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Sports Seiko - A new US Open title for Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Seiko - A new US Open title for Novak Djokovic

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.

Sports Six up for FIFPro World XI
Author: 0 Six up for FIFPro World XI

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.

Sports Rodgers to work in rehab group at practice
Author: 0 Rodgers to work in rehab group at practice

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.

Sports First Colin Kaepernick advert for Nike ‘to air during National Football League opener’ - Ireland
Author: 0 First Colin Kaepernick advert for Nike ‘to air during National Football League opener’ - Ireland

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.

Sports Luke Shaw updates Man United fans after injury setback
Author: 0 Luke Shaw updates Man United fans after injury setback

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.

Sports England captain Harry Kane to be rested for Switzerland friendly
Author: 0 England captain Harry Kane to be rested for Switzerland friendly

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".

Sports Jets Claim They Knew Matthew Stafford's Signals
Author: 0 Jets Claim They Knew Matthew Stafford's Signals

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.

Sports Packers QB Aaron Rodgers leaves field on cart during season opener
Author: 0 Packers QB Aaron Rodgers leaves field on cart during season opener

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.

Sports Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested for rape
Author: 0 Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested for rape

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.

Sports Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open
Author: 0 Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open

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.

Sports Foles Re-Enacts Philly Special As Eagles Win NFL Opener
Author: 0 Foles Re-Enacts Philly Special As Eagles Win NFL Opener

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.

Sports Day slides, Rose leads, Tiger lurks at BMW Championship
Author: 0 Day slides, Rose leads, Tiger lurks at BMW Championship

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.

Sports Trump says Nike getting ‘killed’ over Colin Kaepernick deal
Author: 0 Trump says Nike getting ‘killed’ over Colin Kaepernick deal

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".

Author: 0 Keys stays on course with Suarez Navarro win

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.

Sports Freeman, Neal exit opener vs. Eagles with knee injuries
Author: 0 Freeman, Neal exit opener vs. Eagles with knee injuries

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.

Sports US Open -- Naomi Osaka reaches semifinals
Author: 0 US Open -- Naomi Osaka reaches semifinals

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.

Sports Nadal retires to send Del Potro into U.S. Open final
Author: 0 Nadal retires to send Del Potro into U.S. Open final

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 .

Author: 0 Tiger's old putter inspires 8-under round at BMW Championship

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.

Sports Trump continues crusade against Nike amid 'Just Do It' campaign
Author: 0 Trump continues crusade against Nike amid 'Just Do It' campaign

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.

Sports Hazard insists Chelsea need improvement before Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Hazard insists Chelsea need improvement before Liverpool clash

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 ...

Sports Pogba - 'My future is now in Manchester'
Author: 0 Pogba - 'My future is now in Manchester'

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.

Sports Thibaut Courtois Makes His Real Madrid Debut, Brutally Trolls Chelsea
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois Makes His Real Madrid Debut, Brutally Trolls Chelsea

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.

Sports France, Germany to launch football’s new complex competition
Author: 0 France, Germany to launch football’s new complex competition

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.

Sports Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Are Fed Up With His Hold Out

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.

Sports Serena makes Annual Best Dressed List 2018
Author: 0 Serena makes Annual Best Dressed List 2018

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".

Sports Nishikori outlasts Cilic to make semis
Author: 0 Nishikori outlasts Cilic to make semis

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".

Author: 0 Serena battles past Pliskova to reach semis

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.

Sports Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur
Author: 0 Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur

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.

Sports Del Potro into last four after gruelling win over Isner
Author: 0 Del Potro into last four after gruelling win over Isner

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.

Sports Defending champ Rafael Nadal to US Open quarters
Author: 0 Defending champ Rafael Nadal to US Open quarters

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.

Sports Derek Carr talks Khalil Mack, looks ahead to 2018 season
Author: 0 Derek Carr talks Khalil Mack, looks ahead to 2018 season

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.

Sports Mourinho gifts Man United fan his jacket after United's win over Burnley
Author: 0 Mourinho gifts Man United fan his jacket after United's win over Burnley

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.

Sports Are the Steelers sending a message to Le’Veon Bell?
Author: 0 Are the Steelers sending a message to Le’Veon Bell?

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.

Sports Nadal survives Russian threat to advance at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Nadal survives Russian threat to advance at U.S. Open

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.

Sports Barcelona put eight past Huesca at Camp Nou
Author: 0 Barcelona put eight past Huesca at Camp Nou

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.

Sports Federer shocked by 55th-ranked Millman
Author: 0 Federer shocked by 55th-ranked Millman

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.

Author: 0 Tennis US Open John Millman not intimidated by Roger Federer

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.

Sports Federer cruises, Djokovic beats Open heat
Author: 0 Federer cruises, Djokovic beats Open heat

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.

Sports Colin Kaepernick becomes face of Nike's 'Just Do It' ad
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick becomes face of Nike's 'Just Do It' ad

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 ...

Sports Rockets deal Ryan Anderson for Suns' Brandon Knight in 4-player deal
Author: 0 Rockets deal Ryan Anderson for Suns' Brandon Knight in 4-player deal

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.

Sports Serena Williams moves past Kaia Kanepi at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Serena Williams moves past Kaia Kanepi at U.S. Open

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 .

Sports Man City vs Newcastle: Guardiola ready for Benitez’s Chelsea tactics
Author: 0 Man City vs Newcastle: Guardiola ready for Benitez’s Chelsea tactics

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 ...

Sports Emery insists Arsenal will continue to play out from the back
Author: 0 Emery insists Arsenal will continue to play out from the back

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.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo will 'take time' to adjust to life at Juventus
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo will 'take time' to adjust to life at Juventus

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".

Sports Rangers Fans React Furiously To Scott Brown Dancing After Old Firm Derby
Author: 0 Rangers Fans React Furiously To Scott Brown Dancing After Old Firm Derby

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.

Sports Nick Saban Snaps On ESPN Reporter Over Question About Alabama QB Situation
Author: 0 Nick Saban Snaps On ESPN Reporter Over Question About Alabama QB Situation

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 .