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Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka

Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka

Each shot a five-under-par 65 to forge a three-way tie at Royal Birkdale, where the churning sky produced a light rain in the morning and postcard-worthy sunshine in the afternoon. Chasing the third l...

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The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth reveals superstition behind brilliant opening round

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth reveals superstition behind brilliant opening round

So things are in check. "Just keep plugging forward". “I couldnt have done much better today, ” he said. I missed two greens. "So that speaks a lot to the ball-striking of the day". "And understand ...

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Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown

Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown

Well, Froome's fourth win in the race sees him break clear of three-time champions Philippe Thys, Louison Bobet and Greg LeMond, leaving only four men boasting better Tour records than the Kenya-bor...

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Arsenal Confident Player Wants To Join As Wenger Eyes £45m

Arsenal Confident Player Wants To Join As Wenger Eyes £45m

Arsenal have made two signings so far this summer, capturing Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer before landing Lemar's compatriot Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal. Arsenal are negotiating thei...

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Tour de France title in sight for Froome

Tour de France title in sight for Froome

Now, let's see if Romain Bardet can create an upset and dethrone Froome at the Velodrome. "It's not nice", Kirby said. I could feel from the start that I was not in contention. But while his fin...

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Spieth in front after second round at The Open

He certainly got that with the chip-in and walks away 2 under on those three. World number two Hideki Matsuyama of Japan, South Africa's twice British Open victor Ernie Els and American Bubba Wa...

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The Open: Rory McIlroy finishes with a flourish after miserable start

The Open: Rory McIlroy finishes with a flourish after miserable start

The Northern Irishman was five-over after bogeying five of the first six holes. Leading player Rory McIlroy of Ireland practices in preparation for the start of the British Open . On an average S...

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The real Rory McIlroy stands up to be counted

What a turnaround. At five-over par for his opening nine on Thursday, McIlroy looked to be in big trouble, but since then he has played 27 holes in six-under par, scoring eight birdies, and dropping j...

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After nightmare start, McIlroy hopeful of landing in greens

South Africa's Branden Grace is in the clubhouse on four under par after his major championship record-breaking round of 62 earlier in the day. The last time the Open was played at Birkdale the ...

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Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge

Spieth, who is still looking for his first claret jug, surged to the top of the leaderboard early with a 5-under first round. "Sitting on the couch watching this morning I'd have taken even par ...

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku targeting further improvement against Real Madrid

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku targeting further improvement against Real Madrid

United's new number nine has scored twice in pre-season so far, following from a record of 71 goals in 133 games for Everton, including a 25-goal season in the Premier League at Everton last term. E...

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Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar tied for lead at British Open

The Southampton man turned pro in 1996 but made the cut in a major for the first time today by following his first-round 67 with a 72 at a wet and windy Royal Birkdale . British odds makers have ma...

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Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose in 'serious talks' on one-year deal

Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose in 'serious talks' on one-year deal

Rose is closing-in on finding his next National Basketball Association home after wrapping up the final year of his contract in NY with the Knicks . If Rose joined Milwaukee, he would be teamed up...

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'Lacking quality' - Arsenal fans fume over pre-season defeat to Chelsea

'Lacking quality' - Arsenal fans fume over pre-season defeat to Chelsea

It is not stated how much the bid is worth but should it be enough for Arsenal to accept, a deal could well move swiftly. It might be a friendly but both sides were not holding back. Michy Batshua...

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Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo

Louis, and a 4.33 ERA so far this season in Atlanta. At this stage in his career, he can definitely make for a useful starter in the back end of a rotation, which is what the Royals were hoping for ...

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Open Championship: Spieth, Kuch and Poulter thinking about Sunday faceoff

In both cases, history is in play. The Northern Irishman had bogeyed five of those holes on Thursday before recovering to end the opening day on one over-par, and he was able to carry his good work ...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign one more player

Juventus have been strongly linked with a move for Darmian and barely a week goes by without talk of an Old Trafford exit, yet the full-back downplayed speculation as just part of the job. "I don't w...

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What leader Jordan Spieth said after Round 2 at British Open

What leader Jordan Spieth said after Round 2 at British Open

It was Spieth's best start in a major since he opened with a 66 at the Masters a year ago. If he can do that, it would mean a 10th different victor in 10 majors, although it would end a remarkable...

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New Chelsea signing better than Man United striker Romelu Lukaku, claims reporter

I think also it is a part of our work, these kinds of rumours. "I was at Hamburg, he was at Anderlecht, and it was in the Europa League", Van Nistelrooy told United's official website. You know it's...

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NBA Free Agency: Los Angeles Lakers to meet with Derrick Rose

Brian Windhorst of ESPN was the first to report the Cavs reported interest. One of the reported selling points for the Lakers is their ability to offer more money and playing time than he'd...

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McIlroy keeps his cool and fights back after poor start

Or what the f*** are you doing?'. But it did, it definitely helped. The long iron I hit into the 17th [but] I guess it's nearly like a validation that when you hole putts like [10 and 11] and you thin...

