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What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller

Trump's statement also comes on the heels of Attorney General Jeff Sessions ' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The White House on Wednesday evening declined to comment about the Post's obstruction-of-justice report, with a spokeswoman referring a reporter to an outside counsel. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open, pilot okay

The Washington County Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation shows the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems. A blimp that had been flying over the U.S. He says he has no additional information on the crash that happened during the tournament's opening round in Erin, Wisconsin. Sheriff's officials said the pilot was the only one on board the blimp. Read More »

LeBron James posts freakish and puzzling Instagram video

The Cleveland Cavaliers star, whose hairline long has been the target of online mockery, finally took the plunge into baldheadedness this week, showing off his fresh shave in an Instagram video Thursday morning. "For us to be able to add another category to the Olympics, another basketball category, I think it's pretty great". "I don't believe in that". Even before they signed Kevin Durant , the Golden State Warriors were a super team . Read More »

Favourites India facing challenge from lucky Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

These two countries have filled the coffers of the ICC like no other nation has ever done and cricket's appeal has grown simply because the large presence of Indian and Pakistan fans in all the cricket grounds across the world . Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal , Mahmudullah Riad, Mushfiqur Rahim , Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mashrafe Mortaza , Rubel Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman. Read More »

Steelers' Ryan Shazier hoping to solve NFL's 'Patriots problem'


Since being drafted by the Steelers in 2014, Ryan Shazier has gotten to play against the New England Patriots three times, and each time, the Steelers have come up on the losing end of the scoreboard. Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ross Cockrell is getting ready to enter his third season with the Steelers and his second straight season the team's full-time starter. Read More »

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Ostapenko faltered when she tried to serve it out at 6-5, but the Latvian took the tie-break with a swinging backhand volley. Pliskova , 25, will replace Angelique Kerber as the new world number one if she beats Halep to make Saturday's final. Read More »

Pilot injured after blimp crashes in field at US Open

Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. "I had the shakes. I feel like I have great control of the ball right now and distance control", said Fowler, who hit 12 of 14 fairways and 15 greens in regulation. The pilot, who was not identified, was being treated for serious burns and injuries, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Another video, posted by Fox Sports, shows the blimp already on fire in the field when an explosion rips through it. Read More »

Fowler rolls, Johnson struggles early at US Open

Maynard said he had no more information on the status of the pilot, who has been taken to a hospital, nor on the cause of the accident. The crash happened east of the grounds, in an open field. The injured pilot was taken to a medical helicopter that had landed in the field. A blimp hovering over the site of the US Open has crashed during Thursday's first round at Erin Hills. Read More »

FIFA video review goal is avoiding errors, not perfection

We have been preparing for this for a long time now so we go into this opening game in a good position". "It's important for someone like Themi Tzimopoulos, who is from Greece but has a New Zealand mum, to see us doing the haka before games in the changing room and be aware of past people who've given their lives for the country". Read More »

Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Trophy semis


Lakmal and Gunaratne batted well towards the end to propel Sri Lanka to a decent total before removed the pair. He gave his excerpts ahead of the match: "There's a possibility of an India-Pakistan final in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 but before that Pakistan have to cross the England hurdle". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: Canadian Grand Prix result a 'great blow' to Ferrari


Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing finished third. Hamilton, who equalled his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 poles on Saturday, said: "I definitely think I have been at my best this weekend". Hamilton's issue last time out appeared to be tyre-related but in Montreal , he stretched his first stint on the ultra-softs while continuing to log fast lap times, which then allowed him to go onto super-softs instead of the hardest compound available this weekend. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather announces August fight against Conor McGregor

Bennett did not confirm as yet that McGregor will a get a boxing license from the state administrators, though that now seems a formality. It will take place at 154 pounds. Mayweather announced the matchup on Instagram . Along the way, they might even sell the skeptical portion of the public on a fight that - as even its promoters acknowledge - could turn out to be a colossal mismatch. Read More »

Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title


After losing just his second match here against Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals in 2015, Nadal was forced to pull out ahead of the third round previous year with a left wrist injury. He puts this doubt in your head when you play against him. - The 32-year-old Wawrinka's unforced errors tally surged up to 20 during the first hour of play. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open

Newly branded as the "ultimate test in golf", the U.S. Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills, the longest ever layout for a U.S. After 12 holes, the American world number nine led by one shot at six under after a low-scoring start to the tournament at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Read More »

Blimp Catches Fire, Crashes Near US Open Site

The company that operates the blimp says the only person aboard, the pilot, was "OK", but being taken to a hospital. The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. That equalled the lowest score in relation to par in the first round of a US Open , Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf having both shot 63 in the first round on the par-70 layout at Baltusrol in 1980. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Open golf tournament at Erin Hill outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In a video, witnesses said workers seemed to be parachuting out of the blimp . Justin Maynard , a sales manager for Florida-based AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground reported on the pilot's status. Read More »

Pilot seriously burned when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

The Federal Aviation and Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been called to investigate the crash. "It started deflating, and then it started going down", Bryan Rosine told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . First responders used utility vehicles to reach the crash site, which was an open field about a half mile from the Erin Hills golf course. The Open is one of golf's four majors. Read More »

USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

Emergency crews responded to a blimp crash in Erin, Wisconsin Thursday, just east of where the U.S. Open is being held. The National Transportation Safety Board said it would investigate the incident. The USGA statement says the pilot is being treated for unknown injuries and that no other people were involved. However, concerns are already growing about the length of the course, while after complaints from players, the US Golf Association has been forced to say it has not cut heavy ... Read More »

Blimp Operator OK After Crash at US Open

Hartford is about 40 minutes northwest of Milwaukee. "My caddie made a comment on the 9th hole". But I like the way this golf course suits me, and we're off to a good start. However, the Guardian reported that the blimp's pilot sustained burns and was receiving treatment from emergency workers who responded to the crash. Read More »

Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. "This is history. We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said. Read More »

ICC Champions trophy : Ben Stokes picks fight with Imad Wasim during match


Pakistan surprised many by bouncing back brilliantly from their heavy loss against India in the tournament opener to beat South Africa and Sri Lanka en route to the last four. Prasing both his bowlers and batsmen for the stupendous win, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said: "We bowled very well and after that the batting was good too". Read More »

CT 17:Sarfraz leads by example, takes Pakistan to the semis

Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh , on Sunday. Read More »

Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United


The Spain global has scored 20 goals in all competitions for Real last season, as the club clinched La Liga and the Champions League . But despite the 35-year-old's preference to remain at Old Trafford , sources say his name is likely to be on the club's list of released players to be published by the Premier League on Friday. Read More »