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Author: 0 Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

But Koepka would not be blown off course producing a near-flawless final round, subduing the winds with a mix of power and precision. He shot 5-under par and made only one bogey to finish at 16-under 272. "And it's no surprise". He pulled away with three straight birdies down the stretch. But he started the day six shots out of the lead. "On the Sunday I did not play how I wanted to and it was windy and the conditions were tough".

Sports Danny Ainge was 'mad' at Josh Jackson canceling workout
Author: 0 Danny Ainge was 'mad' at Josh Jackson canceling workout

Louis and the Duke family and everyone is happy for me". Not sure if this means that the Boston Celtics are looking to move down from the No. 3 spot to No. "He really wanted me to go up there and work out for them, and I was all for it". I was all for it. Jackson made a decision to cancel the workout, which happens occasionally in the National Basketball Association.

Author: 0 Sanchez 'very happy' to break Chile record, won't discuss Arsenal future

The two sides met in the World Cup three years ago with Chile emerging 3-1 winners on that occasion. Alexis Sanchez says he's "happy" to become the top scorer in Chile history, but refused to entertain questions about his Arsenal future after his side's 1-1 Confederations Cup draw against Germany on Thursday.

Sports LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals
Author: 0 LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

The LSU baseball Tigers will face the Oregon State Beavers again today in a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. The loss ended a remarkable season for Oregon State, which finished 56-6, a.903 winning percentage, among the best in college baseball history.

Sports Mou accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Mou accused of tax fraud

Florentino Perez has stressed that Cristiano Ronaldo will only leave Real Madrid if a club matches his €1billion buyout clause and has slammed those who have called the Portugal worldwide "a delinquent" following his tax issues. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was given a 21-month sentence past year, which he is unlikely to serve, for having defrauded the national purse of 4.1 million euros of undeclared image rights earnings.

Author: 0 Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

The bill would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act , which Obama signed into law over seven years ago. About 11 million Americans gained coverage under Obamacare's Medicaid expansion provision. "We fought for it because we knew it would save lives, prevent financial misery, and ultimately set this country we love on a better, healthier course", Obama said.

Author: 0 Cameroon Seek Semifinal Berth against Germany

It is not the same team who won the World Cup, so it is something different and that's why we have more hope that we can cause the surprise of this tournament. Cameroon , meanwhile, have never beaten Germany in their three previous meetings. Arturo Vidal picked up the ball and quickly sent it back to Sanchez.

Sports Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The 6-foot-8 forward dazzled the nation with his array of offensive moves in his one season at Duke , averaging 16.8 points off of 45 percent shooting. On Wednesday, Jackson told ESPN .com that scheduling issues prevented him from working out with the Celtics, who once had the No. 1 overall pick but traded down in the last week to No.

Author: 0 New Zealand v British & Irish Lions

That said, Johnny Sexton delivered an outstanding performance against the Maori in the Lions' 10 shirt and there remains a possibility that Gatland will pair up Farrell and the Irish out-half as a 10-12 combination. Leigh Halfpenny is continuing through return-to-play protocols after a suspected head injury but Lions assistant coach Farrell believes the Wales full-back remains on course to face New Zealand on Saturday.

Author: 0 LaVar just can't let Lonzo enjoy his National Basketball Association draft moment

The Lakers traded their No. 2 NBA Draft pick of two years ago, D'Angelo Russell, this week before welcoming their new one, Lonzo Ball . And while everyone from Johnson to Ball's father, LaVar , continues to talk of expectations for Lonzo , he himself is a man who'd rather speak through his on-court performance.

Author: 0 Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

What he knew about Magic Johnson , a superstar who last played in the National Basketball Association a year before he was born, came from the stories his father, LaVar, told and what he could glean from the grainy footage of games that replayed on cable television.

Sports Andre Ward Andre Wards, Stops Sergey Kovalev
Author: 0 Andre Ward Andre Wards, Stops Sergey Kovalev

And while it was warranted before, was it this time? Since he's such a cerebral fighter with that ability to adjust, might Ward have an easier time with Kovalev in their rematch Saturday after having spent 12 rounds surveying Kovalev's tendencies with that outstanding sweet-science brain? "The worst mistake you can make is to underestimate an opponent's IQ".

