• US Open: Tommy Fleetwood remains calm ahead of final-day test
US Open: Tommy Fleetwood remains calm ahead of final-day test

With Johnson, McIlroy and Day misfiring, it was left to a clutch of unheralded players to dominate the upper reaches of the leaderboard. Tommy Fleetwood is among the long shots who has given himself a real shot to win the U.S. After the Travelers, McIlroy will take a week off and then play in the Irish Open, the Scottish Open and the British Op...

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  • Liverpool expected to make a revised offer for winger
Liverpool expected to make a revised offer for winger

Salah is an exciting prospect for Liverpool fans ahead of next season and he could be a real hit if he can replicate the form he showed in Italy. Running towards a future at Liverpool? "At the same time, no club exists that does not sell players".

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  • Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . And he's definitely in the hunt, two shots back at 10 under. And, yet, as this 117th edition of the US Open played out on the glacial drumlins of Erin Hills in the wilds of Wisconsin, so many storylines developed as a packed leader board - headed by the left-hander Brian Harman - sought to make...

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  • Justin Thomas Makes History With 63 In US Open
Justin Thomas Makes History With 63 In US Open

South African Louis Oosthuizen , the 2010 British Open champion, roared into contention going six-under through 16 holes to sit one shot back alongside American Patrick Reed who was also putting together an impressive scorecard going five-under with four to play.

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  • Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way
Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Open at Oakmont to win. Asked if achieving the latter feat was on his mind, the world number 50 replied: "No, I don't think that's a productive way to think about it". At that point, he was leading by seven shots. Justin Thomas, please take a bow...or two. Fleetwood was just off the green in three, and sent his fourth shot sliding past the hole...

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  • 149th Running of the Belmont Stakes
149th Running of the Belmont Stakes

The Wood Memorial victor should place somewhere on today's board, but I'll roll the dice on a long-shot to win and simply have Irish War Cry in my tri-fecta. From a horseracing standpoint, the 2017 Stakes lacked the excitement and talent of years past - most notably two years ago, when American Pharaoh burst away from the field to become the firs...

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  • Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal
Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal

This comes despite "the affection he has received in the last few days and Zinedine Zidane's attempts" to convince him otherwise. Manchester United's search for an elite striker could be about to come to a very satisfying conclusion with Alvaro Morata likely to join the club.

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  • Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open
Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open

The world's fifth-ranked player is well off the lead. A week later, at the Memorial, Spieth shot a 66 in the first round before fizzling and tying for 13th. It's also important to note that there hasn't been a playoff in the last eight U.S. Opens. He almost gave them a final few holes to remember in the third round.

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  • Brian Harman takes US Open lead after day three
Brian Harman takes US Open lead after day three

Brian Harman will head into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one-stroke lead, after overhauling record-breaker Justin Thomas on an enthralling, low-scoring Saturday (US time) at Erin Hills . Duly noted. On the other hand, there's an argument that Thomas' nine birdie, one eagle and two bogey round had as many explosives and ended more d...

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  • Clinical India maul Pakistan 7-1 HWL Semi-Final
Clinical India maul Pakistan 7-1 HWL Semi-Final

A penalty stroke from Captain Scott Tupper put Canada ahead. Harmanpreet Singh then scored again as India opened up a 4-0 lead. India is level in points with group B leaders Netherlands with only goal difference keeping the sides top and second, while Pakistan are struggling at the bottom of the group.

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  • High winds to make final round of US Open interesting
High winds to make final round of US Open interesting

The shots still must be hit, the putts made. "I told Jimmy walking up there once I found out we had a putt, I said let's try to become a part of history here". He had just one bogey on the par-4 10th. A few years later, Thomas won two junior tournaments in one day. He two-putted for birdie, and he rolled in a 25-foot birdie putt on the 17th.

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  • Bahrain orders Qatar troops to leave
Bahrain orders Qatar troops to leave

What leadership role Pakistan can play in preventing an impeding armed conflict in the Gulf and how it can withstand growing Saudi pressure over Islamabad to take a position against Qatar? The three Arab Gulf countries also ordered Qatari nationals to leave within 14 days, while Saudi, UAE and Bahraini citizens were also given the same timefram...

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

Portugal will play Mexico in the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunday, Ju. Portugal is hoping a red-hot Cristiano Ronaldo can continue his sparkling form and help the European champions show that their victory at Euro 2016 wasn't a fluke.

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  • 1.5 million attend Warriors' victory parade
1.5 million attend Warriors' victory parade

Stephen Curry let it be known that he didn't agree with Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's assessment that Trump is a "real asset" to the country in that same month. Green told NBC Bay Area the shirt reflected the Warriors quick win over the Cavaliers. READ: Can Anyone Beat The Warriors in 2018? "The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a...

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  • Kyrie Irving on LeBron James' performance in the Finals:
Kyrie Irving on LeBron James' performance in the Finals: "He's freaking awesome"

To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special. In this series, I just stayed in the moment. "We were really good tonight". "It means the world for me to win the championship", Durant told the crowd. " You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. Sure, trades are a big part of how global sport works t...

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  • Five way tie at top of US Open leaderboard; Fowler one back
Five way tie at top of US Open leaderboard; Fowler one back

Open history, in relation to par. As of 5:20 p.m. Saturday, Thomas held a one-stroke lead over the field at 11-under for the tournament. Brian Harman finished the day at 12 under, then surmised, "I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens".

