Johnson enters the tournament as the world's top-ranked golfer. There's a term for guys who do well historically at certain places: "Horse for the Course". A lot of guys choose not to play the week before a major, instead practicing on their own or at the site of the major. 1 missing out on the year's first two majors? Five players have won back-to-back U.S.
Oakland is also losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders , to Las Vegas, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. Following the victory Monday night, warriors' fans danced in the streets in downtown Oakland and wildly honked their horns in San Francisco. Sure, it's tough to bet against any LeBron James-led team, but the G Dubs just had too much fire power for The King and his Cavs to compete with this year.
Mourinho has decided Smalling is not good enough and will sell him to the highest bidder, with West Brom and Everton also showing interest.Smalling joined United from Fulham in 2010 and has gone on to make nearly 250 appearances. Slaven Bilic's West Ham have now however made a decision to cool their interest in Smalling after deducing that they have adequate options in the center back position at the moment.
The 19-year-old Canadian is searching for her first win of this year and she has a slim lead after the first round of the US$2 million (S$2.77 million) event at the Blythefield Country Club. On the par-4 18th, she missed the green, left her chip well short and missed the long par putt. "Could have been really close to being a great shot", Henderson said.
And I just unfortunately didn't execute". The stats prove him right. Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits a drive on the 12th hole during the second round of the U.S. On the 12th tee, they told him he might be penalized and he played the final seven holes not knowing how big his lead was. Spieth ended up winning by a shot.
It's a nice comeback for Casey after he triple bogeyed the par-5 14th and shot 38 on the back nine. PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele didn't make a bogey at Erin Hills until his 27th hole, had his hiccup with a double-bogey on the par-3 13th hole but still managed a 73.
The 7-foot (2.13 m) small forward and 2017 Finals MVP has said that after his controversial decision leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors last offseason, he is not eager to move again. Of course, it remains possible that the White House will now be even more determined to issue the invitation, forcing the Warriors to say no. "The things that he has done already in his presidency have not gone done well with a lot of the members of the Golden State Warriors ", the ...
The down-on-its-luck city that always seems to take a back seat to San Francisco on Thursday got to celebrate its beloved hometown team and its second National Basketball Association title in three years. "I answered, "I wouldn't go.' I still feel like that today", Curry told reporters Wednesday at the Warriors " facility in Oakland. We'll see what happens.
After playing a quiet game by his standards for the first three quarters, Durant showed the National Basketball Association world and its fans he is able to take the game into his hands and win. "You go against a team like this and you put together a game like we had where we had an opportunity, it's definitely draining". They have to play smarter if they want to extend this series beyond four games.
Kovalev's resume isn't near to what Ward's is, but he does have wins against Bernard Hopkins and two wins against Jean Pascal. Ward-Kovalev 2 should be an excellent fight. Kovalev, however, is convinced he will get revenge. Light Heavyweight champion Andre Ward and former champ Sergey Kovalev weigh in Friday afternoon for their title fight on Saturday night.
Overall, the Warriors are 207-39 during Kerr's tenure as coach. Furthermore, Kevin Durant became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in the 2000 Finals to score 30 or more points in five straight Finals games. "So, this is the culmination of a year where they grew together and learned each other's games and got better and better all year, and it was just phenomenal to be part of".
He's tied with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring. "To shoot a good round like today, I'm certainly looking forward to the weekend". Sure, he birdied four of his last six holes to salvage a 71 and finish at 5-over 149.
The No. 3-seeded Wawrinka edged French favorite and No. 15 seed Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2, while Cilic benefited when opponent Kevin Anderson of South Africa retired trailing 3-6, 0-3. Do you something awesome to share with the world? I'm just trying to sense what's the best thing for me now. "It was windy, so the timing was hard, but once I was able to get into a rhythm and keep him away from the baseline, that made the difference", said Murray.
In his quarterfinal, nine-time French Open champion Nadal faces No. 20 Pablo Carreno Busta; defending champion Djokovic plays No. 6 Dominic Thiem in a rematch of a 2016 semifinal won by the Serb in straight sets. "Hopefully I can keep going this way". The 19-year-old Latvian tennis player wins 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Ostapenko is looking forward to her birthday showdown against Bacsinszky, adding: "We are good friends, because we played the doubles in China previous year, and that's how I got ...
Morgan had publicly highlighted the advantage Pakistan had in returning to a slow, low pitch they had played on only 48 hours earlier but there has been no official complaint to the International Cricket Council, which allocated three pitches per ground and oversees the preparation, due to an acceptance they were thoroughly outplayed.
