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U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:54:56 -0400
Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching.
Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:47:01 -0400
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open on Thursday with American J.B. Holmes ending in the lead after shooting a five under-par 66 at Royal Portrush.
Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:46:14 -0400
If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check.
Two horses killed in training collision at Del Mar
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:17:09 -0400
Two horses died when they collided at California's Del Mar racetrack on Thursday.
Tiger struggles to opening 78 at The Open
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:12:22 -0400
Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this week admitting his game was not as sharp as he would like entering the final major of the year.
Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:06:18 -0400
Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrush on Thursday.
Can F1 team mates be real mates? Why not, say McLaren drivers
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:16:55 -0400
Can team mates be good mates in Formula One? McLaren rookie Lando Norris and Spaniard Carlos Sainz see no reason why not -- even if others have their doubts about how long that will last once the stakes are raised.
MLB roundup: Padres' Paddack shuts down Marlins
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:06 -0400
Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack had a no-hitter through seven innings before giving up a home run in San Diego's 3-2 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Fox storms home in 29 shots to equal back nine record at British Open
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:16:49 -0400
Ryan Fox equaled the record for the lowest back nine at a British Open when he stormed home in 29 strokes at Royal Portrush on Thursday.
Australian GP to stay in Melbourne until 2025
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:11:52 -0400
Melbourne's Albert Park circuit will continue to host the Australian Grand Prix until at least the end of 2025, Formula One said on Thursday.
Report: Raptors G Lowry undergoes thumb procedure
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:57:14 -0400
Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry underwent a procedure to repair a tendon in his left thumb, but he still plans on being available for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, ESPN reported.
'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:38:11 -0400
Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course.
Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:12:45 -0400
Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian's withdrawal on Thursday.
Simon Yates puts Giro disappointment behind with Tour stage win
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:17 -0400
Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d'Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean climbs of this year's race.
Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:22:44 -0400
The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Marlins activate INF Prado from injured list
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:55:44 -0400
The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utilityman JT Riddle.
McIlroy implodes with 79 at The Open
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:27:53 -0400
Rory McIlroy shot an opening-round 79 at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday, all but dashing dreams he'd win his first major title in five years in his home country.
World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:53:55 -0400
South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections.
Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:45:34 -0400
Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade.
Clarke enjoys emotions of Portrush Open
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:29:48 -0400
Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke said he was ready for the wave of support and sense of history at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush, but was more emotional than he expected when he struck Thursday's first tee-shot.