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Sports McIlroy to play 'smarter' in bid for first Players title
Author: 0 McIlroy to play 'smarter' in bid for first Players title

I would love to add this event to my CV'. After hitting the green from the drop zone, Simpson two-putted for a double bogey 5 that dashed any hopes of 59. "We were talking about it throughout the round, all three of us", said Spieth , who played with Thomas and McIlroy. "It's hard to ask for anything more than that".

Sports Tiger Woods thrills fans with career round at The Players
Author: 0 Tiger Woods thrills fans with career round at The Players

It was the first of successive double bogeys for the 2015 champion, who finished on one over par. "You start just kind of laughing", said Simpson, whose halfway score of 15-under matched the tournament record set by Day two years ago. He finished the day with eight birdies and one bogey. "I just need to focus on the good progress I made and try and take it into the weekend". "All the swing work that I've done for the last couple of months I'm feeling comfortable with it now and it's paying ...

Sports Will Aguero return to Atletico Madrid?
Author: 0 Will Aguero return to Atletico Madrid?

Premier League and League Cup double-winners Manchester City go one more time this season with an away fixture against Southampton on Sunday at St. Meanwhile, Harry Kane fired Tottenham Hotspur into next season's Champions League as Chelsea faltered in a 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield. Under Premier League rules, the champions receive 40 medals to hand out to players and staff as they see fit, but those who have played five times or more are guaranteed a medal.

Sports IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders Defeat King XI Punjab
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders Defeat King XI Punjab

The match will be played at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore . After starting off with two fifties and a century, Gayle seems to be slowing down. Once Rahul was bowled by Narine in a freakish manner, the match as a contest was over although Aaron Finch (34 off 20 balls), Axar Patel (19) and skipper Ashwin (45) did contribute a few runs .

Sports Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout, Vettel third
Author: 0 Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout, Vettel third

Bottas said: "It was close , like it has been all week". "They're probably hiding the game or something". It is a shame it is only four-hundredths, but it is good for the team. Spain's two drivers , Renault's Carlos Sainz and McLaren's Fernando Alonso, were eighth and ninth respectively. "So that's a positive thing". Vettel's teammate Kimi Raikkonen suffered a power unit problem.

Author: 0 McManaman: Salah enjoying one of the greatest debut seasons ever

Chelsea are now fifth - three places behind Mourinho-led runners-up Manchester United - and need to win at Newcastle while Liverpool lose at home to Brighton on Sunday if they are to qualify for the Champions League . "The situation, especially for a place in the Champions League, is not in our hands". Arsene Wenger bids Arsenal a farewell after 22 seasons, while there is still a Champions League place and Premier League safety to be confirmed as everything comes to a head all at ...

Sports Ireland off to flying start as inaugural Test begins
Author: 0 Ireland off to flying start as inaugural Test begins

The 19-year-old was the primary aggressor as the two batsman started to form a burgeoning partnership. Ireland went on to bag back-to-back wickets to make it 13-2 in what was a memorable start to their inaugural Test match. Barring Boyd Rankin, who had represented England in the 2013-14 Ashes, all the other 10 players in the Ireland side bagged their maiden Test caps.

Sports Rafael Nadal slips after record set right
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal slips after record set right

On Friday, though, it was a different story. Thiem was untouchable behind his first serve and he saved all three break points he faced in the 10th game of the opening set to keep his serve intact and mount the pressure on the other side of the net.

Sports Patriots reportedly release 2017 third-round pick Tony Garcia
Author: 0 Patriots reportedly release 2017 third-round pick Tony Garcia

Earlier this year, the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald reported Garcia's problem had been blood clots in his lungs, an ailment that caused him to be prescribed blood thinners and lose 40 pounds. "I want to make this really clear: I really like the guys we have here right now", Scarnecchia said. "And we'll see what we can do from there". Patriots OL coach Dante Scarnecchia said the team will "take a look at" first-round rookie Isaiah Wynn at left tackle.

Sports What Huddersfield are planning for Arsene Wenger in last ever Arsenal game
Author: 0 What Huddersfield are planning for Arsene Wenger in last ever Arsenal game

The Telegraph report that "secret meetings" between league executives have taken place over the years to push the agenda of a "super league", but the notion is a controversial one in England, where the Premier League reigns supreme. "Then if you want to make the Premier League more attractive, you have to go down to 16 and make a real competition of it. It will be smaller if it [the big teams] goes to Europe".

