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Rory McIlroy exhausted after spending 'seven years trying to please everyone'

McIlroy, who won the British Open in 2014 and missed the defense of the claret jug past year because of injury, shot a 2-under 69 and was three strokes off earl...


Suhr finishes first in Olympic Trials

Former University of Southern Mississippi track and field standout Tori Bowie will be a busy woman at the 2016 Summer Olympics. While Felix was left to re...


Calgary Dinos receiver Simonise bypassed in 2016 National Football League supplemental draft

The team who bids the earliest pick for the player wins the right to sign that player and forfeits the corresponding pick in the next year's NFL Draft. The bi...


Rays drop 5th straight; beaten by Red Sox 4-1

With Craig Kimbrel holding down the closer role, Ziegler will replace setup man Koji Uehara in all likelihood, while providing a second option to close games...


Raonic stuns Federer in five sets to make Wimbledon final

A disappointed Roger Federer took to the microphone yesterday after his five-set loss to Canada's Milos Raonic at the semi-finals of Wimbledon yesterday. "...


Through hail and heat, Froome in control of Tour

As we have seen in the past few years, the teams which come to the Tour with one single objective are more likely to be successful. BMC had a great start to ...


Suhr tops USA trials in pole vault

World champion Tori Bowie gained the victory in the 200 in 22.25 seconds with collegian Deajah Stevens (22.30) and a lunging Jenna Prandini (22.53) edging...


Facebook Messenger Gets Instant Articles

Now that Instant Articles are in Messenger, their popularity is only set to grow, especially considering the fact that Messenger has a hefty 900 million users. ...


Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt on return at UFC 200

She wore some heavy blows and crosses and her nose was badly broken, pouring blood as her night went from bad to much, much worse. I feel wonderful. I'm going t...


Five key moments from France v Germany

France have twice beaten Portugal en route to Euro success, Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane netting extra-time winners in the semi-finals of the 1984 and ...


Lydia Ko surges into U.S. Women's Open lead

The 19-year-old Ko has won two majors - the ANA Inspiration this year and the Evian Championship last year - but she's trying to win her first U.S. Women's Open...


Conte to turn Chelsea's 'small flame' into 'blazing inferno'

The 35-year-old defender has been the club captain since the beginning of Jose Mourinho's first spell at Stamford Bridge , and overall Terry has been a Blue si...


Spurs' Jean-Charles to make Summer League debut

Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns ) - Booker has also been impressive (26 PPG and 6.5 APG through two games) for the Suns' Summer League team. In five summer league ga...


Earnhardt Jr. a scratch in NH with concussion symptoms

Earnhardt has been experiencing symptoms since taking hard hits at Michigan International Speedway and Daytona International Speedway. "I wasn't feeling great...


An emotional Popovich bids farewell to Duncan, with thanks

What resulted was an emotional, heartfelt dialogue from Popovich, who has often said (perhaps hyperbolically) that he wouldn't continue to coach without Duncan...


Amanda Nunes to be next opponent after win over Miesha Tate?

For the 28-year-old Brazilian, the moment was not unlike the dozens of other first-time champions, except for one noteworthy difference: Nunes is the first open...


Tim Tebow is not speaking at Republican National Convention

Thursday night, Tim Tebow declared his attendance at next week's Republican National Convention was nothing more than "a rumor". RNC leaders and campaign of...


Cook expects good show from England debutant Ball

Many believed that Amir should have been banned for life for what he did but the 24-year-old said: "Everyone has a right to give an opinion or say something but...


'Old Man' Misbah leads from front with Lord's ton

Two late wickets from Woakes turned the early advantage back in England's favour, leaving Ball to admit Trevor Bayliss's men must capitalise today. It looke...


Olympic champion Allyson Felix fails to make United States of America team for Rio Games

Olympic Trials to make the Olympic Team, those plans changed. Felix will run the 400m and 4x400m in Rio, but she will not defend her Olympic 200m gold medal...


Muschamp trying to imitate Spurrier's success, not quips

Now, that was closer to a Spurrier one-liner. "I've always enjoyed my attachment to my team, my coaches , and I've enjoyed representing LSU tremendously", Mile...


Tim Duncan pens thank you letter on Spurs website

Whether you liked the flashy, in-your-face play style of Kobe Bryant or the generic fundamental works of Tim Duncan these two will be remembered greatly in th...


Ranieri banks on Ahmed Musa

Ranieri has been very busy in the transfer market already, bringing in Nampalys Mendy , Luis Hernandez and Ron-Robert Zieler, as well as Musa. "I have neve...


No bike? No worries: Froome takes to his heels

Va Va Froome's bike was badly damaged and, with his Team Sky support vehicle five minutes away, he picked himself up and began to run the last mile towards the ...


