• Padraig Harrington on the Open Championship
Padraig Harrington on the Open Championship

Meanwhile, the past three British Opens have had tame weather and the scores reflected that. And I think that's how fine the line is in golf, between playing great and playing poorly. I slunked away chastened. I hope he falls back in love with golf. Fleetwood is becoming a trendy pick, and for good reason. He will likely be in the mix come ...

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  • Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals
Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals

The Cubs rallied after St. Louis took a 2-0 advantage in the top of the 8th on back-to-back home runs by Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk. The Cubs tied the score in the eighth with Ben Zobrist's RBI double and Kris Bryant's broken-bat, RBI single.

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  • Jaime Garcia Trade to Twins Reportedly Delayed Due to Prospect Medical Concerns
Jaime Garcia Trade to Twins Reportedly Delayed Due to Prospect Medical Concerns

Braves: 2B Brandon Phillips , who left Thursday night's game with tightness in his right hamstring, was kept out of the starting lineup for the second straight night as a precautionary measure, said manager Brian Snitker. Looking at the late 40's and 50's, there is one team that had a great regular season that stood out to me the, 1954 Cleveland...

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  • No sign of resolution in Australia pay dispute
No sign of resolution in Australia pay dispute

The dispute stems from the failure to agree on terms for a new memorandum of understanding, with CA wanting to change the revenue share agreement. Talks involving CA chief James Sutherland and his ACA counterpart Alistair Nicholson had slowly progressed to a middle ground but according to the Cricinfo report, the negotiations have broken down, "sen...

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  • UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Eryk Anders Has Stellar UFC Debut
UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Eryk Anders Has Stellar UFC Debut

Anders didn't have to wait that long. Making his UFC debut on UFC on Fox Long Island, Anders hunted down veteran Rafael Natal with a attractive headkick followed by an incredible combination to floor the veteran in the first round. After eating a looping right from Natal early, Anders scored with two successive lefts that clearly had Natal hu...

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  • Suzuki, Braves beat Dodgers
Suzuki, Braves beat Dodgers

They added two more in the seventh on Kike Hernandez's RBI triple and Yasmani Grandal's RBI groundout. This is why I believe that Atlanta will continue to turn over every stone in their attempt to find a controllable starting pitcher. With runners on second and third base in the fourth inning, Wood got Garcia to hit a harmless pop fly with two outs...

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  • Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge

Poor tee shots led to his failure to birdie either of the par-5s, and also his bogey at the 16th. His shot out of the rough barely rolled into a pot bunker to the right of the 16th green, leaving the ball on a slight slope near the back edge.

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  • Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'
Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'

Monaco could lose many of their star players from last season, after Tiemoue Bakayoko joined Chelsea , Bernadinho Silva was secured by Man City while the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar are subject to bids from Real Madrid and Arsenal respectively, according to multiple sources.

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  • The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug
The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug

But Thursday's bogey-free 65 followed by a determined 69 in hard weather Friday at Royal Birkdale has him atop the leaderboard at the 146th Open by two shots over Matt Kuchar . Sometimes it helps not knowing these things. "It was a humbling experience that I thought at the time could serve me well going forward". Despite sitting five shots b...

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  • IND a Step Away From Maiden World Cup Title
IND a Step Away From Maiden World Cup Title

Her comeback performance was evidence of the new breed of Indian cricketers- no nerves, no fear. The match starts at 3:30 IST. There will be times when they are on top, and when India is doing well. It has been a topsy-turvy ride for India in this edition of the World Cup. Both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, prolific run-scorers in th...

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  • Harmanpreet Kaur gets a standing ovation from Kohli & Co
Harmanpreet Kaur gets a standing ovation from Kohli & Co

India's middle-order batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur became a famous name after her brilliant 171* runs off 115 balls that helped India defeat Australia by 36 runs in the second semifinal of the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup match on 20 July.

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  • Chelsea consider Antonio Candreva transfer after missing out on Danilo
Chelsea consider Antonio Candreva transfer after missing out on Danilo

However, Jose Mourinho pulled off a transfer coup earlier this month after the Europa League winners managed to beat Premier League champions Chelsea to the signing of Everton star Romelu Lukaku. As per The Sun , Inter are unwilling to part with Candreva this summer, and would rather sign Manchester United target Ivan Perisic. In quotes publ...

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  • Connelly making a name for himself in the British Open
Connelly making a name for himself in the British Open

If ever McIlroy needed to go low, this was the day, particularly as a host of players shot rounds in the sixties throughout the day, the best of them that superb record 62 by South African Branden Grace . Spieth has scored under par , even in bad weather. Spieth admits the break came at just the right time for him as he was able to regather h...

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  • Spieth Shoots Bogey-Free Round, Leads British Open
Spieth Shoots Bogey-Free Round, Leads British Open

All that mattered to him was the present. Spieth is looking the part of a champion right now at Royal Birkdale Golf Course in Southport, England. Australia's world number six Jason Day shot up the British Open leaderboard on Saturday after firing a fine 65 in the third round at Royal Birkdale.

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  • Why Kyrie Irving could be too steep of a price for Knicks
Why Kyrie Irving could be too steep of a price for Knicks

He may be intentionally using that after Kyrie said the team is in a " peculiar place " during an interview with Sports Illustrated . The Timberwolves might be the toughest team to pull off a trade with, but Minnesota stars Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns.

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  • McIlroy's caddie digs him out of a hole
McIlroy's caddie digs him out of a hole

The world No 4 battled hard to combat the strengthening south-easterly winds over the remainder of his round as his short game bailed him out of trouble on several occasions, although he could not avoid bogeys at 13 and 15 before he got one back at the 17th and parred the last to stay within three shots of early clubhouse leader Matt Kuchar .

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  • Jordan Spieth seeking improvement despite two-shot lead
Jordan Spieth seeking improvement despite two-shot lead

Although he made his fourth bogey of the second round at the next hole, Spieth was more than happy with his day's work. Just last week at the Scottish Open , McIlroy said his attitude to golf and life in general had improved since getting married in April.

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  • Caddie's pep talk to McIlroy: 'What the (expletive) are you doing?'
Caddie's pep talk to McIlroy: 'What the (expletive) are you doing?'

It did so in conditions one might call Open conditions, with Open wind, and Open gusts, and Open anemometers showing 30 mph-plus, and Open savagery. Nevertheless, Johnson (33) has remained the favourite for the $1.845 million first prize with most bookmakers this week, while fourth-ranked McIlroy looks to climb out of a worrying slump.

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  • Diego Costa reacts to Alvaro Morata's Chelsea move
Diego Costa reacts to Alvaro Morata's Chelsea move

By winning the Premier League and being FA Cup runner-up in 2017, Antonio Conte has silenced critics who doubted his capabilities on arrival at Chelsea and confirmed his status as a top coach. John Terry , now of Aston Villa , has had the role on a full-time basis since 2004, but left when his contract expired at the end of last month. "We'll see ...

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  • Rory McIlroy displays patience and shows he can take a punch
Rory McIlroy displays patience and shows he can take a punch

He made a few chances coming in, and birdied the par-5 15th, but afterwards McIlroy felt it was too little, too late. The four-time Major victor had been five over 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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