• Charl Schwartzel co-leads heading into the weekend at St. Jude Classic
Charl Schwartzel co-leads heading into the weekend at St. Jude Classic

Among that group was amateur Braden Thornberry (65), Chez Reavie (69), Kevin Chappell (69) and third-round co-leader Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain (71). Munoz, who made a late charge up the leaderboard in the first round, kept himself there with his second strong round, shooting four birdies to offset his first bogey of the tournament, which came...

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  • Real Madrid
Real Madrid "convinced" Cristiano Ronaldo innocent of alleged tax fraud

A spokeswoman for Ronaldo's management company said there wouldn't be an immediate comment. According to a letter sent to the court by the prosecutor's office, the 32-year-old is alleged to have created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide his earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Did Erin Hills serve as a US Open worthy course?
Did Erin Hills serve as a US Open worthy course?

Open clubhouse leader, though at five under par Steve Stricker eventually finished 11 strokes behind victor Brooks Koepka . Tommy Fleetwood proved to himself he can contend for major titles after finishing fourth behind American Brooks Koepka in the US Open at Erin Hills.

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  • Pakistan 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli
Pakistan 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli

The way Hardik [Pandey] was hitting we thought we can take the game deep. "You will have to accept the loss because the other team has outplayed you in every department of the game", said the India captain after the final. India was never in the hunt with the bat, with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli both back in the sheds within 16 balls to le...

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  • Florentino Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021
Florentino Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Perez was first elected in 2000 on the promise of restructuring the club's finances and bringing in Luis Figo from Barcelona, which kickstarted the Galactico era. Figo was the first piece of Perez's expensive and ambitious "Galacticos" project, which later brought the likes of Zinedine Zidane , David Beckham and Ronaldo to the club.

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  • Pakistan destroy arch-rivals India to claim Champions Trophy
Pakistan destroy arch-rivals India to claim Champions Trophy

Chasing a challenging total of 339 runs, India was bowled out for 158 runs in 33.3 overs. Virat Kohli (front) with Indian team after the final. Kohli rued India's failure to string partnerships together. Pakistan reached the last over eight down and 10 runs needed to win. Mohammad Amir , with the back spasms that denied him a semi-f...

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  • Floyd Mayweather Opens as Heavy Betting Favorite Over Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Opens as Heavy Betting Favorite Over Conor McGregor

However, that means McGregor vs. Mayweather would need to take in nearly double the $600 million the American's fight with Manny Pacquiao made - dubbed " the richest night in sports history". He has boxing training, but has never faced anyone with the speed of Mayweather. "This is bigger than Mayweather v Pacquiao", he told reporters .

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  • Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile
Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile

It worked. Javed Miandad, Ashraf Ali and Imran fell for three consecutive ducks, Pakistan slumped to 41-5 and didn't recover. "Credit to everyone for standing up and showing that resilience and reaching the finals - (but) we were outplayed in all departments".

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  • Ronaldo focuses on Confederations Cup glory as tax fraud controversy blazes
Ronaldo focuses on Confederations Cup glory as tax fraud controversy blazes

Manchester United are plotting an incredible offer to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford. The motives behind his desire to leave the club, are yet to be revealed but the tax fraud issue is sited as the main reason. United remain cautious about getting involved in a transfer merry-go-round and club officials believe that the Portuguese ...

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  • Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title
Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

A three-putt bogey from Harman on the 13th left clubhouse leader Matsuyama as Koepka's nearest challenger, but the American promptly got up and down from a bunker on the 14th and holed from 12 feet for another birdie on the next. Tommy Fleetwood , who played alongside Koepka on Sunday and closed with a 72 to finish fourth, played the Challenge Tour...

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  • Things You Don't Know About Brooks Koepka
Things You Don't Know About Brooks Koepka

The 18th hole at Erin Hills Sunday, had a special flag for the final round of the U.S. Open, commemorating the late Arnold Palmer's win at the 1960 U.S. On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list - the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it. He followed that up with birdies on the next three holes.

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  • Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup
Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup

Infantino said it's important to make sure this year's Confederations Cup works well as a rehearsal for the 2018 World Cup. ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - What Vladimir Putin wants, Vladimir Putin tends to get. Russia's win certainly eased the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. "Bu...

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  • Portugal, Mexico play to draw
Portugal, Mexico play to draw

Portugal believed they had grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Pepe only for the Video Assistant Referee to deem it to have been offside after a brief consultation with the man in the middle. Late dramaJonathan Dos Santos was at his best again for Mexico . Mexico's chance appeared to have passed when Hernandez fluffed a chance fro...

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  • Sixers to acquire No. 1 pick, Fultz heading to Philadelphia
Sixers to acquire No. 1 pick, Fultz heading to Philadelphia

At the time it was just speculation, but after discussions reportedly heated up this week, it looks like the deal may be actually happening. And Isaiah Thomas will be a high-level point producer for a few more years. Those people are stupid. Had one of the most lopsided trades in sports history never occurred, Markelle Fultz might be head...

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  • Antonio Conte unhappy with Chelsea over transfer strategy
Antonio Conte unhappy with Chelsea over transfer strategy

One of the main reasons for his frustration is because Chelsea have still not made a move for Romelu Lukaku . In case you didn't know. . The owner must realise that is there was a fractious parting of the ways, next time the club might not be so lucky.

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  • Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win
Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win

Perhaps even more important, I can see her self-correcting from one round to the next, and that's very hopeful. The 5th hole had so much water that the tees had to be moved forward and the hole that is normally a par 5, played as a par 3, meaning the course played as a par 69 instead of 71.

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  • Harry Kane stuns Scotland with stoppage-time equaliser
Harry Kane stuns Scotland with stoppage-time equaliser

It was substitute Alex Oxlaide-Chamberlain who broke the deadlock just after his introduction when his neat finish found the top corner to give England a much-deserved lead. The Spurs striker, top scorer in the Premier League last season with 29 goals, is not so prolific for the Three Lions with only five goals in 17 appearances and is keen...

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  • Champions Trophy final: How Eid came early for Pakistan
Champions Trophy final: How Eid came early for Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide hundred laid the foundations for Pakistan's formidable total of 338-4. The opening pair put on 128 runs before Azhar Ali was run out for 59 runs. Leg-spinner Shadab took a wicket with his sixth ball when Yuvraj Singh (22) was lbw, although it needed a Pakistan review of an original not out decision.

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan stuns India to win tournament as lowest-ranked team
Champions Trophy: Pakistan stuns India to win tournament as lowest-ranked team

Pakistan made history on Sunday when they clinched the Champions Trophy title for the first time since its inception in 1998 by thrashing defending champions India by a huge margin of 180 runs. Hasan Ali , un-Pakistani-esque in his line-and-length bowling style but someone who ran in with characteristic aggression, took three to make sure Ind...

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  • Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph
Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph

It seemed that Pakistan , who were outclassed by India in a 124-run win in an earlier game of the tournament, were saving their best for the last. An elated Sarfraz added: "After the India match when we lost in the group stage, I told my boys the tournament hadn't finished yet".

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