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Branden Grace Makes History With a 62 at the British Open


Grace didn't know what he meant. The 29-year-old South Africa has now put himself into contention at the #Open Championship at Royal Birkdale with his third round. 1 Dustin Johnson, defending champion Henrik Stenson , Spain's Rafael Cabrera Bello and American Chan Kim. He was two shots behind Jordan Spieth , who was on the range still warming up, when Grace finished. Read More »

Texas ex Jordan Spieth conquers The Open

Spieth's extraordinary one-under-par 69 on Sunday - featuring three back-nine birdies and an eagle after he'd relinquished his three-shot overnight lead - earned the 23-year-old a tension-filled three-stroke victory at 12-under 268. Then, after a nice tee shot down the middle of the 10th hole, Spieth yanked a awful shot into the crowd on his approach. Spieth paid tribute to Kuchar for the way he handled the lengthy delay on the 13th, adding: "Matt, I really enjoyed battling with you". Read More »

South African Grace breaks major record with 62

Grace started the final round seven shots behind leader Jordan Spieth and knew it would be very hard to win the tournament from that position. Johnson shot a six-under-par 64, featuring not a single dropped shot, to climb to three-under overall and give himself a glimmer of hope for Sunday. Read More »

China's Li Haotong shoots 63 to move up board


Spieth now becomes the youngest American ever to win The Open Championship , and it's the first time in his career he has won the tournament. Li, 21, started the day at +1 for the championship and parred his first seven holes before a remarkable run of seven birdies and four pars in his remaining 11 holes. Read More »

Draymond Green, Conor McGregor fuss on Instagram


According to the Daily Star Sunday, a brick with note reading "F-K the Mayweathers" was thrown through her apartment window. Clarke said the threats started shortly after it was revealed last week that she had been secretly dating Mayweather for several months. Read More »

Arsenal Playing Chelsea Is Never Just Another Game, Wenger Says


The venue of the game is at Bird's Nest in Beijing . Whilst Chelsea emphatically beat local rivals Fulham 6-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly. The Spain global needed medical attention after colliding with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina in the first half and was replaced by midfielder Jeremie Boga. Read More »

Suresh Prabhu announces out-of-turn promotions for women cricketers


India defeated Australia by 36 runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final on Thursday. "We had approached the Punjab Police to employ her". "They will beat England in the final on Sunday", Ganguly said at Eden Gardens today. "We are all very proud of her feat". It was needed, and this knock will give her confidence tomorrow when she is in a position to take more responsibility as a batter. Read More »

England bat, both teams unchanged


Veda Krishnamurthy, India's finisher, also got praise from PM, "The experienced Veda Krishnamurthy gives a much-needed stability to the middle order". However, that brought Harmanpreet Kaur, who destroyed Australia with a breathtaking unbeaten 171 in the semi-final, to the crease. In reply, Australia were 4-1 when Beth Mooney was bowled out for 1 by Shikha Pandey, which became 9-2 when captain Meg Lanning was also bowled out for a duck by Jhulan Goswami. Read More »

Spieth on a wild ride, tied in Open

After a masterful first 16 holes with seven birdies and no bogeys, Grace stepped up to the 17th - one of only two par-5s at Royal Birkdale - needing to shoot 1-under in the final two holes to finish with a 62. Following a first shot into the fairway, Grace lined up for his approach in silence. He will tote along his 8-for-his-last-9 record when leading after 54 holes, with that Masters the oddball in the bunch. Read More »

Bardet holds hope of a nation at Tour


Froome will not have his lead attacked on Sunday's ceremonial final stage into Paris on the Champs-Elysees. And Froome nearly caught Bardet - who started two minutes ahead - as they entered the stadium but crossed just a few metres behind. Read More »

