| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $45-million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
The agreement was subject to a physical, according to people who spoke to the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The tee shot soars across a cold morning sky, carrying down the left side of a long par-five, leaving Rory McIlroy a good look at the green.
It is a reminder of what he can do, the talent that once carried him to the top of his sport.
The young man...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Adam Scott beat 2009 champion Angel Cabrera on the second playoff hole to win the 77th Masters at a rain-soaked Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday. Scott sealed the win with a 15-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole, the par-four 10th, moments...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:41 AM
British Open officials understand some people are upset that the site of this year's tournament -- Muirfield -- is a men's-only club.
But they aren't ready to do anything about it quite yet.
"When things are a bit quieter, after the championship, I'...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:45 AM
GULLANE, SCOTLAND---Zach Johnson has sure figured out how to play the first round of the British Open.
Tiger Woods must prove he still knows how to finish a major.
Bouncing back from a tough loss last weekend, Johnson opened with a 5-under 66 on a...
| Jul 21, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland — You could argue that Fred Couples found what Ponce de Leon couldn't. He is 53, still hitting it a mile and still in the occasional mix at major golf tournaments.
Mr. Fountain of Youth shot two-over 73 in the British Open on...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:53 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Phil Mickelson's victory Sunday in the British Open falls easily into the category of nobody-saw-that-one-coming.
That he can play great golf is unquestioned. He had won four major titles and was in the mix until the end of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:56 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — On a Thursday at the British Open when the whining, as predicted, reached a high pitch, the old hand and the grinder kept it together and in perspective.
Mark O'Meara, the pride of Long Beach State and a two-time major...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:27 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is able to legally buy a beer, he might be able to buy the whole beer company.
Spieth will turn 20 on July 27, giving him another year (before he can sidle up to the bar) to work on a bank...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Early in his rain-soaked round, Phil Mickelson added a second black golf glove to combat the conditions.
With gloves on both hands, he looked a bit like a boxer. That seemed fitting, given the British Open champion has only a...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 68 on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y, and will take a one-shot lead over Jason Dufner into the final round.
So far this year, none of the 54-hole leaders at...