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Author: 0 Matsuyama making 1 last charge at US Open

His first ever major championship also ties for the lowest score under par at a U.S. Open. Tommy Fleetwood's fearless bid faded as he finished alone in fourth on 11 under following a final round of 72, with Rickie Fowler , Bill Haas and Xander Schauffele a shot further back in fifth.

Sport Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters
Author: 0 Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

The third was a bit lucky for me, it helped that I was able to break him in his first service games in the last two sets. Murray worked out of danger after dropping the first set to Nishikori with the 30-year-old finding a way. He plays well on the clay. Watch the best moments from the Andy Murray/Karen Kahchanov duel at the men's fourth round of Roland-Garros 2017 (Andy won 6:3, 6:4, 6:4).

Sport England clinch rugby series against Pumas
Author: 0 England clinch rugby series against Pumas

The tourists, level at 25-25 with 16 minutes left, finished stronger as substitute prop Will Collier barged over for a try that Ford converted. "They play in the U20s, they become World Cup champions, they get a contract straight away". "Those see-saw games are awful", added Jones. "George has grown in stature, his experience has been invaluable to us". "We have identified five or six normally first-string players who at this stage we wouldn't play in November", he said.

Author: 0 Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'

This has been suggested by Israeli officials in the past, and "west of the Jordan Valley" effectively means that if the Palestinians ever did manage to get independence after generations of Israeli occupation, their external borders would still be occupied in perpetuity.

Sport Aaron Judge Crushes 495-foot Homer in Yankees' Win
Author: 0 Aaron Judge Crushes 495-foot Homer in Yankees' Win

He hit another in the seventh that was, in its own way, awesome: a laser that seemed to defy gravity all the way until it went over the fence in right center 401 feet away. "He hit it a long way". The Yankees are 4-1 in their last five during game two of a series, and 10-4 in their last 14 Tuesday games. Montgomery has been a solid addition to the Yankees rotation and snapped a four-start winless streak by holding the Toronto Blue Jays scoreless on three hits in six innings on ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Ronaldo's brilliant pass between three defenders let Ricardo Quaresma score the first for Portugal . Selecao had the ball in the back of the net after 20 minutes through Pepe, but the Video Assistant Referee deemed the goal offside just moments before Ronaldo had struck the crossbar.

Sport Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler

In a deal that won't be final until Monday, the 76ers dove in head first and shook things up by picking up the first pick. While the majority of the Celtics' offseason previously revolved around former Washington guard Markelle Fultz , Boston must now turn their attention toward another crop of players, as the former Huskies standout is nearly certainly coming off the board at No.

Sport Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak
Author: 0 Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

All three were gone after nine overs, five of them fierce seam bowling by Mohammad Amir , who was passed fit to play after missing the surprise semifinal victory over England because of a back spasm. But luck was on Pakistan's side. Earlier, Fakhar rode his luck after Kohli sent Pakistan into bat at a sun-drenched Oval. They scored 6.34 runs per over, and conceded only 4.59 per over.

Author: 0 Larson earns 2nd NASCAR win of season

This is our second Cup win of the year, but we've had six second place finishes. "I think we have just kind of continued to gel and continued to build on what we now have and it has been showing on Sundays a lot". "Without a shadow of a doubt our No. 78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota was the best vehicle out there", said Truex. "We're finishing near 15th race to race , which is where we expect to be".

Author: 0 Who Will Blackhawks Protect in NHL Expansion Draft?

What's uncertain is how many trades the Golden Knights will reach with teams to influence which player Vegas selects or avoids in exchange for draft picks, something McPhee hopes to stockpile. Some players left unprotected, such as Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan , carry hefty contracts, which Vegas might shy away from so not to restrict the team's payroll structure under the salary cap.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo skips post-match press conference after Portugal draw

The FIFA Confederations Cup is viewed by experts as a rehearsal for the organizers, with only one year to go to the FIFA World Cup. Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Their minds are going to wander, to drift off to thinking about what happens if I win the US Open . Hideki Matsuyama was the highest ranked golfer remaining in the field. Tommy Fleetwood of England finished fourth at 277. "Yeah, I've never been a big, big man in any sport I've played", he said. "He was phenomenal - I would've like to have played like that".

Author: 0 Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

He hit 12 of the 14 fairways in the second round, and one of the misses came on No. 15, when he was in desperation mode and tried to drive the green on the 357-yard hole. The top two ranked players in the world, defending champion Dustin Johnson and 2011 US Open victor Rory McIlroy , also failed to make the cut.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together,' but aren't a superteam

Or you can get off at the Rickmond or Coliseum stations and take BART. And if you're a Golden State fan, that's the real reason to celebrate. A rally is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. "I'm sure as a team we're gonna have a conversation (about a potential visit)", he said. For the second straight year the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) champs are visiting Las Vegas as part of their championship celebration.

Sport Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli

Earlier, put in to bat first, openers Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) provided their side with a ideal start as not only did they blast half-centuries each, but also went on to stitch a huge 136-run stand, thus making them the most successful opening pair in the history of the eight-team marquee event.

Sport Giuseppe Marotta confirms Chelsea's Alex Sandro bid
Author: 0 Giuseppe Marotta confirms Chelsea's Alex Sandro bid

Following last seasons' Premier League winning season, Antonio Conte is keen to add to his squad ahead of next season's Champions League campaign. The relationship between manager and board has also been severely tested by Conte's decision to inform Diego Costa, by text, that he is not in the club's plans.

Author: 0 Hernandez hits home run off Miller, Dodgers beat Indians 6-4

Indians manager Terry Francona became ill in the eighth inning and had to leave the dugout. Bauer retired the next two batters, but Yasil Puig hit a 1-1 pitch over the wall in center field for his 10th home run, giving Los Angeles a 2-0 lead.

