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Casey delighted to be anywhere near Fowler

These are the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open . So it's pretty simple: I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough. Hit greens. Make a few putts. The 39-year-old then parred the 13th ...

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McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open

Unfortunately for the four-time major victor he looked on course to be doing precisely that on Friday afternoon after struggling to an opening 78 , which featured an eagle on the second, four bogeys ...

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Scott steadies ship at US Open

The Englishman won the Masters a year ago for his only PGA Tour victory. I like classic US Open courses but this is different. "I did feel a bit of expectation this week, from myself as well becau...

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Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

ERIN, Wis. (AP) - An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S. Open . The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. "The scoring was so g...

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Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees

But with the Los Angeles Angels center fielder and defending American League MVP relegated to the bench as he recovers from surgery on his thumb, the locals apparently have found a new favorite. Jud...

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Leaderboard logjam at US Open as top names miss cut

Open, although Johnny Miller was fast and flashy. Then came the par five 14 hole. The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. coli bacteria in water at a hydration ...

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Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Capturing a second title in three seasons in historic fashion has put the Golden State Warriors among some of the NBA's greatest championship squads, overcoming a heartbreaking setback to become eve...

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Nasser Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat to Pakistan

Nasser Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat to Pakistan

It was an outcome which confounded nearly all predictions after England had breezed through the group stages - while Pakistan began their campaign with a landslide defeat against India and sneaked int...

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India demolish Bangla, sets up epic finals against Pakistan

India demolish Bangla, sets up epic finals against Pakistan

A 30-second spot during the final to be broadcast by Rupert Murdoch's Star Sports is expected to cost almost 10 million rupees ($155,267), far higher than the 1 million rupees that advertisers pay o...

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Out-of-sorts McIlroy on course to miss out after opening 78

The Northern Irishman had a one-under-par 71 in his second round on Friday but was five over par overall after a disastrous 78 in the first round. Following the afternoon wave, Casey must have bee...

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Rory McIlroy, Jason Day miss US Open cut

He followed his 71 from yesterday with a 74 on Day 2. McIlroy and Day needed low rounds to have any chance of advancing to the weekend, but both missed the projected cut by numerous shots. That stil...

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Lacob: Warriors will keep Curry at any cost

But at the end of the day we know what's best for us as a group and we want to do everything we can to keep this team together. Cleveland would have had the momentum going into Game 6 back in Clevel...

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Brighton agree club-record deal for Valencia goalkeeper Ryan

Brighton agree club-record deal for Valencia goalkeeper Ryan

The 25-year-old will join the newly promoted Premier League club on 1 July. Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan (centre) from Down Under will join Brighton and Hove Albion for club record fee. Brighton ma...

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Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka

Wawrinka is confident he can reverse the result of last year's semi-final here, when Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . "I served well and opened up the court", ...

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French Open suspended by rain, Bacsinszky and Ostapenko into semi-finals

French Open suspended by rain, Bacsinszky and Ostapenko into semi-finals

Both Bacsiszky and Ostapenko share the same birthday but, while one turns 28, the other only reaches the age of 20. Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbi...

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Suns not ruling out drafting De'Aaron Fox fourth in NBA Draft

Suns not ruling out drafting De'Aaron Fox fourth in NBA Draft

But a week out, everyone is doing their darndest to cast some doubts. Questions were raised about Ball's conditioning after his first workout for the Lakers, and the former UCLA star even acknowle...

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Warren Gatland set to call up new players to Lions squad

Warren Gatland set to call up new players to Lions squad

The Lions added four Wales players to their ranks on Saturday , and were poised to draft in two Scotland men too. "Obviously this is my first tour and I don't really know how things work with...

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Fowler eyes US Open lead as McIlroy, Day head for exit

Jason Day and Adam Scott will go back to the drawing board after becoming high-profile casualties of a second-round collapse from the Australian contingent at the US Open . "I think at this point ...

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Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity

But I couldn't have shot any higher. "And I just unfortunately didn't execute". He shot 75 and missed the cut. Matsuyama vaulted into contention at the U.S. Open, the only major championship without...

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US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit

US Open: Defending champion Dustin Johnson makes early exit

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead. D...

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Who are NBA champions Golden State?

