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Spieth expects 'crap' from Berger over 'lucky' win

The precise execution enabled Spieth to overcome a back nine meltdown in which he putted poorly and nearly allowed fast-finishing Berger to steal victory. Jordan Spieth leads the Travelers Championship by one shot as Rory McIlroy continues to struggle in CT. He tied Spieth for a lead with a 5-foot birdie putt on 15 as Spieth was making bogey on 14 and tied him again with a birdie from 8 feet at 17. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany beat Cameroon

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The Hoffenheim midfielder was set up by a delightful turn and flick from captain Julian Draxler as he scored his first goal for Germany . Cameroon's Fabrice Ondoa in action with Germany's Amin Younes Kai Pfaffenbach. "We needed to face up to them tonight and it's what we want to be as a team as well". "We wanted to continue in the tournament, we wanted to get out of this group". Read More »

Chile reach Confederation Cup Semi-finals after draw with Australia

Cameroon's players were understandably aghast and protested to Roldan, who eventually sent off Mabouka after being made aware of his mistake following a second look at the video replay. Australia threatened for the first time when Massimo Luongo forced a good close-range save from Claudio Bravo after Troisi's throughball and the Socceroos then took a surprise lead after 42 minutes. Read More »

Sir Andy Murray: 'Queen's exit is big blow for Wimbledon hopes'

To make it even worse, Murray was defeated at one of his favorite tournaments, Queens . Both his Wimbledon titles, in 2013 and 2016, followed victories at Queen's Club. He was on standby, receiving a call-up earlier in the day when Murray's scheduled first-round opponent, fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene , withdrew with a wrist injury. Read More »

Trio of picks a strong base for Vegas prospect pipeline

Here's the thing that maybe wasn't clear from the beginning: Not only were the Vegas Golden Knights getting to poach one player off every roster, they were also getting compensation (mostly draft picks) from the other 30 clubs in order to direct who they chose. Read More »

Luis Figo Thinks Real Madrid Could Cope With Cristiano Ronaldo Exit

They claim Ronaldo is still willing to leave Madrid but that his meeting with club bosses will not take place until after the Confederations Cup. Over the last few days, there have been plenty of speculative reports suggesting that the player could be on his way to his old club Manchester United or French club Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft

Patrick was quickly taken second by the Philadelphia Flyers as the first round got under way at the United Centre arena in Chicago . Even though he's just 18 years old, he has no interest in starting his career in the minors . "Call a spade a spade, his skating has to improve, " Hextall said. "We all know it". The youngster wasn't watching videotape of hockey players. Cale Makar is slated to play college hockey at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Casey Mittelstadt is committed to ... Read More »

America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf

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Koepka said Sunday he had been determined not to let his latest opportunity slip away. That would be one way to look back at this U.S. Open. But the identity of the U.S. "I don't think I mentioned "winning" to my caddie all week". "You have to extend an invitation to do so". Now, he says, "I don't even know what it was". Read More »

Cameroon miss chance to beat Australia

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Yet the chances of both the Asian and African champions finishing in the top two and progressing to the semifinals look slim. Cameroon play world champions Germany in Sochi on Sunday, while the Socceroos play Copa America holders Chile in Moscow. Read More »

Devils select Swiss centre Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

Asked what was going through his mind when the New Jersey Devils picked Halifax Mooseheads centre Nico Hischier ahead of him, Patrick threw out a one-liner like a seasoned pro. But right now, there are no words". Just going through this process has been awesome. The New York Rangers took center Lias Andersson with the seventh pick, acquired from the Arizona Coyotes. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel penalised

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Palmer, who also missed a chunk of FP2 due to a crash at the tight turn eight, says in "normal conditions" he won't be able to hunt for points so is hoping the street circuit throws up some unknowns so he can thread through the field. Moments later, Verstappen had to retire - from four of the past six races - because of engine problems. The slowness of the safety auto was annoying Hamilton, who complained that he couldn't get enough temperature into his tires. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins - The New Dynasty On Sight?

