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by | June 20, 2017 | 09:57

It's a score that would've won all but two of the previous 116 renditions of the U.S. Open. The Japanese world number four rattled off three quick birdies in his opening five holes, which included an incredible 41ft putt on the second to launch his charge.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:49

Note today's faster ground is considered a positive by connections. Her handler is bullish at the best of times but you do get the impression he would be very disappointed if his filly failed to give her running. Will Ribchester confirm his status as the foremost miler in Europe and will Aidan O'Brien continue his dominance with Churchill and Winter favourites for the St James' Palace and Coronation Stakes respectively? However, I backed him in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket and I can't get ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:45

If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green, who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors . "I played against some really, really good teams that were assembled perfectly, and they're right up there". Golden State went 67-15 this season in locking up the top seed in the Western Conference.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:42

On Saturday night, the Columbia Fireflies took on the Charleston RiverDogs in a Minor League Baseball showdown and the Fireflies lost 0-3. The RiverDogs brought back that image and displayed it for all to see while also referring to every other member of Columbia's lineup as "Not Tim Tebow ".

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:38

Open for his first major championship. He matched the record set by Johnny Miller, who shot a round of 63 during the 1973 U.S. Open. Current golfer Jonathan Hardee and former standout Robby Shelton won tournaments, while former greats Justin Thomas and Trey Mullinax recorded top-10 finishes at the 117th U.S.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:11

Swansea boss Paul Clements knows Abraham well from his time at Chelsea , and the Welsh club's chairman Huw Jenkins admits they are keen on the exciting youngster. "With Gylfi we know how he helps our team with his assists and goals, he is a dead-ball specialist and has caused a lot of problems for opponents and won a lot of headlines".

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:05

It was just today it was odd how it came about. In his seventh Paris quarterfinal, Murray will face Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori who defeated 33-year-old Fernando Verdasco of Spain 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. "The match was really decided in the first set". She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor. Wawrinka clocked 25 winners against 17 unforced errors and converted six of nine break points to notch his 8th consecutive win against Cilic.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:02

Chelsea and Manchester United have a long history of competing with each other for elite players in the transfer market. Italian paper Tuttosport have crossed worldwide divides on Sunday, splashing their front page with a story about how Man United are attempting to sign two stars from Real Madrid.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:01

Gatland obviously has the Irish halves combination of Murray and Johnny Sexton, and both played well against the Maori, but the word I have heard from the camp is that if Farrell recovers from his thigh strain he will wear the No10 jersey. "It's the unstructured stuff that they're fantastic at, especially from turnover ball". "We talk a lot about our tackle entry and how effective we can be individually but sometimes it is the two-man hit".

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:48

Firefighters did "all they could" when faced with the blaze, he added. About 400 fire engines and 18 aircraft are being used to tackle the fire. Other bodies were found in houses in isolated areas. In 1966, a blaze in the forest of Sintra, west of Lisbon killed 25 soldiers trying to battle the flames. Statistics show that 35 percent of Portugal is covered by woodland.

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:46

Since their dismal World Cup campaign in 2015, England have played a positive brand of cricket built on fearless batting, aggressive bowling and bristling intensity in the field. Their opposite number Bairstow - brought in to open for the first time in global cricket in place of the out-of-form Jason Roy - had responded with a battling 43, but on a used pitch that precluded fluent strokeplay as the ball swung too, England could never get a foothold and folded tamely in their attempt to ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:37

Hot favorite India was supposed to trounce underdog Pakistan in the Champions Trophy cricket final in London . " Pakistan , meanwhile, has a team that can develop into one of the top three teams by the time the 2019 World Cup is played in England".

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:23

Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth global innings. He removed India's top three batsmen-Rohit Sharma (0), Shikhar Dhawan (21) and Kohli (5). "Hopefully all countries will now visit Pakistan ", he said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:23

He was a finalist in last year's Eclipse voting for top jockey . It's the first time since 2010 that neither the Derby nor Preakness victor will run. Classic Empire was fourth, Practical Joke fifth, Tapwrit sixth, Gunnevera seventh, McCraken eighth, Gormley ninth and Irish War Cry 10th. Tapwrit , despite his lofty price tag, has been a work in progress since he finished at the back of the pack in a forgettable debut last September 3 at Saratoga Race Course .

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:06

Although they've won the first four races, the Kiwis lead Oracle 3-0. Analysis - Could this be the " San Francisco moment" when an ascendant Team New Zealand is savaged by a revitalised Oracle TeamUSA? Well-funded Oracle Team USA has five days to try to come with some answers to counter the spot-on design innovations by the scrappy Kiwis, who are getting by with much less funding.

by | June 20, 2017 | 08:00

Though Ostapenko would have plenty of wobbles and misfires in the big-hitting games to come, she never once gave the impression that she was out of her element. 26 Daria Kasatkina in the Round of 64. A French Open finalist in 2014, Halep, 25, knew the course better than most. But by the time she was 17, she won the Wimbledon junior title.

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:37

It is money, and the chance to make a lot of it without any risk of defeat, that persuaded Mayweather to come out of retirement. It's an incredible opportunity for fans of combat sports for the end of the year. Lightweight champion Conor McGregor is clearly the biggest star in the UFC . After all, according to Pacquiao, the success of the fight will depend largely on the reception of fans.

