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Oosthuizen blames 'two shots' for PGA runner-up


He lost a play-off to Bubba Watson in the 2012 Masters, finished second in the 2015 US Open after recovering from an opening 77 to shoot 66, 66, 67 and lost another play-off in the 2015 Open at St Andrews. Opens (six), but Louis Oosthuizen , after coming in two strokes behind Justin Thomas Sunday at the PGA Championship , now lays claim to runner-up results in all four majors. Read More »

NASCAR race day Pure Michigan 400 weather forecast


No wonder Ganassi celebrated after Sunday's race with such enthusiasm, shaking crew chief Chad Johnston's shoulders hard enough to make him look like a bobble head doll before leaving the team's pit cart. Larson made a risky and dramatic move through the pack and then toward the bottom of the track . Sitting in second place behind teammate Martin Truex, he pondered what he could do on the restart to get to the lead. Read More »

Odell Beckham to Giants: Make room for a fifth Super Bowl banner


Odell Beckham Jr . may some issues in the locker room but he sure as hell has some incredible hands while out on the football field. "I don't where they'd put the fifth one, but they're going to have to make room because we need it". The three-time Pro Bowler's pass-catching prowess came under fire at the end of last season, as Beckham dropped several throws in a 38-13 playoff defeat to Green Bay. Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago beat US in shock 4x400 result, GB take bronze


The United States had not lost at the world championships since 2003, but they lost to a more than worthy opponent. Heavily favored to win a seventh title despite having a young team, the US lost the lead on the anchor leg as 2012 Olympic 400-meter bronze medalist Lalonde Gordon of Trinidad and Tobago chased down 2017 NCAA champion Fred Kerley . Read More »

Andrew Luck's Week 1 status against Rams uncertain


Better be safe than sorry, because without Luck, the Colts will have no chance of postseason play in 2017. "We always knew it was going to be a borderline thing", Irsay said. There has been some speculation from local media that the Colts may sit Luck against a beatable Los Angeles Rams team in Week 1 in order to guarantee his status for a Week 2 matchup with the Arizona Cardinals. Read More »

Sports Watford Deny Liverpool in Injury Time to Secure Thrilling Draw


In the second-half, Liverpool were the far better side, and got back on level terms, after Heurelho Gomes felled Mohamed Salah in the box, with Roberto Firmino converting the resulting spot-kick. Watford were then rewarded in the final minute of the game, as Miguel Britos popped up with the all important equaliser to snatch a point. "The fans helped us out a lot". Read More »

LaVar Ball Launches Multiple Air Balls, Loses Shooting Contest To Ice Cube


Ice Cube didn't do too bad against a guy who said he could have beaten Michael Jordan one-on-one in his prime. "You know I hit them shots with my eyes closed". Ice Cube got two shots. Ball left the arena barefoot by his own accord because he gave his fresh pair of Big Baller Brand ZO2's to the Trilogy's star player Rashad McCants. Read More »

Badgers to play Notre Dame at Lambeau Field in 2020


Curly Lambeau , who helped found the Packers franchise, played college football briefly at Notre Dame. Notre Dame has played 12 games at Soldier Field, most recently in 2012 when the Irish routed Miami, 41-3. Despite being located only a couple of hundred miles apart, Notre Dame and Wisconsin have not played each other since 1964. The 2021 game at Soldier Field will be a "road" game technically for the Irish. Read More »

Stidham wins starting QB position at Auburn


White was last year's starting quarterback, leading the Tigers to a 6-4 record as a starter last season, missing two games with injury and coming in at halftime of a third. That's continuing to improve with the timing of every play and the timing against every look. In the A-Day spring game Stidham hit four completions of at least 33 yards. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo may land 12-match ban after referee shove


Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic , Busquets, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Deulofeu. He missed his club's preseason tour, including an International Champions Cup match against Barcelona in Miami. "I think he was caught off balance and he didn't dive", said the defender. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde said his side had not deserved to lose 3-1. Read More »

Serge Aurier set to sign a five-year deal with Manchester United


United have been on Aurier's trail for some time and are favourites to sign the Ivory Coast global if he wins an appeal against a prison sentence for assaulting a police officer previous year. His case was in court yesterday as Jose Mourinho cleared Timothy Fosu-Mensah to join Crystal Palace on loan for the coming season. The Ivory Coast global would be a boost to Jose Mourinho's right-back options in 2017-18, with Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian the current choices. Read More »

Costa; "Chelsea have treated me like a criminal"

Costa last appeared for the Blues in a losing effort after a 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup final back in May where he scored the equalizer before Aaron Ramsey's victor. 'He had a great season in Madrid and actually with the way this insane transfer market is, I think they got a good price for a young and talented forward'. Read More »

IOC meeting to discuss threat of North Korea

KCNA said on Wednesday a mass rally was held in Pyongyang to support the government. But US officials say they may be misreading US capabilities - the US has other assets in the region, mainly Navy ships that could shoot down the missiles as well as THAAD. Read More »

Mourinho shocked that Chelsea let 'perfect' Matic leave


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he is delighted with the levels of confidence on show from his players, following their 4-0 win over West Ham . I also saw Matic beat three or four men down the right wing in the first half, which is not something he did too much of in his time at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Red Sox at Yankees


And if you're a Red Sox fan, there is no better sound in the world, especially on a Monday morning, than that stunned silence. After Kahnle struck out Hanley Ramirez, Devers almost blew the game open by lining a ball deep into the left-field corner. Read More »

Caster Semenya wins 800m gold!


