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Masters 2018: Jordan Spieth endures hard day at Augusta

No, his second round was quiet. Lerner tweeted: "Sergio won't be naming his next kid Firethorn" - the course title for the par-five 15th hole where he suffered his meltdown. As he headed toward his shot, Woods was heard saying, "That ball would've been on the f--ing green". The man then downed the beer and gave Day his ball back and he would go on and get a bogey for the hole. Read More »

Spieth content with round-two fightback at Augusta


With a collection of players directly above him in the leaderboard struggling to cope with the conditions, all Garcia needs is a round close to par to keep himself in contention for the weekend. Spieth credited a par save at No. 9 with turning around his day. He putted from the fringe to 6 feet and then drained it, flashing the kind of putter prowess that carried him (10 putts) on the back nine in the opening round Thursday. Read More »

Hamilton facing grid penalty in Bahrain for gearbox change


Four-time F1 champion Vettel is on top at present, with Ferrari team-mate Raikkonen in third. It's always good to wait to hear some of those and see the future of F1. Maybe not - that's why I'm interested. "It comes at a good time as I haven't put pen-to-paper". Liberty Media, who took over as Formula One's commercial rights holders in January previous year, are meeting teams on Friday to present their plans for the sport beyond 2020. Read More »

Suddenly, Tiger Woods Has Masters Abuzz Again


One of the most exciting Masters in years. Tiger Woods has not competed at the U.S. Masters since 2015 but that did not stop the four-times champion from sending a warning shot to his rivals on Tuesday that echoed through the tall pines that line Augusta National . Read More »

Tiger finds woods, takes unplayable lie on No. 5 at Masters

The double-bogey left him at +4 overall and 10 back, right on the cutline. Kuchar, who finished in a share of fourth place in last year's Masters , was one-over for the day through 11 holes. Spieth carded 6-under 66 on Thursday. Well amateur Doug Guim will be taking not one, but two crystal glasses home with him after eagling the par-5 thirteenth hole in three, the senior at the University of Texas holed his approach at the 18th hole to get an eagle two (see below). Read More »

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis suspended four games for PED use


I've worked extremely hard to do things the right way on and off the field. Davis, a former Walter Payton Man of the Year award victor, said he has a clear conscience about the situation knowing he didn't do anything intentionally wrong. It's not one of those situations. Davis posted a video on his Twitter account on Friday saying that he tested positive for an estrogen blocker. I've never tested positive for steroids or HGH. Read More »

U.S. ready for trade war with China warns Trump Treasury chief


Later in the session, White House economic adviser Robert Kudlow indicated that there were "all kinds of back-channel discussions going on", insisting that China and the USA were not in a trade war. White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow said that the trade dispute could be resolved in a matter of months, but added that Trump's threat to impose even stricter tariffs was not a bluff. Read More »

Pep Guardiola claims Manchester City were offered Pogba in January


Of course it is hard but we believe". Mourinho, though, would not be drawn on whether he felt United had got one over on City. So I don't play with this in my mind, because it's something very objective and pragmatic. United won the title by the widest margin when they took it by 18 points in 1999-2000 but that record could also fall to City, who, with 88 goals scored, have their sights set on Chelsea's 103 netted in 2009-2010. Read More »

Jordan Spieth leads the Masters as Tony Finau overcomes ankle injury


A dip in Rae's Creek at 12 cost him a shot, although he limited the damage with an impressive 18-foot bogey putt. Garcia hit five - yes, FIVE! - balls into the water trying to land the ball on the green. But his fourth shot left him a tap-in. "I have to keep fighting and pushing because I feel like the game is there; I just have to play smart, aggressive golf". Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg can slide out of DMs and soon you can, too

Facebook says most of the affected users (more than 70 million ) are in the US, though there are over a million each in the Philippines, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. The social media company will now begin labeling all political and issue ads, and showing who paid for them, and it will require anyone who wants to run a political or issue ad to verify their identity and location. Read More »

Damian Lillard to return from ankle injury Saturday vs. Spurs


Lillard rolled his ankle late in Tuesday's loss to the Dallas Mavericks and though he played through it, he was taken on a cart from the locker room to the team bus afterward. Portland entered Wednesday with a three-game lead over the Jazz and Spurs for the third seed in the West. The NBA playoffs begin on April 14. He's averaging 26.7 points, 6.6 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.1 steals over 70 games this season. Read More »

Thomas Davis insists he is not a cheat despite positive test

Now he's asking for the benefit of the doubt. In the video, he said an estrogen blocker triggered the positive test. Those type of supplements are easily available over the counter. It's understandable if he doesn't want to go out on a sour note after a great career. I've been tested numerous times over the years while taking the same stuff. Read More »

Govt websites hit by outage, cyber security chief says not hacking


An MHA spokesperson denied any hacking attempt , and said any disruption was caused by security updates made by the National Informatics Centre, which hosts the MHA site. The websites will be restored soon", Rai said. As per reports, the National Informatic Centre to probe the issue. The MOD's website (https://mod.gov.in/) as of now can not be reached. Read More »

Washington Redskins get QB Kevin Hogan from Cleveland Browns


The deal completes a quarterback overhaul by new general manager John Dorsey. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Hogan requested and received permission to seek a trade . He never played another game for the Browns, and finished the season with 517 passing yards, four touchdowns, and five interceptions. He went 60-for-101 with four touchdown passes and seven interceptions. Read More »

Jason Day hits ball into fan's beer cup at Masters


Despite the opening disappointment, both day and the fan appeared in high spirits at the freak landing of the ball and the spectator finished his drink before handing the drenched ball back to the golfer. The 11-times PGA Tour victor finished the very first round at three-over-par seventy five after blending five bogeys using 2 birdies. "So I have a lot of work to do over the next few days". Read More »

