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Nick Kyrgios in awe as Roger Federer ends his US Open hopes


Federer alluded to one particularly questionable choice Kyrgios made at 5-all, 40-15 in the final set, when he went for a drop shot that found the net instead of simply hitting a normal forehand into the open court. Federer was forced to save four break points in the seventh game of the match and initially struggled to make any impression on his opponent's serve. Read More »

Serena says still ‘long way to go’ at US Open


Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday in the U.S. Open quarterfinals. With a win she would break out of a tie with Chris Evert for most US Open titles, and equal Margaret Court's all-time record for Grand Slams. It was a nervy start from Williams, who after saving two break points in her second service game found the net on the third to hand her Czech opponent an early break. Read More »

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout


But it all may be moot now , as Thomas plans to report to the Seahawks today after holding out all offseason and training camp in hopes of a new contract, per a source. At the time, it made him the highest-paid safety in the NFL. Chancellor missed the first two games before reporting. Thomas and Chancellor aren't the same player, however. Read More »

Lucas Hernández on Ballon d'Or: "This is the year of Griezmann"


The Spanish side posted a photo of their star striker inside an empty Wanda Metropolitano surrounded by the World Cup trophy, UEFA Europa League title and the UEFA Super Cup. "Paul really stepped up a level in the dressing room". He had the right words that pushed us on. Raph (Varane) and Blaise (Matuidi), we knew that they were there, but Paul, yes, we became more surprised and the way he spoke, it did us good. Read More »

Aussie Lee fades as Alex wins LPGA event


The 28-year-old was six shots back going into Sunday, and overcame the widest 54-hole deficit of any victor in 2018. The previous mark was five shots by Michelle Wie earlier in the season. "It was tough to back up the first round with some good rounds, " Alex said. "I was just trying to keep it together", said Alex. "Friday and Saturday I was so nervous". Read More »

Women's champion Sloane Stephens dumped out of US Open


The American stunned the world in 2017 by storming up the rankings from world No. 957 at the start of the American hard court summer to inside the top-20 as she won her first Grand Slam final. With the heat, humidity and blazing sun combining to make conditions hazardous enough that organisers suspended junior matches, the scraps of shade on the massive Ashe court were invaluable. Read More »

Reds make contact over Adrien Rabiot

Klopp's side sit joint top of the Premier League table with four games played. But despite the likes of Marko Grujic and Curtis Jones developing and Georginio Wijnaldum , James Milner , Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also on the books, it seems Klopp is not content. Read More »

'It's cruel, sometimes, tennis': Nadal tops Thiem at U.S. Open


After winning the fourth in a tiebreaker, this time drawing an error from Nadal at the net, Thiem found his bearings in the forecourt in the final set, winning seven of his first eight forays forward. Whatever it was, Nadal walked it off in the second set, finding the range on his forehand and venturing more to the net. I want to do really well. Read More »

Beckham's MLS franchise to be called Inter Miami


The club on Wednesday morning unveiled its team crest, an emblem it believes "represents Miami's worldwide, diverse, inclusive, creative and ambitious spirit". Chairman Marcelo Claure said that it was important that the club reflects the city of Miami. Former England captain David Beckham has announced its name and crest Internacional de Futbol Miami. Read More »

Noles in big trouble after Virginia Tech disaster


No. 19 Florida State hosted No. 20 Virginia Tech in a showdown of top-20 ACC teams in a Monday-night showcase that wrapped up Labor Day weekend. He threw three interceptions, was sacked five times and pressured even more often. Jackson played mistake-free football, which is always a good start. Virginia Tech was up 17-3 and had just stuffed Florida State in the red zone, causing a turnover to keep the 'Noles off the board. Read More »

Meghan McCain Delivers Pointed Rebuke of Trump at Her Father’s Funeral ZlotoNews


Trump had infamously attacked McCain's service, suggesting the veteran isn't a war hero, claiming, " I prefer people who weren't captured ". Crowds gathered along the route of the motorcade bearing McCain's body. "Back in the day, he could frustrate me. and I know he'd say the same thing about me". "But I'm left with incredible memories". It's no secret that Trump hated McCain, and this feeling seems to have lingered even after the senator's death. Read More »

The brand new Nations League explained


On 26 June, while most of the football world was enjoying the 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage, the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League was already kicking off. Northern Ireland will also play in League B and have been drawn to face Bosnia-Herzegovina and Austria in Group Three. League C features the likes of Scotland , Finland, Norway and Romania. Read More »

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win


Joey Logano , Keselowski's Penske teammate, finished second, and Larson was third. Hamlin led the first 11 laps before forfeiting the lead to fellow front-row starter Kyle Larson . Hamlin is also the defending champion in the Southern 500. Series points leader Kyle Busch is fifth. The wait is on for the start of the Southern 500. Read More »

Luis Suarez: Paul Pogba Is Welcome At FC Barcelona!


Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez said Pogba would "always be welcome" at Barcelona and alluded to the fact that Man United are no longer competing for major trophies. "I think he [Pogba] would like to be competing for more than he is at the moment. He is not a player that belongs to Barca, but quality players would always be welcome". Read More »

Colin Kaepernick: Serena Williams says Nike advert is 'powerful statement'


Open on Tuesday. In August 2016, Kaepernick began sitting and later kneeling during the playing of the national anthem before games as a form of protest against social injustices such as police brutality. Forbes reported in December that Nike plans to leave the estimated $253 million property the publication describes as the largest space in Trump's portfolio occupied by a a single tenant. Read More »

Millman's mother praises win over Roger Federer: He's not like Nick Kyrgios


After being caught out by the drop shot earlier in the match, Millman began to read it better and improved from a single net point won in the first set to 17 from a possible 30 by the end of the match. "It's not easy, " Djokovic said, "to play in these kind of conditions". The 20-time Grand Slam champion trains in warm climates and hot conditions, such as 120-degree weather. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accepts one year in prison in Spanish tax case


However, one positive for Mourinho is that as a first-time offender, he will not serve any time in prison. It looks as though United is already preparing for a future without Pogba as they are apparently interested in midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who starred for Serbia during the 2018 World Cup and now plays in Italy with Napoli. Read More »

Waiting for first baby to arrive, Isner into US Open QF


Next up for Raonic is 11th seed John Isner , who is the last American standing after seeing off Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (10-8) 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 7-5. Raonic never has reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Federer hung his head at a changeover, a little black fan pointed right at his face, but nothing seemed to make him feel like himself. Raonic assured he should be good to go in time for Canada's Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Netherlands in Toronto, starting September 14. Read More »

Mariners players brawl in clubhouse before game vs. Orioles


Fast forward to September, and the Mariners sit eight games out in the AL West, trailing both Houston and Oakland. Why the incident occurred or who the instigators were behind it were unclear. He continued: "I played for 11 years in the big leagues, it's nearly every year". "Things reach a boiling point and you have to get it off your chest". Read More »

Federer suffers surprise exit at US Open


A 10-minute break will be allowed between the second and third sets of women's singles matches if either player requests one. Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website. Read More »

Jim Furyk Announces Three Of His Ryder Cup Wildcards


The U.S. last won an away Ryder Cup in 1993. European captain Thomas Bjorn will make his four captain's picks on Wednesday. Mickelson's record does not make for any better reading, the five-time major victor winning 18, losing 20 and halving seven of his 45 matches. Read More »

DeChambeau wins again in PGA playoffs, Smith third


No one has been close to DeChambeau over the last two weeks. But late Tuesday afternoon, named as one of Jim Furyk's four captain's picks, Woods officially traded in his earpiece for a team uniform - offering yet another reminder of how drastically this healthy, productive year has shifted his short- and long-term plans. Read More »

Federer, Djokovic and Sharapova in action at U.S. Open

At 3-all into the third set of Federer's dominant win over the Australian, the Swiss marvel played one of the shots of the tournament and even his career, a freakish around-the-net-post forehand victor that left Kyrgios in awe. Kanepi is ranked only 44th, but she's been a top-20 player in the past and has made it to grand slam quarterfinals a half-dozen times. I know how to beat him. Read More »

Serena Williams beats Karolina Pliskova to reach US Open semifinals

Open in straight sets. "The crowd was really rooting for me, and I felt so bad because everyone out here was cheering and I wasn't winning", Williams said after the match. Three-quarters of Arthur Ashe Stadium was in the sun on another day of more than 90-degree temperatures in NY, and Stephens seemed to lack some of her usual sideline-to-sideline court coverage in the heat. Read More »

Huddersfield earn draw at Everton


Everton are back in action on September 16, after the worldwide break, when they host 20th-placed West Ham at Goodison Park live on Sky Sports Premier League . "We didn't perform well". "They had nine players behind the ball". When we play against that size of team, we have to play faster in certain moments of the game to disorganise them. Read More »

Mourinho is protecting United players - Matic


He used the opportunity to have a dig at his critics but accepted that his team should have scored more with their first-half dominance. "We lose at home, if the fans react bad, the team loses confidence, the team feels pressure and the next match is more hard, [but] we lost at home, the fans were wonderful and understood the performance was good". Read More »

The Week 2 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released


Notre Dame also made a big leap from No. 12 to No. 8 after their home win over MI, who fell from No. 14 to No. 21 after the loss. And not coincidentally, the team that beat UM 33-17 on Sunday in the AdvoCare Classic - LSU - made the biggest leap. Read More »

Real Madrid coach Lopetegui dismisses Messi swipe over Ronaldo exit


So, how does Messi's 2017-18 season compare to those of Ronaldo, Modric and Salah? Meanwhile, Messi notched 35 goals, won the Spanish league and the Copa del Rey titles. Like Ronaldo, Salah netted 44 times across all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's men. "Wherever the most money is, that´s where they end up going". Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino slams Spurs after painful Watford defeat


Mauricio Pochettino believes his Tottenham players were handed a wake-up call after they surrendered their 100% start to the season at Watford . "That's what everyone felt, everyone had the feeling that they were not going to score but they got a free-kick in a unsafe place, a decent cross and a good header". Read More »

Brandon Bolden, former Patriots RB, 'preparing' to sign contract with Dolphins

He has also caught 47 receptions for 373 yards and two touchdowns in six seasons. Bolden is mostly known for his work on special teams as he recorded 27 tackles during his tenure with the Patriots. That will not be the case this time around. Kenyan Drake and Frank Gore are both co-starters on the Dolphins depth chart as they will share backfield duties this season. Read More »

Eden Hazard: Chelsea happy to be in Liverpool Manchester City's shadow


The Express asked him the all-important question at a Poker Stars event in Barcelona and though he doesn't speak much English, which led to his mate trying his best translate - Neymar did eventually get his opinion out. "I am looking forward to watching PSG a bit more often, which is a very interesting project for sure over in France with Thomas Tuchel". However, it appears to be a good omen for Watford after Leicester also finished 14th in 2014-15 before going on to incredibly defy ... Read More »

Defending champion Stephens crashes out of US Open


Sevastova served up only two aces, but she took advantage of a frightful day for Stephens' second serve. But Sevastova defied the odds to become the first Latvian woman to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time with an impressive 6-2 6-3 victory. Read More »