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Koepka cruises to first major at US Open

Ryder Cup team previous year. Lowry also hit a 73 the day before, a one-shot improvement on Friday's round, with the 30-year-old's best round (71) coming on the first day. Phil Mickelson famously finished second at the event the last time that it was held in Southampton in 2004. The low scoring went much deeper than Koepka's final score . Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins, ties record at 16 under par


Brian Harman reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 12th during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . He then chipped to a few feet for a straightforward birdie to move to 13 under. Only Matsuyama displayed that kind of scoring ability Sunday. He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66. Read More »

Brooks Koepla Wins a Record-Setting US Open


He also extends the streak of first-time major winners to seven. When American Brooks Koepka first hired caddie Ricky Elliott to carry his bag on Europe's Challenge Tour, he told the Irishman, "Don't worry, we won't be here long". He led the field in greens hit in regulation with a stunning 62 of 72. Koepka rolled in 6-, 10- and 17-footers for birdies on 14, 15 and 16 to seal this one. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights 'really happy' with players available to them

McPhee told reporters Sunday that "there were no surprises" when the Golden Knights received the lists and that he was " really pleased with what's available". Marchessault is a free agent after this coming season. But teams could only protect one goalie , and there was no way The King - even at age 35 - was going to be exposed. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins 2017 US Open

He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. Open clubhouse leader, though at five under par Steve Stricker eventually finished 11 strokes behind victor Brooks Koepka . Of the players who fell short, perhaps Tommy Fleetwood has the most cause to be upbeat. On typical U.S. Open greens, that would have run all the way off the back of the green. Read More »

Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters


Halep clinched the second set with a forehand victor and swept through the decider as Svitolina's spirit sagged, sealing victory with an ace. The two last faced one another in the 2016 ATP Finals. "But I gained some confidence and the fourth I think it was flawless tennis I played". "How the players are supposed to know that in their head when we're playing at one speed throughout the whole year, and then you show up at the slams, you're expected to speed up by 5 seconds". Read More »

US Open results: Brooks Koepka wins golf championship with record-equalling score

But the American then paid the price for an over-aggressive birdie attempt on the 10th which sailed past the hole leaving an awkward putt to save par. But a par at 13, Koepka admitted afterward, meant even more. "I've definitely started to putt better and I think that's the main difference". As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. Read More »

Four tie for lead

Open. It's been unbelievable. The amount of support that I've received every hole I walk up to, every tee box, it's been unreal. With two rounds to play there is some 23 players within four shots of the lead. "(Today) will be a very cool experience", Fleetwood said. The course had been softened by rain earlier in the week, and it finally played the way the USGA wanted in the final round. Read More »

Rookie Aaron Judge lays down the law in Angels' loss to Yankees


Hong). Matt Holliday hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Aaron Hicks hit a two-run double before Judge's second homer as the Yankees reached double digits in runs for the 11th time and the fifth time against the Orioles . "He hit it a long way". HOUSTON - Eric Young Jr. smacked a three-run homer to cap a six-run outburst in the fifth inning that lifted Los Angeles to a victory and a three-game series win over Houston at Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India in Champions Trophy final

Fast bowler Hassan Ali was named player of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after he bowled Pakistan to its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at The Oval. Since then however, Pakistan , the eighth-ranked ODI nation, has triumphed over South Africa and Sri Lanka before humiliating the tournament hosts in Cardiff on Wednesday. Read More »

Mexico snatches draw with Portugal

The Current Portuguese team boasts of a number of world class players, led by Cristiano Ronaldo . He scored the goal, which was largely down to Ronaldo, but his cool head made the chance exceptionally easy. "86" - GOAL! Portugal 2-1 Mexico . The result preserves an important run for each side. "We got nearly 60 percent of possession". For Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio , he too does not have a lot of injuries to deal with but his captain and Mexico's most experienced player ... Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open title after record week

But a deft pitch was followed by an unerring putt from just inside seven feet. JT had three bogeys and two pars in his first five holes and went on to miss a ton of greens en route to a 75. "There are so many (courses) to choose from, (but) I'm sure at some point, it will come back here". Harman finished with a bogey on 18. PHOTO: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images. Read More »

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft


The expansion process has to begin before it finally ends, and that first step will come on Saturday, as the Bruins will submit their protection list to the National Hockey League and Vegas Golden Knights . Alec Martinez, defenseman: He's been a big part of the Kings' defense corps. Youngsters such as Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny don't have to be protected . Read More »

Rory McIlroy remains positive despite missed cut at US Open

The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. The second round at Erin Hills was played under sunny skies with comfortable conditions. He said: "It feels really good and it is not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an 8 on the card". "Obviously, I paid the price for it today". Read More »

Big names bow out at US Open

Yeah, all the record scores already posted here don't help the U.S. Open's already black-and-blue reputation, but an unforgettable final act, with stiffening winds giving this course its proper defense, could be more than salve for the wounds. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open

