There are two players in the PGA Championship field named Zach Johnson, but one has a far more decorated career.
Bryson DeChambeau is pushing the limits of driving distances and playing winning golf because of it. Is this bad for golf?
Harold Varner III co-leads the Charles Schwab Challenge, which takes on more meaning because he's one of the only black players on the PGA Tour.
No. 3 Duke's loss to Clemson may be a sign of the growing level of parity in college hoops.
The lack of success on the field directly contributes to the conference’s financial shortcomings compared to other major conferences as playoff appearances lead to tens of millions in extra cash for the league.
After 10 days and more than 80 total hours of play, Hossein Ensan was left standing as the champion of the 50th World Series of Poker main event in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Ensan, 55, takes home a $10 million grand prize to go along with the most prestigious bracelet in poker after he outlasted Dario Sammartino with a winning hand that finished at around 1:30 a.m. local time at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas.
The tension between the Astros and Angels has yet to settle nine days after a violent collision at home plate left one player with a broken nose and another with a suspension. The culprit of that ugly collision, Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick, was plunked in the upper back by an apparent retaliation pitch from Los Angeles reliever Noé Ramirez during Tuesday’s 7-2 Angels win. Ramirez wasn’t thrown out, but both teams’ benches emptied after arguments broke out between the Angels’ Albert Pujols and players in Houston’s dugout.
San Diego Fleet running back Ja’Quan Gardner celebrates a touchdown with fans during an Alliance of American Football game against the San Antonio Commanders at SDCCU Stadium on February 24, 2019 in San Diego, California. SAN DIEGO – It could be called the Last-Chance League. Hundreds of players come out of college every year and chase the NFL dream, but they often only have a few months to prove themselves before final roster cuts.
The Philadelphia 76ers traded up to draft Markelle Fultz out of Washington with the top pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Less that two years later, the Sixers have given up on the point guard by dealing him away to the Orlando Magic on Thursday.Fultz was never able to stay on the court consistently for Philly due to ongoing injury issues and major problems with his jump shot. But he’s definitely not the first No. 1 NBA pick to fall well short of expectations. Recent history tells us the top pick is anything but a sure thing in this league.
Maria Sharapova celebrates after defeating Caroline Wozniacki in their third round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Maria Sharapova took a potentially huge step in her attempted return to the top of the tennis ranks on Friday in Australia. Sharapova toppled No. 3 seed and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of the Australian Open 6-4 4-6 6-3.
Phil Mickelson reacts during The Match: Tiger vs Phil at Shadow Creek Golf Course on November 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s over! Phil drilled a 4-foot putt on the 22nd hole of the day to end the epic match and take home the $9 million prize. Both players hit good tee shots, but Tiger missed from 7 feet.
OK, maybe that’s going a little far, but the Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz put on an absolute thriller on Friday night in a game that felt more like a playoff slugfest than the second game of the regular season. The Warriors capped their furious rally with a tip-in from Jonas Jerebko, of all people, in the final second to win 124-123 and erase a 16-point deficit. Jerebko’s putback came on a miss from Kevin Durant, who played a big part in helping the two-time defending champs rally back with his 38 points on a lethal 14-of-25 shooting line.
Los Angeles Dodgers mob Justin Turner, second from right, after hitting an RBI single in the twelfth inning of a baseball game to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Los Angeles. Through the darkness, the Dodgers found the light. The Dodgers have been finding strange and creative ways to lose games in recent weeks, including a loss on a walk-off balk in Seattle and a pair of late-inning collapses against the Cardinals earlier this week.
There are few things more thrilling in sports than a major upset, unless of course your team is on the wrong end of one. But some of the most memorable and iconic moments in all of sports are remembered most because they were so unexpected. The underdog caught fire or found the right moment to rise to the occasion and execute a David and Goliath-like moment.So we’ve taken the time to identify some of the most extraordinarily surprising results in the history of sports. Where does UMBC’s upset over Virginia fit in?