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Jason Bohn of the US tees off during the FedEx St. Jude Classic, in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 11, 2015American Jason Bohn fired a nine-under 61 for the co-lead after the third round of The Greenbrier Classic while Tiger Woods is trying to hang in with a crowded leaderboard. Woods, who is coming off a dismal performance at the US Open last month, on Saturday shot one-over 71 as he played the back nine in plus-two at the $6.7 million PGA Tour event. The 42-year-old Bohn was at 11-under 199 after 54 holes with three others -- Bryce Molder (67), Park Sung-Joon and Sean O'Hair, who both shot 66.


Green Bay Packers' Andrew Quarless (pictured in 2014) was arrested on July 4, 2015, after allegedly firing a semi-automatic handgun following an argument near a Miami Beach parking garageGreen Bay Packers player Andrew Quarless was arrested Saturday after allegedly firing a semi-automatic handgun following an argument near a Miami Beach parking garage. Quarless got out of his black Porsche and approached the women's vehicle after they left a parking garage, according to the police report obtained by the Miami Herald newspaper. According to the report, the conversation escalated and Quarless fired his handgun into the air twice.


(Reuters) - Nick Faldo has all but written off Tiger Woods as a contender at this month's British Open, concluding that the 14-times major champion's swing is still faltering under pressure. Faldo, whose six major titles included a five-stroke romp at St. Andrews in 1990, made the observation as Woods battled to a mediocre one-over 71 in the third round at the Greenbrier Classic on Saturday. Although Woods has shown improvement this week, he has also hit some wild drives, usually to the right on holes that require an accurate tee shot to avoid big trouble.
Nick Faldo has all but written off Tiger Woods as a contender at this month's British Open, concluding that the 14-times major champion's swing is still faltering under pressure. Faldo, whose six major titles included a five-stroke romp at St. Andrews in 1990, made the observation as Woods battled to a mediocre one-over 71 in the third round at the Greenbrier Classic on Saturday. Although Woods has shown improvement this week, he has also hit some wild drives, usually to the right on holes that require an accurate tee shot to avoid big trouble.

PGA: The Greenbrier Classic-Third Round(Reuters) - Tiger Woods fell seven strokes off the pace as four players tied for the lead after the third round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Saturday. On a day when American Jason Bohn carded a nine-under-par 61 to join the logjam at the top, Woods battled to his highest score of the week, a 71, to fall to equal 47th at the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. In his last start before the British Open at St. Andrews, where he has won twice, Woods took a double-bogey at the par-four 11th after fanning his drive out-of-bounds.


July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Greenbrier Classic at the par-70 course on Saturday in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia -11 Jason Bohn (U.S.) 69 69 61 Park Sung-Joon (Korea) 68 65 66 Sean O'Hair (U.S.) 66 67 66 Bryce Molder (U.S.) 68 64 67 -10 Danny Lee (New Zealand) 63 69 68 Justin Thomas (U.S.) 67 67 66 Chad Collins (U.S.) 65 67 68 David Hearn (Canada) 68 64 68 -9 David Lingmerth (Sweden) 67 70 64 Jonathan Byrd (U.S.) 63 69 69 Brendon Todd (U.S.) 65 69 67 -8 Noh Seung-Yul (Korea) 69 65 68 Patrick Rodgers (U.S. ...

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers(Reuters) - Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera, the American League’s hitting leader, will be out of action for about six weeks with a severe left calf strain, Major League Baseball's website reported on Saturday. Cabrera, a two-time league Most Valuable Player, was injured on Friday while taking off from first base on a 3-2 pitch. "There's some fibers tearing, but not to the point where he’ll need surgery," said Detroit manager Brad Ausmus.


In nine seasons with Portland, LaMarcus Aldridge has played in 648 regular-season games and averaged 19.4 points and 8.4 reboundsForward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to return to his Texas roots and join the San Antonio Spurs, the free agent announced on his Twitter page on Saturday. "I'm happy to say I'm going home to Texas and will be a Spur!! I'm excited to join the team and be close to my family and friends," wrote Aldridge, who is grew up in Dallas and played basketball at the University of Texas. The US media reported that Aldridge, who turns 30 later this month, will sign a four-year deal worth $80 million.


