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Author: 0 Mickelson throws 'putting tantrum' at US Open

RTÉ golf correspondent Greg Allen said the incident is causing a lot of bemusement among the media and galleries at Shinnecock Hills . Allen reports that the USGA are satisfied with levying a two stroke penalty. According to ESPN, that matched his worst score on a U.S. Open hole as a professional and set a career record for worst score relative to par at the U.S.

Sport Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an bad penalty kick
Author: 0 Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an bad penalty kick

France await Peru next, while Denmark will go into their game against Australia in confident mood after collecting three points. - Peru had 17 shots in this game, the most by a team without scoring so far in the 2018 World Cup. Denmark last reached the World Cup in 2010 and has five appearances overall. Peru and Denmark have largely cancelled each other out over the first half at the Mordovia Arena.

Sport Tiger Woods Struggles at U.S. Open, Will Miss Cut
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Struggles at U.S. Open, Will Miss Cut

Friday, Gregory played his first nine just 3-over, and even saw his first birdie of the tournament on his 17th hole, No. 8. It did what it was told and dropped in. At the eighth hole - his second to last of the day - he found himself in the deep, loose sand of a bunker. "I was trying to hit the flawless bunker shot".

Sport Egypt star Salah rested for Russia & Saudi Arabia admits Cuper
Author: 0 Egypt star Salah rested for Russia & Saudi Arabia admits Cuper

Russian Federation leads Group A on goal difference after beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in the tournament's opening match. Several optimistic supporters expected Salah to start for Egypt in their World Cup group opener against Uruguay on Friday afternoon but he clearly hadn't recovered from his shoulder injury and started the game on the bench.

Sport A Hard Grind - Afghanistan's First Hour In Test Cricket
Author: 0 A Hard Grind - Afghanistan's First Hour In Test Cricket

Afghanistan have hit back with five wickets after Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay scored centuries for India to finish day one of the one-off Test at 6-347. Stanikzai is on record declaring in January that India has done much more for Afghan cricket than Pakistan, although Afghan cricket was born in the refugee camps in Pakistan where countless Afghan families took refuge from the recurring violence, which engulfed them in the 1980s and 1990s.

Sport Argentina reveal Sergio Aguero will start over Gonzalo Higuain vs. Iceland
Author: 0 Argentina reveal Sergio Aguero will start over Gonzalo Higuain vs. Iceland

Everybody has tried everything against him and he always manages to score. Sampaoli, who has a reputation for unorthodox formations, seems to have settled on a 4-2-3-1 shape for Saturday's first game for the 2014 runners-up against tournament debutants Iceland , fielding two holding midfielders in Lucas Biglia and veteran Javier Mascherano.

Sport Edmonton aiming to make final cut as 2026 World Cup host city
Author: 0 Edmonton aiming to make final cut as 2026 World Cup host city

Canada and Mexico are expected to each play host to 10 games. It marks the fifth time the North African country has failed to secure the right to host the worldwide football tournament. Iveson says host cities need to show they have between $30 million and $50 million to cover infrastructure, security and transportation costs. US cities in the running include Pasadena, California; Atlanta; Arlington, Texas and East Rutherford, New Jersey, for key games including semifinals and finals.

Sport India vs Afghanistan - Highlights & Stats
Author: 0 India vs Afghanistan - Highlights & Stats

Ahmadzai was the pick of the bowler as he ended the day with decent figures of two for 32 in 13 overs with six maidens. Afghanistan's players posed for the cameras alongside their opponents after the loss. Simmons, however, remained optimistic about the current group."First, their learning curve is huge". India bundled them out for 103 runs in 38.5 overs.

Sport Russian Federation open World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Russian Federation open World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia

Assisted by Russian midfielder Alexander Golovin, his teammate Yury Gazinsky put a header into the left upper corner of the net behind Saudi Arabian goalkeeper Abdullah Almuaiouf to put the score at 1-0. "I could never have dreamed of anything like this". Another substitute, Artem Dzyuba, made it 3-0 with about 20 minutes remaining, putting the game out of Saudi Arabia's reach.

Sport Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip
Author: 0 Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip

A back injury revealed in late November derailed Porter's freshman season, forcing him to have microdiscectomy surgery on his L3 and L4 spinal disks. Sports reported Thursday early afternoon. 5) are interested in Porter, and it's now unlikely he falls out of the top seven in the draft, sources tell ESPN .com. Of the three, the Bulls have the highest chance of getting Porter, as they have the rights to the No.

