• McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut
McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut

Shane Lowry proved the best of the Irish and the only one of the starting quartet to make the cut, reaching the half-way stage just inside the cut mark on one over par. He's twice been sidelined this year due to a rib injury, and had played just the Players Championship since the Masters. "Our superintended this year has let the fescue kind of go...

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  • Russian Federation v New Zealand: Confederations Cup preview
Russian Federation v New Zealand: Confederations Cup preview

Germany, who qualified for the eight-team event by winning the World Cup in 2014, have a 38 percent chance of winning the final in St. Petersburg on July 2, according to ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI). "Ronaldo is motivated", young Portugal forward Andre Silva said Friday. Anthony Hudson's men will look to test themselves against world-class opp...

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  • Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running
Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running

Open. Both Nicklaus and Weiskopf opened the 1980 U.S. Open at Baltusrol with 7-under 63s. Fowler is at No. 9 in the world ranking. Being in such esteemed company, Fowler admits, is flattering, but it's not the end goal. "It was a good display - all my own fault - but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf cour...

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  • Fowler leads record-setting first round at US Open
Fowler leads record-setting first round at US Open

Because in the first round, the players owned it. The world number two from Northern Ireland, desperate to add to his collection of four majors, was left fighting for survival at Erin Hills after a six-over-par first round 78. But I started a little early on, and yesterday didn't feel quite there. The top 18 players on the leaderboard going into ...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight confirmed
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight confirmed

Mayweather , meanwhile, won one of the biggest fights of his life when he jumped up in weight to fight Oscar de la Hoya for the 154-pound belt in 2007. Conor McGregor is 28 years old, he is a southpaw - traditionally Floyd has trouble with southpaws. Conor believes it, I believe it and Ireland believes it.

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  • Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy
Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

More than a billion viewers are expected to tune in on Sunday to see whether India retain their title or unheralded Pakistan can sneak the silverware, having begun the tournament ranked eighth in the world. "But once we lose wickets in the middle patches, it becomes hard". "These are just lame excuses because English players play most of thei...

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  • Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade, LeBron James fires back
Draymond Green trolls Cavaliers at Warriors' parade, LeBron James fires back

Let's start by refreshing our memory of when James joined Dwyane Wade , who was in his prime in Miami and also got Raptors star Chris Bosh to sign with the Heat in 2010. Now, if he had not won a title in Cleveland and then left again, I think there would be tremendous backlash again. With talk of the team being an National Basketball Associa...

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  • Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65
Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

Si Woo Kim, who captured The Players Championship a month ago, had a 70 and was at 5-under 139 along with a pair of U.S. Open newcomers. If not for Fowler's heroics, much more attention would be placed on the 26-year-old, who played a flawless round with five birdies and no bogeys.

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  • The 117th US Open begins today in Wisconsin
The 117th US Open begins today in Wisconsin

By committing the time and resources necessary to improve my mental health, physical well-being and emotional foundation, I am confident that I will be better equipped to fulfill my potential and become a consistent champion'. Obviously I don't have to worry about them and that's a big relief. Driving force: The Northern Irish star has played onl...

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  • Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

Actually, statistics say he is the best bunker player getting up-and-down out of the sand more than 72% of the time. McIlroy was two-under through two holes, but followed that with four bogeys and two double-bogeys. But not everyone left with a smile as the world's top six ranked players all failed to get into red numbers. Not long after that s...

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  • Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion
Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion

Overnight joint-leader Munoz maintained his share of the advantage thanks to three birdies in a seven-hole stretch after the turn, while Reavie posted an eagle late on in his blemish-free card. "It just kind of happened". Perrine Delacour (62) of France, American Lindy Duncan (65) amd South Korea's In Gee Chun (66) were one shot back. He will be ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud

It said that the Real Madrid number seven had not hidden any income from the tax authorities or defrauded Spain . It was recently reported that Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of tax fraud, and the Portuguese's camp has now responded.

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  • Golden State Warriors issue statement on report they'll skip White House visit
Golden State Warriors issue statement on report they'll skip White House visit

Two days after capturing the franchise's second title in three years against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Warriors prepared to part ways for what will be a busy off-season for general manager Bob Myers and the front office.

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  • Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65
Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65

Seventeen players shot 3 under or better, suggesting that the 11-year-old course was kind to the field. South Australian Wade Ormsby, who gained a start in a playoff at Sectional Qualifying, will rue a horror finish to his first round having played the first 15 holes holes of his very first major championship in a very impressive 1 under.

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  • India thrash Bangladesh to face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India thrash Bangladesh to face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Sabbir Rahman , who was batting at No.3, was given an aggressive send-off but Bangladesh recovered with Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim slamming fifties. "We just want to enjoy the finals and we deserve to be there", the skipper said confidently. Being humbled by Bangladesh in the league match despite scoring 300 odd runs, yesterday Indi...

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  • Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky welcome second son
Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky welcome second son

The defending champion will travel to Wisconsin tomorrow, as Paulina Gretzky is scheduled to give birth by Caesarean section today in the Los Angeles area. Prior to the Masters, Johnson won the Dell Technologies Match Play, the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club and the WGC Mexico Championship. The very next day, DJ hopped on a flight to ...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?
Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?

If they can't get Dier, they're not going to be held to ransom by Dier or anybody else, then Fabinho is somebody that they rate. "We've provided all the tools for him to be a Premier League player". It is there that Dier prefers to play despite having featured at centre-back for periods last season and occasionally at full-back. Even Victor Linde...

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  • LeBron James picks his dream teammates for 3-on-3 basketball
LeBron James picks his dream teammates for 3-on-3 basketball

Rest and age are probably the big factors here-King James will be 35 by the time the 2020 Olympics come around-and there's no reason to be ashamed of that. With Magic and LeBron's combination of size and passing ability put together with Jordan's 1-on-1 scoring ability, defense and elite competitiveness, it would be hard for any other threesome...

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  • Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows
Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin , Wis . After grabbing a share of the early second round lead at the U.S. Open, Paul Casey crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey as the Erin Hills layout showed its teeth on Friday.

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  • McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open
McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open

I drove the ball well, my irons were good. The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, just a month after his son was born. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an 8 on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said. But I think they're definitely getting a lot speedier, a lot faster.

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