Jelena Jankovic of Serbia celebrates after winning her match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in LondonMy heart is still pumping," said the 28th seed whose reign as world number one in 2008 feels like a lifetime ago.     "I have played so poorly the last couple of years and playing on Centre Court against the defending champion was unbelievable. The crowd was really great.     "Playing on grass is so difficult for me, it does not come naturally.


Melissa Reid of Britain takes a shot on the 14th hole during the third round of the Dubai Ladies MastersBy Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Melissa Reid turned into a rebel with a cause after suffering a family bereavement in 2012 and only in the last few months has she been able to put her grief to one side and focus fully on golf again. Reid lost her mother and chief motivator Joy in a road accident in Germany three years ago and for a long time she was lost in a fog of despair. "I used to hate talking about it but I feel I've been on a massive journey and I'm coming out of it now," the 28-year-old told Reuters in an interview during the European Masters at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club on the outskirts of London.


South Africa's Jaco Van Zyl emerged from a packed leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after carding a tournament-best 64 in the third round of the French Open on July 4, 2015South Africa's Jaco van Zyl emerged from a packed leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after carding a tournament-best 64 in the third round of the French Open at Le Golf National on Saturday. The 36-year-old van Zyl was one of nine players parked on five under par halfway through his round before a triple-birdie burst around the turn propelled him into the lead. Two shots further back was Germany's Maximilian Kieffer, who signed for a 65, with Bernd Wiesberger of Austria alone on seven under thanks to a 66.


Sports writer and baseball collector Zack Hample (L) poses for a photo with Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees after giving Rodriguez the ball from his 3,000th hit, at Yankee Stadium in New York, on July 3, 2015Controversial slugger Alex Rodriguez got the home run ball he smashed for his 3,000th career hit after all after the New York Yankees made a deal with the fan who caught it. Zack Hample on Friday presented the ball to Rodriguez prior to the Yankees' home game against Tampa Bay. The Yankees will donate $150,000 to Pitch In For Baseball, a charity which Hample has supported since 2009 that provides equipment and promotes youth baseball in underprivileged areas around the world.


Tiger Woods tees off on the 11th hole during the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at the Old White TPC on July 3, 2015 in White Sulphur Springs, West VirginiaTiger Woods made it safely to the weekend at the Greenbrier Classic, where Venezuela's Jhonattan Vegas fired a five-under-par 65 to join Scott Langley atop the leaderboard. Vegas had five birdies with no bogeys for a nine-under-par halfway total of 131 on Friday. Langley, the overnight leader after a first-round 62, carded a one-under 69 to maintain a share of the lead.


PGA: The Greenbrier Classic-Second Round(Reuters) - Tiger Woods mixed some good shots with a couple of terrible drives as he carded a one-under-par 69 in the second round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Friday. A day after shooting his best score in 16 months, a 66, Woods reverted to mediocrity and ended the day equal 26th, four strokes behind pacesetters Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley at the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. Woods, who four weeks ago shot the worst score of his decorated career, an 85 at the Memorial tournament, did not speak to the media.


(Updates to end of round) July 3 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods mixed some good shots with a couple of terrible drives as he carded a one-under-par 69 in the second round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Friday. A day after shooting his best score in 16 months, a 66, Woods reverted to mediocrity and ended the day equal 26th, four strokes behind pacesetters Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley at the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. Woods, who four weeks ago shot the worst score of his decorated career, an 85 at the Memorial tournament, did not speak to the media.

DeAndre Jordan, 26, led the NBA in rebounding the last two seasons and in field-goal percentage the last three seasonsThe Dallas Mavericks have landed center DeAndre Jordan, one of the most coveted NBA free agents of 2015, the Dallas Morning News reported on Friday. The deal, which can't be sealed until the free agent signing period begins on July 9, is reportedly worth four years at the maximum allowed under the salary cap of more than $81 million. The move to Dallas, where superstar Dirk Nowitzki is in the twilight of his career, will allow Jordan to take a lead role on a team.


