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Roger Federer struggles through first round at US Open Roger Federer struggles through first round at US Open
- August 31, 2017

The teenager faced Federer for the first time in his career in the second round of this year's Miami Open and took the Swiss to a first-set tiebreak before losing 7-6 (2) 6-3. "At the end I'm going to try to focus on my own game like I usually do and make sure I make it tough for Frances to get through me". I still believe that. (more...)
Federer Survives Tiafoe Scare to Advance Federer Survives Tiafoe Scare to Advance
- August 31, 2017

Federer , the 19-time major victor who is chasing a record sixth US Open title, said he was grateful that he had already got a look at Tiafoe in Miami. The 19-year-old Tiafoe broke Federer in the first game of the match and bellowed out a loud "Come on!" when his forehand victor found the line to capture the opening set. (more...)
Bengals Trade LB Marquis Flowers To Patriots For 7th Round Pick Bengals Trade LB Marquis Flowers To Patriots For 7th Round Pick
- August 31, 2017

It is a new rule the National Football League is implementing this season to protect the player who can't protect himself. He's 25, and mostly noted for his special teams play. The announcement said the suspension came "for repeated violations of safety-related playing rules". The suspension for the Bengals linebacker reveals some flaws in one of the NFL's new rules. (more...)
Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open
- August 31, 2017

Kyrgios had looked sharp in the second set, sometimes putting in second serves at 130mph before he felt something go in the third and called on the physio for treatment. 'In Cincinnati [where he reached the final] I was not doing anything different.I was probably less dedicated than I was this week. There are players that are more dedicated, that want to get better, that strive to get better every day. (more...)
Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return
- August 31, 2017

Since Atletico can not register Costa until January, there is technically no rush to get this deal done before the end of the transfer window, though undoubtedly all parties involved would like to finalize things and move on from this fiasco. (more...)
Ian Wright sends open message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Ian Wright sends open message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
- August 31, 2017

The Frenchman has been the most successful manager in the history of the club, but after the 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, Mills thinks that Wenger should consider his future in the job. He said on a man he believes "won't quit": "He is literally a hermit to the game". "We got exactly what we deserved but I didn't expect to see such a listless (performance) ... (more...)
LSU Announces Ticket Details for BYU Game in New Orleans LSU Announces Ticket Details for BYU Game in New Orleans
- August 31, 2017

The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff was originally scheduled to be played in Houston at NRG Stadium, but the effects of Hurricane Harvey forced the game's relocation to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Miles, whom LSU fired past year after 11-plus seasons, will be teamed with play-by-play announcer Tim Brando and analyst Spencer Tillman for select games this season, starting September 16 when Northern Illinois visits Nebraska. (more...)
Enyeama ready for Eagles return - Rohr Enyeama ready for Eagles return - Rohr
- August 31, 2017

Former junior worldwide Dele Ajiboye , who is the main goalie for Nigeria Professional Football League table-toppers Plateau United, has been called in to replace Akpeyi. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi also withdrew from the squad on Sunday with a thigh problem, but captain Mikel John Obi is set to play after four months out due to an abdominal injury. (more...)
Coyotes captain Shane Doan calls it a career Coyotes captain Shane Doan calls it a career
- August 31, 2017

The 6-foot-1, 223-pound right winger made his announcement in a first-person letter to fans published in the Arizona Republic . Every time, he resisted the urge, a loyalty that cemented his legacy as one of the most beloved athletes in Valley of the Sun history. (more...)
Swansea close to agreeing loan deal for Renato Sanches Swansea close to agreeing loan deal for Renato Sanches
- August 31, 2017

Signed for a whole 35 million (plus plenty of bonuses) last summer after starring with Portual at Euro 2016 , the former Benfica man has struggled for time at the Allianz Arena, and won't be helped by the arrivals of James Rodriguez and Corentin Tolisso. (more...)
Chiefs acquire Cameron Erving in trade with Browns Chiefs acquire Cameron Erving in trade with Browns
- August 31, 2017

