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Dustin Johnson pulls out of Masters after hurting back

Dustin Johnson pulls out of Masters after hurting back

Ultimately, Johnson walked to the first tee, made practice swings, and then walked off. He credits that to playing on the University of Nevada Las Vegas team. "Played the last three holes well". The curtain rises on the 81st Masters on Thursday with a course that figures to be softened by rain, which could be good news for McIlroy. Read More

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Federer Sweeps Nadal, Sunshine Double In Miami

Federer failed to take advantage of five early break-point chances himself but broke in the next to last game of both sets. He was lights out on serve in the second set, never giving Nadal, who has now lost in the Miami final five times and twice to Federer, a chance to get back into the match. Read More

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LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi

Bartolo Colon didn't have to wait long to return to NY. He left the Mets for the Braves in free agency this offseason. Harvey charged off the mound to field it, but his throw to first was off line. Fernando Salas worked into and out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth and Addison Reed threw a flawless ninth inning in a non-save situation. The most interesting part of Colon's career has been his recent success . Read More

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Lexi Thompson Penalised Four Strokes To Lose Major

Last June Dustin Johnson claimed his first major title at the U.S. Open despite playing the last seven holes not knowing whether he would face a penalty for accidental ball movement. "It's unfortunate what happened, I didn't mean that at all", said Thompson, who felt she "fought strong through the finish". I didn't realise I did that. Read More

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Russian Federation wants players back in KHL for Olympics

Players seem to think there's still hope - that the announcement possibly is a debate tactic, that they're posturing and there's still a chance they'll go. While fans and players have expressed disappointment and anger over the NHL's decision to skip the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sportsnet hockey boss Scott Moore has no problem with the move. Read More

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Spieth shares lead after mastering 12th at Augusta

Spieth shares lead after mastering 12th at Augusta

His agent, David Winkle at Hambric Sports Management, said Johnson landed "very hard on his lower back". IBM is using new technology to help speed up the highlight reel production process at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Johnson went the opposite way. Among those watching were Butch Harmon and his son, Claude Harmon III, who coach Dustin Johnson. The weather forecast for the region, socked by powerful storms two of the last three days, calls for cool, overcast skies and ... Read More

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Johnson favoured, McIlroy fancied for Masters glory

And if Spieth or McIlroy don't win, it's not a referendum on their Augusta narratives, although it will likely continue to perpetuate that unfortunate cycle going forward. He said to me, "I took on too much a couple of times and it cost me a couple of green jackets.' I'm like, 'Well, you have six". They came flooding back when he got out on the course for his first practice round. Read More

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Bilic Has Backing Of West Ham Board

Bilic Has Backing Of West Ham Board

West Ham have attempted to end speculation surrounding manager Slaven Bilic's future by offering him a vote of confidence. Carroll, who was wearing the West Ham captain's armband for the first time on Saturday, denied that players are being affected by the speculation surrounding Bilic. Read More

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Late Ibrahimovic penalty earns draw for Man Utd against Everton

The Red Devils salvaged a point at Old Trafford thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty in injury cancelled out Phil Jagielka's opener. "The good thing was the spirit of the second half, following a first half that was not good at all". The 34-year-old Everton captain was certainly unfortunate not to finish the game a victor having been excellent over the duration, defending superbly as well as popping up with a clever finish to register his first goal since May 2015. Read More

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Mississippi State's NCAA run might be sign of things to come

Mississippi State's NCAA run might be sign of things to come

To win their first national title, they had to go through the Bulldogs, who shocked UConn with a buzzer-beating 66-64 victory on Friday night. SC head coach Dawn Staley celebrates with her players after Sunday's win in the title game. A'ja Wilson , who was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player, powered the Gamecocks on both offense and defense as she finished with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. Read More

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No deal yet for USA Hockey, boycotting women's team

With just enough time to hit the practice ice before the opening game Friday against Team Canada, USA Hockey and its national women's team settled their wage dispute late Tuesday . "To Our Dearest Fans, Together, WE dared to make history". Zach Bogosian, an American-born Buffalo Sabres defenseman, went to high school with U.S. Read More

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James scores 34 as Cavs stop slide with win over Sixers

Here you will see James hit a three with under a minute to go in the second overtime, giving the Cavs a 128-124 lead. "It was fun, I know his game and he knows mine", George said . His potential game-winning pull-up jumper at the buzzer glanced off the rim. "My fault", Lue said. "It's like a soap opera, but I love this team". A pair of James dunks put the Cavs up three, but George scored after a bad Iman Shumpert turnover and Miles hit another three to put the Pacers up 104-102. Read More

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Why China's Asian neighbours are so nervous over the Xi-Trump summit

FILE - This combination of file photos show U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in a meeting at the White House in Washington, on March 31, 2017, and China's President Xi Jinping in a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on December 1, 2016.For years, cutting carbon emissions to stave off the worst impacts of climate change was routinely near the top of the agenda at bilateral talks between the leaders of the United States and China. Read More

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South Korea, Japan, US to start joint naval drill

South Korea, Japan, US to start joint naval drill

In a short and oblique statement , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reacted late Tuesday to North Korea's latest test launch of a ballistic missile with a curt "no comment". The missile launch may be a precursor, with more to come as the summit starts Thursday, he said. Those details raised questions with some experts - if the tracking time and distance are accurate, North Korea would have fired "the world's slowest missile", according to Melissa Hanham of the East Asia Nonproliferation ... Read More

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Conte sets Chelsea 18-point title target

Much was expected yet City are seemingly out of title contention and failed to get beyond the last 16 of the Champions League. " Chelsea were underdogs at the start of the season, but now we are top and we want to keep this position". Guardiola would understand that too, as he similarly seeks to undo them by firing his team. "The Tottenham result is important but the most important results is ours, we have to continue to think like that". Read More

