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Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

Right-hander Matt Bowman (2-3) worked one-third of an inning in the seventh for the win for the Cardinals (47-49). Rondon entered with the bases loaded, walked in the tying run, and gave up the go-ahead two-run double. Anthony Rizzo picked up his team-leading 60th RBI. The 34-year-old Duke, who is coming back from Tommy John surgery last October, retired the only two batters he faced in the seventh.

Accelerate shocks Arrogate in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

Coming into this afternoon's TVG San Diego Handicap with a clear air of invincibility, few thought Arrogate would have any trouble adding to his seven-race winning streak in the 1 1/16-mile, Grade 2 event. "A hush came over the crowd when we beat Beholder last year", Sadler said of his Stellar Wind winning last year's Clement Hirsch. "He trained really well Sunday up at Santa Anita and showed a lot of pop when Victor worked him from the gate, and they kept telling me it was $50,000 for ...

Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr had spy agency as client

But the moves come after Trump waded into potentially perilous legal territory by warning investigators not to look into his family finances. "There is nothing to pardon", Sekulow said. Scaramucci was set to meet with Trump about the role Friday morning. That investigation is scrutinizing political consulting work he did for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine and the country's former president, Viktor Yanukovych.

Tucker Carlson: Trump attack on Sessions a 'useless, self-destructive act'

That's pretty amusing, too, but then there's a third bit taken from the same tortured passage in the interview, a reenactment in which Napoleon passes on invading Russian Federation because he's got a cooking class (they're making napoleons, naturally, or as Napoleon calls them, "mes.") With any other accounting of French history, we'd be nearing the point of diminishing returns here, but Trump's kind of special that way.

When Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur to get a job

In recent times, she hasn't been in the best of nicks, but that day, when skipper Mithali got out at a crucial time, Harmanpreet took the mantle and unfurled every possible cricketing shot off the textbook. . "When girls of her age would be carefree, she would sweat it out practising for hours together. The nation is proud of her", he said. "She delivered in the first and let us she what she does in the finals now".

Johnson and Spieth favorites as British Open begins

Although not considered among Britain's elite courses, it has a flat fairway and can be a tough test if the weather isn't cooperative. The highlight of his round came at the 15th hole where Spieth played a low fairway wood to 15 feet from the pin and drained the putt for an eagle.

Henry Romero & Darwin Ceren get bans after 'bites'

She's mad at me, she's mad at Romero. Henry Romero received a six-game ban and Darwin Ceren for three on Saturday for "anti-sporting" behavior in a CONCACAF Gold Cup match in which they bit United States players. El Salvador was eliminated from the Gold Cup, the regional championship, by the United States, 2-0, and isn't involved in the final round of 2018 World Cup qualifying.

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

Spieth fired a third round 65 in ideal weather. Those trophies are quality trinkets, for sure. After heavy rain and strong gusts made life tough during the second round at Birkdale, conditions were set to prove much more benign in Saturday's third round.

Spieth gains share of lead at British Open

With a few more shots like that, the 23 year old could be on his way to yet another major win. This year's championship tees off today at Royal Birkdale in the town of Southport , north-west England, with Woods again absent. However, patches of bad weather often last for only part of the day, creating different course conditions for different players. "I know I've been around a while, but I also feel like I'm in about the prime of my golfing career".

Chelsea prepared to sell Nemanja Matic to Man United for £50m

But negotiations have proved difficult: Tottenham are adamant that Dier will not be sold, Chelsea are ready to add a so-called "Lukaku tax" to any deal for Matic and Inter are playing hard ball over Ivan Perisic. Asked about the progress of deals for Matic and Dier at his pre-match press conference ahead of facing Real Madrid, Mourinho said: 'Names is hard for me.

Why I wanted to leave Chelsea after winning Premier League title - Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed Alvaro Morata was always his No1 transfer target this summer... not Romelu Lukaku . Conte's side continue their pre-season preparations by travelling to Singapore from China and the Italian is hopeful that another new addition can be confimed within the next seven days.

