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Belmont win was plenty compelling for Tapwrit's team


Even though few big name horses will be watching from the sidelines at this year's Belmont Stakes , several Kentucky Derby and Preakness entries will be making their way to NY for the final leg of the Triple Crown circuit. Especially with the Derby victor, the two-week turnaround between the Derby and the Preakness is a really short time for horses , but it's a pretty long 14 days for a horse trainer . Read More »

Warriors: We Haven't Been Invited to the White House


The Golden State Warriors have reportedly unanimously made a decision to decline their invitation to visit President Trump at the White House following last night's NBA Finals clinching victory over the Cavs. Will the Warriors follow up that celebration by visiting the White House? Anyone anxious about whether there was enough to go around at Oracle for Curry , KD and the rest found out there was plenty. Read More »

Agent admits Man Utd target Morata casts doubt on Real Madrid stay


The pair are said to be good friends, and the former wants the 27-year-old to return to England and be part of the exciting revolution taking place under Mourinho at Old Trafford. Although it would seem like Perez is hoping for a lot to get almost £80m for a striker who has managed just 15 league goals this season, he may not be going to mad. Read More »

Russian Federation beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

It's a deserved lead for Russian Federation who have been completely dominant. That feeling carried into the match with the action starting at a frenetic pace. The All Whites have traditionally struggled in major global competitions, and, with regular captain and star man Winston Reid injured, it is their defence that could struggle against some of the best attacking players in world football. Read More »

More low numbers at Erin Hills with Justin Thomas' 63


Thomas reiterated that multiple times after his round, a jaunt in which he recorded nine birdies, including thre consecutive to finsh his front nine and one on No. "I'm like, 'Let's get to 8, let's get to 9, ' whatever it is". ERIN , Wis. - You can seemingly see for miles in all directions across the vast Erin Hills landscape, yet there isn't a major champion in sight. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63 in 3rd round at US Open


The world number 50 headed to the clubhouse on 12 under, one ahead of Thomas, Brooks Koepka and England's Tommy Fleetwood . Seeing him get the eagle on the last was pretty cool. "Nine (under) is pretty darn good", Fowler said after his round. "So I'm excited about all those things", Harman told That combination has helped him onto to PGA Tour wins, including one this season at the Wells Fargo Championship . Read More »

Virat Kohli Wins Toss, Will Bowl

On the other hand, Pakistan started the tournament with an embarrassing defeat against India . India , in the Champions Trophy opener, routed Pakistan by a huge margin of 124 runs, however, it had to face defeat against Sri Lanka who beat the Virat Kohli-led team by seven wickets. Read More »

Brian Harman aiming to defend one-shot lead

When his initial outfit lineup was released, Thomas had to make one thing very clear about his Sunday outfit, which he will be wearing as he attempts to win the trophy. He said he has a plan in the works for Sunday. "We're in a good spot", Fowler said. "When you start off like that, you're whole system gets shaken up". Read More »

Portugal hoping Ronaldo continues good form

Together, the young Silva and the veteran Ronaldo have scored 18 goals since they started playing alongside each other following Euros 2016. Hosts Russia kicked off their Confederations Cup campaign with a comfortable Group A victory over New Zealand in St Petersburg . Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots himself into contention at US Open

And I'm kind of going out there and just doing it, and letting it go. His wavy brown hair and light beard would make him fit right in on the North Shore of Oahu, although he's from Southport , England . Open, and it's a fresh beacon of hope in the centuries-old struggle between humanity and golf . He missed the cut at last year's PGA and withdrew from this year's Masters after falling down a staircase. Read More »

HWL Semi Final: India rout Pakistan to enter quarters


Coming off two straight wins and looking in good form, India were clinical in attack and strong in defence against a Pakistan side, who just can not seem to find any kind of momentum in this tournament. Three minutes later, Talwinder was it again as he smartly flicked a ball past Ali and even though the decision was referred, replays validated that it was a legitimate goal. Read More »

Rickie Fowler 2 shots off lead at US Open

Matsuyama, the world number four, had to settle for a one-under-par 71 which left him on six under, six off the pace. "But, I had no idea 9-under was the best score ever to par, " Thomas said . Jordan Spieth hit probably one of the best tee shots he has made all weekend at the U.S. Open. After Justin Thomas' eight-foot eagle putt on No. Read More »

Is Qatar a Proxy War for US Over Iran Nuclear Deal?

