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Canada's teenage tennis star secures spot in US Open semi-finals

Canada's teenage tennis star secures spot in US Open semi-finals The 19-year-old's breakthrough season includes her first career WTA titles at Indian Wells and Toronto . She saved a set point at 5-6 and two more in the tie-break, but a long forehand gave Bencic the upper hand. Her win-loss tally, following her run in NY, now stands at 43-4 - numbers which were once matched only by the likes of Serena Williams and other prominent giants. [Full Article...]

Jared Goff Receives Largest Guaranteed Contract In NFL History

Jared Goff Receives Largest Guaranteed Contract In NFL History With Goff established as one of the premier QBs in the National Football League, the Rams are looking to keep him locked in longterm. Multiple media reports on Tuesday indicate that Goff will sign a four-year extension with the Rams valued at north of $32 million annually. [Full Article...]

Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Horror outfield collision hands NZ victory

Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Horror outfield collision hands NZ victory Once again, the experienced pair of Southee and de Grandhomme were the stars of the show. Choosing to bat first, Sri Lanka got off to a brisk start before opener Kusal Mendis was caught by New Zealand stand-in captain Tim Southee at mid-off off the bowling of Seth Rance for 26. [Full Article...]

Ashes 2019: Root hoping out-of-sorts Roy finds form at four

Ashes 2019: Root hoping out-of-sorts Roy finds form at four Denly made six and 17 in his only previous outing as an opener, in Antigua this January, but showed his ability to focus and bat time by gritting out an important 50 in England's famous series-levelling win at Headingley. Ben Stokes' brilliant knock helped England to secure an impossible-looking victory in the last Test at Leeds. "It's a great opportunity for him to make it his own and we h... [Full Article...]

Antonio Brown lashes out at Raiders over being fined almost $54,000

Antonio Brown lashes out at Raiders over being fined almost $54,000 The Raiders are now five days away from their season opener but still dealing with Brown's drama. Brown missed much of training camp this summer because of frostbitten feet and because he was unhappy that National Football League safety regulations now prevent him from wearing the helmet he had worn his entire career. [Full Article...]

Emre Can in 'deep shock' as Juventus drop him for Champions League

Emre Can in 'deep shock' as Juventus drop him for Champions League Can made 37 appearances and scored four goals for Juventus last season under Massimiliano Allegri, whom Sarri replaced in the summer. He signed his first professional contract with Spurs in February on his 17th birhday. I can't explain it to myself. The Italian champions have left Can and Mario Mandzukic out of their UCL roster for the 2019-20 season, as Maurizio Sarri has incredible str... [Full Article...]

'Greatness recognises greatess': Tiger Woods goes nuts watching Rafael Nadal

He, however, made amendments and rebounded strongly to eventually seal a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over 2014 titlist in a thrilling fourth-round clash of the men's singles event. After that, I think I started to change my game a little and thought 'OK this is how I need to play.' Then, in the third and in the fourth, I tried to do the same - trying to be aggressive, and do good defenses. [Full Article...]

Australia Bank on Smith to Register Win

Australia Bank on Smith to Register Win Ben Stokes produced his second "once-in-a-lifetime" efficiency of the summer time as his magnificent century powered England to an unprecedented, unthinkable one-wicket victory at Headingley to maintain the Ashes alive. After being overlooked for the first three Tests, Starc ripped into an outclassed Derbyshire XI in last week's tour game - finishing with match figures of 7-85 in an ominous d... [Full Article...]

Last Americans in men's draw out at US Open

Last Americans in men's draw out at US Open When Andreescu battled Taylor Townsend on Monday night, the crowd was cheering for the American qualifier, not the 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont. Townsend won the first three games of the second set - with Andreescu double-faulting three times on the way to dropping a service game - and suddenly the blowout wasn't so much of a blowout anymore. [Full Article...]

Sanchez blames Man Utd flop on lack of game time

Sanchez blames Man Utd flop on lack of game time If they ( United ) would let me play I'll do my best. "Sometimes I would play 60 minutes then I would not play the next game - and I did not know why". A year of regular first-team football can obviously do wonders for any players but the return of Alexis Sanchez will largely depend on one factor - Daniel James. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli Loses Top Spot in ICC Test Rankings to Steve Smith

Virat Kohli Loses Top Spot in ICC Test Rankings to Steve Smith Set the improbable target of 468 late on day three, the home side tumbled in the post-lunch session, losing their last six wickets for 51 runs as they were dismissed for 210 to hand Virat Kohli's side a clean sweep of a Test series in the Caribbean for the first time ever. [Full Article...]

