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Sport McIlroy, Spieth to Headline Day One of Travelers Championship
Author: 0 McIlroy, Spieth to Headline Day One of Travelers Championship

Si WOOOOOO Kim (Kim withdrew Monday) represent the Top 30 contingent in 2017. It's a short par-70 that favors a specific type of player (i.e. Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson , Russell Knox ), but has also been kind to Bubba Watson . "So to be able to get something like that to here, the little things like that go a long way". For corollary courses, I suggest taking a peek at those who excel on Dye tracks , and a quick glance at the John Deere Classic shouldn't hurt either.

Sport FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
Author: 0 FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

KAZAN , Russia (AP) - Portugal had a first-half goal against Mexico chalked off in the Confederations Cup after the action was reviewed on video . "I was happy to have scored, but sad about the result ", said Quaresma. Santos praised his team for their dedication under pressure to hold on to the lead.

Sport Red Wings to Open LCA on October 5
Author: 0 Red Wings to Open LCA on October 5

They opened Olympia Stadium with a 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators on November 22, 1927. Pulkkinen scored 2 goals in 13 games with the Arizona Coyotes last season. Mrazek, 25, played in 50 games, finishing with a 3.04 goals-against average and.901 save percentage, both career worsts. Per Craig Custance of The Athletic Detroit , Nosek is "most likely" to be selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

Author: 0 Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Charged With Millions Of Dollars In Tax Fraud

In a statement , Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from 2011-14. Ronaldo's representatives at the GestiFute agency have yet to respond to the charges, but in December (16), they released details of the sportsman's finances in response to claims of tax evasion , insisting he was up to date on all of his payments.

Author: 0 Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution

In his remarks, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said the Day is also a moment to recognize those communities and people around the world who receive refugees and the internally displaced in their midst, offering them a safe place, and welcoming them in their societies.

Author: 0 Australian Open: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth progress

On the men's side, the Indonesia Open champion Srikanth Kidambi won his sixth match in a row when he breezed past qualifier Kan Chao Yu , 21-13, 21-16 in just 27 minutes. It was however end of the road HS Prannoy, who reached the semi-finals in Indonesia, Ajay Jayram, Praupalli Kashyap and Siril Verma who lost the opening rounds in the men's categories.

Author: 0 We want results, not lessons - no fear for Hudson's New Zealand

Just eight minutes later, Javier Hernandez scored the equalizer for Mexico . The Gold Cup holders are heavy favourites heading into their next Group A assignment at Fisht Stadium, with New Zealand nursing a 2-0 defeat to Russian Federation last Friday - a match that saw the All Whites tick past 500 minutes without a goal at the Confederations Cup .

Sport Fighters on social media react to bombshell announcement of Mayweather vs. McGregor
Author: 0 Fighters on social media react to bombshell announcement of Mayweather vs. McGregor

The main question surrounding the bout is the rules the fighters would adhere to, with many concerned that Mayweather's vastly superior boxing skills would make a standard boxing match a walkover. Whichever outcome happens, it will be no big surprise. Rumors have circulated for nearly a year about a super fight between the two powerhouses of fighting, however, even UFC President Dana White expressed some doubt as to if the two sides would be able to reach a compromise that would ...

Sport An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy
Author: 0 An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

The future could be now for Casey who starts the day at seven-under in a four-way tie for the lead alongside compatriot Tommy Fleetwood and Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman . The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should "pack their bags", is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup 2017: Germany start campaign with narrow victory over Australia

Germany beat Australia 3-2 in their Confederations Cup opener at Fisht Stadium in Sochi courtesy of goals from Lars Stindl , Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka . The Daily Telegraph quoted Postecolgou as saying. The reigning World Cup champions are without the likes of Toni Kroos, Manuel Neuer and Thomas Muller for the tournament in Russia Russia, with Low experimenting to find a team for the future.

Sport Management Team Suing Nate Diaz for More than $1 Million
Author: 0 Management Team Suing Nate Diaz for More than $1 Million

Dallas-based sports agency The Ballengee Group has filed a civil lawsuit against UFC star Nate Diaz , claiming he failed to pay the agency for its services related to several of his fights, including a lucrative two-fight rivalry with Conor McGregor .

