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Mohammad Amir likely to be fit for final


Speaking about Dhoni, Jadhav said -1 2 " I had six wickets before this and all were top batsmen, not tailenders. "His wickets were honestly a bonus", Kohli said. Kohli also heaped praises on the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, who once again gave a flying start to the team. It came off. Going to 30-35, I knew I was hitting the ball well. Read More »

US Open preview — Sports WebXtra


We're here to help you answer that question, and while narrowing this all down to a champion and top finishers is a tough task, we here at CBS Sports are certainly up to it. Fortunately the timing was ideal as Johnson - who missed the cut at the Memorial Tournament last time out - revealed he considered skipping the major. Read More »

Del Potro joins Nadal in pulling out of Queen's

The Briton, who recently renewed his coaching partnership with Ivan Lendl , was ousted in the semi-finals at Roland-Garros in a bruising, five-set encounter with Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka . It has nevertheless been an encouraging start to the grass-court season for the British No 4, who moves on to next week's Gerry Weber Open in Halle. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open at Erin Hills

But yeah, I'm ready to be out there. "I think with everything so large, your target is larger and your misses get even more extreme". Notes: Phil Mickelson officially withdrew from the U.S. And there were a lot of voices in my head on the front-nine. Joining them were British Open champion Henrik Stenson (No. 6), Alex Noren (No. 8), Jon Rahm (No. Read More »

Inspired by Fowler, Casey revels in fun round at Erin Hills

Here's a fun fact from Thursday's opening round at the U.S. Open , courtesy of Sean Martin of the PGA TOUR. "They're the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open ". OK, this is his first U.S. Open. "Guess what?" he said to 4-year-old Dash. A lengthy birdie putt at the 12th had Leishman eyeing the possibility of sharing the lead at day's end but that would be the last of his day and when he finally dropped his first shot of the day at the 17th, after finding the thick rough, he ... Read More »

Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster


He wasn't alone, though. Most freakish about this day was that as many amateurs broke par as top 10 players in the world - two apiece. The second round at Erin Hills was played under sunny skies with comfortable conditions. "I saw some positives there on the back nine coming in and hopefully I can take them to the Travelers (tournament) next week", he said. "There's no secret that I'm very fiery and a competitor and I've let my emotions get the best of me for sure, so I'm understanding ... Read More »

Gareth Bale savours Real Madrid's Champions League final win in Cardiff


Speaking after the game, Ronaldo said, "It has been an incredible end to the season by us". Man Utd are reportedly considering a major offer for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale , as they eye one marquee signing this summer. "I finished the season very well". "(Zidane) said that we need to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in the first half after our goal", Modric told reporters. Read More »

Casey content with 'roller-coaster' second round

In Thursday's first round, he tied a U.S. Open record by making six consecutive birdies en route to a four-under 68 and a share of seventh place. But Erin Hills ate up Jason Day , who had a pair of triple-bogeys in a 7-over 79. He also joined McIlroy (2011 at Congressional) and Tiger Woods (2000 at Pebble Beach) as the only players to shoot 66 or better in the opening round without a bogey. Read More »

E. Coli Bacteria Found in Drinking Water at US Open


Open", Hadwin said. T1. Paul Casey (-7): Casey turned in a clean front nine to finish the day . "It's the kind of golf course that if you're on point and playing well and you're in the fairways, you really feel like you can be aggressive and attack and make some birdies". Read More »

Griezmann 'called Mourinho to explain United snub'


Yet United officials were fully aware that Griezmann would not make a move this summer if Atletico were unsuccessful in their bid to lift the transfer embargo imposed on them by Federation Internationale de Football Association after they broke rules over signing of junior players. Read More »

Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final


Beyond talent, making the best of it seems to lie in a competitive drive that's left teammates, coaches and opponents in awe. "There are so much energy in this town around the fans who just want to come out and say hey look, we love you, we had a great experience, and we want you to know how much you have our support", Barry said. Read More »

LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'


However, when asked who he would pick from players still in the league, the former MVP said he that he has to think about it. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James says he has no plans to play in the 3-on-3 tournament recently approved by the International Olympic Committee, but would want two Hall of Famers on his team if he did. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Extends French Open Record With 10th Title

