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Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

Casey was the only golfer who went in the morning. His inward nine began with a further bogey on the long par-five first, which was followed by another bogey on the second which left him at eight over. Johnson (+4) can't be too upset to be travelling home to California to see his newborn baby. "A lot of players were saying thank you, they mowed the fescue because of me".


McGregor fight set for August 26

McGregor fight set for August 26

To make sure that boxing regulations are adhered to, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will not be allowed to kick, elbow or use takedown moves during his mega boxing match with retired welterweight Floyd Mayweather . Rising star Catterall, who is expected to face Tyrone Nurse for the British title later this year, got the call from the Mayweather camp through a mutual contact and jumped at the chance to learn from the sport's best.


Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

Posting his 15th major victory, and moving into outright second place behind Roger Federer (18) for the most major titles, the Spanish bull completed a phenomenal tournament with a devastating final display. The colossal win is important for Nadal in one other respect. Today was not the case as he seemed to have no special weapon to match his game to that of Rafael Nadal .



NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

He did not say if that might be an option with McPhee and the Golden Knights. The deals the Golden Knights make are expected to be announced at the draft Wednesday night. But it's unlikely the two would consider joining an expansion team at this point in their respective careers. The team must take a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goalies but the requirements are much more complicated.


Second-string Lions step up in Chiefs win

Second-string Lions step up in Chiefs win

Wyn Jones can be the extra ballast from the bench the team may need to shore up the pack if they have a winning position or add extra grunt if they need a big finish. Head coach Steve Hansen will announce his starting line-up for the opening Lions clash on Wednesday evening, United Kingdom time, and Read looks set to be in it.



Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud in Spain

Spanish prosecutors have also indicted football player Predrag Mijatovic for tax fraud while allegedly working as an unlicensed football agent. There's always gossip linking Ronaldo back to Man United every year but with this one coming just days after the tax fraud accusations, it suggests that this could be a ploy to just take away some of the pressure of such negative press from himself.