Author: 0 USGA pledges no repeat of rules gaffe from last US Open

Players are immediately faced with a blind tee shot that leads into a downhill runway toward an elevated green. "I hope so", he said. An Instagram video posted by golfer Kevin Na on Sunday went viral. He took a photo of the maintenance staff trimming away and tweeted, "Guess the USGA made a decision to be nice this week and cut down some of the rough".

Sports Manchester United make Sweden defender Victor Lindelof first summer signing
Author: 0 Manchester United make Sweden defender Victor Lindelof first summer signing

Manager Jose Mourinho does not see the England worldwide as part of his long-term vision at Old Trafford and will offload him in the summer. He is the number one target for Mourinho's midfield as PSG are also after the player . Smalling has recently changed agents in a bid to help him get the best move and West Ham , West Brom and Everton are three of the clubs monitoring his situation.

Author: 0 South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Amla century helps Proteas to comfortable victory

At 189 for two, South Africa appeared set fair but captain AB de Villiers came and went for four, dollying Seekkuge Prasanna into the hands of Chamara Kapugedera . But the 34-year-old was run out in the next over after reaching three figures when he attempted a second run having turned Asela Gunaratne to mid-wicket and Kusal Mendis´ accurate throw found him short of his crease.

Author: 0 England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

Then Hasan came in, and he took wicket. After being beaten miserably by their rivals India in their first match in the tournament, Pakistan came from behind to defeat top-ranked South Africa and then Sri Lanka, and now emerged victorious against England to march into the final of the event for the first time.

Author: 0 Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United

Chelsea will be out to defend the title they won previous year. Every game you play in the Premier League is going to be a challenge, particularly when you haven't been there before. "It is not the world's biggest, best, toughest league by accident". Three weeks before that sees a mouthwatering couple of derbies with Liverpool hosting Everton and the Manchester derby - Pep Guardiola's City travelling to take on Jose Mourinho's United at Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Rifle-wielding gunman shoots Congressman at baseball practice

Trump said he talked to Scalise's wife, Jennifer, and pledged "full and absolute support - anything she needs". Brooks said he saw the man only for a second, and that he was shooting from a chain link fence behind the third base position on the field where the congressional group was holding its morning practice.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Help Bring NBA Title Back to Oakland

Kevin Durant heard the critics all season for leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State , but on Monday night he finally had his moment and won a title. For his part, James said he had no reason to hang his head. But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals.

Sports Browns' top pick Garrett hurts foot in practice
Author: 0 Browns' top pick Garrett hurts foot in practice

After practice ended, Jackson confirmed that Garrett had suffered an injury, but also added that he didn't yet know if it was severe or not . Garrett had missed some practice time in offseason work for an undisclosed issue that was not believed to be serious.

Sports Kyrie Irving Reveals Special Bond With LeBron James In Inspiring Tribute
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Reveals Special Bond With LeBron James In Inspiring Tribute

The Warriors, stacked with 2-time MVP Steph Curry , Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are already the odds-on favorites to repeat next summer, once again at the Cavs' expense. " Teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put personnel together, the right group of guys together to be able to hopefully compete against this team", James said.

Author: 0 LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Those were the words of public appreciation shared by Golden State Warriors majority owner Joe Lacob when he was interviewed by Doris Burke moments after his team won the 2016-17 National Basketball Association championship. But in Game 5, it wasn't LeBron that let the Cleveland Cavaliers down: it was the bench . "I'm so happy Kevin has broken through and there's more to come from him".

Sports Surprise package Ostapenko sets up birthday clash with Bacsinszky
Author: 0 Surprise package Ostapenko sets up birthday clash with Bacsinszky

Bacsinszky downed French hope Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 on a rain-hit day at Roland Garros, while 19-year-old Ostapenko stunned Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. "I saw her in the gym just right after our matches today and so we both said to each other, 'Well done'". A hard flat-hitter, she has learnt to play on the red dirt since hiring former clay-court specialist Anabel Medina Garrigues as her coach.

