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Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2
- June 18, 2017

He shot a 69 and was at 2-under 214. The little lefty from Georgia has a chance to make a little history at Erin Hills . He just has to listen to the crowd. 10), Justin Rose (No. 11) and Adam Scott (No. 12). More startling than the low scores was smoke rising from about a half-mile away when a commercial blimp, not affiliated with the tournament, crashed into a field and burst into flames. (more...)
Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead
- June 18, 2017

He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson, who was born Monday. It's a big, big golf course, with long rough and all that stuff, but it lets you play. In a week that lacks the gusto of previous Opens and major championships, Fowler is the clear-cut favorite in Las Vegas (5/1), with golf's governing bodies (he can reach millennials!) and among the patrons on the ground here at Erin Hills. (more...)
Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
- June 17, 2017

The main characters will stay the same with captain Sidney Crosby , center Evgeni Malkin , Letang and winger Phil Kessel. It was certainly more stressful for me this time around. The team played 213 games over the past two seasons. That's why the signature moment for Crosby in these playoffs wasn't any of his goals or assists. (more...)
Trump Set to Take Backwards Step on Cuba Policy
- June 17, 2017

The harsher enforcement of travel rules to Cuba targets financial transactions between some US businesses and the Cuban military, which controls a lot of the island nation's tourism and hotel sector. Cuban officials proudly say they have already withstood over 50 years of punishing U.S. sanctions. Across the way, protesters held up signs deriding Trump's decision to rollback the Obama administration's Cuba initiative. (more...)
Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come
- June 17, 2017

In the past, Curry and head coach Steve Kerr have both been vocal critics of the president. "This is a moment we all need to enjoy together and nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together". "Thank you for the support". "I still feel like that today", he said, as quoted by USA Today . "Going through this year was so much fun". In February, Curry, who is paid to endorse Under Armour apparel, took strong issue with that company's CEO, Kevin Plank, calling Trump ... (more...)
Kershaw wins, Bellinger hits 2 homers as Dodgers top Indians Kershaw wins, Bellinger hits 2 homers as Dodgers top Indians
- June 16, 2017

Tied 2-2 in the eighth, Enrique Hernandez drove a solo home run to right field off Miller that led to a four-run eighth to take the lead and put the game out of reach. He underwent a battery of tests and was given an IV because he was dehydrated. On Wednesday, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported Puig was suspended for a game and fined as a result of his obscene gesture directed at Cleveland Indians fans during the Dodgers' 7-5 win Tuesday. (more...)
Preds Try To Solve Penguins' Home Ice Edge In Game 5 Preds Try To Solve Penguins' Home Ice Edge In Game 5
- June 16, 2017

Evgeni Malkin was right and the rout is on: The Penguins lead the Predators 5-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final after a second-period goal by Phil Kessel . Where do you want to start? Four of the prior 12 clubs went on to win the Cup: the 1966 and 1971 Montreal Canadiens, 2009 Penguins and 2011 Boston Bruins. (more...)
Lions Team Announced For Highlanders Game Lions Team Announced For Highlanders Game
- June 14, 2017

The British and Irish Lions produced an impressive defensive performance to beat the Crusaders 12-3 on Saturday, ending the Christchurch-based team's unbeaten record this season and putting the Lions' New Zealand tour back on track after a midweek loss to the Blues. (more...)
Profile of Cleveland Cavaliers Profile of Cleveland Cavaliers
- June 14, 2017

Bowman recalled with a grin. Unlike the past two NBA Finals at Oracle, ticket prices are rapidly climbing - it will cost an average of $2,216.11 for a Game 2 ticket on the secondary market. What's more , the those teams beat two of the weakest teams to make the Finals in the modern era (the '01 Sixers and '96 Sonics). Golden State has a set of remarkable All-Stars to rely on. (more...)
Ravens Snag Jeremy Maclin On 2-Year Deal Ravens Snag Jeremy Maclin On 2-Year Deal
- June 13, 2017

In Baltimore, he didn't just get the sell from the team. At this stage of Maclin's career, the receiver-needy Ravens and the strong-armed Joe Flacco , a Super Bowl MVP, present a much better opportunity for Maclin to revive his career and compete for the Super Bowl. (more...)
Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win
- June 13, 2017

