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Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth finish strong at US Open

Koepka is trying for his first major championship. Henderson won twice previous year, taking the KPMG Women's PGA Championship for her first major, and successfully defending her title in the Cambia Portland Classic. McIlroy however, who is returning from a hip and back injury, put a courageous face on his second consecutive missed cut at a US Open following his exit at the halfway stage in 2016. Read More »

Here are our Vegas Golden Knights projected rosters

The Golden Knights are allowed to choose a total of 30 players in Wednesday's draft, which leaves the other 30 National Hockey League teams nervous for their available players. Along with Fleury, other goalies exposed are Florida's Roberto Luongo , Detroit's Petr Mrazek and Philadelphia's Michal Neuvirth . Unlike Thornton, though, I'm not convinced Marleau wants to stay in San Jose . Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to streaming services


Mere hours before the release of Katy Perry's purposeful pop LP Witness , it looks like she may be thwarted by Taylor Swift . Swift never mentioned the pop star's name but all fingers point to Perry especially after Swift released the song Bad Blood . Read More »

Confederations Cup: Our Play Matched Portugal, Says Mexico's Osorio

Cristiano Ronaldo , battling accusations of tax evasion and speculation over his club future, is concentrating only on the Confederations Cup , his Portugal teammate Andre Silva said . "We faced the European champions, a team that plays at a very high level, and we played equal to them". Together, the young Silva and the veteran Ronaldo have scored 18 goals since they started playing alongside each other following Euros 2016. Read More »

India Pakistan match in numbers


Zaman was batting on four when he edged one to MS Dhoni before the umpires checked that bowler Jasprit Bumhrah had overstepped. "They made us make those mistakes with the way they were bowling, creating that pressure", Kohli told reporters. Read More »

Ronaldo & Portugal Frustrated By Mexico

Mexico's second half resistance was broken four minutes from time when Hector Herrera let the ball bounce off his foot and Cedric pounced, with the Southampton player's shot taking a deflection off Herrera on the way in. The Mexico forward Raúl Jiménez , who plays his club football in Portugal with Benfica, is confident his team-mates can keep Ronaldo quiet at the Kazan Arena. Read More »

US Open: Brooks Koepka wins 117th US Open

Thomas equalled the lowest score in major championship history with a stunning 63 on Saturday, a nine-under-par round which was also the lowest in relation to par in a US Open, eclipsing the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller to win at Oakmont in 1973. Read More »

Little-known Koepka Wins US Open Golf Championship

Koepka finished with a score of 67 and tied Rory McIllroy's record for the lowest score in relation to par in history. "I think it's really cool". Brian Harman began the day with the 54-hole lead, but could manage no better than an even-par 72 and finished in a tie for second at 12-under. Read More »

Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand

Group A rivals Portugal and Mexico meet in Kazan on Sunday. Smolov then doubled his country's lead after starting and finishing a free-flowing move in the 69th minute. New Zealand had their first major chances when Ryan Thomas' powerful effort forced an impressive save from Igor Akinfeev and Smith's header from the resulting corner was hacked off the line by Yuri Zhirkov. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax fraud allegations

The footballer, who is the proud dad to six-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., has previously said he has nothing to hide and is not anxious about the claims. In fact, he had also been sentenced to prison for 21 months but it was suspended. Spain's High Court in May cleared Brazil global Neymar of fraud but he still faces a corruption trial in Spain in connection with the value of his 2013 transfer from Brazilian club Santos to Barcelona . Read More »

Gareth Bale expected to remain at Real Madrid, says Guillem Balague


But asked directly if there was any hope for clubs like Manchester United who want to bring him back to England, Bale said: 'I am happy here at Madrid . Juventus also had substitute Juan Cuadrado dismissed six minutes from time, when the score was 3-1, after two yellow cards. I'm very happy for him. Read More »

Koepka's birdie run leads to US Open championship

Playing in the penultimate group alongside Tommy Fleetwood , the 27-year-old entered Sunday's final round in a three-way tie for second at 11-under, one shot behind 54-hole leader Brian Harman , but was the only one in the final four that could get things going on a tough scoring day at Erin Hills. Read More »

