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Author: 0 Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women's Open to Lang

The penalty proved the difference as Lang claimed her first major championship. "You never want to win with a penalty or something like that, especially to Anna, who is a friend of mine", Lang said. Another U.S. Open and wouldn't you know there would be drama. Lang hit her shot onto the green and the two-putted for the win, getting hearty congratulations from many of her fellow Americans on tour after she joined Michelle Wie (2014) as the only USA golfers to win the Open in the past six ...

Sports Ko seizes lead after three rounds of US Women's Open
Author: 0 Ko seizes lead after three rounds of US Women's Open

And when she captured the ANA, she became the youngest with multiple majors since Young Tom Morris - in 1869. Ko missed a relatively 7-foot putt for birdie at the fifth hole or her lead might have been even wider. "She does a better job controlling them". Lewis shot 3-under 69 Saturday at CordeValle Golf Club to move into contention, but still doesn't feel she's put together a great round.

Author: 0 Murray wins Wimbledon, defeats Raonic

He has had back surgery and a daughter since his last victory, waited three years for his time to come again. The 29-year-old from Scotland was the top seed remaining in the tournament after a third-round loss by Novak Djokovic, and he certainly played like it.

Sports Companies bail out on GOP convention after facing pressure
Author: 0 Companies bail out on GOP convention after facing pressure

Revamped Statehouse cafe to open: Graze Seasonal Market Grill is set to open in the basement of the Ohio Statehouse. After weeks of criticism for comments he made criticizing a federal judge, Trump has had a stretch of better coverage as he has made teleprompter-based speeches on policy and criticizing Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final

For France, it would be the third major tournament trophy won on home soil. "Antoine is still a young player, even if he has had a very great season". However, they seemed to group up much better in the semi-final match against Wales. Players should get bonuses totaling several millions from the prize money.

Sports Rosberg demoted to third following radio penalty, Mercedes set to appeal
Author: 0 Rosberg demoted to third following radio penalty, Mercedes set to appeal

Following the investigation, Rosberg has been handed a ten-second time penalty. As the track improved, Verstappen and then Rosberg picked up the pace before Hamilton responded. With five laps left, Rosberg encountered gearbox problems that had him stuck in seventh gear, and stewards are now checking to see if the amount of information exchanged exceeded the maximum allowable under the new team radio rules.

Sports Amanda Nunes Becomes First Openly Gay UFC Champion
Author: 0 Amanda Nunes Becomes First Openly Gay UFC Champion

UFC 200 was absolutely stacked with stars even before Anderson Silva agreed to replace Jones on two days' notice against Daniel Cormier. Tate was all over the place and allowed Nunes to take her back and slap on a rear-naked choke that forced her to tap out and relinquish her title.

Author: 0 Pistons' Ellenson: 'Crazy' to see Dwyane Wade join Chicago Bulls

The 34-year-old is a Chicago native, though he has played his entire National Basketball Association career in south Florida. Wade in Miami was all we knew, all they knew. The Bulls dealt Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks a day before the draft and signed point guard Rajon Rondo to play alongside Jimmy Butler. "I was more nervous about this than everything last night".

Author: 0 Josh Bell hits grand slam in Pirates' 12-6 win over Cubs

Bell's grand slam in his second major-league at bat was one of four homers by the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 12-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Cubs left-hander Jon Lester didn't fare any better. He's second in the National League with home runs allowed (19), third in hits allowed (116) and first in wild pitches allowed (8).

Sports Portugal's Ronaldo stretchered out of Euro 2016 final
Author: 0 Portugal's Ronaldo stretchered out of Euro 2016 final

Photos of Ronaldo crying after the game have become enduring images. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo smiles as he stretches during a training session in Marcoussis, near Paris, France , Saturday, July 9, 2016. For the much of the match , there had looked like being only one victor as France began with early attacking intent, fueled by the bullish presence and charging runs of Moussa Sissoko in midfield.

Sports Gatlin wins 200 metres showdown with Merritt
Author: 0 Gatlin wins 200 metres showdown with Merritt

Lagat had not finished a race since May 1. Overall, Rupp was happy about his performance at the trials. "I went for it. It didn't workout today, but that is the way it goes. Gatlin, meanwhile, has qualified for both the Olympic 100 and 200 for a second time. It was the first time the reigning Olympic 200m champion has run the distance this year and the 30-year-old was pleased to coast home in 22.93sec.