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have achieved what few teams have before them, winning back to back Stanley Cups. Since 1997-1998 the Penguins are the first team which has won two National Hockey League titles in a row, and the last one before them were the Detroit Red Wings . Read More »

Rumor Rundown: Ducks and Golden Knights Have Deal in Place

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The Golden Knights must select at least three goalies in the draft but could select more. Any pending free agent signed would count as Vegas expansion-draft selection from that players team. McPhee said he plans to use all the time allotted to find the best deals. "This has worked out very well for the Vegas Golden Knights and we expect to put a good, entertaining club on the ice", McPhee said . Read More »

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo greeted unexpected win in Azerbaijan with giggles

An irate Vettel then accelerated alongside Hamilton, gesticulated and moved his auto to the right and into him. And then if I am quicker than the guys in front, you can overtake. Five laps later, the race resumed only for the Safety Car to be issued once more when a piece of Ferrari bodywork flew off Raikkonen's car. The slowness of the safety vehicle was annoying Hamilton, who complained that he couldn't get enough temperature into his tires. Read More »

England to face Germany in Euro Under-21 semi-final

This was fair play at its best". There are many parallels - the first game against Czech Republic and the third against Italy and now a semi-final against England . "I think the pressure has come off us a little bit now because we got through the group stages and into the semi-finals but I know the boys want to go as far as we can and we're all looking to achieve something big". Read More »

Flyers draft Nolan Patrick with second pick in 2017 NHL draft

Players born in 1996 or before are free agents. While disappointed by not going first, Patrick said he has other goals that are more important. Most thought Patrick, captain of the Brandon Wheat Kings , would go first. But the Pens' trade to close the first round made absolutely no sense. Keep an eye on Vegas and the Carolina Hurricanes, both of whom have picks to burn. Read More »

Man United agree terms to sign defender Lindelof

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Michael Keane has decided not to rejoin Manchester United. Lindelof has been capped 12 times for Sweden after joining Benfica five years ago. I feel most comfortable there. Last summer Man United break the world record transfer fee by signing Paul Pogba for a stunning £89m from Juventus. Even with Chris Smalling's future in doubt, Keane would still competing for a place alongside Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and potentially Marcos Rojo . Read More »

Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick

The pair will see a lot more of each other in the coming years as Metropolitan Division rivals. Possessing pro ready size at 6-foot-2, 199 pounds, he has strong NHL bloodlines through his father Stephen, who was a first round draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres (20th overall in 1980) and his uncle James, who played 21 years in the league as a defenseman. Read More »

Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

Chiefs heads dropped after Nowell's slickly-taken second try , and Jared Payne soon added another when Williams caught the defence napping with a quick restart to set him up and confirm the big win. "If I got anywhere near it, it would be unbelievable". "But we were very, very clear that we wanted to give the Lions a gift to mark the occasion and to welcome them to Wellington and the region. Read More »

Cheering for Pakistan cricket team lands 15 Indians in trouble

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Relations between India and Pakistan remain tense, particularly in the disputed Kashmir region where a series of high profile incidents have heightened tensions in recent months. "They were taken to Khandwa district jail after court today rejected their bail application", the official said. When asked whether his accomplished set of fast bowlers had similar problems as Bumrah, Lloyd said: "They were true professionals". Read More »

Now It's The Flyers Turn To Draft

As names linger or get snatched up, the GMs could act on their urge to hop up or fall back. Also, there are continued rumblings that the Devils are in on trade talks for Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk, 23, the third overall pick in 2012. Read More »

Queen's Club 2017 semi-final: Gilles Muller vs Marin Cilic Preview & Prediction

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Nonetheless, he was able to battle back to a victory of 6-3 in the second, before falling 6-4 to Dimitrov in the final set. "Considering the results of the best players in the world , it is true that it is probably the most open Wimbledon in the last 10 years, I will say", Lopez said, referencing the struggles of Wimbledon champion and world number one Andy Murray and three-times victor Novak Djokovic . Read More »

Sena slams BJP on situation in J&K, WB

Shah, however, did not disclose any potential names then, but called Thackeray on Monday soon after the BJP parliamentary board's meeting to convey the party's pick - Kovind. Sources in the CPI said Raja's name has been proposed by "some individuals and not any non-NDA parties". "If we suggest a name of the candidate then they ( opposition ) will think that the name has already been finalised". Read More »

Berlin going nuts over arrival of 2 giant pandas from China

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Until, that is, the Chinese ambassador to Berlin got a little too close, prompting Jiao Ling, the male, to stand up, roar and beat his paws against the plexiglass sides of the crate. Giant panda Meng Meng looks out of its container during a presentation after the arrival from China at the airport Schoenefeld near Berlin, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Read More »

Former cricket board chief N Srinivasan attends BCCI meeting

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N Srinivasan has told the COA that they cost India big loss in revenue-share with ICC, and vowed to get the money back in the board's kitty. While they've begun the process of implementing most of the Lodha reforms, a large number of the BCCI members have expressed their reservations against four clauses - "one state one vote", number of national selectors being reduced to three from five, the 70 and above age cap for office-bearers, and the three-year cooling off period after every term. Read More »