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June 20, 2018 5:19 AM Peter Thomson: Golfer who won five Open Championships dies

Peter Thomson, one of Australia's greatest golfers and a five-time Open Championship winner, has died aged 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than four years and died at his home in Melbourne on Wednesday, Golf Australia said. In 1954, he became the first Australian to claim the Open Championship in Britain. He is survived 6

June 20, 2018 1:53 AM Bahamas' DeAndre Ayton eyes top pick in NBA Draft

Towering Bahamian teenager DeAndre Ayton is poised to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, with the Phoenix Suns set to snap up the 7ft center who compares himself to Shaquille O'Neal. Barring a major shock, the 19-year-old Ayton is widely expected to be selected by the Suns, who finished the season propping up the Western Conference

June 18, 2018 6:14 AM Shocking moment man suspected of carrying a gun is shot in the back by cops on busy San Francisco sidewalk as he tried to flee

A man attempting to flee from the police was shot by an officer on a busy sidewalk in San Francisco. The police department has released four videos along with a detailed account of what happened during the incident that caused an uproar among witnesses who say the shooting was reckless. The department defended the officer who pulled the trigger in a press 5

June 18, 2018 2:42 AM Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

CHICAGO (AP) - Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted "Chicago Tonight" for two decades, said on its website Brackett died in the hospital surrounded by family members. Brackett had been in a coma with a fractured 6

June 18, 2018 2:32 AM Dustin Johnson's US Open hopes fade on back 9

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Dustin Johnson had a four-stroke lead after 36 holes and was still in striking distance heading onto the back nine in the final round of the U.S. Open. The 2016 champion three-putted three times on the back nine at Shinnecock Hills, shooting an even-par 70 on Sunday to finish third, two strokes back, as workout buddy and final-round 6

June 18, 2018 1:11 AM A glance at the final round of the US Open

Winner: Brooks Koepka, who shot a final-round 68 to finish at 1-over 281. Just behind: Tommy Fleetwood, who tied a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63. He was a shot back at 282. Dustin Johnson finished another shot back, followed by Masters champion Patrick Reed at 4-over-par. Brooks Koepka reacts after finishing the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship 2

June 17, 2018 11:16 PM Father's Day: Parziale ties for low amateur with dad on bag

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale's bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other. Parziale's dad, Vic Parziale, has been with his son throughout his entire U.S. Open journey

May 27, 2018 12:50 AM Lee tops LPGA event in Michigan; pregnant Lewis tied for 2nd

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - In-Kyung Kim began her round with a flurry of birdies, and Stacy Lewis - playing five months' pregnant - closed hers out in similar fashion. They both still have work to do if they're going to catch Minjee Lee, whose steady consistency has been enough so far. Lee shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final 2

May 26, 2018 6:57 PM 5 Things we learned from Fulham´s win over Aston Villa

Fulham secured promotion to the Premier League with a 1-0 victory in their Championship play-off final against Aston Villa. Despite being under pressure throughout the second half, Tom Cairney’s first-half finish proved enough for their often-promising season to end in glory. Here, Press Association Sport analyses five things learnt from Wembley 5

May 17, 2018 10:00 AM Nantes confirms coach Claudio Ranieri's departure

NANTES, France (AP) - Nantes coach Claudio Ranieri is leaving the French club at the end of the season. Ranieri confirmed his departure on Thursday, a day after club president Waldemar Kita said the Italian manager would be in charge of his final game this Saturday against Strasbourg. In a statement released by Nantes, Kita thanked Ranieri and his staff 3