Reavie had five birdies in a six-hole stretch beginning on No. 11. "You don't often see that in a U.S. Open", Hadwin said. "If he hadn't been there to tell me, I would have hit an 8-iron or maybe a hard 9 and soared it into the grandstands".
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The Englishman then sat back and watched as compatriot Tommy Fleetwood and Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman each carded two-under 70 to join him at the top of a crowded leaderboard at seven-under. "I definitely hit it better off the tee and gave myself a lot more looks at birdie but at the end of the day I need competitive rounds with a card in my hand and I've been light on those this year".
The Englishman began the day one shot behind Fowler and quickly joined the American at the top of the leaderboard. Fowler started on the back nine and sank birdies on Nos. Fleetwood has not been in this position before, so it will be interesting to see how he handles the experience. "It's still Saturday - 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S.
This might have been more than anyone was expecting. Fowler returned a seven-under 65 for a one-shot lead over compatriot Xander Schauffele and Englishman Paul Casey . At times, it felt like a regular PGA Tour event. That's not to say big names and quality players aren't in the mix here in Wisconsin . According to numbers compiled by CBSSports.com, Day is one of only 4 players who made the cut in the tournament from 2012 to 2016.
He was still overwhelming and pitched deep into the game; that didn't change. His 10th strikeout was his most impressive: an 11-pitch battle with Yoenis Cespedes that ended with the slugger swinging through a slider on Scherzer's 118th pitch.
A day after Rickie Fowler's 7-under opening round, that same score is still leading but it's shared by four players - not including Fowler , who shot a 1-over 73 to sit one back. McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont previous year following rounds of 77 and 71.
Open title. As the pro golfer prepares to defend his championship title, he reflected on the past year by sharing another Instagram photo holding his U.S Open trophy. 1, won last year's tournament after he blew the 2015 U.S. Open in a playoff with Zach Johnson. Johnson is scheduled to tee off for his opening round at the U.S.
The Golden State forward wore a T-shirt with the word "Quickie" and the Larry O'Brien Trophy. James' post quickly drew thousands of likes, including from teammates Tristan Thompson and JR Smith and other stars like Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Houston's James Harden .
And then , Fowler took a bogeys at Nos. Koepka, Harman and Fleetwood all shot matching 2-under 70s to join Casey at 7-under. That's not going to get it done (to say the least) on a course like Erin Hills. When it was clear he had nothing going in the second round, he was simply trying to stay out of the way. There no longer is a 10-shot rule that would allow anyone within 10 shots of the lead to make the cut.
She will take on fifth-seed Elena Svitolina, who came back from a set down to beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Monday. Former champion Stan Wawrinka became the oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years yesterday when he brushed aside Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.
And in '96, when Jordan was retired, the Rockets joined Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler all on the same team. LeBron James was wearing an " Ultimate Warrior " T-shirt when he got off the plane in Cleveland after the Cavaliers defeated the Warriors to win the National Basketball Association title last June.
Since returning to Cleveland, James has only signed one-year deals, both for financial and motivational reasons. Rumors that the biggest free agents want to play for the Los Angeles Lakers seem to surface every summer, but the noise about LeBron James' potential desire to wear purple and gold are starting to get too loud to ignore.
Yet even by their own "unpredictable" standards, Pakistan s transformation since that reverse has been remarkable and on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive eight-wicket win in Cardiff .
Tennis lovers can probably not think of a better way to spend their birthdays than going to the French Open , but imagine having the chance to reach your first grand slam final on the day of turning a year older. She was, though, up against a teenager for the third time this tournament, and she had needed three sets to come through the previous two, Jaimee Fourlis and Catherine Bellis.
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I will definitely see you in 2018!" Former US Open champion Del Potro is still struggling with the groin problem that hampered him at the French Open . I was hoping to take some days off and then be ready. I have a family now - I have more interests away from the court than I did in my early 20s or mid 20s - so obviously it will be sad to stop.
Sunday's victory also ended a three-year drought of major titles for Nadal, who won his ninth French Open in 2014 before being superseded by Novak Djokovic and slowed by injuries and dents to his confidence. "But it's very hard for him, too.'" - Toni Nadal, Rafael's uncle and coach, talking about a rain delay late in the second set. He is the only player in the open era to win a Grand Slam for 10 times.
Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it'll be an hour to face the best team in Europe. President Florentino Perez said on Saturday Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life. "I think we feel that we are an fantastic team". "It's been a hard season, so I understood the circumstances", he said . "The squad has been great and it's been good for me individually too".
While Germany are resting their senior players for the tournament, the Confederations Cup will benefit from the star appeal of Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo . Chile is ranked fourth, but lacks the same tradition as Portugal and Mexico and has struggled in South American qualifying. Group B has Germany, Chile, Australia and Cameroon.