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Sports PGA Championship Round 1 recap
Author: 0 PGA Championship Round 1 recap

British Open champion Henrik Stenson has wrestled the clubhouse lead while young Argentine Emiliano Grillo surges to the front midway through the second round of the PGA Championship . "I'm sure he'll bounce back". SURPRISE OF THE DAY: Rich Beem, the 2002 PGA champion who spends most of his time as a Sky Sports commentator, opened with a 69.

Author: 0 Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

But given president Vladimir Putin has said the Olympics are going to be far less of a spectacle without his Russian athletes competing, you can be sure Stars will be a must-watch event for the hundred or so people interested in turning up.

Author: 0 Ken Griffey Jr. inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

I was born five months after his senior year. "It's such an honor". Instead, Hall of Famer Frank Thomas urged him to do it and it was all impromptu. "Just because I made it look easy doesn't mean it was", he said. "But the true praise belongs to police, firefighters, first responders, who knew they were going to die, but went forward anyway", he said. "At the time I wasn't having any fun and made a decision to quit the game.

Author: 0 Edmund takes GB to Davis Cup semis

As a result, Edmund led Britain under Leon Smith and he helped his team secure a win after victories over Janko Tipsarevic and then Dusan Lajovic. Double Wimbledon champion Murray may well play in that one, making Britain firm favourites to reach the final again.

Author: 0 Obama to police: Thanks for serving, 'we have your backs'

The violence comes less than a month after a pair of police shootings prompted the assassination of five police officers in Dallas . It was a calculated act. After all, many conservatives prescribe open and concealed carry rights as a panacea for crime writ large, and Castile's fiancée's video suggests that killing him was a crime.

Sports Allardyce determined to solve problem of England player mind games
Author: 0 Allardyce determined to solve problem of England player mind games

Allardyce was confirmed as Roy Hodgson's successor on Friday after compensation was agreed with Sunderland. The 61-year-old Englishman - who lost out to Steve McClaren 10 years ago after Sven-Goran Eriksson left - signed a two-year contract with his task to guide England to the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation.

Sports Head of Rio Games: Golfers skip because no money involved
Author: 0 Head of Rio Games: Golfers skip because no money involved

The Canadian world number seven said he had taken this decision "with a heavy heart" and after "much deliberation with my family and coaches" over a variety of health concerns including the Zika virus, Sport24 reported. He posted on Facebook: "I am very sorry to announce that I will not take part in this year's Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro". Raonic, beaten in the second round of the 2012 London Games by Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, said he hopes his decision would not ...

Author: 0 Kubiak wants Broncos to put Super Bowl 50 in rearview mirror

I feel like we have a chance to be better on the offensive side. "When you're asking about quarterback play, what are you comparing it to?" replied Elway, taking the challenge of the verbal joust that has been going on between us since we both arrived in Denver 33 years ago.

Sports Ko well down the field at British Open
Author: 0 Ko well down the field at British Open

England's Charley Hull, playing on her home course, is tied for 11th place at three under par while Scotland's Catriona Matthew is two under. "I think it also taught me a lot about how I'm feeling when I'm just that little bit tired or I'm just not feeling my best", Henderson said.

Sports Kusal Mendis' unbeaten 169 pulls Sri Lanka out of trouble
Author: 0 Kusal Mendis' unbeaten 169 pulls Sri Lanka out of trouble

It surpassed Mendis' previous best of 53 at Test level and he's well on track to make the highest score by a Sri Lankan against Australia , a record held by Kumar Sangakkara when he belted 192 in Hobart, in 2007. Australia ended up with 203, with Adam Voges' top score of 47 proving that scoring runs can be done, but patience and getting through the early stages on an innings with some luck is required.

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Author: 0 West Ham "ready to get it started" says Carroll

The youngster broke into The Hammers' first team after starting the first game of last season against Arsenal, winning a man-of-the-match in a combative display that even linked him with a call-up to the senior England side. There was no doubt when West Ham were awarded a penalty of their own after Domzale keeper Axel Maraval flattened Winston Reid as he came out to punch clear.

Author: 0 Major League Soccer All-Star Game Is Thursday In San Jose

For the past 11 years, the league has recruited big-time European clubs to use the game as a preseason tuneup. Fans can tune into the match Thursday with pregame coverage beginning on ESPN at 6:30 p.m. Arsenal take on the MLS All-Stars at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California , USA. Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez and German midfielder Mesut Ozil-two of club's bigger talents-did not make the trip.

