Golf: While the Open Championship is headed home for its 150th edition, Tony Romo and Bubba Watson are pointing toward other athletic pursuits. Finally, Jack Nicklaus opts to step back.
Golf: As the sport’s best golfers get ready for a U.S. Open test at Erin Hills, the game is set to keep its place on the Olympic program for 2024. And just where is Tiger Woods these days?
PSN Tennis editor Andrea Leand takes an in-depth look at the draws for the U.S. Open with special guests Justin Gimelstob, Tennis Channel analyst and Richard Pagliaro, managing editor at TennisNow.com. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams hold the top seeds for the year’s final Grand Slam event, though both went out early during Olympic competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Olympic Tennis: Monica Puig united her island nation, Andy Murray made history with his second gold and U.S. hopes were left wanting on the tennis stage at the Rio Games.
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Richard Pagliaro, managing editor at TennisNow.com, and former U.S. Olympian Andrea Leand review the gold-medal runs of Andy Murray, who outdueled a resurgent Juan Martin del Potro in the final, and surprising Monica Puig. They also look at this week’s WTA event in Cincinnati, where Angelique Kerber can displace Serena Williams atop the rankings.
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin discuss the latest news affecting Major League Baseball‘s pennant races and get an Olympics update from Andrea Leand. The Kansas City Chiefs move into the NFL spotlight, while the Big 12 is the focus of today’s college football preview.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Wyndham Championship as the 125-man field is set for the FedExCup playoffs. Jim Furyk makes his first start since his historic 58 at Hartford, and Jimmy Walker tees it up for the first time since winning the PGA Championship.
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin tackle another weekend of Olympic action in Rio and discuss options for the Miami Marlins after losing Giancarlo Stanton to injury. They also continue their spin around the NFL with a spotlight on the Arizona Cardinals and look at the ACC as Heisman runner-up Deshaun Watson leads Clemson again.
With records broken in both the men’s and women’s Olympic tennis events, it was Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig who stole the show by capturing the first gold medal ever for her island.