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Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying


It's the second pole of the season for Larson and third of NASCAR Cup Series career in 126 career starts. Larson was one of four drivers who topped 200 miles per hour in the session. The guys have done a really good job on Fridays. Thirty-six cars took time in Friday's qualifying session. With less than two minutes remaining in the session, Landon Cassill backed his No. Read More »

Bruce Springsteen Launching Intimate Broadway Residency This Fall


A theater source tells the newspaper that Springsteen's Broadway run will likely begin in November and will feature five performances a week. The theater has been vacant since May, when the Broadway production of " Amelie " closed. It kind of seems unbelievable, but Bruce Springsteen finished his last tour in February after playing nearly 90 shows (!) the year prior (and that doesn't include all his appearances promoting his memoir, Born To Run ). Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads on day of highs and lows at US Open


He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. He was, at that point, four shots from Rickie Fowler who had by then already finished his round but a superb approach to 7 feet at the 10th led to another birdie and he was just three from the lead. Read More »

Seeking first major, Fowler takes lead at US Open

ET on the Golf Channel, with live coverage of the 2017 U.S. Open's second round starting at 11 a.m. ET on Fox Sports 1. Who knew McIlroy and Day would spend so much time slashing their way out of so many gnarly lies in the deep fescue at Erin Hills in their pairing together? Marc Leishman believes improvement with his driver can set him up to be in contention at the U.S. Read More »

India beat Bangladesh, set up title clash with Pakistan


Against Sri Lanka, he took 2 for 53 and scored a valuable 28 not out in an eighth-wicket partnership, which sealed a semi-final place for Pakistan. Current form goes out of the window when it comes to matches between these two historical rivals. Read More »

Johnson and Gretzky welcome second son


When O'Connor was asked why he was the first one to post about the baby, he clarified that he got permission from Johnson's family. Dustin has his eyes on taking to the links and repeating his last year's US Open victory in the final rounds scheduled for this Sunday. Read More »

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout


The result, although extremely close , did look to be the correct decision on the night, but with Ward winning 114-113 on all three scorecards, it simply had to happen again. "I know I'm not backing down, I'm not taking a step back, and he says he's not taking a step back. I just want to kick Ward's [rear]". "I want to put him back in his place". Read More »

The mighty Casey strikes out on 14th

Paul Casey produced a brilliant fightback to remain in contention for a first major title as former champion Rory McIlroy missed the cut in the US Open for the second year running. After teeing off on the 10th hole in one of the day's final groups, he bogeyed two of his first four holes. "I'm a little frustrated that I shot 3 over", Johnson said. Read More »

'I'm good at them' - Lindelof offers to take free-kicks for Man Utd

Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata will double his wage earnings, if the much publicised transfer to Manchester United comes to fruition this summer. There is still thought to just be the fee between both clubs left to be agreed and former Madrid president Calderon believes it is the right move for the striker - with his comments suggesting a deal has already been agreed. Read More »

Rickie relaxed over blistering Open start

He followed his 71 from yesterday with a 74 on Day 2. "Obviously there's a lot of golf to play". The most damaging hole was early in his round when Johnson hit iron off the tee on the par-5 14th, only to lay up in grass so thick that a marshal marked it with a tiny flag, and then it was hard to find the flag. Read More »

McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open


Hideki Matsuyama and Chez Reavie both shot the rounds of the day, posting seven-under 65s to move to five and four under respectively. Jordan Spieth is 1 under after his first six holes. Harris English is 4 under after a second-round 69. The problem however was that it only lasted two holes. "I made the mistake of leaving it short and having it come back down to my feet", he said. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson signs extension with Hendrick Motorsports

As for Knaus ( pictured, with Johnson ), the combination of he and Johnson has been the standard in the Cup Series since they joined forces, and Johnson again expressed his desire to go the distance with his crew chief. He's a great champion, a terrific advocate for Lowe's and a true ambassador for NASCAR . "Sitting in closed-door meetings I know that there is a lot of options being explored and I know in Rick's heart that it's all to put the best four cars on the race track for Hendrick ... Read More »

