Nine Ryder Cup rookies should learn from Rory McIlroy and know the Ryder Cup is a big deal

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy chuckles, somewhat sheepishly, as words from part of his past are played out before him. Call it the naivete of youth, an understandably uninformed take on a subject that he had yet to have the opportunity to fully experience. McIlroy was barely 20 years old when

'Monday Night Football' preview: What to watch for in Lions-Packers

8:15 p.m. ET (ESPN) | Lambeau Field Losing in the fashion the Green Bay Packers did in Week 1 would have some fanbases already checking out on the season. Luckily for every cheesehead this side of Wisconsin, their team is still coached by Matt LaFleur and boasts an offense that includes Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams and Aaron Jones. On the flip side, the Detroit Lions are fresh off a surprisingly

Hummels: Jude Bellingham leads the way in the Dortmund dressing room

‘I’ve told him 25 times that I just love him!’: Mats Hummels says Jude Bellingham is ‘the most mature 18-year-old I’ve ever seen’ as he ‘leads the way’ at Borussia Dortmund Midfielder Jude Bellingham has begun the current season in explosive fashion  The teenager has scored two goals for Dortmund and has impressed for England  Mats Hummels claims Bellingham is the ‘most mature 18-year-old I’ve ever seen’ The Dortmund defender

Neville says Lingard should have left Man United to get game time

‘He should be playing 40 to 45 games a season’: Gary Neville doubles down on his claim that Jesse Lingard should have left Manchester United this summer after midfielder’s late winner at West Ham Jesse Lingard scored a late winner for Manchester United against West Ham It came after he made a costly mistake during the game against Young Boys  Lingard has not started a game after a successful loan

Mike Tyson was street fighting aged 9 - he used to fight kids "and their dads"

Mike Tyson has sensationally revealed that he used to fight the the fathers of his street fighting opponents when he was a child. Iron Mike grew up in the rough-and-tumble neighbourhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, where he had countless street fights which got him ready for his professional boxing career. Nothing can truly prepare someone for their first pro bout, but Tyson had a pretty good grounding through his

Emma Raducanu winning US Open leads LTA to make £20m government request - EXCLUSIVE

Emma Raducanu reacts to messages from the royal family We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Lawn Tennis Association is hoping that Emma Raducanu’s incredible US Open victory will lead to a huge £20million government investment

Owen blasts Lingard for not celebrating spectacular late United winner

‘He was only there two minutes’: Michael Owen blasts Jesse Lingard for not celebrating spectacular late winner for Man United against former club West Ham… and says he should have passed if he didn’t want to score! Jesse Lingard came off the Manchester United bench to net winner at West Ham  The 28-year-old scored nine goals in 16 games for the Hammers last season  Out of respect, the England international

Liverpool offer Thiago Alcantara injury update as four stars ruled out of Norwich cup tie

Liverpool V Southampton Match In Pictures We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Liverpool have offered an update on several of their first-team players ahead of the start of their Carabao Cup journey with their trip to

Cristiano Ronaldo has already beaten goal tally of Alexis Sanchez and Di Maria

Cristiano Ronaldo has already equalled Alexis Sanchez and Angel Di Maria’s Manchester United Premier League goal tallies after just two games. The 36-year-old phenomenon scored his third league goal since his return to the club in the nail-biting 2-1 victory over West Ham on Sunday, with Jesse Lingard adding the second late-on. That came after Ronaldo netted a brace on his second debut for United as they beat Newcastle United

Chelsea stars celebrated win with Fanta while catching up on Super Sunday

Chelsea stars Mateo Kovacic, Antonio Rudiger and Hakim Ziyech tucked into food and cans of Fanta as they celebrated their 3-0 win over rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The Blues travelled to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday where they dominated the home side with goals coming from unlikely sources in Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger. Victory saw Thomas Tuchel’s side go top of the Premier League table, level on points