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US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe in five sets US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe in five sets
- August 30, 2017

Tiafoe jumped out to a 2-0 lead against the five-time US Open champion and stayed ahead to take the first set. "I got the break back and after that, everything changed", Nadal said following the match. 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. When he had to come back out and serve, Tiafoe was a bit flat. (more...)
Wedding Bells: Ronda Rousey Marries Travis Browne in Intimate Hawaii Ceremony Wedding Bells: Ronda Rousey Marries Travis Browne in Intimate Hawaii Ceremony
- August 30, 2017

Turns out she had more important things to do, like getting married. Tomorrow is her wedding. Ronda Rousey is officially taken off the market. "And she's in a good place; she's really happy, and she hasn't announced her retirement or anything like that". (more...)
Raheem Sterling to Arsenal off: Star staying at Man City Raheem Sterling to Arsenal off: Star staying at Man City
- August 30, 2017

Sanchez's preferred destination is believed to be Manchester City , as he would love a reunion with Pep Guardiola . He said: "My view on the potential swap deal of Sanchez for Raheem Sterling is that it may get them money but it is not a transfer that makes them better as Sterling is still too inconsistent". (more...)
Sri Lanka's cricket selection committee resigns amid humiliating defeats to Team India Sri Lanka's cricket selection committee resigns amid humiliating defeats to Team India
- August 30, 2017

Experienced pacer Lasith Malinga will lead Sri Lanka in the remaining matches looking to re-work plans. Malinga's elevation comes after Chamara Kapugedera , himself a stand-in skipper, was ruled out of the remainder of the five-match series with a back injury. (more...)
Sharjeel Khan banned for five years for Pakistan Super League spot-fixing Sharjeel Khan banned for five years for Pakistan Super League spot-fixing
- August 30, 2017

Article 2.1.1, 2.1.2 and 2.1.3 point towards him agreeing to fix the matches and acting upon that agreement against a payment during the Islambad United and Peshawar Zalmi match. Under the PCB code players can appeal rulings before an independent arbitrator within 14 days of the decision. Shahzaib Hasan and Nasir Jamshed are also facing similar charges while the fifth, former fast bowler, Mohammad Irfan , was banned for a period of six months for his failure in reporting the offer to the PCB. (more...)
Van Dijk still has his heart set on a move to Anfield Van Dijk still has his heart set on a move to Anfield
- August 30, 2017

One Twitter user claimed that a live flight-tracking site crashed due to the sheer amount of Liverpool fans trying to gather the whereabouts of the aircraft and who might be in it - although such a claim is unconfirmed. Sources close to the player have said he is still optimistic he will be an Anfield player by the end of the window. If Van Dijk does sign, he will probably cost more than the £70 million King mentioned in his report. (more...)
US Open: Andy Murray withdraws, joins high-profile absentees US Open: Andy Murray withdraws, joins high-profile absentees
- August 30, 2017

I obviously spoke to a lot of hip specialists. Tried resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here. I have been playing practice sets the last few days, and I'm really happy how I'm feeling, ' he said. And now because of his hip injury, he is not able to play US Open 2017. "Obviously I spoke to a number of specialists about it to get the best advice possible", Murray noted. (more...)
Adam Schefter's daughter interviews Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Rob Gronkowski Adam Schefter's daughter interviews Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Rob Gronkowski
- August 30, 2017

A year after the New England Patriots proved they could with the Super Bowl without Rob Gronkowski , they will head into 2017 trying to defend their title without Julian Edelman . "Guys from college that we haven't seen play at this level, so what do they look like?" Hogs [Hogan], he's had a great camp. Malcolm, when he has been out there, I have a lot of trust in him. (more...)
Kevin Hart urges donations for hurricane Harvey victims Kevin Hart urges donations for hurricane Harvey victims
- August 30, 2017

Here are some charities you might consider donating to, but do not forget to always do your own research to make sure the money goes to a good cause. "I'm calling this the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge". Turner says he did so in response to an overwhelming number of calls from people around the country who are eager to help. The Canadian rapper wrote that Houston "has truly been a home to me over the last 8 years". (more...)
UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost
- August 30, 2017

The Samurai Blue top the group with 17 points. Saudi Arabia coach Bert Van Marwijk described the loss as "the most disappointing result in two years". Both part of the Group B qualifiers; Japan leads the group, KSA are in joint second place with Australia, UAE is in fourth place, followed by Iraq and Thailand in fifth and sixth. (more...)
Arsenal want Sterling swap as Man City close in on Alexis Arsenal want Sterling swap as Man City close in on Alexis
- August 30, 2017

The Sun report that Sanchez is the subject of a player plus cash bid from Manchester City , who will offer Raheem Sterling as makeweight in the deal. Languishing in 16th place with only three points from three games, Arsenal have already given themselves a mountain to climb as they search for a first Premier League title in what will be 14 years come the end of the season next May. (more...)
Federer escapes in 5-set US Open thriller Federer escapes in 5-set US Open thriller
- August 30, 2017

The teenaged Tiafoe, who played with assurance in the five-set loss despite being outplayed by the world No. 3, has only advanced beyond the first round of a Slam twice. Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Frances Tiafoe , of the United States, during U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in NY. (more...)
Man City offer Sterling plus cash for Sanchez - but Arsenal want Aguero Man City offer Sterling plus cash for Sanchez - but Arsenal want Aguero
- August 30, 2017

