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Stenson enjoyed visiting scene of Open triumph ahead of BMW PGA Championship

There's often a lot of kids behind the 18th green looking for golf balls and gloves, and I was one of those kids, however long ago, a long time ago, 25 years ag...


Alonso: Overboost cost me chance at pole position

Dixon's first lap of 232.595 also was the fastest since Luyendyk's record lap of 237.498 in 1996. "The last time it didn't work out so well", said Dixon, refe...


Sakho deal must make financial sense for Palace: Allardyce

Sunday's fixture is likely to test Palace's desire now that survival is certain, but with United boss Jose Mourinho set to select a weakened XI with the followi...


Alisher Usmanov's enormous improved offer to Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has made a $1.3 billion (£998 million, 1.1 billion euros) bid to take control of Arsenal from rival majority shareholder St...


Leicester 1-6 Tottenham: In Focus - Harry Kane

The England global is in line to collect his second Golden Boot in a row and is only the fifth player since the Premier League began to score 25 or more goa...


Best Twitter reaction as West Ham crash Tottenham's title hopes

Meanwhile, frustrated Spurs boss, Mauricio Pochettino , said: "I'm calm ". "It's disappointing really because we were on a fantastic run and we didn't thi...


Broken back expected to keep Aric Almirola sidelined 8-12 weeks

Almirola fractured a vertebra in a crash Saturday night at Kansas Speedway and could miss up to three months of the NASCAR season. Aric Almirola needed to be ...


Mike Fisher: Mike Fisher hurt in GM 4 loss to Ducks

The defending Stanley Cup champions have relied heavily on Marc-Andre Fleury during their run to the NHL's final four , but he faltered in Game 3, allowing fo...


Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

LTA chief executive Michael Downey , who is to step down this summer, said: "We have received a two-year commitment from one of the most famous athletes in the...


Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4

Zimmermann (3-2) is saddled with a 6.28 ERA heading into his eighth start this season, a matinee outing Thursday in the finale of a three-game series against th...


All Blacks to play South Africa in RWC pool

The top North and South America qualifier will be either US or Canada, and the second-best Oceania qualifier will be one of Fiji, Samoa or Tonga. "It's not a ...


Jose Mourinho walks out of post-match interview

Europa League glory also offers qualification for the Champions League - the only way they can return to the continent's top table after Sunday's 2-1 loss at T...


Wall leads Wizards to National Basketball Association win over Celtics

LeBron James and how special that was, two superstars going at it, guarding each other and it was a historic game". The crowd went into a frenzy after the sh...


Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reflects on 'hardest season' in management

Mourinho shrugged off any disappointment surrounding a probable sixth-place finish for his EFL Cup winners - United have not finished lower since David Moyes' s...


Arsenal showed character in win over Stoke - Hector Bellerin

They now sit on 69 points with just two games remaining, with fourth-placed Man City on 72 and Liverpool, in third, on 73 - although Jurgen Klopp's men only h...


Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry

On the field, his four goals and 11 assists are evidence of the creative spark he's provided during his 15 substitute appearances for the first-choice duo of ...


Yankees retire Derek Jeter's number

Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros has been postponed due to rain. NY trailed 3-1 before Starlin Castro's tying, two-run homer of...


Barcelona star Gerard Pique released from hospital following illness

Los Blancos will be crowned Spanish champions for the first time since 2012 if they pick up four points from their last two matches away to Celta Vigo and ...


Petr Cech sends warning to Liverpool about Arsenal

Could the 2016-17 Premier League season have one , extra-massive, all-or-nothing Champions League playoff match? The Reds' league defeats this campaign have ...


Alex Ovechkin, Capitals come up short in Game 7 once again

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be moving on to the team's second straight conference final after defeating the Eastern Conference's top-seeded Washington Capitals...


Justice Karnan sends cops on wild goose chase

The bench agreed to look into the petition. The face-off between Justice Karnan and the Supreme Court started earlier this year after he wrote a letter to Ind...


Hard-hitting Brewers look to sweep Red Sox

The Red Sox were making their first appearance in Milwaukee since the 2003 season. With the Orioles and Red Sox duking it out, and the Ravens working hard...


French defender Theo Hernandez poised for Real Madrid move

But it is Real Madrid who look to have won the race, triggering his clause and agreeing a contract with the Marseille-born defender. The move could bring an...


Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Washington Capitals Game 6

Backed up to the precipice against a rival that's tormented them for decades, the Capitals finally punched back. After Backstrom tied it, Kuznetsov and Ovechk...


IPL: Amla guides Punjab to challenging total

Pacer Sandeep Sharma's brilliant three-wicket haul blew away RCB's top-order to set up the win for Punjab last night and he is their best bowler. Amla and Marsh...


Everton earmark 12-goal Diego Falcinelli as potential Romelu Lukaku replacement

Everton have identified a potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku who is speculated to be leaving the club this summer. Lukaku is the Premier League's top sc...


Newcastle win Championship, Blackburn relegated on dramatic final day

I was really surprised that night that there was so many Rovers fans because I was coming into the club on the acceptance that there was a lot of unrest and dis...


Atletico coach Simeone bullish after Champions League defeat

Ronaldo rifled an unstoppable shot into the top corner in the 73rd minute and claimed the matchball four minutes from time, meaning a grim catalogue of misery i...


Brazilian football superstar Neymar ordered to stand trial for fraud

Neymar's arrival from Brazil's Santos has been a huge success for the Spanish champions on the pitch but a judicial nightmare off it. The case was brought ...


Sunderland bosses want me to stay, says David Moyes

Pienaar also discussed the feelings of the first relegation during his career, while insisting he and his teammates let coach David Moyes down. "Yes", he sa...