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Koepka, Fowler tied for lead at 9 under

Lurking at five under was a pack including young South Korean Kim Si-woo, who recovered from an early bogey by stringing together three straight birdies through the turn on the way to a two-under 70. He kept it in the short grass, the secret to Erin Hills that wouldn't appear to be that hard with some of the widest fairways for this major. McIlroy got off to a nice start with an eagle on the par-4 No. Read More »

Fowler goes low, leads US Open

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Newly branded as the "ultimate test in golf ", the U.S. Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills, the longest ever layout for a U.S. "I love the way the greens are rolling, and there was a ton of footage putts, made a bunch of 20-footers", Snedeker said. Five players are at five-under (139), including Hideki Matsuyama , who had a prime look at birdie on the 18th hole to match the record of eight under in a U.S. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

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Ronaldo has previously expressed his frustration at being whistled by his own fans at Madrid, something the Madridistas have become notorious for, the Manchester United fans have nothing but love for their former player. He has a release clause of 1 Billion Euros even though it is nearly impossible for any club to pay such an amount for him. The player did not talk to reporters in Kazan . Read More »

Virat Kohli marks India after Champions Trophy win over Pakistan

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Pakistan , who only just qualified for the Champions Trophy when eighth in the International Cricket Council's ODI rankings, saw Azhar make exactly 50 in 65 balls. Barring opener Azhar Ali (50) others could not get starts or convert the starts they got. Only Jasprit Bumrah finished the match without a wicket, giving up 23 runs in five overs. Read More »

Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

Green interacted with the crowd on numerous occasions as the parade meandered through the streets of Oakland , where excited fans serenaded the players. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. "I wore short shorts so you could see my undershorts underneath. But we prevailed, we're champions and it's unbelievable doing it on our home floor". Read More »

Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2

It was the second consecutive US event the Briton has withdrawn from having pulled out of last month's Players Championship in the second round. The USGA issued this statement: "The USGA was saddened to learn that a spectator at Erin Hills passed away a short time ago". Read More »

French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career. But with those winners came a heap of unforced errors and the high-risk, high-reward style meant a topsy-turvy match in terms of momentum but deep down, Ostapenko knew the match was on her racquet. Read More »

US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy misses cut for second year

Erin, Wis . - Erin Hills played like a pushover for a U.S. Open. "You don't often see that in a U.S. Open", Hadwin said. Koepka, Harman and Fleetwood all shot matching 2-under 70s to join Casey at 7-under. Harris English is 4 under after a second-round 69. The U.S. Open is known for putting a premium on par, even as the USGA tries to convince golf fans that it's not preoccupied with par. Read More »

Rory McIlroy misses cut and Willett 'backs out'

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McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont a year ago following rounds of 77 and 71. "Part of that is just age and part I'll give credit to Johnny McLaren (his caddie), credit to my wife and my little boy". He only shot 75, with just one birdie. Read More »

McIlroy and Day get the weekend off

Open or any major without some kind of hiccup". The highest ranked Irishman after round one is Shane Lowry on one under par. Next up is a weekend without most of the biggest names in golf . But Na had little trouble in the first round, shooting a 4-under 68. A pilot on board who apparently parachuted from the aircraft was being treated for injuries. Read More »

Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

But I played one of my best clay-court matches to get the win. Nishikori stunned Murray in five sets at the US Open past year although he insisted he had little memory of it. "I'm pleased with how I turned the match around", Murray said. Murray's head-to-head record against Nishikori is 8-2. I knew he was playing good since the beginning of the tournaments, but I was confident with what I was doing since the beginning of the tournament. Read More »

Draymond Green cracks LeBron James bald joke on Instagram

James helped the Heat appear in four straight NBA Finals and win two championships. The Warriors may have built the most star-studded club of all-time last season, when they added Kevin Durant to a nucelus that already included Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . Read More »

Fowler tames toothless US Open to grab early lead

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McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont previous year following rounds of 77 and 71. Few in the 156 player field, however, had a more wretched day than Englishman Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion who handed in a nine-over 81. Read More »

India Beat Bangladesh By Nine Wickets In ICC Champions Trophy

We were always in the game, but this applied the brakes to their innings. India won the match by nine wickets. PCB has also requested BCCI to drop Virat Kohli in finals and has promised Kulbhushan Jadhav's release in return. I could not get that in the last two games. "It was frustrating to miss an important match so I am determined to play and do well in the big match". "The wicket was brilliant". Read More »

Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?

