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India loses again; B-town reacts to India loss in WWC final

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As Shrubsole bowled Rajeshwari Gayakwad to end the Indian innings, there were still eight deliveries left.And India were left to wonder what could have been after coming within touching distance of the trophy. India women cricketers may not have won the ICC Women's World Cup but they certainly won hearts by reaching the summit of the 2017 edition of the tournament. Read More »

The Open: Jordan Spieth has Grand Slam in his sights

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That's a painful reality for someone who has earned more money than any current player - about $40 million - without a major championship to his name. He also birded No. 16 to earn a two-stroke lead on Kuchar heading into the final two holes. Spieth hit his tee shot into the left rough, while Kuchar split the fairway . Read More »

Man United fans delighted with Phil Jones' performances against Real Madrid

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United missed three from the spot and Madrid four. With seventeen minutes gone in the second half , United almost doubled their lead but Maroune Fellaini headed over the bar from a corner. After facing Barcelona in Washington, United play Valerenga in Norway and Sampdoria in Dublin before facing Real Madrid again in the Super Cup in Macedonia on Aug. Read More »

Golfer sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

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Spieth was behind by a shot after 13 holes when he went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to snatch the tournament away from Kuchar. This Open title is also redemption for that fateful Masters Sunday past year, when Spieth's hopes of back-to-back Green Jackets, both leading from start-to-finish, drowned in Rae's Creek on the 12th hole in the final round. Read More »

British Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 4

Spieth decided that his third option was best. Spieth did ultimately mishit the shot to the right. The Texan collected his first two majors months after breaking a 16-month title drought at the Australian Open and is now drinking from the Claret Jug after hoisting the Stonehaven Cup for a second time last November. Read More »

Lukaku and Rashford down Man City

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Everton have had a summer filled with a number of new quality players arriving at Goodison Park , and the reason for that has been the £75m they received from the sale of Romelu Lukaku . On Thursday he took his goal expertly in a 2-0 win over Manchester City , swerving around the goalkeeper Ederson and finishing confidently from a hard angle. Read More »

Godoy's own goal hands Costa Rica 1-0 win

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In fact, Los Ticos advanced to the semifinals without scoring a goal in their previous match. But make no mistake: He also wants to win the championship very badly. "At that point both teams were a little bit tired". Matt Besler had his best game for the U.S.in a long time. From the Fox Sports broadcast booth, Donovan, Dempsey's longtime teammate, smiled. Read More »

China's Li shoots 63 to finish third in Open

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After the incident, Li rallied to play the final seven holes even, using a sand wedge as a putter . It has to do with it was someone else's day, and I didn't play as well as I should have. Tiger Woods had a vicious lip-out in his bid for 62 in the second round of the 2007 PGA Championship at Southern Hills. As great as Grace's 62 was Saturday, Li's 63 could be better. Read More »

South African Shoots 62, Lowest Round Ever at a Major Championship

Spieth and Kuchar teed off in the final pairing. He finished at 3-under, tied for fifth and five shots behind victor Ian Baker-Finch. He has, he says learnt from what was a "humbling experience". He says his caddie, Zach Rasego , came up to him after he made par on 18 and said, "Congrats, you broke the record". "It is always hard to follow a good round, because you go out with the same expectations that you are playing well", Grace said. Read More »

Open Championship 2017: Branden Grace's Record-Breaking Scorecard

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Compare that to Zach Johnson being eight strokes better than the average on Friday (albeit with a worse field), and you get comparable performances. AARON BADDELEY'S 72 has him second last of those who made the cut, but at least he's ahead of Masters victor Danny Willett , who's a shot further back and coming last. Read More »

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane confirms Danilo has left squad

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The Premier League team want the transfer completed before then so they can utilise the 26-year-old themselves, as they also close in on a move for Benjamin Mendy. "I just hope to help him out as he expects". Manchester United fans will certainly feel they've got one of the best "back-up" goalkeepers in club football. Read More »

