Only great rivals Roger Federer (20) and Rafael Nadal (17) have won more. But it is arguably his sensational 2008 Wimbledon final win over Federer which stands out as his most memorable triumph. There has been a first-time victor in four of the past six Grand Slam tournaments, and 20-year-old Naomi Osaka added to the eclectic mix by becoming the first Japanese to win a Major.
Finally, Inter have one representative in Sime Vrsajlko, who helped Atletico Madrid win the Europa League last term and was part of the Croatia side who finished runners-up in Russian Federation. Between the two of them, they scored 64 goals in all competitions last season, with the Reds reaching the Champions League final and sealing a place in the top four.
The 14-year veteran said he does not need to practice to play. Knowing coach Mike Zimmer, I'd expect plenty of pressure on Rodgers. Rodgers himself seemed confident he would be able to beat the injury , and said it would take something a lot more serious to keep him off the field.
On Wednesday, The New York Times published an op-ed from an anonymous "senior official" in the Trump administration titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration". Kaepernick has been without a club since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March of previous year. He is now suing the National Football League, alleging team owners colluded to keep him out of the sport.
Minutes later, the former Southampton player needed to be stretchered off, as doctors at Wembley continued giving him the needed medical attention. The defender appeared to be wearing an oxygen mask as he was stabilized on a stretcher and then wheeled off the field.
The two teams could have met in the quarter-finals in Russian Federation had the Swiss not limped out of the competition with a whimper to Sweden in the last 16. Southgate has lamented England's failure to produce midfielders of the calibre that Croatia and Spain possess. "We could see how good a side Spain were at the weekend".
The running back then scored a touchdown a few minutes into the game. I'm going to go with NO here and I'm not going to overthink it. Stafford completed 27 of 46 passes for 286 yards, with one touchdown and the Jets cashed in those four Stafford turnovers for 13 points.
The Green Bay Packers have not given an official update on the severity of Aaron Rodgers' injury or whether he might be able to return. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left his team's National Football League opener against the Chicago Bears with an apparent leg injury.
The 6-foot, 210-pound Randle was arrested at 3:45 a.m.in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas . Former NFL star Joseph Randle is in trouble again. The troubled Randle was arrested a half-dozen times in a 17-month span 2015 and 2016. In six games for the Cowboys in 2015, Randle rushed for 315 yards and four touchdowns on 76 carries. Randle, 26, has racked up a number of arrests in recent years.
It's the Serb's 14th career Grand Slam singles title-tying Pete Sampras for third all time-and his second consecutive major win, as he triumphed at Wimbledon just two months ago. Having worked so hard to resist Del Potro's charge, Djokovic saw his tenacity rewarded as Del Potro's forehand again went missing at the worst moment, successive errors from 4-4 in a tie-break proving costly.
The final throw from quarterback Matt Ryan was a fade to wide receiver Julio Jones in the North end zone that he couldn't haul in for a touchdown. Ryan completed just 49 percent of his throws for 251 yards, zero touchdowns, an interception and a 57.4 passer rating. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) moves out to pass against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
McIlroy had a one-under 69 for a nine-under total, one shot ahead of 14-time major victor Woods, who looked furious with himself after he bogeyed his final two holes in a level-par 70. I get good support around here. After a second-place finish at the PGA Championship, and his performance this weekend, Woods might officially be back.
Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, unveiled his first ad of the new campaign Monday. People threatened a boycott on social media, and the company's stock fell nearly 3%. Sittenfeld says we all have room to improve and while he supports the police community we should hold each other to high standards. He concludes by saying: "Don't ask if your dreams are insane".
Tennis is not as big in Japan as baseball, soccer or sumo, but Osaka's 6-2 6-4 semi-final win over Keys made the front pages of major local newspapers on Thursday - although it was dwarfed by news of the quake that struck the northern island of Hokkaido earlier that day.
New England opens its 2018 season Sunday against Houston . Tom Brady is sticking to football in 2018. Since Brady became the Patriots' starting quarterback dating way back in 2001, the franchise have never had a losing season and have won 14 division titles ever since.
Foles hit Zach Ertz for 18 yards on third-and-6 and Ajayi ran in a few plays later to put Philadelphia up 10-6. A helmet belonging to a Philadelphia Eagle player is seen prior to the game against the Denver Broncos at Lincoln Financial Field on November 5, 2017 in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.
The 13-time Grand Slam champion sealed the victory after 2 hours and 48 minutes. Osaka and Tsurenko are in uncharted territory as they meet for the first time in the first Grand Slam quarter-final for both. "I, along with other people, was anticipating Roger, " Djokovic said. It was another hot afternoon Wednesday, with temperatures in the high 80s but feeling about 10 degrees hotter with the humidity.
Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. He was forced to come through a marathon opening game of the second set just to hold serve but was broken in the fifth as the pressure began to mount. On Sunday, the powerful Argentine with the massive forehand that zips along at more than 100 miles per hour (160 kph) will face two-time U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic or 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori .
Tiger was bogey-free through nine, sinking four birdies and eagling the par-5 16th, his seventh hole of the day. He was nine under par for 15 holes on storied Aronimink, Pennsylvania, with its par of 70 - with the shortest par four on the course to come and a par five.
Klopp strengthened well during the summer as he plots to challenge Manchester City for the title. The Welshman believes it will be very hard for the Croatian to simply step back in and that is down to the fantastic form of the talented Gomez.
Nike's Twitter account has seen its "sentiment" drop 38 percent since the ad ran earlier this week, meaning its seen a sharp increase in negative comments, according to data shared by 4C Insights on Thursday. You can see the full ad here. Kaepernick and other prominent athletes who kneel during the anthem have repeatedly said that they do not mean any disrespect to members of the USA military.
The stunning form of Mohamed Salah left Sadio Mane in the shade when praise was dished out for Liverpool's run to the Champions League final and the top four last season. The criticism they are receiving is at odds with the praise heaped upon them after their win over Manchester United days earlier. The win, which was secured thanks to goals from Troy Deeney and Craig Cathcart and saw Watford come from behind, leaves the Hornets sitting third in the table heading into the worldwide ...
Pogba's agent Mino Raiola tried to engineer a move from United for his client in the summer, with Barcelona the France World Cup winner's preferred destination. He told BBC Radio 5 live: "Rashford's got massive, massive, decisions to make in the next year, 18 months for me". But United refused to countenance Pogba's sale, having bought him back from Juventus, despite clear tension between the 25-year-old and his manager.
The 26-year-old made his competitive debut for the FA Cup champions in the Community Shield and has started all four league games this season. Jorginho arrival at the Bridge has improved the midfield of Maurizio Sarri's side with N'Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic completing the trio in the heart of the pitch.
The four winners of League A will advance to a mini-tournament to decide the overall victor next summer and will also be in one of the small five-team groups for Euro 2020 qualifying. For the powerful nations, the carrot is more matches against each other. Euro playoffs . The carrot to hold out for participation in the lower leagues is that the results of the Nations League will be used to feed the teams that enter European Championship playoffs.
Once Bell returns, he will have plenty of fences that he needs to mend within that locker room if he wants to get the blocking that he has seen in years past. "That's nothing to say negative about the Steelers". "We are not going to discuss any conversations through the media", Lauten said . Yes, this is the second straight franchise tag to which Bell has been shackled, and you can't blame a player for fighting for every last penny he thinks he's worth.
She has never played Anastasija Sevastova before. She struck three aces in her first two service games and was quickly up two breaks on Pliskova. Pliskova offered this guess about what was happening to Williams: "Maybe she was a little bit nervous".
When Millman apologized for leaving the court at that juncture, Djokovic replied, "I'm fine to have a little rest, " then sat down on his sideline bench without a shirt on and cooled off. But even on court, Serena is very aggressive, you know, and Naomi, I have to push her to get a fist pump out of her. "I just woke up today with a viral illness or whatever it is".
The Seahawks reportedly called the Cowboys on draft night, asking for the 50th pick alone in exchange for Thomas, a six-time Pro Bowler. Thomas played for 14 games (all starts) for the Seahawks last season and recorded two interceptions and a touchdown to go with 88 total tackles.
The six-time U.S. Open champion is looking for her 24th Slam singles title and seventh U.S. Open. Serving for the match at 5-3 Williams didn't allow any room for doubt, holding at love with two aces and an overhead smash followed by one last ace.
As the clock hit 2.22am at Flushing Meadows, Cilic finally clinched a 4-6 3-6 6-3 6-4 7-5 victory on his eighth match point . Kyrgios freely admits to lacking concentration at times; De Minaur, however, rarely lets a game - let alone a set - go by with a lapse in focus.
Argentine third seed Del Potro, the champion in 2009, goes on to face either world number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal or Austria's Dominic Thiem for a place in the final. Del Potro saved the only two break points he faced in the entire match in the fourth game of the third set which he wrapped up in another tiebreak.
Just as quickly as the momentum had swung to Kanepi in the second set it returned to Williams in the third as normal service resumed with the 36-year-old American breaking her opponent at the first opportunity and jumping out to a 3-0 lead before cruising into the last eight.
Obviously Mack is a better linebacker than Dalton and Flacco are quarterbacks - the 27-year-old is arguably the second best defensive player behind Aaron Donald - but like those two mediocre signal-callers, he is not capable of carrying a unit to competence without a lot of help, like true franchise quarterbacks are.
Manchester United recorded a potentially crucial 2-0 win at Burnley to ease the pressure on under pressure boss Jose Mourinho . But United midfielder Matic says Mourinho's explosive antics, which also fuelled a rant at the media following the Tottenham game, can actually help because they take the attention away from his players.
