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Author: 0 Phil Mickelson incurs freakish penalty for hitting moving ball at US Open

Mickelson was faced with a 12-foot bogey putt and after sending it well past the hole, Lefty ran to his ball to hit it again before it went down the slope. Open at Pinehurst, when he hit a moving ball on the green en route to an 83 and a dead-last finish. On the 18th hole in the second round, Triplett stuck his putter in the ground as a backstop when his ball was headed back down from the hole.

Sports Yussuf Poulsen Winner For Denmark Ruins Peru's World Cup Return
Author: 0 Yussuf Poulsen Winner For Denmark Ruins Peru's World Cup Return

Denmark has a good chance of scoring on a set piece, and Peru likely will create a number of chances for its three-pronged attack of Jefferson Farfan , Edison Flores and Paolo Guerrero . Guerrero's header was saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 64th minute, and 15 minutes later the captain's audacious backheeled attempt beat the goalkeeper only to roll wide by inches.

Sports Phil Mickelson loses the plot at US Open after putt goes wrong
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson loses the plot at US Open after putt goes wrong

A starry cast list who will have an unwanted weekend off was headed by Tiger Woods , Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy. "I think he just snapped". He racked up four bogeys and a double-bogey in the second round at the notoriously hard Shinnecock Hills , while his scorecard from day one had two double-bogeys and a triple-bogey on it.

Sports Kerr, New Zealand women set up records
Author: 0 Kerr, New Zealand women set up records

Rohit Sharma hit 33 fours during his record-breaking 264 in 2014 against Sri Lanka . New Zealand's Martin Guptill scored an unbeaten 237 against the West Indies in Wellington in 2015. "I had no idea". I'm definitely going to use that bat again. Kerr had previously scored 174 runs in her fledgling career, the Tawa College student having made her name as a bowler of some talent.

Sports Paolo Guerrero Named In Peru Squad
Author: 0 Paolo Guerrero Named In Peru Squad

Former Arsenal striker and cult hero Nicklas Bendtner has been left out of Denmark's 23-man squad for the World Cup. Both teams met at the AFG Arena in Switzerland, with Peru continuing their positive results, having not lost a game since their 2-0 loss to Brazil in November 2016.

Sports Egypt vs. Uruguay - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Egypt vs. Uruguay - Football Match Report

Uruguayan center back José Giménez rose above Egypt's Mohamed Elneny in the 89th minute to put La Celeste ahead late in the competition's second match. "We can confirm that 32 278 tickets have been allocated for the match between Egypt and Uruguay in Yekaterinburg ". Salah's fitness for entering the game has been the target of much speculation since he suffered a shoulder injury in Liverpool's Champions League final loss to Real Madrid on May 26.

Sports Deadline passes but Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez camps still negotiating
Author: 0 Deadline passes but Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez camps still negotiating

There is no fight ", De La Hoya told ESPN . The rematch is scheduled to come almost a year to the day of their first meeting, a draw at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the planned site for the rematch. "It's finally on", Loeffler said in a text to The Post. "Gennady was very clear when he made the concession to come off 50-50". That victory served as the 20th straight title defence for the Kazakh champion, whose record now stands at 38-0-1.

Sports PM Modi congratulates people of Afghanistan over historic Test vs India
Author: 0 PM Modi congratulates people of Afghanistan over historic Test vs India

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay gave a commanding start. That Afghans play cricket at all-and play it with skill and panache-is due entirely to the war that Moscow thrust upon them. The national team have made giant strides against much richer and more stable countries, despite unrest at home which has forced them to train in India since 2015.

Sports Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory
Author: 0 Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory

The game at Spartak Stadium, Moscow starts at 4 p.m. local time , or 9 a.m. Messi was devastated by Argentina's loss to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final, with the agony compounded by back-to-back Copa America defeats to Chile in 2015 and 2016.Despite his achievements with Barcelona, the five-time world player of the year is yet to win a major global tournament and time is running out as his 31st birthday looms.

Sports USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

That means the capital's iconic stadium , Estadio Azteca, is nearly certain to feature on day one and become the only arena in the world to host matches in three different world cups . Being the host country in the World Cup has its perks, in both the ease of their group and home field advantage. There are three in Canada and three in Mexico .

Sports India v Afghanistan: Test debutants beaten inside two days
Author: 0 India v Afghanistan: Test debutants beaten inside two days

But forced to follow on, Afghanistan lowered the record again, to 103 in 39 overs. Earlier Hardik Pandya hit 71 to give India a formidable first innings total after the hosts resumed on 347-6. He took Afghanistan's first ever Test wicket on day one by dismissing Dhawan for 107 after the India opener had put on 168 with Vijay, who was eventually dismissed for 105.

Sports Russian Federation crush Saudi Arabia in opener
Author: 0 Russian Federation crush Saudi Arabia in opener

Russia President Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony of the event at the 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Even before Cherushev's wonderful late long-range effort, Dzyuba - another substitute - had all but made sure of the victory as he headed home Aleksander Golovin's cross after the break, sparking raucous cheers and the giddy waving of Russian flags.

Sports England national team: Marcus Rashford nursing ill-timed knock, Gareth Southgate confirms
Author: 0 England national team: Marcus Rashford nursing ill-timed knock, Gareth Southgate confirms

The United attacker has insisted though that there's no reason they both can't play together which is certainly a prospect Southgate has considered before when perhaps facing stubborn opposition. "At St George's Park we map out where the talent is and we might say we've got quite a few number 10s or quite a few number sevens", he said. "I just asked him questions like, 'do you go out?' stuff like that".