Author: 0 Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent hurriyat called march

So far 47 people including two policemen have been killed and over 5,500 injured in the violence. Police in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) arrested on Monday All Parties Hurriyet Conference chairman Syed Ali Gilani and prominent Hurriyet leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from Srinagar over a "curfew violation".

Sports Martinez shakes off nosebleed, Cardinals beat Padres
Author: 0 Martinez shakes off nosebleed, Cardinals beat Padres

San Diego manager Andy Green says it comes down to execution, or the lack of it. "Sometimes I want to bow my chest out and just come right after guys and that feels good to a man, to be able to challenge people and hold my own", the 28-year-old Clemens said.

Author: 0 Drew Storen designed for assignment by Toronto Blue Jays

Encarnation hit a solo homer in Sunday's game to help Toronto get the win. With the win, the Jays snapped a two-game losing streak and avoided being swept by the Mariners at home. "Just go out there when it's you turn to pitch and try to get outs". "I felt I wasn't quiet as sharp as I was in my last outing (against the White Sox ), but I was able to make some pitches and get out of most of the jams".

Sports Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical
Author: 0 Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical

The Ravens can add Long without having to make a corresponding move to their 90-man roster. Long should help the Ravens on the offensive line. There is also a chance that Long could compete for the starting job at left guard. A former MI standout, Long was drafted first overall by the Miami Dolphins in 2008 and made the Pro Bowl in each of his first four seasons with the team.

Sports Blackpool and Fleetwood learn EFL Trophy groups
Author: 0 Blackpool and Fleetwood learn EFL Trophy groups

Northampton Town will be facing the Under-23 side of West Ham United in this season's new-look EFL Trophy after the draw for the group stage was made on Wednesday morning. Like the International Champions Cup, drawn group matches will go to a penalty shoot-out, with the winning side earning an extra point. Chelsea are now likely to be involved, with Press Association Sport understanding that the Blues have changed their minds after originally setting out to follow suit with their fellow ...

Sports Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'
Author: 0 Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'

But this year's cancelled visit to Brunel is frustrating as it could have been even more momentous, given the fact it would have been one of the last training stops before Brazil and Bolt's possible "triple-triple". The vast majority of the Russian athletes who will miss the Rio Games are are in track and field, where 67 of its 68 athletes were ruled out when a ban on the Russian team was upheld at the Court of Arbitration for Sport last week.

Sports Henrik Stenson outshines Phil Mickelson to win British Open
Author: 0 Henrik Stenson outshines Phil Mickelson to win British Open

Stenson , second to Mickelson in the 2013 Open, can finally celebrate a maiden major success at the age of 40, having become the fourth successive first-time victor in golf's premier strokeplay events. "Maybe it would have given me a little bit more of a cushion going into the back nine". "I knew I had to keep on pushing, keep on giving myself birdie chances.

Sports Basketball players with Lexington ties named to NABC's Honors Court
Author: 0 Basketball players with Lexington ties named to NABC's Honors Court

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the fourth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics. England also served as one of the Knights team captains last season and acted as a representative on the Carleton Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Author: 0 Arsenal reportedly look to sign global center back

Club stars Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey , and Mesut Özil are also unavailable for the friendlies after their stints with their respective national squads in the recent Euros, while Alexis Sanchez is also sidelined by injury at the moment. Speaking to Arsenal.com he said, " We have to look for an option to get a bit more experience ". "We know, in fact, that that the history of this game is in favor of MLS because from what I've heard, they have won in former seasons", he said.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant gets Team USA off and running at Oracle

However, an otherwise sluggish start had China hanging around, down just 16-11 midway through the opening quarter, with several missed free throws. The point spread for Tuesday's exhibition was Team USA 49.5 points. I don't know where the report came from, but it came from somewhere. "They know that decision I made, how stressful that time was", Durant commented on his new Warriors teammates, via ESPN .

Author: 0 Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team

Chiller said that a group of around 10 national Olympic committees - including Britain, New Zealand, Japan and Germany - had worked together to alert the local organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to problems at the village.

Sports Tom Jackson may not be back on ESPN this year
Author: 0 Tom Jackson may not be back on ESPN this year

Tom Jackson appears to be the latest ESPN star to join the mass exodus of the network. Last month, ESPN re-signed Trent Dilfer, who appeared to be on the way out, and added " Sunday Countdown " to his "Monday Night Countdown" assignment. Fearless in his approach, Jackson did not suffer fools or foolishness. Perhaps the best thing that ESPN can do with their television coverage is to bring in a fresh face to the company, someone who young adults remember starring in the league and could ...

