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Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open

Harman might be the surprise leader after three rounds at the U.S. Open, but there was nothing ordinary about his game. And if that's not enough of a traffic jam at the top, 18 players are separated by three shots to start the third round. "I think that can't be underestimated", said Fleetwood, "having your friend with you". He might need one at this rate. -Thomas on the meaning of his record-setting 63. Read More »

Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

Spontaneous celebrations were breaking out in streets around the city. While the whole world is talking about the ring and the Warriors second title, we will mention the person who is responsible for it. "I don't believe we're a super team here". "I'm ready to do it again". Hall of Famer Magic Johnson averaged 18.6 points, eight rebounds and 12.4 assists a game in the 1991 NBA Finals games versus the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

Matsuyama moves up leaderboard at US Open

Justin Thomas on Saturday became the fifth player to post a 63 in a U.S. Open, joining Miller, Jack Nicklaus , Tom Weiskopf and Vijay Singh but Thomas is the only one to do it on a par-72 course. Stenson had one of the best shots of the tournament on Thursday, dunking his approach shot on No. 11 from 152 yards out for an eagle that seemingly amazed everybody but himself. Read More »

Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

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Aaron Ramsey's cheeky chip penalty looked to have sparked a monumental triumph for Chris Coleman's under-strength side. 'I felt calm, I felt confident in the situation. "I think that scarred anyone who was involved in that game", admitted the 27-year-old. There is a lot of quality in it. But Williams said at the final pre-match press conference: "As a team, we live for these nights. Read More »

Best friends Draymond Green and LeBron James throw Instagram jabs

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To do the unthinkable and become the first team to come back from 3-1 in an NBA Finals , and to do it against the best regular season team of all time was a huge turn in LeBron's legacy. If the shirt was printed in Cleveland , it may go over well with Cavs fans. Did James deserve to win the award - named for Celtics star Bill Russell by National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern in 2009 - this year? An image of the Larry O'Brien Trophy is also on the shirt. Read More »

Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his team and its fans celebrated the National Basketball Association championship with a victory parade. But going from Russell Westbrook's running mate in Oklahoma City to world champion with Golden State capped off an interesting season for Durant. "It's a special team, a special group", Durant said. Read More »

Halep and Svitolina into French quarters

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Mon. Stan Wawrinka will be the oldest man to play in the French Open semi-finals since Jimmy Connors in 1985, but the 32-year-old Swiss insists he is in great shape as he prepares to face Andy Murray . A fired-up Murray duly reeled off five games in succession to win the set and level the match, but the Wimbledon champion did not feel his run-in with the official had a huge influence. Read More »

Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade

Riley Curry was already a star back in 2015 even before his father Steph won his first National Basketball Association ring. (It's) not to say that people aren't aware, but they just don't want to address it (because) they don't want to be attached to it so they ignore a lot of the bad things that happen. Read More »

Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

Open and you're one off the lead, you're not six down afterward", J.B. Holmes said. Brian Harman , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood are part of the four-way tie after each fired a 2-under 70. He hit a 3-wood from 310 yards on the par-5 18th to set up his eagle putt. Another U.S. Open first for Xander Schauffele . Casey then reignited his charge birding his eighth hole and ended the run with a "3" at his 12th. Read More »

Punch Shot: Who will win the 117th US Open?

The runner-up finish, along with a $1 million check, moved him into the top 50 and secured his spot in the Masters and U.S. Open. "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". The world No. 13 stuffed his 310-yard approach shot to within 8 feet on the par-5 that stretches well beyond 600 yards. The last thing the USGA wants is to trick up the golf course, because the U.S. Read More »

Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

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Open where par is going out of style. There were as many amateurs who broke par as players in the top 10 in the world - two each. "I was just trying to have half as good a round as Rickie had", said Casey , who played in the afternoon. Read More »

