• 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough
'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

Such low scoring might suggest the 11-year-old course was a cream puff, hardly the USGA's idea of the ultimate test in golf. He smiles when the topic is broached, choosing to focus on the best player portion of the title rather than obsess on the shortcoming of never having won a major championship.

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  • Wales grind out victory over Tonga
Wales grind out victory over Tonga

Wales head coach Robin McBryde heaped praise on his youthful side as they overcame hard conditions at Eden Park to triumph 24-6 over a physical Tonga team. Wales should have been further clear, with Davies striking the post with two more shots at goal on his first global start. Tonga: David Halaifonua; Nafi Tu'itavake (Kiti Taimani, 71), Si...

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  • Blimp crashes while flying over US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin
Blimp crashes while flying over US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Open said. I saw a puff of black smoke. AirSign told local media that the pilot is expected to be okay and that he was the only man on board. Terry Williams, a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board, said the agency has launched an investigation into the incident and has dispatched an investigator to the scene.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches
Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches

The way Tamim (Iqbal ) and Mushfiqur (Rahim ) were batting, we were heading for a big total. If Pakistan defeat India at the final, it will be 3-2 and the figures would some how favor " Men in Green " whenever we come up with head-to-head results in mega encounters during ICC's mega events.

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  • McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early
McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

McDonald's has halted its Olympics sponsorship after 41 years supporting the worldwide sporting event. The US fast food giant has supported the Olympic Games since 1976 and although the split takes place with immediate effect they will continue to be a sponsor at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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  • Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy During US Open Week
Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy During US Open Week

He pronounced himself ready and confident on the eve of the championship, but the PGA Tour leader in numerous driving stats was too often forced to slash errant tee shots out of the tall fescue outside Erin Hills' generous fairways. The question is whether his temperament - Horschel (like many of his peers) was furious at the USGA and the Chamb...

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  • Michael Phelps to race great white shark
Michael Phelps to race great white shark

Discovery Channel is putting on Shark Week in the USA from July 23, and the undoubted highlight of the week will be this utterly freakish competition. Eastern time, and this is a part of a week that includes such pun-tastic programming as " Alien Sharks: Stranger Fins ", multiple iterations of "Sharks in the City", "Great Hammerhead Invasion", a...

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  • McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open
McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

England's Paul Casey used a sizzling run of five birdies in a row ending at the par-four third, his 12th hole, to grab a share of the lead with overnight leader Rickie Fowler . We'll see if wears America-centric gear again on Friday, and if that helps him stay near the top of the leaderboard. Schauffele had a chance to tie Fowler for the lead...

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  • I am fully fit but have been advised rest: Bumrah
I am fully fit but have been advised rest: Bumrah

A masterful unbeaten 123 from Rohit Sharma at Edgbaston steered the defending champions to victory with almost 10 overs to spare after they were set a target of 265 by Bangladesh , playing in their first semi-final of a major tournament.

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  • Lewis Hamilton hoping he can land knockout blow in gripping title race
Lewis Hamilton hoping he can land knockout blow in gripping title race

Both the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen had hard opening laps and they could finish only in fourth and seventh, with Vettel's lead in the world championship cut from 25 points to 12. "We came out last, and I knew we could recover because the auto is quick, so we were much quicker than the cars ahead, but you have to fight you...

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  • Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come
Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

Kevin Durant is reportedly willing to accept less than a max deal meaning the Warriors will bring the band back together next season. Two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry is expected to sign the richest contract in National Basketball Association history this offseason as the league's best three-point marksman will be eligible for a five...

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  • Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy
Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy

England captain Morgan said: "Joe is alright". Liam Plunkett (four for 59) helped to ensure England managed without perhaps their most reliable performer of all, keeping Bangladesh to 305 for six on a very good pitch at The Oval despite Tamim Iqbal's 128 and his stand of 166 with Mushfiqur Rahim (79).

