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Near Masters misses driving Australian golfer Jason Day

I wanted to be with my mom making sure the surgery goes well. The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. It was simple, yet something important to get Spieth in the right frame of mind heading to Thursday's round . Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino claims pressure is on Chelsea ahead of Manchester United clash

It's a big step for us. 'Leicester fully deserved the title last season but now I think you understand more our behaviour against Chelsea [in the feisty game at Stamford Bridge]. Son had scored four goals in three games during Kane's absence and kept his place in the starting lineup despite Kane's return, with Pochettino accommodating him in a 4-2-3-1. Read More »

Richard goes 8 innings, Padres beat Dodgers 4-0


On Opening Day of 2017 Clayton Kershaw added to his unbelievable start streak, allowing just one earned run across seven innings. The Dodgers have won EVERY. Adam Wainwright leads that category at 1.46. In the third, Pederson lined a 3-1 pitch from Chacin into the seats in right for his second career grand slam and a 5-1 lead. Read More »

Foreign Ministry warns Russians in Egypt about high terror threat


The bombings were the latest in a series of assaults on Egypt's Christian minority, who make up about 10 percent of the population and have been repeatedly targeted by armed groups. Following the bombings at churches in Tanta and Alexandria cities, the government in its initial response ordered the military special forces to assist police in securing important state facilities across the country. Read More »

Cavaliers look to restore order in series versus Pacers

It took 48 minutes and two overtimes to finally get the 135-130 win in a dramatic affair. LeBron went on to shed a bit more light, though, and projected a bit of intrigue on the situation. With LeBron James about to play his 200th career playoff game Saturday against the Indiana Pacers (ABC, 3 p.m. ET), he will hit a milestone in what has been a prolific postseason career. Read More »

Former Gamecock Jordan Montgomery has solid debut for Yankees


Gardner was injured in a collision at first base with Rickie Weeks the sixth inning Wednesday, when he reached on a throwing error by reliever Xavier Cedeno. According to Baseball Prospectus, Montgomery is slightly ahead of schedule for an MLB start for his age and the number of innings he's pitched. Montgomery allowed three hits on five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in 4.2 innings. Read More »

Billy Monger airlifted to hospital following high-speed crash at Donington

Monger, 17, came out of a long corner in traffic. Monger was running wide-open when, his view blocked by a vehicle in front, he hit the stationary auto of Patrick Pasma which had stopped on course. He was fully conscious and immediately taken to the on-site medical center. Monger was conscious and talking after the incident but suffered leg injuries and the medics took almost two hours to extricate him from the auto before he was airlifted to hospital. Read More »

Explosives used in Dortmund attack may have come from German military: newspaper


Manager Thomas Tuchel subsequently revealed that Bartra would be sidelined for approximately four weeks, although claimed that he would like to play again already if he could. A sole suspect - an Iraqi man - taken into custody over the Islamist link has since been cleared of involvement. Technical expertise is required to handle the detonator, which is not easily obtained, added the sources. Read More »

Bucks knock off Raptors in series opener

DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds , Serge Ibaka added 19 points and 14 rebounds , and Jonas Valanciunas had nine points and nine rebounds . Toronto looked overwhelmed by the Bucks' lengthy defenders all game long, and shot a paltry 36 percent from the field. "He's our guy, he's our All-Star", said Casey. Read More »

Lance Stroll hotfoots it to the end of F1 practice


Carlos Sainz has been given a three-place grid penalty for his incident with Lance Stroll. "When I was told to do another lap for the virtual safety auto I said 'I really can not do it, sorry'". "I just got completely hit on the side", he said. "I am just disappointed and hope my luck turns round sometime soon". Sainz, however, has a different view. Read More »

RCB fall just short as Kieron Pollard steers Mumbai home

Pollard departed after smashing four sixes and three fours in total, more importantly doing the job when his team needed it most. What makes a player versatile here, just as anywhere else, is to mix those big shots with singles and twos. Mumbai are back in action on Sunday at home to Gujarat Lions, while Bangalore will look to bounce back from a third loss in four games on the same day against Rising Pune Supergiant . Read More »

David De Gea determined to leave Old Trafford to join Real Madrid


If De Gea leaves Old Trafford this summer, it is claimed Mourinho may target England goalkeeper Joe Hart, who is surplus to requirements at Manchester City. Former Manchester United assistant manager Giggs explained why De Gea secures a place in his Premier League team of the year ahead of Courtois and Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris. Read More »

Can Red Bull really mix it at the front?

