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Tebow ends 1st half of his 1st pro season with 3 strikeouts


The former Heisman Trophy victor appears to have made progress with the New York Mets Class A affiliate. According to, Tebow is now batting.228 with three home runs and 21 RBI. He also struck out five and walked one. AT THE PLATE: Tebow's average held steady at.224 after going 5 of 23 for the week at the plate. ON THE SEASON: Tebow is 45 of 201 on the season with 21 RBIs and 66 strikeouts. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo avoids the media as speculation about this future intensifies

Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later. Ronaldo had not been bad at all; he created one goal and was involved in another and also hit the bar in the first half. With time running out, Southampton right-back Cedric pounced on a loose ball and slammed home Portugal's second goal. Read More »

Blues' protected list will be announced soon

The now released unprotected list has sent several experts into a frenzy trying to figure out just who exactly the Golden Knights will take. That benefits the Golden Knights because it maintained a deeper pool of talent available. In other words, McPhee is happy to accept a collection of draft picks, prospects and other assets in exchange for not selecting certain players. Regarding Abdelkader, who's 30 years old and signed through 2023 with a cap hit of $4.25 million, it's likely the ... Read More »

Thomas struggling in US Open

The last two champions, Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth , went on to finish in the top 10 at The Open Championship the same year. The 28-year-old ended tied for fifth with fellow Americans Bill Haas and Xander Schauffele and was satisfied with a seventh top-10 finish at a major. Read More »

Comeback win sees Murray to fourth successive Roland Garros semi-final


Stan Wawrinka feels he is in better form heading into this year's French Open semi-final with Andy Murray than he was 12 months ago, when the Briton won in four sets. Andy knows what he has to do. He was playing better. "I played the best match here in Roland Garros against Carla, which always was a tough match", said Halep. Read More »

Brooks Koepka equals scoring record with US Open win

Brooks Koepka rose from the pack Sunday to lift his first major championship trophy after tying a U.S. Open scoring record. "To get to travel the world at 22, 21 years old, and do what you do for a living is pretty neat", Koepka said. And when he completed his hat-trick from 16 feet on the 16th, all that was left to decide was whether he would equal or break McIlroy's record. While thumping wind made its first appearance of the week in the final round, it stayed around for just four ... Read More »

Four share lead at US Open

Among them all you won't find one victor of a major and only Fowler with star power. It didn't work all that well. He rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on No. 9 to a hot dog's length. Nor had Johnson had a relative-to-par round of better than 2-under 69, in 2011 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Read More »

Burgeoning legend easy to Judge: New York Yankees phenom Aaron Judge shining

And on a day when Joe Girardi was forced to use five pitchers because the team made a decision to push the struggling Masahiro Tanaka's start to Monday in Anaheim , it hardly mattered who was on the mound for the Yankees . Jesus Sucre had three hits and two RBIs, helping the Rays record a season-high in runs. Would anyone have believed that that rookie would take barely two months to become the most sensational act in the Bronx (sorry, Chase Headley ) and perhaps baseball altogether, ... Read More »

Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

Mexico for much of the match took possession and control and was the team that took the game to Portugal from the forefront. Chicharito equalised for the Mexicans with three minutes left in the first half with a diving header . "But we are not anxious, there are two games left, we still have chances". I want to remind you that Mexico held a control match against the U.S. Read More »

US Open results: Brooks Koepka wins golf championship with record-equalling score

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. "I think it's a great thing". Fleetwood began the day in a tie for second and made an encouraging start with a birdie from eight feet on the second. "I would have had to play some pretty spectacular golf to catch him". He shot the low round of the day, 6-under 66, to post a score at 12-under, which at the time he finished was just one shot behind Koepka and Harman. Read More »

Spectator dies at US Open in Wisconsin


Fowler will be among the later starters along with defending champion Dustin Johnson , who opened defence of his crown with shaky three-over 75 and will need to mount a charge to make the cut. Discussing his woes at the long 14th, Casey added: "It was all my own fault, but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf course, which is what I did". Read More »