Crypto traders cry foul against RBI crackdown on virtual currency


The statement went on to add that all financial institutions which are now providing cryptocurrency services will be required to end these relationships within a specified time. This is exactly what happened in China after authorities forced the closure of several major bitcoin exchanges in 2017. In India, the deadline for filing 2017 income tax returns is July 31, 2018, for individuals and September 3, 2018, for businesses. Read More »

Ryan Hilinski, brother of Tyler Hilinski, chooses SC over Oregon, Arizona


The 6-foot-4, 218-pounder chooses SC over a top group of schools that also included Arizona, Arizona State, Georgia , Ole Miss , Oregon and Texas A&M . I just feel comfortable and got a feeling today (Tuesday) after I spread my brother's ashes". The Orange Lutheran standout hit it off with quarterbacks coach Dan Werner , loved the rest of the coaching staff and atmosphere, and decided it was the right time. Read More »

Ben Arfa celebrates anniversary of his last PSG game


Ben Arfa, who recently turned 31, hasn't exactly done himself many favours when it comes to his working relationship with head coach Unai Emery . His last game for PSG came in the quarterfinals of the Coupe de France where he scored two goals against Avranches . Read More »

LeBron James leads USA national team pool ahead of 2020 Olympics


The pool of 35 also includes some first time members of USA Men's National Team, such as Myles Turner , Devin Booker , CJ McCollum , Isaiah Thomas and Khris Middleton . The 2017-20 USA Basketball National Team coaching staff features USA head coach and San Antonio Spurs mentor Gregg Popovich . While this group of players will not compete internationally this year, they will be invited to a minicamp in July in Las Vegas. Read More »

Stanford forward Reid Travis declares for National Basketball Association draft, won't hire agent


All week, fans believed there was a chance that Knox would return to Kentucky for a sophomore season. He plans to sign with an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career at UK. "That's a concern for anyone", Bilas said. When you're a guaranteed first-round pick, as he is, that's a financial decision most people would make - even a fan base that craves a more long-term connection to its stars understands that - so Big Blue Nation has in recent years conditioned itself not to ... Read More »

Golf, Augusta Masters: Jordan Spieth on top, Tiger Woods remains in contention


Spieth finished the first day at 6-under and had a two-shot lead over Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar who were tied at second place. "There's a lot of holes to be played". He had to punch out of the trees sideways, landed his third shot left of the green, and made a deft pitch to within inches of the hole. "There's no way I would have thought I'd be in this position", he said. Read More »

Yankees' Bullpen Woes Continue in Loss to Orioles


Bettors can also wager on the game's spread with the most recent runline odds standing at Orioles +1.5 runs (+155) and Yankees -1.5 runs (-165). -Clint Frazier played in a simulated game in Tampa on Thursday, and he continues to "gain momentum": "Things are starting to ramp up for him, which is big news obviously, and hopefully now in the next couple days it's starting to get into game action, and he can re-start his Spring Training game-wise and continue to progress". Read More »

Gunfight erupts in Kangan area of Pulwama


As the security forces closed in on the target house, the terrorist opened fire. Wani, according to reports was a B. Tech student in a Chandigarh college before joining the militancy. A police official said that two AK-47 assault rifles were recovered from the slain militant. "A local militant has been killed in this operation", a police officer said. Read More »

Joshua set to face Wilder or Povetkin - Promoter


Alexander Povetkin appears to have distanced himself from a fight against Dillian Whyte after announcing he only wants to challenge Anthony Joshua . "I am an obligatory challenger for the championship fight", Povetkin said on the prospect of facing Joshua. Vadim Kornilov said that to fight Joshua and Kornilov could gather fans that will completely fill the Luzhniki, however, this possibility will depend on the time of the battle. Read More »

Bears WR Cam Meredith signs offer sheet with Saints


The deal is for two years and $9.6 million plus incentives, with $5.4 million in guaranteed money according to National Football League insider Ian Rapoport. He represents one of the Bears' best player development success stories. Meredith visited the Saints, Colts and Ravens in recent weeks. The Chicago Bears have another decision to make on one of their own free agents. Read More »

Chelsea vs West Ham


West Ham United manager David Moyes is hopeful that his side are very close to staying in the Premier League. "We've got Stoke City next weekend, then Manchester City, Manchester United and Everton all at home". Antonio Conte's first game in charge of Chelsea was a 2-1 home win against West Ham in August 2016. David Moyes has yet to win a Premier League game away to Chelsea , drawing six and losing eight of 14 top-flight matches at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

LeBron James Supports Idea of First Female NBA Coach


Upon it occurring, she became the first full-time assistant female coach the game has ever seen. The NBA superstar was recently queried about San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon. In November 2009, Lieberman coached the Texas Legends, an affiliate of the NBA Development League. Of course, everyone in the sports world hasn't been as progressive as James. Read More »

Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal Wins In First Match Since January


Nadal is set to face world number four Zverev in the first match of the reverse singles on Sunday, before Ferrer plays Kohlschreiber, ranked a place below him in 34th. During his life, the 31-year-old has watched several matches at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and he was absolutely happy with the Spanish team beating Juventus in Turin 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League this week. Read More »

UFC Superstar McGregor Arrested, Charged With Assault

Last year, McGregor boxed Floyd Mayweather , losing by technical knockout in the 10th round, but he hasn't fought for UFC since November 2016. One of McGregor's cohorts also allegedly threw a chair through the bus's windshield. This is not Conor McGregor . The sport's best-known athlete and an worldwide star, McGregor , 29, was dressed in a blue, long-sleeved golf shirt that hid his elaborate tattoos as he was escorted from the police station where he surrendered the previous night. Read More »