Sixers Guard Markelle Fultz Out Indefinitely With Nerve Disorder

Markelle Fultz, a guard for the Philadelphia 76ers who has struggled to stay on the court and endured heavy criticism for ongoing shooting woes, has been diagnosed with a nerve disorder. The team announced Tuesday that the injury, which could explain many of his basketball issues, would sideline him indefinitely. Fultz, 20, has battled injuries in the two seasons since he was selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 N.B.A. draft, and has not played since Nov. 19. He also missed 68 games last season. In a…

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Major championships return to Texas with PGA of America move

AP Published 6:56 p.m. ET Dec. 4, 2018 | Updated 7:38 p.m. ET Dec. 4, 2018 FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The PGA of America is leaving Florida for a $520 million development in the Dallas area that will include a 500-room hotel, a massive conference center and two golf courses that will bring major championships back to Texas. The decision Tuesday followed approval of an incentives package by the Frisco City Council and other government entities. The move is not expected until the summer of 2022, about the time the…

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PGA of America officially relocates to Texas; Frisco site to host PGA Championships, Ryder Cup

Following months of speculation, the PGA of America officially announced its headquarters are relocating to Frisco, Texas. The organization, currently based in Palm Beach Country, Florida, will anchor a 600-acre, mixed-use development. “Our move to Frisco will be transcendent for the PGA of America,” Seth Waugh, CEO of the PGA of America, said in a statement on Tuesday. “Everything great starts with a dream. This is the beginning of a bold, new journey as we bring together world-class partners in a world-class location—to deliver innovative and differentiated experiences for our…

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LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers sees logic in critiques about his workload

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Magic Johnson says he doesn’t want LeBron James to be so overworked by the Los Angeles Lakers that it becomes “Cleveland all over again.” Kobe Bryant says James has been “doing everything” and noted that “that’s not the recipe for winning championship by no means.” What does James, himself, think about his workload with the Lakers? “I don’t know what asking me to do too much is, to be honest,” James said after practice Tuesday. “I just play my game.” Magic Johnson reiterated the Lakers will…

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PGA of America headed to Texas and major to soon follow

FRISCO, Texas – The PGA of America is leaving Florida for a $520 million development in the Dallas area that will include a 500-room hotel, a massive conference center and two golf courses that will bring major championships back to Texas. The decision Tuesday followed approval of an incentives package by the Frisco City Council and other government entities. The move is not expected until the summer of 2022, about the time the two golf courses, a 9-hole short course and practice areas are to be finished. The first tournament…

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D’Onta Foreman, Houston Texans running back, activated PUP list

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans have activated running back D’Onta Foreman from the physically unable to perform list, the team announced Tuesday. Foreman tore his Achilles last November and had been on the PUP list since the start of training camp. Houston is keeping pace with the AFC leaders by suffocating opposing offenses, holding teams under 20 points in six of its past eight games. In his rookie season in 2017, Foreman ran for 327 yards and two touchdowns on 78 carries. His two scores came in the Nov. 19…

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Other Sports: Major golf championships are coming back to North Texas: PGA of America moving to Frisco, bringing major events with it

This story is about Golf Published 1h Brynn Anderson/AP FILE – The Wanamaker Trophy is seen during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) By Brad Townsend , Staff Writer Contact Brad Townsend on Twitter: @townbrad The last time a men’s major golf championship was played in North Texas was the 1963 PGA Championship at Dallas Athletic Club, 30 years before Jordan Spieth’s birth. Until a recent confluence of seismic events in his sport,…

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LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers ‘proud’ as son Bronny dons No. 23 in L.A. debut

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — LeBron James Jr.’s basketball debut in Los Angeles went better than his dad’s did. The 14-year-old, who goes by Bronny, scored 27 points in his first game for Santa Monica Crossroads’ eighth-grade basketball team in a win over Culver City Middle School on Monday. Bronny, who wore No. 0 playing on the AAU circuit because of his affinity for Russell Westbrook, surprised the Los Angeles Lakers superstar by wearing his dad’s No. 23 for his new team. “I don’t know how long it’s going to last,…

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Nicklaus, Mickelson among sports legends to pay tribute to George H.W. Bush

Golf notables, including Jack Nicklaus and Phil Mickelson, were at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to pay tribute to former President George H.W. Bush. Bush died Friday at age 94. In addition to being the 41st President of the United States, he was also a golf enthusiast who made significant contributions to the game and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011. His body is lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning’s funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral. Among…

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Markelle Fultz of Philadelphia 76ers expected to miss 3-6 weeks for shoulder rehabilitation

9:39 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz is expected to miss three to six weeks to undergo rehabilitation on his right shoulder, league sources told ESPN on Tuesday. Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft, has been diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, his attorney/agent Raymond Brothers and the 76ers said Tuesday. The condition will be treated with physical therapy. Brothers said Fultz will do his rehab in Los Angeles. Despite a Twitter scandal for the ages and the ongoing Markelle Fultz saga, the…

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