• Fleetwood, Harman trade birdies at 15 at US Open
Fleetwood, Harman trade birdies at 15 at US Open

Open. He settled on the 3-wood because a mishit would leave him an easier recovery shot. Fowler had six birdies against two bogeys on Saturday and enters the final round in fifth place and in prime position to attack the course . It doesn't matter how long the course is. He just didn't know how much history. Hopefully I do. I'll take it one st...

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  • Jordan Spieth closes strong at US Open, praises USGA
Jordan Spieth closes strong at US Open, praises USGA

Open on Sunday with nine holes to play. Koepka, whose caddie Ricky Elliott is from Portrush in Northern Ireland, becomes the seventh first-time major victor in succession, a run stretching back to Jason Day's victory in the 2015 US PGA Championship.

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  • Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Group A also includes Russian Federation and New Zealand which played their game on Saturday. His 30-metre strike bounced off the bar and Nani hammered the ball home but the referees disallowed the effort for an offside infringement earlier in the move.

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  • Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note
Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

In 2003, the U.S. Open's total prize was $6 million. Seven players already have reached 10 under or better this week - Koepka, Harman, Thomas, Fleetwood, Fowler, Charley Hoffman and Matsuyama. Spieth had struggled on the greens all week at Erin Hills and both of his bogeys on Sunday came from three-putting, but the former world number one was pleas...

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  • Harman leads US Open by 1 shot heading into final round
Harman leads US Open by 1 shot heading into final round

Cameron Champ was the lowest amateur heading into the final round, but he finished with a 4-over 76 to drop back to even par for the tournament. Spieth had a nice day considering how the winds have picked up at Erin Hills . Now he's done it in a major". Later, he was practicing in the spectacular Erin Hills driving range. He lost the 2010 U....

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  • Draymond Green, LeBron James trade barbs over NBA's 'superteam' trend
Draymond Green, LeBron James trade barbs over NBA's 'superteam' trend

On Friday, LeBron joined teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye on their "Road Trippin' with RJ & Channing" podcast (warning: there's NSFW language aplenty on the pod) and explained that Green has his history wrong. That's glorious. Green said he had the T-shirts printed in Cleveland , too, for the "quickie" in and out of the city...

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  • Jordan Spieth excited about closing stages of US Open at Erin Hills
Jordan Spieth excited about closing stages of US Open at Erin Hills

He showed spunk after holding off Dustin Johnson at the Wells Fargo Championship in May, a victory that secured Harman a spot at Erin Hills . Only six players had ever reached 10-under par at any point in a U.S. STRICKER'S DAY: Home-state favorite Steve Stricker keeps feeling the love from U.S. Open fans. The resulting birdie reduced his def...

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  • Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final
Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final

So after coming into the tournament as rank underdogs - they entered just edging past West Indies as the lowest seed - Pakistan end up as the victor of the Champions Trophy 2017. Another recruit from the Lahore camp, 18-year-old leg spinner Shadab Khan took two crucial wickets to leave India six down - the first demanding a review from his ca...

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  • Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener
Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

All eyes will be on Russian Federation who will be looking to meet expectations by getting their campaign off to a flying start in Saint Petersburg . New Zealand had already experienced with three times and it is the fourth competition but, did create any biggest achievements in past games. To this end, they need to fill in a questionnaire with ...

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  • Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India
Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

The cricket world will be keenly keeping an eye on the southpaw, and Pakistan will be hoping that he can continue to improve and build on after announcing himself in such a way. At the start of the competition, Pakistan found themselves heavily defeated by Team India . June 12, Cardiff: Beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets- Junaid Khan and Hasan ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal vs. Mexico amid transfer speculation
Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal vs. Mexico amid transfer speculation

We should remember that, for all the noise surrounding a potential return to Old Trafford, news of the Ballon D'Or's desire to leave Madrid dates back to only around 48 hours ago at the time of writing. Very few clubs can meet his expectations. CRISTIANO RONALDO looked a bit down in Portugal training today after being hit by allegations of ta...

