• Schmoldt: Fowler's 65 part of US Open's wacky first day
Schmoldt: Fowler's 65 part of US Open's wacky first day

Like Spieth, he failed to convert any of his putts from 10-20 feet and also missed three of six putts from 5-10 feet. "I just didn't putt very well, " Johnson said. "My speed was a little off. I'd either hit it just high and lip it out or they went across the front edge of the hole". In that regard, he had company in his group, as Johnson's r...

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  • Champions Trophy: Photos from Australia Vs Bangladesh match
Champions Trophy: Photos from Australia Vs Bangladesh match

We've got ourselves from nine to number eight (in the ODI rankings) and our brand of cricket has changed. If they can find a way to wriggle past Australia - a side whom they haven't faced since 2011 - they'll be right in the mix for the last four.

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  • Scotland 2-2 England
Scotland 2-2 England

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came off the bench to give England the lead before Griffiths's free kicks looked to have snatched victory for Scotland . Yet a first win over the English since 1999 was denied Gordon Strachan's team deep into stoppage time as Kane fired home a cross from Raheen Sterling to earn a 2-2 draw.

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  • Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-fina
Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-fina

However, that backing has softened in the light of Roy's repeated failures and Morgan, fresh from his impressive 87 in England's group win over Australia, indicated Tuesday the team could not afford to "carry" anyone as they went in search of a first major ODI tournament triumph.

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  • England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root
England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root

He added, "Someone has helped you win the game". There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to be so happy. We all know what happens behind the scenes. "There were huge expectations they'd go on to win the tournament, I think justifiably so on the back of what they've done over the last year-and-a-half", said Atherton.

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  • Democrats parody Trump for his 'all praise' Cabinet meeting
Democrats parody Trump for his 'all praise' Cabinet meeting

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus on Monday thanked President Trump for the chance to serve in his administration and fight for his agenda. "I want to thank you for getting this country moving again, and also working again", said Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao , who will likely struggle to get anyone moving again with the budg...

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  • Muguruza, Venus Win; Bellis Rained-Out in Upset Attempt at French Open
Muguruza, Venus Win; Bellis Rained-Out in Upset Attempt at French Open

Pliskova will play Cepede Royg, who became only the second Paraguayan woman to reach the second week here after stopping Mariana Duque-Marino 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-3. Nadal skated by No. 17 Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Wozniacki openly clashed with the chair umpire while trailing 3-2 in the second set and demanded the match be...

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  • Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title
Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title

Nadal's 10th Roland Garros title is his 53rd on clay, the most won by a player on the surface in the Open Era . Whether or not that happens, Nadal's lack of points to defend in comparison to Murray - who only lost two matches after the French Open previous year - make it seem virtually nailed on that he will overtake him at some point in the...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Fans await India-Pakistan final on June 18
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Fans await India-Pakistan final on June 18

But the star batsman insists it is the form of the title-holders' opening duo that is giving him confidence in the lead up to Sunday's clash between the sub-continent cricket giants at the Oval . Virat is the eighth Indian to aggregate 8,000 ODI runs. The greatest Match of Final between India and Pakistan on 18th will make the subcontine...

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  • Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come
Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

At a rally after the parade, Green mocked James' contention that he had never played for a super team. Thirty-four Patriots were present for the White House ceremony to honor their Super Bowl 51 win, which was a similar number of attendees to when the Patriots won in 2004 and 2005, according to Patriots spokesman Stacey James.

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  • Penguins Stanley Cup parade planning underway in Pittsburgh
Penguins Stanley Cup parade planning underway in Pittsburgh

But I think we learned from that. "This isn't the end, you know". Crosby is the rare athlete who began his career with the expectation that he'd finish it as one of the all-time greats. They know how to step up with the game. I could go through every guy (the others being Justin Schultz, Ian Cole, Trevor Daley and Olli Maatta). It sounds imposs...

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  • 650000 fans cheer on Penguins at victory parade
650000 fans cheer on Penguins at victory parade

On locker clean-out day Thursday, Sullivan explained those comments. "We are going to try to add a player or two that maybe we can have more protection in our lineup", Rutherford said. It's not known if Matt Cullen will extend his career, but if he does it would nearly certainly be as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins . To recap their run ...

