Johnson, Spieth and McIlroy spend day in neutral at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dustin Johnson stayed in neutral. Rory McIlroy barely budged. Jordan Spieth went backward. For three players with seven major titles between them, Moving ...

'Awful start' keeps Tiger in also-ran position at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods knows this as well as anyone: To get anywhere near the leaderboard at Pebble Beach, early birdies are essential. Woods made more bogeys (3) th...

Woodland sets himself up for the weekend at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An impossible par from the rough. An improbable birdie from a divot. If Gary Woodland can handle whatever comes his way this weekend as well as he did Fri...

Caddychat: Spieth and caddie find more to talk about

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth likes to share the credit — and the blame, too — with his caddie. Halfway through the U.S. Open, there's been plenty of both to go around. ...

Rough finish pushes Molinari back down the pack

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Climbing down a cliff and riding in a golf cart are among the things players mostly need to avoid when trying to contend for a U.S. Open. Francesco Molina...

US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose was watching on TV when Rickie Fowler missed a putt that would've tied a U.S. Open record. Six hours later, Rose got his own chance for the ma...

'I flinched': Mickelson lets an opportunity slide at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It was the kind of mistake that could cost a guy the U.S. Open. "I flinched," Phil Mickelson said about a 12-inch putt that rimmed out on the third green ...

Going for 3: Koepka chases the mysterious Willie Anderson

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to blame Brooks Koepka for not knowing much about the man whose record he's chasing. For decades, pretty much everyone forgot about him. His nam...

2010 champ McDowell on the upswing on return to Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Instead of winning more majors, Graeme McDowell has been focused on qualifying for them. And instead of enjoying what could have been the prime of his pla...

Amateur Hovland hopes for more memories on return to Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The last man to win a U.S. title at Pebble Beach? Not Tiger Woods. That was 2000. Not Graeme McDowell. That was 2010. It would be Viktor...

Pebble skippers: A few contenders skip annual pilgrimage

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It was a chance to check out the nuances and seek out the subtleties of one of America's true cathedrals of golf while potentially setting themselves up for success at the ...

Pebble gives Mickelson last, best chance at elusive US Open

There was the hospitality tent at Winged Foot. There was Payne and the pager at Pinehurst. There was a near-miss at Merion. To list all of Phil Mi...

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO ...

WADA building Russia cases, hopes to finish before 2020

MONTREAL (AP) — Doping officials are using recently gained data from Moscow's anti-doping laboratory to build "strong" cases against Russian athletes and expect analysis of the information to be compl...

Letter: WADA athletes call for apology in bullying case

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency's athletes committee sent a letter to the agency's executives supporting its leader's decision to withdraw from an investigation into whether she was bulli...