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by | June 19, 2017 | 06:04

The 27-year-old American fired a stunning final-round five-under-par 67 to finish with a 16-under total of 272, equalling the championship's lowest 72-hole score in relation to par set by Rory McIlroy in 2011. Torrential rain that doused the 7,818-yard layout at Erin Hills overnight presented the field with a feast of birdie chances, transforming the leaderboard into a sea of red as dusk fell.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:48

Freeman hesitate for a second then darted for home as Busby charged off third base to field the errant throw. "But we're going to go one day'". Alex Lange, the Cubs' second first-round pick, will start Louisiana State first-round game Saturday night against Florida State at Ameritrade Park.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:49

The American carded a five-under 67 in the final round at Erin Hills to win by four shots from Hideki Matsuyama and Brian Harman . Harman , playing in the final pairing immediately behind Koepka , then rolled in a 29-foot birdie putt on the third to join Koepka at the top of the leaderboard.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:43

Widespread reports have claimed that the forward wants to leave Spain as a result of a perceived lack of support from Madrid in the wake of allegations of tax fraud. 'We have to win, because if we win the next game we will be one step away from qualifying'. "We do not have to sound the alarm". Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo inspects the grass during a training session at the Arena in Kazan, Russia , on Saturday, June 17 , 2017.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:36

It was stationary for 70 minutes, returning after some feverish pit work, with the target of perhaps banking some valuable World Endurance Championship points. The race saw just eleven retirements and three safety vehicle periods, relatively low numbers for what often felt like true race of attrition. Toyota is running 1-2 for the overall lead.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:37

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 U.S. He also played in the U.S. Open past year at Oakmont and missed the cut. "It will be exciting", said Spieth, who has spent the annual Spring Break holiday with Thomas and Fowler for the last two years.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:32

The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue. In 161 U.S. Open holes, Thomas had never made an eagle. "I couldn't have shot any higher", Johnson said. "I'm proud of the way I hung in there today". "Out here I'm just thinking a lot about my stroke, stance, stuff you would rather not be thinking about", he said.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:26

The International Football Association Board (Ifab) has outlined a draft of the proposed changes to the rules of the game in a new strategy document titled 'Play Fair!' . The proposals already being tested include the idea of only allowing captains to speak to referees to prevent match officials being mobbed. "It is a radical document", IFAB technical director David Elleray , a former referee, told British newspaper The Times .

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:25

The 20-minute ceremony involved some 1,500 participants, who displayed various scenes of traditions and culture of four cities in Russian Federation, selected to host the global football tournament this year, reported Tass news agency. The Group A first stage match will be Russia's Confederations Cup debut, and it will come in front of a home crowd that has already sent thousands of fans to practices ahead of the tournament.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:25

Sixteen years had passed since the Twins last held the top pick in baseball's June amateur draft, so they milked the suspense until the final hour. On the morning of the draft, our own Jeff Passan said McKay and Lewis were the two names in play.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:22

With Floyd Mayweather set to fight Conor McGregor in a boxing bout in August, the UFC stars gathered here are all excited about watching one of their own take on the legendary American pugilist. Floyd Mayweather is a done deal. "We have actually tapped into the audience that doesn't really follow either sport", said Stephen Espinoza, the executive vice president of Showtime Sports.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:16

Rivero worked a ideal ninth to give the Pirates a boost following their meltdown the night before. "He felt a little something", manager Clint Hurdle said. The Cubs have been unable to get anything going as their hangover from the franchise's first title in 108 years lingers. David Price will try to stifle an Astros offense that scored six runs in the first three innings of a win on Saturday.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:14

Reed was one of the biggest movers, powering up the board with a dazzling seven-under-par 65 that included four birdies on the front nine against one bogey. China's Li Haotong, who on Friday became the first player from mainland China to make the cut at a major, bombed out of contention with a 10-over-par 82.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:12

Adding the likes of Stephen Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson among others. "I do know me and KD had a conversation along with Draymond and Klay and Andre previous year before he even showed up that that was kind of the identity of who we are as a team that we understand how important it is, the guys that are here", Curry said.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:16

Hernandez, batting for Chase Utley, hit a 1-2 pitch that barely cleared the wall in right field. Mike Piazza had five multi-homer games as a rookie and Corey Seager four last season. However, the Indians did put up a combined 15 runs in Kluber's last two starts, so perhaps that is the start of a trend. The Dodgers swept a three-game series here in 2003, and have won the first two games of this series as well.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:13

Most flags were just steps off the green, though a few were in accessible bowls. During my trip out here I played three times, and one day I played with a plus-handicap. "I was able to get to a few under by just accepting the fact that the putt might miss instead of having to have it be flawless". Par was effectively 68, not 72.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:04

On Sunday, India failed in two departments of the game that have won them matches in recent times . But they responded with victory over South Africa and a thrilling defeat of Sri Lanka to reach the last four, before easily seeing off one of the pre-tournament favourites in hosts England in the semi-finals.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:00

Pakistan Cricket team thrashed their Indian counterparts by 180 runs to claim the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 trophy. Seems like we are playing in Pakistan and thanks to all those who supported. That team could find themselves acting as a "path-finder" for the resumption of tours of Pakistan by major cricket nations. Pandya, Kumar and Kedar Jadhav picked up a wicket each.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:00

Spanish radio station COPE reported that Mendes had told Real Madrid was angry over the tax fraud claims and had an offer from a Premier League club, plus clubs in France and China . "I had the same situation with Manchester United when he made a decision to leave and I signed him", Calderon said. "The club has been very important in his career".

