Midway through the third round, Jordan Spieth still has the same two-shot lead he began the day with. Paul Casey has had better birthdays, and on the occasion of his 40th the Englishman, who was tied for fourth at four under overnight, slumped to a 77 and finished the day at three over after waiting nearly four hours to register his first and only birdie, at the par-five 15th.
But with De Gea having signed a five-year deal later in 2015, United are fine with the situation, especially as they have experienced Sergio Romero as back-up. "I never felt a desire for him to leave. why waste time and energy on him like that". The three have been recuperating with United's squad in California, yet Shaw is ruled out until September, Young until October and Rojo until December.
I came here to try to play some good golf. "But I enjoy it. I don't think I even felt this way at the '15 Masters after Friday". Spieth, the uber-talented 23-year-old, has played just four of the previous 145 Opens, but that's been enough for him to experience all that comes with playing links golf in wind and rain, and all that it can do to determine the eventual champion golfer of the year.
If not, I can sleep during the day tomorrow; we don't tee off until pretty late. Since then, 28 players posted a 63 in the majors 30 times, most recently Justin Thomas in the U.S. It's a different feeling [having the lead] and one that's harder to sleep with than the other way around, because you feel like you've got to nearly change the way you do things.
Leader Jordan Spieth came out of the rough with his second shot, then made an 18-footer for eagle. He made bogey and said later, "I nearly screwed up my British Open ". I thought a couple would come on the back nine but my patience was rewarded. Generally he showed control, although one wild shot at the ninth struck a journalist for the Irish Times on the face.
I give myself a B grade today, which is giving myself some credit ". "It was tough round the turn". I've been putting in a lot of work with the putting and trying to get it back to the confidence that I have had the last couple of years. He was playing lovely and he's coming back". Casey celebrates his 40th birthday on Friday and continued his excellent form in the majors this season with a five-birdie opener, his only blemish coming when he took three putts to get down at the 11th.
The duo scored 308.04 to finish behind Li Zheng and Wang Han's winning haul of 323.70 as China took their eighth diving gold of the week. Daley had an advantage of 5.7 points over Chen going into the last of six rounds. "And then when Tom got exactly the same points as me, I thought, 'Well, it's a bit disappointing, but we all did our best.' What I have to do now is improve myself even more and maybe get first place next time".
French sprinter Arnaud Démare, victor of stage four, then finished outside the time limit on a mountainous stage nine, leaving Marcel Kittel to snatch five stage wins and don the green jersey. Bardet struggles were reflected further when Froome, beginning 2min behind, almost caught the Frenchman in the closing metres. While Froome won at least a stage in 2013, 2015 and 2016, he has been unable to raise his arms in celebrations this year as he has not won a single race in 2017.
After surviving this week's Alpine stages, Froome arrived in the historic French port with a slender 23sec lead over France's Romain Bardet , but with flawless weather conditions, there were no scares as he produced a scorching ride to finish only six seconds behind Pole Bodnar.
Rickie Fowler and Masters champ Sergio Garcia are both at two over, and Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are three over. A year later, the Northern Irishman made his feelings known on the subject when he finished 25th at Royal St George's, a month after winning his first major title in the US Open .
After making birdie on No. 9, he made five straight pars on the back nine and remained tied. Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy fall into that category. Open in mid-June. Casey, who will celebrate his 40th birthday on Friday, headed the challenge for a first English victor since 1992 ahead of compatriots Ian Poulter and Richard Bland, who were part of a five-strong group on three under par.
According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Cavaliers and Derrick Rose are "in serious talks" on a one-year-deal. He even tore his ACL in his left knee in 2012 NBA Playoffs that needed surgery. In 24 games last season with the Grizzlies he averaged 5.3 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. The Cavaliers , amidst a lackluster off season, are hoping to reverse the recent negativity and give Rose another chance.
Sale had at least nine strikeouts for the 17th time in 20 starts this season. Sale (12-4) struck out nine, reaching the 200-strikeout milestone for the season. "You're only going to get one pitch to hit, so you better make sure you square it up". "It's fun to watch". It's the longest streak by a Sox player since Dustin Pedroia started 94 consecutive games from 2011-12.
Lots of changes at the break did little to change the way the game went and it was Chelsea who added a third with a fine finish from Batshuayi. The game will take place in Beijing , China and will no doubt feature a great crowd, full of fans excited to see their favourite Premier League stars.
Perhaps thrown out of kilter by pre-round nerves, Spieth ate breakfast after brushing his teeth so chomped on a single piece of mint gum for his entire round, reluctant to dispose of it in case it halted his fine play. "As long as I approach it positively and recognize that this is what you want to feel because you're in the position you want to be in, then the easier it is to hit solid shots and to create solid rounds".
