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Author: 0 When Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur to get a job

India's hard-hitting middle order batsman Harmanpreet Kaur is struggling with injury ahead of the big final of ICC Women's World Cup final on Sunday against England . It was the heat of the moment (Deepti Sharma incident), I said sorry to her. "Her application was later sent to Delhi, but was rejected by the president".

Sport 'Miserable' Don Jr. Can't Wait for Donald Trump's Presidency to Be Over
Author: 0 'Miserable' Don Jr. Can't Wait for Donald Trump's Presidency to Be Over

The White House confirmed Tuesday that Trump and Putin spoke to each other at dinner connected with the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, this month. But some top aides, including National Security Adviser Gen. Towards the end of the Dinner, Trump held a short conversation with Putin who was as a matter of fact seated next to Melania Trump, the first lady.

Sport San Antonio Spurs: 5 potential trade chips for a Kyrie Irving deal
Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs: 5 potential trade chips for a Kyrie Irving deal

The former No. 1 draft pick has met with several teams over the past three weeks, including the Milwaukee Bucks and LA Clippers, but he has gained momentum on a deal with the Cavs in the past several days, sources said. With Carmelo Anthony wanting out of NY, and presumably willing to waive his no-trade clause to play with longtime friend LeBron James , the Knicks may actually be the most likely destination of those four.

Author: 0 PGA Open: Rory McIlroy 'ecstatic' after second-round 68

As an early starter on a day when the wind picked up in the afternoon, joint overnight leader Matt Kuchar was on the right side of Friday's draw and, at 39, age may also be on his side as he bids for his first British Open title. "Certainly this course helps". "I remember being on the course at one point on the 12th hole Saturday". Not putting that much pressure on myself, but very much wanting to win it.

Author: 0 Rory set for British Open

That continued into Friday, a towering approach to the hard sixth perhaps the best example of what Rory can do when everything is working at the same time. He explained he's been able to better visualize his shots the last 27 holes and the results have been much more familiar. The world number four came home in 32 with three birdies in the last four holes and maintained that momentum on Friday, despite far tougher conditions for the morning starters.

Sport Early starters impress on day three of The Open
Author: 0 Early starters impress on day three of The Open

Kuchar made five birdies in his early burst, describing the one at the 499-yard sixth as "incredible" on "one of the hardest holes here". "Today is much different, and it's quite wonderful". He did not have a birdie in the second round. Meanwhile, defending champion Henrik Stenson carded a 69 and Rory McIlroy fought back from being 5 over through six to sign for a battling 1-over 71.

Author: 0 Johnson, Spieth favourites as British Open begins

He admitted the tougher examination of the Friday at Troon a year ago had toughened him for this test. His body language both on arrival and before, during and after his first two rounds have exuded a player down on confidence and belief.

Sport Jordan Spieth seeking improvement despite two-shot lead
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth seeking improvement despite two-shot lead

Kuchar has yet to win a major championship. "He said: 'You're Rory McIlroy , what are you doing?'" Mark O'Meara, a victor at Royal Birkdale in 1998 who is playing in his last British Open , hit the opening tee shot. This one has been the most aggravating because it involves injury. It all led to what McIlroy describes as a start-and-stop year, one that to this point doesn't include a trophy.

Author: 0 British Open Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka Race to the Top

He only hit five of 14 fairways but on every occasion he didn't he recovered easily thanks to the rough being far from penal and the market quite rightly views him as the man they all have to beat. "Nothing said "4" about this hole". "So I feel good now". And he wasn't through just yet. Spieth has as soft of touch as anyone in golf right now.

Sport Barca Star Offered To Arsenal
Author: 0 Barca Star Offered To Arsenal

Rafinha played 18 times for Barcelona in La Liga last season, scoring six goals, but he only played the full 90 minutes on six occasions. Surely he has too good a player to sit on the bench, and he now wants to look for more regular first team football - and I see no reason why he couldn't get it at Arsenal .

Sport The Cavs are in 'serious' talks with Derrick Rose
Author: 0 The Cavs are in 'serious' talks with Derrick Rose

He's noticeably less mobile but isn't stiff by any means. The 28-year-old guard is an unrestricted free agent after spending last season with the New York Knicks . A major question mark regarding Derrick Rose is his ability to handle a secondary role on a team . Some players like Vince Carter have been fortunate to continue their careers with a limited version of the athleticism they once owned.

Sport McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start
Author: 0 McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start

It could be ominous, then, that the first round of the event's 146th staging was dominated by three of Uncle Sam's boys. Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka overcame a fiendish links course to fire impressive 65s and lead the field by two shots, midway through the British Open first round at Royal Birkdale yesterday.

