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Ervin Santana gets just 10 outs in Twins loss to Tigers


The Tigers bullpen of Daniel Stumpf, Shane Greene, Bruce Rondon and Wilson pitched 3 1/3 innings of one-hit ball after Sanchez left in the sixth inning. Mikie Mahtook followed with a triple and scored on a wild pitch to give the Tigers a 5-0 lead. Zimmermann is coming off one of his better outings of the season, striking out seven and allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings of a win at Kansas City. Read More »

OJ Simpson granted parole in Las Vegas robbery case


The board deliberated for a little bit over 30 minutes. How far have we come since the O.J. trial rocked the nation? He said he has spent his time in prison mentoring fellow inmates, often keeping others out of trouble, and believes he has become a better person during his time behind bars. Read More »

Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements

That tends to be advantageous on most courses because it takes time for the stronger wind to show up. "I think that's what people enjoy about the British Open is watching the hard wind, the rain, the guys just trying to survive out there", Kuchar said. Read More »

Spieth backs up his swagger with impressive first round

Kuchar tied the course record with a 29 on the front nine, only to fall into a routine of pars the rest of the way. Keopka, who hasn't played since winning his first major at last month's U.S. The wind remained strong, though the course was manageable for everyone who stayed out of bunkers and deep grass and who holed putts. "I was 1-under through two, and I thought I better keep it in and it's still in now", Spieth said. Read More »

OJ Simpson Wants to Live in Florida if Released From Prison


Simpson was granted parole after nine years in prison this morning, after Nevada's Board of Parole Commissioners deliberated for half an hour about the decision. "Unfortunately, they got a get-out-of-jail-free card when they said 'O.J. told me (to do it),'" he said. According to new reports , the former National Football League star was told by the four panel members that he will be released when eligible, which is in October of this year. Read More »

Stalls handler dies after suffering serious injuries at Haydock Park


Yarborough worked for Racetech, whose chief executive, John Bozza, said: "Our thoughts are very much with Stephen's family and his colleagues at this very sad time". I'm very upset for Stephen's family and friends and there is a now a real sadness among the whole team. The remainder of the meeting was abandoned, with the police arriving at the scene. Read More »

Harmanpreet's sister compares her with Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli

Youngsters from the neighbourhood have been dancing to the beats of Punjabi "dhol" while the family has been busy distributing candies. Her hunger for runs never dies and this is reflected in her strike rate. She also said that their father has been her first coach. He was a good cricketer, but due to some circumstances he could not reach where he wanted to in the sport. Read More »

Darren Randolph set to join Middlesbrough from West Ham


Randolph had been informed his first-team opportunities at the London Stadium were set to be limited next season after the arrival of England keeper Joe Hart from Manchester City on loan. Former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes was first choice last season but the Spaniard was released along with Brad Guzan and Dimitrios Konstantopoulos, so Randolph will nearly certainly be handed the number one shirt. Read More »

Kyrie Irving seeks trade to leave Cleveland Cavaliers

perth_map's David Aldridge backed up Begley's report with his own piece on the Irving situation, including details on Irving's inital request to be traded by the Cavaliers . The Heat, at least right this moment, are limited in what bargaining chips it has were it to pursue Irving. Miami cannot trade 2017 first-round draft pick Bam Adebayo until August 1 and could not trade players signed this offseason such as Kelly Olynyk, Dion Waiters and James Johnson until December 15. Read More »

Surging Spieth, Koepka out in front in British Open


He had taken a month off heading into this tournament. "I just thought, post a decent score, give myself tomorrow for making the cut and have a good weekend". "It's a part of it that you have to accept and I've learned to accept it over the years". After rallying with four back-nine birdies in an opening 71, the Northern Irishman immediately picked up from where he left off to storm into red numbers on Friday. Read More »

John Wall Agress to Extension With Washington Wizards


The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. ESPN reported the deal includes a fourth-year player option for Wall, plus a 15 percent trade kicker. Over the past two years, Wall has recovered from surgeries in both knees to become one of the top point guards in the league - and the Wizards' franchise cornerstone. Read More »

