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Sports McIlroy 'still in it' after recovering from bad start at The Open
Author: 0 McIlroy 'still in it' after recovering from bad start at The Open

Fortunately, one of the venues was his hometown course in Woburn. And then he hit another one. "I feel great and I wouldn't expect anything different", he added. Branden Grace was another shot back after shooting a major championship record 62. Kuchar , playing in the same final group, shot a 66. That matches his career-low score in any round in a major.

Author: 0 Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch

Andrews in 1984. Ian Poulter: His history here says no chance, but of his three top-10s, was second in 2008 - the last time the Open was held at Royal Birkdale . Jordan Spieth , just five years into a career that has already propelled him to the top of the golf world, knows the type of test The Open Championship can be.

Sports Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt
Author: 0 Cavaliers in talks to add Derrick Rose to backcourt

Overall, he missed 17 games with the Knicks , including his infamous AWOL game against New Orleans in January. The Lakers had Rose on their radar as one of a handful of candidates for the backup point-guard spot. Cleveland is limited in what it can offer the free agent guard, whose career has been slowed by knee injuries. Signing Rose isn't exactly the type of complex executive-style move he was hoping for to close the gap on the Warriors.

Sports Open Championship: Everything you need to know for Friday
Author: 0 Open Championship: Everything you need to know for Friday

The outcome was as bright as his chances of getting his name on another major championship trophy. Matt Kuchar is still second, as the two match each other across Royal Birkdale . McIlroy was at 4 under, three shots out of the lead. Jordan Spieth enters Round 3 leading by two shots at 6-under. "Five back with 36 to play is a good position".

Sports Western Conference star: Kyrie Irving is ready to 'spread his wings'
Author: 0 Western Conference star: Kyrie Irving is ready to 'spread his wings'

ESPN , citing unnamed sources , first reported that the Australian-born United States point guard told team owner Dan Gilbert last week that he wanted to be traded . Irving recently told Sports Illustrated that the Cavaliers were in a "very peculiar place" this offseason. The Cavs lost to the Warriors in five games in 2017 and in six in 2015, when Irving suffered a season-ending knee injury in Game 1.

Author: 0 British Open: Roaring Rory McIlroy on the move at Birkdale

The round started at 8.36am in the company of Scotland's Richie Ramsay, the 2006 US Amateur champion, and Ryan Fox, son of Grant, the former All Blacks fly-half. Paul Casey has had better birthdays, and on the occasion of his 40th the Englishman, who was tied for fourth at four under overnight, slumped to a 77 and finished the day at three over after waiting nearly four hours to register his first and only birdie, at the par-five 15th.

Author: 0 At British Open, Caddie Hands Rory McIlroy a Spark

A two-time Major victor in 2015, he came agonisingly close to a third consecutive title that year when he missed out on a playoff for the Open at St Andrews by a shot. "You just have to stick in there and make the most of whatever the weather presents you and go with that". Although McIlroy recorded another bogey at the testing sixth hole, he saved par from perilous positions on the next two holes, then hit four birdies on the back nine.

Sports Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

League sources told ESPN that Irving made his trade request to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert last week. An absolutely wild National Basketball Association preseason continues to offer up more drama as Kyrie Irving as seemingly informed Cleveland Cavaliers that he no longer wants to play for them.

Sports Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown
Author: 0 Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown

Matthews finished behind Froome in the peloton, the reigning champion's advantage over Romain Bardet remaining at 23 seconds, with Rigoberto Uran 29 seconds back. "I'm living inside my dream at the moment, it's insane", he said afterwards. But others suffered on the climb. Warren Barguil sewed up the king of the mountains polkadot jersey as he won his second stage of the race - he must now just reach Paris to be crowned.

Sports Middlesbrough have deal for West Ham goalkeeper Darron Randolph
Author: 0 Middlesbrough have deal for West Ham goalkeeper Darron Randolph

He made 22 Premier League appearances in total, six more than his Spanish rival as the Irons finished their campaign in 11th place. The Republic of Ireland worldwide made 22 Premier League appearances for the Hammers in 2016-17, helping Slaven Bilic's side finish 11th, but Hart's signing on loan from Manchester City left him unlikely to be first choice in the new season.

