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Author: 0 Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin

The ploy succeeded, and as Rickie Fowler was adopted by the galleries as if one of their own, he also let his clubs do their own talking with a marvellous opening round 65, seven-under-par, that saw him sprint off the starting blocks in this opening round of the US Open .

Sports Premier League Fixtures: Champions Chelsea Play BurnleyOn Opening Weekend
Author: 0 Premier League Fixtures: Champions Chelsea Play BurnleyOn Opening Weekend

Attention will now turn to the English Football League with fixtures being released on 21 June which both Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United supporters will be looking out for. They begin away against Crystal Palace . United's first major test of the campaign comes on October 14 when they travel to Anfield . Chris Hughton's side go to Leicester on the second weekend, before visiting Watford .

Sports Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants Diego Costa sold by July 3
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants Diego Costa sold by July 3

The Daily Record report goes on to state that the Blues may turn to Thomas Tuchel should Conte repeat past habits and walk away from the club after winning the title. Is Koulibaly a player you desperately need? Making the biggest noise at the moment is Romelu Lukaku . There is a creeping sense of unease among Chelsea supporters that the board aren't doing enough to back Conte - deja vu perhaps from the summer of 2015 when Jose Mourinho asked but didn't get.

Sports ACC record 75 players selected in 2017 MLB Draft
Author: 0 ACC record 75 players selected in 2017 MLB Draft

Unfortunately, he suffered a hand injury during Duke's ACC Tournament run . The Tribe starts the day with the #102 pick overall, and then they will have the 27th pick in each subsequent round. Hoyle is a native of Durham and excelled at local Charles E. Jordan High School where he earned high school All-America honorable mention and national All-Region honors.

Sports Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

Better to have 30ish solvent and competitive clubs than just a handful. For Marc-Andre Fleury, it is likely his last game in a Penguins sweater, and he gets to go out on top as he probablu heads to Vegas this offseason. Last year, smooth sailing, especially with the forward combinations. Funny, nobody's asking how much longer the 68-year-old is sticking around anymore.

Author: 0 Bowlers see India thru'

Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik then got Pakistan ahead of their required run-rate to secure a 19-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method when rain stopped play with their side 119 for three off 27 overs. While Kohli basked in the afterglow of the commanding win, AB was left fending off questions about his captaincy, and whether the team needed a psychologist.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

We're going to do everything we can to keep this team together. With that said, let's take a look back at the nine best LeBron James NBA Finals performances. Green told NBC Bay Area the shirt reflected the Warriors quick win over the Cavaliers. "But tonight was a little different, just based on the things I've had to go through during this time".

Author: 0 NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

It would be surprising to see the Warriors take a trip to Washington considering how open Golden State coach Steve Kerr has been about his disdain for Trump. The college football championship team Clemson Tigers attended the White House ceremony after their win. "I can't believe we're getting this question already, but you know, honestly that's something we'll worry about at the time ".

Sports Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes
Author: 0 Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

Brown saddled GI Longines Just a Game victor Antonoe (First Defence), as well as GIII Wonder Again S. victor New Money Honey (Medaglia d'Oro) and runner-up Fifty Five (Get Stormy). "Tapwrit was getting a lovely trip", Pletcher said. "[But] that was exactly the trip we talked about in the paddock before the race". "It's an unbelievable feeling that I can't explain", said Ortiz, who was winning his first Triple Crown race.

Author: 0 Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

The problem for Murray, who saw off eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1 on Wednesday, is that the man standing in his way is Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion. The pair met at the same stage past year, with the Briton victorious. A fired-up Murray duly reeled off five games in succession to win the set and level the match, but the Wimbledon champion did not feel his run-in with the official had a huge influence.

Sports Liverpool could make 28-year-old their second summer signing
Author: 0 Liverpool could make 28-year-old their second summer signing

Liverpool have lured Adam Lallana, Ricky Lambert, Dejan Lovren, Nathanial Clyne and Sadio Mane from the South Coast club since the summer of 2014, and only ended their pursuit of talismanic centre-back Virgil van Dijk after The Saints accused Jurgen Klopp's side of illegally "tapping up" the Dutch global, the BBC reports .

