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Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds

Masters champion Sergio Garcia, who shot a 1-under 71, says "I think the greens are getting U.S. Open-like, but not as firm as they're going to get if we don't get any rain". "If you look at the golf course and you even talk to me, Jason or Rory, this course sets up flawless for us", Dustin Johnson said. "There are a lot of things I could have done better today, obviously", McIlroy said. Read More »

Luka Modric on Real Madrid's Champions League success


Juventus, who lost the 2015 final to Real Madrid's arch rival Barcelona , scored with Mario Mandzukic. The Welsh striker further said that the reason he came to Real was to win trophies and that Los Blancos will continue to do so. 'This season was unbelievable again, last season was incredible. "I prepared for this, and we knew that the big trophies are won right at the end". Read More »

The top 3 miss US Open cut

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead . Brandt Snedeker, who is two shots off the lead, said it was unfortunate that so many big names are gone but also understandable. Early in the week, Rory McIlroy said of the complaining about the fescue at Erin Hills, if you can't hit the wide open fairways, "pack your bags and go home ". Read More »

India vs Pakistan Final, Champions Trophy 2017


There is a fire in that dressing room", said Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur during the pre-match press conference."Let's hope we can bring our A game tomorrow. Virat Kohli also added that Pakistan cannot be written off, and that they can be at their best on their day. "We had a good chat today just before we came down to the ground". Read More »

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

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. Few in the 156 player field, however, had a more wretched day than Englishman Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion who handed in a nine-over 81. He birdied three straight holes to move into second at 6 under, one shot back of co-leaders Rickie Fowler and Xander Schauffele. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record


Fowler lost his lead with three straight bogeys on the back nine. And despite carding four birdies in his last six holes for a 71 on Friday, the four-time major victor saw his own pre-event prediction come true, having said on Tuesday that anyone who could not hit the wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home". Read More »

Cavs players and coaches speak on losing the NBA Finals

Golden State star Stephen Curry has also criticised the President publicly, calling Trump an asset "if you remove the et" in response to public backing from the Under Armour CEO. Overall, the Warriors are 207-39 during Kerr's tenure as coach. Shaun Livingston had a insane knee injury. "He's so great. He's so great, joining that team, to me, was nearly unfair", Smith said per The Washington Post . Read More »

Green keeps rivalry going during Warriors celebration


The Warriors are also headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. Kevin Durant wanted this title and he got it, he will always be an NBA Champion and no one can ever take that from him. Read More »

Dufner collapse leads to change at Memorial top

And then he kept his composure through two rain delays and closed with a four-under-par 68 to get that handshake with host Jack Nicklaus . The 40-year-old Dufner led after 36 holes before collapsing spectacularly with a 77 on day three before bouncing back with a final-round 68 which took the 2013 US PGA Championship victor to 13 under. Read More »

Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

As an independent nation, Russian Federation has never played New Zealand before and their first match will take place as the opener to the Confederations Cup . "It allowed us to play", Cherchesov said. Federation Internationale de Football Association secretary general Fatma Samoura talks to media during a news conference at the St. Read More »

Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup

Group A rivals Portugal , led by Cristiano Ronaldo , and Mexico meet in Kazan on Sunday, with Russia's next game against the Portuguese in Moscow on Wednesday. When the goal came, it had an ugly finish after two pretty pieces of individual skill once the All-Whites defense needlessly lost the ball. Russian Federation made a rapid start, with Aleksandr Golovin having a drive unconvincingly dealt with by New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic, before the hosts were twice denied by ... Read More »

Vince Young released by Saskatchewan Roughriders

Young was expected to be sidelined from four to six weeks. He said the names of those cut from the team will be released Saturday. Young's agent, Leigh Steinberg , announced Young's departure on Twitter late Saturday afternoon. Vince Young was cut by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday after suffering a torn hamstring during training camp. At Texas, Young led the Longhorns to the national championship, scoring the winning touchdown in the final seconds of a 41-38 win over USC on ... Read More »

McIlroy heading home after erratic round of golf

Johnson's exit came after world number two Rory McIlroy and world number three Jason Day also missed the cut after disappointing rounds. Eight of the top 12 players in the world won't be around for the weekend at Erin Hills , leaving a tournament as open as the land on which it was built. Read More »

