A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year's World Series of Poker champion. Scott Blumstein won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event early Sunday in Las Vegas surrounded by dozens of supporters including relatives and college friends. He is now more than $8.1 million richer after eliminating Pennsylvania's Daniel Ott on the 246th hand of the final table, more than 60 hands with just the two of them with bricks of bills and a gold bracelet separating them. "I'm really happy about how I played tonight," said Blumstein, who's 25. "... This is just one poker tournament. It takes variance and luck and playing your best, and all those things came together, and I'm
Jordan Spieth believes Matt Kuchar will go on to have his moment of major glory after seeing off the threat of his compatriot to win The Open on Sunday. The American duo played out a dramatic round in the final pairing at Royal Birkdale as a late surge from Spieth restored the three-shot advantage he had held after 54 holes. It means the 23-year-old can become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam at next month's US PGA Championship, while Kuchar is yet to claim one of golf's four headline events.
The Seahawks may dispute talk of hard feelings in the locker room toward their quarterback, but one of their most prominent players doesn’t deny using a little locker-room talk toward Russell Wilson. In an interview with Josina Anderson of ESPN, cornerback Richard Sherman admitted that, during a June