Phil Mickelson wasn't heading home on Sunday with the Claret Jug after a year of taking it to numerous places around town, but he did leave Royal Liverpool with a good feeling about his game and is looking forward to next month's PGA Championship.
David Price pitched eight scoreless innings to win five straight starts for the first time in his major league career, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online.
Chris Kluwe criticized the Vikings' response to an independent investigation into allegations of homophobic behavior in the organization, saying a 29-page summary of the investigation contained an inaccurate representation of Mike Priefer's conduct.
According to the BBC's Andrew Cotter, 10 years ago Rory McIlroy's father Gerry and three friends made a legal bet of 400 British pounds (100 each, equivalent to $170.87 currently) that the then-15-year-old would win the Open Championship by the age of 26.