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Memorable marathon opener for Dolphins against Titans

Memorable marathon opener for Dolphins against Titans Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota's game against the Miami Dolphins came to an early end on Sunday, as a hit from defensive lineman William Hayes early in the third quarter caused Mariota to suffer an apparent arm injury that kept him out for the rest of the game. [Full Article...]

Justin Rose savours world No 1 status after runner-up finish

Justin Rose savours world No 1 status after runner-up finish He will enter the Tour Championship in second place in the FedEx Cup standings, trailing only Bryson DeChambeau , who won the first two playoff events. Rose leads Rory McIlroy and Xander Schauffele , who is trying to claim a captain's pick in the US Ryder Cup team. And this was the kind of day when more than one mistake was going to be costly. [Full Article...]

Luis Enrique's first concession to his Spain players

Luis Enrique's first concession to his Spain players Kane, who scored six goals in seven games, was presented with the award by England manager Gareth Southgate before kick-off. Saturday's match at Wembley was Gareth Southgate's side's first fixture since they reached the World Cup semi-finals in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Serena slapped with fine for US Open meltdown

Serena slapped with fine for US Open meltdown Naomi Osaka won the final 6-2 6-4 to become Japan's first ever Grand Slam singles champion and delay Williams's bid for a record-equalling 24th major title. During a press conference, Williams criticized the calls from Ramos as sexist. "When I was growing up, I did a whole report on her in third grade", Osaka said. [Full Article...]

Vintage Djokovic seals third U.S. Open crown

Vintage Djokovic seals third U.S. Open crown Open final. Playing on the same court where Pete Sampras claimed his 14th and final Grand Slam crown, Djokovic had endured more disappointment than joy on Arthur Ashe , mining just three titles from eight finals. He depended on his hometown friends, a group of whom have been in NY throughout the fortnight to lead cheers in Arthur Ashe Stadium, and worked his way back to the final at his favor... [Full Article...]

Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles: final injury report and game predications

Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles: final injury report and game predications In the third quarter of what has been an terrible game between the Falcons and Eagles , Julio Jones made the play of the game by hauling in a 52-yard catch from Matt Ryan . Eagles fans have enjoyed the third quarter, at least. "It's a credit to him and how well he's worked in the offseason and obviously in training camp", coach Doug Pederson said Friday. [Full Article...]

Spain hand England rare defeat at Wembley

Spain hand England rare defeat at Wembley Southgate said he was unsure whether his side could close the gap to the top teams before the next European Championship, in which the semi-finals and final will be played at Wembley . "I've seen teams fold in similar circumstances". He is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has proven it in the Premier League week in, week out. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal retires in US Open semi-final with knee injury

Rafael Nadal retires in US Open semi-final with knee injury But it was not the day. Now I'm much older. "You could imagine very hard for me to say goodbye before the match finish but at some point you have to take a decision". Who could ask for anything more? That seemed to deflate him, and there had already been signs of discomfort in his right knee as he wore tape around it, but only for two games before discarding it. [Full Article...]

Seahawks Wanted First-Round Pick In Exchange For Thomas

Seahawks Wanted First-Round Pick In Exchange For Thomas The Seahawks have agreed to wipe away nearly all of the fines Thomas accrued during his holdout. Thomas is in the final year of a contract that pays $8.5 million, a contract the Seahawks have shown no willingness to extend. But in an Instagram post Wednesday , Thomas said he wouldn't let the Seahawks down by continuing to hold out into the regular season. "They believe the closer Seattle ge... [Full Article...]

US Open semi-finalist Sevastova stays in the moment

US Open semi-finalist Sevastova stays in the moment If you were defending, you'd be playing the same exact people all over again, which I didn't. Quarter-finals of a Grand Slam is always really tough. And it'll make Friday's semifinal that much sweeter. Defending US Open champion Sloane Stephens has been dumped out in the quarter-finals after losing 6-2, 6-3 to Latvian 19th seed Anastasija Sevastova in sweltering conditions in NY. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams surges into US Open final with win over Anastasija Sevastova

Serena Williams surges into US Open final with win over Anastasija Sevastova Barely a year after giving birth to daughter Olympia, Williams is on the cusp of regaining her winning ways at almost 37 years old, having returned to the tour in March but only recent rediscovered the movement necessary to triumph. Victory will equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. " New York is very nostalgic". Unable to compete in last year's event due to injury, h... [Full Article...]

