Author: 0 The mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix

I mean, if I can make four birdies around here, you know, that'd be pretty good. In the first round, McIlroy only hit five fairways en route to a 78. Of the 68 players who made the cut, 42 are under par. The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. This is the first time in major championship history that the top-three ranked players have failed to make the cut.

Sport Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave
Author: 0 Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

Ronaldo was making the headlines on Friday, two days before Portugal's Confederations Cup debut in Russian Federation, because of a report that said he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain following allegations that he defrauded the country's tax authorities.

Author: 0 Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. Oakland is also losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. They went 15-1 in the postseason, with sweeps in the first three round before beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games in the finals.

Author: 0 Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

Trump has repeatedly dismissed Russian electoral meddling, raising questions about whether the White House might reject the Senate's sanctions deal. "Today the United States Senate is asserting its [foreign policy] responsibilities". The sanctions follow the scandalous departure of Michael Flynn as Trump s national security advisor.

Author: 0 Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey part of four-way tie at US Open

For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986, Nos. Johnson, who had bullishly expected to do well on a course he believed to be perfectly suited to his game, admitted he was surprised to be out after only 36 holes.

Author: 0 Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

Regardless the team is hoping to be celebrating another title next June. This isn't the first time Curry has spoken out on politics. Would Dwyane Wade go back there?But I think the focus, a lot of LeBron's - his business interests, his Hollywood aspirations, his media ventures are base out there.And I wrote this previous year and said it and believed it: The minute he won that championship in Cleveland he was liberated to leave again.

Sport Justin Thomas finishes tied for fourth in Memorial Tournament
Author: 0 Justin Thomas finishes tied for fourth in Memorial Tournament

There are a lot of things that can happen and I knew I was still in the mix. For a guy in Dufner who rarely shows emotion and usually answers questions in a monotone, Fowler believes his friend is sometimes a bit misunderstood. They finished another shot behind. He was four shots behind along with Justin Thomas (69) and Dufner. Four players had at least a share of the lead in a final round in which seven players were in the hunt.

Author: 0 Despite Clinton impeachment vote, Gingrich says President 'cannot obstruct justice'

While speaker of the House, Gingrich voted in 1998 to impeach President Bill Clinton on charges of obstruction of justice and perjury. Trump added that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT " in U.S. "This is an Indian hunting party", Gingrich said. Somebody said the other day, I thought this was a very good test. In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, Comey testified that Trump had asked him to drop his investigation into former national ...

Author: 0 Justin Thomas hits absurd, winding birdie putt turned away from cup

Thomas made six birdies and one bogey on his front nine in the third round, and capped the round with an eagle, three birdies and a bogey on the back nine. His caddie Jimmy Johnson responded "did you hit it good?". American Justin Thomas carded a nine-under 63 to equal the lowest score ever at a major and roar into the third-round clubhouse lead at a helter-skelter U.S.

Author: 0 LeBron James responds to Draymond Green's claim he started National Basketball Association superteams

Rumors that the biggest free agents want to play for the Los Angeles Lakers seem to surface every summer, but the noise about LeBron James' potential desire to wear purple and gold are starting to get too loud to ignore. An image of the Larry O'Brien Trophy is also on the shirt. Perhaps this is Green's payback for what LeBron James did when they clinched the championship previous year and wore an " Ultimate Warrior " shirt as he made his way back to his hometown.

Sport Canadiens send defenceman Nathan Beaulieu to Sabres for third-round pick
Author: 0 Canadiens send defenceman Nathan Beaulieu to Sabres for third-round pick

A former first-round pick of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Beaulieu climbed his way up to the pros relatively early, a six-game stint with the Habs over the 2012-13 season. The 24 yr. old Beaulieu joins 22 yr. old Rasmus Ristolainen and 23 yr. old Jake McCabe in the young but inconsistent category for the Buffalo Sabres, but new head coach Phil Housley looks to have some mobility as a base with which to revamp his defense-corps.

