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Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England craving chance to knock Australia out

Eoin Morgan insists England are not satisfied with just reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after victory against New Zealand secured their place in the last four. So it's a master class when they get going. Together with Ross Taylor (39), Williamson stitched 95 runs for the third wicket to keep New Zealand in the hunt.

Author: 0 Golf spectator passes away at US Open

Lowry had a poor front nine, which featured four bogeys and a birdie. "I saw some positives on the back nine to take into next week and, even though this is disappointing, the last two rounds will serve me well in this busy summer". Dustin Johnson is 1 over, on the cut line with six holes left. Casey laid up in the rough on the par-5 14th hole. Schauffele went 26 consecutive holes without a bogey until he rammed his long birdie putt on No.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

PSG have always been interested in attracting the European Cup victor, and his addition could finally see the Parisians win the Champions League . Reports that Ronaldo wanted to leave Real were sparked on Friday in the Portuguese newspaper A Bola .

Author: 0 Murray sees off Del Potro

Del Potro believes Murray's shot variety and intelligence are the keys for him to contend for the title. "But this happens when you play against the number one in the world". "I thought I played some good tennis towards the end". "In the 5-4 game, I think he had set point and I had some game points, but then in the tiebreak, I had some chances but didn't get them".

Sports Nadal beats Wawrinka for 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal beats Wawrinka for 10th French Open title

The Spaniard beat 2015 Roland Garros champion Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1 to eclipse Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles - second only to Roger Federer's 18 titles. - "It's really unbelievable; to win the 10th is incredible, it's very special", the Spaniard said after winning the final. Wawrinka lost his break of serve in the sixth game of the opening set and then once more in the eighth, offering a sign of what was to come in a one-sided final.

Sports Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza
Author: 0 Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza

When it comes to assessing most teams, the temptation is to look at their most recent result as a form guide. India won by 124 runs, its seventh win out of 10 one-day internationals since 2010. "Knowing the strengths and weaknesses they ( Pakistan ) have, obviously we will have to plan a bit, but I don't think there is need to change much as a team".

Author: 0 Ronaldo determined to leave Spain

Ronaldo is said to be "very sad and really upset" at the accusation. "There has never been any hiding nor any intention to hide anything". "United have taken the decision not to renew Zlatan Ibrahimovic's one-year contract and Ronaldo could become the club's number one transfer priority should he become available".

Author: 0 Steph Curry says he wouldn't go to the White House if invited

Tens of millions flocked to social media in anticipation of this year's NBA Finals , the third straight year the Warriors and the Cavaliers fought for the championship. Residents of Oakland , which lost one of its other beloved teams , the Raiders , to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire.

Author: 0 Warriors unanimously decline White House visit, per reports

Durant's mother, Wanda, spoke out on First Take during these Finals to criticize Smith for saying her son's move was weak. In fact, she even got an apology from him. "We're obviously just getting started", Curry said after closing out Cleveland in Monday night's NBA Finals game five. Politics and sports have been clashing more these days.

Author: 0 Fowler surges clear as big-hitters flop at US Open

Open live on fuboTV. Reed earned that moniker for his fiery showing for the United States last fall in the Ryder Cup. As it turned out, Kevin Na versus Rory McIlroy was a mismatch of Conor McGregor-vs. "I played great", said the 44-year-old, who shot 80 when playing with eventual victor Johnson in the final round at Oakmont. I may yet regret leaving him and recent Wells Fargo victor, Brian Harman, out of my portfolio but I'm going to risk it and go a tiny bit further down the ...

Sports Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited
Author: 0 Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

Kevin Durant was criticized 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 newest super team. How does he not compromise the squad needed to fight past rivals to reach the finals? " But obviously, as a team, we're going to have a conversation ", Curry said .

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House

If true, this would mark an unprecedented political decision from a sports entity. Golden State head coach Steve Kerr often blasted Trump and his policies, saying last month that Trump is a "blowhard" who was "ill-suited" for office .

Sports England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root
Author: 0 England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

Pakistan will now play the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh to be played tomorrow in Birmingham . "Coming from Edgbaston which was a good wicket to a used wicket , we didn't adapt very well". I don´t think we were simply used to it. If we had put 280 on the board it might have been a different game. If England had played there, instead of Cardiff , I bet they would be in the final.

Author: 0 Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

Rickie Fowler got his quest for US Open glory off to the best possible start by signing for the joint lowest score in relation to par in the tournament's history. Day meanwhile was left sliding towards an early exit after a calamitous seven-over-par 79. Day and McIlroy , just to name a few, might not make it that far.

Author: 0 Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson Welcome a Son

Johnson shot 1-over 73 on Friday to finish at 4 over, three shots off the cut line. Johnson is the defending champion at the U.S. Open , a tournament that hasn't had a repeat victor since Curtis Strange in 1989. One day before the opening round of this year's Masters, he slipped while walking down a staircase in his rental house, injuring his back and later withdrawing from the tournament.

Author: 0 Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

Jordan Spieth sits just inside the cut-line at even-par through 16 holes, while playing partner and defending US Open champion Dustin Johnson is flirting with a missed cut at three-over. McIlroy, who hit just five fairways to tie for last in the 156-man field in that category, said: "I don't think I hit a fairway from the 10th and you can not play this golf course if you are not in position off the tee.