Tensions are brewing between Le’Veon Bell and teammates

Tensions are brewing between Le’Veon Bell and teammates What would you do with that hypothetical player? I'm kinda pissed right now. It sucks that he's not here. It feels now more than ever that this will not end well in Pittsburgh, and there's even the chance that the team moves on from him completely before he reports. [Full Article...]

United must show winning mentality, says Lukaku

United must show winning mentality, says Lukaku Their 3-0 home defeat to Spurs mounted loads of pressure on the manager Jose Mourinho and vice chairman Ed Woodward . He also said he had not read the newspapers. "He won 2-0". "I know what I have to do", the Belgian added. Occasionally, he responded with a wave. In fact, Rojo could be in line for selection for the game against Burnley too. [Full Article...]

Nadal advances to face Thiem in U.S. Open quarterfinals

Nadal advances to face Thiem in U.S. Open quarterfinals Nadal beat Anderson a year ago for his third US Open title. The world number one looked like he would cruise to an easy win after pocketing the first two sets but the Georgian stepped up his game to take the third. The day's other last-16 duel sees United States 11th seed John Isner tackle fellow big-server Milos Raonic , the 25th seeded Canadian. Anderson swept the match's final game b... [Full Article...]

Serena: Athletes should be completely grateful for Kaepernick and Reid

Serena: Athletes should be completely grateful for Kaepernick and Reid Kaepernick's lawyer Mark Geragos tweeted a picture Thursday of a ruling by arbitrator Stephen B. Burbank. Both he and Reid remain free agents. The Times says, "A hearing could begin by the end of the year, though the two sides could settle the case before then". [Full Article...]

Roger Federer stunned at US Open by unseeded Australian

Roger Federer stunned at US Open by unseeded Australian He is, after all, a five-time champion at the tournament, part of his men's-record haul of 20 Grand Slam titles. Still, this was a stunner. "It was a real night session match here at the US Open". The 20-year-old Osaka was already the first Japanese woman to get to the fourth round in NY since 2004. But the sixth seed did not face too many hairy moments in a 6-3 6-4 6-3 victory that took exact... [Full Article...]

Federer, Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire's Kyrgios pep-talk

Federer, Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire's Kyrgios pep-talk He added: "Nick, I know this is not you". "I don't know what he said ". " I want to help you ". His second-round win over France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert came after umpire Mohamed Layhani encouraged him to play better, apparently concerned that the world number 30 was not trying his best in the match. [Full Article...]

US Open: Roger Federer gives rebel Nick Kyrgios a harsh lesson

The ensuing victor didn't go over the net - it went around. Kyrgios , 23, has time to mature and gain experience, especially playing in Grand Slam events. "It was unbelievable", he said with a smile. Serving to stay in the match at 4-5, the Australian handed Federer an opening, which he duly took, pouncing on only his second break point of the match to snatch the first set like a thief in... [Full Article...]

Rockets move Ryan Anderson to Suns in four-player trade

Rockets move Ryan Anderson to Suns in four-player trade His shooting ability simply couldn't compensate for his defensive struggles and inability to switch onto smaller players, which became a trademark of the Rockets' revamped defense last season. Knight, who missed the entire 2017-18 season after tearing his left ACL in the summer of 2017, is cleared to play this season. The Suns now are expected to focus on obtaining an experienced point guard. [Full Article...]

Juventus maintain 100% Serie A start but concerns remain about misfiring Ronaldo

Juventus maintain 100% Serie A start but concerns remain about misfiring Ronaldo Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri has suggested that the defensive organisation of Serie A teams explains why Cristiano Ronaldo is yet to score for the Old Lady. "It's different in Italy and I'm not saying that just because of the defenders we have here, but also the style of football ". The five time Ballon d'Or victor scuffed several chances during the 90 minutes and appeared an i... [Full Article...]


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