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  • Pakistan captain hopes Champions Trophy win jogs memories at home
Pakistan captain hopes Champions Trophy win jogs memories at home

Earlier, Pakistan made 338 for four after losing the toss with opener Fakhar Zaman s 114 his maiden one-day global hundred in just his fourth match at this level. With his bat tucked under his arm, Fakhar begins the long walk back to the pavilion as the Indians celebrate grabbing their first wicket with only four Pakistan runs on the board.

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  • Thomas bags US Open history with 63
Thomas bags US Open history with 63

Harman won the 2003 U.S. Junior Amateur, putting him position to become the fourth player to win both the Junior Amateur and U.S. Open titles. After 54 holes, he is one stroke behind surprise leader Brian Harman . Harman, bidding to become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open, is a victor on the PGA Tour this year while Thomas is the world...

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  • Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open
Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open

Thomas, decked out in shocking fluorescent pink trousers, produced a no less electric performance signing for nine-under 63 to equal the lowest numerical score in a major and the best ever in the 117-year history of the US Open in relation to par .

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  • Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli
Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

For a team that can't play global cricket at home due to security issues, the victory has far-reaching implications. Since that moment, they have gathered impressive momentum, beating Sri Lanka in their "quarter final" when captain Sarfraz was twice dropped before steering them home and then thrashing England in the semi-final.

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  • Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes arch-rival India
Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes arch-rival India

After hitting 6 sixes and 4 fours, Pandya ended up scoring 76 runs off 43 balls before he got run out in the 27th over. Fast bowler Mohammad Amir has recovered fully from the back spasm and has been recalled in the playing XI in place of Ruman Raees.

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  • Forget group win against Pakistan, Kohli urges before final
Forget group win against Pakistan, Kohli urges before final

Pakistan have been badly bruised against India this series in their opening group stage match , having lost the game by 124 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method. Within three overs , however, their reply was in tatters as Amir produced a devastating spell of bowling. One of the most internationally recognized athletes in the world, Vir...

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

Pakistani cricket fans celebrate their team's victory in the Champions Trophy final against India , at a street in Lahore, Pakistan . But it was fellow paceman Hasan Ali , the player of the tournament having kick-started Pakistan's revival in their group win over South Africa, who ended the match with more than 19 overs left when he ha...

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  • Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

Chasing 339 for victory, due in no small part to a disappointing bowling display, India sank to 158 all out in 30.3 overs. Pakistan produced a story for the ages as they defied all pre-tournament predictions and thrashed their much-fancied rivals, India , to win the Champions Trophy .

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  • Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

But after grafting to 128 for two to lay a solid platform against Pakistan , they lost eight wickets for 83 runs in an innings which included only 15 fours and not a single six. Meanwhile Hussain lamented England's "timid play", which he said was in marked contrast to the way they had revived their ODI fortunes since a woeful first-round exit at...

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  • Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India
Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

He didn't show any nerves which Pakistan usually do against India . "If there's been a more improbable Pakistan triumph than this, it's yet to be written", said Osman Samiuddin , author of a definitive book on Pakistan cricket , The Unquiet Ones .

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  • Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

Worse, it happened in the final. The previous best was 14, which happened during New Zealand versus United States of America match in 2004. Fakhar, who scored his maiden ODI century in style with a four off the 31st over , was awarded Player of the Match .

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  • Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open
Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

Dufner, who missed the cut but was clearly paying close attention to the goings-on at Erin Hills, was just warming up early on Open Sunday. Koepka shot a five-under 67 Sunday during the final round at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin, to clinch the victory.

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  • Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals
Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

Murray said: "Obviously for a couple of points after that I was sacked up, because I was frustrated at that moment". "It was tough one today, but fought through and it's good to have one day off tomorrow and ready for next match". Nishikori, who beat Murray in the quarter-finals of last year's U.S. Open , could not sustain his early form and al...