Sports England vs Australia - Highlights & Stats
Author: 0 England vs Australia - Highlights & Stats

England though will not have long to absorb the lessons of that loss, with the first ODI against Australia at The Oval on Wednesday. Paine said Australia's specialist batsmen had let the side down. But words are words and on Wednesday we have to show them in our actions". Jos Buttler will return to an England team still recovering from Sunday's shock six-run defeat to Scotland.

Sports Kyrie Irving suggests signing a contract extension this summer unlikely
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving suggests signing a contract extension this summer unlikely

The Celtics' star guard, who has been rumored to have interest in signing with the Knicks should he opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer, hinted at testing the free-agent market in 2019. There will nearly certainly be hot take artists who read that from Irving and do the "he's not committed to the team" nonsense that we've come to expect out of radio hosts and columnists from the otherwise great city of Boston.

Author: 0 Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

PETERSBURG, Iran coach Carlos Queiroz is refusing to be distracted by Spain's coaching calamities as his team prepare to kick off their 2018 World Cup campaign against Morocco in Saint Petersburg. We have been giving a lot of thought to the Iran team and I think we have reached the right level in our preparations. "My duty is to create happiness, fun and entertainment for the people", said Queiroz, during a recent interview with the British edition of GQ.

Sports Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt
Author: 0 Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt

But he said he was expecting his star striker to be on the field. Salah's return is a massive boost for Egypt and for the tournament in Russian Federation because it means one of the hottest players on the planet at the moment will be in action.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods shoots 72 in second round of US Open

Mickelson's 77 was, improbably, the low round of their group, but it still likely means his quest to complete the career Grand Slam, barring a miracle, will have to wait another year. Rose said. "I enjoy the battle". Woods responded with a birdie at the par-five 16th, but he gave the shot back at 18 when another wayward drive hit a marshal and dropped into a bad lie in the rough, from where he gouged his second into a greenside bunker.

Sports Kawhi Leonard Wants Out Of San Antonio
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Wants Out Of San Antonio

On Friday, Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News noted Leonard wants to be traded. Leonard, according to sources, has grown frustrated with how the organization handled his quad injury and feels the franchise turned on him once he sought a second opinion.

Sports Carlos Queiroz furious over Iran Nike World Cup football boots snub
Author: 0 Carlos Queiroz furious over Iran Nike World Cup football boots snub

The ESPN report said Iran's players had responded to the decision by asking non-Iranian players on their club teams to loan them cleats, while others had bought their own from stores. For the very first time Iran will participate in two consecutive World Cups and, after a relatively acceptable performance at Brazil 2014, Team Melli are in search of a bigger dream in Russian Federation.

Sports Morocco King Mohammed VI instructs country to bid for 2030 world cup
Author: 0 Morocco King Mohammed VI instructs country to bid for 2030 world cup

It will be the first time the World Cup has been in North America since the USA hosted in 1994, and it will be the first time it has been hosted by three countries. The bid also expects record ticket and hospitality revenue . "England has fantastic infrastructure, experience and everything else so we, as much as we are trying to be neutral now, we will certainly not be neutral if anyone from Europe bids ", he said .

Sports Socceroos warned to expect 'big things' from Pogba
Author: 0 Socceroos warned to expect 'big things' from Pogba

France will head into the FIFA World Cup 2018 as one of the favourites and the Euro 2016 runners-up will lock horns with Australia , Peru and Denmark in Group C. But on one competition you never know what can happen. Against Italy, Deschamps opted for a 4-3-3 with Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele either side of Griezmann in a 4-3-3.

Author: 0 Ryan Fox tied for 20th, four shots off leaders at US Open

Spieth waited until the second hole to make a triple bogey, blasted out of a bunker and over the 11th green, and then took three shots to get on the putting surface. Gregory also missed the cut previous year at the U.S. Open, his only other appearance at the event. "It's frustrating because I'm hitting it well", Woods said.

Sports World Cup odds and matchups for opening week of action
Author: 0 World Cup odds and matchups for opening week of action

With Portugal and Argentina as the last two standing Mourinho is visibly torn between his heart and his head as befits such an "emotional job", and instead of choosing an outright victor, suggests that the final with go to penalties, with Messi and Ronaldo each bagging a goal .

Sports Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?
Author: 0 Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?

Other taller players in the Argentina team including Maximiliano Meza, Lucas Biglia and Angel Di Maria will man-mark their rivals. "Cristiano wins you matches and we have to take care of him, but Portugal also has great players, he is the current European champion and we have to do things well if we want to win the match", said Koke after the training of Julen Lopetegui's players.

Sports Real Madrid Set To Complete Signing Of Alisson Becker For €70 Million
Author: 0 Real Madrid Set To Complete Signing Of Alisson Becker For €70 Million

Liverpool are reportedly ready to give up their chase for Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker and reassess their goalkeeping options in the transfer market. "If everything is not resolved, it will be discussed after the World Cup". "Obviously the relationship between the two ownership groups, Roma and Liverpool , are very, very close, both Boston-based".

Sports Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United says agent
Author: 0 Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United says agent

Tottenham have been linked with him all summer and his arrival could set a transfer merry go round in motion, possibly involving the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Gareth Bale and David De Gea. It appears that Martial has finally given up on his Old Trafford career. The promising 22-year-old will have a number of heavyweight suitors cropping up over the coming days, but Tottenham Hotspur are likely to spearhead the queue, having reportedly made Martial their priority target last month , as ...