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Top three miss US Open cut, leaving four-way tie for the lead

Open. I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. Many were headed to the airport. It was only a year ago at Oakmont that Andrew Landry, who had to make it through two stages of q...

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Cristiano Ronaldo skips post-match press conference after Portugal draw

Mexico , who drew 1-1 at home to the United States in World Cup qualifying last weekend, will look to Real Sociedad's Carlos Vela and Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez for inspiration....

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Porsche leave it late to secure Le Mans hat-trick

Porsche leave it late to secure Le Mans hat-trick

Oreca cars are from the LMP2 category, which are less powerful than the LMP1 cars of the leading teams. Out of the total five LMP1 cars on the grid fielded by Toyota and Porsche , three ca...

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Last group tees off at US Open

Perhaps if Brooks Koepka goes on to become a big name in his sport, which golf people have been forecasting as a possibility for the last few years, we'll all remember this as the U.S. The 47-year-old...

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Cult hero Donald to lead Waikato Chiefs against British and Irish Lions

Cult hero Donald to lead Waikato Chiefs against British and Irish Lions

He's a unit, and certainly grabs the attention of anyone's defence. "It frustrates us all, because you've got the likes of Ben Te'o getting over the gain line for fun at the moment, but players aren...

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British and Irish Lions turn attention to Crusaders clash

British and Irish Lions turn attention to Crusaders clash

We've played a lot better and we've put ourselves in a position to win the game. So often an unlucky omission, Robertson felt for a player who couldn't tip Sam Cane and Ardie Savea out of the Test m...

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Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday night. Ross (1-0) made his Rangers debut and started for the first time since opening day a year ago when he pitched for the Padres. La Stella had a single...

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Forest fires kill dozens in Portugal

Forest fires kill dozens in Portugal

A catastrophic forest fire in Portugal has claimed at least 62 lives, including four children. There were 156 fires on Saturday, he said. From June to September 2007, 84 people died in Greek wildfir...

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Harman leads after US Open Round 3

Brooks Koepka (-11): The American stud has been super steady all week with rounds of 67,70, 68. There are 15 players within seven strokes, so it's still a wide open tournament. This went totally ...

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Koepka reaches turn at US Open with one-shot lead

World number one Dustin Johnson , second-ranked Rory McIlroy and Australian world number three Jason Day all missed the cut. What slowed him on Saturday was a triple bogey on the third hole, but ...

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Brooks Koepka captures 1st major title at US Open

In fact you have to look down to 17th place on the leaderboard before you find a major victor in South African Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion. "Yeah, no doubt. I thought it was a fan...

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Warriors Confident Steve Kerr Will Coach In 17-18

The argument of who is the greatest ever National Basketball Association star, or more precisely, if LeBron is as good as Michael Jordan has been on the front burner after "King" James led the Cavs...

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Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

Nani's 21st minute goal was disallowed by video assistants because a Portugal player was offside in the build up to the goal. We were at least as good as they were. He said: "It was not the result ...

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Record-breaking Thomas in Erin Hills mix

Two years ago, he carded a 29 on the back nine of the final round at Chambers Bay, equaling the lowest nine-hole score in U.S. Open history. But it did at the moment and offered him the mojo he needed...

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Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead in the first half in Kazan, but the goal was cancelled out before the break by Mexico striker Javier Hernandez's bullet header. Was it the Mex...

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Khris Davis' 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees

Khris Davis' 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees

The Athletics , though, have their own 25-year-old stud, and Ryon Healy made sure his impact was felt Saturday. It's the fifth time this season that Healy, who singled in the seventh, has had three...

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Thomas lights up Erin Hills

The muscular American, who started the day one back of overnight leader Brian Harman , was on the charge out of the gate collecting birdies on the opening two holes at a windswept Erin Hills . "That...

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Koepka In Control Sunday At US Open

Koepka In Control Sunday At US Open

Open. This belies a fundamental misunderstanding of what the USGA is doing at Erin Hills , where wide fairways are indeed a bit more forgiving than incredibly penal rough. The 27-year-old has alway...

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Ronaldo wants to leave Real?

Ronaldo has frequently verbally committed himself to Real, and he's made no secret of his love for living in the Spanish capital. Paris Saint-Germain could rival Manchester United in the battle to...

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Zidane pleads with Ronaldo to stay at Real

It claimed his decision was "irreversible" and that he has already told his Madrid team-mates that he want to leave. Some believe this to be a carefully choreographed tactic by his agent Jorge Men...