Rory McIlroy pleased with encouraging opening round at The Open Championship

I don't want to force golf on anyone but I feel like golf is a great vehicle to instil values in kids. The 16-foot putt looked good until the last turn, c...


All-Star Game victor shouldn't get home-field advantage in World Series

The lead was short-lived, though, as homers from Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez in the second inning off Johnny Cueto gave the American...


Ndour Signs NBA Deal with Knicks

A new chapter is about to be written. The New York Knicks agreed to a deal with forward Maurice Ndour . On a guaranteed two-year deal, there's a clear desire...


Lowry over Oakmont collapse, says he'll be stronger at Troon

That's just the way it is, that's the game we play. "I don't mean the players I was playing with, I meant the times more so!" "I would have never been able to...


Republicans Escalate War on Attorneys General Over Exxon Climate Change Probe

FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a new conference in New York. The panel has demanded that sta...


Baylor's Russell Earns Davey O'Brien Watch List Spot

If Barrett throws 13 more touchdown passes this season, he will set the OSU record for most touchdown passes in a career. Last year, he broke 14 single-season s...


Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win

Sure, Hosmer didn't singlehandedly win the Royals the World Series like Bumgarner did for the Giants, but he was a huge part of it. Mets fans are going to remem...


Reed, Thomas extending US dominance at Troon

Their countrymen have won the last six Opens at Troon and Patrick Reed recorded the first eagle this time around after holing his wedge approach on the third bo...


Republican power brokers in talks to end efforts to unbind Trump's delegates

Comey told the committee that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was monitoring the threat of violence at the conventions "very, very carefully". "I do not w...


UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Portugal and Poland

However, Ronaldo netted from the spot in the shootout to edge towards a crowning glory for what he described as an already "privileged" career having won three ...


Broncos up guaranteed offer to Von Miller

The Broncos ridiculously low-balled Miller with their first offer in guaranteed money. On NFL Network, Rapoport added to his original report , saying a deal ...


Chris Froome retains Tour de France lead despite Mont Ventoux chaos

Chris Froome didn't give up competing in the Tour de France race this Bastille Day, despite his sudden bike collision during the event. So while waiting for h...


Spurs make it official, sign veteran Pau Gasol

Outside of the Golden State Warriors' "Death Star Lineup" formation with Kevin Durant now in the fold, the Spurs are still likely one of the few teams that coul...


Draymond Green arrest video surfaces

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was arrested for assault Sunday in MI. East Lansing Police Lt Scott Wrigglesworth says the male victim was no...


Spieth's Olympic decision pains him

I didn't get into golf to get other people into the game. McIlroy opted out of the Games due to concerns over the Zika virus, but has also made it clear he vi...


Horford supposedly not impressed by Howard signing, Hawks fan support

The Hawks may still keep Horford in the line-up, but according to Mass Live , they would definitely need to unload some players in order to make space to p...


Pakistan wins toss, elects to bat in Amir's return test

All three received five-year bans from cricket and, together with sports agent Mazhar Majeed, jail terms. Having won the toss and elected to bat first the tou...


Monty feared worst after 1st hole at Troon

Phil Mickelson came thisclose to draining a birdie putt on the 18th green for a 62, which would have been the lowest round ever recorded in major championship...


Iguodala says Thunder not Cavs or Warriors should've won 2016 championship

Iguodala came back with, "We locked them down". "Now that we got KD, I can say it -€” they were the best team in the league past year, in the playoffs". "Some...


Fired Aide Sues Trump to Stop $10 Million Arbitration Demand

Trump claims political consultant Samuel Nunberg violated confidentiality clauses in his employment contracts by leaking a gossip item in May about a public fig...


Habana misses out on South Africa's Olympic rugby squad

One 15-a-side worldwide, Juan de Jongh, did make South Africa's 12-man squad while another, Francois Hougaard, is one of two traveling reserves. Powell has ca...


U.S. Women's Olympic gymnastics team chosen

And it was the team most expected. In the all-important Olympic team final, three gymnasts compete on each apparatus and all three scores count. Will she ...


Froome keeps yellow jersey amid 'mayhem' in Tour de France

Chris Froome's extraordinary run up Mont Ventoux in the yellow jersey will go down in Tour de France history. Froome tells French TV "Ventoux is full of s...


Bielema: Arkansas Not Very Sexy But on the Rise in SEC West

But in a span of two, unprompted, sentences during his opening remarks, the Arkansas coach seemed to take a shot at three SEC programs at the same time . When ...


Baby Trains to Rocky Video

Charlie's parents have been sure to only let him watch the training montage in the 1979 movie, due to the violent nature of the rest of the film. "It brings a s...


British tennis champ Andy Murray has a smash at malaria on court

On Wednesday, Murray won a tough first set against Tsonga and then easily took the second. Sam Querrey , the No. 28 player who took down Novak Djokovic, plays...