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Federer plays down back worries after US Open battle Federer plays down back worries after US Open battle
- September 01, 2017

But Tiafoe's nerve failed him in the 10th game and the match was over when he dumped an off-balance forehand into the net. I'm very happy with the match, it was exciting and that is kind of why I came to NY as well, to experience these emotions. (more...)
Liverpool still waiting on Thomas Lemar Liverpool still waiting on Thomas Lemar
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool are refusing to do business for the Brazilian global despite his desire to leave for the Nou Camp but that stance could see Jurgen Klopp miss out on signing Lemar. Arsenal have had three offers rejected for Lemar this summer, including the highest of £50m. According to Spanish publication Sport, Barcelona have made a late move to sign Thomas Lemar from AS Monaco, in part to spite Liverpool for their refusal to part company with Philippe Coutinho . (more...)
Malta will be hard to break down - Southgate
- September 01, 2017

Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Townsend on BBC Radio 5 live: "Now is the time to play somebody with more presence than Joe Hart in goal for England ". After Wayne Rooney's retirement, the captain's armband issue had to crop up amongst the media present at the England press conference "I have not decided yet who will carry the captain's armband". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez transfer to Manchester City nearly over the line Alexis Sanchez transfer to Manchester City nearly over the line
- September 01, 2017

The Gunners had reportedly accepted a £55m plus add-ons bid for the Chilean star - who is now on worldwide duty - but were not looking to confirm their sale until they had secured a replacement signing. "Not only have we lost a great player we've lost a great guy in the changing room and It is sad to see you go mate". The "shaaambles" hashtag refers to Oxlade-Chamberlain's nickname, rather than being a comment on Arsenal's dealings. (more...)
Thomas Lemar Shows Suitors What They're Missing With Screamer for France Thomas Lemar Shows Suitors What They're Missing With Screamer for France
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool meanwhile may have to alter their offer for Lemar following confirmation that Divock Origi has completed his loan move to Wolfsburg. However, that hasn't been accepted, and the latest to come out of the Monaco camp is that everyone is leaning towards the 21-year-old staying in the south of France rather than moving to Liverpool. (more...)
US Open: Roger Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in five-set thriller US Open: Roger Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in five-set thriller
- September 01, 2017

That was good. But because of the preparation being not the best that I've had, I was quite up and down". Meanwhile Rafa Nadal stayed on course for his semifinal battle with Federer, but said something must be done to keep the rowdy New Yorkers quiet during rallies. (more...)
From Barcelona: Liverpool hold power on Coutinho and Lemar, Jorge Mendes involved From Barcelona: Liverpool hold power on Coutinho and Lemar, Jorge Mendes involved
- September 01, 2017

For most Premier League clubs, the transfer window will close at 11 p.m. on Thursday August 31-but not for Liverpool. After all, the 25-year-old is in Brazil preparing for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Ecuador. The clock is ticking down on summer transfer window and it remains to be seen whether Coutinho will be able to secure his dream move to Barcelona before the deadline at 23:00 BST on Thursday. (more...)
Neymar and Brazil's Thiago Silva, Marcelo and Dani Alves show off skills Neymar and Brazil's Thiago Silva, Marcelo and Dani Alves show off skills
- September 01, 2017

And Neymar goes into it in fine form given his electric start for PSG following his arrival from Barcelona. The 25-year-old striker is sure to get a hero's welcome once he steps onto the field at the 56,000-seat Arena do Gremio in Porto Alegre in the southern part of the country. (more...)
Uganda give Ghana hope with win over Egypt Uganda give Ghana hope with win over Egypt
- September 01, 2017

Mohammed Salah came close to getting the equalizer for Egypt but his header was neatly thwarted by skipper Denis Onyango. The Black Stars have been given a lifeline in their bid to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup by Uganda . Okwi took advantage of the Egyptian defence, notably new West Bromwich Albion signing Ahmed Hegazi, backing off as he jinked his way into the penalty area and hammered the ball home in the 51st minute. (more...)
Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe score in France win Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe score in France win
- September 01, 2017

