US Open: Pliskova blows past Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh

US Open: Pliskova blows past Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh Open semifinals with a 6-2, 6-2 victory. The second set was almost identical to the first, with Nishikori grabbing a single break of serve in the opening game and dropping just three points on his serve to take a commanding two-set lead. "Now I know that I got that something to be in the top". "It was the key of the match". The quarterfinals on the other half of the draw are Tuesday: No. [Full Article...]

Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem

Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem Kaepernick, I've got to confess that I haven't been thinking about football while I've been over here and I haven't been following this closely, but my understanding, at least, is that he's exercising his Constitutional right to make a statement", Obama said. [Full Article...]

Australia's Lynn, Finch to miss Sri Lanka T20 series

Australia's Lynn, Finch to miss Sri Lanka T20 series Australia have not played T20 cricket following the end of their journey at the ICC World T20 in March this year. "It was nearly going back to the Test matches and trying to grind but still try to rotate the strike", Warner said. The bowling of Australian has been led by the left-arm seamer Mitchell Starc and he gave the Australia an extra edge, that helped them to win the match easily. [Full Article...]

49ers Kaepernick continues nat'l anthem protest

49ers Kaepernick continues nat'l anthem protest As of Sunday, his $99 uniform is the top seller among current players on the 49ers online store and ranks fifth overall on the NFL's retail list. The surge in sales of his jersey is more remarkable because he lost his starting position last season. [Full Article...]

Saban: Ex-USC coach Steve Sarkisian joins staff as analyst

Regardless, the Tide continues to roll as Nick Saban develops not only top-notch players, but coaches as well. That analyst role is presumably off the table now that he's back in coaching. He sued USC for $30 million, arguing that USC breached his contract and discriminated against him on the basis of a disability. The lawsuit has since gone to private arbitration. [Full Article...]

Blue Jays labour 5-3 loss to Yankees

The Yankees are 3 1/2 games behind Baltimore and Detroit in a six-team race for the second wild-card spot. "We're going to strikeout, we've got guys that hit home runs, they go through those more than the other guys and really, these guys are what they are, whether you like it or not, that's the kind of hitters they are". [Full Article...]

Williams the 'superhero' as more records fall

Juan Martin del Potro , whose career was almost derailed by injuries after his 2009 US Open triumph, fired 37 winners in a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2, 6-3 victory over Spanish 11th seed David Ferrer . Murray beat Paolo Lorenzi , a 34-year-old player from Italy. Sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan, two years removed from his run to the final, rallied for a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win over France's Nicolas Mahut... [Full Article...]

Pakistan take on England in 5th ODI today

And the Durham all-rounder's dismissal sparked a mini-collapse of 4-25 that slowed up England's progress in the final 10 overs, both Swansea-born Imad Wasim and Hasan Ali , who took 4-60, excellent. England's four-wicket defeat to Pakistan, who chased 302 for nine with 10 balls to spare on the back of a record fourth-wicket stand of 163 between Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik, means the quest... [Full Article...]

Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican Born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, Teresa came to India in 1929 as a sister of the Loreto order. Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity - the order founded by the Mother to minister to the poorest of the poor and the infirm - and Roman catholic priests lit candles and held an early morning mass before her tomb in the congregation's headquarters Mother House. [Full Article...]

Clowns trying to lure kids in Winston-Salem, police say

Clowns trying to lure kids in Winston-Salem, police say Some say it may have something to do with the release of the independent movie "31", by director Rob Zombie . A preview of the film, which stars a gang of sadistic clowns, was screened in the town last week. This followed two sightings in Winston-Salem Sunday, where police were told the clown was trying to lure some kids into a wooded area with candy and ice cream. [Full Article...]

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day Both Clinton and Trump have been locked in an intense back-and-forth throughout the summer. Trump meanwhile visited Goody's diner in Cleveland, pressing the flesh and posing for photographs with customers as he worked the room. Labor Day has traditionally been the kickoff to the fall campaign. Previously, Clinton and the reporters had travelled separately. Clinton, buffeted by controversy over... [Full Article...]

Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi Messi has been ruled out of Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Venezuela and could miss Barcelona's league clash with Alaves on September 10. "I would love to", said the 29-year-old when asked if he would consider a return to the club. [Full Article...]

Claudio Bravo will make his Manchester City debut in next month's derby

Claudio Bravo will make his Manchester City debut in next month's derby Claudio Bravo's debut for Manchester City is set to come in the most high-profile match of the English Premier League season: The Manchester derby. Manchester City recruit Claudio Bravo penned an open and heartfelt farewell letter to everyone associated with Barcelona, a club who will always have a place in his heart. [Full Article...]

My dream has come true, says Olympic Silver medallist P V Sindhu

Telangana chief minister KChandrashekhar Rao also announced an award of Rs 1 crore for the Pullela Gopichand badminton academy. While Sindhu was acknowledging the crowd, thousands of school children waited for her with bated breath at the stadium. [Full Article...]

Arsenal hero Ljungberg: Wilshere just needs to stay injury free

Arsenal hero Ljungberg: Wilshere just needs to stay injury free But let us be realistic, who deserves it more and better? Despite being just 24, the midfielder has already experienced numerous highs and lows in his footballing career. Bournemouth brought Cummings on as a late substitute but the veteran defender was unable to find an equaliser as Wilshere was forced to taste defeat in his first match for the club. [Full Article...]

Nadal falters late, loses to Pouille in US Open's 4th round

Nadal came back from more than two months of inaction due to a wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open and Wimbledon to compete last month at the Rio Olympics and won gold in doubles with Marc Lopez, and reached the singles semi-finals. [Full Article...]

Carson Wentz named starter for the Eagles

Carson Wentz named starter for the Eagles Pederson confirmed that Wentz is 100 percent healthy after sustaining a rib injury in the first preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coach Pederson: I'm excited. "Would the ideal situation be later than sooner?" I'm thrilled. It's an opportunity for him and an opportunity for our football team. "Good runner. So all the pieces are here for him to be successful and for us to win some g... [Full Article...]

Andy Murray through to fourth round of US Open

The 2009 U.S. Open champ missed the tournament the last two years after surgeries on his left wrist. Thiem blasted 47 winners, 20 in the last set, on his way to a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 victory over 39th-ranked Pablo Carreno Busta . But Vallverdu's presence did little to help Tomas Berdych against Murray and the Bulgarian knows how to beat Murray - and over five sets - so the simple fact is that M... [Full Article...]

Quintana extends Vuelta lead after Contador stuns Froome

Esteban Chaves of Colombia remains third overall, 20 seconds adrift of Froome. Froome, the Team Sky rider and Tour de France victor, was caught napping in the opening minutes of the mountainous 120 kilometres stage from SabiƱanigo to Formigal. [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney downplays debate over his England role

That position is where Rooney has started this campaign for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United having been deployed much deeper in midfield by both club boss Louis van Gaal and former England manager Roy Hodgson past year. "We need to get someone closer to the centre forward if we don't play two centre forwards - that was a main problem for us [against Slovakia]", he told Sky Sports Now . [Full Article...]

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