Jason Day says his mother's lung cancer surgery in Ohio has gone well. In a text message delivered by his agent, Day says his mother is resting comfortably and that doctors are optimistic about her recovery. Dening Day was diagnosed at the start of the year in Australia, and the initial prognosis was that she had 12 months to live.
Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are two of the greatest players to ever play in the NBA and also two of the most notorious gamblers. Jordan's taste for gambling is particularly well-known, from jaunts to Atlantic City the night before a playoff game, to wagering tons of money on the golf course. On Thursday, on Dan Patrick's show, Barkley gave a little insight into how much Jordan used to place on rounds of golf. "We'd be playing golf with certain people, and we'd be playing a couple hundred dollars a hole," Barkley said. "And he'd be playing some guy for, like, a $100,000." Barkley continued, saying Jordan would interrupt Barkley's turns to concentrate on his own wagers. "He's like, 'Charles,
While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal trial, Phil Mickelson shrugged off any hint that will be hanging over him this week or in the run up to The Masters next month — both with his play and his comments. "I'm not a part of that," Mickelson said after easily winning his first-round match Wednesday at the Dell Technologies Match Play. "It's not even a thought." But prosecutors and defense attorneys for gambler William "Billy" Walters have said Mickelson would be a key figure in the trial in New York, and the judge hinted to jurors last week the five-time major champion could be called to testify. Mickelson said that won't happen. "I'm out. I