Then, after punching through Kovalev complaints that he had been hit low in the round - and previously in the bout - Ward battered Kovalev in a corner with two devastating body blows on the belt that forced him to keel over and inspire referee Tony Weeks to stop the bout two minutes, 29 seconds into the round.
The Lakers don't have many assets under their name so they may be inclined to trade away some of their young core to get another lottery pick. They are expected to draft Jonathan Isaac a power forward from Florida State. That's understandable, since father and son are both 6-foot-6. If this was any other year, Smith could be in the conversation as the top overall pick.
But with the gusts gradually weakening over the course of the afternoon, Koepka and Harman picked up where they left Saturday, leaving the likes of Rickie Fowler , Fleetwood and Matsuyama behind. Koepka bogeyed the par-4 10th hole, marking the first time he registered a bogey on the back nine during the tournament. The back nine for Koepka was his wheelhouse this past weekend, only boogying once in four rounds, hole 10 on Sunday.
In his last two outings, he moved much more, jabbed more defensively and fought in close quarters less often. Kovalev's been getting heat for a meme he posted to his social media recently, one that depicts a fake convo between him and Ward , where Andre repeatedly uses both the N- and F- words.
The Vertical reported that IN star forward Paul George informed the Pacers through his agent, Aaron Mintz, that he plans to opt out of his contract following the 2017-18. While it all makes sense on the surface, there are several factors that make a George and James combo in Cleveland a complicated situation. The 27-year-old George is from Palmdale, Calif., a desert town about 60 miles north of Los Angeles.
We know it's an exciting challenge. The Penguins increased their lead in the second period, as Conor Sheary put Pittsburgh up 4-0 just 1:19 into the period on one of Saros' first shots faced in the game. Justin Schultz got the first goal for Pittsburgh at 1:31 of the first period after the Penguins earned a power play thanks to a strong move by Crosby.
It is a business. "When you didn't eat, you made sure we ate". "This is something that we want to continue to do". After joining the Warriors in July 2016 - a decision which caused shockwaves in the National Basketball Association world among talk of a GSW "super team" - it took Durant just one season to win his first championship.
His effort was lauded by greats like Adam Gilchrist. Yuvraj's 53 off 32 balls was full of eye-catching strokeplay and helped India break free from a sluggish phase towards the back end of their innings. "In the field we were still a 6 today", Kohli said . Kohli told reporters after the game: "The way Yuvi batted, it was the game-changing innings, to be honest".
The Cavaliers had looked like they might pull out the victory when they led by six points with about three minutes to play but the Warriors went on an impressive 11-0 run the rest of the way to silence what had been a raucous crowd. "It was like poetry just watching him take that [last] shot". If somebody is struggling, they can just find someone else with their precision ball movement.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was built up for nearly five years, and their highly anticipated fight finally became a reality in 2015, setting the a new mark in combat sports with around 4.5 million pay-per-view buys and a gate of $72 million.
Boxer Andre Ward poses with a youngster following a news conference at the Mandalay Bay Events Center . Russia's Sergey Kovalev is out to regain his WBA, WBO, IBF titles that he lost to Andre Ward in Las Vegas last November. Conor McGregor and Mayweather may be dominating the headlines this week, but this was the matchup to care about ( along with GGG/Canelo ). An eighth-round win via a controversial technical knockout took Ward to 32 wins from 32 career fights and the ...
Open with matching scores of seven under par after the second round at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Friday. It was only previous year at Oakmont that Andrew Landry, who had to make it through two stages of qualifying to get into his first U.S.
Thomas is tied for second with Tommy Fleetwood (68) and Brooks Koepka (68). In what has become the U.S. Wide Open, Thomas is just one of many players who can wind up leaving Wisconsin with the U.S. "But I think definitely getting a lot speedier, a lot faster". I've just got to keep going. I got off to a pretty good start, which I really haven't done yet, so that was nice.
West added a penalty early in the second period. Farrell appreciated the difficulty of the task at Christchurch's AMI Stadium. "It was disappointing not to get the result against the Blues ". The match at Eden Park is the second in a month-long tour which involves a total of ten scheduled games. Saturday's game, against the best franchise of the era in the Crusaders this Saturday, is a must win.
Deadspin said , " McGregor has roughly as much chance of beating Mayweather in an actual boxing match as you do of beating Kobe Bryant in a dunk contest". I want to see this fight . Floyd Mayweather's ability to frustrate opponents is legendary. Given that Mayweather and McGregor are both expert trash talkers and brazen self-promoters, this one will have a special feel to it, even if that aura dissipates the moment the opening bell sounds.
The "super team" lost the championship a year ago against the Cavaliers when Kevin Durant was not yet in the roster. But in reality, the road to the NBA Finals 2017 for the two teams will not be easy. Durant just upped the ante. Jennings goes on to detail Durant's sometimes awkward acclimation into Golden State's locker room and culture, revealing stories that most haven't heard about Durant doing his best to fit in and be one of the team rather than Kevin Durant - egomaniacal ...
Another 63 is perhaps unlikely, because the breeze is finally predicted to pick up on Sunday, perhaps offering a stern test , though the course will probably remain fairly soft. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major.
That is not to say there hasn't been excitement or drama. The pressure of gaining that boost of confidence going into Sunday played a huge role during the third round. Guess that's why they're the ones in contention. Harman , who won his second PGA Tour title this year in the Wells Fargo Championship, said sleeping on the lead will be no problem.
Along with senior pro Azhar Ali (58 off 71 balls), Zaman set the platform with a 128-run partnership for the opening wicket and consolidated it further with a whirlwind 72 off 63 balls with Babar Azam (46 off 52). Amir took out all three of India's premier batsmen, bowled a maiden for figures of 6-2-16-3, then watched as his teammates mopped up. With his bat tucked under his arm, Fakhar begins the long walk back to the pavilion as the Indians celebrate grabbing their first wicket with ...
He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson, who was born Monday. "They made me feel like they were pulling for me and helping me through that finish". If there's soft conditions, maybe we tuck a hole location a little bit more, versus if we get real firm conditions and it gets windy, we're sitting there talking among ourselves saying, 'How do we tone this thing down?' Abbotsford golfer Adam Hadwin looks nearly certain to make the cut at the U.S.
Open. Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80. He was tied for 151st place five from the bottom. Paul Casey's triple bogey seven at the 3rd proved a blow from which he could not recover; the Englishman came perilously close to missing his ball in thigh-high greenside rough.
English says "They want par to be a good score, and this afternoon it will be". "I've got a busy summer, so I'm excited to play a lot of golf". The crew of six players at four under and five players at three under will have rolled through Erin Hills' (relatively) easy first two holes before the final pairings hit the course, and they could create a comeback.
If there were ever a time for 18-hole leader Rickie Fowler - now a shot off the lead - to win a major, this is it, with the decks cleared of so many in golf's upper tax bracket. I'm not just talking about his prodigious drives, though. Hitting 14 of 18 greens on the day , McGirt was hot out of the gate with three birdies on his first nine holes, including back-to-back birdies on Nos.
Open, where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. "I got off to a good start, but it sort of caught up with me as the round went on". Patrick Reed, Paul Casey , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood are at 8 under. But the late birdie spree was not enough to lift McIlroy to safety as the exit door loomed. After another week off, he will play the WGC-Bridgestone and PGA Championship.
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.