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Sports No drama this time for Johnson
Author: 0 No drama this time for Johnson

Today I thought his set up for a fade but with a draw swing, which is why he saw a lot of the left of the course. "I'm a little frustrated that I shot three-over", he said. Open is golf's second oldest major behind The Open Championship, and its rules for qualifying for the tournament make it ' the the most democratic of major sporting events '.

Author: 0 Warriors to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

There were 126 teams that fell behind 3-0 in an National Basketball Association playoff series prior to the Cavaliers and none climbed all the way back. Still, the series could easily be tied 2-2. Cleveland rallied to win the next game, avoiding a Finals sweep with an historic shooting performance that breathed life and hope into the fan base.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy has ideal response for Steve Elkington

But again, McIlroy came back with fire. While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old.

Sports Conor McGregor superfight is finalized for August 26, fighters confirm
Author: 0 Conor McGregor superfight is finalized for August 26, fighters confirm

Conor McGregor is set to take to make his professional boxing debut in the most daunting circumstances imaginable, as he attempts to lay his notorious left hand on the jaw of the man who may well be the most unhittable fighter in history. As earlier reported, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved an event request from Mayweather Promotions to hold a boxing event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Author: 0 Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round

Dustin Johnson . Rory McIlroy . Henrik Stenson . Alex Noren . He set the target early under warm sunshine, and even as the wind tapered in the afternoon, no one could catch him. On the Par-4 fifth hole, Thomas was just off the green. The USGA is providing complimentary bottled water the rest of the week. Furyk was never seriously challenged in the final round, and he wound up winning by three shots and matching what was then the U.S.

Author: 0 Thomas shoots record 63, trails Harman by one at bunched US Open

Greg Norman and Vijay Singh are the only golfers to record two rounds of 63 in the majors. It clearly was a good day for scoring at Erin Hills , which was softened by an overnight rain. If somebody does it tomorrow to win the U.S. Open by one, that's the specialness of my round. "He's not afraid. He never was", Mike said, after he joked that he and his wife had "bribed" their way into the stands on No.

Author: 0 Justin Thomas ties US Open Tournament record with 63 in third round

On that occasion, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Hale Irwin and Ray Floyd shared the halfway lead, with Irwin going on to win the "Massacre at Winged Foot" on seven over par. "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference, let's just concentrate on each day as it comes", he said. "I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes".

Sports Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63
Author: 0 Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

The 24-year-old Thomas carved a three-wood from the fairway to within eight feet of the cup on the 667-yard finishing par-five and drained the putt for a nine-under-par 63, the best U.S. Yet this golf course is no snap. "I made two bad swings on the front nine", Koepka said. Continuing to downplay Thomas' admirable efforts in favour of trumpeting his own past glories, two-time major champion Miller added: "For one, the greatness of my round is the 63 in the last round of the U.S.

Sports Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins
Author: 0 Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins

Somehow, someway, the Penguins won a Stanley Cup without a No. 1 defenceman. Instead, it will go on permanent display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Not just from a motivational attitude of "this isn't over, we're forcing a Game Seven", I just mean you've watched 58 minutes of hockey, and it seems so clear the Predators are going to win this game.

Sports Kohli not intimidated by Pakistan
Author: 0 Kohli not intimidated by Pakistan

Meanwhile, India defeated Pakistan by 124 runs , Sri Lanka by seven wickets , and South Africa by eight wickets . India lost once in the tournament against Sri Lanka but have proved that was an aberration by scripting commanding victories over South Africa in a do-or-die game and then Bangladesh in the semi-final.

Sports Cricket can broker peace between India and Pakistan, says Afridi
Author: 0 Cricket can broker peace between India and Pakistan, says Afridi

About that spectacular celebration style that has become unique to the paceman after dismissing a player, Hasan said he enjoys it as much as his fans. We don't take oppositions for granted and today is no different. We deserve to be in the finals as we have played some really good cricket . Kohli said it was important Rohit was rested especially since recently undergoing hip surgery and then playing the full Indian Premier League with eventual champions Mumbai Indians.

Sports CT2017 final: Amir issues a warning to Kohli
Author: 0 CT2017 final: Amir issues a warning to Kohli

It left Pakistan needing to beat Sri Lanka to qualify for the last four, and the team duly delivered , prevailing by three wickets in a nervy encounter at Cardiff. "They've beaten sides that looked really strong against them, but the belief just showed on the field [with] the way they played together as a team ", he told reporters after Thursday's game.

