Mickelson and the U.S. Open are an improbable match, plus how Rose made the leap and Tiger’s major issues
Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club.
DETROIT (AP) — After homering off Justin Verlander for the third time this month, Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy was at a loss for
“Speechless,” he said. “I couldn’t tell you how it happened or what happened. I feel like I just kind of blacked out – and
I’m happy about it.”
Hardy and Adam Jones went deep against the Detroit ace, and Manny Machado added a double and two sparkling plays at third
base to lead the Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night.
Verlander (8-5) gave up five runs and seven hits in five innings. He walked four and struck out five. Hardy homered twice
off Verlander in Baltimore’s 10-3 loss to the Tigers on June 1, and he opened the scoring Tuesday with two-run shot to left
in the fourth.
LeBron James struggled through three quarters but finished with a triple-double in Miami’s Game 6 win.
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MIAMI — They noticed the platform. But did they notice the irony? LeBron James and his friends are the modern-day standard for counting championships before they are won, and there they were, on their home court, watching the NBA prepare a trophy presentation for the San Antonio Spurs.
The Heat would not allow it. Say what you want about this team, but say that, too: The Heat would not allow it. With 28 seconds left in what was already an incredible sporting event, Miami trailed San Antonio 94-89. Tony Parker had just scored five straight points, including a deep fade-away three-pointer that seemed destined for two decades of highlight shows. Manu Ginobili added three free throws. The Heat had gone from up three to down five.
U.S.’ Steve Johnson won the ATP Challenger title at Nottingham last week to earn his Wimbledon wild card.
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LONDON (AP) — Steve Johnson of the United States joined Frenchman Nicolas Mahut as a wild card at Wimbledon.
We are yet to see what avenue David Moyes will take during his first transfer window as Manchester United boss.
Whether he will continue down his traditional route of astute, cost-effective signings, or go in all guns blazing due to the euphoria of having a rather sizeable pay-cheque to spend on new recruits for the first time in his management career, the former Everton manager will be keen to avoid signing a complete flop to start off proceedings at Old Trafford.
With that in mind, we take a look at the TEN players, available for transfer this summer, that the new Red Devils gaffer should steer clear of signing amid his pursuit of the Premier League title.
Police in Massachusetts want to question New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez regarding the investigation of a homicide near the tight end’s home in North Attleboro, ABC News reported Tuesday.
Citing an unnamed source, SI.com reported that Hernandez was not believed to be a suspect, but a vehicle rented in his name appears to be a key piece of evidence.
ABC News reported that Hernandez has not been cooperative and investigators wanted a warrant Tuesday to search his home. The ABC News report also cited unnamed sources. SI.com later reported that police searched Hernandez’s home Tuesday night, and two men were escorted from the scene separately, but they were not in handcuffs.
The homicide being investigated involves a body found about 5:30 p.m. Monday night in North Attleboro, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors released no other information Tuesday night about the investigation.