• Tour de France title in sight for Froome
Tour de France title in sight for Froome

The 32-year-old would have known at that point his fourth Tour, and third in a row, was in the bag as Colombian Uran had, moments before, run wide on one of the final corners, touching the barriers and losing all momentum. It was sweet relief for Bora-Hansgrohe's Bodnar, who was cruelly denied victory from a breakaway on stage 11 to Pau, where he...

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  • Spieth The Open favorite after seizing share of lead in Round 1
Spieth The Open favorite after seizing share of lead in Round 1

Open and British Open in the same season. Most of the players are already in the clubhouse or on their way home, and a lot of those are very happy about it. "It was a really solid round and I'm very pleased with the position I'm in", Spieth told reporters. At the urging of playing partner Matt Kuchar , Jordan Spieth eschewed his normal ro...

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  • Jordan Spieth takes lead at British Open
Jordan Spieth takes lead at British Open

If those were all his own work, he got a little lucky at the 15th, where he caught his second with the heel of his 3-wood. McIlroy will be hoping to overcome his recent injury woes to win his 5th major at The Open. "Nothing said "4" about this hole". And he wasn't through just yet. He had a sole birdie on the front nine but quickly raced to fou...

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  • Antonio Conte praises Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi after double in Arsenal win
Antonio Conte praises Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi after double in Arsenal win

The game will take place in Beijing , China and will no doubt feature a great crowd, full of fans excited to see their favourite Premier League stars. He played very well last season with Monaco in the Champions League. "For me, he has a very good profile to play for Arsenal ". Head coach Antonio Conte confirmed to ChelseaTV at full-tim...

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  • Cavaliers in talks to add Rose to backcourt
Cavaliers in talks to add Rose to backcourt

Derrick Rose might just be the next ex-Knick to get a shot to chase an National Basketball Association title with LeBron James . Rose is in "serious talks" about signing a one-year contract to join LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers , reports Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN .

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers Signing Derrick Rose Would be Interesting, Not Necessarily Effective
Cleveland Cavaliers Signing Derrick Rose Would be Interesting, Not Necessarily Effective

Rose averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists in 64 games for the New York Knicks before suffering a season-ending meniscus tear previous year. Major injuries to the knees have ended the careers of numerous National Basketball Association players in the past.

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  • Cavs want to take shot on Rose
Cavs want to take shot on Rose

The Lakers have the full $4.3 million room exception and can promise Rose more playing time. He finished in the top 20 among all players in terms of possessions in the pick-and-roll (7.5 per game) and scored at a rate of 0.90 points per possession in such situations, not far behind the likes of Jimmy Butler (0.91), Goran Dragic (0.93) and C.J...

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  • Unfazed Spieth takes two shot British Open lead
Unfazed Spieth takes two shot British Open lead

Just two years ago, Spieth was considered part of the modern version of a "Big Three" that included Rory McIlroy and Jason Day. 2011 victor Darren Clarke is 10 behind clubhouse leaders Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka after carding a first-round five-over-par 75 at The Open.

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  • Spieth in charge after incredible Grace shoots 62
Spieth in charge after incredible Grace shoots 62

Matt Kuchar was two shots behind. U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka and Austin Connelly were another three shots behind. That's good news for Spieth and Kuchar, who are scheduled to tee off in the final twosome at 2:30 p.m. He chipped in from a pot bunker to eagle the par-five 17th and return to the top of the leaderboard . "I played wel...

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  • How Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur get a job in Western Railways
How Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur get a job in Western Railways

Right from her early days, she treated Virender Sehwag as her batting idol and even bats like him". "We are proud of her", she said. Mithali Raj's India side have entered the final of the ICC Women's World Cup for the first time after 12 years.

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  • 'Stages like today don't have place in a Grand Tour anymore'
'Stages like today don't have place in a Grand Tour anymore'

Chris Froome ([2.50]), sixth in the opening time trial, but more suited by this effort, can go close. To boos and whistles from the partisan crowd backing Romain Bardet , the French rider who was only 23 seconds behind him in the overall standings, Froome set off last from the Stade Velodrome football stadium.

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  • New club Jamshedpur FC to get first pick at ISL player draft
New club Jamshedpur FC to get first pick at ISL player draft

All teams were given the option of retaining a maximum of two senior players, and up to three U-21 players, from the 2016 squads. Earlier, the Football Players' Association of India (FPAI) had strongly opposed the draft system claiming that many players were unhappy with it.

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  • Jon Huntsman Jr. could face tough confirmation questions about Trump, Russia
Jon Huntsman Jr. could face tough confirmation questions about Trump, Russia

And why did the USA president have to rely upon a Russian official for translation? The White House had proceeded to term the word that was moving around about a second meeting as malicious and absurd. And why wasn't it revealed that they met for a second time?" The meeting in June 2016 at Trump Tower in NY, the future president's campaign headqu...

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  • Kyrie Irving wants to come to T-wolves
Kyrie Irving wants to come to T-wolves

Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert . James was reportedly blindsided and disappointed to learn that Irving wanted out of Cleveland. James has reportedly voiced concern about the team's future, fuelling speculation that he might leave his hometown club a second time. Los Angeles thinks Rose, who has been working out at the...

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  • The Cleveland Cavaliers should pass on signing Derrick Rose
The Cleveland Cavaliers should pass on signing Derrick Rose

It'll be interesting to see if Rose signs with a contender, Cleveland, or ends up in L.A. Rose, of course, would be one of the most injury-prone players on the roster if he signs with Cleveland. Rose didn't choose to play for the Knicks, and was traded to NY in exchange for big man Robin Lopez and guard Jerian Grant last summer. Rose has ne...

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  • McIlroy wants
McIlroy wants "more than four majors" in next 10 years

Open a year ago. "He knows how to play his game". "I don't come in with a game plan, so I did not have to make any changes", he said. The Ryder Cup specialist, who has never won a Major, endured a frustrating 2016 due to injuries and had to come through qualifying to earn his place in the tournament.

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  • Rory McIlroy storms back after nightmare start
Rory McIlroy storms back after nightmare start

Rory McIlroy put himself back in contention at the 2017 British Open after he shot a two-under 68 in the second round in tough conditions at Royal Birkdale on Friday to enter the weekend at one under overall. It was a battle, both with world-class opponents and a misbehaving swing. In some ways, McIlroy charging up the leaderboard was even more...

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  • Out-of-bounds O'Meara gets Open off to bad start
Out-of-bounds O'Meara gets Open off to bad start

His rationale? It's often the case that the weather is so unpredictable, so susceptible to change between the morning and afternoon, that there's a luck-of-the-draw element, depending on tee time. "We had ideal conditions when we went out, and there are some cracking pins - I think the course setup was brilliant". "Normally, I start slow coming b...

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  • Lakers Interested In Derrick Rose
Lakers Interested In Derrick Rose

And his 10.1 points in the paint per game tied with Russell Westbrook , behind only DeMar DeRozan 's 10.3 per game among guards. Nothing hurts a free agent's value more than an injury, especially a knee injury of Rose's caliber. Since then, Rose's impact has been limited - he averaged 18 points per game for NY last season, but he was a rela...

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  • Royal Birkdale: American trio share the lead after dramatic first day
Royal Birkdale: American trio share the lead after dramatic first day

The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open - and it's a good one. On a day of contrasting weather at Royal Birkdale , with strong winds for the earlier starters and warm sunshine for those out later, the lead is shared by Jordan Spieth , Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar , who all made five-under first rounds of 65.

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