Sports Football games to be reduced to 60 minutes?
Author: 0 Football games to be reduced to 60 minutes?

The document from International Football Association Board's technical director could change the way The Beautiful Game is played. Three main aims - improving player behaviour and increasing respect, increasing playing time and increasing fairness and attractiveness - are cited as the reason for the proposals by the IFAB.

Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights release statement on Expansion Draft

Things remained quiet on that front as the Rangers approached Saturday's 5 p.m. deadline to submit their list of protected players. Ryan Spooner: In an expansion draft expected to be short on offensive centers, the Bruins know better than to leave Spooner exposed.

Author: 0 Fakhar Zaman century helps Pakistan set record run chase against India

Getting hit on the face from the penalty corner, I don't know how these guys do it. When the draw for this event was made, the fixture that garnered the most attention was between India and Pakistan , even putting the England vs Australia or Australia vs New Zealand contests to shade.

Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3

Thomas is one shot behind the leader American Brian Harmon. "I was excited to shoot 63". "I had no idea that nine-under was the best ever in an Open, so that was pretty cool once I saw my card". His birdie putts for no gimmies, at 12, 8, and 15 feet. It'll be a life-changing Father's Day for someone, and maybe not someone you'd expect. "Obviously I have no idea what [Sunday] holds, but I'm more motivated by the way I'm striking the ball.

Author: 0 Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final

The teams have played each other 10 times in ICC ODI events, with India winning all six matches in the ICC 50-over World Cup while registering two wins in the ICC Champions Trophy . India have only lost 12 wickets in four matches, so the men further down the order have not had much time in the middle. As cricket enthusiasts all over world are anxiously waiting for the battle, an air of unusual excitement can be felt among young cricketers across the country as they wish the Indian ...

Author: 0 Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test

You could nearly hear the collective sigh of relief in the Lions' box at the end of yesterday's crunch tie against the hitherto unbeaten Crusaders . "We want that competition, don't we?" "We're going back at it again on Tuesday". A key element against a Highlanders team who have been scoring an average of four tries per game will be the Lions' proactive defence, with Farrell still on the lookout for on-field lieutenants capable of constructing an even more impregnable wall.

Sports Kyle Busch takes pole at Pocono Raceway
Author: 0 Kyle Busch takes pole at Pocono Raceway

Blaney took the lead from pole-sitter and Stage 1 victor Kyle Busch with nine laps remaining and fought off a hard-charging Harvick in the final laps to take the Pocono 400 . Suarez is coming off a career-best, sixth-place finish at Dover. He was struggling off of (Turn) 1 and were able to get under him there. Harvick acknowledged that Blaney's win wasn't good for him, but was good for the sport.

Sports Live Twitter Reaction, India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final
Author: 0 Live Twitter Reaction, India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

Imran regarded as Pakistan's best captain after he led them to the 1992 World Cup title said Pakistan needed to learn from the mistakes it made against India in that match. On a sunny morning, The Oval was swept away from a sea of blue and green as Indian and Pakistan fans gathered to see India with Pakistan for the second time in this year's ICC Champions Trophy.

Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 in US Open

Someone can get out early and shoot a low score. Miller, who holds onto that 63 like Mercury Morris does the "72 Dolphins flawless record, always has an opinion, which he shared with Golf Channel after Thomas" round. A superb up-and-down from the back of the 18th green saw Fleetwood leave with just a bogey after a misjudged chip, as Koepka closed with a two-putt birdie to also finish one shot back.

Author: 0 FIFA Confederation Cup: All eyes on Russian Federation

Russia , a record low 63rd in FIFA's world rankings , face Portugal on Wednesday while New Zealand play Mexico the same day. "It was always going to be a frantic start to the game". The bad news for all the New Zealand fans is that the team is going to start without West Ham defender Winston Reid as he is suffering from an injury.

Author: 0 Once bitten Pakistan primed for Trophy final

India has been dominant so far in the tournament apart from a small bump against Sri Lanka . And Azhar believes the fact that four of their likely starting XI for Sunday's final now have a maiden clash against India under their belts will make them better equipped to handle the heat at The Oval on Sunday.

Author: 0 US Open golfer gives a heart-warming answer about friendship

Former Alabama golfer Justin Thomas is your clubhouse leader at the 117 U.S. Open following a record round on Saturday. "I did feel very comfortable with my swing, but that fifth shot on 18 was my best shot of the day". Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of them professing expansive Erin Hills to be flawless for their games - spent Friday cleaning out their lockers after missing the cut.

