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Red Sox Manage Only 5 Hits, Shut Out by Yankees 8-0

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It wasn't over the wall when the fan touched it, and Betts caught the ball anyway. A popular Red Sox announcer since 1988, Remy also played seven seasons for Boston and is a member of the team's Hall of Fame. And when they show up at Fenway for four games in September, first place is suddenly within reach. The knee brace has seemed very important to Sabathia's success over the last two seasons. Read More »

CT 2017: India win toss, elect to field against Pakistan

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The two have pushed Indian bowlers under pressure. Hasan Ali has starred with the ball for surprise package Pakistan , who, like India , will be roared on by a boisterous crowd on what is expected to be a hot day. 1 ODI team by knocking South Africa off the top spot, reports the Guardian. India won the toss and have opted to field first. The Indian batsman has been clicking on all cylinders, displaying masterful performance throughout the tournament especially the opening duo of ... Read More »

Rory McIlroy dismisses Social Media criticism after missing US Open cut

That's not up for debate and professional athletes should always expect criticism when they fail to perform. That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that " Rory is so bored playiing golf ...without Tiger [Woods] the threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100mill in bank". Read More »

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on Aug. 26

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The fight: Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather vs. Of course, the one concern is the fact Mayweather is 40 years old and hasn't been in the ring in two years, so maybe there's rust. "He will go after Floyd Mayweather and he will try to knock him out". Look me in the eyes. "This matchup is unprecedented", said Stephen Espinoza, executive vice president and general manager of Showtime Sports . Read More »

Record tumbles at US Open

Erin Hills' 60-yard fairways, and receptive and perfectly smooth putting surfaces, along with nearly no wind, made the first-time U.S. Open track very conducive to scoring. The par-4 15th was set up as a drivable hole - downwind and only 288 yards. As dominant as Woods was, he never reached 10-under par until the final round. Read More »

US Open: Set up for greatest finish ever?

Fleetwood , who tied for 27th in his only previous U.S. Open in 2015, has moved the ball smoothly through the long, links-style layout, illustrated by his average of just 1.54 putts per hole, tied for fifth-best in the tournament. "I'm like, 'Let's get to 8, let's get to 9, ' whatever it is". As dominant as Woods was, he never reached 10-under par until the final round. Whatever happens, the championship is set to crown a first-time major victor, as the closest previous major champion ... Read More »

Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Walking to the 18th green, Justin Thomas knew he had a chance for history. More significant, though, is his own history. It's the last category where Thomas would most like to repeat his grade tomorrow. Open]". It took a hard turn to the right and rolled in. He grabbed his putter and pointed it out to his left just as the ball dropped into the cup. Wanting to make 4 and knowing the front bunker would be a fine place from which to make one, he almost chose to "roast" a draw 2-iron. Read More »

Justin Thomas (63) sets scoring record, is one behind Open leader

No one took advantage like Fowler. It led to an eagle to close out his 63. "And secondly, Erin Hills isn't exactly Oakmont". Then he had a run of three birdies. "I know one thing: If it happened tomorrow and the result is what I want it to be, then I'd probably have a little different feeling". On the golf course , there was only a barrage of birdies. Read More »

Trunk slammers: Top three miss US Open cut

Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S. Open where par is going out of style. The 24-year-old world number 13 produced a magnificent eagle three on the 600-yard 18th hole to crown a spellbinding display that was the lowest to par score in the tournament's history. Read More »

5 things to watch for on Sunday at the US Open

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Adding to the logjam are Australian Marc Leishman, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, Americans Xander Schauffele and Jamie Lovemark and South Korean Kim Si-woo all on six under, leaving 14 players within one stroke of the lead. He was 10 under. "It was a really good round of golf and you don't realise until you start talking about it that I hardly missed a shot all day". "I'm looking forward to my shot at it". Read More »

