• WRAPUP 1-Golf-Major change as Koepka wins US Open
WRAPUP 1-Golf-Major change as Koepka wins US Open

Koepka became the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship, and it was the first time since 1998-2000 that Americans won their national championship three straight years. "I learned a lot this week", he said. Thomas failed to make a birdie on the front nine. Els, who last won the US Open at Congressional in 1997, admitted that...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo avoids the media as speculation about this future intensifies
Cristiano Ronaldo avoids the media as speculation about this future intensifies

With this draw, Portugal and Mexico are in second and third place, respectively, in Group A with one point each. Their advantage would last just eight minutes, as Mexico's record goalscorer Javier Hernandez met a right wing cross with a diving header to pull his team level on the verge of half-time.

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  • Koepka ties US Open record in capturing first major victory
Koepka ties US Open record in capturing first major victory

Yesterday, that was a false narrative. Koepka entered Sunday in a three-way tie and a shot behind 54-hole leader Brian Harman . By the time Matsuyama - six behind at the start of the final round - rolled in his eighth birdie of the day on the 18th, he was just one adrift of Koepka , who had five holes still to complete.

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  • FSU alum Brooks Koepka wins US Open
FSU alum Brooks Koepka wins US Open

Brooks Koepka's winning score is displayed after the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills . Still, this was a pretty good weekend for the 30-year-old Harman, who was playing in just his eighth major. Open. 12 and 13. A hole ahead, and fresh off his par save, Koepka began his birdie binge. I asked Keegan Bradley's caddie when they...

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  • Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open
Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open

Koepka broke away from a tight pack with three straight birdies on the back nine Sunday at Erin Hills and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open for his first major championship. It also marks the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first time victor. He was tied for 30th at 2-under entering the final day, before the harsh weat...

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  • All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

The Montreal Canadiens recouped a third-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres for 24-year-old defenseman Nathan Beaulieu , who has a connection to Vegas coach Gerard Gallant and would've been left exposed in the expansion draft. "McPhee and his staff are willing to negotiate deals so the other clubs do not lose a player they would otherwise like t...

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  • Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out
Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

Forwards Claude Giroux , Valtteri Filppula , Jake Voracek , Wayne Simmonds , Brayden Schenn , Sean Couturier and Scott Laughton have been protected. Forced to choose between 33-year-old Jimmy Howard , who's coming off a terrific season, and 25-year-old Petr Mrazek , who struggled in 2016-17, the Wings went with Howard.

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  • Brooks Koepka wins US Open
Brooks Koepka wins US Open

So Koepka not only wins the largest winner's share in golf - $2.16 million - he's also now dating Winder, Ga., native and model Jena Sims, whom a Fox talking head briefly misidentified as one-time professional soccer player Becky Edwards, his former girlfriend.

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  • Andy Murray into semi-finals after taming Kei Nishikori
Andy Murray into semi-finals after taming Kei Nishikori

He won in Geneva so is obviously confident. "I've come a long way the past 10 days or so". I think he's been struggling a little bit since the beginning of the year, even though he's now in the semi-final. "After that, I felt a little more free, sets two and three were really good". But I'm sure it's going to be OK. As is often the case with Murr...

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  • Brooks Koepka wins first major at 117th US Open at Erin Hills
Brooks Koepka wins first major at 117th US Open at Erin Hills

Open, wasn't going to rattle the muscular Floridian, no matter how much fescue, distance and sharp edges the course can dish out. The fairways at Erin Hills were a mile wide and Koepka was playing out of them. His round of 66 was over almost 90 minutes before Koepka strolled to the 18th green, with the tournament all but wrapped up. "I lear...

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  • Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees
Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees

Gary Sanchez hammered two homers and Michael Pineda struck out eight over seven innings as the Yankees beat the Red Sox, 9-1, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, taking two of three games of the series. And on a day when Joe Girardi was forced to use five pitchers because the team made a decision to push the struggling Masahiro Tanaka's s...

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  • Confederation Cup: Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico
Confederation Cup: Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico

Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in to put Portugal ahead again, but Hector Moreno snatched a point for the mexicans in the 91st minute. "I think that we communicate well and we have a good understanding, and that leads to these good results". The Mexico forward Raúl Jiménez , who plays his club football in Portugal w...

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  • Koepka cruises to win US Open, first major
Koepka cruises to win US Open, first major

Brooks Koepka had a weekend he'll never forget at Erin Hills , and it nearly was flawless. Koepka earned $2.16 million, the largest single-day earnings in golf. "I'll try to beat him the next time". And here, he proved such a trembling mess that he birdied No. 14, birdied No. 15, birdied No. 16 and sprinted from the others.

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  • Real Madrid makes history in back to back Champions League
Real Madrid makes history in back to back Champions League

Real Madrid captains Sergio Ramos, top, ties a flag around the neck of the goddess Cibeles monument next to Marcelo as they celebrate with teammates after winning the Spanish La Liga soccer tournament title at the Cibeles square in Madrid , at the early hours of the Monday, May 22, 2017.

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  • Four share lead at US Open
Four share lead at US Open

It was the lowest third-round score in Open history. "It's been an off-week for me with the putting", said the former world No.1, whose back nine of 40 included a double-bogey seven on the 18th. Wisconsinites are proud of the man representing their state. And he's giving the fans something to cheer. He didn't win, either, closing with a 76 to f...

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  • Brooks Koepka caps record week with US Open title
Brooks Koepka caps record week with US Open title

Fleetwood was a lowly 188th in the world rankings last September, but has reaped the rewards of returning to his former coach Alan Thompson and employing his friend Ian Finnis - the husband of former England women's goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis - as his caddie.

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  • Koepka Cruises To Record-Tying Win
Koepka Cruises To Record-Tying Win

Harman, bidding to become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open , is a victor on the PGA Tour this year while Thomas is the world number 13, a three-time victor this season and a member of the exclusive "59" club after breaking 60 at the Sony Open this year.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico in entertaining Confederations Cup encounter
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico in entertaining Confederations Cup encounter

Late dramaJonathan Dos Santos was at his best again for Mexico . "It's good that we get to play it right now, in our first game". Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said his team deserved their point but admitted there was work to be done going forward.

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan showed better composure, says Virat Kohli
Champions Trophy: Pakistan showed better composure, says Virat Kohli

After being asked to bat in the summit clash, Zaman along with his opening partner Azhar Ali gave Pakistan a strong start with a century-run opening stand. "When the game is on the line, the more he performs, the more amped up he gets". With that no-ball, Bumrah's confidence went for a vacation down the coast to Bournemouth and Zaman's found ...

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  • Rory McIlroy cuts up rough in Twitter spat with veteran
Rory McIlroy cuts up rough in Twitter spat with veteran

He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. On that occasion, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Hale Irwin and Ray Floyd shared the halfway lead, with Irwin going on to win the "Massacre at Winged Foot" on seven over par.

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