Sports US Open Day Three
Author: 0 US Open Day Three

He three-putted on No. 13. Even Thomas , who is at 11-under 205, one shot back, conceded that the usual uncomfortableness of the U.S. Open has been lacking this week. Reed shot a 7-under 65 in the third round of the U.S. Open, equaling the low total of the tournament. He has birdied three of his last four holes. Shortest U.S.

Author: 0 Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup

The 57-year-old has made it clear next year's World Cup is the priority. Russian Federation take on New Zealand in St. Petersburg in the first match of the eight-nation Confederations Cup on a pitch that had to be hastily relaid after football officials deplored its quality when it cut up badly during a match there in April.

Sports Canterbury Crusaders preparing for tough encounter against Lions
Author: 0 Canterbury Crusaders preparing for tough encounter against Lions

The British and Irish Lions conceded a late try and lost 22-16 Wednesday to the Auckland-based Blues in their first-ever match against a New Zealand Super Rugby team . The problem they have is that rather than players putting their hands up and forcing their way into the team , the trend so far is for players to play their way off it.

Sports Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open
Author: 0 Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open

The round was littered with some fantastic approach shots and long putts as Thomas took advantage of overnight rains to move to 11-under, one shot off the lead by Brian Harman . Rickie Fowler , the first-round leader, is in a three-way tie at 6 under, followed by an eclectic mix of five golfers at 5 under. He gave back a stroke on No.

Author: 0 Day two ends with four-way tie

The 30-year-old from Georgia had never gone past the second round in a US Open before this year, missing the cut on his two previous visits in 2012 and 2015. "It will be a pleasure to go out on a Sunday trying to win a major". "I'm looking forward to my shot at it". "I think those two things and a lot of hard work have got me here really.

Sports Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris
Author: 0 Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Murray said: "Obviously for a couple of points after that I was sacked up, because I was frustrated at that moment". I think he started really well, the court bounces really high today and he was using a very heavy forehand and I was running side to side.

Author: 0 Memory fails Nishikori ahead of Murray reunion

Murray played clean tennis, hitting 29 winners to just 14 unforced errors and converted on five of his nine break point chances. The powerful 21-year-old Khachanov , playing in his third Grand Slam event, showed flashes of brilliance in the sunshine but not for long enough spells to worry Murray, who is through to the quarter-finals for the seventh time .

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy battling to make US Open cut

McIlroy responded with his own tweet about 30 minutes later. You had to go down to newly-crowned Masters champion Sergio Garcia and double Major victor Martin Kaymer - both in a share of 19th place on three under - to find the first players who already know what it is like to lift one of the game's biggest trophies.

Author: 0 Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

Vijay Singh was the last player to do so during the second round of the 2003 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields. The thrilling finish vaulted Thomas into the clubhouse lead on 11 under par late in the third round but with numerous contenders still out on the course and threatening to catch him.

Author: 0 Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland

Gordon palmed a Dier free-kick wide in injury time , but Scotland failed to clear the ball to safety and Sterling sent a long ball into the box and Kane volleyed home from close range. "It looked like we would go on and win the game, but out of nowhere they score two free-kicks". In the marines, they are life and death situations and we took as much as we could from the game and stood up to be counted.

Author: 0 Thomas roars into US Open lead

Only five of those 31 rounds of 63 have come at the U.S. Open . Bolstered by a delicate, bogey-saving chip shot at the 18th green, Fleetwood posted a four-under-par 68 on Saturday to stand 11 under par, just one stroke back of American lefthander Brian Harman heading into Sunday's final round at Erin Hills .

Author: 0 Don't tell Rory McIlroy that he's bored playing golf

McIlroy was not amused and Elkington's assessment was met with a swift response. In other words, it's not the strongest comeback. Rory McIlory has made an early departure from the US Open for a second year on the bounce after missing the cut at Erin Hills.

Author: 0 Brian Harman sits atop a crowded US Open leaderboard after third round

This is the second-lowest 54-hole score in relation to par in U.S. Open history, only behind Rory McIlroy's 14-under total in 2011. But it isn't a U.S. The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots that led to his sensational finish. He rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on No.

