Montana lifts golf ban on spectators attending events, but will now charge parents to watch their kids play

Earlier this year we relayed the plight of parents and students against a byzantine rule from the Montana High School Association that bans spectators from golf events, except from certain locations as designated by the tournament manager and club professional. The bylaw garnered national attention when Chris Kelly, one of the leaders of the protest, filed a plea on Change.org to have it overturned. “There’s an urgency to get this done before more people get hurt,” Kelly told Golf Digest in January. “Hundreds of people have suffered from this. Parents…

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NFL allows Martavis Bryant to play for Oakland Raiders until verdict in suspension appeal

With Martavis Bryant‘s year-long suspension under appeal, the NFL is allowing the Oakland Raiders wide receiver to play until there is a verdict, sources tell ESPN. Wide receiver Martavis Bryant, re-signed by the Raiders on Wednesday, says he uses Jon Gruden’s comments as motivation. Martavis Bryant is rejoining the Raiders, though the veteran receiver remains in “wait-and-see mode” with regard to a potential league-imposed, yearlong suspension. 1 Related Bryant’s camp is confident that it has a chance to win the appeal, which is expected to be heard in the next…

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Leonard Fournette of Jacksonville Jaguars unlikely to play vs. New England Patriots but no final decision yet

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is unlikely to play Sunday against the New England Patriots due to a strained hamstring, but no decision is final yet, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Fournette, who did not practice all week, has made improvement since injuring the hamstring last Sunday, but the team knows it would be a risk to play him. The Jaguars say they have a “good game plan” to limit Rob Gronkowski, who had seven catches for 123 yards and a touchdown in the opener. Jacksonville emerged from a…

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Carolina Panthers guard Trai Turner won’t play against Atlanta Falcons because of concussion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers will face NFC South rival Atlanta on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium with center Ryan Kalil as the only offensive lineman who began training camp as a starter. Pro Bowl right guard Trai Turner is the latest in a long list of injuries on the line, having suffered a concussion in the opener against Dallas that already has him listed as out for the Falcons. Who wins Panthers-Falcons, Chiefs-Steelers, Eagles-Buccaneers and Patriots-Jaguars? The trade for elite pass-rusher Khalil Mack puts Chicago among the five best…

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Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar was unsure if he was ready to play Friday – Thomas Tuchel

With Neymar and Kylian Mbappe watching from the stands, Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a simple win over Saint-Etienne at the Parc des Princes. PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel insists he is not bothered whether Kylian Mbappe will surpass Neymar at the club, and is not interested about what the pair get up to on social media. Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said Neymar didn’t know if he was ready for their 4-0 Ligue 1 win against St Etienne, so he elected to rest his star striker. The Brazil international was…

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Leishman, Smith to play for Australia at golf’s World Cup

Published 5:41 pm PDT, Thursday, September 13, 2018 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Marc Leishman will partner Cameron Smith for the home team when Australia hosts the World Cup of Golf at Metropolitan Golf Club in November. Tournament officials said Friday that Jason Day was not available for Australia due to the pending birth of his child, and that Leishman, as captain, chose Smith over Adam Scott to play alongside him in the 56-man, $7 million tournament from Nov. 22-25. Officials said the U.S. team would be Kyle Stanley and Matt Kuchar,…

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Cape Town City ready to play ‘disrupters’ in the PSL

As Cape Town City gear up for a crucial two weeks in which they play both Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in the league, and feature in a third cup final in as many seasons against SuperSport United in the MTN8, owner John Comitis has lifted the lid on the last few years and the building of the brand. City have made astonishing strides on and off the pitch since their formation in July 2016 when Comitis purchased the top-flight status of Mpumalanga Black Aces, something he puts…

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says it’s ‘no layup’ that Aaron Rodgers will play Sunday

GREEN BAY, Wis. — While the feeling in the Green Bay Packers‘ locker room is that quarterback Aaron Rodgers will try to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings despite his ailing left knee, the team isn’t ready to say that just yet. Rodgers not only has come back the next week from other injuries but on most occasions has turned in masterful games. Here’s how he’s fared in each. Aaron Rodgers said he could not commit to playing Sunday, but Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expects the Packers QB to be…

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Woods to play at Bahamas invitational

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods announced he will compete in the invitation-only tournament he will host in the Bahamas later this year. The Hero World Challenge will be played Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at Albany Golf Resort in New Providence, Bahamas. Only 18 players will take part. Rickie Fowler won the event last year. “The Hero World Challenge has evolved into a global event highlighting the world’s best golfers year after year,” Woods said. “We are very excited to continue growing the Hero World Challenge at Albany.” Woods finished in a tie…

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Joey Bosa of Los Angeles Chargers not expected to play Sunday, according to source

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers received some clarity on the injury front regarding defensive end Joey Bosa. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Bosa visited with foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson on Wednesday and that he has a bone bruise in his injured left foot. Bosa is not expected to play Sunday at the Buffalo Bills and could be out even longer, the source said. The Chargers ruled out Bosa for last week’s season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs due to the injury. Los Angeles…

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