• Thomas leads at US Open
Thomas leads at US Open

Open where par is going out of style. At one time seven players were tied for the lead at seven-under and then again at eight-under with nobody able to gain separation until Thomas ripped a mighty three-wood second shot and then drained his eight-foot eagle putt at 18 sparking thundering roars from the massive gallery.

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  • Cubs race past Pirates in ninth
Cubs race past Pirates in ninth

Clint Hurdle laid out the plan for his bullpen almost five hours before a pitch was thrown Friday night at PNC Park. It's just about execution. Neil Walker clubbed 12 home runs as a switch hitting rookie, so at this rate Bell could easily end with a home run total in the twenties for sure.

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  • Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score
Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score

A pair of birdies on the back helped him shoot 74 on the day and 3 over for the tournament. Justin Thomas on Saturday became the fifth player to post a 63 in a U.S. Fowler is within two strokes of the lead at minus-10. "I'm a part of history". I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. "I just get a little shaky and jitter...

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  • Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround
Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

This will be the first time India and Pakistan face-off in a 50-over ICC tournament final. Meanwhile, Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will play in the Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals India , coach Mickey Arthur said Saturday.

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  • Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open
Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open

Casey finished his wild day with six straight pars for a 1-under 71 to set the target Friday. If I can make four birdies around here, that would be pretty good. "After yesterday's round, I received a couple of tips from different people, and it seemed to work well", he said. "To shoot a good round like today, I'm certainly looking forward to the ...

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  • Four players tied for US Open lead
Four players tied for US Open lead

Brendan Steele hits a drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Oosthuizen, who finished second in the US Open in 2015 and lost a play-off for the Open a month later, had to settle for a 68 to finish four under par.

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  • Leishman lurks behind leaders at US Open
Leishman lurks behind leaders at US Open

Open to win by one", said Miller, now an analyst for the American TV network NBC. "We're breaking down all kinds of barriers", Harman quipped. What a day for Justin Thomas . "Looking forward to the next two days". "Someone has a very good chance of ending up with their first major tomorrow", Fowler said. "But I'm looking forward to getting t...

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  • Top 3 miss US Open cut, leaving 4-way tie for lead
Top 3 miss US Open cut, leaving 4-way tie for lead

Unfortunately for Fowler, this is not your normal U.S. Open. There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. Rickie Fowler never came seriously close to a bogey on his way to a seven-under 65, which matched the US Open record to par for the opening round.

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  • Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open

Johnson , ranked No. 1 in the world, missed the cut after a 1-over 73, which came a day after he shot 75. I felt really comfortable and I was enjoying being out there. Open wide open and there for the taking. "Usually when you shoot even in a U.S. Open and you're one off the lead, you're not six down afterward", J.B.

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  • Longest US Open ever no prob for co-leader Koepka
Longest US Open ever no prob for co-leader Koepka

Masters champion Sergio Garcia , who shot a 1-under 71 Friday to get to 3 under, said, "I think the greens are getting US Open-like, but not as firm as they're going to get if we don't get any rain". It's just been trying to figure it out on and around the greens. Friday wasn't almost as favorable for the world's three-top ranked players, none o...

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  • What should the Cleveland Cavaliers do now?
What should the Cleveland Cavaliers do now?

The next time the Warriors had the ball, Curry looked for it. At nearly every moment when it was possible for one man to rise to the challenge of defeating the Warriors on his own, LeBron was there to do it. He chose Curry , Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and a chance at his first championship over returning to Oklahoma City. You go to ...

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  • Morgan hints at changing Roy for Bairstow
Morgan hints at changing Roy for Bairstow

Roy has scored 68 runs in his last nine ODI innings since making 52 against West Indies in Antigua and did not bat on Tuesday, spending most of the session fetching balls from the boundary, for a considerable time stood alongside coach Trevor Bayliss.

