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Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. "The majors have a different feel and sound to the roars and to hear the crowd go insane when I holed that putt on 18 was really cool", said Thomas, whose back-to-back wins in Hawaii in January included an opening 59 in the Sony Open. Read More »

Francona feeling better, expected to manage Indians game

The two-time MVP bent but did not break in the early stages, allowing at least one hit in each of his first three innings with only one run surrendered. In 12 innings he has allowed three earned runs on nine hits, with 18 strikeouts and three walks while holding opposing batters to a.214 batting average. Read More »

Fans throw fake money at Donnarumma after he refuses contract extension

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They [Milan management] handled a top player like Donnarumma wrongly, they were too exuberant. "It's just, we couldn't take all of the negative tension that they were putting on us". "I take the responsibility of his choice", Raiola said. All he had to do was say he didn't want to remain and we'd have renewed with a reasonable release clause. Read More »

Spieth still believes in US Open chances

In all, 23 players are within four shots of the lead. A 338-yard drive off the tee took him to the edge of the green and he got up and down in two for a birdie. After his round was over, he cut a lonely figure on the end of the driving range, trying to work out the kinks and stay positive. He shot 75 and missed the cut. Read More »

NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

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This time, it's for real. They're going to lose a significant forward in the draft, one way or another. General manager George McPhee's phone was already ringing Saturday afternoon as his 30 colleagues did their best to shuffle the deck and protect themselves. Read More »

Game on! Conor McGregor Vs Floyd Mayweather Fight Is Confirmed

If McGregor pulls that off, it would rank among the greatest boxing upsets of all time. The interest already generated by the fight is extraordinary and the crossing of the disciplines of fighting and MMA is forecasted to pull in a record number of views as well as live attendance. Read More »

Golden Knights Ask Fans for Input on Which Blackhawks Player to Pick

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Vegas must select 30 players, one from each contributing team. Brodziak and Jaskin are players the Blues would certainly love to retain, but could be nice pieces for the Golden Knights to snag to fill immediate roles on the inaugural team. Vegas general manager George McPhee knows him well because McPhee's former team, the Washington Capitals, were in the same conference. Teams could also ask Vegas to pick an exposed player they're interested in, then get the Knights to subsequently flip him. Read More »

India crush Canada 3-0

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday congratulated the Indian hockey team for the emphatic victory against Pakistan in the ongoing World Hockey League Semi-Final in London . Team India's first goal was scored by drag flicker Harmanpreet in the 13th minute on a penalty corner. It was his trademark attempt shooting the ball to the top right corner of the post giving no chance for Pakistan goalkeeper Amjad Ali to stop it. Read More »

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

With Hasan Ali , the tournament's top wicket-taker, Junaid Khan and Shadab Khan going for the kill, the Indians were finally bowled out for just 158 in 30.3 overs. They played the ball according to its merit and made full use of the conditions despite losing the toss. Amir trapped Rohit Sharma lbw from the third ball, before captain Virat Kohli was dropped and then dismissed in successive balls. Read More »

Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in finals

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Sri Lanka's early exit in the tournament caused them to swap places with Pakistan , as they toppled from No. 6 to No. 8 in the rankings. India won the toss and chose to put Pakistan into bat - a decision that turned out to be a bad call. Read More »

Should Man United bring Ronaldo back — Transfer Focus

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Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told BBC Radio 5 Live it will be "difficult to change" Cristiano Ronaldo's mind if he has made a decision to leave the club, but he is sure that is not the case. There are very few clubs who would be able to afford Ronaldo's transfer fee and his wages. The forward is currently facing allegations of a £13million tax fraud and now doubts over his Real future have sparked a frantic scramble for his services. Read More »

Nadal first to qualify for ATP World Tour Finals

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At 5-1, I thought probably I am going to win this. Nadal became the first person to take 10 championships at the same Grand Slam event. He skipped the tournament past year, when he was dealing with the injured left wrist that forced him to withdraw from the 2016 French Open after two matches. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

I wake up every morning and get ready to go to the gym. "I'm anxious to get to that day and get it over with". "I'm big on that". A league source said late Saturday night that the trade could be finalized as early as Monday. 1, there's a lot of question marks surrounding who they could take at No. 3 now. With both of these teams expected to be at the bottom of the barrel for the next few years, the Celtics can continue drafting high in the lottery, even if they continue their recent ... Read More »

NASCAR comes to Pocono

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But there is a side of him thats kind of the opposite that I think he could probably show the fans more to give them an opportunity to get to know him.”. McMurray appeared to come away the worse for wear as the No. 1 auto caught fire. First, the team scaled back to a part-time effort where it selected a handful of races to contest based on tracks that best played to its strengths. Read More »

Warriors celebrate NBA crown with street parade

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The question is how with the Cavaliers so close to the salary cap, how do they add quality players? The title season was officially over. The Golden State Warriors star summoned Bay Area tattoo artist Nino Lapid to his home Tuesday night for a Curry family ink session. Read More »

Aaron Judge demolishes 495-foot homer over the Yankee Stadium bleachers

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NY has crushed 98 bombs on the season, marking the most through 59 games in franchise history, per MLB Stat of the Day . Judge is the first rookie in history to be the first player to reach 20 homers, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Despite the fact he is playing just as badly as Tanaka right now, he remains undefeated against the Yankees , and will be trying to keep the streak going. Read More »

Johnson, Day and McIlroy miss cut at US Open

They were joined by Harman and Fleetwood, who each had a 70. McIlroy is 6 over for the tournament, 13 shots back of leaders Rickie Fowler and Paul Casey . More important, he was happy with how he played Friday and remained optimistic that he could carry that over to the weekend. On Thursday, Koepka told Fox he's now so confident with the driver that he could "Swing as hard as I want". Read More »

Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

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Kohli managed a lucky escape as he was dropped by Azhar Ali at first slip before slicing one to the point. Denied the calming influence of an early wicket, India's bowlers looked nervous. It has produced seven different winners in eight editions. For India , Bhuvneshwar Kumar shined with the ball. It cost India 111 runs. Ashwin and Jadeja got a pounding from Zaman, who would clear his front leg and muscle the deliveries through on-side, occasionally hitting the inside out shot ... Read More »

Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan

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Fakhar brought up his maiden century in his fourth one-day global by muscling a sweep of Ashwin for his 12th boundary. Amir, who received a five-year ban from all cricket and served three months in prison following a conviction for spot-fixing in 2010, removed Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli . Read More »

James wants Real Madrid pal Ronaldo to join him at Man Utd

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Ronaldo , Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers. Sergio Romero would be in line to be Mourinho's number one choice. Ronaldo has helped Real win the Champions League thrice, scoring twice in last month's final as they became the first club to retain the title, and he is also the competition's record goal scorer with 105 strikes. Read More »

Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

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Now the players are simply raving after the big success which also included a first Spanish league and Champions Cup/League double in 58 years - mainly because he managed to keep all players happy and fresh by rotating a lot. He finishes the season for the fifth straight year as the competition's top scorer with 12 goals and the Portuguese moves closer to matching Lionel Messi's record of winning the Ballon d'Or five times. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by one at US Open

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He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66. "I was able to get to a few under by just accepting the fact that the putt might miss instead of having to have it be flawless". World No.9 Rickie Fowler , who held the halfway lead, earned solo fifth with a 68, with Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim a shot back alone in sixth after also carding a 68. Read More »

Koepka claims US Open title

For the first time in the tournament's history a record number of 44 players finished under par - obliterating the previous record (39) of players under par after round 1 of the US Open , set in Medinah in 1990. I was excited for today. Today my game wasn't quite there, but still got it round in level par. "But, at the same time, I don't feel like I lost a golf tournament, I think Brooks went out and won the tournament". Read More »

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

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He expected another intense match, saying playing New Zealand's Super Rugby sides was "great preparation" for the Test series. In testing conditions - rain hammered down for large parts of the game - the Lions looked to be heading into the break with the advantage after a CJ Stander converted score negated Reiko Ioane's early try for the Blues . Read More »

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko Stuns Simona Halep to Win Title

As The New York Times reports , Saturday's win makes Ostapenko the first unseeded woman to win the French Open since 1933. "I can just look forward", she said. I love you guys. It's so wonderful to be here. I have no words, it is my dream. Ostapenko's 50th victor of the match was another half-volley, helping her to a 5-3 lead, which she then converted against the serve by thumping Halep's delivery straight back past her. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo interested in Manchester United return

The 32-year-old was said to be "undergoing treatment" for an unspecified injury which kept him from facing the media in Russian Federation. They are ready to offer him in a deal to bring Ronaldo back. "I have made a decision". Ronaldo's relationship with Former Manager Sir Alex Ferguson is no secret to the football world. According to Eurosport , Ronaldo's contract has a €1 billion [$1.12 billion] release clause, and at that price, it would be virtually impossible for any club to ... Read More »

Champions Trophy final: India lose to Pakistan by 180 runs

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Later in the innings, Hardik Pandya, who put some resistance with a quick-fire 76 off 43 balls, was run out in the 27th over, thus, bringing an end to a famed Indian batting line-up. Any thought of the unlikeliest of victories was snuffed out when Pandya was run out by the length of the pitch after a mix-up with Jadeja. But went on to smash 114 and share a century opening partnership with Azhar Ali (59). Read More »

Justin Thomas comes crashing back to earth after Saturday 63

Open on Sunday at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Harman, whose Wikipedia page was edited to describe him as "boring" after he edged into the lead on Saturday (17 June), ended up settling for second along with Japanese prospect Hideki Matsuyama , who came out of nowhere to soar up the leaderboard and finish on 12-under par, capping his stint in Wisconsin with a stunning round of 66. Read More »

Thomas bags US Open history with 63

The 24-year-old Thomas carved a three-wood from the fairway to within eight feet of the cup on the 667-yard finishing par-five and drained the putt for a nine-under-par 63, the best U.S. 5 from the edge of the green that broke so severely that he stood with his toes facing the hole and rapped the ball toward his left foot. And I was pretty far off. Read More »

Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

In the first race, Artemis had the lead but Outteridge crossed the course boundary for an unforced error and had to slow to two boat lengths behind the Kiwis. "We're bitterly disappointed to lose races and not continue in the America's Cup but that's sport and the America's Cup is a tough game". "It's a similar situation with Formula One where they are looking for continuity and looking to try and bring more new teams in, reduce costs, so to have someone with Martin's experience in helping ... Read More »

Protesters march for Philando on Father's Day

Within hours of the verdict, thousands of protestors came together at the state Capitol, starting a march toward St. Paul Cathedral. Jeronimo Yanez opened fire on Philando Castile , 32, during a traffic stop in Minnesota last July when he pulled him over for a broken brake light. Read More »

Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

It's possible, even, that the Penguins have a side deal in place sending some sort of asset to the Golden Knights to ensure they take Fleury, rather than one of the other available players. David Krejci: Another no-movement clause protected talent, the Bruins did not ask Krejci to consider waiving his NMC for the Golden Knights, which makes sense, as it would be stupid to lose this player for nothing. Read More »

Brooks Koepka savours maiden major success at US Open

To feel as confident as I did on a Sunday at a major and coming down the stretch was pretty neat. The others included recent Wells Fargo victor Brian Harman , who led Koepka by one as Sunday began and spent the back nine anywhere from 13 under to 11 under before settling at 12 under. Read More »