Sports Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects
Author: 0 Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects

Archer (4-12) lost his ninth consecutive decision to Boston, the longest such streak by a major league pitcher since Mike Moore lost 10 straight to Boston from 1987 to 1992. He was able to walk off the field but was clearly favoring the leg. X-rays were negative and he will be re-evaluated today. The Red Sox spent lavishly to bring Kimbrel to town over the winter.

Sports Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury
Author: 0 Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury

The match went all the way to extra time, but Eder proved to be the hero with a 109th-minute victor to stun the host nation at the Stade de France . The Bayern Munich winger also set up Olivier Giroud for a shot well-saved by Rui Patricio, who later did well to keep out a piledriver from Moussa Sissoko.

Sports France or Portugal: can you tell the difference?
Author: 0 France or Portugal: can you tell the difference?

I don't know, I must have been born like that. There's nothing better than winning. "It's an exceptional moment, a privilege, a unique chance because there is a title at the end", Deschamps said of the final. "After beating Wales we had 24 hours and after that we have prepared for the details of the final. I will go home very happy". "I have three European Championship and two World Cup campaigns to my name".

Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan completes move to Manchester United

The Portuguese said: "We have to make sure in July 2017... this club is where it has to be, which is obviously the Champions League". I can say I am where I want to be. 'I prefer specialists, ' he said. I don't want the players to think to do better is to finish fourth. Wayne Rooney is a subject of much conjecture amongst supporters and it seemed inevitable that he would move into midfield this season, much to everyone's surprise Mourinho quashed such a belief.

Sports Then makes horror mistake at US Open
Author: 0 Then makes horror mistake at US Open

Ko is at 7-under 209 for the tournament, one shot ahead of Eun-Hee Ji and second-round leader Sung Hyun Park, both of South Korea, entering the final round. After going 1-under through the first seven holes to sit at 8-under, Ko's trouble started when she dropped a shot on the eighth. Park was disappointed in her putting, feeling she left too many short, something she hoped to remedy in the final round.

Author: 0 Mets, Syndergaard squander early lead over Nats in 11-4 loss

Welcome to the manager's world. The Nationals opened a 4-1/2 game break on Miami, and five on the Mets , while NL West leader San Francisco had its lead trimmed back to six games after a high-scoring loss to Bay rival Oakland. A bone spur is a "reactive formation of bone" that appears where two bones rub against each other, said Dr. Bradford Parsons, an orthopedic surgeon at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Author: 0 Andy Murray wins 1st set 6-4 in Wimbledon final

Excited fans filled the Centre Court, some in Union flag outfits, and others paying a nod to the Scot's heritage by wearing tartan caps. "It's a great feeling to be here". "Serena was serving unbelievable today". His opponent's take? "He was playing much better than me off the baseline", Raonic acknowledged. "I think I didn't lose the match, I think she won it".

Author: 0 Warriors introduce Kevin Durant Thursday

Durant, who has been with Oklahoma City for nine years, said: "I'm from Washington, D.C. originally, but Oklahoma City truly raised me". Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical said on his podcast that Westbrook was among the Thunder players bothered by Durant's relationship with Draymond Green.

Author: 0 Sanchez struggles again, Tigers lose 6-1 to Blue Jays

Detroit starter Matt Boyd allowed a run on four hits and a pair of BB with four relievers tossing an inning each. 245 with 11 home runs, Martinez has returned to his productive self this season. WHITE SOX 5, BRAVES 4: In Chicago, Todd Frazier hit his 25th homer for the White Sox, and Jose Quintana bested Julio Teheran in the majors' first all-Colombian pitching matchup.

Sports Man called 911, ambushed officer
Author: 0 Man called 911, ambushed officer

Authorities confirm Officer Randall Hancock's protective vest took some of the bullets, but he was hit once just below it, in the abdomen. Seven other Dallas police officers also were injured in the shootings that were in retaliation for the deaths of two black men in police-involved shootings Tuesday and Wednesday in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Sports Serena matches record set by Graf
Author: 0 Serena matches record set by Graf

Serena, who now has seven Wimbledon titles under her belt, wore her voluminous black tresses in a relaxed tousled style for the black tie dinner. Kerber reached the final without conceding a set and scuppered hopes of a first all-Williams grand slam final since 2009 when beating Venus in the semis.

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade leaves Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls

By the Chicago Tribune's headline reading "Plan A (ARP)", it is making fun of all the people who believe that Wade's impending signing was a fantastic move for the Chicago Bulls. Imagine adding the shooting of Paul Milsap and the power forward and J.J. Reddick at a guard position - now those are players that would compliment what Butler and Wade do, and allow the Bulls to space the floor.