British Open: Jordan Spieth continues to lead, Rory McIlroy fades away

But most people will be aware of his meltdown at Augusta a year ago when he failed to hold on to a four shot lead on the final six holes. Southgate, who spent the week of the 2015 Open receiving treatment for testicular cancer, finished 12th at Royal Troon past year and made sure of an even better finish with a closing 65. Read More »

India Dismisses Sri Lanka XI for 187 in Warm-up Game


Meanwhile, De Silva got out for a duck in the two-day warm up match against India . Though Pushpakumara, 30, has not played any worldwide cricket yet, he has for always been prolific at the first-class level, where he has 558 first-class wickets at an average of 19.85, and is routinely among the top three wicket-takers in the Premier League Tournament. Read More »

Two El Salvador Players Suspended for Biting in Gold Cup Match vs


Romero bit Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and twisted a nipple during jostling in the box ahead of a corner kick in the second half of the game, which finished 2-0 to the US. It said the ban was for "anti-sporting behaviour" and will only apply for official matches. The victor will face Mexico or Jamaica in Wednesday's championship. Read More »

Man City Defender Aleksandar Kolarov Joins Roma


Kolarov signed for Roma for €5 million and has agreed a three-year contract with the Italian side, ending a seven-year association with City. Kolarov, who won Premier League twice, joined City from Lazio in 2010, and now returns to Italy with Lazio's rivals in a £4.5m move. Read More »

OJ Simpson will be welcome at the Pro Football Hall of Fame


Asked whether Simpson will be welcome once he's paroled, the Hall of Fame told ESPN, " All Hall of Famers are invited to attend the annual enshrinement". "I'm not saying he's an angel for no means". Simpson was found not guilty in 1995 of the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, but remains liable for a $33.5 million judgment in a civil trial over the same crime. Read More »

Alvaro Morata: What To Expect From Chelsea's New Signing


Chelsea's fullbacks were playing only one game per week last season and it's going to be very hard for them to play high intensity football twice or three times a week when competing in the Champions League. "You know very well the dynamic of the transfer market". According to John Cross of the Mirror UK, Costa "asked to leave Chelsea THREE times last season as he wanted to go last summer, in January and expressed a desire to quit at the end of the campaign". Read More »

Angels 7, Red Sox 3: Frustrating night for David Price, offense


He's an elite pitcher and it's not just with one pitch. The lefty became just the 12th Red Sox pitcher with 200 strikeouts in one season - and he still has about 11 starts left. "Now, it's more like: OK, this is game time". "I think any player, when they're on the field defensively, there are other ways to contribute to an overall win. Read More »

Marcus Morris to Kyrie Irving: 'Just don't go to Golden State'


The potential trade partners for the Cavs as far as we see them are on the following pages. As Windhorst first reported , the request is due to the fact that Irving believes he can be the centerpiece of a championship team, which he would prefer over playing second fiddle to James. Read More »

Pablo Sandoval signs deal to return to Giants


Giants' manager Bruce Bochy said coming off the bench had been a challenge for Hwang, who was more used to playing on a regular basis in Korea. On Saturday, Giants' manager Bruce Bochy said the transition to a bench role was hard for Hwang, and San Francisco is hopeful he'll be able to play every day with AAA Sacramento. Read More »

Antonio Conte Says He Considered Quitting Chelsea Before Signing New Contract


Morata had previously been linked with a move to Manchester United, but their interest ended after the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Antonio Conte has already been busy in the summer transfer market having signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero, defender Antonio Rudiger , midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and striker Alvaro Morata . Read More »

Dates for 2017/2018 El Clasico fixtures announced


The Clasico rivals do not meet until the final round of fixtures before the mid-season break on December 20, when recently installed boss Ernesto Valverde and his side are slated to appear at the Santiago Bernabeu. Both fixtures are subject to being moved for TV, with kick-off times not yet confirmed. Eduardo Berizzo's first domestic match in charge of Sevilla will be up against Espanyol at the Sanchez Pizjuan in a repeat of last season's opening day 6-4 thriller. Read More »

