The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals past year and lost the title to the Cleveland Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball Association history. Kaiser Convention Center. There is no better feeling in sports than following an abysmal team for years, seeing it seemingly collapse at a foundational level, then suddenly build itself back up and make a run for a championship.
The Kentucky native became the youngest player to shoot 50 on the US PGA Tour during the first round of his Sony Open victory in January. Nick Rogness felt as nervous as anyone at the U.S. "Hopefully I've got a lot of the bad stuff out of my system yesterday and some parts today". "I'm a big fan", McIlroy said. "I don't think I could play any different or score any better than I have done", said Fleetwood, who won his second European Tour title earlier this season at the Abu Dhabi ...
An unpredictable Pakistan today stunned England by eight wickets to enter their maiden Champions Trophy final, continuing their sensational run in the tournament . Pakistan outplayed us. It was a used pitch but you should be able to play on all kinds of surface at this level. For all but possibly Liam Plunkett the World Cup in 2019 is a feasible target and there will be plenty of time for younger players to force their way into the picture before, then including in next week's T20 ...
Before the event, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters, "Tonight we will go to the game, play our hardest, but we will all be Team Scalise". The congressman is still in critical condition in the ICU, but his doctors are staying optimistic. Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington , D.C., suburb.
JUSTIN THOMAS LIT up Erin Hills with a record-breaking round on Saturday, charging into sole possession of the U.S. Open lead courtesy of the lowest score to par in the tournament's history. Open". I've just got to keep going. "So I just need to go home , relax a little bit, hang out with the family and I'll see you at the Open Championship in a month".
India and Pakistan haven't played a bilateral series since 2012-13 due to political tensions between the two countries. Former Australia left-hander Michael Hussey feels that although India are hot favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy , Pakistan can not be discounted as they have a feeling of "destiny" with them.
Open is created to separate the men from the boys. It's a good eight in the end. Thomas is one shot behind the leader American Brian Harmon. There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. Even with the course drying out, there simply was not enough wind to frighten anyone on their game. Thomas, the 24-year-old from Kentucky who is a major away from joining the young elite in golf, only added to a year of low numbers.
Stroman was pulled after seven innings, giving up the three runs on six hits while striking out five and walking one. He used his fastball when he needed to. This would be more than enough run support for Quintana as the left-handed pitcher shut down the Blue Jays for his third win of the season. "When we got him, we were made aware that he could play the corner outfield positions and play multiple infield positions", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.
Like I said , I want to be here. "I was anxious, I was jittery". Sure, trades are a big part of how global sport works these days and I've seen plenty of elite athletes make the switch in different codes such as soccer and the AFL. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's wonderful doing it on our home floor". "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realise his goal and be my teammate".
I wake up every morning and get ready to go to the gym. It's something I love to do, and any chance I get, I'm going to be excited. Joel Embiid is an open book. Fultz led the Pac-12 in scoring, finished No. 6 among all Division I players, and was the top freshman scorer in the country. "I let God take care of it", he said.
It remains to be seen how Manchester United react if Real Madrid cancel their meeting next week as they are also expected to show an interest if Ronaldo indeed wants a new club this summer. A shocking transfer rumor emerged Friday, claiming the soccer superstar wants to leave Real Madrid this summer. The latest suggestions are that poor old Cristiano is adamant he's leaving Spain , fed up with tax investigations and what-not.
Juve director Giuseppe Marotta did confirm a bid had been received, but refused any chance of a sale. But a potential transfer for the 26-year-old is proving highly hard with Juve unwilling to sell their top players. The news comes a fresh setback for Conte who was already making headlines for being reportedly frustrated at Chelsea's lack of investment in the transfer window so far, informing the club that he was open to leaving this summer.
Chelsea striker, Diego Costa , has slammed manager Antonio Conte's decision to ask him to find a new club via a text message . "It will be complicated for me to stay without playing for 5 months but I do love Atletico and love the city of Madrid".
I had my first pole here and my first win here and to repeat it is incredibly special. I have done my job, and we as a team, have done the best we could do, too. Coming two weeks after Monaco, where he had qualified badly and finished seventh as Ferrari enjoyed their first one-two since 2010, it was the flawless weekend.
And, according to Mundo Deportivo in Spain, the Brazilian could be set for a reunion with his former Barcelona manager, Pep Guardiola, at Manchester City . Though Guardiola is happy that he has a committed, loyal squad of players under his command, he has identified Aleksandar Kolarov as one of few colourful characters in the squad and believes Alves will bring a lot to his team, both on and off the pitch.
Annually on Flag Day, June 24, Dixon veterans honor worn out, damaged and soiled flags with full honors by burning them to ashes. Flag Day event master of ceremonies and North Branford Air Force veteran Chuck Larkins introduced several speakers, including Town Council member George Miller, North Branford Women's Club's Barbara LaFrance (also representing Northford Women's Club) and VFW 8294's Joe Anderson.
Toyota Gazoo Racing suffered an agonising night at the 85th Le Mans 24 Hours which saw two of its TS050 Hybrid cars retire from the race within 30 minutes of each other. They came agonisingly close to winning previous year but a last lap power failure on Kazuki Nakajima's leading vehicle handed the victory to Porsche .
