US Open tournament director: Courts were slowed 'a touch'

Djokovic has now won all 11 of his quarterfinal matches in NY. This night was cooler, as the temperature dipped into the 70s, but the humidity was above 80 per cent, so with Millman drenched, he sought permission for a wardrobe change at 2-all in t... More..

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by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia — BMW Championship

Woods made four birdies and an eagle and by all accounts looks really good after his first nine holes of the day. As if the Ryder Cup needed any encouragement to ramp up the hype then Tiger Woods and Ror...More..

Denmark’s bits-and-pieces side go down fighting in friendly with Slovakia
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Denmark’s bits-and-pieces side go down fighting in friendly with Slovakia

The home side went ahead when Adam Nemec beat the Denmark goalkeeper Christoffer Haagh, a futsal player, with a header in the 11th minute. Perhaps the most befitting goal came last on the night, with ...More..

Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open

Open history. The Ukrainian had a small window to grab momentum but failed to cash in on her three break-point opportunities while trailing 4-1 in the second set and Osaka fought back before cruising through ...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Djokovic cops 'never-before-seen code' violation against Millman

But it wasn't Roger's day". A gutsy display from the 55th ranked player certainly earned him the adoration of the crowd on Arthur Ashe, but the 30-year old was found wanting at crucial points during the game ...More..

Messi tips Juve to win Champions League
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Messi tips Juve to win Champions League

While the Bernabeu club still tower over Ronaldo's new team in terms of social media numbers - with around 200 million followers across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram collectively compared to Juve's 56.5 milli...More..

Serena Williams reveals mental challenges of facing sister Venus
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Serena Williams reveals mental challenges of facing sister Venus

This was filled with big hitting by both women, along with all manner of shifts in momentum and quality of play. Serena shook off an early ankle injury to win seven straight games and seize control in perhaps...More..

Chelsea Star: I Considered Leaving Stamford Bridge
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Chelsea Star: I Considered Leaving Stamford Bridge

Alonso, however, never felt like the Belgium worldwide would leave. "When you see the [Champions League] draw on TV, the groups and your team is not there, I felt like smashing the TV set", Alonso told Spanis...More..

Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out

Bell still has not signed his one-year franchise tender from the Steelers, and his agent said Wednesday morning that Bell will "do the things necessary to protect his value long-term". Or maybe they just wish...More..

US Open -- Naomi Osaka reaches semifinals
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

US Open -- Naomi Osaka reaches semifinals

She won the Indian Wells Open and made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open. And that showed in the opening set as Osaka reined in her aggression, instead using angles to drag Sabalenka around the co...More..

Eden Hazard issues warning to Man City, Liverpool and Tottenham
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Eden Hazard issues warning to Man City, Liverpool and Tottenham

Pundit believes Tottenham will fade as the season goes on. "PSG are one of the most exciting teams in the world and I think their target is to win the Champions League so that will be two interesting matches"...More..

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout

Thomas' reaction to the lack of a resolution was clear in his post: "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten". A source confirmed to ESPN's Dan Graziano that there's no new deal in place betw...More..

Pogba always welcome at Barca -Suarez
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Pogba always welcome at Barca -Suarez

Pogba has endured a turbulent two years since returning to Old Trafford for a then world-record fee of 105 million euros ($121.7) and his relationship with coach Jose Mourinho has become strained. The 2018 FIFA...More..

Federer sees off Kyrgios with little fuss
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Federer sees off Kyrgios with little fuss

But a missed chance in the opening set proved the turning point as Federer raced to a 6-4 6-1 7-5 victory after just an hour and 44 minutes. Kyrgios certainly had a better attitude on court than against Her...More..

Serena Williams rolls into US Open semifinals
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Serena Williams rolls into US Open semifinals

With the win, Williams will take on Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in the semis, who knocked off No. 3 Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3. And after claiming the final two games in the first, she continued in a simi...More..

