• Parole commissioner in OJ Simpson hearing explains Chiefs tie
Parole commissioner in OJ Simpson hearing explains Chiefs tie

Though it's been 22 years since the not guilty verdict, the murder trial's themes of criminal justice and race, trust in police, celebrity and domestic violence remain remarkably resonant in modern culture. "It was shocking", Kim Goldman said of Simpson's pending release from prison after being locked up for a 2007 botched robbery. Yet for all ...

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  • British Open leaderboard breakdown: Scores, Round 2 coverage, golf highlights
British Open leaderboard breakdown: Scores, Round 2 coverage, golf highlights

After making a 7-foot putt for par at the last, he shook his fist and gave his 13-year-old son a high-five at the back of the green. Jordan Spieth is off to a smashing start in the British Open . "I was excited to get over here". "I'm proud of the way I've been able to refocus, get things back on the straight and narrow, clear away some of t...

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  • Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale
Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale

The 2016 victor therefore returned to the course on Friday afternoon wearing what would normally be regarded as standard apparel. However, he had been pretty open about where he was staying this week, accepting photo requests outside his private accommodation and getting picked up and dropped off in a vehicle with " The Open " logo on it.

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  • Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale
Spieth, Koepka set the pace at windy Birkdale

Kuchar dropped a shot on his second hole, only to bounce back by chipping in for birdie on No. 3 and adding another birdie on the par-3 fourth to reach 6 under. He made the par putt - Spieth made a lot of putts and picked up a two-putt birdie on the 17th and narrowly missed a 7-foot birdie putt on the last.

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  • Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt
Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt

Clippers , but things have yet to materialize. Now Cleveland Cavs rumors are suggesting that the National Basketball Association free agent is interested in joining LeBron James on the roster. Cavs , Lakers , reported, but talks w/ his agent, BJ Armstrong, & Bulls too. And there's certainly risk with Rose. The 30 best National Basketball...

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  • Closing birdies keep Darren Clarke alive as Rory McIlroy
Closing birdies keep Darren Clarke alive as Rory McIlroy

I try to take it as a positive and embrace it. "But after the injury at Augusta I spent a lot of time working on my swing and kind of not much time working on the short game". I was excited to get over here. "The back nine is playing really, really hard". "When I'm compared to him it's really attractive to hear those words".

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  • Chelsea: Conte finally lands long-time targets after one year chase
Chelsea: Conte finally lands long-time targets after one year chase

It is the second time Morata has left Madrid. Morata , who came through the Madrid youth ranks, narrowly missed playing under the Italian with Juventus, arriving at the Serie A giants for a two-season stint shortly after Conte departed for the Italy national team job, but revealed the manager's influence played a great role in him electing to ...

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  • OJ Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison
OJ Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison

According to the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners , Simpson's hearing will be open to the public. O.J. Simpson's defense attorney Malcolm LaVergne quipped with his client during Simpson's parole hearing Thursday at the start of the closing remarks.

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  • Adam Pac Man Jones Suspended by the NFL!
Adam Pac Man Jones Suspended by the NFL!

Jones was arrested six months ago after an incident outside of a Cincinnati hotel, during which he allegedly assaulted a security guard and spat on a nurse's hand at a police station. "Our focus is getting ready for the upcoming season". "While it is our understanding that appropriate apologies have been publicly extended, they do not completely ...

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  • OJ Simpson Up For Parole
OJ Simpson Up For Parole

Simpson , who was acquitted of double-murder in Los Angeles in one of the most celebrated criminal trials of all time, was granted parole Thursday after serving almost nine years in prison in Nevada for a Las Vegas armed robbery and kidnapping .

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  • O'Meara, '98 Open champ, makes mess of opening hole
O'Meara, '98 Open champ, makes mess of opening hole

As such the American was given the honour of hitting the first ball of the 146th Open in the 6.35am group. "I wouldn't say I was overly nervous". I don't think anybody would be. But I was not pleased when I hit that shot. Alas, his hand slipped and the embarrassed gasps there followed. And I'm not very proud of what I accomplished out there today...

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  • Royal Birkdale's first hole a rude awakening for Open hopefuls
Royal Birkdale's first hole a rude awakening for Open hopefuls

Two-time major victor Jordan Spieth said his opening round in the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday was one of the finest he had ever produced in a major after he took a share of the clubhouse lead with a five-under par score of 65.

