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Author: 0 Jason Day loses Byron Nelson tournament in playoff

While big-hitting Jason Kokrak has an AT&T Byron Nelson record five-stroke lead through 36 holes, he knows that is only halfway with plenty of other players who could make a weekend charge. But his advantage was down to one by time he finished his next hole, the par-3 5th, with a triple bogey. James Hahn knows how close he came to making a couple of more putts down the stretch in the third round of the Byron Nelson.

Sports Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Predators
Author: 0 Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Predators

So that was what they chatted about in the locker room. There have been times in this series where it was nearly impossible to imagine Pittsburgh threading four wins together, on this narrow of a tightrope. He stopped the only two shots he faced. He got the Predators to this point and went into the series as an MVP favorite, but allowed four goals on 11 shots in Game 1 and then got the hook in Game 2 .

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs

James and Cleveland have overcome multi-game deficits in the past, they did it last season. Curry finished with 28 points, but on the other hand, Thompson had only 6. "After being around this group for a year, anything they do that's out of the ordinary... doesn't surprise me", said Mike Brown, still subbing as coach for the ailing Steve Kerr.

Sports Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3
Author: 0 Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Nashville Predators' Craig Smith (15) jokes with teammate Brad Hunt as he pushes him into the corner during NHL hockey practice before Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG. Bonino played 16:06 in Game 2, but according to head coach Mike Sullivan he is dealing with a lower-body injury. Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Sports Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez outbursts propel CC, Yankees
Author: 0 Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez outbursts propel CC, Yankees

To me, he hasn't caught fire yet. The only real trepidation going forward is that they've been taxed a little more than any team would like because of the yeoman's work they've done in relief of a banged-up starting rotation. Liriano is 3-4 with a 3.31 ERA in 11 career games (nine starts) against the Yankees. Aaron Judge , who came in with an MLB-high 17 homers and ranked second in the AL in OBP (.428), slugging (.690) and OPS (1.118), went 1-for-4 with a walk, including an RBI single in ...

Sports Thursday marks Pens' silver anniversary of back-to-back Stanley Cup wins
Author: 0 Thursday marks Pens' silver anniversary of back-to-back Stanley Cup wins

If the Predators are to have any chance in this series moving forward against the Penguins, Rinne must find a way to get back into his goaltending groove from the first three rounds of these playoffs. Rinne has been everything and more the Predators could have asked from a goalie during this postseason up until these finals against the Penguins. Laviolette said he has relayed his decision to Rinne - whom he pulled during the Predators' 4-1 loss Monday - and to backup Juuse Saros .

Author: 0 Nasty Fall Forces David Goffin To Retire Early

Zeballos, meanwhile, was running to track down the ball with his back to the court and did not see what happened. Police officers meet in front of the Roland Garros stadium for the French Open tennis tournament, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris.

Author: 0 I didn't score many, but some were important, says modest Zidane

When the Real Madrid forward takes to the Millennium Stadium pitch to face Juventus on Saturday, it will be the fifth Champions League final in nine years for the three-time victor. They are the first team since Atlético Madrid in 2013/14 to reach the final without losing a single game. A head coach for only 17 months, the former France playmaker can become the first manager to win back-to-back European Cups in the post-1992 Champions League era.

Author: 0 Posey avoids 'big guys tumbling' in Nats-Giants brawl

Apparently Strickland had been holding a grudge for a little over two and a half years, and hit Harper in the hip with a 98 miles per hour fastball. Hunter Strickland threw a premier heater at Bryce Harper's hip, and Harper subsequently charged the mound. With his own manager saying the pitch looked bad, it is hard to agree with Strickland's explanation for the pitch.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1

All of the predictions saying the Cleveland Cavaliers had no chance to win the 2017 NBA Finals are looking pretty good after one game. As the story goes, in 2015 Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob was seated with his family next to Rihanna during Game One of the NBA Finals-that is, until her LeBron cheering became too much.

Sports Jake Guentzel's scoring touch is back
Author: 0 Jake Guentzel's scoring touch is back

Guentzel now has 12 goals and seven assists in his first 21 National Hockey League playoff games after notching 16 goals and 17 assists in 40 regular-season National Hockey League games as he split the season between the Penguins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

Author: 0 Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

Also, as expected, Golden State showed it has more ways to defend James than Cleveland has to guard Durant. Some people thought her enthusiasm caused Apple senior vice president (and major Warrior's fan) Eddy Cue to lash out during the game .

Sports Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener

In Game One of NBA Finals Friday, it was neither a guy named LeBron James nor someone called Stephen Curry who stood out. That's huge for us. After the game Lue conceded that his team's "best defense is going to be our offense". We went up 2-0, but it's history. "We're going to enjoy what we do on the floor and be passionate about it and have each other's backs when we're out there, but every 48 minutes is a separate event, a separate mentality".

