Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of her UFC women's featherweight title after refusing to defend her belt. De Randamie refused to fight "Cyborg" because of the Brazilian failing a drug test in 2012. Anderson, who fights out of Kansas City, told ESPN .com she's signed a multifight deal with the UFC. But Cyborg will now get a long-awaited shot at UFC gold, as she throws down with Invicta FC champ Anderson, who is herself one of the finest featherweights on the planet.
Joe Buck misidentified Sims as Koepka's ex-girlfriend, Becky Edwards . Brooks Koepka won his first Major today. By winning the U.S. Open, Koepka almost doubled his 2017 PGA Tour earnings. "Joe, that's actually his new girlfriend , that's Jena Sims ", Fox commentator Brad Faxon interjected. Meet Jen Sims, a 28-year-old American actress , model, and former Miss Teen USA competitor.
When the Celtics swapped Top-3 picks with the Philadelphia 76ers , there was rampant speculation that the trade was done to facilitate more assets for a potential Butler trade. What's stopping the Celtics from pursuing Butler in July if they need to or want to, depending on how Hayward's free agency concludes? Butler has a Player Option worth US$19.8 million (AU$25.9 million) for the 2019-20 season.
Gers have been drawn against Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn in their first Euro qualifier. Pedro Caixinha will begin his Rangers career at home in the Europa League . Newly relegated Tirana, the historically most successful Albanian club, are playing the UEFA Europa league thanks to their Albania Cup victory in late May, following a shameful season that saw them suffer their first-ever relegation after nearly a century in the top flight of Albanian football.
The 11/12 July date is problematic as it coincides with the "Twelfth" marches in Northern Ireland and an alternative arrangement is likely to be sought. "Financially for Linfield it would be a glamour tie to get Celtic ". However, he says that Celtic must aim to make it to the knock-out stages, and for that to happen Rodgers needs to sign quality players.
The manager needs defenders down both sides when the window opens so the 23-year-old, who can operate on either flank, fits the bill perfectly. The Catalan giants see Semedo as a back-up option in case their pursuit of Arsenal's Hector Bellerin collapses.
Rickie Fowler failed to capitalize on the great conditions, shooting a 73 that kept him on the first page of the leaderboard but left him in a three-way tie for second place with Jamie Lovemark and JB Holmes. The course had been softened by rain earlier in the week, and it finally played the way the USGA wanted in the final round. Sergio Garcia might shoot 63 on Saturday and give himself a chance to win the first two majors of the year, but everyone here at the course will be waiting for ...
Open, a tie for 35th. Koepka takes home $2.16 million, the largest single-day earnings in golf . Koepka is the seventh first-time major victor in a row, a run that started with Jason Day at the 2015 PGA Championship. After reaching 10 under through seven holes, he muffed two wedges and made triple bogey on his next hole. Australia's Marc Leishman finished at 1-under overall after shooting a 75 in the final round.
The final is at The Oval on Sunday. "Nobody recognised us, nobody thought we'll qualify for the final", said Sarfraz after defeating England in the first semifinal. There's a reason why Pakistan were being termed as "unpredictable" going into the Champions Trophy and they proved it today. "Obviously he's our main bowler".
Mayweather , 40, stands as one of boxing's all-time great talkers and he expressed no concern about going back and forth with McGregor. "In the conversation that I had with him, he's fired up for this fight and he's excited to fight again and defend his [UFC] title by the end of the year".
Thomas was already on course for a share of the lead as he stepped up to the 18th having carded nine birdies against two bogeys in a spectacular round. "It was a good bogey though", joked Fleetwood , who regained his composure to hit a superb pitch from well below the putting surface. He missed the second green with a sand wedge, and he missed a short par putt on No.
Zack Hess earned his 2nd save, striking out FSU's best hitter Dylan Busby with two runners on base. A loss, however, would leave LSU needing three wins in four days starting Wednesday with an elimination game against either Florida State or Cal State Fullerton .
ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - Brooks Koepka had a birdie putt on every hole and made three of them to build a one-shot lead after nine holes Sunday in the U.S. Open . It's just a matter that this is one of the four majors in a year, and this is a US Open. Harman admitted entering the final round there was extra motivation to prove to any doubters that he was worthy of a major win.
Thomas broke the U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par. The third round began with four players tied for the lead at seven under par. It was only previous year at Oakmont that Andrew Landry, who had to make it through two stages of qualifying to get into his first U.S.
With Gianluigi Buffon set to retire after next year's World Cup, Donnarumma could fill his boots in Turin. Large sections of the Milan support feel betrayed by his decision to exit, particularly at a time when the club are showing ambition in the transfer market.
The number eight Toyota , to be driven by Britain's Anthony Davidson , Japan's Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi , qualified second in a time of 3:17.128 with Nakajima at the wheel. Since Lapierre was unable to get the auto back to the pits for service, he was forced to retire from the race. This left spectators and fans the world over gobsmacked as the lead was held by the Jota Sport built Jackie Chan DC Racing entrants from China from the LMP2 class.
Hideki Matsuyama is second at 12 under. After tying for 45th at the Memorial last month, Matsuyama arrived at Erin Hills on a downturn. He was only two behind when he made the turn, but bogeys on the 12th and 15th holes - and no birdies until No.
The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Pacers' GM Kevin Pritchard has become "more aggressive" in the trade discussion for George. George is set to become a free agent after the 2017-18 season. Growing up in southern California, the Lakers are the favorite to lure him to their team in next offseason. It's a fact that could depress the trade market for him, to the Lakers' advantage.
There are 15 players within seven strokes, so it's still a wide open tournament. "I have pictured winning the US Open a lot of times before". "But you can't really compare it considering the width of the courses". You sure need that at a U.S. Open, although these greens are not lightning fast as they often are. CARRY MY BAG, PLEASE: Jimmy Johnson has now carried the bag for two players to shoot 63 in a major: Thomas on Saturday, and Steve Stricker at the 2011 PGA.
IFAB has outlined proposed changes to the rules of the game in a new strategy document titled Play Fair . Abolish encroachment at penalty kicks by ordering play to stop after it is saved or rebounds from the post or bar. "To discourage them further, if an attacking player enters the penalty area before the penalty kick is taken the kick is "missed"; if a defending player does the same and the kick is missed/saved it is retaken".
PIRATES 4, CUBS 3: Adam Frazier singled in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and Andrew McCutcheon added a solo homer in the sixth as Pittsburgh edged the Chicago Cubs. Jose Abreu had two hits and drove in three runs, while Alex Hanson had three hits and scored three times. James Shields will get the start in game three, and is 1-0 with a 1.62 ERA and 16 strikeouts this season.
It was the third time the Twins led off the draft, and first since they took hometown high school catcher Joe Mauer in 2001. After he was selected, Greene said on the MLB Network, "The Reds are awesome, I'm excited". The Indians didn't have a first-round pick to work with on Monday, so they waited around. Falvey said Minnesota's choice came down to the waning minutes, and the decision to pass on Greene was "really tough".
The big fight was announced on Wednesday (14Jun17), when the undefeated boxer declared he was officially out of retirement so he could face off with mixed martial arts star McGregor . GGG is going to fight Canelo. I covered MMA for five years. The same reason is what convinced McGregor to step into an unfamiliar arena of combat that will nearly surely end in defeat.
Following the New England Patriots Super Bowl win, many players, including Tom Brady, chose to skip the White House visit. "Somebody asked me about it a couple months ago like the hypothetical if a championship were to happen what would I do and I think I answered I wouldn't go.
The 2014 All-Star raised both middle fingers. Who knows who the fan was, what was said, or why Puig made a decision to take action on it. The oft-injured veteran has served up one home run in 28 2/3 innings since returning from a shoulder ailment in May.