Brad Davis wins Ross Randall Shootout | News, Sports, Jobs

Eudora — It’s been a good year for members of the 1999 Kansas men’s golf team that won the Big 12 title. Chris Thompson qualified for the 2018-19 PGA Tour season by finishing strong to place 20th during the regular season of the Web.com Tour. Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professionals Championship, which earned him a $55,000 payday, a spot in the PGA Championship last August in St. Louis, and a spot in six PGA Tour events in 2018-19. And on Sunday at Twin Oaks Golf Complex in…

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Alaphilippe scores Quick-Step’s 63rd victory of the season – News Shorts

Julian Alaphilippe‘s victory on stage 1 of the Tour of Slovakia on Thursday was the Frenchman’s 11th win of the season, and his Quick-Step Floors team’s 63rd victory this year. Related Articles Alaphilippe beat Ben Hermans – who usually rides for the Israel Cycling Academy, but is part of a Belgium national team at this race – and Pannon’s Attila Valter to take the stage, and now leads the five-day race by 11 seconds from CCC’s Jan Tratnik. “It poured with attacks in the closing kilometre, but I marked every…

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Stephens returns to Tibco-SVB in 2019 – Women’s News Shorts

American team Tibco-SVB have announced the return of all-rounder Lauren Stephens to their 2019 roster. She joins the team from Cylance Pro Cycling where she had a turbulent season with injuries. Related Articles “I’m excited to return to Team Tibco-SVB,” Stephens said in a press release. “I’ve had a difficult year battling with injury after a high-speed crash during the final stage at the Tour Down Under. I’ve taken an early off-season this year so that I can come back at 100 per cent for 2019.” Stephens competed for the…

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Fresno Press Conference News and Notes: Ramirez and Orozco Ready to Battle

  There was mutual respect rather than trash talk at the final press conference on Wednesday for Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco, Friday at the Save Mart Center (ESPN, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PST) in Fresno, Calif. More than 14,000 fans are expected to watch Ramirez, from nearby Avenal, defend his world title for the first time against the unbeaten Orozco. In the co-main event, United States Marine Corps veteran Jamel Herring (17-2, 10 KOs) will take on John Vincent Moralde (20-1, 10 KOs) for…

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KU golf starts season with 2nd place finish at Badger Invitational | News, Sports, Jobs

With top-20 finishes from sophomore Harry Hillier, junior Andy Spencer, redshirt sophomore Drew Shepherd and sophomore Ben Sigel, the University of Kansas men’s golf team placed second at the Badger Invitational Tuesday to open the 2018-19 season. Kansas posted a team score of 5-under (859), falling just short of tourney champ Illinois State’s 9-under (855). Iowa State and Nevada tied for third in the 12-team field at 863. Hillier tied for seventh with a 213 (-3) to mark the first top-10 finish of his Kansas career. Spencer, who…

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Top Rank News & Notes: Herring-Moralde Elevated to 9/14 ESPN Telecast, Jonathan Guzman Signs Promotional Contract

  Herring-Moralde Elevated to 9/14 ESPN Telecast LAS VEGAS (Sept. 7, 2018) – Maxim “Mad Max” Dadashev suffered a torn bicep in training and has been forced to postpone his originally scheduled Sept. 14 NABF Super Lightweight title defense against Antonio DeMarco. Jamel Herring versus John Vincent Moralde for the vacant USBA junior lightweight title has been elevated to the ESPN-televised co-feature underneath Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. Dadashev-DeMarco has been moved to the co-feature slot on…

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Chou paces Jayhawks after 1st day of Minnesota Invitational | News, Sports, Jobs

The University of Kansas women’s golf team kicked off its 2018-19 season at the Minnesota Invitational against a talented field of 14 teams, playing 36 holes of continuous play Monday at the Prestwick Golf Course. Junior Yi-Tsen Chou paced the Jayhawks in both rounds, recording an overall score of 146 on the day. Chou, who is tied for 21st on the individual leaderboard, shot a 4-over 76 in the first round and finished the second round with a 2-under-par 70 to lead the way for Kansas, which is…

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A couple of beers and few tears: how Alastair Cook broke news of his retirement to his England teammates

Professional athletes die two deaths. Long before their heart stops beating, their obituaries have been written once over. And as Alastair Cook stepped out onto the turf where he would take his last sporting breaths, a strange sensation seemed to overcome him, one he instantly tried to swallow down. After 160 Tests, 32 centuries and one of the great England careers, he is calling it a day. But first, there is one last job to do. The decision, he admits, was crystallised over a period of six months, during which he…

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