Jordan Spieth wasn’t the only member of his entourage who got to chug from the Claret Jug this year. Following his first British Open victory, the 23-year-old celebrated with a champagne party at 5 a.m. in his native Dallas, where he celebrated with family, friends and longtime girlfriend Annie Verret. “Welcome Home..Champion Golfer of the Year!” Spieth’s mother, Christine, posted Monday on Instagram after the golfer landed in his hometown. Among the shots shared was a cozy snap of Spieth and gal pal Verret, who have been together since high school. Verret was in attendance at Royal Birkdale and was part of the early-morning celebration. As Spieth continues his latest victory lap, the PGA prodigy
Damian Lillard was making the rounds on a media tour Monday, and at virtually each and every stop he was asked about Kyrie Irving and Carmelo Anthony. We told you about Lillard’s recruiting pitch to Anthony. One of his stops was with one of my favorite radio shows, Bill Reiter’s Reiter Than You on CBS Radio. Lillard talked about what players owe teammates when they try to push their way out of town. “You owe your teammates first because those are the guys that you spend the most time around that you have relationships with, more so than anybody else,” Lillard said. “And also the fans because they are part of your team. They’re the people that come and cheer for you and support you as much as
If the Cavaliers have any chance of salvaging their relationship with Kyrie Irving, they must do everything they can to do so.