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Fultz wants to beat Ball in 'everything I do'


One day after projected No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers , possible No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball takes his turn at impressing club brass on Friday. "Never know where I might land, so I just wanted to see how it is out here", Fultz told reporters. Ball averaged 12 points and 7.5 assists in two games against Fox. Read More »

Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade

But he won't. It doesn't make sense financially. Now Kevin Durant is saying the same thing about the Warriors . For Curry, it'll be his first dip into these waters. Certainly if we can get a scintillating Finals showdown like 2013 or 2016 we prefer and cherish that, but it is by no means necessary. "From my eyes, they're built to last a few years". Read More »

Lions call up 4 Wales players as tour reinforcements


And we get to sit down now and get really excited about what's ahead of us. The key thing we wanted was to get combinations going. For new All Blacks captain Ben Smith, the role isn't entirely new. But the Lions also went tryless against the Crusaders and can not expect to beat the All Blacks on the strength of their defence alone. "But he's a world-class player and there's a lot of respect for him in our group". Read More »

Brandt Snedeker's putter shows up in a big way at US Open

Garcia, who waited almost two decades to notch his first major title at Augusta, would be halfway to a calendar-year Grand Slam should he prevail at Erin Hills . The Englishman won the Masters a year ago for his only PGA Tour victory. Jason Day , of Australia, hits from a bunker on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Read More »

Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes at Erin Hills to improve seven shots on his opening 78, but still missed the cut by four shots. Asked about this phenomenon, he said earnestly, "Did I have five birdies in a row?" "But I'm a pretty happy man". Read More »

Paul Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

Fowler will be among the later starters along with defending champion Dustin Johnson , who opened defence of his crown with shaky three-over 75 and will need to mount a charge to make the cut. "I think you've got a lot of great players on top of that leaderboard and you've got some guys that hit it forward, some guys that putt it great, some guys that do everything pretty good". Read More »

Over 1 million expected at Warriors parade in Oakland

Both the Cavaliers and Warriors visited the White House after their respective championships in the last two years when Barack Obama was still in office. "I answered I wouldn't go". "That's not what's important, my take on that". He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. "And we are going to move forward with that when we have a chance to". Read More »

Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity

As we all know, this game is all about putting. For the first time in his career, he had a round with two triples on the card, that coming on Thursday. I enjoyed the walk. I think I have a little bit of an advantage, but at the same time you have to be more on when it gets like that because if not, then you're going to struggle. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Ahead of final clash, Kohli praises Pakistan's 'magnificent turnabout'

We need to learn. "No one is a victor beforehand, and you can't predict anything in this game". "Very impressed with Pakistan". We deserve to be in the finals as we have played some really good cricket. "Meanwhile Michael Atherton, a fellow former England captain, said Morgan's men had "fluffed their lines".England came into the Champions Trophy with high hopes and had won 11 of their previous 12 ODIs before Wednesday's reverse". Read More »

Warriors' Championship Parade Set For Thursday

Back in 2015, the Warriors did pay a visit to a Barack Obama-governed White House after capturing the organization's first title in 40 years. LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title past year and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. Read More »

Paul Casey fights back after nightmare start to second round

Open, which happens to be golf's ultimate test. All told, 42 players were under par after two rounds, an unheard of number for the U.S. Open with its notoriously hard course setups. You've got 156 of the best players in the world here. "If you look at the golf course and talk to me, Jason or Rory, this course sets up ideal for us", world No.1 Johnson said. Read More »

McIlroy misses back-to-back cuts at US Open

But at 5-over 149, he'll have the weekend off, too. "Just because we had the deluge yesterday and the days leading into this, it's pretty benign and receptive", he said. I obviously paid the price today. Erin Hills might be just what Reed needs to get back on form. I birdied four of the last six - I probably could have birdied all of the last six. Read More »

