Sports


Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka
- July 23, 2017

Masters champion Sergio Garcia signed for a 73. But he thinks the experience of letting a couple majors get away, most notably the 2016 Masters, will help him just as much as the previous two he's won at the 2015 Masters and U.S. The world number four came home in 32 with three birdies in the last four holes and maintained that momentum on Friday, despite far tougher conditions for the morning starters. (more...)
Arsenal Playing Chelsea Is Never Just Another Game, Wenger Says Arsenal Playing Chelsea Is Never Just Another Game, Wenger Says
- July 23, 2017

However, last season was perhaps a step in the right direction for the English worldwide as he featured in a total of 45 appearances for Arsenal , with 6 goals and 11 assists to show for his efforts, albeit in varied positions and mostly from the bench. (more...)
LA Lakers, Derrick Rose Have Free-Agent Meeting
- July 23, 2017

Sources have told ESPN writers Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski that the team is in "serious talks" with Rose about a one-year deal. Insiders report that the Cleveland Cavaliers are in talks with Derrick Rose . If Rose joined Milwaukee, he would be teamed up with Giannis Antetokonmpo, Khris Middleton, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon. The Bucks also have shown interest in Rose . (more...)
British Open: Roaring Rory McIlroy on the move at Birkdale British Open: Roaring Rory McIlroy on the move at Birkdale
- July 23, 2017

Open champion was in form coming into the tournament, after winning the Travelers Championship in his last outing. Then he turned in a gritty 68 Friday to get within five shots of Jordan Spieth with just a handful of players in between in a tournament that is still there for the taking. (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti suffers humiliating defeat on AC MIlan reunion Carlo Ancelotti suffers humiliating defeat on AC MIlan reunion
- July 23, 2017

Patrick Cutrone scored twice as AC Milan stormed to a 4-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup. AC Milan looked the more risky early on and opened the scoring in the 13th minute when a Ricardo Rodriguez cutback found its way to Franck Kessie, who drilled the ball home from the edge of the box. (more...)
Basketball star Sue Bird comes out, announces she's dating Megan Rapinoe
- July 23, 2017

The former Olympian also revealed she is in relationship with soccer star Megan Rapinoe . But she can be hilariously blunt when it comes to the "bandwagon that hates on women's basketball" and the random guys who are obsessed with the idea that they could beat her one-on-one. (more...)
A glance at the first round of the British Open A glance at the first round of the British Open
- July 23, 2017

Perhaps thrown out of kilter by pre-round nerves, Spieth ate breakfast after brushing his teeth so chomped on a single piece of mint gum for his entire round, reluctant to dispose of it in case it halted his fine play. McIlroy closed with three birdies over the last four holes to stay in the game. Five-times major tournament victor Phil Mickelson looks set to miss the cut after a shooting four straight bogeys after the turn to leave him nine over-par. (more...)
Cavs looking to sign Derrick Rose Cavs looking to sign Derrick Rose
- July 23, 2017

Nothing hurts a free agent's value more than an injury, especially a knee injury of Rose's caliber. D-Rose to the Cavs on a one-year deal seems flawless for both parties. Rose has drawn interest this offseason from Minnesota, Milwaukee and the Clippers. The biggest question will be whether or not Cleveland uses Rose and Kyrie Irving in the backcourt at the same time, either to start or finish games. (more...)
Derrick Rose in talks with Cavaliers
- July 23, 2017

It is believed that the Cavs have offered Rose a one-year contract worth around $2 million, but no official deal has been made yet. Dan Bernstein is a co-host of 670 The Score's "Bernstein and Goff Show" in afternoon drive. Still, most players would probably prefer joining a top contender such as Cleveland or Golden State with an immediate shot to win the title. Ball likely will start for the Purple and Gold, but Rose wouldn't be a bad addition as a backup point guard. (more...)
British Open: 6th hole brings challenges
- July 23, 2017

Then the 23-year-old Texan delivered a bogey-free performance at Royal Birkdale that he punctuated with a 20-foot birdie on the final hole for a 5-under 65. Fleetwood, who hails from the coastal town of Southport and used to sneak onto the Birkdale course as a youngster, had four birdies and a fine eagle at the par-5 15th as he climbed to one over par in total. (more...)
Amateur chip leader decimated in shot at $10 million Amateur chip leader decimated in shot at $10 million
- July 23, 2017

