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Branden Grace makes men's major history

Grace will find himself teeing off in one of the later pairs come Sunday when anything can happen, and as fans who remember the finale of last year's Open Championship well know. "I thought if I could make a couple more on the back nine, then it's going to be a great score". Grace's record round stands out in part because of the sheer peculiarity of the near-62 misses.

India trounce Australia to enter Women's World Cup final

Australia scored a comfortable eight-wicket win over India in the group stage, chasing down the target of 227 with almost five overs to spare. "Everyone has chipped in throughout, so I think that's a good thing about our team: we haven't really relied on one or two players, it has been very much shared around".

Manchester United's pursuit of Ivan Perisic hit by setback

According to Transfer Market Web , United are still to raise their opening offer of £33.6m (€38m) for the 28-year-old. It all means Inter are under no pressure to accept any offers that they deem to be too low, leaving United facing yet more possible transfer misery.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope reaches deal with Lakers

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is heading west. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is another example of just how tight the market is in National Basketball Association free agency this year. Rondo signed a two-year deal worth $28 million with Chicago last summer, but the Bulls released him on June 30 of this year after averaging under eight points and under seven assists per game.

Muguruza powers into Wimbledon semi-finals

Awaiting her in the next round will be either Johanna Konta or Simona Halep but Williams looks as if she's the one to stop as she looks to keep the trophy in the family. "I knew she wouldn't give me much for free". Venus made her jittery to make it 40-30 at one point but the Latvian held on to win her first game. Since winning her maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open in 2016, Muguruza has struggled to return to the top and this is her first Major semifinal since the Roland Garros ...

Lilian Calmejane grits teeth to win Stage 8 of Tour de France

Robert Gesink of the Netherlands finished second while Guillaume Martin of France was awarded third, leading led a group of riders who were credited with finishing 50 seconds back, including Nathan Brown of the United States in ninth place.

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' review: Film reignites one of comicdom's greats

For those not interested in superhero fare, the highly regarded romantic comedy " The Big Sick " also arrives this week, as does the post-apocalyptic indie drama "The Survivalist". He tries, endearingly, to prove his mettle on his own as he waits idly in Queens for a call from Tony Stark - giving directions to the elderly, retrieving stolen bikes and doing flips on command.

Jeff Teague to Timberwolves

However, it now looks like IN is among the teams that have scrapped their roster IN favor of a rebuild, with the recent Paul George trade and now Jeff Teague free agency moves adding to that. Offensively, Rubio is one of the best passers in the league. The deal also includes a third-year player option. Well, that and his $14 million per year salary, which obviously comes in significantly lower than the money Hill is seeking - expected to be in the neighborhood of $25-plus million per ...

JJ Redick adds Sixers, Timberwolves, and Nets to possible destinations

On Saturday, Redick tweeted, "Trust the process", a nod to former executive Sam Hinkie's mantra about the Sixers slow but deliberate rebuild. However, as free agency approached it became increasingly clear that Redick was not in the Clippers' plans and that he was no longer interested in them.

Wimbledon seedings: Murray top with Djokovic, Federer and Nadal chasing

Providing he is OK, Murray should not be troubled too much before the fourth round, where Nick Kyrgios , the colorful Australian, could be waiting. Raonic had defeated Federer during last year's semi-final before losing to eventual victor Andy Murray in the final .

Heat's Rodney McGruder finishes just short of making NBA All-Rookie team

He is the second former Virginia basketball player to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award, joining Ralph Sampson, who averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds en route to NBA Rookie of the Year honors in 1984. Antetokounmpo is the sixth Buck to be named to an NBA All-Defensive team and the first since Alvin Robertson was a First Team All-Defensive Team pick in 1990-91.

West Indies set target of 184 runs for India

The left-handed Mandhana hit 13 fours and two sixes in the knock from the 108 balls, as India recovered from two early dismissals to cruise to a comfortable win against their Caribbean opponents. The top scorer for India was Smriti Mandhana who made 106 not out off 108 balls while opening the batting. If West Indies managed to cross 180, it was due to Fletcher and her 37-run stand with Anisa Mohammed (11).

Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

The countdown's on. Will the NSW Blues turn back the Queensland Maroons tide? All experienced trying nights at stages. Valentine Holmes finished off a spectacular Queensland try for first blood but the lead lasted just five minutes.

Diego Costa Talks with Atleti, Robert Lewandowski Rumours

If Costa moved back to Atletico he would not be able to play until January because Federation Internationale de Football Association has banned them from registering players during this transfer window. The Spanish striker announced after Spain's 2-2 draw with Colombia that he was not in Conte's plans in 2017/2018 and Atletico look to be in pole position to sign their former striker.

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

The Blue Jays added a pair of insurance runs in the ninth off of Royals reliever Joakim Soria , but a trio of Toronto relievers failed to get out of the ninth. The Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson dives but misses the ball during Friday night's game in Kansas City. The outfielder hit.312 with 66 runs scored, 26 RBIs and 30 stolen bases.

HWL Semi-Finals: Inconsistent India eye redemption against Pakistan

All of Malaysia's goals came from penalty corners, and both of India's goalkeepers, Vikas Dahiya and Akash Chikte, were beaten at least on one occasion by the sting in the drag-flick of Razie Rahim . On the other hand, Argentina has had a dream run and has been undefeated in the competition so far. Australia consolidated their position at the summit of the group as Georgina Morgan's penalty corner was enough to earn a 1-0 victory over the host nation at the Stade Fallon.

Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

The Islanders took Strome, 23, with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 draft, but he never performed to the level of his selection. While the Islanders' superstar center still managed a healthy 28 goals and 66 points, it was his lowest point total in any season where he had played at least 70 games.

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Ronaldo and Mijatovic's indictments follow a string of other high-profile tax fraud cases in Spain such as Lionel Messi and Columbian Radamel Falcao, who have both fallen foul of Spain's crackdown on tax evasion. Spanish authorities have also recently filed papers against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who is accused of evading tax of some €14.7m (£12.8m) by hiding income from image rights.

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

The team will receive a 2018 or 2019 draft pick from the 76ers, depending where the 2018 pick ultimately falls . In addition to this year's No. 3 choice, the Celtics received another first-round pick that comes with several conditions. The Celtics took Jaylen Brown out of Cal past year and watched him struggle to acclimate to the National Basketball Association game. "I'm blessed enough.

Kylian Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid

Despite Mbappe scoring 26 goals in all competitions as Monaco dethroned Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 and reached the Champions League semi-finals, countryman Abidal does not agree with the transfer figures being touted. At only 18, he would have also been the flawless long term replacement for Luis Suarez, who is now 30. Although Mbappe has reportedly decided upon his destination, the question of "when" has not been addressed.

Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

Thomas joins Jack Nicklaus , Tom Weiskopf , Johnny Miller and Vijay Singh as players to fire 63s at a U.S. Open . But nearly as soon as he signed his card, Thomas was overtaken by the understated Brian Harman , who'll take a one-shot lead into tomorrow's final round after his own dazzling 63 on a day of incredible scoring.

Trump rolls back Obama's policy on Cuba

Trump's move, announced Friday in Miami , actually leaves in place most of the important elements of President Barack Obama's moves to open relations with the island. "The basic policy driver was his concern that the previous policy was enriching the Cuban military and intelligence services that contribute so much to oppression on the island, " another senior official added.

Former UFC champion Matt Hughes injured in truck collision with train

The railroad grade crossing was marked with crossbucks, police said. The truck was struck on the passenger side by the train. UFC president Dana White told ESPN that Hughes was airlifted to a hospital but did not specify where the incident took place.

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The winners of the series are set to progresses to the challenger final and whoever wins that takes on defending champions Team USA for the America's Cup itself. The Americas Cup should get back to good racing; more than survival. "Once they got in front it was always going to be hard to claw it back", said Barker, who said he hoped the SoftBank Team would return to challenge in the next America's Cup.

New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad

O'Mahony in Rotorua after being named captain. "Owen Farrell has suffered a grade one quadriceps strain in training and has been ruled out of the British and Irish Lions match against the Maori All Blacks on Saturday evening", read a Lions statement.