Yoenis Cespedes wants to play 'last year of career' in Oakland


But his comments, as NY prepares to embark on a full-on fire sale before the trade deadline, are timed just suspiciously enough that some Mets fans are taking his intent more directly than he may have meant. So after moving around early in his career it appeared as though Cespedes had found himself a home in NY. He actually said after signing the contract that he would like to play the rest of his career for the Mets . Read More »

Lil' Poults beats lil' Daly in side match at The Open


World number one Dustin Johnson, four-times major champion Rory McIlroy and American Phil Mickelson, runner-up to Stenson previous year, were among the late starters. "I didn't think about 2008 until the putt on the last to be honest, but it gave me a little bit of a buzz". "On the scorecard it was a very boring round of golf, but it kind of wasn't from the perspective of how I had to kind of piece my way around this golf course", said Poulter, who is bidding to become the first Englishman ... Read More »

Poulter sets clubhouse pace, Spieth starts well

However, the former Players champion could not convert a number of further chances on the inward half and settled for nine pars to remain tied for the lead, and one clear of Casey and Charl Schwartzel. SHOT OF THE DAY: Charley Hoffman hit an iron from the right rough into the hole on No. 1 for an eagle. Spieth, third in the rankings and twice a major victor, will tee off alongside Swedish defending champion Henrik Stenson . Read More »

Darren Clarke struggles as Rory McIlroy prepares to tee off


After making the turn in 39, the four-time major victor made his first birdie on the 11th and then added three more over his last four holes, including 17 and 18, the last one coming off a 20-foot putt. "That helped and that got me back in a positive frame of mind. JP kept me positive out there and that was very much appreciated". However, the 23-year-old will tee off in round two on Friday afternoon, which is when the weather forecast is predicting the strongest wind and heaviest rain. Read More »

Conor Spars, Showboats with Boxing Champ as He Preps for Mayweather


Hatton, who lost to Mayweather via stoppage in 2009, the last time Floyd scored a legitimate knockout, remains on unsteady terms with the ex-pound for pound king so would love to see McGregor claim the spoils on August 26. The NSAC has confirmed that he completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a confrontation with Nate Diaz during an August 17th press conference from past year. Read More »

Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown


The sprinters had been expected to dominate the race, but with an all-important time trail in Marseille to follow, the focus remained on a conservative strategy. His cause was helped by the disqualification of Peter Sagan, the green jersey victor for the past five years, after stage 4 and a crash that took German sprinter Marcel Kittel, victor of five stages this year, out of the race on stage 17. Read More »

Police suspend investigation into Elliott incident


The report the National Football League sent to the NFLPA made no recommendation one way or another on potential discipline, according to two people who have seen it. Still, if the NFL's investigation has taken a year at this point, it seems unlikely the league will decide to let Elliott off the hook, even if the suspension is only one game. Read More »

OJ Simpson moved to another cell away from inmates


Simpson has been removed from the general prison population in the aftermath of his shocking parole hearing, can confirm. Still, the hearing attracted wall-to-wall media coverage almost on par with his 1995 murder trial. At one point, he set off a storm of sarcasm and mockery on social media when he said: "I've basically spent a conflict-free life, you know". She added: "He is remorseful, he truly is remorseful". Read More »

British Open: Jordan Speith joint leader


And when he traveled across the Atlantic for the British Open , he played as though he were never gone. McIlroy was five over par after six holes of his opening round and seemed destined for a fourth missed cut in five events until a stern talking to from caddie JP Fitzgerald prompted a back-nine rally. Read More »

Weather becomes a factor at British Open

Conditions were tough for the first few hours and when Mark O'Meara, the 1998 victor at Royal Birkdale , hit the first shot of the tournament out of bounds, it looked as though he might be setting the tone but conditions eased considerably within a couple of hours. Read More »

British Open answers Day's question with rule change


Another 18 shot even par. World No 1 Dustin Johnson remained out of sorts with his irons as he carded a 72 to close on three over, while the English quartet of Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood , Justin Rose and Danny Willett all made the halfway cut with nothing to spare on five over par. Read More »

Poulter and Rose set early pace during tough opening to Open


Spieth's round pleased one spectator who found a fashionable - or unfashionable depending on your taste - way to show his support for the Texan, while Rory McIlroy received plenty of backing in Southport. "Conditions were really hard today", he said. Not only was the ball on a slight slope, the rake marks left his ball between two ridges. "That was awesome", were his next words to his caddie. Read More »