Durant was once again the best player on the floor for the Warriors on Monday, hitting some timely three-pointers en route to a team-high 39 points. The Warriors have been dubbed a super team wit...

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Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

It didn't for McIlroy , either. The Northern Irish star entered the week as the No. 2 player in the world behind Dustin Johnson . A straightforward par on the first was followed by a superb eagl...

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Warriors fans expecting more championships

The Warriors won 129-120 t. The Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. But Thursday was a rare chance to celebrate. BART t...

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Key hole at the US Open

Paul Casey was alone in third at 7 under after a 71 in the second round. No other information was provided. No left-hander has won the U.S. Open, the only major championship without a left-handed v...

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Co-leader Koepka has 'bombs away' mentality at Erin Hills

And I felt the most calm I have in a major in a long time this week. Rickie Fowler never came seriously close to a bogey on his way to a 7-under 65, which matched the U.S. "And I've been very li...

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Champions Trophy: India outclass Bangladesh to set up final against Pakistan

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir is likely to be fit for selection for the Champions Trophy final against India on Sunday, after completing an entire training session at The Oval on Friday. I...

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Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming sites

Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming sites

Taylor Swift is making her discography available to streaming services once again, three years after she pulled her back-catalogue from Spotify . Perry told late night TV host James Corden abo...

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McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

He rebounded nicely with only one bogey and five birdies after his snowman on No. 14. The Canadian shot a second-round two-over 74 but is still in the mix heading into the weekend at two under par. "J...

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Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India

But yes, I think if you're talking about the pressure, I think the way Tamim and Mushfiqur batted, even in the way Sabbir Rahman started, it didn't look like we are tensed. "India have a very good bat...

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Koepka and Fowler pull clear at Erin Hills

And on each occasion McIlroy missed the cut. If I don't three-putt, I shoot even. "I shot 66 at Oakmont, way back in '07 on Friday but scoring that day was ridiculously high and it was a whole dif...

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Wales can cope without Bale - Allen

Last campaign we saw them out, but that's just where we are at the moment. It was coolness personified by Ramsey but Wales - who were without suspended talisman Gareth Bale - could not hang on f...

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World's top three all miss cut at Erin Hills

There have been some complaints on Twitter about Friday's pin and how it's too tough to get to on this smaller green. Jason Day and Adam Scott will go back to the drawing board after becoming hi...

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Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

He picked up one shot on his first nine, after an opening-round 79, but a double bogey on the fifth and a second-round 75 sunk him to finish 10-over for the tournament. A rib injury restricted McIlro...

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

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

Corey Conners, of Listowel, Ont., shot his second straight 76 to finish at eight-over par and miss the cut. Spectators at the US Open will be given free bottled water after traces of E coli were dis...

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Longest US Open ever no prob for co-leader Koepka

Longest US Open ever no prob for co-leader Koepka

While Fowler tied for the lowest ever first round score in relation to par at seven-under, Johnson , Spieth, Day and McIlroy all had days to forget. "Tomorrow will be a very cool experience", Fle...

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Potential No. 1 Draft Pick Markelle Fultz Signs Endorsement Deal With Nike

Potential No. 1 Draft Pick Markelle Fultz Signs Endorsement Deal With Nike

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports confirms the Sixers and Celtics would swap picks No. 1 and No. 3 this year, plus the Sixers would send future first-round picks to Boston. 1 select...

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Jason Day ends up near bottom in US Open Round 1

Jason Day ends up near bottom in US Open Round 1

So it only makes sense that winning the U.S. Open is high on Patrick Reed's bucket list. Casey has 13 European Tour wins to his name and only one on the PGA Tour but since settling in Arizona he...

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Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

Casey finished his wild day with six straight pars for a 1-under 71 to set the target Friday. "It's the kind of golf course that if you're on point and playing well and you're in the fairways, you r...

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Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

He was holding his own until the fescue ate him up on 15, then on 17, when he hit into the tall grass on the side of a steep hill and had to hit the next shot with the ball so far above his feet, he...

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Rafael Nadal demolishes Nikoloz Basilashvili

Rafael Nadal demolishes Nikoloz Basilashvili

It was clear the 12-time Grand Slam champion's level of consistency had improved dramatically - making just five unforced errors in the second in comparison with the 18 made in the first - and Ram...

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