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The Florida native has more good finishes in the majors than any of the other four. It doesn't have much history, "but everybody had to start somewhere". Open is getting good. "What a great year it's been with the trophy!" the 32-year-old athlete gushed. He just has to listen to the crowd. Despite his disappointing round, Fowler is still just one shot back and pleased with his game. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open

Open at Erin Hills . "It was a long phone call for us, it was like two minutes it wasn't much". It capped quite a journey for the 27-year-old Floridian. "Just getting it wrong, aren't we", he said to his caddie Ian Finnis, who has been a major part of Fleetwood's revival after slipping to 188th in the world last September. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal

The match in Kazan will start at 1500 GMT and will be followed at 1800 GMT by the Group B opener between African champions Cameroon and Chile in Moscow. We know we still have lots of opportunities, there are two games remaining and that's why we're calm. "We wanted to win, of course, but we have to be satisfied with this result against the European champions", Chicharito said. Read More »

FSU alum Brooks Koepka wins US Open

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American Brian Harman , playing in his first major since missing the cut in all four in 2015, was the surprise leader on 12 under, the 30-year-old attempting to become the first left-hander to win the title in a week which saw six-time runner-up Phil Mickelson opt to attend his daughter's high-school graduation rather than compete. Read More »

Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

On Saturday, he followed five birdies on the first nine with three bogeys on the back and on Sunday there was a triple bogey No. 8 sent him free-falling down the leaderboard. Open is very cool", Scheffler said. Koepka took it from there - a victory in Turkey against a strong field, his first PGA Tour victory in the Phoenix Open, his first Ryder Cup and now a major championship. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for top pick — AP report

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Like I said , a dream I always had. Boston has eliminated the idea of selecting a guard, especially after Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe reported the team doesn't want to expand their already packed backcourt. Clearly, he's still leaving his options open. It's interesting because all of these years, Ainge has been searching for the top pick in a draft with a bonafide stud. Read More »

Chelsea eyeing Luis Enrique if Conte quits as manager

The value of Conte's currency as a coach could not be higher. Conte's decision was made despite Costa being involved in 27 Premier League goals on the way to the title last season. The latter report is the more interesting of the two as it comes from Sky. That prompted suggestions of friction between Conte and the Chelsea leadership, as Costa's availability on the transfer market could affect the price Chelsea might receive for him. Read More »

Lions coach Gatland rails at New Zealand 'blocking'

The back-row battle is set to be a critical aspect of all three Tests, and Kaino admits the Lions' resources in that area are impressive. Gatland has clearly divided his squad into test and midweek lineups and it was for that reason he called on six players - four from Wales and two from Scotland who are now playing in the South Pacific - to bring up his current complement to a full 46 players, the equivalent of two match-day 23s. Read More »

UK official: Fire building materials broke rules

Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage Friday amid reports that the materials used in a recent renovation of the public housing block may have fueled the inferno. He said that after speaking to residents, suspicion of a "cover-up" is rising and Theresa May and investigators must ensure all pertinent documents are protected. Read More »

Florida blanks TCU in CWS opener

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Louisville had gone 0-5 over its last three appearances in Omaha. He pitched two scoreless innings in relief and picked up his first career save against Wake Forest in the super regional, not long after the Detroit Tigers selected him with the 18th overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft . Read More »

Kaufman moves up in Meijer LPGA Classic

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Shanshan Feng (70) topped the group at 8 under. "I took some time to relax, did some university work". Jutanugarn said she learned a lot this week. "I haven't got the results that I've been really looking for". I just didn't play as well. It was pretty hard out there and the greens got firm. I played aggressive all day and how I did the last three days. Read More »

Derby County pair feature in dramatic clash between Scotland and England

Griffiths then took centre stage, the Celtic striker arcing a 25-yard free kick inside the right-hand post in the 87th minute and then curling a shot into the other side of the goal three minutes later. He now has six efforts for his country, having come to the Three Lions' rescue against Scotland . Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win. Read More »

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Chasing a mammoth total of 339, India were bowled out for just 158 in the 31st over of the second innings. "It's been an up and down ride for us but I'm so proud of the boys", Arthur said. Then, Mohammed Hafeez tightened the screws with a brilliant unbeaten 57, from just 37 balls, with four boundaries and three sixes . Kohli , who was dropped at first slip by Azhar Ali in the previous ball, tried a flick to the on-side but could only manage a leading edge straight to Shadab Khan ... Read More »

Champions Trophy final: India lose to Pakistan by 180 runs

Jerome Taylor had also taken 13 in the 2006 tournament, which was held in India . Indian all-rounder, Hardik Pandya , gave a brief flicker of hope to the Blue Shirts, handily knocking 76 runs off 43 balls. Openers Azhar and Zaman put up a solid platform for other batsmen to post a good total on the board. On the greatest stage sparked further by the rivalry of the two nations, Fakhar could have been forgiven for playing a more contained game. Read More »

Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile

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They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day global hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level. Credit to them they outplayed us today in all departments. Amir struck just three balls into India's reply when, after bowling two outswingers to Sharma, he had him lbw with an inswinger. Read More »

Michael Hussey warns India about Pakistan's 'surprise factor'

I was a part of that match . Before the match begins on Sunday afternoon, all that anybody can see over the internet and social media is the same old and a pretty rehearsed question of 'Who will win this war?' and memes to put the opposing team down by both sides of the country. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed thrilled with epic turnaround

Shoaib Malik scored 12 runs off 16 balls until he got out by Bhuvneshwar in 39.4 overs when Pakistan was three runs short of 250. "When players ( Fakhar Zaman ) like that get going on their day, it becomes really hard to stop them because I think 80 percent of his shots were high-risk - and they were all coming off", said Kohli . Read More »

Sohail to Sarfraz: Keep controversies aside, focus on Champions Trophy final

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The social media has been divided into two categories when it comes to trolling Sarfraz. This led to comments from some insensitive people mocking him for something so insignificant. The baby (whose name is suspected to be Aamer), had reportedly been very annoying for the Pakistan team and specifically the captain, not letting them enjoy their win because of his constant shouting and tantrums. Read More »

Rory Best to captain Lions against Chiefs

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has accused opposing teams of using underhand tactics on their tour of New Zealand and demanded referees crack down ahead of Saturday's series-opening test against the All Blacks in Auckland. Read More »

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring global cricket to Pak

But Pakistan collapse to 162 for seven before an unbroken stand of 75 between skipper Sarfraz (61 not out) and Mohammad Amir (28 not out) sees them win what is a virtual quarter-final. "Amir was the guy that could do that for us", said Arthur. After the India game, we came back superbly. "After the first game I said there is a big gap between Ind & Pak these days". Read More »

Ronaldo seems 'very serious' amid Real Madrid exit storm - Andre Silva

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Cristiano Ronaldo told Sir Alex Ferguson he wanted to leave Real Madrid SIX weeks ago, according to reports . 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. Read More »

Pakistan pacers and batsmen overwhelm India to clinch maiden ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan's batting unit surprised one and all as nearly very batsman played well. Four balls later, Dhoni pulled a short delivery from Hasan Ali to deep midwicket. They played the ball according to its merit and made full use of the conditions despite losing the toss. But after beating South Africa and then holding on to beat Sri Lanka they then upset hosts England in the "semi", beating them by eight wickets. Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps record week with title

Open at Pebble Beach despite a 15-shot romp. I was excited for today. "But I'm happy with the way I played, and it gives me confidence going forward". "He came through Europe but he is an American so I know he wanted to win on his home turf". He surged with his string of birdies starting with the 14th hole, and he controlled the tournament the rest of the way. Read More »