Rick Barnes explains why he has been 'most surprised' with BJ Edwards

Rick Barnes explains why he has been ‘most surprised’ with BJ Edwards

Rick Barnes wasn’t asked the question, but he volunteered the answer on his own. Which of Tennessee basketball’s new faces surprised him the most this summer? “If you really pressed me really hard,” Barnes said before practice on Wednesday, the second preseason workout for the Vols at Pratt Pavilion, “and …

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If Melvin Gordon ever fumbles the football for Broncos again, it will be too soon

If Melvin Gordon ever fumbles the football for Broncos again, it will be too soon

LAS VEGAS — If fumbling the football is a sin, Melvin Gordon can be forgiven. But the Broncos would be foolish to place their faith in his shaky hands ever again. He doesn’t merely cough up the ball. Gordon gags. “There ain’t no excuse for it,” Gordon said Sunday after his fumble led to a …

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Now on the PGA Tour, Dean Burmester wants to put his name next to Tiger Woods

Now on the PGA Tour, Dean Burmester wants to put his name next to Tiger Woods

PGA Tour fans are going to see a lot of “Mean Dean” this fall – and probably next year too. Dean Burmester, the 33-year-old rookie from Bloemfontein, South Africa, earned his tour card via this year’s Korn Ferry Tour Finals after spending most of his career competing on the DP World Tour and the Sunshine …

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Virginia Basketball Offers 2023 Combo Guard Cameron Carr

Virginia Basketball Offers 2023 Combo Guard Cameron Carr

Tony Bennett is back in the hunt for a new recruiting target in the class of 2023. Following an in-person visit earlier this week, Virginia extended a scholarship offer to Cameron Carr, a 6’4″ combo guard from Branson, Missouri, as first reported by The Circuit’s Alex Karamanos on Thursday night. According to Karamanos, Tony Bennett …

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'Novak Djokovic's absences helped him', says ATP ace

‘Novak Djokovic’s absences helped him’, says ATP ace

2022 marked the definitive explosion of Carlos Alcaraz. After showing flashes of crystal-clear talent last year, the 19-year-old Spaniard has literally taken off this season. Juan Carlos Ferrero’s protege has won two ATP 500s (Rio and Barcelona), two Masters 1000s (Miami and Madrid) and put the icing on the cake by winning the US Open. …

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Texas and Oklahoma look broke and broken, while Kansas and TCU sparkle

Texas and Oklahoma look broke and broken, while Kansas and TCU sparkle

We know money can’t buy happiness, but you’d think at least it could buy some first downs. Money has struggled loudly lately in college football, as if its deafening reign over the topics of the offseason left it all egomaniacal and bloated. Poor money. Money’s season has gone so haywire that it looks like the …

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Class A State Golf: Two first-time champions from Frenchtown and Livingston;  Polson and Laurel win team trophies |  high school golf

Class A State Golf: Two first-time champions from Frenchtown and Livingston; Polson and Laurel win team trophies | high school golf

HAMILTON — Katie Lewis may be short in stature, but she threw a big shade Saturday at Hamilton Golf Club. The sophomore became the first Frenchtown golfer to medal in the State A meet, winning by 17 strokes in wet conditions. She finished a perfect 11-0 in tournament play this season. “That’s pretty cool,” the …

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Krejcikova sweeps past Kontaveit in Tallinn for first title of season

Krejcikova sweeps past Kontaveit in Tallinn for first title of season

After a singles title drought of over a year, Barbora Krejcikova is a singles champion once again on the Hologic WTA Tour. The No.7 seed from the Czech Republic dispatched No.1 seed and homeland hope Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-3 at the inaugural Tallinn Open on Sunday, winning her fourth career singles title and her first …

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