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  • Stephen Curry on Potential Invite to White House: 'I Still Wouldn't Go'
Stephen Curry on Potential Invite to White House: 'I Still Wouldn't Go'

There is probably more to come on that, but just right now we just won. "So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff". Although professional athletes have rejected invites to the White House for political reasons in the past, it seems to be more commonplace after Trump's election.

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  • Pakistan aim to change history as archrivals clash in high-octane final today
Pakistan aim to change history as archrivals clash in high-octane final today

India meet neighbours and arch-rivals Pakistan in the grand final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval , London tomorrow (June 18). In 2015, India beat Pakistan by 76 runs at the World Cup in Sydney, Australia while the following year, Pakistan lost by six wickets during the World Twenty20 in Kolkata, India.

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  • The Brutal Text Antonio Conte Sent To Diego Costa
The Brutal Text Antonio Conte Sent To Diego Costa

Signing for Atletico wouldn't mean not playing, I could go [on loan] to some team in Spain , in Italy, in Brazil'. Costa scored a vital goal for Spain in their 2-1 World Cup European Qualifier win over Macedonia on Sunday in Skopje but it was his club future back under the spotlight when he spoke after the game.

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  • Andy Murray powers into French Open quarterfinals
Andy Murray powers into French Open quarterfinals

Wawrinka, then the defending champion, was beaten 6-4 6-2 4-6 6-2 in 2016 before Murray lost to Novak Djokovic in the final - the Serbian completing a career grand slam in the process. "It was windy, so the timing was hard, but once I was able to get into a rhythm and keep him away from the baseline, that made the difference". The Scot set up...

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  • LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances
LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances

He hugged mother Wanda many a time . James even did it again when he went back to Cleveland. That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s who are likely to be with the team for years to come.

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  • Lallana plays 90 minutes as England draw with Scotland
Lallana plays 90 minutes as England draw with Scotland

Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain opened the scoring for Gareth Southgate's England team before a brace from Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths appeared to put the Scottish on course for a shock victory. "It was like a middleweight fighting a heavyweight". Their strength and power was hard to deal with, and we did it. "They keep coming back at you. I und...

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  • McGregor V Mayweather - It's On!
McGregor V Mayweather - It's On!

But the reason Conor McGregor's as big as he is is he'll fight anybody, anywhere, anytime. " THE FIGHT IS ON ", McGregor tweeted several minutes earlier, posting a picture of himself next to one of Mayweather's father, Floyd Sr. Mayweather retired for the first time in 2008 after 39 fights. Both fighters are noted for their ability to sell...

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  • Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine
Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine

The ball landed on the front of the green just soft enough that it rolled out 8 feet by the hole. The last major he played in was the 2015 PGA Championship. "So I did a really good job of staying present, staying focused on the next shot". "I've got a busy summer, so I'm excited to play a lot of golf". Scheffler is three shots back of the lea...

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

But Casey's momentum ran into the buffers on the next hole, when he twice found the thick rough and had to settle for a bogey five to drop back to six under. Brooks Koepka made three birdies over his last seven holes for a 68 and joined Thomas one shot out of the lead. Fowler won the Honda Classic in March, and the 2015 PLAYERS Championship.

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  • Day misses a major cut for first time in five years
Day misses a major cut for first time in five years

Justin Thomas became the 30th player to tie that score on Saturday, but he also did something more. "I was a little mad at myself because I could feel I was hungry on 14 (where he parred the par-five) and 15". Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Koepka is one of those players that the smart guys like to put ...

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  • Markelle Fultz Reportedly To Work Out For Philadelphia Amid Trade Rumors
Markelle Fultz Reportedly To Work Out For Philadelphia Amid Trade Rumors

With the top pick, the Warriors selected Joe Barry Carroll. During a visit to a 76ers game last season, Fultz said he's more than willing to be drafted by the 76ers. The 19-year-old and his father have made it clear that they want Ball to wear the purple and gold in the 2017-2018 season, though that's far from a given.

