• US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy motivated by 'busy summer' after missing cut
US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy motivated by 'busy summer' after missing cut

As Fleetwood surprisingly wobbled and Thomas took plaudits, Brian Harman proved the merits of the quiet man. Hitting 14 of 18 greens on the day , McGirt was hot out of the gate with three birdies on his first nine holes, including back-to-back birdies on Nos.

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  • US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?
US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

Chez Reavie matched Matsuyama's 65 in round two to lead a group at four under. Another U.S. Open first for Xander Schauffele. Paul Casey rode a roller-coaster to the second-round clubhouse lead at the U.S. Miller's 63 came in the final round of the 1973 Open at legendary Oakmont, annually ranked as one of the most hard courses in the world...

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  • Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade
Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade

I mean, mentioning Shaun Livingston when you're trying to debunk Golden State being a super team is really grasping at a super straw. "I feel wonderful, I was here last year for Game 7 and it's been such a let down, so I've been waiting a year for this moment", one Warriors fan said.

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  • Celtics talking trade with 76ers for top pick in NBA Draft
Celtics talking trade with 76ers for top pick in NBA Draft

Fultz is head and shoulders above every other prospect in this draft, and he's a ideal fit for what the Sixers need. "I think there's a lot of things happening behind the scenes or this or that", he said. Sixers President Bryan Colangelo, Coach Brett Brown and vice president of player personnel Marc Eversley attended the private workout. How...

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  • Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Sunday's match could, according to some estimates, attract a global television audience of a billion and Arthur was in no doubt of the significance of a win over India . The Indian skipper, Mohammad Azharuddin promoted Robin Singh to the number three position and he kept up the good work scoring 82 off just 83 balls before he was dismissed in th...

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  • Liguori: Fowler Tames Erin Hills With Record-Tying First Round
Liguori: Fowler Tames Erin Hills With Record-Tying First Round

Seventeen players shot in the 60s at Erin Hills, which at 7,845 yards was the longest course in major championship history. Xander Schauffele had never made a bogey in the U.S. and I are staying together", said Fowler. "I was just happy that I was the one that was able to take advantage of it today". It dropped him two shots off the lead and, t...

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  • Fowler and Koepka slug it out at US Open
Fowler and Koepka slug it out at US Open

That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that "Rory is so bored playiing golf...without Tiger [Woods] the threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100mill in bank". "But there's way too many holes out here where one bad shot could be a double bogey quickly". Casey chopped his way to a triple bogey, only to respond...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Cameroon talks tough ahead of Chile clash
FIFA Confederations Cup: Cameroon talks tough ahead of Chile clash

With the majority of Chile's line-up in their prime, and a lot of them having successful seasons at a high level. "I can not compare this match [4-0 loss to Colombia] with the one we will be delivering against Chile on Sunday", explained the Cameroon coach.

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  • Sarfraz proud as Pakistan reach final
Sarfraz proud as Pakistan reach final

That will have to wait at least another two years after their untypically meek performance on a slow, used pitch in Cardiff on Wednesday, when they lost their last eight wickets for 83 runs to surrender a place in the final to Pakistan.

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

If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament. "Certainly over the next couple of weeks I'll get my head around that and all the challenges it will bring". Pakistan turned the run chase into a formality. Meanwhile Michael Atherton, a fellow former England captain, said Morgan s men had "fluffed their lines".

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  • Stage set for wide open run at US Open title
Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

You've still got to make a score. He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. Day never had a chance, following his career-worst 79 in a U.S. And I feel, even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer. On the 12th tee, they told him he...

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  • Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise
Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

Leishman is now sharing 13th place, three shots off the pace. While the scoring average at Erin Hills is actually one stroke over par, it has ceded some exceptionally low scores. Charley Hoffman is all by himself on top of the U.S. Open - for now. He tapped in for par. It's a nice comeback for Casey after he triple bogeyed the par-5 14th and ...

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  • Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open
Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

It's been a birdiefest so far, more so than in any U.S. Open. By the end of the day, that wasn't even the most shocking number. Late Saturday, more than a dozen players were within two shots of the lead heading into today's finale, including Greenville's Bill Haas.

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  • Consistent India take on confident Pakistan in finals
Consistent India take on confident Pakistan in finals

In 1985, the then reigning champions India had beaten Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final of the world championship played in Australia after performing consistently throughout the tournament. Amir was earlier forced to sit-out during his side's massive eight-wicket win over England in the first semi- final of the eight-team event at the Sophia...

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  • Scots humble Wallabies in Test thriller
Scots humble Wallabies in Test thriller

It was was a case of poor Wallabies execution combined with enormous Scottish defensive pressure at the end of the match that managed to hold out the Wallabies attacking raids and hold on for a five-point win, their first ever in Sydney . Scotland had been the first to settle, winning a penalty inside the first minute when the hosts were spotte...

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  • Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out
Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

Japan's Satoshi Kodaira was making the biggest move of the day, opening with back-to-back birdies and adding two more at 11 and 12 to reach three-under for the championship, four back of the pacesetters. Women's Open, which is to be held at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. He landed the ball perfectly on the fringe of the green a...

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  • Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills
Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Whenever players criticize a U.S. Open setup, their argument of choice is nearly always that they don't mind a hard test, but they want it to be fair. He grabbed his putter and pointed it out to his left just as the ball dropped into the cup. The Englishman was 4 over thr...

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  • Aitor Karanka: Alvaro Morata will be spectacular at Manchester United
Aitor Karanka: Alvaro Morata will be spectacular at Manchester United

The Croatia worldwide has emerged as a top target for the Red Devils as they seek to bring added creativity and goal threat into the Old Trafford fold. Since his return to the Bernabeu, Morata has bagged 15 goals in just 26 appearances - a strike rate that has sparked the interest of Manchester United and Jose Mourinho.

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  • Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills
Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

The cut was at an unusually low one over par this year, meaning that the whole field is covered by just eight shots. 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.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions, Sidney Crosby Playoff MVP
Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions, Sidney Crosby Playoff MVP

What should be remembered as an epic (in all honestly it was) series, it will be remembered by fans for years to come for the wrong reasons. The team was without Kris Letang for the entire playoffs, had a threadbare defence, and seemed to be running on fumes after having played more hockey than any other team in the last 24 months.

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