Jaime Garcia Reportedly Traded by Braves to Twins

Garcia is 3-7 with a 4.33 ERA. That ability to go fairly deep into games would stand out in a Minnesota rotation with question marks beyond Ervin Santana and Jose Berrios. However, after winning 13 games in each of his first two full major league seasons in 2010 and 2011 - and helping the Cardinals win the 2011 World Series - injuries temporarily derailed his career.

Predators re-sign Arvidsson to $29.75 million, 7-year deal

General manager David Poile announced the deal Saturday night after the team and player went to arbitration earlier in the day. According to SportsNet , Arvidsson reportedly wanted a one-year, $4.5 million deal, while the Predators were reportedly offering a two-year, $5.5 million contract.

Chelsea unveil Morata in club record £60m move

The 47-year-old Lecce native explained how he needed to feel his vision was in line with what the Blues want, per Cross: "Now I decided with the club to continue our path". Chelsea have completed the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for £60.million. Antonio Conte says he considered leaving Chelsea after winning the Premier League, but stayed to "build something important" with the club.

Twins reportedly close to acquiring Jaime Garcia from Braves

The Braves will try to win their second straight against the Dodgers and be more than a speed bump as Los Angeles cruises to the NL West title. This is why I believe that Atlanta will continue to turn over every stone in their attempt to find a controllable starting pitcher.

UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Eryk Anders Has Stellar UFC Debut

He took this Middleweight bout on short notice as an injury replacement. Former linebacker at the University of Alabama , Eryk Anders defeated Rafael Natal by first round knockout in his UFC debut in Long Island, New York Saturday night.

Seager, Utley and Taylor homer and Dodgers beat Braves 4-2

They had won 31 of their last 35 to build baseball's best record (66-30). They are doing it in such an entertaining and dominating fashion, they remind some of the NBA's Golden State Warriors . The deal that was rumored to be close with Minnesota ended up bringing other teams into the mix, halting the deal from being completed, according to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports .

British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth updated leaderboard after Round 2

If McIlroy had to be reminded, so did everyone else. Now, suddenly, he does. Charley Hoffman for eagle on his FIRST HOLE. It showed as he seemed to bounce down the 18th fairway. Case on point: There's a valuable lesson to be learned from Rory McIlroy's last two days at Royal Birkdale. The loudest cheer on the 18th, however, wasn't for him.

Man City adding Mendy to continue backline restoration

Monaco could lose many of their star players from last season, after Tiemoue Bakayoko joined Chelsea , Bernadinho Silva was secured by Man City while the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar are subject to bids from Real Madrid and Arsenal respectively, according to multiple sources.

Rory McIlroy storms back after nightmare start

Showery rain and gusting winds are forecast for the morning with heavier rain expected and strengthening winds predicted in the afternoon. A solid two-putt from distance on the final green rounded off an excellent day's work, and he said: "I'm very happy".

The Open | Jordan Spieth makes hay while Branden Grace makes history

Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Open after Saturdays 65 saw him reach 11-under par . Kuchar does not have a glowing major championship resume, but he's one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour .

Golden State Warriors: 3 teams Kyrie Irving wouldn't be a threat

As Windhorst noted, any trade between the Cavs and T'Wolves likely would include Jeff Teague, who the Timberwolves signed this offseason, but Teague can't be traded until December 15. General manager David Griffin parted ways with the club after failing to work out a new contract with owner Dan Gilbert. Rose has interest from the Cavs, Lakers and maybe the Bulls as well .

The Open: Rory McIlroy laments missed opportunity

Rory McIlroy's spectacular revival at the Open Championship on Thursday was prompted by a dressing-down from his caddie as his challenge threatened to implode in the first round. Matt Kuchar (71) is Spieth's closest challenger while the resurgent Ian Poulter ground out 16 pars in a 70 which earned him a share of third with Brooks Koepka (72), with Scotland's Richie Ramsay also in contention on two under par .

