• British Open: Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead
British Open: Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

Jordan Spieth is one of a trio of Americans leading the way after the opening round of the Open at Royal Birkdale. Paul Casey and Charl Schwartzel are one shot further back on four-under-par, while Ian Poulter , Justin Thomas , Richard Bland, Austin Connelly, Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Charley Hoffman are in a group on three-under-par.

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  • Dave Brailsford: 'This is Chris Froome's best Tour de France win'
Dave Brailsford: 'This is Chris Froome's best Tour de France win'

While Froome failed to land any hammer blows in the mountains, he more than made up for that in the time trials in Dusseldorf and Marseille where he put 76 seconds on Colombian Uran who trails by 54 seconds. Considered as one of the tightest TDF race ever, three cyclists are just separated within 29 seconds. Team Sky riders used the tec...

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  • Tour de France: Where does fourth victory place Froome among cycling greats?
Tour de France: Where does fourth victory place Froome among cycling greats?

However the biggest victor on the day was yellow jersey Chris Froome ( Team Sky ), who defended his lead and rode to an impressive third on the day, five seconds behind teammate Michal Kwiatkowski, who finished just one second behind Bodnar.

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  • British Open : Spieth delighted with start
British Open : Spieth delighted with start

That was level with England's Ian Poulter , who started the day three shots behind Spieth but failed to take advantage of the conditions and made five bogeys in a scratchy 71. "I didn't strike it particularly well". "I thought if I could keep it under par for the championship I am right there for the weekend", McIlroy added.

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  • British Open: Spieth, Koepka begin on a tear
British Open: Spieth, Koepka begin on a tear

Branden Grace was another shot back after shooting a major championship record 62. He'll be hoping for a big moving day. That has some potential to cause problems for the leaders, who are on the back nine as the wind is picking up and a few raindrops are coming down.

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  • JP Fitzgerald's Tough Love Saved Rory McIlroy's Round
JP Fitzgerald's Tough Love Saved Rory McIlroy's Round

McIlroy was then forced into scrambling mode in the tough conditions after the turn, but he holed clutch putts for par at the 11th and 12th and saved another from sand at the next, although he came up short with his second to 14 and dropped his first shot for 24 holes.

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  • The Open 2017: McIlroy 'very happy' with second-round 68
The Open 2017: McIlroy 'very happy' with second-round 68

Could this be the beginning of a charge seen so often by the four-time major victor? Wind? Rain? Sun? Check out the Open weather... One of golf's ultimate grinders was in absolute grind-mode Friday at the British Open. Defending champion Stenson, who beat Phil Mickelson in an epic final-day duel at Royal Troon a year ago, has vowed to add skyd...

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  • Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar tied for lead at British Open
Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar tied for lead at British Open

Poulter, runner-up in the 2008 Open on this course , rattled in four birdies and made only one bogey as rain and strong crosswinds caused problems for the early starters. "I played 12 good holes and hopefully that will keep the run going". He finished with another birdie and appreciated the omen that could bring in 24 hours' time.

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  • De Bruyne backs Lukaku to succeed at Man United
De Bruyne backs Lukaku to succeed at Man United

The forward has already received an endorsement from Belgium centre-back Vincent Kompany and his club teammate De Bruyne has added his voice to those praising Lukaku. Lukaku is a powerful striker that has earned admirers for his finishing , pace, raw strength, and remarkable will to keep developing and be one of the best strikers in the game.

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  • Jordan Spieth off to hot start at 2017 Open Championship
Jordan Spieth off to hot start at 2017 Open Championship

And I think this place really fits my game well. "They're both huge rounds for very different reasons, but this was definitely the round that got me back into the championship ". "So there's still a lot of golf to be played". Holes that were hybrid, sand wedge were kind of driver, 4-iron today. The 2017 event, played from July 20 to July 23, w...

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  • Derrick Rose - Cavaliers in serious discussions
Derrick Rose - Cavaliers in serious discussions

According to Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Derrick Rose is in discussions with Cleveland to sign a one-year deal to join James and the Cavaliers . He averaged 25 points per game and almost 8 assists per contest. Still, he had a pretty good season previous year. He averaged 10.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in Vegas.

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  • Chelsea Too Strong For Arsenal
Chelsea Too Strong For Arsenal

He was replaced by Jeremie Boga . But David Ospina's challenge on Chelsea's Pedro was beyond anything you'd expect in a game of football . It is also not seen as to whether Liverpool will rival Chelsea with their own bid next week.

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  • Minnesota Twins Close To Acquiring Jaime Garcia From Atlanta Braves
Minnesota Twins Close To Acquiring Jaime Garcia From Atlanta Braves

While Hughes is dealing with a recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome in his throwing shoulder, Garcia made it back from 2014 surgery for the same ailment. But the 31-year-old Garcia has not missed a start for the Braves this season, and has nine quality starts among his 17 appearances, including last Sunday's one run allowed over seven innings i...

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  • Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar, Brooks Koepka lead after Day 1
Jordan Spieth, Matt Kuchar, Brooks Koepka lead after Day 1

McIlroy is nine behind Spieth at two under and has far too much to do. JORDAN SPIETH takes a two-shot lead into the third round of The Open Championship after adding a 69 to his opening round of 65. But his best shot was with his feet in the sand. His lone regret was a poor par putt on the 16th, but he more than atoned for that with his bunke...

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  • Mourinho: Man United Need More New Players This Summer
Mourinho: Man United Need More New Players This Summer

Moreover from the latest revelation by their arch rivals, fans will be looking forward for the burly striker to get into his strides quickly and make a march towards securing the ultimate prize. Lineups1) Manchester United counter-attacked very well... Images of both club badges beamed onto the pitch with a Manchester worker bee continued were a ...

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  • British Open 2017: Brooks Koepka 'excited' to contend in another major
British Open 2017: Brooks Koepka 'excited' to contend in another major

It's just about keeping it consistent. I'm not putting that much pressure on myself, but I'm very much wanting to win it. I missed two greens. "This has always been one of those weeks that has always been a little bit tough for me with my major performances", Day said.

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  • Van Nistelrooy: Manchester United signed Lukaku at the ideal time
Van Nistelrooy: Manchester United signed Lukaku at the ideal time

The right-back said, "Every time I read something about my future, but (there is) nothing news (wise)". But [there is] no news.I am happy here. "I think also it is a part of our work, these kind of rumours". "(He's a) team player, who holds the ball, who waits for support, who allows the team to leave pressure zones. Darmian also spoke about hi...

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  • 5-year-old boy passes away after long struggle with heart disease
5-year-old boy passes away after long struggle with heart disease

The family of Ari Schultz said on Facebook that the boy, a Red Sox fan, died Friday evening while listening to the Boston baseball team. The post didn't reveal the cause of death. The video has received more than 450,000 views. On June 16, Ari came home from the hospital. Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts and catcher Christian Vazquez ...

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  • Derrick Rose to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers
Derrick Rose to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers

The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke Thursday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. He is arguably the franchise's best player since the Michael Jordan era and has an important place in the history of the team . However, if the Bulls are trying ...

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  • McIlroy 'ecstatic' as Open revival continues
McIlroy 'ecstatic' as Open revival continues

And either way, you have to appreciate him hitting absurd shots like this one a full decade after finishing second to Padraig Harrington at the 2008 Open at Birkdale. That's all it takes to keep a round going. Just have to try to keep that going for the next two days. Shouts of "Come on Rory lad!" rang out amid the Birkdale dunes, with masses hea...

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