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Sport Still going strong at 41, Johnson agrees to 3-year extension
Author: 0 Still going strong at 41, Johnson agrees to 3-year extension

Hendrick announced the deal Friday. And while he's still chasing wins and titles, racing is more than just a numbers game to Johnson. "I've said it before and continued to say that when the fire does go out, I will step down", said Johnson, who is preparing for this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway.

Sport 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough
Author: 0 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

He spent all day in the knee-high fescue and shot 78, his worst U.S. Open score. Just about everything already has at Erin Hills . The U.S. Open was only his sixth start this year. With only a gentle breeze and rains having taken the bite out of the monstrous 7,845-yard course, players tore apart the links-style layout, attacking the pins with bravado on a day when 17 competitors broke 70.

Sport McIlroy misses back-to-back cuts at US Open
Author: 0 McIlroy misses back-to-back cuts at US Open

But that didn't bother the golfers. "It's shocking that the big names shot so horribly". McIlroy is ranked second in the world, and Day is third. I got out of position, but it's the attitude, it's the grit that matters at the end of the week. Reed earned that moniker for his fiery showing for the United States last fall in the Ryder Cup.

Sport South Korea sack head coach Stielike
Author: 0 South Korea sack head coach Stielike

After the 3-2 loss against Qatar on Tuesday, the Korean Football Association chose to dismiss Uli Stielike from his position as head coach of the men's national football team during its technical committee meeting at the National Football Center in Paju on Thursday.

Author: 0 Daniel Berger makes it back-to-back St Jude Classic titles

Colombian Munoz stayed in the lead thanks to a three-under-par 67, while Schwartzel improved from fifth position after posting a 66. Mickelson was one shot further back in ninth position. Thompson started the day with a one-shot lead, led by four shots at the turn but stumbled on the back nine with four bogeys. Suzann Pettersen of Norway had a 71 to move to 9 under while fellow first-round co-leader Mi Hyang Lee of South Korea remained at 8 under with a 72.

Author: 0 McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

Open. The AirSign blimp was not linked to the United States Golf Association (USGA), but was advertising a local credit union when disaster struck. No other information was provided. Open. Casey eagled the Par-5, 608-yard first hole and tallied six birdies. He tapped in for par. It's good to be Rickie Fowler . It was a gutsy comeback and provides him with a lot of momentum heading into tomorrow's second round when he will tee off at 7.51am.

Sport Curry, Warriors to pass on White House celebration visit
Author: 0 Curry, Warriors to pass on White House celebration visit

The team is called the Golden State Warriors , but they don't belong to all of California. William and Rizal's father, Ray Cahambing, said it was unfortunate Oakland was losing the Warriors, "but the diehard fans" would make the trip across the Bay to San Francisco to see the team.

Sport Cuthbert try as Wales down Tonga
Author: 0 Cuthbert try as Wales down Tonga

Fly-half Sam Davies was patchy on his first global start, Gareth Anscombe showed some nice touches from full-back while Scott Williams and Steff Evans failed to replicate their Scarlets form, although it turned into a night that wasn't conducive for expansive rugby.

Sport McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early
Author: 0 McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

However, the split comes with one exception: McDonald's ( MCD ) will still sponsor the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid

The professional golfer said earlier that he would not be participating in the golf event if his son did not arrive before the start of the U.S. Besides the U.S. "I just didn't putt very well". He has finished in the top 10 in six of the last eight majors he has played in. I'm betting on it being tepid and us getting a shootout (for a U.S.

Sport Rape victim sues Uber, says execs portrayed her as a liar
Author: 0 Rape victim sues Uber, says execs portrayed her as a liar

A Delhi girl, who was allegedly raped in an Uber vehicle, is suing the company again after it came to light recently that an Uber executive obtained her medical records , probably illegally. The ride-hailing firm reportedly obtained the medical documents from the doctor who examined her after the sexual assault . After queries from media outlets, an Uber spokesperson confirmed to the Guardian that Alexander was removed from Uber on June 6.

Sport Discovery Channel hints Michael Phelps will race great white shark
Author: 0 Discovery Channel hints Michael Phelps will race great white shark

Twenty-three Olympic golds. Discovery is already calling the special "an event so monumental no one has ever attempted it before" in its press release . The facts make it look like Phelps is destined to get slaughtered during the race (metaphorically), but we're sure Discovery has something up their sleeve to keep things competitive.

Author: 0 Watch Second Round From Erin Hills Online

Such low scoring might suggest the 11-year-old course was a cream puff, hardly the USGA's idea of the ultimate test in golf. Just don't mention that to some of the best players in the world. With Johnson, McIlroy and Day misfiring, it was left to a clutch of unheralded players to dominate the upper reaches of the leaderboard. However, of the leading 18 not one has tasted success in a Major and, in fact, you have to look down to those sharing 19 place before singling out a Major Champion ...

Author: 0 Off-colour Mustafizur disappoints in Champions Trophy

Not even the most ardent of Pakistan's fans would have predicted it: A Pakistan v India final of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval after the outcome of the Pool B game between the two arch-rivals on June 4. Talking about the team's plans for the final, Kohli said that the squad will try and continue to repeat the similar form of cricket they have been playing so far.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: I was day-dreaming about 2007 during Canadian Grand Prix

Both the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen had hard opening laps and they could finish only in fourth and seventh, with Vettel's lead in the world championship cut from 25 points to 12. "Today I just really relived my first grand prix win in 2007". Canada was the first race this season where Vettel had missed the podium . SENNA HELMET: After qualifying, Hamilton was presented with one of Senna's race-worn helmets - a gesture from the Brazilian driver's family that ...

