No real loser in epic Stenson-Mickelson showdown at British Open

No real loser in epic Stenson-Mickelson showdown at British Open Newly crowned Open champion Henrik Stenson is not taking his foot off the proverbial pedal after winning his first major, and is looking forward to more titles and a possible Olympic gold in Rio. His 63 matched Johnny Miller for the lowest closing round by a major champion. "We've been friends for some time". "I was fortunate to watch every second of the final round of The Open Championship an... [Full Article...]

Stars back bid to remove Jeremy Corbyn as Labour registration deadline looms

JEREMY CORBYN will face just one challenger to the Labour Party leadership after Angela Eagle MP has pulled out of the race. He will stand against Smith in a vote of Labour activists and party supporters, with a result due September 24. Meanwhile, the Saving Labour campaign urged those opposed to Mr Corbyn's leadership to sign up as registered supporters, saying: "Britain and Labour needs new, str... [Full Article...]

Governor orders flags at half-staff for slain Louisiana law officers

The Baton Rouge community is coming together to honor the three officers who were gunned down during Sunday's ambush. Police believe Long, who had two rifles and a handgun with him, would have gone on to kill other law enforcement officers if he was not stopped. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Officially Named GOP Nominee for President

Donald Trump Officially Named GOP Nominee for President Tweets on the topic ranged from rap lyrics to jokes to lines from historic speeches, all attributed to Melania Trump. "I won't answer what percentage counts as plagiarism or not", Harrick said, "but our mission is to show that writing with integrity matters". [Full Article...]

Williams sisters win 6th Wimbledon doubles

Williams sisters win 6th Wimbledon doubles She played really well and every single point I really had to work for and nothing was given to me so it made for a really good match. "I really enjoyed the final today and it was a great atmosphere out there and I will never forget the feeling". [Full Article...]

Rooney, De Gea part of Manchester United's squad to China

The Juventus player once left Old Trafford on a free transfer, but United have been rumoured to put huge cash on the table to lure the France global back to England. The ESPN FC crew discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's comments saying he will be the 'God of Manchester'. There are other youth players such as Tyrell Warren , who was another man pinpointed as deserving of a chance against Wigan by Mour... [Full Article...]

Henrik Stenson outduels Mickelson, shatters British Open record in dramatic win

So he sent me a message: 'Go out and finish what I didn't manage to finish, ' and I'm really proud to have done that, and it's going to be massive for golf in Sweden with this win. Including his final round, Stenson shot -6 (!) on the 14th-18th holes during the week at Royal Troon. He has also been third twice in the U.S. PGA and fourth in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Froome To Defend On Final Mountain Stages

Released last today with the time trial conducted in reverse order, Team Sky's two-time victor and defending champion clocked a finishing time of 51.18 to trail Dumoulin by one minute and three seconds. Mollema displaced 23-year-old Briton Adam Yates who had expected to lose time on this 37.5 kilometre test from Bourg-Saint-Andeol to La Caverne du Pont d'Arc, and duly conceded nearly two minutes... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon wrap: Raonic halts the Fed Express, through to first final

Having faced Djokovic in seven major finals and Federer, who beat the Scot in his first Wimbledon final in 2012, in the other three, Murray will take a 6-3 lead in his head to head record with Raonic into the final. And just on the little, little opening, I managed to turn it around. Supported by thousands of his countrymen at Center Court, Murray broke serve five times and played cleanl... [Full Article...]

Henrik Stenson claims Open for first major title

Hopefully this is just the start. It will go down as one of the best weekends ever in golf. By now he should know the answer, because it has happened a lot. This game has given me so much over the years - all the memories, seen the world, playing with some of the best players in the world, competing against them. [Full Article...]

'Dopey' Russians may still be dumped from Rio Olympics

WADA's executive committee has asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) "to consider, under their respective charters, to decline entries for Rio 2016 of all athletes" submitted by the Russian authorities. [Full Article...]

Jack Nicklaus lauds the performances of Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson

In his previous 10 second-place finishes, had he shot 65 in the final round, he would have won seven and been in a play-off in the other three . "I was fortunate to watch every second of today's final round of the Open Championship, and I thought it was fantastic", said Jack Nicklaus. [Full Article...]

Murray likely to miss Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final

Murray clinched his third Grand Slam title as he brushed aside Canada's Milos Raonic with an imperious 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2) victory in Sunday's final. I have played more matches in this period than I ever have done. "I loved the two I was involved in and winning the gold medal made me realise how special it is. [Full Article...]

Another time Mickelson would have won

Phil Mickelson is certainly in the same pantheon as Nicklaus and Watson, the three are all-time greats. "If he had shot 10 over and won, he would have been delighted", Lord said. Stenson held the claret jug and told Mickelson at the closing ceremony, "Thank you very much for a great fight". "It was 280m, 308 yards to that bunker and the wind was a hair from behind", Lord said. [Full Article...]

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France to focus on Rio

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France to focus on Rio While Quintana and his Movistar teammates lost significant ground in the early stages, coach Unzue acknowledges that their assault on their Team Sky rivals must come at the opportune moment. As a result, he has slightly changed his preparation to be in a better shape in the final week of racing. "Starting this season later helped that, having a quieter run-in to the Tour helped that. [Full Article...]

Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians

Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians The IOC executive held emergency talks overnight on a bombshell inquiry commissioned by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) into the state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Winter Olympics and other major events in Russian Federation. He said last week that, if summer sports were implicated in the McLaren report, the worldwide federations would have to decide on the eligibility of Russian athletes "on... [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba deal delaying squad number decisions

United sold Pogba to Juventus back in 2012 but now it seems that they are regretting that decision because the French player has been linked to a return to Old Trafford . The France worldwide is United's primary transfer target this summer, following the signings of Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. [Full Article...]

New Hampshire Motor Speedway No Longer A House Of Horrors For Kenseth

This specific violation generally carries a limited fine and deduction of 15 driver points, although there is still a possibility Kenseth will be stripped of the victory, thereby giving Stewart the win (assuming his auto is cleared by the R&D Center). [Full Article...]

Henrik Stenson wins the 2016 British Open in duel with Phil Mickelson

He did so at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in 2012 and '15, and perhaps more famously at the Cadillac Championship at Doral previous year. TROON, Scotland - After witnessing a virtuoso performance that included him posting the lowest score on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Open, the last of those being only the second-ever final-round 63 in a major by the champion, it's hard to imagi... [Full Article...]

Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets 7/10/16 MLB Predictions

Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets 7/10/16 MLB Predictions We're banged up. It's why we're taking the four days [of the All-Star break] and, hopefully recuperate. We've been in this situation one year ago. "Very pleased with the first half we had", said first-year Nationals manager Dusty Baker. [Full Article...]

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