The Chiefs in April sent next year's first-round pick to the Bills so they could move up this year and draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes II . Battle, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft by the Rams, has yet to play in an National Football League regular-season game. (more...)
Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino dies at 82 Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino dies at 82
- August 31, 2017

On April 1, 1985, in a game that would come to be defined as one of the most monumental upsets in NCAA history, the Wildcats connected on.786 of their field goal attempts to stun No. "The Nova Nation has lost a legend and great leader", stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright . From 1973 to 1992, Massimino guided the Wildcats to 357 victories, including 20 in the NCAA Tournament (with only 10 losses). (more...)
Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar
- August 31, 2017

The tournament was initially scrapped this year by a senior BCCI official but was brought back by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) after former Indian captain and chairman of the technical committee of the CoA Sourav Ganguly wrote a letter saying that he was kept in the dark about the scrapping. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster
- August 30, 2017

The interview was conducted in July. Aaron Rodgers seldom shares his opinion on controversial topics, but the two-time NFL MVP has no problem saying he believes Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed. And Browns tight end Seth DeValve became the first white player to kneel during the anthem . Rodgers went on to say he believes the country needs to "remedy and improve" racial equality and that he's looking to develop his own understanding of the subject. (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 30, 2017

Open in 2012, has been struggling with the injury for much of the summer. Murray , who lost the world number one ranking to Rafael Nadal this week, said: "I certainly wouldn't have been hurting myself more by trying to play". "Obviously Roger and Rafa past year had a few problems", said Murray . He explained: "If I get myself fit and healthy, there is no reason why I can't. (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston
- August 30, 2017

McIlroy, who is tied with Dustin Johnson for the most victories in playoff history at four, will be back at TPC Boston this week to defend his title. Was T6 last week and leads the tour in number of top 10s this year. Or if you'd like to watch all of the remaining FedEx Cup Playoffs events, you can buy a Now TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £33.99. (more...)
Tottenham sign Juan Foyth from Estudiantes Tottenham sign Juan Foyth from Estudiantes
- August 30, 2017

Speaking to El Dia in Argentina earlier this week, Foyth explained the motives behind his move to Tottenham and the role manager Mauricio Pochettino played. Foyth is Spurs' second major transfer of the window following its club-record signing of Ajax's Davinson Sanchez , while back-up goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga has also joined. (more...)
Texans Want Season Opener To Remain In Houston Texans Want Season Opener To Remain In Houston
- August 30, 2017

The Texans have been practicing at the Dallas Cowboys' facility in Frisco while Hurricane Harvey stalled over the Houston area, dumping 51 inches of rain. "This is bigger than football". "We hope to have magnificent attendance if for no other reason than to support the victims down there in Houston". As for Houston defensive end JJ Watt's online fundraiser to help the city recover from the effects of hurricane Harvey, its up to over $4 million. (more...)
Royals end scoreless inning streak and losing skid Royals end scoreless inning streak and losing skid
- August 30, 2017

The 1968 Cubs and the 1906 A's * both had scoreless streaks of 48 innings, and that is the major-league record. He parked an Alex Cobb pitch an estimated 372 feet to left. We've got a good shot at this thing. We believe in ourselves. "Another "W" on the way to where we need to go". It was Merrifield's 16th home run of the season. (more...)
Major League Baseball trades: Mariners reportedly acquire pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals Major League Baseball trades: Mariners reportedly acquire pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals
- August 30, 2017

Seattle has acquired veteran right-handed starting pitcher Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals , along with worldwide signing cap space of $750,000, for minor league shortstop Rayder Ascanio. Heading into next season, Leake will have $53 million remaining on the five-year, $80 million contract he signed with St. Louis in December 2015. For his career, he owns an ERA+ of 99 across parts of eight big-league seasons. (more...)