‘It’s like US Open rehab’

'It's like US Open rehab'

CROMWELL, Conn. – Only nine golfers at last week’s US Open finished with a score under par, and at a golf tournament that annually touts itself as being the toughest, most-rugged event of the season, that felt about right. As it usually does, the US Open rewarded plodders and grinders. This week, the game’s best … Read more

Worse Umpiring Requires More Creative Paths To Eject

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Baseball ejections are largely performative matters that have their own sense of kabuki. Umpire does this, manager comes out, argues for five seconds, gets a response he doesn’t like and then snaps. For players, it is often more spur-of-moment because players aren’t as schooled in the art, but tend instead to go right to Defcon … Read more

Arch Manning commits to Texas: Five-star quarterback, No. 1 overall prospect ends whirlwind recruitment

Arch Manning commits to Texas: Five-star quarterback, No. 1 overall prospect ends whirlwind recruitment

Arch Manning, the No. 1-ranked player in 247Sports’ Class of 2023, made huge waves Thursday by ending his whirlwind recruitment and announcing his commitment to Texas over Alabama and Georgia. Manning, the nephew of legendary quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning and grandson to College Football Hall of Famer Archie Manning, has been the most sought-after … Read more

Blazers Given Top Marks For Jerami Grant Deal

Blazers Given Top Marks For Jerami Grant Deal

The Portland Trail Blazers gave their fans an early NBA Draft present, dealing for Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant. In order to secure the former Team USA representative, General Manager Joe Cronin parted with the protected 2025 Milwaukee Bucks pick received in February’s deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Blazers also sent out its … Read more