by | July 22, 2017 | 17:01

Poulter is taking another run at the claret jug, shooting a 3-under 67 at Royal Birkdale that left him among the first-round leaders at a venue where he came closest to winning the British Open. He also can draw on his last time at Royal Birkdale, though the circumstances were slightly different. Playing alongside Poulter, Noren went on to card a 68 which matched the superb effort of Open debutant Manley, who holed a bunker shot for an eagle on the 17th and birdied the last from long range.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:19

His stack was ground down to just under 12 million by the time his final hand arose. On the very first hand of action, he would suck some chips out of Saout with a worse hand and, when he asked if he should show, he was egged on by the crowd (and some of his tablemates) to show the bluff right in Saout's face.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:05

He's already been named to the watch list for two defense-specific awards: the Chuck Bednarik Award and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy . Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the award a year ago as a sophomore, taking home the Heisman trophy and several other major awards as well.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:37

While those are the destinations that Irving wants to play for, the Cavaliers are ultimately going to trade him wherever they can get the best return from. He becomes the third player to agree this summer to a designated player "supermax" extension, joining Houston's James Harden and Golden State's Stephen Curry .

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:46

Simpson has 4 children that he said that he has missed dearly since his incarceration. A four-member Nevada parole board voted unanimously on Thursday to grant Simpson release from Lovelock Correctional Center where he has served almost nine years of a 33-year sentence stemming from a hotel room robbery in Las Vegas .

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:32

Her innings was instantly compared to Kapil Dev's historic 175 against Zimbabwe during the 1983 World Cup. Both batters went back and got to their crease in time, though that was enough for Kaur to lose her cool at Sharma in a very public outburst.

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:35

During his testimony at the 75-minute hearing, Simpson said , "I am sorry things turned out the way they did". "After all these years, I thought I had lost the ability to be appalled, to be nauseated, to be outraged by the behavior of OJ Simpson ", Toobin asserted.

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:11

Australia's London Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson finished fifth in the women's 100m hurdles in 12.68 seconds, 0.17 behind victor Kendra Harrison of the United States. Makwala was also impressive after he clocked a season's best of 43.85 for second place. It was a morale-boosting performance from the Jamaican champion as she prepares to defend her title in London.

by | July 22, 2017 | 11:54

But when asked if he'd oppose Simpson's parole, Darden didn't take a stance. Those comments set off a social media firestorm in light of Simpson's arrest in 1994 for the brutal double murder of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman .

by | July 22, 2017 | 10:30

On Thursday, 39 did it. Phachara Khongwatmai plays a shot out of the tall grass - a place he found himself too often on Day 1 of The Open . "I'd give myself a nine (out of 10)". "It was just absolutely sheets of sideways rain is how I described it". "The R&A have obviously made that rule for a objective and I guess I'll be hitting iron down there now, not taking the 10 line".

by | July 22, 2017 | 10:03

They aren't exactly a pair of matching bookends, but the effect was the same, and it wasn't pretty for the Cubs. Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs were eyeing Chicago as they were one road game away from returning home. Kyle Schwarber scored the first run of the day on Addison Russell's 16th double of the season. Everything, we did everything well. In the fateful eighth, Edwards faced three batters, walking two.

by | July 22, 2017 | 10:01

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. We made a decision to list seven teams that would make the most intriguing trade destinations for Irving , the ones that would let him be a star and could include deals that lead to the Cavs saying yes.

by | July 22, 2017 | 08:40

According to oddsmakers at, NY is favored on the road tonight, as the Yankees are getting odds of -125 to win. CC has really been stellar for the most part this season. And don't look now, but after taking the first two games of this four-game set from Seattle (48-50) the Yanks (50-45) are poised to win their first series since June 9-11.

by | July 22, 2017 | 08:38

Jordan Spieth isn't considered one of the elite drivers of the ball, but part of what makes him one of the most formidable major championship players was on full display Thursday. What he ended up with was an eagle-birdie finish that gave him a 68 to put him atop the early leaderboard at the Open - a lead that lasted about an hour before Ian Poulter came in with a 67.

by | July 22, 2017 | 08:01

McIlory, 28, stands at one under for the championship. McIlroy was in danger of being cut from the tournament before reaching the turn on day one, having played the opening nine holes at Royal Birkdale five-over. That's how windy it is out there. In blustery conditions, McIlroy did just that with a terrific round of 68 helped by a superb three under par front nine.

by | July 22, 2017 | 07:04

While Stenson lost some personal items and all of his clothing for the week, he expressed relief that none of his family members were in the home at the time. Stenson signed for a one-under-par 69 on Thursday, a fine effort given the hard conditions on the Merseyside course. "Henrik was seething at first - the thing that annoyed him most was that watches and other jewellery belonging to his wife, Emma, was taken, and they've obviously got a lot of sentimental value", Cowen said.

by | July 22, 2017 | 06:54

Dodgers and went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA. O'Neill, 22, hit.244 with 19 home runs and 56 RBIs in 93 games with Triple-A Tacoma this season. Gonzales is a former Gonzaga University standout who was on the fast track to the Majors after getting drafted in the first round in 2013 until being sidelined by Tommy John surgery previous year.

by | July 22, 2017 | 06:41

Yoenis Cespedes , a fan favorite and staple in the A's lineup, had been traded to the Boston Red Sox for one of their star starting pitchers, Jon Lester . He actually said after signing the contract that he would like to play the rest of his career for the Mets . "I still love the A's, they were the first team to give me an opportunity to play in the big leagues".

by | July 22, 2017 | 06:42

The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. Everybody took it the wrong way [when it was reported] I wanted to wait. "If it wasn't for the love of that, I wouldn't do it". There had been persistent National Basketball Association rumors saying that John Wall might want to leave the Wizards to join up with another All-Star such as DeMarcus Cousins in Sacramento at one point.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:52

The NFL's yearlong investigation into domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott is seemingly finally nearing its conclusion. But the OH allegation wasn't the only matter investigators looked into. There is more proof of this: on Friday, reported that the league is wrapping up its investigation into Elliott.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:52

The sprinters had been expected to dominate the race, but with an all-important time trail in Marseille to follow, the focus remained on a conservative strategy. On Stage 7, Boasson Hagen lost to Marcel Kittel by mere millimeters in a photo finish at Nuits-Saint-Georges. He also won Stage 13 on Bastille Day.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:15

Some remarkable up-and-down saves kept McIlroy in the red even when a makeable putt finally slid by on 13 to cost the 28-year-old his first shot for 25 holes. I pulled 5-iron. And there's a hill right of the green with nasty, weedy grass that you just don't want to be in. What key thoughts? "Yeah, just a couple of little thoughts, keys, to tell myself before I step in to hit a shot or step in to hit a putt".

by | July 22, 2017 | 01:06

The player going through the motions on the front nine Thursday looked nothing like the victor of four major championships, including this very Open. Three more in his last four holes brought McIlroy to a respectable score of one-over-par 71.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:59

He played 64 games, starting all of them. Rose , 28, averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists in 64 games for the New York Knicks before suffering a season-ending meniscus tear past year, another knee issue in a career limited by knee injuries.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:41

But Southampton are sure to demand a huge price for the Netherlands global should they acquiesce to his wishes, with the fee likely to top £60m and possibly even £70m. Southampton have made it clear their intention is to retain their captain whatever offers come in, but van Dijk remains determined to force his way out of the club.