Sports Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ducks Neymar's transfer queries
Author: 0 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ducks Neymar's transfer queries

Real Madrid want to bring him back to Spain, and there have been many reports that Los Blancos' president is ready to meet PSG's buy out clause to land Neymar this summer. 'But I can't talk about anything like that [Neymar] at the moment, ' he told reporters. "We played against the second best French team in Ligue 1 on the Sunday and then in the Coupe de France quarterfinals on the Wednesday".

Sports West Ham 0 v Manchester United 0 - Story of the match
Author: 0 West Ham 0 v Manchester United 0 - Story of the match

Both Pogba and Rashford are key members of this Manchester United side and the uncertainty surrounding their future doesn't really reflect well on the club. The Austrian worldwide is also determined to finish the season on a good note when West Ham host Everton on Sunday. "I was very far from it but when I saw the reaction of the players, I think that was nothing extraordinary".

Sports Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12

Wilson's sac fly scored pinch-runner Max Kepler to cap the three-run ninth. The Angels now sit atop the AL West division standings with a 23-14 overall record - just a few percentage points better than the second-place Houston Astros . Berrios gave up a two-run homer in the first inning of his most recent start, the eighth straight inning he allowed at least one run, but bounced back and allowed two runs over the next five innings to earn the win in a 6-4 victory against the Chicago White ...

Sports Atlanta hiring Lloyd Pierce as Hawks' next head coach
Author: 0 Atlanta hiring Lloyd Pierce as Hawks' next head coach

Given Philadelphia's success on that end of the floor, it's no surprise Pierce started to get some attention as a head coach candidate. Pierce then moved to the National Basketball Association where he spent the next 11 years as an assistant head coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers , Golden State Warriors , Memphis Grizzlies , and the 76ers.

Sports Eastern Conference final matches hungry Caps, savvy Lightning
Author: 0 Eastern Conference final matches hungry Caps, savvy Lightning

Since the divisional split, there's not much history between the two sides, but there are some similarities. It turned out to be a pivotal moment for both teams. Offensively, Tampa Bay is going to be a handful. (Kevin) I've claimed since the start of the playoffs that the victor of the second round matchup between Winnipeg and Nashville was lifting the Cup this season; no point in changing that pick now.

Sports Matt Harvey allows one hit over four scoreless innings against Dodgers
Author: 0 Matt Harvey allows one hit over four scoreless innings against Dodgers

His velocity with the Mets was sitting in the 92-to-93-mph range this season. "It's a good first start", Harvey said, his 2018 ERA dropping from 7.00 to 6.10. The Mets designated Harvey for assignment earlier this week after a few rough starts, a stint in the bullpen and his subsequent refusal to play in the team's minor league system.

Sports Simpson carries historic lead through 36 at Players
Author: 0 Simpson carries historic lead through 36 at Players

Simpson then two-putted for par at the par-4 18th. Like McIlroy, Shane Lowry started on the back nine and picked up early birdies at the 12th and 13th before he double-bogeyed the 14th and 17th after tee shots found water. But 17 is a hard hole to get through. "I thought it was actually going to go across the front side of the hole and you hit chips like that a lot, or not a lot, but when you do it's rare that they go in".

Author: 0 Western Showdown: Rockets vs. Warriors

He did it in all four years with the Miami Heat , winning two championships and falling short twice. Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors defends against Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets during the game between the two teams on January 20, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston , Texas.

Sports NTSB investigators examine Tesla involved in fatal crash
Author: 0 NTSB investigators examine Tesla involved in fatal crash

While three of the investigations are looking into the vehicle's Autopilot function, the latest crash is focused on the post-crash fire; specifically how first responders can best extinguish the blaze of these electric vehicles and transport the lithium-ion battery.

Sports Chelsea vs Manchester United
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Manchester United

Mourinho insisted he will not field a young team against Watford , even though United are assured of second place behind champions Manchester City. In their past two away games, in particular, they have toiled, losing 1-0 at Brighton & Hove Albion and drawing 0-0 at West Ham United .

Sports Huddersfield will honour departing Arsene Wenger, says David Wagner
Author: 0 Huddersfield will honour departing Arsene Wenger, says David Wagner

Arsene Wenger bids Arsenal a farewell after 22 seasons, while there is still a Champions League place and Premier League safety to be confirmed as everything comes to a head all at once this coming Sunday. The Frenchman will depart the club a year ahead of the expiration of the two year contract he signed last year despite many calling for his sack. "The director of football, who will definitely be in charge of it, I think they will pick the next coach".

