That's a wonderful thing for Paul Casey (71), Brian Harman (70), Brooks Koepka (70) and Tommy Fleetwood (70). It was a nice comeback for Casey after he triple-bogeyed the par-5 14th and shot 38 on his first nine. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Heading into Friday, there were murmurs around Erin Hills that enough was enough.
Day never had a chance, following his career-worst 79 in a U.S. Open with a 75. Paul Casey , Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka are tied for the lead at 7 under. Koepka raced out to nine under early in his second round, but dropped two shots on his back nine on his way to a 70. Fowler wasted no time in exploiting the conditions after teeing off on the 10th, rattling off four quick birdies to be four under.
We'll have to wait and see how things develop over the coming days to see whether Chelsea do try and hijack United's deal but I think Morata would be an excellent signing for either club. The two clubs were involved in negotiations over the fee for the striker and the talks have dragged on for a while. However, that could soon change as The Telegraph claims Premier League champion Chelsea is all in for Kalidou Koulibaly, the Napoli center back.
Andy Murray did enough to keep his nose in front throughout, while the giant Argentine was unable to reprise the heroics that saw the pair produce such magic in last year's Rio Olympics gold medal match. Murray took advantage and made no mistake, crunching it out with his fourth ace of the match. Del Potro is still working his way back to his rightful ranking after the wrist problems that nearly ended his career, and the big question was how he would pull up physically.
The win completed a stellar triple crown for Pletcher, who also trained Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming. And Tapwrit was piloted by Jose Ortiz , who won his first Saratoga riding title last summer and is one of the emerging New York-based jockeys who has gained a firm foothold on the national scene.
Pakistan entered their maiden Champions Trophy final after defeating hosts and one of the pre-tournament favourites England in the semis. We've got to try and get into them. "You have to give your 100 per cent, do things perfectly because you have trained for that day and then hope that you win", he pointed out. But he warned against India in the big final, Pakistan needed to bat first.
This Erin Hills is no U.S. Open course. And Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (T-8) is ranked fourth in the world. Matsuyama moved into a tie for eighth at 5 under, and Reavie was 4 under in a tie for 13th. This one he'd rather forget. His drive appeared to sail into the rough. A bogey at the extremely hard par-4 fourth hole was the only blip on the front nine and he made the turn at one-over for the day.
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Pakistan were fortunate to get a point from their South Africa game where they managed to restrict the Proteas to 219/8 in 50 overs but were tottering at 119/3 when the skies opened up and Pakistan won by 19 runs via Duckworth Lewis method.
The top-60 players and ties progress to the weekend at the US Open , and the projected one-over cut ruled out Scott (72, 75) at three-over-par, Day (79, 75) and Nick Flanagan (75, 79) at 10-over par and Wade Ormsby (75, 75) at six-over par.
The four-time major victor also took time to respond to Australian golfer Steve Elkington, who tweeted: "Rory is so bored playiing golf". McIlroy responded: "More like 200mil. 'That's why jack designed 100's of golf courses. and it's knew. mustn't have taught grammar in the 50's'. McIlroy is yet to point out the missing apostrophe.
We all know what happens behind the scenes. The skipper says his team and management didn't panic after the heavy defeat to India in the opening game. Morgan, who made 87 in a 40-run win against Australia last time out, fell for 19 when he charged down the pitch to Hasan and edged behind. The star batsman added: "Going into a big game like this, we're going to treat it as how we treated the last game".
India won by 38 runs. Star India looks for charging Rs. 20 lakhs for an advertisement of 10 seconds. With time to spare, India napped in its dressing room rather than dwell on being humbled, and woke up refreshed. SQUAD - Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav , Hardik Pandya, Ravi Ashwin, Ravi Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik.
Open . Erin Hills took it on the chin once again. Matsuyama and Reavie each shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the U.S. Open. Matsuyama birdied six of his first eight holes. Open. His death appears to be from natural causes, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. No other information was provided. Former US Open champion McDowell posted five bogeys to go with a solitary birdie at the 13th.
England collapsed to 211 all out, with no batsman making a fifty in an innings where they could not manage a single six. 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 lusty blows to the boundary.
It is understood the fee involved is around £2m, rising to up to £4.5m if achievable targets are met. Wisdom has also had loan spells with West Brom and Norwich and spent time with Red Bull Salzburg last season where helped the Austrian club win the league and cup double.
Obviously if you reach the final you have to play some good cricket and so credit to them. We all are well aware of everyone's calibre. "We have to play with composure". The former Pakistan all-rounder further claimed that the game between the two arch-rivals is bigger than that of the Ashes and thus pressure would be there on both the teams.
