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Tee-off times, leaderboard - Willett 'backs out'

Casey overcame a triple-bogey eight at the par-five 14th, his fifth hole, to lift himself into championship contention. McIlroy birdied four of his last six...


Spectator dies at US Open in Wisconsin

The U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills has already featured plenty of drama on the course, but a series of freakish and tragic occurrences off the co...


Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title

James teamed up with All Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Following last November's election, Richard...


Portugal striker Andre Silva says Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup

Qualifying teams in this year's competition include Russia , New Zealand, Portugal, Mexico , Cameroon , Chile , Australia , and Germany . Earlier, Actin...


Mohammad Amir to play in Chmapions Trophy final against India

Kohli, 28, moved to the top of the One Day International batting rankings this week as three half-centuries in the tournament have taken his total runs in the 5...


Casey chasing Fowler at #USOpen

McIlroy was never in the short grass from the 11th hole to the end on Thursday when he opened with a career-worst 78, and he didn't do almost enough in the sec...


Lions outmuscle Maori to register morale-boosting win

Talking point: After a week on the back foot following defeat to the Highlanders and a losing public relations battle with the All Blacks coach Steve Hansen an...


CT2017 final: Amir issues a warning to Kohli

But Pakistan cricket swings like a pendulum, hovering between brilliant and ordinary, making a mockery of any kind of definitive analysis. Title-holders Indi...


England set for a tougher test against NZ

Victory for England on Tuesday would see them into the semi-finals of a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide teams. "Our bat...


Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches

Gambhir was in the thick of controversy again in 2010 when he clashed with wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal during an Asia Cup game at Dambulla. "Now when I knew tha...


England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

Make no bones about it, Pakistan was fantastic. "But since then the team has defied all its critics and I see no reason why they can't win the final as well"....


We need to be tougher: Mortaza

Some estimates suggest Sunday's match between the sub-continental cricket giants at the Oval in south London could attract a worldwide television audience of ...


Virat has to stick to what's worked: Dravid

The Indian batsmen stood like concrete pillars against the Bangladeshi bowlers and the effect of the loss was so numbing that the supporters and the media of Ba...


England have made 'huge strides' but need improvement, says Joe Root

I don't. Just let's wait, watch and enjoy this cricketing festival! Though he did cite conditions as one of the key factors in the match, he also credited the w...


Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave Real Madrid

It seems nearly impossible to even consider that Ronaldo would ever leave Madrid, but with even Spanish newspapers confirming the veracity of the rumours, notin...


Dominant performance from British & Irish Lions in win over Maori All Blacks

For an Irish player to get from the current base in Hamamatsu to Tokyo and on to Auckland would take at least 16 hours with a three hour time difference. "We ...


JB Holmes one shot off US Open lead heading into weekend

The top three players in the world have never missed the cut in the same major dating to when the world ranking began in 1986. But under sunny skies on Thur...


Champions Trophy 2017: Former captain accuses Pakistan of match-fixing

It's massive around the world and the fans have come to expect it as well. As is Arthur's way when talking cricket, his summation of the past three games is h...


Real Madrid changing Cristiano Ronaldo's mind over exit will be difficult - Calderon

The 32-year-old feels he is being singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7m. "There's no ...


Pakistan Champions Trophy tie becomes highest-rated ODI in BARC history

For Mahmood, India-Pakistan rivalry is bigger than the Ashes, which is played between Australia and England. Though they're the favorites to win, Indian capta...


Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round

Branden Grace (72), Louis Oosthuizen (70) and Brandon Stone (74) are level-par, but Charl Schwartzel (3-over), George Coetzee and Oliver Bekker (both 7-over) mi...


Four-way tie at US Open

Northern Ireland's McIlroy , who was playing his first tournament after a month out injured and only his seventh of the year, signed for a one-under 71, after...


Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

This assortment at the top was made possible when the wheels came off Fowler's game after his lights-out, record-setting 65 at Erin Hills golf course on Thu...


Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

Matsuyama played alongside first-round leader Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm , ranked No. 10 in the world. Casey nearly watched his U.S. Open hopes sink wit...


NASCAR Monster Energy Series Predictions: Pocono 400 6/11/17

The final ten laps had race fans on the edge of their seats. Harvick passed Busch one lap later and challenged Blaney right to the end, but couldn't find a wa...