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Blimp flying over US Open crashes in Wisconsin; pilot severely burned

Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills, the longest ever layout for a U.S. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth were both left frustrated by off-key performances with the putter during a disappointing start to the US Open .


Samba enthusiast Ostapenko finds feet at French Open

Samba enthusiast Ostapenko finds feet at French Open

Insane twists of fate aside, the fact that we have a 19-year-old in the semi-finals of Roland Garros for the first time since Ana Ivanovic in 2007 is great news. Ostapenko is the first woman from Latvia to make it to a Grand Slam semifinal in the professional era. Serving for the set, Bacsinszky opened with an ace, saved a break point at 30-40 then closed the 62-minute opener slashing her third ace out wide.



Blimp crashes at US Open

No word on their condition. The pilot was hurt in a blimp crash Thursday near the U.S. Open, according to reports. "I feel nothing but excitement and accomplishment but I'm a little bit scared because I'm don't know how I'm going to follow next year after this year".



'Awesome' week for DJ: birth of son, Open prep

Gretzky and Johnson's household also includes 2-year-old son Tatum , whom they welcomed in January 2015. "It just gives you a whole new perspective on things, where before kind of golf was the most important and now my family is the most important", Johnson said.



Lakers to bring in Lonzo Ball for second workout Friday

And more: "All those interviews from the stands during college games". In his sole NCAA season, Ball led the country with 274 assists as the Bruins went all the way to the Sweet 16 before falling to Kentucky . His fans have pointed to his free-throw numbers and less broken form than Josh Jackson , while critics will say he could not hit water if he took a jump shot off a yacht.


Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

That all changed when Kawhi Leonard sprained his ankle and San Antonio's 23-point second-half lead in the series opener disappeared. He made 14 of his 20 shots, including five 3-pointers. Cleveland battled back to keep the score close heading into the fourth quarter, but Golden State proved to be too much down the stretch. "I'm so happy Kevin has broken through and there's more to come from him".