Friday October 20-th, 2017

De Bruyne backs Lukaku to succeed at Man United

He played really well at his traditional left back position and came to attacking lines whenever his teammates needed him to be there while the teenager Phil Foden was also very impressive. Now on the books with West Ham are Andy Carroll, Diafra Sa...

Spieth a huge chalk favorite after epic Moving Day at The Open

By the turn, Kuchar had leveled with his 23-year-old rival and there looked to be hope for clubhouse leader Li Haotong of China, who carded a special round of 63 earlier in the day. But Spieth roared back with a birdie and then an eagle and from th...

Branden Grace shoots first 62 in a major

The greens are fairly slow and rolling perfectly, the rough isn't awful, and balls that might in firmer conditions find their way into fairway bunkers are staying put. Grace started his round with a birdie and kept rolling from there. "My caddie told...

British Open field is wide open - Spieth British Open field is wide open - Spieth

The 38-year-old journeyman from Wales ranked No. 520 in the world teed off in his first British Open on Thursday after 13 years of struggling as a pro. He has only one other top-10 finish at the British Open, and Rose has been known to complain about...

Spieth snares two-shot British Open lead

Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 following an opening 65, but he conceded he needed some good luck to post a halfway total of 134, matching the record in an Open at Birkdale set by Craig Stadler in 1983. Playing with Australian Jason Day, Ame...

Froome on brink of Tour de France glory

The Colombian is 54 seconds behind the Team Sky cyclist who has increased his lead in the event. "If you look at the top 10, majority are never going to become time trialists unless they work on it, so majority will never win the Tour".

Sharp Spieth sails at British Open

The Northern Irishman had bogeyed five of those holes on Thursday before recovering to end the opening day on one over-par, and he was able to carry his good work into his second round. He even briefly managed to tie Spieth for the lead when he birdi...

Spieth out in front in British Open

He topped the leaderboard overnight along with compatriots Jordan Spieth , the number-three ranked former Masters and US Open champion, and Brooks Koepka , the reigning US Open champion. "I thought that would have an effect on me", he added...

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

Spieth never looked as if he was under any stress, except for his tee shot into the bunker on No. 8. "I played pretty solid today", said the 27-year-old after a round that contained just 21 putts. Just like that, he was three shots behind. "I'm alw...

Ram Nath Kovind set to win as the 14th President of India

Both the BJP and the opposition chose them because they are Dalits, which made it hard for other parties across the political spectrum to reject them. "This is a very emotional moment", Kovind told reporters after being elected President of India. ...

Quick ruling expected on OJ Simpson by parole board Quick ruling expected on OJ Simpson by parole board

On Thursday, July 20 , he is facing "the parole hearing of the century ", dubbed so by Christopher Darden , the prosecutor who was part of the team that failed to get him convicted in the 1995 trial for the murder of his wife Nicole Simpson and ...

Redskins, Cousins fail to agree on long-term deal by deadline Redskins, Cousins fail to agree on long-term deal by deadline

Cousins explained his thinking Tuesday during a radio appearance on D.C.'s 106.7 The Fan. "I felt like I want to allow the next six months to give me more information about our organization so that I can make a more informed decision". The last op...

Federer gets record-breaking 8th Wimbledon title Federer gets record-breaking 8th Wimbledon title

This one was all Federer , who had been tied at seven championships with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw in what's still officially called Gentlemen's Singles. "It's very special but it's borderline unusual for me because he will always be my her...

Ecstatic Federer out to keep on rewriting the history books Ecstatic Federer out to keep on rewriting the history books

Williams of course skipped the grass warm-up events but has a natural ease on the surface and her record here needs no explanation. Even though she said here that she's not sure how she found her way to that 2015 final, she already claimed the 201...

Federer reaches semi-final Federer reaches semi-final

But then his body intervened. Although he's not been anywhere near his best at this year's tournament, Murray has dealt with four potentially testing opponents easily so far. "I just need to do all of the right things and be even more diligent and ...

Morris brace gives U.S. wild win vs. Martinique

Panama had a solid start to its 2017 Gold Cup campaign, drawing 1-1 to the United States . Omar Gonzalez opened the scoring early in the second half before Jordan Morris struck twice to seal the victory in an entertaining battle at Raymond Ja...

Andy Murray praised for shutting down reporter's 'casual sexism' Andy Murray praised for shutting down reporter's 'casual sexism'

Should he survive that, he'll have to play the victor of a section of the bracket that includes Djokovic (2), Roger Federer (3), Milos Raonic (6), and Tomas Berdych (11). Roger Federer becomes the absolute favorite after Novak Djokovic ret...

Yankees option eliminated as Cubs splash for Jose Quintana Yankees option eliminated as Cubs splash for Jose Quintana

The Chicago Cubs , refusing to sit back and savor last year's World Series championship, opened the second half by jump-starting the trade deadline Thursday with a deal that stunned the baseball industry. For a team searching desperately for a c...

Virat Kohli trolled for posting Punam Raut's picture while congratulating Mithali Raj Virat Kohli trolled for posting Punam Raut's picture while congratulating Mithali Raj

The sluggish manner in which the team scored the runs during the middle overs cost the team badly as they could only put up 226 runs on the board which captain Meg Lanning (76*) and Ellyse Perry (60) made short work of while chasing down.

Wimbledon 2017: Sam Querrey comes up with Andy Murray injury conspiracy theory Wimbledon 2017: Sam Querrey comes up with Andy Murray injury conspiracy theory

Given the fact that it was on this same court where Raonic ousted Federer previous year in the semi-finals, many people expected the same kind of battle, maybe with a slightly different outcome. "It's a really big deal, my first ( Grand Slam ) semifi...

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