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Penguins home favorites against Predators for Game 5 of Stanley Cup final

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The Predators won 4-1 to tie the series 2-2. "I don't want to look back now, because we have more games to play, but it's a roller coaster", Rinne said of the final. Backed by their raucous home fans, the Predators are 8-1 in the postseason at Bridgestone Arena . A bettor would have to wager $155 to earn a profit of $100 if the Penguins win the game. Read More »

US Open a success for pair of Wisconsin golfers

The week ended with 31 players under par, breaking the U.S. Open record of 28 players at Medinah in 1990. Tied with Koepka at 13 under, Harman missed his par putt at the par-4 12th to fall a shot off the lead. "He's been very unnoticed and maybe not respected as much as he should have for his record". With most of his closest competitors somewhat running in place in the final round, Koepka pinned the gas pedal to the floor on the back nine and left everyone else wandering aimlessly in the ... Read More »

Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

The Boston Celtics made the first big splash of the offseason by agreeing to trade the No.1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers , and it might be the precursor to an even bigger deal. Long-term, it could be a smart risk by the Celtics. Barely three years later, he's nearly certainly going to become the NBA's No. 1 pick. Even if this year did have a typical drop in quality from the first pick to the third pick, that nearly certainly would leave Boston as a ... Read More »

Fowler and Koepka slug it out at US Open

Casey recovered from a triple-bogey on his fifth hole of the day to add a 71 to his opening 66 and set a clubhouse target of seven under par, which was later matched by Fleetwood and American duo Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman . "Yeah, first cut made, too (at the U.S. Open)", Harman said. All at seven under par at Erin Hills. Fowler is two under with birdies on the second and seventh. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open title

This was, after all, his first time in major contention. How did Koepka win the title? Harman did not fade or choke at all in what presented a totally new challenge in 20 miles per hour winds compared to the first three favorable scoring days at Erin Hills. Read More »

Outraged Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax probe

Real Madrid have released a statement saying they had "full confidence" in their player, and that they were convinced he would prove his innocence. The Daily Mail claim that Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes have already held secret talks with Paris Saint-Germain just hours before the Champions League final, a fact that makes them the favourites in their eyes. Read More »

Koepka wins US Open

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He was in the lead or in second place the rest of the way. "But, at the same time, I don't feel like I lost a golf tournament, I think Brooks went out and won the tournament". Koepka landed the first blow on the par-four eighth, draining a magnificent 33ft putt to move one clear at 14 under. Another bogey at the 18th gave him a tie for second with Matsuyama . Read More »

It´s very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

Cedric's goal looked to have been the breakthrough Portugal needed, but Mexico did not cave in. The first goal was an example of that and showcased a moment of brilliance from Ronaldo. The Portugal coach, Fernando Santos , and the striker André Silva have defended Cristiano Ronaldo , with Silva insisting his team-mate and captain is focused on the Confederations Cup , despite tax fraud accusations and fresh transfer speculation this week. Read More »

Bummer buddies: Roomies Fowler, Thomas fizzle at US Open

Open . "You've got to tip your cap", said Harman, who tied Matsuyama for second at 12-under. The previous lowest score in relation to par was the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller in the final round of the 1973 Open. More than worrying about the uncertainty of his career, he was trying to figure a way to close one of these big ones out. "But he just said a few things, and just stay patient". Read More »

Ton for Fakhar Zaman as Pakistan flay Indian bowlers

The former captain told Sky Sports 2: "It's a great, great team effort from where we came from because we knew after losing the first game, we were nowhere". He hit the Indian bowlers outside the park by smashing six boundaries and an over boundary. Pakistan have won the Champions Trophy cricket final after beating their arch-rivals India by 180 runs at the Oval ground in Britain's capital, London . Read More »

The first real midweek team selected

All Blacks boss Steve Hansen criticised the Lions' hard schedule and their commercial responsibilities, while England coach Eddie Jones claimed the tourists would lose the Test series if they play like Gatland's Wales. The first 30 minutes of the second half were scoreless until Farrell landed a fourth penalty with 10 minutes to play. Jonathan Davies , who like Hogg was forced off in the first half at AMI Stadium with a head injury, is "symptom free" of concussion, according to Gatland. Read More »