Sport La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers
Author: 0 La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers

Nadal lost a grand total of 35 games throughout the tournament, the second fewest by any man at any major in the best-of-five-set Open Era (six 1968). Everyone expected a Nadal clinch the French Open title, considering how he dominated the clay court season this year. An emotional Rafael Nadal described his 10th French Open title as the ideal end to a flawless fortnight after he made history at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Sport Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No
Author: 0 Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

Greene, who was at the draft in Secaucus, N.J., went second overall to the Cincinnati Reds . A versatile position player, Lewis played third base and center field at the start of his high school career before playing exclusively shortstop as a senior.

Author: 0 Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

They are head and shoulders above the league, and they appear set up to remain so for years to come. Klay Thompson took the stage first, responding to earlier comments from team general manager Bob Myers. Thompson started out this series quiet as he had just 6 points on 3 of 16 shooting and missed all 5 three point attempts in game 1. Two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry is expected to sign the richest contract in National Basketball Association history this offseason as the ...

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy destroys ex-PGA Tour pro who called him out

Australian golfer Steve Elkington was on the wrong end of a Twitter spat against Rory McIlroy Friday night. McIlroy may not be the model of consistency lately - he's missed three cuts and finished inside the top 10 three times over his last six majors - but he's still the No.

Sport Lonzo Ball says he has 'very same confidence' as dad LaVar Ball
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball says he has 'very same confidence' as dad LaVar Ball

He passes the ball extremely well for a wing, can attack the rim off the dribble and should be able to defend multiple positions at the next level. There's no doubt that Jackson has impressed the Lakers - and many other teams - in his workouts and interviews, but I would still be shocked if they take him over Ball.

Sport Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in St Petersburg today, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone for a successful tournament. But although his side are the lowest ranked team in the tournament, sitting at 95th position in the official standings, Hudson said in his pre-match press conference that they are trying to win every game.

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight, but scoring conditions were far from easy as the likes of former champion Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood tried to move into contention. Asked about McIlroy and Day also missing the cut, last year's champion Johnson said putting was the difference. He had a chat with swing coach Michael Bannon on Thursday night, and Bannon had observed that McIlroy's transition down from the top was simply too quick.

Sport Feliciano Lopez Advances To Mercedes Cup Final
Author: 0 Feliciano Lopez Advances To Mercedes Cup Final

And, around 340 miles away at the Ricoh Open in Rosmalen, 20-year-old Alexander - who is more than nine years younger than Mischa - lost 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller . The victory vaults Lopez into his 16th career final, including fourth on grass. Pouille edged past fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire in a finely-balanced encounter where one single break in the entire match was enough for a 7-6 (5) 7-5 victory.

Sport Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

It is created to give them the opportunity to test their infrastructure and processes ahead of the real thing next year. Starting on Saturday, Russia is hosting the Confederations Cup , the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup.

Sport Victor Martinez hospitalized overnight for illness, report says
Author: 0 Victor Martinez hospitalized overnight for illness, report says

According to manager Brad Ausmus , Martinez will remain in the Detroit area for rest and further monitoring while the team begins a West Coast road trip starting on Monday. Martinez was experiencing dizziness and a fast heart rate on Thursday and was admitted to a hospital overnight with an irregular heartbeat. Obviously, hope for the best for Martinez, and it's unclear whether his ailment could require more than the minimum stay on the disabled list.

Sport Flames land goalie Smith from Coyotes for Johnson, Hickey and conditional pick
Author: 0 Flames land goalie Smith from Coyotes for Johnson, Hickey and conditional pick

The Calgary Flames grabbed the headlines in the hours leading up to the NHL's transaction freeze for the Vegas Golden Knights' Expansion Draft, acquiring Mike Smith from the Arizona Coyotes . Louis just one year prior. Battling a groin injury at the end of the regular season, Johnson finished with an 18-15-1 record, a 2.59 goals against average and a.910 save percentage.