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Justin Thomas sets single round record at US Open

It would have been the round of the day had Thomas not shot 63. Harman , bidding to become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open , is a victor on the PGA Tour this year while Thomas is the world number 13, a three-time victor this season and a member of the exclusive "59" club after breaking 60 at the Sony Open this year. Read More »

Lyon in 'advanced talks' to sign Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore


Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that his side are in advanced talks to sign Chelsea's Bertrand Traore , but still face stiff competition for his signature. Despite Diego Costa's expected exit from Chelsea after his breakdown with his manager, it's still hard to see Antonio Conte putting his faith in the younger players at the club immediately, with Tammy Abraham arguably in the same position. Read More »

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

The Confederations Cup is considered a warm up for next summer's World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo , coming off a tumultuous week off the field, had set up Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal for Portugal, and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez hit Mexico's equalizer just before halftime. Read More »

Former UFC Heavyweight Tim Hague Reportedly Brain Dead After Boxing Bout


After being hit right in the face, Hague landed face first on the mat and his head bounced off the canvas - prompting immediate concern from medical officials in the arena. Hague's mixed martial arts career lasted a decade. Keeping fans up to date with Hague's progress, his friend and fellow MMA fighter Cody Krahn took to Facebook to issue a brief statement, which was later deleted. Read More »

Real Madrid back Cristiano Ronaldo in tax fraud case

This involved a "voluntary" failure to comply with his tax obligations in Spain , the statement from the office's economic crimes section said. In 2014 Ronaldo paid an extra six million Euros to address his tax situation, adjusting his declarations as well. Read More »

Justin Thomas, pink trousers and all, drains incredible putt at US Open

There were five players in double digits Saturday at Erin Hills. "I don't know", Thomas said when asked what he'd say to Miller , "but I'll be pretty happy". US Open 2011 champion and World No.2 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland went through a horrific round of six-over 78 to be tied 143rd, while Jason Day of Australia posted 79. Read More »

Domingo German Called up, Will Start Sunday vs. Orioles


Boston leadoff batter Mookie Betts got his 500th career hit with a swinging bunt to open the game. Judge, who grew up in Linden, Calif. - almost 400 miles north of Anaheim - blasted a tie-breaking, two-run homer to right field that traveled 438 feet with one out in the eighth inning, enabling the Yankees to beat the Angels 5-3 and increase their winning streak to six on Monday night at Angel Stadium. Read More »

Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]


On Saturday, Russia marched on toward hosting football's biggest party when the rehearsal tournament, the Confederations Cup, kicked off in the $750 million new stadium in Putin's native St. Russia , a record low 63rd in FIFA's world rankings, face Portugal on Wednesday while New Zealand play Mexico the same day. "For us it is very important to make people in the country fall in love with the national team", said Smolov , the 27-year-old FC Krasnodar forward who was named the ... Read More »

US Open: Tommy Fleetwood remains calm ahead of final-day test

Reed is tied with Charley Hoffman and Tommy Fleetwood for the lead at 8 under. June 18 The U.S. Open has traditionally had a reputation as the toughest test in golf , but benign conditions have turned this week's championship into a birdie-fest, much to the lament of former champion Johnny Miller . Read More »

Harman leads by 1 despite Thomas' record 9-under round

He is a third-generation pro, with his grandfather Paul having played in the U.S. Open and his father, Mike, the head pro at Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen, site of Justin's shrine. "I've got a good plan for this course". Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Read More »

Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

Open history, and the 29th in major-tournament history, it knocked aside a legend. This unprecedented 9 under par came here where the glaciers once receded and the cattle once grazed and the U.S. But just for me, I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week, and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it. Gusts are forecast to pick up on Sunday, when a new major victor appears all but certain to be crowned with none of the top 16 on the leaderboard having previously taken out one ... Read More »

Pakistan strikes, India's top order collapses in high-octane Champions Trophy final

On 3 October 2015, the team suffered a shock defeat to Zimbabwe in Harare and slipped to ninth in the ICC ODI Rankings, just four days after the cut-off date to qualify for CT17 as one of the top eight sides in the world . "We have seen a lot of happiness in our country and (our fans have) supported us through this tournament". On their day they can beat any side in the world. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

The outcome of the match is just one part of the betting exercise. Both the teams have some experienced players , who are wonderful cricketers, and they will need to bring all their experience in the Champions Trophy final. Their ferocious displays over South Africa and Bangladesh, if repeated in the Final will see them victorious. However, the task of taming the likes of Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma could be a tough one on a fresh The Oval wicket that is expected to be ... Read More »

Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan


Pakistan . Will it be the team of their opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4, a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals India , where their inept bowling and batting were outdone only by woeful fielding in what Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur labelled a "shambolic" display? Batting conditions should be excellent and we could be in for a classic. Read More »

LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals

Green interacted with the crowd on numerous occasions as the parade meandered through the streets of Oakland , where excited fans serenaded the players. "Not one time did I feel like we were overmatched until probably like I looked up, there was like a minute 20, and we were down 13, I believe , or something at that point", James said. Read More »

England beat Argentina 35-25 to win series


It is now a chance to move forward. "That's the next big thing I need to do". England became only the second team to complete a series clean sweep in Argentina despite being without no fewer than 30 senior players due to injury, suspension and call-ups with the British and Irish Lions. Read More »