Holmes. Eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut. He loved Erin Hills , a long golf course with the widest fairways in U.S. Open memory, a setup that seemed ideal for one of the game's best drivers. Casting aside his own advice, he made a decision to stay for another day at the U.S. Open. The Southport-born Fleetwood had five birdies in his round and just two bogeys.
Open. And now comes Erin Hills, which gives the state of Wisconsin its first - and likely not its last - U.S. Open. Wet conditions helped produce low scores in round one, but Casey noticed a difference in difficulty at Erin Hills on Friday.
The 25-year-old is now with the Australia squad at the Confederations Cup, with the Socceroos' first game of the tournament coming against Germany on Monday. "We're very much looking forward to working with him for the season ahead". "He has also competed in European competition and made a number of appearances at worldwide level".
It was a nice comeback for Casey after he triple-bogeyed the par-5 14th and shot 38 on his first nine. Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. He kept it in the short grass, the secret to Erin Hills that wouldn't appear to be that hard with some of the widest fairways for this major. "If you hit the fairways, the scores are there".
Open wide open and there for the taking. Sixty-eight players made the cut, with former champion Webb Simpson, former Masters and British Open victor Zach Johnson and former PGA champion Keegan Bradley all making it on the number. As full as the leaderboard was, however, most of the usual suspects at golf's majors were missing. PGA champion Jimmy Walker missed the cut as he continues to recover from Lyme Disease.
Following Ryan Blaney to the checkered flag were: Kevin Harvick , Jones, Kurt Busch , Brad Keselowski , Truex, Kyle Larson , Chase Elliott , Kyle Busch , Matt Kenseth. He even went straight to the top for some racing advice on how to handle the track with the longest frontstretch in NASCAR, calling seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson for qualifying tips.
Pakistan's resurgence since their opening defeat by India has been something to see even allowing for their reputation as world cricket's most "unpredictable" team and Hasan insisted the pressure of playing India , the title-holders, in a final would not cause his side to retreat back into their shells.
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The 1998 Red Wings were the last team to win a second consecutive Cup. Yes, he and his team benefited from a quick whistle that nullified what would've been the opening goal of the game for Nashville , before the Penguins stunned the Nashville crowd with the opening goal - and eventual victor - with 1:35 left in regulation.
Opens but finished runner-up in 2014. For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986, Nos. Fowler started on No. 1 made the turn at 2 under after a pair of birdies. He never would have guessed it. "And just unfortunately, this didn't pan out". It didn't for McIlroy , either. McIlroy, playing for the first time in a month to rest a nagging rib injury, finally got it going when it was too late.
Smit, who led the Springboks to a 2-1 series win over the Lions in 2009, shared his thoughts on SuperSport's TMO rugby programme on Wednesday night. For the visitors, No. 8 C.J. Stander scored a try with full-back Leigh Halfpenny slotting the conversion and three penalties for the Lions , who next face the seven-time Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.
Johnson came in with 73, but that was not almost enough, as he finished at 4-over 148 when 145 or better was needed to advance. Casey nearly watched his U.S. Despite the issues, though, Fowler remains in contention for his first major championship. "And just unfortunately, this didn't pan out". A recurring rib injury limited his practice time and kept him from starts at the BMW Championship and Memorial.
England's Paul Casey featured in a four-way tie at the top of the 117th US Open leaderboard on Friday as the big guns crashed out of contention. But I think with how long the course is and how long the days are, I'm not sure. But in the previous two U.S. Opens, Johnson added life to what is traditionally golf's toughest and often most drama-free major. The USGA is providing complimentary bottled water the rest of the week.
With Pakistan defeating England and reaching the final match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa has congratulated the Sarfraz XI on their big win. "Being an worldwide team - well, I thought we've improved a little bit, but today was not really our day". England , however, have arguably improved their white-ball game even more since that series.They've won 11 of their last 12 matches at this level, a ...
It is a tradition in the United States that professional sports teams visit the White House - as the Chicago Cubs did in January when they spent time with President Barack Obama after capturing their 2016 Major League Baseball title. Going through this year was so much fun. Fans arrived hours before the start of the Thursday parade to get a prime spot along the route. One pregnant fan had painted the Warriors' logo on her stomach.
I'm shaking. Ayrton, I know for many of you was your favourite driver and he was for me. "So then they had a run at each other into Turn 13-14 and I focused on the exit, which was good - and I just, yeah, I committed halfway down the straight and I said I (would) go down the inside no matter what".
I think the more rounds I can play, I'm hopefully going to get rid of all that stuff and hopefully strip it down to what you saw the last six holes. Said Johnson, who was 3 over: "I really like this golf course, it sets up well for me".
