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Happy Gilmore’s still got it as Adam Sandler lets one

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Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary of the premiere of "Happy Gilmore," and despite that it's been a quarter century since the movie came out — who else feels old? — Adam Sandler showcased the trademark swing like it was yesterday. On a golf course, somewhere warm, Sandler paid homage to the character who was obsessed with becoming a professional…

Hear me out: Snoozy Olympic golf should move to match

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Let’s spice things up for Rory McIlroy and golf fans by going for something different.Image: Getty ImagesI get it. Golf isn’t for everyone. Just like how some people consider baseball too slow for their viewing pleasure, golf suffers the same fate to an even larger extent. However, golf at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has had…

‘Omaha! Omaha!’ How Peyton Manning changed quarterbacking forever

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INDIANAPOLIS -- The record-breaking play some 17 years ago was like something drawn up by kids in the dirt. But it further established Peyton Manning as the NFL's greatest quarterback at the line of scrimmage.Manning secretly told receiver Brandon Stokley he would give him the "smash symbol" -- a universal call players around the NFL…

Inside stories of Aaron Rodgers’ weirdness, told by his backups

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IT IS 2010. Aaron Rodgers is going into his third season as the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. He is a Pro Bowler, a superstar on the rise. Graham Harrell is new to the Packers, signed to be the third-stringer. Harrell is a friendly, fast-talking Texan from Brownwood, and he develops a real…

Phil nervous about fans at event before Masters

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- While praising the PGA Tour for the way it has handled the return to competition during the coronavirus pandemic, Phil Mickelson also expressed doubt about having a limited number of spectators return at the Vivint Houston Open, especially given the tournament is only a week prior to the Masters.Mickelson said Wednesday…