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Nadal sends Millman to US Open exit Nadal sends Millman to US Open exit
- August 30, 2019

The 15-year-old American was battling nerves and a powerful opponent in 18-year-old Anastasia Potapova . It was an erratic performance for Osaka, who committed an unsightly 50 unforced errors, 28 more than her opponent, but also blasted 44 winners and pounded eight aces. (more...)
Colts Fans Are Calling & Demanding Season Ticket Refunds After Andrew Luck's Retirement Colts Fans Are Calling & Demanding Season Ticket Refunds After Andrew Luck's Retirement
- August 29, 2019

Luck has missed a lot of games over the past few years because of an assortment of injuries. Luck is only 29 years old, but he was fully confident in his decision to step away from the game. "You get all this money and you think, 'Oh, this is the best thing ever.' But once you get it, you've got realize, you've got to go through phases in your life to grow you as a person, spiritually and you've got to be prepared". (more...)
QB Luck to retire from the NFL QB Luck to retire from the NFL
- August 29, 2019

While some fans booed Luck as he left the field Saturday night, other players supported him. "I think the second is a little disgust, maybe, at the way that it was handled", Rodgers said of his reaction to Rodger's decision and the aftermath. (more...)
Sri Lanka to bat in second test against New Zealand Sri Lanka to bat in second test against New Zealand
- August 27, 2019

One team flies in, plays a warm-up (or not in New Zealand's case), gets rolled over in the opening Test - surprise, surprise, after not acclimatising - and departs after the second. Watling was unbeaten on 81 while de Grandhomme was 83 not out after a blistering knock with his side needing quick runs to set Sri Lanka a target on the final day. (more...)
Kohli, India set records in 318-run win over West Indies Kohli, India set records in 318-run win over West Indies
- August 27, 2019

Paceman Bumrah bowled eight overs, including four maidens, to do most of the damage for India , hitting the stumps to claim four of his wickets. Rohit had scored a fifty in his last Test against Australia in 2019 and boasts of a brilliant record against the Windies which include two centuries in his first two Tests against the opponents in 2013 in India , which included a score of 177 on debut. (more...)
SL proposes short ODI tour instead of Test SL proposes short ODI tour instead of Test
- August 27, 2019

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB ) is now desperate to organise the Test match in Pakistan. Eight years later, the Sri Lankans returned to Pakistan for a Twenty20 global in Lahore in October 2017. Lahore will host three T20Is on 5, 7 and 9 October after which the visitors will fly home on 10 October. Recently, Sri Lanka's security team toured Pakistan and gave a positive report to the concerned authorities of their country. (more...)
England beat Australia to take third Ashes test by one wicket England beat Australia to take third Ashes test by one wicket
- August 27, 2019

The all rounder also appreciated the Leeds crowd for their support through thick and thin and also observed that it motivated the side. "When there was nothing to cheer about they were cheering". I still can not believe it was three reds. I thought it was out. "I always believe that is capable". After Stokes hit the winning boundary, a desolate Lyon slumped to the turf, with concerned Australia captain Tim Paine saying: "He's a really important player in our side and I said to him ... (more...)
Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova to clash in most anticipated US Open opener Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova to clash in most anticipated US Open opener
- August 27, 2019

Open, which begins Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The second was the best one that Djokovic played today, barely losing a point on serve and breaking in game two top open up the lead that he increased with a hold at love that pushed him 3-0 up after a great serve. (more...)
I Was So Disappointed In Arsenal - Former Liverpool Midfielder I Was So Disappointed In Arsenal - Former Liverpool Midfielder
- August 26, 2019

In VAR it is hard for them, they can not see the power, so if I pull like this [gives demonstration] it's more power than just like this. As if to make a statement they dismantled the Gunners, who arrived at Anfield with a containment-first approach, with a power game allied to clinical efficiency. (more...)
Andrew Luck To Retire From NFL Andrew Luck To Retire From NFL
- August 26, 2019

Luck's decision comes after a mixed record in recent years. Luck was the top pick in the 2012 NFL Draft . When he returned last season, he was once again one of the league's most effective players. "But we know we must go forward". This might not have been the one he wanted - and certainly didn't expect. Luck didn't practice at all this week and missed their preseason game against the Bears on Saturday night, too. (more...)
Indianapolis Colts star Andrew Luck retires aged 29 in all-time National Football League shocker Indianapolis Colts star Andrew Luck retires aged 29 in all-time National Football League shocker
- August 26, 2019