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid


Back home at the Santiago Bernabeu, Ronaldo took centre stage as he sung about his own candidacy for the Ballon d'Or, which he claimed ahead of Barcelona foe and five-time victor Lionel Messi past year. Modric has revealed that head coach Zidane had encouraged his players to use quick passing down the flanks and deliveries on the ground in order to make life as hard as possible for the Juve back three of Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini. Read More »

Draymond Just Broke Out This Shirt At Warriors Parade

Golden State parlayed that mega-union into a 67-15 regular season, a 16-1 post-season and a 4-1 drubbing of James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals en route to its 2nd championship in 2 seasons. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski said on "The Vertical Podcast with Woj" that the growing feeling around the league is the superstar will head to the Western Conference after the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

Due to a groin injury suffered during a French Open win over Nicolas Almagro, Juan Martin del Potro has officially withdrawn from the Queen's Club event next week in London. The world No.1 has given his clearest indication yet he is preparing for retirement - fearing he simply can not maintain a gruelling workload. As with all grand slams , upsets are commonplace at Wimbledon: Milos Raonic knocked Federer out of last year's competition, while then world No.1 Novak Djokovic succumbed ... Read More »

US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy, Jason Day to miss cut

Open . Day said he had the best preparation he's ever had heading into a major - even better than 22 months ago when, 70 miles away at Whistling Straits, he won the PGA Championship for his first major. "I think with everything so large, your target is larger and your misses get even more extreme". Fowler had reasonable birdie shots on his last two holes, but even with pars, he had enjoyed the round of a lifetime. Read More »

Fowler goes low, leads US Open


Open, where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. He made an 8, and followed that with a tee shot into the rough to make a bogey. A blocked approach cost him another shot at the third, but he got it back when he holed a rapid 15-foot putt for a four at the long seventh and parred in to stay within striking distance of the leaders . Read More »

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid exit would be 'dirty move'


The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday upheld a two-window transfer ban on Atletico, prohibiting them from registering players bought this summer. "So it would be a dirty move for me to leave now". According to The Telegraph , Real Madrid are ready to make an initial move for the Spanish goalkeeper next week, and they are apparently confident that they can land the £60m-rated superstar. Read More »

Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins


Lemieux led the Penguins to their first two Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. "That group of guys and what they're willing to do and what they bring it's all so important", captain Sidney Crosby said about the defensemen. - it's the unbelievable volume of players from those teams who are now involved in hockey in some way, in front offices, on coaching staffs or in broadcast booths. Read More »

LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'


James already has three Olympic medals at home - a bronze from 2004 and gold medals from 2008 and 2012. But LeBron has fronted some stacked squads in Miami and Cleveland, even starting the trend in which players unite to form a super team, which is exactly what Kevin Durant did when he joined Golden State's trove of talent last season. Read More »

Mourning Johnson wins emotion-filled match


Still grieving the recent death of his father, 25th-seeded American Steve Johnson dropped to his knees and began crying at the end of his 6-2, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-6 (6) victory over Borna Coric at the French Open . "I wish he was following along - I know he is from upstairs - but it's just so emotional, it's hard to describe. I don't know. I don't really know how to put it into words", Johnson said . Read More »

Morgan singles out 'unbelievable' Stokes

England's Ben Stokes celebrates reaching 100 during the ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham , central England on Saturday. "I thought we let ourselves down a little bit", added Smith, whose time in England has been overshadowed by an increasingly bitter contract dispute between Cricket Australia and their players. Read More »

TMZ: Vikings WR Michael Floyd tests positive for alcohol on house arrest


Typically, Kombucha contains equal or less alcohol than a non-alcoholic beer. Each test took place between 5:30 a.m. and 6:33 a.m. on June 11, per Rapoport. The Minnesota Vikings were willing to offer Michael Floyd another chance in the National Football League, signing him before the start of organized team activities last month. Read More »

Nadal beats Wawrinka for 10th French Open title

Wawrinka fought back from 2-1 down to Sir Andy Murray in the semi-final but had no answer to Nadal, who broke twice more in the third to claim title No10 with a straight-sets win. He took the sole second place on the all-time list among men's players for most Grand Slam titles won with his 15th trophy of career. A backhand which sailed long gave Nadal the first set with the Spaniard having crunched 10 winners to Wawrinka's four while committing half the unforced errors. Read More »