• Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale hits 200 strikeouts - before August
Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale hits 200 strikeouts - before August

Only five different pitchers have managed 20 nine-strikeout games in a season. Since Martinez struck out 313 in 1999, only six others have reached 200 in a Red Sox uniform: Sale, Price, Lester, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Curt Schilling and Hideo Nomo.

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  • BRITISH OPEN: Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka in lead with 65s after Round 1
BRITISH OPEN: Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka in lead with 65s after Round 1

It was a businesslike day in more ways than one for Thomas, who wore a tie loosely draped around his neck and a cardigan sweater. "It wasn't I couldn't look within myself", McIlroy stated. Kuchar was the U.S. Amateur champion when he played Royal Birkdale in 1998, still not even sure he was going to turn pro. "But just with the way I finished, ...

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  • A glance at the second round of the British Open
A glance at the second round of the British Open

Oh, and the forecast isn't supposed to improve for Saturday. "I thought even par was an eight under round when I was sitting on the couch this morning, and it ended up being where you could get around today", Spieth said. After his round, Manley also revealed he once played junior football against former internationals Michael Owen and Craig Be...

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  • Norway's Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France 19th stage
Norway's Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France 19th stage

But coming after nearly three weeks of toil and effort, traversing five mountain ranges notably, then Froome and his rivals can't afford to relax, even with one eye on Saturday's race against the clock. There was no change in the general classification . With Sky given an effective green light in Stage 1, teams have now had three weeks to work wit...

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  • Branden Grace shoots first 62 in a major
Branden Grace shoots first 62 in a major

He went from four over at the start of the day to four under with 18 to play. The South African shot 62 at Royal Birkdale to break the record held by a host of players. It's the 11th time someone shot 63 or better at this tournament with the most recent one coming a year ago at Royal Troon in the final round when Henrik Stenson did it.

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  • Johnson and Spieth favourites as British Open begins
Johnson and Spieth favourites as British Open begins

Conditions were fierce in the early morning hours at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England, for the first round of the British Open. "But for me to start my British Open with a 29 on the front nine is a great way to start". "It looked awfully challenging", Kuchar said. Phachara Khongwatmai plays a shot out of the tall grass - a place he found hi...

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  • Great start for Ian Poulter at the Open
Great start for Ian Poulter at the Open

Kuchar, who was joint overnight leader with fellow Americans Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka on five under, carded a 71 to set the target on four under. I'm ecstatic - McIlroy Four-time major victor McIlroy had been five over par after six holes in his first round, but he did not record another bogey until the 13th hole of his second round.

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  • For Manchester City, losing the Derby wasn't nice. It also didn't matter
For Manchester City, losing the Derby wasn't nice. It also didn't matter

He also dispensed with the experimental the back three he had experimented with at some points during this tour and reverted to a more traditional back four as Manchester United look like these final few friendly matches more serious as they step up their preparations for the new season.

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  • Sports Fix: Manchester Derby comes to NRG Stadium
Sports Fix: Manchester Derby comes to NRG Stadium

De Bruyne is well versed with Lukaku from during his time with the national team where both players have been a regular feature in worldwide tournaments. Mourinho meanwhile reiterated that United had not finished their transfer business, but conceded the market made doing business hard, and he may scrap initial plans to sign four players during the...

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  • PSG rekindle interest in Alexis Sanchez
PSG rekindle interest in Alexis Sanchez

The Chilean is out of contract next summer with one season left on his current deal and is now the subject of hot transfer speculation, particularly from Manchester City . It has been said that Sanchez has demanded huge wages from PSG but if the news from Le Parisien is accurate, that hurdle has nearly been overcome and Alexis would earn a sal...

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  • Medical Properties Trust Inc
Medical Properties Trust Inc

JMP Securities now has $14.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust's stock. The New York-based Gideon Capital Advisors has invested 0.2% in Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC). The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 14th. Investors of record on Monday, July 24th will be given...

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  • Arsenal reject West Brom bid for defender
Arsenal reject West Brom bid for defender

The 27-year-old has slipped further down the pecking order at the Emirates Stadium after the arrival of Sead Kolasinac. However, Arsene Wenger is keen to offload the defender in a bid to redeem funds following his club-record transfer for Alexandre Lacazette .

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  • The Open: Rory McIlroy's first-round fightback inspired by caddie
The Open: Rory McIlroy's first-round fightback inspired by caddie

McIlroy, who was 5 over through the opening six holes of the tournament, ran off three birdies with full control of every shot on the front nine. Now, suddenly, he does. But the scolding from Fitzgerald found its intended target. That saw the 27-year-old birdie three holes in a row from the 11th, bogey 16 and then eagle the par-five 17th in sen...

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  • Spieth Shoots 65 To Take The Early Lead In Open
Spieth Shoots 65 To Take The Early Lead In Open

On a day when players made plenty of birdies at the British Open , no one made more on the front side than Matt Kuchar . And anytime you're excited, you're extremely focused when you're out here. One of the reasons that Koepka believed he didn't need to get accustomed to the British course is that he had played on the European Tour for two years.

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  • Syrian Islamist rebel groups agree ceasefire in Idlib: statement
Syrian Islamist rebel groups agree ceasefire in Idlib: statement

Ahrar al Sham, which had sided with FSA groups fighting against the Tahrir al-Sham alliance, said in an online statement that under the ceasefire, it and other opposition factions would "leave the Bab al Hawa crossing and turn it over to civilian administration".

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  • Chelsea-Morata, accordo raggiunto con il Real. Il comunicato
Chelsea-Morata, accordo raggiunto con il Real. Il comunicato

Il precedente primato apparteneva al suo connazionale Fernando Torres costato 58 milioni di Euro nel 2011, anno del suo passaggio dal Liverpool al Chelsea . A riportarle il sito del quotidiano spagnolo " Marca " che ha intercettato il giocatore che stava per lasciare Los Angeles dove il Real Madrid sta sostenendo una parte del ritiro pre-campion...

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  • Brooks Koepka denies spitting on Royal Birkdale green at The Open
Brooks Koepka denies spitting on Royal Birkdale green at The Open

The early leaderboard is world-class and packed with plenty of pedigree spearheaded by American duo Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka , looking to add The Open to the US Open. "I can't explain how big a week that was for me mentally to be able to come over and play a stretch of tournaments like I'd just played leading in, and qualifying for th...

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  • Arsenal Could Sign Brazilian Midfielder In £27m Deal
Arsenal Could Sign Brazilian Midfielder In £27m Deal

The same report noted how the Blaugrana would be prepared to offload the 24-year-old Brazilian for more than €30 million. As a outcome, and as Sky Sports report the Gunners - who have made two summer purchases so far (defender Sead Kolasinac and striker Alexandre Lacazette) - receiving permission to speak to him.

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  • Kyrie Irving reportedly considering requesting trade after Cavs won title
Kyrie Irving reportedly considering requesting trade after Cavs won title

Irving's choice to do this now, though, raises all kinds of questions. "As the Cavs consider their options, sources said James has expressed to the team that he is focused on his offseason workout regimen and is planning to report to training camp with the intention of leading his teammates to a fourth consecutive Finals - no matter who ...

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  • Carrick believes trophy success has prepared Man Utd for title run
Carrick believes trophy success has prepared Man Utd for title run

He said: "I can't get my head round that, to say the top-four is acceptable". Speaking to the Telegraph in Houston before United's 2-0 victory over league rivals Manchester City, Carrick expressed his desire to return to the more successful years of his earlier United career.

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