Rory McIlory got $10.53 million richer on Sunday by winning the FedEx Cup and the Tour Championship on the same day.
His caddie, J.P. Fitzgerald, did pretty well for himself too, making a 10% cut of the golfer’s earnings for the day.
“So the total was $1.05 million,” McIlroy told reporters on Wednesday. “I think he was quite happy.”Read more
The U.S. Golf Assn. is facing pressure to relocate the 2017 women’s open from a golf course owned by Donald Trump.
Three Democratic U.S.Read more
Carlos Alberto Torres, a teammate of Pele and the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970, has died. He was 72.
TV Globo, which employed Carlos Alberto as a soccer commentator for SporTV, and the Brazilian Football Confederation confirmed the death Tuesday.Read more
Jason Kipnis plays second base for the Cleveland Indians, but he grew up in Chicago’s North Side and was a big time Cubs fan.
He lived near another huge Cubs fan, Steve Bartman, who became infamous after accidentally knocking a foul ball away from Chicago outfielder Moises Alou during Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series against the Florida Marlins.Read more
A high school football player in Mississippi allegedly had a noose placed around his neck and pulled back by one or more fellow students during a break in practice earlier this month.
The president of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal investigation of the alleged incident as a racial hate crime.Read more