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Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

But the wind hasn't kicked up over three rounds, and overnight rains have kept things soft, allowing shots to hit the green and hold, the way Thomas' 3-wood did from 310 yards out on the 18th hole. His score in relation to par - 9 under - was a U.S. Open record, and he finished the day at 11 under. Koepka - like Jason Day , Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson , Henrik Stenson, Jimmy Walker and Sergio Garcia - is a bridesmaid no more. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan thrash India to win maiden title

Mickey Arthur hailed Pakistan's turnaround from their opening ICC Champions Trophy defeat to India as "remarkable" after they clinched the title with a stunning victory over the same opposition in Sunday's final. Pakistan coach Micky Arthur said: "It's been an up and down ride but the whole group kept believing". "That was an aberration". With each goal we were happier, prouder and more satisfied. Read More »

Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy final

India had won the tournament in 2013 by beating England . It was Azhar's run out in the 23rd over which gave India their first break in the match . Put in to bat, Pakistan got off to a ideal start. Ali's run-out for 59 brought India some relief but appeared to have galvanized Zaman, who soon launched Jadeja and Ashwin over the ropes and raced from 60 to 100 in 15 balls. Read More »

Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open to Capture 1st-Ever Major Championship

Big hitters Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day were expected to thrive on the wide open fairways of Erin Hills, hosting Wisconsin's first US Open. Meanwhile, Ernie Els' twenty-year exemption at the tournament has come to an end and the South African was also full of praise for the venue saying it "deserved" another US Open. Read More »

DeGrom homers, dominates on mound as Mets stop Nationals 5-1


The win allowed the Mets (31-37) to avoid being swept in the four-game series by the division-rival Nationals . The Mets have given up three leadoff homers in their last five games. "When you hear a loud sound like that, you know it's going far". "You can not let him get the lead". "He even helped himself out". NY cut it to 6-4 in the eighth on an RBI single by Jose Reyes . Read More »

Manchester United plotting Ronaldo return

A report in Spanish outlet Marca says that Real have set the price tag for Ronaldo and Manchester United or Paris Saint-Germain will have to double the transfer world record if they want to bid. Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five-year contract with Real Madrid in December 2016. Scoring for Real Madrid in the recent Champions League final win over Juventus. Read More »

Fakhar, Amir star as Pakistan stun India

But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday. Facts first. After a nervy start, with Fakhar Zaman enjoying a reprieve that would cost India very dearly, Pakistan played pretty much the flawless game. Read More »

Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after 'I quit' bombshell


Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal in their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico, amid uncertainty about his future at Real Madrid . But as the financial crisis bit deeper, that exemption was lifted, paving the way for the cases. Read More »

Thomas Makes History, Harman Leads Open

Open. Check out the video below as Justin hits a 300-yard second shot leading to an eagle on the 667 yard Par 5 - 18th hole. Brian Harman would get to 12 under, leaving Thomas tied for second with Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood . Read More »

Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open

At least not yet, anyway. Justin Thomas shot a record-setting 63, 9-under par in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. By drilling an eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole, Thomas became just the fifth player to finish with a score of 63 at the US Open . Read More »

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

India's dominance extended to the rest of their tournament run, where they scored a tournament-best 1098 runs en route to the final. "The fans not identifying with their heroes because they just don't see worldwide cricket ". Azhar Ali (59), Mohammed Hafeez (57) and Babar Azam (46) also played solid to prop up the Pakistan innings. Kohli announced to the press during the week that he had limited the use of social media within the camp during the competition, yet the internet is set ... Read More »

Ruthless Pakistan clinch the Champions Trophy!

Pakistan had won by 180 runs, India bowled out for 158 in 30.3 overs. Put together, the trio have scored 900 runs in the tournament. Pandya, who came in at number seven showed some of the form that India desperately needed; however, they needed that kind of an innings at the top of their order. Read More »

Boston Sportscaster Feeling The Heat For Translator Remark

The Yankees got the scoring started in the third inning. RAYS 3, WHITE SOX 1 Jacob Faria took a three-hitter into the seventh inning of his major league debut for Tampa Bay in its victory over visiting Chicago. OUR PREDICTION: The Red Sox have won 10 of their last 14 games overall, are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus a right-handed starter, and have won five of Pomeranz's last six starts versus a team with a winning record. Read More »

Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to vie for first Slam final berth


Wozniacki, who has never made the semi-finals of the French Open , led 2-1 again in the decider before another rain delay. It was Bacsinszky's 14th victory in her last 16 matches in Paris . Turbulence tested Timea Bacsinszky on a variety of unpredictable levels. "It's the tournament closest to my heart", Bacsinszky said. With pregnant Serena Williams missing and a number of notable early exits, a first-time Grand Slam women's singles champion will be crowned in Paris . Read More »

Majors a minor-ity after two rounds at 2017 US Open

Jordan Spieth hit probably one of the best tee shots he has made all weekend at the U.S. Open . He can erase that tag Sunday. Still, he was pleased overall on a day when only 11 players topped his 69. "That was big", Fowler said. The native of Australia carded three birdies and three bogeys. You can't ask for much more. This is the first [U.S.] Open I've been exempt for. Read More »

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

The Real Madrid forward, who had been surrounded by speculation over his future leading into the game, controlled a long cross-field pass that caught out Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo , then burst into the box. Within 15 minutes Portugal had taken the lead, however, with Ronaldo, who has now scored or provided an assist in each of his last seven games for the national team, nearly inevitably at the heart of it. Read More »

