Month: June 2021

By Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY | June 30, 2021 7:29 pm ET Follow @ByBerkowitz Breaking with a long-held stance on athlete compensation, the NCAA Division I schools’ top rules-making group Wednesday approved policy changes that will greatly enhance athletes’ ability to make money from their name, image and likeness, beginning Thursday. The decision announced by the NCAA came hours
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2:33 PM ET A representative for Phil Mickelson took issue with a Detroit News report that linked the golfer to an alleged mob bookie in a 2007 trial. Mickelson, 51, is playing in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Country Club for the first time. The story published Tuesday reported Mickelson’s ties to a bookie
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The PGA Tour returns to Detroit Golf Club for the third time for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic. Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau was victorious here last year, winning by three over Matthew Wolff. This year both return to a field that also includes Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler, Max Homa and Bubba Watson. The entire
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9:00 AM ET Coming off a marathon playoff won by Harris English at the Travelers, the PGA Tour now heads to Detroit for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau enters as the defending champion. Which players are the favorites this time around, who offers good odds and what props are worthwhile this week at Detroit
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Twitter is an odd place to start this story, but this is an odd story and that’s where it started. I was on my living room couch listening to an office-wide teleconference, which is to say I was aimlessly scrolling through social media, when this popped into my feed: “Billy Mayfair Reveals Autism Spectrum Disorder
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1:05 PM ET Associated Press Nelly Korda goes to the Olympics as the No. 1 player in the world, and the Americans will have one extra player than they had in 2016. The 60-player field for Tokyo was set Tuesday, although players for the men’s and women’s competitions will not be certified until next week.
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