• Zach Johnsopn makes the cut at the US Open
Zach Johnsopn makes the cut at the US Open

With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he shot 71. With only eight shots separating top to bottom going into the weekend, someone from way back has a chance to make up ground in a hurry. In the final round at Oakmont a year ago, his golf ball moved slightly as he positioned himself for a short putt on the fifth hole. "It was definitely...

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  • Polanco breaks out of slump, Pirates top Cubs 4-3
Polanco breaks out of slump, Pirates top Cubs 4-3

However, after a quick conference, the ball was ruled foul much to the dismay of Rizzo and Cubs manager Joe Maddon . In addition to scoring two runs, the Pirates got Arrieta to throw 21 pitches in the opening frame, setting the tone for a short outing from the Cubs' starter, who went just 4 2/3 innings.

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  • Nasser Hussain slams Eoin Morgan over blaming pitch for Pakistan loss
Nasser Hussain slams Eoin Morgan over blaming pitch for Pakistan loss

Chasing a below-par 212, Pakistan on Wednesday rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket partnership to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh , on Sunday.

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  • Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint
Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint

With England failing to get any wicket in the first 10 overs, captain Eoin Morgan turned to his talisman Ben Stokes in the hope of breaking the opening partnership between Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali. And having watched the game against Sri Lanka, we actually didn't think it was that bad. He added: "We would be remiss if we just said "thes...

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  • Lonzo Ball Works Out for the Second Time with Lakers
Lonzo Ball Works Out for the Second Time with Lakers

Both teams focused on their star wing players . Fultz didn't have to work out for anyone at all, and some consensus No. 1 picks choose to work out only for the top team. This isn't the first time that Butler and the Celtics have been linked, as both sides have been connected to each other numerous different times over the past two/three seasons.

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  • Red Sox announcer apologizes for comments made Tuesday
Red Sox announcer apologizes for comments made Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has apologized for his on-air remarks that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed translators on the mound. On Monday, Porcello attended the dedication of Porcello Field at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, New Jersey, where he was 10-0 as a senior in 2007.

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  • Beavers rally to beat Fullerton in College World Series
Beavers rally to beat Fullerton in College World Series

Cal State Fullerton pitcher Connor Seabold (26) throws against Oregon State in the first inning of a College World Series game against Oregon State in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 17, 2017 . Rutschman's clutch hit gave Oregon State its 22nd straight win in a game it trailed 5-1 through four innings. "I thought we were really tight at the...

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  • India favoured to beat Pakistan in final
India favoured to beat Pakistan in final

It is Kohli's talented squad who go into the match as favourites, after defeating their great rivals in the group stages of the competition and winning seven consecutive matches against Pakistan . "I am sure Pakistan will get additional inspiration and motivation from its past successes in this event and will aim to extend its run come Sun...

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  • Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test
Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test

But while they will recognise that the Lions are gelling into a powerful unit who will not be rolled over, they will not be fearful of their attacking prowess amid continued barbs about coach Warren Gatland's approach . The Europeans play a different game than we do down here. We still got the win. Their matches tend to be open and high-scorin...

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  • Thomas has record nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead
Thomas has record nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

The only good thing about his opening round of 77 was that it was the lowest of his group, with Tiger Woods shooting 80 and Rickie Fowler an 81 for a combined total of 28 over par. Open at Erin Hills. Fowler, sharing a house with Thomas this week, was being left behind until he ran off three straight birdies and shot 68. I could not be leading th...

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  • Shooter went to GOP practice with list of names
Shooter went to GOP practice with list of names

U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise speaks to the media after a meeting at Trump Tower on December 12, 2016, in New York City. Republicans and Democrats joined in a spirited, friendly rivalry at their annual Congressional Baseball game, many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier and all playing in ...

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  • US Open Day Three
US Open Day Three

Day carded a three-over 75 Friday to finish a disappointing 10 over. Koepka had the lead until he turned a birdie chance into a bogey on the par-5 first hole after making the turn. NOTEWORTHY: A 94-year-old man stopped breathing while in a grandstand on the sixth hole and died of what officials said appeared to be natural causes.

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  • Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score
Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score

Of the group, it was Casey who had the wildest day. A commercial blimp crashed to the ground and caught fire just outside the course Thursday, about the time the county health department was analyzing samples that confirmed evidence of the E.

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  • Record smashing Thomas grabs US Open lead
Record smashing Thomas grabs US Open lead

Indeed, based on his season coming to Erin Hills, Kisner probably ranked among a second tier of players (after the Johnson-McIlroy-Day favorites) who would've been expected to do well this week. He is 1 over for his round with six holes. Moments before Kisner finished with a valiant par-save at the par-5 18, 2016 Open champion Jordan Spieth turne...

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  • Facts about Champion Trophy final
Facts about Champion Trophy final

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has been passed fit to face India in the ICC Champions Trophy final at The Oval. "They have beaten sides that looked really strong against them, but the belief just showed on the field the way they played together as a team, and you know, regardless of who you play in the finals, it's always going to be challen...

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  • Gomez, Ross return and lead Rangers to win over Mariners
Gomez, Ross return and lead Rangers to win over Mariners

Tyson Ross allowed just a pair of runs in his first start in 14 months and Carlos Gomez homered to help the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Friday night. "It does put us in a tough spot", Servais said. After getting up 0-2 on Beltre, he left a 96-mph fastball over the middle of the plate that Adrian Beltre drove into right for a tw...

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  • Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open
Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

He was coasting along, playing par golf and hanging out at the top of the leaderboard. However, of the leading 18 not one has tasted success in a Major and, in fact, you have to look down to those sharing 19 place before singling out a Major Champion and they are reigning Masters victor Sergio Garcia (71) and double Major winning Martin K...

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  • Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open

Second-ranked McIlroy , who has played just six tournaments this year while battling a nagging rib injury, shot one-under 71 after opening with a six-over 78, and number three Day had a second-round 75 to finish on 10-over 154. "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". But there was no hope for Day and McIlroy . Casey's opening 66 had lef...

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  • Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open
Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open

With the picturesque par-72 course set up at a monstrous 7,845 yards, Erin Hills had been expected to live up to the US Open's billing of being the toughest test in golf. "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster ". Ironically, while others were glad to see the unusually wide and generous fairways at Erin Hills , Day thought it might have b...

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  • Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open
Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th, the latter being the second longest hole in major history at 676 yards.

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