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Vandeweghe tops Safarova for 1st US Open quarter

Vandeweghe tops Safarova for 1st US Open quarter I'm not anxious about it. Federer took a medical timeout fore a sore back after the second set and otherwise showed no signs of trouble. It also represented a newfound dominance in this year's event after his straight-sets win over Feliciano Lopez in the third round. [Full Article...]

No. 5 Marin Cilic, No. 10 John Isner ousted in third round

No. 5 Marin Cilic, No. 10 John Isner ousted in third round He converted nine of 20 break points and was aided by a whopping 80 unforced errors from the 2014 champion, who entered the tournament short on match play after having skipped Montreal and Cincinnati due to injury. Wimbledon semi-finalist Sam Querrey advanced to the last 16 at his hometown Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2010 after defeating Radu Albot in four sets, but countryman... [Full Article...]

Luck "likely" out Week 1

Luck Luck missed nine games during the 2015 season due to kidney and abdominal injuries. Well, at least Luck is going to be on the active roster, so he should be cleared for practice soon and he can suit up right away once he's ready physically and mentally. [Full Article...]

Froome moves a minute clear in La Vuelta

Froome moves a minute clear in La Vuelta He said: 'It's an incredible feeling to finish off today and still to be the leader of three competitions - the red, the white and the green jersey as well - and to have survived a stage like today. The Italian took his third win of the Vuelta so far, tightening his claws into a Green Jersey that now looks very likely to be his when the field comes into Spain on the 10th September. [Full Article...]

Fight night: Mayweather vs. McGregor

Fight night: Mayweather vs. McGregor He was momentarily cheered up by his newborn son Conor Jr, but looked visibly devastated by the defeat that many pundits predicted. It is said to have broken the all-time PPV sales record and McGregor is expected to take home atleast $100 million, despite the loss. [Full Article...]

Dele Alli criticised for swearing at referee during England v Slovakia clash

Dele Alli criticised for swearing at referee during England v Slovakia clash The Tottenham Hotspur player raised his middle finger during the 77th minute of Monday's game at Wembley, which England won 2-1, and there were claims it was directed at French referee Clement Turpin. Elsewhere in Group F Scotland made light work of Malta to keep their hopes of reaching the play-offs alive, with Christophe Berra and Leigh Griffiths on target, while Slovenia beat Lithuania 4-0 ... [Full Article...]

Zlatan in Reds' Euro squad

Zlatan in Reds' Euro squad The 24-year-old former Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain striker may cut an imposing figure, but Lukaku has pledged not to be overawed by his presence in the dressing room. I think Zlatan is going to bring us a lot. "I see Zlatan as important for the team". The Belgian has made a fine start to life at Manchester United and despite missing a penalty against Leicester City last w... [Full Article...]

Nurse Refuses Blood Draw On Unconscious Patient "You're Under Arrest'"

Nurse Refuses Blood Draw On Unconscious Patient The bodycam video , which was released by nurse Alex Wubbels and her attorney Thursday, has gone viral and shows Detective Jeff Payne getting into an altercation with Wubbels inside of University Hospital on July 26. Wubbels' lawyer, Karra Porter, revealed that Wubbels was not charged once the detective realized that the blood was already drawn during treatment. [Full Article...]

Vegas Play of the Day: Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia

Vegas Play of the Day: Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia It was McClease's first career touchdown. Travon McMillan's three-yard touchdown run with 6:30 remaining capped a six-play, 83-yard drive that gave Virginia Tech the lead for good. West Virginia would quickly move the ball to the Virginia Tech 23-yard line and had appeared to convert a third and one, but after a holding penalty, head coach Dana Holgorsen was flagged on the sideline and the ... [Full Article...]

U.S. agrees to help people affected by Trump's first travel ban

U.S. agrees to help people affected by Trump's first travel ban The two main plaintiffs in this case [ACLU backgrounder], Hameed Khalid Darweesh and Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, had been detained [complaint, PDF] at JFK airport last January after the first travel ban was ordered. Darweesh was an interpreter working on behalf of the USA government in Iraq from 2003 to 2013 and had received a special Iraqi immigrant visa to relocate to the United States. [Full Article...]