How to Make $80000 per Month on the Apple App Store

It is important to note that Apple cracked down on unofficial tipping, which was a way around the 30 percent fee on in-app purchases by highlighting how the tips were donations rather than actual purchases. This has now changed with the addition of one of its new rules, stating that tipping is considered "an in-app purchase", and must undergo Apple's internal App Store payment system.

Did Lonzo Ball prove himself to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Or maybe, as many have speculated since Goodman reported the cancellation, a team (conceivably the Lakers ) already has made a promise to Jackson that it will draft him. I just do what I'm supposed to do. It's unclear when the Lakers will meet with Ball again, or if he will accept the offer - odds are he will considering he wants to be a Laker pretty badly - but it's definitely worth noting ahead o ftime.

Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

But an unremarkable World Cup qualifier ended extraordinarily as Leigh Griffiths levelled with a wonderful late free-kick, before repeating the trick to put Gordon Strachan's side on the brink of a famous victory. In the marines, they are life and death situations and we took as much as we could from the game and stood up to be counted. Scotland hero Griffiths was left "gutted" despite scoring a brace of free-kicks for his first goals in the dark blue.

Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

A year ago for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , Golden State general manager Bob Myers sat alongside suspended forward Draymond Green next-door to Oracle Arena in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game. The odd part was the box score chalked up the technical on Green. He said he knew all along the first tech wasn't on him. "I'm a firm believer in (stuff) happens", Green said.

Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

That would put them one ahead of the New York Rangers, despite the fact that the Rangers had a 41-year head start on them. After giving up four goals on 11 shots in Game 1 , he allowed four more on 25 shots in Game 2 . With time running out, Bonino slid the puck into an empty net to complete the scoring. In many ways, Game 2 was like Game 1 . "It's frustrating in the sense that we haven't gotten on the board with a win yet", Predators coach Peter Laviolette told reporters on Thursday.

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Midfielder Gareth Bale is enjoying life at Spanish champions Real Madrid and has committed his future to the club, the Welsh worldwide said after the side's Champions League triumph on Saturday. We have won the Champions League three times in four seasons so we have to be in that category. "The players have entered into the legend of Real Madrid and of football, as has our coach", said club president Florentino Perez.

Lakers owner, LeBron James' business manager have met several times

James finished with a game-high 39 points on 15 of 27 shooting to go with 11 rebounds and 9 assists in the loss. At the 22:30 mark of " The Shop , ' James addresses his decision to return to the Cavaliers in 2014". "My mom was definitely like (expletive) that, we ain't going back", LeBron explained. His scoring average, rebounding, and three-point shooting have also risen with the progression of each series, realizing his team would need more from him as they get closer to an National ...

Marlins beat the Bucs in game one of a weekend series

Stanton is usually hits in the middle of the middle of the lineup, but Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly moved him into the second spot in the lineup - which has proven to be the right move for the player and the team. Coincidentally, Stanton made the leap from Double-A Jacksonville to the big leagues, and debuted on the same day as Washington's Stephen Strasburg.

Isner down one set in suspended French Open tennis match

What happens during the three or four seconds after a point ends is generally your reaction to winning or losing that point. The world No 1 might have expected to play John Isner in a repeat of last year's last-16 clash, but instead will face 21-year-old Russian Karen Khachanov .

Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

With Durant, the Warriors reached the NBA Finals a ideal 12-0 in the postseason after sweeping each of the previous three rounds and then found another gear against the Cavaliers. "We can learn that how thin the line is from success and failure", Curry said. Golden State Warriors win in 4: 31.17%. "Teams have great nights in this league, and it's the National Basketball Association, so that can happen a lot", Durant said.

Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox

He's 28, firmly in his prime and healthy. But there's no denying the brilliance of Sale's superior strikeout rates, superb three-pitch arsenal and five All-Star appearances to go with top-six finishes in Cy Young voting in each of his years as a starter.

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

A quick video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. Nashville was every bit the defending champ's equal in the opening two games only to be undone by a pair of dominant bursts by the Penguins . Former NBA star and TV commentator Charles Barkley also was on hand, accepting NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's invitation to watch in person. Barkley interrupted Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey talking about National Hockey League fans voting for the best team of all-time.

