With most of the gallery at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Colonial cheering for close pursuer Jordan Spieth, roundly unknown Kevin Kisner walked away with the victory and an unexpected plaid jacket.
Two-time champion Phil Mickelson has made a surprising return to the Colonial golf tournament after an absence of six years. He has deftly avoided any controversial explanations, despite the media’s questions.
The AT&T Byron Nelson finished its 35-year run at the TPC Four Seasons in Las Colinas with Billy Horschel topping Jason Day in a playoff. The tournament will be played at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas next year.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admitted on the Dan Patrick radio show Wednesday that his team played ‘all our young players’ last season after it was eliminated from playoff contention. But despite the headlines, that wasn’t tanking.
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers were the big winners in the NBA Draft Lottery and will select 1-2 in the June draft. The Dallas Mavericks, meanwhile, continued their lottery losing streak and will select in the No. 9 spot.
Head coach Jim Schlossnagle won his 600th baseball game at TCU on Sunday, May 7, completing a weekend sweep of the Texas Longhorns. His 14 years at TCU have been marked with unprecedented baseball success.
Catcher Evan Skoug and pitcher Brian Howard led TCU to an 8-2 win over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. It was around this same time a year ago that the Horned Frogs began the run to their third consecutive College World Series appearance.
The Texas Rangers aren’t hitting and their bullpen and fielding have been among baseball’s worst. For manager Jeff Banister and players such as Mike Napoli, Jonathan Lucroy and Rougned Odor, “It’s time to be big boys.”
Drew Pearson, an icon of the Eagles’ long bitter rivalry with the Cowboys, knew what was waiting for him as he prepared to step to the podium in Philadelphia on Friday night and announce Dallas’ second-round draft pick.
Rob Hood, tournament chairman of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, discusses why Colonial members have huddled with course architect Gil Hanse about possible course tweaks. Hood is a past Colonial club president. Video by Jimmy Burch