Author: 0 A top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice; shooter dead

President Trump, in a statement from the White House Wednesday, said that Hodgkinson died at a local hospital from wounds suffered when officers returned fire on the Belleville, Ill., man who owned a home-inspection business. Rep. Steve Scalise , was among those shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Two of them were shot. "The security detail saved a lot of lives because they attacked the shooter".

Sports Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England
Author: 0 Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time . However, just as when England topped France 2-0 in 2015, it was the home side that won. "They were getting too much space in vital areas, even with ten men".

Author: 0 Virat Kohli Painting Sold For 23.7 Crore Rupees, Check Out!!

India were five-wickets-down in no time after a good opening stand by Sehwag and Ganguly collapsed. "No one can take their opposition for granted and Bangladesh have taken huge strides", Kohli said. All the batsmen are in form and that sounds ominous for the Bangladeshi bowlers. The crux issue today is that players (and teams) keep their wits about them all the time, shed complacency, and have a healthy respect for opponents; especially the threat from underdogs.

Sports French Open Ostapenko sambas into last 16
Author: 0 French Open Ostapenko sambas into last 16

These two have split their only two meetings with Bacsinszky winning in this years Davis Cup and Mladenovic winning in the 2016 Eastbourne International. There has not been a French victor since Mary Pierce in 2000 and Mladenovic was cheered raucously during her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory. I care for most of the players, I just saw Serena (Williams) in the locker room I hugged her, I congratulated her, I was so happy for her.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor Macgregor Fight Is Officially Happening

McGregor (21-3) won the UFC's lightweight belt after beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on November 12, thus becoming the first UFC fighter to hold two titles simultaneously. Per Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times , Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, said Mayweather's camp verbally retracted the August 26 date request prior to a commission meeting.

Author: 0 Morata tells Bale to join him at United

United have turned their attentions to Morata after Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann made a decision to walk away from a move to Manchester in favour of staying with his current employers. Asked about United's reported interest in his client, Lopez was quoted as saying: "They are a club with great glamour, a very interesting option". Now, the Spanish source claim that the Portuguese boss has directly told the player to join and that he will be important at Old Trafford in the next ...

Sports US Open: Russell Knox unfazed by Erin Hills rough controversy
Author: 0 US Open: Russell Knox unfazed by Erin Hills rough controversy

Spieth agreed the 7,441-yard layout could often punish excessively aggressive players. Here is a look at what the players have made of the Wisconsin-based course. Strange, now working as a television analyst, backed Johnson to complete the double. "What's interesting is if we had a sudden-death playoff one player would have won, if it's a three- or four-hole playoff another player would have won", he said.

Sports WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day
Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

It marked a stirring return to the top for Nadal at his preferred event and surface where over his career, he is 79-2 at Roland Garros and 102-2 in all best-of-five-set matches on clay. "I never agreed with people who said Rafa should stop working with Toni (Nadal ), but having his friend Carlos there and Francisco Roig means that they talk to Toni and give some new ideas and then Rafa trusts the plan".

Sports Virat Kohli Vows no Let-ups in Champions Trophy Semifinal
Author: 0 Virat Kohli Vows no Let-ups in Champions Trophy Semifinal

Once we reach the knock out stages, the team goes to a different zone. Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahaman, Mahmudullah Riyadh, Shakib Al Hasan , Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahaman, Taskin Ahmed, Mehedi Hossain Miraz, Mossadek Hossain, Sunzamul Islam, Shafiul Islam.

Author: 0 USA congressman shot at baseball game

After the shooting ended, five people were injured, one of them being House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a House representative from Louisiana . Republican members of Congress described feelings of fear and running for cover in the wake of a gunman opening fire on them during their practice for the Congressional Baseball Game .