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Derrick Rose to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers

Derrick Rose to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers

Chicago traded the former MVP to the New York Knicks in June of 2016. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . While the Los Angeles Lakers are also interested...

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The Open 2017: Rory McIlroy rues mistakes as Birkdale challenge fades

McIlroy kept his, however. He ground around the turn and then picked up four birdies in eight holes. Now, he is back as one of the favourites. He had played his way into trouble and out of it again. T...

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British Open 2017: History awaits Jordan Spieth at Royal Birkdale on Sunday

But as the rain picked up, Spieth chipped in for par, then rolled in a 10-metre birdie putt on 11 followed that with a tee shot to less than a metre on 12. "I'm in a position where it can be very adva...

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Sachin Tendulkar's letter got Harmanpreet Kaur a job in Western Railways

Batsman Harmanpreet Kaur, whose sizzling konck of 171 runs led the Indian teams victory in semi-final match of the ICC Womens World Cup, will be honoured by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Commi...

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Matt Kuchar 1 shot off lead; Rory McIlroy lurking at the Open

Although he made his fourth bogey of the second round at the next hole, Spieth was more than happy with his day's work. Rory McIlroy had plunged to five-over after six before a pep talk from caddi...

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Harmanpreet Kaur inspires India to reach Lord's final

In bowling: slow left arm bowlers Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Ekta Bisht for India and Katherine Brunt for England. Mithali Raj , the captain who for so long has been the fulcrum of India's... This win h...

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Harmanpreet Kaur injures her shoulder, doubtful for final

The Bhullar household in Moga was elated at their eldest daughter's blitzkrieg that uprooted defending champions Australia from the World Cup . "She delivered in the first and let us she what she doe...

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Chris Froome poised to win fourth Tour de France title

Chris Froome poised to win fourth Tour de France title

But the reality is that Bardet is not the time-trial force that Froome is. Martin went all out on the Marseille roads and was spotted lying on the ground, his jersey wide open, after the brutal effo...

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Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

It started innocuously enough with a birdie at the first, but then it got insane. The homeward journey played tougher, and with bogeys on the 13th and 15th (after a poor drive into heavy rough), it on...

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Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur land a job, reveals Diana Edulji

On the eve of Sunday's ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's here against India , former England men's team skipper Nasser Hussain advised the hosts not to employ spinners against all-rounder Ha...

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Most Republicans Think Trump Jr. Meeting With Russian Lawyer Was 'Appropriate'

Most Republicans Think Trump Jr. Meeting With Russian Lawyer Was 'Appropriate'

Anton would not specify the duration of the conversation. World leaders will often engage in "pull- asides" - short discussions with translators and note-takers present or nearby - but they are usua...

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British Open Tournament 2017: Real-Time Leaderboard Updates for Thursday Leaders

The American was the only one of the three joint leaders to go out early, with Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka, who also shot five-under par on Thursday, due out in the afternoon. The first weekend ...

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Johnson, Spieth favourites as Open begins

Johnson, Spieth favourites as Open begins

World No. 3 Spieth, though, thinks the traditional Open weather lottery could discount half the field straight away. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. "I don't think any...

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Giants sign Sandoval to minor league deal

Giants sign Sandoval to minor league deal

He was released by the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday and cleared waivers Friday. The report only gained steam when Sandoval was photographed at Boston's Logan Airport boarding a flight to San Francis...

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Predicting Arsenal's strongest side if Wenger gets what he wants this summer

Predicting Arsenal's strongest side if Wenger gets what he wants this summer

Arsene Wenger is interested in signing the Monaco winger as a possible replacement for contract rebel Alexis Sanchez. Arsenal have already signed Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record £52m deal fr...

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Silver for Tom Daley and Grace Reid in Budapest

Silver for Tom Daley and Grace Reid in Budapest

Tom Daley's eight-year wait to reclaim his individual world diving title is over after winning the 10m platform, ending the World Aquatics Championships in extraordinary style in Budapest . "It's ju...

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Planned Parenthood May Have Just Been Saved By This Obscure Senate Rule

Planned Parenthood May Have Just Been Saved By This Obscure Senate Rule

Republicans now have 52 seats in the Senate. Passed in 1985, the Byrd rule says that any bill going through the budget reconciliation process - like the BCRA - can be blocked on the grounds that i...

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Spurs on Kyrie Irving's short list of trade destinations, reports say

Spurs on Kyrie Irving's short list of trade destinations, reports say

Sources tell Windhorst that the 25-year-old no longer wishes to play alongside LeBron James . While adding Carmelo and Bledsoe probably leaves Cleveland well short of Golden State, Melo and LeBron ...

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Ice-cool Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France triumph

Ice-cool Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France triumph

Froome's 54-second advantage over Uran looks comfortable - he gained 76 seconds on the Colombian in the time trials of Duesseldorf and Marseille and actually leaked time in the mountains, especially i...

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