Sport Paine seeks to fix Australia's image with pre-series handshakes
Author: 0 Paine seeks to fix Australia's image with pre-series handshakes

Players from both teams will shakes hands before the opening match of the Royal London series at the Oval tomorrow at the instigation of Australia captain Tim Paine . "But words are words and on Wednesday we have to show them in our actions". "They are trying to turn around the image of the game in their country, and we're all for that".

Sport Celtics' Kyrie Irving Says Contract Extension Doesn't Make Sense For Him
Author: 0 Celtics' Kyrie Irving Says Contract Extension Doesn't Make Sense For Him

Instead, his focus has been on getting healthy and 'redemption'. It obviously wasn't going to feel the same, but I was just so proud of our guys and what they did. Players like Paul George and DeMarcus Cousins could find themselves on new teams for the upcoming season. But everyone is in the LeBron Sweepstakes this summer until he signs with someone.

Author: 0 Iran Coach Carlos Queiroz Blasts 'Arrogant' Nike For US Sanctions

This last comment of Nike was, in my personal view, an unnecessary statement. "But we are asking Federation Internationale de Football Association to help us with this". After Spain sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday, two days before their opening match, both Morocco and Iran will hope the likelihood of a surprise run has been boosted.

Sport Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade

He was drafted 15th overall in 2011 and when healthy is regarded as the league's best two-way player. He was a vital contributor to the team's 2014 championship, becoming the third-youngest player to earn Finals MVP honors. Leonard has reportedly grown uncomfortable with the Spurs and is ready to move on. According to Chris Haynes of ESPN, the two-time All-Star wants to be traded from the San Antonio Spurs.

Sport Mourinho furious about Premier League fixtures for next season
Author: 0 Mourinho furious about Premier League fixtures for next season

Oof. Four rounds of Premier League fixtures have been scheduled before the first global break, which will take place on the weekend of 8-9 September. Jurgen Klopp's team beat City on three occasions last season, including the Premier League win in January which ended their hopes of going through a campaign unbeaten in the league.

Sport McIlroy meltdown after an 80 at Shinnecock Hills
Author: 0 McIlroy meltdown after an 80 at Shinnecock Hills

The final results, and we warn those with small children that they may wish to leave the room: two rounds, 36 holes, five birdies, six bogeys, three double-bogeys, and one triple-bogey. He then had to putt three more times . The four putts led to a crushing double. "I mean, it's the most important way to play well, I think, here". Never happened, not on a course that left players muttering under their own breath, that saw tailored golf shirts pulling away from the sculpted torsos beneath, ...

Sport FIFA Probes Empty Seats At World Cup Match In Ekaterinburg Arena
Author: 0 FIFA Probes Empty Seats At World Cup Match In Ekaterinburg Arena

Salah's absence came as a surprise after coach Hector Cuper had said on Thursday he was nearly 100 percent certain to play . Uruguay defender Diego Godin, who plays in Spain for Atletico Madrid, did not take kindly to an "inopportune" question in a subsequent press conference asking if he meant to follow Ramos in giving Salah some roughhouse treatment.

Sport Iran coach Carlos Queiroz slams Nike over World Cup boots snub
Author: 0 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz slams Nike over World Cup boots snub

The most important thing for Iran is luck; in the 2006 FIFA World Cup , our easiest match was the third match (against Angola). Iran has also requested Federation Internationale de Football Association to address the matter as the team prepares to play its first game against Morocco on June 15 in St.

Sport Jerome Boateng focused on World Cup amid Bayern Munich exit rumours
Author: 0 Jerome Boateng focused on World Cup amid Bayern Munich exit rumours

I will say this one time: I am focused on the World Cup and I am concentrating on that. Boateng admitted last month he is keen on testing himself overseas, having struggled with Manchester City in the Premier League in 2010-11, and the desire for a transfer is still present according to Rummenigge.

Sport 'Fit' Mbappe relishing Griezmann, Dembele link-up
Author: 0 'Fit' Mbappe relishing Griezmann, Dembele link-up

Even though he was out for most of the season with an ACL injury, Benjamin Mendy has done enough to convince Deschamps that he is France's first choice left back. Djibril Sidibe , expected to start at right-back, also lacks experience at this level, though at 25 he's one of the elder statesmen at the back. Italy, winners in 1934 and 1938, is the other country to do so.

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