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Author: 0 "Ecstatic" McIlroy roars into Open contention

I've been on good ends of the draw, bad ends of the draw. Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the British Open . That's somewhat unusual for the British Open , where since 2010 every champion played in a tournament the week before.

Sports Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities
Author: 0 Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities

Most dramatically, many critics say, it has already neutralized the power of the Constitutional Tribunal to block any new legislation that might violate the constitution. Prime Minister Beata Szydlo says the legislation is an internal matter and the government will not bow to any foreign pressure. Duda has 21 days to sign the bill into law.

Author: 0 Chelsea land Morata, but will Real Madrid get Eden Hazard?

The Independent claim that Chelsea have set their asking price at £44m, a fairly hefty fee for a player they actively want to get rid of you would have to say. Jose Mourinho has shared his thoughts on Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata from Manchester United in the summer transfer window. 'It's incredible this situation but there is this situation and we must live with it.

Sports Diamondbacks Bring In Power In JD Martinez
Author: 0 Diamondbacks Bring In Power In JD Martinez

The 29-year-old Martinez, who will be a free agent at the end of the season, was long rumoured to be headed out of Detroit as the Tigers look to trim salary from the roster and rebuild. Ray improved to 9-4 and dropped his ERA back under three runs per innings to 2.97. Travis Wood took the loss, falling to 1-3 this season after giving up six runs on nine hits over just 4.1 innings of work.

Sports British Open: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka claim clubhouse lead at Birkdale
Author: 0 British Open: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka claim clubhouse lead at Birkdale

But after hitting just five of 14 fairways, Spieth knew there was room for improvement as he looks to add the Open title to his Masters and US Open victories in 2015. But his best shot was with his feet in the sand. A scroll through Royal Birkdale's Open roll of honor throws up some interesting narratives. "Tomorrow is going to be brutal", Poulter said.

Author: 0 India bat against Australia in women's semi-final

India's batting needs to fire collectively if they have to beat Australia , and runs for Harmanpreet Kaur and Veda Krishnamurthy against New Zealand allows Raj a bit of breathing space. The right-handed batswomen remained unbeaten for 171 and in the process, she became the fifth highest scorer in Women's World Cup. Earlier in the tournament, Australia had defeated India by 8 wickets, chasing a target of 227 with just two wickets lost.

Sports Understanding Mayawati's decision to quit the Rajya Sabha in haste
Author: 0 Understanding Mayawati's decision to quit the Rajya Sabha in haste

After deputy chairman P J Kurien allowed Mayawati to speak for three minutes, she raised the issue of Dalit atrocities in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The manner in which she resigned on Tuesday clearly indicates that no deal outside of UP was struck to get her back to the Rajya Sabha. On the other hand, Lalu Prasad said: "They tried to suppress her voice.

Author: 0 White Sox Send Frazier, Robertson, Kahnle to Yankees; Call up Moncada

He signed a four-year deal to play in Chicago, and with the White Sox, Robertson notched 88 saves in two and a half seasons. "Blake Rutherford is a player who has been high on our evaluation list since he was taken as a first-round choice by the Yankees as an amateur", Hahn said.

Sports Twitter reacts to the arrest of Jaguars DE Dante Fowler
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to the arrest of Jaguars DE Dante Fowler

This isn't the first time Fowler has found himself in the media under scrutiny. In February 2016, Fowler was caught on apartment complex video obtained by TMZ observing two women fighting near an elevator. Last year, the defensive end played just under half of the Jaguars' defensive snaps, playing in all 16 games but only making one start. Fowler is scheduled to report to training camp next week.

Author: 0 Tour de France Stage 16: Trouble for Team Quick-Step

Degenkolb gesticulated at Matthews as the pair crossed the line, appearing to indicate that he felt the Australian had pushed him dangerously close to the barriers. Team Sunweb set Matthews up perfectly for a victory which leaves him only 29 points adrift of Marcel Kittel in the battle for the green jersey. Froome, the defending champion, has an 18-second overall lead over Aru, with Romain Bardet 23 seconds back in third place.