The final will be a contest between Pakistan's strong bowling and India's solid batting. . Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni was seen in a picture holding Pakistani team Captain Sarfaraz's little cute son Abdullah. "I am really impressed to see that Sarfraz has turned out to be such a bold captain", Imran said. "I think we should put aside political issues and try to play more cricket".
Doomed to his first missed cut at a U.S. Open , he was simply trying to stay out of the way of playing partner Rory McIlroy , who suddenly had a hot hand. Major champions Bubba Watson , Jimmy Walker , Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner also missed . England's Danny Willett , after a nine-over-par round of 81 yesterday, withdrew from the tournament early with a back complaint.
PGA champion Jimmy Walker missed the cut as he continues to recover from Lyme Disease. Few have had a more stomach-churning ride at a major as Casey, playing the Erin Hills back nine first, opened his round with a birdie at the 11th before plunging down the leaderboard with a triple-bogey at 14 and a bogey 15, then rocketing back into contention with five consecutive birdies.
Cameroon will now that this is going to be a really tough game for them since Chile are a side that have beaten the likes of Brazil and Argentina. How is the lead up looking for Chile? It is genuinely hard to choose between Germany and Chile, although I think Germany will pip Chile in the group stage, I can see Chile getting the better of them in the knockout stage.
Open. He needed the course at Erin Hills to start grinding down the competition. Unheralded American Brian Harman has taken a dramatic third round by the scruff of the neck to lead the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Walking to the 18th green, Justin Thomas knew he had a chance for history. His whole life has been marked by high aspirations and low scores. Typically, a U.S.
It's the first 63 at the U.S. Open since Vijay Singh in 2003 at Olympia Fields and the fifth overall in tournament history. Paul Casey , Brooks Koepka , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood share the 36-hole lead at Erin Hills . ERIN, Wisconsin Masters champion Sergio Garcia said he was happy to be in the hunt at the U.S. Open and that his chances of adding a second successive major would improve if the course toughened up in the upcoming rounds.
One thing you can count on Sunday is that the streak of six majors being won by a first-time victor will grow to seven. In fact, you have to go down to 19th place to find a victor of a major, Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer , at three under.
Two rounds down and two to go at the US Open at Erin Hills and we are still no closer to discovering the identity of the 2017 US Open champion. "They're the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open ". The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, ending a run of 17, which was the longest active streak.
Harman would eventually birdie three of his final eight holes to take a one-shot lead. But a trip into the fescue grass after a wayward tee shot cost the Australian a double-bogey and he ended tied-17 at four-under par, probably out of the hunt with a round to play.
Former U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson shot a 71, though he was still seven shots behind. On an Erin Hills course that again lacked enough wind to be the stern test the U.S. Big, bold, open and long, Erin Hills appeared to be set up for big boppers like Rory McIlroy and Jason Day , but they ended up at five over and 10 over, respectively.
WHITE SOX 5, BLUE JAYS 2: In Toronto, Todd Frazier and Matt Davidson hit consecutive home runs to lead Chicago past Toronto. ORIOLES 15, CARDINALS 7: Jonathan Schoop homered twice and drove in four runs, Manny Machado went deep in a seven-run second inning against Adam Wainwright and Baltimore beat St.
An India-Pakistan cricket contest is big enough, but a final as big as this one will be watched even more fervently in the sub-continent. However, India will remain under pressure as the Pakistan team has a fresh batch of players who have exuberating confidence.
Open has played as a par 72. Paula Dougherty of Murrieta, Calif., hugs her son Kevin after he finished the second round of the USA open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Harman, bidding to become the first left-hander to win a US Open, is a victor on the PGA Tour this year while Thomas is the world number 13, a three-time victor this season and a member of the exclusive "59" club after breaking 60 at the Sony Open this year.
Open history at +1. However, some of the best players in the world struggled. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Rory Mcilroy , of Ireland, and Jason Day , of Australia, walk on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. He clawed that back with a birdie on the 12th, draining a six-foot putt but was soon in trouble on the 13th, three-putting for bogey. Johnny Miller shot 63 at the 1973 US Open but it was at the par-71 Oakmont, with this week's venue Erin Hills being a par-72.
Open. It was all part of a dizzying day at the US Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. His problems started when he tried to lay up and round the right rough. And he still has a long way to go. A 338-yard drive off the tee took him to the edge of the green and he got up and down in two for a birdie.
Spieth didn't mention this intangible, but none of the first 18 players on the leaderboard has won a major championship. With about two hours left in the second round, the cut was looking to be 1-over par, which would tie a U.S. Open". His best finish was a tie for 37th past year at Oakmont. Li turned professional at age 16 and won the Volvo China Open last year on the European Tour, securing a two-year membership and qualifying for the Rio Olympics.
Kevin Durant , asked if he had a message for Rihanna as he left Oracle Arena late Monday night after his Golden State Warriors were crowned National Basketball Association champions, held aloft his Finals MVP trophy and stared at a video camera.
In ICC World T20 2007, India beat Pakistan in the first match. As they have done many times before, however, Pakistan suddenly found their form with wins over top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka before delivering an outstanding all-round display to stun previously unbeaten hosts England in the semi-finals.