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English coach Pete Cowen's faith in Open victor Henrik Stenson pays dividends

The unheralded Bob May in 2000. Keegan Bradley then edged to PGA Championship victory in Georgia in his first ever major appearance, sneaking past Jason Dufner in a three-hole play-off. It was one of the greatest days in Major championship history and Nicklaus was full of praise for a contest that will live long in the memory. "The second slump in my career was nothing compared to the one I had in the early 2000s", reflected Stenson, who had three top-three finishes in the Open down the ...



Matt Kenseth wins second straight New Hampshire race

Kenseth captured his third win at NHMS in 33 starts. "Thankfully, we had good ones, and we had great power and we had good traction, and we were able to get going pretty good in a straight line". The outside lane was the obvious spot where drivers wanted to be on restarts, and restarting sixth with 11 laps left put him in position to gain positions.


Cavendish to miss Tour remainder to focus on Rio

Cavendish to miss Tour remainder to focus on Rio

This time around he is 2min 59sec behind but he said there is no point attacking Froome if you're not sure to make a difference, as happened to him on the 12th stage finish on Mont Ventoux. Colombia's Quintana only barely lost out previous year when he finished second and brought home two jerseys, one for being the best rider in the mountains and another for being the best young cyclist.



Tony Stewart almost crashes Toyota party at New Hampshire

Rounding out the top 10 were Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, Kyle Busch, Hamlin, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. NASCAR said Kenseth's No. 20 Toyota would be brought to the research and development center in Concord, North Carolina, for more evaluation.



May says ready to allow nuclear strike causing mass loss of life

It was Prime Minister Clement Attlee's Labor government that developed atomic weapons in the years following World War II, making Britain the world's third nuclear-armed state after the United States and the Soviet Union. In a swipe at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, she said: "Some people suggest to us that we should actually be removing our nuclear deterrent". What's at stake as British Parliament votes on the future of Trident nuclear weapons? Angus Robertson, the SNP's Westminster leader, ...