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  • Major League Baseball trade rumors: Cubs reach out to Rangers about Yu Darvish
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Cubs reach out to Rangers about Yu Darvish

That's why it's not a complete surprise to see Jeff Passan reporting that Texas is "gauging" potential trade packages for their ace , Yu Darvish , to see if it's worth more to them to give it one last go or to try to gain prospects for the righty prior to his free agency.

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  • Van Dijk training alone
Van Dijk training alone

While Paul Joyce may have reported today that Liverpool won't sign a centre-back if the Reds miss out on van Dijk, it's unlikely that Klopp will begin the new season without having reinforced his defence sufficiently. 'Now he is not involved with the team because psychologically he is not 100 per cent. "I want to help the squad, I want to help ...

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  • Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma signs new deal, joins Stoke City on loan
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma signs new deal, joins Stoke City on loan

Stoke City completed the loan signing of centre-back Kurt Zouma from Chelsea on Friday, with the France worldwide agreeing a six-year deal with the Blues before moving to the bet365 Stadium for the upcoming season. Zouma - already a French global - has made 71 appearances for Premier League champions Chelsea and remains part of their long-...

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  • Khloe Kardashian trolled after OJ Simpson is granted parole
Khloe Kardashian trolled after OJ Simpson is granted parole

In light of the news, Khloe's most recent Instagram pictures were swamped with comments about her "dad" being released from prison. "Are you excited to see your dad?" Proof of paternity or not, online trolls haven't stopped coming for the 33-year-old reality star.

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  • Fans Upset Over Disney's Casting Choice For Princess Jasmine
Fans Upset Over Disney's Casting Choice For Princess Jasmine

Despite Smith's comedic chops and impressive resume, he now has the unenviable task of following the late Robin Williams footsteps after his iconic and much loved turn in the 1992 animated film. But before fans could even contain their excitement to see Aladdin , Princess Jasmine and Genie in the flesh, they were disappointed to discover the a...

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  • The Open 2017: Poulter swaps commentary booth for major contention
The Open 2017: Poulter swaps commentary booth for major contention

It is all a far cry from earlier this year when a combined lack of form and fitness left his PGA Tour card in jeopardy before his second-place finish at the Players' Championship . So I nearly played a round of golf last night in my head. "I didn't think about 2008 until the putt on the last, to be honest", he added. "And obviously it's quit...

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  • Sergio Garcia hurts shoulder after slamming club into gorse
Sergio Garcia hurts shoulder after slamming club into gorse

The Spaniard's effort didn't reach the green and he took his frustration out by swinging his club backwards towards the bush, before holding his shoulder in obvious discomfort. Despite looking like he was in a lot of pain, Sergio Garcia said his shoulder felt better as the round went on and that he didn't suffer a strain.

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  • Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances
Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances

He will not be able to work in an official capacity for a further two years, until 2021. Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase has been handed a three-year ban from the competition following his behaviour during the match against Great Britain in Constanta in February.

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  • Wrestler held for raping junior kabaddi player
Wrestler held for raping junior kabaddi player

The girl, who has said that she is a national-level kabaddi player, had approached the police with her complaint on Monday. Police examined the roster of the stadium and found Dahiya's activities suspicious following which he was arrested last night, they said.

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  • Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open

Spieth shot a blemish-free, five-under-65 - to join fellow American Brooks Koepka at the top of the leaderboard - in what was an accomplished round which required only 29 putts. You can certainly make up ground in a round tomorrow, and we'll see it happen. Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy fall into that category. Koepka, who won the U.S.

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  • OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison
OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

During the more than hourlong hearing on live TV, Simpson was, by turns, remorseful, jovial and defensive, heatedly insisting the items taken in the armed robbery were "my stuff". The commission has considered Thursday the convictions remaining. Fromong testified at the hearing in support of parole . "Nine years away from your family is just n...

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  • Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka
Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka

And when he traveled across the Atlantic for the British Open, he played as though he were never gone. Reminders cropped up Thursday on the first day of the British Open, when the leaderboard was populated with Americans Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka - who just put down the clubs for four and five weeks - and 39-year-old Matt Kuchar , now ...

