Djokovic tops Federer’s conqueror for 11th US Open SF in row

08 Sep, 2018

In the day's other men's quarterfinal, Novak Djokovic managed to do what Roger Federer could not: beat 55th-ranked John Millman at the U.S. Open. Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, was ousted on Monday by John Millman , an unseeded player from Australia. In addition, Novak had become only the second player after Roger with multiple seasons with at least three Grand Slam titles, moving ahead of Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, Mats Wilander and Rafael Nadal who did that once.


Three Patriots that will give the Texans a hard time

08 Sep, 2018

ET, CBS). Although Brady discusses the hardships of preparing for each season and his decision to spend more time with his family this offseason, he also makes clear his intentions of continuing. Two MVP candidates square off in Week 1 as Deshaun Watson leads the Texans into Foxborough to face off with Tom Brady and the Patriots . "I just love being a part of it".


Luis Enrique: Spain Captain Sergio Ramos Is 'A Chosen One'

08 Sep, 2018

Luis Enrique labelled Spain captain Sergio Ramos as a "chosen one" who has surpassed all expectations during the coach's first worldwide meet-up. Aside from their history across the Madrid-Barcelona divide, the centre-half had been criticised for some of his conduct around a hard World Cup for Spain , one that saw Julen Lopetegui sacked on the eve of the tournament for agreeing to the job at the Bernabeu.


Del Potro through to U.S. Open final after Nadal retires

08 Sep, 2018

He was visited by a trainer at the changeover after the match's seventh game and tape was applied below the joint. "I said to my box immediately that I felt something on the knee", Nadal said. "I can not compare the knee with other times because the pain on the knee is always very similar", he said. "The problem is this time it was something a little bit more aggressive because it was in one movement".


Lane Johnson takes another shot at Patriots after Eagles opening night win

07 Sep, 2018

Matt Ryan threw five incompletions from the 10-yard line in the final seconds, including a 5-yard fade caught by Julio Jones on the final play, but Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby kept Jones from coming down inbounds. Agholor rolled to his right and found Foles in front of the Falcons' bench for a 15-yard gain, which was the Birds' longest completion to that point.


Nike To Air Colin Kaepernick TV Ad During NFL Season Opener

07 Sep, 2018

The advert, titled " Dream Crazy ", has Kaepernick narrating over images and footage of various athletes with inspirational stories, including National Basketball Association icon LeBron James, tennis star Serena Williams and Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge.


Tiger Woods Takes the Lead at the BMW Championship

07 Sep, 2018

The Northern Irishman, who won earlier this year at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, had a stretch of six straight birdies from the 18th through the fifth holes to get to 9 under par on his round before making consecutive bogeys at the seventh and eighth.


Nike’s endorsement deal with Kaepernick is not appropriate, Trump says

07 Sep, 2018

Trump's Twitter question inspired many people to suggest why Nike had recruited Kaepernick for the campaign. The ad campaign as a whole is a nod to the fact that Kaepernick was vilified for his choice to kneel during the National Anthem at NFL games, and the controversy surrounding that kept NFL team owners from signing him.


Novak Djokovic tames heat and Joao Sousa to make quarters

07 Sep, 2018

Millman, 29, who had never previously beaten a top-10 opponent, was trailing Federer by a set and a break. John Millman of Australia shows his emotions. "He reminds me of David Ferrer and those other guys that, you know, I admire a lot when I see them, when I see how they train, the passion they have for the game", Federer said.


Rafael Nadal survives late-night marathon against Dominic Thiem

07 Sep, 2018

Nadal met the Austrian in the quarter-finals of the USA open, a tournament the Spaniard has won four times. Nadal moves to 8-3 all time against the Austrian to set up a semifinal match against No. It helped me a lot. That, Nadal would say afterward, managed to "break my heart". Thiem has endured some tough moments in NY so far, including a come-from-behind five-set victory over Steve Johnson in the second round, but he put on a more assured performance in the fourth round when he ...


Earl Thomas Reports To Seahawks, Will Play Out Final Year Of Contract

07 Sep, 2018

Thomas wrote, "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten". According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , the Seahawks have agreed to clear any fines Thomas incurred while being away from the team during the preseason. That likelihood, apparently, is enough to keep the Cowboys brass from ponying up whatever pot-sweeteners Seattle now wants. Time will tell, but for now, Thomas will remain in Seattle.


Stephens upset by Sevastova in US Open quarters

07 Sep, 2018

And it's a challenge that doesn't end with her 6-2, 6-3 quarter-final loss to 19th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova yesterday. It was the first time Sevastova reached the last four, where she will face either 23-time major champion Serena Williams or eighth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova for a place in the final.


Osaka powers into semi-finals with Tsurenko thrashing

07 Sep, 2018

Novak Djokovic says US Open organisers must address playing conditions on Arthur Ashe Stadium, claiming the arena felt like a "sauna" during his quarter-final win over John Millman. Nishikori missed last year's US Open with torn tendons in his right wrist. Keys was the runner-up in NY a year ago, beaten by Sloane Stephens in an all-American final.


