Cameron Tringale disqualified from PGA Championship

Sam Farmer 2020-08-08 03:30:07 Cameron Tringale was disqualified from the PGA Championship on Friday after signing an incorrect scorecard.The PGA said Tringale signed for a lower score than he actually made on the 228-yard, par-three eighth hole at TPC Harding Park. After his card was certified, he left the scoring area, but came back to notify the scoring referee of...

Pac-12 players threatening boycott open talks with officials

Ben Bolch 2020-08-08 00:54:37 Direct dialogue between a group of Pac-12 football players insisting on improved conditions and conference officials hoping to avert a widespread boycott over the players’ demands began Thursday night during a two-hour video conference call centered on safety protections amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The 12 players in the meeting raised concerns about moving into the next phases...

With no fans cheering, it’s all apologies for ‘potty mouths’

J. Brady McCollough 2020-08-07 19:30:48 Last week’s Dodgers-Astros games in Houston were destined to feel like baseball as bloodsport. The disputed result of the 2017 World Series had led to three years of simmering tensions that reached a boiling point with the Astros being implicated as cheaters.Dodgers play-by-play announcer Joe Davis was ready for anything. He had to be, given...

10 takeaways from Lakers’ loss to Houston Rockets

Broderick Turner 2020-08-07 19:00:56 To panic or not seems to be on the minds of Lakers fans because of their team’s uneven play during the NBA’s restart. Here are five reasons not to be dismayed with the Lakers after a 113-97 loss to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night in Orlando, Fla., and five reasons to be anxious after...

Five takeaways from the Clippers’ win over Dallas Mavericks

Andrew Greif 2020-08-07 18:59:46 With a 126-111 victory over Dallas on Thursday, the Clippers are now 3-0 in the season series against the Mavericks, with a strong likelihood the teams will meet in the first round of the postseason if Los Angeles can hold onto the Western Conference’s second seed.Still, such a record doesn’t mean they’re relishing a rematch.Dallas guard...

With LeBron James out, Lakers experiment in loss to Rockets

Tania Ganguli 2020-08-07 09:33:10 Just as halftime was about to expire, Dwight Howard took a three-pointer and sank it. Then he shuffled to his right and sank another from the top of the arc.During the regular season, the Lakers often joked about Howard being a three-point specialist given that his shooting percentage was so high. After all, at one point...

Devin Booker and Suns are wildest things about West race

Dan Woike 2020-08-07 08:43:43 When Devin Booker packed for Orlando, Fla., he probably didn’t think his Suns would be one of the biggest stories during the NBA’s restart to its season. Nobody thought Phoenix would be undefeated at the midpoint of the eight seeding games inside the bubble.On a day that felt a lot like the first Thursday of...

Jason Day takes early lead at eerily atypical PGA Championship

Sam Farmer 2020-08-07 08:27:57 Golfers in the first major championship of 2020 needed no introduction.Mostly because no one was there to applaud them.But those formalities took place anyway for the opening round Thursday of the PGA Championship, the first with no spectators. As players stepped to the tee on No. 1, a “Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome … ,” pierced...

Rams’ Robert Woods ready to show his worth and ‘get paid’

Gary Klein 2020-08-07 07:26:05 The Rams face a long list of impending financial decisions with cornerback Jalen Ramsey, receivers Cooper Kupp and Josh Reynolds, tight end Gerald Everett and safety John Johnson all entering the final year of their rookie contracts.Then there’s receiver Robert Woods, in the second-to-last year of a contract that has made him one of the NFL‘s...

Ivica Zubac is a can’t-miss kid in Clippers’ win over Dallas

Andrew Greif 2020-08-07 07:00:36 Clippers center Ivica Zubac slipped toward the rim Thursday night and, catching a pass, dunked with both hands as a chorus of yells erupted from his team’s bench in the opposite corner inside HP Field House. Dallas immediately called a timeout, its deficit now eight points with four minutes to play in the third quarter. But...