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Golf roundup: Spieth wins in playoff

Afterward, Spieth said of the shot, " For the bunker shot to go in, that was awesome ". That was - if I was in ( Daniel) Berger's shoes, I'd be cursing Jordan Spieth right now for the break off the tee and then holing a 30-yard bunker shot. Read More »

Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround

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During the 2017 NBA Draft , the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the number one overall pick. I was just waking up. "I really believe we can do that". "But that's another goal that I set for myself". When you might get drafted to a city with no Chick-fil-A. ( Michael Jordan ) and everybody. "I'm pretty sure (Simmons and Embiid) got the same objective and we're all going on the same page". Read More »

England to rotate keepers in France friendly

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But, again, France was quickest to respond and Sidibe slammed in the loose ball. Southgate should not regard this as too great a setback but he needs to learn from it. Soon after, Umtiti fired home the rebound from about 10 meters out after Giroud's downward header was saved by Tom Heaton, who denied Mbappe with his legs in the 30th. Read More »

New Jersey Devils draft Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

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Hischier is skilled offensively and can infuse the Devils with some much-needed scoring. At No. 196, the Flyers took their only defenseman in this draft, overage Wyatt Kalynuk, who is 6-2, 186 and 20 years old. Yamamoto, who grew up in Los Angeles where he played for the Junior Kings program, racked up 99 points (42 goals, 57 assists) in 65 games last season with Spokane of the Western Hockey League. Read More »

Aditi Ashok records career-best finish on LPGA tour

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Ryu's victory made a statement as she put on a record- setting performance in Arkansas. After winning 25 professional titles during her career, including nine wins on the LPGA Tour in the US, she had only one top-10 finish past year. 1 with consistent golf. "I wanted to win another tournament", said Ryu. "I won a couple of events on LET, which was a good sign, and then I made it through Q school and now I'm here". Read More »

Who will join the Vegas Golden Knights?

The Expansion Club is permitted to sign a current or pending Free Agent on a Current Club's list of Available Players during the period between 10:01 a.m. Along with Fleury, other goalies exposed are Florida's Roberto Luongo , Detroit's Petr Mrazek and Philadelphia's Michal Neuvirth . No, not the Artem Anisimov who has been Patrick Kane's running mate in Chicago the past couple seasons, but rather the Artem Anisimov who was a plodding defenseman drafted by the Flyers six years prior to ... Read More »

FIA data shows Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel

Vettel was given a 10-second stop-and-go penalty in the race - won by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - after being adjudged guilty of risky driving but still finished a place ahead of Hamilton in fourth, extending his championship lead to 14 points. Read More »

Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo . "This is the race we expected a year ago and we got it today with all the craziness and safety cars ". Hamilton said: "I think it's just not driver conduct". Hamilton began the race on pole and avoided the melee in lap one to establish himself as leader, but his progress was stymied when he ceded his lead after pitting due to a loose head rest. Read More »

ATP Queen's: Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships

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Assuming Nadal plays Wimbledon , this will be just the second time since 2005 that he has gone to the year's third major without a warm-up. Wawrinka, bidding for a fourth Grand Slam title, hailed Nadal as an opponent and sportsman. The lower bounces on grass compared with clay put extra stress on his knees and Nadal has suffered some shocking defeats at the All England Club since he reached five finals there between 2006 and 2011. Read More »

Lions hopeful over Davies fitness for first Test

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The Lions struck back quickly through their best-worked try of the tour, when speedy England centre Jamie Joseph was put into space. The team that faced the Highlanders was completely different outfit from the side that beat the seven-time Super Rugby champions 12-3 with a controlled, patient and aggressive performance. Read More »

England win South Africa T20 series

Dawid Malan was named man of the match after making the highest-ever score by an England player on T20 debut. Faf du Plessis will lead a South Africa side sprinkled with new faces and England will be confident of claiming a first home Test series success over the Proteas since 1998. Read More »

Kevin Harvick wins on road course at Sonoma

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I saw the 42 check up and I get into him and I was thinking, "Well, we'll both survive this". He will start 25th this week and showed some Top 20 speed in practice finishing 12th and 22nd. Chase Elliot , who was the fastest of the first qualifying session ended was only eighth fastest in round two, having lost sixth tenths of a second on his second lap compared to the first round. Read More »

NHL Expansion Draft: Minnesota Wild available and protected list

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Louis time). The Golden Knights and General Manager George McPhee now have a three-day window to build their team from the list of players exposed and also make deals with other National Hockey League teams involving those players. Teams were also eager to see the list of players available because Vegas now becomes a trade avenue for them. At least 20 of the players have to be under contract for the 2017-18 season, and the selections must have an aggregate value accounting for 60 to 100 ... Read More »