Schefter said Luck has met with Colts owner Jim Irsay to deliver the news. Luck was in the middle of a five-year, $123 million contract extension he signed with the Indianapolis Colts in June 2016. Now, after only seven seasons, Andrew Luck is hanging it up and calling it quits. He dealt with a serious shoulder injury that forced him to miss a whole season in 2017. (more...)
Solskjaer On Man Utd' Second Straight Penalty Miss Solskjaer On Man Utd' Second Straight Penalty Miss
- August 26, 2019

Pogba, who missed a penalty in Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, compounded another poor performance when he gave the ball away in the danger zone and Van Aanholt pounced to beat De Gea with a low shot from 12 yards. Wan-Bissaka represents one of a number of players to have benefitted from Solskjaer's vow that he would place a greater emphasis on youth this season. (more...)
Crowe slams 'joke' seating at USA-Australia basketball Crowe slams 'joke' seating at USA-Australia basketball
- August 25, 2019

Walker and Mitchell were natural choices for the captaincy, as they are the only two players to have started both exhibition games that Team USA has played. Despite the huge crowd, Australian media reported that some fans were issued refunds because they bought tickets based on promotional materials depicting Stephen Curry and LeBron James - who were part of the USA player pool when the deal was struck a year ago to play the games. (more...)
Howard to join Lakers with stearn caveat Howard to join Lakers with stearn caveat
- August 25, 2019

Howard, Joakin Noah and Mo Speights participated in workouts and meetings with the Lakers this week as they tried to fill the team's void at center. In other words, Howard has to bring it every night or risk being waived. He last played in the NBA during the 2017-18 season with the Memphis Grizzlies, while he played a period of last season with Virtus Bologna of the Lega Basket Serie A, the top level of Italian professional basketball. (more...)
Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good
- August 25, 2019

The 20-year-old is the heartbeat of Frank Lampard's side and he provided the spark for nearly everything good at Carrow Road, just like he was in their first two games against Manchester United and Leicester City. Daniel feels that there is nothing but positives to take away from the win. "It was a good performance and he got what he needed out of the game". (more...)
Jofra Archer 'Moment' From Ashes 2019 3rd Test Match Jofra Archer 'Moment' From Ashes 2019 3rd Test Match
- August 25, 2019

Australia moved into a strong position to retain the Ashes after skittling out England for 67 before pushing their lead to 194 runs on a wicket-tumbling second day of the third Test on Friday. And, during his ninth over of Australia's second innings, Archer pulled up grimacing having bowled a dot ball to Marnus Labuschagne, with the England seamer hobbling off unable to complete the final two deliveries in his set of six. (more...)
Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow
- August 24, 2019

The former skipper, who smashed 92 at Lord's, has been in superb form making 144 and 142 in the opening test at Edgbaston to help Australia seal a 251-run victory for a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Out-of-form opener David Warner also arrived at training without the beard he has been sporting even since his return to global cricket. Runs from Warner are even more crucial with Smith's absence from a batting line-up in which Usman Khawaja, with 43 Tests, is the next most experienced ... (more...)
Sadio Mane Warns Liverpool Teammates About Senegal Star Sadio Mane Warns Liverpool Teammates About Senegal Star
- August 24, 2019

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has stated that he believes Watford's club-record signing Ismaila Sarr has the pace to "kill" teammate Andy Robertson when they face off in December, while also discussing the supreme talent of his Senegal compatriot. (more...)
Raiders S Erik Harris makes triumphant return to Canada Raiders S Erik Harris makes triumphant return to Canada
- August 23, 2019

Graham says the cost of transforming the field, and all of the other preparations that are going into Thursday night's game, exceed $1 million. -Atlanta Falcons rookie offensive lineman Kaleb McGary will resume on-field work this week in practice but has not been cleared for contact, coach Dan Quinn said. (more...)
Rahane half-century anchors India revival in first Test Rahane half-century anchors India revival in first Test
- August 23, 2019

While the wicketkeeper slot is as good as settled with Rishab Pant to continue after his great show in England, It's the number 5 and 6 slot which has a tough competition with the likes of Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari all looking to seal their spot in the test team. (more...)
Messi ‘made me better player’, says Ronaldo Messi ‘made me better player’, says Ronaldo
- August 23, 2019

