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Langer makes history with Senior PGA win


Standing just off the green to greet Langer was his daughter, Christina, who flew to the tournament from Seattle to surprise her father and watch him win his 32nd event on the Champions Tour. That was all the edge Langer needed to comfortably finish out the championship.This is the fourth time Langer has won multiple majors in the same season, which is absurd, and now he has the only major he had yet to conquer. Read More »

Koscielny appeal fails ahead of FA Cup final

The Frenchman saw his team fail to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in nearly two decades on Sunday as victories for Manchester City and Liverpool meant they held onto third and fourth places in the league respectively. Read More »

Simpson leads Casey, Lee by two after 54 holes at Colonial

Rahm, who the last two years won the Ben Hogan Award as the nation's top college player, had just watched his 10-foot birdie chance skirt left of the hole. He gave one of those back with a bogey at the par-3, 192-yard eighth after missing the green with his tee shot. The 31-year-old has been on an upward trent in recent months, however, and only narrowly missed out on the Phoenix Open title back in February when he lost to Hideki Matsuyama in a play-off. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics


Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup and drained a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead the team with 27 points and seven assists, Al Horford added 16 points with six assists while Kelly Olynyk chipped in with 15 points off the bench, but the play of the night has to go to Avery Bradley who drained the game-winning three to finish with 20 points. Read More »

Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr

Brook added: "I'm devastated but I'm also happy because I'm hearing the fans had a great night and I'm walking out, looking up and thinking will this ever be done again?" I just couldn't see. Put it on CBS primetime (which is feasible) or just put it on good ol' Showtime and I'm there. I want to fight Keith Thurman next, Manny Pacquiao next. Read More »

Dixon, Franchitti unhurt after armed robbery


Turning laps at 232.595 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is risky, but the real danger seems to be lurking at the Taco Bell around the corner from the track. It takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, often referred to as "The Brickyard" due to a line of bricks on the start/finish straight. We have reached out to Scott Dixon for his reaction, but he has declined to comment. Read More »

Mourinho in line for new Man Utd contract

Griezmann has always been linked with a potential world-record move to United and admitted this month that he was considering leaving Atletico, with the 26-year-old also reportedly a target for La Liga champions Real Madrid. Instead the Red Devils finished sixth in the table, 24 points behind winners Chelsea, and only earned a Champions League place for next season through their Europa League win this week. Read More »

Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win at Wembley


Chelsea were down to 10 men in the 68th minute after Victor Moses was shown a second yellow card, following a dive inside the Arsenal box. Community Shield - Arsenal's No.4 missed out on the 2014/15 curtain-raiser, a 3-0 demolition of Manchester City, due to returning late from the World Cup, but played in a 1-0 win against Chelsea in the following campaign. Read More »

LeBron James surpasses Michael Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

Then, after spending much of his free time flying cross-country to be with his family, Thomas had a tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington. "I said to to myself, 'we can't tie this series, we just can't do that '". They'll collide again, starting next week. The Hawks have hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations, giving the former Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Rescues Cleveland Cavaliers

James is 28 points shy of overtaking Jordan as the postseason's leading scorer. The Cleveland Cavaliers were less than two hours removed from clinching their third straight Eastern Conference crown and James' seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals . Read More »

Mertesacker reveals how Arsenal 'double act' kept Costa quiet

The newly-crowned Premier League champions were lucky to go into the break just one behind as the Gunners squandered a numerous chances. "We know this team has suffered". He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players. Read More »

Real Madrid bank on new record


Up to 170,000 football fans are expected to travel to the capital to watch the showdown between Juventus and Real Madrid on 3 June. Real Madrid forward Bale has been a long-term target for United, who wanted to sign him before his world-record move from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 and have been linked with him since. Read More »

Ty Blach battles, leads San Francisco Giants past Chicago Cubs


Happ tripled in the bottom of the eighth before scoring on Ben Zobrist's fifth home run. And Rizzo jumped on the first pitch after Kris Bryant had hit a one-out single in the fourth. Cueto struck out eight and allowed just two hits other than the homers. "I flat out had a bad game today". "I felt like I executed quite a few pitches, but they got a few more balls up than we did". Read More »

Kohli desperate to prove point in England

It's different for them. We have just played a very good series in the West Indies, where the players performed very well. "When you are playing for India , you really do not need any other motivation. "Dhoni and Yuvi have a lot of experience, they need freedom to play their game", he added. "As far as the team goes, we won last time because our fast bowlers did very well, our spinners were strong and our opening batsmen did well", he said. Read More »

Helio Castroneves finishes second at the Indianapolis 500, again

Just before the first round of pitstops, Dixon began struggling with his vehicle, losing momentum and quickly dropped out of pace. "The whole race was so up and down for us", Jones, who qualified 11th on debut, told motorsport.com. To drive around Monaco for a sixth place, seventh place, even a fifth place. To be here is not possible to compare that thing. "I knew I could do it", Sato said. Read More »

Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146


Although the weather has now cleared, more rains are forecast for Sunday and Monday. The official death toll had climbed to 151 with 111 people still listed as missing, Senaratne said. Sri Lanka has appealed for worldwide help after more than 120 people were killed in its worst flooding and landslides in more than a decade. The government said relief operations had intensified over the weekend following a break in the monsoon rains. Read More »

