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British Open 2019: How to watch, betting odds

British Open 2019: How to watch, betting odds

Sports
July 17 (UPI) -- The 2019 British Open tees off Thursday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Here is how to watch and the betting favorites to win the tournament. Northerland Ireland native Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite to win the tournament, according to the odds makers at MyTopSportsBooks. The 2014 British Open champion has 17-2 odds of winning the major championship. McIlroy enters the tournament as the No. 3 golfer in the world. He finished tied for ninth at the U.S. Open after winning the RBC Canadian Open. McIlroy also won the Players Championship in March. Brooks Koepka is the No. 1 golfer in the world, but never has won the British Open. Koepka finished second at the Masters and won the PGA Championship. He is the second best bet to win the tournament, with 9-1 odds at...
U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

Entertainment
July 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship. The team had just landed in Los Angeles a few hours after completing their victory parade in New York City when they beat out the NFL's New England Patriots, the Toronto Raptors of the NBA, baseball's Boston Red Sox and NCAA football's Clemson Tigers for the award. "We literally just got off a plane a couple of hours ago," said Carli Lloyd on accepting the award from actress Sandra Bullock. "Got hair and makeup in the plane and we look pretty fabulous." She then thanked their worldwide fans for their support. "It's been an incredible journey. Super ...
Watch: New York Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby

Watch: New York Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby

Sports
July 8 (UPI) -- New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso blasted 23 homers in the final round to win the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Alonso outlasted Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to claim the Derby trophy and $ 1 million prize. He became the third rookie ever to win the Home Run Derby, joining co-champ Wally Joyner (1986) and Aaron Judge (2017). Alonso, who has a base salary of $ 555,000 this season, said he would donate 10 percent of his winnings between two charities. "That was a blast. I'm going to remember that for the rest of my life," Alonso said. "I have the utmost respect for the people that put their lives on the line every single day. I just want to show my gratitude because a bad day for me is a lot different tha...