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Blimp crashes while flying over US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Open. His 7-under par tied the record to par for the first round of a U.S. Open held by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot 7-under 63 at Baltusrol in 1980. Six times a runner-up at the U.S. Open, Mickelson skipped another chance at completing a career grand slam when it became obvious Mother Nature was not going to cooperate and delay the start of the opening round. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise


The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Scalise was undergoing another surgical procedure on Thursday. "He's in some trouble", President Trump said during a jobs event at the White House Thursday, calling Scalise a "great fighter". Read More »

India to meet Pakistan in champion trophy final

Hardik went for a few in his first three so we wanted to give him a bit of a break and cover up the overs through Kedar. "To get three early wickets was quite crucial, and then it seemed like there was a bit of a momentum shift after that rain delay", said Smith. Read More »

New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash


The match was effected by rain but overs were not reduced in either innings. "We will go into the game with a very serious attitude". "Meanwhile, England captain Morgan has insisted his side have learnt the lessons from their "men against boys" defeat by New Zealand at the 2015 World Cup as they prepare to face the Blackcaps in the Champions Trophy ". Read More »

Major League Baseball offers prayers ahead of congressional game


A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey, one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their ball practice in Virginia, threw out the first pitch. "We also want to express our appreciation for the men and women who run toward danger especially the Capitol Police and Alexandria City Police - without their presence this morning it could have been even worse". Read More »

Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis

Pakistan started superbly with Fakhar Zaman hitting a 34-ball 50, the second fastest for the team in the Champions Trophy , including eight fours and one six. "Obviously, on their day, they ( Pakistan ) can beat any team in the world..." But a return to the Welsh capital in under 48 hours' time was secured thanks to the efforts of captain Sarfraz Ahmed and opening bowler Mohammad Amir . Read More »

Major takeaways from Golden State Warriors' 2017 NBA championship


Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant previous year. Golden State selected Curry No. 7 overall in 2009. The Cavaliers will be searching for answers in the off-season after being dethroned, the Warriors avenging last year's loss when they squandered a 3-1 finals lead. Read More »

It's completely unfair to question LeBron's legacy after this Finals loss

Then he moved across the podium and hugged Stephen Curry before accepting his shiny MVP trophy, holding out his arms and hoisting it for everyone to see. If that is the case, the Warriors could try to use some of the MLE to attract a better all-around point guard to replace both of them. To anyone thinking about saying or writing that LeBron James's legacy is tarnished after losing the 2017 NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors, I say this: Don't. Read More »

Could Markelle Fultz fall in the 2017 NBA Draft?

Fultz is expected to be selected by the Boston Celtics with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft. According to Phalen, Fultz would often ask to meet with her two hours before school started and on weekends. The bases are definitely being covered with a big decision ahead on draft night, which is just about the only certainty right now. For teams at the top of the draft, that task can lead franchises into prospects' past and off-court life. Read More »

Louisville hit with sanctions for sex scandal and could lose title

The national championship the Cardinals won in 2013 hangs in the balance, the school said. FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino walks off the court after a 73-69 loss to MI in a second-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis. Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

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. "Going through this year was so much fun". He nearly never lets his emotions rule him, yet he plays with passion, selflessness, and an understanding of exactly what he does well and what the team needs from him. Read More »

We need to be mentally tough: Mashrafe

Mushfiqur had been batting in his usual calm, assured manner, notching his 26th ODI half-century off his 61st ball. Forcing the big shot, spinner Kedar Jadhav bowled Tamim for 70, ending a crucial third wicket partnership of 123 runs. Mortaza was less than impressed with his side's performance, and said: "We could have scored 300, even 320, but our set batsmen getting out was a setback to us". Read More »

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Zaman smashed 50 off 36 balls. England looked the best team of the tournament so far and the way they chased down against Australia in the final game of the group stage with hardly a sweat shows the change in approach they have underwent after the 2015 World Cup debacle. Read More »

Fireballs erupted following US Open blimp crash

Open. A woman who witnessed the crash of a small blimp near the Wisconsin golf course where the U.S. Open is underway says she saw flames as the aircraft deflated and floated to the ground. "I didn't see it explode, but it definitely just happened when he tapped me on the shoulder". "I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday". Read More »

NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

I like Kevin Durant though! "It's like, really just about having fun playing ball and let's see how we can win together and that alone just helps the ego". Curry was a facilitator; he had a game high 10 assists. Kerr had this to say after Trump was elected U.S President late a year ago. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey: Coins Can Be Used For Currency


What it lacked in any plausible sense it made up for with a great soundtrack and what looked to be a game that honours the memory of Mario 64, arguably one of the finest video games ever made. . Rocket League on the Switch will also have a local Wi-Fi option, similar to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, for facing off against people in the same room. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

We don't have to think it is India and play as another match. Defending champions India play Bangladesh in the second semi-final in Birmingham on Thursday. Morgan added Pakistan were more comfortable because "they played two days ago on it (when beating Sri Lanka in a virtual quarter-final)". "They boosted us really well and credit goes to the players as well". Read More »

Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

He converted on countless shot attempts that seemingly had little chance of going in the basket, scoring easily against the NBA's second-best defense . and obviously it paid dividends". Increasingly then, this is the era of the super team in the National Basketball Association, or at least the naked attempt to create one. Read More »

Nadal into quarters, Muguruza out


The 31-year-old Nadal is chasing his 15th grand slam title and first since 2014 - when he won at Roland Garros. "I was expecting a hard game with a lot of rallies from the baseline, because the conditions are heavy", Djokovic said on-court. Read More »

Blackhawks hire Samuelsson, Granato as assistant coaches


The pair joins returning assistant Kevin Dineen as well as goaltending coach Jimmy Waite on head coach Joel Quenneville's staff. Samuelsson, a Swedish native, enters an organization filled with young defensemen from his country, including Niklas Hjalmarsson, Gustav Forsling, Erik Gustafsson, Carl Dahlstrom and Viktor Svedberg, which should help ease the transition from the minors to the pros for many of them. Read More »

Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Instead, the U.S. Open began under sunshine and with practically no threat of bad weather all day. The lead is seven-under 65 ( Rickie Fowler ) but forget about that for now. The course was set up at 7,845 yards, the longest of any major. Not everyone, however, took advantage of the ideal morning conditions. In a disastrous afternoon for both, McIlroy shot 78 and Day 79. Read More »

Blimp at US Open Golf Tourney Catches Fire in Wisconsin

It was a disgusting sight. And then the defending US Open champion missed a 10-foot birdie putt to cap a most forgettable 75 that included just one birdie, three three-putts and six shots out of the knee-high fescue that frame the generous fairways of Erin Hills. Read More »