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  • NASCAR Monster Energy Series Predictions: Pocono 400 6/11/17
NASCAR Monster Energy Series Predictions: Pocono 400 6/11/17

On Sunday, the radio problem along with a loose wheel requiring an additional pit stop appeared to be the hurdles to keep Blaney out of victory in this his 68th career start. It's just something he hasn't seen before, how it refreshes. "She better get on a plane right now. He's beating himself up for it now, but everybody on the 43 team is pretty p...

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  • McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open
McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open

A chip went sailing past the pin, leaving a long putt to save par which was duly missed . Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring. Day's 79 came despite making birdies on all four par-5s. Another U.S. Open first for Xander Schauffele . Furthermor...

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  • Seeking first major, Fowler takes lead at US Open
Seeking first major, Fowler takes lead at US Open

But under sunny skies on Thursday, Erin Hills looked more friend than foe with 44 golfers breaking par to set a record for the opening round of a U.S. Open. "I didn't know it was the blimp", Snedeker said. Brian Harman , Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) and Tommy Fleetwood are at 5-under. And combined, they've got three career PGA victories between t...

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  • US Open Day One
US Open Day One

But I think at the end of the day it's competitive rounds with a card in my hand that I need and I've been very light on them this year. What this says about the type and quality of the challenge presented by the 7,741-yards that are Erin Hills remains to be seen.

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  • Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League
Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

So which of the teams competing for the Premier League title has the toughest end of season matches based on the average position of their opponents past year? They travel to Liverpool on February 3 before hosting Arsenal at Wembley on February 10.

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  • Blake Griffin emerging as Boston Celtics target could help Utah Jazz
Blake Griffin emerging as Boston Celtics target could help Utah Jazz

Griffin also is said to have noticed the way Boston embraced Paul Pierce during his final visit. With a nucleus of Hayward , Griffin , Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford , the Boston Celtics could push LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers beyond five games if the two were to meet again in the playoffs.

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  • E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open
E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont previous year following rounds of 77 and 71. He kept it in the short grass, the secret to Erin Hills that wouldn't appear to be that hard with some of the widest fairw...

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  • Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

Yet rather than act as the catalyst for a low-scoring round, McIlroy's momentum stalled on the next hole when he three-putted for bogey. "I watched some of the coverage earlier on and saw what Rickie (Fowler) did and Brooks Koepka and some of those guys", he said.

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  • Johanna Konta sets sights on breaking more British tennis records
Johanna Konta sets sights on breaking more British tennis records

The 28-year-old won the Surbiton challenger last week and has won three ITF titles in total this season. Konta broke serve on two occasions to take the opening set and although Barty improved during the second, the top seed was able to see out the contest by striking twice more.

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  • Two-goal Ronaldo Fires Real to 12th European Title
Two-goal Ronaldo Fires Real to 12th European Title

Ronaldo was handed the Man of the Match award by his former manager Alex Ferguson, a reminder of his early years as a devastatingly quick winger at Manchester United , with whom he won his first Champions League final, and of course scored.

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  • Orioles Draft Mason McCoy
Orioles Draft Mason McCoy

In 2016, as a sophomore, Lowther went 7-5 with a 3.09 ERA (35 ER/102.0 IP) and 84 strikeouts in 16 starts. To no surprise, the Orioles showed interest in Hall's 90-93 miles per hour fastball reaching up to 95 with late arm-side run. Star freshman pitcher Sean Mooney is not yet eligible for the draft; players must either be drafted out of high sch...

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  • Schippers runs away with controversial win
Schippers runs away with controversial win

The 22-year-old Scot ran a career best time of 3:34.17 in the Norwegian capital, fending off a high-profile field including reigning European champion and home crowd favourite Filip Ingebrigsten, who finished fourth. "I'd like to see the principles I've worked on in practice show in my performance this week". "It's my best for the season". Last...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6
Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) kisses the Stanley Cup after the Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators in Game 6 to win the NHL's Stanley Cup Final , Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville , Tenn. "I think there will be more Stanley Cups in their future". "Obviously, it's going to be the biggest goal I'm ever going to score"...

