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Thomas has recond nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

Open in relation to par. Whoever emerged victorious would definitely have earned it given the conditions which were reminiscent of the final round of the 1992 US Open at Pebble Beach. Brian Harman is the 54-hole leader by one shot heading into today's final round, but he is not the betting favourite to win a wide-open Open. "I played a lot", a smiling Harman said. Read More »

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight

So here is a round-up of what has been said about what is already one of the most talked about fights in history. Mayweather opened as a minus-1000 favorite, with McGregor at plus-650, at the Westgate sports book in Las Vegas . Details of the Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV prices were released just over a month before the 2015 fight , so fans might have to wait until mid-July to get finalized numbers. Read More »

Berger retains St Jude Classic, Power & McDowell seven adrift in Memphis

Daniel Berger went back-to-back at the St. Jude Classic after triumphing by a stroke. Schwartzel, who finished third at the Masters, began his day on the back nine and had four birdies on his first eight holes. "I identified the problem and switched putters, thought about all the things I did as a junior". LPGA: Ariya Jutanugarn won the Manulife Classic with birdie on the first playoff hole to beat Lexi Thompson and In Gee Chun in Cambridge, Ontario. Read More »

Golden opportunity for Pak to avenge loss, says Imran Khan


Pakistan , on the other hand, have turned around their campaign after the disastrous start. Lastly being asked about the atmosphere and crowd support ahead of the India and Pakistan final, Dhawan said,"They will be having huge expectations and for both the countries it's going to be the same and we will try our best to win the match and bring back the trophy home". Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5


Nashville Predators' coach Peter Laviolette said it was never in doubt, even after the first two games of the Stanley Cup final in which his goaltender was nearly singlehandedly responsible for his team trailing the series 2-0. That's something that we've talked about, how we can just get better at our transition speed. Pittsburgh, however, was problematic in the first two games of this series. Read More »

NZ fall to Russia in Cup opener

The goal was initially awarded to Denis Glushakov before it was ruled as an own goal upon review. Russian Federation faces a stress test of its readiness to host the 2018 World Cup as the Confederations Cup kicks off amid concerns over hooliganism and security. Read More »

Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Open. Harman made a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole to hold off Dustin Johnson and Pat Perez by a stroke. Rickie Fowler , on the verge of being left behind, rallied with three straight birdies and shot 68. I want a U.S. Open where some poor person in the production truck is forced to hover his finger over the mute button all day, because players can't stop cussing about their misfortunes. Read More »

US Open: The latest from the final round

Thomas's 63 was in the third round, so by default it wasn't to win, but it was lower relative to par; Erin Hills plays at a par-72. Justin Thomas is one shot off the lead at the US Open after making history with his remarkable nine-under-par 63 third round. Read More »

Majors a minor-ity after two rounds at 2017 US Open

What a day we have in prospect, as Fleetwood takes on some of the finest young talent in American golf. Harman , who is not the longest hitter in the field, but has an excellent putting stroke, shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to grab the lead. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan hope to end India's dominance

Three of their players - Mohammad Amir , Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt - were jailed for their role in the spot-fixing scandal that spoiled the Lord's Test against England in 2010. Yes, it is a batting wicket, but with the score Pakistan are likely to put on in a major tournament final, India are going to have to pull some magic out, or get gifts from the Pakistan bowlers like their counterparts did, to retain their title. Read More »

No one thought Pakistan will reach the final, says proud Sarfraz


This was the trouble: England's starts were either all or insufficient, and usually the latter. England were disappointed to be confronted with a slow pitch which favoured Pakistan but should have been able to adapt their plans much better than they did after seeing how it reacted to the first few overs. Read More »

Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final

This was the trouble: England's starts were either all or insufficient, and usually the latter. England hit only one boundary in the final 10 overs and there was not a single six in the innings! "We continue to learn, everything we did was calculated, but Pakistan had played on the wicket previously and that helped". Read More »

Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final


Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth global innings. Both have come from Pakistan . "It's a final against India , so I just tried to enjoy the innings". The South African's comments echoed those of Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, who insisted: " History can change , and I hope we can (change it)". Read More »

Will NBA Champions Snub Visit to Trump White House?

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson smiles while speaking at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017. Before Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Silver told Adam Gilgore of the Washington Post that the league should focus on how to build more "championship-caliber" teams - not break apart the Warriors . Read More »

Inspired Pakistan pummel India to win Champions Trophy


Kohli, who was dropped at first slip by Azhar Ali in the previous ball, tried a flick to the on-side but could only manage a leading edge straight to Shadab Khan at point. Openers Azhar and Zaman put up a solid platform for other batsmen to post a good total on the board. Every time he runs in, he wants to get a wicket. Read More »

Confederations Cup kicks off

The former Russian worldwide goalkeeper has set his squad the ambitious task of winning the Confed Cup, a tournament that serves as a tune-up for next year's World Cup. He said the team knows what they have to do to upset Russian Federation. "We've worked hard and I believe now we're well-prepared for the opening game", Zenit midfielder Igor Smolnikov told Russian TV. Read More »

Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan


But Hardik was late as by then the top order was already back to pavilion. # Yuvraj Singh scored 22 before he was dismissed LBW by Shadab Khan via DRS. What actually happened was that newbie opener Fakhar Zaman , playing his fourth worldwide innings, hit 114 from 106 balls in one of the highest-pressure cricket matches of the decade, before a bristling middle order grew the total to 338 for 4, with hitherto unsuspected power and skill. Read More »

Ronaldo only focused on Mexico says Silva

Emmanuel Ledesma pulled NY Cosmos level with Puerto Rico via a stunning volley, then celebrated like Cristiano Ronaldo . The 32-year-old is upset at accusations from the Spanish authorities that he held £13million of earnings from image rights in the British Virgin Islands and the Republic of Ireland in order to avoid paying tax. Read More »

Last group tees off at US Open

Justin Thomas, who fired a record 63 on Saturday, and Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood are at 11 under. The world No. 13 stuffed his 310-yard approach shot to within 8 feet on the par-5 that stretches well beyond 600 yards. "I was able to get to a few under by just accepting the fact that the putt might miss instead of having to have it be ideal". Thomas, a major away from joining the young elite in golf, only added to a year of low numbers. Read More »

Phillips wins it again as Braves top Marlins 5-4


The Braves began the day having scored just nine runs in its previous six home games and kept the trend alive with Danny Santana, Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson combining to strand four runners at third with two out. That loaded the bases with no outs, but Urena pitched out of the jam without allowing a run. That May 12 encounter with Urena yielded Foltynewicz's first win of the season as he limited the Marlins to one run on six hits in six innings. Read More »

"Boss! How are you?" Cristiano Ronaldo greets Sir Alex after winning UCL


Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has expressed his disappointment at losing the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday. It also happened to be Ronaldo's 600th career goal for club and country. Following an elaborate pre-match ceremony involving American pop act Black Eyed Peas at the Principality Stadium, Juve settled first. An intricate passing move ended with a quick one-two between Cristiano Ronaldo and Daniel Carvajal which the former finished off with ... Read More »