• Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson turn the Open into private duel
Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson turn the Open into private duel

Stenson had started the day with a one-shot lead, only to three-putt the opening hole from just short of the green after Mickelson had already fired his approach to within two feet. The day turned on the 17th hole. "I know he's not going to back down, and I'm certainly going to try to not back down, either". "I know I've got the game to win one o...

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  • Orioles' Bundy to make first career start on Sunday
Orioles' Bundy to make first career start on Sunday

The special thing about this squad in particular is the fact that they've never needed the hype or the praise; they just find ways to win regardless. The knack for thriving under the radar has nearly become the Orioles status quo in recent times and this year is no different.

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  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,539. And the Nasdaq composite was 0.2% lower. Amid the volatility Canadian stocks remain more expensive than their USA peers, with a price-earnings ratio of 22.4 for the S&P/TSX about 11 percent higher than the S&P 500.

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  • Donald Trump secures GOP presidential nomination
Donald Trump secures GOP presidential nomination

Because of the states he'd won in the primaries and caucuses, Trump already had many more than 1,237 delegates pledged to him going into the convention. "It is exactly that type of leadership our country is lacking, and exactly the type of leadership Americans will send to White House this fall with Donald Trump and Mike Pence", Holcomb said.

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  • Andy Murray a contender for more majors with Ivan Lendl - Jamie Baker
Andy Murray a contender for more majors with Ivan Lendl - Jamie Baker

Andy Murray, in 2013, became the first Britisher in 77 years to win the Wimbledon and then went on to guide Great Britain to a Davis Cup victory in 2015- their first win in 79 years. Obviously it will be quite different to the Olympics when it was held here but I've loved being involved in the two Olympics that I've been at. The key to winning ...

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  • U.S. student confirmed dead in Nice attack
U.S. student confirmed dead in Nice attack

PHOTOS: Truck drives through Bastille Day crowds in France, killing scoresEarlier this month, Berkeley lost 18-year-old Tarishi Jain . Six of the 85 students studying in the 15-day program returned home early after the attack, according to campus officials, who said the students had received training to prepare for an emergency.

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  • IOC Exploring Legal Options Over Possible Russia Olympic Ban
IOC Exploring Legal Options Over Possible Russia Olympic Ban

Senior Russian politicians and government officials orchestrated a cover-up over the widespread use of anabolic steroids and other banned performance-enhancing drugs, according to the report, commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. That would cover the doping ban on the Russian athletics team which was upheld by the International Association ...

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  • Pakistan beat England at Lord's
Pakistan beat England at Lord's

At lunch , England were 90 for three in their second innings, needing a further 193 runs to reach their victory target of 283. But with a man setback for the shot, the star batsman fell into a hooking trap when he paddled a short ball from Rahat to Yasir Shah at deep square leg.

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  • Tim Duncan: a gentleman to the end
Tim Duncan: a gentleman to the end

He just played for his team to achieve what they are fighting for. I suspect the Spurs signing free agent big man Pau Gasol - a player with skills and philosophies so similar to Duncan's - made it easier for Duncan to walk away with a clear conscience.

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  • Lydia Ko outlasts Ariya Jutanugarn, Mirim Lee in Marathon playoff
Lydia Ko outlasts Ariya Jutanugarn, Mirim Lee in Marathon playoff

New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko claimed the 14th LPGA Tour title of her career with a play-off victory at the Marathon Classic on Sunday. Ko won the tournament, beating Mirim Lee and Ariya Jutanugarn after they ran into trouble on the fourth and final playoff hole.

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  • Open champion Stenson dedicates victory to close pal who died of cancer
Open champion Stenson dedicates victory to close pal who died of cancer

That was David Toms at Atlanta Athletic Club, who holed a 10-foot par putt on the final hole to beat Mickelson by one. "With the tournament now just four months away the field is really taking shape with a genuine group of quality contenders at the top of the Race to Dubai".

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  • Russian Sport Minister is just fine with International Olympic Committee probe
Russian Sport Minister is just fine with International Olympic Committee probe

This combination of pictures created on July 19, 2016 shows some of the top Russian athletes who may miss the upcoming 2016 summer Olympics in Rio as the International Olympic Committee ( IOC) said it will study "legal options" on banning all Russian athletes and also ordered a disciplinary commission to look into the role of Russian officials i...

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  • Kenseth fails post-race inspection at NH
Kenseth fails post-race inspection at NH

Tony Stewart who finished second, passed the inspection, but his vehicle, along with the rest of the top five finishers and at random, seventh place finisher Ryan Newman all passed the inspection. 41 Chevy, he restarted 24th - three positions behind Keselowski, who recovered for 15th. A day of boring racing on the pancake-flat Loudon track ende...

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  • Russia's Rio status hangs by thread as International Olympic Committee considers ban
Russia's Rio status hangs by thread as International Olympic Committee considers ban

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which will determine whether all Russian teams should be barred from competing in Rio, has said the findings show a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games".

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  • Centrowitz cruises to berth at Rio Olympics
Centrowitz cruises to berth at Rio Olympics

Shelby Houlihan (15:06.14) and Kim Conley (15:10.62) also qualified for Rio. Ostrander broke the Mountain West record in the event by crossing the line in 15 minutes, 24.74 seconds. She was beaten out for third place by. Runner-up Kyle Landon had not jumped the minimum height, or standard, to compete in the Olympics. Of the 126 athletes who w...

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  • Kenseth's auto fails inspection
Kenseth's auto fails inspection

He went by Martin Truex Jr . for the lead on lap 258 and held that spot until a round of pit stops under caution. Matt Kenseth wins his second race of the season. who was sidelined because he suffered from symptoms of a concussion. Getting his opportunity to drive the No. 88 Chevy when Earnhardt was sidelined with concussion-like symptoms, Bowm...

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  • Wimbledon champion Andy Murray meets Benedict Cumberbatch, geeks out about 'Sherlock'
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray meets Benedict Cumberbatch, geeks out about 'Sherlock'

The Scot has made a decision to take a short break from playing after his exertions at SW19 last week, so Edmund and Ward will step up and play in the singles instead. He said: "It's something I spoke to my team about, something I chatted to Ivan about". Unlike before when only the four Majors would bring out the best in him, now he is more inspire...

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  • Stoke City Lodge £20m Bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino
Stoke City Lodge £20m Bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino

Stoke boss Mark Hughes said on Tuesday that he is hopeful a deal can be struck for the striker but admitted they have yet to have an offer accepted. His form tailed off massively as he was in and out of Tony Pulis' side - producing a return of seven goals in all competitions compared to the 20 of the previous season.

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  • AG Lynch 'Made an Improper Statement,' Rep. Gohmert Charges in House Hearing
AG Lynch 'Made an Improper Statement,' Rep. Gohmert Charges in House Hearing

Loretta Lynch to defend the Justice Department's decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server as secretary of State. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) asked Lynch during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. The hearing marked Lynch's first appearance before Congress since the Justice Department c...

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  • Russia Faces Ban From Olympics Over Doping
Russia Faces Ban From Olympics Over Doping

The United States and Canada may now lead calls for Russian Federation to be completely banned from the Rio Olympics because of the report findings. It was "planned and operated" from late 2011 - including the build-up to London 2012 - and continued through the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics until August 2015.

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