Ronaldo : Real stars' heroics spark Madrid street party

CARDIFF , Wales (AP) - After another potent demonstration of Cristiano Ronaldo's enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing him now. "The only criticism I could make is that, after the second goal, we should have stayed in the game mentally to make sure we still had chances". "I am not a saint, but I'm not a devil either, which is what many people say I am". Read More »

US Open snippets from fourth round at Erin Hills

With a final round, 5-under-par 67, Koepka finished at 16 under and four shots clear of 54-hole leader Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama . American Brooks Koepka fired six birdies in the final round as he powered his way to his first major title in the US Open on Sunday. Read More »

Confed Cup: Portugal draw 2-2 with Mexico

With Ronaldo in tow, Portugal is undoubtedly one of the favorites in this match . "It's good that we get to play it right now, in our first game". "We still believe in qualification, we have great possibilities, because there are still two games left". But he failed to show for the press conference, with him said to be "having treatment". Read More »

Was hard to counter Fakhar Zaman's batting style: Virat Kohli

Even when Azhar Ali ran himself out, it did absolutely nothing to stop the runs. Zaman now has the most runs after first four ODIs for Pakistan as he went past Saleem Elahi (229). CONDITIONS: Another batting paradise is expected and will help the batsmen play their shots on the up. With that no-ball, Bumrah's confidence went for a vacation down the coast to Bournemouth and Zaman's found its way back home, with the Pakistan batsman cracking a smile at his slice of luck, nearly as if ... Read More »

McIlroy heading home after erratic round

Paul Casey is the latest example of how little it takes to record a big number in the U.S. Open . Rogness, who is from the Milwaukee area, said he and Blise are longtime golfers. Nick Rogness felt as nervous as anyone at the U.S. Open - not because of a golf club in his hand but the diamond ring in his pocket. "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". Read More »

Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan


Hafeez struck an unbeaten 57 from 37 balls and Babar Azam amassed 46 as Pakistan chalked up 338 - a total deemed eminently gettable on a run-filled surface. Amir struck just three balls into India's reply when, after bowling two outswingers to Sharma, he had him lbw with a superb inswinger. Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, and Virat Kohli have been exceptional with the bat so far, this season. Read More »

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen were among the high-profile players made available on Sunday for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the National Hockey League expansion draft . Read More »

Koepka Tames Wind, Nerves To Win US Open By Four Shots

Koepka is the PGA Tour's seventh consecutive first-time major title victor and ninth straight first-time U.S. Open victor. He matched Rory McIlroy's U.S. When Matsuyama, at number four the highest ranked player to make the cut, delivered the round of the day a six-under 66 to get within one of the lead, a rampaging Koepka countered with golf's version of the knockout punch, clinching victory in ruthless style by registering three straight birdies from the 14th. Read More »

Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio was satisfied with his team's performance and particularly the way they kept Portugal's star man Ronaldo quiet - even if he did somewhat strangely still win man of the match for his only two pieces of positive intervention: hitting the crossbar and providing the assist for Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open at Erin Hills with record-equalling performance

He found stardom right at home as the U.S. Open champion. Brooks Koepka has bagged his first major championship with a four-shot US Open victory at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Sunday. PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele and Bill Haas also finished at 10-under. As recently as a couple of years ago he didn't seem to thrilled about his career choice. Read More »

Champions Trophy : India bowl against Pakistan in final

They beat South Africa, the world's top-ranked one-day side, and Sri Lanka to reach the last four before dismantling previously unbeaten hosts England with a ruthless semi-final performance. We have no hesitation or shame to admit we didn't play our best game today. India's wickets tumbled with alarming regularity. Sarfraz Ahmed hailed Pakistan's Champions Trophy victory as historic, hoping that it would encourage teams to tour the nation hereafter. Read More »

Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio was satisfied with his team's performance and particularly the way they kept Portugal's star man Ronaldo quiet - even if he did somewhat strangely still win man of the match for his only two pieces of positive intervention: hitting the crossbar and providing the assist for Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal. Read More »