Pakistan upstage England to reach ICC Champions Trophy final

Bairstow's luck ran out when a misjudged pull off Hasan's third ball sailed gently to Hafeez at deep square leg. Root fell when well set after an edged cut off leg-spinner Shadab Khan was well held by wicket-keeper Sarfraz. One would assume that the pressure must be huge on Men in Blue since they are the defending champions and have had a bumpy journey through the tournament so far. Read More »

Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

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In an exclusive interview to geo.tv, the Pakistan head coach said: "It is important that we play to our strengths, we gave too many chances to India in the earlier game". Tait admitted that Pakistan's performance in the tournament came as a surprise to him. Their confidence will be boosted by the return to fitness of main strike bowler Mohammad Amir , who missed the England match because of back spasms . Read More »

Casey has rough 14 hole, falls down leaderboard

But only for a couple minutes. PGA champion Jimmy Walker missed the cut as he continues to recover from Lyme Disease. There's just too much luck involved. His best finish was a tie for 37th a year ago at Oakmont. "Definitely not U.S. Open-like", Marc Leishman said. Bill Haas played bogey-free in his round of 68 and joined a group at 4-under 140 that included Harris English (69) and Marc Leishman (72). Read More »

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

Published reports have indicated that Mueller is looking into whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein's full statement read . Read More »

Putin warns new sanctions will 'complicate' ties between Russian Federation and US

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But in a Senate panel Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned against passing a measure, saying it would make it more hard to improve U.S. Yet those penalties are melded with the Iran punishments. Though there's little dispute over Russia's interference in the election, questions remain over the goal and extent of the meddling. Rouhani is a political moderate who defeated a hard-line opponent. Read More »

Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

You've got 156 of the best players in the world here. "It's still golf, you've got to make some putts", said J.B. Holmes, who is one shot off the lead. "I'm sure mama's waiting for me to get home so I can help her out", Johnson said of his girlfriend, Paulina Gretzky. He might need one at this rate. Read More »

US Open at Erin Hills

Corey Conners, of Listowel, Ont., shot his second straight 76 to finish at eight-over par and miss the cut. He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson, who was born Monday. Reavie moved to 4-under 140, three shots back of the lead on a bunched-up leaderboard. Masters champion Sergio Garcia, who shot a 1-under 71, says "I think the greens are getting U.S. Read More »

Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

Just look at the hole location sheet for the day's play on Friday; nearly all of them are hidden away near the edge of greens. In all, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Henrik Stenson , Alex Noren , Jon Rahm , Justin Rose and Adam Scott . Read More »

Holly Holm returns to winning ways with spectacular knock-out

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A third round knockout against former title contender Bethe Correia definitely did the trick as Holm returned to form on Saturday in Singapore . "I thought, 'I'm the one in here fighting and I'm going to pick the right shot'". The headline fight between the Bantamweight women started slowly with both women testing each other in a frustrating stalemate that lasted two rounds. Read More »

Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

Harman made six birdies and just one bogey en route to a five-under 67 on Saturday to get to 12 under for the week, the second lowest total in relation to par , trailing only Rory McIlroy's 14 under through the first 54 holes at Congressional in 2011. Read More »

McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open

Thomas's 63 was remarkable given what might have been; he dropped shots on the 4th and 10th, before passing up a relatively simple eagle chance on the 15th. "It's a little bit of a different challenge than what we faced in U.S. Opens in the past". Coupled with that, my two experiences were drastically dissimilar, seeing the Masters during a practice round as a spectator, and being able to utilize the media area at Erin Hills during a competitive round. Read More »

Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

Eastern time from the opening tee. Meanwhile, we're watching the first U.S. Open since 1993 without either Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson . Three weeks ago, Kisner won the Dean & DeLuca (formerly the Colonial) for his second career victory, and already has six Top-10 finishes, including at such stout layouts as Pebble Beach (tie-10), Bay Hill (tie-second) and Muirfield Village (tie-sixth). Read More »

Johnson, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut

He became the third defending U.S. Open champion to miss the cut in the last six years, and has now missed the weekend in the last three majors. The leaderboard is about as tightly packed as it gets going into the weekend however, with 34 players within five shots of the lead. Read More »

