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Traffic jam at the top at Erin Hills

Nevertheless he set a torrid pace in the first round, hitting a 7-under 65, tying a record for lowest score in the opening round of the U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf each shot 7-under 63 in the first round at Baltusrol in the 1980 U.S. Read More »

Modric believes Real can continue to dominate


Gareth Bale , like Modric a former Tottenham player, had been the focus of the build-up to the game but Modric proved crucial to Madrid's successful defence of the title. "I played here for many years and this club is in my heart". Mourinho is already attempting to rebuild his squad, but Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann will not be a part of his new team, with the French forward choosing to commit his short-term future to Real's city rivals in the midst of the club's transfer ... Read More »

All eyes on Russia — FIFA Confederation Cup


Prior to matches, a video will be played on the big screens of the FIFA Confederations Cup stadiums featuring football legends conveying the anti-discrimination message. It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. In attack they have inconsiderable talents of Alan Dzagoev, Artem Dzyuba, and Aleksandr Kokorin, they have more than enough firepower against New Zealand . Read More »

LeBron James Hilariously Trolls Draymond Green

We can talk all we want about how Kevin Durant chose to join an already-incredible team, but at the end of the day, most winning teams in the league are "superteams", regardless of how they get there through the draft, trades or free agency. Read More »

Casey overcomes triple-bogey at US Open

After a 21/5 victor on Thursday, David John is siding with Patrick Reed on day two of the US Open at Erin Hills . "The course was as receptive as it's going to be but I never really tried to make a birdie, they just seemed to happen along the way", said Fleetwood, who finished second behind Johnson in the WGC-Mexico Championship earlier this season and lost in a play-off in the Shenzhen International in April. Read More »

Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

Paul Casey rode a roller-coaster to the second-round clubhouse lead at the U.S. Open on Friday, surviving a hair-raising trip that included a gut-wrenching triple-bogey and a thrilling run of five straight birdies at the Erin Hills course in Wisconsin . Read More »

94-year-old spectator dies at US Open

Big-hitters flop: Fowler leads by one shot from England's Paul Casey and lowly-ranked American Xander Schauffele. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day never recovered from theirs. "I was just trying to have half as good a round as Rickie had", said Casey, who played in the afternoon. Of the four, Fleetwood - who was ranked 188th in the world rankings as recently as last August, but now up to 32nd - is the only one never to have won in the United States. Read More »

Russia, New Zealand ready for Confed Cup


Russia , ranked 63rd in the world by Federation Internationale de Football Association, head into the game against the All Whites on the back of promising warm-up games against Hungary, where they won 3-0, and Chile , where they held their fellow Confed Cup participants to a 1-1 draw. Read More »

Shakib: We played some silly shots

Displaying his composed mindset ahead of the mouthwatering clash with Pakistan on Sunday, the skipper stated that regardless of whom one is going to play in the finals, it is always going to be challenging. India won against Bangladesh by easily reaching the target of 265 runs in 40.1 overs by just losing one wicket at Edgbaston, Burmingham. "Before this game I had six wickets and a lot of them are pure's not like I have been getting out bowlers", he insisted. Read More »

JB Holmes one shot off US Open lead heading into weekend

Open played in Wisconsin, Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round. Champ, a qualifier from Texas A&M, is leading the 156-player field in average driving distance over the first two rounds at 339 yards, and is tied for eighth on the leaderboard, two shots off the pace at five-under-par after Friday's three-under 69. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads after day of low scores

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. Harman does have a USGA championship win on his resume already, capturing the 2003 U.S. Junior Amateur, and just last month won the Wells Fargo Championship - outlasting Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm to do so. Read More »

Lions call up 4 Wales players as tour reinforcements


Halfpenny kicked six penalties and a conversion. Peter O'Mahony said it was a "huge honour" to lead the Lions to victory, while Maro Itoje feels the squad is showing improvement with each game they play. The second try went to Saracens lock Itoje, who barged over after another Maori scrum disintegrated. The trusty Halfpenny nailed all seven kicks to stay ideal with the boot on tour - scoring 22 points on the night - and Gatland will be looking for more of the same from the Lions when ... Read More »

Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

In the current championship tournament against India at Edgbaston, Pakistan pacers and spinners looked blunt as India recovered from a slow start easily to post 319/3 in a revised 48 overs tie. As per Ganguly, in what capacity can the Pakistani group influence their capability for the last of the Champions Trophy . Pakistan's economy rate has dropped from 6.64 to 4.46 since that first game, and it would be interesting to see how this new-look attack will fare against the tournament's best ... Read More »

England's Ball 'cherishes' New Zealand haul


Both teams have a point apiece in the one-day worldwide tournament after they were each well beaten by England , while their respective matches with Australia ended in rain-induced no results. Not for long, with Morgan dismissed for 13 in 12 balls after nicking the ball behind while attempting to punish Anderson. England mastered the tricky conditions to reinforce their credentials as one of the tournament favourites with an excellent team performance in which everyone contributed. Read More »

Chelsea In Talks To Sign £39m Midfielder After Seeing Opening Bid Rejected


The 22-year-old's superb form attracted interest from the Premier League with the Express claiming that both Chelsea and Manchester United expressed their interest in signing him this summer. United and City also have Bakayoko on their wishlists, but the Monaco star has his heart set on a move to West London and will most likely end up snubbing offers from other parties. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir returns to training


Kohli, 28, moved to the top of the One Day International batting rankings this week as three half-centuries in the tournament have taken his total runs in the 50-over format to 8,008 at an average of 54.07. "I'm incredibly proud of how we pulled ourselves off the canvas". "Now is the time for Pakistan to beat India in the same way they defeated us in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy ", Zaheer was quoted as saying by the Dawn on Friday. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Tie For 4th-Most Titles In NBA History

A logical conclusion is an extreme version of the star-clustering now happening in the National Basketball Association, with two tiers of teams - a small few with stars, and a vast many with none. The shirt was apparently a subtle jab at how easily the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers . The Warriors are building a new state-of-the-art arena in San Francisco and the Raiders signed a deal to move to Las Vegas. Read More »

England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root

Is he, then, the team's lucky charm? I hate to use first person pronouns in blog posts but here I must express my gratitude to Sarfaraz, who did not let me down after a horrendous encounter with India, before which I had wrote about the pivotal role Sarfaraz could play in making Pakistan ODI cricket great again. Read More »

5 possible destinations for Cristiano Ronaldo


The newspaper said its story was based on a reliable source and that the 32-year-old four-times world player of the year had already made up his mind to ask the club for a transfer. And while Chelsea and Manchester City can afford him too, he could face similar managerial issues at both clubs with Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation


The games will be held at stadiums in Moscow (Spartak), Sochi (Fisht) and at the same arena in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg Arena) and Kazan (Kazan Arena). "The 2018 World Cup, and winning the title again, that is the vision", said the 57-year-old, who has been Germany's head coach since 2006 and steered his country to the 2014 World Cup title. Read More »

Lions add Wales quartet to squad


The current tour, however, has shown a clear distinction in the performance level between the midweek and weekend teams, with the side to play the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua on Saturday likely to run out for the first test on June 24. Read More »

CT 2017 : Ad Rates Sky Rocket Ahead Of India Vs Pakistan Final


Hasan, who is a senior clerk in Etawah Agriculture Engineering College, lives in Etawah with his family. "That's how we want to play and I think that's how you have to play one-day cricket now". "So you know they have got some big power that can make up a lot of runs in the end as well, as long as they can keep wickets in hand, they play spin well through the middle as well". Read More »