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Surf-loving Longbottom brothers go beyond the break

Surf-shop owner Darren Longbottom, 46, and brother Dylan, 44, a pro big-wave rider, grew up surfing together. Their relationship was redefined in 2008, when Darren was paralysed in a surfing accident in Indonesia. “Darren was my leader: whatever he did, I did. We were really competitive” – Dylan Longbottom. Photo: Georgia Matts DARREN: We were […]

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Can The Mariners Finally End Their Playoff Drought?

Of all the storylines to watch as Major League Baseball begins the second half of the 2018 season, the most interesting might be whether the Seattle Mariners can hold on to their current position in the standings — and, in the process, end the longest active postseason drought in major professional sports. (The Mariners earned […]

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NFL anthem policy shelved as talks with players continue

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McIlroy and Fleetwood take center stage at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood delighted the home galleries by surging through the field early in the British Open second round on Friday. Golf – The 147th Open Championship – Carnoustie, Britain – July 20, 2018 Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy in action during the second round REUTERS/Paul Childs The umbrellas were […]

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The Open 2018: second round – live! | Sport

Preambles are so Thursday. We’ve got another long day ahead of us, so let’s get straight down to business. The top of the leaderboard after the first round … -5: Kisner-4: van Rooyen, Finau, Lombard-3: Stone, Moore, Steele-2: Southgate, Willett, Kang, Perez, Rahm, Henley, McIlroy, Z Johnson, Thomas, Reavie … and today’s tee times. (GB […]

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The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolution

The Latest on the Miami Dolphins anthem policy (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The NFL and National Football League Players Association released a joint statement, saying: “The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. In order to allow this constructive dialogue to continue, we have come […]

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