We kind of thought if we put everything together then there might be a chance of a second row and we got it. Ricciardo said the sudden upturn in performance could allow Red Bull to adjust its goals for the upcoming races. "There was a big gap behind us, so it was like, 'why did you do that?'" Team-mate Max Verstappen , who felt his final lap was "ruined" by Felipe Massa in Q3, believes Red Bull is gaining more knowledge about its 2017 vehicle. Read More »

UFC president: McGregor-Mayweather fight on the horizon


White said he will meet with McGregor, UFC's biggest box office attraction, in NY soon after the fighter's girlfriend gives birth to their first child in May. White revealed his admiration for the reigning Lightweight Champion during the conversation and said that he would be open to helping McGregor in any way possible. Read More »

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score his 100th European goal


It had been a frustrating first half for the Portugal forward and his team-mates, Bayern controlling possession and ceding few opportunities for Madrid to attack. Robert Lewandowski will be fit for the second leg of Bayern Munich's Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid, according to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Read More »

Shea Weber: Shea Weber wants Montreal to get to rebounds


It wasn't an easy first period for the Rangers , but then again no period is ever easy in the playoffs. Montreal also had good zone penetration and a number of legitimate scoring chances in high-danger areas. "It was a good shot". I still think the wingers can do a bit of a better job on the boards. Not only the game-winning goal, but the only goal scored in this battle, notwithstanding an empty netter from Michael Grabner late in regulation. Read More »

NCAA will 'reluctantly' consider championship bids in NC following HB2 repeal


The NCAA initially pulled all of its championship events, including the NCAA Tournament, from North Carolina, after HB2 forced people to use the bathroom of the gender on their birth certificate, not the one they identify with. However, we recognize the quality championships hosted by the people of North Carolina in years before HB2. NCAA officials say they reluctantly came to this decision after House Bill 2 was repealed last week. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund bus attack could have been deadly, German Police confirm

The newspaper "Welt am Sonntag" cited a source involved in the investigation as saying supplies belonging to the German military may have been used to make the explosives used in last Tuesday's attack. RB Leipzig tightened their grip on second place by crushing Freiburg 4-0 at the Red Bull Arena. Guinea midfielder Naby Keita scored with a superb shot on 51 minutes before Diego Demme hit their fourth. Read More »

On night Jazz lose Gobert, 'Iso Joe' comes through in the clutch

Rudy Gobert, the team's best big man and a finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year award, knocked knees with Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, and crumpled to the floor. Jordan finished with 10 points and 15 rebounds and got called for a technical in the fourth with the Clippers down six. That aggressiveness included blitzing Blake Griffin in the post after the Clippers forward abused the Jazz in the first half. Read More »

Garcia's Masters win gives Spain new golfing glory

They were on level terms two holes later after Garcia nearly made an albatross at the par-five 15th, his eight-iron second landing inches short of the hole before brushing the pin and trickling 14 feet away, from where he made his eagle putt. Read More »

Mane ruled out for rest of the season

Between them the trio dug their manager out of a hole after he had gambled on an experimental and untested 3-5-2 formation which failed to work as Stoke dominated in the first half. They were without a win away from home in five matches and are contemplating a trip to the Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion next week. Prior to Mane's injury, Liverpool had not lost since February 27, when it dropped a 2-1 result to Leicester. Read More »

Zlatan backs Chelsea star for PFA Player of the Year


Antonio Conte's Chelsea saw their Premier League lead cut to four points when they lost 2-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. Dropping Ibrahimovic - United's top scorer this season with 28 goals - was another sign of that, but Mourinho insisted he wasn't prioritizing. Read More »