Sport Finn replaces injured Woakes in England team
Author: 0 Finn replaces injured Woakes in England team

England have a very strong chance of winning the Champions Trophy as they are one of the most balanced sides in the competition. Finn is expected to be direct replacement for Woakes in the starting XI when England play New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

Sport Fowler leads US Open as Day struggles
Author: 0 Fowler leads US Open as Day struggles

McIlroy was never in the short grass from the 11th hole to the end on Thursday when he opened with a career-worst 78, and he didn't do almost enough in the second round until it was far too late. "I just didn't putt very well". Rickie Fowler may be leading the U.S. Open after carding a seven-under 65 in the first round at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, but a massive group of golfers is chasing the 28-year-old.

Sport Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open
Author: 0 Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

Open at Erin Hills , the USGA said. The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should "pack their bags", is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major.

Author: 0 Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster

A 94-year-old man who was attending the US Open in Wisconsin has died on Friday, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said in statement. "It's the kind of golf course that if you're on point and playing well and you're in the fairways, you really feel like you can be aggressive and attack and make some birdies".

Author: 0 Blake Griffin Is A 'Primary Target' For The Celtics

They have the money and are looking for that missing piece that can vault them over the Cavaliers and into the NBA Finals. However, LeBron James and company were too much as the Celtics got eliminated in five games. However, it seems they may also be keeping an eye on an impending free agent who's rumored to be open to leaving his current team. These teams are poised to make their own superteam and prevent the Warriors from winning three, four or five straight titles.

Author: 0 Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

Fowler's -7 start to the competition put him in rarefied air. The World No 2 was three over through 12 holes and to his credit birdied four of his closing six, but three bogeys in succession from his 10th hole hit him hard. "I just didn't putt very well", Johnson said. Meanwhile, the pilot of a blimp that crashed Thursday morning just east of the golf course reportedly remains in serious condition.

Sport Barty bounced out in Nottingham quarters
Author: 0 Barty bounced out in Nottingham quarters

It was the first time Barty had played Konta, who moved closer to a first WTA title on home soil. The world number eight, 26, won 6-3 7-5 after converting her fourth match point against the 21-year-old. I get to stay at home for both of those tournaments and it is a lucky position to be in. "I had to raise my game and only had one little dip", she said.

Sport Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio
Author: 0 Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio

Strikes in each half took Ronaldo to 105 Champions League goals as Real became the first side since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back cups. We won trophies. Real Madrid are looking to open up space for signing either Monaco's Kylian Mbappe or Eden Hazard from Chelsea. Zidane's joy was his former club Juve's despair, Massimiliano Allegri's side crashing to a fifth successive defeat in Champions League finals and seventh in total, extending their own desperately unwanted record.

Sport MLB Draft: Florida's Mike Rivera selected by Cleveland Indians in sixth round
Author: 0 MLB Draft: Florida's Mike Rivera selected by Cleveland Indians in sixth round

No county players were among the 315 overall players, including 13 from the state of Georgia, chosen in the first 10 rounds through Tuesday's selections. Hall is committed to Florida State, and will now have to decide if he'll play for the Seminoles or forgo college baseball to sign with the O's. The final six FSU players taken were all pitchers, beginning with Cobi Johnson in the 29th round.

Author: 0 Dafne Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated

World champion Dafne Schippers's 25th birthday celebrations nearly fell flat on Thursday when the Dutch sprint star was disqualified twice from the 200m at the Oslo Diamond League before successfully appealing her exclusion. Pole vaulter Alysha Newman was the other Canadian competing in Oslo . Still it was a highly satisfying run for the 24 year-old Barr, given he also took the scalp of the Olympic champion, Clermont, who hit a hurdle badly coming off the last bend, with 2014 European ...

Sport The Pittsburgh Penguins Capture Second Straight Stanley Cup
Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins Capture Second Straight Stanley Cup

But before the schedule is released, the city is hoping to hold a celebration for the team so the fans can show their appreciation. Crosby was eager to start training for the World Cup of Hockey, and also believed the Penguins had what it took to go back-to-back.

Sport Michael Floyd violated terms of his house arrest, TMZ reports
Author: 0 Michael Floyd violated terms of his house arrest, TMZ reports

According to the information in the TMZ piece, Floyd's breath tests were flagged five times between the dates of June 11-12, . Violating court-ordered rules could result in Floyd landing back in jail. The Patriots signed Floyd later that week and the receiver was active for the Patriots' final two games of the regular season and the AFC Divisional Playoff against the Texans.

Author: 0 Nadal captures record 10th French Open

A worn out Wawrinka put up a valiant fight-the Swiss beat Andy Murray in a match that lasted more than four-and-a-half hours in the semi-finals-but there is likely no player in the world who could have bettered the Spanish clay-court master in peak form on Sunday.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Former captain accuses Pakistan of match-fixing

Everyone is hoping to see India-Pakistan in Finals. India booked a place in the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy final against rivals Pakistan after thrashing Bangladesh by nine wickets in their semi-final encounter. We were the number eight ranked side, and no one gave us any credit. "I believe in my boys ... if we win it would be a great gift to the whole nation".

Sport De'Aaron Fox worries what 'crazy' LaVar Ball is doing to Lonzo
Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox worries what 'crazy' LaVar Ball is doing to Lonzo

Nothing will make him happier than a Foot Locker gift card for Father's Day. Lonzo ends the letter by saying he wouldn't be where he is now if LaVar hadn't been there for him. "They see how I mostly keep to myself and assume that I'd rather you acted the same way", the former Chino Hills High and UCLA star wrote. The public spats with the all-time greats.