Author: 0 Lang 2 behind leader Ko entering US Women's Open final round

Women's Open golf tournament at CordeValle Saturday, July 9, 2016, in San Martin, Calif . What's more, six of the top seven scores were posted by morning tee times as the course played two shots more hard in the afternoon. "But she played fantastic". U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of the world's top four players for its return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.

Author: 0 Missy Franklin advances to 200 freestyle semifinals, has busy day ahead

Olympic trials. But she exhausted a bit over the final 200. While some of the big names struggled, swimming's two star attractions Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky had no problems. She and Ledecky are now the top two swimmers in the world in the 400m free. "I've gained a lot of confidence in that event, especially going 1:54 [range] three times this year".

Author: 0 Russian Federation to appeal against ban on its athletes competing at Rio Olympics

Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's application to compete as an individual athlete has been accepted, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Friday. That means they would use the Russian flag. The WADA Independent Commission published on November 9 a year ago the results of its probe into the activities of the ARAF, the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the Russian Sports Ministry.

Sports Ruling in Maria Sharapova appeal postponed to September
Author: 0 Ruling in Maria Sharapova appeal postponed to September

The new verdict is expected by September 19. The five-time Grand Slam champion has not set foot on a tennis court in a competitive environment since she was suspended for testing positive for the banned substance meldonium after the Australian Open in January.

Sports Swann sickened by Amir return
Author: 0 Swann sickened by Amir return

Aaqib, who served the national team as a bowling coach and also worked with the UAE as their head coach, believes the presence of Amir and Yasir Shah makes Pakistan's bowling attack world-class and in a league of their own. "No matter how good you are, if you sell your soul for 30 pieces of silver, you have to pay the consequences and I don't think he has". "You must have proper deterrents", Swann added.

Author: 0 Lesnar non-committal on future after UFC 200 win

When the lights dimmed following the night of fights at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , the UFC had a new women's 135-pound champion. "Every fighter has something to change [in order] to evolve". The WWE superstar made a winning return to the UFC at the promotion's landmark 200 card in the early hours of the morning. Lesnar never wandered into trouble against the famously heavy-handed Hunt , repeatedly taking down his veteran opponent and keeping him pinned to the canvas.

Author: 0 Arizona clinches spot in College World Series finals

The Wildcats came into 2016 having lost the two best players on its team-All-American middle infielders Kevin Newman and Scott Kingery-prompting the Pac-12 coaches to pick them to finish ninth in the conference. On one side, you have the traditional powerhouse program in the Arizona Wildcats , going toe-to-toe with the upstart Cinderella story in the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers .

Author: 0 For Cardinals, mounting injuries far greater concern than loss to Brewers

Dickey (7-9) won a second consecutive start for the first time in a month. The Brewers will be off till Friday evening, beginning the second half of their season in Cincinnati to face the Reds. Ex-Brewers reliever Jonathan Broxton struck out two in a ideal eighth before a two-run ninth put it away. He went five innings in that start and allowed two runs on nine hits while striking out six batters.

Sports Cano, Lind homer to help Mariners hold off Royals, 8-5
Author: 0 Cano, Lind homer to help Mariners hold off Royals, 8-5

At the same time, our team needed a win. The Mariners have lost five of six following Saturday's 5-3 defeat at Kansas City. With runners at the corners and one out, he picked off Kyle Seager off first base. After Seth Smith grounded into a fielder's choice, Robinson Cano grounded back to Gee. "It sailed on me, just a costly mistake". The M's scored all 8 of their runs today on just three clutch hits by the middle of the order.

Author: 0 Noren wins Scottish Open for 5th European Tour victory

Manassero began the day two shots behind Noren, but plenty of lip-outs for birdie meant 12 pars in a row left him four off the pace. Danny Lee's completed a fine tournament in Scotland in a share of third place at the Scottish Open. McDowell did apologise for his remarks to tournament sponsors and chiefs and after making an impressive return to Castle Stuart yesterday, the former US Open champ held his hands up and admitted he'd got his first impressions wrong.

Author: 0 Rosario's home run, four hits lead Twins over Rangers 8

Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 3:05 pm (Globe Life Park)T Milone (1-2) (5.45) vs. "Hopefully, that's the bottom", Texas manager Jeff Banister said. Our guys are going to play (hard). I didn't really get into the game plan the way I wanted to". The Rangers evened the series with a 6-5 victory Friday night despite another abbreviated outing from their starting pitcher.Texas became the first team since the Colorado Rockies in 2012 to go seven straight games without getting five innings from a ...

