• Grace shoots historic first 62 in the majors
Grace shoots historic first 62 in the majors

He was made to wait for further gains on the back nine, but a two at the par-three 14th was followed by consecutive birdies on 16 and 17. A birdie putt at the 15th lipped out but Grace responded by holing a long effort at the par-four next, before getting to eight under with a two-putt gain at the par-five 17th.

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  • Sue Bird announces she's gay, dating soccer star Megan Rapinoe
Sue Bird announces she's gay, dating soccer star Megan Rapinoe

She said she considered coming out publicly before, such as during the 2016 Olympics . She won two national titles at UConn, two WNBA championships with the Seattle Storm , has collected four gold medals and made 10 All-Star appearances.

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  • Spieth prepares to defend lead in British Open
Spieth prepares to defend lead in British Open

Justin Thomas added a touch of sartorial splendor to the British Open, sporting a throwback skinny tie and cardigan as he made his way around Royal Birkdale for Round 1. 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.

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  • 5 questions on Kyrie Irving's stunning trade demand
5 questions on Kyrie Irving's stunning trade demand

There's no guaranteeing that the Knicks will be able to cash in on this golden opportunity, but the door has been opened for NY to move Anthony for an All-Star. It turns out that his teammate, Kyrie Irving , might have the same vision as well. For his part, Anthony can also opt out in 2018. In the biggest bit of news in the sporting world to...

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  • Public names new Swedish express Trainy McTrainface
Public names new Swedish express Trainy McTrainface

A Swedish rail company released a poll asking Swedes to vote for a name for a new, intercity train. That's a detail still recalled to this day when supporters of the club chant "everyone is called Glenn in Gothenburg" ("alla heter Glenn i Göteborg") at matches.

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  • Pogba putting pressure on Man Utd to sign PSG right-back Aurier
Pogba putting pressure on Man Utd to sign PSG right-back Aurier

It is claimed that Aurier would be available for around £25m. Aurier has been left out of the PSG squad for their game against Tottenham in the U.S. There are no guarantees he would be granted a work permit. Right back and defensive midfield - both positions that Fabinho can operate - are areas that Jose Mourinho is keen to strengthen, ...

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  • Clint Frazier goes airborne to rob Mariners of hit
Clint Frazier goes airborne to rob Mariners of hit

Our models project Frazier for a.273 batting average, with 1 home run and 5 RBI over 36 plate appearances remaining this season. The monstrous three-run shot in the fifth inning off Andrew Moore almost left the ballpark, landing in the third-to-last row of the second deck at Safeco, a place seldom, if ever, visited by baseballs, even during bat...

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  • Cardinals take game one in Chicago
Cardinals take game one in Chicago

St. Louis forced a 2-2 tie in the third when Fowler doubled home Pham with two out. Bullpen woes continue to plague the Cardinals, as three of their four losses since the All-Star break have come from walk-off hits by the opposition. "It's weird, but it is what it is". Arrieta allowed two runs - one earned - in 6 2/3 innings to earn a 10-3 win ...

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  • Cyclist from Norway finishes strong to win stage
Cyclist from Norway finishes strong to win stage

Nikias Ardnt and eventual victor Edvald Boasson Hagen went right and opened up a 20m gap that couldn't be closed. While there was some excitement at the finish, there was precious little going on behind a day-long 20-man escape group with Froome's Team Sky colleague forming a white wedge at the front of the peloton to keep their leader out of t...

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  • John Wall agrees to $170M extension with Wizards
John Wall agrees to $170M extension with Wizards

Including the final two years and $37 million left on his current deal, Wall is set to earn $207 million through 2023. Wall stated that he loves being in D.C. Good news for Wall is that he signed the designated player exception which doesn't matter in regard to making the All-NBA first team. He also averaged 27.2 points and 10.3 assists in 13 pos...