Landon Collins predicts Giants' takeover in the NFC East


I think like that all the time: Nobody can block me, nobody can stop me, nobody can play the run the way I can. No team has won the NFC East back to back since the Philadelphia Eagles did it in 2004 and the Cowboys haven't won back-to-back division titles since 1995-96, according to Jordan Raanan of ESPN . Read More »

Johnson, Spieth favourites as Open begins


Constant 25-mph winds and gusts of up to 40 miles per hour took its toll on the best golfers in the world on Friday as scores ballooned. Hometown hero Tommy Fleetwood also just squeezed through to the weekend's play, having flirted with the cut line for much of the day. Read More »

Resurgent McIlroy on the charge at gusty Birkdale


Kuchar dropped a shot at the second but then picked up his game spectacularly, with a chip in for a birdie at the third, when he seemed in danger of dropping another shot, and following up with another birdie at the par-three fourth, to grab the outright lead. Read More »

Russian ambassador claims he and Sessions discussed presidential campaign, report says


But Trump's comment about pardons, tucked into an attack on the media, raised the possibility that he was considering his options if the investigations do not turn out the way he hopes. "33,000 emails deleted.", he tweeted. Special counsel Robert Mueller is also expected to look into the activities of Trump associates and family members, despite the President claiming it would be a "violation" if the probe encompassed his personal finances. Read More »

Amateur chip leader decimated in shot at $10 million


Ott and Pollak had very different nights from each other. But Pollak did not have that amount of chips in front of him after the hand. His most significant hand pretty much tells the story of his night. Blumstein had put his opponent all in on a board and Saout had a big decision on his hands with for trip Jacks. Piccioli eliminated Sinclair when his pocket aces held up against Sinclair's jack/king of spades. Read More »

Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open


SOUTHPORT, England - The shocking way he lost the 2016 Masters and the psychoanalysis of how Jordan Spieth might overcome such a devastating defeat was drowned out like the British rainstorm he experienced Friday. Spieth turned a bogey or worse into an unlikely par by chipping in from just short of the 10th green. But instead the onus is on craft and avoiding the many pitfalls, notably the 499-yard par-four sixth, a left-to-right dog-leg that was the hardest hole on the course the last ... Read More »

Rested, not rusty, Koepka goes straight back into major contention


As mentioned earlier, Royal Birkdale will play as a typical links style course , and will favor more accurate golfers. Stenson has not been in brilliant form in 2017, missing the cut at both the Masters and the US Open as well as finishing tied 26th at last weekend's Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. Read More »

Strikers Linked With Chelsea

The Blues have already drafted in Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata , in what is shaping up to be a very successful summer transfer window. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is known to be a long-term admirer of the talents of Candreva, with the winger's direct style of play and hammer of a right foot having impressed the Italian tactician during his spell in charge of Italy's national side. Read More »

Chris Weidman Calls Out Michael Bisping After Big Win


The main event started out with a feeling out process while the two fighters looked to find their range. With just over three minutes left, Weidman broke up the brawl with a takedown, but Gastelum rose immediately. He would subsequently land the double leg along the cage wall, but Gastelum, as he did throughout the first round, got right back up. Weidman regained his bearings in the second round and outgrappled Gastelum. Read More »

Open hopes fade for inconsistent McIlroy


Scotland's Richie Ramsay matched Poulter's 70 to finish two under and expressed similar sentiments at finding himself in contention to emulate fellow Aberdonian Paul Lawrie in lifting the Claret Jug. "Thankfully he's not had to do it too often". "He's never afraid to do it. I feel today it helped a lot more than at other times because I needed something". Read More »

British Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 2


McIlroy came into this year's Open looking scarcely like the man who blitzed the field in this same tournament in 2014 at Royal Liverpool. He went out in 29 and saw a birdie putt skirt the cup on 17, denying the 39-year-old the outright lead at a track he conceded to having forgotten "just how good it was". Read More »