Sources have told Goal that Fabian Delph has also been proposed by City as the Premier League rivals aim to thrash out a mutually benefical agreement before the transfer window shuts on Thursday. Great move for Arsenal and Manchester City? Could that have been the last time Sterling turns out for the Sky Blues? The Chilean made his first appearance of the season in Arsenal's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday, coming off for Alexandre Lacazette after 62 minutes. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez leaves Chile training camp to hold Man City talks Alexis Sanchez leaves Chile training camp to hold Man City talks
- August 30, 2017

I'm not sure personally that Wenger would go for this deal, but considering Sterling is still only 22 and has got five years experience of playing at the highest level with Liverpool and City this could be a deciding factor if the England global would agree to the deal. (more...)
Yankees game postponed, setting up doubleheader Yankees game postponed, setting up doubleheader
- August 30, 2017

Houston may also play a three-game series against the Mets in St. Petersburg beginning Friday. "He never wants to sit". Corey Kluber outpitched Luis Severino in a marquee matchup of All-Stars, and slumping Jose Ramirez homered twice to power the Cleveland Indians past the New York Yankees 6-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. (more...)
Side strain rules out Josh Hazelwood from Bangladesh series, India tour Side strain rules out Josh Hazelwood from Bangladesh series, India tour
- August 30, 2017

Only a monumental recovery with the ball and then a fourth-innings chase on a deteriorating deck (or monsoon rain) can save Australia from a disastrous place in the record books. ALL OUT! Hazlewood departs for 5, Australia dismissed for 217. Renshaw and Peter Handscomb (33) resisted the Bangladesh spinners on a tricky wicket in a 69-run fifth-wicket stand and appeared to be settling in, despite Renshaw getting reprieves on 14 and 42. (more...)
Cilic viewing Murray's absence as a 'great opportunity' to win US Open
- August 30, 2017

Murray's exit is the latest addition to the top seeds who'll be absent from Flushing Meadows inlcuding defending champion Stan Wawrinka and former world number one Novak Djokovic. Unseeded Philipp Kohlschreiber moves into Federer's section, with Lucky Loser Lukas Lacko taking his place in the draw. Murray , the world's No. 2 ranked player, was set to play Tennys Sandgren in the first round. (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 30, 2017

Responding to the obvious question of "Why do all the other seeds get rearranged and Federer NOT move from No.3 to No.2?", Cahill tweeted: "that would make too much sense". We were hoping that by taking a few weeks off and resting and rehabbing and really reducing the load that I was putting through it, I would be okay by the time US Open came around. (more...)
North Korea threatens USA, say should be responsible for catastrophic consequences if…. North Korea threatens USA, say should be responsible for catastrophic consequences if….
- August 30, 2017

South Korea released footage Tuesday of a missile test it conducted last week in response to the North's launch. The news agency also called the launch: "The first step of the military operation of the [North Korean military] in the Pacific and a meaningful prelude to containing Guam". (more...)
Nicolas Roche narrows gap to former Team Sky team-mate Chris Froome Nicolas Roche narrows gap to former Team Sky team-mate Chris Froome
- August 30, 2017

Italian Quick-Step Floors rider Trentin completed the stage in a time of three hours, 34 minutes and 56 seconds, his team's fourth stage victory of the Vuelta, ahead of Movistar's Rojas and another Spaniard, Jaime Roson Garcia of Caja Rural. (more...)
Nike KD 10 Nike KD 10 "Red Velvet" Releases on September 1st
- August 30, 2017

The company announced on Tuesday a release date for the KDX "Red Velvet" basketball shoe, to be released online and in stores on Friday. The release celebrates the smoothest player in the game and his undying quest for sweet taste of victory. (more...)
Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in "absolute shambles"
- August 30, 2017

Vieira was part of the Arsenal team that won the 2003/04 Premier League title without losing a game. The public meeting will cause more concern with an already restless fan base with the game plan seemingly put to one side. So the balance is what Arsenal need to find. In our time we were winning and we had the strength to not play well but somehow manage to win the game 1-0. (more...)
Leicester's Drinkwater is welcome at Chelsea - Bakayoko Leicester's Drinkwater is welcome at Chelsea - Bakayoko
- August 30, 2017

Manager Antonio Conte has already called on the Chelsea board to help with extra signings if his side are to be competitive in the Premier League . "I think that there were not enough of us in midfield, especially with all the competitions we will be playing in, so we needed another midfielder to reinforce the team, so it is a very good thing that he is coming, that he is joining us". (more...)
Isaiah Thomas' Physical Reveals Nothing New Isaiah Thomas' Physical Reveals Nothing New
- August 30, 2017

The Cavaliers' stance could trigger a standoff between Cleveland and Boston officials, forcing both organizations to weigh the consequences of letting the blockbuster trade implode. Cleveland has already shown its hand in what they value for Irving. Irving because of his damaged relationship with LeBron James and Thomas because of his damaged right hip. (more...)
MI to wear all maize uniforms in opener vs. Florida MI to wear all maize uniforms in opener vs. Florida
- August 30, 2017

Do not look directly into the sun, and do not look directly into Michigan's maize uniforms. Florida coach Jim McElwain has made a decision in the Gators' prolonged three-man quarterback competition. The Michigan Wolverines open week one of the college football season with a bang - a marquee matchup against Florida in a game that could set the Wolverines on a path to the college football playoff. (more...)