Friday's sports stories

Former NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5 in South Carolina shooting

Phillip Adams in December 8, 2013. Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

The York County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that former NFL player Phillip Adams shot and killed five people at a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina, before killing himself, the AP reported.

The big picture: Police have yet to determine a motive and said that two children were among the victims. The Rock Hill shooting comes in the wake of several major mass shooting events in the U.S. over the past month.

Apr 8, 2021 - Sports

Tough greens are back: What to watch at the 85th Masters

Photo illustration: Kevin C. Cox, Michael Reaves, Mike Ehrmann, Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

The Masters is back just five months after its previous iteration, this time with limited fans.

By the numbers: The field comprises 88 golfers, including six first-timers and 18 past winners.