Leishman, who goes into the weekend with a three-shot lead over Day and Fowler, told the PGA website: 'The game's feeling really good.
Ranked 51st in the FedEx Cup standings before the tournament got underway in IL - with the top 30 players progressing to the season-ending Tour Championship - McIlroy is facing a mountain to climb following Friday's second-round 69, which left him 15 shots behind leader Marc Leishman.
Britain's Justin Rose shot a bogey-free round and finished with a 66 on Saturday to reside in fourth place, seven strokes behind Leishman.
FedExCup No. 5 Jon Rahm could do no wrong earlier this season, registering seven top-10s in a span of 10 starts, highlighted by his win at the Farmers Insurance Open.
The BMW Championship is the third of four playoff events on the PGA Tour. The following year, he won his second World Golf Championship, the Arnold Palmer Invitational and The Players Championship.
Leishman, though, was able to pick up two shots on Day and Fowler, who each shot 70. So, excited about the first two rounds, but a lot of work to do. May not be in a row. Very easy to throw a mediocre round in there. Tomorrow I've got to try not to do that. I can't get too far ahead of myself.
"I've got to come out and play really good golf because he's not making any mistakes", Day said.
His day looked like being much better after a sensational eagle at the opening hole, Fowler nearly driving the green before putting in from the fringes. Day had two birdies on the front nine but one bogey with no birdies coming in.
"'Leish' is playing spectacular; he's going to be very hard to beat tomorrow", said Day, who went wire-to-wire during his 2015 BMW Championship win.
"Of course, not as many birdies today but the conditions were quite a bit different so overall really happy with the round".
Sunday's drama will include not only Leishman's bid for the title, but also the race for the top 30 places in the FedEx Cup playoff standings.
The NHC expects a full six days of movement, with Hurricane Jose already 300 miles away from its current location. The center's official forecast finds Jose just over 400 miles from Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday morning.
While the specifics of the X-37B's mission aren't available to the public, it will be "conducting experiments" post-launch. This mission marks the 16th successful landing of Falcon 9 post-launch and seventh successful landing on solid ground.
It gets high-performance battery which can be charged to 80% of its energy capacity in 30 minutes using a fast-charging system. Buzz, which will be a modern day reincarnation of the VW Microbus that was so popular with Grateful Dead fans.
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Three points tomorrow would be a real statement from Watford and put to bed a long, fruitless spell of games against City. City are clearly in confident mood, but Watford may prove a tough nut to crack even for their potent strike force.
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The federal government then would turn that money over to states, with the flexibility to design their own rules and regulations. If the senators' 2015 words meant anything, they will push for a vote on the bill before the end of September.
The Cassini spacecraft is making its final plunge into Saturn, taking its last pictures of the planet, its rings and its moons. During its parachute descent the probe captured images of features that looked like shore lines and river systems on Earth.
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