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Sports Sunday's golf roundup: Koepka wins to reach No
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It may sound like he cruised to victory but Woodland gave him one heck of a battle, even joining Koepka at the top of the leaderboard on his way to nine-under-par round of 63. 1 in a week that I was playing", Koepka said Saturday. The $9.5 million tournament is the second in the PGA Tour's three-week Asian swing culminating in the WGC-HSBC Champions next week in Shanghai.

Sports Virat Kohli becomes fastest cricketer to score 10k ODI runs
Author: 0 Virat Kohli becomes fastest cricketer to score 10k ODI runs

West Indies skipper Jason Holder said he was not disappointed with bowling first as the tourists have handed left-arm paceman Obed McCoy his worldwide debut. Virat Kohli also has the distinction of having scored 970 runs this year in ODIs in just 11 matches at an average of 138.57 runs. With his unbeatable performances, Kohli has won several accolades including the Arjuna award, ICC World Cricketer of the year and multiple BCCI global Cricketer of the Year awards.

Sports Tournament host Sergio Garcia leads at Valderrama | State National Sports
Author: 0 Tournament host Sergio Garcia leads at Valderrama | State National Sports

Scot Richie Ramsay also kept his card after finishing in a share of 11th on two under par to jump up to 115th on the list, with David Horsey claiming the final place. Lowry was as close as one shot off the lead after a round that included seven birdies. The tournament has been affected by the weather and was reduced to 54 holes from the original 72 with the final round potentially taking place or starting on Monday.

Sports Mookie Betts should remain an outfielder in the World Series
Author: 0 Mookie Betts should remain an outfielder in the World Series

In the last Dodgers Red Sox matchup one hundred years ago, the Red Sox won. "It's special", he said. "I'm very happy that whenever the Red Sox win and when (Boston's Puerto Rican catcher Christian Vazquez) plays great. Benintendi had four hits, Martinez drove in two early runs and pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez golfed a three-run homer to seal it. The Boston Red Sox won a franchise-record 108 games during the regular season before defeating the rival New York Yankees and defending World ...

Sports Edmund focussed ahead of European Open final
Author: 0 Edmund focussed ahead of European Open final

I've not been able to string together my matches to win tournaments. "I've not been able to string together my matches to win tournaments", Edmund, who made a breakthrough this year by reaching the Australian Open semi-finals, said. Tsitsipas had lost his previous two finals, both this year to world No.1 Rafael Nadal. Monfils did not face a single break point in the opening set, his power and precision not giving the Englishman a look-in, but Edmund turned the tide by racing into a 4-1 ...

Sports Red Sox come through for an 8-4 win in Game 1
Author: 0 Red Sox come through for an 8-4 win in Game 1

The Red Sox emerged as the team to beat during the regular season with the league's best record at 108-54, best offense averaging 5.41 runs per game, and a respectable pitching staff with a Team ERA of 3.75. The Series shifts to LA for Games 3,4 and 5 beginning Friday at Dodger Stadium. Sale and Kershaw each worked into the fifth, but were yanked before getting an out in the inning.

Sports Stefanos Tsitsipas downs Ernests Gulbis for maiden ATP crown — ATP Stockholm
Author: 0 Stefanos Tsitsipas downs Ernests Gulbis for maiden ATP crown — ATP Stockholm

But perhaps in Stockholm , he made his biggest breakthrough yet by lifting his maiden ATP World Tour trophy. It was only his second Tour final after a straight-sets defeat by Pablo Andujar in Morocco in April. But his ambitions of gaining further ground on eighth-ranked Dominic Thiem were rocked by a 1-6 6-3 6-3 loss to Gulbis. Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in action during his semifinal match against Fabio Fognini of Italy in the ATP tennis tournament Stockholm Open at the Royal ...

Sports Broncos QB busted again in unusual trespassing case
Author: 0 Broncos QB busted again in unusual trespassing case

And the circumstances are just weird: according to police documents, Kelly, apparently dressed as a cowboy, stumbled into someone's house, sat down on their couch, "mumbled incoherently" and then got hit with a vacuum tube a bunch. The Broncos released a statement on Kelly's arrest Tuesday afternoon, saying they were looking into the incident. Kelly transferred to junior college for a year before moving on to Ole Miss, where he played from 2015-2017.

Sports Patrick Peterson requests trade from Cardinals, report says
Author: 0 Patrick Peterson requests trade from Cardinals, report says

Just last week, I wrote about why the Giants should entertain a trade for Peterson . Apparently, the rumors got into Peterson's head as well. Peterson has two interceptions, three pass deflections, a fumble recovery, a sack, and 35 tackles in his seven starts for Arizona.