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  • Champions Trophy-17 Finals: U-19 Heroes!
Champions Trophy-17 Finals: U-19 Heroes!

Imran, regarded as Pakistan's best captain after he led them to the 1992 World Cup title, said Pakistan needed to learn from the mistakes they made against India in that match . "I'll have a good death session because that's the time I bowl in the match ". While Pakistan were brushed aside in the group stage by 124 runs (DLS method), I...

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  • Casey returns from brink to keep pressure on
Casey returns from brink to keep pressure on

Thomas made an eagle, nine birdies and two bogeys. He three-putted on No. 13. He hammered a chip from just short of the par-5 14th that led to another three-putt bogey. 7), who shot a 70, broke par. Major championship winners have become an endangered species. He never would have guessed it. "I felt the most calm I have in a major in a long...

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  • Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record
Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record

However, of the leading 18 not one has tasted success in a Major and, in fact, you have to look down to those sharing 19 place before singling out a Major Champion and they are reigning Masters victor Sergio Garcia (71) and double Major winning Martin Kaymer (69) at three under.

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  • Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Attacks Deputy Attorney General
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Attacks Deputy Attorney General

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who recommended Comey's dismissal , is overseeing the broader investigation, which is being led by special counsel Robert Mueller . The move ordered Thursday by the transition's general counsel cast a wide net on documents tied to the Russian Federation investigation as well as inquiries into the activiti...

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  • Sanchez likely to miss Cameroon clash
Sanchez likely to miss Cameroon clash

We have seen the last matches they have played, against Argentina, Venezuela and Russian Federation and we have seen the quality of this team. "I would say there are eight favourites - there are all the world's champions plus Russian Federation who are the organisers".

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  • Old issues return as muddle-headed England lose to Pakistan
Old issues return as muddle-headed England lose to Pakistan

Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali took three wickets as England collapsed to 211 all out in their Champions Trophy semi-final at Cardiff on Wednesday. He confirmed that, despite their setback, England's long-term ambition to win the 2019 World Cup remains on track. They had an unlikely bowling hero in Kedar Jadhav, who took the wickets of ...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines
ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

Hafeez, who started off clobbering all-rounder Ben Stokes for a massive six, got the winning runs with a boundary off the same bowler as Pakistan overhauled the target with 77 balls to spare. "One of the huge contributing factors towards topping our table and playing very good cricket in the group stages is that we've stayed true to what we belie...

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  • IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final
IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final

Billed as the "Mother of all Cricketing rivalries", the India-Pakistan clash is more than just a game of cricket. But as we've seen on multiple occasions in the tournament so far, you simply can not rule out Pakistan before the start of a game.

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  • Celtic sign Hayes from Aberdeen
Celtic sign Hayes from Aberdeen

Hayes, capped four times by Ireland, has been one of the most standout performers in the Scottish top-flight over the last few seasons and was the only non-Celtic player nominated for the 2016/17 SFA player of the year award. Miller, who had spells with both Celtic and Aberdeen during his playing career, also thinks that Hayes would be a brilli...

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  • US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?
US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursday and although he shot one under on Friday he was well short of the cut. That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that "Rory is so bored playiing golf...without Tiger [Woods] the...

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  • Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open
Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open

He hit 12 of the 14 fairways in the second round, and one of the misses came on No. 15, when he was in desperation mode and tried to drive the green on the 357-yard hole. Things wouldn't get a lot better for Kisner, who even with a well-played par save at the 18 - another par-5 - finished at 4-over 76, his worst round after a 74-70 start in this, h...

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  • Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open
Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

However he missed an opportunity to tie Jonny Miller's US Open single round record of eight under when his nine-foot birdie attempt at the last stayed up. Rory McIlroy will miss the cut, but at least one of his US Open records is safe - 35 consecutive holes without a bogey to start a US Open. Johnson (+4) can't be too upset to be travelling ho...

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