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

They are now two wins away from making their case as the greatest team of all time. And now his team and the entire National Basketball Association is being laid to waste. Last year, the number was 32 percent and 8 PPG. The one thing everyone agrees on, after watching two straight wipeouts, is that this series is over, and probably a bunch of future series as well.

Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie Major League Baseball record

Through his first four starts, the righty was just OK (for a rookie pitcher), posting a 2-2 record with a 5.89 ERA. His four-homer night more than doubled his season total to seven. "He had a career night, a great night", said Adam Wainwright (6-4), who gave up Gennett's second career grand slam. "For a little guy like me to do this is just short of a miracle", Gennett said .

Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title

After Mario Mandzukic scored an incredible first-half equaliser with an audacious overhead kick, Real didn't let the Italians get away from them. Casemiro fired Zinedine Zidane's side into the lead on 61 minutes and Ronaldo struck again three minutes later, before Marco Asensio wrapped it up in stoppage time.

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

They've played over 200 hockey games in the past two seasons, they're missing one of the world's best defenseman and they got embarrassed in Game's 3 & 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the 16th seeded team in the playoffs. "I would've voted for our '87 team", Wayne Gretzky said. Crosby was out on the breakaway once again, but this time Rinne got the better of the situation.

Manchester United's £52m offer for Alvaro Morata turned down by Real Madrid

The Red Devils are expected to lose Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney in the upcoming transfer window, which will leave the Old Trafford side light in the attacking department. Morata was said to be closing in on a move to Milan after agreeing personal terms, but he has denied these reports and insists that it is his intention to remain at the Bernabeu.

Muttering Murray struggles to tame big-hitter Klizan

The victory set up a clash with former US Open champion Del Potro, who is still working his way back up the rankings after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. Del Potro, who has a history of wrist surgeries and recuperations, sat down post-match on the Spaniard's courtside bench to comfort him. Murray said: "I expected it to be very tough".

Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Mickelson has not officially withdrawn yet but it would take an unforeseen change of scheduling to get him to change his mind . He said Amanda is the school president and the valedictorian. But that's the same day as Amanda Mickelson's graduation from Pacific Ridge School , and he doesn't see any way he'll make a tee time. Phil Mickelson opts out of this year's US Open in order to attend his daughter's high school graduation.

Saina bows out, Praneeth advances to final in Thailand

Earlier in the day, B Sai Praneeth had also booked a place in the semis by beating Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-16, 21-17. Singapore Open champion Praneeth, ranked 24 in the world, will take on fourth seeded 19-year-old Indonesian Jonatan Christie , who defeated Joo Ven Soong of Malaysia 21-9, 21-18 in their 34-minute semi-final.

Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

My family is safe, that's most important. The LAPD is investigating the incident as a hate crime and an official police report is expected later Wednesday. "On the eve of one of the greatest events we have in sports, race and what's going on comes again", James said . "But I mean I look at it as, if this is to shed a light and continuing to keep the conversation going on my behalf then I'm OK with it", James said.

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

I was focused on opening my camera app to take the picture/video of me and Mr. Met high-fiving". "We do not condone this type of behavior", according to the Mets . Injuries to pitchers Noah Syndergaard, Jeurys Familia and home run slugger Yoenis Cespedes are just a few reasons the Mets have flailed in 2017. "That is why Coach wanted to get us out early and get us going".

Major League Baseball suspends Harper 4 games, Strickland 6

He will begin serving the suspension when the Washington Nationals face the Giants on Wednesday night. The punishment stemmed from a bench-clearing brawl on Monday after Harper was hit by a 98 miles per hour fastball from Giants reliever Hunter Strickland .

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

For example, the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the Cup as one back in 2012. By 16 seed, we mean the lowest team on the entire playoff ladder. "When he won his first Cup it felt like it was the beginning of the Crosby-Cup era and we were going to see him do this five or six times ".

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

And on Tuesday night, Cleveland's All-Star trifecta teamed up for 93 points - the highest point total they've produced in a single Playoff game . "They were great again tonight, so again, you don't want to take anything away from them", Brad Stevens said. At halftime, we were down 10. "It's cute." ...