Zaheer backs Pakistan to win high-octane final

Kohli himself had the platform to play within himself and feasted on some time in the middle under very little pressure. Their turnabout has been magnificent. Kohli also became the fastest cricketer to score 8000 runs in ODIs. Earlier, maintaining characteristic cool, calm and collection in the wake of the early departures of Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarkar and the talented Sabbir Rahman, the hard-hitting Tamim Iqbal and former captain Mushfiqur Rahim relished a 123-run partnership for the ... Read More »

Katy Perry says Taylor Swift tried to 'assassinate my character'


There have been rumours of a rift between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry for years, but it wasn't until last month that either publically admitted it. However, others believe Swift meant to overshadow Perry's album release . She might also want to block her nemesis from the top spot on the charts. Read More »

Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

Open. By 5:30 p.m. Central time, with the round reaching its closing fumes, a whopping 44 players remained under par, and 24 of them lurked within five shots of the lead. "A tiny fraction more wind today". You know, I've got four weeks off now. There are many golf fans who likely have only been paying attention to Hadwin during his 2017 hot streak. Read More »

India openers inspire Kohli ahead of Pakistan final

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known to extract the most out of street-smart cricketers and turn them into match-winners. Part-time offie Kedar Jadhav took the crucial wickets of Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61). "Nobody recognised us, nobody thought we'll qualify for the final.Credit to the team and the team management for how we came back after the loss to India", he said. Read More »

Schauffele finally makes a bogey at US Open

The 23-year-old from San Diego had been having an excellent debut at the Open . It was the story of the Australian's week at the U.S. Open, an utter lack of execution that will see Day miss the cut at a major for the first time since the 2012 PGA Championship . Read More »

Chris Coleman praises Welsh players after draw in Serbia

Having missed out on European Championship in France, Serbia kicked off the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with a new face on the bench and a renewed hope that the high-quality side will finally be able to make it into a major tournament after a lengthy break. Read More »

Out-of-sorts McIlroy on course to miss out after opening 78

Open on Friday. Of course, the modern U.S. Open venue is one that gives the USGA a ton of flexibility to move tee boxes around and change that overall course yardage significantly - Friday's setup is tipped out at 7,839. That still didn't appear to be almost enough. "I had been swinging it well and it felt really, really good a couple holes later to be picking the ball out of the hole for a birdie". Read More »

Golf heavyweights miss US Open cut

He picked up one shot on his first nine after an opening-round 79 but a double bogey on the fifth and a second-round 75 have him 10-over for the tournament. I was hacking around in the rough and did not feel it once. "Obviously, I paid the price for it today". While Fowler got off to a soaring start, Dustin Johnson , the No. Read More »

Matsuyama moves up leaderboard at US Open


None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. Not your typical U.S. Open setup, but I'm a big fan. Victorian Leishman lurks three shots off the pace with a gutsy even-par 72 maintaining his four-under total, becoming the only Australian to make it to the weekend. Read More »

All Blacks run riot after strong start by Samoa


Both will start in a full strength side named by All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen , with captain Kieran Read the only noticeable absentee as the No.8 continues to recover from the broken thumb he suffered at the start of May, meaning that Hurricanes back-row Ardie Savea is given the chance to impress at the base of the scrum. Read More »

Curry, Durant Committed To Keeping Team Together

However, American radio host Dan Dibley told Radio Sport Breakfast that he is certain the team won't visit president Trump. Meanwhile, the team's owner, Joe Lacob was asked about a potential visit during an interview ESPN's First Take . Read More »

LeBron James Makes Huge Announcement On Instagram

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after a dunk in the second quarter against the Toronto Raptors in game one of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. It's about time for James to embrace he's bald. As you can see in the Instagram and Twitter posts below, James has shaved his head and accepted his lack of hair. Read More »

Jason Day ends up near bottom in US Open Round 1


May 6, 2017; Wilmington, NC, USA; Xander Schauffele hits his tee shot on four during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club. Masters champion Danny Willett withdrew from the event with a sore back on Friday as the Englishman's injury woes continued. "Show up for the last six holes, anyway", McIlroy said. Read More »