Author: 0 Poulter draws on Birkdale experience

The last time The Open Championship was held at Royal Birkdale , in 2008, Ian Poulter produced a superb back nine to post a clubhouse total that only a charging Padraig Harrington could beat . He and playing partners Scotland's Russell Knox and Sweden's Alex Noren became the first group to hit the green at the par four first hole in the regulation two shots.

Sports Knicks would trade one of their stars for Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Knicks would trade one of their stars for Kyrie Irving

According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com , the Cavs had a trade offer on the table for Irving before the June 22 draft, but were unaware of Irving's feelings at that time. San Antonio has made the playoffs in 20 consecutive seasons and won five championships in that time. Ish Smith is more than capable of coming off the bench as the backup point guard, so bringing in Irving is a big step up and would give the Pistons a ton of backcourt depth.

Sports Derrick Rose, Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly discussing one-year deal
Author: 0 Derrick Rose, Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly discussing one-year deal

The Latvian star of the Knicks liked a photo on Twitter of Kyrie Irving wearing a Knicks jersey just hours after it was reported the Cavalier had requested a trade from Cleveland. The team has talked to Rose about a one-year contract in recent days, a source familiar with the negotiations told the AP on Thursday. The Cavs lost to the Warriors in five games in 2017 and in six in 2015, when Irving suffered a season-ending knee injury in Game 1.

Author: 0 British Open: Branden Grace shoots lowest round in major history

I was so in a zone and playing so well, I was just trying to finish the round without a bogey. But he is now set up perfectly to be one of the contenders for the Claret Jug heading into the weekend, while Spieth and Koepka were among those left to face the prospect of more unpleasant weather later on.

Author: 0 Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome 'should' claim fourth title - Rob Hayles

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka's Edvald Boasson Hagen won stage 19 of the Tour de France on Friday. The logic would be the same place Bardet behind Uran, separated from the French by a difference of just 6 seconds. "I've been so close so many times ". He almost won the stage 7 sprint into Nuits-Saint-Georges - a photo finish declared him second to Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors).

Sports McGregor Fight Punches Up $89.95 PPV Price
Author: 0 McGregor Fight Punches Up $89.95 PPV Price

I don't have many people who can match my trash talk, but Conor definitely can. He's clearly got a few surprises up his sleeve, and that's why someone with the boxing brain and experience of Malignaggi will be a huge help. There's a method behind the madness. McGregor posted proof that he and former multiple division Champion Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi have finally had that infamous Sparring session.

Sports Debutant Manley takes British Open lead, Poulter goes strong
Author: 0 Debutant Manley takes British Open lead, Poulter goes strong

It also marked the third time in Spieth's career that he has shot in the 60s each of the first two rounds of a major. Spieth is the sole leader at a major for the first time since the third round of the Masters previous year, when he was runner-up to Danny Willett.

Sports Bridlington Man Wins $2.6m in Poker Final
Author: 0 Bridlington Man Wins $2.6m in Poker Final

Ott snap-called with the KK. Friday night's hands will last until three more are eliminated, setting the stage for the final night with three players going for the $8.1 million top prize. "Scott's great, Ben's unbelievable, I'm honored to be playing at the same table with them". He moved all in from the small blind for about nine big blinds with ace-seven, but was unfortunate to get a call from Ott in the big blind with pocket kings.

Sports Sam Darnold named to 2017 Walter Camp Award watch list
Author: 0 Sam Darnold named to 2017 Walter Camp Award watch list

The Walter Camp Trophy goes to the player of the year "who has exemplified the qualities of self-discipline, unselfish team play, desire to excel, mature judgment and respect for leadership". His 1,496 yards in 2016 broke the Penn State sophomore season record and rank fifth on the single-season charts. Desmond Howard in 1991 and Charles Woodson in 1997 are the only MI players to win the Walter Camp Player of the Year award, the fourth-oldest individual college football award.