Sport Kyrie Irving reportedly seeking deal, with Miami Heat possible landing spot
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving reportedly seeking deal, with Miami Heat possible landing spot

Earlier this week, Cavs guard Kyrie Irving said the franchise is " in a peculiar place ". The San Antonio Spurs are the point guard's preferred team, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . It's important to note, Irving does not have a no-trade clause in his current contract. The 35-year-old is owed $15.5 million next season. There are going to be many suitors for Irving-including the four teams he specified to Cleveland-but Golden State will definitely not be one of them.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy continues climb up Open leaderboard

During his post-round press conference at the Open, Spieth was asked about his recent Cabo vacation with a bevy of famous athletes (including Phelps, Michael Jordan, and Fred Couples among others), and if he learned anything from them. Only eight under-par rounds were recorded on Friday and just nine players finished below par after 36 holes. "I watched some of the golf this morning on TV".

Sport Big first inning helps Sale, Red Sox cruise past Angels
Author: 0 Big first inning helps Sale, Red Sox cruise past Angels

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale threw six scoreless innings and struck out nine as the Red Sox cruised past the LA Angels 6-2 on Friday night in LA. The Red Sox have two club options on Sale's contract, meaning he'll be wreaking havoc in Boston for at least the 2018 and 2019 seasons. "It seems like once he makes a great catch, it's like, OK, that's the best catch", he said.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving requests trade
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving requests trade

That's what I'm going to continue to do, because I know that if we continue to be with one another and keep utilizing one another, man, the sky's the limit. The Washington Wizards have reached an agreement with point guard John Wall for a contract extension. "I understand we're in a very peculiar place", Irving told Sports Illustrated just days before news of his trade request was made public.

Author: 0 Tour de France Stage 19: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins from the break

To win this Tour, he had to first avoid trouble in yesterday's 222.5km 19th stage, an nearly dead straight 222.5km run from Embrun down to Salon de Provence. While not huge, his lead is sufficient to mean that he doesn't have to take unnecessary risks on the twisting and technical time-trial course in Marseille.

Sport Rested, not rusty, Koepka goes straight back into major contention
Author: 0 Rested, not rusty, Koepka goes straight back into major contention

Even hitting just 36 percent of his fairways, Spieth was still able to reach 15 of 18 greens in regulation. "But it's like any Open Championship , you've just got to control your golf ball". "I'm looking forward to getting back to America and getting back into some nice conditions". I am trying to keep the same tempo as in the States and act like it is a five-foot longer putt.

Sport Spieth, Koepka lead charge at The Open
Author: 0 Spieth, Koepka lead charge at The Open

Kuchar, a strapping 39-year-old who has never won a major, produced a mixed bag of a round with four bogeys and three birdies and endured a particularly disappointing finish, dropping shots at two of the last three holes. His fellow countrymen Ian Poulter and Richard Bland are three under par along with Justin Thomas and the Canadian Austin Connelly. "A couple of bad swings but really take away those two three putts and just two-putt and I shoot under par".

Author: 0 British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1

Back pedaling to Jordan Spieth's consecutive victories at the Masters and US Open in 2015. The baby-faced Texan, all of 23 years young, belies his youthfulness with a hard-nosed toughness, mental and physical, and he is a man on a mission this week.

Sport Mauricio Pochettino provides transfer update for Tottenham fans
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino provides transfer update for Tottenham fans

Manchester City meanwhile took their summer spending past €150m with the signing of England full-back Kyle Walker from Tottenham , while Arsenal have broken their club record to sign striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon. He told ESPN: "The big sides are investing a lot of money trying to improve". He commented that at Spurs it is "always the philosophy coming from the board and in the case of Daniel Levy , I think we have a very good relationship, we have a clear idea of what we need ...

Author: 0 Poulter revels in return to major contention at Royal Birkdale

O'Meara, who won The Masters in 1998 and lifted the Claret Jug at Birkdale three months later, hit the opening shot at 6.35am out of bounds as wind and heavy rain made conditions testing for the early starters. I haven't played a major for a little while and I can't wait. The reception up 18, walking from greens to tees, was really pretty special. "I'm pulling hard this week on memories of how I remember 2008".

Sport Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Spurs
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Spurs

It' no secret that the Cavs have a complete lack of depth at point guard. "We are respectfully going to keep those private". Most other teams are either too good, too bad, or too asset poor to really find their way into the discussion - though after everything that has happened this offseason I suppose it is impossible to outright dismiss nearly any teams chance of trading for Irving.

Sport Rose, Cavs in talks on one-year deal
Author: 0 Rose, Cavs in talks on one-year deal

The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke Thursday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. The Knicks have been working for several weeks to trade Carmelo Anthony , who is nearly assured to be gone from NY before the start of the next season, as his relationship with management has deteriorated.