Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington . He was wounded in a gunfight with Capitol Hill police who were at the scene, and police said he later died. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". After an all-members briefing where Democrats and Republicans held hands and prayed, House Speaker Paul Ryan and top Democrat Nancy Pelosi addressed the somber chamber and proclaimed lawmakers were "united".
Johnson did hold onto ambitions of playing, but after making the first tee, he walked off after realising his body would not hold up for a full round at the Augusta National Course. McIlroy is now ranked second in the world while Day, the 2015 PGA Championship victor, is third. As much as he hates missing cuts, the Memorial two weeks ago was a good time for Johnson to have a weekend off.
Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. The quick and easy reaction is to scream that Golden State, by losing in Cleveland in Game 4, lost its hold on going 16-0 in the playoffs, history and therefore its claim to being better than Michael Jordan's 1996 Chicago Bulls , 72-win, championship squad.
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant hoists the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. According to several reports , the Warriors are listed as a minus -200 favourite to repeat as champions next year. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland ", he said .
A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House . "Please pray for my colleagues", Duncan said. "Thank you for the thoughts and prayers". A conservative pundit and former Republican leader says there's no doubt that Wednesday's shooting at an Alexandria , Virginia, baseball field was politically motivated.
St. Louis Blues fans everywhere were probably thinking the same thing: when is that going to be us? The parade is free and it's as close as some fans get all year to seeing the likes of Crosby and coach Mike Sullivan up close - not to mention the Stanley Cup makes an appearance.
Q: Who was the person who inspired you the most during your career and who do you dedicate this victory to? "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", he said. The Warriors also won titles in 1947 and 1956, when the team was based in Philadelphia, and took the crown in 1975 and 2015 after moving to the San Francisco Bay area, but had never clinched a title at home.
Off the back of 1-82 against Bangladesh , Ball quickly settled any debate about his place in this England side by knocking over Black Caps opener Luke Ronchi for a first-ball duck in the opening over. Buttler's 48-ball 61 knock had given a big boost to the team's total and it one of the most astonishing strokes by him. Tim Southee ended on 2-44 off 9.3 overs, Adam Milne took 3-79 and Corey Anderson 3-55.
The Golden State Warriors secured their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game Five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a near-perfect run through the playoffs. The Warriors were caught in the middle of a side-plot that could only happen in 2017 throughout this series, when after Game 1 seemingly every Warrior player was asked about the Bad Girl and the team's views on her .
Would the Golden State Warriors team that won 73 games without him last season come back better than ever, perhaps avenging their Finals loss to the rival Cleveland Cavaliers? Kerr still found time to crack a joke on the stage afterward: "Well, we had very little talent, actually, it was mostly coaching".
Benfica have confirmed that United will pay €35 million (£30.7m) for Lindelof with a further €10m (£8.8m) in performance based incentives. 'Victor is a very talented young player, who has a great future ahead of him at United, ' Mourinho said upon Lindelof's arrival.
The game itself got off to a slow start until England took the lead after just nine minutes, with captain Kane continuing his remarkable recent goalscoring form by applying the finishing touch to a slick team move which saw Dele Alli , Raheem Sterling and Ryan Bertrand all involved.
A witness described on social media hearing what sounded like 80 gunshots being fired at the baseball diamond around 7:30 a.m. "We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here, because.
The Spain worldwide then showed the exchange to fellow players. The 28-year-old was outstanding for Chelsea last season, scoring 20 goals and producing eight assists and helping the Blues to the Premier League title. Where next for Costa? The Blues are reportedly unhappy with Costa's latest thoughts about the move, given that selling one of their prized assets would free up funds for a busy summer of transfer activity.
News that McGregor and Mayweather have agreed to fight on August 26 in Las Vegas was officially announced on Wednesday. The bout will be held in Las Vegas at either the MGM Grand Garden or T-Mobile Arena. According to various media reports, the biggest hiccup to making the fight happen was finding a happy meeting ground, which would satisfy all parties.
The tumble led to an injured back, and Johnson valiantly tried to play before officially withdrawing from the event right at his Thursday tee time. Asked if he was "undercooked like a unsafe piece of pink chicken" or more like a juicy, rare streak, ready to be savoured, the world No 2 could only smile.
HAVE officially completed the transfer of defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica on a four-year contract. Lindelof agreed to sign for United last week. Speaking for the first time after the move, the centre-half admitted he had not spoken to Swedish legend and United's top scorer from last season Ibrahimovic.
Sri Lanka went on to lose eight wickets for 98 runs, with South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir taking 4-27. Sri Lanka will take that last option gladly, because what they need is experience. Amla became the sixth batsman and first from South Africa to score 25 or more hundreds in One-day worldwide cricket. Well, it's too early in the tournament for South Africa to stutter.