A furious Strootman remonstrated with the France forward before leaving the field, and could only watch as Lemar's double made it 3-0, before Mbappe finished stylishly following an exchange of passes with Griezmann for his first worldwide goal. (more...)
49ers trade for Lions offensive guard Laken Tomlinson, per report 49ers trade for Lions offensive guard Laken Tomlinson, per report
- September 01, 2017

By now, he should be a stalwart on the team's offensive line instead of packing his bags for the west coast. The 49ers and Lions both would only say Tomlinson drew a "undisclosed draft pick", and the 49ers said he must pass a physical to complete the deal. (more...)
Cowboys running back Elliott's appeal of ban extended another day Cowboys running back Elliott's appeal of ban extended another day
- September 01, 2017

If the hearing concludes Thursday , Henderson will have five days to reach a decision in order for the suspension to take effect for Week One of the season, Florio notes. That would be somewhat of a surprise, especially since the National Football League has a policy where players found guilty of domestic violence are automatically suspended for a minimum of six games. (more...)
Pete Rose off of FOX's Major League Baseball coverage Pete Rose off of FOX's Major League Baseball coverage
- September 01, 2017

But he really made his presence known as part of Fox's Emmy-winning postseason coverage, where he, Alex Rodriguez and Frank Thomas starred on the pre- and post-game show . Dowd said in a 2015 interview that Rose committed statutory rape back in the 1970s with underage girls. Pete Rose was scheduled to return to Fox Sports to cover the Major League Baseball playoffs. (more...)
US Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki unhappy at scheduling of Maria Sharapova matches US Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki unhappy at scheduling of Maria Sharapova matches
- September 01, 2017

Wozniacki's match was originally scheduled last on court five, but was eventually moved to 17 as organisers got through 87 singles matches following Tuesday's rain. It doesn't set a good example. Sharapova's agent Max Eisenbud responded by branding Wozniacki a "journeyman player", with the Dane later rejecting Eisenbud's apology. (more...)
MLB Trade Rumors: Detroit Tigers Shopping Justin Verlander, Cubs And Astros Interested MLB Trade Rumors: Detroit Tigers Shopping Justin Verlander, Cubs And Astros Interested
- September 01, 2017

Per Morosi , Upton was planning to exercise his opt-out had the Tigers kept him due to the team's grim short-term future. Even though he is set to make $88.5 million over the next four seasons, Upton has said on multiple occasions that he had not yet decided on if he would opt-out of the contract to test free agency. (more...)
Valentino Rossi Has One Valentino Rossi Has One
- September 01, 2017

The 9-time world champion in all categories is lying fourth in this season's MotoGP standings after 12 of 18 races. If the broken leg rumors are true, Rossi would be forced to miss his home race, the San Marino GP at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. (more...)
How you can help those affected by Hurricane Harvey How you can help those affected by Hurricane Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Therefore, before Harvey just becomes last week's headline, there are ways for fellow Americans to "do our part", as Bullock reminds people . Big Y is helping the American Red Cross raise money for disaster relief as the Red Cross responds to Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Texans-Cowboys preseason game reportedly canceled because of Hurricane Harvey Texans-Cowboys preseason game reportedly canceled because of Hurricane Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Since then, Dallas police and firefighters, businesses, churches, schools, sports teams, restaurants, bars and countless groups big and small have chipped in to help. I know we're all very excited to get there and see our people, but also start helping". This weekend Watt set up an online fundraiser to raise money for flood relief in Houston. (more...)
Manchester City Determined To Sign Alexis Sanchez, Will Bid Again Manchester City Determined To Sign Alexis Sanchez, Will Bid Again
- September 01, 2017

BST. The Mirror report that City have seen a deal agreed in principle after seeing a £50m offer rejected by the Gunners on Wednesday. It is also claimed that Sanchez is unhappy at Arsenal and wants to make the move to link up with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City . (more...)
Arsenal offer $118 million for Thomas Lemar Arsenal offer $118 million for Thomas Lemar
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool's efforts to sign a high value attacking midfielder has naturally fuelled rumours that the Anfield club will consider selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona . "The really big players are going for big money and it's filtering down". The French teenager is expected to join on a season-long loan before signing for 180 million euros next year in a move created to prevent PSG falling foul of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations. (more...)