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Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open
- June 19, 2017

This might have been more than anyone was expecting. Englishman Paul Casey who had a share of the overnight lead, crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey to sit six off the pace with nine to play. Fowler is paired with Si Woo Kim (9-under) who's snuck in under the radar with three consistent rounds. Next up is a weekend without most of the biggest names in golf . (more...)
Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title
- June 19, 2017

Call it a ideal 10. Other than a quarter-final exit in the Italian Open, the new world no.2 has won ever other clay court tournament this year (Monte Carlo Master, Barcelona Open and Madrid Open) and if he can continue this form for the rest of the year he could definitely move up to the no.1 spot. (more...)
Magic Johnson has awesome timing with tweet after Paul George report Magic Johnson has awesome timing with tweet after Paul George report
- June 19, 2017

Sources: All-Star Paul George tells Pacers he plans to leave franchise in 2018 free agency, prefers Lakers . The 27-year-old, who is a California native, can sign a four-year, $130 million free-agent deal with Los Angeles next summer. (more...)
Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis
- June 19, 2017

Bumrah's tournament economy rate of 4.47 puts him in the top bracket among bowlers from all over, and he revealed that containing batsmen was one of the strategies the team had adopted in the face of non-helpful conditions. AB de Villiers will captain South Africa in their three-match Twenty20 series against England , team officials announced on Tuesday. Ashwell Prince might be right when he says that the board should dictate proceedings to players, but having said this few can question ... (more...)
Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe
- June 19, 2017

Fortunately for McIlroy, this tweet from Elkington contained a glaring grammatical error, leaving another opening for McIlroy. While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old. (more...)
Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup
- June 19, 2017

Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling gestures on his way towards a sailing training session Friday, June 16, 2017, in Hamilton, Bermuda . Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill admits Team NZ has the faster boat. Although it was sometimes hard for him to be coming from behind, he and his team now have a clearer vision of what it takes to perform in the America's Cup . (more...)
Angry AC Milan Fans Throw Fake Money Onto Pitch At Gianluigi Donnarumma Angry AC Milan Fans Throw Fake Money Onto Pitch At Gianluigi Donnarumma
- June 19, 2017

The 18-year-old's current contract runs out in 12 months but he has made a decision to move elsewhere after not accepting the reported five million euros ($5.58 million) per season contract offered by AC Milan , the club announced on Thursday. (more...)
Late Chile goals beat Cameroon 2-0 in Confederations Cup
- June 19, 2017

Alexis Sanchez has sprained his ankle in training and may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener against Cameroon. Along with Chile and Cameroon, Group B includes Germany and Australia that will play their match in Sochi on Monday. (more...)
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
- June 19, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood will try to block out thoughts of the "life-changing" effect of becoming the second English victor in five years in Sunday's final round of the US Open . "On Friday it was the opposite". Paul Casey is one of the joint leaders after an up and down round of one under par, he took an eight on the par-5 14, but bounced back brilliantly with 5 birdies in his last 11 holes to save his round. (more...)
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
- June 19, 2017

Yet, the Pittsburgh Penguins escaped with victories nonetheless. They also had appeared to have figured out Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne , as they scored eight goals on 36 shots. From bad zone entries to not being able to get shots or passes through traffic, the power play has looked terrible for the entirety of the series. Desperation should probably still fall on our side here where we know we've got to win a game in Pittsburgh. (more...)
Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage
- June 19, 2017

The 33-year-old Ward on June 17 improved his record to 32-0 (15 knockouts) by defeating the 34-year-old Kovalev (31-1-1, 26 KOs) in the 175-pound title rematch. He either needs to live up to his nickname and his reputation and finish Ward , or he needs to prove that he can keep up a steady pace and outbox Ward , like he did in the early part of their first fight , over the course of 12 rounds. (more...)
Wild have a plan going into NHL Expansion Draft
- June 19, 2017

Fleury was left unprotected by Pittsburgh after he agreed to waive the no-movement clause in his contract. This might be more significant than some others if Nashville is indeed running into a brick wall trying to sway McPhee from taking someone of Neal's stature, especially since the deadline to trade with teams other than the Golden Knights already passed. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy 2017
- June 18, 2017

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi (wkt), Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor , Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson , Mitchell Santner , Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult. Going into the game, England seem to hold the upper hand based on recent form and probable line-ups. Morgans men are through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals following their victory over New Zealand , but the same can not be said for the Aussies, who will be out of the tournament should ... (more...)
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
- June 18, 2017

And it didn't matter. LeBron James says he doesn't have any problem with Golden State building a super team. Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. The Warriors are the only team in the National Basketball Association that plays small ball better than the Celtics, and it would give them less of a strategic advantage against Boston. (more...)
Harry Kane credits Royal Marines for late Hampden equaliser Harry Kane credits Royal Marines for late Hampden equaliser
- June 18, 2017

Alex Oxlade Chamberlain gave England the lead with 20 minutes remaining, but a stunning couple of free-kicks from Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths left Scotland fans in hysterics. We have got leaders in the team and it is just the case that I am wearing the armband . Scotland next travel to Lithuania and then host Malta and Slovakia, who are four points ahead of Strachan's side in second, before facing Slovenia away from home in their final group game. (more...)
Bafana Bafana arrives Nigeria ahead of 2019 AFCON qualifier against Super Eagles Bafana Bafana arrives Nigeria ahead of 2019 AFCON qualifier against Super Eagles
- June 18, 2017

I am also aware that they stopped Nigeria from getting to the AFCON 2015. Anytime they are to play against Nigeria, they redouble their efforts because of the rivalry that exist between us. He said that the team had a good blend of the young and the experienced players and the Super Eagles would want Nigerians to pray for the success of the team. (more...)
An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy
- June 18, 2017

He closed with a 67 at Augusta that got him into a tie for 11th at 1 under, but his game dropped off a bit from there. The 23-year-old Californian, whose mother is Taiwanese and father is German and French, had a pair of birdies on the day and shot a one-over 73. (more...)
Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave
- June 18, 2017

Portugal players stretch during an official training session at the Rubin Training Ground in Kazan , Russia , on Friday, June 16, 2017. Having won the first global title of his illustrious career with Portugal at Euro 2016, Ronaldo has a realistic chance of bringing the Confederations Cup home. (more...)
Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI
- June 18, 2017

Larin was stopped by Florida Highway Patrol for driving the wrong way in Orlando and almost causing a head-on collision, about three miles from Orlando City's stadium. As Larin came to a stop, someone driving a Mercedes was able to stop in time to prevent a head-on crash, according to the arrest report. The team had no immediate comment. (more...)
US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
- June 18, 2017

The Senate voted Wednesday, 97-2, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russian Federation and would prevent the White House from unilaterally removing the sanctions imposed by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama in 2014 and 2016. (more...)