British Open begins with rain, wind and big numbers

So numerous expectations of Spieth now are measured against that season. "I didn't know what was going on on 18". I hit some quality shots out there, I saw a lot of better iron shots and I saw some really good putts going in. And he wasn't through just yet. He made the par putt - Spieth made a lot of putts on picked up a two-putt birdie on the 17th and narrowly missed a 7-foot birdie putt on the last.

Chelsea approach Inter as they look to swoop for £23m star

However, Chelsea could face complications in bringing Candreav to the club from San Siro. Nevertheless, according to The Sun , having missed out on Danilo to Manchester City , Conte wants Candreva to fill in the gap on the right wing, with the Italian worldwide tipped to provide Victor Moses with serious competition.

Fears grow for Ashes as pay row drags on

Australia's scheduled tour of Bangladesh in August-September seems to have been plunged into serious uncertainty after the ongoing pay war between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers' Association, which has left around 230 cricketers temporarily unemployed, worsened with negotiations between the two bodies breaking down on Friday.

Russian Federation loves to meddle and 'stick it to America — CIA director

The president's decision will empower jihadism, Assad, Iran, and Russian Federation. "This decision wasn't a surprise in the light of the change of the US political priorities, the U.S". Smoke rises from buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held town of Ayn Tarma, in Syria's eastern Ghouta area, on July 7, 2017. -Russian negotiations on a ceasefire in southwestern Syria, the two officials said.

Spieth gives himself nine out of 10 in British Open

That has some potential to cause problems for the leaders, who are on the back nine as the wind is picking up and a few raindrops are coming down. But despite some players finding a shorter and more efficient alternative route during Monday's practice round, the same won't be happening on the 9th hole at Royal Birkdale at the 146th Open this week.

Pablo Sandoval back with San Francisco Giants

He'll now look to return to form with his former team. The River Cats host the Round Rock Express for four games beginning Tuesday. "I have always loved and appreciated the Giants organization, my Giants teammates and the fans of San Francisco.

Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

The good news for Matt Kuchar , Austin Connelly , Brooks Koepka , Branden Grace and Hideki Matsuyama is that golf history is littered with final-round collapses in major championships . This south-east wind is the toughest on this course and I made a couple of bogeys, but (was) really pleased to birdie 17. "I thought it was going to be like that for a lot of the round and I thought even par was an eight-under round when I was sitting on the couch".

Chris Weidman Submits Kelvin Gastelum in Stellar Performance

Gastelum (14-2), victor of season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter , will be looking to stay ideal since making the jump up to the middleweight division last winter. Gastelum with a jab but Weidman answers with a knee. He dropped Weidman with a left hand, but the former champion survived the round. But because it came at the end of the round, Weidman was able to get to his corner and regroup for a moment.

Spieth sticking to the gameplan at The Open

That alone should concern his fellow competitors, seeing as Spieth - victor of the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015 - doesn't typically move backward (with apologies to No. Kuchar started the day two behind compatriot Spieth, but closed to within one at the 2nd, before dropping back to two adrift with a bogey at the 4th.

Mourinho rules out United move for Bale

However, Real remain keen on a move given his stunning performances at Old Trafford. Mourinho also needs a defensive midfielder and has been strongly linked with Chelsea's Nemanja Matic, Eric Dier of Tottenham and Roma's Radja Nainggolan.

11 ways Jordan Spieth can make history Sunday at Royal Birkdale

More than half the field broke par. Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar are under par, too, and have separated themselves from the field. That put him two strokes ahead of Kuchar at -4 and three ahead of Koepka at -3. Jordan Spieth (-11 ) - Reaching double-digit under par in majors used to be a cherished thing for professional golfers, but Spieth seemingly reaches that total in every other major.

Antonio Conte stepping up Chelsea transfer work, inquiry for £23m-rated winger

Nevertheless, according to The Sun , having missed out on Danilo to Manchester City , Conte wants Candreva to fill in the gap on the right wing, with the Italian worldwide tipped to provide Victor Moses with serious competition. Inter haven't even qualified for the Europa League after finishing seventh in the Serie A last season so Chelsea would be able to offer the Italian global the chance to play in the Champions League .