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Jordan Spieth shoots 65 to lead British Open by three shots
- July 24, 2017

Player's last Open victory, in 1974, came at Royal Birkdale's neighbouring Royal Lytham & St Annes and numerous other South African golfers have achieved their dream of winning a major championship. Two months later and Grace was once again in contention at a major, this time at the PGA Championship, where he finished third and secured a top-five finish for the second time at a major championship. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: I'm 100 per cent confident Man United star will stay Jose Mourinho: I'm 100 per cent confident Man United star will stay
- July 24, 2017

Asked what influence vaunted City coach and former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola had on his decision to join the club, Danilo replied: "He's been very important because I love his playing style and he's convinced me in the talks we've had". (more...)
Jaguars DE Fowler Jr. arrested on charges of battery, mischief Jaguars DE Fowler Jr. arrested on charges of battery, mischief
- July 20, 2017

A police report filed about the latest incident showed the National Football League player allegedly "hit the man, knocked his glasses off and stepped on them" after a verbal exchange about Fowler's driving. The Jaguars released a statement saying they had communicated with Fowler but would have "no further comment". On the first day of the team's rookie mini-camp, however, Fowler tore his ACL and ended up missing his entire rookie season. (more...)
Yankees Grab Frazier, Kahnle, Robertson From White Sox Yankees Grab Frazier, Kahnle, Robertson From White Sox
- July 20, 2017

For the New Yor Yankees , this is a big upgrade in the bullpen and at first base. He spent the first seven seasons of his career in the Bronx, and is in the middle of a fantastic season. The Yankees aren't a flawless team and the starting rotation still has question marks. The 30th ranked prospect in all of baseball by MLB.com, Rutherford adds to a growing White Sox farm system that's been stocked with talent since the team chose to go the rebuilding route. (more...)
Steelers, Le'Veon Bell fail to reach deal by deadline Steelers, Le'Veon Bell fail to reach deal by deadline
- July 19, 2017

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported the contract offered by the Steelers to Bell was for five years total. Any competent agent tries to take the average of franchising a player twice and use the number as a fair approximation of a long-term deal when it's a realistic possibility that his client will receive the designation to prevent him from becoming an unrestricted free agent. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott bracing for a suspension Ezekiel Elliott bracing for a suspension
- July 15, 2017

According to Schefter, Elliott is bracing for a short suspension despite the league insisting no decision has been made regarding potential punishment. The NFL has a policy where domestic violence incidents constitute an automatic six-game suspension but the investigation is still pending on the NFL's part but Elliott is expected to respond to the NFL's recent findings in the investigation in the next few weeks. (more...)
Free agent guard Jonathon Simmons will sign with Orlando Free agent guard Jonathon Simmons will sign with Orlando
- July 15, 2017

Simmons can now sign with any team he wants without the Spurs having the right to match the offer. Simmons struggled on the offensive end in 2016-17 during the regular season, as his field goal percentage dropped from his rookie mark of 50.4 percent to 42.0, and his 3-point percentage dipped below 30 percent. (more...)
Twitteratti hails 'true champion' Mithali Raj on her feat Twitteratti hails 'true champion' Mithali Raj on her feat
- July 14, 2017

New Zealand Captain Suzie Bates top scored with 44 as they were bowled out for 209. The feat was achieved when she ran past 43 runs against Australia eventually eclipsing the record of England cricketer Charlotte Edwards' 5992 runs in 191 matches. (more...)
Yankees option eliminated as Cubs splash for Jose Quintana
- July 14, 2017

The Cubs' need for another quality arm in the rotation has been apparent all season after their off-season acquisitions of Brett Anderson and Eddie Butler hadn't panned out as planned (although Butler hasn't been bad like Anderson was). Rose, 22, is batting.227 (53-for-233) with 15 doubles, 14 home runs and 38 RBI in 65 games with Myrtle Beach this season. Cease has been a dominant pitcher since making his minor league debut, and though most of his work has come as a starter he is only ... (more...)
Konta, Williams the elder, of NY and Rybarikova - polufinalistov Wimbledon Konta, Williams the elder, of NY and Rybarikova - polufinalistov Wimbledon
- July 13, 2017

In her third participation at Wimbledon Ostapenko, 20, defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, seeded No.4, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Johanna Konta gave Great Britain a first women's singles semi-finalist at Wimbledon since the 1970s on a damp Tuesday. (more...)
New York Knicks, David Griffin make progress in negotiations New York Knicks, David Griffin make progress in negotiations
- July 12, 2017

Griffin turned down the opportunity because he and the Knicks couldn't agree on a role, a source said. Griffin's three-year run as general manager with Cleveland is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals . (more...)
Chelsea ready to offer Real Madrid €80million for Morata
- July 11, 2017

The Evening Standard claim Chelsea have now reignited their interest in Morata after opening talks with Madrid and are hoping to wrap-up a £70m deal over the coming days. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is far from happy at missing out on Everton ace Lukaku, who was seen as the natural replacement for Diego Costa - who has been told that he has no future at the club. (more...)
Attack on Amarnath yatris crime against humanity: Sonia Attack on Amarnath yatris crime against humanity: Sonia
- July 11, 2017

My sympathies to the families & prayers for the injured.? Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned the terrorist attack and said that India would never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks. She said the yatris were esteemed guests of Kashmir and perpetrators of the crime had dealt a death blow to the ethos and culture of the state. The procession winds through a part of the disputed territory of Kashmir where Muslim separatists have attacked Hindus in the past, prompting ... (more...)
South Africa have victory target of 331 to win first test South Africa have victory target of 331 to win first test
- July 10, 2017