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  • US Open at a glance
US Open at a glance

He also fired that score in the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open (T12) at Pinehurst No. 2 and the second round of last year's championship at Oakmont (7th). "I would have snapped your arm off for six under", said the 39-year-old, who chipped in for an eagle on the first and added six birdies and two bogeys.

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  • Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

Earlier in the day, AirSign had shared blimp pictures from the U.S. Open, advertising PenFed Credit Union. It was super soft at Congressional in 2011 when McIlroy set the 54-hole record (199) and 72-hole record (268) in an eight-shot victory.

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  • India vs Bangladesh Champions Trophy
India vs Bangladesh Champions Trophy

Set a victory target of 265 by a Bangladesh team playing its first semifinal at a global tournament, India never looked in danger as Sharma hit an unbeaten 123 for his 11th ODI hundred and was accompanied at the finish by captain Virat Kohli (96 not out).

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  • Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finalize fight for Aug
Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finalize fight for Aug

Mayweather confirmed the fight on Wednesday on Twitter . Mayweather and McGregor - kingpins of their sports - will climb into a boxing ring to face each other at Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena on august 26 . "They carry unmatched reputations for spectacle and athleticism, and together they will create a once-in-a-lifetime event." he said . ...

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

For Spieth, the round continued a bothersome trend. Someone forgot to tell Rickie Fowler how challenging this was supposed to be. The lengthy fescue that towers over the ground not far from the fairways made news this week when fellow golfer Kevin Na posted a video demonstrating what a nightmare it is to attempt to hit a golf ball out f...

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  • Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals
Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

Unlike Nishikori, Murray has not forgotten their US Open quarter-final previous year and is looking to make amends for one that got away. At the bottom of the draw, Dominic Thiem dismissed defending Open champion Novak Djokovic, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-0, to set up a semi with heavy title tip Rafael Nadal .

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  • Lewis Hamilton: I was day-dreaming about 2007 during Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton: I was day-dreaming about 2007 during Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton drove to a dominant win in Sunday's 2017 Canadian Grand Prix , while championship points leader Sebastien Vettel settled for fourth. "I was really able to absorb the moment and enjoy driving the vehicle". Vettel was not particularly slow out of the starting blocks, but as Valtteri Bottas dived underneath the German, and then ...

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  • Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling
Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling

After being sidelined for part of last season and again during the 2017 playoffs with back pain, head coach Steve Kerr returned during the Finals and said he intends to coach "for a long time ". Steph Curry averaged 26.8 points, Kyrie Irving averaged 29.4, LeBron James averaged 33.6 and Kevin Durant averaged 35.2 points. "I can remem...

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  • Celtics reportedly not set on Fultz, considering Jackson for No. 1 pick
Celtics reportedly not set on Fultz, considering Jackson for No. 1 pick

Los Angeles needs a point guard that can bring their best every night while finding ways to make the offense better as a whole. So far, Fultz has only worked out for the Boston Celtics . NC State's Dennis Smith Jr .is NBA-bound after one full season at the college level. These reports were fairly curious considering there was a time when they wer...

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  • Attack on United States lawmakers: What we know
Attack on United States lawmakers: What we know

Scalise was shot in the hip and is reported to be in critical condition at a Washington hospital. Sanders, 75, unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton . But he ignored a reporter's attempt to ask him questions on the incident. In a live announcement on national television, President Trump said the gunman has died.

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  • No one thought we'd reach the final: Sarfraz
No one thought we'd reach the final: Sarfraz

Hasan Ali , one of the heroes of Pakistan's ascent to the final, kept sleeping on the long journey to the British capital where Pakistan arrived on Thursday for the first time in this tournament . "I wouldn't say I'm shell-shocked, just very disappointed", Root said of England's Champions Trophy exit. "I think, going into today's game kn...

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  • Pakistan crushes England's Champions Trophy hopes
Pakistan crushes England's Champions Trophy hopes

Hasan Ali , who was named Man of the Match said: "It was a big match, so we focused on our bowling ". " Pakistan have played the flawless game - they're peaking at the ideal time ". Pakistan not only defeated England and made it to the Champions Trophy final for the first time , they simply annihilated the hosts when nearly everyone th...