Sports Nelson Mandela and his most inspirational quotes
Author: 0 Nelson Mandela and his most inspirational quotes

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, global peacemaker, politician, philanthropist and former President of South Africa . As the African proverb goes: It takes a village to raise a child. South Africa legalized marriage for same-sex couples in 2006, the first African nation to do so.

Sports Heather Knight relishes England's progress to Lord's final
Author: 0 Heather Knight relishes England's progress to Lord's final

It's going to be a first experience of a semi-final for a lot of girls. Shrubsole struck in the 6th over when the Proteas were on 21 runs . Van Niekerk hit the only six of the South African innings, charging down the track to Marsh and going over long off, but a run out the very next ended her stay at 27 and the fifth-wicket stand at 42.

Sports Nike does away with
Author: 0 Nike does away with "home" and "away" for new National Basketball Association uniforms

On Tuesday, Nike previewed what its National Basketball Association uniforms will look like and also revealed that the old home/road color scheme won't necessarily be in place anymore. Aside from being constructed out of Alpha Yarns and recycled polyester (with each uniform representing 20 recycled PET bottles), the new Nike uniforms have been created to remove moisture 30% faster than today's tops, hence, faster drying time.

Sports Redskins, Kirk Cousins unable to reach contract extension
Author: 0 Redskins, Kirk Cousins unable to reach contract extension

Either he'll play so well that Washington has to tag him to keep him around, or he plays so well that another team offers him a monster contract to lure him away from Washington . The Kirk Cousins contract saga with the Washington Redskins continues, and it seems that there won't be a long-term answer coming anytime soon.

Sports Steelers, Le'Veon Bell fail to reach deal by deadline
Author: 0 Steelers, Le'Veon Bell fail to reach deal by deadline

Bell's one-year $12.1 million tag figure for 2017 puts him atop the running back market. Once Bell ultimately signs the tender, he will earn $12.1 million this upcoming season. Bell stayed away from offseason workouts while recovering from groin surgery. But in the absolute worst case of 2018 financial scenarios where the Steelers still want Bell on their team, they can just franchise tag him again for $14.52 million without even letting him hit the free agent market.

Sports Gareth Bale Has 'No Clue' Over Ronaldo's Real Madrid Future
Author: 0 Gareth Bale Has 'No Clue' Over Ronaldo's Real Madrid Future

But Salgado, who briefly crossed paths with Ronaldo at Madrid in 2009 before joining Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League, says he doesn't see him wearing the colours of any other European club. "(Gareth) has had a very hard year, with a lot of injuries, but he started the season very well and he was our best player", said the Croatian midfielder.

Sports Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects
Author: 0 Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects

After showing he could be an effective late-inning reliever again, Madson signed a three-year deal with the A's and racked up 30 saves for them last season. The only time he ever served as the full-time closer , in 2014, he saved 22 of 26 chances and compiled a 2.73 ERA while making the All-Star Game. He also has loads of playoff experience.

Sports Wimbledon: Andy Murray seeks solution to hip injury
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Andy Murray seeks solution to hip injury

He has only won one title, in Dubai in February, but Novak Djokovic's retirement against Tomas Berdych means Murray will hang on to the world number one ranking for now. At 35, he is the second-oldest man to reach a Wimbledon final and should he triumph, he will be the oldest victor of all-time. Federer was on a different level to Raonic as he booked his place in the semi-finals for the 12th time in what was his 100th singles game at the tournament.

Author: 0 Froome keeps jersey despite Mollema win

Trek-Segafredo's Bauke Mollema recorded his first stage win in the Tour on Sunday, per ITV Cycling . Froome suffered a mechanical problem when Romain Bardet's AG2R-La Mondiale were going full out and had split the bunch before the key climb of the day.

Sports Napili, è ufficiale arrivo di Mario Rui
Author: 0 Napili, è ufficiale arrivo di Mario Rui

Il portoghese arriva dalla Roma in prestito per 3,75 milioni di euro con obbligo di riscatto fissato a 5,5 milioni al verificarsi di alcune condizioni sportive. Come evidenzia l'edizione odierna della Gazzetta dello Sport , Mario Rui è il secondo acquisto del Napoli . In tribuna una cinquantina di tifosi, presenti anche De Vito e Biancolino.

