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Coats: I didn't mean to be disrespectful


Montenegro's statement respectfully but firmly negated Trump's claims. "That's my foreign policy experience", said Ron Kaufman, a longtime RNC committeeman from MA and former political director for President George H.W. Speaking at OzyFest - a festival of talks and music - in Central Park, New York on Saturday, Clinton also said Russian agents were targeting the November midterm elections in a renewed attempt to disrupt U.S. Read More »

Sri Lanka vs South Africa


After being dismissed for 126 and 73 in the first Test in Galle, the tourists were skittled for 124 in just 34.5 overs on Saturday, with offspinner Akila Dananjaya taking 5-52. Keshav Maharaj, who took 9-129 in Sri Lanka's first-innings 338, struck in successive overs to remove Gunathilaka (61) and Dhananjaya de Silva (0). Read More »

Man United's Alexis Sanchez to join US tour after resolving issues


The Chile forward, who accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in February for tax fraud, missed the start of the tour as he was unable to get a USA visa. Jesse Lingard , Ashley Young and Marcus Rashford should also be missing after playing in the playoff. Alexis Sanchez is due to join up with his team-mates in the coming days after visa issues delayed his trip to America. Read More »

Shubhankar celebrates 22nd birthday with even par round; Tiger roars again


I've never been anywhere near before. "It's one of my better rounds I've played". His round of 66 was his best weekend round at a major since the 2010 US Open. Woods gave one back at the tough 16th, though. He gave this one his signature fist pump as the crowd went insane. Woods asked the gallery to move back because he would have to start it to the right with the golf ball well above his feet. Read More »

Tour de France: Chris Froome demands action over smoke grenade


Vincenzo Nibali struggled to the line in Alpe d'Huez after a tangle with a spectator that brought the Italian down in a crash that fractured his back. Prudhomme believes that the eight months the International Cycling Union (UCI) took to deal with Froome's salbutamol case intensified suspicion surrounding the Briton. Read More »

DeMarcus Cousins 'Don't care' about backlash over joining Warriors


The series will premiere at a later date, but a three-minute clip was released on Wednesday. Cousins went on to sign a one-year, $5.3 million deal with Golden State. "There's some motherf-ers out there that are probably ripping their hair out, and I love it". He's one of the top in this business and just his approach to every game, I want that guy on my team every day. Read More »

Rose matches lowest Open score in Carnoustie history with 64


Seasoned American Zach Johnson says maybe he is overly conservative and boring. CARNOUSTIE, Scotland-It's been 1,008 years since Carnoustie witnessed a clash as tantalizing as what lies ahead Sunday at the 147th British Open. "I didn't feel fully confident in my swing". It sounded like a Woods victory march as he strode to the green to complete a memorable round, and who knows what Sunday has in store when the winds are supposed to blow. Read More »

The Open 2018: Jordan Spieth relishes Tiger Woods challenge at Carnoustie

Tiger Woods evoked plenty of memories of Tiger Woods Saturday, as he charged up the leaderboard and - at one point - held a share of the lead at the British Open . Of the five players separated by three shots, only Spieth has experience winning a major. He hasn't won much of anything big in the last 10 years or so, but people seem to think he could make a run . Read More »

Inside Trump's isolated days amid Russian Federation fallout


Mr. Trump appeared to answer "no" to a reporter's question asking whether Russian Federation was still targeting the U.S. Hours later, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders emerged to say Trump had merely tried to put a stop to the questioning by saying "no", although he continued discussing Russian Federation after that. Read More »

Third stage win for Sagan as Thomas retains yellow jersey

Great Britain's Geraint Thomas keeps hold of the yellow jersey after finishing ahead of his principal rivals. "I had a few boos at the start but I just ignore it". Postal team in the early 2000s. I was fully in the zone then fighting for position. Frenchman Romain Bardet , one of the main title contenders who lies fifth overall and 3:07 off the pace, said the Tour was a popular party and should remain so. Read More »

76ers trade forward Holmes to Suns


The Sixers acquired Mike Muscala from the Hawks on Thursday in a three-team trade and re-signed Amir Johnson this offseason, so Holmes was expendable. These qualities should help him avoid being bought out by the Suns for at least the time being, as he will be penciled in as the starter for next season. Read More »

Lost Vegas in last-gasp Carnoustie dash

The Venezuelan golfer's wild journey to Carnoustie started last week, and involved an expired visa, a 7-hour stakeout in a vehicle outside a consulate in Houston, a hastily arranged helicopter ride across Scotland, and a lost set of clubs. Read More »

