News for Sunday, June 3, 2012


News 2012 June 3


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Alabama vs. Texas: Photos

Photo Gallery

Check out images from our Tracy Wilcox, who chronicled the final day at the NCAA Men's Championship.

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Balicki: Frittelli provides Hollywood ending

Balicki on Texas' win

You couldn't have drawn Sunday's finale at the NCAA Championship - where Dylan Frittelli drained a 30-footer for birdie to lead Texas to the title - any better, even if you were a Hollywood screenwriter, says Ron Balicki.

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5 Things: Tiger fires 67, wins 5th Memorial title

5 Things: Tiger wins

5 Things: Tiger Woods showed his old flair for the dramatic on Sunday, overcoming a three-shot deficit on the back nine to win the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village.

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Ringler: NCAA finale highlighted by 'moments'

Ringler on NCAA finale

First, it was Bobby Wyatt. Then, Jordan Spieth. Finally, Dylan Frittelli put an exclamation point on a day that won't soon be forgotten, says Lance Ringler.

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Baldry: Stacy Lewis peaking at the right time

Baldry on Stacy Lewis

Stacy Lewis won the ShopRite LPGA Classic in runaway fashion on Sunday, securing her second victory in three events and is now the highest-ranked American on the LPGA tour.

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How it happened: Texas wins NCAA title

Match play final

Dylan Frittelli makes a birdie on the 18th hole to help the Texas Longhorns win their first national title since 1972. See how it happened with our running blog!

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Haas wins 3rd Champions Tour event in Iowa

Jay Haas finished with a 16-under 197 total to win the tournament by five strokes, becoming the first golfer to win the Champions Tour event in Iowa three times.

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Hahn claims 1st Nationwide victory at Rex Open

James Hahn earned his first Nationwide Tour victory Sunday by beating Scott Parel on the second hole of a playoff at the Rex Hospital Open.

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How it happened: Tiger wins Memorial

Tiger wins Memorial

Tiger Woods fired a 5-under 67 on Sunday and held off Rory Sabbatini to win his fifth Memorial title and 73rd title overall - tying Jack Nicklaus for second on the all-time list. See how it happened . . .

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Woods' agent Steinberg charged with DWI

Mark Steinberg, the longtime agent for Tiger Woods, was arrested late Saturday in Ardsley, N.Y., on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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5 Things: Slow play costs Fisher at Wales Open

Wales Open

Five Things: With Ross Fisher's one-stroke penalty during the final round of the Wales Open, it looks like the authorities are clamping down on slow play. Alistair Tait.

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Thongchai Jaidee wins Wales Open

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee survived a poor start to win the Wales Open by 1 stroke on Sunday, with a final round 1-over 72 in wet conditions.

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Alabama's Thomas among Nicklaus Award winners

Jack Nicklaus Award

Alabama's Justin Thomas was one of five golfers to win the Jack Nicklaus Award for the nation's top golfer.

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Ringler: Keep Liberty on your radar

says Liberty is an ambitious team, and one that is looking forward to success in the future.

Liberty may have missed making the match-play portion of the NCAA Championship by one shot, but the Flames are ambitious and look forward to success in the future. Lance Ringler.

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Goydos withdraws from U.S. Open sectional

Paul Goydos withdraws from U.S. Open sectional qualifier due to continued problems with his injured left wrist.