Author: 0 CT 2017: India beats Bangladesh to reach final

Mushfiqur Rahim though joined Tamim at the crease and the pair went about steadying the innings brilliantly as both scored half-centuries in a brilliant partnership off 121. Sharma and fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan (46) put on 87 before Sharma (123 not out) and India captain Virat Kohli (96 not out) completed the job with almost 10 overs to spare.

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for start to new season with Tottenham

The match will take place at the Laugardalsvollur Stadium in Reykjavik and offers City manager Pep Guardiola and his West Ham counterpart Slaven Bilic a chance to fine tune their squads before the new season begins, eight days later. Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for the new campaign to kick off as Tottenham plan for their start to life at Wembley. The Premier League today published its 2017-18 fixtures.

Author: 0 Pilot seriously burned after blimp crashes at US Open

Even the non-golfer can appreciate one facet of the U.S. Open golf championship this weekend, armed with the knowledge that the lush greenery of the Erin Hills Golf Course has a Sidney connection. "You still have to go out there and hit your shots and make your putts". He spent all day in the knee-high fescue. "Obviously, I paid the price for it today".

Author: 0 Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

Talking about conditions and wicket, the England captain said that there was no home advantage for his team in the game. First, it was the bowlers who produced a brilliant performance to restrict the formidable England batting line-up to 211 after Sarfraz Ahmed opted to bowl on the pitch which was the same one used against Sri Lanka .

Author: 0 Massachusetts Democratic Party fails to pass resolution calling settlements 'obstacles to peace'

After fifty years, the disastrous Pyrrhic repercussions of this military victory are intensifying as the occupation of the West Bank solidifies both on the ground and in the minds of many Israelis, Palestinians, and their leaders. An effort to amend the Massachusetts Democratic Party's platform with language that call Israel's settlements in the West Bank "obstacles to peace" was ruled out of order at the state's convention, ending a months-long effort to push through the controversial ...

Sports Tottenham striker Harry Kane would love England captaincy
Author: 0 Tottenham striker Harry Kane would love England captaincy

But, with the hosts on the brink of an unlikely and historic victory, Harry Kane was the benefactor of some benevolent defending to level matters in stoppage time . "We can only take steps at a time and work as a team to improve every area - whether that's technical, tactical, psychological". "We have four games left and we know what we have to do".

Sports Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'
Author: 0 Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'

Two days after turning 19, Nadal became the youngest man to win a major title since Michael Chang was 17 at the 1989 French Open . They did let out a burst of claps and roars in the second set on one particularly exquisite display: Nadal sprinted to his left to chase Wawrinka's cross-court backhand wide of the doubles alley and whipped a forehand that curved around the net post and landed near a line for a victor.

Sports Penguins Stanley Cup parade planning underway in Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Penguins Stanley Cup parade planning underway in Pittsburgh

It is sacrilegious, I know, but I don't care. Couple all that with the Penguins' sellout streak - now at 484 - and it's easy to see what Lemieux means when he says business has been good. They were fun, talented and confident, and Lemieux was a special talent. Sunday night's victory marked the third time she's seen the Pens win Lord Stanley's cup up close and personal.

Author: 0 Mickelson confirms US Open absence

Diaz teed off at Erin Hills in the opening round alongside Steve Stricker and Stewart Cink , two more renowned players who also came through U.S. "But this is one of those moments where you look back on life and you don't want to miss it". A win. I wrote previous year (363 days ago to be exact) that a major championship was on the horizon for an OSU golfer, with Fowler being the most obvious candidate.

Author: 0 Pakistan skipper guides side into semi-finals

Following Pakistan's win in the do-or-die clash against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy , captain Sarfraz Ahmed has credited the victory to their front-line pacer Mohammad Amir and his temperament with the bat . England had won all three group matches in this year's ICC Champions Trophy. Imran Khan, the legendary allrounder who guided Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup final, forecast an Indo-Pak final even before India's semifinal match against Bangladesh .

Sports Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

The hospital said late Wednesday that Scalise was in critical condition after a gunshot wound to the hip. "And I know that, and that's what's sad and very scary", she said, holding back tears. He was shot multiple times, including at least once in the chest. The statement said Mika has "been alert, conscious and communicating through notes".