The Spurs named Becky Hammon as the head coach for the team that will play in Las Vegas, beginning on July 11 with a game against a New York Knicks summer league squadBecky Hammon will coach the San Antonio Spurs' Las Vegas summer league team, becoming the first female head coach in the NBA developmental programme. The Spurs named Hammon on Friday as the head coach for the team that will play in Las Vegas, beginning on July 11 with a game against a New York Knicks summer league squad.


PGA: U.S. Open-Second Round(Reuters) - Golfer Bubba Watson says he will paint a U.S. flag over the contentious Confederate battle banner on his "General Lee" Dodge Charger from the hit 1980s TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard". Watson, a two-time Masters champion who is ranked third in the world, made the announcement on Thursday on Twitter. "I believe that, so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee #USA.” "Dukes of Hazzard" ran from 1979 to 1985 on the CBS network in the United States and centered on the fictional Duke family, who lived in rural Georgia.


July 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour French Open at the par-71 course on Friday in Paris. The cut was set at 146. ...

PGA: U.S. Open-First RoundHome favorite Victor Dubuisson and little-known Italian Renato Paratore took center stage in the second round of the French Open at Le Golf National on Friday. Dubuisson, bidding to record the first home victory in the $3 million event since Thomas Levet in 2011, shot a one-under 70 to share the lead with Ryder Cup team mate German Martin Kaymer (69) and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello (70). "It was really tough out there with the wind this afternoon." Paratore missed the cut despite making European Tour history by becoming the first player to reel off 18 straight fours in a round.


Home favourite Victor Dubuisson and little-known Italian Renato Paratore took centre stage in the second round of the French Open at Le Golf National on Friday. Dubuisson, bidding to record the first home victory in the $3 million event since Thomas Levet in 2011, shot a one-under 70 to share the lead with Ryder Cup team mate German Martin Kaymer (69) and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello (70). "It was really tough out there with the wind this afternoon." Paratore missed the cut despite making European Tour history by becoming the first player to reel off 18 straight fours in a round.

Bryce Molder of the U.S. tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles(Reuters) - American Bryce Molder used a red-hot finish to move into a four-way share of the second round clubhouse lead at the Greenbrier Classic on Friday while world number three Bubba Watson was three shots back. The 36-year-old Molder, seeking his second win on the PGA Tour, carded four birdies over a sizzling five-hole stretch starting at the par-five 12th en route to a six-under 64 that was the lowest round of the day. Molder's two-day 132 total left him level with compatriots Chad Collins (67) and Kevin Chappell (67) and New Zealand's Danny Lee (69).


France's Victor Dubuisson plays a bunker shot during the second round of the 2015 French Golf Open on July 3, 2015 at Le Golf National in Guyancourt, near ParisVictor Dubuisson raised home hopes of a win in the French Open at Le Golf National on Friday, sharing a one-shot lead after two rounds. Five players were grouped a shot further back on three under - Englishmen Tyrrell Hatton (68), Daniel Brooks (66) and James Morrison (68), Jaco van Zyl of South Africa (71) and Francesco Molinari of Italy (69). Dubuisson, aiming to become the first home winner at the French Open since Thomas Levet in 2011, had two birdies to go with his eagle.


LPGA: KPMG Women's PGA Championship-Third RoundBy Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Charley Hull and the Solheim Cup go together like toast and jam but for the teenage Briton the 2013 edition is almost as memorable for her first taste of peanut butter as it was for a virtuoso golfing performance. At the age of 17, the youngest player in the history of the biennial team event, she won two of her three matches and handed the experienced Paula Creamer a 5 & 4 drubbing in the singles to inspire Europe to their first victory on U.S. soil. Hull was completely swept up by the whole whirlwind experience and she says it is a struggle to remember too much detail from that remarkable week in Colorado.


