On the eve of training camp, the Redskins announced they'd moved on from one of their longest relationships. Coca-Cola had partnered with the team since it began playing in Washington in 1932, and on Tuesday the Redskins announced a long-term deal with PepsiCo. A month after the Justice Department gave up its fight over the Redskins' trademark, this agreement is evidence that yet another big company is unconcerned about the NFL team's name. "Certain teams have great brand names and great fan bases, and the opportunities to become a partner are very rare," Georgetown University sports industry management professor Jimmy Lynn said. "The Redskins, although they haven't been to the Super Bowl since
Jim Mackay needed to make some tough calls while on Phil Mickelson's bag for 25 years. But even Bones was blown away by the role that caddie Michael Greller played during the most critical moment at this year’s Open Championship. With Jordan Spieth miles right of the 13th fairway, and facing a third shot from the driving range, there was a disagreement in yardage between player and caddie. Spieth thought he needed 3-wood and a 270-yard shot. “Buddy,” Greller told him, “you’re 230 to the front.” Spieth caught his 3-iron a little fat, but he still cleared the gorse bushes on the right side and stayed short of a greenside pot bunker. He got up-and-down for bogey, kick-starting his sprint to this
Brandon Knight's brutal injury luck continues. If he misses the entire season, he'll have played in just 117 of 274 games since being traded to the Suns.