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Young American nearly knocks off No. 1 Karolina Pliskova

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The match in Arthur Ashe Stadium was still in the balance at 3-3 in the decider. "Right before I went to the locker room, my coach told me", Rogers said. "That was the case today". The world number one is yet to win a grand slam and her best performance on a grand stage this year has been a semi-final appearance at French Open. Read More »

Patriots acquire WR Phillip Dorsett from Colts

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Dorsett is a 5-foot-10, 185-pound receiver who was the first-round pick of the Colts, No. 29 overall, in 2015. Dorsett, 24, is entering his third professional season and in his two years with the Colts caught 51 passes for 753 total yards and three touchdowns. Read More »

Georgia vs Republic of Ireland World Cup Qualifying UEFA

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Republic of Ireland is in the 2nd place with 12 points by winning three matches and three games ended with a draw. While Ireland have won all eight of the previous meetings between the countries, O'Neill is nonetheless cautious as Georgia have the capacity to deliver a significant shock, something Scotland discovered to their cost, and Ireland's benefit, in this city two years ago. Read More »

Browns acquire WR Sammie Coates in trade with Steelers

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In 2016, he appeared in 14 games with five starts and logged 21 receptions for 435 yards and two touchdowns. The team announced on Saturday that they acquired Coates from their AFC North rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers , in a deal for a draft pick. Read More »

Liverpool star praises the Reds' big money signing

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Representatives from Liverpool have reportedly flown out to Monaco amid claims the Ligue 1 champions will accept a €100million offer for Thomas Lemar . Monaco are hopeful of securing a deal closer to €100M and the two sides are now negotiating with Liverpool hopeful that a compromise can be reached before time runs out. Read More »

Chicagoan Who Endured Katrina Watches Harvey With Compassion

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Many appeared to be heeding his call. Homes, neighborhoods, and entire communities were swallowed by Harvey's wrath. Edwards said he expects Texas officials to decide within 48 hours whether to accept the offer. "Just about everybody knew at least some way to prepare or get out of town if they could", Mutter said. The high water in Calcasieu Parish surprised residents of some neighbourhoods not known for flooding. Read More »

Serena Williams Has Given Birth to a Baby Girl

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If it seems insane that Serena would be ready to return to tennis four and a half months after giving birth ... well, you probably shouldn't doubt her. It may have not been love at first site for Ohanian and Williams - or was it? The entire Williams family is extremely happy to have a new member in the family. Read More »

Former Old Dominion pitcher Justin Verlander traded to the Astros

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In exchange for Verlander , the Tigers received right-hander Franklin Perez , outfielder Daz Cameron (son of former Gold Glove outfielder Mike Cameron ) and catcher Jake Rogers . Other statistics suggest his resurgence involved quite a bit of luck, though. What's more , the Cubs are six deep in starters now. He has 28 home runs on the season and a career-high slugging percentage of.542. Read More »

Tom Oates grades Wisconsin's performance against Utah State

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After a slow start, the No. 9 Wisconsin Badgers finished off the Utah State Aggies in dominating fashion Friday, winning their season opener 59-10. Aggies quarterback Kent Myers was 25 of 41 for 219 yards with three picks. Phillip Lindsay ran for 140 yards on 19 carries, and Colorado capitalized on a trio of debatable offensive pass interference calls by the Pac-12 officiating crew in a 17-3 victory over Colorado State on Friday night. Read More »

Texans focused less on football as Houston heals

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Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area and all thoughts and prayers need to be with those affected by it. All tickets are $25 and the proceeds will go to benefit in the Hurricane Harvey relief. "To see so many people support, to see so many people share the message, spread the message that's incredible and that's what Houston's all about, it's a very diverse city, it's a very resilient city, it's been through things like this before". Read More »

Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance at the US Open

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Aug 29, 2017; New York , NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand against Frances Tiafoe of the United States (not pictured) on day two of the U.S. "What we noticed a year ago is that during the first week of the competition, there was noticeable crowd noise, both with the roof open and closed. Read More »

