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Louisville's Justin Thomas Sets A US Open Record

The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . Harman would eventually birdie three of his final eight holes to take a one-shot lead. "I really haven't been hitting the ball well as of late", Matsuyama said. "The finish was awesome. I was just happy that I was the one to take advantage of it today". About all that might save Erin Hills from another onslaught was a forecast for the strongest wind of the week. Read More »

Shot congressman Scalise shows signs of improvement


On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". Scalise remains in critical condition as his teammates honor him at the game at Nationals Park. Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, did between January and March. Read More »

Warriors committed to staying on top

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. James has now slipped to 3-5 in the NBA Finals. At just 25 years old, Irving has already entered into the conversation as one of the best scoring point guards the National Basketball Association has ever seen. Read More »

Ronaldo wants to leave Real?

According to Portuguese daily A Bola , the 31-year-old, who is currently on global duty with Portugal for the Confederations Cup , has been left angered at his treatment by Spanish tax authorities and now wishes to leave the country. The 32-year-old is believed to be angry with the way that he has been treated by the Spanish tax authorities who have alleged that he has avoided £14.7 million in tax. Read More »

Patty Mills: Warriors one of the NBA's greatest ever teams

It was the second parade in three seasons for the Warriors, who wrapped up their latest crown by finishing off a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. "Going through this year was so much fun". He's the reason, after all, Miami and the Cavs became super teams. I forgot to talk about you. Fresh off a championship, the Warriors have already convinced another one of their impending free agents to stick around for the long haul. Read More »

CT 17: Sarfraz Ahmed`s uncle to support India during the finals

Everyone is aware of the talent they have - they can beat any side in the world. India scored 300 plus against Sri Lanka which was chased down by them eventually. One popular meme after India's victory over Bangladesh showed two Indian players ( Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma ) carrying the carcass of a dead tiger, and another showed a dog with tiger stripes - tiger being the Bangladesh team mascot. Read More »

Mohammad Amir Fit For India vs Pakistan Final, Confirms Mickey Arthur

At the age of 28, his stellar career to date has made him an expert at setting aside the scrutiny and pressure - to the tune of 27 one-day worldwide hundreds and counting, for example. Arthur is confident that, with key seamer Mohammad Amir fit to come straight back into the team after the back spasm which ruled him out on Wednesday, Pakistan can consign their Birmingham misadventure to history. Read More »

Wood stays unbeaten, Dodgers beat Reds again 3-1


He's the first Dodgers pitcher to get so deep into a season without a loss since 1985, when Orel Hershiser made his first 11 starts without a loss, according to STATS. Instead, the Dodgers flexed their muscle and added to their domination of Cincinnati, beating the Reds for the seventh straight time. "The homers, the doubles, the singles, the walks". Read More »

Harman holding on: Savannah native leads US Open

Open , shared the 36-hole lead with Dustin Johnson . The top three players in the world have never missed the cut in the same major dating to when the world ranking began in 1986. While the scoring average at Erin Hills is actually one stroke over par, it has ceded some exceptionally low scores. Sure, he birdied four of his last six holes to salvage a 71 and finish at 5-over 149. Read More »

Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan


On Thursday, a civilian was allegedly shot dead by angry Indian soldiers in summer capital Srinagar which erupted in joy after Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka. I mean, whether you have played people before or you haven't, this game, as I said, you can not guarantee a performance. "The back spasm took two days to get over, and he's better now", the former Pakistan all-rounder added. Read More »

IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final

Pakistan were beaten by the defending champions to open the competition, but have fought back to reach the final, where they will look to quiet the powerful bats of India . Sunday's match up will be the first final between the two sides in a decade, following 2007's nail-biting World Twenty20 final that saw India defeat Pakistan by a mere five runs. Read More »

Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open

Both golfers struggled to find the fairways and too often they were forced to hack it out of the waist-deep rough. Oosthuizen, whose sole major title to date came at St Andrews in 2010, birdied the first, fourth, seventh and eighth to move to four under par, while 2015 victor Spieth had covered his first 11 holes in level par. Read More »

