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Paul Casey stays in US Open hunt as Rory McIlroy misses cut

If only he had hit the fairways. Through 36 holes, not a single player inside the top 18 has won a major. With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he sho...


Gatland: Hansen barbs show All Blacks are anxious

The requirement to bring in additional players also called 2005 British & Irish Lions tourist Ben Kay to ponder on the logistics of future tours. The Leinst...


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain wants to leave Arsenal as Liverpool prepare bid

With just one year remaining on the contract of England global Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, talks were expected to advance easily on a new deal for the Arsenal st...


Hungry Thomas feasts on US Open with record round

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. As full as the leaderboard was, however, most of the usual suspects at golf's majors were missing. Grass stains fro...


British & Irish Lions team to face Otago Highlanders

Warren Gatland's Lions answered all the questions and every critic with a win of substance and serious promise. "I'll be honest with Gats and he will be ho...


Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz

It's interesting to see where the USGA has gone with the U.S. Open, being a little more friendly than in years' past. Relation to par: Miller, 8 under. It...


Johnson, McIlroy, Day all miss cut; 4-way tie at top

But the third-round leader at the U.S. Open? Johnson came in with 73, but that was not almost enough, as he finished at 4-over 148 when 145 or better was need...


Justin Thomas sets single round record at US Open

He just got it the hard way. He did it himself. However, the man who had previously held the record for the lowest score to par in a U.S. Open, 1973 champion ...


Top three golfers out, four non-major winners share US Open lead

Of the group, it was Casey who had the wildest day. Among the early starters on another steamy day at Erin Hills , Casey survived a hair-raising round that i...


Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead

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 miss...


World's top 3 make history, miss cut

Brian Harman is rolling. Joining Matsuyama two shots back is an eclectic mix that includes PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele (73), amateur Cameron Champ...


Day two ends with four-way tie

He did it himself. Thomas now faced a short eagle putt for the best score in relation to par in U.S. Open history. "The biggest thing about this course is t...


Putin present to see Russian Federation kick off Confederations Cup

Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander S...


Gatland: Talkative Hansen is "worried" by Lions potential

They did that, but there is still plenty to work on before they face the All Blacks on June 24. "They arranged a pretty quick game against Samoa and if you ...


Jonathan Davies questions British & Irish Lions call-ups

But their attack is still yet to fire, and they can expect New Zealand to pick at that in the nearly endless talking shop ahead of the Test clashes. Gatland h...


Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open

Justin Thomas became just the fifth player to shoot 63 in a U.S. Open when he eagled the 18th hole from 8 feet at Erin Hills. "For one, the greatness of my r...


Virat Kohli turns off social media ahead of clash with Pakistan

Even in the only match that they lost - against Sri Lanka - India scored over 320 runs. Pakistan will aim to defy the odds and beat India when the two...


Top 3 miss US Open cut, leaving 4-way tie for lead

Johnson also missed the cut at the Memorial, so this was the first time since 2013 (Pebble Beach, Riviera) that he has missed the cut in consecutive events. "Bu...


Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs

Pakistan lost the ODI series in England 4-1 a year ago, but did register a consolation victory in the final match at Sophia Gardens, leaving Sarfraz positive ...


Pakistan clash today; Amir fit to play

I don't see any relevance of the first game here in the final, because you can never tell how a particular team starts a tournament. "The belief just showed on ...


British election deal puts Irish peace at risk

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams said : "Our resolve is to see these institutions put in place on the basis they were founded upon as quickly as possible". The T...


Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

Seven of those points came from Durant, including this triple with 45 seconds to play to give Golden State the lead for good. Golden State is now 15-0 this po...


Warriors in 6? NBA botches Finals pin: TMZ

One year after the most devastating collapse in NBA Finals history, the Golden State Warriors are back on top as NBA champions . This is an incredibl...


Thomas bags US Open history with 63

It was day of sizzling drama on the links-style layout that featured stunning birdie runs and spectacular collapses - some like Casey coming on the same score...


Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Open". Dustin Johnson. Rory McIlroy. Harman was a three-time 2nd team All-American during his playing days in Athens before turning professional in 2009. On...