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US Open a success for pair of Wisconsin golfers

Opens, and began one shot from the lead, wobbled from the get-go and shot 75 on Sunday. For starters, the golf course played far easier than the USGA anticipated, and for a governing body that is often accused of inflicting cruel and unusual punishment at the U.S. Read More »

NASCAR Cup Series: Pocono 400 live stream


In his only career victory, at Jacksonville, Fla., in 1963, race officials didn't let him in victory lane, fearing a riot might ensue if the white trophy girl kissed him. Kevin Harvick is third with 429. Harvick couldn't quite get there, especially with weak brakes, something that bit numerous drivers on Sunday. Definitely took a few runs there to get my marks down and get a little faith in the auto and what it was doing and where I needed to put it and we got faster each round. Read More »

Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy

Dhawan was out to an Amir cross seamer, and India was 33-3. India and Pakistan have got 18 wickets each from their four matches between overs 11 and 40. "The belief just showed on the field the way they played together as a team and regardless of who you play in the finals , it's always going to be challenging because once you start thinking that it's a big game, then your mindset changes". Read More »

Koepka wins first major championship at US Open

Open , commemorating the late Arnold Palmer's win at the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills. Leader Brian Harman , who sits at 12 under, had not even teed off by the time Spieth finished his round. He also tied for 11th in the Masters, but his game dropped off a bit from there. The week ended with 31 players under par, breaking the U.S. Open record of 28 players at Medinah in 1990. Read More »

Khris Davis' 2-Run Homer Leads A's to Sweep of Yankees


Ryan Madson allowed a two0out single in the eighth before Sean Doolittle collected his second save in three attempts in the ninth. "You can feel the confidence that the guys are playing with right now and the energy they're playing with right now". Read More »

Portugal vs Mexico 2017 Confederation Cup group stage match end in draw

The player who stole the show, though, was the scorer of the first goal of the match - Ricardo Quaresma . "It's a high-profile match", Mexico forward Hirving Lozano said . It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. "He is concentrating on playing for the national team and he wants to give the motivation to have a good tournament". Read More »

England juniors fall at final hurdle


Hooker Asafo Aumua ran in a hat-trick of tries while flanker Dalton Papali'i, prop Pouri Rakete-Stones, lock Isaia Walker-Leawere, flanker Luke Jacobson (2) and replacements Josh McKay and Tom Christie also crossed in the comprehensive victory. Read More »

Gatland mixes up Lions squad again

Sky Sports hold the rights to the Lions' tour. "This is a huge and exciting challenge for us", Robertson said in a statement. The Lions' first clash with the All Blacks comes on June 24, with the Highlanders, the New Zealand Maori and the Chiefs all still to play before the three-Test series. Read More »

'The greatest tragedy of recent years:' Forest fires in Portugal kill 60


Valdemar Alves, mayor of Pedrogao Grande, said: "This is a region that has had fires because of its forests, but we can not remember a tragedy of these proportions". Mr Costa said firefighting crews are having difficulties in approaching the area because the flames are "very intense". France and Spain have sent planes to help stop the blaze, the European Commission said . Read More »

Johnny Miller plays down Thomas' record-breaking 63

Thomas' third round nine-under-par 63 eclipsed Miller's eight-under-par 63 to clinch the 1973 US Open by one at Oakmont but, speaking to , Miller likened the course set-up to that of a PGA Tour event. Thomas capped his sensational round with an eagle after landing a 3-wood on the 18th green. By the end of a wild and wide-open Saturday, five players were double digits under par. Read More »

Tommy Fleetwood in US Open hunt despite bogey on 18

Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. "I needed to hit a lot of fairways, and if I do that, I'm going to play well". Open is rather remarkable considering just six had ever done it in the previous 116 Opens. Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. Read More »

Warriors Confident Steve Kerr Will Coach In 17-18

Coming off Monday's Game 5 victory at home, the Dubs have secured their fifth title in franchise history, including their second over the last three seasons. Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. Read More »

