• Phil Mickelson penalized after hitting moving ball
Phil Mickelson penalized after hitting moving ball

Mickelson's bogey putt from above the hole ran by the cup and was headed down a slope when he ran over and swatted it back toward the hole as the ball was still moving. "I've never seen anything like that from a world-class player in my life", said unusual. Mickelson now is 17-over par for the tournament after turning in an 11-over par third roun...

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  • Mexico City earthquake detected after Mexico's World Cup win over Germany
Mexico City earthquake detected after Mexico's World Cup win over Germany

Mexico on Sunday afternoon produced the biggest shock of World Cup so far as they thrashed reigning champions Germany in their Group F opener. Well, not everyone is in doubt. "We need to focus on the next game". Brazil, and their star Neymar, made their bow in Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don but gutsy Switzerland battled back to cancel ou...

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  • Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign
Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign

That could spell trouble for their Group E opponents Switzerland. "In any case, he is in a suitable state to play", Tite said. Despite facing some sustained late pressure, Mexico held on to inflict a first World Cup defeat on Die Mannschaft since they lost to Spain in the 2010 semi-final.

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  • Taxi Driver Plows Into World Cup Fans in Russian Federation
Taxi Driver Plows Into World Cup Fans in Russian Federation

Two passersby immediately tried to confront the driver by trying to jam open his door. "He stayed in the auto, people came up to him, said what are you doing, punched him in the face, he opened the door and tried to run away". An unidentified official said of the injured: "Seven of them are in a satisfactory condition and one woman is in a moderate...

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  • Woods-Mickelson debate like 'comparing Cadillacs', says Thomas
Woods-Mickelson debate like 'comparing Cadillacs', says Thomas

With Mickelson turning 48 on Saturday, he is aware that time to complete the goal appears to be running out. Mickelson is playing his third US Open at Shinnecock , the historic course on New York's Long Island where he finished second in 2004.

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  • Zach Randolph's brother killed outside Indiana bar
Zach Randolph's brother killed outside Indiana bar

There was a shootout outside Hop's Blues Room and a bullet struck Roger and he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police say casings from two different calibre guns were present at the scene, USA Today reported . The Sacramento Kings released a statement offering condolences to Zach and his family, calling Roger's death "tragic". Our prayers ...

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  • How many goals has Messi scored in the World Cup?
How many goals has Messi scored in the World Cup?

The two-time champions Argentina arrived in Russian Federation dogged by poor form, injuries and controversy as they take on Iceland in their first group match. Argentina will play Iceland in Group D play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday, June 16 at 6 a.m. Messi was visibly frustrated throughout the match, especially in the moments th...

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  • U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup
U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

Of the superpowers, China, France, and Italy voted for Morocco while Russia, Germany, and Japan voted the joint bid . Nineteen other US cities are listed in the united bid , along with three Canadian cities and three in Mexico. More than 40 soccer officials and businesses indicted, convicted or pleaded guilty. Infantino was elected to t...

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  • Saudi sports chief takes 'full responsibility' for poor performance of Green Falcons
Saudi sports chief takes 'full responsibility' for poor performance of Green Falcons

Manchester United boss Mourinho is working with Russian broadcaster RT during the World Cup and the Portuguese head coach was impressed with Golovin's performance against Saudi Arabia. "But if the Nigerians are rooting for their team in other places, we will of course advise them where the chicken can be bought". However, Aleksandr Yardoshvili, ...

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  • French Open 2018: Nadal defeats Thiem to win 11th title
French Open 2018: Nadal defeats Thiem to win 11th title

Chief among those praising Nadal was defender Ramos. The forecast called for some rain, but at game time at 3pm in Paris not a drop was to be seen. The Spaniard was at his awe-inspiring best as he trampled Austrian Dominic Thiem to snatch a record-extending 11th French Open title with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win on Sunday.

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  • Video Assistant Referee system used for first time in World Cup history
Video Assistant Referee system used for first time in World Cup history

For the first time ever in the World Cup , VAR was used to award a penalty that wasn't initially granted by the match referee on the field. Van Marwijk believed his team deserved a draw: "We gave a very good performance". Griezmann, though, was unequivocal. "I think it's a penalty because he trips my left foot and then when I get up, I feel so...

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  • Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip
Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip

But after Porter's scheduled workout this week was canceled, injury questions persist with the draft quickly approaching next Thursday. He had an MRI on his hip on Thursday, which came back clean, and will be re-evaluated by his doctors Thursday night, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports .

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  • Afghanistan ready for maiden test against top-ranked India
Afghanistan ready for maiden test against top-ranked India

The likes of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman were hit for runs in one-day style. "As a Test team we can not take anyone for granted because cricket is a amusing game". The Indian team will be led by Ajinkya Rahane in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli , who is resting, and are overwhelming favourites.

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  • Morocco loses to Iran on own goal in stoppage time
Morocco loses to Iran on own goal in stoppage time

Carlos Queiroz said Iran may have won their World Cup "final" against Morocco on Friday but he already has his sights set on a "Universe Cup final" against Spain . I think it's my duty to say, "let our boys play football". "We come here without World Cup preparations because a couple of teams didn't want to play against us", Portuguese Quei...

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  • 2018-19 season fixtures to be announced
2018-19 season fixtures to be announced

Excited Arsenal fans were brought back down to earth with a bump after seeing the 2018-19 Premier League fixtures on Thursday morning. The Champions League draw is due to take place in August after the Premier League season kicks off.

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  • Eriksen-inspired Denmark out to spoil Peru's return
Eriksen-inspired Denmark out to spoil Peru's return

Peru , making their first appearance at a World Cup in 36 years, were granted a penalty just before halftime following a video review as Poulsen dragged down Christian Cueva , who skied his spot kick well over the bar. With Peru constantly pushing on the Denmark defence, Åge Hareide would have been relying on William Kwist to help sit back...

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  • Taxi Runs Into Crowd in Central Moscow
Taxi Runs Into Crowd in Central Moscow

Another witness at the scene said of the taxi driver: "He was pulled out of the vehicle, he ran off but bystanders apprehended him". Argentina took on Iceland at the Sparatak Stadium in Moscow earlier today. Moscow traffic authority cited the taxi driver as saying that he did not act on goal. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200...

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  • Strange empathizes with Tiger's mental fight to win again
Strange empathizes with Tiger's mental fight to win again

Simply put, the rigors of this tournament are too punishing for a player who remains a work in progress. "It's a U.S. Open, so disaster's always around the corner", Koepka said. Looking for a round in the 60s to keep him alive for the weekend, Woods settled for a two-over-par 72. You don't know what's going to turn. His irritation was undoubted...

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  • Stosur knocked out in Nottingham
Stosur knocked out in Nottingham

Konta, who is seeded fourth for the tournament, won a keenly contested two set match 6-4 7-6 (7-5), played in gusty conditions. Tides turned in the second set with Watson getting the upper-hand early on for a 3-1 lead, but was pegged back by Konta, who hung on to force a tie-break.

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  • US Open: Phil Mickelson explains freaky decision to hit a moving ball
US Open: Phil Mickelson explains freaky decision to hit a moving ball

The five-time major champion went on to have one of his worst rounds ever in a major, and his frustration got the best of him at the 13th hole. Upset at how things were going, Mickelson hit a bad putt on the 13th hole and the ball rolled past the hole.

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