Sports Bye, Ky? Cavs In a Bind With Irving
Author: 0 Bye, Ky? Cavs In a Bind With Irving

The Knicks , Timberwolves , Heat and Spurs (led by Kawhi Leonard , third in this year's MVP voting) were trade destinations Irving gave the Cavs, according to ESPN . If Irving's out, it's tough to see James staying next offseason. And now, the entire world knows that both players want to be traded. NY has been looking to deal Anthony for quite some time and the 33-year-old is good friends with James .

Sports Bolt Runs 9.95 To Win At Monaco DL
Author: 0 Bolt Runs 9.95 To Win At Monaco DL

Kenyan Emmanuel Korir, on his professional debut, set another season's leading best in the men's 800m in 1:43.10. "I know it's going to be energetic, I know there is going to be a lot of Jamaican's, so I am really excited and I am going to do my best as always and aim to win, that's it".

Sports OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison

At the hearing Simpson said, as he has for years, that he was only trying to retrieve his own sports memorabilia and never meant to hurt anybody. Nevada Board of Parole commissioner Susan Jackson held up thick stacks of letters at Thursday's hearing, some of the hundreds of letters she said the board had received from Simpson's supporters and detractors.

Author: 0 Meet India Women Team's New Batting Sensation Harmanpreet Kaur

Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj along with all-rounder Veda Krishnamurthy was caught on cam trying out their dancing skills during the ICC Women's World Cup semi-final against Australia on Wednesday. Tushar Arothe , India's women's cricket team coach, can't stop singing Harmanpreet Kaur's praises. Her national and domestic teammate Veda Krisnamurthy has often seen Harmanpreet launch her "beast mode".

Sports 70-Year-Old OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released From Prison
Author: 0 70-Year-Old OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Will Be Released From Prison

Among the many mitigating factors which made Simpson qualify for early parole, was that he seemed to have a have a stable post-release plan. Nine years have passed since O.J. He told the parole board that he'd like to go back to Florida , where he purchased a Miami home in 2000 and raised his children. "I don't know who these parole people were, who seemed catatonic and not even listening to what they said", he continued.

Sports OJ Simpson to be released from Nevada prison in October
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to be released from Nevada prison in October

Simpson responded emotionally, saying, "Thank you, thank you, thank you". As he rose from his seat to return to his prison cell, he exhaled deeply. Simpson was widely expected to win parole, given similar cases and his good behavior behind bars.

Sports Cardinals trade Gonzales to Seattle for top outfield prospect
Author: 0 Cardinals trade Gonzales to Seattle for top outfield prospect

Gonzales missed part of the 2015 season after suffering a severe pectoral injury and all of the 2016 season following elbow ligament replacement surgery. He went 1-for-11 (.091) with 1 walk and 5 strikeouts. The Cardinals also made a series of roster moves on Friday, activating outfielder Randal Grichuk from the 10-day disabled list, activating left-handed pitcher Zach Duke from the 60-day disabled list and recalling catcher Carson Kelly from Triple-A Memphis.

Sports Stenson's house burgled while playing at Open
Author: 0 Stenson's house burgled while playing at Open

The golfer's clothes and personal items were taken from the property; no one was at the house when the crime occurred. He secured his first career major tournament win at last year's Open Championship. Stenson believes social media may have been a factor in the incident. "If they're listening, they didn't get the full jackpot, but they got obviously a lot of valuables, watches and other things".

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy roars back with strong start on day two

On Thursday, 39 did it. The golfing world was stunned when Johnson, McIlroy, and Day missed the US Open cut, that three in the top five missed out in such a huge major created history. "But I wasn't proud of my 1st round.I should have played better and I expect better". "I just got off to such a poor start". And then I'm hitting it in tighter but it hasn't been going in.

