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Sport Jordan Spieth out in front in British Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth out in front in British Open

He reckons he made it home by July 1 or so. The odds are in my favour - seven first-time Major winners on the trot. I made a few really good par saves and as I made the turn I really wanted to stay bogey free. And then I'm hitting it tighter but it hasn't been going in. "In 2008, I shanked it out of bounds with a three-iron", he said. "I feel like I play well over here".

Sport McIlroy shows his class by bouncing back in great style
Author: 0 McIlroy shows his class by bouncing back in great style

McIlroy had seemed out of all contention when he covered the first six holes of his opening round on Thursday in five-over. After those six holes, Fitzgerald gave McIlroy an x-rated pep talk. Shouts of "Come on Rory lad!" rang out amid the Birkdale dunes, with masses heading for the exits after Rory's three ball had finished. With more rain and heavier winds in the forecast for Friday, McIlroy won't have much room for error.

Sport Boulder weather: Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected over the weekend
Author: 0 Boulder weather: Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected over the weekend

High of 96 for Corpus. The same upper level high pressure will be migrating back south closer to our area and will limit, but not quite eliminate, our rain chances. Tuesday , mostly sunny, with a high near 84. The showers and thunderstorms will then continue through the overnight period and into Sunday when we could see a shower or thunderstorm at any time.

Sport Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale
Author: 0 Stenson a victim of burglary near Royal Birkdale

On Wednesday, the R&A's chief executive, Martin Slumber, spoke of enhanced security measures at the Open; incidents akin to what happened to Stenson have never been reported before at the UK's only major. "When I finished my round today I was informed that the house where I am staying had been (burglarized)", Stenson said in a statement. "If you see people Bossed up in this way, feel free to ask what they were doing between 12 and 4 yesterday".

Sport Mets' Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish career with the A's
Author: 0 Mets' Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish career with the A's

Cespedes, 31, who was acquired by the Mets in a 2015 midseason trade, sent a different message in November. Yoenis Cespedes started his Major League Baseball career in Oakland, and he would like it to end there, too. The praise for his former manager was a dig at current Mets manager Terry Collins , whether it was intentional or not. Cespedes went on to make things a bit more awkward when he told Slusser about his great relationship with A's manager Bob Melvin , something he'd ...

Sport John Wall Commits to Wizards Long Term With Huge Contract Extension
Author: 0 John Wall Commits to Wizards Long Term With Huge Contract Extension

A player has to reach certain parameters to qualify, including making an All-NBA team the prior season. Wall will remain in D.C. on a four-year, $170 million extension , according to insider David Aldridge. The Wizards prioritized returning their core this offseason by also matching forward Otto Porter to a four-year, $106.5 million maximum offer sheet.

Sport National Football League wrapping up its investigation into Ezekiel Elliott
Author: 0 National Football League wrapping up its investigation into Ezekiel Elliott

Still, if the NFL's investigation has taken a year at this point, it seems unlikely the league will decide to let Elliott off the hook, even if the suspension is only one game. Elliott has since been involved in other questionable off-field incidents such as pulling a women's top down and exposing her breast during a St.

Sport Stage 19 latest updates as Chris Froome vies for fourth title
Author: 0 Stage 19 latest updates as Chris Froome vies for fourth title

The sprinters had been expected to dominate the race, but with an all-important time trail in Marseille to follow, the focus remained on a conservative strategy. He was also second on Stage 16 and third on Stages 11 and 14. "I'll do my maximum for sure", he said. "I'm happy to get through, also better than in previous years - I've always struggled (in the Alps) so it's nice to get that one out of the way now".

Sport PGA Open: Rory McIlroy 'ecstatic' after second-round 68
Author: 0 PGA Open: Rory McIlroy 'ecstatic' after second-round 68

Making an important par save on the seventh (and then again on the eighth) - following a sequence of four straight dropped shots - was crucial in changing his fortunes on the opening day of the game's oldest major. I had to find a couple of little key thoughts, and I feel like I have. "I just need to keep that for the next two days and I can't wait". That expected wind and rain should make for a fascinating second round, but it's an opportunity for McIlroy to make a statement early on Friday.

Sport Air France unveils 'Joon': Its new lower-cost airline
Author: 0 Air France unveils 'Joon': Its new lower-cost airline

According to Air France, the airlines visual identity will be based on an electric blue colour code symbolizing what the airline said was its "dynamic attitude, as well as the sky, space and travel". Its creation will improve the profitability of the Air France Group, enabling it to reduce its costs and ensure the sustainability of its business model.