Finau shoots 71, 2 off the lead at Open Championship


After two rounds Spieth is tied for 11th, three shots behind housemates Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner . Woods then fired a lovely second shot into the 10th hole, one of the finest shots of the tournament so far. He had a golden chance at No. 3 when he hit his approach within 8 feet, but watched his putt slide by. "I had a nice par save after driving it in the bunker at 6". Read More »

Son signs new long-term deal at Spurs


South Korea worldwide, Son , 26, has signed a new five-year deal until 2023 while Argentine Lamela, 26, has penned a four-year extension until 2022. Lamela, arrived from AS Roma in 2013 and has registered 23 goals in 154 games for the club. Read More »

Aussie Cambage sets Women's NBA record with 53 points


Cambage shot an efficient 17-for-22 including 4 three pointers and was 15-for-16 on free throws. In February, Cambage signed a multi-year deal to return to the WNBA, this time with Dallas . Kia Nurse scored 25 points, with four 3-pointers, for NY (7-15), which saw its two-game winning streak snapped. Entering Tuesday's game, she was averaging 19.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game, good for seventh and second-best in the league, respectively. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez to join Man Utd pre-season USA tour

The France worldwide impressed at the World Cup this summer and has been touted as a future captain for the Red Devils. " Alexis Sanchez plays in his position", said Robson. "He will not be ready for the start of the season but we think he'll be ready for September". Jose Mourinho had lamented the situation, especially amid Sanchez's struggles getting into the country, but it provided Anthony Martial with the chance to impress. Read More »

Zach Johnson, Kevin Kisner share lead at British Open

Johnson holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the 18th and had a one-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood at the midway point of the second round. The one shot Woods would like to have back was the 13th, where he made a 15-foot putt for par. 'The more you do that, the more experience you gain, and from there it's only a matter of time'. I'd like to beat Gary Player one time. "How many tournaments has he won, 20?" Nor should he. Read More »

Red Devils fans keeping De Gea at Old Trafford according to Herrera


De Gea has a year left on his contract at Old Trafford with United holding an option to extend it by a further year, which would effectively keep him at the club until at least 2020. When Mata went to the sides, it was a kid who has trained with us for the first time in this pre-season'. Addressing a press conference on Friday as Manchester United continue their pre-season tour in US, Mourinho confirmed his defence for the start of the Premier League campaign. Read More »

Tiger Woods has mixed bag and another 71 at British Open


Johnson was at 6-under 136 and had to wait to see if it would hold up. The projected cut is three over. His 2-under 69 saw him finish 4 under after two rounds, a score just nudging those at the top of the leaderboard , reminding them he is there, on their tail as we get into the business end at The Open. Read More »

Manchester City Keen On Miralem Pjanic and Mateo Kovacic


We tried", Guardiola said at a press conference in Chicago - City are spending part of their pre-season campaign in the United States. If not, he will stay here. Hart, who has been with City since 2006, has one year left on his contract with the club. Jorginho was tipped to make the move to City, however, the Italy worldwide midfielder opted to reunite with former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea . Read More »

Brazil goalkeeper Alisson makes Liverpool switch


Though Alisson's performances for the Serie A outfit last term were impressive, as Roma reached the semi-finals of the Champions League , in which they were knocked out by the Brazilian's new employers, the £ 67m fee still represents an astronomical outlay for a goalkeeper. Read More »

Fabinho Will Try To 'Convince' Kylian Mbappe To Join Him At Liverpool


But he believes if Pogba performs for United like he did at the World Cup with France, then the Red Devils will be challenging City, not Liverpool . We have an excellent manager. "I understand City are the champions and produced excellent football last season, but we will do our best to get the title from them and make everyone here happy". Read More »

Former Spatan Deyonta Davis Traded


The Sacramento Kings and Memphis Grizzlies are finalizing a trade centered around Ben McLemore , Deyonta Davis and Garrett Temple , according to a report from ESPN . McLemore, who has struggled to get his National Basketball Association career off the ground since becoming a lottery pick in 2013, averaging just 9.1 points per game on 41.7 percent shooting in 24.5 minutes per game for his career during his four National Basketball Association seasons. Read More »

Top shots from Round 2 at The Open

Woods didn't appear to take any chances off of the tee, choosing to use his driver as little as possible. He missed fairways often because he played for one side or the other so he could better attack pin positions tucked near the edges of greens. Read More »

