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Sports Rafael Nadal travels long road to reach 23rd Grand Slam final
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal travels long road to reach 23rd Grand Slam final

This is the sixth occasion when they were a round away from playing in NY, but one or the other lost - including eight years ago, when del Potro beat Nadal in the semifinals, then Federer in the final to end the Swiss star's run of five consecutive titles at the tournament.

Sports Giants WR Odell Beckham misses Thursday's practice
Author: 0 Giants WR Odell Beckham misses Thursday's practice

I'm itching, but just patience and trusting". Beckham rode the stationary bike Monday as his teammates warmed up and practiced. The Giants wideout hasn't practiced since injuring his ankle on August 21 against the Cleveland Browns . With former Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden now in Pittsburgh, Boddy-Calhoun-along with Jamar Taylor, Calvin Pryor, Derrick Kindred, Jabrill Peppers and Jason McCourty-will all band together to form on of the league's most improved secondary's.

Sports Cox settles dispute; Will air OU-Ohio State game
Author: 0 Cox settles dispute; Will air OU-Ohio State game

If the running game isn't there early , expect OU to lean heavy on the intermediate and deep passing game to open up some of those rushing lanes. No big deal, right? On Wednesday night, Ohio State running back Mike Weber posted an image of what appears to be a new LeBron James 'Solider 11 Nike cleat to his personal Snapchat account.

Sports Isaiah Thomas on getting traded from Boston: 'It still hurts'
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas on getting traded from Boston: 'It still hurts'

The Cavaliers looked to use the event to turn the page on one of the most tumultuous summers in franchise history as they officially welcomed Thomas , Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic . He said he played that game because for him, basketball was a way to cope. "I was able to whisper to my mom before she passed", Crowder said. A tough defender, Crowder gives Cleveland an edge that was missing last season.

Sports Boston Red Sox Under Investigation For Using Apple Watches To Steal Signs
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox Under Investigation For Using Apple Watches To Steal Signs

That is not a normal occurrence and raised concerns. Nor did the Red Sox or the New York Yankees - the team whose complaint provoked the probe. Well, joining us is the New York Times' Michael Schmidt, who broke the story. You're all for that. You don't want the other team to know what they are or they will figure out your strategy. His family in Puerto Rico is safe from Hurricane Irma, he said, but he's thinking about them.

Sports Aussies edge ahead in Chittagong Test
Author: 0 Aussies edge ahead in Chittagong Test

Australian middle order batsman Peter Handscomb was in no mood to give up against Bangladesh in the second Test at Chittagong . Warner brought up his 20th Test century with a fifth boundary, driving a Nasir Hossain full toss through cover.

Author: 0 How much control will Fromm have over offense against Notre Dame?

He is performing rehab daily. "You know, I think everybody says, well, he's a freshman, and you know, he's only had a couple of snaps", Kelly said. It will be week-to-week. "I know the team is really excited about the opportunity to go play Notre Dame and that is what we are focused on". "And while his play was encouraging in the opener (10-for-15 for 143 yards, no interceptions), there were a few ill-advised passes that stemmed from inexperience".

Sports South Africa's Anderson beats Querrey to reach US Open semi-finals
Author: 0 South Africa's Anderson beats Querrey to reach US Open semi-finals

Victory on Friday over Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta , another man in unknown territory in a maiden semi-final at a Slam, will make Anderson the first South African in a final at the majors in nearly 35 years. In the fourth set, Querrey had a set point at 7-6 on Anderson's serve, but Anderson saved it with a nine-shot rally. "You know, it just happened really quick, I guess".

Sports Venus Williams becomes oldest semi-finalist in US Open history
Author: 0 Venus Williams becomes oldest semi-finalist in US Open history

Venus Williams made it through to her ninth US Open semi-final after prevailing in three sets against Petra Kvitova . If Americans Madison Keys and CoCo Vanderweghe win Wednesday, they will join Williams and Stephens in the first all-American US Open semi-finals since 1981.

Sports Alabama-Miami to play in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game
Author: 0 Alabama-Miami to play in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

Fresh off its victory over then-No.3 Florida State, Alabama remained the nation's consensus No. 1 team by a wide margin. In fact, since its inception in 2008, the Crimson Tide are 5-0 in the season-opening game, including a 24-7 drubbing of Florida State this season.

Sports Texas A&M regent wants Sumlin fired after meltdown vs UCLA
Author: 0 Texas A&M regent wants Sumlin fired after meltdown vs UCLA

Then after the game, board of regents member Tony Buzbee posted a message on his Facebook account in which he did a lot more than criticize Sumlin for the loss. But he reminded us of an important lesson - one he even knew when he was posting - think twice before taking to social media when angry - especially when it comes to a group of 18-22 year olds playing a game.

