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Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine

Thomas' 63 is the first 9-under-par round in U.S. Open history, eclipsing Johnny Miller's 8-under 63 in 1973. He became the fifth player to shoot 63 in a U.S. The Florida State product's five birdies included three, 2-putt birdies at 1, 14 and 18, contributing to 32 total putts. Sharing second with Fleetwood is the American duo of Justin Thomas (63) and Brooks Koepka (68). Read More »

India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction


India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy today but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents than arch-rivals Pakistan in what is sure to be a highly-charged final at The Oval . Earlier, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and as expected made a decision to bowl first in Champions Trophy final against Pakistan , here at The Oval . Read More »

Follow ICC Champions Trophy final score live

India's captain Virat Kohli , meanwhile, has urged his team to forget the drubbing they inflicted on their old rivals in the group stage ahead of Sunday's final. "It has played as though it has nothing to lose, with a freedom to express its skills, which is commendable considering the situation it found itself in", Hussey, who has played 79 Tests and 185 ODIs for Australia amassing 6235 and 5442 runs respectively, added. Read More »

Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final

The form of Hassan Ali and Junaid Khan has been wonderful and will hope that continues. Those two wickets against Sri Lanka have been his only two of the tournament so far, however, albeit his economy rate is a respectable 4.79. But from what we have seen in their last few games, if there is any team that is capable of stopping the Indian juggernaut, it's Pakistan . The only difference here is that it is the Mini World Cup and the captain has been replaced. Read More »

Man City "make contact" with Cristiano Ronaldo


Real's president Florentino Perez certainly understands the importance of Ronaldo in Los Blancos uniform after hoisting another Champions League. The Mirror said in all likelihood Ferguson will approve of Ronaldo's return to the English club and the former club boss can make it happen. "Anyone who wants him will be prepared to pay him a lot of money". Read More »

Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Open, mainly because until 2012, everyone within 10 shots of the lead made the cut at the U.S. Open. "We're breaking down all kinds of barriers", Harman quipped. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". But the weather this week has not co-operated with ample rain and only light breezes leaving the layout at the mercy of the world's best players. Read More »

Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland


Kerr was describing every day in the life of his team. Can the Golden State Warriors defend their title next year? The weather was great. The parade wound through downtown Oakland before the rally near Lake Merritt . Hey, Slim (referring to Durant). There are several individuals among the Warriors who are not the biggest fans of Donald Trump , and beside Stephen Curry coach Steve Kerr and Andre Iguodala were the loudest. Read More »

Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade with "Quickie" t-shirt

Seriously. I've said this before, but he is my favorite person in all of sports, anywhere. Boston has the No. 1 pick in the draft to add to a team that went to the Eastern Conference finals this season. James posted a video to Instagram on Thursday showing him bouncing around the weight room while the Warriors were busy on their championship parade. Read More »

1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade

The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a third straight year. Thank you for the support". The best example of how far the league has to go to catch the Warriors might be the Portland Trail Blazers, a very solid team with two great scorers in Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. Read More »

About $4 million raised for London fire victims

On Friday angry protesters chanting "We want justice" stormed their way into the Kensington and Chelsea town hall to try to confront the leaders of the local council. Aluminum composite panels essentially consist of two thin layers of aluminum sandwiched around a lightweight insulating material. "We need to find out precisely what cladding was used and how it was attached". Read More »

Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

The Warriors did not blow out the Cavaliers in Game 5; Cleveland held the lead until about halfway through the second quarter, and remained in striking distance until late in the fourth quarter. Order the book here . Cleveland got the first win out-of-the-way, by taking Game 4 but they would not be able to win two consecutive, never mind four. Read More »

Costa: I am not in Conte's plans

June 11 Plucky Macedonia gave Spain a tough test in their World Cup Group G qualifier in Skopje on Sunday but despite a superb goal from Stefan Ristovski the Spaniards still ran out 2-1 winners thanks to goals from David Silva and Diego Costa . Read More »

Green keeps rivalry going during Warriors celebration


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. When Lebron played for the Miami Heat, there sometimes would be talk that Carmelo Anthony would join him there. Playing for any other team nearly doesn't make sense right now. Read More »

India and Pakistan ready for Champions Trophy battle royal


India eased past Bangladesh to enter the finals while Pakistan got the better of better fancied England in their semi-final clash. The aggression ever present while on the field was distinctly absent. To focus on such factors might well be negative, however, and one of the key changes in Pakistan's outlook since that first match is increased positivity. Read More »

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

He, however, scored a fantastic 52-ball 63 against Sri Lanka; albeit for a losing cause. "You have to maintain a balance and then focus on what you need to do on the field". In fact, if reports are to be believed, around Rs 2,000 crore will be on stake for Sunday's Champion's Trophy final, according to estimates by the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). Read More »

