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Henrik Stenson outlasts Phil Mickelson for British Open crown
- July 22, 2016

His final score of 264 broke the record for overall low score in any major championship. Stenson had not finished in the top 10 in a major since the 2014 PGA Championship, when he tied for third. Having headed into Sunday trailing Stenson by a solitary stroke, Mickelson performed superbly, making four birdies and an eagle in a bogey-free 65. (more...)
Authorities: Kansas officer's shooting death not an ambush Authorities: Kansas officer's shooting death not an ambush
- July 22, 2016

Melton", Zeigler said. Mayor Mark Holland also said it doesn't appear that Melton's death "was a planned ambush against police" and that the death is "another example of another criminal trying to escape arrest". Capt. Robert Melton was fatally shot Tuesday while searching for a drive-by shooting suspect. Two suspects are in custody. During a news conference at the hospital where the officer succumbed to his wounds, Kansas City Police Chief Terry Ziegler said it happened around 2 p.m. (more...)
Spain announces Lopetegui as Del Bosque's replacement Spain announces Lopetegui as Del Bosque's replacement
- July 22, 2016

In fact, five of those players went on to be selected for EURO 2016 in France: David de Gea, Marc Bartra, Koke, Thiago and Morata. He has big boots to fill in charge of the senior Spain team, with the outgoing Del Bosque having been the most successful coach in La Roja's history. (more...)
Sports digest: Concussion-like symptoms keep Dale Earnhardt Jr. sidelined Sports digest: Concussion-like symptoms keep Dale Earnhardt Jr. sidelined
- July 22, 2016

The owner of the team added that Sunday is going to be an emotional day because Earnhardt will not be present, while Gordon will be coming back. Jeff Gordon raced in the 2015 Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After missing last week's race at Loudon, he will need to apply for and be granted a Chase waiver in order to be eligible for the Chase should he win a race or qualify on points before the regular season ends at Richmond in September. (more...)
Beckham backs Mourinho to recapture glory days at United
- July 22, 2016

My family were there to see it too. "With Jose leaving Chelsea and now coming back into the Premier League with United, for me it is a great move", Beckham told Sky Sports. When I was younger I supported Chelsea. "For me I'm happy". He added that he was not anxious about new signings, explaining: "You're always playing for your future. (more...)
Lincoln Red Imps lose to Celtic 3-0 Lincoln Red Imps lose to Celtic 3-0
- July 21, 2016

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Pakistan's Shah is best leg-spinner since Warne, says Stokes Pakistan's Shah is best leg-spinner since Warne, says Stokes
- July 21, 2016

The whys and wherefores of Anderson's late start to the series arguably made little difference in a match which saw England's batting, rather than their bowling, come up short. In the meantime, Cook concedes it is England's batsmen with issues to address. "I wouldn't have said "no", he revealed. "We've got to go out there and put the record straight". (more...)
Juve Drop out of Striker Race
- July 21, 2016

He told Italian broadcaster Sportitalia: "There has never been any contact between Juve and Napoli for Higuain ". The 29-year-old has also attracted interest from Atletico Madrid and he could possibly turn down a move to West Ham if one of the big clubs in Spain or England register a late interest in him. (more...)
Patience Key To Success On Slow West Indian Pitches: Rahane Patience Key To Success On Slow West Indian Pitches: Rahane
- July 21, 2016

India face West Indies in the opening Test at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium, before clashing in the other contests at Sabina Park in Jamaica, the Darren Sammy National Stadium in St Lucia and Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad. Leon Johnson and Jermaine Blackwood will also be fighting for the spot in the batting order. West Indies cricket match live online will see if the teams can match the thrilling finish from the last time they met. (more...)
Sam Allaydyce to be appointed England manager in next 24hrs Sam Allaydyce to be appointed England manager in next 24hrs
- July 21, 2016

Allardyce was considered a big favorite for the job, thanks to his experience and ability to work with not a lot of resources. U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann was also under consideration for the job, but the recruitment team of David Gill, Martin Glenn and Dan Ashworth were suitably impressed with Allardyce's vision and philosophy that the job is set to become his. (more...)
Quintana cracks on Alpine stage, Froome extends lead Quintana cracks on Alpine stage, Froome extends lead
- July 21, 2016

Quintana, who was the first to respond to Porte's attack and then Froome's counter, cracked badly and lost 28sec to the race leader. Instead, he was powerless to do anything but watch when Froome accelerated with less than two kilometers left. (more...)
Brock Lesnar tested positive for clomiphene Brock Lesnar tested positive for clomiphene
- July 21, 2016

USADA announced today that UFC athlete Chad Mendes, of Sacramento, Calif., has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance. They are not the ones who had to fight with Lesnar or lose [to him]. A UFC statement said the United States Anti-Doping Agency would "handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case". (more...)
Jim Harbaugh appears in rap video about MI Jim Harbaugh appears in rap video about MI
- July 20, 2016