Third seed Wawrinka , the 2015 victor, struggled for the majority of the match, committing 29 unforced errors to suffer his first grand slam final defeat in four appearances. A backhand which sailed long gave Nadal the first set with the Spaniard having crunched 10 winners to Wawrinka's four while committing half the unforced errors. Read More »

Warriors 2017 National Basketball Association championship parade


Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Cavaliers play in Quicken Loans Arena. "Thank you for the support". Following last November's election, Richard Jefferson, of last year's champions, Cleveland Cavaliers, said they' be the last team to visit the White House. Read More »

McIlroy misery after fast start stalls

Fowler took advantage of Erin Hills' four par 5s - all of which Fowler birdied - including two which came back-to-back as Fowler registered three straight birdies making the turn. Cameron Champ, who just finished his junior year at Texas A&M, birdied his last hole for a 69. Defending champion Dustin Johnson , starting on the back nine, made double-bogey on 14 and followed with a bogey on 15 to fall to 3 over. Read More »

Draymond Green Mocks Cavs' With 'Quickie' T-Shirt; LeBron James Responds

After his Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a 3-1 series deficit against the Golden State Warriors to win the 2016 National Basketball Association title, the superstar trolled the runners-up by wearing an old-school WWF "Ultimate Warrior " T-shirt to a team rally and prominently displaying a "3-1" decoration at his Halloween party. Read More »

A legendary Cristiano Ronaldo continues beating records


Now, he's spoken about the season in which Real made history , and claimed it's no less than what they - and he - deserve. Madrid ran out 4-1 winners in the final at Cardiff's Principality Stadium but endured a tough first half with Juventus dominating the play until Croatian Modric took control of the game. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Jadhav's twin strikes were bonus: Kohli

Rohit Sharma starred with the bat, scoring 123 off 129 balls and sharing an unbroken stand of 178 with skipper Kohli (96 not out) as India easily chased down a target of 265 with 59 deliveries to spare. "People might question why are you only getting 4.8 run average in the first 10 but you know that's how they like to set up their innings with Rohit and Shikhar, knowing fully well that they have got the power at the back end of the likes of you know, Hardik Pandya, Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, ... Read More »

Bottom-ranked Pakistan first in final

Morgan insisted they can still take positives from the tournament with the World Cup here in 2019 and with England yet to win a global 50-over tournament. England , simply unable to adapt to a surface that did not favour their ultra-aggressive batting approach, were bowled out for 211. "Now we are in the final", he said. Read More »

Blimp bursts into flames near the US Open golf tournament


Justin Maynard is a sales manager for AirSign, the advertising company that operates the blimp. First responders used utility vehicles to reach the crash site. WISN-TV in Milwaukee reported that AirSign earlier Thursday morning shared a photo on social media of the blimp advertising PedFed Credit Union. I didn't know it was the blimp. Read More »

Harry Kane showed why he's ranked among world's best, says Christophe Berra


The first proper chance came on 17 minutes when Kane - skippering England for the first time - beat the offside trap with lovely control inside Kieran Tierney, but blasted a left-footed half volley over the bar. "I thought the boys put a great effort in, especially as some hadn't played for a long time and you could see we were getting a wee bit exhausted towards the end". Read More »

Fowler leads US Open as Day struggles


Casey was tied for the lead with Tommy Fleetwood , Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka after the trio carded impressive 70s. This is the same daughter who almost caused Mickelson to withdraw from the 1999 U.S. Another U.S. Open first for Xander Schauffele. Fowler tees off in the afternoon. He ran off five straight birdies from the 17th to the third and, then, parred his way home with the sort of fortitude once displayed by his childhood hero Nick Faldo in his heyday. Read More »

Nah, thanks! NBA star doesn't want to visit Donald Trump


Rather, Durant credited draft choices and team chemistry for Golden State's superb 2016-17 season, in which the team won 67 games before cruising to a title with a 16-1 playoff record. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Stephen Curry will likely go from being the NBA's biggest bargain to signing the richest contract in the league at more than $200 million. Read More »

Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows

The Englishman began the day one shot behind Fowler and quickly joined the American at the top of the leaderboard. With diabolically twisting fairways, rough so high a small child could get lost in the grass and pin placements meant to destroy the hopes of even the world's best players, the Open courses have earned a reputation as one of the majors that, as Jack Nicklaus (who captured six trophies) once famously noted, a tournament that "Some players just weren't meant to win". Read More »