Author: 0 White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

Modeling a fashion similar to his quick mound work, Buehrle took the podium at about 12:55 p.m. CT, and his speech lasted a little under a tidy five minutes. "Max", prior to coming into the game in the 14th inning. He was also the ace of the 2005 World Series championship team. I can't put it into words. "So, reliable, consistent, dependable, winner, good guy, unflappable", White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said.

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros

She will make her top 20 ranking debut with the win, moving to No. 12 with the victory. Bombarding Halep from the back-court, Ostapenko continued to land winners - but even more unforced errors and quickly lapsed to 0-3 (0-40). Halep rescued three break points at the start of the second and things began to unravel for Ostapenko as she sent a forehand wide to fall further behind.

Sports 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade
Author: 0 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

The guard was selected No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers after they completed a trade with the Boston Celtics . Fultz's success as an National Basketball Association rookie will ultimately depend upon the availability of both Embiid and Simmons, and if they can stay healthy for the majority of the season.

Author: 0 Bottas on top after incident-filled final practice

The Mercedes pairing of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were quick to hit the track and snatch the pole early. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. "It's not really nice to be in fifth", Verstappen conceded. "Yesterday we were at a bit of a loss and we had to make a lot of changes overnight", said Hamilton, who was 10th in P2.

Sports Indian police arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in champions trophy final
Author: 0 Indian police arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in champions trophy final

The men were produced before a court on Tuesday. Relations between India and Pakistan are strained due to ongoing unrest in Kashmir . In the ODI Bowlers Rankings, Pakistan's Hasan Ali , who took 13 wickets in five games to be named Player of the Champions Trophy, broke into the top 10, leapfrogging 12 of his peers to claim the seventh spot.

Author: 0 Stevenson Ranch resident Greene goes No. 2 to the Reds

Greene came close to becoming the first high school right-handed pitcher to ever be selected No. 1 overall. Lewis hit.377 with four homers and stole 25 bases for JSerra Catholic High School . 6 and No. 15 overall picks Austin Beck and J.B. Bukauskas reacted on Twitter after being drafted by the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros , respectively.

Author: 0 Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

Jeter met with Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and Marlins president David Samson in NY on Thursday, and told them he doesn't yet have the necessary money and is still seeking help from other investors. As Ortiz stepped to the podium to speak, he wiped his eyes and said, "The little guy made me cry". "But I never thought about having my number up there", he said.

Author: 0 Second-string Lions step up in Chiefs win

Sam Whitelock says New Zealand's players know facing the Lions is potentially a once in a career chance. As fans await the naming for the first Test 23 of the tour, it has been reported by the Telegraph that ahead of the clash with the All Blacks on Saturday, Lions management has requested that their security team sweep players' bedrooms and team meeting rooms for bugs, aka, digital listening devices.

Sports Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August

The next two months will be interesting, given the fighters have already been talking trash to one another via social media and that was before anyone really believed this fight was going to happen. As a result, if Mayweather pulls off the victory, he'll become the first boxer to have a flawless 50-0 record. Which at this stage it is looking like it could make the fight one of the richest boxing events in history.

Sports Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night
Author: 0 Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

The Sixers have 100-1 odds to win the National Basketball Association title which is equal to or better than five teams that made the playoffs last season. This week - the trade Monday and the picks Thursday - was part of that next step too. The former Washington star had promised to make a shoe statement.

Sports South Africa beat England to level series
Author: 0 South Africa beat England to level series

England was on the ball in Southampton from the time AB de Villiers chose to bat, David Willey getting the home side off to the flawless start with the scalp of Jon-Jon Smuts with the first ball of the series. You could argue that, but for Roy's freaky dismissal and the contest being concluded in gathering gloom, England would have had the series wrapped up by now.