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  • Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India
Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India

Openers Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman hit 76 and 57 respectively, while Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez guided Pakistan home inside 38 overs. "I think, going into today's game knowing that we were going to play on a used wicket potentially brought Pakistan's game closer to their home", added Morgan.

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  • Allegedly violates terms of house arrest
Allegedly violates terms of house arrest

However, his BAC was.044 and.055 on the tests and that would probably be hard to do on just Kombucha. According to the information in the TMZ piece, Floyd's breath tests were flagged five times between the dates of June 11-12, . A rep for the Scottsdale City Court in Arizona informed TMZ Sports about Floyd's positive alcohol test on Friday. F...

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  • Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open
Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

With three major titles under his belt, Wawrinka is known for his aggressive backhand shots and has a flawless 3-0 record in Grand Slam finals. "This has been, I think, a flawless Roland Garros for me", said Nadal, who dropped just 35 games in total on his way to a 15th grand slam title but his first for three years.

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  • Champions Trophy: Michael Atherton says India
Champions Trophy: Michael Atherton says India "well primed" for Pakistan final

Before this game, I had six wickets in ODIs, majority were pure batsmen and not tail-enders. Speaking about what is expected to be a high-voltage second clash, Kohli was nonchalant. India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy on Sunday but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents than arch-rivals Pakistan in what ...

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  • For Foot Locker, Lonzo Has A Ball Roasting Dad LaVar
For Foot Locker, Lonzo Has A Ball Roasting Dad LaVar

The video even sees Lonzo noting that his father believes him to be even better than the reigning MVP already, despite the fact that he has yet to play a game of professional ball. Go ahead and watch, and then we will assess. It gets very amusing, very fast. The difference is, I've internalized it. Even though Fultz's team wasn't almost as competit...

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  • Dana White Expects Conor McGregor to Defend UFC Title Before Year's End
Dana White Expects Conor McGregor to Defend UFC Title Before Year's End

Floyd Mayweather Jr . and Conor McGregor posted on their social media Wednesday that "It's Official!" and " The Fight Is On ", hours after an August 26 fight date at the MGM Grand was approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. " It's hard to say if it's a mismatch ", Sulaiman told ESPN . Tolentino said: " Mayweather should win the ...

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  • After 2nd Lakers workout, Lonzo Ball may talk with more teams
After 2nd Lakers workout, Lonzo Ball may talk with more teams

Of course, he says he had other motivations, too. Fox had a different take his thought process months later: "Shut LaVar Ball up". "They'll never know you like I do". Of course, any high draft pick is going to get tested by veterans in his rookie season, but it seems that Ball can thank his father for making his hoops journey more hard than it ...

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  • Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy
Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

Mohammad Hafeez (R) and Babar Azam walks back to the pavilion after Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final cricket match between England and Pakistan. England , simply unable to adapt to a surface that did not favour their ultra-aggressive batting approach, were bowled out for 211. "It was a wonderful performance".

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

He never would have guessed it. "And just unfortunately, this didn't pan out". Those wide-as-a-highway fairways. He hit 13 greens and 13 fairways. McIlroy worked with his coach Michael Bannon on making a smoother transition from the top of his backswing and although he was three over par after 12 holes, birdies on the fourth, fifth, seventh a...

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  • Pacers' Ellis, Pistons' Bullock suspended for drug violation
Pacers' Ellis, Pistons' Bullock suspended for drug violation

The NBA announced Monta Ellis has been suspended for 5 games for violating the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. The suspensions begin during the 2017-18 regular season. VigilantSports.com has reached out to Ellis' representative for comment on the suspension. Any subsequent violations would mean suspensions that are five games longer than the ones tha...

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