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Stuart Manley misses Open cut at Royal Birkdale

Stuart Manley misses Open cut at Royal Birkdale No doubt, the standouts were strong: Ian Poulter maintaining his audacious title bid, Richie Ramsay's reminding us that he boasts U.S. Amateur-winning pedigree, and Rory McIlroy's resurgence. He had to go through final qualifying at his home club Woburn where he managed to secure the last of three places in The Open Championship that were up for grabs. [Full Article...]

McIlroy 'ecstatic' as Open revival continues

The world number four seems to have rediscovered his game over the last 27 holes after consecutive missed cuts that seriously dented his confidence on the eve of the championship. I hit it at the right bunker trying to hold it and not let it ride the wind and possibly run into the left bunker. "This isn't the Ryder Cup, it's The Open", he said. [Full Article...]

Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open

Leader Spieth's eagle helps him beat tough conditions at Open Spieth, world number three and twice major champion, putted smoothly to pick up five birdies and did not drop a shot as fierce crosswinds buffeted the early starters at Royal Birkdale . "I thought today's round was extremely important", said Spieth in his post-round news conference. Wind? Rain? Sun? Check out the Open weather... [Full Article...]

Final round at Royal Birkdale

Looking for his first Open title, Spieth is three clear of Matt Kuchar . "It's tough to make putts when you're not that close to the hole". But the Floridian has never played in the final group in a major. Justin Thomas , Spieth's pal, shot a 63 in the third round of the U.S. Open last month. The wind was going to drop maybe five miles an hour but it was going to get wet and that was only goi... [Full Article...]

LA Lakers, Derrick Rose Have Free-Agent Meeting

LA Lakers, Derrick Rose Have Free-Agent Meeting That is a question that fans may very well have to grapple with, as a new report has come out indicating that the Bulls are one of the teams that Rose is interested in playing for next season. Rose has met with several teams over the past three weeks, including the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers . The Lakers are trying to entice Rose to sign with them, suggesting they can offer... [Full Article...]

Froome on brink of Tour de France glory

Froome on brink of Tour de France glory Only 22 km realistically stands between Chris Froome and a third consecutive Tour de France triumph but the British rider says he can not rest easy. "Was a case of making sure there weren't any massive losses on any days". Sagan's subsequent disqualification left the German team looking for another stage win, and Bodnar delivered on the seaside course in Marseilles. [Full Article...]

An All-American start to the British Open

In both cases, history is in play. Spieth was up to the task, though, and there was a two-shot swing on the 16th, Kuchar making double bogey after finding a bunker off the tee and then taking three putts. He rarely looked in trouble on his outward nine, narrowly missing a birdie on the 5th, before picking up a shot a hole later when his fantastic approach rolled out to five feet. [Full Article...]

Malignaggi on sparring with McGregor: 'He's capable and his power is good'

Malignaggi on sparring with McGregor: 'He's capable and his power is good' Malignaggi was one of McGregor's fiercest critics when he first obtained a boxing licence, back in February. Nestor "Nes" Gibbs, Matthew "The Hipster" Hunter, Alex "Doomsday" Lainez, Enrique "Casual Fan" Church, and Superman Steven will talk about today's events with the TBV family. [Full Article...]

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe Come Out as Sports Power Couple

For now, I'd much rather write about nearly anything else, including all of my awkward interactions with Sue Bird . Bird, who began dating Rapinoe in the fall, said she realized she was gay while at UConn, according to the story. "She's just so level-headed". But these moments, these stories, these treasures that I have carried with me from IN to Minnesota to OH to CT, have melded together to... [Full Article...]

British Open 2017: 'Pumped up' Ian Poulter ready to take on anyone

British Open 2017: 'Pumped up' Ian Poulter ready to take on anyone Spieth carded a bogey-free 65 at Royal Birkdale to share the clubhouse lead with US Open champion Brooks Koepka , whose round included four birdies and an eagle. "I'm in a bonus week", Poulter said. "It feels absolutely marvelous, it really does", he said. And just getting a feel for playing the different shots that you are required to play over here. [Full Article...]

