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Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

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Two bases loaded walks made it 7-4 in the bottom of the sixth. In the sixth, McKay, who threw 29 pitches in the first inning, again went deep in the pitch count and gave up two more runs on RBI base hits. Two straight singles off Hill were followed by a walk when Cason Sherrod entered. Bordner continued to flash his postseason dominance. The Cardinals added their final run of the game in the eighth inning on a RBI double from Fitch to score senior Ryan Summers. Read More »

Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Ronaldo , who is in Russian Federation as Portugal prepare for their opening match against Mexico , is said to be "outraged" after prosecutors accused the 32-year-old Real Madrid forward of defrauding the authorities of €14.8m (£12.9m). Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Finn replaces Chris Woakes in England team

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The Middlesex fast bowler could directly enter the starting lineup to face New Zealand on Tuesday. The left-hander received excellent support from Mushfiqur Rahim (79) in a third-wicket partnership of 166. That is what you get picked for. "Woakes is an excellent bowler and has been for England in white ball and red ball cricket for a long time". "He would definitely be a loss if he couldn't play [in the rest of the tournament]". Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins 2017 US Open

Including Fowler, names like Hideki Matsuyama, Brandt Snedeker, Brooks Koepka , Justin Thomas and Tommy Fleetwood are all looking to hoist the sterling silver in Erin Hills. Starting the final round with a bunched leaderboard, Koepka and Harman emerged from the pack to trade blows throughout the front nine. He hit a good putt on No. Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

It capped quite a journey for the 27-year-old Floridian. 14, 15, and 16 - to give himself a stress-free finish for his first major. "I was glad to hang in there, especially that last group", said Harman, who is playing his first weekend at a US Open in three attempts. Read More »

Zidane asks Ronaldo not to quit club

Ronaldo, on Confederations Cup duty in Russian Federation with Portugal, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain. Captain Sergio Ramos , who entertained the idea of leaving the Bernabeu not so long ago, has also called the 32-year-old - kind of like an overly clingy partner, I imagine - in a bid to change his mind. Read More »

Warrior fans ready for more

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The Warriors will be in Las Vegas through the weekend, and are expected to attend Andre Ward's light heavyweight championship fight against Sergey Kovalev on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. "I'm a long time Warrior fan", he said . In a May interview with Sports Illustrated , head coach Steve Kerr called Mr. Trump "ill-suited" to be president and a "blowhard". Read More »

Real Madrid back's star player Ronaldo over Tax evasion

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However, with an income of $93 million, Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest paid athlete in the world, and that is why it raises serious concerns over whether these tax avoidance schemes are a larger problem. " Cristiano Ronaldo has always shown since his arrival at the Real Madrid C. F., in July 2009, a clear willingness to comply with all their tax obligations". Read More »

Brooks Koepka Wins US Open, Ties Lowest Winning Score In Tournament History

Justin Thomas , the 24-year-old who shot 63 on Saturday for the best score against par (9 under) in the 117 U.S. Opens , and began one shot from the lead, wobbled from the get-go and shot 75 on Sunday. He failed to get up-and-down from behind the 17th green, and then he three-putted from 40 feet on the final hole to finish at 8-under 272. "Obviously, today I definitely had something to show for it". Read More »

This Pakistan team lack ability to beat India: Former Greats

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Khanna congratulated the team and expressed confidence that team would retain the Champions Trophy. Before every Pak-India match there is a 50-50 chance for either side to win but on Sunday we just gave it away. Pakistan will seek to bring in a replacement for Wahab Riaz after the fast bowler was ruled out Monday of the remainder of the Champions Trophy with an ankle injury. Read More »

NASCAR comes to Pocono

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Erik Jones was third, followed by Kurt Busch , Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr . "We ran top-five most of the day, had good strategy and it worked out". Blaney kept fellow driver and TV partner Kevin Harvick behind him to steal a win out from under polesitter Kyle Busch , thus making his first ever trip to Victory Lane. Read More »

Pakistan, India face off in historic cricket final

The neighbouring countries have moved on from years of political conflicts but emotions will run high as millions of supporters around the world watch the first major cricket final between the teams since the 2007 Twenty20 World Cup . Read More »

Koepka, Harman tied for US Open lead

One of golf's biggest hitters, Koepka also demonstrated he has a touch with the putter rolling in a monster 41-foot birdie putt at the eighth to reach the turn at three-under for the day and 14-under overall, in sight of his first major title. Read More »

4 share US Open lead

Open. Erin Hills again lacked enough wind to be the stern test the U.S. Open wants, and it showed. And they had even more company. Rickie Fowler , the 18-hole leader, made an 8-foot birdie on No. The little lefty from Georgia has a chance to make a little history at Erin Hills. That shot hit halfway up and trickled back down the hill. He got that up-and-down for a bogey and a 68. Read More »

Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Fleetwood, who had made the cut in just one of his previous seven major appearances, finished alone in fourth on 11 under following a final round of 72, with Rickie Fowler, Bill Haas and Xander Schauffele a shot further back in fifth. Starting the final round with a bunched leaderboard, Koepka and Harman emerged from the pack to trade blows throughout the front nine. His third shot hit the front of the green but spun off and he failed to make the par save from 92 feet off the green. Read More »

Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open To Capture 1st-Ever Major Championship

Erin Hills, an 11-year-old course shaped out of Wisconsin pastureland, didn't put up much of a fight without much wind. Fleetwood, who was hoping to become the third English victor since 1924 after Tony Jacklin (1970) and Justin Rose (2013), began the day in a tie for second and made an encouraging start with a birdie from eight feet on the second. Read More »

Powerful setpiece play of Lions proves too much for Maoris

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British and Irish Lions assistant coach Rob Howley has stepped up the mind games by warning New Zealand not to read too much into their selection for Tuesday's tour match against the Chiefs . "The amount of support that I've had personally has just been unbelievable and I experienced that in the World Cup here in 2011, the amount of Waikato people who supported Wales when we played here against Fiji and Samoa was incredible". Read More »

Gatland insists Payne injury not major after Lions loss

Stellar All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock will captain the Crusaders , with 61-cap New Zealand flyer Israel Dagg lining up at full-back. The pomp and ceremony added another layer of intrigue to an already compelling Lions tour. the most disappointing thing for me was the amount of penalties we gave away, particularly when we were on attack". We have to be aware of that, they are playing with a lot of confidence. Read More »

Three days of mourning after Portugal wildfires kill more than 60

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Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa said that there had been 156 fires across the country over the weekend, with 11 still active - and two blazes that are "particularly problematic". Over 20 villages have been affected. A burned vehicle in the aftermath of the forest fire near Pedrogao Grande, in central Portugal . Almost 60 other people were injured, including four firefighters and a seriously injured minor, Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes told state broadcaster RTP. Read More »

Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honoured at Erin

Thomas exploited soggy fairways and soft greens yesterday to shoot a dazzling nine-under-par 63, the lowest to-par score for 18 holes in US Open history. Brian Harman? Tommy Fleetwood? Fowler birdied the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to lift himself to 10 under par, two strokes off the pace at a generous Erin Hills layout that has been softened by rain. Read More »