Author: 0 Rajon Rondo Heading To New Orleans Pelicans On One-Year Deal

A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo . The New Orleans Pelicans are seeking another point guard. ESPN first reported the sitdown citing sources who labeled the meeting "excellent".

Sports US Women's Open has been depoliticised, so far…
Author: 0 US Women's Open has been depoliticised, so far…

ET. Returning from a short trip to France, President Donald Trump pulled into his Trump National Golf Club on Friday in middle of the second round of the biggest tournament in women's golf. The 27-year-old Chinese player shot a 2-under 70 and had a 36-hole total of 8-under 136 on the 6,732-yard course that played even longer because of rain over the past two days.

Sports Vikings' Floyd suspended for first 4 games of 2017
Author: 0 Vikings' Floyd suspended for first 4 games of 2017

Floyd is eligible to return to the Vikings' active roster October 2. Floyd's agent, Brian Murphy , said his client consumed "several bottles" of Kombucha tea while watching movies at teammate Kyle Rudolph's house, where he's been staying since returning to Minnesota.

Sports Jonathon Simmons signs three-year deal with Orlando
Author: 0 Jonathon Simmons signs three-year deal with Orlando

Simmons can now sign with any team he wants without the Spurs having the right to match the offer. So far this offseason the 27-year-old Simmons has been connected to the Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves and New York Knicks.

Sports Cowboys 'not aware' of any impending Ezekiel Elliott suspension
Author: 0 Cowboys 'not aware' of any impending Ezekiel Elliott suspension

Schefter said Elliott still has to respond to the NFL's findings and the report it sent him on its investigation, and that there's a chance the running back could miss one and possibly two games. The Cowboys have veterans Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris behind Elliott on the roster, but they are expected to bring in more help - for competition and depth in training camp if nothing else.

Sports First pitcher off the board: Cubs acquire Jose Quintana
Author: 0 First pitcher off the board: Cubs acquire Jose Quintana

The White Sox didn't budge on asking for a hefty package of players for Quintana, and they had their demands met by the reigning World Champions. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound Quintana made his big league debut in 2012 and enjoyed his first full big league campaign a year later, reaching 33 starts and 200.0 innings for the first time in his career.

Sports Premier League football clubs smash revenue records
Author: 0 Premier League football clubs smash revenue records

Premier League clubs' revenues increased by 9% to a record £3.6bn, with each club generating £182m on average - an amount greater than what all 22 top division clubs combined managed in the final season before the competition began in 1991/92.

Sports Manchester United name Michael Carrick new captain
Author: 0 Manchester United name Michael Carrick new captain

Everton have enjoyed a whirlwind start to the summer transfer window, as Rooney followed Michael Keane, Sandro Ramirez, Henry Onyekuru, Davy Klaassen and Jordan Pickford . Earlier, the Toffees led by the legendary England national team captain Rooney was pictured departing the United Kingdom for Tanzania. "This is a big game but we are not fazed by the opportunity of playing against Rooney", Shakava said .

Sports Hugh Freeze Was Once Again Irritated By Questions At SEC Media Days
Author: 0 Hugh Freeze Was Once Again Irritated By Questions At SEC Media Days

Former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt has also filed a lawsuit against Ole Miss for defaming his name throughout the process. Ole Miss is now appealing the results of an NCAA investigation that found the school and program staff members guilty of 15 Level I recruiting violations, including a lack of institutional control charge leveled against Freeze .

Author: 0 Venus Williams reaches Wimbledon semis once again

Stay tuned for Wimbledon Women's Singles 2017 Quarter Finals Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko on this website. Five-time Wimbledon champion Williams produced a rock-solid 6-3, 6-2 victory over Croatian 19-year-old Ana Konjuh yesterday, to tee up an appointment with 20-year-old Latvian Ostapenko, who was a 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) victor against fourth seed Elina Svitolina.