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  • Morgan insists complacency isn't to cause England's woe
Morgan insists complacency isn't to cause England's woe

Pacer Shoaib Akhtar tweeted: "Well done green caps you guys done it style by winning so easily keep going 1 more game to go.Proud of you Pak team". England's next action is a three-match T20 series against South Africa - the goal of which nobody quite yet knows - but soon after, focus will shift from one-day cricket to the more immediate chal...

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  • Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House
Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House

I think that the first two games we talked about previous year, you can go over all the shootarounds the walkthroughs you want to go through, but until you actually get on the floor and play against this team, it's tough. "He's had an wonderful career, but he just took it to the next level", said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr . Following Gold...

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  • Paul Pogba Proved Point Against England Says Hugo Lloris
Paul Pogba Proved Point Against England Says Hugo Lloris

Many FIFA fans and Manchester United fans were disappointed at the rating Electronic Arts gave Pogba past year, while others saw it as a surprise. If he can turn them into goals , that's another area he needs to improve. But, as they showed this week, they are ready to compete at the best level.

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  • Red Sox put Eduardo Rodriguez on disabled list
Red Sox put Eduardo Rodriguez on disabled list

Price was outstanding against the Orioles in his second start of the season, showing off the stuff, command and efficiency you'd expect from someone of his stature. "I stumbled out of the gate, tried to stay with it as best I could, and my guys behind me picked me up", Sale said. Brad Brach, the third Baltimore reliever, got three straight ou...

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  • Kyle Busch takes pole at Pocono Raceway
Kyle Busch takes pole at Pocono Raceway

The Wood Brothers have won at least one race in each of the last six decades, but none since Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 in 2011. Include more drivers that have good shots at a victory this season like Clint Bowyer , Jamie McMurray , Chase Elliott , Ryan Blaney , Erik Jones and Daniel Suarez and the math shows that points are going t...

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  • Chelsea begin title defence vs. Burnley; first visitors to Tottenham at Wembley
Chelsea begin title defence vs. Burnley; first visitors to Tottenham at Wembley

So Jose Mourinho better ensure his side have a superior cutting edge than they displayed in the league a year ago. Tottenham , which was runner-up to Chelsea last season, is playing its home games in the Premier League at Wembley this season while a new stadium is being constructed on the site of the club's old White Hart Lane.

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  • Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65
Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

KEY STATISTIC: Fowler matched the first-round record in relation to par, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot 7-under 63 in 1980 at Baltusrol. It was a disgusting sight ... I've never seen a plane crash, blimp crash, anything like that. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the pilot at this time", the USGA statement said.

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  • Lions need to step up against Maori as tests loom
Lions need to step up against Maori as tests loom

Despite their shaky early form and losses to the Blues and Highlanders, the Chiefs veteran said the Lions side was one of the strongest he could recall. "I think he is about to bring a few extra players out to give himself the ability to play two squads", said Hansen of Gatland's Lions plans. The World Cup-winning coach has enjoyed baiting the Li...

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  • Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16
Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

While Murray won that affair too - and their only previous grand slam meeting- del Potro had triumphed in their most recent clash, so the Scot was alert to the dangers. "I think with the conditions today, it's not easy to generate pace", said the 2016 runner-up. "It's slow and heavy and coming back in these conditions is hard.

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  • US Open: Brian Harman tied for 2nd early in first round
US Open: Brian Harman tied for 2nd early in first round

And they had plenty of company in red numbers, so much that Erin Hills set a U.S. Open record for the first round by yielding 44 sub-par rounds, breaking by five the record set in 1990 at Medinah. World number five Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open victor at then rookie host Chambers Bay, shot 73 while defending champion Dustin Johnson carded...

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  • French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko had quite the day, and quite the last two weeks. She has 245 winners from six rounds - more than Andy Murray s 174 after five matches. I came through a tough match yesterday, but I just care about today. "I think she has a big chance now to win the final, she's going to deserve it". Serbian Ivanovic was honored in ...

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