Sport Jurgen Klopp tells Barcelona to forget about Philippe Coutinho
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp tells Barcelona to forget about Philippe Coutinho

Swatting Barcelona's hand away from the Coutinho jar feels good. "He's a fantastic player so it's no surprise that there's teams interested in him", said Lallana. "Stay here and they will end up building a statue in your honour", Coutinho said. Seasoned observers will argue every player has his price, and usually Barcelona and Real Madrid bully their way to a successful conclusion.

Author: 0 West Ham United Agree Deal For Javier Hernandez — BREAKING

But Hernandez himself repeats consistently that his goals are of secondary importance compared to results. The deadly poacher also enjoyed a good spell in Germany, as he bagged 39 goals in 76 games for Leverkusen. Is it just me or is there more than a passing resemblance to a certain Tony Cottee. Mourinho admits he wouldn't have sold Hernandez at United. And as if Hammers fans weren't excited enough you can now sit back and enjoy all of the Mexican's strikes from the last two seasons ...

Sport Liverpool FC Unveil Third Summer Signing: Andy Robertson
Author: 0 Liverpool FC Unveil Third Summer Signing: Andy Robertson

This was possible largely due to the fact that the player only had a year to run on his current contract and was desperate to return to the Premier League after he and his Hull City teammates were relegated at the end of last season. The Scottish international's move has ended a three-year association with Hull, which has seen him make 116 appearances for the East Yorkshire outfit, as well as scoring five goals.

Sport Twins to acquire P Garcia from Braves
Author: 0 Twins to acquire P Garcia from Braves

FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman confirmed Garcia is on the move. Garcia's past shoulder problems seem to be subject to scrutiny, and rightfully so. The Twins were asking for an additional Braves player in the deal as well, the source said, though not necessarily a major leaguer.

Sport McIlroy 'ecstatic' as Open revival continues
Author: 0 McIlroy 'ecstatic' as Open revival continues

Only, McIlroy kept at it, forcing the pieces of his game together like a kid puzzling out a jigsaw. Chris Wood would probably have made the cut with a par on the 18th and nearly certainly with a birdie, but chose to make absolutely certain by holing out with an eight iron from 194 yards for an eagle.

Sport Kyrie Irving asked Cavaliers for trade last week
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving asked Cavaliers for trade last week

He played 64 games, starting all of them. Rose played his first seven years with the Chicago Bulls and named the NBA MVP in 2010-2011 season. It wasn't all that long ago that Rose was an MVP with the Chicago Bulls . The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't made many moves thus far in free agency. Irving has played six seasons in the National Basketball Association.

Sport Bolt to run 100m in London farewell
Author: 0 Bolt to run 100m in London farewell

Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt clocked 10.06 seconds in his most recent outing last month in the Czech Republic - a far cry from his world record time of 9.58, set eight years ago in Berlin. Van Niekerk has had an awesome start to his worldwide campaign, breaking the world best and Bolt's meet record over 300m in the Czech Republic last month.

Sport Joe Gomez wants to stay at Liverpool this season
Author: 0 Joe Gomez wants to stay at Liverpool this season

I was clear with the boy, and I was talking from the first day with him. "I had to say, 'if you don't want to be involved because you do not fell OK then you have to train alone until this period of time happens'. Van Dijk was the subject of a botched move by Liverpool earlier in the summer, with Southampton reporting the Merseyside club to the Premier League for an alleged illegal approach.

Author: 0 BBC Confirm Chelsea have Agreed Bargain Fee to Sign Star

Morata is expected to leave Madrid's training camp in the United States as soon as possible. Having left him out of their 25-man preseason tour squad, the Blues seem set to sell Nemanja Matic, but they have gained £40m midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco .

Sport Mesut Ozil closing in on a new deal at the Emirates
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil closing in on a new deal at the Emirates

And the famed Paris United , who have a glowing reputation on all matters PSG and who yesterday reported an agreement between PSG and Alexis, have today dropped a bombshell. The Chilean star wants to leave Arsenal this summer and with his contract expiring at the end of next season, many feel Sanchez will not be playing for the Gunners in the new campaign.

Sport Bengals' Adam Jones to miss opener for personal conduct violation
Author: 0 Bengals' Adam Jones to miss opener for personal conduct violation

According to the criminal complaint obtained by Fox19.com at the time, Jones was accused of assaulting a man by "pushing and poking" him in the eye. Jones has not directly commented on the letter or whether he will appeal, but his agent Peter Schaffer released a statement shortly after receiving notice of the suspension.

Sport Trai Turner agrees four-year, $45m deal with Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Trai Turner agrees four-year, $45m deal with Carolina Panthers

On interim general manager Marty Hurney's first day back on the job , it already looks like he's getting started on correcting that problem. Selected No. The extension for Turner now puts him near the top among offensive guards in the NFL. Turner has started every game since that season, earning two trips to the Pro Bowl.