Sport Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby
Author: 0 Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby

World number 74 Ozaki had been two breaks ahead in the third set and was serving at 5-4 when darkness descended on the Santa Ponsa lawns on Tuesday. "There were a lot of ups and downs, good shots and then easy mistakes. Ozaki came out to serve for the match on Wednesday, but Azarenka immediately broke back only to drop serve again. In the second round on Thursday Azarenka will face the seventh seeded player Ana Konjuh .

Sport Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Author: 0 Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

It was a touching moment to remind that the world should not forget about people with limited abilities. The first half had been all Portugal and had they been a little more clinical, they would have had a fairly comfortable lead. "It's great development but we want to get results here, so we're not happy at all". Javier Aquino dribbled in from the left and after an exchange of passes on the edge of the New Zealand box, Jimenez spun to fire high into the net.

Sport Illinois Democrats and Republicans Work Toward a Budget
Author: 0 Illinois Democrats and Republicans Work Toward a Budget

Also, some lawmakers say they are forgoing the per diem payments, including House Republican Leader Jim Durkin . "We need a balanced budget without a tax hike that makes spending for the poor and disadvantaged ... Democrats have argued that they've taken up several ideas, but Republicans keep changing their demands. Republicans continue to push their plan and Democrats have their own.

Sport McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules
Author: 0 McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules

Several times over the years, UFC president Dana White has been criticized for over-exaggerating his claims towards a planned fight or fighter. It will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. Notably, the boxing legend last defeated Andre Berto in September 2015 to end his 16-year-old career with an unbeaten record. "Mayweather has been out of the ring for two years and he might just get caught - McGregor can punch a bit".

Sport Connor McDavid announced as National Hockey League 18 cover athlete, trailer revealed
Author: 0 Connor McDavid announced as National Hockey League 18 cover athlete, trailer revealed

McDavid is surely the future of the league, and he had an incredible year with 100 total points, including 30 goals, in the regular season. "I've played EA Sports NHL every year since I was kid". National Hockey League 18 is built to deliver the speed, creativity, and action of today's young new National Hockey League through Creative Attack controls and the all-new Defensive Skill stick.

Author: 0 Ocean Unfriends Team New Zealand In America's Cup

Japan's America's Cup dream ended as SoftBank Team Japan went down 5-3 to Sweden's Artemis Racing in their semifinal on Friday. The New Zealander had not only been at the receiving end of one of the most spectacular sporting comebacks in San Francisco, he was then dumped as skipper by Emirates Team New Zealand .

Author: 0 Mickey Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after ICC Champions Trophy win

Moments after Pakistan clinched their maiden Champions Trophy title, Indian tennis star and wife of Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik took to social media and congratulated India's hockey team on their win over Pakistan . "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.

Author: 0 Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

New details on the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have surfaced after the mega-fight's confirmation earlier today. On Wednesday the commission granted Mayweather's company the date at its regular commission meeting, although Mayweather Promotions had asked for the request to be removed from the agenda only to make a last-minute request to keep it on Tuesday night.

Sport Padres' manager Andy Green calls Anthony Rizzo's slide
Author: 0 Padres' manager Andy Green calls Anthony Rizzo's slide "a cheap shot"

Rizzo was trying to score on a fly ball by Kris Bryant but collided with the Padres catcher. Padres: C Austin Hedges left the game with a bruised right thigh following a collision with Rizzo on the play at the plate in the sixth. Louis. ANGELS 8, YANKEES 3: Cameron Maybin hit a tie-breaking home run off struggling reliever Tyler Clippard to spark a three-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles beat NY to extend the Yankees' losing streak to seven games - their longest in a single ...

Sport Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland
Author: 0 Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

Even as I was doing well with my club he was giving me a little phone call or text to say: 'Things could change for you as you play more and get bigger.' He was great with that, giving me his experiences of what he had gone through. Griffiths then took centre stage, the Celtic striker arcing a 25-yard free kick inside the right-hand post in the 87th minute and then curling a shot into the other side of the goal three minutes later.

