• Proud papa Johnson poised to defend US Open title
Proud papa Johnson poised to defend US Open title

Open champion. As the best driver of the ball in the game, McIlroy was planning a highly aggressive plan of attack, even with the unforgiving fescue waiting to snaffle loose shots. If you put red lines (denoting a hazard) just right along that, people wouldn't complain. The previous year at Chambers Bay, the grass on the greens was starting to d...

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  • Warriors enter next season as biggest favourite in sports history, per oddsmaker
Warriors enter next season as biggest favourite in sports history, per oddsmaker

As LeBron James and Kyrie Irving walked off the court at Oracle Arena on Monday night after losing their 2017 NBA Finals series to the Warriors , LeBron was spotted putting his arm around his teammate and telling him that the Cavaliers will be back in the Finals for a fourth straight season next year.

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  • Man. United agree fee for defender Lindelof
Man. United agree fee for defender Lindelof

Lindelof has won every major Portuguese silverware with Benfica including three league titles. United signed Rio Ferdinand for £29.3 million in 2002 and the English defender remained the club's most expensive defender until Jose Mourinho signed Ivorian Eric Bailly in 2016 for a sum of £30 million.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to take NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to take NBA title

When Kevin Durant departed from Oklahoma City to join Golden State last summer, this was precisely why he did it, to win at the highest level, the NBA Finals . "I have no reason to put my head down", James said. " You have to tip your hat to Cleveland ", he added. The Cavs lost Game 5 of the NBA Finals to the Warriors Monday nigh...

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  • Cavs, LeBron James left wondering about next year
Cavs, LeBron James left wondering about next year

Immediately following the conclusion of Game 5, Nike debuted their "Debate This" ad starring Kevin Durant and all of his haters. The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, were dealt a surprise when Kevin Durant stepped out of a a...

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  • Toughening penalties for carjacking up for Senate vote
Toughening penalties for carjacking up for Senate vote

The proposal passed in a bipartisan 28-5 vote. A Lafayette County judge two weeks ago struck down the law requiring home bakers to get a license as unconstitutional. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee. "It's what we always do". But Sens. LaTonya Johnson and Tim Carpenter supported the bill. First-time convicted carjackers would face up to 15 years in p...

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  • Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seahawks
Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on Wednesday denied a scathing ESPN story about the internal turmoil surrounding his team and classified it as "click bait". "Everybody knows quarterbacks are treated different", he said. "If the quarterback is the best player, the most predominant player that everybody knows, most likely you're a play...

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  • Celtic 'offer deal' to former Juventus and Tottenham star
Celtic 'offer deal' to former Juventus and Tottenham star

And he's revealed in a Swiss newspaper he's weighing up a move to the Scottish champions. Now Ziegler himself has gone on to confirm that Celtic have already placed an offer for him and admitted that he is seriously considering a move to Parkhead at the moment.

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  • LeBron James:
LeBron James: "I don't believe I've played for a super team"

James toiled hard on Monday with 41 points and 13 rebounds but was denied his fourth National Basketball Association championship ring, while teammate Kyrie Irving scored 26 points. The Warriors won in 2015 before Cleveland made its historic comeback a year ago. Warriors guard Stephen Curry shot just 2-for-9 from beyond the arc but finished with ...

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  • Oil shares drop to 5-week low, but Canadian dollar gains
Oil shares drop to 5-week low, but Canadian dollar gains

The International Energy Agency warned that OPEC's plan to cut production and support prices are likely to be undone by increased output in non-OPEC countries like the United States. "It is highlighting that it is slow growing but at least it is expanding", Del Greco said. The Canadian dollar climbed 0.19 cents to 75.73 cents U.S.

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  • Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police
Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police

Multiple outlets have identified the alleged shooter as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellville Illinois. "Authorities are searching his home in IL". Brooks said he and others in the dugout aided a wounded staffer until officers began firing back at the shooter. Terrified, the lawmakers watched as the gunman, who was wearing jeans and a blue ...

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  • London Fire: Baby Dropped, Caught as High-Rise Burns
London Fire: Baby Dropped, Caught as High-Rise Burns

He hit Steve Scalise", Barton said , "Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill police immediately returned fire, and Alexandria Police also immediately came and began to return fire. At least 200 firefighters went to tackle the fire that broke out around 1 a.m. local time and continued to burn for several hours. "They said it wasn't safe".

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  • Diego Costa's agent refuses to rule out AC Milan switch
Diego Costa's agent refuses to rule out AC Milan switch

Former club Atletico Madrid are favourites to re-sign the fiery hitman despite a transfer ban. "I have two years left on my contract with Chelsea , they have to realise what they want to do with me". "Conte said he did not count on me for next season. If it was a fair fight [for a starting position], I would consider staying, but if it's not I...

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  • Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance
Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance

The French hosts were even friendlier early in the second half when Raphael Varane clipped Dele Alli from behind in the box, earning a red card following a video review. In their last four competitive games, England have won only once - against minows Lithuiania - drawn once and have been beaten twice by Germany and France .

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  • ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?
ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?

It is worth noting that Bangladesh has returned to the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time since 2006. In their last 12 innings when they batted first, England have given their opponents 300-plus target 10 times . We also have got some exciting young players like Sabbir [Rahman], Mustafizur [Rahman], Mehedi [Hasan] and Taskin [Ahmed]...

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  • NY Rangers buying out contract of defenseman Dan Girardi
NY Rangers buying out contract of defenseman Dan Girardi

Girardi had only 15 points in an injury-riddled 2016-17, but long has been a staple in NY, going from undrafted hopeful to minutes-eating captain, though he has endured a drop-off in numbers for three straight seasons . "He has been a role model through his relentless determination, giving everything he had to this organization both on and off the...

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  • Penn State hazing death video shows pledge's final hours
Penn State hazing death video shows pledge's final hours

Charges include: involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, simple assault, tampering with evidence, recklessly endangering another person, hazing and furnishing alcohol to minors, as previously reported by The Daily Collegian. In the early morning hours, brothers saw Piazza in distress but didn't help. Authorities have said members of the f...

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  • Vikings to induct Moss, Rashad into ring of honor
Vikings to induct Moss, Rashad into ring of honor

So, when all of y'all Vikings fans are sitting up here going back in the past, remembering the teams that I played on, the teams that Ahmad played on, the teams that Coach Green coached. Perhaps a few players on the Vikings' current roster will one day be getting questions asked to them about their reaction to being inducted into the team's Ring of...

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  • Johnson back in major contention at 2017 US Open
Johnson back in major contention at 2017 US Open

It's hard when you play your practice rounds; most of the time you play off of the back tee-box. "Because, yeah, I'm starting to get a lot more confidence over the last two events I've played compared to the first nine events that I played".

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  • USGA makes changes to prevent rules issues
USGA makes changes to prevent rules issues

It's a brand new course, opening in 2006. Dustin Johnson: He tamed treeless, fescued Oakmont at last year's U.S. Open and certainly could outmuscle the long, wide Erin Hills - as long as his back has healed and he doesn't slip in another driveway.

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