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Tommy Fleetwood makes HUGE admission after stunning US Open final round

Fleetwood went into the final round of the US Open at Shinnecock Hills, six shots off the pace, but he carded a stunning round of 63 to set a target in the clubhouse of two over par. The Race to Dubai champion was impeccable in and around the green with his approaches at six and seven. He also made an incredible 55-foot putt for a birdie at the second. While Shinnecock Hills has proved very hard to tame this term, Fleetwood gave himself a chance of landing his first Major. But the Englishman thinks his score will fall just short.

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In what has been a mixed weekend at the Shinnecock Hills golf course, it was Fleetwood who finished with a flurry. The Englishman began the day six shots behind clubhouse leader Dustin Johnson heading into the final round. But he raised his game to another level on the final day to move two-over for the tournament and keep himself in contention of winning the US Open. The 27-year-old has never won a PGA Tour event since turning pro in 2010. However, he has slowly been making a name for himself on the tour and has enjoyed three top 10 finishes

Officials suspect arson at site of Randolph killing

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Blue Jays hit back-to-back homers in 8th to sweep Nationals

If Teoscar Hernandez was hurting after being hit by a pitch, he wasn’t going to let it show on the field. Hernandez took a ball off his unprotected right elbow in the fourth inning, reeling back from the plate in pain and taking his base after being examined by team trainers. He gunned down a runner at third base in the sixth and hit the game-winning home run in the eighth as the Toronto Blue Jays competed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals on Sunday with an 8-6 victory. Randal Grichuk hit two home runs, while Teoscar Hernandez and

Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute with a volley that bounced in off the right post. Steven Zuber then headed in the equalizer in the 50th. Mexican referee Cesar Ramos dismissed complaints that Zuber had shoved defender Miranda before getting to the corner from Xherdan Shaqiri. “I was pushed out of the way.

Tommy Fleetwood shoots sixth 63 in US Open history; barely misses putt at 62

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Mike Davis promised the golf course would be softer Sunday at Shinnecock Hills. It was expected scores would be much lower. Tommy Fleetwood made good on that promise, shooting 63 in the final round, racing up the leaderboard and posting the clubhouse lead Sunday afternoon. Fleetwood made eight birdies and just one bogey on the par-70 course, finishing with a 63 and a four-day total of two-over par. His 63, the sixth in Open history, ties the record for lowest score in a U.S. Open. The 27-year-old Englishman shot 15 strokes better than he did on Saturday,

It’s complicated: To understand Mickelson’s controversial actions, you must first understand Phil

Phil Mickelson is complicated; so is understanding his controversial actions | Golf.comlogo-golflogo-golfSI-icon-searchSI-icon-searchCloseDownDownDownDownDownDownlogo-golf It’s complicated: To understand Mickelson’s controversial actions, you must first understand Phil SOURCE: GoogleNews

Nature Valley Open: Angry Johanna Konta loses in Nottingham final

Konta beat Barty on her way to reaching last year’s Nottingham final A furious Johanna Konta lost out to Ashleigh Barty in the final of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham. Konta had recovered from 4-1 down in the decider to level at 4-4 but a controversial call allowed Barty go 5-4 ahead. The Briton got into a heated discussion with umpire Paula Vieira Souza, which seemed to affected her concentration. She was broken in the next game to give Barty a 6-3 3-6 6-4 win and did not shake the umpire’s hand at the end. “At 4-4 in the

Norrie set to face Wawrinka on opening day at Queen’s

Cameron Norrie is currently ranked 79 in the world 2018 Fever-Tree Championships on the BBC Venue: Queen’s Club, London Dates: 18-24 June Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app. British number two Cameron Norrie will play three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka at Queen’s Club on Monday. Andy Murray, making his comeback after a year out with a hip injury, plays Australian Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday at the Fever-Tree Championships. Kyle Edmund, who has replaced Murray as British number one, meets American Ryan Harrison the same day. Twelve-time

21 Reasons LeBron James Is One Of The Most Likable Players In The NBA

Just because he’s not on your team doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate his greatness.

No matter where your NBA loyalties lie, there are countless reasons to love LeBron James.

No matter where your NBA loyalties lie, there are countless reasons to love LeBron James.

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First and foremost, he’s a man of the people, whether he’s taking a selfie with some young fans…

First and foremost, he's a man of the people, whether he's taking a selfie with some young fans...

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…or congratulating a Special Olympian and giving him his sneakers at a game.

...or congratulating a Special Olympian and giving him his sneakers at a game.

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He was even genuinely excited to celebrate with a fan who hit a $75,000 half-court shot.

He was even genuinely excited to celebrate with a fan who hit a $75,000 half-court shot.

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LeBron goes hard when it comes to Halloween costumes. Throughout the years he’s dressed up as everyone from Pennywise, to Prince, and Danny Zuko.

LeBron goes hard when it comes to Halloween costumes. Throughout the years he's dressed up as everyone from Pennywise, to Prince, and Danny Zuko.

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Once he dressed up as a Blaze Pizza employee, and tried to casually blend in while serving customers.

Once he dressed up as a Blaze Pizza employee, and tried to casually blend in while serving customers.

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He proudly shares loving posts like this one to his wife on Instagram.

He proudly shares loving posts like this one to his wife on Instagram.

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Not to mention, LeBron is one of the world’s most charitable athletes. His foundation pledged $41 million to send every kid who finishes his program to college.

Not to mention, LeBron is one of the world's most charitable athletes. His foundation pledged $41 million to send every kid who finishes his program to college.

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His highly-criticized event, The Decision, actually raised $2.5 million for the Boys and Girls Club.

His highly-criticized event, The Decision, actually raised $2.5 million for the Boys and Girls Club.

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And he designed a shoe for kids with disabilities, then helped deliver some of them himself.

And he designed a shoe for kids with disabilities, then helped deliver some of them himself.

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LeBron turns into a passionate fan like the rest of us when watching his sons play.

LeBron turns into a passionate fan like the rest of us when watching his sons play.

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He’s also a big fan of wine, and the king of #VinoChronicles.

He's also a big fan of wine, and the king of #VinoChronicles.

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He’s not above expressing himself with a good, old-fashioned meme on social media.

He's not above expressing himself with a good, old-fashioned meme on social media.

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He’s got great taste in television.

He's got great taste in television.

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And he’s used his platform to speak on social and political issues.

And he's used his platform to speak on social and political issues.

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Though, sometimes he just uses his platform in a relatable manner, sharing his outfit of the day, just like anybody else who is feeling their look.

Though, sometimes he just uses his platform in a relatable manner, sharing his outfit of the day, just like anybody else who is feeling their look.

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And of course, one of his most lovable traits that can’t go without mention: his skilled, enthusiastic dancing. He dances before games…

And of course, one of his most lovable traits that can't go without mention: his skilled, enthusiastic dancing. He dances before games...

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…during games…

...during games...

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…and sometimes even directly after games.

...and sometimes even directly after games.

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On top of ALL that, watching him play basketball is a real treat, and fans of the sport shouldn’t take it for granted.

On top of ALL that, watching him play basketball is a real treat, and fans of the sport shouldn't take it for granted.

Because let's be real, disliking LeBron James is the basketball equivalent of not liking puppies.

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