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Reportedly Out Of Shape For Lakers Workout

In terms of being drafted by the Lakers , Fultz mentioned potentially receiving great publicity and building his brand in Los Angeles, selling points that the Lakers have long pitched to prospective free agents but especially now as the team is rebuilding.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has criticised his team for failing to adapt to the conditions following a shock loss to Pakistan in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy . "The wicket was good to bat on and hopefully, we enjoy tomorrow". They fear no one and lost by just one run to India when they met in the T20 World Cup in Bangalore in March 2016.

Sports Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017 Review
Author: 0 Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017 Review

Super Mario Odyssey is releasing before the Holiday season of 2017, which should give gamers plenty of time to enjoy New Donk City before a new swath of games get released and their schedules become much more hectic. Kirby is coming to the Switch in his own solo game, simply titled Kirby . The brand new Kirby side-scroller looks as though it will include a special cooperative mode where additional players can work together to take out enemies.

Sports Trump says US Congressman Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought
Author: 0 Trump says US Congressman Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought

Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. President Donald Trump says that wounded Congressman Steve Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized. "Congressman Steve Scalise [R-La.] sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". But a congressional aide-turned-lobbyist, Matt Mika , was shot multiple times and critically injured, and he remained hospitalized.

Author: 0 Sheriff: Pilot in blimp crash seriously burned

Fowler wasted no time in exploiting the conditions after teeing off on the 10th, rattling off four quick birdies to be four under. "I just did a good job". Displaying command of all facets of his game, the American took best advantage of the rain-softened Erin Hills layout with seven birdies in a bogey-free round that tied the U.S.

Author: 0 Amir out as Pakistan field in England Champions Trophy semi

With their hard-fought three wicket win over Sri Lanka in what was a virtual quarter-final on Monday, Pakistan finished as runners-up in Group B behind leaders India to make the semi-final of the biennial tournament. Stokes, fresh from his career-best 102 not out against Australia, took 64 balls to score a 34 that, remarkably for the usually big-hitting all-rounder, did not include a single boundary.

Sports Crosby now the greatest Penguin
Author: 0 Crosby now the greatest Penguin

Pittsburgh Penguin fans have plenty to be excited about after their team won their second-straight Stanley Cup. The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title. That's something neither Patrick Roy, Ken Dryden or Cam Ward ever managed, but the 23-year-old Murray finished this Final shutting out Nashville for the final 146:52.

Author: 0 Warriors, Durant storm to finals win

The brand has also readied a range of limited-edition product including customizable Air Force 1s with cork details - a nod to the champagne bottles that are a staple of National Basketball Association championship celebrations. "So you don't know what's going to happen". But even though the Warriors are yet to make a decision, it seems many of their players have. "Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have ...

Author: 0 Pakistan crush England by 8 wickets to reach Champions Trophy final

Victories over South Africa and crucially Sri Lanka secured their place in the last four and they take their place in this weekend's showpiece thanks to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England . Joe Root top-scored with 46 and Yorkshire team-mate Jonny Bairstow managed 43. All-rounder Ben Stokes tried to steer the team to as respectable a score as he could, but he fell for 34 with 2.2 overs remaining, a period of the game where England could have done with some of his trademark ...

Sports Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland
Author: 0 Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

Curry said Wednesday he doesn't want the different championship ceremonies to taint what the team accomplished this year, and expects players to come to a decision that is best for them as a group and as individuals. The Warriors finished the postseason 16-1, including a record 15 straight wins to start out. Warriors players on buses passed Cahambing and his family twirling T-shirts over their heads and waving to the crowd as blue and yellow confetti rained down.

Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup parade brings out 650000 fans

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a victory lap to remember on Wednesday. There is no J.R. Smith going shirtless throughout, no Mark Madsen dancing on the stage, no Bryan Trottier shouting at the top of his lungs, "I feel absolutely awesome" after sliding on the soaking Three Rivers Stadium field while celebrating the Cup in 1992.

Author: 0 Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

The down-on-its-luck city that always seems to take a back seat to San Francisco will get a rare to sit back and celebrate itself Thursday in a parade and rally for the hometown Golden State Warriors and their second National Basketball Association championship in three years.