MLB Predictions: Can Bumgarner lead the Giants past the Cardinals? 8/31/17

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Flaherty, added to the roster Friday afternoon and starting in place of traded Mike Leaker that night, started strong and would have done well if not for the middle of the Giants' order. On Friday, Major League Baseball issued a statement acknowledging the call was, "incorrect" and that Crawford should have been awarded his 13th home run of the season. Read More »

Liverpool waiting for AS Monaco response after new bid for Thomas Lemar

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The Merseyside outfit were linked as a potential contender to sign the 21-year-old attacker in recent weeks but were thought to be behind Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the race for his signature. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will hope the 2017-18 season will be a success without Lemar, and any progress shown this term will only help convince targets of his calibre to reconsider an Anfield switch in future. Read More »

Kelly Kraft withdraws from Dell Technologies with foot injury

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I was so focused on the line I completely forgot about the speed and hit it about 10 feet by. Undeterred, Johnson promptly birdied the second and fourth and parred his remaining five holes to finish a shot ahead Masters champion Sergio Garcia , his fellow Spaniard Jon Rahm, Australia's Marc Leishman and American Kyle Stanley. Read More »

US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 1, 2017

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Schwartzman, who improved to 2-13 against top-10 foes, next meets French 16th seed Lucas Pouille, who defeated Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. The Spaniard has yet to drop a set so far at Flushing Meadows and was swift in recording a 6-1 6-1 demolition of a player she beat by the same scoreline in the semi-finals at the All England Club. Read More »

Cilic crashes out as Shapovalov continues run

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Former champion Marin Cilic had a golden chance to reach the U.S. Open final three years after lifting the trophy at Flushing Meadows, but the Croatian fifth seed blew it when he lost 6-4 5-7 5-7 4-6 against Argentine counter-puncher Diego Schwartzman in the third round on Friday. Read More »

Ponderosa Fire in Butte impacts Plumas

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The fire, which is burning in the foothills about 15 miles east of Oroville, sparked about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday and was reported at 3,507 acres at first report this morning, with just 10 percent containment, according to Cal Fire-Butte County. Read More »

No. 8 Washington shakes off pesky Rutgers

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Rutgers senior QB Kyle Bolin completed 24-of-34 passes for 178 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions on Friday in a 30-14 loss to Washington . They will be seeking their first winning season since 2014. Washington wide receiver Dante Pettis (8) runs a punt-return for a touchdown as as Andre Baccellia (5) blocks Rutgers punter Ryan Anderson during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. Read More »

Federer struggles past hobbled Youzhny

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The duo have met 17 times with Federer coming out on top on every occasion, however, Thursday's clash may have been their tightest yet. Federer , with a 20th Grand Slam title in his sights, needed five sets to get past USA teenager Frances Tiafoe in his opening match on Tuesday. Read More »

Steelers' Martavis Bryant cleared for regular season

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Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Bryant has played in just 21 games with the Steelers since being drafted in the fourth round in 2014. He missed four games in 2015 and had to sit out the entire 2016 season, but is now ready to contribute in 2017. In his first two seasons, Bryant, listed at 6-foot-4, totaled 76 catches for 1,314 yards and 14 touchdowns. Read More »

Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

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Officials said more than 13,300 people were already in shelters. Josh Rahman and the Rice football team were about 8,500 miles from their Houston campus, in a time zone 15 hours ahead, when they started to hear about a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More »

Wenger: Alexis Sanchez-Man City deal 'not very close'; Lemar rejected Arsenal

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However, with the clock ticking, both deals collapsed . Earlier reports claimed the player was set on moving to a club with Champions League football-or of staying at Monaco , who are now in the Champions League. Now, I am going to have a good season with my club, try improve and move forward in my career. The Ligue Un club are reluctant to lose yet another first-team player in this transfer window, but an offer upwards of £80m could persuade them to do business. Read More »