For those familiar with the rappers work, this music video is a remix of rap video Bailey originally did when Harbaugh was still the coach for the 49ers. Just like the khaki-wearing coach, Bailey switched allegiances to maize and blue, and altered the lyrics to " Who's Got It Better Than Us? " to honor Wolverines alums such as Desmond Howard, Tom Brady , and Charles Woodson . (more...)
Head of Rio Games: Golfers skip because no money involved
- July 20, 2016

It's not like we're chasing it because of that. "We play the Presidents Cup, there's no prize money". In doubles, she and Venus will be trying to win gold for the fourth time, after triumphs in 2000, 2008 and 2012. World number one Jason Day has hit back at critics of the golfers who have elected to skip the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The men's Olympic golf competition will take place from 11 to 14 August. (more...)
Stenson-Mickelson showdown exceeded Duel in the Sun, says Nicklaus
- July 20, 2016

Maybe he won't, and he is 0 for his last 63 tournaments, but if he couldn't win after shooting a 63 and 65 in the same week, well, when can he? Less dramatic were the very makable putts Mickelson missed on Sunday's front nine. The greater the pressure, the better the golf until Stenson had broken one record, tied three others and won his first major. He looked like he'd done it all before. (more...)
Ebner, Potter highlight USA rugby's rosters for Rio Olympics
- July 20, 2016

Lucia's team was announced a day earlier, was the first-ever former National Football League player to make the Olympics. Miller-Koch and Bender will bring the number of St. we are a team who are hugely respected and feared by all other countries as genuine contenders", Coach Mike Friday said. "We have named a talented and experienced squad of 12 players today which we believe offers the right combinations and complimenting skill sets needed to be successful in Rio". (more...)
Leon, Red Sox beat Yanks 5-2 for sixth straight win
- July 20, 2016

Sabathia stranded six Boston baserunners through the first five innings, keeping the Yankees at a reasonable, 2-1 deficit, before the dam broke and he served up Sandy Leon's three-run blast in the sixth. "I've not been asked about it", Girardi said. "I'm just trying to get back to stop trying to feel around for at-bats and get back to kind of driving the ball and attacking the baseball and not get cheated", Shaw said. (more...)
Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio Murray pulls out of Toronto event to focus on Rio
- July 20, 2016

The tournament begins with the start of qualifying on Saturday. With the Olympic Games jammed between Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, top tennis stars face tough scheduling decisions this summer. Wimbledon 2016 champion Andy Murray won his third Rogers Cup title previous year in Montreal. " Toronto is one of my favorite events on the calendar and I am disappointed that I won't be able to compete in front of the great tennis fans in Canada", Federer said in a statement. (more...)
Liverpool are about to sign a player you've never heard of
- July 19, 2016

Jurgen Klopp was apparently impressed with Klavan's performances against Liverpool in last season's Europa League , in which Liverpool edged Augsburg 1-0 on aggregate. Leadership: Captain of the Estonia national team. He versatility also adds to this appeal. According to Sky Sports Germany reporter Torben Hoffmann , a deal for the Augsburg defender is edging closer with the Reds booking him in for fitness tests. (more...)
Tour de France crosses into Switzerland in Stage 16 Tour de France crosses into Switzerland in Stage 16
- July 19, 2016

Yellow jersey Froome managed to navigate Monday's stage to Bern safely in the main pack as the peloton split on the final cobbled climb, and says that the upcoming week will be "a tricky four days" to stay on top of. Sagan, points winner in each of the last four Tours, narrowly emerged as the victor from a dramatic bunch sprint ahead of Kristoff, Sondre Holst Enger, John Degenkolb and Michael Matthews. (more...)
Ex-Pro Bowl RB Foster reaches deal with Dolphins
- July 19, 2016

If he could give his 2012 production to any National Football League team, that kind of service would be extremely valuable. The former undrafted free agent won the rushing title with 1,616 yards in 2010 and 1,600-plus yards from scrimmage in '11 and '12. (more...)
Snapped: The best pics from Liverpool's win over Wigan
- July 19, 2016

Wigan managed to resist a host of pressure in the first 45 minutes, but the visitors found two goals in the second period to cap what was a comfortable afternoon for the Merseyside outfit. The Reds went close after 20 minutes, as Joel Matip rose well to meet a free-kick, but ended up heading over the crossbar from close range. Ings was presented with a chance to add a third goal for Liverpool in the closing stages, but striker's effort deflected just wide of the mark. (more...)
Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics
- July 19, 2016

Although they could not know the precise method, McLaren said that his team found a way to break into the bottles themselves, and noted that they left small traces of tampering in a similar way to those bottles tampered in Sochi. Richard McLaren, who was appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to head an independent investigative team, presents his report in Toronto , Canada, on Monday. (more...)
'Ghostbusters' holds its own, but 'Life of Pets still No. 1
- July 18, 2016

In this April 12, 2016 photo, director Paul Feig , center, poses with cast members, from left, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation of " Ghostbusters ", at CinemaCon 2016 in Las Vegas. (more...)
Former Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel To Undergo Knee Surgery Monday
- July 18, 2016

Kimbrel said he took a step to field a ground ball in the outfield during batting practice Friday and "heard a pop" in his knee. Manager John Farrell said Saturday the right-hander was injured shagging fly balls before Friday's win over Tampa Bay. (more...)