Sport Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard
Author: 0 Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

Rory McIlroy and Jason Day each appeared destined to miss the cut. Paul Casey chopped his way to a triple bogey, only to respond with five straight birdies that carried him to a 1-under 71 and make him the first to post at 7-under 137.

Author: 0 US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

The NBA Hall of Fame player arrived in Pyongyang for a four-day visit the same day Warmbier was released . An American student who fell into a coma while imprisoned in a North Korean labor camp returned to the United States late Tuesday after Pyongyang allowed him to be flown home, U.S.

Sport 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick
Author: 0 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

In his first and last season with the Washington Huskies, Fultz proved quickly why he is considered the No. 1 overall prospect in the draft. There was clearly something in Fultz to which Ainge wasn't blown away by, and the question is what? Fultz's rise to stardom has been rapid.

Sport Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer
Author: 0 Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off homer

Heading into Sunday, two of the three cycles to be completed this season have been at Coors, but to a pair of road teams. Rockies OF Gerardo Parra (strained right quadriceps) ran outside at about half speed for the first time since he was injured June 6...

Author: 0 Russian Federation delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

The 2017 Federations Cup organizing committee is chaired by Russia's Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Russian Football Union Vitaly Mutko. A win against either Portugal or Mexico will nearly certainly do the job. Arriving by helicopter close to $750 million new stadium in his native St.

Author: 0 Sarfraz, Arthur revel in stunning Pakistan triumph

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. With its win, Pakistan , which came into the tournament ranked No. 8 in the world, has clinched its first Champions Trophy victory . Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan , who upset hosts England in the semifinals, had the ideal platform to make ...

Sport Ajax name reserve team boss Marcel Keizer as new manager
Author: 0 Ajax name reserve team boss Marcel Keizer as new manager

But Ajax said it believed Keizer to be the right man for the job. "The conversations we had were really positive and I also feel trust from the club", Keizer told Ajax's official website . The 48-year-old has been promoted from the club's reserve team, Jong Ajax , who he guided to a second-place finish in Dutch football's second tier last season.

Sport Sailing-Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring
Author: 0 Sailing-Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring "Auld Mug" home

Chase boats immediately converged on the catamaran and confirmed that all six crew members were accounted for, including three who remained in the cockpit in the starboard hull. "I didn't actually see the capsize itself", Ainslie said. Artemis chose to remain in the 34th America's Cup, although it missed much of the challenger trials in the 2 1/2 months it took to ready its new boat.

Author: 0 Portugal vs. Mexico Confederations Cup score, highlights, live updates

Video replays were again consulted, but no change was made to the initial decision to award the goal. The 26-year-old told the official Confederations Cup website: "It goes without saying that he's a great player but we're a great side too, and I'm sure we can stop him".

Author: 0 Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Mexico's all-time leading goal scorer Javier Hernandez pulled one back for his side with a classic flying-header in the 42nd minute with both teams going into the break 1-1. Portugal ended 2-2 with Mexico and, perhaps fortunately for FIFA, Chile beat Cameroon 2-0. Portugal looked set for a late win when Cedric Soares scored with a deflected shot in the 86th minute, but Hector Moreno equalized for Mexico with a header in stoppage time.

Sport Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

Koepka took it from there - a victory in Turkey against a strong field, his first PGA Tour victory in the Phoenix Open, his first Ryder Cup and now a major championship. He was 2 under at the turn, and then really poured it on when he hit the back nine. He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70.

Author: 0 McGregor fight set for August 26

He has earned it. The clip, filmed by South American pro boxer and former IBO welterweight champion Chris van Heerden, shows McGregor getting tagged easily in practice. "The kid has unbelievable charisma and is a great fighter". Like Ellerbe, we'll all have to wait to see if this fight is going to be as exciting as its buildup, but one thing is certain: whatever takes place inside the ring will be historic.

Sport Kiwis take 3-0 lead in America's Cup
Author: 0 Kiwis take 3-0 lead in America's Cup

The final is a repeat of the last time the trophy was contested in 2013, when Team USA came from 8-1 down to win 9-8. They must find a solution to the superior upwind speed of Team NZ's catamaran and devise a way to rattle Burling, who has been flawless with his starts and decision-making so far, nullifying the threat of aggressive match-racing ability of Team USA's Australian skipper Jimmy Spithill .

Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record

This is his third U.S. Open and it is the first time he has even made the cut. There were several incredible moments from Thomas' record-setting afternoon, a few of which can be seen below. "Oh gosh, Jimmy, be good", he said to caddie Jimmy Johnson when the ball was in the air, and it was close to ideal. He shot a 69 and was at 2-under 214.

Sport Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators
Author: 0 Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

Game 5 is on Thursday. Sullivan said forward Nick Bonino , who missed Games 3 and 4 after taking a P.K. Subban slap shot to the left foot in Game 2 will be a game-time decision. Pittsburgh, however, was problematic in the first two games of this series. I am not exhausted myself. Pittsburgh went up 2-0 five minutes later on a goal by Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin netted a backbreaker with 11 seconds remaining in the first period.

Author: 0 Ward defeats Kovalev to retain light heavyweight titles

The Cuban retains his World Boxing Assn. title and said afterward, as one of the sport's most avoided fighters, that he'd be willing to meet either former super-flyweight world champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez or super-featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko in a catchweight bout.

Sport Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final
Author: 0 Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

India's captain Virat Kohli has urged his team to forget the 124-run drubbing they inflicted on old rivals Pakistan in the group stage of the Champions Trophy ahead of the teams' sell-out final at The Oval on Sunday. India , who beat Pakistan by five runs in the Twenty20 final 10 years ago, have been lifted by outstanding batting from Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma .