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Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial


Alas, there was Jason Dufner to save the day, as he holed a 32-foot par putt just a few yards from Nicklaus, one that clinched a Memorial Tournament victory that didn't seem possible after the 2013 PGA Championship victor shot 77 on Saturday. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots lowest round in US Open history

Oosthuizen, whose sole major title to date came at St Andrews in 2010, birdied the first, fourth, seventh and eighth to move to four under par, while 2015 victor Spieth had covered his first 11 holes in level par. "The majors have a different feel and sound to the roars and to hear the crowd go insane when I holed that putt on 18 was really cool", said Thomas, whose back-to-back wins in Hawaii in January included an opening 59 in the Sony Open. Read More »

Gingrich says presidents can't obstruct justice - but accused Bill

While speaker of the House, Gingrich voted in 1998 to impeach President Bill Clinton on charges of obstruction of justice and perjury. On December 19 at 1:56PM, Gingrich voted to impeach President Clinton for obstruction of justice. Mueller also once helmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Gingrich on Friday said he has warned the president and Trump's aides of just how serious the current investigations are. Read More »

The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences


In the statement , which Bill Cosby later tweeted, she attacked Judge O'Neill, describing him as "overtly arrogant" and accusing him of "collaborating with the district attorney". Constand knew Cosby through her job at Temple University in Philadelphia , and he invited her to his Cheltenham home. He remained stoic as the judge declared a mistrial , while Constand doled out hugs to her mother, prosecutors and some of the other women who say the TV star drugged and abused them. Read More »

Serbia draw 1-1 with Wales in World Cup qualifier

The fact it was in a crucial worldwide at a hostile away fixture makes it even more remarkable but perhaps the reason most are talking about it is because it happened in the same ground as the original spot kick by the Czechoslovakian global star Antonin Panenka (hence the name) against the German keeper Sepp Maier that won the 1976 Euro championships. Read More »

Pant, Kuldeep picked for West Indies tour


The decision in this regard is likely to come on Friday after Cricket Advisory Committee - consisting of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman -is likely to meet captain Virat Kohli . Pant, 19, could not make the India team for the ongoing Champions Trophy as the selectors preferred experience over youth, but has always been identified as a prospect because of his aggressive batting. Read More »

LA Clippers building stadium in Inglewood

Since Steve Ballmer bought the Clippers, he has wanted something his predecessor Donald Sterling never much cared about - getting out from under the shadow of the Los Angeles Lakers . According to LA Times' Brad Turner, the Clippers' passionate owner will be financing the stadium completely with his own coins. AEG, which owns and operates Staples Center, also owns the Kings and a piece of the Lakers . Read More »

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

After going up 3-0 in the series, and 15-0 in the postseason, the Warriors ran into a Cavs team with perhaps more fight left than anyone expected. The Cavs fell behind by as many as 17 but closed to within three early in the final period before ending their reign as champions . He scored 39 last night and became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to score 30 or more points in five straight Finals games. Read More »

Johnson back in major contention at 2017 US Open


It is a monstrous course at over 7,700 yards, and Spaniard Rahm described it as "like a links golf course on steroids-everything is a little bigger", per the42.ie . Just 11-years old, Erin Hills has no such bona fides but some including reigning British Open champion Henrik Stenson are wary of the dangers that lurk. Read More »

Premier League fixtures released


Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham , while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace . The fixture list has been released and by looking at leading bookmakers' odds for final positions, we can see where each team's supposed tricky run of games come in the season. Read More »

Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass


Wilander, speaking on Eurosport in the wake of Nadal's record 10 victory at the French Open , sees the Spaniard and his long-time rival, Roger Federer , as the two most likely winners at Wimbledon . He said: "There has been a little while since I played a very good Wimbledon ". It's the third time in Nadal's illustrious career that he has won the clay-court title without losing a set. Read More »

Manchester City set to launch £50 million bid for Alexis Sanchez


Sanchez, 28, was listed as a Bayern Munich player during a recent tweet from the Chilean national side as it announced its squad for the upcoming Confederations Cup tournament in Russian Federation - leading to speculation that he was on his way to Germany - but the gaffe was subsequently fixed. Read More »

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Official John Goble told an Associated Press pool reporter after the game that he did not do a good job of verbalizing who received the first quarter technical when he reported it to the scorer's table. After all, they still had two more chances to close it out with Green . The Cavs will have to win that game to keep the series alive. The Warriors later flew out to visit Durant in the Hamptons and had a positive meeting that included Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Andre Iguodala, and ... Read More »

Usain Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil


Bolt said, "It's gonna be a great reception". I never expected this. He said: "There is no other place to do the last one because, as you saw, the Olympics in London was just out of this world". "My execution was bad and my start was poor", he said of Saturday's race. "I am getting in shape and feeling good for my first race". "I always try to make sure they're happy because they're very hard to please", added the man who clocked 50 sub-10 second 100 metres in his career. Read More »

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made a shocking blunder last night


Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris' mistake in the final moments of the match led to Sweden's stunning WCQ victory over France . "But I'm not going to heap blame Hugo, he has often been decisive with us, but it cost us". France head in as the pacesetters, but they're just three points clear of Sweden after five matches. Didier Deschamps sent Les Blues out in a 4-2-3-1 formation, with Arsenal man Giroud leading the line after scoring a hat-trick in France's global friendly against ... Read More »

Charles Barkley takes up Bettman's invitation to Cup Final


Barkley, a big hockey fan , respects the game. "Thank God for the National Hockey League playoffs", Barkley said on the NBA's TNT postgame show. Barkley also expressed his admiration for the Pittsburgh Penguins - who have won the Stanley Cup four times - noting how tough it is to win multiple times. Read More »

Djokovic Mentally Bails at French Open; Nadal, Thiem Book Semifinal


Svitolina won the first set 6-3 and raced into a 5-1 lead in the second before Halep bounced back and took the second 7-6 (6). Djokovic was bundled out at Roland Garros by Austrian No.6 seed Dominic Thiem . Bjorn Borg surrendered just 32 games on his way to the 1978 French Open , but Nadal insisted he has no interest in such records. Meanwhile there were no such problems for world No.1 Andy Murray and nine-times champion Rafael Nadal , who both advanced to the semi-finals. Read More »

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Both teams returned to the ice for the deciding third period, with the score tied at 1. Pittsburgh scored soon after to make it 3-1, a goal that was credited to Scott Wilson , who got a piece of the puck before it went off the skate of Nashville forward Vernon Fiddler and between Rinne's pads. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Comparing India and Pakistan's recent performances, Afridi thinks that India is more likely to beat Pakistan in the upcoming clash. "I am really impressed with Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah's bowling in global cricket, especially in one-dayers.as well as, for that matter, Shami and Umesh". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Forbes highest paid athlete list

Ronaldo ranks above National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James ($86.2m) and Barcelona's Lionel Messi ($80m) in the top three of the annual list produced by the American publication. In total, 63 of the world's top 100 highest-earning athletes are American-born. Floyd Mayweather, a staple on Forbes' list for more than a decade, did not earn a spot in 2017. Read More »

Google celebrates commencement of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive doodle

If you don't want to get yourself hooked to yet another addictive game this time you'll have to avoid Google's homepage. And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs. The win was tarnished only by injuries, with Chris Woakes bowling only two overs before leaving with a side injury and Root himself hobbling through much of his innings. Read More »

Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

The Captain Obvious observation is that the Cavs must step up if they are to make the NBA Finals more competitive, which means LeBron James can't lead the squad in every salient statistic and defend the opponent's best player and wash their uniforms and book the hotel rooms. Read More »

Halep advances to French Open quarterfinals


Nadal is through to his 11th at Roland Garros - equaling Roger Federer's Open era record . Nevertheless, he remains the man to beat in Paris and it will take a monumental effort from the rest of the field just to bring him down. She also was the runner-up to the American at Wimbledon in 2015. It was the first time in the Open era that two Asian men had met as late as the third round in a Grand Slam tournament. Read More »

Rafael Nadal notches emphatic first round victory at the French Open


After becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win four straight majors - he capped the achievement at Roland Garros 12 months ago to complete the career grand slam - Djokovic slumped badly by his standards. The fourth-seeded Spanish player takes on 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone in an intriguing matchup. But then Djokovic had to ruin all that goodwill by doing his "from the heart, I love you" celebration after, again, winning a first-round match . Read More »

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain


The Portuguese attacker, who recently won his fourth Champions League , will grace the cover of this year's Federation Internationale de Football Association game which will be released on the 29th September. The Champions League squad of the tournament has been revealed with winners Real Madrid dominating the team selection . "We are disappointed. We played very well in the first half, we thought we had enough to win the game", the 39-year-old said. Read More »

Match abandoned between New Zealand and Australia


Earlier, Australia lost three early wickets in its 235-run chase against New Zealand in the 33 overs limit rain-hit match . Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood registered career-best ODI figures, taking six wickets for 52 runs, as New Zealand's middle and lower order collapsed soon after their captain's dismissal. Read More »

Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS


It just wasn't meant to be for UO this season. Gourley may not be the ace, trailing Barnhill in starts and innings by small margins in the regular season and larger margins in the postseason, but she is the cornerstone. Then Shay Knighten, who had been quiet in the College World Series , lofted a ball just inside the rightfield line for a 3-2 OU lead. OR coach Mike White , whose Ducks were eliminated by the Sooners on Sunday, said he foresees low-scoring games that hinge on mistakes. Read More »

Real Madrid claims first La Liga title in five years

Zidane's men will now attempt to become the first team in the Champions League era to retain its European crown when it faces Juventus in Cardiff on June 3. Real needed only to avoid defeat at the La Rosaleda Stadium to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season. "We have suffered along the way, over 38 games in this Liga, which is the most hard in the world", he said. Read More »

Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)

The Warriors have been such a quality unit in the Playoffs, and are unbeaten so far. And if Golden State can sweep the great LeBron James and the defending champions, we have to have a larger discussion after we proclaim that they capped the best postseason run in National Basketball Association history. Read More »

Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final


Since the playoffs began, the Preds have seen season-ticket equivalents grow from 10,000 to approximately 12,000 today. "To go out like that, it's a joke". "We let them back in the game in the third, but thank God we have Colton Sissons ", Rinne said . Still, the Predators' legs will be as fresh as they can be, which is a rare luxury for games played into June. Read More »

Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Woods told the officers he had not been drinking, and two breath tests at the jail registered a 0.0 blood-alcohol level. "Don't suck it, blow out", she instructs, then patiently has to ask him to try again. As Radar reported, the golf star was arrested on charges of driving under the influence early Monday morning in Jupiter, Florida. The breathalyzer tests took place more than 1.5 hours after Woods' initial arrest. Read More »

LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

He commented upon the incident with incredible dignity and wisdom. " If this is to shed the light and continue to keep the conversation [about race relations] going on my behalf, then I'm okay with it ", James noted. Los Angeles police officer Aareon Jefferson said police were called to the house in the upscale Brentwood neighbourhood around 6:45 am, and by the time they arrived the graffiti had been painted over by property management staff. Read More »

Juventus Vs Real Madrid

He has also failed to take advantage of his last chance to win the trophy with Juventus' loss to defending champions Real Madrid . - Cristiano Ronaldo's opener saw Madrid become the first team in the competitions's history to score 500 goals. Read More »

Game 3 of Cup Final under way in Nashville


They've allowed 64 shots and taken 39 and been out-attempted 86-57 at 5-on-5 and are 1 of 10 on the power play. Rinne downplayed all the questions, saying it's been like someone died. He'll be joined by Harry Zolnierczyk , with both players flanking Frederick Gaudreau , who moves from the wing to center the fourth line. Rinne has never done well versus Pittsburgh , and now he's facing perhaps the best Penguins team of his career. Read More »

Marlins RHP Volquez has no-hitter through eight innings


Today would have been Ventura's 26's birthday, and before the game, Volquez posted on Instagram in his memory. The Marlins were also quick to shower the 33-year-old with love. The Marlins actually won that game on a walk-off hit 1-0. Volquez threw a one-hitter for San Diego against Houston on July 19, 2012 - the only blemish that night coming on a fourth-inning infield single by the Astros' Matt Downs . Read More »

Phil Mickelson to withdraw from US Open to attend


Phil Mickelson is yet to win the U.S. Open, the only major tournament that he has not been able to come out victorious during what will one day be a Hall of Fame career. "It doesn't look good for me playing but I am really excited about this moment in our family's life". He turns 47 this month and believes he'll have more chances. Read More »

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91


Steph Curry against LeBron James in Game 1 at Oracle on Thursday night. "We could be a lot better than we were tonight but in the Finals you get a 'W, ' we'll take it", Durant said. "We've been here before and know there's a lot of work left to do", Curry said. James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, Irving scored 24 points and Love had 15 points and 21 rebounds. Read More »

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland Punch Away, Nats-Giants Fight

Harper said he thought three years was a long time to hold a grudge, especially when Strickland and the Giants beat the Nationals in the 2014 NLDS, and went on to win the World Series . "I know!" and Ryan Zimmerman eventually escorting him off the field. The meme makers had plenty of fun with Bryce Harper going after Hunter Strickland , and making one of the worst ever helmet throws anyone has seen. Read More »

Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home


James and the Cleveland Cavaliers play the Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals beginning Thursday night, with Game 1 in Oakland. James told reporters that he hopes what happened can advance the dialogue about racism. James purchased the home in 2015 and but does not reside there on a regular basis and was not at the property when the vandalism occurred. When asked whether the incident would be investigated as a hate crime, Eisenman said "It has not come out yet, but it's looking that way". Read More »

Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles


And Winterburn, who won the Premier League in 1998 with Arsenal under Wenger, insists it is time for the Frenchman to end Arsenal's 13-year title drought. He has described some of the comments as a "disgrace", saying they created a "horrendous atmosphere". "The message to the fans is in aid of the club", he said. Read More »

Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III


With 239 points in this series, however, he can climb to second place all-time, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,317), Michael Jordan (1,176), Elgin Baylor (1,161), Bill Russell (1,151) and Sam Jones (1,143). Cleveland nearly certainly needs the Kevin Love of the last round to have a chance at the upset. For their part, the Cavs have also made an impressive run to the Finals with their only playoff blemish a Game Three loss to Boston in the East final. Read More »

Sportswriter Fired for Controversial Indianapolis 500 Tweet

Later Sunday night, Frei tweeted a lengthier apology. "The tweet doesn't represent what we believe nor what we stand for", Tully and Colacioppo said. The Dale Coyne Racing driver caught minimal damage in the Scott Dixon, Jay Howard crash on Lap 45, and the team spent the first half responding to it. Read More »