• USGA apologizes, admits course conditions at Shinnecock too tough
USGA apologizes, admits course conditions at Shinnecock too tough

But the only player that mattered turned out to be Brooks Koepka , the ultimate champion from the penultimate pairing. It was there during the first two rounds of this U.S. "My father introduced me and my brother to golf", Koepka said. "He'll say to me all the time: 'It must be so boring walking around in the crowd watching me play.' And I'm like,...

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  • Landon Donovan Ripped By Former USMNT Players For Supporting Mexico (TWEETS)
Landon Donovan Ripped By Former USMNT Players For Supporting Mexico (TWEETS)

An American soccer star is attracting criticism - from fans and former teammates alike - for appearing in a Wells Fargo ad that encourages USA fans to root for Mexico in the World Cup. "Nah man!", tweeted former American soccer star Cobi Jones, a native of MI who was injured by a head butt from Mexico's Rafa Marquez in 2002. Taylor Twellman, a ...

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  • Conor McGregor expresses regret over bus brawl after brief court appearance
Conor McGregor expresses regret over bus brawl after brief court appearance

He is charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of felony criminal mischief, while Cowley is being charged with one count of misdemeanor assault and one count of criminal mischief, according to the New York City Police Department.

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  • U.S. Open 2018 winners/losers
U.S. Open 2018 winners/losers

Not the players, who blasted the USGA for the severity of the greens on Saturday. "Frankly, we missed it with the wind, " he said. That's what kept him from winning the second U.S. Johnson then had to play the remaining holes unsure of what his score was. The USGA tucked several hole locations near the edges of the crowned greens at Shinneco...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association looking into Mexico supporter anti-gay chants during Germany match
Federation Internationale de Football Association looking into Mexico supporter anti-gay chants during Germany match

Germany was the only team to go undefeated in the 2014 World Cup on their route to the title, but I guess that is because they did not play Mexico . Germany were exposed by Mexico's counter-attacking, and if the Mexicans had been more accurate with their final pass they would not have had to endure a tense finale.

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  • Spirited Mexico shock holders Germany 1-0 at World Cup
Spirited Mexico shock holders Germany 1-0 at World Cup

And yet, the tactical setup against Mexico would have suggested otherwise. Out of all of Germany's players, Ozil struggled the most against this approach. If anything, the scoreline might have flattered Germany as Mexico wasted a number of fine chances on the counter. Their aggression and directness posed Germany endless problems and if oth...

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  • Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit
Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit

Both literally and figuratively. Lozano's victor made the earth move in Mexico City, where seismologists detected a minor tremor possibly caused by "widespread jumping during the goal". According to the club's official website , Nemanja said: "We had a lot of pressure before this qualification, as we didn't go to Brazil [for the 2014 World Cup...

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  • Eddie Jones: England loss 'like a horror movie'
Eddie Jones: England loss 'like a horror movie'

It was the 300th Test win by the Springboks since they debuted in 1891 and a wonderful way for loosehead prop Tendai "The Beast" Mtawarira to celebrate his 100th cap. "We started the game well but it was a bit like a horror movie", said Jones, after the defeat in Bloemfontein. "It's a tough period at the minute".

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  • National Basketball Association reportedly considering an end to one-and-done rule
National Basketball Association reportedly considering an end to one-and-done rule

Zach Lowe , a trusted National Basketball Association insider working for ESPN, has received word from around the league officials want changes drafted into the rulebook. The NBA is reportedly exploring the possibility of ending the infamous one-and-done rule that forces many potential professional basketball players to head to college for at least...

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  • Phil Mickelson sarcastically raises arms in celebration after triumphing at No. 13
Phil Mickelson sarcastically raises arms in celebration after triumphing at No. 13

Mickelson and Johnston shared a laugh after the ordeal, but Mickelson was assessed a two-stroke penalty. "When he heard that he called Mike Davis and said 'If I've done something that crosses the line that much, then I need to withdraw immediately, ' " Amy said.

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  • Neymar to make World Cup bow with Brazil, Germany launch campaign
Neymar to make World Cup bow with Brazil, Germany launch campaign

A shaky warm-up campaign had called into question the dominant form the Germans showed in qualifying, but experience and records were on their side, having won every opening game at major tournaments since Joachim Loew took over as coach in 2006.

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  • Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

In defeat, Germany failed to score in an opening game at a World Cup for the first time since 1978, while Mexico extend their first-fixture unbeaten streak to six matches. Their next game is against South Korea on Saturday 23 June, and then against Sweden on Wednesday 27 June. With Mexico now in the driving seat to secure top spot in Group F,...

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  • Zach Johnson Angered By 'Pure Carnage' On The US Open Course
Zach Johnson Angered By 'Pure Carnage' On The US Open Course

The Open took its traditionally savage setup to an even more perverse level. Hall of Famer Gary Player called it "the worst golf course I have ever seen in the 63 years as a professional golfer", and Henrik Stenson said the greens were like "putting on broccoli".

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  • Mexico beats cup holders Germany
Mexico beats cup holders Germany

Mexico's Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring the opening goal. But the Moscow upset can not be considered too much of a surprise given that Spain succumbed to a 5-1 hammering at the hands of the Netherlands upon commencing their title defence in 2014, whereas France lost to Senegal in 2002.

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  • Kazuki Nakajima puts No.8 Toyota on pole
Kazuki Nakajima puts No.8 Toyota on pole

It was Kazuki Nakajima who put in a terrific lap time of 3min 15.377sec (less than six-tenths off Kamui Kobayashi's record Le Mans lap set in 2017 qualifying) to put the auto on pole. The #1 Rebellion finished fourth, 0.036s clear of the #17 SMP Racing entry. The 2014 European Le Mans Series champion shaved a tenth off his Wednesday benchmark...

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  • Alonso wins Le Mans to edge closer to Triple Crown
Alonso wins Le Mans to edge closer to Triple Crown

It's Toyota's first victory at the 20th attempt, and the first win for a Japanese manufacturer since Mazda's success in 1991. Alonso, bidding to win the second leg of motor racing's Triple Crown of the Monaco GP, Le Mans and the Indy 500, drove the Toyota No8 for a two-hour and forty-five-minute burst.

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  • Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity to fight bankruptcy case
Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity to fight bankruptcy case

His legal team at Sylvester Amiel Lewin & Horne argue his position as attache to the European Union is covered by the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. "Sports is incredibly important in Africa and is fast becoming a universal language, a form of social diplomacy and a leveller between people from vastly different and unequal social...

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  • Technology saved France against Australia
Technology saved France against Australia

FW Kylian Mbappe , 6 - Now the youngest player to ever start in a competitive global tournament for France and that maturity was reflected by the way he performed as if he was one of the more experienced members of the squad on the day - particularly early on.

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  • Wta Nottingham: Johanna Konta will seek revenge over Donna Vekic
Wta Nottingham: Johanna Konta will seek revenge over Donna Vekic

The windy conditions made life hard for both players but ultimately it was the extra power of Konta, who reached the final here 12 months ago, that made the difference in a 6-4 7-6 (7/5) victory. The Australian was the victor in their first meeting, in Acapulco qualifying in 2014, 6-2, 6-4; Osaka gained her revenge this January in the third round o...

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  • Former Oregon football player found dead near crash site
Former Oregon football player found dead near crash site

The impact of the crash near Martin Luther King Jr. After sunrise, a woman walking near the area noticed a hand poking out of the brush. Leiato was 21 years old. "After arriving on campus as a linebacker, the 5'11", 198-pound Leiato got involved on special teams as a true freshman and ultimately shifted to safety as a sophomore.

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