Warren Gatland says Sam Warburton is under pressure for Lions place

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Scots Allan Dell and Finn Russell will link up with the team on Sunday in Hamilton - all to play as reserves in mid-week matches. The decision, though, has sparked criticism with Gatland accused of cheapening the concept of playing for the Lions by basing his decision on geography, rather than merit. Read More »

Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

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And entering the 2017 playoffs, it was the weakest part of the Pittsburgh Penguins . Nashville roared back at home to even things up, but the Penguins routed Nashville to set up Game 6. An empty-net goal in the final seconds ended any last-ditch hopes of the Predators and their fans. "It stings", said Predators defenceman PK Subban. Read More »

We are neither intimidated nor arrogant

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But at the same time, we're neither intimidated by them nor are we arrogant about what we are doing. India´s lone loss so far in this tournament, featuring the world´s top eight ODI nations, was at The Oval when they suffered a surprise seven-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka on June 8. Read More »

India have the edge, but Pakistan have better bowling attack: Shaun Tait

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India are fielding the same playing XI which defeated South Africa and Bangladesh (in the semifinal) as R Ashwin , who had hurt his knee during practice on the eve of the final, is taking field. The top four teams from the group will qualify for the quarter-final. With bated breath, the city is gearing up for Sunday's ICC Champions Trophy finals between India and Pakistan , being played in England. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'

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As cricket enthusiasts all over world are anxiously waiting for the battle, an air of unusual excitement can be felt among young cricketers across the country as they wish the Indian players all the luck for today's match. "We're moving forward. And the guys have played exactly as I thought they would play". India now need a good partnership from Shikhar Dhawan and Yuvraj Singh to remain in the chase. Read More »

All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

The expansion franchise in the NHL will take place starting June 18 to 20 to select available players from 30 teams in the league. At 5 p.m. Saturday, teams must submit their protected lists to the league - either seven forwards , three defencemen and one goalie or eight combined skaters and one goalie , which will be made public at 10 a.m. Read More »

Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Lewis hit.377 with four homers and 25 stolen bases for JSerra Catholic High School. Hunter Greene, a California high school right-hander and shortstop, went second to the Cincinnati Reds . 1 draft choice, with Lewis expected to be a top-5 pick. Falvey said Minnesota's choice came down to the waning minutes, and the decision to pass on Greene was "really tough". Read More »

Once bitten Pakistan primed for Trophy final

Amid border skirmishes and ceasefire violations along the LoC, India and Pakistan are all set to have a face off at the cricket field with both teams qualifying for the finale of the Champions trophy 2017, to be held at London's Oval ground on Sunday. Read More »

Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open

Harman had one bogey Saturday, at the par-4 third hole, to go with six birdies. Seven other players are within five shots of the lead. There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. The leader overcame a bogey on the par-four three to shoot par over the next four holes before closing out the front nine with a much-needed birdie. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1

The player who turned the U.S. Open into a soap opera of sorts the previous two years won't be around for the weekend this time. Harman is playing in just his eighth major, and it's only the third time he has made the cut. Traditionalists will poo-poo the ease with which Erin Hills has treated the field this week. The Georgia native, who won the Wells Fargo Championship earlier this season, will be looking for his third PGA Tour win and first major title when the action gets back ... Read More »

Favourites India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

Pakistan have already "closed the chapter" on their trouncing by India in the group stages of the Champions Trophy and intend to prove the point in the final. "Cricket.is like a national way to pass time", said Priya Gupta, a 17-year-old student in New Delhi, "and it is the best watched when our boys are playing against Pakistan ". Read More »

NASCAR Pocono 400 live stream, TV, time, schedule, watch online

Before he could finish his post-race obligations outside of his vehicle on pit road, Wallace passed out. "That's how I'm treating it", Wallace said Sunday. "For me to wind up in NASCAR, it was a huge anomaly". Kimball's first pole comes in his 109th career start. I just didn't want to make a mistake, that would've been the worst thing to do. Read More »