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Phil Mickelson's caddie has arrived at Erin Hills - and now Jim "Bones" Mackay faces an anxous wait to see if his boss will get there for his first-round tee-time. He likely should have won the 2015 U.S. Open but gagged it away with two missed putts on the 72nd hole. Johnson kept his focus and overcame that 1-stroke penalty to win his first career major by three strokes.
  • Thames homers to lead Brewers over Cardinals

    Thames homers to lead Brewers over Cardinals

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    DETROIT - Miguel Cabrera's two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning gave Detroit a victory over Tampa Bay. Carlos Martinez is coming off his first career complete game and shutout, a four-hitter against the Phillies. Adam Wainwright defeated the Phillies in his last start despite lasting only five innings. The 25-year-old has pitched well at home, going 3-1 with a 2.95 ERA in seven starts.
  • LeBron James: Warriors Assembled A Great Team

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    However, as James , Richard Jefferson , and Channing Frye explained on the "Road Trippin'" podcast , the back-and-forth really is not indicative of how the parties feel about one another. We got Chuck Taylor out at The Parlor in L.A. right after the final buzzer and asked the hip-hop superstar what another loss on the big stage means for LeBron .
  • Reds to unveil Pete Rose statue Saturday

    Reds to unveil Pete Rose statue Saturday

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    Most recently, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred rejected the Rose's third bid for reinstatement in December 2015 . The sculpture captures Rose - nicknamed Charlie Hustle - in a headfirst slide. Meanwhile, Rose has been shot down not by the voters, but by the Hall of Fame's board of directors. He was a career.303 hitter who won three World Series rings.
  • Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'

    Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'

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    His collection of Slams now stands just three behind great rival Roger Federer . Key Stat: Nadal ended Federer's 27-match winning streak at majors, preventing him from a fourth Grand Slam title in a row. The 2016 version of Novak Djokovic , who was utterly dominant on his way to a first French Open title has vanished without a trace and was perhaps the only man who has ever truly got to grips with Nadal on the surface.
  • Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

    Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

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    The expansion draft results will be announced that night during the NHL Awards Ceremony. Fleury and Murray split the duties in the playoffs as the Penguins won a second consecutive championship. “If we dont do anything else between now and Saturday afternoon, in trading Jonathan he wouldve required protection, ” Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said Thursday.
  • Taylor Swift Gives Katy Direct, Surprise Hit as 'Witness' Drops

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    Swift also took Apple to task in mid-2015 over its announcement that it would not pay songwriters, producers or artists during Apple Music's three-month free trial period. "I mean , I'm not Buddha - things irritate me", she says. After all, the beef between the two still seems to be simmering and Swift has previously been emphatic about her opposition to streaming services .
  • Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

    Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

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    Ronaldo was voted man of the match as he reached 600 career goals with another brace against the Old Lady, either side of Mario Mandzukic's sublime equaliser that had put the game in the balance at half-time. "The most important (thing) is that I again had an unbelievable season, me and my team-mates have done the double". Juve played very well in the first half, creating some opportunities, but in the second half we were very impressive.
  • Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

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    The Confederations Cup will take place on June 17 to July 2. In addition to St. Petersburg , which will host the opening game on Saturday and the final , the Confederations Cup will be held in Moscow , Kazan and Sochi. Alongside Germany in Group B are 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners Cameroon, reigning Copa America champions Chile and Asian Cup holders Australia.
  • Newcastle register interest in Chris Smalling after Manchester United sign Lindelof

    Newcastle register interest in Chris Smalling after Manchester United sign Lindelof

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    It follows a 2016/17 campaign in which Smalling managed just 13 starts in the Premier League and appeared to plummet down the pecking order, behind the likes of Phil Jones , Marcos Rojo and Eric Bailly . Smalling is quick and that is something that Newcastle don't really have at the moment in the middle of defence, with the possible exception of Ciaran Clark .
  • French Open 2017: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro

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    Zheng, in partnership with Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu, had to come back from one set down to beat Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik 1-6, 6-4, 6-3. Del Potro missed almost two seasons with wrist injuries, and is playing his first French Open since 2012. Del Potro's spirit was broken, and the vocal Paris crowd were quelled.
  • Paul Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

    Paul Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

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    Such low scoring might suggest the 11-year-old course was a cream puff, hardly the USGA's idea of the ultimate test in golf . I just didn't putt very good. That equalled the lowest score in relation to par in the first round of a US Open , Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf having both shot 63 in the first round on the par-70 layout at Baltusrol in 1980.