Author: 0 Warriors Win Title, LeBron Contemplates Future

Among the other first-time National Basketball Association champions was Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, the first player from the nation of Georgia to win an National Basketball Association title. "Sometimes that will wins out". Stephen Curry , Andre Iguodala , Shaun Livingston, Zaza Pachulia, David West and JaVale McGee will be among many Golden State players in the free-agent waters, and Kevin Durant will likely join them.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals for 2nd time in 3 years

You made us believe. Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average playoff point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. Kerr, 51, missed Game 1 of the Finals and 11 total playoff games this year as he dealt with health issues stemming from multiple back surgeries. "It was phenomenal to be a part of".

Sports Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides
Author: 0 Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides

Dembele did brilliantly to create the opportunity for a shot that was saved by Heaton but Monaco full-back Sidibe converted the rebound. Kane scored from the resulting penalty to level the score at 2-2. France were rattled briefly but soon took advantage of their opponents' lack of ruthlessness, which will need to be rectified by Southgate if they are to have any hope of success in Russian Federation next year.

Author: 0 Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in CT semi-final

Yuvraj Singh will make his 300th ODI appearance for India if he plays in the semi-final and the skipper lauded the impact he has had on Indian cricket. "It's still hard to believe the shocking one-run loss in World Twenty20 a year ago". I don't underestimate India . The song is the extremely popular Bengali rendition "Amra Korbo Joy" of Pete Seeger 's iconic "We Shall Overcome".

Sports Manchester United complete Lindelof signing
Author: 0 Manchester United complete Lindelof signing

Major transfers between Premier League rivals can be fraught but with Chelsea reportedly targeting Monaco's dynamic Tiemoue Bakayoko it seems Matic could be surplus to manager Antonio Conte's plans. While Lindelof was lost in the wilderness at Benfica , with a first-team future at the Estadio da Luz looking less than likely, he underwent a trial at Stoke.

Author: 0 Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy

Hasan Ali produced a disciplined bowling display that allowed Pakistan to restrict South Africa to 219 for eight wickets in their 50 overs. Only a timely intervention from David Miller, who scored a much-needed unbeaten 75 off 104 balls, prevented further damage but the score was comfortably short of what they would have been expecting.

Author: 0 New Microsoft console is the Xbox One X

After the Project Scorpio was announced at E3 2016 past year, it has been heavily researched and discussed by games journalists everywhere. The Xbox One X will incorporate a liquid-cooled vapor chamber utilized all the more frequently with servers and top of the line PC cards, as indicated by Choudhry.

Author: 0 Bruce Arena dials U.S. in for massive result at the Azteca

Center back Omar Gonzalez offered his insight on the differences in approach from Klinsmann and Arena after the 1-1 draw with Mexico at the Azteca on Sunday night (June 11th). Carlos Vela , Javier Aquino , Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Hector Herrera all had their moments, but, save for Vela's fantastic equalizer they ultimately couldn't make good on about 75% of the game's possession and break down a strong USA defensive unit, which was led by an excellent Geoff Cameron .

Sports Spanish striker Costa awaits Chelsea final call
Author: 0 Spanish striker Costa awaits Chelsea final call

You have to ask him [Antonio Conte, about what happened], not me. In spite of his success however, a fraught relationship with his manager and backlog of misdemeanours on and off the pitch appear to have led to Conte washing his hands of the striker.

Author: 0 Beef Alert! The Game Blasts LeBron, Says Jordan and Kobe are Better

It was the same kind of incidental contact Cavs forward Kevin Love was whistled for a flagrant foul after Durant complained to refs in Game 3. Paul George would fit the bill, as he helped IN put up the best showing against the Cleveland Cavaliers IN the playoffs leading up to the NBA Finals by averaging 28 points along with 8.8 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.8 steals.

Author: 0 Bangladesh run to last four is reward for years of toil

Dhawan and Sharma's opening stands of 136, 138 and 23 have given India tremendous platforms. India's lower middle order hasn't been used so far into the tournament but Kohli believes that the likes of Kedar Jadav and Hardik Pandya are raring to go.