Sports Predicted line up for final Premier League game of the season
Author: 0 Predicted line up for final Premier League game of the season

Silva scored City's second goal in their midweek win against the Seagulls, the club's record-breaking 104th of the season, eclipsing Chelsea's previous best of 103 in 2009-10. "On Wednesday we were able to break the win record, the goals and the points". The football has been outstanding. Klopp also discussed the merits of Trent Alexander-Arnold as a potential England worldwide, with the right-back yet to receive a senior call-up but widely tipped for a World Cup berth.

Sports Brad Stevens Wouldn't Vote for Himself for COY
Author: 0 Brad Stevens Wouldn't Vote for Himself for COY

Seven other coaches received votes from the NBCA in their second annual Coach of the Year Award, including Houston's Mike D'Antoni, Sixers coach Brett Brown, Indiana's Nate McMillan, the Clippers' Doc Rivers, Utah's Quin Snyder, Portland head coach Terry Stotts, and the legendary Gregg Popovich out of San Antonio.

Sports Cutting's Mumbai beat Kolkata in IPL
Author: 0 Cutting's Mumbai beat Kolkata in IPL

A batting collapse with an addition of couple of crucial run-outs forced the Knights to face an embarrassing defeat against Mumbai , who scored 210/6 in 20 overs. His contribution, at a strike rate of more than 295, in a blazing 34-ball 88-run stand for the third wicket with Rohit set a flawless stage for the following batsmen.

Sports 43rd Match CSK vs RR Live Streaming on Hotstar
Author: 0 43rd Match CSK vs RR Live Streaming on Hotstar

Rajasthan bowlers have had not been bowling well so far as runs are being scored thick and fast. During a chase of 177, Buttler started off the blocks in the most rollicking manner, hitting a hat-trick of boundaries in the first over of David Willey.

Sports Xiaomi Smart Home Products Coming To The US With Google Assistant
Author: 0 Xiaomi Smart Home Products Coming To The US With Google Assistant

This can be seen as another evidence of an improved relationship between the two tech firms, which together launched the Android One handset a year ago. But what if you're happy with your bulbs or what to turn some of your other "dumb" appliances smart? All three are compatible with Google Assistant, and you'll be able to ask Assistant to change the colors or temperature of your lighting.

Sports Steve Stricker just 1 back after opening round of Players Championship
Author: 0 Steve Stricker just 1 back after opening round of Players Championship

When asked if that bothered him, his retort was quick. Thomas, another with a chance of bringing Johnson's reign as world No 1 to an end, had just seven pars but finished in credit with a 71, the same score as McIlroy. But it still requires you to hit the same kind of shots off the tees. "I wasn't too sharp with the irons, but I still was on the green and rolled the putter very well".

Sports Swansea To Part Company With Carlos Carvalhal At End Of Season
Author: 0 Swansea To Part Company With Carlos Carvalhal At End Of Season

Their only chance of escaping relegation this season is if they beat Stoke City in their last game of the season with 10 goals and also pray that Southampton lose against Manchester City . Huddersfield needed a point to move out of reach of Swansea City - and achieved that despite Marcos Alonso canceling out Laurent Depoitre's opener.

Sports PSG: Alves out for three weeks
Author: 0 PSG: Alves out for three weeks

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil right back Dani Alves will miss the World Cup , leaving the five-time champions without one of their main leaders. The PSG right-back was withdrawn from his side's 2-0 Coupe de France final victory over 2-0 Les Herbiers on Tuesday with ligament damage, causing panic for coach Selecao Tite and his staff.

Sports Morata set to return for Chelsea
Author: 0 Morata set to return for Chelsea

The 25-year-old has attributed his hard form to regular painkilling injections, and hit back at his critics in the process. And his struggles have led to speculation that he could return to Serie A, having spent two years with the Turin giants between 2014 and 2016.

Sports Barcelona icon Iniesta to Vissel Kobe 'not realistic'
Author: 0 Barcelona icon Iniesta to Vissel Kobe 'not realistic'

But Iniesta would love to see him make a move to the La Liga champions. "There are things to seal, little details and I will try and choose the best option". Iniesta produced a magnificent lofted pass to assist Lionel Messi's goal - Barca's third - in his penultimate home appearance. "There has been a lot of emphasis placed on that, but listen - the main reason why I'm leaving is a sporting one", he said.