Meanwhile, underdogs Pakitan has surprised many by booking a berth in the last four, registering impressive wins over South Africa and Sri Lanka in their group games. Hasan Ali continued his great form in the tournament, picking up three wickets while Rumman Raees and Junaid Khan picked up two each. England , the only team in the semi-finals with a ideal played three, won three group record, will be favourites on Wednesday and Arthur said: "We've got nothing to lose, yes, but we've ...
He spoke at a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Erin Hills, home of this week's U.S. Open. The defending U.S. Open champion is a father once again after his fiancée Paulina Gretzky gave birth to their second child, another boy. Johnson, unlike Mickelson, who has never played Erin Hills, has logged time on the " don't call it a links " course some 35 miles from Milwaukee. The model and the pro golfer are already parents of 2-year-old son Tatum .
The Challenge Cup is a hugely popular event and was won a year ago by Hull FC, who beat Warrington Wolves 12-10 in front of over 76,000 people. Chelsea begin the defence of their title with a home fixture at Stamford Bridge on the weekend of August 12/13 against Burnley, who had a awful time away from home last season.
Alexandria police said on Twitter that a suspect was believed to be in custody and victims were being transported to hospitals. He also noted the importance of Scalise being accompanied by Capitol Hill police, whom Barton said were sitting behind the first base dugout, an extra layer of security afforded only to the members of congressional leadership.
Jackson felt it was a good sign that Garrett stayed on the sideline to watch the rest of practice instead of heading inside. The top pick was limited during most of the team's OTAs in May, and even missed a practice due to a foot injury he suffered during rookie camp, according to Cleveland.com .
Q: It was mentioned before that Kevin Durant lost his first NBA Finals when you won your first NBA Finals. He scored 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers .
Wozniacki held the edge early, but after the first delay Ostapenko regrouped, taking the win, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Ostapenko started dictating the points, and in the third set from 2-1 Wozniacki, she won five games in a row. This time the evening pause was much shorter. After coming back from the stoppage, Ostapenko served for the set at 5-2 and she won the last two points from 30-all to level the match at one set apiece.
Former Rep. James Walsh says GOP members of Congress kept a strict routine for their baseball practices that would have made it easy for a gunman to target the group on Wednesday. " He's loyal to the person he's assigned to protect", Brooks said of the officer. He said a security detail shot back at the shooter and that there were at least 50 to 100 shots fired.
However, on 78 minutes, Dembele would get France's third goal of the game, after being set up by Mbappe following some dismal England defending. "We have been competitive in all three games but we needed to play at our absolute limits to stay in all of those matches and that has shown in the end".
Defending champions "Men in Blue" made it to the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after defeating South Africa in a must-win encounter in the final league match by eight wickets. No one takes any opposition for granted. But one of the fans of Bangladesh cricket has taken this "Tiger' analogy seriously". In last two years, we have managed to play with some sort of freedom.
The 27-year-old Bacsinszky, who had wasted two set points in the first set, frustrated the American by playing a string of drop shots and won the next two sets easily. Add it all up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. From the start, Cornet's forehand drop shot, so effective in beating 20th seed Barbora Strycova in the last round, was her prime weapon, and she gained the upper hand in early exchanges.
Mets fan Tony De Lucia, who posted the video of the incident , has maintained that he did nothing to prompt the gesture. Mr. Met is one of the sport's most recognizable mascots and has been entertaining fans at games since 1964. The Mets issued a press release "apologizing for the inappropriate action of this employee". Our role as an independent, fact-based news organization has never been clearer.
The date is reportedly being targeted for the superfight between Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor . If a recent report is true, Floyd Mayweather has apparently signed the contract to face UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor later this year.
After falling at the final hurdle against Roger Federer at the Australian Open this year, the Spaniard returned to his throne with a 10th French Open title, making him the first player in the Open Era to win the same major on 10 separate occasions.
Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. Congressman Ron DeSantis , who left just before the shooting, said as he walked to his vehicle, a man asked him if it was Republicans or Democrats practicing.
I put in work, I just had to trust in it. "She's seen how I come home after losses and how tough I take it ... it feels good to see it come full circle", he said . "But once you get that first, no matter what anybody says from now on in your career, they can't take away from you being a champion ". James said in a press conference screened on nba .com: "I'm not happy he won his first - I'm not happy at all".
Kraft, who failed to make it into the field through Sectional Qualifying last week in Columbus, Ohio, said the course doesn't play as long as the listed yardage because, "The ball can really run and get moving out there". I don't know why. The course is lengthy at 7,693 yards and offers a variety of strategies. "I get that it's thick and whatever, but it's a hazard", McIlroy said.