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Dallas golfer Jordan Spieth to leave Longhorns to turn pro

Texas sophomore Jordan Spieth made the familiar drive from his home in Dallas to Austin on Friday, but this time it was to return books and say goodbye. Spieth, 19, turned pro Friday, signing with Forefront Sports Group for management and marketing representation. Show More Summary

SMU graduate and Dallas resident Colt Knost ties course record at The Players Championship

Colt Knost, a Dallas resident and a 2007 SMU graduate, just tied the course record at the TPC at Sawgrass in the second round of The Players Championship, posting a 9-under round of 63. Knost was actually 10-under going into the last hole of play, but three-putted the 18th green, having to settle for just tying the record. Show More Summary

PGA Championship pairings, tee times: Spieth to hit course at 12:25 p.m.

Thursday and Friday tee times at Baltsurol Golf Club, with Thursday's times listed first: NO. 1, NO. 10 6 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Mark Brown Patton Kizzire Bradley Dredge 6:10 a.m.-11:25 a.m. Tommy Sharp Jon Curran K.J. Choi 6:20 a.m.-11:35 p.m. Show More Summary

US figure skater Gold had no inkling of Russian doping

American figure skater Gracie Gold says she never could have imagined the scope of Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where Adelina Sotnikova won a surprising gold medal for the host nation        

Lindsey Vonn takes some risk as she returns to racing

Lindsey Vonn broke her right upper arm and is vulnerable to another fracture if she falls.        

3 Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic titles for doping

Three Chinese women weightlifters have been stripped of Olympic titles for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games        

The Superman of MMA couldn't stay out of jail; now he's flourishing 

Superman couldn't stay out of jail. Superman in this story is Steven Peterson, a mixed martial arts fighter from McKinney, who fights Friday night at Dallas' The Bomb Factory in Legacy Fighting Alliance's premiere event. Fans recognize Peterson because of the big Superman tattoo across his torso. Show More Summary

Tracking Jordan Spieth: Hawaii tour continues at Sony Open before promotional shoe tour

This week: Sony Open Hawaii Last week: T3 SBS Tournament of Champions ($359,000). Season at a glance: Cuts made: 1-1; Top 10s: 1; Top 25s: 1; Earnings: $359,000 (34th); FedEx Cup: 39th; World rank: No. 5. What's new: Spieth will take a couple weeks off after Sony to begin his global tour to promote his first signature shoe with Under Armour. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth was first of 2011 high school class to succeed, but peers are keeping pace 

KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Jordan Spieth made it tough on everyone in his age group, including Justin Thomas. The high school class of 2011 features Spieth and Thomas, along with Daniel Berger, Patrick Rodgers, Ollie Schniederjans and Emiliano Grillo. Show More Summary

Thursday's TV/Radio listings (Jan. 12)

TODAY'S TV Event Time TV NBA Indiana vs. Denver 2:00 NBATV Chicago at New York 7:00 TNT Mavericks vs. Phoenix 9:00 FSSW Detroit at Golden State 9:30 TNT Men's college basketball La Salle at Rhode Island 6:00 CBSSN Notre Dame at Miami 6:00 ESPN Ohio...Show More Summary

Lindsey Vonn discloses severity of her injuries while announcing return

Lindsey Vonn to return to racing in Austria, where there's a World Cup downhill Saturday.        

Laureus Awards: Laura Kenny, Andy Murray and Mo Farah among nominees

Olympians Laura Kenny, Andy Murray and Mo Farah are nominated for the top prize at the 2016 Laureus Awards.

Mikaela Shiffrin is happy to have Lindsey Vonn take over spotlight

Lindsey Vonn is 'really good at the spotlight,' Mikaela Shiffrin says.        

Lindsey Vonn to return to World Cup racing

Vonn hasn't raced this season after breaking a bone in her right arm in November.        

Lindsey Vonn to return to World Cup racing in Austria

Lindsey Vonn to return to racing in Austria, where there's a World Cup downhill Saturday.        

Wednesday's TV/radio listings (Jan. 11)

Event Time TV NBA Memphis at OKC 7:00 ESPN Cleveland at Portland 9:30 ESPN Men's college basketball G. Washington at VCU 5:00 ESPN2 Houston at East Carolina 5:00 ESPNN S. Carolina at Tennessee 5:30 SEC Minn. at Michigan State 6:00 BigTen Dayton at UMass 6:00 CBSSN Georgia at Mississippi 6:00 ESPNU Seton Hall at Marquette 6:00 FS1 N.C. Show More Summary

Anti-doping leaders call for ban of Russian teams

A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions        

Another Rio Olympic venue struggling to find a use

Almost five months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended, another venue is struggling to find a use        

18 women sue USA Gymnastics, MSU over sex abuse

The lawsuit also names former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and Michigan-based Twistars.        

Anti-doping leaders say FIFA World Cup should be pulled from Russia

Leaders say Russia needs to be compliant with world anti-doping code before hosting events        

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