Sports Kentucky Receives Six Votes In ESPN Coaches Poll
Author: 0 Kentucky Receives Six Votes In ESPN Coaches Poll

SEC teams in the Coaches Poll include No. 1 Alabama , No. 12 LSU, No. 13 Auburn, No. 15 Georgia, No. 21 Tennessee , and No. 24 Florida. The Sooners play at Ohio State on Saturday. 17 Florida team. Southern California slipped two spots to No. 6 after playing a tighter-than-expected game against Western Michigan . No. 2 Ohio State had two first-place votes, while Clemson had three-first-place votes.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension upheld
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension upheld

Also late Tuesday evening, arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the league's six-game suspension following last week's appeals hearing in NY. The NFL Players' Association sued in federal court on behalf of Elliott last week before Henderson ruled, saying the appeal hearing was "fundamentally unfair" because the running back was prevented from confronting his accuser in the OH case.

Sports No. 21 Virginia Tech beats No
Author: 0 No. 21 Virginia Tech beats No

Making the first start of his career, Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson exhibited poise belying his youth in directing the 21st-ranked Hokies to a 31-24 win against No. "You just want them to hold on for one more", Fuente said. The offenses found their explosiveness in the second quarter when Crawford's long run set up Grier's first touchdown pass to David Sills V before Jackson struck back with his touchdown run.

Sports By the numbers: Can Kohli top Tendulkar?
Author: 0 By the numbers: Can Kohli top Tendulkar?

India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI is going to be a formal game for both teams as victor of this match will not clinch the series. NewDelhi: Team India skipper Virat Kohli smashed record books with his sublime run of form and became only the third batsman in the world to score 30 ODI tons after Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting.

Sports What We Learned From Michigan's 33-17 Win Over Florida
Author: 0 What We Learned From Michigan's 33-17 Win Over Florida

He's got to beat Ohio State so that being said he needs to find a way. Then they did something about it. "That added some fuel to the fire". They may not be ranked as high, but this is a better MI team than the one we saw in 2016. Sure, one game doesn't make a season, but the MI defense looked awfully good this afternoon against the Gators . U-M regained the lead for good and Speight stayed under center the rest of the way.

Sports FSU quarterback suffers season-ending injury
Author: 0 FSU quarterback suffers season-ending injury

Harris powered through the middle into the end zone on the next play, and a two-point-conversion pass from Jalen Hurts to Calvin Ridley gave the Crimson Tide a 21-7 with 1:41 remaining in the third. Get the app and get the game. Any chance at a miracle comeback by Florida State was erased when Francois appeared to suffer a serious injury to his right leg after a hard (but clean) hit from Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison in the fourth quarter.

Sports Five takeaways from India's 5-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Five takeaways from India's 5-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka

We were outplayed in the series. Sri Lanka were 185 for 3 in the 39th over but collapsed for 238 all-out in 49.4 overs. Dhoni remained not-out in that match and he set a new milestone by remaining unbeaten in 73 innings in ODIs, which is the most for any player in the history of ODI cricket.

Sports Washington talked Su'a Cravens out of retirement
Author: 0 Washington talked Su'a Cravens out of retirement

Allen reportedly convinced Cravens to postpone the decision in order to take time to resolve those issues, and the team placed Cravens on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission List while his playing future is still up in the air. But the team said Gruden will speak to reporters on Tuesday. Whether or not Cravens returns to the team at the end of the month, he clearly isn't all-in on football, which is, of course, totally fine.

Sports W/Cup Qualifiers: Odegbami advises Rohr against changing victorious team
Author: 0 W/Cup Qualifiers: Odegbami advises Rohr against changing victorious team

Nigeria's Super Eagles defeated Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in the southern city of Uyo. They face Cameroon again at Yaounde on Monday in matchday 4 encounter. If the players have the same attitude I have, we will fight to beat Nigeria on Monday", he vowed. "In the first leg, it was Cameroon in the first 10 minutes of the game , but the Eagles kept calm and warmed themselves into the game ".

Sports Kvitova fights back from knife attack to shine at US Open
Author: 0 Kvitova fights back from knife attack to shine at US Open

Ninth seeded Williams, a twice US Open champion and a crowd favourite for nearly two decades, takes on Spanish veteran Carla Suarez Navarro in the final women's match on the main showcourt. that wasn't really my goal". The two-time major victor paid tribute to Kvitova, saying the 27-year-old - who faces Venus Williams in the last eight - was simply too good.

Sports Chris Coleman hails Wales goal hero Ben Woodburn's composure
Author: 0 Chris Coleman hails Wales goal hero Ben Woodburn's composure

The hosts had to wait until 16 minutes from time to finally breach the Austrian defence and it was the 17-year-old substitute who fired in a wonderful strike to boost their chances of qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation from Group D.

