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Matsuyama falls; Thomas soars with 63

By the end of the day, that wasn't even the most shocking number. What we didn't know is that this Open would separate so many men from the tournament. The second is this fantastic approach shot on the 18th to set him up with an eight-foot putt for eagle and the new U.S. Open record. But he continued to sputter at Erin Hills, shooting a 4-over 76 on Saturday with a round that included four bogeys and a double. Read More »

Brian Harman aiming to defend one-shot lead

Harman has missed just five fairways across three rounds and looked remarkably composed as he completed a 67 on Saturday to secure top spot on the leaderboard. "It could change in a heartbeat". Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas one shot out of the lead. Fleetwood, who tied for 27th in his only previous U.S. Read More »

Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes


Tapwrit's victory also meant Pletcher, who also trained the Derby champ Always Dreaming , could boast that he swept two-thirds of the Triple Crown . John Malone is chairman of Liberty Media Corp., whose holdings include Sirius XM radio and the Atlanta Braves. Meanwhile, Bridlewood Farm and Eclipse Thoroughbred's Tapwrit , a $1.2 million purchase, was training at his Belmont Park home base from Pletcher's shed row. Read More »

Warriors unanimously decide to skip White House visit


When discussing this possibility following Golden State's close-out Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals, Warriors owner Joe Lacob didn't mince words . Those reports were based off a tweet from the account @ReformedBroker. Will the Warriors follow up that celebration by visiting the White House? One year later, and we see the aftermath of KD moving from the Oklahoma City Thunder: he and the rest of the Warriors squadron are National Basketball Association champions. Read More »

Real Madrid rejects Man U's £52.4m bid for Morata


However, it seems that the Jose Mourinho managed club are going to open their account with a bang in the transfer window, with the acquisition of #Real Madrid's young Spansih striker Alvaro Morata . And that's the biggest issue facing Mourinho and United: clubs know how badly they want a striker. "It was a great season, but he wants to play more", said Lopez. Read More »

Record day steals show


The nearest challengers to Harman include a man who made history on Saturday with the lowest score to par in U.S. Open history. It is fair to say few would have anticipated Brian Harman being in pole position at the start of the final day, leading by one shot at 12 under par. Read More »

Russia 2 New Zealand 0: Hosts begin Confederations Cup with comfortable win

The 2017 Confederations Cup kicks-off with hosts Russian Federation facing underdogs New Zealand in the tournament's opening fixture on Saturday 17th June. 95 New Zealand , which seemed to find the world stage too big. "I liked New Zealand's team but luckily we managed to cancel out their strengths and displayed ours, and that was the key to our win tonight", Cherchesov said. Read More »

Thomas sets record, but Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open


A dropped shot means Fleetwood , at 11 under, shares second with Thomas and Brooks Koepka . Another eagle was available when Thomas drove the short, 288-yard par-4 15th hole. "This week I've been working with my coach, just sitting there and thinking, all right, let's go out and try to make a good golf swing and try to make a good putt". Read More »

Golfer Harman leads US Open going into final day

And I feel like once the can gets open, I'll start pouring them in. Their minds are going to wander, to drift off to thinking about what happens if I win the US Open . "Today I felt really good, played really well, and I have to wake up with the same feelings tomorrow if I'm going to have a chance". It's kind of simple. Read More »

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Check out the video below as Justin hits a 300-yard second shot leading to an eagle on the 667 yard Par 5 - 18th hole. The action on Saturday got a little manic, with a lot of big name players making big moves and pouring in birdies. "I was blown away by the support that I got today", Thomas said . He came into the day at -2, but his round quickly shot the 24-year-old into contention for his first major title. Read More »

India Thrash Pakistan 7-1 For Third Straight Win


The teams were in a deadlock for the first 13 minutes, but it was broken by Harmanpreet Singh . India's stand-in captain Harmanpreet Singh, who scored twice, said the players would use their sport to drive message home. It was his trademark attempt shooting the ball to the top right corner of the post giving no chance for Pakistan goalkeeper Amjad Ali to stop it. Read More »

Bahrain orders Qatar troops to leave

Qatar will continue to deliver gas to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite Abu Dhabi along with other Gulf states cut the diplomatic ties with Doha and set a blockade, Qatar Petroleum President and CEO Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said Sunday. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed credits bowlers after Pakistan knock England out

Since his debut, all of Pakistan's remaining bowlers have a combined seven three-fors. Few could have predicted that, 10 days later, he would be the tournament's top bowler heading into the final . Joe Root top scored with 46 while the recalled Jonny Bairstow hit 43. Fellow pacers Junaid Khan and debutant Rumman Raees also chipped in with two wickets apiece. Read More »

Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Kevin Durant celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player on June 12, 2017. That helped LeBron James bring the first major sports championship to the city in more than 50 years . It was their second championship in three years. "It's just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, great fans", Durant said. "I told him we're tied up now and we're going to try to do this thing again but I'm going to celebrate this one tonight". Read More »

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 'sanctions £70m bid' for Alvaro Morata

He told The Sun's Nick Rostron-Pike : " Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid ". The Spanish worldwide scored a whopping 20 goals and 6 assists in 43 appearances in all competitions combined, the highest by any Real Madrid player apart from Cristiano Ronaldo , despite largely playing second fiddle to Karim Benzema. Read More »

Sun for Father's Day but threat of showers looms

After a streak of cool, wet weather in the southern Willamette Valley, temperatures are expected to approach 80 degrees in the Eugene area Saturday, according to the National Weather Service . According to the National Weather Service, Saturday night will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of isolated showers in areas. High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s in most parts of the state but it will feel humid. Read More »

Diego Costa Reportedly Sends Antonio Conte Text Message to Chelsea Teammates

The path has been cleared at the end of a campaign in which he generated plenty of transfer talk for a move to be made, with various landing spots mooted - from Atletico Madrid to China. However with the Spanish subject to a transfer ban, the player would be available to sign for Atletico Madrid , but unable to play until at least January. Read More »

Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory


I am happy with the brand of cricket we have been playing and want to continue the momentum. Pakistan's formidable total of 338-4 - the highest score of the event - owed much to Fakhar, who took full advantage of being caught off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball on three by compiling a flamboyant 114, his maiden one-day global hundred. Read More »

Harman leads, Thomas ties record

And the prime beneficiary was Thomas , who catapulted up the leaderboard with his record-breaking nine-under-par 63. World No.9 Rickie Fowler , who held the halfway lead, earned solo fifth with a 68, with Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim a shot back alone in sixth after also carding a 68. Read More »

Best to lead Lions against Chiefs

Gatland's decision to bring in reinforcements from the Wales and Scotland squads now downunder has provoked a backlash at home and in New Zealand from those who believe it devalues the Lions' jersey, but there was no hint of that tonight as he spoke of his enjoyment at being back in his home province of Waikato for whom he played and coached for so many years. Read More »

How US Open win was the making of Dustin Johnson


There's a term for guys who do well historically at certain places: "Horse for the Course". Now the plan for the Irmo native is to head to Erin Hills in Erin, Wisc., site of the U.S. Open has gone on to then win the Open. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is the +750 betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark .com. Thomas has played in the U.S. Read More »