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  • Brian Harman holds one-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood at US Open
Brian Harman holds one-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood at US Open

Erin Hills made its debut as a U.S. Open course Thursday with a most gracious welcome for Rickie Fowler , who matched the record to par in the opening round with a 7-under 65 on the longest course in major championship history. The cut for the top 60 and ties was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. "The majors...

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  • Pakistan beat England to reach ICC Champions Trophy final
Pakistan beat England to reach ICC Champions Trophy final

Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in Cardiff on Monday to book a last-four showdown with the hosts back at Sophia Gardens on Wednesday. Just as important for Pakistan is the significance of Hasan's dismissals. "One thing we didn't do today was adapt to conditions", Morgan told Sky Sports 2.

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  • Harman edges ahead at US Open
Harman edges ahead at US Open

It also makes things considerably more hard for the television stations covering the event; FOX, this year's network, would have to adjust its weekday schedule to accommodate an extra five hours of broadcast time swallowed up by a playoff. One of them will on Sunday. Erin Hills played easier yesterday for a variety of reasons, but that doesn't ...

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  • Fans Celebrate Russia's Win In Confederations Cup Opener
Fans Celebrate Russia's Win In Confederations Cup Opener

Shprygin, who was twice deported from France past year during Euro 2016, said he had been notified by organisers that his fan-ID, needed to attend matches, had been cancelled. "We could have been more aggressive". In the only match played Saturday, Smolov took his chance to shine. "It is the first step to the English Premier League now", Che...

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  • India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction
India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction

As far as India's attack is concerned, Gambhir felt that it's time that paceman Umesh Yadav be brought back in the playing eleven. The run should have been made even easier given the fact the only fieldsman within range was arguably India's worst, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah , who could charitably be described as looking like a giraffe who's ...

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  • US Open social round-up: Record-breaker Thomas steals show, holes incredible putt
US Open social round-up: Record-breaker Thomas steals show, holes incredible putt

If his hot pink trousers were not enough, Thomas finished in style. "I'm looking forward to my shot at it". "Oh gosh, Jimmy, be good", he said to caddie Jimmy Johnson when the ball was in the air, and it was close to ideal. Thomas, a major away from joining the young elite in golf, only added to a year of low numbers. The U.S. Open didn't see...

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  • Ronaldo 'to exit Real Madrid' over tax woes
Ronaldo 'to exit Real Madrid' over tax woes

As such, the forward has made clear his position to Florentino Perez , the Real Madrid president, and is now "determined" to leave Spain. The Portugal captain is facing allegations from Madrid's regional state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud relating to image rights payments.

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  • Isco: I hope to renew my contract at Real Madrid
Isco: I hope to renew my contract at Real Madrid "soon"

Gareth Bale has insisted that he has no intention of leaving Real Madrid this summer amid speculation that Manchester United may attempt to sign the Wales worldwide for a fee of more than £100m. Gonzalo Higuain worked Keylor Navas twice, while Miralem Pjanic's snappy half-volley forced the Madrid goalkeeper into a smart one-handed save. Karim ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo tells national teammates he's leaving Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo tells national teammates he's leaving Real Madrid

The EURO 2016 victor has helped Real secure the Champions League three times , scoring twice in last month's final as they became the first club to retain the title, and he became only the second player to score in three finals. "He delayed his move to Madrid for a year because Alex Ferguson was like a father to him". Or until Real Madrid ...

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  • Could Ronaldo exit be a blessing in disguise for Real?
Could Ronaldo exit be a blessing in disguise for Real?

Ronaldo is now away on global duty with Portugal, where he is reported to have told his teammates: "I am leaving Real Madrid ". Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Video review causing confusion for Federation Internationale de Football Association in World Cup trials
Video review causing confusion for Federation Internationale de Football Association in World Cup trials

Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico in Group A before facing the hosts and New Zealand. In his next game, Silva scored a hat-trick against the Faroe Islands, when Ronaldo added one goal in another 6-0 victory. "I...

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