Whataburger trolls Cavaliers after devastating Game 3 loss

James played 45 minutes and nearly the entire second half. No NBA team have ever found their way back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series but James was not ready to admit defeat. That was not the case last night. Kevin Durant saw the space and stepped back. Durant scored 14 points in the fourth quarter alone. He had 21 points in the first 15 minutes. Read More »

US Open: Brooks Koepka wins 117th US Open

Instead, he went birdie-birdie-birdie, pushing his lead to a more comfortable 4 strokes with two holes to play before coasting home with his foot on the brake to become the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship. Koepka took it from there - a victory in Turkey against a strong field, his first PGA Tour victory in the Phoenix Open, his first Ryder Cup and now a major championship. Read More »

Sehwag opens up on two-line application

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June 18, The Oval: Beat India by 180 runs- Fakhar, caught off a no-ball on three, makes 114 his maiden ODI century as Pakistan pile up 338 for four after India captain Virat Kohli wins the toss in the final. "I think all credit goes to my bowlers". Successive Indian governments have refused to play bilateral cricket with Pakistan and it is unlikely that the result of the 2017 Champions Trophy will change the views of the Narendra Modi government. Read More »

Traffic jam at the top at Erin Hills

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The biggest move of the day came from Hideki Matsuyama . Matsuyama and Reavie each shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the U.S. Open. There's a four-way tie for the lead at the U.S. With Fowler not teeing off until the afternoon, the morning action was dominated by a roller coaster round from England's Paul Casey, who recovered from a dramatic collapse to claw his way back into contention. Read More »

Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials

Javier Hernandez equalised with a low header from Carlos Vela's cross. Portugal thought they had snatched victory in the closing stages of the match, as Cedric Soares' deflected effort found the corner of Mexico's net with four minutes of normal time remaining. Read More »

Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth finish strong at US Open

Open . But then again, given all the good that came out of the 2015 U.S. Open, capped by Jordan Spieth's dramatic win over Dustin Johnson on the final hole, USGA executive director Mike Davis hasn't given any inclination that the U.S. Rain-softened conditions at Erin Hills made greens more receptive and a lack of brisk winds left the course virtually defenceless. He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and ... Read More »

Pakistan crushes India to win Champions Trophy

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Preview: A wounded Pakistan will be out for revenge while India will aim to maintain their dominance when the arch-rivals meet in the final of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament at The Oval in London on Sunday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed took the last catch and aeroplaned around the pitch with his arms out before he was swamped by teammates. Former captain MS Dhoni had rescued India from many a dire position in his long career. Read More »

Draymond Green Trolls LeBron James With Cheeky T-Shirt After NBA Finals Showdown

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As Draymond mentioned, his shirt was revenge for LeBron James' "Ultimate Warrior" shirt after last year's Finals. 'I never played on a superteam .' You started the superteam , bro! As for never playing for a superteam , however, the King must've forgotten 2010-2014, when Miami's " Big Three " of James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh dethroned the Celtics in the Eastern Conference, winning two championships during four consecutive Finals appearances. Read More »

India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Zaman went on and scored his maiden century as Pakistan posted a mammoth total of 338 for 4 for India to chase. Pakistan's thrilling victory over their biggest rivals was set up by Fakhar Zaman's century and a three-wicket burst from opening bowler Mohammad Amir . Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins first major at 117th US Open at Erin Hills

Don't blame Father's Day protagonist, Brooks Koepka , for his score. He also won the Open in 1994, as well as the British Open in 2002 and 2012. But Koepka would not be blown off course producing a near-flawless final round, subduing the winds with a mix of power and precision. Read More »

US Open snippets from fourth round at Erin Hills

American Brooks Koepka powered his way to a first major title in record-equalling fashion as Tommy Fleetwood's fearless US Open bid ended in disappointment. "I've just got to get on the greens and have that cup start to look a bit bigger". Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Read More »

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

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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

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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

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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 »