The good folks over at Sports Illustrated put together a list of The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes from the past year.
According to Forbes magazine, here are the top 10 highest-paid athletes from May of 2011 to May of 2012.
Maybe all Michael Thompson needs to do to stay in front in the U.S. Open is stay out of trouble.
Michael Thompson has taken the clubhouse lead at the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-under 66 for a three-shot lead on a late-charging Tiger Woods.
There’s something spectacular about the U.S. Open that the casual fan may not appreciate.
When the day ended, Scott Stallings was atop the leaderboard with a 66 and hardly anyone noticed.
Phil Mickelson wants to be more than just a fan of the San Diego Padres. He wants to help buy the team.
Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.
Peter Hanson made back-to-back birdies to close out a round of 7-under 65 and take the lead after three rounds at the Masters.
20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.
This year, it may be the most compelling of all the tournaments as the game’s heavyweights set to square off in what should be the most memorable of battles.
Bill Haas made the biggest putt of them all Sunday at Riviera — the putt that won the Northern Trust Open.
One shot clipped an ash tree and kept Phil Mickelson out of worse trouble than he was in. Another landed behind a Bottle Brush, blocking his path to the 10th green at Riviera. On yet another hole, Mickelson had to thread a 9-iron through the limbs of five eucalyptus trees.
Phil Mickelson wasn’t at his best Friday at Riviera. Two shots at least helped him stay in the lead.
The winning point for Tiger Woods. A perfect record for Jim Furyk. And validation for U.S. captain Fred Couples. The Americans won the Presidents Cup as a team, 19-15, avenging their worst loss ever in any cup competition 13 years ago.
Luke Donald and Phil Mickelson have a real shot at winning the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup, but they might a little help from the top ranked FedEx Cup players.
Phil Mickelson has finally changed his putter in his bag, but will continue to work with both putters well into the off-season.
Bubble player Troy Matteson is off to a fast start, Charl Schwartzel is ready for the stretch run after a week off and Phil Mickelson is turning to a belly putter to help his putting woes.