He said that "when people question your honor, it hurts, it hurts a lot". But once again, my innocence has been proven. She filed a lawsuit against Ronaldo previous year in Clark County District Court, and then a almost identical lawsuit in federal court for battery, abuse, defamation, negligence and seven other claims, according to Sports Illustrated . (more...)
Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia
- August 22, 2019

Take your best players out and it always has an impact. Joe Root has urged England to capitalise on the absence of Steve Smith from Australia's side in the crucial third Ashes Test and admitted he can't wait to throw the ball to Jofra Archer . (more...)
Takeaways from 2019 preseason AP Top 25 Takeaways from 2019 preseason AP Top 25
- August 21, 2019

As you can see, the most "important" players in college football are the quarterbacks of the College Football Playoff contending teams that are not on Alabama, Clemson or Georgia - the three most proven teams. For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No. 1 in The A.P. preseason Top 25 presented by Regions Bank . Weber State was slotted ninth in the preseason poll with 432 points. (more...)
Ashes: Archer’s heart skipped a beat when ball hit Smith Ashes: Archer’s heart skipped a beat when ball hit Smith
- August 20, 2019

If Smith is unable to go through light training, which will not include batting, he will not be fit for the third Test on Thursday and could be ruled out with 48 hours to go. "To see him go down, everyone stopped and everyone's heart skipped a beat", Archer said. Kountouris said three other batters were hit in the head, but only Smith had a concussion. (more...)
Juventus have joined the race to sign Neymar — Globoesporte Juventus have joined the race to sign Neymar — Globoesporte
- August 20, 2019

However, he is still being linked with a move to Barcelona and Real Madrid . "He is sensitive, so I will always protect him". In an interview with AS, Teixeira explained that he prevented the deal from happening after Neymar had undergone a successful trial in Spain . (more...)
VAR erases Manchester City's thrilling game-winner in stoppage time VAR erases Manchester City's thrilling game-winner in stoppage time
- August 19, 2019

Manchester City led Tottenham 2-1 at halftime. City were celebrating after Gabriel Jesus appeared to have scored in injury time, but the goal was ruled out because the ball had brushed Aymeric Laporte's arm in the build-up. It is only Matchweek 2, but few Premier League days will match this. To say it has been a roller-coaster start to life at Anfield would be an understatement. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins Possible Ligament Tear DeMarcus Cousins Possible Ligament Tear
- August 19, 2019

DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the Golden State Warriors stands for the National Anthem before their game against the Denver Nuggets at ORACLE Arena on April 02, 2019 in Oakland, California. A big year could have set Cousins up for a significant contract next summer. The Lakers , even without Cousins, still figure to have more than enough talent to end a stretch of six consecutive seasons without a playoff berth, by far the longest such run in franchise history. (more...)
Huddersfield sack manager Siewert | Calendar Huddersfield sack manager Siewert | Calendar
- August 19, 2019

Siewert was sacked soon after Friday night's home defeat to Fulham , which extended the Terriers winless start to four matches this season. JAN SIEWERT has demanded a reaction from Huddersfield's players amid calls for his head ahead of tonight's game with Fulham . (more...)
Cedric Benson, 36, dies in reported motorcycle accident Cedric Benson, 36, dies in reported motorcycle accident
- August 19, 2019

He spent his first three National Football League seasons with the Bears, rushing for 420 yards and 10 touchdowns on 420 carries while appearing in 35 games with 12 starts. Benson was 36 years old. There will never be another one like him, and he will be dearly missed by so many. He was named the Doak Walker award victor and a consensus All-American as a senior. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Wants To Leave Man United Before European Transfer Deadline Alexis Sanchez Wants To Leave Man United Before European Transfer Deadline
- August 18, 2019

Sanchez, who has struggled with injuries since his January 2018 move from Arsenal, didn't feature in the Red Devils' preseason after picking up a hamstring injury while on worldwide duty during the Copa America. According to Sky Sports , Solskjaer said: "Well we hope so, I know physical stats are not a lot to go from but there is a shift from this first league game and the Chelsea match three games from the end of last season". (more...)
'Disgusted' Lampard slams racist abuse of Abraham 'Disgusted' Lampard slams racist abuse of Abraham
- August 18, 2019