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  • Chelsea face £10million hit on striker after row with Antonio Conte
Chelsea face £10million hit on striker after row with Antonio Conte

The Blues are expected to sell Diego Costa in the couple of months, and many believe that Everton's Lukaku will be his direct replacement. On Wednesday night, Costa told reporters that he received a message from the Italian telling him to find a new club.

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  • Test spot still possible for back-up Lions
Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

Gatland says they are in the loose forwards, where he must choose between captain Sam Warburton and the in-form Sean O'Brien; back three, midfield and second-row. Ireland hooker Rory Best will captain a British & Irish Lions team which features six uncapped players on the bench tomorrow against the Hamilton-based Chiefs .

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  • Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand
Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand

Russia's president was in the new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand defender Michael Boxall in the 31st. Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to cl...

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  • US Open leaderboard 2017
US Open leaderboard 2017

Thomas' 63 was only the fifth in the history of the U.S. Open, joining Johnny Miller (1973), Tom Weiskopf (1980), Jack Nicklaus (1980) and Vijay Singh (2003). "Being out of position off the tee does not help", he said. I've just got to keep going. "I did the work, looked at the golf course, made sure that I could actually play and visualize ...

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  • Pakistan post massive 338-4 against India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan post massive 338-4 against India in Champions Trophy final

India , whose skipper Virat Kohli heads the tournament batting averages with a stratospheric 253, are a formidable outfit. "Some teams start confidently and then they fade". "I think I've been able to strike a good balance until now, and yeah, I'm sure I'll be fine for the final". Pakistan: Azhar Ali , Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad H...

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  • CT 2017: Bustle fades from Kolkata roads before India-Pakistan final
CT 2017: Bustle fades from Kolkata roads before India-Pakistan final

Pakistan made sure it did not turn out to be a costly mistake, though, as Amir dismissed him next ball. "We've seen some really surprising results and it's been wonderful for the fans to watch and for the players to be a part of", Kohli said.

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry praise one another
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry praise one another

I predicted that Golden State would beat Cleveland in five games. Warriors forward Kevin Durant , 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. But Business Insider pointed out Warriors coach Steve Kerr - who has openly criticized the Trump administration's proposed travel ban - reportedly decided in November that he wouldn't a...

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  • Warriors fans expecting more championships
Warriors fans expecting more championships

Another year, yet another NBA Finals in which the Cleveland Cavaliers were vying to claim the league's top prize: the Larry O'Brien trophy. Stephen Curry rode with his wife and kids beside him. "It's been a conversation that has surrounded the Patriots and the college football team (Clemson) that won whether they collectively do it as an en...

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  • Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills
Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills

Casey remained at the top of the leaderboard despite temporarily falling off Friday morning when he struggled through a stretch that included two bogeys and a triple bogey. He also said he might have been rattled by starting out Thursday afternoon knowing that Rickie Fowler had already posted a 65. Day, however, said he felt ready to go before...

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  • Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

The Confederations Cup is such an event that gathers all the winners from each continent's regional competition, the World Cup winners and future World Cup hosts. Russian Federation will be quite a different side from that which turned in a modest display at last year's UEFA EURO. In the pre-match press conference, Osorio showed respect for ...

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  • Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history
Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history

More significant, though, is his own history. Greg Norman and Vijay Singh did it twice, for 31 rounds of 63 in total. That was the kind of day it was and the kind of Open it is, as scores are unprecedentedly low and everyone seems fearless.

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1

Thomas, who sported a colorful Ralph Lauren outfit, stood sideways to the cup with the ball lying on the fringe away from the fifth hole. American Justin Thomas capped a record-setting third-round with a sensational eagle at the last at the U.S.

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  • Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open
Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Louis Oosthuizen was five under for his round and the tournament through 13 holes, while Charley Hoffman birdied the first two to sit one off the lead at six under. Fifteen of the 18 holes had been cut within seven yards of the edge of the green and despite the 68-man field being separated by eight shots, only former Open champion Louis Oosthuiz...

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  • Judge, Yankees blast Orioles, 16-3
Judge, Yankees blast Orioles, 16-3

ATLANTA - Steven Matz pitched seven impressive innings in his season debut, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and NY beat Atlanta to get the sweep. The New York Yankees are expected to call up pitching prospect Domingo German from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre to start Sunday at Yankee Stadium versus the Baltimore Orioles according to NJ.c...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview

It was very disappointing to see that go wrong in the Indian game. They played fielders' cricket . "Some teams might not have the best starts, but come back amazingly, which Pakistan have done", Kohli said on the eve of the much-anticipated, high octane clash.

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0

After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith were trying to clear the ball off the goal yard.

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  • Confederations Cup: Russia beat NZ 2-0
Confederations Cup: Russia beat NZ 2-0

Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in six global outings since coming off injured in the Euro final, but Mexico - winners of the Confederations Cup in 1999 - are confident they can stop him. After addressing the crowd at the end of another dismal opening ceremony, Putin sat back alongside Federation Internationale de Football Association president ...

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  • Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener
Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener

Host nation Russian Federation beat New Zealand 2-0 on the opening day of the Confederations Cup as they played in the tournament for the first time. "It's just the media, the news showing us nonsense really. If we don't pick up three points our chances of getting through versus Portugal might not be that high".

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  • India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. Team India has outclassed their opponent in three of their four games so far and recently pummelled the most improved team in the global circuit, Bangladesh in the semi-finals to book their place in the final.

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