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:30

He held on to finish the set, with Young winning, before pulling out of the tournament. Kyrgios maintained he would have still pulled the pin had he won the opening set on a searingly hot day in London, to ensure he gives himself the best chance of being fit for the All England Club.

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:23

Warren Gatland has challenged referees to stop New Zealand's off-the-ball "blocking" in the British and Irish Lions Test series. That possibility was also in the mind of Chiefs coach Dave Rennie who said he expected the Lions would be desperate to push their cases for test consideration against his team.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:58

The No 8 stressed that he should be good for the first Test at Eden Park on 24 June, and after meeting with a specialist today, should be given the green light to remove the cast he has worn for the last six weeks and return to full training.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:45

It was Pakistan's first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup and a sweet moment for a team who have been unable to host worldwide cricket in recent years due to security concerns. "The joyous scenes reminded me of our World T20 win in 2009 where I was lucky to play a match-winning role for my team in the semi-final and final", he wrote.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:43

Manchester United are ready to offer Real Madrid £175million plus David de Gea for the services of Cristiano Ronaldo , reports claim. The Portugal global moved to los Blancos in a then-world record £80m deal from Manchester United in the 2009 transfer window.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:41

Calle Jarnkrok, Viktor Arvidsson and Filip Forsberg also scored for Nashville, which improved to 9-1 at home . "As much as it is about skill and speed and all that, it's the work ethic, it's the little things, and I think that's kind of the idea behind that is doing the right thing and working as hard as we can", Ellis said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:33

The 28-year-old model took to her Instagram account to announce that she gave birth to her second child on Monday, June 12 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. "Yeah, it was definitely a thought (I would have to miss the U.S. Open)". He signaled his talent at the U.S. Open at Oakmont a year ago when he tied for 23rd place while still an amateur.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:04

Rooker is the 14th MSU player to be taken in the first round and fourth in the last six years joining Chris Stratton (2012, Giants, 20th), Hunter Renfroe (2013, Padres, 13th) and Dakota Hudson (2016, Cardinals, 34th). It's a scenario similar to when they took Joe Mauer with the No. 1 overall pick in 2001 over Mark Prior, as that went down to the wire and money was a consideration.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:07

That leaves the game well on its way to to climb from the current four-game average of 19.4 million viewers. Even though #LeBron James was fantastic and he even averaged a triple-double in the series, rest of the team let him down, especially the bench players.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:57

The Predators went into Game 6 hoping to keep the series alive with their impressive play on home ice. The Penguins lead the series 3-2, and seeking to become the NHL's first team to win consecutive Stanley Cup championships since Detroit won in 1997 and '98.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:32

What I will say is that all must fulfill our obligations, but I have no doubt in Cristiano. I know Cristiano and he is a good guy, both as a professional and a person. Portuguese sports daily A Bola then reported that Ronaldo was planning on leaving Madrid and it would be an " irreversible " decision. "This is very odd and in the next few days I'll talk to him".

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:29

Last Friday, news broke that the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers were in serious discussions regarding a trade involving the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft . The Celtics have been linked with either Josh Jackson of Kansas or Jayson Tatum of Duke at No. 3, although multiple media outlets reported the team may be willing to deal the pick.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:26

In summation, the Celtics traded the No. 1 overall pick in a loaded draft for the No. 3 pick (which still could be good) and a future first rounder that cannot be a top selection. The Boston Celtics may be looking to trade down with the Phoenix Suns , where the Suns would likely select Kansas forward Josh Jackson . With the NBA Draft being held on Thursday, Fultz might have plenty of time to get the sandwiches as a member of the 76ers.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:21

What kind of politics is this? "Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here". On regarding the notions of support, there's always a bad side from the India-Pakistan border areas, especially, a few places in Kashmir. You will get better fireworks (Chinese?), Eid celebs there. Post conclusion of the match, several video footages surfaced showing fans in Pakistan flooding the streets draped in their national green and white flag in celebration on Sunday after their national team ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:20

This marks the first time the world's top-three ranked players have missed the cut in the same major. Following an opening 76 DJ had a lot of work to do on Friday, and with a birdie-birdie start he looked to be heading in the right direction and back to within the projected cut line.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:24

Russia's players duly delivered a victory their head of state had all but demanded this week by beating a poor New Zealand team 2-0. "We could have been more aggressive". Aleksandr Samedov's corner found Viktor Vasin who saw his header hacked clear by Michael McGlinchey. But empty seats remain a concern, with Russia's Sport Express reporting that some tickets were being handed out to state workers for free in a bid to fill the stands at an upcoming Confederations Cup match in Kazan .

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:21

I saw her in the gym just right after our matches today, and so we both said, like, mutually to each other, "Well done". "I'm really sorry to have knocked out the penultimate French representation". Yet given a second opportunity to turn things around, Mladenovic still was unable to capitalize. The last time that happened here was in 1977, when Mima Jausovec claimed the title.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:20

Tayor was arrested on September 2, 2016, after crashing his Bentley convertible into two vehicles, including a Florida Highway Patriot trooper's patrol auto, while driving under the influence of alcohol near Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He also must enroll in DUI courses, perform 75 hours of community service and install an ignition interlock on his auto. He has had a long history of off-the-field trouble.