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Johnson primed for US Open defence after missing Masters

Add in Johnson's several practice rounds in Erin last week and you can see why the market fancies him to repeat. The course is located at southern end of the Kettle Moraine, a dramatic landscape that was shaped by glacier activity millions of years ago. Read More »

Dana White offers more details on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

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The UFC boss appeared on UFC Tonight Wednesday to discuss Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather for this August in Las Vegas . For that reason White gives tremendous credit to both athletes for agreeing to the bout. Badou Jack will fight that night. Suggestions that the fight is but a top up for their retirement funds may be true, but what a fight it could be. Read More »

Mayweather Knows McGregor's Coming After Him — Leonard Ellerbe

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Mayweather will not be the first boxing champion to take on challenges from opponents steeped in other combat sports. The betting odds have Mayweather as a -800 favorite to win the fight. Neither specified the Las Vegas venue that will host the fight. " This is not a referendum on the sport of boxing ", he said. Two years out of the ring won't change that. Read More »

Pakistan beat England by eight wickets

Their future looks bright. India needs to prevent falling into the trap of getting complacent and will have to come out and put in a professional performance against the Tigers to advance to the final. "That's the thing", he explained. We have troubled them but India have won. "Maybe because of how much limited-overs cricket we play, I think the players are getting more experienced in hard situations", he said. Read More »

Manchester United make Victor Lindelof the most expensive defender in their history

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After impressing constantly during five seasons at Benfica , he looks ready to make that step up with United at a time when they need to be getting the structure in place to build a Premier League challenger of some regard. "It's going to be very important". Manchester United's first summer signing's statement is actually backed by statistics. PSG are said to have already tabled a $67.4 million bid to Torino for Belotti but the Italian worldwide has a release clause of $111.9 million ... Read More »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight UFC star Conor McGregor on Aug. 26

The bout will take place in Las Vegas . While Ellerbe says one shot can change it all, he assured fight fans that Mayweather is training as hard as he would for high level boxers. The 28-year-old McGregor has been pushing for the fight for some time and it came together this week, with Nevada boxing officials approving the date on Wednesday. Read More »

Roma expect big for Salah

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Monchi was speaking at the unveiling news conference of new Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco and was bullish over ensuring the former Sassuolo boss will have a strong squad to work with. Despite the tough talk, it's an admission that means Salah nearly certainly must be sold. Pacey, tricky and potent in front of goal, Salah already seems like the ideal stand-in for Sadio Mane, whose injuries last season affected Liverpool's results dearly. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017 | India vs Bangladesh match predictions

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have so far played well, especially Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan continues to make the ongoing tournament his, moving to the top of the run-chart with a well-made 78. "The boys are very excited as we are playing the semi-final of such a big tournament ", Bangladesh Captain Mashrafe Mortaza said on Wednesday. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed concerned with 'soft dismissals' ahead of England clash

But within touching distance of a first global 50-over title after three victories in the group stage, they crumbled limply to 211 all out and the bowlers failed to fire as Pakistan strolled to their target with almost 13 overs to spare. He now leads the charts with the most wickets. Whether Pakistan make it or not, the Indian supporters are already preparing for the June 18 final, being confident that their team is strong enough to overcome Bangladesh . Read More »

Premier League fixtures released for 2017-2018 campaign

But the Rugby League Challenge Cup final is also due to take place at Wembley that day and Spurs have already confirmed that the fixture will need to be changed. Last season's top two sides will face off at Wembley Stadium. Now it appears many have got their wish after rumours the Premier League victor was interviewed for the role this week, with the former Man City and Real Madrid manager now as short as 15/8 to take the reigns . Read More »

Warburton to captain Lions in Dunedin

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We expect Johnny Sexton to get another start in the 10 jersey, next Saturday, and Farrell to be in the inside centre role. Alun Wynn Jones, I thought, had a big game as captain. Stander. I have to deliver in that area on Tuesday. Obviously the attack. They need to keep working at that. Their scrum was also under pressure against the Crusaders' pack which included an all-All Blacks tight five. Read More »

Marty Banks reveals he played against Lions with broken ribs

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Naholo, who busted through a couple of tackles to score the opening try on Tuesday night, compared the one-off match against the Lions to a test match. "We always remember the one game lost - that was the All Blacks - because the All Blacks losing was like a national shame", said Hewitt, a former Maori ABs captain who was led the haka in the 24-20 loss to the Lions in Wellington on May 29, 1993. Read More »

Durant planned for this 1st title

In the end, the Cavaliers simply did not have enough top-class talent to topple the Warriors , even with four-time league Most Valuable Player James doing all he could to keep his team in it. Durant's stellar play all season and throughout the playoffs vindicated Golden State's massive payout to the superstar in a controversial off-season deal. Read More »

Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh

From hitting Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over, to being India's Man of the Match in 2011 World Cup, Yuvi has been a crucial player for the Men in Blue in ICC tournaments. It is Bangladesh's first appearance in the Champions Trophy since 2004. "And if we can consider this game as just another match we will be able to play more freely". Read More »

Warriors Championship Parade Set for 10 am Thursday

Completing a flawless 9-0 run at home during the postseason, the Warriors became the first San Francisco Bay Area team to win a championship at home since the Oakland Athletics won the 1974 World Series. He averaged a triple-double throughout with 33.6 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists - the only player to ever do so. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and the still-underrated Klay Thompson are simply impossible for any team , however talented, to handle, especially when added to the ... Read More »

NBA Warriors' star Curry to pass on White House celebration visit

Durant's ability to score on the roll was a huge reason the Warriors were able to score against a Cavaliers defense that slowed them down in the 2016 NBA Finals . "To be back here and bring gold Larry [O'Brien] back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". "They're so committed to each other and unselfish", Kerr added of his players. Read More »

Everything we know about the Warriors Championship parade

While the Warriors haven't formally met to discuss whether they will visit President Donald Trump's White House as is customary for championship teams, Curry said his mind hasn't changed from when he was asked earlier this year about the possibility. Read More »

LeBron James' finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant holds up the Lawrence O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland. The Warriors went on a 21-to-2 second-quarter run. With the season at a close, Durant has completed the first year of the two-year contract he signed last summer. Read More »

Qatar signs $12B deal to buy F-15 jets from US

Pakistan has been treading cautiously since Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups . "It is very useful to take into account the opinions and suggestions of Saudi Arabia". It is not known if the air shipment was in the form of humanitarian aid from Iran or a delivery of goods purchased and imported by the Qatari government. Read More »

Takeaways from Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 5

So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down. Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Read More »

England go down to 10 men France

England were back in France for the first time since their disastrous Euro 2016 campaign, when they were humiliated by Iceland in the last 16. Only a fine stop from goalkeeper Jack Butland in injury time , and the crossbar earlier, denied Mbappe his first worldwide goal. Read More »

Gatland left frustrated as Lions fail to press claims

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It just crept in but, the decision's made and that's how it is, you've just got to get on with it. But hooker Liam Coltman brought the Highlanders back into it before Marty Banks' 74th-minute penalty put the hosts back in front in the final moments. Read More »

Pakistan thrash the hosts to reach final

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Root came in to join his county colleague and the pair started to open their shoulders, but both had a life - the former lucky not to see a leading edge off Imad Wasim fall safe, the latter dropped by Azhar Ali when trying to pull Raees. Meanwhile, England captain Eoin Morgan said his team did not simply adapt to the conditions. Any problems England had encountered were not even a concern for Pakistan , as Azhar and Fakhar Zaman put on 118 for the opening wicket, Morgan running ... Read More »