France hero Lemar happy staying put at Monaco

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And the 21-year-old is glad to be returning to Stade Louis II after the worldwide break. However, with the clock ticking, both deals collapsed . Speaking after France's 4-0 victory over the Netherlands in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday - a game where he scored twice - Lemar told Canal +: "I am a Monaco player". Read More »

Arsenal Withdraw £92M Thomas Lemar Bid Minutes After Making It

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Goal understands that Monaco livewire Lemar was the club's main target but a potential deal was made hard due to the 21-year-old's involvement in France's World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands on Thursday night. "I'm a Monaco player, I'm very happy there. Now I am going to go and have a good season with my club, try to keep progressing and advancing in my career", the 21-year-old winger, scorer of two goals in France's 4-0 World Cup qualifying victory, told Canal Plus . Read More »

Seahawks trying to trade receiver Jermaine Kearse

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says running backs Thomas Rawls and Eddie Lacy are both starters. "If Lock is ready to go, he will be involved in special teams", Carroll said. The team drafted Amara Darboh in the third round and also has Kasen Williams vying to make the roster after a strong preseason. Kearse finished tied for third on the team with 41 receptions for 510 yards and 1 touchdown last season. Read More »

United States vs. Costa Rica

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Tim Howard was in goal , with Graham Zusi at right back and Jorge Villafana at left back. His club teammate Matt Besler was an unused substitute as Costa Rica won a World Cup qualifier on American soil for just the second time ever. Read More »

Charles informs locals how to help Hurricane Harvey victims

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Foreboding images of Harvey lit up weather radar screens early Tuesday, the 12th anniversary of the day Katrina made landfall in Plaquemines Parish. US President Donald Trump traveled to Texas on Tuesday. There has been a huge outpouring of support in many different fashions for those affected by this natural disaster. Instead, the pair visited the city of Corpus Christi - close to where the hurricane , later downgraded to a tropical storm - made landfall on Friday. Read More »

Britain's last hope Kyle Edmund limps out of US Open

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Britain have no more hopefuls at the US Open after Kyle Edmund retired from his third-round meeting against Denis Shapovalov with a neck injury. Shapovalov converted four of 13 break points and committed 32 unforced errors to Edmund's 24. Edmund has a serious weapon in his forehand but danger in the Shapovalov game can come from nearly anywhere. Read More »

Arturo Vidal: Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City rumours were "all made up"

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They were willing to spend up to £ 90m on Lemar in a bid to soothe the pain of losing Sanchez and appease fuming fans. Sanchez was desperate to link up with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City , but with Lemar turning down a move to Arsenal , the Gunners were not prepared to let the Chile global head to the Etihad Stadium. Read More »

Federer, Nadal in third round of US Open

Open. He committed 68 unforced errors and appearing slowed by a bad back that he tweaked earlier in August. It is the first time the 36-year-old Federer has played five-setters in both the first and second rounds at a major tournament. Kerber is the third top seed to go out in the first round after No 2 Simona Halep and seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost on Monday. "But this was probably the best match we have played against each other". Read More »

Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open

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But remember: Federer did not drop a single set en route to his record eighth Wimbledon championship in July. "I was thinking before the match - I have to play my rhythm, my speed, because I know with my speed I can compete with any of the top players and I did it". Read More »

Neymar reportedly wants Coutinho to not join Barcelona

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But a loss here and wins elsewhere for other CONMEBOL teams could prove disastrous for their hopes of making the World Cup, especially with two of Ecuador's next three matches coming against Argentina and Chile . Coutinho's doctor in Brazil contradicted this by claiming the player was suffering from stress brought about by uncertainty over his future. Barca have spent virtually the whole summer trying to prise Coutinho out of Liverpool . Read More »

Browns Release Brock Osweiler

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The Texans - evidently impressed by Osweiler's seven starts with the Denver Broncos - surrounded him with new weapons, but eventually benched the quarterback for Tom Savage. Osweiler was scheduled to make at least $16 million this season. It was a surprise that Osweiler lasted this long with the Browns , who acquired him via trade with the Houston Texans in March together with a 2018 second-round pick. Read More »