Sports Gearbox change sets Max Verstappen back to P18!
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Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen branded his suspension failure in qualifying for Formula 1's United States Grand Prix as " frustrating ", after it left him unable to participate in most of the session. "Hopefully we've got enough components in our [engine] pool for him not to take a penalty [next weekend in Mexico]". Ricciardo says his latest setback leaves him with little time to end his career with Red Bull on a positive note.

Sports Morgan wants more from 'rusty' England despite series win
Author: 0 Morgan wants more from 'rusty' England despite series win

Sri Lanka made one change on the fast bowling front. Earlier, half-centuries from opener Niroshan Dickwella and middle-order batsman Dasun Shanaka and some useful contributions from the lower order helped Sri Lanka to 273-7 after being put in to bat.

Sports Ianni charged by FA for conduct as Mourinho escapes
Author: 0 Ianni charged by FA for conduct as Mourinho escapes

Maurizo Sarri intervened to apologise to Mourinho with both managers later confirming Ianni had also said sorry for his part in the incident, however, Willian said his reaction was due to the game being "emotional". David Luiz says Chelsea were the only team attempting to play during the first half of their Premier League draw with Manchester United . Mourinho discovered on Saturday morning that United's 11 for the match against Chelsea in the afternoon had already been leaked on social ...

Sports European champion Cracksman bows out a victor
Author: 0 European champion Cracksman bows out a victor

Frankie Dettori had to roust Cracksman early on to get into a decent position, but it was pretty smooth sailing after that. "What a horse he is - I love him dearly". "He is a hugely talented horse and he showed it again today and I'm sure he will be off to stud now". It was not quite Roaring Lion's finest moment, and it is not difficult to pick holes in the form, with I Can Fly , only fourth to Laurens a fortnight earlier, beaten only a neck in second under two pounds overweight ...

Author: 0 Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

John Isner of the United States in action during first round match against Nicolas Mahut of France on Day Two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 21, 2011 in London , England.

Sports WTA roundup: Goerges claims Luxembourg title
Author: 0 WTA roundup: Goerges claims Luxembourg title

Goerges will be the heavy favourite in this weekend's final when she takes on Belinda Bencic . The German won her first tournament of the year in Auckland, reached another final at Charleston in April, and the Wimbledon semifinals. The writing was on the wall when Bencic - who this week went beyond the last eight for the first time this year - was broken in game 11, though, as Goerges became the third German victor of the tournament in the past four years.

Sports Panthers’ Safety Calls Malcolm Jenkins ‘Cowardly,’ ‘Sellout’ For Abandoning National Anthem Demonstration
Author: 0 Panthers’ Safety Calls Malcolm Jenkins ‘Cowardly,’ ‘Sellout’ For Abandoning National Anthem Demonstration

But Reid has been highly critical of Jenkins for allegedly working too closely with the National Football League and hanging the players out to dry, even calling the Coalition an "NFL-created subversion group". Kaepernick quickly chimed in to express his support for the apparent instigator of the scuffle, tweeting, " Eric Reid! ". Despite the harsh words, Jenkins said he thinks reconciliation with Reid can come "in due time".

Sports India vs West Indies - Highlights & Stats
Author: 0 India vs West Indies - Highlights & Stats

It nearly looked as if West Indies had a plan and was sticking quite well to it as they kept the run rate above six at all time. Their happiness would further get amplified when Oshane Thomas , the much-talked-about debutant, got the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan with just his sixth ball of the day, the opener dragging a 147kph bullet back onto his stumps for 4.

Sports Karolina Pliskova beats Caroline Wozniacki in Whiet Group — WTA Finals
Author: 0 Karolina Pliskova beats Caroline Wozniacki in Whiet Group — WTA Finals

I don't put other people's expectations on myself. Sunday's match was a whole different story, as Pliskova stormed to a 5-0 lead in the first set before Wozniacki, the reigning Australian Open champion, finally got on the scoreboard. With Serena Williams battling to regain fitness and top form following a hard childbirth in 2017, the Grand Slams went to four different women for the second consecutive year.

Sports Icardi heads Inter to derby victory in stoppage time
Author: 0 Icardi heads Inter to derby victory in stoppage time

Victory for Inter extends their winning run to seven games in all competitions, while Milan taste defeat for the first time in nine matches. The game appeared to be petering out into a goalless draw, but Donnaruma came and failed to claim a speculative right-wing cross from Vecino , and Icardi headed into the unguarded net to score his fourth league goal of the campaign and spark jubilant scenes among the Inter fans in the stands.

