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The scorecard yardage at Erin Hills is just shy of 7,700 yards, though it's unlikely the course will play that long. The holes at Erin Hills are lined by the thick grass that we're accustomed to seeing at a U.S. The closest call for odd was in 2005 when defending champion Retief Goosen had a three-shot lead at Pinehurst No. 2. "You've got 156 of the best players in the world here".
  • Bangladesh take on India in historic semi-final clash today

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    We needed to have a clean, collective game". Rohit Sharma scored 123, and was ably supported by captain Virat Kohli (96) as India thrashed Bangladesh by 9 wickets to reach the final. Both batsmen notched up centuries, with Yuvraj scoring 139 from 122 deliveries while Laxman remained unbeaten on 106. "There will be a lot of hype around this game ...
  • Habs acquire Jonathan Drouin from Lightning

    Habs acquire Jonathan Drouin from Lightning

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    He was suspended without pay for nearly two months while trade rumours swirled, but eventually reported to the AHL and was called back up by the Lightning after a nine-game stint. He is a restricted free agent on July 1. Sergachev has played in 117 games during two OHL seasons, both with Windsor, registering 27 goals and 100 points.
  • Dustin Johnson at peace of mind at Erin Hills

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    Now, they said they whacked it because of weather, not to satiate players. There's more to it than just length. Fans at the 2017 U.S. Open saw an unusual and scary sight on Thursday morning at Erin Hills when a blimp crashed . I feel like you can be aggressive off the tee and be aggressive with your approach shots. "And if guys can't put it into play within a 50-yard zone I don't think they've got much to complain about", he added.
  • Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win

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    Pakistan suffered a 124-run thrashing at the hands of arch-rivals and defending champions India but then notched up an upset win over world number one side South Africa to stay alive. Then, within five overs, he lost Shoaib Malik for 11, Imad Wasim for 4, and Fahim Ashraf, who didn't ground his bat and was needlessly run out for 15.
  • Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher says Mortaza

    Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher says Mortaza

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    Sunday's match at the Oval in London will be just the second time the Asian giants have met in the final of a major International Cricket Council tournament. His decision proved spot on when Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled Soumya Sarkar in the second ball of the day. Kohli said: "We had another complete game and we needed a clean, collective performance to beat this Bangladesh side".
  • West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton

    West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton

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    However, the stadium will be unavailable that weekend as it can not be returned to " football mode" in time after hosting the world athletics championships . The fixture is likely to yet again feature two of the most expensively-assembled squads in Premier League history, with Manchester City already having spent over £90 million this summer and set to spend more, while United are supposedly ready to spend £200 million to improve their squad.
  • Draymond wears T-shirt trolling Cavaliers at Warriors parade

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    And there Draymond Green was, celebrating his second championship trophy with his teammates. But the "Q" looked a lot like the one used for Quicken Loans Arena, the home of the Cavs. "I can't forget the Ultimate Warrior shirt last year from LeBron", Green said "You know the 3-1 tombstone, cookies and all of that [from James' Halloween party last year]".
  • Sunderland allowed to speak to Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes

    Sunderland allowed to speak to Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes

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    On the one hand, a move to Sunderland would give the 45-year-old another chance to try his hand in English football , following a previous spell with Bristol City . Last season McInnes guided Aberdeen to second place in the top flight - and to the Scottish Cup final. "Since the first day I arrived at Pittodrie, my biggest gripe has been the lack of training facilities and, with progress at last on that front, it's something I am keen to see through to its conclusion".
  • Referees can stop games over discrimination at Confederation Cup

    Referees can stop games over discrimination at Confederation Cup

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    We are not just here to make up the numbers. Germany's Julian Draxler watched the 2014 World Cup final from the bench, but Low likely will build his team's attack around the talented winger. FIFA , the worldwide football association, has yet to fully deliver on its commitments to conduct effective monitoring of labor conditions ahead of the Confederations Cup and World Cup , Human Rights Watch said.
  • Deflated Wawrinka says he was too hesitant in French Open final

    Deflated Wawrinka says he was too hesitant in French Open final

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    Nadal now has 15 major titles, separating himself from his tie with Pete Sampras for second-most in tennis history. The 29-year-old is just New Zealand's second Grand Slam victor in the modern era. 1 - Nadal's 6-0 6-1 6-0 victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili in round three was the first time he has only lost one game in a match at Roland Garros .
  • Hamilton wins as Mercedes reel off one-two finish

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    Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas followed Hamilton home for the team's first one-two of the season, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was on the bottom step of the podium for the third straight race. Vettel's Ferrari team were also slow on the uptake after they failed to spot the German had sustained damage until the safety vehicle - deployed after Carlos Sainz and Felipe Massa crashed out on the opening lap - pitted and the race resumed.