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by | June 04, 2017 | 23:02

Horschel entered this week coming of four consecutive missed cuts, and he didn't play on the weekend in his previous two starts at the Byron Nelson in 2011 and 2012. Hahn also shot 64 in the opening round and used just 29 putts, the same number he had on Saturday. Horschel tapped it in for par and waited for Day to follow suit with a 5-foot putt.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:05

After the match between Australia and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain, South Africa started as clear favorites in their match against the "transitioning" Sri Lanka . India and Pakistan , the other teams in Group B, meet on Sunday, with the top two advancing to the semi-finals. In wiping the remainder of Sri Lanka's innings out in clinical fashion, South Africa have confirmed, if there was any doubt, that they are serious contenders for the trophy.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:36

Normally, that matchup would favor Golden State, but Barnes went cold, shooting 35.2 percent from the field. An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors may highlight the league's lack of parity but will be a ratings bonanza nonetheless, say sports industry analysts.

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:17

So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. A loud sound panicked thousands of fans gathered in Piazza San Carlo to watch the match pitting Juventus against Real Madrid on giant TV screens. The Italian club went down to 10 men with six minutes left, when substitute Juan Cuadrado was sent off for a second yellow card, and Marco Asensio made it 4-1 for the Blancos with a strike in injury time.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:55

And it looked like another lengthy encounter could be on the cards during an absorbing first set. "It's slow and heavy and coming back in these conditions is hard". "I had struggled the last six or seven weeks coming in". It was really good to work things out on court and come through against someone as good as Juan Martin del Potro , after a couple of tournaments worrying about my game and where it was at.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:55

A man charged over a bomb scare on a Malaysia Airlines flight has failed to appear in an Australian court because he feels unsafe, his lawyer has said. In an updated statement later, MAS confirmed that the flight landed back at the airport approximately 30 minutes after departure, and the disruptive passenger was immediately apprehended by Australian security force personnel.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:11

Real Madrid won 4-1. By the end, Juventus' very essence was disassembled, their soul left strewn across the Cardiff turf. "My only criticism of my team is that after the second goal we should have found a solution to stay in the game", Allegri said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:53

The 53-year-old-former Barca player was previously Athletic Club Bilbao coach. "He promotes the youth players and he has a Barça way", said president Josep Maria Bartomeu , announcing the appointment. England's Gary Lineker, Valverde was also his team-mate as well as Ronald Koeman and Michael Laudrup in that Barcelona side. Enrique led Barcelona to the treble in his first season, the domestic double in 2016 and the Copa del Rey this year.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:16

It's not clear if it provides much comfort. However, those Spurs were more vulnerable in the Western Conference playoffs, losing six games in the opening three rounds. And the Cavs can play harder, or at least with more focused energy. Certainly the Cavaliers' role players are feeling the heat . He knows if the Cavs don't turn on the defense, it will be lights out - even worse than Thursday's 113-91 loss to the Golden State Warriors .

by | June 04, 2017 | 22:14

He hit two balls in the water on the back nine. "He had two fantastic days". "He called me and said, 'Bro, I played good, it's clicking, '" said Boyd Summerhays , Daniel's older brother by four years and also his coach. The Irishmen could only doff their caps to Dufner who has made himself the man to beat after a second successive 65 left him on 14-under par. He tried to play a flawless shot and barely got it out, then chipped down to wtihtin five feet and missed the putt, making double ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:15

London Mayor Sadiq Khan described it as "a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night". In response, director of policy at Facebook Simon Milner said: "We want Facebook to be a hostile environment for terrorists". Her office said she would chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee on Sunday.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:03

After losing back-to-back games to the Penguins, including an embarrassing 7-0 beating in Game 5, the Senators put forth one of their best efforts in Game 6 to take a 2-1 victory and force the deciding game. "As soon as I tried to strip him on the outside.as soon as I did that I knew it was the wrong move". Together the Penguin stars combined for 13 shots, but just the one goal.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:35

PARIS Frenchman Laurent Lokoli caused a mild stir at the French Open on Tuesday when he refused to shake Martin Klizan's hand at the end of their match. "It definitely got better as it went on", Murray said after the victory. The former Wimbledon junior champion said: "I've had a pretty successful last week and I've won a few good matches".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:57

They are the first side to retain the European Cup since AC Milan did so in 1990. "Another legendary Madrid " was the headline in El Pais , where the match report commended Zidane's achievement in getting his squad to set aside their egos and work together to secure the club's first La Liga and the European Cup double since 1958.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:10

Asked to confirm that Aguero , the club's top goalscorer with 20 league goals , would stay at City , Guardiola finally gave a definitive answer. A thumping 5-0 win at Watford , courtesy of two goals from Sergio Aguero and further strikes from Vincent Kompany , Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus , ensured City's direct entry into next term's Champions League .

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:04

The Warriors have been licking their wounds all year, and waiting for another opportunity to get a victory over the Cavaliers. Cleveland got revenge last season, defeating Stephen Curry and a potent Golden State squad in seven games to even the series .

