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SPRINGFIELD, N. http://www.officialraidersgear.com/Raiders-David-Sharpe-Draft-Jersey/ .J. -- In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.Robert Streb led the way, even if hardly anyone noticed.As thousands of fans crammed into the closing holes at Baltusrol to see whether?Jason Day could finish off his amazing run and Phil Mickelson could make it to the weekend, Streb hit a 6-iron into 20 feet on his final hole at the par-3 ninth for a shot at 63.He made the birdie putt during a TV commercial break, making him the 28th player to shoot 63 in a major and the third in the past 16 days.It was pretty noisy for the 15 people that were out there, Streb said.No matter where anyone was at Baltusrol, there was no shortage of entertainment.Mickelson hit his opening tee shot off the property and onto a side street and made triple-bogey, only to rally to make the cut. Rickie Fowler finished birdie-eagle to get back into the picture. Rory McIlroy only needed to birdie the par-5 18th, the easiest hole on the course, to make the cut. From the fairway, he made bogey, and he headed home to figure out what was wrong with his putting.A second round that began in rain with one group given the wrong hole location on No. 10 ended with Streb and Jimmy Walker sharing the lead and becoming the eighth and ninth players to match the 36-hole record in the PGA Championship at 131.Walker had to settle for a 4-under 66, right when he had the 36-hole record for all majors (130) within his reach with two par 5s remaining. But he hit into the hospitality area well left of the 17th and scrambled for par, and then his tee shot narrowly missed its mark and found the water on the 18th, leading to bogey.Even so, he was tied for the lead at the halfway point of a major.Its going to be a new experience, and it will be fun, Walker said. You still have to go perform. Doesnt matter what tournament it is.Day dropped to even par with a double-bogey on No. 7, and that appeared to wake up the worlds No. 1 player. Day went on a tear with seven birdies over his next eight holes, two of them from 18 feet and one of them from 35 feet. Suddenly, he was on the verge of a shot at 63 until he hooked his tee shot to the base of the hospitality area on the 17th and then pushed a driving iron into the right rough on the 18th. He settled for pars at both for a 65.Day was right where he wanted to be: three shots behind going into the weekend, his name high on the leaderboard for everyone to see. At stake is a chance to join Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back PGA champions since the stroke-play era began in 1958.Day was joined at 7-under 133 by Emiliano Grillo, the talented young Argentine who worked hard on his putting at Baltusrol and watched it pay off. Grillo made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch on the back nine until he cooled on the front and had to settle for a 67.This is new territory for him.Just like Walker and Streb, Grillo has never contended in a major.Ive never been in this situation, and Im not afraid of it, Grillo said. Im going to go out and enjoy it.By the end of the day, it was easy to overlook a familiar figure:?Henrik Stenson. The Open Championship winner made eagle on the 18th at the turn and polished off another 67. He was only four shots behind in his bid to match Ben Hogan as the only players to win two straight majors at age 40.Mickelson made the cut, and that might have been the most entertaining of all.He began his round with a tee shot so far left that it sailed off the property, bounced along Shunpike Road and caromed to the left down Baltusrol Way. Wherever it finished, it was out of bounds, and Mickelson had to scramble for a triple-bogey. He spent the rest of the day battling to get back, and he delivered on the 18th with a birdie to post a 70.I think in the history of the PGA Championship, thats the worst start of any players round. Id have to look it up, Mickelson said.No need to. Someone pointed out that Nicolas Colsaerts piped two over the fence and made 8.Im having a difficult time right now managing my expectations, because I know how well Im playing and Im so result-oriented that Im not playing very relaxed, free golf like I did at the British, like I did in the preparation here, Mickelson said.Two weeks ago at Royal Troon, where Mickelson opened with a 63 and Stenson closed with a 63, it was just those two players in a duel that ranked among the greatest.At Baltusrol, a dozen players were separated by five shots going into the weekend, a group that included Martin Kaymer (69). Jordan Spieth was finally back in the mix, at least on the fringes, after a hot start that led to a 67. He was in the group, six shots behind.The biggest surprise was Streb, who became the fourth player with a 63 at Baltusrol. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf each had a 63 in the opening round of the 1980 U.S. Open, and Thomas Bjorn shot 63 in the third round in the 2005 PGA Championship.Streb hasnt had a top-10 finish on the PGA Tour since he tied for 10th in the PGA Championship last year. He birdied the last four holes a week ago in the Canadian Open just to make the cut and grabbed a sliver of history at Baltusrol. http://www.officialraidersgear.com/Raiders-Jim-Otto-Draft-Jersey/ . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. http://www.officialraidersgear.com/Raiders-Nick-Nelson-Draft-Jersey/ . -- Kyrie Irvings last-minute 3-pointer helped seal another victory for Cleveland -- and the Cavaliers longest winning streak since LeBron James left. http://www.officialraidersgear.com/Raiders-Emmanuel-Lamur-Draft-Jersey/ . "I wrote 36 on my sheet at the beginning of the game," the Cincinnati coach said, referring the yard line the ball would need to be snapped from.F1 drivers are under pressure to perform every time they get behind the wheel of their cars but some are undoubtedly more in need of a strong result than others at this weekend’s Spanish GP. Amid the backdrop of Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat trading Red Bull places, and Nico Rosberg leaving Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel trailing in the world title battle, we asked some of the Sky Sports F1 team to pick the drivers who they feel are under the most pressure at Barcelona…  TED KRAVITZHalf the grid is under severe pressure. From Daniil Kvyat, to show that Red Bull were wrong to drop him. From Jolyon Palmer, to see off the pressure from Esteban Ocon. From Lewis Hamilton, to get his championship going again. And to Sebastian Vettel because Sergio Marchionne, the Ferrari president, says he expects a win here.When is the Spanish GP and how can you watch it on Sky SportsBut the biggest pressure has to be on Max Verstappen. Red Bull have caused the disruption by changing their driver line-up and now they need the justification - and its up to Verstappen to deliver on that. Its his first weekend with a new team and new engineers, so I would say that is the biggest pressure of the weekend right there on his young shoulders. DAVID CROFTThere are 22 drivers under pressure this weekend.You cant say one is under more pressure, really, because of the environment of F1: everybody has to beat their team-mate, to produce the goods, and justify why theyre in that seat.At Renault, Jolyon Palmer is under pressure to have a really good race on a track he knows well. Kevin Magnussen knows it equally as well and can make life diffficult for Jolyon. http://www.officialraidersgear.com/Raiders-Derek-Carr-Draft-Jersey/. Obviously, Daniil Kvyat will be looking for a good result to boost his confidence and to put it into the back of Helmut Markos mind he could still be the man for the top team. Max Verstappen has also got to deliver now he has been promoted, while Daniel Ricciardo has got a third different team-mate at the senior team so hell be under pressure too to prove he is still the numero uno there.Spanish GP talking points Then theres Lewis Hamilton, who is under pressure because he needs a good result. But hes not driving badly, so hell continue doing what hes been doing.So the man under the most pressure is Nico Rosberg because hes the guy who is leading the championship. He is the hunted, everybody else are the hunters. Hes got a 43-point lead to defend at a race track where hell be confident of a successful weekend.The guy under the most pressure is always the one whos leading the championship - but dont discount the individual pressures that are on the other 21 drivers as well. SIMON LAZENBYIts Daniil Kvyat who is under the most pressure.Altruism and Formula 1 dont often go hand in hand and my impression, in this cut-throat world, is that Max Verstappen wouldnt have lost much sleep over whats gone on - but Kvyat is probably not particularly well rested.Whats different on the cars in BarcelonaHes certainly under pressure now. Hes probably been lying awake at night thinking about his future because hes been put in a very difficult position.Watch the Spanish GP live on Sky Sports F1. The race starts at 1pm on Sunday, with build-up underway at 11.30am. 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