Sports Amar'e Stoudemire retires as member of New York Knicks
Author: 0 Amar'e Stoudemire retires as member of New York Knicks

Stoudemire, a dominant forward, was introduced as a Knick on July 8, 2010 at Madison Square Garden and his arrival helped the Knicks end a post-season drought and launch a three-season playoff run. Phil and Steve have continued this quest, and with this year's acquisitions, the team looks playoff-bound once again. Stoudemire had only one monster season in NY before being overcome by injuries.

Sports Lue, Cavaliers agree to extension
Author: 0 Lue, Cavaliers agree to extension

The deal is worth $35 million, Cleveland .com reports . Now 39, Lue was promoted from associate head coach when Blatt was sacked last season with the Cavs owning a 30-11 record. He is the first rookie head coach to win the NBA Championship since Steve Kerr did it the previous season. James, however, has not yet signed a contract and it is not yet clear what type of deal he will get.

Sports Big Sam not confirming Rooney as England captain
Author: 0 Big Sam not confirming Rooney as England captain

Allardyce, who looked relaxed to the extent he dispensed with the formal attire of a tie, said his strength was his well-earned reputation as a man capable of going in and motivating the players to believe in themselves. It's obviously different and much more streamlined with this development and site (St George's Park). Allardyce would not comment on whether Rooney will remain captain of the national team but has recognized his ability as a midfielder.

Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuain becomes third most expensive ever transfer

Higuain, who joined Napoli from Real Madrid in 2013 for £34.5m, was linked with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal earlier this month. Payment will take place in two tranches. Prompting a potential domino effect in the European transfer market, Higuain's lucrative move could precipitate a domino effect in the European transfer market amid speculation that Paul Pogba may be on his way out of Juventus to Manchester United.

Author: 0 Rio Olympic Village Uninhabitable

Chiller also said teams from Britain and New Zealand had similar problems, which have been going on for at least a week. Australia's delegation highlighted the poor state of the Village, 31-building complex located in the Barra da Tijuca district in the west of Rio de Janeiro created to house more than 18,000 athletes and coaching staff over the coming weeks.

Sports NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon
Author: 0 NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

Gordon may join the team at training camp, which starts Thursday, and participate in meetings, conditioning work and similar activities. The return of Josh Gordon could prove to be critical, even with a four-game suspension. If not, they can wait out to see how Gordon makes it through the four-game suspension and determine his fate then. Speaking at his introductory news conference in January, new head coach Hue Jackson was non-committal about his plans for Gordon.

Sports Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees
Author: 0 Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees

On Monday, the Cubs paid an astonishing price to rent Aroldis Chapman, who is eligible for free agency at the end of the season. Miller, signed through 2018, also could be traded. With lefty-batting sluggers Bryce Harper of Washington and Brandon Belt of San Francisco possibly looming in the playoffs, the addition of Chapman gives Cubs manager Joe Maddon one of the majors' top assets when in need of a late strikeout.

Sports NFL investigating possible Aldon Smith video
Author: 0 NFL investigating possible Aldon Smith video

Now he may be in deeper trouble with the league, as a Periscope video of him smoking a marijuana blunt has just gone viral. A recent video posting on the social media platform Periscope though, may very well put Smith's return to the Raiders in some serious jeopardy.

Sports Junior Galette lost for the season after tearing another Achilles' tendon
Author: 0 Junior Galette lost for the season after tearing another Achilles' tendon

Last year's injury was to his left leg. Galette, who recorded 22 sacks in 2013 and 2014 combined, instead signed a one-year, $1 million deal that featured $500,000 in bonuses and $2.5 million in incentives. Washington moved quickly to address the safety position this offseason, signing Broncos backup David Bruton and drafting hybrid safety/linebacker Su'a Cravens in the second round.

Sports Phil Loadholt Expected To Announce Retirement Today
Author: 0 Phil Loadholt Expected To Announce Retirement Today

The Vikings sliced Loadholt's $6 million salary down to a $2 million base plus incentives before the season started - perhaps as a counter-measure to Loadholt missing the last 21 Vikings games with a shoulder issue in 2014 and a torn Achilles tendon, which caused him to miss all of last season.