Tiger Woods' shot at British Open nearly destroys fans

Tiger Woods shot his first par-or-better opening round at a major since 2014, finishing at even on Thursday and five strokes behind Kisner. "The more I can get into that mindset this week, the better I'll play golf". When we play home in the States, that's not the case. He was 2 under for the day and inside the top 10 when he made the turn. "Worked really hard on my speed, which is always the hardest thing for us to get accustomed to here, " he said. Read More »

Jordan Doubles Down That Abuse Reports Are Attacks From Left


The Republican congressman, who was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State from 1986 to 1994, is one of three former school officials named in the lawsuit , Rolling Stone reported, including former team physician Richard Strauss, who has been accused of sexually abusing male athletes over two decades. Read More »

Danny Ward joins Leicester in permanent move


He is Leicester's fourth signing of the summer after Ricardo Pereira, Jonny Evans and James Maddison. Ward had been a potential target for Norwich, as they look to strengthen their goalkeeping options after Angus Gunn's loan ended at the club last season. Read More »

4th ODI: Fakhar Zaman Hits Record Double Ton As Pakistan Crush Zimbabwe


Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan player to hit a double century in one-day internationals, scoring an unbeaten 210 off 156 balls with five sixes and 24 boundaries. These two surpassed the previous first-wicket stand of 286 runs, which belonged to Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya. Fakhar and Imam brought up their third hundred partnership in four games. Read More »

Geraint Thomas attacks, takes Tour de France lead ahead of Chris Froome


He has the individual time trial later on in the race to fall back on and he will be confident of beating Froome on his favourite terrain. As if Wednesday's victory to put him into the yellow jersey wasn't heady enough, in gripping scenes at the top of Alpe d'Huez yesterday Thomas went one better, surging to the top of the most famous climb in cycling while wearing the yellow jersey. Read More »

Tiger Woods cards even-par 71 in opening-round play at Carnoustie

Kisner finished with a 5-under 66 before some 60 players had even started the opening round, and nobody could catch him. "Unfortunately, it didn't quite turn out that way, but part of this afternoon wave, I was one of the lower rounds". "I had a nice par save after driving it in the bunker at 6". Even in gentle weather by Scottish standards, Carnoustie served up its usual dose of craziness. Read More »

I'd make red-ball return to face India, says England's Adil Rashid


During the One-Day International (ODI) series, Virat Kohli had spoken of "a few surprises" in the Test team, suggesting that India might "be tempted" to include both Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep. Kuldeep, part of the squad for the Afghanistan Test, was retained as the third spinner, but Chahal, who last played a first-class match in December 2016, was not included. Read More »

Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game


Bird, the league's oldest player at 37, headlines the 22 All-Stars who were announced Tuesday. "It's a testament to my teammates and coaches throughout the years, and an absolute honor given all of the greats who have played in this league". Read More »

Anthony Joshua Reacts To Jarrell Miller Incident In New York


I know that I am clean. The WBA ordered the bout between England's Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) and Russia's Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs) last month once negotiations between Eddie Hearn, Joshua's promoter, and representatives for WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) hadn't resulted in a deal for their much-discussed heavyweight title unification fight. Read More »

Briton rider eliminated from Tour de France

Sprint specialist Cavendish, who has 30 Tour stage wins to his name, crossed the line one hour, five minutes, and 33 seconds after stage victor Geraint Thomas , far outside the time limit that had been set at 31:27. When Dumoulin tried to ride away a short time later, Thomas marked the move. If I'm struggling, I'm not going to expect him to wait for him. 'I'm not sure what happened to Nibali, ' he said. Read More »

Chelsea boss Sarri wants to keep Hazard and improve him


Like his Belgium and Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard , Courtois has made it clear that Real Madrid is his preferred destination. Financially, Madrid can afford it and Chelsea can't afford to hold the player against his wishes. Jack Grealish could be on the move, with Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino determined to sign the Aston Villa man before a pre-season tour, the Daily Mirror says. Read More »

F1 champion Hamilton staying with Mercedes to 2020


However, when it was later suggested that Ferrari was the team that had made a move, Hamilton would not be drawn, replying: " You can make whatever assumption you want ". "I don't know, for 2019 we have a small change and then for 2021", he added. I kinda think we should do this instead of this.' Then we wouldn't revisit for another few weeks, so we just took our time. Read More »