It didn't come without a sweat, however, as Osuna's first pitch of the inning was swatted over the right-field wall by the Reds' Scott Schebler to cut the Jays lead to 5-4. Sam Gaviglio pitched into the sixth inning to get his first career victory, and the Seattle Mariners used six relievers to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5. (more...)
Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
- June 13, 2017

Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley of the AFRO Sports Desk debate this pressing question. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . James finished with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to move past Magic Johnson, while Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 40 points. It's a long shot, but Cleveland has been in this position before. (more...)
Jelena Ostapenko holds her nerve to beat Caroline Wozniacki in quarter-final Jelena Ostapenko holds her nerve to beat Caroline Wozniacki in quarter-final
- June 12, 2017

The 27-year-old Bacsinszky broke French hearts in the other quarter-final as she beat 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4. "I'm just happy with the way I celebrated my birthday", Ostapenko said. And another ferocious forehand helped her break back as Bacsinszky rallied at the start of the second. Ostapenko turned 20 on Thursday and fans on Court Philippe Chatrier sang "Happy Birthday" to her. (more...)
Gordon Strachan's Perfect Reaction Sums Up Scotland's Late Lapse Against England Gordon Strachan's Perfect Reaction Sums Up Scotland's Late Lapse Against England
- June 11, 2017

But Gareth Southgate's side saw their lead overturned when Leigh Griffiths curled home two free-kicks in the final four minutes to delight the hosts. Team-bonding, they call it, although Southgate was also reminded that, when Clive Woodward did the same with the England rugby team, one of the senior training instructors subsequently gave him a list of names as "men we wouldn't go into battle with". (more...)
Cubs SS Addison Russell returns to lineup against Rockies Cubs SS Addison Russell returns to lineup against Rockies
- June 11, 2017

The Cubs fans at Wrigley Field were howling, clapping, stomping their feet and spilling their beers. Victorino - who was in Cubs camp last spring - gave up switch-hitting for several years because a back injury made it more hard to swing from the left side, so he opted to hit only from his natural right-handed side. (more...)
LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'
- June 11, 2017

James was seen on replay kicking Iguodala between the legs during the closing seconds of Game 3 on Wednesday. But Curry had dipped to the flawless spot to snag the line-drive, the most important of his team-high 13 rebounds. The Cavs and Warriors go at it in Game 3 of The Finals tonight in Cleveland , with tipoff scheduled for 9 p.m. They played a tremendous game. But they're undoubtedly a great thing about being a sports fan, even if "G.O.A.T." and "best team ever" arguments have caused ... (more...)
Warriors top Cavs to come within striking distance of NBA title
- June 09, 2017

Said James: "They made some shots and we didn't". The Cavaliers had two chances to score on the next trip but Irving's driving layup rimmed out and James misfired on a turnaround fadeaway jumper. A year ago in this same situation, the Cavs arrived home with the same 2-0 deficit and blew the doors off the Warriors early and then coasted to a 30-point win. (more...)
Rain postpones Djokovic and Nadal matches Rain postpones Djokovic and Nadal matches
- June 09, 2017

I was enjoying basically every second of the match . "We haven't seen very many matches with two players in identical outfits. So now I'm just figuring it all out, and obviously there are things to think about and to work on, and we'll see where it takes me", he said. (more...)
Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection
- June 09, 2017

Bigger than all of them and all of that. But NBA superstar Lebron James , a hometown hero in Cleveland , led his team to three consecutive wins, giving the city its first sports championship in 62 years. "But I still don't regret that play". There were a number of wide-open shots the Cavs just couldn't get to fall. Cleveland needed everybody at the top of their game Wednesday night and for everything to go their way to win Game 3 , and it did - for 44 minutes and 51 seconds. (more...)
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3 Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
- June 08, 2017

The Warriors lit it up from long range in the first quarter, making 9-of-14 3-pointers to set a new NBA Finals record for threes in a period. They did what needed to be done to improve their team and it was specifically for moments like this one. (more...)

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