Just a day before the deal was signed Saudi foreign minister Adel Al-Jubeir was in Washington where he insisted there was no blockade on Qatar despite the three countries closing land, sea and air links to it. Those ties, however, had begun to improve under Salman after he aligned Saudi Arabia closer with Turkey and other Sunni Muslim countries in a bid to counter Shiite-ruled Iran. Read More »

Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy


Congratulations to Pakistan and their fans. Many wondered if a tricky chase might nonetheless be on the cards, but openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) made a mockery of that notion in a stand of 118. England didn't manage a single individual fifty in their innings. Fellow pacers Junaid Khan and debutant Rumman Raees also chipped in with two wickets apiece. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Pulls Off Sublime Assist For Ricardo Quaresma

Eder was the striker when Portugal won the European championship, scoring the victor in the final against host France, but he didn't even make it to Fernando Santos' squad for the Confederations Cup , the World Cup warm-up event. Ronaldo also continued to rewrite the record books in the Champions League as he became the first man to score more than 100 goals in Europe's premier club competition with a hat-trick against Bayern Munich. Read More »

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft


After Fleury agreed to waive the no-movement clause in his contract, the Penguins protected goaltender Matt Murray , who led the team to its second consecutive championship a week ago. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reported the Columbus Blue Jackets are set to give the Golden Knights the No. 24 overall pick in the 2017 National Hockey League draft and a prospect in exchange for the expansion team only taking Matt Calvert, William Karlsson or Ryan Murray. Read More »

Lions coach Gatland: My boy caused us problems!


British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has changed all 15 of his starting side for their second tour match of New Zealand , with Wales hooker Ken Owens set to captain the team against the Auckland Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday. Read More »

Kevin Durant Didn't Need The Warriors. The Warriors Needed Kevin Durant

Take for instance the big minutes that Patrick McCaw played in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals . Once LeBron James becomes a free agent in 2018, people around the National Basketball Association feel like the Cleveland Cavaliers have no guarantee that their superstar will be returning, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Read More »

How to watch Portugal vs. Mexico in the Confederations Cup

Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has warned against overly focusing on Cristiano Ronaldo when El Tri kicks off its Confederations Cup campaign on Sunday against Portugal in Kazan. "Now we have to show on the pitch why we are being considered favorites". "We focus on our football and on what we want to do on the field. on what the "Profe" [coach Juan Carlos Osorio] is looking for us to do and what we are strong at, as well as what we have to improve", added Ochoa. Read More »

Aitor Karanka: Alvaro Morata will be spectacular at Manchester United

After it was reported that Antonio Conte text Diego Costa earlier this month to inform him that he no longer needed his services heading into next season, speculation has been rife as to who will replace the commanding forward. The French coach reportedly wants the 24-year-old to stay at the club, but Morata is desperate for regular game time, which can't be guaranteed at the Bernabeu. Read More »

Severe thunderstorms may dampen Father's Day plans

The high temperature will be near 91 degrees this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are likely to continue into Monday , which will see a high of 83 and a low around 65. The Weather Service says that 2 to 4 inches of rainfall or locally higher amounts within an hour or two could bring flash flooding from mid-late Sunday afternoon into evening. Read More »

Golfer Brian Harman leads US Open going into final day

Harman , who is hoping to become the first lefthander to win the U.S. Open , must have felt overlooked given Thomas' accomplishment. There is a palpable excitement around the grounds at Erin Hills due to the packed leaderboard that portends a thrilling weekend and the fact that the course has shown well-challenging yet fair. Read More »

Thomas shines as Harman takes US Open lead

But those errors were comfortably outweighed by nine birdies and a spectacular eagle at the par-five 18th, where he hit his approach shot to eight feet from 299 yards. Open course setup faced by his era is not the same today. Thomas started off his round with back-to-back birdies. He rolled in an 18-footer that went right to left from the edge of the green, grabbing his putter and pointing it out to his left just as the ball dropped into the cup. Read More »

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's text message to Diego Costa 'revealed'


Jose Mourinho got the best out of Diego Costa in one season, and then didn't, the next. Costa scored 21 goals in 40 appearances for the Blues on the way to the Premier League title and FA Cup final this season. I have sent the message to the management at Chelsea so they can make a decision. "They have to know what they will do with me". "Being five months without playing?" His hopes of playing for Spain in next year's World Cup in Russian Federation would also depend on getting ... Read More »