Sports Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open
Author: 0 Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

He had plenty of company. Lurking at five under was a pack including young South Korean Kim Si-woo, who recovered from an early bogey by stringing together three straight birdies through the turn on the way to a two-under 70. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Brendan Steele hits a drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

Sports Blazing birdie run puts Hadwin in US Open hunt
Author: 0 Blazing birdie run puts Hadwin in US Open hunt

He hammered a chip from just short of the par-5 14th that led to another three-putt bogey. "Just have to go out and focus harder and try to get it done". Important results (first round): 65: Rickie Fowler (USA); 66: Paul Casey (Eng), Xander Schauffele (USA); 67: Brian Harman (USA), Tommy Fleetwood (Eng), Brooks Koepka (USA); 68: Patrick Reed (USA), Kevin Na (USA), Marc Leishman (Aus), Adam Hadwin (Can); 69: Jamie Lovemark (USA), J.B.

Author: 0 Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final

India's top order were solid in group stage victories over Pakistan and South Africa, meaning the likes of Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja have not really been tested apart from during the defeat by Sri Lanka . "It is a cause of great pride and happiness for myself and for the entire Pakistan nation", said Sarfraz after the semi-final triumph. Pakistan , batting second as they will in this match, beat England by four wickets in an ODI at Cardiff a year ago after ...

Author: 0 Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'

The Finals may have ended shortly in five games , but they were filled with record breaking performances. At the rally, Green mocked James' contention that James had never played for a super team. He also called Trump a "blowhard" and said he's unfit to be president. The Golden State Warriors got a real deal on one of the NBA's best players.

Author: 0 Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

Johnson was three over for the round with three holes to play. For Rory McIlroy and Jason Day just to make it to the weekend at the 117th U.S. Open it will take a climb of similar proportions. Wind is the other defense at Erin Hills, but it was relatively calm Thursday afternoon and it isn't forecast to blow harder than 20 miles per hour. Mickelson, who celebrates his 47th birthday on Friday, believes he will have more chances at that elusive U.S.

Author: 0 NBA Championships: Golden State Warriors ride Durant to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers

They made their group plea to Kevin Durant last summer, Stephen Curry and the core of the Golden State Warriors traveling cross-country to go at a prized free agent the only way they do it around here: with "Strength in Numbers". Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. Green stayed on the court in a game that featured three technicals on one play 3:08 before halftime.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan outplay England by eight wickets, reach final

Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semifinal between India and Bangladesh , on Sunday.

Author: 0 Aaron Judge hits 496-foot HR, longest since tracking began

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) hits a home run to left center field during the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium . "I got a lot of at-bats early and was able to keep my swing feeling good, and I think that helped out a lot". Four different Yankee relievers then combined to finish the game.

Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

The Warriors completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win percentage in National Basketball Association history. But it was Durant, who left Oklahoma City for Oakland at the end of last season, who carried the team . "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. I'm just excited to do something special. Two courtside seats reportedly went for $133 000 on the resale market while other pairs of seats went for $82 000 and $90 000.

Sports US Open: Day welcomes challenge
Author: 0 US Open: Day welcomes challenge

Determined to avoid the embarrassing rules mess from a year ago, the USGA is shaking up the way it officiates the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Even the first and second cut is another ten yards on top of that. The fact that he's putting so well, and the look of this golf course, and the fact that a U.S. Open doesn't often give you four looks at par fives - guess who leads the pga tour in par five scoring average? I don't really know what we're in for this week.

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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne was pulled after allowing three goals in the first period. Justin Schultz , Bryan Rust , Conor Sheary and Ron Hainsey also found the back of the net in the decisive win and Matt Murray pitched a 24-save shutout, his third career in the playoffs.

Sports Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday
Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

To the delight of hometown fans, Sidney Crosby and his Pittsburgh Penguins became the first team in nearly 20 years to have back-to-back Stanley Cup wins. Sissons and Filip Forsberg each hit the post in the third period. This playoff year, they didn't have Kris Letang , their only all-star on defence, in the lineup.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

But on Tuesday, in the wake of her son's first ever National Basketball Association title win, Wanda joined First Take again and got the chance to gloat in front of Smith. "It's a championship. It's a great feeling". The Warriors went on a 21-to-2 second-quarter run. Asked before the game if his team would approach the game as if it had "nothing to lose", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue responded, "We do have something to lose: a championship".