Sports Golden State Warriors Remain Undefeated
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Remain Undefeated

Rihanna made no secret of how much she is a fan of LeBron James , whose Cleveland Cavaliers played the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. He dished off even when he could have slammed it home, and did it all on defense.What a dominant NBA Finals opener with the Warriors .Curry finished with 28 points, 10 assists and six 3-pointers but did account for half of his teams turnovers.

Sports Text message mix-up earns Penguins fans free Stanley Cup Final tickets
Author: 0 Text message mix-up earns Penguins fans free Stanley Cup Final tickets

Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) battles for the puck with Nashville Predators defenseman Yannick Weber (7) during the third period in game two of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena. "Every time when the game starts and you're not out there you're gonna be pissed off, but it doesn't do you any good being pissed off on a day like this".

Author: 0 Antonio Conte success explained by Gianluigi Buffon

As such, Allegri believes it is Madrid who should be concerned by having to face a Juventus with not only more ability but also greater belief in themselves. "We have to defend our title and we have that motivational extra of being the first team in history to win it twice in a row", said Real captain Sergio Ramos (pictured above, right).

Sports Nicklaus says Woods 'needs our help'
Author: 0 Nicklaus says Woods 'needs our help'

New details are coming out in the Tiger Woods DUI case. Woods was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI and spent almost four hours in jail before he was released on his own recognizance. Woods, now recovering from a fourth bout of surgery on a back injury in three years, is taking four separate medications - including the painkiller Vicodin, according to the affadavit.

Author: 0 Juve must be "fiendish" to beat Real, says Allegri

I fancy Juventus to win the Champions League final because their shape is much more solid, while they've got the weapons to trouble Real Madrid's leaky backline. If Real Madrid are the attacking masters in this year's UCL, then Allegri's men are the defensive geniuses. A European title is the one of the few major prizes to elude the Italian in an illustrious career that has seen him lose two Champions League finals.

Author: 0 'Greatest Show on Earth' Goes Out With a Whimper

But the "Greatest Show on Earth " truly began after 1919, when the Barnum & Bailey Circus merged with the separate Ringling Bros . circus, which had been founded in 1884 - in Baraboo. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has shut down the big top. In May 2016, the company removed elephants from its shows, but ticket sales continued to decline.

Author: 0 England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

The seven-wicket win marked a memorable end to the series for both sides - for South Africa , a sigh of relief, while England was humbled and reminded of the challenge it faces if it is to succeed on home soil. Root's unbeaten effort was also his highest ODI score. The southpaw smashed 102 off just 93 balls which included nine boundaries and four huge sixes.

Author: 0 Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis

Despite signing a new two year deal this week Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have already begun plans to find a successor. Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, who is now out with an ankle injury and expected to miss the start of next season, said Wenger had worked "miracles" at the club.

Author: 0 Warriors overpower Cavaliers in Game 1

Amusing thing is for Cleveland , the Cavs had the answer they needed to just that three months ago in Andrew Bogut. "They're going to make tough shots, so you've got to just keep pressing, sticking to the game plan but focus what's in front of you".

Author: 0 Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza felt 305 on The Oval wicket was enough. Yuvraj Singh hasn't taken part in India's practice game because of illness, but he will remain a vital cog in their Champions Trophy defence in the United Kingdom.

Author: 0 Dillon takes Coca-Cola 600 victory

Dillon and four other cars skipped a green flag pit cycle with 30 laps left and as the others slowly ran out of fuel or were consumed by the field, Dillon was able to hold off the hard-charging Kyle Busch and the dominant auto of Martin Truex Jr.

Author: 0 George North excited by potential of Lions squad to tour New Zealand

I can not remember a Lions squad, which has such few controversial selections. It made household names out of the likes of John, who stunned the game by retiring the following year, McBride, who led the Lions to a similarly impressive series win in South Africa three years later, and just about all the rest of the squad, who have dined out on their exploits ever since.

Sports A look at the key duels in the Champions League final
Author: 0 A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

We're not favourites, nor are Juventus . Juventus have lost their past four Champions League finals and six in total - more than any other club. Ramos has an incredible ten goals this season, his greatest return in a single campaign for the club, and boasts a amusing habit of popping up with goals at important times.

Sports Kevin Durant Denies Staring Down Rihanna In Warriors' Game 1 Win
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Denies Staring Down Rihanna In Warriors' Game 1 Win

The Warriors are among the most unsafe teams in transition following a turnover and they made the Cavaliers pay throughout the game on multiple occasions. If there was ever a time to get some ankle insurance, it probably would have been during the timeout after James peeled himself off the floor following Durant's rack attack.