Sports Hosts of Euro 2016 march into Semi-Finals and face Germany next
Author: 0 Hosts of Euro 2016 march into Semi-Finals and face Germany next

Captain Aron Gunnarsson said the team had been determined to not go out on the wrong end of a thrashing. "If they can get through Germany I think they will win the tournament". Sigthorsson, who netted Iceland's victor against England, scored for the second game running after poking in Sigurdsson's cross on 56 minutes. "We're looking better but Germany remains Germany", said Deschamps, whose side lost to the eventual winners in the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals, not to mention painful ...

Author: 0 Germany's Sami Khedira ruled out of Euro 2016 semi-final against France

However, with Sami Khedira (adductor) and Bastian Schweinsteiger (knee) both struggling to be fit for Thursday night's last-four showdown with France, Can is in contention to start for Joachim Low's side. France battle Iceland on Sunday in the last quarter-finals match. Eriksson, who refereed the Europa League final in May, has had two previous games at the tournament, including Wales' 3-0 win over Russian Federation in a group-stage game.

Author: 0 Tony Stewart's Toyota/Save Mart 350 win brings about familiar storylines

Hamlin was able to rub Stewart and take the lead on the last lap, but in the last turn of the last lap, Stewart returned the favor and retook the lead. I got in trouble a lot with Brian France". It was an important win for Stewart, who is retiring at the end of the year, and for NASCAR, which needs its biggest stars in the spotlight.

Author: 0 Euro 2016: Wales can beat Portugal without me - Ramsey

The Red Dragons now face off against Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal on Wednesday night for a place in the final - a game which will pit Bale against his Real Madrid team-mate. "We'll recover from this game in the next couple of days and we'll move forward to Portugal". That doesn't sit well with the Swansea City left-back.

Sports 'Arrow' star John Barrowman upped to series regular
Author: 0 'Arrow' star John Barrowman upped to series regular

Malcolm Merlyn won't just be bringing his meddling ways to Arrow this fall. Back in May, Greg Berlanti had this to say about Miller's deal across the shows was announced: "What it really emulates to us is the comic books themselves, where there really are a cast of characters".

Sports Sealing the record is huge relief- Serena Williams
Author: 0 Sealing the record is huge relief- Serena Williams

Serena has clinched a total of 71 career titles in contrast to Kerber's nine titles. " I would like to see people, the public and the press and other athletes in general just realize and respect women for who we are, what we are and what we do ", she said.

Sports Ruthless England desperate for clean sweep
Author: 0 Ruthless England desperate for clean sweep

England became the first side since South Africa's Springboks in 1971 to clean up the Wallabies in a three-Test series in Australia. Asked if England coach Eddie Jones had been the difference in the series, Cheika added: "I'd hope not, because that means I've crashed out".

Sports Tomasz Gielo joins Philadelphia 76ers' summer league team
Author: 0 Tomasz Gielo joins Philadelphia 76ers' summer league team

Simmons finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists in just under 24 minutes of play as the Celtics won 102-94. Ben Simmons has the ability to handle the ball well enough to play as a point forward in this league and he also has the unique ability to pass the ball well.

Author: 0 Deschamps: No-one has an anti-Ronaldo plan

France's Antoine Griezmann stretches during a training session at the stadium in Clairefontaine, France , Saturday, July 9, 2016 . Portugal , however, have remained a formidable force on the global scene, along with arguable world-class play from Ronaldo , who fast became the face of the sport in his homeland and who continues to be known as one of the most recognisable names and personalities in football worldwide.

Sports 'Gentle' Georgia man accused of using 911 to ambush officer
Author: 0 'Gentle' Georgia man accused of using 911 to ambush officer

Officer Hancock responded to a property damage call. The agency said he immediately screamed into his police radio for assistance. Its video footage was turned over to the GBI. According to agents, Beck claims the goal was to have officers shoot and kill him and that he had no hatred for police. Other shots hit Hancock's vest.

Author: 0 United to offload eight players to bid for Pogba

United have reached an agreement with Pogba's agent Mino Raiola, which will see the 23-year-old earn £11.5m (€13.5m) a year. Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero wants Paul Pogba to remain with the club, but concedes the Frenchman faces a hard decision over a potential move to Manchester United .

Author: 0 Phelps could compete in 6 events in Rio Olympics

The times posted here Friday - a 1:55.91 by Phelps and a 1:56.22 by Lochte - won't win gold but can't be ignored. The final night of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials came down to the long and short of it, a pair of races that couldn't provide more of a contrast.