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1 golfer Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters

1 golfer Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters

The 32-year-old spent the previous 23 hours receiving treatment for a lower back injury he sustained after falling down the stairs at his rented Augusta house on Wednesday afternoon. Augusta National at times can favor emotion. Four-time Masters champion Arnold Palmer was given a fitting tribute on the first tee box on Thursday. Read More

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Tim Tebow homers in first minor league at-bat

Tim Tebow homers in first minor league at-bat

It was a truly magical moment that HE couldn't believe was happening as he stopped at second base before the umpire waved him past and he did a little diggity dance of joy as he headed to round third. Last fall, in the Instructional League, he also homered his first time up. Tebow sort of fits that mold. The Heisman Trophy victor won two national title with the team, then got drafted by the Denver Broncos, and spent several years in the NFL, mainly as a backup. Read More

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Miami Open: Federer, Kyrgios Battle into Semifinals

Federer, whose successful return from a six-month injury layoff has also included a win at Indian Wells this month, will face 14th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the next round. Federer let some sloppiness creep into his game and was broken when serving for the match at 5-3 before failing to convert on match-point in the next game. Read More

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James dominates, Cavs beat Celtics 114-91 in East showdown

Boston Celtics wing Jae Crowder said he plans to play Thursday on the second leg of a back-to-back despite left elbow soreness. "So we just gotta come together until we get Tristan back". Richard Jefferson gave Cleveland its first lead with a dunk just 13 seconds into the period and the Cavs never let up. This isn't meant to correlate Thompson's absence with the Cavs' sudden resurgence - the win over Boston makes it four in a row after that terrible 7-10 showing in March - but rather to ... Read More

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World No 1 Johnson doubtful for Masters

Rory was just one off the lead after 36 holes here past year, but he dropped out of contention with a 77 on a tough third day with the wind up and the course playing hard and fast. "It's disappointing, for sure, for everybody", 2013 champion Adam Scott said. "Hopefully he gets better quick". However, even if he does start, PGA-qualified professional Mark Bull does not believe he will do so unencumbered. Read More

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Chelsea tighten grip on EPL title with win over Man City

I think the way we played we can do better but after a defeat it's good to come back here and win three points. We want to finish top. It's a good win at a time of the season which is very important. When there is the possibility to send some message, I think these players don't need this message. "They played awesome. Vincent we can't forget how he suffered in that period, in that year, and he played really well". Read More

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Pochettino Urges Spurs to Carry Fight to the Bitter End

Pochettino Urges Spurs to Carry Fight to the Bitter End

You can go to Burnley , you can be tight or whatever and for us those automatic things, they're in the team and you saw this again. Pochettino rejigged his system for the second half by pushing Dier further forward and got his reward. "You can not loop them in from deep, they have to come in a lot harder, lower and earlier, and vary the angles in terms of cut-backs. Another hard game." Fourth-placed City need the points themselves as they look to cement Champions League qualification via ... Read More

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Cavs' Thompson injures thumb, ending NBA playing streak

The third quarter was just as one-sided as the Cavs kept up the pressure against the reeling Celtics, who were down 90-66 entering the final period. PHOENIX - Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 42 points in the first 10 minutes, and Golden State clinched the top spot in the Western Conference and home-court advantage throughout the playoffs with a win over Phoenix. Read More

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England manager: Southgate hails Defoe impact

But since he returned, the goals have flowed; four at the tail-end of the 2014-15 season when he first came back, 18 last season, 14 so far this. " Obviously ", Defoe told reporters when asked how he can get back into the squad. The goal poacher has not only spearheaded some dramatic escapes for the Premier League strugglers, but proven just how ruthless the striker can be in front of goal. Read More

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UFC 210: Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson Open Workouts

And to that, he has a simple retort: Kevin Burns. UFC 210's official weight-ins take place Friday morning inside HarborCenter, a weight-in event will be held at KeyBank Center starting at 3:00 that is open to the public. "I don't think I've ever felt this loose, I don't think I've ever felt this great". It's the second opportunity for me and it's not good for the other person. Read More

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Dustin Johnson wins World Golf Championships Match Play

Dustin Johnson wins World Golf Championships Match Play

This was Rahm's 16th event since joining the paid ranks and during this short time he has recorded a win and two top threes in his first two World Golf Championship events, as well as another two top threes. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here's every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 27th. Read More

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Kohli to play decisive test only if 100 per cent fit

Kohli to play decisive test only if 100 per cent fit

Obviously, if I am 100 per cent fit for the game is the only condition I will take the field. "The rules are the same for everyone and it applies for everyone". The high-voltage rubber is locked at 1-1 heading into the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala . I know that if you get a bit defensive on occasions and build a bit of pressure. Read More

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Twist in EPL title race as Chelsea loses at home

Twist in EPL title race as Chelsea loses at home

It is always hard in the first game after global duty, all the players arrive at different dates, but we were very professional. "This win is massive for us - we have to be there if Chelsea fail and we are there". The incident involving the latter certainly appeared to be the worse with Winks having to be stretched off. Pochettino said more time is needed to assess Winks' ankle injury, although Harry Kane's recovery is progressing well. Read More

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Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters with back injury

Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters with back injury

At 2:02 p.m. EDT, just one minute before his 2:03 p.m. tee time with Bubba Watson and Jimmy Walker, Johnson made a decision to withdraw. Then, at the last possible moment, Johnson changed his mind. because of storms. The curtain rises on the 81st Masters on Thursday with a course that figures to be softened by rain, which could be good news for McIlroy. Read More

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