Bell is due to make $14.55 million under the one-year franchise tag , which he has yet to sign. On that note, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette offered an observation (however obvious) the Steelers are preparing to start James Conner in Bell's place on Sunday.
He was two points away from falling into a two-set hole. When play resumed he served three double faults to get broken before finishing off the match in the next game. Tension continued to rise with Nadal breaking again for five-all as rain began to fall. The roof has been closed at Louis Armstrong Stadium. Even as her serve dropped - she missed just one first serve in the first set and 16 in the second - Stephens finished points better than Azarenka.
Luis Suarez said you lose "adrenaline and desire to celebrate" with VAR after his first goal in Barcelona's rout of Huesca was awarded following a review. Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho fired a pass ahead for Messi in the 61st minute for that breakaway goal. Huesca went into a third-minute lead through teenager Hernandez's close-range finish before Messi showed magic skills to fire a brilliant equaliser.
Millman will move on to the quarterfinals to face Novak Djokovic , who did his part Monday as he punched his ticket with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win over unseeded Joao Sosa. But Keys struck once more with a flurry of winners at 3-3, overpowering Cibulkova in that game to reclaim her break advantage. Like everyone else, she has to recognise that Federer is 37 years old, and nothing lasts forever.
Chasing down a cheeky drop shot, the five-times Flushing Meadows champion scooped the ball inches off the ground and curled it around the net post for a ridiculous victor that earned him a standing ovation from the hollering crowd. Much was made of Kyrgios' previous match, in which chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani climbed out of his seat to have a chat with the 23-year-old player about whether he was giving his best effort while trailing by a set and a break.
Federer , playing in the US Open main draw for the 18th time, is bidding for an eighth men's final in NY - which would equal the record set by Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl. That's what I meant with it. Federer himself jokingly used the "R-word" as he addressed the Flushing Meadows crowd after his first-round win over Yoshihito Nishioka on Tuesday ― and promptly faced questions about it.
A similar grievance is still pending by unsigned safety Eric Reid , who played with Kaepernick in San Francisco and joined in the protests. Colin Kaepernick has been named the face of Nike's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign. Both have filed collusion grievances against National Football League owners. The New York Times reported on August 30 that an arbitrator appointed by the NFL Players Association ruled Kaepernick and his legal team had unearthed enough evidence for ...
He has two years and $41 million left on his contract. In his 10 years in the league, Anderson has averaged 12.8 points and 5.4 rebounds a game . Marquese Chriss has underperformed since he was drafted but let's be real, there's still a lot of time left for the Rockets to mold him into a far better player.
He was runner-up in the prize in 2007 and 2008 before winning the title for the first of five years in 2009. Real Madrid went on to defend their title in the European showpiece, and despite the fact that he didn't score, Ronaldo lifted the trophy for a fifth time in his career.
I ran back and hit a forehand cross-court - and the crowd went insane", she said . "I played a solid match so I couldn't really ask for any more". "I think every athlete, every human and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored", Williams told The Associated Press .
Benitez's tactics had come under scrutiny following the defeats to Nottingham Forest and Chelsea last month. However, Benitez - who had to sell to buy in the summer - is happy with the attitude and application of his players. A trip to Cardiff could be a banana skin which City will have to fight hard to bypass, but Guardiola's men will hopefully be in full rhythm by then, and the Carabao Cup game against League One side Oxford is another one City will be odds-on to prevail in - although if ...
Despite Arsenal's first away victory of the season, questions will no doubt be asked by Unai Emery , meanwhile Cardiff can take some comfort from a valient effort against a far superior - at least on paper - team. Subs: Mkhitaryan 5, Torreira 5, Welbeck 5. Which was the best goal of the weekend? "If Arsenal had our chances they would have beaten us by five or six goals", he said.
Ronaldo has failed to score in his first three competitive games for Juventus , including Saturday's 2-1 win at Parma with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa in the stands. "He's the world's best player, he wants to score at all costs but he needs to remain calm and the goals will come in a burst". He continued, "Serie A is a league where the teams defend carefully".
It condemned Rangers to their worst league start since 1989 in what is Steven Gerrard's first ever campaign as a manager. I've been around the game a very long time, and that's a foul in my book. Although Rangers showed more attacking intent after the break, it was Celtic who took the lead on the hour mark. "In the second half we matched then, and if not edged it a bit", he said.
As Saban was leaving the field after Alabama's 51-14 win over the Cardinals on Saturday, ESPN's Maria Taylor asked a question about the quarterback competition that clearly frustrated Saban. "What answers did you have about your quarterbacks after watching them play tonight?" "Well, I still like both guys". After the game, coach Nick Saban says "quit asking" if he has to make a choice at starting quarterback between Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts .