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August 13, 2018 12:57 AM Scott 'didn't have it the last couple of holes'

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Adam Scott flirted with becoming only the fourth Australian player with multiple major titles before finishing third behind Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship on Sunday. Scott clawed into a tie for the lead with five holes left but could not match Koepka’s consecutive birdies at the 15th and 16th holes at Bellerive 70

August 6, 2018 8:54 PM Joanna Coles Exits Hearst Magazines

Her departure as chief content officer follows the recent promotion of Troy Young to president of the magazine group The shake-up continues at Hearst Magazines—publisher of such titles as Cosmopolitan, Elle and Esquire—as the division’s high-profile chief content officer, Joanna Coles, has resigned. “It’s time for a new adventure,” Ms. Coles said in a video 56

August 5, 2018 7:15 AM ATP roundup: Fognini stuns del Potro for Los Cabos title

Second-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini cruised past top-seeded Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 6-4, 6-2 to claim the Abierto Mexicano de Tenis Mifel title on Saturday in Los Cabos, Mexico. Fognini gave up an opening break and fell in a 3-0 hole but was nearly flawless from there, starting with a streak of five consecutive games. He converted his second 67

August 3, 2018 10:32 PM Barcelona agree deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona have agreed a deal with Bayern Munich for Arturo Vidal, announcing the midfielder is set to sign a three-year contract. The 31-year-old moves for a reported €25 million fee ahead of the final year of his contract, after spending three seasons in Germany. Barcelona said on Friday he would have a medical in the coming days to seal his transfer 55

August 3, 2018 5:42 PM Sergey Kovalev: 'I thank God' for Andre Ward losses, opportunity to find right trainer

Sergey Kovalev was smiling as he finished a workout with trainer Abror Tursunpulatov ahead of Kovalev's WBO light heavyweight championship fight against Eleider Alvarez on Saturday in Atlantic City. It will be Kovalev's third fight under the guidance of Tursunpulatov, after Kovalev parted ways with his previous trainer, John David Jackson, after back-to-back 54

August 2, 2018 9:35 PM Australian Lee leads Japan's Higa at Women's British Open

(Reuters) - Australian Minjee Lee can join an elite group if she wins the Women’s British Open, and she made a promising start by grabbing the first-round lead at Royal Lytham & St. Annes on Thursday. Lee sank a 25-foot eagle at the par-five 15th and followed up with a birdie from a similar distance at the next on her way to a seven-under-par 65 and a one-stroke 57

July 29, 2018 11:51 PM Johnson pulls away to win Canadian Open

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson fashioned a final-round, 6-under-par 66 on Sunday to finish at 23-under 265 and garner a three-shot victory in the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. South Koreans Whee Kim and Byeong Hun An, who were tied for the lead with Johnson and Kevin Tway entering the final round, finished tied for second 69

July 29, 2018 8:20 PM Golf: Johnson in control as storms halt Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ont. (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson was zeroing in on his third PGA Tour title of the season, holding a three-shot lead over South Koreans Kim Whee and An Byeong-hun, when play was halted at a stormy Canadian Open on Sunday with the world number one on the ninth hole. The final round began with a logjam at the top of the leaderboard with Johnson 62

July 26, 2018 9:44 AM Changing Channels: TV Station to Snap Up a 187-Year-Old Newspaper

Australia’s Fairfax Media has agreed to be taken over by Nine Entertainment in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $1.61 billion SYDNEY—The owner of Australia’s oldest newspaper, the 187-year-old Sydney Morning Herald, plans to sell itself to a television network less than a year after the country relaxed its media-ownership laws, a deal that underscores 48

July 21, 2018 8:08 PM Brittany Lincicome shoots 71 but misses cut at Barbasol Championship

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. -- Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship after shooting a 1-under 71, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event. The eight-time LPGA Tour winner with two major titles was the first woman since Michelle Wie in 2008 to play in a PGA Tour event. Lincicome 75