• Rory McIlroy responds after talking to from JP
Rory McIlroy responds after talking to from JP

Spieth is a two-time major victor while Koepka is fresh from his maiden major victory at the US Open last month. OFTEN described as one of the best players never to have won a major, Paul Casey hopes to take a giant stride towards shrugging off that tag by finishing his birthday in with a shout of winning the Open Championship .

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  • Usain Bolt lays down marker with his season's best 100m in Monaco
Usain Bolt lays down marker with his season's best 100m in Monaco

Brandon McBride set a season-best time of 1:44.41 in the men's 800 while Kenya's Emmanuel Korir set a world-leading time of 1:43.10 to take the victory. Friday night's performance, his best this season by some margin would suggest he's hitting form heading into next month's Championships. Asher-Smith will run the women's 200m and the women's 4x...

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  • Conte: Morata was my first choice for Chelsea
Conte: Morata was my first choice for Chelsea

However, while on worldwide duty with Spain in June, Costa said he received a text from Conte which explained that he had no future at Stamford Bridge but the Italian says the striker was aware of the situation long before the summer. Even if they did say no, you can't blame Costa's agent for giving it a go. Chelsea earned £150.8m in TV p...

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  • OJ Simpson: In his own words
OJ Simpson: In his own words

Gregg reacted to the unanimous decision by the four Nevada parole board members to grant Simpson parole . Kim Goldman and Ron's father, Fred Goldman, spoke to " GMA " Friday about their reactions to the Thursday hearing and Simpson's comments to the parole board.

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  • Richmond area reacts to OJ Simpson being granted parole
Richmond area reacts to OJ Simpson being granted parole

Inmate No. 1027820 made his plea for freedom in a stark hearing room at the Lovelock Correctional Center in rural Nevada as the parole commissioners questioned him via video from Carson City, a two-hour drive away. The parole hearing Thursday, by contrast, could be over in less than an hour. Simpson told the parole board that he's sorry "...

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  • The Open: Rory McIlroy finishes with a flourish after miserable start
The Open: Rory McIlroy finishes with a flourish after miserable start

After missing his par, Casey went on to drop another shot at the next hole when he skirted a short putt past the hole. Most of that had to do with the shots he hit. "I was nervous going out, a little anxious, timid". "It helps big time", he said. Canadian debutant Austin Connelly rattled off 10 straight pars before a birdied at the 11th briefly...

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  • Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements
Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements

I missed two greens.in some 15-mile-an-hour winds. "I was happy with my front nine, made a great putt on nine to get around in a good spot". Really nice to be bogey free. "It feels back in the routine now", Koepka said. "Hopefully I'll get back here and have another crack", said Griffin after his 77 left him at seven over.

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  • Bengals' Adam Jones suspended by National Football League for season opener
Bengals' Adam Jones suspended by National Football League for season opener

Because the suspension is without pay, Jones will miss out on $425K. Law enforcement has implicated Jones, 33, on multiple charges this year, including assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business charges following a January 3 incident.

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  • Henrik Stenson's Birkdale rental house burglarized, clothes and personal items stolen
Henrik Stenson's Birkdale rental house burglarized, clothes and personal items stolen

But after his round, Stenson was informed that his rental home had been burglarized. " I am extremely grateful that my family were not in the house at the time ", Stenson said in a statement through management company IMG, according to ESPN .

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  • Jordan Spieth gives himself nearly top marks after opening round
Jordan Spieth gives himself nearly top marks after opening round

He bogeyed the opening hole - hardly a sin, considering how hard it played Thursday - then bogeyed three of the next four. "With the weather we're expecting I still feel I'm in the golf tournament", said the 2014 Open champion, who admitted he needed a kick up the backside from caddie JP Fitzgerald who told him 'You're Rory McIlroy , what the ...

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  • Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino provides update on Virgil van Dijk's future
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino provides update on Virgil van Dijk's future

According to the story, Van Dijk, 26, remains Liverpool's number one target despite the Reds being linked with a move to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita. "I hope that Virgil can review his feelings, because you know that today players are big business, not just the player but behind him there is a lot of interest".

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  • Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino "calm" over lack of Tottenham Hotspur signings

The 30-year-old made the move to White Hart Lane in 2012 and has witnessed first-hand the development of the squad which was first battling for a top four finish, but now under Mauricio Pochettino they are a side many consider genuine title contenders.

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  • Kurt Zouma joins Stoke City on loan after signing new Chelsea deal
Kurt Zouma joins Stoke City on loan after signing new Chelsea deal

Have you read Trendiee Today? Zouma, 22, has won the Premier League twice since joining Chelsea from St Etienne in 2014 but has had an injury-plagued time at the club since past year. With Conte's back-three of Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz and Gary Cahill thriving, he was unable to force his way into contention, making just three Premier Leagu...

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  • Newcastle sign former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Manquillo
Newcastle sign former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Manquillo

The Magpies signed England Under-21 winger Jacob Murphy from Norwich on Wednesday, while Ghana global Christian Atsu and French defender Florian Lejeune have arrived from Chelsea and Eibar respectively since the club won promotion back to the Premier League last season.

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  • Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival
Rory McIlroy: Back me for Open revival

Quite an intervention from the bagman who has frequently been a target of criticism through the years by a variety of commentators, but it was an effective one. "From there it was it's 12 holes and try and emulate that". "I could be standing here and [have] hit 18 greens and shot one over and missed every putt and feel awful", he stated.

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  • The Open 2017: Ian Poulter makes dynamic comeback after hard 18 months
The Open 2017: Ian Poulter makes dynamic comeback after hard 18 months

They definitely gave me a little bit of a buzz. Poulter came close in 2008 when he finished runner-up to Ireland's Padraig Harrington , but he looked back to his best after overcoming form and fitness problems to take his place at Birkdale via a qualifying tournament earlier this month.

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  • The Open 2017: Mark O'Meara endures nightmare start
The Open 2017: Mark O'Meara endures nightmare start

I was out of the tournament after kind of the first hole today. Here's the opening shot that ended up out of bounds, in gorse. O'Meara said: "You know, I was a little bit nervous, but I was not pleased when I hit that shot". Casey's last round in his 30s contained five birdies and a three-putt bogey on the 11th, but was a 12-shot improvement on...

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  • Chelsea announces transfer agreement with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata
Chelsea announces transfer agreement with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata

The Blues missed out on the FA Cup when they were beaten 2-1 by Arsenal in the final back in May. A move to AC Milan , albeit on loan, would certainly fit in with the Italian side's ambitious transfer policy so far this summer, with the likes of Leonardo Bonucci, André Silva and Andrea Conti all arriving for big money moves.

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  • MLB Rumors: Cubs Have Interest In Rangers' Yu Darvish Ahead Of Deadline
MLB Rumors: Cubs Have Interest In Rangers' Yu Darvish Ahead Of Deadline

If it does, Rangers could be tempted to push the button on trading Darvish, who becomes a free agent this summer, rather than risk losing him for nothing. Texas now totes a record of 45-50, and they have virtually no chance of catching the MLB-leading Houston Astros, who now have a 16-game lead over the next-best team in the AL West and an 18-game ...

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  • Parole board votes to release OJ Simpson from prison
Parole board votes to release OJ Simpson from prison

Simpson , who is now serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison as a result of his October 2008 conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping charges, is using a writ of habeas corpus to seek a new trial, claiming he had such bad representation that his conviction should be reversed.

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