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Brooks Koepka wins US Open to secure first-ever major championship

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Koepka became the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship, and it was the first time since 1998-2000 that Americans won their national championship 3 straight years. At this U.S. Open, eight different players finished at -9 or lower. Another former Alabama great, Robby Shelton, led wire-to-wire as he captured the title at the GolfBC Championship - his first career professional win - on the Mackenzie Tour (Canadian PGA). Read More »

Real Madrid Fans Demand Fifth Ballon d'Or for Ronaldo

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Let me know when any other Yorkshire club plays in Madrid in a competitive match. "I have signed a long-term contract at Madrid", said Bale, who last October committed himself to Real until 2022. "We've made more history", Bale said. The Italian champion's defensive wall had been nearly impregnable all season in Europe but was reduced to rubble as Real roared to victory with three goals after the break. Read More »

All Blacks World Cup Winning Coach Hails The Influence Of Conor Murray

With travel fatigue now out of the system, the Lions needed to make a statement and ironically their cause was helped when Davies went off injured in the first half, allowing Johnny Sexton to take the field as a second playmaker. The tourists know full well how annoying that is to opponents, and are quite right to keep doing it. That's the aim for everyone on Tuesday is to put a bit more pressure on the coaches and it's a lot easier to put pressure on them if you come out a winning team, ... Read More »

Ronaldo strikes twice as Real retain Champions League title

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Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it'll be an hour to face the best team in Europe. "We're happy because it's not easy to achieve things like winning the league and the Champions League ". Madrid's supremacy was clear in the second half. But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to win 2018 NBA Title

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This championship was revenge for the Golden State Warriors , who blew a 3-1 lead in last year's NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers . I think Andre [Iguodala] and Draymond [Green] may have been asked about it, and David West. Money and egos aside, the Warriors blended beautifully from the day Durant first walked into team headquarters. And according to ESPN , as James and Kyrie Irving left the court after Game 5 ended and embraced in the tunnel, he told Irving: "We'll be back, ... Read More »

Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres

Rizzo tripled to open the Cubs sixth, bolted for home after Kris Bryant's liner to center was caught. Padres manager Andy Green did not hold back at expressing his disdain for the collision . Jose Pirela and Yangervis Solarte each went 2 for 4 with a solo home run respectively, while Solarte added a double to his stat line in the loss. Read More »

US Open victor Brooks Koepka 'tired of golf' in 2013

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Ahead of him, Hideki Matsuyama was making a late charge that produced difficult-to-ignore crowd reactions. He made the pressure shots. With a subsiding wind at his back he tackled the 681-yard par 5 with a three-wood and promptly dispatched it 379 yards. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins the easiest US Open in history

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That victory five years ago at Royal Latham was his last tour win. University Texas product Scottie Scheffler is the low amateur for this year's Open. Those who saw him couldn't ignore the sheer athleticism, raw power and quiet confidence. "I just didn't have it today", Thomas said. It was an especially good day for Spieth considering how the wind picked up at Erin Hills . Read More »

Champions Trophy triumph helps Pakistan surge to 6th spot in ODI Rankings

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Virat Kohli won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat first. In a match which saw Virat Kohli and his boys fail miserably in all three departments of fielding, bowling and batting, it was Hardik Pandya who nearly spearheaded a resurgence by scoring the fastest half-century in the history of ICC tournaments finals, even beating Adam Gilchrist's record. Read More »

Bayern dismisses 'duck of the day' Ronaldo rumours

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Ronaldo has reportedly told his Portugal teammates that he is "determined" to walk away from Madrid and "there is no going back", after it first emerged on Friday morning that he wants to leave the club. Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport reported at the weekend that Bayern were interested in signing Ronaldo, 32, from Madrid. "Subsequently, this rumour was also taken up by numerous German media". Read More »

Williamson 12th man in Trophy team

In a match which saw Virat Kohli and his boys fail miserably in all three departments of fielding, bowling and batting, it was Hardik Pandya who nearly spearheaded a resurgence by scoring the fastest half-century in the history of ICC tournaments finals, even beating Adam Gilchrist's record. Read More »

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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The Penguins goalie, who had allowed nine goals combined in the last two games, rebounded in a big way by stopping all 24 Nashville shots. Heck, their worst players were better than the Predators' so-called best. They know that their own fan base will help that cause. "This is a team that Games 1 and 2, there were a few minutes where we liked our game for some of it, then other parts of it, they took over". Read More »

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stuns India

But Pakistan batsman Hafeez says his team-mates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday. Pakistan have received further reward for their unlikely Champions Trophy triumph after the International Cricket Council confirmed they'd risen two spots on the one-day international team rankings on Monday. Read More »

Andy Murray powers into French Open quarterfinals

The eighth-seeded Nishikori recovered from a nightmare opening set to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) and progress to his seventh Grand Slam quarterfinal, a record for a Japanese man. "I played my best match of the tournament. But I gained some confidence and the fourth I think it was flawless tennis I played". "They are all obviously playing extremely well", said Murray. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: "My age is just a number"

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Isco says he "hopes to renew" his contract with Real Madrid "soon" as "there's no better place to play football". "That is why he is already the best coach in the world". Ronaldo was delighted to see his son's fantastic football skills after a huge victory in the Champions League finals. "Zidane believes in us a lot", Ronaldo said. Read More »

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

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Madrigal drove in a run on a groundout in the sixth before Harrison went deep for the ninth time, the first CWS grand slam since 2010, as the lead ballooned to 8-0. Oregon State awaits Florida State or LSU in the Bracket 1 final on Friday. "And this doesn't happen to us very frequently". But at least there will be no finger-pointing - it was a total team effort. Read More »

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win will bring worldwide cricket to Pak

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Talking to APP, Asian Bradman said defeating India by 180 runs was a tremendous victory and at times, a whole team put up this total on the scoreboard. They were more intense and more passionate. "He has asked us to bring in more aggression into our game and aim at finishing on top of the table in the league stage", Manpreet added. Read More »

Auckland give British Lions a case of the Blues

The speed of the game is quick, but think we are matching them physically, our attacking shape was better than on Saturday. That may be why Gatland has chose to play Farrell as an out-and-out 10, despite the Saracens playmaker starring for England over the last 18 months at inside centre. Read More »

149th Running of the Belmont Stakes

Only one favorite has won the Belmont in the past 10 years (American Pharoah, 2015). Tapwrit was given a ground-saving ride on the rail in third by Ortiz, and it made the difference in the final 150 metres as Tapwrit went on to give sire Tapit a third Belmont win in four years. Read More »

America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda

Although they have won three races, the Kiwis lead Oracle 2-0. Analysis - Could this be the " San Francisco moment" when an ascendant Team New Zealand is savaged by a revitalised Oracle TeamUSA? We saw back in 2013 that a quick cash injection can fix Oracle's problems, and with five days off before the next racing takes place, don't put it past Team USA and Spithill to bring more of a contest once competition gets back underway on Sunday. Read More »

French Open roundup from Day 14

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She broke to go up 4-3 on an improbably net cord, held for 5-3, then with the help of a slight mishit inside-out backhand broke Halep , raising her arms and screaming after slapping a victor off a serve on match point. To play a final, it's an awesome thing. "I have to say a star is born", Evert, working as pundit for broadcaster Eurosport said. Now, she capped her fortnight fairytale with a trophy at Roland Garros. Read More »