Serena Williams through to a 13th US Open semi-final

06 Sep, 2018

Tennis great Serena Williams marched into the semifinals of the US Open with an assured, 6-4 6-3 straight sets win over Karolina Pliskova Tuesday. Next up for the 28-year-old is Serena , who beat Pliskova later in the day to move into the semis. "I didn't play my best". Now, even with all her experience at what is her home Slam, with the crowd firmly behind their home champion, nay, queen, she has said repeatedly that she is not taking anything for granted.


Djokovic to face Nishikori in 11th US Open semi-final

06 Sep, 2018

There was a subdued atmosphere on Arthur Ashe Stadium with the crowd struggling to get into the match. The Croatian has built on that success, reaching two more finals in the last two seasons, but Nishikori's only similar run came in NY two years ago when he defeated Andy Murray to reach the semi-finals before losing to Stan Wawrinka.


The UEFA Nations League explained

06 Sep, 2018

On Saturday, nearly two months after their agonising exit to Croatia in Moscow, fans have the chance to show their appreciation at the opening fixture of the new Nations League competition. The victor of each group will move up to League A for the next round of the Nations League , while the bottom side will fall down to League C. An overall Nations League champion also has to be crowned at the end of this process, and as a result, the four group winners in League A will play-off in the ...


Manchester United Midfielder Nemanja Matic Defends Jose Mourinho From Recent Criticism

06 Sep, 2018

It's good for us", the Serbian midfielder said. Jose Mourinho looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Manchester United . Meanwhile, Juan Mata told the club's official website: "On a personal level, the afternoon didn't start so well for me when I found out I wouldn't be involved in the game".


Le’Veon Bell Seems Rattled By Steelers Teammates Blasting Him Over Holdout

06 Sep, 2018

He wants to stay healthy so his open-market value is not diminished. The Steelers will never admit as much, of course. "This offense is more than one guy". However, the Steelers have zero plans to rescind their offer to Bell. The Steelers' elite run-blocking line gives their rushing attack a high floor no matter who's carrying the ball.


Liverpool boss Klopp reignites long-term Rabiot interest with Bosman approach

06 Sep, 2018

Liverpool now sit top of the league after four games played, having won all four, giving them the maximum 12 points. "Everybody should know we have a lot of work to do still, but if they don't then I have told them". Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has taken the opportunity to highlight Emre Can's lack of football at Juventus . The emergence of Joe Gomez as part of the Premier League's best centre-back pairing is such a boost for Gareth Southgate and England .


Juan Martin del Potro overpowers John Isner to reach semis

05 Sep, 2018

Pliskova, the three-time WTA tour ace leader who briefly ascended to world number one a year ago, has surprised Williams before at the US Open , beating her to reach her first Grand Slam final in 2016. "That was the only difference I think". 'Beating John in these kind of matches is epic, we were both exhausted in the end, we both fought all the match and I survived with my serve at a couple of important moments, ' said Del Potro.


Washington pauses to eulogize John McCain

05 Sep, 2018

His dramatic "thumbs down" on the vote to kill Obamacare - after Senator McCain had been diagnosed with brain cancer and he made a special trip back to the Senate floor for the vote - will stand forever as one of the most iconic moments in the history of the Senate.


Tiger Woods Named On US Ryder Cup Team

05 Sep, 2018

Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk has named Bryson DeChambeau , Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as his first three wild cards for the biennial contest against Europe from September 28-30. "But it could have been a lot more hard". He ended up 11th in the final standings, with the top eight players after the PGA Championship earning automatic picks.


Bears vs. Packers: 5 things to know about their Week 1 game

05 Sep, 2018

Giving up multiple first-round picks to land a player of Mack's caliber certainly got people talking, but the majority of folks agree: This was a move that will have an enormous impact on many teams, not just the Bears. The Raiders may decide against trading Mack, but based on a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, it might not be the asking price that holds them back.


Steelers preparing for life without Le’Veon Bell

05 Sep, 2018

Bell remains away from the team while deciding when to sign his $14.54 million franchise tender. While I can appreciate that Tomlin is saying all the right things and making it seem as if Bell's absence isn't a huge distraction but the reality is how this Bell situation plays out could have a massive impact on Sunday's game with the Cleveland Browns .


Thibaut Courtois takes swipe at former club Chelsea

05 Sep, 2018

Upon arriving at his new club, he made a point of kissing the Real badge, and a few days later tried to tempt long-term Real target and Belgium teammate Eden Hazard to join him in Madrid, saying such a move would be "fantastic". "In training, you see that the level is high", Courtois said. Courtois added: "I am now experiencing on a daily basis that Sergio Ramos is the best centre-back in the world".



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