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Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

ESPN predictions: Who will win The Open?

4:22 AM ET We travel to Carnoustie, Scotland, for the third major of the season, arguably the most challenging of all The Open venues. Matt BarrieOpen champion: Justin RoseWhy he’ll win: I’ve been on Rose since the Masters, and I’m staying with him here. He’s put together too good of a season not to have a major thrown in there. ...

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2018 British Open odds: DJ, Rory McIlroy among the favorites, Tiger Woods an interesting choice

The 147th Open Championship is fast approaching this week, and it should come as absolute no surprise that world No. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson stands atop of the board as the favorite to win the whole thing. DJ opens with 12-1 odds entering the tournament on Thursday, followed closely by the trio of Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose. Defending ...

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Coastal Division teams lead off ACC media days in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on the Coastal Division. The division hasn’t had a repeat champion since 2011. This time, Miami is trying to hang onto that top spot after Mark Richt’s Hurricanes had their first 10-win season since 2003. The Coastal also features two of the longest-tenured coaches ...

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Ranking every player in The Open field

4:00 AM ET CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Rank the whole field? Again? But everyone knows this is the major where Mother Nature determines the winner. That was my answer when my editor asked me one more time to attempt this rankings nightmare. There was that evil grin still on his face. “You’re good. It’ll be a challenge.” So here we go ...

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