Sports Cowboys get Amari Cooper from Raiders for 1st-round pick
Author: 0 Cowboys get Amari Cooper from Raiders for 1st-round pick

The Cowboys decided Bryant wasn't worth $12.5 million in 2018 after three subpar seasons since signing a big contract following his only All-Pro year in 2014. In exchange, they received the Cowboys' first-round pick in the 2019 draft. He suffered the injury last week in Oakland's loss to Seattle in London.

Sports Katie Taylor subjected to 'terrible' verbal abuse from opponent's coach
Author: 0 Katie Taylor subjected to 'terrible' verbal abuse from opponent's coach

The victory marked Taylor's fourth successive title defence and brought her professional record to 11-0 but the win was somewhat soured by verbal abuse aimed at the Wicklow woman from Serrano's coach and husband Jordan Maldonado. I promise it will be a toe to toe war! As the fight wore on Taylor began to find her range and the trademark combinations began to flow. At one point during the fight, Katie even put her hands behind her back in an attempt to taunt Serrano into striking but her ...

Sports Mumbai Indians buy Quinton de Kock from Royal Challengers Bangalore
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians buy Quinton de Kock from Royal Challengers Bangalore

RCB, who bought de Kock for Rs 2.8 crore at the 2018 auctions, have sold him to Mumbai at the same price. To offset the trade, Mumbai released Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman (INR 2.2 crore, Dollars 343,000) and Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya (INR 50 lakh, USD 78,000).

Sports Arsenal v. Leicester City
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Arsenal now have wins in 10 consecutive games in all competitions for the first time since 12 in 2007. The Gunners have moved to within two points of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the table after their recent run as they continue to thrive under Unai Emery .

Sports Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot
Author: 0 Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot

Carruth, a former wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers , was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in 2001 after a jury found him guilty of conspiring to murder Cherica Adams . "I still have to work, I have to live, I have to exist out there and it just seems like there's so much hate and negativity towards me". "I've apologized to Ms.

Sports Raiders absolutely fleece Cowboys in Amari Cooper deal
Author: 0 Raiders absolutely fleece Cowboys in Amari Cooper deal

But Cooper was a Pro Bowler in each of his first two seasons with the Raiders, eclipsing 1,000 receiving yards both years. Cooper, who is still only 24 years old, exploded for a pair of 1,000-yard campaigns after being selected fourth overall in the 2015 draft.

Sports Rob Gronkowski Injury Moving Patriots-Bears Line
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Injury Moving Patriots-Bears Line

Sony Michel had seen nearly no real game reps until he debuted in Week 2, didn't hit his stride until Week 4 against Miami, and he left Sunday's game with a knee injury in the second quarter and never returned. "I think we're prepared for it mentally, and we practiced different looks and different groupings and personnel [groupings] to offset that", he said.

Sports Usain Bolt offered Central Coast Mariners contract
Author: 0 Usain Bolt offered Central Coast Mariners contract

Today the FFA Head of Leagues Greg O'Rourke dismissed any suggestion the FFA would chip in on a marquee contract for Bolt at the Mariners. And he opened the door to the FFA coughing up marketing dollars to subsidise the multi-million dollar contract Bolt will expect if he signs.

Sports Jose Mourinho dismisses reports of Real Madrid return
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho dismisses reports of Real Madrid return

The 52-year-old is under intense pressure after a run of no wins in five matches in all competitions, with a 2-1 defeat to Levante on Saturday leaving them seventh in LaLiga. "The players you saw are the players that are available", Mourinho said. "I don't like this press conference", he said . "There is nothing to hide and Alexis is out".

Sports Jabeur becomes first Tunisian to reach WTA final
Author: 0 Jabeur becomes first Tunisian to reach WTA final

A finalist here a year ago, No.6 seed Kasatkina had to fight back from a set and a break down in the second to complete the turnaround and win 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 after two hours and five minutes. In the last 8, she overcame compatriot Pavlyuchenkova, whom she also beat on her way to last year's final, then she hit 28 winners and only 20 unforced errors to defeat Konta in the semifinals, sealing her 40th main draw win of the season.

Sports El Clasico: Barca can cope without Messi, says Pique
Author: 0 El Clasico: Barca can cope without Messi, says Pique

Messi will miss next week's clasico against Real Madrid with a fracture in his right arm, the Spanish La Liga leaders have announced. 'Psychologically we know that when he is there we are stronger but we can not allow his absence to affect us, ' centre back Pique said after the game.

Sports Tottenham Confirm Double Boost But Trio To Miss West Ham Clash
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The Argentine winger was preferred to fit-again playmaker Christian Eriksen by manager Mauricio Pochettino and repaid that faith with a first-half victor, heading in a cross from Moussa Sissoko. Declan Rice is confident West Ham are moving in the right direction despite back-to-back defeats. "But I need to remind everyone that this is our best start after eight games, it is the best start in the Premier League for Tottenham".