Author: 0 Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

With a sheepish grin, the eighth seed said: "I'm very bad with memories". It's not what I'm playing for. "We don't know what's going to happen on Friday, don't know how either of us are going to play, but with the right attitude, right game plan, right tactics, you can still win matches".

Author: 0 Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?

You can't go back and forth or teeter on the fence, you have to beat them. He was traded from the Cavaliers last season and tried to go help out the 73 win Warriors , but they fell short of earning him a ring. Okay, this done, another story wrapping up the final to do, the long San Francisco-Minneapolis-Toronto travel day ahead and then a wrap on this season.

Sports Determined Efforts Produce Top 10s for Furniture Row Racing at Pocono
Author: 0 Determined Efforts Produce Top 10s for Furniture Row Racing at Pocono

Keselowski finished fifth on Sunday and returned the favor by sticking around victory lane and interviewed Blaney . Earnhardt said Jones, who was part of the FOX television broadcast crew that called the Xfinity race at Pocono on Saturday, has a personality fans would like if hed show more of it.

Author: 0 Emotions raw for Cavs in locker room after loss, Tyronn Lue says

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebound after a sluggish Game 4 performance. Kevin Durant was criticised by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA's latest champions .

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli & fans look ahead to England

Pacer Hasan Ali has picked up seven wickets in three matches but their batting line-up has not been in form. Even big-hitting Stokes was in restrained mood, failing to hit a single boundary. "Hopefully, he will recover for the finals", Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said. They bowled really well, especially in the middle part, starting with Shadab.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Reclaim NBA Championship Title

That all spells trouble for the rest of the league, who saw the Warriors capture a title in 2015, win a record-setting 73 games the next regular season before Durant moved to the Bay Area and the team became a juggernaut. "I joke a lot, I said, 'If there's a time to be rebuilding, this is the time to do it, '" Lakers coach Luke Walton said recently on a podcast with Bleacher Report.

Author: 0 Yankees Put Up Football-like Numbers in 13-Run Victory

The Yankees started reliever Chad Green on Sunday, and he lasted only two innings, though it made little difference in a 14-3 rout of the Orioles . He struck out twice early, and he airmailed a throw to the plate that allowed a run to score during the Angels' tying rally. ATLANTA - Steven Matz pitched seven impressive innings in his season debut, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and NY beat Atlanta to get the sweep.

Sports Federer beaten by 39-year-old Haas on Stuttgart return
Author: 0 Federer beaten by 39-year-old Haas on Stuttgart return

Federer followed his success in Australia by claiming the Indian Wells and Miami Masters titles before taking the clay season off, but with the red-dirt campaign now over the 35-year-old has set his sights on grass and hard-court glory.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Destroy Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Golden State beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year, squandering a 3-1 series lead. James threw down a thunderous off an assist from backup point guard Deron Williams to put the Cavaliers up 41-33 with 10:14 left before halftime.

Sports Pens ride 3rd-period blitz to 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Pens ride 3rd-period blitz to 2-0 lead

The Nashville Predators won the first game of each of their first three series but couldn't repeat that scenario in Game One of the Stanley Cup final . Rinne doesn't want to have any carryover from the two losses. The tying goal in the first period? Pontus Aberg opened the scoring midway through the first, but Rinne gave it back moments later on a rebound that should have been sealed off.

Author: 0 Pakistan set up England semi-final

But Bairstow's luck ran out when a misjudged pull off Hasan's third ball sailed gently to Mohammad Hafeez at deep square leg. Funnily enough, the only time these sides have met in the knockout rounds of a one-day tournament was 25 years ago, when Pakistan beat England in the final of the 1992 World Cup.

Sports US Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling
Author: 0 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

It would be another six weeks before evidence would emerge that Sessions had in fact had two meetings during the campaign with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Sessions also said he has "no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign". Sessions repeatedly refused to discuss private conversations with Trump on a wide variety of topics.

Author: 0 Alexandria GOP baseball shooting suspect ID'd as 66-year-old from IL

The AP identified him as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, citing a government official. "My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day", she said in a Twitter message.