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:27

With Manchester United trailing at Old Trafford and Alex Ferguson barking orders from the dugout, a late goal was inevitable. 11 years, five Premier League titles, three EFL cups, an FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League later, it's hard to disagree with him.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:50

The Terriers returned to the top flight for the first time in 45 years after a penalty shoot-out win in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final against Reading capped off an incredible season. As a sportsman, of course, you want to win but the way the players put everything into the season, I feel bad for them. "I thought about halfway through the season we had a chance, because we're a good team", he said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:02

There were lots of things that made his outing even more impressive. Nearly as remarkably, the pitcher who has battled control issues all season - he entered with 31 walks in 52 2/3 innings - was efficient with his pitches and finished with a flourish, striking out Nick Ahmed , Daniel Descalso and Chris Owings , all on changeups.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:44

You've got to really get out here and get a chance to do it firsthand. "They're tough at home", Cavaliers Coach Tyronn Lue . Cleveland turned the ball over twenty times , got zero steals and allowed 14 offensive rebounds. Klay Thompson was single-handedly responsible for five of those misses as his playoff struggles continued with another tough night shooting as he was just 3-for-16 from the field for six points.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:54

Meanwhile, two persons, including a woman, were injured when the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire twice in two sectors of Poonch district, prompting retaliation from the Indian troops. The accusation came after two Indian soldiers were murdered and mutilated along the Line of Control in April. The firing from rocket launchers, anti-tank guided missiles, automated Grenade Launchers and recoilless guns, was conducted at what appeared to a forested area, where bunkers have been built.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:01

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency has allegedly sent its agents to the India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match being held on Sunday (June 4) to draw the world's attention to the Kashmir issue. "We are ready for the big game". If anyone takes any of us lightly, they can take the game away. "We are focused on our livelihood which is on the field and all that we are going to focus on", he added.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:29

His win set up a heavyweight clash with Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in what will be a repeat of the gold medal match at last year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "When I'm getting frustrated, I think it's not easy for them, either". Former US Open champion Del Potro is no stranger to injury, with the 28-year-old appearing at Roland Garros for the first since 2012 after being pushed to the brink of retirement.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:28

If somebody wins the Ballon d'Or and scores so many goals, obviously it's a big advantage. I'm very happy. I consider myself part of the furniture. "Buffon will still be Juventus's goalkeeper next season and Andrea Barzagli will still be with us".

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:00

Spare a thought for top men's doubles seed John Peers as he prepares to begin his tournament on Tuesday, the Australian - who will play with Henri Kontinen - still has not got his rackets with him. Women's 1st rd: Samantha Stosur (Aus) bt Kristina Kucova (Svk) 7-5 6-1, Zhang Shuai (Chn) bt Donna Vekic (Cro) 7-5 6-4, Caroline Wozniacki (Den) bt Jaimee Fourlis (Aus) 6-4 3-6 6-2, Karolina Pliskova (Cze) bt Zheng Saisai (Chn) 7-5 6-2.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:29

Madrid had looked to be facing an uphill battle after Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal with an exquisite overhead kick. But it was impossible to ignore Ronaldo, who in the past 12 months has won two Champions League titles, the European Championship with Portugal, claimed a Spanish league title and the World Club Cup, and on an individual level been awarded the Ballon d'Or and FIFA's "Best" award.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:17

The pitch at Edgbaston is not a bowler-friendly one that may put more pressure on pace bowlers while Indian spinners may reap benefit that may be elusive if Pakistan handles them accurately. "I didn't sleep the night before the match because I was constantly thinking about what people would say and how they would react if we were to lose", Harbhajan recalled.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:09

The former France star has won the Champions League twice in his 17 months in charge and overseen Real's first LaLiga and European Cup double since the 1957-58 season. It was a fine strike, and it made Ronaldo the first player to have scored in three finals in the Champions League era, but it was cancelled out by Mandzukic's masterpiece , one of the great European Cup final goals.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:39

A smiling Ronaldo, speaking to the press as he sat alongside Ferguson, described a season when they won the league and European Cup double for the first time in 59 years as "fantastic". Modric drove to the byline and hooked the ball back with Ronaldo again perfectly placed to spin a first-time finish past Buffon, who was powerless on his line.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:57

Five months after a burglar stuck a knife through her playing hand, Czech 15th seed Kvitova became the first player to advance to the second round with a 6-3, 6-2 win against American Julia Boserup . "Thank you guys I love you so much", she told the crowd, who applauded generously. Monica Puig has struggled for form since then, and has lost more than she has won.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:31

Juve had been bidding to complete a Treble of Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League successes and Allegri said they could still reflect on their season with pride. "With this squad of players and their hard work, we know we can win these things". Mario Mandzukic's stunning strike cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener for Juventus to reach the break at 1-1.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:09

The first-half list of baskets for Golden State's Kevin Durant in Game 1 of the NBA Finals went like this: layup, dunk, jumper, dunk, dunk, dunk, dunk, layup, dunk, layup. Curry finished with 28 points and 10 assists, while Durant almost had a triple-double scoring 38 points, 8 assists, and 8 rebounds. "There's no way you're going to win a game with 20 turnovers against this team and on the road".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:31

The build-up to India's defence of the 50-over title they won in England four years ago has been dominated by reports of a row between captain Kohli and coach Anil Kumble . But just winning alone would mean so much by itself to either India or Pakistan . After the Octopus and the fish, it is the turn of a camel from Lahore to predict the victor of most talked clash between Virat Kohli-led India and Sarfraz Ahmed's Pakistan , taking place in Birmingham .

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:07

PARIS Roland Garros will be holding its breath when new darling Kristina Mladenovic takes on defending champion Garbine Muguruza in a mouth watering French Open fourth round clash on Sunday. According to reports, Goffin, ranked 12th in the world, had not suffered a ligament tear but more time would be needed to determine the length of his absence and whether he would play during the grass season.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:58

Any hopes of a Juventus comeback were ended when substitute Juan Cuadrado was sent off 18 minutes after coming on, the winger receiving a second yellow card for a clash with Sergio Ramos , before Madrid substitute Marco Asensio put the icing on the cake in the last minute.