• Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3
Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3

The four players tied for the lead - Paul Casey , Brooks Koepka , Tommy Fleetwood and Savannah native Brian Harman - created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. That shot hit halfway up and trickled back down the hill. Even with the course drying out, there simply was not enough wind to frighten anyone on their game.

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open

Tom Weiskopf also shot 63 in the opening round of the 1980 U.S. Open at Baltusol. By the end of the day, that wasn't even the most shocking number. Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the first singles contest at Hazeltine previous year and was wearing the pants from his Ryder Cup uniform, said: "You always can take that fire from Ryder Cup and ...

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  • Top 3 miss US Open cut; 4-way tie for 1st
Top 3 miss US Open cut; 4-way tie for 1st

For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986, Nos. They were three shots clear of anyone else. Jason Day had two triple bogeys, the first one when it took him three chips to stay on the green at the fourth hole, and shot a 79.

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  • Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63

The round was littered with some wonderful approach shots and long putts as Thomas took advantage of overnight rains to move to 11-under, one shot off the lead by Brian Harman . An updated leaderboard can be found at U.S. Continuing to downplay Thomas' admirable efforts in favour of trumpeting his own past glories, two-time major champion Mill...

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  • Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup
Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup

Sullivan sits young players next to Crosby in the team's home dressing room for exactly that reason. Patric Hornqvist's late goal followed by an empty-netter from Carl Hagelin lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 Stanley Cup-clinching victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday.

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  • Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'
Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'

Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. But if the match stays close late, Pakistan have proven that they can pull out a tight finish where India have not. "Credit to them, they've turned around things for themselves really well". He can get you a couple of wickets , as well, and then with the bat and the field we k...

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  • Touts mixing cricket with hockey ahead of big day
Touts mixing cricket with hockey ahead of big day

Over the years, Pakistan have lost pace power to intimidate Indian batsmen or power hitters Indians should lose sleep over and, at the moment, there's pretty little at their disposal to challenge the Indian might, except their ever-expanding unpredictability.

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  • NHL GMs anxiously prepare for 'unknown' of expansion draft
NHL GMs anxiously prepare for 'unknown' of expansion draft

Each team can protect up to 11 players from the Golden Knights, which were detailed in the lists submitted to the league Saturday. Well, the Knights' strategy heading into this portion of the expansion draft should be to choose the best available player from each of their divisional opponents.

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  • Champions Trophy Final: Will India break the numbers jinx against Pakistan
Champions Trophy Final: Will India break the numbers jinx against Pakistan

India have dominated proceedings except one match. We dissected India a lot before that game at Edgbaston but we've backtracked a bit on that. "It is true that my nephew Sarfraz Ahmed is playing for Pakistan and we wish him and his team all the very best".

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: India favourites but bookies expect tough Pakistan fight
Champions Trophy 2017: India favourites but bookies expect tough Pakistan fight

Pakistan's line-up has changed significantly since that loss, with only four of the XI that faced Zimbabwe selected for the ICC Champions Trophy , namely Azhar Ali , Mohammad Hafeez , Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed. He also expressed his pleasure over the young additions to the team , and said they "came in the side and have played with fear a...

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  • '60 minute matches' to be considered in radical rules shake-up
'60 minute matches' to be considered in radical rules shake-up

The document from International Football Association Board's technical director could change the way The Beautiful Game is played. IFAB suggests match officials should be stricter on time-keeping, stopping their watch from a penalty being awarded to the spot-kick being taken, from a goal being scored until the match resumes from the kick-off, a...

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  • Harman Leads US Open After Round 3, Thomas Sets Course Record
Harman Leads US Open After Round 3, Thomas Sets Course Record

Harman finished 12-under after carding a round of 67 on Saturday. Paul Casey , Tommy Fleetwood , Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka are out in front on seven under par. "And I've been very light on competitive rounds this year, and it's just a matter of getting into a good round of golf now". "But I don't let it bother me".

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  • Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open
Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open

The top three golfers in the world , and six of the top 10, didn't make it. For Justin Thomas , Sunday's U.S. Open final round could be even more historic. "It was a bit of a roller coaster". The 117th U.S. Open was supposed to be a big hitter's major. "I've got a busy summer, so I'm excited to play a lot of golf".

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  • Warburton: I am a big doubt for the first Test
Warburton: I am a big doubt for the first Test

Rory Best knows that the Lions must learn quickly to become ruthless or their tour will begin to unravel. SAM WARBURTON has turned to a £3,000 ice machine to help win his Lions fitness battle. Ireland's O'Brien is the man likely to come in for him again in the opening Test in Auckland if Warburton misses out. Biggar admires his physicality...

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  • India vs Pakistan: Players to watch out for in the final
India vs Pakistan: Players to watch out for in the final

Will it be the team of their opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4, a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals India , where some often thoughtless bowling and timid batting were only outdone only in their ineptitude by woeful fielding during an all-round performance labelled "shambolic" by Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur? "I think I have been abl...

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  • Hungry Thomas feasts on US Open with record round
Hungry Thomas feasts on US Open with record round

Prior to Saturday's third round of the 2017 U.S. Open golf championship, only four golfers had shot a low round of 63. "Obviously, the finish was awesome", he said right after he finished his round, when he held a temporary two-shot lead.

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  • Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation
Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation

It remains to be seen how Manchester United react if Real Madrid cancel their meeting next week as they are also expected to show an interest if Ronaldo indeed wants a new club this summer. "The club has been very important in his career". "Sir Alex Ferguson was like a father and he loved the fans". "I hope he hasn't chose to leave but if...

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  • Russia set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup
Russia set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

Petersburg Saturday. Foreign fans coming to Russian Federation for the tournament are being allowed to enter the country without a visa and can stay for 10 days after the final on July 2, if they would like to tour host cities Moscow , St Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

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  • Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

A final that Surrey say they could have sold out three times over looked a world away when defending champions India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in that opening game at Edgbaston. India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya , Ravichandran...

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  • Russian Federation offering visa-free travel for football World Cup
Russian Federation offering visa-free travel for football World Cup

Group B has Germany, Chile, Australia and Cameroon. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup begins this weekend, as tournament hosts Russian Federation take on New Zealand . Russia's interior ministry has blacklisted 292 fans, including 54 spectators who last month invaded the pitch at the Russia Cup final in Sochi, effectively banning them from att...

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