Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Djokovic to win US Open men's title

Down match point in the fourth-set tie-break against Briton Dan Evans in the third round, Wawrinka slammed down a big serve and won the point with a crisp volley. "He likes to occasionally whack the ball quite hard, and I don't think that Novak likes that", said Wawrinka's coach, Magnus Norman. If you look, yes, I have three grand slams. [Full Article...]

Wilson back at practice for the Seahawks

Fair or not, quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill and Russell Wilson will always be linked, the result of being selected in the same National Football League draft and the positions they play. 2 overall pick from North Dakota State looked like a franchise player. Wilson's 68.1 percent completion rate, 4,024 passing yards and 34 passing touchdowns were all career highs. [Full Article...]

Kerber delighted to overcome Williams

Kerber delighted to overcome Williams But Kerber is still smarting from Pliskova's upset win over her last month in the final at Cincinnati, a defeat she wants to avenge on one of the game's biggest stages. Actually, I do believe it . I think she's been on tour for numerous years and she's had some good wins. " I have been having some serious left knee problems . [Full Article...]

Patriots win short-handed, Cardinals lament slow start

The New England Patriots without Tom Brady looked very much like the New England Patriots with him. "Jimmy Garappolo played very, very well", Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said , "knew he would". No other team can just plug in backups and still perform at such a high level. New England was also given a 59 percent chance to win the division before the start of the regular season. [Full Article...]

O'Neill praises players taking up the mantle after Keane

O'Neill praises players taking up the mantle after Keane Despite the Serbs' heavy pressure, Ireland did grind out a fantastic opportunity to double their advantage when Brady whipped a ball towards the near-post. He's in a great position and I think no matter what happens in this campaign he'll always be in a strong position. Former Ireland global Niall Quinn said: "The association will be delighted, of course, to hear him say that as well, just lik... [Full Article...]

Barcelona fans plan pro-independence protest against Celtic

Barcelona fans plan pro-independence protest against Celtic Barcelona opened their Champions League group stage campaign in fine fashion as Lionel Messi scored a hat trick and Neymar assisted on four goals in a 7-0 thrashing of Celtic at the Camp Nou. Celtic have lost on their last three trips to the Nou Camp, all in the Champions League . "I'd imagine (Jordi) Alba will come back in at left-back as well, so they've got to do a real graveyard shift up and... [Full Article...]

49ers dominate Rams 28-0 in season opener

49ers dominate Rams 28-0 in season opener We kept chipping away, and we got the 'W.' That's all that matters in this league". Shaun Draughn also ran for a score and Blaine Gabbert threw a touchdown pass to Vance McDonald to help the 49ers win their first game under coach Chip Kelly in convincing fashion. [Full Article...]

Ibrahimovic backs Pogba to prove 'jealous' critics wrong

Mourinho refused to blame any of the players in the game saying that it was the collective performance that had produced the result and not individual performance. Three or four times after he played with personality. It was all going so well for Jose Mourinho. Rashford scored eight goals in 18 appearances in all competitions in a stunning previous campaign for United. [Full Article...]

Donaldson sits out Blue Jays series opener

Martin said the short altercation stemmed from him telling Souza Jr., that he thought the ball would carry. Jason Grilli (6-5) pitched a flawless eighth to earn the win while Roberto Osuna had some nervous moments before picking up his 32nd save of the season. [Full Article...]

Patriots unveil Color Rush uniforms, will go all-navy

Patriots unveil Color Rush uniforms, will go all-navy As the home team, the Buccaneers - who also chose an all-red look - will wear their Color Rush uniform while the Falcons will wear all-white. The Texans are among several teams that will not wear them due to a color conflict with their opponent. [Full Article...]

Brandon Marshall lost an endorsement deal for kneeling during national anthem

According to People Magazine , Brandon Marshall, who was the college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, wanted to support the National Football League quarterback's beliefs, and made a decision to take a knee during the anthem. He said Virgil Green was the only teammate he trust on the Denver Broncos that he told before the contest that he wouldn't stand during the national anthem. [Full Article...]

US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

By the conclusion of the 2-hour, 7-minute final, Pliskova totaled 47 unforced errors, 30 more than Kerber . It was the Swiss player's first NY title, following his breakthrough 2014 Australian Open triumph and last year's Roland Garros crown. [Full Article...]

Pierzynski goes on DL; future with Braves still uncertain

The Mets now trail the St. Louis Cardinals by one half game for the second wild card spot after the Cardinals rallied for a 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Johnson said there is "a little bit" of extra satisfaction in delivering big hits against the Braves , who also traded him to the Mets last season. [Full Article...]

Froome wins Vuelta time trial to reduce Quintana's lead

Frenchman Pierre Latour (AG2R-La Mondiale) won the stage from a breakaway inspired by Esteban Chaves (Orica-BikeExchange), who succeeded in wresting overall third place from home favourite Alberto Contador and denying the Tinkoff team a podium place in their final Grand Tour. [Full Article...]

Clemson QB Watson apologizes to fans for 'negative energy'

Clemson QB Watson apologizes to fans for 'negative energy' If Clemson underestimates the Trojans, it will be in spite of the warnings of coach Dabo Swinney , who recalls a halftime deficit the last time Troy visited in 2011. "That's the Heisman front-runner, you know what I'm saying", Brandon Silvers, Troy's quarterback, said in praise of the Trojan defense. Clemson led 13-10 early in the fourth quarter when quarterback Deshaun Watson connected with ... [Full Article...]

Johnson polishes off a dominant victory

A sole third place finish at the BMW meant a $578,000 paycheck and a very secure spot at East Lake. Bubba Watson had to settle for a 72, while Rickie Fowler shot 71 and was tied for 59th. Sergio Garcia shot 73 and dropped from No. 25 to No. 32. Gold medalist Justin Rose was bounced following the BMW and silver medalist Henrik Stenson , the reigning British Open and 2013 FedEx Cup champ, sat out ... [Full Article...]

Bregman, bullpen deliver win for Astros

When Russell homered off Jandel Gustave in the fourth, Chicago led 9-0 and matched its scoring output from the previous four games. Chicago missed a chance to trim its magic number to clinch the National League Central, which is seemingly inevitable with a 15-game lead on St. [Full Article...]

Wenger urges patience with Perez

Wenger urges patience with Perez Arsene Wenger has handed starts to summer signings Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez as Arsenal welcome Southampton to the Emirates this afternoon. Laurent Koscielny soon equalised for Arsene Wenger's men, but the hosts then had to wait until the dying stages to find a victor as Santi Cazorla netted in injury time from the penalty spot. [Full Article...]

Marlins activate Giancarlo Stanton from DL

He was placed on the disabled list the following day and was initially expected to be sidelined up to six weeks. However, Stanton is not without his limitations. At the very least, you can be pretty sure Stanton will only gingerly be trotting in for routine doubles rather than running hard on any pinch hits. The Miami Marlins bench - if nothing else - is looking formidable. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Browns battle Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz

Cleveland Browns battle Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz Wentz did not look like much of a rookie as he got the ball first and led Philadelphia down the field, capping his first drive as a pro with a ideal 19-yard touchdown pass to WR Jordan Matthews . 30 in defense a year ago - the Browns had three dropped passes and exactly zero first downs. Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III faces the challenges of starting for his second team, learning t... [Full Article...]

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