Spieth a huge chalk favorite after epic Moving Day at The Open

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And Spieth wasn't done as he sunk a long eagle putt on No. 15. A 30-foot birdie putt. Jordan Spieth won The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on Sunday, overcoming an ugly front-nine and a near-disaster on No. And that's when the show began. But it is all about Spieth and the young Texan insists he will take a level-headed approach into the final 18 holes. Read More »

Chelsea a step ahead of Arsenal

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The Belgian first set up Willian for the opener in the 40th minute before he doubled Chelsea's advantage with a goal of his own two minutes later. " Arsene Wenger is a big [inspiration] for me", he added. Now, let's talk the back three. "My back is better", the centre-back said. What a lovely turn from Batshuayi in the middle of the park, too. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur land a job, reveals Diana Edulji

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As I mentioned in the last press meet, against Australia it was they who were giving us more inputs about these players". Edulji, a retired sports officer wanted Kaur to join the Mumbai based cricket team. All said and done, everything happens for a reason and good. She is young and will learn from mistakes. "That time a senior official in Punjab Police had told us that "she isn't a Harbhajan Singh that we will give her a DSP post". Read More »

No easy going for England in decider, warns Raj

The next-highest aggregate by a team for these positions is 908 by Australia, while India are third with 904, at an average of 45.20 and a strike rate of 74.34. World Cup final is something that doesn't happen very often. India's head-to-head win-loss record against England is not as bad as that the one against Australia. Read More »

How a playoff works at the British Open at Royal Birkdale

Kuchar, starting the round two strokes behind Spieth, could never quite catch him. His round Friday featured four bogeys, three birdies and an eagle - the latter coming on the 15th hole. But he did, sinking a 2-footer on the final hole to break the former mark of 63 held by several players. Spieth clenched his fist when it dropped for birdie, and then Kuchar missed from about 12 feet. Read More »

Spieth levels with Kuchar in British Open after 13th hole drama

Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion. He was nine shots back. No more hanging his head. The two-time major winner's first bogey in 21 holes came after he found a hard lie in the rough off the first tee, pulled his second into the crowd and failed to get up and missed a 15-foot par putt. Read More »

Spieth takes 3-stroke lead, heads into British Open final round

The freakish sequence played out in slow motion as Spieth took more than 20 minutes before hitting his shot. The one that won it. And the 23-year-old then dropped out of the lead for the first time in two days with a bogey on the 13th, which involved a 20-minute ruling and which saw him playing his third shot from the practice ground. Read More »

Paul McGinley reflects on improved Rory McIlroy display at The Open

Several golfers went deep into the red at Royal Birkdale, with South African Brendan Grace shooting an eight-under 62, the lowest-ever single-round score in a men's golf major. McIlroy saved his round over the final four holes Thursday and rebounded at 2-under-par 68 on Friday to comfortably stand without striking distance entering the weekend. Read More »

Klopp explains why Barcelona target Coutinho will not leave Liverpool

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He's very smart both offensively and defensively. Sky Sports News revealed on Thursday that Barcelona want to sign the Brazil worldwide this summer and are willing to pay more than £70m. "Go somewhere else, to Barcelona , to Bayern Munich, to Real Madrid, and you will be just another player". Here you can be something more. It can be argued that Liverpool have not had a dominating left back who has performed consistently over multiple seasons since John Arne Riise, and the Scottish ... Read More »

Man wins $8.1 million in World Series of Poker

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The 33-year-old's Hendon Mob database page says he's eighth in accounted-for poker tournament earnings among French players . Besides his multimillion-dollar payout, he also took home a bracelet made from white and yellow gold, diamonds and rubies. Read More »

Irving requests trade from Cleveland Cavaliers

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Irving is from the Tri-State area and could be swapped for Knicks' All-Star small forward Carmelo Anthony , who has grown frustrated in NY. The website speculate that since Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge has one year less on his deal and could be part of a deal with Cleveland if a trade was worked. Read More »