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Tour is 'mine to lose', says Froome ahead of decisive time trial

With Sunday's stage to Paris traditionally processional, the time trial should be all that stands between Froome and a third straight victory. But among that leading nine, everyone but Arndt and Boasson Hagen then went left around the roundabout, essentially eliminating themselves from the running. Read More »

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott takes on DirecTV role


If you're looking for a bold prediction about the 2017 National Football League season, apparently all you have to do is ask a player from the NFC East, and they'll give you one. "Coming from the program I came from (Alabama), the team I came from, the kind of player I am, I'm not scared to say any of those words". Collins didn't agree. Read More »

Unfazed Spieth takes two shot British Open lead


His round featured four bogeys, three birdies and an eagle - the latter coming on the 15th hole. Spieth, who encountered the worst of the weather in both rounds, stands at six under-par 134 with compatriot Matt Kuchar , two strokes behind after his very solid 71. Read More »

Grace breaks major single round record with 62

His approach to the last ran just off the back of the green, but he calmly two-putted to complete his record-breaking round. The Open 2017 Stats - some of the... Phil Mickelson and eventual victor Henrik Stenson both shot 63 in last year's Open at Royal Troon, while Justin Thomas became the 29th player to achieve the feat in last month's US Open. Read More »

Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open

Brooks Koepka holed-out from the sand on the par-five 17th for eagle to grab a share of the lead. The two were two shots ahead of Ian Poulter, Justin Thomas and Richard Bland. Despite not playing since his breakthrough victory at the U.S. Open, Koepka picked up right where he left off at Erin Hills a month ago. A little insight to Royal Birkdale from 2008 Open champion Padraig Harrington. Read More »

Alliance Resource Partners, LP (ARLP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday

UBS has "Sell" rating and $14 target. Ratings analysis reveals 20% of HCP's analysts are positive. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $1.30 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $6.17. Shares of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) have been given a consensus recommendation of "Buy" by the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Read More »

McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start

Even at ranking No. 112 stands a famous Englishman, Andrew Johnston, the bearded one nicknamed "Beef". "If they're listening, they got my clothes but not the full jackpot". But with the rain giving way, wind easing and patches of blue sky beginning to emerge, conditions started to ease and just under 90 minutes after play began the first players managed to get under par. Read More »

Kevin de Bruyne expects Lukaku to score 25 goals for Manchester United


De Bruyne is well versed with Lukaku from during his time with the national team where both players have been a regular feature in global tournaments. The 19-year-old is certainly staking a claim in the United side right now, and Mourinho has hinted that a partnership with Lukaku could be a possibility next season. Read More »

Manchester Derby comes to NRG Stadium — Sports Fix


United continued to enjoy the better chances early in the second half, with Lukaku nearly grabbing a second when his curling strike hit the woodwork on 53 minutes. "Because we can see that Lindelof is [part of] a team, Lukaku is in a team, the understanding between the players, the Paul [Pogba] pass, the way Lukaku holds the ball". Read More »

Decision over Alexis Sanchez future at Arsenal made confirms Arsene Wenger


For much of the offseason, the Chilean (as has been the case for the last three summers too) has been playing worldwide football, this time at the Confederations Cup. According to France's Le Parisien , Ligue 1 giants PSG are eager to sign Sanchez and the club's sporting director, Antero Henrique, has been in conversation with Sanchez's agent Fernando Felicevich. Read More »

FA WR Boldin to visit Bills


Boldin had 67 catches for 584 yards and a team-leading eight touchdowns last season for Detroit. Boldin is entering his 15th NFL season since being picked in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. One more successful year couldn't hurt his resume either. It isn't a very good prognosis, though, as the Bills are predicted to finish with a 6-10 record and miss the NFL Playoffs (again). Read More »

Tony Pulis: 'No need to sell winger Nacer Chadli'


Following the arrival of Sead Kolasinac at the Emirates , the 27-year-old has fallen even further down the defensive pecking order. The Gunners are said to have rejected the offer, despite not taking the left-back on their pre-season tour of China. Read More »