It's happening! Wenger goes Aussie to shake-up Arsenal fitness team


The Australian also worked for Liverpool for two years under Kenny Dalglish, Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers, and also oversaw the fitness of the Australian football team during their World Cup campaign. Many of those supporters wanted a new manager to replace Arsene Wenger , but with the Frenchman signing a new contract the club were aware of a need to be seen making alternative tweaks behind the scenes. Read More »

Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy final

Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. " Pakistan is celebrating their biggest victory against their archrival". "All credit goes to my bowlers, Mohammad Amir , Hasan Ali , Shadab, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, they bowled really well". Read More »

The Game Says LeBron James' Legacy is 'Tarnished' After Championship Loss


We were the most disciplined team all year, we preached teamwork and togetherness all season, and it's hard to do that with a bunch of egos in the league, and we peaked at the ideal time . To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special. "I had a letdown a year ago", Green said. The reigning NBA Coach of the Year returned for Game 2 of the Finals following a six-week absence from the bench. Read More »

Gatland praises defence as Lions down Crusaders

But my nature is to not want that to happen, my nature is to close that gap and put some pressure on the two on them. "I have been hammered by the New Zealand media, so it has been a targeted campaign against me personally", Gatland told talkSPORT. Read More »

Real Madrid make history with 2nd straight Champions League title


It is the second time Juve have finished runners-up in the space of three seasons, with Barcelona having beaten them 3-1 in 2015, while they now hold an unenviable record of having lost their last five Champions League finals. "It didn't seem like I was going to make it to the final but I've worked tirelessly at home and it's the reward you get for all the hard work you've put in". Read More »

Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy

After Kohli won the toss and, surprisingly, opted to field first, Pakistan posted an imposing total of 338 for four featuring Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day global hundred, an innings where he might have been run out for one and was caught off a no-ball on three. Read More »

Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals


Lue also insisted that his team was better off playing at a high tempo. Cleveland was physical on defense. They have to play smarter if they want to extend this series beyond four games. On the other hand, LeBron's points and aggressiveness mostly came in the first half, when the stakes are at their lowest. The Cavaliers bench was 1-of-8 shooting in the first half. Read More »

Ronaldo tells Mendes to make Manchester United return happen

A Spanish prosecutor has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of avoiding £14.7 million in tax, he denies these accusations. Cristiano Ronaldo has chose to leave Real Madrid this summer because he does not want to play in Spain any more, according to a report in Portugal. Read More »

Did Erin Hills serve as a US Open worthy course?

While more players than usual broke par at a U.S. Open , numerous world's best golfers failed to make the halfway cut after Friday's second round. "Hopefully in the future in majors I can play in either the last or next-to-last group to give myself a better chance", Matsuyama said. Read More »

Protests erupt in Kanpur after India's defeat in Champions Trophy final


All three were gone after nine overs, five of them fierce seam bowling by Mohammad Amir , who was passed fit to play after missing the surprise semifinal victory over England because of a back spasm. But luck was on Pakistan's side. Put into bat here, they made a wonderful start against some unusually ragged stuff from Jasprit Bumrah . Not only did they need wickets in hand, but they also needed to score the quick runs. Read More »

Brooks Koepka Wins The US Open

The 24-year-old former Grand Canyon University player made a 35-foot birdie putt on 16 to take the lead and saved par from 5 feet on 17 to maintain a one-shot advantage. Fowler shot even-par 72 to finish at 10 under. "But can't complain the way I finished it off", Stricker said. The wind settled down shortly after the leaders teed off and, although still more hard than previous days, conditions were once again scoreable. Read More »

Mexico held Portugal to 1-1 draw in Confederations Cup 2017

Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo . The Real Madrid striker, whose club future has been the subject of media speculation after he was accused by Spanish prosecutors of committing tax fraud, which Ronaldo denies, set up Portugal's opener. Read More »