MLB: San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins(Reuters) - Jose Fernandez made a triumphant return after more than a year out with injury when he hit a solo home run and pitched a winning game for the Miami Marlins on Thursday. "I was kind of joking around today, saying, 'I'm going to try to hit it out'," Fernandez told reporters.


File picture shows a man walking in a golf course in Varadero, CubaBy Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - A British real estate developer plans to break ground early next year on Communist-run Cuba's first luxury golf resort, a $500 million project that would be the largest private foreign investment on the island since the fall of the Soviet Union. With relations improving between the United States and Cuba, tourism and real estate are seen by many businesses as the most interesting investments, and the race is on to get in. Ian Livingstone, co-executive chairman of London & Regional, said in a telephone interview from London that construction would begin in the first quarter of 2016 in conjunction with an international building firm yet to be named.


LPGA: Canadian Pacific Women's Open-Final RoundBy Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - If anyone imagined Laura Davies was ready to reach out for her rocking chair and slippers they had better think again because the 51-year-old has her sights on playing in September's Solheim Cup and the 2017 edition. The former world number one was outside the top eight automatic qualifiers for the biennial team event going into this week's European Masters at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club on the outskirts of London but there is no doubting the British veteran's intentions. "I think I'm good enough to be among the top 12 players in Europe but it's all about results and the results aren't good enough at the moment," Davies told Reuters in an interview.


Rain clouds move in over Busch Stadium prior to an interleague game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago White Sox, in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 1, 2015The St. Louis Cardinals have dismissed scouting director Chris Correa in an apparent fallout from the hacking scandal involving an alleged breach of the Houston Astros database, reports said. Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak made the announcement Thursday but did not go into details or discuss the allegations against the Major League Baseball club. "I can confirm he was on administrative leave and subsequently was terminated," Mozeliak told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


PGA: The Greenbrier Classic-First Round(Reuters) - Tiger Woods shot his lowest score in 16 months, a four-under-par 66 that left him four strokes behind leader Scott Langley after the opening round of the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday. "People think I'm crazy when I say I'm close but I felt like I was close," Woods told PGATour.com after a round that included seven birdies, one bogey and a double-bogey in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. "This past week was a good week (of practice) and today I hit the ball well all day until a couple of tee shots at the end, tugged a couple." Woods described as "stupid" his double-bogey at the par-four sixth, his 15th hole, where he left his approach in the bunker, but he roared back like his old self to finish with three consecutive birdies.


* Woods caps round with three consecutive birdies * Defending champion Angel Cabrera shoots a one-over 71 (Updates to end of round, adds quotes) July 2 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods shot his lowest score in 16 months, a four-under-par 66 that left him four strokes behind leader Scott Langley after the opening round of the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday. "People think I'm crazy when I say I'm close but I felt like I was close," Woods told PGATour.com after a round that included seven birdies, one bogey and a double-bogey in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. "This past week was a good week (of practice) and today I hit the ball well all day until a couple of tee shots at the end, tugged a couple." Woods described as "stupid" his double-bogey at the par-four sixth, his 15th hole, where he left his approach in the bunker, but he roared back like his old self to finish with three consecutive birdies.

Tiger Woods tees off on the 11th hole during the first round of the Greenbrier Classic at the Old White TPC on July 2, 2015 in White Sulphur Springs, West VirginiaTiger Woods found his groove at the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday, bouncing back from his disastrous US Open with a four-under-par 66 that left him four shots behind first-round leader Scott Langley. Langley had eight birdies with no bogeys in his career-best eight-under-par 62. Woods posted his first round in the 60s since the Masters, where rounds of 69 and 68 in the second and third rounds helped him finish tied for 17th.


Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Orlando Magic at American Airlines Arena on April 13, 2015 in Miami, FloridaStar guard Dwyane Wade reassured the Miami Heat faithful on Thursday that he's sticking with the only NBA team he's ever represented. Wade has played his entire NBA career in Miami, winning three league titles.