And he says he has ambitions of bringing a major poker tournament to his home town to revive the fortunes of the seaside resort and put Bridlington back on the map. In poker, all you need is a breakthrough. Piccioli, who played in a few poker tournaments in his day, is as proud as a father can be of his son's accomplishment. (more...)
Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open
- July 23, 2017

The US Open champion was pleased, however, to remain in contention on an afternoon when strong winds and heavy rain made scoring hard. I've been on good ends of the draw, bad ends of the draw. On Thursday McIlroy was five-over through his first six holes - on Friday he was three under par after the same stretch. "Every time I come over here the ground is so hard", he said. (more...)
Ian Poulter in contention at Royal Birkdale Ian Poulter in contention at Royal Birkdale
- July 23, 2017

Having missed The Open a year ago with injury and dropping outside the world's top-50, Poulter is thrilled to be back in the sport's premier individual event this time round. It's very easy to slide away. 'So I'm proud of the way I've been able to focus on what I need to do to get the level of golf back I can play'. This time out, a similar wind direction to that final day nine years ago helped Poulter to plot his way around the course and post an excellent first round of 67. (more...)
Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt
- July 23, 2017

There is little reason for optimism regarding Rose's ability to stay healthy this season. Meanwhile, Clark also has fielded interest from Milwaukee, Minnesota and New Orleans, a source said. Cleveland signed one-time Knick Jose Calderon for point guard depth, but he likely would be a third option. Rose , the former NBA Most Valuable Player in 2011 for the Chicago Bulls , had struggled in the recent years due to significant injuries and off-court troubles. (more...)
The Open: Rory McIlroy laments missed opportunity
- July 23, 2017

So often McIlroy has gone in the opposite direction. It's easier to trust that whenever I am facing a shot with a mid iron with a heavy crosswind. The 18 holes following that bogey on six in the first round saw the Holywood golfer score a bogey-free round of 63! McIlroy has missed the cut at three of his last four tournaments the U.S. (more...)
McGregor's message to Mayweather, Bisping calls out St-Pierre, Rockhold talks McGregor's message to Mayweather, Bisping calls out St-Pierre, Rockhold talks
- July 23, 2017

We're going to have a knock in the gym'. "The Wayans are going to be fun because they'll make a show out of it, but when it comes to the fight everyone, it's going to absolutely suck". "The division, it's hard to find somebody that wants to fight these days, and so that's relevant I guess to some extent, and so now I think I'm finally zeroed in and I'm gonna make something happen here shortly". (more...)
Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur take guard as endorsement stars
- July 23, 2017

Her batting is fearless and the reputation of the opposition or bowler doesn't bother her. On that occasion, openers Smriti Mandhana (90) and Punam Raut (86) caused the destruction before captain Raj scored her seventh successive one-day worldwide half-century to send her side to a winning total. (more...)
Froome on brink of Tour de France glory Froome on brink of Tour de France glory
- July 23, 2017

He is now guaranteed to win the polka-dot jersey awarded for points collected during the Tour on climbs - an even more impressive feat considering he suffered a pelvis fracture in a crash in April and was struck by a vehicle on a training ride a year ago, fracturing his wrist. (more...)
ISL player draft: Jamshedpur FC eye big-ticket start ISL player draft: Jamshedpur FC eye big-ticket start
- July 23, 2017

New in ISL but not new to Indian football, the Tata Steel owned club probably has the best knowledge of Indian player talents considering their legacy of nurturing and producing players for decades. Teams have been given a salary cap of Rs 18 crore (about $ 2.8 million) for which a minimum of Rs 5.5 crore (about $ 850,000) is available for purchasing Indian players. (more...)
Jordan Spieth takes lead into the weekend at the British Open Jordan Spieth takes lead into the weekend at the British Open
- July 23, 2017

Jordan Spieth produced one of his best major championship efforts to take a share of the lead alongside fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar after the first round of the British Open . "It ended up being where you could get around today". Spieth and Koepka were well rested and confident when they set up shop in this charming seaside village. (more...)