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Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills

Having grown up in Northern Ireland, he has the reputation of favoring benign conditions instead of firm, wind-whipped conditions. There is no doubt that McIlroy is very much a competitor looking for every edge. Don't miss the green in the wrong spots. If Mickelson fails to show as expected - he retains a tee-time despite vowing not to attend - it will be the first time since 1994 that neither player has featured in the first round of the US Open .


Video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

Video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

Police investigators are seen outside the house of Virginia shooting suspect James Hodgkinson in Belleville, Illinois, US. Also wounded was Zack Barth, an aide to Rep. Sanders remembers attending those games while working in the White House . " Many lives would have been lost, if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds", he added .


Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly

Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly

Kane netted from the penalty spot to equalise early in the second half after Raphael Varane was sent off for downing Dele Alli in the box. It was hard to choose the best player for France between Mbappe and Dembele. The two teams them stood together around the centre circle, alternating between players from each country, for a moment of silence before kick-off.



"Golden state" became a five-time National Basketball Association champion

It just happened that this time he was a free agent and had to make a choice. I came in and tried to help my team . "They're built for - from my eyes, they're built to last a few years". "We're just trying to celebrate and enjoy everything", he said . Had Durant been whistled for the foul, Warriors coach Steve Kerr likely would have had to put him on the bench for the final 10 minutes of the first half.



Gunfire at a GOP baseball practice leaves a lawmaker and others bleeding

Capitol Police was using the dugout as cover, behind which to fire at the gunman , Flake said . Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana , two Capitol police officers, a lobbyist and a legislative aide were wounded as lawmakers, some fighting back tears, sought to understand what had happened and why.


Spieth predicting low scores at the US Open

Spieth predicting low scores at the US Open

Open that begins Thursday at Erin Hills will have a chief referee, Thomas Pagel, who is "empowered to make instantaneous decisions, " according to John Bodenhamer, the USGA's managing director of rules, competitions and equipment standards.