Roughriders release Vince Young

He was due to be out four-to-six weeks. I always wanted to play football again, but didn't know how it was going to happen. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, Young spent his first five seasons with the Tennessee Titans , making two Pro Bowls along the way. Read More »

Curry, Durant Committed To Keeping Team Together

Kevin Durant sat at the postgame podium Monday night, with the hardware from being named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. Later, the two-time reigning MVP took off his new National Basketball Association champions hat and studied it briefly before pulling it on again, backward. Read More »

Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat


Open . McIlroy said after his round that he was rusty having not played much competitive golf recently. Other professionals, golf journalists and civilian Twitter users entered the free-for-all, majority siding with McIlroy, but Elkington remained undeterred, responding "New [sic] you were a money guy". Read More »

Lions floor Maori in All Blacks dress rehearsal


The Lions forwards dominated the second half and they earned a penalty try when they took the Maori apart at a scrum. They scored in the 10 minutes the Maori were without Tawera Kerr-Barlow after the scrum-half was yellow carded for a unsafe tackle on Halfpenny . Read More »

India win toss, elect to field

Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail recently said Pakistan have reached the final with the help of external forces, which was interpreted as fixing in matches. "They've beaten sides that looked really strong against them". Fans who want to watch the India vs. Pakistan cricket match live online can go to Sky Go in the U.K., Hotstar in India , or through Sling for those watching on Willow in the United States or Canada. Read More »

Indians' top reliever can't stop Dodgers

Seeger and Turner combined for three hits and two runs on Wednesday. Vargas gave up five hits with six strikeouts and one walk for his fourth straight win overall and second against the Giants this season. For the Thursday game, the Indians will be bringing out RHP Josh Tomlin . Kluber, who has faced the Dodgers just once and was solid through 6 2/3 innings, is 11-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 16 career interleague starts. Read More »

GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death


They also signed oversized cards sending well wishes to those who were injured in the shooting, including Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana. "They are both staying #ScaliseStrong, and Laura and I are praying for the Congressman's full and speedy recovery". Read More »

Paul George not planning on talking with LeBron this summer


That doesn't necessarily mean George won't be dealt, any student of National Basketball Association history is well aware that deals have come together in much shorter time than a week. A Kevin Love for Paul George trade would work money wise, but would IN do it? With that, George's comment's likely put an end to speculation that George will be a Cav. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs India, final today

It bounced back by surprising mighty South Africa and Sri Lanka before pulling the biggest stunner of all. So all the very best to Indian Cricket Team . Domingo's contract will come up for review in August, and many, including former SA captain Kepler Wessels, have called for a new management team that can address the Proteas' habitual and heartbreaking failings at major ODI tournaments. Read More »

Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open


Johnson, who won last year's U.S. Open after a controversial final round, hasn't competed in a major since last year's PGA Championship. It's another boy for Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson ! Thanks to the birth of his second child on Monday, he won't miss another this week. Read More »

Itoje scores vital try as Lions roar past Maori All Blacks


With a very different option in Ben Te'o proving a tour standout at 12, the question is where to start Owen Farrell - if fit - against the All Blacks . They were impressive last night and to be honest I thought they played pretty well against the Highlanders. The amount of support I've had is unbelievable. Read More »

Afridi urges Indian government to 'soften stance' on bilateral series


Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan , who upset hosts England in the semi-finals, had the ideal platform to make the highest total in a Champions Trophy final. Ahmed confirmed that Muhammad Amir was fit, but shied from confirming whether he would play tomorrow's match claiming the playing eleven had not been decided since the team had not seen the pitch yet. Read More »

FIFA panel invites debate on 'radical' 60-minute game clock


The International Football Association Board (IFAB), which has jurisdiction over FIFA's official rulebook, has released a document called 'Play Fair!' which aims to complement FIFA's fair play policies. A penalty will be awarded if a 'keeper handles a back-pass. According to IFAB, some of their proposals were ready for implementation immediately with no change required to the laws of the game. Read More »

Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight


The highly anticipated fight between the retired undefeated boxing champion Mayweather and current UFC MMA champion McGregor will take place August 26 in Las Vegas . Mayweather earned $250 million for his fight against Pacquiao. McGregor may be one of the better boxers in MMA , but that means little for his prospects in a fight with an actual boxer, let alone an all-time great. Read More »

Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

Unlikely as it seems, that was the last major he played on the weekend. Miller shot his eight-under 63 in the final round en route to victory in the 1973 U.S. Tommy Fleetwood (11), Brooks Koepka (11) and Rickie Fowler (10) were also in the double-digit club. "I'm not sure when it's going to sink in". Read More »

Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine

But as the sun rose over Erin Hills , and the forecast was for no rain, Mickelson withdrew. There, he is in a three-way tie for second place at 11 under, one behind Brian Harman . 18 to watch their son chase history. "This week I've been working with my coach, just sitting there and thinking, all right, let's go out and try to make a good golf swing and try to make a good putt. Read More »

Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open

Hopefully I do. I'll take it one step at a time. Harman , bidding to become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open , is a victor on the PGA Tour this year while Thomas is the world number 13, a three-time victor this season and a member of the exclusive "59" club after breaking 60 at the Sony Open this year. Read More »