Author: 0 Joe Root hits unbeaten ton as England thrash Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

His calming presence allows the big-hitters around him a freedom to play their natural game and Alex Hales demonstrated the tactic impeccably by smashing a belligerent 95 in his 159-run partnership with the Yorkshireman. "A scan has confirmed that Chris Woakes sustained a left side strain in yesterday's ICC Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh ", said an England and Wales Cricket Board statement.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton not looking to be Mercedes' No 1 driver

The instruction to pit was from Ferrari in a bid to "under-cut" the chasing pack - a tactic not usually used in Monaco , where the later "over-cut" tactic of waiting to match a rival is regarded as more successful. Vettel has been all smiles and compliments this year, emotionally praising his team in Italian after Sunday's win. Ricciardo was third on the podium for Red Bull .

Author: 0 Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

England are regarded as a side with one of the best batting line-ups. "You know, when one of your main bowlers can only bowl two overs, it's asking a lot of the rest of the team to be able to stem the flow", he said. However, after the match he said he thought it was cramp in his calf, so that is much less of a worry. "It certainly was a wake-up call in the fact that you need to be able to adapt in different circumstances", England captain Eoin Morgan told reporters at the Oval on ...

Sports Kevin Durant says he doesn't remember Rihanna staredown
Author: 0 Kevin Durant says he doesn't remember Rihanna staredown

Curry had a game-high 10 assists, and Durant accumulated eight rebounds and eight assists. Well, the Golden State Warriors aren't going anywhere. Kevin Durant scored 38 points, dunked the ball 422 times, was left unbelievably open for portions of the night and committed zero turnovers.

Sports Kylian Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid after rejecting Man City offer
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid after rejecting Man City offer

The France global has emerged as one of the hottest properties in world football after scoring 26 goals in all competitions for Monaco this season. Mbappe is on worldwide duty ahead of June fixtures against Paraguay, Sweden and England after he hit 15 league goals to fire Monaco to the Ligue 1 title.

Sports Spurs Rumors: Chris Paul Will Consider the Team in Free Agency
Author: 0 Spurs Rumors: Chris Paul Will Consider the Team in Free Agency

Sources say Paul is very interested in considering the notion of him teaming up with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and MVP finalist Kawhi Leonard , as he continues to his quest for a title. San Antonio can indulge Paul's basketball intelligence and competitive ambitions like no other team. But going to San Antonio might be a more enticing option for the nine-time All-Star than staying with the Clippers, who lost to the Utah Jazz in the first round in another early playoff exit.

Author: 0 Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

Zverev, who is regarded as one of the most gifted players on tour, broke his racket during the fourth set. The 12th-seeded American held a 22-10 edge in winners, did not face any break points, and took advantage of Barty's seven double-faults.

Sports Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals
Author: 0 Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals

Here's how to watch, listen and stream the action online. Stephen Curry spoke up, just in case his Golden State Warriors needed another reminder from their MVP and leader. There were plenty of reasons why the Warriors blew out the Cavs in Game 1 . The Warriors committed four turnovers, their lowest total through 13 games this postseason as well as the entirety of the 82-game regular season.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant gives Warriors edge in NBA Finals Game 1 win

As this highly anticipated rematch tipped off at last, the biggest difference from previous year was clear. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 20 points in the first. Kevin Love is the next closest shooter, with 41 makes in 14 games. Durant shook LeBron James to the ground for a slam, powered through Irving for another layup - his first eight makes were all at the rim - and then forced his way to the free-throw line a few times late in the first half, putting up 23 points in the ...

Author: 0 Wenger signs new two-year Arsenal contract

Arsenal have become renowned for playing attacking, possession-based football under Wenger, but Seaman says it is time they adopt a more defensive style. The problem is that star players Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez , who cost £42m and £30m when they joined in 2013 and 2014 respectively, are each holding out for £350,000 per week in wages, according to The Mirror .

Author: 0 Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

The Warriors are back with a more formidable team after adding Kevin Durant , a healthier one after Stephen Curry was banged up last post-season, and not even LeBron James and the Cavs are given much chance of stopping them. "My heart goes out to him", NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks time and again, finishing with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in his first NBA Finals for Golden ...

Sports Packers: Green Bay releases punter Jacob Schum
Author: 0 Packers: Green Bay releases punter Jacob Schum

During the 2016 regular season, he registered a 43.2-yard gross average and a net average of 39.1 yards on 56 punts with 19 landing inside the 20. Outside of Montgomery, the Packers aren't all that experienced at running back, making his progress and ability to carry an increased workload very important in 2017.