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What four co-leaders said after Round 2 of the US Open


Open. He made four birdies over the last six holes to salvage a 71, but he still missed the cut for the second straight year. On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the U.S. But the world's top three missed the cut - the first time that has happened at a major since the rankings began in 1986. "I'm a Rickie Fowler fan, and the golf he produced this morning was lovely", Casey told reporters. Read More »

After traveling the world, Koepka takes US Open title

A par on the final hole tied Rory McIlroy's record score to par at 16 under for a four-shot victory. Even with the three birdies in a row, it was a par save from nine feet at the 13th hole that Koepka credits for getting his round going. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal pair give backing to captain amid speculation

The recent claims coming out of the Ronaldo camp will have put some clubs on red alert - but there are some other numbers they'll need to consider besides the Portuguese's stats. Morata scored 19 goals in 43 appearances for Real Madrid last season, but found his number of starts limited under Zinedine Zidane. The French giants would not think twice to sign the 2016 Ballon d'Or victor if he is available this summer. Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title; Summerhays 65th


The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills , making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time victor. "Obviously, Brooks dealt with it amazingly. I'll try to beat him the next time". "Now he's done it in a major". Koepka finished at 16-under 272, matching the lowest score to par first set by Rory McIlroy six years ago at Congressional. Read More »

Rassie Erasmus' Munster future in serious doubt


Erasmus will remain for the start of the next campaign, potentially even until the end of the season, and will oversee pre-season as planned, but Munster have been left scrambling to find a suitable replacement. Erasmus, a former Springbok captain, was previously the general manager of the team, but their complicated political system saw him walk away in favour of Munster. Read More »

James wants Real Madrid pal Ronaldo to join him at Man Utd


Speculation over Ronaldo's future is set to be broached later on Monday by Real president Perez, who stood unopposed for re-election this month and will now continue at the head of the European and Spanish champions until 2021. As well as Bayern, he has been linked with former club Manchester United, Paris St Germain and a move to the United States or China. Perez's opponents have criticised reforms in the club statutes which have toughened criteria for aspiring candidates. Read More »

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill


The House GOP acted last month, yet Senate Republicans are struggling to rally 50 votes from their 52-seat majority for a fast-track budget bill that can avoid a Democratic filibuster. Given the fact that the AHCA has consistently polled dismally, with many polls showing a majority of Americans disapprove of the House bill, the comments from Trump appear to be another concern that the healthcare debate could harm Republicans in the 2018 midterms. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Glimpses of Pakistan's historic title win over India


Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said: "It's a great team effort". "The way they turned things around for themselves speaks volumes of the talent that they have in their side". "They had to earn their win, credit to them they outplayed us today in all departments". Hasan Ali was responsible for taking the last Indian wicket, leaving the Blue Shirts with 158 runs from 30.3 overs. Read More »

Which Players Could Bruins Lose In Upcoming NHL Expansion Draft?

Though it's unclear whether he would be selected by Vegas on Wednesday, the 24-year-old was certain the Canadiens would not have protected him. This morning at 10 am Eastern Time, the NHL revealed each of the 30 teams unprotected lists for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and social media exploded. Read More »

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight

McGregor is the top pay-per-view draw in UFC while Mayweather had been the money-spinner in some of boxing's biggest bouts, including matchups with Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and United States star Oscar De La Hoya . However, "The Notorious" Conor McGregor has defied all odds to become the champion he is today. If you bet $100 on McGregor and he wins, you would win $700. Read More »

Cricket South Africa names owners for T20 Global League


The tournament, which will feature eight teams, will be played in November-December. Shah Rukh Khan owns the Kolkata Knight Riders while GMR group owns Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. "But after rigorous discussions and engagement with each of the potential owners, we are certain that our final eight owners have the ideal combination of strategic insight and passion needed to make the first T20 Global League a complete success", said Nenzani. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Dominate to Become 2017 Champions

How do you think that the Warriors would feel if someone forced them to change their tradition and let's say demands for them to wear some other jerseys and logo when playing games? The parade wound through downtown Oakland, where fans in Warriors shirts and hats cheered their favorite players. Read More »

