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US Open: More luck for Novak Djokovic

After his streak of four consecutive major championships - the first time a man had done that in almost 50 years - was capped by his initial French Open title, Djokovic was upset in the third round at Wimbledon. "I never experienced something like this to have three retirements on the road to the semifinals", the 12-time Grand Slam champion said. However, a forehand wide in the next point brought the game to deuce before Djokovic went on to hold as he came away unscathed in his first real ...



Scott can't haul in McIlroy at PGA event

And he would only continue to rocket from there, posting rounds of 67, 66 and 65 to follow and play his final 69 holes in 19 under. The win was McIlroy's 12th career PGA Tour title, and his first since the 2015 Wells Fargo Championship. Scott rocketed from 19th overnight to finish fourth, four shots behind victor Rory McIlroy as he matched the Northern Irishman's closing six-under-par 65 at TPC Boston.



Gael Monfils wins all-French duel with Lucas Pouille

Del Potro has been playing as well as ever lately, winning the silver in Rio and picking up recent victories over Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka. Monfils, Pouille and Tsonga gave France a trio of quarterfinalists at the American Grand Slam tournament for the first time in 89 years. "It was one of the greatest matches I play", Monfils said.



Knox motivated by Ryder Cup omission

Five of the nine automatic selections, Danny Willett, Chris Wood, Andy Sullivan, Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Matt Fitzpatrick, are Ryder Cup rookies so Clarke may decide to balance his 12-man team by going for experience with his wildcards. He won the Made In Denmark event, was runner-up at the Czech Masters and finished fourth in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Instead he gave the nod to in-form rookie Thomas Pieters , best friend Lee Westwood and two-time Major victor Martin Kaymer - all ...


Roger Goodell offers first comments on Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

Roger Goodell offers first comments on Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

Kaepernick was invited to the historic Third Baptist Church after prompting a national outcry with his refusal to stand while the national anthem was played before 49ers games. Asked what he would do if any of his players tried to copy Colin Kapernick's national anthem protest, Tortorella was adamant. So that brings us to Megan Rapinoe.


Troy Aikman 'disappointed' by Fox Sports' Skip Bayless hiring

Troy Aikman 'disappointed' by Fox Sports' Skip Bayless hiring

Also with a.10 rating, that show's Tuesday episode was up 67 percent over its September 2015 average (.06). Lil Wayne is no stranger to sports debates, having previously appeared as a guest on Bayless' former ESPN shows. While the former Texas sports columnist did not outright call Aikman gay, he spent quite a bit of time exploring the subject in his 1990s book " Hell-Bent ".