Guardiola wants City stars rested and ready


Italy worldwide Jorginho was identified as his top target with a deal agreed before he later made a decision to move to Stamford Bridge from Napoli. Riyad Mahrez has been officially unveiled as a Manchester City player and Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom caught up with him. Read More »

Alisson Becker Joins Liverpool From Roma In Reported Record Transfer


The Brazilian will reportedly earn £5.3m a year - another sign of Klopp and FSG's willingness to splash the cash in order to get their preferred targets. "We are really happy to have him here now". A further £9m in extras is dependent on Champions League qualification, winning the Premier League or a European trophy. Read More »

Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense


Woods' mood could perhaps be explained by his failure to recapture the form many associate with the successful golfer, who became the first athlete to earn over a billion dollars in his career in 2009. He got in a round at the Old Course at St. Andrews after the 68 he shot at Carnoustie! First, from his home course in South Carolina, Palmetto Golf Club, a gem of a course that was designed by Augusta National's architect Alister MacKenzie and runs hard and fast with a lot of undulation, just ... Read More »

Alisson has signed for Liverpool

Alisson began his career at Internacional in his homeland of Brazil. It was confirmed this evening that Liverpool had signed Alisson from Roma in a deal worth £65million. I want them to know we're working to build a stronger team. He transferred from Benfica to Manchester City for 35 million pounds last summer and helped them win the Premier League title in his first season with the club. Read More »

'Hollywood Hoops': Josh Hart stars for Lakers in NBA Summer League


Lakers guard Josh Hart , who was named Summer League MVP earlier Tuesday, was held to 12 points on 3-12 shooting. He had a team-record 37 points in the double-overtime win over Cleveland in the semifinals on Monday. Hoiberg continued: "The play that stands out to me from the Summer League is where he pinned the ball on the backboard with two hands from behind". Read More »

MLB Rumors: Indians To Acquire All-Star Closer Brad Hand From Padres


The unit has the second-worst ERA (5.28) and FIP (4.85) among all big league bullpens. A 13.2 K/9 rate across 44.1 innings on the season, Hand has established himself as one of the premier left-handed relievers in the game. 15 prospect in all of baseball. Hand has been an All-Star for two consecutive seasons. Known for his slider, he has 24 saves with a 3.05 ERA and 65 strikeouts. Read More »

Madden NFL 19 Player Ratings Revealed, Here's Who Is A 99


Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Rams have a pair of defensive linemen gamers can wreak havoc with, as right end Aaron Donald (99) and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (94) are among the top players at their respective positions. " Madden NFL 19 " looks to do a good job reflecting the strength at those two spots for Tennessee. While the full list of Bengals ratings seems fair enough, one major point sticks out - William Jackson isn't close to where he should. Read More »

Arsenal legend Henry quits TV to go management fulltime


The ex-French global has been working alongside Roberto Martinez at the World Cup , helping to guide Belgium to a third-place finish, the highest in their history. Belgium assistant coach Henry looks on ahead as Belgium prepare to face France at the World Cup semi finals in Russian Federation. Ever since 2015, Henry was working as a football pundit on United Kingdom television, especially at Sky Sports . Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks


According to USA TODAY Sports , the Thunder sent Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team deal that brings point guard Dennis Schroder to OKC and forward Mike Muscala to Philadelphia. In order to make that happen, the team needed to sweeten the pot with a protected first-round pick that's ultimately the real return for the Hawks in this trade. Read More »

Quick look at The Open Championship

Noren has a win and two other top-five finishes on the European Tour this season, and also has three top-five finishes on the PGA Tour . "He brings more people, the sponsors are delighted, the public are delighted, you media are delighted because you are still in awe of him". Read More »

FIBA bans 13 players and 2 coaches for Philippines-Australia basketball brawl


Allegations of racism had surfaced in the aftermath of the brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and the Australia men's basketball team in their FIBA World Cup qualifying game at Philippine Arena on July 2. "It's a fairly large chunk of qualifiers". "As the referees, they should also judge the temperature of the game". Basketball Australia must also pay a disciplinary fine of $150,000 for the unsportsmanlike behaviour of its players for abusing/tampering of equipment. Read More »

WATCH Sergio Garcia hit from water, make great recovery at British Open

The man who dominated the past until personal and physical problems intervened to bring that to a juddering halt is back at the Open for the first time since he missed the cut in 2015. "You've got to embrace it and love it all, but then come Thursday and Friday you've got to be focusing on golf rather than looking at the crowd". "I'd love to win, but I can just go out there and control what I can control and just try and keep moving up the leaderboard from whatever position I'm in". Read More »