US Open in limbo as golf bodies struggle with virus-hit schedule: report

US Golf Association executive Craig Annis conceded in comments to Golf Week magazine that it is "increasingly likely" that the US Open will be postponed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article posted online on Thursday, Golf Week reported that USGA officials are holding off on an announcement about the major championship, scheduled for June 18-21 at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, New York, as golf governing bodies around the world scramble to come up with a modified schedule for a season up-ended by the virus. "At this point we are not in a position to confirm any specific dates," Annis, the USGA's chief brand officer, told Golf Week.

Aussie league: LaMelo Ball’s bid to buy club not a done deal

LaMelo Ball’s bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isn’t a done deal, yet. Australia’s National Basketball League issued a statement Friday in response to reports overnight that Ball had bought the Illawarra Hawks, the club south of Sydney where he played 12 games last season.

Sharks GM gives Boughner ‘upper hand’ to take over as coach

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet. Noting the Sharks’ season is not officially over with the NHL on hiatus due to the coronavirus, Wilson voiced his support by saying Boughner has the edge in taking over the job on a permanent basis.