UK officials treating mosque attack as terrorism

She was speaking after a man died and 10 people were injured when a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque . The incident followed a series of attacks in Britain. The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that there have been no reports of Malaysians involved in the Finsbury Park attack in London . Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the van has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Read More »

Crystal Palace close in on Southampton target


According to local newspaper, The Daily Echo , the Saints will begin the interview process this week with the likes of Mauricio Pellegrino , Patrick Vieira and Frank de Boer in the mix for a post which opened up last Wednesday following the sacking of Claude Puel. Read More »

Fakhar ton leaves India with stiff chase to retain Champions Trophy

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide (ODI) hundred was the cornerstone of Pakistan's 338 for four as they set title-holders and arch-rivals India a stiff chase to win the Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was all praise for his team for staging a dramatic comeback after the loss to India in the group stage. India offered Fakhar little width and appeared to have dismissed the 27-year-old when he snicked through to MS Dhoni, only for replays to ... Read More »

What are the Celtics thinking in potential trade with Sixers?


However, with the gluttony of first round picks owned by the Sixers , the Lakers were likely never in the running for long as Philadelphia simply had more to get a deal done. The Celts would certainly benefit from adding any one of those players, but the key to this transaction may be the additional asset gained. "I could see it happening, it would be a great atmosphere, it would be cool", the Upper Marlboro, Maryland native said that night of the Sixers possibly drafting him. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Fakhar's ton lifts Pakistan to 338/4 against India


The fact remained that a fully turned-on Pakistan team, the sentimental favourites here for all that they are going through for inability to play at home - were the better team and deserved winners. "That was an aberration". Leg-spinner Shadab took a wicket with his sixth ball when Yuvraj Singh (22) was lbw, although it needed a Pakistan review of an original not out decision. Read More »

Bear kills 16-year-old boy during mountain race in Alaska


Upon finding the teen, a park ranger shot the 250-pound bear in the face, but it ran away and was being sought by rangers. As of Sunday night, Rangers and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game were still looking for the wounded animal to capture and kill it. Read More »

Interesting facts about the India-Pakistan match


Yes, Virat Kohli earned a lot of appreciation for his phenomenal captaincy but, Yuvraj Singh's unexpected performance on the field also left everyone surprised. I finished well. India-Pakistan is always a big game, and I think it has set us up really well. The experienced duo then played their strokes, especially Rohit, who exquisitely punched through the off-side. Read More »

NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

Asked about teams calling asking Vegas to pick players for them, McPhee said Sunday that "it's already started to happen". Neither can players with continuing and effective no-movement clauses. This game McPhee is trying to play turns a promising expansion draft pick into an impressive haul that could make the team more competitive sooner. Saturday also was a deadline for a moratorium on free-agent signings, so the wooing of Smith, who was acquired from Detroit for two draft picks in late ... Read More »

Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli


The difference between Pakistan's batting and bowling averages in the semi-finals and final of this tournament: they scored 92.16 runs per wicket, and conceded only 18.45 runs per dismissal. This is Pakistan's first ICC title triumph since their 2009 World Twenty20 win but more importantly it broke the jinx of not performing against India in big ticket matches. Read More »

Supreme Court ruling could impact Redskins trademark case

The case essentially lets the Washington Redskins use their nickname and to continue profiting from the name as they had been fighting with the Trademark Office over its use. Despite intense public pressure to change the name, Redskins owner Dan Snyder has refused, saying it "represents honor, respect and pride". In the Slants case, government officials argued that the law did not infringe on free speech rights because the band was still free to use the name even without trademark ... Read More »

'India not unbeatable': Sarfraz says time to change perception about Pakistan


Mohammad Hafeez - with a 34-ball 50 - and Babar Azam chipped in too to ensure Pakistan turned the promise into substance. For Pakistan , Mohammed Amir and Hassan Ali were the main wicket-takers claiming three wickets each. The Indian captain had come into the match with an astonishing batting average of 253 runs in this year's tournament, having been dismissed only once in four matches. Read More »