Sports Man charged in murder of missing Temple University student
Author: 0 Man charged in murder of missing Temple University student

She was last seen in the area of Pub Webb on the 1500 block of Cecil B Moore Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday. As The Associated Press reported , police believe that Burleigh was killed in Philadelphia before she was taken to Paupack, located some 25 miles east of Scranton.

Sports US Open comeback brought to a halt for Maria Sharapova
Author: 0 US Open comeback brought to a halt for Maria Sharapova

Former U.S. Open champions Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams were in action, while No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza faced No. 13 Petra Kvitova in a matchup for former Wimbledon champions. All that was obscured when the USTA offered her a wild card along with the kind of billing offered to a Broadway star. Displacing the power player from the baseline, Sevastova mixed in the drop shot and sharp angles dragging Sharapova into awkward positions on court.

Sports McIlroy chomping at the bit to defend Boston title
Author: 0 McIlroy chomping at the bit to defend Boston title

Johnson is showing the form he displayed before injuring his back while falling down stairs on the eve of the Masters in April. The swirling winds which hampered scoring on the first day abated on Saturday, although Rahm struggled early on as he bogeyed the 12th - his third - before getting the shot back at the 14 only to run up an ugly double-bogey five at the short 16th.

Sports Texans-Cowboys game canceled in wake of hurricane disaster
Author: 0 Texans-Cowboys game canceled in wake of hurricane disaster

Said tight end Jason Witten: "Thoughts are prayers are with them, all the great Texans down there in Houston and South Texas". Tickets for the relocated game went on sale Tuesday night and more than 40,000 were sold with the proceeds going to the hurricane relief fund.

Sports Broncos Expected To Pursue Former Quarterback Osweiler
Author: 0 Broncos Expected To Pursue Former Quarterback Osweiler

This comes after Zac Jackson of The Athletic reported Friday that the Cleveland Browns released Osweiler following the conclusion of the preseason. Broncos general manager John Elway confirmed the signing on Saturday. Despite his upbringing as Manning's successor, Osweiler bolted Denver - three days after Manning announced his retirement - and signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Houston Texans .

Sports Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Cleveland
Author: 0 Steelers trade Sammie Coates to Cleveland

CDT. Past year the Steelers acquired cornerback Justin Gilbert from the Browns. Coates started five games last season for the Steelers. The former Leroy High School star caught six passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the Steelers' 31-13 victory over the New York Jets on October 9.

Author: 0 Angels acquire slugger Justin Upton from Tigers

Make no mistake, fans. The move signals the Angels are all-in to make a run at a postseason berth. By dumping most of Upton's and Verlander's salaries, the Tigers just freed up roughly the equivalent of a quarter of their payroll for new talent.

Sports Aiming for pole record, Hamilton tops opening Monza practice
Author: 0 Aiming for pole record, Hamilton tops opening Monza practice

If Ferrari can pull off an upset, then conventional wisdom goes out the window - and suddenly there would be cause to view Vettel as the championship favourite. You can nearly lean over and touch them. His team-mate Max Verstappen , who chalked up his sixth retirement in 12 races at Spa, will also drop down the grid.

Sports Jets Trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for Jermaine Kearse
Author: 0 Jets Trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for Jermaine Kearse

As Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk notes, Richardson is set to make a little more than $ 8 million this season after NY exercised his option. Listed at 6-foot-1, 212 pounds, Kearse was a full-time starter for the Seahawks the last three years; he averaged 43 catches and 577 yards in those seasons, with seven total touchdowns.

Sports UEFA opens Financial Fair Play investigation into PSG
Author: 0 UEFA opens Financial Fair Play investigation into PSG

They added: "Deputy CEO Jean-Claude Blanc met with Uefa experts including Andrea Traverse, responsible for Uefa Financial Fair Play for more than three hours on August 23 at Paris Saint-Germain's headquarters where he demonstrated that the operations carried out with FC Barcelona and in progress at that time with AS Monaco followed the rules of FFP for the financial year 2017/18".

Sports Late flurry helps laboured England beat Malta
Author: 0 Late flurry helps laboured England beat Malta

England had actually started the game as if they would strip Malta for parts, and it did look like they could get way beyond the smaller nation's recent average of conceding just under three goals per game in their last 10 World Cup qualifiers.

Sports Worry Over West Nile Increases After Two Deaths In California
Author: 0 Worry Over West Nile Increases After Two Deaths In California

Long Beach has documented three human West Nile cases this year, but there have been no deaths to date. You should also regularly replace any standing water around your home - such as flower pots and pet dishes - which can serve as a mosquito breeding ground.

Sports Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers

Bell is one of the NFL's top backs when he's on the field. Bell, 25, was designated by the Steelers as their franchise player in March. Bell skipped training camp and the entire preseason in a contract dispute after he wasn't able to reach a deal on a long-term contract in July.