Sports McGregor vs Mayweather Confirmed For 26 August
Author: 0 McGregor vs Mayweather Confirmed For 26 August

The fight was finally announced after over a year of negotiations, with the deal complicated by the fact that McGregor is contracted to the UFC . While the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved a request from Mayweather Promotions to put on a boxing card on August 26 at the MGM Grand earlier this week, the fight announcement video that Mayweather released on Twitter Wednesday only said that the fight would be in Las Vegas.

Sports Julian Edelman pays respect to Red Sox legend David Ortiz on Twitter
Author: 0 Julian Edelman pays respect to Red Sox legend David Ortiz on Twitter

After all, it wasn't until 1984 that the club got around to retiring Teddy Ballgame's No. 9, yet his place as the greatest hitter in Red Sox history had been assured long before that. For Ortiz, to be among those numbers is humbling and an extreme honor. David Ortiz now has a street named after him in Boston. David Ortiz meant everything to me as a sports fan, a baseball fan and a Red Sox fan.

Author: 0 Cosby lawyer demands mistrial as jury remains deadlocked

Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. One of today's transcripts recounted a phone conversation Cosby had in which he bragged about giving Constand an orgasm through manual stimulation.

Author: 0 Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan GP in Mercedes 1-2

The opening Q3 exchanges between the Mercedes duo was lead by Valtteri Bottas , who enjoyed a 0.154 advantage over Hamilton after the Briton made a mistake at turn sixteen on his opening run. Chasing his second career pole, Bottas was also disappointed. "I reckon I could go another one after that but at least one more, easy". Renault's Jolyon Palmer had barely started when his vehicle ground to a sudden halt on the second turn and burst into flames, leaving him in last place.

Author: 0 Valtteri Bottas edges Kimi Raikkonen in final practice

As the session was restarted with three minutes to go, there was just enough time for one flat-out lap - and it was during this last-moment "do- or-die" phase that Hamilton managed to leapfrog ahead of teammate Valterri Bottas , who until then had been fastest.

Sports Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots
Author: 0 Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots

The striker watched Leigh Griffiths bend two lovely free-kicks beyond Joe Hart to stun England in the final minutes. To come back from 2-1 down with the whole stadium bouncing and the memories that might have brought for the team, they put that to one side and they came through it.

Sports Green Germany expect tough Confed Cup start
Author: 0 Green Germany expect tough Confed Cup start

Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno dives for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match between Australia and Germany , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Monday, June 19, 2017 . "The Confed Cup is like a gift for me", said Loew, Germany's coach for more than a decade, in Sunday's press conference in Sochi . "We need to work on maintaining our stability.

Author: 0 Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again

Lewis Hamilton admitted his victory in the Canadian Grand Prix was crucial to his and his Mercedes team's championship hopes this year. Red Bulls' Daniel Ricciardo took the third position on the podium , marking his hat-trick of finishing third after similar results in Spain and Monaco .

Author: 0 South Africa fight back to level T20 series with England

Tom Curran's stunning entrance onto the global stage and a welcome return to form for Jason Roy could not prevent England from a three-run defeat in this second T20 worldwide against South Africa . South Africa levelled the three-match series at 1-1 with a three-run victory at Taunton after Roy was adjudged to have obstructed a throw at the stumps when short of his ground.

Author: 0 There could be pain in Spain as Mourhino faces tax charges

A prosecutor said Mourinho , 54, did not declare income from image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". Cristiano Ronaldo will testify in a case, in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities, on 31 July according to the Spanish online newspaper El Confidencial .

Author: 0 Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy

With Chelsea communicating that the player is not required and Costa making a statement that he is looking for a club, it is unlikely that Chelsea will slap an exorbitant price tag on him. Regardless of if I return or not, I'm always going to continue loving them. "Atletico is among them, it would not mean not playing, they can loan me out to some team in Spain , Brazil or wherever, but I have to play".

Sports Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell
Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell

It said the Spanish government, through the taxman, had issued a certificate saying he had complied "with all his tax obligations". He's coaching Manchester United . Last week , Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014.