Sports Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead
Author: 0 Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

The Canadian 19-year-old carded 67 for a 12-under-par 130 halfway total at Blythefield Country Club, with American Lexi Thompson (68), Spaniard Carlota Ciganda (64) and South Korean Hur Mi-jung (66) equal second on 10-under. "My Greens in Regulation were a lot better than the last couple of years, which means I have a lot of chances to make a birdie, not par", she explained.

Author: 0 US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy misses cut for second year

He missed the 15-footer. Typically, par is your friend in the U.S. Open. The record for a lowest cut was 1-over 145 at Medinah in 1990. Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue. This one he'd rather forget. Johnson put his weekend in jeopardy after missing a 6-footer for par on the par-3 13th.

Sports Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury
Author: 0 Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

The Canadian got closer than most previous year when he stunned Federer in the semi-finals before losing in straight sets to Murray. Assessing his chances of triumphing at Wimbledon again to equal the great Fred Perry with three triumphs at the All England Club, he said: "It would be unbelievable, I never expected to win it once, never mind twice".

Author: 0 Fowler leads US Open

On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the U.S. Open since 1990. But for all the day's struggles, there were plenty of triumphs, led by Fowler, whom Casey credited for giving the competitors who followed his round a roadmap of how to attack Erin Hills' lengthy track.

Author: 0 Greens at Erin Hills starting to firm up

A bogey on the par-four 12th was followed by a birdie on the 13th to leave him at 6-over through four holes. Dustin Johnson had to gouge it out of the rough on at least eight occasions, including the par-5 14th hole when he tried to play conservatively and laid up into rough.

Author: 0 Every Record LeBron James Broke In The NBA Finals

Beating Cleveland two out of three in the first rivalry to be featured in three consecutive finals didn't hurt the sense of drama the Warriors aroused all season. This was the third NBA Finals in a row pitting LeBron's Cleveland Cavaliers versus Steph Curry's Warriors. 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 ...

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was in critical condition Thursday. There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also some breakout play. "We don't put the life of anybody necessarily over anybody else but when you have an attack on democracy and this institution its nearly the equivalent of an assassination but an attack ...

Author: 0 Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade

The Golden State Warriors on Tuesday shot down reports saying they had already chose to not visit the White House after winning the 2017 championship, but apparently Steve Kerr made his decision months ago. I'm surprised Durant didn't mention the fact that Greg Oden was picked ahead of him. Following Golden State's 2015 National Basketball Association championship, the team visited the White House in February 2016, when former president Barack Obama , an occasional golfing partner ...

Sports Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout
Author: 0 Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

The Russian - and many ringside observers - were surprised that Kovalev lost the first fight. All three American judges scoring the fight 114-113, but the fight drew varying results from pundits. "It was bad in the decision", Kovalev said. Kovalev claimed he overtrained for the first bout and had nothing when he went into the ring. I burned all my energy in the training camp and I went into the fight empty.

Author: 0 Aaron Judge Crushes 495-foot Homer in Yankees' Win

The Yankees carried a 3-1 lead into the seventh, but in the home half, the Angels tied it up. Per Statcast, he is responsible for the four hardest hit baseballs this season, five of the top six, and nine of the top 15. Gregorius extended his career-best hitting streak to 14 games with three straight singles off Alex Meyer in the first five innings. The longest home run since 2009, per ESPN .

Author: 0 India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

This was after some inspired bowling changes from Kohli, including the introduction of part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav, which changed the complexion of the game with Bangladesh managing only 264 for seven in 50 overs. Hasan's impressive array of skills were on show during Pakistan's dominant eight-wicket semi-final win in Cardiff on Wednesday against an England side previously unbeaten in the tournament.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running

World number two Rory McIlroy , who has been sidelined for a month with rib and back injuries, followed his opening round 78 with a one-under 71, courtesy of four birdies over his final six holes. Jordan Spieth (71) snuck just inside the cut-line at even-par, while playing partner and defending US Open champion Dustin Johnson (73) missed the cut at four-over.

Author: 0 Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters

The body language of Nishikori, who has never reached the last four of the French, hardly looked promising after that and Murray marched on to his 21st grand slam semi-final. Britain's Andy Murray will try and "find a way to get the win" when he takes on in-form Stan Wawrinka in the French Open semi-finals on Friday.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before winning 4-6 6-2 6-2. I'm really happy and proud. Thursday is the birthday of upset winners Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko , who will face each other in the French Open semifinals that afternoon.

Sports Champions Trophy: No one gave Pakistan any chance, says Sarfraz Ahmed
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: No one gave Pakistan any chance, says Sarfraz Ahmed

While Pakistan looks at a possible reunion with India on Sunday, the Virat Kohli-led side will take on Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday. Wednesday's loss in Cardiff meant England's wait for a first major ICC one-day worldwide tournament triumph will continue until at least 2019 - when they stage the next World Cup.

