• America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf
America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf

He called Blake Smith, his manager at Hambric Sports, and told him, "I don't even want to play". Third in the 2014 Dubai Desert Classic in January and the European Masters, he then captured the rich Turkish Airlines Open to finish eighth on the Race to Dubai and be voted European Tour Rookie of the Year.

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  • Elk Grove Native Kyle Larson Comes Home to Race in Sonoma
Elk Grove Native Kyle Larson Comes Home to Race in Sonoma

Kyle Larson will be on the pole for Sunday's NASCAR 2017 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma , Calif . For Harvick, it was the first victory since Stewart-Haas Racing switched to Ford this season. Harvick is another former Cup champion who needs a win to secure his place in the Chase, and he has a finishing average of 14.6 in 16 starts at Sono...

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  • Hamilton 'doesn't care' about Vettel incident
Hamilton 'doesn't care' about Vettel incident

I think that says it all. He had to pit during lap 32 and comes out of the track on P9, with Vettel in the race lead followed by Ricciardo and Stroll. He would later pick up a 10-second stop-go penalty for risky driving, an extremely light punishment for the offence. In the battle behind, Perez was left fighting hard to keep Verstappen back with ...

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  • Danny Ainge Claims He Never Wanted Markelle Fultz In The First Place
Danny Ainge Claims He Never Wanted Markelle Fultz In The First Place

History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this years National Basketball Association draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the teams fiercest rivals. 1 pick and "by a significant margin". We won't officially know where any players are going until the draft kicks off on June 22nd, but at...

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  • Germany v Chile: Low wants improvement against 'top-class' Copa America holders
Germany v Chile: Low wants improvement against 'top-class' Copa America holders

His dogmatic adherence to his philosophy is commendable when it works, but becomes frustrating when it falls flat and Australia's 3-2 group stage loss to Germany was another case of the latter. "It's just disappointing. I didn't come here to lose games". Australia have now lost four FIFA Confederations Cup matches in a row, having failed ...

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  • Jackson snubs Celtics, happy as a Sun
Jackson snubs Celtics, happy as a Sun

On the ESPN telecast, analyst Jay Bilas said: "Jackson performed at high level. I'm super excited to be here, and grateful for this opportunity". Jackson becomes the first local product to be chosen in the National Basketball Association draft since 2014 when Pleasant Groves C.J.

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  • Lauda: Hamilton v Vettel 'will' turn physical
Lauda: Hamilton v Vettel 'will' turn physical

Daniel Ricciardo won in Baku , but much of the talk afterwards centred on the row between Hamilton and Vettel after they clashed before one of the three restarts in the race. Last year's GP2 race was marred by chaotic restarts when Nobuharu Matsushita sped up and slowed down on the run to the line after nearly catching the safety auto, causin...

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  • Hamilton v/s Vettel: Fuming racers disagree on penalty
Hamilton v/s Vettel: Fuming racers disagree on penalty

With the win Ricciardo stays fourth in the drivers championship while Vettel moved 14 points ahead of Hamilton at the top. Sebastian Vettel acted in such a manner because he believed that Hamilton had deliberately slowed in front of him, something that's referred to as "brake-testing" in Formula One .

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  • Arsenal forward Chris Willock set to join Benfica on free transfer
Arsenal forward Chris Willock set to join Benfica on free transfer

Despite recording only two appearances for the Gunners in the EFL Cup last season, Willock is still quite a talented forward. Willock is expected to soon put pen to paper with Benfica and will sample the Portuguese top flight as he looks to take the next step in his career.

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  • All Blacks bring in McKenzie after Smith setback
All Blacks bring in McKenzie after Smith setback

Hansen denied there was a deliberate ploy to injure Murray. "And after he's kicked he's been pushed a few times, and pushed to the ground". With the Lions smarting from a 30-15 loss in the First Test in Auckland, Gatland, has picked a side with a smattering of players with a realistic chance of featuring in the Second Test.

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  • Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title
Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Almost everything worked out for me". Federer, who skipped the clay-court season after winning the Miami Open in early April giving himself 10 weeks' rest before playing in the Mercedes Open last week, claimed his fourth title of the year, matching Rafael Nadal's tally, and he will be seeded ahead of his Spanish rival for Wimbledon, which starts ...

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  • Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1
Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

The 24-year-old enjoyed a stretch of five straight starts bridging May and June when he allowed three or fewer earned runs in each but struggled in his last two turns. Dickey did not allow more than one baserunner in any inning after the first. Nationals 18, Reds 3 • Michael Taylor homered twice among his four hits, Trea Turner finished five fo...

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  • UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React
UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React

The round ended with Kish holding Herrig's neck with her back against the fence. The strawweight division has a new contender to watch after Felice Herrig earned her third straight victory on Sunday night with a lopsided win against previously undefeated "Ultimate Fighter" veteran Justine Kish .

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  • What Kevin Durant showed us in the 2017 NBA Finals
What Kevin Durant showed us in the 2017 NBA Finals

Stop telling that it wasn't earned or we didn't work for it, man". What numerous bandwagon fans might not know is that the Warriors used to be the league's laughingstock for years and years. The Thunder began burning jerseys of Durant and the fans turned on him, kind of like LeBron in Cleveland after his infamous "decision" back in 2010. Du...

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalized
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalized

Daniel Ricciardo has produced a storming drive, battling back from 17th position to win an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the Mercedes of Valterri Bottas and Williams' Canadian rookie Lance Stroll. Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable inci...

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  • Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern
Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern

Vidal and Sanchez face Australia in Chile's final group match of the Confederations Cup on Sunday. Sanchez has informed Arsenal that he will only make his decision when the Confederations Cup ends, which is the day before the Gunners first team squad returns for pre-season training.

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  • Portland takes Purdue's Swanigan 26th in NBA Draft
Portland takes Purdue's Swanigan 26th in NBA Draft

The Trail Blazers don't have any free agents so it'll be an uphill challenge for Swanigan to receive minutes right away, but he wasn't the Big Ten Player of the Year for no reason. While it may take him time to be a useful contributor to the Trail Blazers, Swanigan has the potential to give other teams fits with his scoring down low.

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  • Owen Farrell injury woe puts Sexton centre stage with Tests looming large
Owen Farrell injury woe puts Sexton centre stage with Tests looming large

Ahead of this weekend's crucial clash against the Maori All Blacks , Jenkins admitted that the Lions have been left frustrated by the calls of the departing triumvirate of officials, and will seek talks with their replacements , Jaco Peyper, Jerome Garces and Romain Poite ahead of the remainder of the tour.

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  • Tebow promoted to High-A St. Lucie
Tebow promoted to High-A St. Lucie

The Fireflies have had Tebow on the roster since the season started in April. Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow appears to be progressing as a minor-league baseball player. The lowest attendance for any of Tebow's 63 games this year was 2,645, almost double the average FSL game. Vogt, 32, was batting.217 with four home runs and 20 RBIs in ...

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  • ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions
ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions

Afridi added that only a few people had expectations from the team to reach the semi-final. Fawad Ahmed was one of the special fans who reached the winning skipper's residence on a wheelchair to express his pleasure on the outstanding performance of Pakistani team under captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmed in the final of the tournament.

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