Sport Club rage: Garcia gets angry, hurts shoulder at British Open
Author: 0 Club rage: Garcia gets angry, hurts shoulder at British Open

Sergio Garcia said he "wasn't very smart" after deciding to slam his club into a bush during Friday's second round of The Open Championship. The Spaniard hit a poor tee shot at the short fourth hole at Royal Birkdale and was then left with a hard second from off the green, with the bush hindering his backswing.

Sport Cubs interested in Rangers ace Yu Darvish
Author: 0 Cubs interested in Rangers ace Yu Darvish

Darvish is an impending free agent and would instantly become the best available starting pitcher should Texas indeed make him available. Chicago has struggled to stay above.500 for much of the season, but the defending World Series champions have started to play better in recent weeks.

Sport Carolina Panthers release offensive tackle Michael Oher
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers release offensive tackle Michael Oher

Oher started the first thee games in 2016, but a concussion sustained in Week 3 caused him to miss the remainder of the season. According to a report from the Charlotte Observer , he qualifies for injury compensation. We were not going to force the issue. The Panthers had left Oher off their unofficial 2017 depth chart released last month, a sign the team was leaning toward releasing him.

Sport Cylclone running back named to Walker Watch List
Author: 0 Cylclone running back named to Walker Watch List

Freeman needs 937 yards this season to break the UO career rushing record set by LaMichael James, who won the Doak Walker Award in 2010. Lindsay is coming of his junior year when he rushed for 1,189 yards (not including the bowl game) and led the Pac-12 in rushing touchdowns with 16.

Sport Details of Stevie Wonder & Tomeeka Robyn Bracy's Star-Studded Wedding
Author: 0 Details of Stevie Wonder & Tomeeka Robyn Bracy's Star-Studded Wedding

The outlet reports that the wedding was lavish and it included hundreds of butterflies being released during the nuptials. People quoted a source as saying: "It was a attractive wedding". The Sun reported Legend, Usher and Pharrell Williams performed for Wonder and Bracy before the singer serenaded his bride, who is also mom to two other children.

Sport Kevin Pietersen eyes worldwide return, could play for Proteas in 2019
Author: 0 Kevin Pietersen eyes worldwide return, could play for Proteas in 2019

Pietersen was sacked by the England and Wales cricket board after the Ashes loss in the 2013-2014 season. Pietersen came to the crease when England one-day batsman Jason Roy was out for 17 when he trod on his stumps facing Essex's Mohammad Amir, with the Pakistan global left-arm paceman then having Aaron Finch caught behind on his way to 2-13 from his four overs.

Sport Manchester United abandon their pursuit of Tottenham Hotpsur's Eric Dier
Author: 0 Manchester United abandon their pursuit of Tottenham Hotpsur's Eric Dier

But despite rumours of United being willing to offer up to £60m for the 23-year-old England star, Spurs are seemingly not prepared to budge. Dier's current contract with the North London club runs until 2021, which means that it will be hard for United to reach an agreement with Spurs - especially given that the player has also not indicated a desire to leave the club.

Sport Monaco to ask Federation Internationale de Football Association to punish clubs approaching Kylian Mbappe
Author: 0 Monaco to ask Federation Internationale de Football Association to punish clubs approaching Kylian Mbappe

The statement then suggested they may report the clubs to the French football authorities, as well as FIFA and request disciplinary proceedings be opened. Arsenal , Real Madrid as well as Paris Saint-Germain are just a few of the clubs that have publicly expressed an interest in the France worldwide over the past couple of months, with a world-record big touted in order to land his signature.

Sport Arsenal goalkeeper signs for Juventus
Author: 0 Arsenal goalkeeper signs for Juventus

The Poland global has been out of the picture at Arsenal for the last few years, having spent the last two seasons on loan with Roma . Szczesny has spent the last two seasons on loan in Serie A with Roma and his displays between the sticks for the Giallorossi have impressed Juventus .

Sport Catfish directors in talks to helm Mega Man movie
Author: 0 Catfish directors in talks to helm Mega Man movie

As you may know, Fox secured the rights to develop a Mega Man film earlier this year, with Heroes actor Masi Oka and Chernin Entertainment lined up to produce. The game spawned close to 130 titles in its wake and turned Mega Man into a pop culture phenomenon - so it's no surprise that a film adaptation has been in the works for quite some time.

Sport Leonardo Bonucci joins AC Milan on five-year contract
Author: 0 Leonardo Bonucci joins AC Milan on five-year contract

The 24-year-old right back moved to Juventus, the 2017 UEFA Champions League finalist, at the request of coach Massimiliano Allegri, who had worked with him at Milan . "From highly respected opponent to a Red and Black pillar: welcome, Leo", his new club said. "I think of Baresi, Costacurta, Maldini, Nesta, Tassotti".