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ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Sets Up Roger Federer Last-Four Clash

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Sets Up Roger Federer Last-Four Clash In his 11th appearance at the Finals, the Serb will be guaranteed to reach the last four for the eighth time if John Isner beats Marin Cilic or if Cilic defeats Isner in three sets later on Wednesday. With the markets pretty adept at pricing up matches featuring two high profile players, we've been forced to pick our spots this week, but I'd much rather that approach when the situation dictates. [Full Article...]

United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan happy to spoil Wayne Rooney fairytale

United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan happy to spoil Wayne Rooney fairytale We were wide open and, if we do that on Sunday, we will lose. I thought at times we pressed really well, but at times the United States of America got through us too easily and towards the end of the game we didn't play with discipline. The latter wrapped up victory on a night that also saw Lewis Dunk and Alex McCarthy make their worldwide bows, with 18-year-old Jadon Sancho handed his first sta... [Full Article...]

Tonga earn seeding in new-look Rugby League World Cup

Tonga earn seeding in new-look Rugby League World Cup There are also significant impacts through global exposure and broadcast opportunities, including in some of Auckland's priority markets of Australia, United States, Japan and China. Following extensive hosting interest, the selection process saw world champions New Zealand and Australia submit strong and compelling bids. Auckland and Whangarei will host matches at Albany Stadium , Waita... [Full Article...]

LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA's career scoring list

LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA's career scoring list The teams were meeting for the third time in four weeks already this season, a schedule quirk that didn't particularly please either coach. When asked about the injury as he left the arena, Rondo simply told reporters, "I'm not talking about it", according to ESPN . [Full Article...]

Rooney looking sharp in England training return

Rooney looking sharp in England training return Rooney , 33, will make his 120th and final appearance for England against the US men's national team at Wembley on Thursday, in a fixture renamed the " Wayne Rooney Foundation International" as he is expected to come on as a second half sub. [Full Article...]

Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings

Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings This week's rankings was the first time the order of the Top 10 teams remained the same. In Sunday's latest AP poll, Texas moved up two spots from No. It's not as if Alabama would have a loaded resume, with victories against LSU , Mississippi State and Auburn at the top. The Irish could make the case the committee can't put the Wolverines in and leave out the one team that beat them. [Full Article...]

Dion Lewis Calls Beating 'Cheap' Patriots 'Personal'

Dion Lewis Calls Beating 'Cheap' Patriots 'Personal' Go ahead and argue that 2017 David Johnson (who suffered a knee injury in the middle of his first game of the season) or 2013 Doug Martin or any of those other top-two players who didn't end up lasting the whole season should be in the running. [Full Article...]

Czech Republic lead defending champion USA in Fed Cup final

Czech Republic lead defending champion USA in Fed Cup final The U.S. team, though, had to rely on three Fed Cup newcomers as they were missing Serena and Venus Williams, holders of a combined 30 grand slam singles titles, along with world number six Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, semi-finalist at both Roland Garros and Flushing Meadows. [Full Article...]

Manchester United players 'question Nemanja Matic selection'

Manchester United players 'question Nemanja Matic selection' It's true, last season we didn't get points at Anfield, we drew. Man United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed people who don't understand football use stats. "When a goalkeeper makes a mistake, there is no one to save the goal. It is different from a bad performance". "But at the end, the three points, the only difference is that it's against a contender". [Full Article...]

Torres Picks Out Of Liverpool Or Chelsea To Win Premier League Title

Torres Picks Out Of Liverpool Or Chelsea To Win Premier League Title Liverpool were briefly top themselves following a 2-0 victory over Fulham on Sunday. Both clubs are in with a shout of winning this season's Premier League title, although it's patently clear that City are the team to beat. I thought he was the best left-back I saw after Roberto Carlos. However, the 27-year-old bounced back in the Premier League fixture after the club record signing helpe... [Full Article...]

