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Author: 0 Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

Two of those involved oh-so-close photo finishes, when Commissioner missed by a head against Tonalist in 2014 and Destin was nipped by nothing more than Creator's nose a year ago. He returned $12.60 to win. Finishing in second was Irish War Cry , followed by Patch in third. A $1.2m yearling bought at Fasig-Tipton, Tapwrit is owned by a partnership comprising Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert LaPenta .

Sport Brighton agree club-record deal for Valencia goalkeeper Ryan
Author: 0 Brighton agree club-record deal for Valencia goalkeeper Ryan

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the Seagulls for a disclosed club record transfer fee, subject to an worldwide clearance. Ryan , who spent the second half of last season on loan at Genk from Valencia , will first compete in this month's FIFA Confederations Cup with the Socceroos and then take a break before joining up with his new team-mates in July.

Author: 0 Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2

The top three golfers in the world, and six of the top 10, didn't make it. It means Scott, Day, Wade Ormsby (six-over after a second 75) and Nick Flanagan (10-over after a 79) are all looking at a free weekend. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue. "But I'm a pretty happy man". Koepka - a graduate of Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach - is one of those players that the smart guys like to put in their fantasy league.

Author: 0 Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

On July 4th of past year, Kevin Durant sent shock-waves through the sports world when he announced he'd joining the Golden State Warriors. Owner Dan Gilbert told Cleveland .com following the Cavs' season-ending 129-120 loss in Game 5 that he would sit down with Griffin in the next several days.

Author: 0 Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

Whomever is the GM of this team going forward, they're going to have to figure out a way to reshape a roster that is top-heavy on salaries. But Durant believes James will soon be working on new ways to dethrone the Warriors . The loss in the Finals made the team feel as though all their accomplishments were discredited. The growing up of the Thunder has been one of the NBA's great stories in recent years , the Warrior's buying another championship and Kevin Durant selling out for ...

Author: 0 Is Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata the right man for Manchester United?

At 6 " 1 Morata is more than capable of providing a physical presence up front and is exactly the kind of player Mourinho has built his sides around in the past. Mourinho has made signing a striker a priority after Zlatan Ibrahimovic was released last week. Speaking to Tele5 after scoring a late equaliser for Spain in Wednesday's evening's 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia in Murcia, Morata was coy over his plans but suggested he could remain at Madrid alongside Rodriguez.

Sport Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
Author: 0 Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

The parade ended on the shores of Lake Merritt where coach Steve Kerr and the players addressed the crowd during an 80-minute rally. The second National Basketball Association championship feels drastically different for Curry, because this one was a comeback from a heartbreaking missed opportunity previous year against James and the Cavaliers when the Warriors knew they should have won it all but squandered a 3-1 lead.

Author: 0 Murray hoping to make the most of last few competitions

This tournament was supposed to be his comeback after he skipped grass-court event (Ricoh Open ) in the Netherlands due to a groin injury but it seems that he has not recovered enough. "He has been through periods like that in his career, so it helps to have someone to talk to who has been through it and also knows how to get out of the other end of it".

Author: 0 Graffiti painting of Cristiano Ronaldo appears near Team Portugal's hotel in Russian Federation

The Portuguese sports paper A Bola has reported rumours that Real Madrid could be offered €180m to prize Ronaldo away from the Santiago Bernabeu despite Ronaldo having only recently signed a new contract back in November. "I have the same confidence today", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said earlier this week. Mexico has won five of its last six matches, with a 2-1 home loss to Croatia in a friendly in May.

Author: 0 Oakland celebrates title with parade

A fabulous first one with and for Durant. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his team and its fans celebrated the National Basketball Association championship with a victory parade. Whatever it is, the big-money contract will be a hefty raise from the $12 million he earned on the way to a 16-1 postseason. The Pittsburgh Penguins recently won their second Stanley Cup Championship, Sunday and there has been no word on whether or not the team ...

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs

However, that backing has softened in the light of Roy's repeated failures and Morgan, fresh from his impressive 87 in England's group win over Australia, indicated Tuesday the team could not afford to "carry" anyone as they went in search of a first major ODI tournament triumph.

Author: 0 Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

As a raucous crowd cheered at Oracle Arena, Curry watched freshly crowned Finals MVP Durant capturing his first ring in his 10th National Basketball Association season. By Durant taking about $4 million less than his max next year and waiting to get his long-term extension for at least another season, the Warriors wouldn't have to renounce the rights of free agents-to-be Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston .

Sport Yuvraj's innings changed the match - Kohli
Author: 0 Yuvraj's innings changed the match - Kohli

But Yuvraj smashed 53 runs off 32 balls to take India closer to 300 before he was dismissed. The problem though that they had was that they didn't take advantage of the conditions as despite the players coming off the field early to due to rain, Dhawan and Sharma got the Indians off to a brilliant start as they took their opening partnership past the 100 mark.

Author: 0 And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

Except for the best player on this year's team, which would be Durant. "We're going down as one of the best teams ever and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala said . "It's just making the most of the opportunity that was in front of us. I think the proof is obviously in what we were able to accomplish from that point on and being 16-1 in the playoffs, putting all the puzzle pieces together".