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:57

Fakhar Zaman rode his luck for a spellbinding maiden one-day global hundred as Pakistan set title-holders India a tournament record run chase to retain the Champions Trophy at The Oval. Together with fellow all-rounder Imad Wasim (25 not out), he shared an unbroken stand of 71 for the fifth wicket. India bowling: Bhuvneshwar 10-2-44-1, Bumrah 9-0-68-0, Ashwin 10-0-70-0, Pandya 10-0-53-1, Jadeja 8-0-67-0, Jadhav 3-0-27-1.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:58

Now consider that the largest 36-hole comeback in U.S. Open history was 11 shots by Lou Graham in 1975. And if his hot pink trousers were not enough, he did it in style. Even with the course drying out, there simply was not enough wind to frighten anyone on their game. He has won three PGA Tour events, including the Sony Open, where he eagled his final hole of the first round for 59 and went on to win with a tour-record 72-hole score of 27-under 253.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:52

It's interesting to see where the USGA has gone with the U.S. Open , being a little more friendly than in years' past. And nothing could stop Koepka . Those are words rarely uttered at a U.S. Open. But the low scoring went much deeper than that. The last six majors have crowned first-time champions and that trend looks poised to continue at Erin Hills where you have to look way down the leaderboard to 19th before finding a major victor in U.S.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:50

Earlier, Opener Fakhar Zaman scored a brilliant century as Pakistan posted 338-4 in their stipulated quota of 50 overs. "Not just today, not just tomorrow, this day will be remembered in Pakistan for years to come, said a beaming Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed as he made a passionate plea to other nations to play global cricket in their country".

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:44

Sen. John McCain offered a series of answers that boredered on non-sequiturs. The governors said in the letter: "Medicaid provisions included in this bill are particularly problematic. Most of us would prefer to avoid both. This is rather stunning. Democrats have protested Senate Republican leaders drafting their health-care bill behind closed doors.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:39

Decker had 163 catches for 2,183 yards and 19 touchdowns in three seasons with the Jets . With Davis and Decker, Mariota now has two wide receivers who's height will allow the Titans to create mismatches across the field. He has been a solid performer through most of his seven National Football League seasons, and he gives the gradually improving Titans another quality weapon as they try to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2008.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:38

In reply Pakistan got off to a great start with openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) adding 118 runs after which Babar Azam (38) and Mohammad Hafeez (31) guided the team home with nearly 13 overs to spare. Rashid (1-54) provided the first breakthrough for England when he had Zaman stumped but Azhar, who notched a 68 ball half century added another 55 runs with Babar Azam (38 not out) to put them in course of a victory.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:34

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey. Meanwhile, the top attorney for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records related to Mueller's widening investigation.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:33

Opens . 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 number 13, a three-time victor this season and a member of the exclusive "59" club after breaking 60 at the Sony Open this year.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:32

Credit to Pakistan . They outplayed us. India , whose skipper Virat Kohli heads the tournament batting averages with a stratospheric 253, are a formidable outfit. Chasing a challenging total of 339 runs, India bowed down before the Pakistani bowlers and got all out for mere 158 runs in 33.3 overs . He was completely unplayable with the new ball, which he swung both ways, to trap the likes of Rohit Sharma and Skikhar Dhawan.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:33

Murray , a notoriously slow starter, was sluggish in the early going on Wednesday against the diminutive but aggressive Japanese No. 8 seed, who was looking to employ the same attacking style he used to stun the Scotsman at last year's US Open .

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:32

Pakistan thrashed England by eight wickets with 77 balls to spare, to reach Sunday's final against the winners of today's semi-final between India and Bangladesh at Edgbaston . England ground to a near standstill as their last eight wickets fell for 83, and Ben Stokes found himself batting entirely out of character without hitting a single boundary from his 64 balls.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:33

Brian Harman played well and finished with the Lead, -12 for the Championship. Excepting Olympia Fields in 2003 and Medinah in 1990, there's never been an Open with more rounds under par . "My Father's Day tradition was working 10-12 hours at the club, for our big Parent-Child tournament", Mike said. The last was Henrik Stenson at Troon past year when he stole the Claret Jug from Phil Mickelson , who opened with a 63.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:28

Four-time NBA All Star Paul George reportedly told the Indiana Pacers that he plans on becoming a free agent in the summer of 2018. IN wil nearly certainly try to trade George before the season begins, and Magic Johnson should already be on the phone with Kevin Pritchard to try to acquire the All-Star .

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:23

Portugal takes on Mexico on Sunday in the Confederations Cup soccer tournament in Russian Federation pits two of worldwide soccer's biggest stars. A Spanish state prosecutor on Tuesday accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million), claiming he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the true amount of income made from image rights, among other means of illegally reducing the amount of tax he paid.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:23

Jones had said it would be a tight game but he was miles off the mark as the two sides shared seven tries , with England just coming out on the right side of the scoreboard to take the series 2-0. "The motive for me was to win (on Saturday) and make sure I leave this team in a good place". "If anything, it exceeded our hopes and expectations because we learned so much about ourselves and the development of the team".