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Woods, McIlroy share lead at BMW Championship

Woods, McIlroy share lead at BMW Championship

The former world No. 1 reached eight under with seven birdies and an eagle for his lowest opening-round score since a 61 at the Bryon Nelson Classic in 1999. "To shoot 29 on the front nine helps". Woods clearly looked refreshed after electing not to visit the course on Wednesday. "Very simple. I didn't make any putts", Woods said after the second round.



Madison Keys searching for US Open redemption and glory

The second set followed a similar pattern, Keys claiming the only break in the sixth game and she never relinquished it en route to the final four. Six-time champion Serena Williams faces Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in the other semi-final.


'I don't cheat!' - Serena Williams gets coaching violation from umpire

'I don't cheat!' - Serena Williams gets coaching violation from umpire

Both of the Osaka sisters represent the country of Japan rather than the US, a decision that was reportedly due to the increased availability of funding by Japan . "I mean, I was breast-feeding at the time , so it was a totally different situation". "I just usually come in to shake hands", she quipped. "You're in that match and you think, 'Okay, she's going to let up eventually.' She didn't, so all credit to her..." Meet Japan's Naomi Osaka , who ticks all those boxes and more.


‘It’s a girl’ Germany’s Leroy Sane mystery solved

‘It’s a girl’ Germany’s Leroy Sane mystery solved

The 22-year-old was left out of the Germany World Cup squad that performed miserably in Russian Federation, much to the surprise of many disgruntled Die Mannschaft fans. He came off the bench towards the end of Thursday's 0-0 draw with France in Munich in their first game in the inaugural UEFA Nations League. Sane was told by Germany team-mate Toni Kroos to improve his attitude in the build up to the France clash.


Celtics' Jabari Bird involved in domestic violence incident

Celtics' Jabari Bird involved in domestic violence incident

Bird, who is expected to appear in Brighton District Court on Monday, allegedly assaulted, strangled, and kidnapped somebody, according to Boston police, via The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach. Boston Police's domestic violence unit is now investigating. "We are actively gathering information and will reserve further comment at this time", the team said.


Man United defender Luke Shaw nearly had right leg amputated

Man United defender Luke Shaw nearly had right leg amputated

England kick off their UEFA Nations League campaign against former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique's side before rounding off the global break with a friendly against Switzerland . Now I'm back in the England squad, I have to keep going and take that criticism on board". "But this is what I want to be doing". Now, after three tough years, the rejuvenated left-back is more determined than ever to confound the doubters and reach the top.