Sports Judge's monster homer leads Yanks to 5-1 win over Mariners
Author: 0 Judge's monster homer leads Yanks to 5-1 win over Mariners

The RailRiders, the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, went 91-52 in the regular season a year ago and 7-1 in the playoffs, winning not only the International League pennant but beating the Pacific Coast League's El Paso Chihuahuas in the Triple-A National Championship.

Sports Bullpen meltdown costs Cubs, streak over at 6
Author: 0 Bullpen meltdown costs Cubs, streak over at 6

Arrieta might've been relatively unremarkable, but he only gave up two runs in six innings, bettering numbers that were downright ugly earlier this season and perhaps signaling that his second half will be far more consistent than his first.

Sports LeBron James was reportedly 'devastated' upon learning of Kyrie Irving's trade request
Author: 0 LeBron James was reportedly 'devastated' upon learning of Kyrie Irving's trade request

The latter is a bombshell since Irving grew as a player with James . Irving discussed his possibilities with the Cavs during their meeting last week. Many assumed Irving was referring to rumours that James may consider leaving the Cavs in free agency in 2018. Irving's $18.9 million salary for the 2017-18 season ranks as the 24th highest in the National Basketball Association behind players like Brook Lopez , Steven Adams, Victor Oladipo and Ryan Anderson.

Sports McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start
Author: 0 McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start

The last nine majors have all been won by a different name, going back to Jordan Spieth's back-to-back victories at the Masters and US Open in 2015. "The second shot landed in a location where I could pop it up and if it ended up going 15 feet past the hole then it was going to be a good shot". The Northern Irishman, an Open victor at Royal Liverpool three years ago, has had his fair share of good and bad draws at The Open when it comes to the conditions and insists he has come to terms ...

Sports Rory McIlroy continues climb up Open leaderboard
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy continues climb up Open leaderboard

He was not feeling like Rory McIlroy, the most richly talented player in the game, the four-times... Now, suddenly, he does. "To be in after two days and be under-par for this championship after the way I started, I'm ecstatic with that", McIlroy said.

Sports Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish career with the A's
Author: 0 Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish career with the A's

The Mets' 31-year-old outfielder praised Oakland manager Bob Melvin , telling Slusser, "I don't think there's a better manager than Melvin" and adding that while he didn't know if a return to Oakland would be possible, his love for the city had not faded.

Sports Rory McIlroy pleased with progress as Open revival continues
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy pleased with progress as Open revival continues

That expected wind and rain should make for a fascinating second round, but it's an opportunity for McIlroy to make a statement early on Friday. What the [expletive] are you doing?' " McIlroy said. "But it was never on my lie, never on my line, never on my swing path". I felt like I was ready. "I explained my version of what happened". The world No.

Sports British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1
Author: 0 British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1

McIlroy revealed after his two-faced opening round that caddie JP Fitzgerald had given him a dressing down after his horrendous start. He said some putts were distilled to "basically luck because it's moving around so much", and that, "It really is like you're hitting the shots and the ball's just doing whatever", and, in calm closing, "It's not much fun".

Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers should pass on signing Derrick Rose
Author: 0 The Cleveland Cavaliers should pass on signing Derrick Rose

Rose was once one of the most physically gifted players in the National Basketball Association. Rose, 28, was the NBA's MVP in 2011 with the Chicago Bulls . Louis last offseason. Free-agent point guard Shane Larkin , who last played in the National Basketball Association for the Brooklyn Nets during the 2015-16 season, will pass up a $6.3 million option to remain in Europe in an effort to make the Boston Celtics' roster.

Sports Virgil van Dijk training alone after telling Southampton
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk training alone after telling Southampton "he wants to leave"

Southampton have been defiant that they won't sell van Dijk this summer but it will be hard for them to maintain that stance if the player is now clearly agitating for a move. "I don't want to say too much but we need the player, 100 per cent". Van Dijk was the subject of a botched move by Liverpool earlier in the summer, with Southampton reporting the Merseyside club to the Premier League for an alleged illegal approach.