Spurs on Kyrie Irving's short list of trade destinations, reports say

Spurs on Kyrie Irving's short list of trade destinations, reports say The two played for Team USA in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and during the NBA All-Star Festivities last February, Butler told ESPN's "First Take" that if he could pick any teammate in the NBA, he would select Irving. Griffin has not been replaced, with Koby Altman acting as interim GM. The New York Daily News reported that Anthony remains "focused on getting a deal done with Houston"... [Full Article...]

Coutinho Not For Sale, Insists Klopp

Coutinho Not For Sale, Insists Klopp So, that's how it is. Talking about Coutinho's importance in the team, Klopp said, "Phil is a very, very important player but we need to react better when he's not on the pitch". Speaking to ESPN Brasil at a time when rumours of Barca's interest in him were rife in March, he said: "Stay here and they will end up building a statue in your honour". [Full Article...]

Sweden names train Trainy McTrainface after winning public poll

Sweden names train Trainy McTrainface after winning public poll A Swedish rail operator has vowed to name one of its trains "Trainy McTrainface" after a public vote, saying it would bring joy to people disappointed when Britain rejected the name Boaty McBoatface for a polar research ship following a similar poll. [Full Article...]

Man United are interested in a PSG player

Man United are interested in a PSG player The right back became the enfant awful of the former French champions and is now paying the price as they look to offload their troublesome right back for £20m. Signing a quality right-back has been a top priority for Jose Mourinho this summer and Aurier can easily make the cut. PSG have since signed Dani Alves from Juventus so they won't need to find a replacement. [Full Article...]

Cubs' Kris Bryant not in lineup vs. Cardinals

Cubs' Kris Bryant not in lineup vs. Cardinals Will the Cubs stay hot and beat the Cardinals when the rivals open a new series at 2:20PM ET on Friday afternoon? Dexter Fowler went 3-for-4 with a steal. Pham was joined by Paul DeJong, Carson Kelly, and Randal Grichuk in tallying two runs apiece to help lead their team to victory. The righty was still able to notch a second straight quality start, though. [Full Article...]

Winning Yankees formula: Aaron Judge's mammoth HR + CC Sabathia

Winning Yankees formula: Aaron Judge's mammoth HR + CC Sabathia Three of New York's four runs were unearned. CC Sabathia celebrated his 37th birthday with a victory over the Mariners on Friday, with Aaron Judge delivering the biggest present - a towering three-run home run that almost exited Safeco Field - as the Yankees won their second straight, 5-1. [Full Article...]

Edvard Boasson Hagen claims stage 19 of the Tour

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. A few pine trees, tough old grasses, some stubborn flowers and, now joining that rare breed, Chris Froome . Cavendish, who was watching at home with a fractured shoulder, joined in the celebrations for his team mate who is so often the unsung hero in the Manxman's sprint victories. [Full Article...]

British Open 2017 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy battles back from poor start

British Open 2017 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy battles back from poor start But this was definitely the round that got me back into the championship". "To be in after two days and be under-par for this championship after the way I started, I'm ecstatic with that", McIlroy said. McIlroy has been struggling on the greens in recent weeks and even resorted to using three different putters during one tournament at the Travelers Championship , but he is a lot more comfortabl... [Full Article...]

John Wall agrees to $170 million extension with Wizards

John Wall agrees to $170 million extension with Wizards Wall made his announcement that he will be re-signing on Twitter. I just had to think it out with my family and friends, and made the decision. "Y'all know where I wanted to be at". The Wizards made it to the Eastern Conference Semifinals previous year and took it the full seven games before bowing out against the Boston Celtics . [Full Article...]

The factors that will decide Yu Darvish's trade fate

The factors that will decide Yu Darvish's trade fate A week of decision-making is about to happen. In the first three games of their four-game series in Baltimore, the Rangers have dropped three straight, by a combined score of 25-4, to an Orioles team that had just been outscored 27-11 in a three-game sweep at the hands of the Chicago Cubs . [Full Article...]


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