California: 25 people dead after huge fire broke out on Conception yacht

California: 25 people dead after huge fire broke out on Conception yacht According to media reports, a total of 39 people - 33 passengers and six crew - were on the boat when it was engulfed in flames. The four bodies were identified as two adult males and two adult females, Brown told reporters. Lopez says "it's just hard for them to process all of this". Authorities said the explosions reported by witnesses likely were scuba or propane tanks that burst in the h... [Full Article...]

US Open blown wide open after Novak Djokovic retires

US Open blown wide open after Novak Djokovic retires The 16-time Grand Slam victor, who had been struggling with the injury throughout the tournament, was forced to end his US Open campaign in the third set, having lost the opening two sets to Swiss 23rd seed Wawrinka. But Djokovic, victor of four of the past five Slam events and 16 overall, remained bullish about his chances of eventually catching and surpassing long-time rival Roger Federer , w... [Full Article...]

Defending champion Naomi Osaka crashes out of US Open

Defending champion Naomi Osaka crashes out of US Open But, I mean, obviously it is a little bit of a different level because it's the first match we lost. Gauff became a household name after her fourth-round run at the All England Club. It demonstrated her apparent capacity for keen reading of Osaka's game. "She encouraged me to do it", Gauff said through tears to ESPN. After winning the Australian Open in January for her second Grand Slam, Osa... [Full Article...]

US Open - Naomi Osaka vs Belinda Bencic Preview & Prediction

US Open - Naomi Osaka vs Belinda Bencic Preview & Prediction Kristie Ahn is the first Asian-American in the second week of a Slam since Lilia Osterloh reached the fourth round of the 2000 US Open, and she is bidding to become the first to reach the quarterfinals since Kimberly Po at the 1997 Australian Open. [Full Article...]

Injured Djokovic retires from US Open last-16 match with Wawrinka

Djokovic shook his head as he walked over to the chair umpire to say he was retiring from the match because of that shoulder while trailing 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 and being thoroughly outplayed Sunday night. ESPN commentator Pam Shriver, referring to the mutual respect shown between Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff 24 hours earlier, said: "The women are being so well behaved, and the boys are just misbehaving". [Full Article...]

The Ashes: Steve Smith makes his return from concussion

The Ashes: Steve Smith makes his return from concussion Those are the things that take the wind out of you. "We've just got to back him up and grab those chances or learn how to use the DRS a little better", he said. All three of us watched it on the TV the day before, so it was back in the same spot. "Every time you play for Australia it's an honour". Stokes is a brilliant batsman who can concentrate, build an innings and also be destructive whe... [Full Article...]

Anderson to miss rest of Ashes series

Anderson to miss rest of Ashes series Anderson, who was playing for county side Lancashire's second XI in a friendly against Durham earlier this week, felt pain in his right calf after which he was withdrawn from the rest of the match. Coming to other changes, all-rounder Craig Overton has been included in the squad after James Anderson was believed to be ruled out for the remaining 2 matches having suffered a recurrence of his in... [Full Article...]

Veteran NFL QB Brian Hoyer Reportedly Signs With New Team

Veteran NFL QB Brian Hoyer Reportedly Signs With New Team In a corresponding move, the team has waived safety Rolan Milligan. New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer (2) passes against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium. "He has a tremendous amount of experience and is a proven leader". Brissett became the Colts' starting quarterback following the retirement of Andrew Luck on August 24. [Full Article...]

Kurt Zouma Suffers Racist Abuse After Scoring Own Goal In Chelsea’s Draw

Kurt Zouma Suffers Racist Abuse After Scoring Own Goal In Chelsea’s Draw They could also give defender Tomori a chance at centre half, who previously played under Frank Lampard while on loan at Derby last season. "Firstly it is a person that does it, wherever they are hiding from, and secondly we have to look at social media and the platforms and give them some accountability to actually have people register who can be chased down for it ". [Full Article...]


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