'General' Henderson signs new contract with Liverpool
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

'General' Henderson signs new contract with Liverpool

Boss Jürgen Klopp added: "It is fantastic news but should not be a surprise to anyone - he is flawless for us and we for him, I think. So we do the work now, and this is how it is - it is normal that you are no...More..

Defending champ Stephens ousted from US Open
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Defending champ Stephens ousted from US Open

Giants collide when third-seeded del Potro - who claimed his lone Grand Slam title at the 2009 US Open - takes on Isner - the last American main remaining in the draw - for a semi-final berth. "I'm trying!" s...More..

David Beckham MLS team
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

David Beckham MLS team

Quite recently there were leaks from across the pond which purported to show the crest and name of Beckham's MLS side, Internacional Club de Futbol Miami , with their colours which appeared to be a Miami Vic...More..

Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem: US Open quarterfinal preview and prediction
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem: US Open quarterfinal preview and prediction

Nadal , the men's world number one and defending champion, needed a fifth-set tie-break to end the challenge of ninth-seeded Thiem , winning 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5) in a match lasting nearly five h...More..

Watford shock Spurs to maintain ideal start
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Watford shock Spurs to maintain ideal start

Sunday's win was the fourth for the Hornets in as many games this season in the league. Mauricio Pochettino believes his Tottenham players were handed a wake-up call after they surrendered their 100% star...More..

Meghan McCain Takes Break from 'The View' After Father John McCain's Funeral
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Meghan McCain Takes Break from 'The View' After Father John McCain's Funeral

Family and friends, along with the Naval Academy's class of 1958 and its current student body, bade a final farewell in a private service at the Naval Academy chapel before McCain, who died August 25 at age 81,...More..

UEFA Nations League explained
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

UEFA Nations League explained

Germany and France meet in League A Group One while Wales and Republic of Ireland face off in League B Group Four . While Leagues B-D compete for promotion and survival, sides in League A are competing to...More..

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win

Keselowski swept the weekend at Darlington after capturing the Xfinity race Saturday. As a result, he told FanSided by phone from Darlington that when the team asked him to return (for this weekend and the nex...More..

Liverpool's Adam Lallana withdraws from England squad with groin injury
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Liverpool's Adam Lallana withdraws from England squad with groin injury

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has been ruled out of England's upcoming matches against Spain and Switzerland due to a back problem. Southgate is a huge fan of Lallana's and was desperate to ...More..

President Trump Just Reacted To Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Decision
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

President Trump Just Reacted To Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Decision

The former Iranian leader has wished " death to America ", called the September 11 attacks an "inside job", and vowed to destroy Israel , America's closest ally. The anthem protests, soon embraced by other p...More..

Federer stunned by Millman in US Open 4th Round
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Federer stunned by Millman in US Open 4th Round

But his failure to take one of two set points on his serve came back to haunt him, with an inspired Millman producing an astonishing comeback for a 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-3) win in three hours and 34 minut...More..

Jose Mourinho 'gets suspended jail sentence' for tax fraud
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Jose Mourinho 'gets suspended jail sentence' for tax fraud

The Portuguese tactician spent three years at the Santiago Bernabeu and won three titles for Los Blancos during his reign at the club, but failed to remit KSh 371.2 million (£2.9m) to the Spanish authorities. H...More..

Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn ready to name Europe's wildcard picks
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn ready to name Europe's wildcard picks

Finau and DeChambeau were viewed as 50-50 possibilities, before each performed well in the first two FedEx Cup Playoff events - with DeChambeau winning both tournaments and Finau finishing second in The Northe...More..

I couldn't get air - Federer admits to struggles in US Open heat
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

I couldn't get air - Federer admits to struggles in US Open heat

Winning three of five majors and reaching No. 1 was a grand beginning to the end, but what we've seen this year is probably the Federer we'll be seeing for the rest of his career: A player capable of winning an...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Serena Williams reaches US Open semi-finals with win over Karolina Pliskova

Stephens looked a step behind from the start of the match and failed to convert seven break points in the first set against Sevastova, which put her in a risky position against a woman who entered the match hav...More..