Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the first singles contest at Hazeltine past year and was wearing the pants from his Ryder Cup uniform, said: "You always can take that fire from Ryder Cup and use it in other events". But while Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, it was back at the drawing board for McIlroy and Day after their disappointing exits.
Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. McIlroy put most of his difficulties down to his lack of competitive golf. Day has been dealing with his mother's significant health issues for months, though he had been playing well lately. Thomas became the fifth player to shoot 63 in the U.S.
Then, in 2009 while playing for the University of Georgia, he slayed Fowler in the quarterfinals of the 2009 NCAA Championship, making three straight birdies over the final three holes to finish him off. "Just got to get off to a good, slow start, get conservative and kind of work my way into a solid round". He's the defending U.S. Open champion and he's been white-hot all year.
Playing in the same group in the first round of the U.S. Open, two of the world's best found unplayable lies in the tall fescue, pitch shots that went up the hill, then rolled back down, awkward stances and more than enough mistakes to place them both in danger of missing the cut.
It means Scott, Day , Wade Ormsby (six-over after a second 75) and Nick Flanagan (10-over after a 79) are all looking at a free weekend. Big hitters Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day were expected to thrive on the wide open fairways of Erin Hills .
In a tradition that dates from 2003, Nashville supporters tossed catfish onto the ice during the playoffs, and sometimes went to great lengths to smuggle the fish into the arena . The Penguins also killed off 32 seconds of a 5-on-3 at 8:47 of the third after Trevor Daley punched Ryan Ellis with Olli Maatta already in the box for tripping.
The Boston Celtics are in serious talks to trade the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers , according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Zach Lowe. The Sixers had six players in for a visit and workout Friday, none of whom is likely to be among the 60 guys drafted. Colangelo, Brown, Eversley and Williams weren't there.
With the afternoon wave several hours away, the early projected cut-line for the top 60 players and ties is one-over. He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson , who was born Monday. This was almost a carbon copy of McIlroy's showing at last year's tournament. Tournament guests at the fan central portion of Erin Hills shared their thoughts on round two of the championship.
But Thursday the city will make headlines for good news. In the first season with Kerr at the helm, Curry won league MVP, the Warriors finished with the best record in the NBA , and won the 2015 NBA Championship. Golden State won the series in five games and Green displayed a shirt that said "Quickie" with the Quicken Loans symbol. Iguodala can't officially sign a deal until July 6 because of National Basketball Association rules so he could theoretically change his mind if a team offers an ...
The match will be played at The Oval in London tomorrow. One half expected India , the defending champions, to make it all the way to the final, while the other half gave eighth-ranked Pakistan not even a ghost of a chance. Led by their batting ace Virat Kohli , the Indian team has gelled well as a unit with both their batting and bowling coming good in the tournament. "They've been really special in the way that they've bought into the concept that we wanted them to buy into and the ...
The latest flare-up came Thursday when Draymond Green wore a T-shirt to the Warriors' championship parade mocking the Cavs for only going five games with the Warriors in the Finals before succumbing 4-1. For LeBron , his former Heat teams were not super teams . "People forget, when you went to Miami , they had just lost in the first round". "It's like, this is the greatest day you could have arguably in your life and you're talking to us", Frye later said.
Fans tossed five catfish onto the ice at Bridgestone Arena, as they are known to do, during the Predators' 5-1 victory in Game 3 that narrowed their best-of-seven series deficit to 2-1. Nashville is a good team and they did not become Western Conference champions by fluke. Predators have trusted analytics throughout run to Cup Final Laviolette has come to terms with "the Corsi and Fenwick statistical powers" it would seem.
Elsewhere, 19-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko booked her spot in the next round at Roland Garros with a 6-1 6-4 victory over Lesia Tsurenko . Ostapenko now faces former No. Williams' chances of adding a first French Open title to her collection of seven grand slams faded after the 36-year-old was beaten 5-7 6-2 6-1 by Bascinszky.
The Lions must now move on to face the Crusaders on Saturday - a side boasting a flawless 14 wins from 14 Super Rugby matches this term. The other All Blacks in the selection are Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Owen Franks and Luke Romano.
The runners-up from 2013, Emirates Team New Zealand , are second in the standings after clinching their sixth win on Thursday. "It was a target for the team for the points, but also as a new team in the America's Cup to prove that we can race and win at this level".
This was the 100th best-of-five-sets match on clay for the Spaniard, who took his record on the surface to 98 and two. Many have viewed Dominic Thiem as the third favourite to win this tournament behind Nadal and Djokovic , and now the Austrian player faces his moment of truth.
World number three Jason Day followed his opening round 79 with a three-over 75 for a 10-over-par 154 total to miss the cut. His 7-under par tied the record to par for the first round of a U.S. Open. It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today. Day arrived at Erin Hills a week ago and felt "I put in the best preparation for any major in my career", he said.
Among that group was amateur Braden Thornberry (65), Chez Reavie (69), Kevin Chappell (69) and third-round co-leader Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain (71). Jutanugarn drove into the long grass on the side of the par-4 No. 18, but her approach shot left her pin-high and she made a 25-footer for the victory.
Willett, who pulled out before the start of his second round, was heading towards the Erin Hills exit anyway after slumping to an opening round nine-over 81. "I enjoyed the walk, the golf course is handsome, but I just didn't execute". It's the most players tied after 36 holes of the USA since 1974 at Winged Foot, only the names from 43 years ago resonate more than today - Raymond Floyd, Hale Irwin, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer.
Cardiff , Jun 8 New Zealand and Bangladesh enter their final group match of the ICC Champions Trophy here tomorrow with the knowledge that even a win may not be enough to see either of them into the semifinals. Sent into bat , Jos Buttler provided a late flourish with a quick-fire unbeaten 61 after Joe Root scored a fluent half-century to propel England to 310 all out.
The Real Madrid team were given a fantastic reception after they returned home to celebrate with their supporters following their Champions League triumph over Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday night. Ronaldo, 32, has now scored 600 career goals for club and country, including 105 in the Champions League , and has finished as the top scorer in the competition for the last five seasons.
I love Draymond. We got a team full of humble Warriors , and then we got one guy that's just going to stir up the pot every day. "Today is all about celebrating our championship", team reps said in a statement, according to Sports Illustrated .
Arthur also heaped praises on his team for the showing great mental strength following the thrashing they received at the hands of India in their tournament opener at Edgbaston. After Friday's practice, Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood said of Amir: "He bowled today without any problem whatsoever". There wasn't any drop of intensity or something extra.
The world number 56, who made the French Open fourth round in 2013 and 2014, twice recovered from a set down to advance 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in just under four hours. There was no way back, especially after the Argentine - who struggled with a groin injury on the previous round - called for the doctor. Del Potro, playing in Paris for the first time in 5 years after a series of wrist injuries, was quickly a break down in the second set.
Kerr had this to say after Trump was elected U.S President late past year . Durant has said that his decision not to play for the D.C. team had nothing to do with the fans or the city. A report surfaced shortly after Game 5 claiming that the Warriors would unanimously refuse any invitation to the White House, but that report was clearly debunked by the organization's statement.