At the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, Tiger Woods Still Looms Large

SAN DIEGO — Arms folded throughout his chest, Rocco Mediate stared at a small, sq. tv to see if his life was about to alter forevermore. Mediate stood in a low-slung nondescript space behind the 18th gap grandstand at the Torrey Pines Golf Course, an area so cramped he ducked…

N.B.A. All-Stars Set a Painful Record for Missing Playoff Games

Sprained knees. Strained hamstrings. Twisted ankles. Shattered hopes. The N.B.A. playoffs have become a battle of attrition because the league grapples with a rising record of accidents to lots of its greatest stars. No much less an eminence than LeBron James, whose Los Angeles Lakers made a hasty first-round exit…

Charlotte’s LaMelo Ball Named N.B.A.’s Rookie of the Year

LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets received the N.B.A.’s Rookie of the Year Award on Wednesday, becoming a member of Larry Johnson and Emeka Okafor as gamers in the franchise’s historical past to obtain the honor. Ball, who earlier than this season bypassed faculty ball to play professionally in Australia…

Rangers Hire Gerard Gallant as Coach

As they search to construct one other contending staff, the Rangers employed Gerard Gallant as their new coach, the staff introduced Wednesday. Gallant will succeed David Quinn, who was fired final month after three seasons behind the Rangers’ bench. A 57-year-old Prince Edward Island native, Gallant most not too long…

Chris Paul Out Indefinitely Because of Coronavirus Protocols

After main the Phoenix Suns into the Western Conference finals, Chris Paul is in peril of lacking at the least half of the collection after coming into the N.B.A.’s coronavirus well being and security protocols. How quickly Paul can return to the Suns was not instantly recognized. The Suns introduced…

At the U.S. Open, Public Courses Are Losing

The United States Open is supposed to be memorable, with the greatest gamers in the world gutting it out over 4 days filled with all the drama that makes sports activities nice. But nearly yearly, the course on which the main is performed turns into a personality as the Open…

The Players to Watch at the U.S. Open

In April, historical past was made at Augusta National Golf Club when Hideki Matsuyama turned the first Japanese male golfer to win a significant championship. As different contenders at the Masters faltered, Matsuyama shot a seven-under 65 in the third spherical for a Four-shot lead heading into Sunday. He received…

Mike Davis Reflects on Running the U.S.G.A.

The head of the United States Golf Association is amongst the strongest figures in golf. Mike Davis’s retirement as the group’s chief govt per week after this 12 months’s United States Open — his 32nd — gives a second to look again for the recreation of golf. Davis, who performed…

Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau Are Still at It. But Is Their Spat for Real?

SAN DIEGO — The newest episode of the Brooks Koepka-Bryson DeChambeau feud didn’t stray from its amusing course on Tuesday, persevering with to be golf’s most entertaining sideshow in years. Koepka, along with his common grumpiness, mentioned of his relationship with DeChambeau: “We don’t like each other.” He added, “I…