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Naomi Osaka knocks out defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber

Naomi Osaka knocks out defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber Pliskova, who reached the final here past year, broke twice in the opening set to take a commanding lead with a fine backhand passing shot as Linette struggled on serve. Last year's runner-up and current world number one Karolina Pliskova had no trouble in her opener, as she began play on Ashe on Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph over Poland's Magda Linette . [Full Article...]

Showtime Sued Over Poor Quality Mayweather Fight Streams

Showtime Sued Over Poor Quality Mayweather Fight Streams With post on his social media accounts, dos Anjos called McGregor "McChicken" in the first of many hashtags. The fight still is expected to challenge or surpass the PPV record Mayweather set when he fought Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Kornegay added that it was "Most likely" the most profitable fight ever for Westgate in a comment to Business Insider. For months, the charismatic McGregor had boas... [Full Article...]

Former Baylor Coach Art Briles Lands CFL Gig

Former Baylor Coach Art Briles Lands CFL Gig He was the head coach at Baylor for eight seasons from 2008 to 2015. Hawaii was known for a strong offense during Jones' tenure while Baylor finished at or near the top of many offensive categories during Briles' run as head coach. "There are significant concerns about the tone and culture within Baylor's football program as it relates to accountability for all forms of student athlete misconduct"... [Full Article...]

Stanton hits 50th home run

Stanton hits 50th home run With just two more home runs before the end of August, Stanton could hold the Major League Baseball record for most in consecutive months. It's Stanton's 50th home run of the season, making him the first National League player with 50 regular-season home runs since Prince Fielder , then of the Milwaukee Brewers, in 2007. [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson wins The Northern Trust

Dustin Johnson wins The Northern Trust Getting a win here gives me a lot of confidence going into next week and the rest of the play-offs". Speaking afterwards Open Champion Spieth said: "I didn't lose this tournament". When asked after the round of what proved to be the defining shot from the tee Johnson was his typical nonchalant self. As seen at Hartford and Southport earlier this year (to say nothing of a certain 2016 major),... [Full Article...]

DeShone Kizer named Browns starting QB for 2017 season

DeShone Kizer named Browns starting QB for 2017 season It's very exciting. It's been good to watch his development. "Our unit has to play better around him". "There's a lot to show Joe Thomas ", said Kizer , in position to be Cleveland's 27th starting QB since 1999. "I myself will be raising children that don't look like me, and I want to do my part as well to do everything I can to raise them in a better environment than we have right now", DeVal... [Full Article...]

Sharapova vs. Halep; Federer-Nadal could be semi

The Russian, 30, returns to Grand Slam action for the first time since completing a 15-month anti-doping suspension . After going 41/2 years without collecting a major championship, now firmly in his mid-30s, he heads into Monday's start of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Chiefs Running Back has Torn PCL, Likely Will Miss Entire Season

Chiefs Running Back has Torn PCL, Likely Will Miss Entire Season Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder announced the diagnosis on Sunday. As a result, fellow Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt will be the team's starter going forward. Ware will try to get a second opinion but his chances of playing in 2017 aren't looking good. The news means Ware and Edelman probably both suffered season-ending right knee injuries last Friday. [Full Article...]

Ricciardo doubts Ferrari is interested in him

Ricciardo doubts Ferrari is interested in him I was waiting for him to make a mistake, he didn't." stated the German. "It's a no-brainer as it stands for next year to continue with Valtteri", the Austrian told reporters at the Belgian Grand Prix after Ferrari confirmed Sebastian Vettel had signed a three-year contract extension. [Full Article...]

Kyle Walker-Peters signs new contract keeping him at Spurs until 2020

Kyle Walker-Peters signs new contract keeping him at Spurs until 2020 Kyle Walker-Peters has signed a new contract at Tottenham to keep him at the club until 2020. "We are delighted to announce that Kyle Walker-Peters has signed a new contract with the Club until 2020", a statement read on Tottenham's official website . [Full Article...]

Twin centurions help West Indies to turn the tables on England

Twin centurions help West Indies to turn the tables on England Root and England return to Lord's for the third and final Test against the West Indies early next month before their next Test assignment - the Magellan Ashes in Australia. After a series of outswingers, it was an inswinger which found Hope's outside edge and Joe Root took an excellent catch to his left at second slip. [Full Article...]

Klopp on Coutinho, Sanchez, Wenger, Man United, Origi

Klopp on Coutinho, Sanchez, Wenger, Man United, Origi Not just Sanchez, but centre-back Laurent Koscielny too is set to feature at Anfield and with the return of the duo, Arsenal have a fighting chance. Arsenal lost 1-0 away to Stoke City last time out in the league, while Liverpool beat Crystal Palace at home by the same scoreline. With Koscielny back, he should be able to field a back three with the right players in there, meaning ... [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton comments on Sebastian Vettel possibly joining him at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton comments on Sebastian Vettel possibly joining him at Mercedes With the summer break out of the way, the British driver will be chasing his fifth win of the season as he bids to claw back points on title-race leader, four-time champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari . Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Boss Toto Wolff has admitted he is surprised that driver's Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have worked so well together since becoming team-m... [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving threatened to skip Cavaliers camp if not traded

Kyrie Irving threatened to skip Cavaliers camp if not traded This difference equaled 23.6 wins over the course of a season , proving the Cavaliers' new forward is extremely valuable. Thomas deserves a max contract. Irving helped lead the Cavaliers to the 2016 National Basketball Association championship, averaging 25.2 points on 47.5l% shooting in the playoffs. [Full Article...]

Leading England out at Headingley will be special

Leading England out at Headingley will be special Joe Root the captain has been having a dream run and England supporters would be hoping he continues. He was an important part of England's Test side last summer, taking 26 wickets in four Tests against Pakistan, and scoring 177 runs in seven innings. [Full Article...]

Geoffrey Boycott to stay a cricket pundit despite racist remarks on knighthood

Geoffrey Boycott to stay a cricket pundit despite racist remarks on knighthood Boycott said: "Mine's been turned down twice. I have loved West Indian cricket my whole life and have the utmost respect for its players", he wrote. The West Indian cricketers received knighthoods because they excelled on the cricket field. [Full Article...]

Takeaways: Briean Boddy-Calhoun comes up big again on goal line

Takeaways: Briean Boddy-Calhoun comes up big again on goal line Beckham left Monday night's game against the Cleveland Browns after taking a hard hit to the left leg from Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun. And if he doesn't get a new deal before Week 1, Beckham will take measures to protect himself. McAdoo did not rule out playing them in either of the final two preseason games. [Full Article...]

FC Barcelona sues Neymar for $10m

FC Barcelona sues Neymar for $10m Barcelona continue to express their public disagreement after the player paid the buy-out clause to end the contract unilaterally. However, after his world record €222m transfer to PSG went through, club spokesman Josep Vives confirmed the club would not be making the payment as Neymar had not fulfilled his contractual duties. [Full Article...]

Robert Kraft gave President Trump a Super Bowl ring

Robert Kraft gave President Trump a Super Bowl ring It is a tradition for a championship sports team to present the President of the United States with a ceremonial jersey and some other trinkets when visiting the White House. The team pays for commemorative rings to be made and given as gifts in addition to the ones given to players and staff, USA Today reported . The price for each ring has not been announced, but the National Football League co... [Full Article...]

Who's the Man? Check out this 'Mayweather vs

Who's the Man? Check out this 'Mayweather vs Expectations for the August 26 superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are all over the place. Ticketmaster.com will be allowing fans to register for complimentary tickets to the weigh-ins for the upcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, which are set for later this week. [Full Article...]


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