Cavaliers find their feet and beat Celtics in Game 4

Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No. 1 option right now". Watch what we said and then tell us how you'll think of Game 3. "We're definitely disappointed. I feel like if we weren't, there would be a problem", he said. All three of Boston's walking wounded - Fs Jae Crowder , Jaylen Brown and Amir Johnson - were able to play. Read More »

Webb Simpson breaks out of crowd to take Colonial lead

I've had that probably three or four times this year. He shares second place with England's Paul Casey on seven-under, with the pair two shy of American four-time Tour victor Webb Simpson , who wants to break a drought that stretches back to 2013. Read More »

Man United should snap up these 2 Tottenham stars this summer

Mourinho, a UEFA Cup victor with Porto in 2003 and two-time European champion, has now won all four of the major European finals he has contested. Asked whether Silva will be at Manchester United next season, Mourinho was quoted as saying by Portuguese daily O Jogo: " Honestly, I don't think so ". Read More »

Irving steps up to carry Cavs


The circumstances were different and the primary architect of the comeback was Irving instead of James, but Cleveland fighting back from 16 points down was in some ways reminiscent of the 26-point half-time deficit they erased in Game Three of their first-round series against the Indiana Pacers. Read More »

LeBron James Makes History, Cavaliers Advance

Durant made his finals debut in a 4-1 loss to LeBron James and the Miami Heat in 2012. The Cavs annihilated the Celtics 135-102 in Boston to reach their third consecutive NBA Finals , and LeBron became the NBA's all-time leader in postseason points scored. Read More »

No win but no regrets as Alonso returns to F1

Sato , one of six drivers in the race for the potent Honda-powered Andretti team, was perhaps the least heralded part of a lineup that included Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso , former Indy champ Ryan Hunter-Reay and star-crossed Marco Andretti . Read More »

Celtics Lose to Cavaliers 135-102 and Are Eliminated From Playoffs

LeBron James & Co. were so confident in their ability to perform as a team when it counted most that earning home court advantage throughout the playoffs was insignificant. He got the debate ranging on if he is the best point guard in the Eastern Conference and anyway you look at it, Irving is an elite National Basketball Association player on a great Cavaliers team. Read More »

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says treble win is an 'incredible feeling'


Rovers held out until Scott Sinclair's spectacular dipping strike just before the half hour and Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong netted late on. Although Kenny McLean squandered a brilliant opportunity for Aberdeen , Celtic dominated proceedings after the interval - Joe Lewis in inspired form to deny both Patrick Roberts and Leigh Griffiths as Rodgers' side failed to make the most of some gilt-edged chances. Read More »

Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Kerber lost in the first round at Roland Garros past year when she was seeded third behind Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska. It also continued a miserable spell for the German 29-year-old on clay this year. The 23-year-old Thiem and the 24-year-old Tomic have played once, on hard courts in Acalpulco last year, and Thiem won in three sets. I didn't test it in a match, of course. Read More »

Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

Hamilton's season has been blighted by an on-going struggle to get this year's new Pirelli tyres in the optimum operating window, and thus extracting the maximum performance from his Mercedes vehicle. Today, as a team we wanted a one-two, which happened. "I will definitely look into it". The caravan heads overseas now, and the next race is in Canada, at Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, on 11th of June. Read More »

Mourinho's team still better than Conte's Premier League winners, claims Neville

Chelsea will be presented with the Premier League trophy on Sunday in their final game of the season at Stamford Bridge. While Eden Hazard, Diego Costa and N'Golo Kante have been rightly highlighted as three of the best players in the Premier League right now, Neville considers the team Mourinho had during his first very successful spell at the club as the best with a similarly dominant core. Read More »

Concerns grow over slumping Mercedes Formula One team


It was clearly apparent that four-time champion Vettel was favoured by Ferrari for victory over his Finnish team-mate, who had taken pole position and led the race comfortably from the start before being called in for an untimely early pit-stop that gave Vettel the initiative. Read More »

Seeded Angelique Kerber upset in first round

Kerber struggled on clay courts even before Sunday's match, so her loss shouldn't come as a total surprise. Kvitova carried on with a break in the first game of the second set, and broke again for 5-2. "For the first time in nine years at Roland Garros, I played my singles on (Court) Philippe Chatrier", Makarova said on-court after the one hour, 22-minute match. Read More »

Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

Months ago, when she saw her swollen, blackened fingers peeking out of a cast, she visualized getting her nails done again. The two-time Wimbledon champion downed outclassed Julia Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2, falling to her knees in celebration before weeping at the net. Read More »

Muguruza through to 2nd round at French Open


The Austrian and the Spaniard have met three times so far in 2017, including the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters, where 23-year-old Thiem became the only player to beat Nadal on clay this season. Romanian Simona Halep is set to make her first appearance at the tournament against Slovak Jana Cepelova and in the quarterfinals she could meet Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, World No.6. Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge

Woods, a 14-time major championship victor, has not played professionally since withdrawing from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. Read More »

Mike Brown still waiting on Tyronn Lue to pay up overdue bet

Here's what struck me first: That seems way too low for the rematch, doesn't it? I'm just happy and blessed that when I made a decision to come back that I was able to help him blossom. Boston did well to build their lead, and they even made brief spurts to stay within striking distance down the stretch, but the random three-pointers they got in Game 3 did not fall on this night, as the top seeds went just 10-31 from downtown, including 1-7 from leading scorer Avery Bradley, who recorded 19 ... Read More »