Author: 0 Murray sets up Nishikori clash

Murray said he would need to be at his best if he was to beat Wawrinka, who defeated Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1 in his quarter-final. When Murray beat Wawrinka this time past year to reach his first French Open final, it was probably his best performance on a clay court.

Sport Major League Baseball declares Anthony Rizzo slide to be illegal
Author: 0 Major League Baseball declares Anthony Rizzo slide to be illegal

That's actually in line with past rulings concerning similar plays. "The rule exists to protect that catcher ..." So the Padres and their fans and broadcasters have every right to be upset. That type of vigilante justice seems to be what sparked the brawl between Hunter Strickland and Bryce Harper in May. "It's not your prototypical lead off the game", said Rizzo.

Author: 0 Madrid insist Ronaldo is going nowhere

In a statement released on Tuesday, a prosecutor in Madrid said the Portuguese manager had committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, saying that "corporate structures were used by the accused in order to hide revenues generated from his image rights".

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

However, he stated that they could not adjust to the pace and bounce in Cardiff after playing in Edgbaston. "250/270 would have been". We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament, and certainly we found out the other day that today was going to be on a used wicket.

Sport Disney World Becomes Orlando Magic's First Uniform Sponsor
Author: 0 Disney World Becomes Orlando Magic's First Uniform Sponsor

Also, Martins told The Orlando Sentinel that partnering up with Disney is a great opportunity that would expand the Orlando Magic's "international reach." "At Walt Disney World Resort, we naturally believe in all things magic and are happy to support our hometown team".

Sport George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
Author: 0 George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

Wizards small forward Otto Porter also had his best season and would nearly certainly have to be in a potential George deal for it to make any sense for in, but he's a restricted free agent and would lose tens of millions of dollars if he agreed to a sign-and-trade deal with anyone this summer (fewer years, smaller yearly raises) instead of re-signing with Washington.

Author: 0 Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

And with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden State can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . Game 3 of the 2016 finals, also held in Cleveland, did see an uptick in physical play with 48 total personal fouls whistled. Curry has hit at least one 3-pointer in all 73 career postseason games.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Vs Floyd Mayweather on Aug 26

The pair have been trading verbal blows for months and a deal has been a long time coming despite both men stressing they were keen for the fight to take place. Mayweather posted to Instagram saying " It's official! ", while McGregor said " THE FIGHT IS ON ", on Twitter. He is the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion, and former UFC Featherweight Champion.

Sport SRK to release film song with girls named 'Sejal'
Author: 0 SRK to release film song with girls named 'Sejal'

Just recently, the self-proclaimed film critic reviewed the mini trailers of SRK and Anushka Sharma starrer, Jab Harry Met Sejal and boy, are they entertaining? As a date, August 4 will allow " Jab Harry Met Sejal " to cash in on a long weekend given that Rakshabandhan falls on August 7 - a Monday - this year.

Sport Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death
Author: 0 Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

North Korea , through this senseless act of what can only be described as terrorism-not revealing the extent of the young man's condition until he was practically on US soil-is nothing new for the so-called hermit kingdom. Soon afterward, the country's high court accused him of attempting to steal a propaganda poster from his Pyongyang hotel, and sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor for crimes against the state.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finalize fight for Aug

Earlier Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved a request by Mayweather Promotions to hold a boxing event in Las Vegas on August 26 . Either way, Mayweather-McGregor is coming, whether you like it or not, and it will dominate most of the chatter across both boxing and MMA over the coming couple of months.

Sport Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut
Author: 0 Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

Johnson shot 1-over 73 on Friday to finish at 4 over, three shots off the cut line. "I think that's a testament to how good the golf course is and how well it's set up", Harman said. Open history - but lipped out a birdie putt on the 18th to finish with a 65, putting him at 8-under for the tournament and right in the mix. The 26-year-old will play in the second-to-last group Sunday, quite a change for a player who had played in seven previous majors and missed the cut in six.