Author: 0 JJ Watt's Houston Harvey relief fund hits $10M

Robert, Janice, Cal and Hannah McNair will make a donation equal to the money that would have been generated from ticket sales from Thursday's preseason game in Arlington to recovery and relief efforts. Harvey's record rainfall left a sizeable portion of the Houston area underwater and submerged much of the interstate highway system, limiting access to emergency services and supplies.

Sports Sharapova wins second-round match
Author: 0 Sharapova wins second-round match

She got 68 percent of her first serves in, compared to 56 percent in the first set, while her unforced error total dropped to 12. Sixth seed Dominic Thiem was the highest ranked player to advance after completing a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 rout of Australian Alex di Minaur in a delayed first round match halted due to rain yesterday.

Sports Cavs
Author: 0 Cavs "Still Pursuing" 1st Round Pick To Get Kyrie Trade Done

While it may not be a monumental addition, Cleveland reportedly accepted because they wanted the draft rights to the Brooklyn pick they landed in the original framework of the deal. Many big name players like Jimmy Butler , Paul George , and Chris Paul will be wearing a different uniform on opening day. And he finally felt justified in using one of those picks to go in for a top-tier talent like Kyrie Irving .

Sports Bangladesh create history, beat Australia for the first time in Test match!
Author: 0 Bangladesh create history, beat Australia for the first time in Test match!

Glenn Maxwell was unbeaten on 8 and Matthew Wade was batting on five at the interval, with just the tailenders to come. Smith assisted in the strong finish as Australia scored 40 runs off the last 10 overs to finish the day on 109-2, walking off the square with 25 runs on the board to continue alongside Warner in the morning.

Sports National Football League cancels Thursday's Texans-Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium
Author: 0 National Football League cancels Thursday's Texans-Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium

The proceeds from Thursday's game were slated to go to Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. The Cowboys said ticket buyers can choose to either get a refund or have the money donated to Hurricane Harvey relief. "Right now, I'm excited that they can get home". "I'm sitting here watching the news and checking the internet and seeing everything that's going on with Hurricane Harvey and the damage it's causing back home", Watt said on the video.

Sports Venomous fire ants are forming 'floating islands' in Houston flood waters
Author: 0 Venomous fire ants are forming 'floating islands' in Houston flood waters

The inside of the colony, which contains the pupae andlarvae, stays dray because of the ants' waxy bodies, and they stay afloat because of the surface tension of the water. "'If one of those rafts comes in contact with you, or you try to break it apart, it will likely disperse and crawl up you, ' he said". "You're drier than they are", says Schmidt.

Sports Texans-Cowboys preseason game canceled so players can be with families
Author: 0 Texans-Cowboys preseason game canceled so players can be with families

The team has been practicing this week at the Cowboys' facility in Frisco, Texas. "[Texans players] have a great opportunity and platform to go back and pour into the city and check in on their own families and get involved in the community and rally it in a lot of ways", tight end Jason Witten said.

Sports Chelsea 'very interested' in signing proven 32-year-old striker, reveals journalist
Author: 0 Chelsea 'very interested' in signing proven 32-year-old striker, reveals journalist

If the deal goes through, it is reported that the Liberty Stadium outfit will attempt to sign former striker Wilfried Bony from Manchester City , having sold the Ivorian to the Citizens in January 2015. Chelsea's asking price for the Spain global remains £40m as they look to get the market value for the striker who remains in Brazil with his family and friends.

Sports Signs with West Brom
Author: 0 Signs with West Brom

Gibbs graduated from the Arsenal academy and spent 13 years at the north London-based club. The 27-year-old penned a four-year deal with the Baggies and will wear the number 3 shirt for the Midlands club. 'To add these qualities to our squad is exactly what we're looking for '. Arsenal have been linked with a move for West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans , although it appears that deal isn't connected to Gibbs' switch to The Hawthorns.

Sports Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia
Author: 0 Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia

Over 1,200 people have been killed and 24 million affected. Residents of Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums and home to more than a million people, said much of the low-lying area was under water. Poor visibility and flooding also forced airport authorities to divert some flights while most were delayed by up to an hour. Bangladesh and Nepal have been badly hit, and about 500 people have died.

Sports Michael Phelps and wife expecting baby No. 2
Author: 0 Michael Phelps and wife expecting baby No. 2

The Phelps family is set to welcome a new arrival - with one-year-old son Boomer excitedly helping announce the news on Instagram . Sharing the same image, Nicole , 32, added: 'Lil mans going to be a Big Brother!' Michael Phelps is to the angels! "So excited to see what mama is having", Boomer (or rather one of his parents) wrote on Insta.

Sports Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

The Daily Mirror's John Cross says City have tabled the offer in a bid to sign Sanchez before the transfer window closes on Thursday. It is believed that Arsenal would only consider a £70 million deal for Sanchez, but City have not been willing to meet that asking price, and have therefore added Sterling to the deal.