There were enough reasons to doubt whether Jason Day could win back-to-back US PGA Championships – namely a pre-tournament rush to hospital with his wife, a mild bout of illness for Day himself, the failure to play a single practice hole at Baltusrol before Wednesday and, in round two, the playing of his first seven holes in two over par. Day was drifting.
A dispirited but candid Rory McIlroy admitted to a “pathetic” putting performance after missing the cut at the US PGA Championship to ensure 2016 will conclude without a major win for the Northern Irishman.
West Ham United lost to NK Domzale in the Europa League qualifying on Thursday evening.
South Sudan’s first ever Olympic Games team is in disarray over allegations an advertising deal influenced which athletes were selected to compete at Rio.
When Seattle and LA met just a few weeks ago, we were talking about the legacy of Sigi Schmid and Bruce Arena. The league was producing a graphic charting their influence over almost this entire generation of MLS coaches, who’d either worked or played under one or both of them.
The Football Association will discuss whether it is appropriate for Sam Allardyce to continue in his role as a brand ambassador for a sports betting company.
Real Madrid’s Super Cup preparations have been dealt a blow after fifth-tier Norwegian club Malvik IL turned down the European champions’ request to use their training facilities – because of a clash with a children’s football training camp.
When the derby with Manchester United in Beijing on Monday was called off, the Manchester City chief executive, Ferran Soriano, pointed to heavy rain as the reason.
Barcelona and Celtic will face each other in a pre-season friendly game on Saturday evening.
The Liverpool manager recently sent the Reds defender home early from a tour of the USA.
Rickie Fowler’s surge towards the 2015 Players Championship title offered a scintillating storyline which will prove a regular source of reference. That this year’s version was dull in comparison owed everything to the skill and mental fortitude of one man.
Romelu Lukaku hit the woodwork more times than any other player this past season.
Grimsby Town ended their six-year absence from the Football League after two goals from striker Omar Bogle helped them to victory over Forest Green Rovers.