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FSU QB Deondre Francois out for season following knee injury FSU QB Deondre Francois out for season following knee injury
- September 04, 2017

Francois was chased down from behind by the Crimson Tide's Ronnie Harrison on a sack. But Alabama immediately answered with its own best drive of the night, an 85-yard blitzkrieg in five plays that ended on a 53-yard rainbow from Jalen Hurts to Calvin Ridley to put Alabama on top at 10-7. (more...)
Security forces kill two terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla Security forces kill two terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla
- September 04, 2017

Their identities and group are yet to be ascertained. Early morning when the searches started, the militants hiding in the area opened fire and it established the contact. In yet another terrorist attack, a bus carrying security personnel was ambushed at Pantha Chowk in Kashmir on September 1 where 5 policemen were injured. (more...)
Security forces kill two terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla Security forces kill two terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla
- September 04, 2017

Their identities and group are yet to be ascertained. Early morning when the searches started, the militants hiding in the area opened fire and it established the contact. In yet another terrorist attack, a bus carrying security personnel was ambushed at Pantha Chowk in Kashmir on September 1 where 5 policemen were injured. (more...)
BCCI finds Sony, Star are eligible for TV broadcast rights BCCI finds Sony, Star are eligible for TV broadcast rights
- September 04, 2017

Star India and Sony Pictures are among the 13 who are eligible for winning the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) media rights. This means that almost all the major sporting events in the country will now be available on Star India's channels, which already broadcast most of the other tournaments. (more...)
Confirmed - The Kapil Sharma Show will be off Air soon Confirmed - The Kapil Sharma Show will be off Air soon
- September 04, 2017

Mumbai: This is going to be a long week for Sony TV. In an interview with Times Of India , Kapil was quizzed over the rumour of him keeping the superstars in waiting and then calling off the shoots at the last moment. Kapil said, "Yes, I am just going to rest for some days". This had led to Sunil Grover, Chandan Prabhakar, Ali Asgar and Sugandha Mishra to quit the show. (more...)
Sharapova holds off Kenin to reach last 16 Sharapova holds off Kenin to reach last 16
- September 04, 2017

Beating Sharapova to the ball repeatedly, Sevastova exposed the deficiencies in the five-time Grand Slam champion: movement, transition game-Sharapova botched some swing volleys and is overhead averse-and an inability to adjust. Muguruza, this year's Wimbledon champion, defeated 31st-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 6-1. The 2017 US Open , already lacking in star power due to the absence of Serena Williams , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, has suffered high casualties ... (more...)
US Open: Venus Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals US Open: Venus Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals
- September 04, 2017

Williams will meet either Muguruza or Petra Kvitova next at Flushing Meadows. "Nobody ever gives you a Slam". "I'm focused on myself and trying to be as aggressive as possible", Williams said. "Billie Jean King put it best: pressure's a privilege", Williams said. "I love it here". But the 37-year-old American ninth seed recovered to win six games in a row and came through 6-3 3-6 6-1. (more...)
Wenger: Arsenal Will Bid For Lemar Again; Mbappe Can Be Next Pele Wenger: Arsenal Will Bid For Lemar Again; Mbappe Can Be Next Pele
- September 04, 2017

But the winger has chosen to stay put at the Stade Louis II and the knock on effect was felt in England as Arsenal then refused to sell Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City . " I wanted him too but €180m is too much for us". Arsenal have their own disgruntled player to worry about as Sanchez won't be happy about his proposed move to Man City falling through so Wenger is also likely to revisit his interest in Lemar this January. (more...)
Black is back: Hokies, WVU renew Black Diamond Trophy rivalry Black is back: Hokies, WVU renew Black Diamond Trophy rivalry
- September 04, 2017

Virginia Tech is a four-point favorite in the neutral-site game ( Landover, Md .), but let's go with the Mountaineers in the upset. Virginia Tech returns one of the ACC's top defenses this season. "I have a lot of great memories of some big football games, some important football games". But the Hokies defense could be a difference maker in this match-up. (more...)
Rain delays Italian Grand Prix qualifying
- September 04, 2017

The rain sustained, delayed the holding of the qualifying session for more than two hours after Romain Grosjean had been the victim of a violent off-track due to hydroplaning. Baku was a special day, youngest rookie on a podium, today youngest driver starting on the front row. "We know it's not a secret it's been hard for us in the last few events", Stroll said. (more...)
Lukaku happy to see Zlatan return to United Lukaku happy to see Zlatan return to United
- September 04, 2017

A star-studded game on Saturday, the proceeds of which will go to the club's foundation, saw Van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar, Dwight Yorke and Louis Saha among the big names to turn out for United. So it looks good for the season. "Then there's pressure on the next game". "They had a great pre-season and continued that at the start of the league", he added. (more...)
Federer happy with straight-sets progress
- September 04, 2017

The third seed's movement was much improved and he made far fewer unforced errors as he set up a last-16 clash with Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber . You're going into the match this way. "If I let him play from good positions, then it's going to be very, very hard". It was cruise control for Nadal from then on, the two-time champion in NY finding some much better form as he booked his spot in the fourth round. (more...)
Marchionne: Ferrari screwed up at Monza Marchionne: Ferrari screwed up at Monza
- September 04, 2017

Vettel claimed his maiden F1 win for Toro Rosso at Monza in tempestuous rain in 2008 and won again with Red Bull in 2011 and 2013. At one of the legendary tracks, the British driver put down his 59th win in the career and the 6th one during this season. (more...)
UNC goes with LSU graduate transfer Harris at QB vs. Cal UNC goes with LSU graduate transfer Harris at QB vs. Cal
- September 04, 2017