Moeen was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets, while Dawson, Anderson and Stuart Broad chipped in with two wickets apiece. They were still able to set South Africa 331, only 10 fewer than the ground-record run chase, though. South Africa are already without star players AB de Villiers (rest, or possible retirement) and Dale Steyn (shoulder injury) and could ill afford to lose Philander as well. (more...)
Wimbledon 2017: Brits to take centre stage on Centre Court Wimbledon 2017: Brits to take centre stage on Centre Court
- July 09, 2017

On Friday, Murray needed four sets to hold off No. 28 Fabio Fognini of Italy, 6-2 4-6 6-1 7-5. Johanna Konta made light work of Maria Sakkari to book her place in the fourth round of Wimbeldon. "I don't anticipate anything other than a really, really tough battle for me". Naomi Osaka bt Barbora Strycova (x22) 6-1, 0-6, 6-4. She said: "It is happening because we have got some great players". (more...)
Two Title Fights Lined Up For UFC 213 Saturday Night
- July 09, 2017

Las Vegas has once again been taken over by UFC fans, as they flood into the city for another International Fight week. "I think we're seeing in that in the evolution of the current champ Amanda Nunes ". "I am part of the new generation of mixed martial arts where you must mix everything up", said Romero, who lives in Miami. "Winning the title would mean the world to me but so would simply winning the fight", Whittaker told AAP. (more...)
Royals' Mike Moustakas gets final spot in All-Star Game Royals' Mike Moustakas gets final spot in All-Star Game
- July 08, 2017

Any tweet that said #VoteMoose counted toward the final total. After reviving his career over three strong seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers , Turner, 32, signed a four-year, $64 million deal with the club in December. The results of the Final Vote are in, and a pair of third baseman earned a trip to Miami for the MLB All-Star Game, to be played next Tuesday at Marlins Park. (more...)
Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco
- July 06, 2017

With Minnesota , Wilson had 197 tackles combined in his junior and senior seasons in 2013 and 2014. Team spokesman Scott Agulnek said the Cowboys were gathering information and didn't have immediate comment. This is the second consecutive summer in which Wilson's had an issue prior to training camp, although his arrest is of far greater seriousness than last summer's paintball injury. (more...)
Pacquiao loses controversial decision to Horn in Australia Pacquiao loses controversial decision to Horn in Australia
- July 04, 2017

With blood pouring from both sides of his forehead after accidental butts, the southpaw launched a fierce assault on Horn which almost ended the contest in round nine . " Manny Pacquiao is an absolute warrior, a legend of the sport". And they highlighted statistics that showed Pacquiao threw twice as many punches. (more...)
JJ Redick, Sixers agree to one-year, $23 million contract JJ Redick, Sixers agree to one-year, $23 million contract
- July 02, 2017

Redick, who Woj from ESPN reported was meeting with the Sixers as we speak. On Saturday, Redick tweeted, "Trust the process", a nod to former executive Sam Hinkie's mantra about the Sixers slow but deliberate rebuild. He also provides position flexibility for head coach Brett Brown to experiment with lineup combinations utilizing Simmons and Fultz because of Redick's experience both as a shooting guard and a ball-handler bringing it up the floor from the point. (more...)
Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Hurlingham Exhibition Match With A Sore Hip
- July 02, 2017

Lendl added that Murray is "hitting the ball really well" and that he's satisfied by Murray's performance in practice. 'Players going into tournaments with injuries and niggles is nothing new and it happens frequently on the tour and also in other sports, ' he said. (more...)
Andre Iguodala To Field Free Agent Offers; Warriors Concerned About Luxury Tax Andre Iguodala To Field Free Agent Offers; Warriors Concerned About Luxury Tax
- July 01, 2017

The small forward and shooting guard averaged 7.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 76 games this season. This is why it's so important for the Warriors to draft well, even if they're only picking in the second round, because depth might be hard to build as veteran bench players like Iguodala consider major raises. (more...)
Michael Jordan, Durant, Taylor Swift Praise Russell Westbrook Michael Jordan, Durant, Taylor Swift Praise Russell Westbrook
- July 01, 2017

Both players have found success since the split, as Durant captured his first NBA title and took home NBA Finals MVP honors this month, while Westbrook earned the MVP award Monday night at the inaugural NBA Awards Show. She said, "Remember I was the one who taught you to play basketball". Of course that included Westbrook, his running mate in Oklahoma City for eight seasons. (more...)
Celtics consider Pacers asking price for Paul George 'unrealistic' Celtics consider Pacers asking price for Paul George 'unrealistic'
- July 01, 2017

Boston has maneuvering to do with its roster, including the shedding of salaries to create space to position itself for this scenario. ESPN's Marc Stein reports , the Rockets are trying to acquiring George from the Indiana Pacers . IN could potentially allow George and his representation to speak to potential suitors about a contract extension should a trade happen, but that permission hasn't been granted yet, league sources told The Vertical. (more...)
Germany reach Confed Cup semis as referee needs VAR double-take Germany reach Confed Cup semis as referee needs VAR double-take
- June 29, 2017

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany , 2015 Copa America Champions Chile , 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia , 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal , OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup victors New Zealand and 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Champion Cameroon . (more...)