Author: 0 Falling: McIlroy, Day endure nightmare rounds at US Open

Another possible factor could be the course, the first par-72 used for the U.S. Open since 1992. They were three shots clear of anyone else. And it doesn't stop there. Another U.S. Open first for Xander Schauffele. It has learned to accept that in pristine scoring conditions - mainly, soft conditions - low scores don't distract from the tournament.

Sports Taylor Swift returns to streaming services
Author: 0 Taylor Swift returns to streaming services

The posts explain that Swift's music is returning in celebration of her most recent album selling 10 million albums worldwide, plus, RIAA's 100 Million Song Certification. Katy Perry is expected to drop her new album, Witness , Friday midnight (US time ). The announcement was made by Taylor Nation , the official Instagram account of Taylor's management team, on Thursday, June 8.

Author: 0 Koepka, Fowler tied for lead at 9 under

But while Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, two of the world's top three players - McIlroy and Day - were left contemplating a missed cut. You've still got to make a score. But his five-over finish was well short of the one-over cut, the lowest in U.S. Open history. "It's a good 8 in the end".

Author: 0 US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. It marked the first time since the world rankings were created in 1986 that the top three ranked players in the world missed the cut at a US Open. But under sunny skies on Thursday, Erin Hills looked more friend than foe with 44 golfers breaking par to set a record for the opening round of a U.S.

Author: 0 Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity

And for all the birdies and blunders at Erin Hills, the most compelling image Friday came from the parking lot, where one star after another left town after missing the cut. Paul Casey is the latest example of how little it takes to record a big number in the U.S. Open. "My timing was just a little bit off". "I feel like I have great control of the ball right now".

Author: 0 US Open golf at Erin Hills

Si Woo Kim also moved to six under when he birdied the first hole, his 10 of the day. Scottie Scheffler, who just finished his junior year at Texas, had a 69 and amateur Cameron Champ had a 70 in his U.S. "I feel great. That's all totally fine", he said of his injury. Erin Hills has been a puzzle this week. McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont a ...

Author: 0 McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf each shot 7-under 63s at Baltusrol in 1980. They were three shots clear of anyone else. Playing in the same group in the first round of the U.S. It was super soft at Congressional in 2011 when McIlroy set the 54-hole record (199) and 72-hole record (268) in an eight-shot victory. Coming into the U.S.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson to travel to US Open after birth of 2nd son

Open champion as the +750 betting favorite (wager $100 to win $750) to repeat at Erin Hills in Wisconsin this year. The Johnson family already has one child, a son named Tatum, and now they will add a second son with a name still to be announced.

Author: 0 Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

While perhaps not as petty or playful as Green's shirt, Curry's choice of apparel was no less pointed. We appreciate you joining the super team. Quickie", Green said."I was responsible for the idea. James' response included pointing out that even after winning the title, the Warriors might still be a little preoccupied with Cleveland . It's only been a couple of days since the season ended.

Author: 0 Harper, Nationals make easy work of Mets, 8-3

The 31-year-old twirled his latest gem in NY on the day his mother and Nationals manager Dusty Baker each celebrated birthdays. I need to see more from Matz before I'm ready to back him this season, and this is one of the rare times where you'll get Scherzer at a line this low, so I'll back the Nationals here.

Author: 0 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

Wet conditions helped produce low scores in round one, but Casey noticed a difference in difficulty at Erin Hills on Friday. After Matsuyama and Reavie, the next best round of the day was Bill Haas' 68. "A lot of guys were thanking me because they mowed the fescue because of me, getting a good laugh". Harris English is 4 under after a second-round 69.

Author: 0 Wawrinka ready for Murray rematch

Mon. Murray is likely to have his work cut out to repeat last year's success against Wawrinka after the 2015 champion demolished Marin Cilic , who has been in fine form himself this fortnight, 6-3 6-3 6-1 in just an hour and 40 minutes.

Author: 0 LeBron James claps back Draymond Green: 'I didn't start the superteam'

Green said the trash-talk garment was his idea but that Warriors director of coaching Nick U'Ren was the man responsible for taking the idea and executing it. As the Warriors celebrated their National Basketball Association championship with their fans in the city of Oakland on Wednesday, James was busy trolling the hell out of Green on social media.

Author: 0 LeBron 'likely' headed to LA if he leaves Cleveland in 2018

The key thing here is that it doesn't seem to be exclusively the Lakers that James is interested in, these reports always concern both teams in Los Angeles, leaving the Clippers as a possibility as well. "I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there", James said after the Cavs closed out the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern finals, a game in which James passed Jordan as the all-time leading scorer in the postseason.

Author: 0 Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

But maybe from the ball we have been six, seven runs short. This just goes on to prove Dhoni's unparalleled genius! "I haven't decided. I mean, I'm still enjoying it, so maybe, maybe not", he said. "As I said, cricket is a amusing game, you can not take anything lightly, especially Pakistan and you have to give them equal respect". "Yeah, I am very impressed".

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen knocks out Wozniacki on rain-hit day

The Latvian starlet clearly doesn't suit Wozniacki, who has already lost three matches against Ostapenko this season. Play began on the two main show courts at 2pm, and eventually finished at around 8pm as the final thundery shower scudded over Roland Garros in the high winds.