Curry, Kevin Durant and their teammates are determined to build a dynasty together and they might just be well on their way. And if Hart were smart, he won't bet against Durant and the Golden State Warriors any time soon. It's about us supporting this championship. So, it is a business. "I remember exactly where I was this time past year, and it wasn't a great feeling, " Curry told the crowd at a rally after the parade. Read More »

Pierce backs fearless Latvian to outlast Timea

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No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is leading 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 4-3 on Court Philippe Chatrier, while No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark is up 6-4, 2-6, 2-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen against unseeded 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. Read More »

National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals . But the Warriors' dominance poses a problem for everyone. Teams can negotiate with their homegrown players sooner, and they can offer more money under the salary cap. "This is something that we want to continue to do, but for us to have these conversations that we had nearly a year ago and now being in this position, worth every shot we took in ... Read More »

NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

Sure, it's tough to bet against any LeBron James-led team , but the G Dubs just had too much fire power for The King and his Cavs to compete with this year. "I couldn't quit, and there were times I wanted to quit, and I often said the sacrifice for me was not dying, that's what I sacrificed for my kids, not checking out on them", Wanda Durant said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Sheldon Glasgow, who has been living in Oakland for 10 years, said he wasn't angry the Warriors were moving. But Steph Curry told reporters Wednesday that while the team will still decide as a group on what they plan to do, he hasn't changed his stance from what he would like that decision to be. Read More »

Curry to snub Trump White House visit

It's easier said than done, obviously, but that's the goal. "Because I knew he wanted it", Wanda Durant responded. The only player, David West , who has been outspoken in his disapproval of Trump, to speak on the matter has said that he'd "probably" decline the opportunity. Read More »

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

The second National Basketball Association championship feels drastically different for Curry, because this one was a comeback from a heartbreaking missed opportunity a year ago against James and the Cavaliers when the Warriors knew they should have won it all but squandered a 3-1 lead. Read More »

America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

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Artemis Racing of Sweden clinched a spot in the America's Cup challenger finals by beating SoftBank Team Japan on Friday for the fourth straight time. On Tuesday, Emirates Team New Zealand capsized at the start of a semifinal race, throwing three crewmen into the water and causing significant damage. Read More »

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

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Regardless of an epic four-and-a-half hour long semi-final against Andy Murray on Friday, Wawrinka played down the physical effects of such a long match. After holding his serve in the first game, Nadal broke Wawrinka's serve to love in the next. His Grand Slam title count now sits at 15, just three shy of current record holder Roger Federer . Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the day of Katy Perry's "Witness" release

Of course, Taylor did end up partnering with Apple Music , exclusively hosting 1989 on the service. The timing is a little suspicious. Yeesh. It looks like the bad blood between these two isn't clearing up any time soon. In celebration of her album 1989 selling more than 10 million copies worldwide, the country-turned-pop superstar has decided to make her entire catalog available on all paid and free streaming services. Read More »

Amazon is buying Whole Foods

But Jana sure had good timing, and now they're poised to make about $300 million on a stake in Whole Foods ( wfm ) they had only disclosed in April, Reuters reports. In one example, Amazon says it could send you a text, push notification or email in response to what you're looking at online. Amazon is in the business of changing customer habits: once a shopper gets used to buying goods from Amazon , usually after joining its "Prime" free delivery programme, that shopper is likely to ... Read More »

Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

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But while the popular Del Potro will be best remembered for helping injured opponent Nicolas Almagro in his previous match, the good news is that he's bolstering his game. That's been the case so far. But a month after that defeat, Del Potro got revenge in another epic as he beat Murray in five sets to help Argentina to Davis Cup victory over Great Britain in Glasgow. Read More »

Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5

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The Nashville Predators took down the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 on Monday night by a final of 4-1, and the win simultaneously made the Stanley Cup Final series a 2-2 tie, and made the entire city of Nashville lose its mind. As the Western Conference's eighth seed and the National Hockey League playoff team with the fewest points during the regular season, the Predators were assured of no more than three home games in any series. Read More »

Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

The other L.A. -based team would be the Clippers. For the third year in succession, the two teams met in the Finals, but after going 3-0 down this time around, Cleveland were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors secured the trophy in game five. Read More »

This Warriors Player Was The Drunkest At Team's NBA Finals After-Party

Green addressed the super team chatter while addressing the crowd just days after Cleveland's LeBron James - who played with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami - referenced that he had never played on a super team. Green wore a T-shirt that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the logo on the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena, which is referred to as The Q. Read More »

Cavaliers, Warriors deliver most-watched NBA Finals since 1998

Later, the two-time reigning MVP took off his new National Basketball Association champions hat and studied it briefly before pulling it on again, backward. Golden State went 40 years between titles after winning the crown in 1975. "I just try to do everything to help this team win and more ", James said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors reign king in NBA championship parade

Speaking on ESPN's First Take Lacob was asked if the thought had crossed his mind since the Warriors wrapped up the NBA Finals series against Cleveland. Curry just finished playing out the $44-million contract he signed in 2013. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins. Read More »