Oval sold out for Pakistan-India final clash

India's remarkable consistency will be up against Pakistan's legendary volatility when the rivals clash in what is expected to be an exciting finale to the Champions Trophy in London . Some teams start very confidently and then they fade off. "If I talk fair then yes India at this time has a better team and more depth but I always believe that in a big match it is the moment that matters", he said. Read More »

Russian Federation dominate New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener


Smolov's goal was rightly ruled out for offside, but dominant Russian Federation were not to be denied, taking the lead on 31 minutes. "Here, on modern football arenas there will be tough, honest, fair fight until the last minutes of the match", Putin said in Russian, adding that the eight-team, two-week event would "unite nations and continents, to promote the values of fair and lovely play". Read More »

Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win

Outsiders Pakistan are banking on their unpredictability playing its part as they vie for the right to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals. "This is probably our best game so far", Kohli said. They also had AB De Villiers , the most risky batsman in the world, when in form. We had a couple of sessions here, and we are very much prepared for that. Read More »

Kyle Busch takes Pocono 400 pole; Darrell Wallace Jr


But his Cup gig — which came when RPM driver Aric Almirola was injured in a fiery wreck at Kansas — come at an opportune time; while NASCAR has pushed Wallace to corporate America, Xfinity sponsorship dried up and he was about to lose his ride. Read More »

Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey


The stakes have seldom been higher for the competing teams. The last team to qualify for the Champions Trophy still charts a path that resembles a heartbeat on a monitor. They have come in committed to the way we want to play our cricket. There is a fire in that dressing room", said Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur during the pre-match press conference."Let's hope we can bring our A game tomorrow. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Pakistan hopeful of exposing India's middle order


The same with Sri Lanka. As expectations and emotions peak on both sides of the border ahead of the Champions Trophy final between Pakistan and India , a picture reportedly showing former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni carrying the son of Pakistani skipper Safaraz Ahmed in his arms has given fans a glimpse of a softer side of the Gentleman's Game. Read More »

Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test


The 20-minute ceremony involved some 1,500 participants, who displayed various scenes of traditions and culture of four cities in Russian Federation, selected to host the global football tournament this year, reported Tass news agency. Group A rivals Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo , and Mexico meet in Kazan on Sunday, with Russia's next game against the Portuguese in Moscow on Wednesday. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan outplay England by eight wickets, reach final

Eoin Morgan's men returned to Wales on the back of an unblemished group-stage campaign with their eye on a third successive home final in this tournament, and an ongoing statement of their intent for the 2019 World Cup on home soil. Both Tucker and Dharmasena stood in each of the semi-finals. England laboured to 211 all out in the face of another probing display from the Pakistan attack - this time missing the injured Mohammad Amir - before the target was knocked off with almost 13 overs ... Read More »

Draymond Green Takes Shot at Cavs During Championship Parade

The latest flare-up came Thursday when Draymond Green wore a T-shirt to the Warriors' championship parade mocking the Cavs for only going five games with the Warriors in the Finals before succumbing 4-1. Once LeBron James becomes a free agent in 2018, people around the National Basketball Association feel like the Cleveland Cavaliers have no guarantee that their superstar will be returning, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Read More »

Sergey Kovalev gets hostile reception from Andre Ward, crowd at weigh


This fight has not been promoted as well as it should have been. Those who would have Ward the superior craftsman confuse technique with aesthetics. "We're going to shut the door on this", Ward, 33, said, "and take all doubt and all questions off the table". Ward's masterful boxing pitted against the brute power of the self-proclaimed 'Krusher'. Read More »

England's Jones delighted with Pumas series win


We have to try to fit 61 players into a 45-man EPS squad. Without 30 players due to injury and British and Irish Lions calls, this tour was all about blooding youngsters with an eye on the next World Cup and players like Sam Underhill, Tom Curry and Piers Francis all strengthened their cases. Read More »

Deputy AG acknowledges he may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Mueller's spokesman said the team, which is still being assembled, has begun its investigation and interviews. Another official disputed that Rosenstein pushed for Sessions' recusal. His time under Bush, Obama and then Trump made him the longest-serving USA attorney in the nation's history when he was confirmed to his current role under Sessions. Read More »