Southgate: England lucky to have Kane

Southgate: England lucky to have Kane Kane has just emerged from another goalless August with Spurs but was always confident of getting back in the hunt and has now hit the target 10 times in 20 worldwide appearances, including five times in his last three caps. Southgate added it was "difficult" for Sterling to be removed for Marcus Rashford at the interval but he "took it really professionally". "I think attacking players and play... [Full Article...]

Red Cross teams up with church to offer shelter to Harvey refugees

Red Cross teams up with church to offer shelter to Harvey refugees Gretchen Hjelmstad, a local Red Cross spokeswoman, said the Fargo office has seen an influx of volunteers this week, with 70 people showing up for two training sessions. According to their site, "your donation will help rescue and care for thousands of animals left homeless in Hurricane Harvey's wake and support our lifesaving mission". [Full Article...]

PSG secure Mbappe in mega Monaco deal

PSG secure Mbappe in mega Monaco deal At that time, he is expected to become the world's second most expensive player, with the deal reported to be as much as €180 million. UEFA will not give any further comments on this matter as the investigation is now ongoing. "Among players of his age, he is without doubt the most promising in the world due to his huge technical, physical and mental qualities", PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaif... [Full Article...]

US Open: Roger Federer shows off streaky form once again

US Open: Roger Federer shows off streaky form once again Roger Federer was taken to five sets for the second match running at theUS Open, eventually ousting 35-year-old Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-1 6-7 (4-7) 4-6 6-4 6-2. Two of the front runners to win the men's title this year, No. 1 Rafa Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer , led the way after they advanced to the second round. [Full Article...]

Carragher: I´m scratching my head over Oxlade-Chamberlain

Carragher: I´m scratching my head over Oxlade-Chamberlain But Oxlade-Chamberlain appears to have his heart set on a move to Liverpool . "This is a terrific blow to Arsenal , but I'm not sure it's good for Alex himself". The Gunners have already lost England left-back Kieran Gibbs, who joined West Bromwich Albion. Arsenal allegedly offered Oxlade-Chamberlain up to £180,000 a week in a new contact , but it was turned down. [Full Article...]

Liverpool confirm arrival of £35 million midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal

Liverpool confirm arrival of £35 million midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal Now the question over who will join Oxlade-Chamberlain at Liverpool hangs in the air, with Van Dijk's enduring links with a move to Anfield continuing throughout this summer. " Coutinho , Can, Henderson, Lallana, Salah, Mane, Firmino all play in front of him. But I think he's a very, very positive signing". However, Liverpool boss Klopp was quick to highlight Oxlade-Chamberlain's versati... [Full Article...]

Venus Williams, John Isner Lead 42 Americans Into US Open

Venus Williams, John Isner Lead 42 Americans Into US Open That's why I play the match, because you have to win the match". Nadal is a two-time victor of the U.S. Open, while Pliskova reached the final a year ago. Open appearances. Not that it was foremost on her mind. She said in the past, she struggled to find her rhythm at Flushing Meadows. "I just want to win, and if you get the win, you get the ranking", said Williams, who was previously at N... [Full Article...]

Sharapova, a Momentary Underdog, Is Hunting Wins Again

Sharapova, a Momentary Underdog, Is Hunting Wins Again Svitolina breezed through the first set before posting a 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-3 victory over Siniakova, the world's 42nd-ranked player. The difference in the match was the victor count: Stephens had 43, almost double Cibulkova's 22. The wild-card entrant from Russian Federation got past Hungarian Timea Babos 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in a second-round match that lasted two hours, 19 minutes. [Full Article...]

Cowboys-Texans preseason game canceled, team returning to Houston

Cowboys-Texans preseason game canceled, team returning to Houston In the time since, the Texans have opted for an opportunity to return home to their families and community. "We're proud of the fight and we're proud of those people". "It's very hard", Texans star defensive end JJ Watt said in an emotional video on Sunday, "not only because we have family and friends back there - some guys have young kids, some guys have wives and families - but that's our city". [Full Article...]

England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men

England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men It was all the more impressive given that just over a week earlier they d suffered an innings and 209-run defeat inside three days in the first Test at Edgbaston. But Broad did reduce the West Indies from 46 for none to 53 for 2. A mixture of calm defiance combined with judicious attacking frustrated the England bowlers to the point that James Anderson, who had a run-in with opener Kieran Po... [Full Article...]


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