Sports Mayweather, McGregor set for August UFC showdown
Author: 0 Mayweather, McGregor set for August UFC showdown

Put them together in a ring, though, and it's an absolute mismatch. Will McGregor give Mayweather his first defeat? "They can win in MMA fights and also in boxing fights ". This is not to say McGregor is bereft of advantages. They requested anonymity because the fight had not been formally announced. Someone else will have to watch over the strip club for a few months while he focuses on the task at hand.

Sports CT 2017: India canter to nine-wicket victory against Bangladesh, reach final
Author: 0 CT 2017: India canter to nine-wicket victory against Bangladesh, reach final

Once Kedar was done with his job, Jasprit Bumrah (2/40 in 10 overs) played his regular part to perfection, stifling the opposition with as many as 40 dot balls. "We can't just be asking runs (from them) all the time", Mortaza said, ".it will be nice if some youngsters come and join. They have shown they could do that during the 2015 home series which they won 2-1, thanks to the then teenage sensation Mustafizur Rahaman and his deadly cutters.

Author: 0 A blimp has crashed near the US Open in Wisconsin

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. The crash happened about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course , where the tournament takes place, according to the United States Golf Association. According to a report from Bill Glauber and James B. Nelson of The Journal Sentinel in Milwaukee, the blimp went down at approximately 11:20 local time near Highway 83 and Highway 167.

Author: 0 Dodgers rally against Indians bullpen again to extend win streak

The Tampa Bay Rays had an 8-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox edged the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 after 12 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6. Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians , Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Cleveland.

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins 1st set in French Open semifinals

Ostapenko and Bacsinszky , who turned 20 and 28 respectively on the day of the match, had previously played doubles together in China previous year and knew each other well , but, in a one-on-one dual, the younger athlete prevailed. I'm looking forward to playing it. The Latvian, who turned 20 on Thursday, is also the youngest woman to advance to the final of a major since a 19-year-old Caroline Wozniacki finished runner-up at the 2009 US Open .

Sports Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title

He lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals, then withdrew from the tournament before the third round past year because of an injured left wrist. "To win La Decima is very, very special", the 31-year-old Spaniard said shortly after becoming the only man in tennis history to win a major tournament 10 times.

Author: 0 Blimp at US Open Catches Fire, Crashes; Pilot Injured

There's no word yet on what caused the problem. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the pilot at this time". The U.S. Open's official Twitter released a quick statement on the crash. No other people were involved in the incident and local law enforcement is now investigating. Justin Maynard is a sales manager for AirSign, the advertising company that operates the blimp.

Author: 0 New York Yankees: The Legend of Aaron Judge Continues to Grow

No, unusual as it sounded, this time they were for New York Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge , whose two-run homer in the eighth inning sent the Angels to a 5-3 loss in front of 36,245 and added another line to his already remarkable resume to start the season.

Author: 0 All Hands Safe: New Zealand Capsizes in America's Cup

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in global sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. The British outfit already faced a battle against the odds, starting yesterday's racing 3-1 down and, after two defeats in the day's three head-to-heads, it ended Ainslie's campaign this time.

Author: 0 Blimp catches fire, crashes at US Open

Thanks to everyone for your concerns, the blimp pilot is being taken to the hospital but is expected to be ok . Bystanders shared shocking videos of the blimp catching on fire before hitting the ground near highways 83 and 167. The 177th U.S. Open golf tournament began Thursday at Erin Hills Golf Course. The statement went on to say the pilot was being treated for unidentified injuries and that no other people were involved.

Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open, pilot injured

The Floriday-based company that owns the blimp, AirSign, is looking into the crash, said Catherine Walsh, a company sales representative. He said no one else was on board the aircraft. "Wow, blimp down. I hope everyone is safe". Mary Ruediger, 45, was visiting her parents who live along an access road to the golf course and spotted the blimp going down.

Sports What is the Congressional Baseball Game?
Author: 0 What is the Congressional Baseball Game?

The Congressional Baseball Game is a charity game between Republican and Democratic Congress members established in 1909. Almost every year for more than 100 years, members of Congress from both parties face off in a friendly, but competitive, baseball game.

Author: 0 Waqar lashes out at Morgan's comments

Afterwards they ( Pakistan team ) executed their plans very well. "You could argue about the luck if we would have played badly". Mohammad Amir and Hassan Ali have been the showstoppers for them Hassan Ali is now placed at the second spot when it comes to highest wickets.