Sport Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test
Author: 0 Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test

Juan Martin Del Potro praises world number one Andy Murray after their French Open match, 'Andy proved he is a real No. 1. Juan Martin del Potro's rasping forehand had spectators gasping and prompted Andy Murray to comment on the Argentinian's "manly grunt", while Caroline Wozniacki discussed Liverpool's transfer plans and Marin Cilic played handyman before the rain came at Roland Garros on Saturday.

Sport Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final
Author: 0 Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final

While India has had a good run, there's the pressure of being the defending champions. Hasan Ali has starred with the ball for surprise package Pakistan , who, like India , will be roared on by a boisterous crowd on what is expected to be a hot day.

Author: 0 US Open 2017: Jason Day falls far behind at Erin Hills

The top three players in the world have never missed the cut in the same major dating to when the world ranking began in 1986. Casey started eagle-birdie and finished with two birdies over the final four holes for his 66. "And I'm kind of going out there and just doing it, and letting it go". If I had to render a guess, when the rain comes on over the weekend and takes all roll out of the fairway, officials will make the longest course in major championship history even longer.

Author: 0 Paul Casey rallies after triple bogey to seize US Open lead

He's Canada's best golfer, and he has the weekend at the U.S. Open to reach yet another goal in his surging career. It should be noted, though, that Colonial plays to a par of 70 versus the par 72 we're seeing at Erin Hills. They said no, the results said otherwise. I'm intrigued by Day's assessment of why he couldn't hit the mile-wide fairways. Yet, some of the biggest bombers in the game flamed out.

Author: 0 New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

England are sitting atop the Group A having won their opening game against Bangladesh by 8 wickets, whereas New Zealand are at No. 3 after rain washed out their clash against Australia . Together with Ross Taylor (39), Williamson stitched 95 runs for the third wicket to keep New Zealand in the hunt. Fast bowler Liam Plunkett captured four wickets for 55 runs while pacer Jack Ball and leg-spinner Adil Rashid claimed two wickets each.

Sport Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge
Author: 0 Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge

The Warriors added Durant last summer and made themselves unbeatable. Cleveland could have won Game 3 had they played better in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter, and their mistakes down the stretch will haunt them this summer.

Author: 0 Kane: Equaliser against Scotland a special goal in a special game

However, Hampden Park erupted in the 87th minute when Leigh Griffiths curled home a 25-yard free-kick for his first worldwide goal, before lightning struck twice in the final minute of normal time as another set-piece from the Celtic star put Scotland on the brink of a famous Group F victory.

Sport Nigeria's coach predicts tough match against South Africa
Author: 0 Nigeria's coach predicts tough match against South Africa

All the 24 players invited for the South Africa game are in camp following Tuesday's arrival of the trio of Elderson Echiejile, Ahmed Musa and Kenneth Omeruo. "I believe it is good to score early but at the same time, they can not afford to be caught napping at the back". It means that we can be quick and slow if we so choose.

Author: 0 Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

Open for Wisconsin . Rory McIlroy almost aced his final hole Friday, striping a 153-yard approach on No. 9 to a hot dog's length. Jon Rahm . Justin Rose . coli bacteria in water at a hydration station near the 12th hole. As a cautionary measure, guests would be given complimentary bottled water at all four hydration stations throughout the duration of the tournament.

Author: 0 Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

The sanctions would codify existing economic restrictions and place new ones in an effort to economically harm specific individuals and Russia's economy. The Trump administration is reviewing the Senate measure, according to a White House official, who asked for anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

Author: 0 McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

But while seemingly everyone else gripping a club was scoring in red numbers Friday and Saturday, the world's best players were being treated rudely by the first-time U.S. "I saw some positives there on the back nine coming in and hopefully I can take them to the Travelers (tournament) next week". "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today".

Author: 0 Champion Warriors might snub White House -- if invited

Capitol". Warriors forward Draymond Green appeared to take some shots at the Cavs. Unconfirmed reports stated the team had unanimously decided not to visit President Donald Trump's White House , a perceived protest and admonition of the Republican and a tradition that's seen all of the country's four major sports' champions enjoy the West Wing.

Sport Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

To that point, Bubba Watson joked Sunday that when he watches Dufner, "it's like his heart is not even beating". "But I had to get over it real quick". Rickie Fowler is a further shot back after a round of 66, with Jamie Lovemark (69), Jordan Spieth (72) and Justin Thomas (71) all six under on a leaderboard dominated by players from the United States.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich on Russia Probe: 'This Whole Thing Stinks'

His comments sparked pushback on Twitter, with many noting that Gingrich had voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton , including an article that charged him with obstruction of justice . Durbin, speaking on WGN radio, said he hoped the response to Trump firing Mueller would be bipartisan if it occurred. For Newt's third, more visibly desperate, act, the one-time leader of the Republican party's new strategy appears to be saying outlandish, often incoherent things diametrically ...

Sport Lions coach Gatland breathes easier after Maori win
Author: 0 Lions coach Gatland breathes easier after Maori win

Gatland ignored England's men touring in Argentina and Ireland's in Japan because of the arduous travel and acclimatisation demands. During his spell in the bin, Warren Gatland's side scored two tries as the forwards exerted their dominance, a penalty try with an automatic conversion and a Maro Itoje strike from close range, converted by Halfpenny, sending the Lions into an unassailable lead at 29-10.