Sports Hardman Pepe sheds tears of joy at Euro 2016 final
Author: 0 Hardman Pepe sheds tears of joy at Euro 2016 final

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Portugal may have lost its captain Cristiano Ronaldo through injury, but it found a goalkeeper on outstanding form in the European Championship final. He had shed tears as a 19-year-old after Greece's Euro 2004 win in Lisbon, wept as he was carried off on Sunday and cried again as he raced on in celebration at full-time.

Author: 0 No Djokovic or Federer, so Murray is favourite

Andy Murray will be aiming to win his second Wimbledon title and third Grand Slam crown overall when he takes on Canadian big-hitter Milos Raonic in Sunday's men's final. At 25 years old, Thursday's win was the biggest of Raonic's career, and a breakout season seems to be in progress. His second serve, obviously has gotten better, that's where he can break down sometimes, only when his head has gone wacko.

Author: 0 Chelsea close to Axel Witsel signing

According to The Sun , the Blues manager Antonio Conte is an admirer of the midfielder and has urged Chelsea to secure his services. The West London giants have already settled terms over a contract with the player's representatives and there only remains a fee to be agreed with Zenit for the proposed move to go through.

Author: 0 Durant to sign with Golden State Warriors

For Durant, the Thunders had always had his back unconditionally, and he could not be more grateful for what they had meant for his family and to him. The Warriors not only brought their core four players, but coach Steve Kerr, general manager Bob Myers, owner Joe Lacob and assistant general manager Kirk Lacob, too, to talk to Durant.

Sports Rays Blank Red Sox, 4-0
Author: 0 Rays Blank Red Sox, 4-0

Light has pitched in one Major League Baseball game - earlier this season, he gave up two runs in one inning against the Braves in April. David Price has always been his own toughest critic. The left-hander walked one and struck out 10, to increase his strikeout total to 120, which tops in the American League. It's nowhere near good enough, and I get that.

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

Open victor Dustin Johnson last month. World No. 1 Lydia Ko birdied the 18th hole to cap a 2-under 70 in the third round Saturday that put her in the lead of the U.S. "I felt like I was really solid, like my iron play was really solid". Yang had at least a share of the 54-hole lead in each of the last two U.S. Women's Opens.

Author: 0 Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames virus

He was sitting 20th overall 3:12 back on yellow jersey wearer Chris Froome. "I could not keep going, " Contador later said at his team hotel. "It's one less thing for us to worry about, but it's maybe a shame for the race". Thanks to the hard work of his teammates at the front of the peloton in the four major climbs of the day, Froome arrived in ideal condition at Peyresourde.

Author: 0 Noren leads by 2 shots after 3 rounds of Scottish Open

Hatton, Colsearts, Manassero and home favorite Richie Ramsay earned spots in the British Open as the four players in the top 12 not exempt into next week. He now heads to Royal Troon looking to try to become the first Swedish male to win a major championship. Tour Champions: In Endicott, N.Y., Paul Goydos shot a 6-under 66 to forge a tie for the lead with John Riegger after two rounds of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

Sports Huge UFC 200 reshuffle: Anderson Silva to fight on landmark card
Author: 0 Huge UFC 200 reshuffle: Anderson Silva to fight on landmark card

No matter where in the world you are, here's how you can catch all the action from the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas. "How you gonna give up weight and then fight like a f*g, man?" Silva replaces Jon Jones, whose light heavyweight fight with Cormier was suppose to headline UFC 200 until Jones was pulled from the card because of a failed drug test suspected to be for a performance-enhancing substance.

Author: 0 Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt on return at UFC 200

This was Tate's first title defense after stunning Holly Holm with a rear-naked choke in the fifth round of their bout in March. Lesnar, who resides in Saskatchewan, Canada, declined to say whether he will fight in the UFC again. The defeat put an end to Edgar's five-fight win streak that stretches back to his previous defeat to Aldo in February 2013, which also was a unanimous decision .

Author: 0 UEFA 2016 Portugal vs France: Twitter Users React to Messi vs Ronaldo

Antoine Griezmann scored twice in that game to take tournament total to a Golden Boot winning six goals. "This is one of the happiest moments of my career". "There was a lot of suffering, a very intense game, we fought very hard". The star footballer had to retire in the first half after a challenge from Payet .

Author: 0 France determined to bring joy to nation with Euro win

As hosts, France will be under pressure to lift the trophy on home soil, but sports pundits and analysts expects them to cope with it and get the better of Portugal. It took until three minutes from the end of extra time against Croatia in the Round of 16 for a first shot on target, supplied by Ronaldo before Ricardo Quaresma found the net from the rebound.