Her first World Championships title came at the 2009 edition in Berlin, a year after she won gold at the World Junior Championships. But in 2015 the rule was overturned and the South African has dominated since, winning a 20th consecutive 800m race to the cheers of the crowd inside the London stadium. Read More »

Zverev upsets Federer for Rogers title


As in the previous round against Rafael Nadal, Denis Shapovalov made quite a comeback to recover from a one-set deficit. It was nearly a fortnight after his 19th Grand Slam victory at the All England Club, Roger Federer had announced his entry into the Canadian hardcourt tournament. Read More »

Triple H Believes Ronda Rousey Is Unsure of Potential WWE Future


Levesque added that while he knows Rousey is busy and is focused on her upcoming wedding, he'd be happy to facilitate a professional relationship with WWE . That's why everyone was calling Ronda our Mike Tyson because she was the most dominant athlete on the planet. For many, the obvious - or even expected answer would have been a ferocious knockout artist like a Chuck Liddell, a "Rumble" Johnson or even a Conor McGregor, but when pushed on the subject, White was adamant that only one ... Read More »

Diego Costa: Chelsea are treating me as a criminal

Chelsea then said that there's "nothing to report [on Diego Costa]" before explaining the situation when the cameras were switched off. Costa's situation is not thought to be a distraction with the Blues insisting that they have moved on, at least from a footballing perspective. Read More »

Blue Jays notebook: Sanchez could pitch out of bullpen


Justin Smoak and Darwin Barney added solo homers for the Blue Jays , who have won nine of 13 at home . Rob Refsnyder had three hits for the Blue Jays, who gained a split of the first two games of the three-game interleague series. Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is day-to-day after suffering an injury in Friday night's game in Toronto. Polanco will hit the bench for a day of rest after being removed from Saturday's contest with left hamstring discomfort. Read More »

Arsenal set to offer bumper contract deal to Sanchez

The 28-year-old's future with the Gunners has been a big talking point over the summer transfer window, with the Chilean in the final 12 months of his contract and no signs of an extension. Sanchez, who featured for Chile at this summer's Confederations Cup, returned late to pre-season training due to illness. "If he can maintain that record that would be ideal for us - as a game is 90 minutes that would guarantee you a goal". Read More »

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem


Last year, during a televised interview on Conan O'Brien's late night talk show, Lynch lent his support to fellow sportsman Colin Kaepernick who knelt while the US national anthem was played to protest police brutality and institutional racism in general. Read More »

Preseason Defensive Play of the Game: TJ Watt doubles his sack total


On the flip side, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown didn't dress for the Steelers . Here are five takeaways for the Giants' loss to Pittsburgh. Valentino Blake intercepted a pass downfield, but he also was burned on a few plays including the Steelers' touchdown. Johnson's fourth series began at the Steelers' 17-yard line following an interception by defensive end Devin Taylor . Read More »

Troopers killed in Charlottesville helicopter crash had close ties to East Tennessee


The helicopter was hovering near the white nationalist rally when it crashed into a wooded area on Old Farm Road around 5 p.m., just outside the city of Charlottesville, police said. Virginia State Police indicated foul play was not suspected in the crash. Lt. Pilot H. Jay Cullen, 48Lt. Cullen had flown the governor and his wife around Virginia for more than three years. Read More »

Mourinho says Man United want Zlatan to stay

Slaven Bilic had clearly set up his side to be compact and frustrate the home side, but Mourinho's men were in a rampant mood as they laid siege to the West Ham goal. However, the Red Devils finished sixth last term, but as history has shown his teams always have their best season once he's had a year to establish himself. Read More »

Arenado Leaves Rockies' Game With Bruised Left Hand


LeMahieu. Fortunately for Arenado , X-rays were negative, and the Rockies are officially calling the injury a contusion. So highly, in fact, that he isn't ruling out Stanton hitting 30 homers in the next month and a half. "Anytime (a player) gets hit in the hand, you are always concerned, for sure", manager Bud Black said. Already appearing in 114 games in 2017, Arenado is now batting.313 with 26 home runs and 100 RBI to accompany his.361 on-base percentage. Read More »