Durant's dagger three helps propel Warriors to 3-0 lead

Last year, the Cavaliers went 3-0 SU and ATS when facing elimination to come from behind to defeat the Warriors. Durant finished 31 points and eight rebounds, with guard Klay Thompson adding 30 points in a breakout performance after two weak games to start the series. Read More »

Thomas fires 63 as scores tumble

Thomas , 24 sent fans into a frenzy snatching an eagle at 18 to create U.S. Open history in becoming the first to shoot a nine under 63 on a par 72 layout while Thomas, who had shot a 59 on route to victory earlier in the year in Hawaii, became the 31st golfer in the history of the Majors to shoot a round of 63. Read More »

Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

I said we were not the favourites, but that we were candidates to win it. "But I do not think anyone can see this new rule (working) very well yet". This baffled Brian Kerr, who was not happy with the amount of time the assistant ref had allowed to be played before informing the referee of the offside , and Didi Hamann too was not impressed as he described the incident as a farce. Read More »

Man Utd line up £183m swap deal involving Ronaldo

The Portuguese forward is accused of evading €14.7 million (£13m/$16.4m) in tax payments by Madrid's criminal prosecution system. He guided Real to the La Liga and Champions League double. Ferguson was of course the man who brought Ronaldo to Manchester United in the summer of 2003, nurturing him from being a show pony into a world beating thoroughbred over the course of six trophy laden years. Read More »

Butterbean Doesn't See An Athletic Commission Allowing The McGregor vs

While most boxing fans and experts feel it's a long shot for this to be a competitive bout, it will undoubtedly be one of the most hyped sporting events of the year. " Floyd is 40 years old", Ellerbe added. 5,000,000 - Amount in dollars paid by Mayweather for a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita - one of the world's rarest cars - past year. Read More »

US Open - the story of the third round

Brian Harman was doing everything he could to stay with him, calming himself after a rocky start and playing bogey-free to stay in range in a final round where the wind finally showed up. Li, 21, turned professional at age 16 and won the Volvo China Open last year on the European Tour, securing a 2-year membership and qualifying for the Rio Olympics. Read More »

Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins


The Penguins defensemen played -put nicely- terrible, in Game 4 . "I thought I was OK in Game 3 , obviously not great, but I thought I was pretty good in Game 4", Murray said after practice on Wednesday. Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray , left, stops a point-blank shot by Nashville Predators' Craig Smith during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Read More »

Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

That's because Justin Thomas shot a 63, tying the all-time U.S. Open record; one of the men who did that was Johnny Miller , who famously shot a final-round 63 to win the 1973 edition at Oakmont. "Yeah, 12 under, I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens", he said. Amazingly it could have been even better if not for bogeys on the fourth and 10th, as well as a missed eagle putt from six feet on the 15th after he had driven the green on the 288-yard par four. Read More »

India win toss, elect to field


Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir completed an entire training session on Friday, indicating that he is most likely to take the field in the high-octane ICC Champions Trophy final against India at The Oval here on Sunday. The celebrations swiftly change direction, however, when replays on the big scoreboard show that Jasprit Bumrah had bowled a no ball and Fakhar is called back to the crease. Read More »

McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut

Brian Harman (-12) enters Sunday in the lead, followed by Justin Thomas , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood at -11. Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. He grabbed his putter and pointed it out to his left just as the ball dropped into the cup. Scheffler is three shots back of the lead on a jam-packed leaderboard. Read More »

Justin Thomas trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Open rounds since winning the tournament at Congressional in 2011. Thomas, a major away from joining the young elite in golf, only added to a year of low numbers. Those at the top of the leaderboard certainly have taken advantage of those final six holes. While Fowler still has ground to make up, he was pleased with a strong finish that saw him pick up strokes with three birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Read More »

India take on Pakistan in final of ICC Champions Trophy


There was nothing to shout about Pakistan's opener - a 124-run humiliation by none other than India . Hasan has been superbly supported by the likes of Junaid Khan and Mohammad Amir but today will mark an acid test for a bowling attack that has razed all comers into the ground since that defeat to India . Read More »

Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'


Hafeez's innings was especially vital, coming as it did after a personal lean spell and from a situation where other Pakistan teams could have easily collapsed. "The whole group kept believing, we knew we were better than what we showed in the first game against India ". "We have got a group of young players". Read More »

Sergey Kovalev promoter incensed by low blows during Ward TKO


Ward appeared to hit Kovalev with several low blows before securing the stoppage victory when referee Tony Weeks called the fight in the eighth round. Ward and Kovalev (at least until recently on the latter) probably deserve to be ranked ahead of Stevenson based on their competition of late, but the champ is the champ until someone beats him. Read More »

Just Thomas Has Historic Day at US Open

Open . So far 31 rounds of 63 have been recorded in a major by 29 different players (including Greg Norman at Augusta National), yet no one has gone below that. On the back nine, a double bogey on the 10th and an 8 on the par five 14th with a wedge to the green for my third shot made me finish sixth to Jack Nicklaus , the victor. Read More »

Banned building materials suspected in London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire: UK government

Mr Green said the probe will look at whether sprinklers should be retrofitted to tower blocks and the Government will "follow the recommendations of the public inquiry". He said: "I thought the way they expressed themselves with a mixture of passion and reason was fantastic, and I hope it's the beginning of a process, not the end of a process, the beginning of a process of real listening between Government, RBKC (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council ), local residents, that ... Read More »

India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final


India and Pakistan have already met during the tournament's group stage, with India winning easily. India captain Virat Kohli is the only cricketer among the world's 100 highest-paid sportsmen, ranking 89th with annual income of $22 million, according to a list compiled by Forbes. Read More »