Chris Sale Reaches 200 Strikeouts in Record Time


I'm trying to think of another way to say it because two isn't enough. You just gotta go out there and throw strikes. "I like attacking hitters". The six innings were Sale's fewest in his last eight starts. One out later, Mitch Moreland singled, Hanley Ramirez singled, Xander Bogaerts singled and Bradley doubled, making it 5-0. "I thought we did an outstanding job of stringing hits together, hitting pitches where they were located and using the whole field". Read More »

Spieth prepares to defend lead in British Open

But on a breezy opening day on the proper English links that marked the start to the 146th Open, there was yet another considerable red, white and blue tint to the proceedings. "I'm glad I'm doing this". He looked a forlorn figure when another wayward tee shot at the eighth finished in thick rough, but he holed a superb 20-foot putt to save par and looked close to his best after the turn as he finally got a birdie on his card at the 11th. Read More »

I can't wait to do battle with Brooks and Jordan says McIlroy


After missing the cut in three of his past four starts, maybe that was to be expected. Spieth, though, defied a torrential downpour - which led to ground staff needing nearly half an hour to sponge the rain-soaked greens - to assume control with his eagle on the par-5 15th. Read More »

British Open Tournament 2017: Real-Time Leaderboard Updates for Thursday Leaders


And, a little later in the day, Matt Kuchar , who actually made the turn in at 5-under in 29 and looked like he might flirt with a major-championship-record 62, also finished with a 65. Despite a bogey at the 2nd Kuchar immediately peeled off back-to-back birdies to touch six under before giving it back at the 8th, then coming back in one over after two more bogeys, one of them at the 18th, and a birdie at the par-five 15th. Read More »

Poulter making another run at the claret jug at Birkdale

The four-week break was planned before Koepka won his first major at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, mainly because of a big stretch at the end of the year that included a pair of majors, a World Golf Championship , four FedEx Cup playoff events and the Presidents Cup. Read More »

Morata ad un passo dal Chelsea: Conte avrà il suo nuovo attaccante


Il Chelsea ha presentato ufficialmente il nuovo acquisto Alvaro Morata . Protagonista con la maglia dei Blues? A riportarle il sito del quotidiano spagnolo "Marca" che ha intercettato il giocatore che stava per lasciare Los Angeles dove il Real Madrid sta sostenendo una parte del ritiro pre-campionato. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha offered to Arsenal


In turn, despite the report adding that president Josep Bartomeu has already insisted that he will not be sold, it appears as though Rafinha is an expendable figure in the squad with coach Ernesto Valverde still waiting for a high-profile arrival this summer. Read More »

Suns 'might be best option' for potential Kyrie Irving trade — ESPN's Pelton


So when word came down Friday that Irving wanted out of Cleveland , Knicks fans began to fantasize about the scenarios that could bring Kyrie to the Garden. The future is surely bright. They've been discussing a one-year deal with the former MVP. Greg Monroe is only under contract for 1 more season, but his contract would allow this deal to go through as well as give the Cavs a solid piece to add to their bench. Read More »

Michael Carrick: Top four in unacceptable for Manchester United


You're going to take some knocks, suffer some bumps and bruises along the way and take a lot of criticism, but you have to fight that off and be strong enough to get on with the job and believe in yourself'. The Red Devils have gone five seasons since last lifting the top-flight crown, finishing inside the top four on just one occasion since then. "I'm well aware of the standards that need to be set at this club", he said. Read More »

Newcastle United weighing up move for Jack Wilshere


One thing that could favour Swansea though is that the Hammers are only looking to sign Wilshere on loan whilst should Swansea receive any windfall should Sigurdsson depart the club, then the Swans will be able to afford the £90,000-a-week midfielder. Read More »

Malik Jackson says he's confident Jags will win Super Bowl


Although most of us probably assumed that his chances of getting to another Super Bowl died when he signed with the Jaguars , Jackson doesn't feel the same way. Bouye, Calais Campbell and Barry Church . This season's roster does look to be improved, especially with the additions of former LSU star running back Leonard Fournette and Alabama offensive tackle Cam Robinson. Read More »