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  • FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'
FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'

Asked if he was at least anxious by the rumours, Valverde responded: "We can't worry about something that's not happened". The comments came as Barcelona opened a USA exhibition tour to prepare for the upcoming campaign. "I've spoken with some players who've had the chance to play here, and they have all had a really good experience". It seems ...

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  • MLB Trade Rumors: 5 teams that would love to acquire Yu Darvish
MLB Trade Rumors: 5 teams that would love to acquire Yu Darvish

Then just minutes later, MLB.com's Jon Morosi pointed out that the Cubs are one of the teams who have made a call to Texas for Darvish. If they can make some headway over the next week or so, they very well might keep Darvish and try to make a run.

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  • Warm, sunny weather Friday could give way to thunderstorms, heavy rain, flooding
Warm, sunny weather Friday could give way to thunderstorms, heavy rain, flooding

Lows in the mid 70s. Partly cloudy on Saturday with scattered showers and thunderstorms with highs around 90. Saturday Night .Partly cloudy. Lows in the low-to-mid 70s. Winds will be light from the SSE blowing at less than 15 miles per hour. North wind around 6 miles per hour. Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

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  • Yoenis Cespedes: I want to finish my career with A's
Yoenis Cespedes: I want to finish my career with A's

But his comments, as NY prepares to embark on a full-on fire sale before the trade deadline, are timed just suspiciously enough that some Mets fans are taking his intent more directly than he may have meant. The two-time All-Star explained to the San Francisco Chronicle that part of his motivation to get back to Oakland was his relationship with ...

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  • Twins finalizing deal for Atlanta starter Jaime Garcia
Twins finalizing deal for Atlanta starter Jaime Garcia

The 31-year-old Garcia is 3-7 this year in 17 starts with a 4.33 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. He did, however, help the St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series in 2010. This also is a type of move that fits in with the Twins roster. He then went on a four-start downturn that saw him post a 9.41 earned run average with an 0-2 record, .988 combined on-bas...

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  • Nastase banned, fined over racist comment about Williams' pregnancy
Nastase banned, fined over racist comment about Williams' pregnancy

Nastase also asked British Fed Cup captain Anne Keothavong for her room number and stormed into the press room to unleash a tirade against a British journalist, calling her "stupid" for reporting his comments, and later calling her "ugly".

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  • Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended For 2017 Opener Against Ravens
Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended For 2017 Opener Against Ravens

Pacman Jones has finally received his National Football League punishment over that hotel incident in which he allegedly assaulted a security officer and told a cop to "suck my d*ck". "While it is our understanding that appropriate apologies have been publicly extended, they do not completely negate your behavior and admission of culpability for t...

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  • Chelsea-bound Morata says he's joining 'the best club'
Chelsea-bound Morata says he's joining 'the best club'

Thanks to Morata's strike-rate with the Spanish champions, 15 goals in 26 La Liga matches last season, Chelsea fans have greeted the news with much excitement. Diego Costa is edging towards the exit door at Chelsea following the Blues' signing of Alvaro Morata . "I just think the combination of him and Conte and Chelsea on it right ...

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  • New £75m Keita bid planned, Robertson done deal, Coutinho latest
New £75m Keita bid planned, Robertson done deal, Coutinho latest

With converted midfielder James Milner operating as Klopp's starting left-back last season, and Alberto Moreno expected to leave this summer, Robertson could arrive as Liverpool's new first choice. The Scotland ace becomes Jurgen Klopp's third summer signing, following moves for Chelsea starlet Dominic Solanke and Roma star Mohamed Sa...

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  • Derrick Rose Potentially on Bulls' Radar in Free Agency
Derrick Rose Potentially on Bulls' Radar in Free Agency

He averaged 18 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game previous year. Another league source said that Irving made his initial trade request before last month's Draft, in hopes of being traded to Chicago and playing with All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler .

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  • Klopp reveals the likelihood of Coutinho joining Barcelona… fan frenzy imminent
Klopp reveals the likelihood of Coutinho joining Barcelona… fan frenzy imminent

The Catalan giants have tracked Coutinho for the past six months but Liverpool maintain that their talisman, who signed a new five-year contract last season, will not be allowed to leave even if Barcelona return with a higher offer. "He's a really good player but the nice thing is he's still young and he can improve". "We want to work togethe...

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  • Monaco Threaten Clubs with FIFA Discipline over Kylian Mbappe Contacts
Monaco Threaten Clubs with FIFA Discipline over Kylian Mbappe Contacts

French champions Monaco have threatened to report any club which makes an approach to Kylian Mbappe without their permission. According to Sky Sports , the two being accused of unauthorised contact are Manchester City and PSG, but not the Gunners.

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  • Spieth, Koepka set pace as big guns fire at British Open
Spieth, Koepka set pace as big guns fire at British Open

The first of the American trio in the clubhouse was Spieth, who hit just five of 14 fairways during his bogey-free round. Ian Poulter and Richard Bland of England, Americans Justin Thomas and Charley Hoffman , Austin Connelly of Canada and Rafael Cabrera-Bello of Spain are tied for sixth after 67s.

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  • Trai Turner announces four-year deal with the Panthers
Trai Turner announces four-year deal with the Panthers

The 24-year-old has been named to the Pro Bowl in each of the past two seasons. He signed with Rosenhaus Sports in February. It marks the first move for new Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney , who was officially hired Wednesday and immediately locked up a key cog on the O-line.

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  • Lukaku will score a lot of Goals - Manchester United Legend
Lukaku will score a lot of Goals - Manchester United Legend

We always want more , we always feel there is room to improve and I cannot say that I am happy with our transfer window but what I can also say is that, it is a difficult transfer window and I don't blame anyone, it is just a reality of things.

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  • Alex Bowman will drive Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 next season
Alex Bowman will drive Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 next season

Alex Bowman , Rick Hendrick , Nationwide director of sports marketing Jim McCoy and Dale Earnhardt Jr . will address the media Sunday at Indianapolis. He's made one start across all of NASCAR's top-three series this year, according to Racing Reference , which was a Camping World Truck Series race in Atlanta.

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  • Kevin Pietersen open to representing South Africa in the future
Kevin Pietersen open to representing South Africa in the future

Defending a total of 150 for nine on a two-paced pitch, Surrey restricted Essex to 140 for seven, although Pietersen was unable to field because of a calf strain. Kevin Pietersen marked his return to English cricket by hitting 52 as Surrey beat Essex by 10 runs in the T20 Blast. Colin Graves, who took over from Downton, kept open the possibility of...

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  • Alabama man shoots 820-pound hog in front yard
Alabama man shoots 820-pound hog in front yard

Wade Seago of Alabama had seen wild hogs before, but not quite as big as the 820-pound (372kg) animal he shot and killed in his front yard last week. "I'd do it again tomorrow". Police have arrested hunting enthusiasts for transporting hogs across state lines and releasing them into woods in Alabama.

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  • OJ Simpson wins parole hearing in Nevada: Bill Livingston
OJ Simpson wins parole hearing in Nevada: Bill Livingston

The four members must unanimously agree to release Simpson and if they do he could be set free from prison in October, 22 years after being found not guilty for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman . He's spent nine years behind bars, but O.J. Simpson could be granted his freedom today . The prisoner's daughter, Arnelle Si...

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  • UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg, Nunes vs. Shevchenko Set For Sept. 9
UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg, Nunes vs. Shevchenko Set For Sept. 9

After winning the 125-pound title at UFC 152 in Toronto in 2012, " Mighty Mouse " still remains the only UFC flyweight champion ever. UFC® 215: "JOHNSON vs. A bout between Southern California-based lightweight veterans Jeremy Stephens and Gilbert Melendez is also positioned for the pay-per-view broadcast.

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