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Justin Thomas takes 2-stroke after 2 rounds at CJ Cup

[ad_1] JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a two-stroke lead at the CJ Cup, putting himself in position to win his second PGA Tour event in South Korea in three years. Thomas, who won the inaugural CJ Cup in 2017, had a two-round total of 13-under 131 at Nine Bridges. South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee (66) was in a tie
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Rugby World Cup quarterfinals preview, latest team lists, predictions

[ad_1] The story of the 2019 Rugby World Cup so far has been more about high tackles than classic upsets, despite Ireland's Bundee Aki being the only player to miss the knockout stages through suspension.2 RelatedThe quarterfinals will make for excellent viewing, with England taking on Australia for a joint-record seventh time at a World Cup, before Ireland look to stun world No. 1 side New Zealand -- a title
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Jason Day shoots 66, trails by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

[ad_1] JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day’s attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first event of a three-tournament PGA Tour swing through Asia, Byeong Hun An
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Jason Day shoots 66 to trail by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

[ad_1] JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day’s attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first event of a three-tournament PGA Tour swing through Asia, Byeong Hun An
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Juggling Gary Woodland back in South Korea for CJ Cup

[ad_1] JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year’s CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a major victory on his resume and two new infant seats in the back of the family car. Woodland won the U.S. Open in June and in August, Woodland wife Gabby welcomed twin
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Riding the noise — Inside Japan’s ‘outrageous’ attempt to win the Rugby World Cup

[ad_1] TOKYO -- All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is not one to hand out praise freely. So, when he says he is happier facing Ireland in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals than playing Japan, you listen.2 RelatedHis comments stand for all of rugby. Over the last few weeks, we've fallen in love with Japan all over again. They won our hearts in 2015 in that 'miracle match' when they knocked
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How Minnesota United rose from doormat to MLS Cup contender

[ad_1] 3:22 PM ETAustin LindbergESPN FC It's hard to quantify leadership but you know it when you see it. Good teams have it, bad ones tend not to. And no one knows this better than Minnesota United.Minnesota finished ninth in the Western Conference in each of its first two seasons in Major League Soccer, but with a newfound sense of leadership in 2019, the club finished fourth in the West
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Road to 2022 Ryder Cup in Rome begins with Italian Open

[ad_1] ROME (AP) — When the European Tour last came to Rome back in 2002, Francesco Molinari was a teenage amateur just pleased to make the cut and golf was a relatively unknown sport in Italy. Fast forward 17 years and Molinari is a major champion , a Ryder Cup hero and the poster boy of this week’s Italian Open. His achievements have helped boost golf’s popularity as the country
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World Cup games cancelled due to typhoon

[ad_1] England's final pool stage match against France and New Zealand's game against Italy have both been cancelled due to the expected impact of Typhoon Hagibis but World Rugby is hopeful Japan's key match against Scotland on Sunday will go ahead as planned.The category five typhoon is set to hit mainland Japan on Saturday, and World Rugby has pre-emptively cancelled the England-France match which was due to take place in