Their turnabout has been magnificent. Obviously if you reach the final you have to play some good cricket and so credit to them. After beating Bangladesh by 9 wickets, Kohli in the post-match press conference revealed whose idea was it to introduce Jadhav into the attack.
He'll turn 41 in November, but he played a valuable supporting role with the Penguins last season so it wouldn't be surprising if they end up agreeing to another one-year contract. The catfish bit was cute, but on June 14, 2017 , the Penguins threw a parade that will go down as the largest sports parade in history. Eastern time.
Over the years, a number of players - including basketball legend Michael Jordan - have opted out of the traditional visit for a number of reasons. Their run was better than anything Bill Russell or Larry Bird did in Boston, so they should be able to claim a spot on the list of the NBA's best teams ever.
It was a point the Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur, highlighted. Morgan was previously adamant on several occasions, since England began their campaign just under two weeks ago, that Roy would stay in position for the duration alongside Alex Hales at the top of the order come what may.
They probably deserve to get blown out tomorrow, too. The Orioles can only hope they're relevant in September. "Bad execution, real poor execution", Tillman said. Jackson has yet to do much to justify the O's adding him to the roster, but hey, somebody has to soak up these lost cause innings. CARDINALS 3, PHILLIES 2: Aledmys Diaz hit a solo home run, Michael Wacha pitched six strong innings and host St.
But England had a £30m goalkeeper between the sticks. England Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd hailed "super" Jordan Pickford after the goalkeeper's penalty save rescued the Young Lions against Sweden. "These are the moments that change games, but thankfully we've got a terrific goalkeeper that stood up and saved the penalty". "I am very proud to draw against a famous footballing nation such as England".
He said that we have returned all the loans of Ittefaq Foundries. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister House accused the JIT of tapping phones and monitoring witnesses, which it said was in violation of the law and the Constitution. The JIT alleged that the government was using its official machinery to hamper its investigation. Earlier, Shahbaz Sharif appeared before the JIT and recorded his statement, becoming the fourth member of Sharif family to go through under interrogation by the JIT after ...
In short, Ronaldo does not just want to leave Madrid specifically, he wants to leave Spain! However, things suddenly seem to have gone pear shaped for the Portuguese forward, as widespread reports claim that he wants to leave Real Madrid in the summer transfer window.
Kaiser Convention Center for the post-parade ceremony. I hadn't thought about it until I heard yesterday. They were possibly the best team of all-time and certainly the best of the last 20 years . The Warriors won a league-record 14 consecutive games during this year's playoffs and went 16-1 overall in the postseason. "I think we handle (the White House situation) when it gets there".
Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest 237 to win, slumped to 162 for seven. Their bowling effort was epitomised by Hasan Ali, who took three wickets and celebrated extravagantly each time as Pakistan looked to repeat their victory here against England a year ago in the final one-day worldwide.
There is yet to be any official confirmation about a potential deal for Morata but Manchester United are thought to be locked in talks with Real Madrid about the proposed transfer. The lawsuit filed against him over tax fraud has given a major headache to the UEFA Champions League 2017 final star. Bolton Wanderers, which plays in the English third tier, jokingly tweeted that they "won't be holding talks" with the former Manchester United player.
He's very sad and really upset. But A Bola in Portugal claims the star forward wants to exit Spain following the 2017 Confederations Cup with his national team, which takes place this June and July in Russian Federation. Meanwhile, Ronaldo appeared to respond to the allegations on Instagram, writing "Sometimes the best answer it's to be quiet", below a picture with a finger pressed against his lips.
ICC has rejected Pakistan's request and has said there will not be any changes in venue and schedule. He is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former PCB Chief Selector. "We will congratulate you when you play well but we'll also criticise you when you don't". After opener Shikhar Dhawan got out at his individual score of 46, Sharma and Kohli shared an unbeaten 187-run partnership to help India cross the line, that too easily.
Garbine Muguruza could face another severe test on her quest to defend the French Open title, with the fourth seed taking on the 27th seed, and last year's quarterfinalist, Yulia Putintseva in the third round. With the news of Timea Bacsinszky's three-set victory over Venus Williams shortly after Mladenovic's win, the realization has hit that there will be a maiden Grand Slam victor on the women's side.
Indeed Matsuyama is now the highest ranked player in the field with the top three in the world all missing the cut. 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 previous year following rounds of 77 and 71.
Nadal , 31, is looking to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event. Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori survived a scare to beat unseeded South Korean Hyeon Chung in five sets. The 14-time major victor believes that some umpires are stricter than others who may afford a player more leeway especially in the red-hot atmosphere of a Grand Slam.