Sports England beat Argentina 35-25 to win series
Author: 0 England beat Argentina 35-25 to win series

England's forwards were struggling to cope with the Pumas' scrum, their traditional strength, and Sanchez missed a chance to stretch his side's lead when he was off target with a 29th-minute penalty attempt. Ford, on the other hand, was as accurate as ever with his next kick at goal after Tuculet was penalised for not releasing the ball. "I was really pleased at how we stuck at the game".

Sports Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague reportedly brain dead after boxing match
Author: 0 Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague reportedly brain dead after boxing match

Hague hit the canvas hard and was transported to the hospital moments later. From there, things turned grave as the Canadian had to have surgery to relieve pressure from his brain bleeding. "But because we're not family, they weren't able to tell us much more", Krahn posted on Facebook . The Boyle, Alberta, Canada, native fought in the heavyweight division and had five fights in the UFC from 2009 through 2011.

Sports Champions Trophy: Basics helping me cut the edge, says Bumrah
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Basics helping me cut the edge, says Bumrah

We played a good game of cricket that night. "We can't rest on our laurels", said Kohli . "We felt we had a great chance today, we came here to win the game of cricket and we just unravelled as a side out there", he added. One-day worldwide captain De Villiers, who will not be available for the Test series, will therefore step in for this month's Twenty20s - in charge of a 14-man squad minus several regulars and featuring one player yet to be capped in the sprint format, Dwaine Pretorius.

Author: 0 The top 3 miss US Open cut, Fowler lurking

Thomas' lead heading into Sunday's final round? That belongs to Brian Harman at 12-under, the leftie who's been the most consistent competitor this weekend. None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. It was all part of a dizzying day at the US Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down.

Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

The scores are low, but we're playing well. "The course wasn't created to be soft, and if it was going to be soft, it should have been 26- or 27-yard-wide fairways". "I played a lot", he said of his football career. "I'm not sure when it's going to sink in. This is what he does". Thompson won the Kingsmill Championship last month in Virginia for her eighth LPGA Tour title after losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation reported by a ...

Author: 0 Justin Thomas breaking records at US Open

Jamie Lovemark, Rickie Fowler and J.B. Holmes featured in a three-way tie at six under. And at the end of the day add them up and see how you do. In fact, you have to go down to 19th place to find a victor of a major, Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer , at three under.

Author: 0 Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pak title clash

Inndia's current skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the final of the ICC Champions Trophy is expected to be a "well-contested" game. There will be many distractions when India lines up against Pakistan in the final, with a manic crowd likely to be out of control in the lead up and on match day as the hype for this match will be huge.

Sports Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan
Author: 0 Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan

Even Pakistan's 82-55 win-loss record in head of head clashes against India may not be enough to boost their morale after the two heavy defeats they have suffered in the past three days. According to Tait, who clinched 62 wickets in 35 ODIs during his career, India skipper Virat Kohli "might be tempted to play Umesh Yadav, but he would (probably) stick to the same combination because it was a winning team ".

Sports Champions Trophy-17 Finals: U-19 Heroes!
Author: 0 Champions Trophy-17 Finals: U-19 Heroes!

De Villiers, who plays alongside Kohli for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), pointed out that the 28-year-old has learnt to control his emotions over the last couple of years. On their day they can beat any side so you cannot take any team lightly, especially Pakistan , you have to give them equal respect. Neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing.

Author: 0 Arsenal & Spurs fight over a Man United star

Tottenham Hotspur have done brilliantly under the management of Mauricio Pochettino and to progress next season, the Argentine boss must hold on to all his key stars this summer. He completed 90 minutes in the recent World Cup qualifier against Scotland which finished 2-2 and played in a back three alongside Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Manchester City's John Stones.

Sports Wales wing Alex Cuthbert out of Samoa clash with shoulder ligament damage
Author: 0 Wales wing Alex Cuthbert out of Samoa clash with shoulder ligament damage

Their defense was generally sound, though winger Cooper Vuna and scrumhalf Sonatane Takulua made risky breaks for Tonga in the second half. Wales' Cory Allen will be feeling the effects of this tackle from Halaifonua for a while. From there it became an enterprising but error-ridden spectacle as Wales produced an attacking game but without the necessary finishing touches to put away the Pacific islanders.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to ever reach a Grand Slam semifinal with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals of the French Open . If she does make it there and win, she will be the first Frenchwoman to achieve the championship since Mary Pierce in 2000. "I've played tournaments on it in juniors, and I've trained on it as much as I could, but it's probably not my favorite one I've grown up on", she told rolandgarros.com.