Rose averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists in 64 games for the New York Knicks before suffering a season-ending meniscus tear past year. Derrick Rose's market value has been stuck in a downward spiral since his knee injury in 2012. Some players like Vince Carter have been fortunate to continue their careers with a limited version of the athleticism they once owned. However, when on the court, Rose can compete with the league's best .
With the Cavs, Derrick Rose would be backing up Kyrie Irving rather than chasing him. If their key players stay healthy, they will be the favorites to reach the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year. But now, both Jackson's and Rose's days with the Knicks are numbered. During the impressive 2010/2011 campaign Rose averaged 25.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game as he ended up with the MVP award.
She threw 4.32 metres in her second of six attempts and was unable to better it. Dalal had a little bit of good fortune going her way as she jumped one place from her initial fourth after Chinese Yang Liwan's post-event disqualification resulted in Karamjyoti being deemed the bronze medallist.
On the course where the American made his British Open debut in 1998, Kuchar posted a second-round one-over-par 71 to claim the early clubhouse lead on four under par on Friday. McIlroy closed with three birdies over the last four holes to stay in the game. He was at 4-under 136, and it would have been a good bet that he would be leading with the nasty weather that arrived.
When injuries and equipment changes held him back, it made me long all the more for another hot streak to come. QUOTEWORTHY: "You're Rory McIlroy , what are you doing?" - caddie J.P. "My caddie, JP, gave me a talking to". "He does it quite often, it's just whether it penetrates my head is a different thing", McIlroy said. He finally seems to have found one he likes, though, a TP Juno blade model from TaylorMade, and his confidence on the greens seems to be gradually returning.
U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka was six shots back, tied with Canadian Austin Connelly . "I saw Rory McIlroy make a few birdies early but it is hard when it raining to have full control of where the ball is going I knew it was going to get wet".
SOUTHPORT, England, there are these amusing moments and hilarious in press conferences of the different golf tournaments. Some of the assembled press considered it a straight knockout. But he did, sinking a 2-footer on the final hole to break the former mark of 63 held by several players . The day was, in truth, a thrill throughout.
In the end, it was her tsunami knock of 171 which not only knocked Australia out but also ensured that India made it to the final against England at the historic Lords on Sunday. Not the rags-to-riches kind of struggle but one where she had to keep pace with boys while training and playing with them. "Mithali ( Raj ) and Deepti (Sharma) scored really well and Veda [Krishnamurthy] scored really well", she added complementing her batting companions.
Nerves of steel were then required in Tuesday's dramatic semi-final victory over South Africa as the hosts overcame a target of 219 with two wickets and two balls to spare. The NatWest win of 2002 made the team believe in themselves, injecting a wave of confidence that helped them become world beaters as the decade progressed.
It's not like we've just been going for a spin around France. The Briton is guaranteed to finish on top of the podium in Paris on Sunday after sailing through the time trial on Saturday. Bardet, 26, was runner-up to Froome in last year's Tour by 4:05. After a number of attacks were reeled in, the group that eventually went clear was 20-strong, with some big hitters present.
All teams were given the option of retaining a maximum of two senior players, and up to three U-21 players, from the 2016 squads. The only exception there is Chennaiyin FC, who have retained more than two India capped players. The Instant Trading Card can be used twice by a given team during the draft. Teams will also have something called the Instant Trading Card , wherein the third round onwards, any club may, within 15 seconds of another club announcing a draft pick, press a buzzer ...
Foreign and US officials said the Russians recommended that a note taker be present in the bare-bones official meeting. A special counsel, Mr Robert Mueller , is also conducting an investigation into Russian meddling in the USA election and any collusion between Moscow and Mr Trump's campaign.
James, too, was said to be caught off guard when he was told about the alleged trade talk, according to Windhorst, who described James as " blindsided and disappointed" by the news. Even though Irving led the Cavs in field goal attempts last season and still produced 25.2 points per game (not to mention 29.4 in this year's Finals against the Golden State Warriors ), he seems to want more .
It remains to be seen whether Rose would accept a bench role after starting for his entire career. With career averages of 19.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and 6.0 assists through eight National Basketball Association seasons, Rose would bolster the Lakers' backcourt by providing both production and experience.
Among those missing the weekend was previous year s runner-up Phil Mickelson , but 2015 champion Zach Johnson shot the round of the day with a 66 as he made the cut on one-over. "I feel like the game is starting to get back to what it was" he said. We have had a good run of first time major winners lately but I am taking a strong look at defending champion Henrik Stenson .