That put him in Sunday's final pairing - a 2:54 p.m. tee time - and Thomas, an early bird, said it was "bizarre for me", hanging around the house he shared with Fowler, trying to avoid the phone, the TV, all that was being written and said about him until it was time to go to the course. Read More »

Mexico snatch draw with Ronaldo's Portugal in Confederations Cup

Osorio fielded a starting team entirely made up of players based in Europe and Mexico flew out of the blocks. As the game continued to play out, however, Portugal showed why they are in fact one of the better countries in the sport, as they looked more and more risky on the counter. Read More »

Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy

He said: "Eighty per cent of Zaman's shots were high-risk and they were all coming off". Talking about the Hardik Pandya dismissal following a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja , Kohli said, "When Hardik started hitting, everyone started getting the feeling we could have taken the game deep". Read More »

Brroks Koepka wins US Open title

He was only two behind when he made the turn, but bogeys on the 12th and 15th holes - and no birdies until No. 18 - ended his hopes. "That's probably one of the coolest things I've ever experienced and to do it on Father's Day, it's pretty neat", Koepka said. Read More »

Harman falls short of US Open Championship, Koepka rallies to claim Title

Koepka was a cumulative 12-under on the back nine, with his only bogey coming Sunday on No. 10 thanks to a three-putt. I'll probably go back, pack up and then I'll come back and have a beer and watch the closing stretch. It was an odd U.S. Open in this sense. After three days of benign conditions, players woke up to a howling Wisconsin wind. Birdies were nowhere to be found on this hole, but sitting on a multi-shot advantage, Koepka maneuvered his way around it and posted another red ... Read More »

Moreno strikes late as Mexico hold Portugal

New Zealand is at the bottom of the group with no points. The tournament is traditionally used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup and features the home nation, the winners of six continental tournaments and the reigning FIFA World Cup holders. Read More »

Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of panelling on the building in the renovation that was completed in May 2016. Protesters walk down Ladbroke Grove in west London. Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers were scrambling to make up ground following stinging criticism that the government's initial response to the disaster. Read More »

Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

Pakistan opening batsman Azhar Ali has been run out in comical fashion during the final of the Champions Trophy against India at The Oval. Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth global innings. Read More »

The top 3 miss cut at US Open

Open or any major without some kind of hiccup". A 94-year-old spectator has died at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Dustin Johnson probably didn't feel so badly by the end of a most peculiar day. He made bogey there and dropped another shot at the third to slip to third last on nine-over and out of the event before those late birdies at the fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth smartened up the scorecard. Read More »

High winds to make final round of US Open interesting


The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. The scores remained close among the top five places for the first 10 holes. "I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire, and I felt sick to my stomach", Jamie Lovemark said. It was so tough out there with strong winds and tough pin positions but I played great, holed out great, putted lovely, did everything well. Read More »

Pakistan 'pressure' got to India - Kohli

India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over. Sarfraz was right to highlight one of the hurdles his side have overcome in recent times, with the country starved of worldwide cricket since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009 at Lahore that has left them playing nearly exclusively on neutral grounds. Read More »

Six of world's top 10 golfers miss cut

Oosthuizen, who finished second in the US Open in 2015 and lost a play-off for the Open a month later, had to settle for a 68 to finish four under par. And why not? So far at this year's U.S. Open, we've seen a blimp crash near Erin Hills, an E-coli scare, and a 94-year-old spectator die at the course. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open, Fowler finishes 6 shots behind

The week ended with 31 players under par, breaking the U.S. Open record of 28 players at Medinah in 1990. "That's awesome", Koepka said. "It hasn't sunk in, obviously, and (it) probably won't for a few days". As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. "Teeing off at nearly three o'clock central time is just freaky for me, because I wake up pretty early". Read More »

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

Portugal are making their first appearance at the Confederations Cup as Euro 2016 winners, and open up their tournament against Mexico on Sunday evening in Kazan . After seeing Russian Federation defeat New Zealand on Saturday's Confederations Cup opener, Portugal and Mexico will be confident of securing six points from their remaining two games and being involved in the semifinals. Read More »

Super save for bogey keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

Holmes followed his opening-round 69 with another 69 and is one shot off the lead. Day added a 75 to his first-round 79 which included two triple bogeys. "I'm playing the weekend". This might have been more than anyone was expecting. "Obviously, today I definitely had something to show for it". "Still 7 (under par)". Read More »

Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy 2017 with ankle injury


While Yuvraj was hitting freely, Kohli slowly gained in momentum and hammered his 40th fifty off 58 balls and his first against Pakistan . In the tenth over when India was batting, the match was interrupted due to rain once again in the 34th over also and the match was reduced to 48 overs. Read More »

Chelsea ready to appease Conte with Cristiano Ronaldo move — In Focus


Barcelona pair Neymar and Messi have both been found guilty of such offences with Messi being handed a suspended prison sentence. Would Ronaldo really push that off over alleged tax evasion and anger at Real Madrid's support? He is now playing at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, leading the Portuguese national side which won the European Championship under Ronaldo's captaincy. Read More »