Koepka equals McIlroy record to win US Open

Fleetwood, who was hoping to follow in the footsteps of 1970 victor Tony Jacklin and 2013 champion Justin Rose, held a share of second place on 11 under par alongside Americans Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas. Spieth was well off the lead, but seemed to be feeling much better with his game after shooting 76 in the third round. "It looks as though the weather conditions are going to be a lot more challenging today at Erin Hills", Kite said. Read More »

No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

The goal was disallowed for offside on review. Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal just after the half-hour mark before Javier Hernandez headed in the equaliser to restore parity. Ronaldo made a great run from near midfield to set up Quaresma's 34th-minute goal. Raphael Guerreiro missed a cross at the far post which gave Carlos Vela the chance to hook the ball back across for Hernandez to power home a diving header . Read More »

Koepka, Harman pull clear as US Open nears conclusion

Despite winds gusting up to 25mph which forced tournament officials to change the pin position on the par-three 13th, Spieth showed what was still possible with a closing 69. But he only had one top 30 in his next four starts. Koepka hit an astounding 62 greens in regulation this week. There was a 7-footer at No. 1, but he really got his round jumpstarted with a almost 35-foot bomb for birdie at the eighth. Read More »

Rising winds set to provide fiendish test in US Open final round

At Erin Hills you barely would have made the cut at 1-over, and if Sunday is anything like the previous three days, someone is going to have to shoot in the low 60s to win, unless Mother Nature decides to rear an angry face. Sadly, that score was to prove Leishman's high-water mark. Based on how those final six holes have played thus far, it could produce the most unique U.S. Read More »

Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note


Harman had been tied with Koepka after his birdie putt on the third did a full circuit of the hole before dropping in, but found heavy rough off the tee on the 12th to make only his third bogey of the week. Spieth missed the cut at The Players Championship and the AT&T Byron Nelson before tying for second after shooting a 65 in the final round at the Colonial. Read More »

Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after 'I quit' bombshell

Sources close to the payer have briefed media outlets that he wants to leave for footballing reasons. A source claims the Portugal global "feels great indignation" with the speculation about his tax affairs and and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and has made a decision to leave Spain. Read More »

LeBron James responds to Draymond Green's claim he started National Basketball Association superteams


First, he defended himself against starting the superteam idea, and then followed that up by saying he likes that he's still on the Warriors' minds even after they won. "Oh yeah, for sure", James said in agreement. It all goes back to a year ago, when the Cavs beat the Warriors in the NBA Finals. Jefferson, who will turn 37 next week, said on the podcast that he is considering retirement once again. Read More »

Johnny Miller questions the merits of Justin Thomas' US Open record

Justin Thomas, coming off a 9-under 63 that matched the major championship scoring record and was the first 9-under round at a U.S. Open, went out in 39 and closed with a 75 to tie for ninth. He rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on No. 5 from the edge of the green that broke so severely that he stood with his toes facing the hole and rapped the ball toward his left foot. Read More »

Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy final

Embarrassed by India in its opening match , Pakistan has astonishingly turned the tables on its arch-rival to win their Champions Trophy final by a crushing 180 runs at The Oval. "It has been an up and down ride". Some teams might not have the best starts, and they come back amazingly, which Pakistan has done. We tried our level best but we just couldn't make things happen. Read More »

Vladimir Putin speech motivated Russia, says Cherchesov

The Confederations Cup will be held from June 17 to July 2 in the Russian cities of Kazan , Sochi, St. Petersburg and Moscow . Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone for a successful tournament. Read More »

Pakistan demolish holders India to win Champions Trophy

A few Pakistan fans stormed the ground to greet their cricketing heroes only to be neutralised by the bouncers on the ground. The way they turned things around speaks volumes of the talent they have in their side. Apart from Pandya, no other Indian batsmen could play freely and were found struggling against a steaming Pakistan bowling attack. His transformation into a hero was complete as his final tally was six overs , two maidens, 16 runs and three wickets. Read More »

Chelsea planning to hijack Man Utd's move for Morata

Links surrounding Ronaldo , Real Madrid and Man United have been doing the rounds for days, but this is the first sign that the player really does want a return - after manager Jose Mourinho claimed he would "relish" the chance to work with his fellow countryman again. Read More »