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McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

Though McIlroy's response to Elkington probably made him feel a bit better. "Jack [Nicklaus] won 18 and never mentioned his total cash", Elkington responded. Then, just two months later , he wrote that openly gay football player Michael Sam was "leading the handbag throw" at the NFL draft combine, resulting in widespread condemnation and a two-week PGA Tour suspension . Read More

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Thompson endures rain to take lead at LPGA event

Thompson endures rain to take lead at LPGA event

The 5th hole had so much water that the tees had to be moved forward and the hole that is normally a par 5, played as a par 3, meaning the course played as a par 69 instead of 71. The 19-year-old Bengaluru resident continued from where she left in the first round and surged up on the leaderboard from Tied 25th in round one to Tied 14th position on day two, six off the lead. Read More

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1st day goes to New Zealand

1st day goes to New Zealand

In the first race, Spithill was over the starting line early, forcing him to drop two boat lengths behind to clear the penalty. One of the more intriguing matchups, besides how the teams 50-foot, foiling catamarans compare and how well the crews sail them, is how Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling , a 26-year-old Americas Cup rookie, holds up against Spithill. Read More

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Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

An official opening ceremony for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation was held in front of packed spectators stands of the newly-built football stadium in the countrys second largest city of St Petersburg. Petersburg in 2007. Both teams were lined up on the pitch for an unusual pre-match protocol, looking up at the VIP boxes to hear from Russia's leader and FIFA President Gianni Infantino , before being able to complete their preparations. Read More

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Clippers make plans to build arena near Inglewood stadium project

The Los Angeles Clippers are looking at moving out of Staples Center and building their own stadium in Inglewood. And covering them with their own pictures only invited more jokes and taunting. The property is located on about 22 acres of land between Prairie and Yukon Avenue and bordered on the north by Century Boulevard. The Clippers have seven more years on their lease at Staples Center, through 2024 (Staples opened in 1999). Read More

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Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

In addition to that, he is the seventh Sabres alumnus to serve as Head Coach of the team. Housley is the 18th coach in franchise history and the job is his first head coaching job in his National Hockey League coaching career. Housley is a Hall of Fame defenseman who was selected by Buffalo in the first round of the 1982 draft. 2004 Season: Player Jason Botterill of the Buffalo Sabres. Read More

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Beware This In-App Purchase Scam Uncovered on App Store

A premium to VPN subscription promises to "change your device IP". In his article, "How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App" Lin highlights a troubling trend where search ads are being manipulated to promote unsafe apps. First one is that it will be necessary for the apps to use the Apple-based review prompt using which users can rate the app without exiting it. "And there is no excuse for Apple not having flagged them after the fact, once they started generating significant ... Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

The 2016 version of Novak Djokovic , who was utterly dominant on his way to a first French Open title has vanished without a trace and was perhaps the only man who has ever truly got to grips with Nadal on the surface. But the 2015 champion could not convert it and it proved to be the only break point he earned all afternoon. "The feeling that I have here is impossible to describe, impossible to compare to other places", Nadal said on court after the victory, brushing away tears. Read More

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Penguins seek to reversal of fortune with home ice

Penguins seek to reversal of fortune with home ice

The script has flipped when it comes to goaltenders Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators and Matt Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins . Nashville's Pontus Aberg and Pittsburgh's Scott Wilson have the other two. Justin Schultz and Bryan Rust scored their first goals of the series. "It's a big game". It was a familiar showing for Rinne. Penguins F Nick Bonino missed his third straight game with a lower-body injury. Read More

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Lloris wary of Sweden threat

Lloris wary of Sweden threat

A late goal from striker Pieros Sotiriou gave Cyprus a 2-1 win over Gibraltar at Estadio Algarve. On 37 minutes, with the game goalless, Giroud picked up the ball just inside the box. He was around five yards inside his own half. France dominated the closing stages but they could not find the breakthrough they needed and were made to pay after Lloris made an terrible error. Read More

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Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

The defeat means Djokovic , 29, has now surrendered all his majors having become the first man since 1969 to hold all four grand slam titles at the same time after triumphing at Roland Garros in 2016 . Beyond all that, as I said at the start of the tournament, everything that is being said and written. of course you have a job to do, but my job is to play tennis . Read More

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Ostapenko wins birthday battle with Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

However, Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and pounded away a 50th clean victor to become the first Latvian player to reach a Grand Slam final. Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is facing unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on Court Philippe Chatrier . The contest was tight, Ostapenko winning 106 points to Bacsinszky's 105, but even that did not spoil the mood of the Swiss, who was obviously disappointed but dejected. Read More

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Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

It was deafening. It was everywhere. James averaged 25.3 points, 10.9 rebounds and 7.0 assists and earned his second straight Finals MVP honor. Following last year's heroics, when they overcame a 3-1 series deficit to edge the Golden State Warriors and claim the National Basketball Association championship, the Cleveland Cavaliers have got another chance to bring more sporting success to Ohio. Read More

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Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Haase was beaten 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 by Nadal , who is bidding for an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros. Nadal was all smiles after his victory. You don't often see that number one finishes the Grand Slam after the first match. Promising Austrian youngster Dominic Thiem , the sixth seed, had no such worries as he accounted for Italy's Simone Bolelli 7-5, 6-1, 6-3. Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the ... Read More

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LSU defeats Arkansas to win 2017 SEC Tournament

LSU defeats Arkansas to win 2017 SEC Tournament

Walker (7-1) struck out eight and allowed five hits and one walk for the Tigers before leaving with nobody on in the eighth. After Carson Shaddy flew out to center, Jax Biggers drew a four-pitch walk. Spanberger blasted a solo home run in the first inning, a two-run shot in the third before capping his day with a grand slam in the fourth. His big hit came after Taylor Walls scored on a wild pitch and Raleigh singled to left in the next inning. Read More

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Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

She struggled from the start, falling behind 5-1 in the first set and not earning her first break point until the final game of the set (which she lost anyway). "I'm glad with how I played today". "Everybody knows it's not my favourite surface, but we have to play on clay", she said. Kerber has not been playing well, and she came into the French Open with little confidence that she'd fare well on clay. Read More

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Destiny 2 Coming to PC After Console Release

Destiny 2 Coming to PC After Console Release

But as Forbes pointed out , there is still a hint of mystery and a dash of disappointment when it comes to the Destiny 2 PC port. In-game rewards will be shared among all members, Bungie said. Where Destiny 2's Countdown differs from Counter-Strike is the ability to revive downed teammates, just like in Destiny's elimination game modes. Read More

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