Laird took it from there, breaking up the sideline and between Tar Heel defenders as he dashed into the end zone for a 54-yard touchdown to make it 21-17 Cal. Safety Donnie Miles, who had his first career interception on Saturday, was emotional after having spoken to the team in the locker room, promising players-only meetings over the coming days. (more...)
Federer, top seed Pliskova back in action at US Open
- September 04, 2017

Federer, the 19-time Grand Slam champion, will have to defeat No. 33 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber on Monday to book a berth in his third Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year. Federer said: 'I struggled the first couple of rounds, but that had something to do with my opponents as well. Looming further down the road is a possible semifinal matchup against No. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Says Thank You To Cleveland In Goodbye Video Kyrie Irving Says Thank You To Cleveland In Goodbye Video
- September 04, 2017

He tore a labrum last season in the playoffs against Cleveland , and it's possible he might not be ready for the start of the season. He has been rehabilitating it since his season ended. The options included voiding the trade completely or renegotiating. Hayward, who arrived via free agency after stops in various cities interested in acquiring his services, thanked Isaiah Thomas as one of the players who convinced him to join Boston . (more...)
Su'a Cravens, 22, considered retiring, but Redskins changed his mind Su'a Cravens, 22, considered retiring, but Redskins changed his mind
- September 04, 2017

With Washington placing DeAngelo Hall on the physically unable to perform list, Cravens was in line to start ahead of third-year pro Deshazor Everett at the strong safety spot. One person who had played with Cravens in the past and considers him a friend said he was not surprised when he heard the news Sunday. Cravens is recovering from minor meniscus surgery but was expected to be healthy around the start of the regular season. (more...)
Buffalo Bills cut RB Jonathan Williams, LB Gerald Hodges Buffalo Bills cut RB Jonathan Williams, LB Gerald Hodges
- September 04, 2017

According to Rapoport, the Bills tried to trade the linebacker on Saturday. In the preseason finale on Thursday night, he rushed for 53 yards on 10 carries, including a 21-yard touchdown run. Meanwhile, the Bills claimed offensive tackle Conor McDermott (from New England), linebacker Deon Lacey (from Miami) and tight end Khari Lee (from Detroit) off waivers, according to ESPN. (more...)
Stats: 6th clean sweep in ODIs for India, 3rd under Virat Kohli Stats: 6th clean sweep in ODIs for India, 3rd under Virat Kohli
- September 04, 2017

It has been far from adequate as Sri Lanka have struggled through the tour by India , but having lost Angelo Mathews as skipper, the island's cricket team is slowly regaining the all-rounder. The series was completely dominated by India , particularly their batsmen. We couldn't get those big scores in all five games. He joined the elite club comprising of Mohammed Azharuddin, Sachin Tendulkar , Rahul Dravid , Sourav Ganguly , Yuvraj Singh . (more...)
McLaren poised to ditch Honda after another disastrous grand prix McLaren poised to ditch Honda after another disastrous grand prix
- September 04, 2017

Everyone knows McLaren is unsatisfied with the Honda engine, but what we don't know is what company will power McLaren's F1 cars next season. "There's been some reports about IndyCar and things but he wants to be in Formula 1". He's not been engine specific in his desires. "Fortunately we have extremely committed shareholders that we can make a sporting decision and deal with economics". (more...)
Federa joins Nadal in US Open 4th round Federa joins Nadal in US Open 4th round
- September 04, 2017

The Swiss defeated the 31 seed Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3, 7-5. After being troubled by a back problem in the lead-up to the year's final grand slam, Federer was unconvincing in five-set victories over Frances Tiafoe and Mikhail Youzhny . (more...)
Packers lose DL Brian Price to Cowboys Packers lose DL Brian Price to Cowboys
- September 04, 2017

Joe Callahan was also signed by the Saints in October of a year ago before ultimately returning to Green Bay . Thornton has a $3 million guaranteed base salary and started training camp as the first-team defensive tackle. Price was one of 42 players claimed on waivers across the National Football League on Sunday. The Cowboys , though, simply have a strong wide receiver corps that Jones couldn't break in. (more...)
Howard pulls biggest point-spread upset in college football history Howard pulls biggest point-spread upset in college football history
- September 04, 2017

Howard's win surpassed Stanford's win over USC as a 40-point underdog in 2007 for the biggest-upset-ever distinction. Howard took home the 45-43 win at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. He was joined in the backfield by senior Anthony Philyaw, who gained 71 yards and added two touchdowns of his own. Lexington Thomas scored for UNLV for a 40-36 lead, and Newton concluded the scoring with a 4-yard run with 7:34 left to play. (more...)
Roger Federer beats Feliciano Lopez in straight sets at US Open Roger Federer beats Feliciano Lopez in straight sets at US Open
- September 03, 2017

I'm really pleased with the performance. "I played a very clean match I couldn't be happier, to get a match in straight sets against Feliciano, he's been such a great competitor over the years, it's a great feeling". Had some good matches against him in the past. Has a nice one-handed backhand, which I love to see, of course. He won 85 percent of his first-serve points overall and did plenty well on second serves by winning 58 percent of those. (more...)
Jordan Henderson to continue as England captain against Slovakia Jordan Henderson to continue as England captain against Slovakia
- September 03, 2017

Jones earned his 22nd cap on Friday when England beat Malta 4-0 to ensure they go into Monday's clash at Wembley with a two-point lead at the top of Group F. Speculation was also linking the 22-year-old with a Deadline Day transfer to Arsenal, with City reportedly willing to use him as a makeweight in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. (more...)