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McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open

World number two Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the US Open for the second year running. The Offaly man is 1-over after completing his second round at Erin Hills. This one he'd rather forget. The left-handed Harman had three birdies, two of them on par threes, and one bogey. Fowler tees off in the afternoon. It was day of sizzling drama on the links-style layout that featured stunning birdie runs and spectacular collapses - some like Casey coming on the same scorecard.



Leishman in touch in US Open second round

And then , the old McIlroy kicked into gear and finished with a flurry of gained shots as he kept the ball in play off the tee and proved majestic with his mid-irons to set up several birdie chances. "I know if I hit fairways around here, the course is still soft enough you can get it close and give yourself a lot of looks for birdies", he said.



Manchester United schedule meeting with Inter over star winger

And Lindelof, speaking to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, reflected on the exchange he had with the 54-year-old prior to switching Lisbon for Manchester. Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe.


French Open 2017: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro

French Open 2017: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro

Del Potro has his chances in the first set, serving at 5-4 and eventually squandering four set points. "I won that set and then tried to take time for the anti-inflammatories (to) go into effect on my body". Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both play Sunday in the fourth round of the French Open , in a packed schedule created by multiple rain postponements.



Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

It was the first victory in a Triple Crown race for jockey Jose Ortiz and it came a year after his brother, Irad, won it aboard Creator . We felt that he'd done everything right on the horse and he deserved to stay with him. Tapwrit returned $12.60, $6.50 and $5 across the board for a $2 bet. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, Tapwrit ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:30.02 on his home track.



Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India in Champions Trophy final

Some estimates suggest Sunday's match between the sub-continental cricket giants at The Oval in south London could attract a worldwide television audience of more than a billion viewers. Former star batsman Aamer Sohail has backtracked on his comments after his claim that the Pakistan team fixed matches at the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament which drew widespread criticism across the country.