Mourinho blames fixtures while defending United's performance in Manchester derby defeat

Mourinho blames fixtures while defending United's performance in Manchester derby defeat Pep Guardiola's Manchester City comfortably got the better of Jose Mourinho and Manchester United in Sunday's eagerly anticipated derby clash. Three goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and IIkay Gundogan ensured victory for Guardiola's men. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer is one win away from the century mark

Roger Federer is one win away from the century mark Titles in 2018: Four ( Wimbledon , Cincinnati Masters, US Open , Shanghai Masters). In a see-saw tie-break, 25-year-old Thiem had two chances to level the match but Anderson kept his cool to seal the victory with an ace on his fourth match point. [Full Article...]

'Bank' on the Phillies to Sign Bryce Harper

'Bank' on the Phillies to Sign Bryce Harper The Yankees are already paying some incredibly large contracts, including that of Giancarlo Stanton , who was acquired from the Miami Marlins last winter. The Giants and Cardinals appear to be real players for Harper. That Nationals offer may be off the table in its current form, but Boras rarely lets a high-spending team drop out of the race for a high-priced client. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia trades for Jimmy Butler

Philadelphia trades for Jimmy Butler After requesting a trade out of Minnesota well over a month ago, Butler is probably pretty happy that his wish was finally granted, and on top of that, he gets to join a young, up-and-coming contender in Philadelphia. Butler requested a trade away from Minnesota late in the offseason, with the Brooklyn Nets , New York Knicks , Los Angeles Clippers and Miami Heat his preferred destinations... [Full Article...]

LeBron, Lakers spoil Derrick Rose's 31-point effort

LeBron, Lakers spoil Derrick Rose's 31-point effort He had nine rebounds in a winning debut Wednesday against the Timberwolves, and Chandler, 36, believes he can play a big role in ensuring the Lakers get the best out of superstar James. " I've been on the other side and played the villain , now it's great to be on this side". Magic Johnson has said that Walton's job is safe for now and that he'll finish out the year as head coach (granted noth... [Full Article...]

Red Star upsets Liverpool in Champions League

Red Star upsets Liverpool in Champions League Red Star were thrashed 4-0 when they visited Anfield a fortnight ago, but stunned last season's finalists when they raced into a comfortable first-half lead courtesy of a Milan Pavkov double. The hosts seemed fired up by it - winger Marko Marin was shown a yellow card for protesting in the fifth minute. Rotation will be important for the Reds this season and Lovren has impressed in the few ... [Full Article...]

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck suffered 'significant' ankle injury against Sporting

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck suffered 'significant' ankle injury against Sporting The attacker required an oxygen mask as he was treated on the pitch, with a leg brace also in place after landing awkwardly on his ankle while trying to attack a header from his Swiss colleagues' centre. " Danny is a tough lad, so if he's on the floor, I know it's something serious". Welbeck, who was injured when he jumped for a header and landed badly on his right ankle, remains in hospital an... [Full Article...]

Richard Sherman reacts to Dez Bryant signing with New Orleans Saints

Richard Sherman reacts to Dez Bryant signing with New Orleans Saints But things have been more hit-and-miss behind Thomas, with Ted Ginn (knee) out for the season while Tre'Quan Smith contributes some and Cameron Meredith has now gone catchless in three straight games. "I don't know how much carryover there will be from what he had in Dallas - it's probably not a lot - so that's a process". Seems like a real good opportunity for him. [Full Article...]

Carragher On "The Only Chance" That Liverpool Can Win The Title

Carragher On If I miss, it's because the pitch is too wet. It was the Argentine's 150th league goal for City, a landmark that moved him level with Michael Owen in eighth place on the Premier League's all-time goalscoring list.It appeared City were capable of scoring nearly at will and a slick move saw them make it three in the 18th minute. [Full Article...]

Shearer bemused by Rooney's England return

Shearer bemused by Rooney's England return But the 33-year-old, now based in the United States where he plays for Major League Soccer side DC United in Washington, will wear the Three Lions shirt one last time for the Wembley fixture on November 15. But Shilton, who holds the record for the most England caps with 125, is not impressed with Rooney getting what is essentially a ceremonial cap. "I was shocked when I read it and I'm stil... [Full Article...]


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