Spieth's wild tee shot on 13 leads to bogey

July 23, 2017

12:55 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHPORT, England — Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth are tied for the lead at the British Open even after a wildly errant tee shot that cost Spieth a penalty shot and led to a bogey on the 13th hole. Spieth sliced his tee shot more than 60 yards right, over a tall sand dune near the driving range. He ended up taking an unplayable lie…

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Strong Open finish likely pays big dividends for China's Haotong Li

July 23, 2017

12:24 PM ET SOUTHPORT, England — Get dates, TV schedule, news coverage, live scores and results on ESPN for The Open at Royal Birkdale. The 63 put Li at 274, 6 under par, alone in third place as the Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar battled for the lead. He was the clubhouse leader. It is just his second major championship appearance, as Li finished 68th last month at the U.S….

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Ledecky blazes 400 free for first gold at worlds

July 23, 2017

12:07 PM ET Associated Press BUDAPEST, Hungary — Katie Ledecky started a busy week at the world championships with a dominating performance in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Sunday. We’ve got you covered on this and other big questions heading into the FINA World Championships (July 23-30). (No, Phelps likely won’t come out of retirement this time around.) The 20-year-old American set a meet record with a time of…

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De Grandhomme lives up to big-hitting reputation

July 23, 2017

Birmingham 197 for 4 (Pollock 66, de Grandhomme 65*) beat Derbyshire 177 for 9 (Elliott 4-37, Barker 3-33) 20 runs Colin de Grandhomme was in destructive mood [file picture] © BCCI Birmingham Bears stars Colin de Grandhomme and Grant Elliott produced fine displays to beat the Derbyshire Falcons by 20 runs in an entertaining NatWest Blast match at Edgbaston. De Grandhomme went into the tournament with the reputation as holder…

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'Anya Shrubsole, what a hero'

July 23, 2017

“One of the great things about this team is we never give up” © Getty Images Anya Shrubsole “I’m a little bit lost for words, if I’m honest. Just an unbelievable game. It looked for a minute like we were out of it, but one of the great things about this team is we never give up. Alex Hartley got that vital wicket of Harmanpreet and we never looked back…

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Whiteley hits six sixes in an over to steal Willey's thunder

July 23, 2017

Yorkshire 233 for 6 (Willey 118) beat Worcestershire 196 for 7 (Whiteley 65, Clarke 51) by 37 runs Ross Whiteley struck six sixes in an over © Getty Images Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over after David Willey had blasted a stunning career best 118 as Yorkshire won a high-scoring NatWest T20 Blast clash at Headingley. Willey sent records tumbling with a 55-ball assault as the Vikings,…

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Livingstone allows sad Durham no release

July 23, 2017

Lancashire 174 for 5 (Livingstone 61, Croft 35*, McLaren 32*, Pringle 3-30) beat Durham 143 for 8 (Steel 37, Clark 3-36) by 31 runs Liam Livingstone scored heavily up top © Getty Images A career-best T20 innings of 61 by Liam Livingstone and some tight leg-spin bowling by Matthew Parkinson guided Lancashire to a somewhat routine 31-run victory over Durham at Emirates Old Trafford. The victory was Lancashire’s third in…

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Toyota Wants Cars to Predict Heart Attacks

July 23, 2017

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center is working with the University of Michigan on developing heart monitoring methods that could someday help predict heart attacks in drivers. Credit: University of Michigan A heart attack or diabetic blackout can have especially deadly consequences for drivers when they cause car crashes. Toyota researchers hope to change that grim equation by studying how wearable devices could help smart cars possibly save lives by predicting…

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Astros' Moran goes on DL after foul ball to face

July 23, 2017

10:37 AM ET ESPN.com news services Houston Astros third baseman Colin Moran is on the 10-day disabled list after he fouled a ball off the left side of his face during Saturday’s game, the team announced Sunday. Moran left Saturday’s 8-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning, when he fouled an inside pitch from Orioles reliever Darren O’Day straight up and into the left area of his…

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Hyderabad Drug Bust: Actor Pallapollu Navdeep To Be Quizzed Tomorrow

July 23, 2017

Hyderabad: Telugu actor Pallapollu Navdeep is scheduled to appear tomorrow before a special investigation team (SIT) of the Telangana government, which is investigating the case involving a high-end drugs racket, which was busted here earlier this month. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Prohibition and Excise department had summoned a dozen personalities from the Telugu film industry or Tollywood, for questioning in connection with the case. Some of them…

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