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Texas Longhorns women's hoops great Tiffany Jackson dies at 37

Texas Longhorns women’s hoops great Tiffany Jackson dies at 37

Oct 3, 2022 MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Tiffany Jackson, an All-American for Texas’ women’s basketball team and the No. 5 pick in the 2007 WNBA draft, died after …

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Georgia vs.  Auburn preview, prediction: Week 6 college football game picks

Georgia vs. Auburn preview, prediction: Week 6 college football game picks

This year’s edition of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry finds Georgia and Auburn heading in different directions as they meet in Sanford Stadium for college football’s Week 6 action on Saturday. Defending national champion Georgia is perfect through five games, but was demoted to No. 2 in the top 25 rankings this week after two …

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OWGR reviewing LIV Golf alliance;  no points for next 2 events

OWGR reviewing LIV Golf alliance; no points for next 2 events

The Official World Golf Ranking governing board is reviewing LIV Golf’s new alliance with the MENA Tour but said in a statement Thursday that it won’t make a ruling before the start of LIV Golf’s next two events, in Thailand and Saudi Arabia. LIV Golf officials hoped its newly formed partnership with the little-known MENA …

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Could Tiger Woods return sooner than we think?  One of his confidants says so |  Golf News and Tour Information

Could Tiger Woods return sooner than we think? One of his confidants says so | Golf News and Tour Information

Tiger Woods has been in hibernation since the Open Championship (not counting the occasional emergency trip to Delaware). According to one confidant, Woods’ next outing might be closer than you think. Speaking on SiriusXM’s PGA Tour Radio, Notah Begay III—who was college teammates with Woods—said the 15-time major winner could make an appearance this autumn. …

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How much are LIV golfers falling in the World Ranking?  take a look |  Golf News and Tour Information

How much are LIV golfers falling in the World Ranking? take a look | Golf News and Tour Information

If there feels like a bit of desperation in LIV Golf’s latest attempt to find a way for its events to offer Official World Golf Ranking points—partnering with the developmental MENA Tour that hasn’t held an event in more than two years—perhaps that’s understandable . Among the upstart Saudi-backed circuit’s remaining hurdles to legitimacy is …

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LIV Golf's quest for World Ranking points is taking a strange twist |  Golf News and Tour Information

LIV Golf’s quest for World Ranking points is taking a strange twist | Golf News and Tour Information

Officials with LIV Golf, frustrated that the Board of Directors with the Official World Golf Ranking has not expedited a review of the Saudi-backed circuit’s application for accreditation, are trying another avenue in order to have players earn OWGR points. On Wednesday, the MENA Tour (short for Middle East and North Africa) announced a partnership …

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LIV Golf believes it has found a route to Official World Golf Ranking points

LIV Golf believes it has found a route to Official World Golf Ranking points

BANGKOK — The LIV Golf Invitational Series is forming a “strategic alliance” with the developmental Mena Tour in an effort to gain Official World Golf Ranking points. The UK’s Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday that the agreement with the Dubai-based circuit would allow players competing in this week’s LIV Golf event in Bangkok to receive points …

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Kansas Jayhawks football coach Lance Leipold has no plans to leave for open Badgers job despite Wisconsin ties

Kansas Jayhawks football coach Lance Leipold has no plans to leave for open Badgers job despite Wisconsin ties

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The long-suffering football fans at Kansas mostly thought it flattering when Nebraska fired Scott Frost and rumors began that the Huskers would be interested in hiring the Jayhawks’ Lance Leipold as their next coach. When Wisconsin fired his coach this week? The feeling wasn’t so much flattery as fear. Leipold was born …

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United States captain Zach Johnson says Tiger Woods will have role with Ryder Cup team

United States captain Zach Johnson says Tiger Woods will have role with Ryder Cup team

ROME — Whether Tiger Woods makes it to Italy or not for next year’s Ryder Cup, he’ll be an integral member of the US team, captain Zach Johnson said Tuesday at the year-to-go ceremonies. “Given who he is and what he’s all about, I can tell you right now, I don’t know if he’ll be …

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