India favourites against Pakistan: Saha


And the question millions of cricket fans around the world , possibly even a billion, are all asking is 'which Pakistan will turn up?'. I was a part of that match . Amir , however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all global formats following his comeback. Read More »

Lions jerseys should be awarded 'on merit' - Thomas

It's close , the fans get close to it, it's normally a great place to play ". Gatland said the rotations are about the big picture. They would have seen the ease at which New Zealand dispatched Samoa on Friday evening, their try-scoring ability and ruthlessness of first phase. Read More »

US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

He missed the cut at last year's PGA and withdrew from this year's Masters after falling down a staircase. While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Johnson has now missed the cut in consecutive events just four times in the last 18 months. He never would have guessed it. "And just unfortunately, this didn't pan out". Read More »

Warriors to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

The Warriors won 73 games last season. The Warriors won 67 games even though Durant missed six weeks late in the regular season. 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 mark. Read More »

Patrick Reed sparkles with 65 in US Open third round

Open at Erin Hills , and from the merchandise tent to the actual tournament itself, some worked to make it a weekend devoted to dad. Thomas admitted that as he walked up the 18th fairway Saturday afternoon, he wasn't aware that he was on the verge of history. Read More »

Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Thomas broke the U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par . There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. As dominant as Woods was, he never reached 10-under par until the final round. Only twice has anyone finished that low in a U.S. Open. He failed to get up-and-down from behind the 17th green, and then he three-putted from 40 feet on the final hole to finish at 8-under 272. Read More »

US Open social round-up: Record-breaker Thomas steals show, holes incredible putt

What would winning the U.S. Open do for him? There are 15 players within seven strokes, so it's still a wide open tournament. "I know I'm going to be nervous, I just need to harness that as best I can". Harman is playing in just his eighth major, and it's only the third time he has made the cut. What's more, this course had seemed a ideal match for the considerable skills of No. Read More »

Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

Open held by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot 7-under 63 at Baltusrol in 1980. Brian Harman finished the day at 12 under, then surmised, "I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens". "But I'm looking forward to getting the job done". When the cut came out on Friday, Erin Hills was shaping up as the Conspicuous by Their Absence Open. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: India to field first against Pakistan


I don't see any relevance of the first game in the final. "Everyone is aware of the kind of talent Pakistan have in their team ". A source told The Asian Age, "Ever since modern technology has kicked in, people have stopped using personal bookies and started placing their bets online". Read More »

Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around National Hockey League

There's also an "expansion draft signing moratorium" for everyone except Vegas, but the trade freeze is most likely to generate some interesting moments today. Instead, the Knights would pick from forward Matt Calvert, defenseman Ryan Murray and center William Karlsson. Tomas Plekanec has one year left on a contract that pays him $6 million, which is probably too much for the Knights. Read More »

Champions Trophy Final: Punters peg India as favorite


India versus Pakistan for the Champions Trophy is always something that excites fans from both sides of the border and it will be interesting to see how Pakistan approach this particular match considering they already got drubbed in the group stage. Read More »

Rs 2000 cr bets expected on India-Pak final

Pakistan have not played a Test match at home since 2009 because of security issues and South Africa-born Arthur said: "I just know it'll mean a massive amount to them". "We've practised the same way from the first day we came here". "Defeat at Edgbaston is a history now, we have moved so far since then and now we are in the final of the tournament". Read More »

Fleetwood, Harman trade birdies at 15 at US Open

Harman, who is looking to become only the fourth player to win the Junior Amateur and the U.S. Open , said he was pleased with his performance on Saturday. Casey shot a 3-over 75 on Saturday to drop to eight shots back behind Harman. The 24-year-old bumped fists with his playing partner, Jonathan Randolph, and strolled off the green. Read More »

Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

After addressing the crowd at the end of another dismal opening ceremony, Putin sat back alongside Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino and expected to be entertained. Poloz had a penalty claim turned down when he rounded Marinovic and went to ground, with referee Wilmar Roldan receiving no help from the video assistant - while Georgiy Dzhikiya's powerful strike was pushed wide by the keeper. Read More »

Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

Asked if he would have been able to recover from such a mistake earlier in his career, Casey added: "In my good seasons, yes, but there have been times when I struggled, so probably not!" With the likes of Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , Jason Day and Jordan Spieth missing the cut at the U.S. Read More »

Thomas makes US Open history with stunning 63 at Erin Hills


The 26-year old Reed was 125/1 to win the U.S. Open heading into Round 3 and while he has plenty of work to do sitting four shots back, the Superbook has improved his odds to 25/1. Open titles. He finished at 12-under 272, the first player to complete a U.S. Open double digits under par. Fleetwood had been tied for the lead after birdies on the first, eighth, 12th, 14th and 15th, only to bogey the last after following up a poor pitch by putting his birdie attempt off the green. Read More »