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LeBron James denies Draymond Green's 'superteam' claim, says he's in Warrior's 'head'

LeBron James denies Draymond Green's 'superteam' claim, says he's in Warrior's 'head'

The two forwards had been trading barbs on instagram throughout the day , with LeBron making a joke about Draymond's "Quickie" shirt and Draymond responding with a comment about LeBron going bald. ...

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Li makes historic cut, Thomas sets US Open mark

Winds blowing up to 25 miles per hour (40 kph) greeted the early starters for the final round on the links-styled layout. Harman would eventually birdie three of his final eight holes to take a on...

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Pakistan win Champions Trophy

Just two weeks ago, Pakistan were at a low ebb after crashing to a humiliating 124-run defeat against India in the group stage. The "Law of Averages" were certainly going to catch up with India...

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Cherchesov claims Putin's speech motivated Russia

Russian Federation take on New Zealand in St. Petersburg in the first match of the eight-nation Confederations Cup on a pitch that had to be hastily relaid after football officials deplored its qualit...

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Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

Playing in only his 3rd ODI, 27 year old Fakhar Zaman was the pick of the Pakistani batsmen, knocking his way to 114 off 106. Zaman couldn't resist the length ball outside off stump, so he poked a...

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Ronaldo seems 'very serious' amid Real Madrid exit storm - Andre Silva

Ronaldo is now away on global duty with Portugal, where he is reported to have told his teammates: "I am leaving Real Madrid ". We should remember that, for all the noise surrounding a potential r...

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Fakhar Zaman rewarded for his risk

It was all a far cry from the Asian giants' opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4 where Pakistan slumped to 164 all out in a thumping 124-run defeat by India . It's a young team , credit goes...

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Thomas fires 63, trails Harman by one at US Open

Open record and broke another. There will be lighter traffic on the leaderboard Sunday, as only six players will be within three strokes of Brian Harman's lead. "I just get a little shaky and jitte...

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Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final

This made it hard to counter his approach during the Champions Trophy final , at The Oval , in London , on Sunday. India captain Kohli conceded Pakistan were worthy winners and, while he clai...

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Pakistan demolish India to win maiden Champions Trophy title

Sometimes, the opposition does play very well. He had Kohli dropped by Azhar Ali at second slip but, within moments, despair turned to ecstasy when Kohli skewed his very next delivery into the hands...

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Zaman, Amir propel Pakistan to rout India for first Champions Trophy title

Even after Pakistan had chalked up 338, which owed much to a barnstorming century from the new boy, Fakhar Zaman , there was still the feeling that the target was well within India's compass, esp...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan stuns India to win tournament as lowest-ranked team

Later on he had his illustriouscareer marred by spot-fixing. "Congratulations to Team Pakistan on their great performance in winning #CT17 And how wonderful to watch Fakhar's raw talent in act...

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Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

We came here as a number eight ranked team and won the tournament. Kashmiri Muslims, who traditionally support Pakistan in cricket , especially against India , took to the streets after the wi...

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Pakistan's Mohammad Amir delighted after beating India in Champions Trophy final

In fact, India defeated Pakistan in by 124 runs in their tournament opener at Edgbaston, which made the Green's championship win even harder to predict . Kohli accepted his side had been second b...

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Brooks Koepka wins US Open title after record week

Champ is 3 over in the final round with two holes to play. Koepka's three-putt bogey on the 10th gave the chasing pack renewed hope, but Fleetwood was unable to convert birdie chances from six feet ...

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Keller leads Charleston to 3-0 win over Columbia

Keller leads Charleston to 3-0 win over Columbia

The Fireflies clinch the division and a playoff spot with a win on Sunday. In the seventh, Donny Sands hit a two-run double, while Isiah Gilliam hit an RBI double in the eighth. In a game on Saturday ...

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Root makes no excuses for Champions Trophy exit

Root makes no excuses for Champions Trophy exit

Against England on Wednesday, the young pacer suffered a minor shin problem in his three-wicket haul, that was one of the key reasons why Pakistan tore out pages of the form book on their way to a...

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Jimenez leads Orioles past Cardinals, 8-5

Jimenez leads Orioles past Cardinals, 8-5

Louis Cardinals to lead his club to a series victory. "Every mistake is kind of magnified", Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said of Gausman. "We basically had a day game yesterday and we're in...

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No social media for India's cricket team

Two games, two teams with 11 men, both called men in blue, one game that lasted for 8 hours while other for just 60 minutes, one is India's National Sport while other is its National Passion and on ...

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Ton for Fakhar Zaman as Pakistan flay Indian bowlers

One would never know what would have happened if Kohli had chosen to bat first after winning the toss, and what if Jasprit Bumrah had not bowled an early no ball. "He's got proper big-match temperam...

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