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Alex Noren wins BMW PGA with course-record 62

Noren's previous best at the Major was tied for 34th in 2011, but he enjoyed a profitable 2016 with four wins on the European Tour and was in blistering form today to stun the favourite, Open champion Stenson. Noren, who came into this event as the world number 13, has now won nine European Tour titles, but this latest success - in the first event of the inaugural Rolex Series - represents his most significant triumph to date.



LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Final Is 'Too Stressful'

After the Game 4 loss and playoffs elimination, Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili said: "You can swing, swing, swing, and maybe you'll hit somebody, but it isn't fair". Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by a total of 77. So it makes it even more hard. However, Curry didn't play as expected in the previous Finals (2015 & 2016).


Interest in Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes to be expected, says Jonny Hayes

Interest in Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes to be expected, says Jonny Hayes

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is humbled to be named alongside the club's great managers after achieving a domestic treble in his first season in charge. "But in the second half we showed our quality and had a number of chances to put it to bed". Aberdeen could be set to offer £500,000 for Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie, with the Parkhead side also getting a large sell-on clause.



James Neal's OT goal puts Predators past Ducks to open West final

NOTES: After going 0-for-20 on the power play over six consecutive games, Anaheim scored a power-play goal for the second straight contest. The Ottawa Senators took a stunning 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals against the reigning and defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 OT victory in Game 1.


Arsenal hope Oxlade-Chamberlain talks can fend off Merseyside suitors

Arsenal hope Oxlade-Chamberlain talks can fend off Merseyside suitors

Oxlade-Chamberlain said: "When I've watched Dani Alves recently, he might not play the five at the back, but the way he plays, he marches on and he adds a lot in an attacking sense as well as defensively". "Chambo is a big threat going forward, he's very explosive and quick off the mark, he can go past players easily and his final ball in has been very good - he's had quite a few assists this year".



Leak-hit Trump jumps at British ire

Police confirmed today that intelligence-sharing had resumed, Reuters reported . "Having received fresh assurances, we are now working closely with all our key partners around the world", the counter terrorism police quoted its head Mark Rowley as saying on Twitter .