Author: 0 Blatter gets August appeal date to fight FIFA ban

Sepp Blatter's latest appeal against his ban from football will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on August 25. "In his appeal to the CAS, Mr Blatter seeks the annulment of the decision taken by the FIFA Appeal Committee in which he was suspended from all football-related activities at national and worldwide level for six years".

Author: 0 Murray and Raonic go to tiebreaker in 2nd set

The royal couple asked about his daughter Sophia, while Murray asked about William and Kate's children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The 25-year-old player from Thornhill, Ont., defeated Swiss superstar Roger Federer in a marathon Wimbledon semifinal to become the first Canadian man to play for a Grand Slam singles title.

Author: 0 Game recap: Mariners 12, Orioles 6

NOTES: The pitching-strapped Orioles optioned Saturday starter Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday morning and called up left-handed reliever Ariel Miranda , who was at Safeco Field for the game after being summoned from Norfolk late Saturday night.

Author: 0 Fans gather in Toronto to watch Raonic play in Wimbledon final

Andy Murray kisses his trophy after beating Milos Raonic in the men's singles final on day fourteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London . Sharon Mandair said she was conflicted about the game. When 2nd ranked Murry and No. 6 Raonic meet, it will be a classic matchup between one of the best returners and servers in the sport.

Sports Froome takes stage eight and yellow jersey
Author: 0 Froome takes stage eight and yellow jersey

The incident was caught on TV cameras, which clearly showed Froome hitting the spectator out of the way with his left arm and stopping him in his tracks. Cummings shook his head in disbelief as he approached the line then raised both arms, pumped his fist, and kissed his wrist. The two-time victor and defending champion led a select group of riders over the top of the Col de Peyresourde and immediately accelerated away, ultimately taking victory by 13 seconds from Ireland's Dan Martin of ...

Sports Anderson Silva says he sorry to Jon Jones!
Author: 0 Anderson Silva says he sorry to Jon Jones!

White removed Jones from the event because of a positive drug test from a sample taken June 16. "Is there anything I can do?" Also on the main card, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on days' notice to face the aforementioned Cormier in a non-title bout and former featherweight champion Jose Aldo rematched Frankie Edgar with the interim title on the line.

Author: 0 Mike Conley Joins Whiteside, Batum in Dodging Dallas

The Mavs and other suitors could only offer Conley a max contract worth approximately $114 million over four years. Conley previously signed a five-year, $45 million extension in 2010, which was criticized given his lack of production to that point.

Sports Griezmann double sends France into final
Author: 0 Griezmann double sends France into final

On Sunday Griezmann faces an unforgettable moment at the Stade de France . "I am proud of what we have achieved". Nevertheless, the scoreline contradicts Loew's appraisal as the post-mortem begins back home as to what went wrong. "We still have a match to go". "But, to be fair, France were better than us". We stuck to our style of playing football. It would be a narrow-minded person that does not bode the host nation well in the final, nor get caught up in the wave of emotion that ...

Sports Junior Dos Santos cleverly calls out Brock Lesnar after UFC 200
Author: 0 Junior Dos Santos cleverly calls out Brock Lesnar after UFC 200

I'm speechless. I was excited to be in there. "I couldn't get out of first gear and that was it", Hunt said. "I've been out for five years and I had a lot of fun in there tonight". 10 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA heavyweight rankings. "That was all made up shit", Lesnar said of an issue with White following UFC 100.

Author: 0 Murray beats Raonic in 3 sets for 2nd Wimbledon championship

Beat Djokovic in an epic five-set US Open final in 2012 to win his first Grand Slam title, making him the first British man to win a major since Fred Perry won the US Open in 1936. Andy Murray wasn't the only Murray who won a Wimbledon title on Sunday. Then, in the fifth game of the third set, Raonic had his first, and only, chance to break.

Author: 0 Schoop helps Orioles rally past Angels 3-2

The Angels (37-51) are assured of reaching the All-Star break in the cellar for the first time 1999. Los Angeles built an 8-1 lead in the fourth inning and coasted to the finish. The ball caromed dozens of rows into the stands, and home-plate umpire Mike Everitt issued warnings to both teams. First baseman C.J. Cron - who has 11 homers and 50 RBIs - fractured a bone in his left hand when hit by a pitch from Mike Wright in the sixth inning.