Koepka and Fowler pull clear at Erin Hills

With the afternoon wave several hours away , the early projected cut-line for the top 60 players and ties is one-over. Champ said a practice round with former British Open victor Louis Oosthuizen and four-times major victor McIlroy on Monday helped his confidence. Read More »

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

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I'm truly blessed to be in this position . If the deal goes down, the Celtics would possess possibly two draft picks that could be in the ping-pong game in 2018 - the aforementioned Lakers pick and Brooklyn's selection, which could be the favorite to end up at No. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

The Warriors never trailed in Games 1, 2 and 4. This deal with Iggy is only possible because Kevin Durant is willing to take the Non-Bird exception this offseason rather than a full max deal. But knowing Curry to be more of a team man than money man, he said he was willing to forego that wealth of a lifetime if only to keep the core of the Warriors intact. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

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The way they have been playing the last 10 months or so, everyone expected India to sail into the final. Furthermore, the two huge countries have an exceptionally tense relationship, with a religious divide (Hindu India, Muslim Pakistan ) and a long-running dispute over the sovereignty of Kashmir creating an extremely antagonistic situation which periodically threatens to escalate into full-blown war. Read More »

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

The one-day breakout of the old Bob Hope tournament? "Someone has a very good chance of ending up with their first major tomorrow", Fowler said. I've got four weeks off now. McIlroy took some solace from his final six holes, four of which he birdied. It didn't matter at that point, because I was so far from the cut line. Read More »

Four players tied for US Open lead

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Last year's victor and world number one Johnson, who arrived late in Wisconsin after staying in California for the birth of his second child, added a one-over-par 73 to his opening 75 to finish on four-over 148, three off the cut line. When he strolled onto the first tee Saturday afternoon to shake hands and grab a few supplies, a young fan a few feet away leaned over the ropes and gasped as if Fowler had just walked on water. Read More »

Rory McIlroy, Jason Day miss US Open cut

That was Adam Hadwin's Friday at Erin Hills , where a double bogey at the penultimate hole dropped him off the first page of the U.S. Open leaderboard after two very good days. "There are a lot of things I could have done better today, obviously", McIlroy said. While McIlroy and former world number one Jason Day missed the cut, amateur Cameron Champ - who turned 22 on Thursday - and Xander Schauffele were unlikely contenders on five under par , alongside Players Championship victor ... Read More »

Watch ENG vs NZ, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 online streaming on Hotstar

England , who were soundly beaten by the Black Caps at the 2015 World Cup, dismissed New Zealand for 223 to win by 87 runs as Liam Plunkett claimed 4-55 and fellow seamer Jake Ball and leg-spinner Adil Rashid snared two wickets apiece. Together with Ross Taylor (39), Williamson stitched 95 runs for the third wicket to keep New Zealand in the hunt. "I think we proved that in Leeds after what happened in Manchester". Read More »

Four-way tie for lead at the US Open

The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd , Arnold Palmer , Gary Player and Hale Irwin , who went on to win his first major. Read More »

Root confident England can win 2019 World Cup

Mortaza added: "Obviously we have been disappointed, especially in India T20 World Cup we couldn't go through". He confirmed that, despite their setback, England's long-term ambition to win the 2019 World Cup remains on track. We did prepare like we were going to play on a used wicket. Barney Ronay of The Guardian says it was a return to the bad old days: "For all the talk of adrenal new eras and white-hot modernity it was the old uncertainty batting first against nagging bowling on ... Read More »

Pak Mob Attacks Sourav with Finals Coming Up

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It is surprising that two matches of different sports will be taking place on the same day and in the same city between Pakistan and India . Indian cricket team opener Shikhar Dhawan at training. India won the last encounter, the finals of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007. In their last three matches, they have taken 28 wickets and their economy rate has dropped to 4.46, after they had leaked 6.64 runs per over against India . Read More »