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  • Rory McIlroy Delivers Strong 2nd-Round Performance at 2017 British Open
Rory McIlroy Delivers Strong 2nd-Round Performance at 2017 British Open

McIlroy, who cut a figure of dejection after the opening nine yesterday, was strutting around the course with a more familiar confidence on Friday, laughing and joking with playing partners and course officials alike. "My caddie JP gave me a talking to which helped to keep me positive", McIlroy later reflected on BBC Radio 5 Live . "I said, "Yes...

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  • Bayern Munich Confirm Thomas Müller Is Not For Sale
Bayern Munich Confirm Thomas Müller Is Not For Sale

While fans are happy victory was secured, it is unlikely to make up for the two 5-1 drubbings handed to Arsenal by Bayern over their two leg tie in the Champions League last season. "I don't think this kind of games wipe out what happened last season, ' said Wenger ". That was before Iwobi guided home a brilliant effort late on to see the ...

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  • Sergi Roberto Believes Neymar Is
Sergi Roberto Believes Neymar Is "Very Happy" To Stay With Barcelona

Silva, when asked about his side's reported move for Neymar , indicated he has no definitive information on the potential deal. It's an interesting question but with Barcelona struggling to lure Marco Verratti away from Paris Saint-Germain, with the French club insisting the Italian midfielder is not for sale, it may be time to look elsewhere.

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  • Real and Barcelona in Christmas El Clasico
Real and Barcelona in Christmas El Clasico

That will be four days after the final of the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, in which Madrid will compete as victor of the Champions League. Real Madrid begin the defence of their title away to Deportivo La Coruna on the weekend of August 20, before facing Valencia (h), Levante (h), Real Sociedad (a), Real Betis (h) and Alaves (a)...

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  • Indians aim to re-write history against Australia
Indians aim to re-write history against Australia

In her knock of 117 balls, the 28 year-old smashed 20 fours and 7 sixes and got registered the highest individual score by an Indian in the Women's World Cup . But in Australia , it faces a side with a better head-to-head record, victorious in its group-stage meeting by eight wickets when chasing down 227 with just two wickets lost.

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  • Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies
Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

Former world No1 Spieth and Kuchar both hit bogie-free rounds while Koepka, who is bidding for back-to-back Majors following his US Open success last month, countered his one blemish at the 16th with an eagle at the next hole. Paul Casey , who like Kuchar is searching for his maiden major, holds fourth spot on 4-under with Charl Schwartzel. The t...

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  • Jürgen Klopp: Mohamed Salah is quicker than I thought
Jürgen Klopp: Mohamed Salah is quicker than I thought

The game was another opportunity for Liverpool fans to witness the potential of new signing Mohammed Salah , whose electric pace caused problems for the Palace defence throughout, with the Egyptian global looking the bright spark in the Reds' attack during his spell on the pitch.

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  • Luis Severino outduels Felix Hernandez in 4-1 win over Mariners
Luis Severino outduels Felix Hernandez in 4-1 win over Mariners

New York Yankees first/third baseman Todd Frazier is making his first start for the Yankees on Thursday against the Seattle Mariners . Aaron Judge - in a 3-for-28 post-All-Star break slump - added an RBI single to right in the eighth.

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  • Do you want the Portland Trail Blazers to trade for Carmelo Anthony?
Do you want the Portland Trail Blazers to trade for Carmelo Anthony?

Despite this, Lillard and McCollum remain hopeful that Anthony will eventually change his mind. "He can help us a lot; we can help him". "He wants to play in the playoffs and be competitive". Even though the Knicks reportedly agreed to send Anthony to the Rockets , the two Blazers guards are fantasizing of joining forces with Carmelo.

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  • Serge Aurier wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain, confirms Unai Emery
Serge Aurier wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain, confirms Unai Emery

Jose Mourinho is reportedly on the hunt for a right-back this summer. At the moment, United's first choice right back is veteran star Antonio Valencia and Mourinho needs a long term replacement for the position. Aurier's desire to depart PSG has seen the 24-year-old remain behind from their pre-season tour of the U.S. as he looks to secure a d...

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  • Spieth shows off escape abilities early in Open
Spieth shows off escape abilities early in Open

So things are in check. "I essentially missed two greens today in some 15mph winds". Willett, who has struggled with a back injury recently and failed to play the second round in two of his last three events, birdied the second to make his early move with Poulter, three groups behind, holing from 30 feet at the same hole to join him.

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