• Thomas shoots US Open-record 9-under round, trails Harman by 1
Thomas shoots US Open-record 9-under round, trails Harman by 1

Johnny Miller owned the previous best round of eight-under 63 set en route to victory in the final round at the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont. As full as the leaderboard was, however, most of the usual suspects at golf's majors were missing.

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  • Sam Warburton fit to lead Lions against Highlanders
Sam Warburton fit to lead Lions against Highlanders

He is probably the best nine in the world. Hence the reason the penultimate midweek game against the Highlanderson Tuesday, before the first Test on Saturday week, carries more significance than might seem obvious at first glance. "Every system that you have - whether it be attack or defence - is going to be adjusted to the quality of player that...

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  • Patrick Reed sets early clubhouse target at rain-softened Erin Hills
Patrick Reed sets early clubhouse target at rain-softened Erin Hills

Meaning into the long, nasty fescue rough areas that line most holes. Ramiro said he played four rounds at Erin Hills in 2012, shooting a couple of rounds in the 70s and a couple in the 80s. My main goal was to try and get it in a good spot for making a second putt, but once it started rolling it looked good. You can't fake it out here; if you hi...

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open

Open . "Yeah, first cut made, too (at the U.S. Open)", Harman said. Casey said he couldn't remember the last time he had five birdies in a row or an eight in a competitive round. The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots that led to his sensational finish. Thomas is 2 under on the day and for 4 under for...

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  • Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas sets Open scoring record with 9-under 63

Open record and broke another. The greens are flawless and the fairways are wide at Erin Hills. Harman had one bogey Saturday, at the par-4 third hole, to go with six birdies. A three-time victor on the PGA Tour this season, Thomas also joined the exclusive "59" club by breaking 60 at the Sony Open, but he may have saved his best for Father's Day...

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63 in third round at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63 in third round at US Open

But the Englishman recovered magnificently with five straight birdies from the 17th, and a 71 left him sharing the lead. But at 5-over 149, he'll have the weekend off, too. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", Johnson said. "And I showed what I can do". "When I first played in the GMO's, that was the hardest thing".

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  • Casey overcomes triple-bogey at US Open
Casey overcomes triple-bogey at US Open

Open wants, Brian Harman weaved his way through traffic at the top of the leaderboard Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead over Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood . Casey laid up in the rough on the par-5 14th hole. But Reed is in the mix heading into the final round, just four shots back of Harman at 8 under. Players notice...

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  • Justin Thomas breaking records at US Open
Justin Thomas breaking records at US Open

But only for a couple minutes. He just didn't know how much history. It's a different version of a U.S. Open. "It's still Saturday, 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S. And he's giving the fans something to cheer. Stricker shot a 69 to move to 2 under going into the final round. Stricker birdied three of four holes going into the par-5 18th...

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  • Champions Trophy: MS Dhoni gets clicked with Sarfraz Ahmed's son
Champions Trophy: MS Dhoni gets clicked with Sarfraz Ahmed's son

Khan has also adviced Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed to bat first in case he wins the toss. "If you do something wrong, we will point it out to you; if you do something right, we will tell you that too; and if you do something wrong in an attempt to do something right, we will point that out to you as well", Aamer further said, apparently in defen...

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  • Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win
Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major. "The finish was awesome". "We've got an interesting day tomorrow, and then we've got a really, really tough day on Sunday", Spieth said Friday. It would have be...

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  • Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series
Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series

Sexton said: "We played 50 minutes together against the Crusaders and I think we went well together". The Lions won 32-10 on Saturday, a week before their first encounter with the All Blacks at Eden Park. If we drop a couple of games on the way, we can live with that as long as we showed improvement, as long as we benefited from the time to...

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  • Ngatai glad to take on Lions with Maori
Ngatai glad to take on Lions with Maori

So after copping some flak, he will have been delighted for the Lions to prevail in style in Rotorua. The tourists spent all week demanding an end to stupid errors, only to gift the Maori the only try of the half. Jamie George claimed to have scored, the TMO ruling he was short of the line, and the Lions simply had to come away with points so...

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  • Patrick Reed sparkles with 65 in US Open third round
Patrick Reed sparkles with 65 in US Open third round

Despite two total bogeys in the round, he was still in the hunt for the lowest round under-par in US Open history (8-under, set by Johnny Miller in 1973 with a 63 on a Par-71). A pair of birdies on the back helped him shoot 74 on the day and 3 over for the tournament. He is at 11 under, two shots ahead of Charley Hoffman and Tommy Fleetwood .

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  • Mohammad Amir Fit For India vs Pakistan Final, Confirms Mickey Arthur
Mohammad Amir Fit For India vs Pakistan Final, Confirms Mickey Arthur

The tense relationship between the nations means India have only played one bi-lateral series against Pakistan since the Mumbai terrorist attacks in 2008 and adds more spice to what should be a spectacular occasion. "It was very disappointing to see that go wrong in the Indian game, but ... we've closed the chapter on that". That was an aberrat...

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  • Paul Casey rallies after triple bogey to seize US Open lead
Paul Casey rallies after triple bogey to seize US Open lead

Eight of the top 12 in the world will not be around for the weekend at this most unusual U.S. Open , where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. "I feel like the golf game's there, I feel like I'm playing good. Obviously, today I definitely had something to show for it". Another warm, dry day is drying out the course during t...

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan stun mighty England to reach final
Champions Trophy: Pakistan stun mighty England to reach final

On playing a possible rematch with the neighbours, Sarfraz said, "Both teams are playing well, so we will play whoever gets through". "We adapted to the conditions, we knew if we restricted them we could easily chase it down". I thought it was pretty boring, pretty - yeah, pretty tiresome. Did it get easier, or is there some other explanation? It h...

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  • Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final
Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

But many analysts believe if Pakistan can upset India , it will spark a renewal. Both teams lost their semifinals in the next edition and Pakistan fell one step short again at the ICC Knockout - as Champions Trophy was known then - in 2000.

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  • Warriors rally for 3-0 series lead
Warriors rally for 3-0 series lead

He's been an unbelievable player in this league for a long time, and he senses this is his time, his moment, his team. Golden State is now 15-0 this postseason for the longest winning streak in the playoffs in any major professional sport.

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  • Warriors secure spot among legends by dumping Cavaliers
Warriors secure spot among legends by dumping Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to regain the NBA Championship with a 4-1 series win. James teamed up with All Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Associ...

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  • Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead
Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead

On an Erin Hills course that again lacked enough wind to be the stern test the U.S. Open wants, Brian Harman weaved his way through traffic at the top of the leaderboard Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead over Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood .

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