Author: 0 Wawrinka ready for Murray rematch

Murray hasn't played his best tennis in this tournament, but he finds ways to push through and has shown he doesn't have to play great to beat great competition. Murray's clash with Wawrinka is a repeat of the 2016 semi-final in Paris , which the Brit won in four sets. "If someone is intentionally slowing a match down they should be punished for that, but umpires are always going to have to make decisions of how they deal with it".

Sports Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup
Author: 0 Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

The fun starts Thursday, June 1, Cavaliers vs. Warriors III. Whether he coaches or not, Kerr said he plans on flying to Cleveland with Golden State for Games 3 and 4. The 2001 Lakers team that, like the Warriors, went to Finals undefeated won by an average of 13.8 points. Last year, Klay Thompson averaged 24.4 points in the playoffs while shooting 44 percent from the field, and 42 percent from three-point range.

Sports Kurt Busch Records First Top Five Since Daytona 500 Victory
Author: 0 Kurt Busch Records First Top Five Since Daytona 500 Victory

In this his second full season with legendary Wood Brothers, NASCAR's oldest continuous operating team, he had come close on several occasions to that initial victory. Busch won the pole at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch won the pole for today's Axalta presents the Pocono 400 without his crew chief, Adam Stevens, on the pit box, and that's a good thing - because Busch won't have Stevens' services for the next four races.

Author: 0 Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

On Thursday, Green, whose suspension from last year's Game 5 for hitting James in the groin helped swing the series to Cleveland, said he was looking forward to celebrating on Cleveland's home floor for the second time in three years. In your average 7 games series, a 3-1 lead for a team is the equivalent to a finished series. The pressure the Warriors players would feel for the rest of the series would be unlike any pressure they have felt in their careers.

Sports Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 5 schedule
Author: 0 Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 5 schedule

So what kind of weirdness, if any, can we expect in Game 5 , a home closeout game for Stephen Curry et al? It's not the Warriors' fault they flash-fried the league. Despite Cavaliers' win, Warriors are favourite to win the National Basketball Association title as they lead Cavs 3-1 in the best-of-seven finals. Now back at home , their offense should be better and Cleveland won't be able to keep up.

Sports The NBA Finals: The Rematch, Game 4
Author: 0 The NBA Finals: The Rematch, Game 4

Whatever the source, Thompson's renewed fire was noted and much needed by the Cavs as they faced elimination. Against the Warriors . It's true, no team has come back from 0-3, not just in the Finals but in the playoffs, period. "It's the Finals. You know?" But as J.R. Smith said after Friday's win at The Q: "Ain't nothin' we ain't seen before". "So I'll just leave that at that".

Sports Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge
Author: 0 Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

Volume is important. After taking 60 total 3s in Games 1 and 2, the Cavs attempted 89 in Games 3 and 4. Green sat in his vehicle in the parking and called Myers, telling him he had to sign Durant. The Warriors have championship DNA, and we do as well. "We're battle tested, they're battle tested". However, the defending champions did not allow themselves to blow another lead and they finished the game beating the Warriors , 137 to 116.

Sports Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

But this one I have to be a little smarter, use my legs and quickness to get open and free myself to get offensive rebounds". "I didn't want to travel, and Draymond was kind of playing Double T, and Double T kind of had his back towards me, so I just threw it off the glass and went and got it".

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving: Warriors' 'chatter' gave Cavs 'extra motivation' in Game 4

Not again, the Warriors felt. The 27-year-old no longer flies under the radar and reducing his impact is a major part of opposition teams' game plans. "Obviously, I can play better", said Stephen Curry (14 points, 4-of-13 shooting). We're still a special team as well. "So that first quarter they came out and hit us with that wonderful punch; 49 points in the first quarter is way too much".

Sports Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

With No. 1 defenceman Kris Letang gone midway through the season, they finished 14th in shots for and against at five-on-five; going into Game 2 Wednesday night, Pittsburgh had the second-lowest percentage of five-on-five shot attempts of any team in the playoffs at 46.9 per cent, which in the regular season would make them the 29th-ranked team in hockey, and then it got worse.

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