Tight end Antonio Gates #85 of the San Diego Chargers catches a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers on December 20, 2014 in Santa Clara, CaliforniaSan Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates will miss the first four games of the 2015 NFL season for doping, one of a string of NFL suspensions announced on Thursday. "We are tremendously disappointed for our team and our fans as well as Antonio, but no more disappointed than Antonio is with himself," the Chargers said in a statement. Gates, who led the Chargers with 12 touchdowns last season, blamed his positive test on "supplements and holistic medicines".


NFL: San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals(Reuters) - San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has been suspended four games without pay four violating the National Football League's substance abuse policy, the team said on Wednesday. Gates, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection who is considered one of the best tight ends to ever play in the NFL, said he was unaware at the time that the substance he took to help recover from a long season was prohibited. "As an NFL veteran and team leader, I should have done my due diligence to ensure that what I was taking for recovery was within the NFL guidelines," Gates, 35, said in a statement.


July 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest leaderboard in the first round from the European Tour French Open at the par-71 course on Thursday in Paris holesplayed rounds -4 Maximilian Kieffer (Germany) 14 -3 Andrew Dodt (Australia) 17 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 17 Jaco Van Zyl (South Africa) 18 68 Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 18 68 Victor Dubuisson (France) 18 68 -2 Martin Kaymer (Germany) 18 69 Simon Khan (Britain) 18 69 Daniel Gaunt (Australia) 18 69 Gregory Bourdy (France) 18 69 Anirban Lahiri (India) 18 69 Mark Foster (Britain) 15 Chris Lloyd (Britain) 13 -1 Tom Lewis (Britain) 14 Scott Hend ...

French golfer Victor Dubuisson watches his drive during the PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club in Surrey, south west of London, England, on May 23, 2015Top home hope Victor Dubuisson, Austria's Bernd Wiesberger and Jaco Van Zyl of South Africa shared the first round clubhouse lead in the 99th French Open at le Golf National on Thursday on a day bookended by thunderstorms. The enigmatic Frenchman, the emerging Austrian talent and the latest South African prospect posted their three-under scores of 68 early in the day after two and a half hours had been lost as players took cover from the stormy weather spawned by the heatwave stifling western Europe. Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Andrew Dodt of Australia were both on that mark with one hole to play.


PGA: The Greenbrier Classic-First Round(Reuters) - Tiger Woods capped his lowest PGA Tour round of the season with a trio of birdies to leave him four shots off the early lead at the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday. Woods, who has struggled for form all season, mixed seven birdies with a bogey and double-bogey for an opening-round four-under 66 on Greenbrier's Old White Course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Coming off a missed cut at last month's U.S. Open, Woods hit 10 of 14 fairways and needed only 25 putts to sit four shots back of clubhouse leader Scott Langley.


Nocera of France waves to the crowd on the 5th hole during the third round of the Evian Masters golf tournamentBy Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Gwladys Nocera has scooped up 14 wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) but she would trade them all for one victory in the jewel of the crown tournament for European golfers, the British Open. "Time is running out," Nocera told Reuters in an interview held at the European Masters at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club on the outskirts of London. "My dream as a young player was to win the British Open, it's the best tournament.


By Tony Jimenez LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Gwladys Nocera has scooped up 14 wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) but she would trade them all for one victory in the jewel of the crown tournament for European golfers, the British Open. "Time is running out," Nocera told Reuters in an interview held at the European Masters at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club on the outskirts of London. "My dream as a young player was to win the British Open, it's the best tournament.

Bernhard Langer of Germany putts on the second green during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in AugustaBy Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Germany has produced champions like Bernhard Langer and Martin Kaymer but golf interest there is minimal and Caroline Masson says the 2015 Solheim Cup will be a great chance to show the locals what they are missing. Masson was an integral member of the side when Europe won the biennial team event in the U.S. for the first time two years ago and she is anxious to qualify for the Sept. 18-20 matches that will be held on home soil at St Leon Rot in Heidelberg. "Everywhere in the world there was an explosion of interest when Martin holed the winning putt for Europe in the 2012 Ryder Cup but I'm not sure there was such an explosion in Germany," the 26-year-old told Reuters in an interview.


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