDIANAPOLIS — Colts quarterback Chad Kelly, assuming he makes the team, has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, the league announced Friday. Kelly’s suspension stems from his October 2018 arrest for criminal trespassing after he entered a couple’s home while he
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The LA Clippers were fined $50,000 for tampering by the NBA for comments head coach Doc Rivers made about Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard earlier this week. While the league did not specify which comments violated the anti-tampering rule, Rivers compared Leonard to Michael Jordan while breaking down the Raptors matchup with the Golden State
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TAMPA, Fla. — Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, formally introduced as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, says his “dirty player” reputation has become “irrelevant” to his life and he believes people should get to know him before discerning what type of person he is. “I think when you look at people in
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The SEC voted during its spring meetings on Friday to lift a ban on selling alcoholic beverages in public areas at its athletic events. The conference’s new policy, which opens another revenue stream for its member schools, goes into effect Aug. 1. But the policy does not require schools to sell alcoholic beverages, which will
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TORONTO — Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, but Andre Iguodala is expected to be available against the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr said Friday. Durant, who went through a light individual workout on the court Friday, will continue rehabbing a right calf injury
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IRVING, Texas — Big 12 revenues are up again and expected to surpass $40 million per school annually before the current media rights deal runs out in about five years. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says each university was receiving $38.8 million for 2018-19, or a total of $388 million in the 10-team conference. That’s about a
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LAS VEGAS — Point spreads on some of the biggest college football games of the upcoming season began popping up at sportsbooks this week — including an early line on a potential national championship game rematch between Clemson and Alabama. The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has Clemson listed as a 2-point favorite over Alabama
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