India face off in Champions Trophy finale

Pakistan face India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday and have been labelled as the underdogs. "But (now) on the biggest stage it is India v Pakistan ". People from all the age groups have started preparations for witnessing the final match. In a must-win game against South Africa, they choked Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock in the first power play, leading to a disastrous batting collapse for the best-ranked ODI side. Read More »

Brian Harman sits atop a crowded US Open leaderboard after third round

Open round in nine under par. Thirty-three players broke par Saturday, a record for an Open third round. It's all pretty self-explanatory, I guess, in terms of what it means. "To shoot a good round like today, I'm certainly looking forward to the weekend". "It means I have a lot better chance to win the tournament than I did when the day started". Read More »

Johnny Miller reacts to Justin Thomas' record-breaking 63 at Erin Hills


That means the world's top three players will miss the weekend for the first time in a major since the Official World Golf Ranking was established in 1986. Some have done splashy things only the golf nuts know, and Thomas lights up that category. "But it isn't a U.S. Open course that I'm familiar with the way it was set up". Read More »

Mickey Arthur positive about Pakistan's chances in Champions Trophy final

After the relative detente of the early years of this century, political ties have been Arctic frosty over the last decade. Amir, however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all global formats following his comeback. Read More »

Rory McIlroy sees grounds for optimism despite early US Open exit

OK, this is his first U.S. Open. The opening round was without Phil Mickelson for the first time since 1993. Just about everything already has at Erin Hills . The resulting 65 set the target at eight under par, with Charley Hoffman leading on nine under after covering the front nine in 31. "If I continue playing well and make some putts here and there, hopefully late tomorrow with a couple of stretches coming down, we have a chance to win a golf tournament". Read More »

Players begin third round of US Open in tricky conditions

And that was before his record-breaking Round 3 at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisc. There, he is in a three-way tie for second place at 11 under, one behind Brian Harman . "I've played nicely all year and gave myself a lot of chances to win", he said. Unlike loveable loser Mickelson when it comes to the America's national championship, Harman is playing in just his third U.S. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Wriddhiman Saha dismisses Pakistan's chances against India

The Men in Blue have won all three of their previous matches against Pakistan in the knockout stages of International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments to date. and also to accept the burden of unrealistic expectation that he should score runs every time he reaches the crease, and that his team should win every time they take the field", he said in the BBC interview . Read More »

Kohli's social media detox for Trophy final

But, as they have done many times before, Pakistan suddenly found their form with wins over top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka before delivering an outstanding all-round display to stun hosts England in the semi-final. We've closed the chapter on that. "We're now moving forward". This is the 4 time India have reached the last hurdle of the tournament, and if they win, they will become the first team to clinch three Champions Trophy titles. Read More »

Players' champion Kim still in hunt for first major

Johnson, who won at Oakmont at year ago and added another five victories in the last 11 months, played the closing six holes at Erin Hills in 3-over par to miss the 36-hole cut by three strokes. He recovered to drain a 13-foot birdie putt on the par-three 13th, but thereafter was unable to build any momentum over the remainder of the opening nine holes. Read More »

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks


That's why making this move is such a huge risk on the part of Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge. "I'm anxious to get to that day and get it over with". He even posed for pictures with Embiid and fellow Sixers Ben Simmons and Robert Covington . Philadelphia already brought in another point guard, Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, for a workout on Saturday. Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate at parade with expectations of more to come

Coming off a one-sided five-game defeat in the 2017 NBA Finals, Cleveland is left wondering how it can possibly close the gap on one of the greatest teams of all time. The parade wound through downtown Oakland, where fans in Warriors shirts and hats cheered their favorite players. Warriors forward Draymond Green appeared to take some shots at the Cavs. Read More »

Thomas fires 63 as scores tumble


Open to win by one", said Miller, now an analyst for the American TV network NBC. "I know one thing, if it happened tomorrow and the result is what I want it to be, then I'd probably have a different feeling". And on No. 9 he made a 21-foot putt. They were comfortably outweighed by nine birdies, the most spectacular coming at the fifth, where Thomas held a putt that broke at a 90 degree angle, and 12th, the scene of an unlikely recovery from the fescue rough. Read More »