LSU to face Florida in SEC vs

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He needs one more to move into fifth place, but the hits have been elusive during the past week. With Gilbert dominant on the mound, LSU would not need too many runs. It landed in the LSU bullpen and teammates out there made sure they got it to him as a keepsake. Replays clearly showed the ball was fair. Hess then struck out Trevor Larnach looking and got KJ Harrison to foul out to first base. Read More »

Rain cuts short Windies v India ODI

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But that did little to slow down India as opener Rahane - who had made 62 before the elements intervened last time out - smacked 10 fours and two sixes en route to 103, while captain Kohli (87) and Dhawan (63) helped propel the tourists to 310-5. Read More »

Feliciano Lopez overcomes Marin Cilic to win maiden Aegon Championships title

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Muller confirmed he had pulled out of next week's Eastbourne tournament to rest up ahead of Wimbledon. "You can imagine how important it is for me to be in the final of Queen's at this stage of my career". Lopez took advantage to continue his recent stretch of stellar tennis. "Against Gilles today I was mixing it up really good and just playing really well, really smart in some critical points". Read More »

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championship at Queen's Club

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After the match, Nadal said , "You know, on paper, when you look at the scores, it all seems fairly easy [.] But it's not". "I'm a practice world champion now, but that's not who I want to be". "When Rafael is good with his knees", Toni said , "he can play well on the grass". The pair have contested some of the most memorable finals of the modern era, establishing themselves as not just the two greatest players of their generation, but of all time. Read More »

Vettel "disgraced himself", says furious Hamilton

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. "I didn't run into the back of him on goal", he told reporters after the race. "I love the guys and I just ask that we wipe the slate clean, move forwards and take this performance". Read More »

Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in F1 crash row

Ricciardo had by that stage moved to fifth and made a blinding move at the re-start to get by both Williams cars to slot into third place . "Driving alongside and deliberately driving into another driver and getting away pretty much scot-free as he still came fourth, I think that's a disgrace ". Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of $3.7 million tax fraud

It means the Real Madrid and Portugal star risks further fines, and even sentencing, as the process gets set to be a drawn-out affair. "I want to talk with him", the long-serving Real president told Onda Cero . Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal worldwide scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus. Read More »

California native finally drives to victory at home-state road course

But at a track where experience and ability can separate the field, it was Harvick and a bunch of veterans who led the way. McMurray is seeking his first win of the season. There's lots of ground to cover - both literally and figuratively - at Sonoma , so let's get started with five of the top storylines going into Sunday's race. Read More »

Celtics Acquire First-Round Draft Pick

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In return, the Sixers send the rights to the No. 3 pick to the Celtics as well as the rights to the team's first-round pick in 2018 or 2019. They're big on defense so I think the tools that I have to be a defensive player I think would help them get out in transition. Read More »

World Champions Germany Edge Past Australia

Fresh-faced Germany were made to work harder than expected in their 3-2 victory over Australia in their Confederations Cup Group B debut yesterday with the world champions' young squad still adjusting to tournament life. The Canberran - clearly Australia's best player on the night - sprayed a first shot into Shkodran Mustafi's back but kept his composure to score at the second attempt - shocking the 28,605 at the Olympic Stadium. Read More »

Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

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The Lions have adopted a relatively conservative style on tour, focusing on strong set pieces, accurate kicking and a smothering rush defense. The visitors also had Joe Marler yellow carded early in the first half for a risky shoulder charge, but they slowed the tempo of the game, forced the Chiefs into errors and held the ball for long periods. Read More »

Warren Gatland praises Irish star when asked about Test team

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We've gone hard with the lads in contact, fitness, taking a lot out of the legs and with the travel, etc that would have had an impact on the first couple of games, but we're ready to get battle-hardened for a Test match. A few key players made a massive difference. "You look at the players and you see them but you just stand there, and give them respect". "Stuart had been training well, we were trying to get the ball in his hands". Read More »

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick

The veteran goaltender was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in their expansion draft, the results of which were announced Wednesday during the NHL Awards telecast. You might also see the Golden Knights use several of their first and second round draft picks to take defensemen that have potential to start sooner than later. Read More »

Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick

As a reminder, the Colorado Avalanche own the first pick in Round 2 at No. 32 overall. But some did better than others Friday, so let's break down which came away as winners, and which get the dreaded losers label. 10. I would not call him a sleeper but a little undervalued since he is a pure sniper who looks a lot like Phil Kessel . For the Golden Knights, Wednesday's NHL Expansion Draft was about the present. Read More »

All Black management unconcerned about Lions' defence

The Lions have adopted a relatively conservative style on tour, focusing on strong set pieces, accurate kicking and a smothering rush defense. THE 2017 British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand has been something of a stop-start affair. Read More »

Lopez the comeback king at Queen's

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Two service games later and Cilic was celebrating his progression, converting the second match point to reach Sunday's showpiece. The singles final at 14:00 BST will be followed by the conclusion of the doubles semi-final, and then the doubles final. Read More »