Frank Lampard says he is "disgusted" at the actions of a "so-called Chelsea fan" after Tammy Abraham was targeted with racial abuse online. "I think the best thing is for him to move on", Lampard said, quoted by The Guardian . "To have two more days recovery at this stage early in the season, it's clear that it affects your preparation and it's an advantage to them going in", said Lampard, whose side next host Leicester City on Sunday. (more...)
Emery speaks out on Ozil and Kolasinac’s chances of playing against Burnley Emery speaks out on Ozil and Kolasinac’s chances of playing against Burnley
- August 18, 2019

Ozil and his wife Amine Gulse were unharmed after the attempted carjacking . The duo were unavailable for last weekend's 1-0 win at Newcastle as the police investigate " further security incidents ". We have players like David [Luiz], Dani Ceballos , [Nicolas] Pepe, they came here and now we feel strong, and I feel sure that we can fight for the top four". (more...)
Christian Eriksen: Tottenham boss Maurico Pochettino unsure over midfielder's future Christian Eriksen: Tottenham boss Maurico Pochettino unsure over midfielder's future
- August 18, 2019

As for Spurs, they managed to come from 1-0 down to beat newly-promoted Aston Villa 3-1 last weekend. However, the City boss looked to have had the last laugh when Jesus fired home inside the 18-yard box, deep into injury time. But decider or not, this is not about the clubs but about the two managers. Everybody deserves to play because the quality of the team is really good. (more...)
A chance for Ravi Shastri to make amends A chance for Ravi Shastri to make amends
- August 17, 2019

Ravi Shastri has been retained as the Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. Gaekwad felt that Shastri was "well versed with the Indian cricket system, and knew the boys and their problems well being the current coach". "Certainly not (sought Kohli's opinion)". Shastri, who had a previous stint as team director between 2014-16, lost out to Anil Kumble in 2016 and then later succeeded him in July 2017 after the infamous Kumble-Kohli fallout. (more...)
Neymar Would Take $16.6 Million Pay Cut To Re-Join Barcelona Neymar Would Take $16.6 Million Pay Cut To Re-Join Barcelona
- August 17, 2019

Neymar has been heavily linked with both Barcelona and Real Madrid , though reports imply that PSG seems to be more in favor of Barcelona. Speaking to RMC Sport , Leonardo insists little progress has been made on agreeing to his return to the Camp Nou. (more...)
Andy Murray targets 2020 Australian Open for return to peak strength Andy Murray targets 2020 Australian Open for return to peak strength
- August 16, 2019

Dutchman Rojer was then broken and Lopez held his serve this time to level the scores. The tie-break was a one-sided affair as Murray and Lopez eased away to book their place in the second round against American pair Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock. (more...)
Alex Rodriguez’s Car Reportedly Robbed During Sunday Night Baseball Alex Rodriguez’s Car Reportedly Robbed During Sunday Night Baseball
- August 14, 2019

Rodriguez was in town broadcasting the Giants and Philadelphia Phillies game for ESPN and he left his vehicle on the 400 block of Brannan Street, about three blocks from Oracle Park, sources said. Between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. the thief, who was not named, broke into the vehicle and stole a laptop, camera, jewelry, and a bag according to police officer Adam Lobsinger. (more...)
Antonio Brown Asks Fans To Help Find His Helmet: Twitter Reacts Antonio Brown Asks Fans To Help Find His Helmet: Twitter Reacts
- August 14, 2019

Earlier Tuesday, Brown put out a post on social media - with incentive, of course - asking fans for their help in finding a newer version of his old helmet - the Schutt Air Advantage. "Hopefully we're going to get this behind us soon", Rosenhaus said. While this is all very silly as it's hard to believe that a helmet made in 2010 or 2011 is materially safer than one manufactured a year or two before that, this is a fascinating glimpse into how the sausage gets made. (more...)
Serena´s US Open plans in disarray as injury hands Andreescu Toronto crown Serena´s US Open plans in disarray as injury hands Andreescu Toronto crown
- August 14, 2019

She's only 19. She definitely doesn't seem like a 19-year old in her words, on court and her game, her attitude, her actions. "I know everything about you". "Let's wait and see two or three years how well as she goes". For Andreescu , Sunday's events were a bittersweet achievement as she became the first Canadian to win the title since Faye Urban in 1969. (more...)
Barcelona star rejects loan move to London-based club Barcelona star rejects loan move to London-based club
- August 13, 2019

Although Arsenal have already dealt with Joorabchian to bring Edu back to the club as their technical director, Molina stresses that Coutinho's agent has a habit of using the media for his own personal gain, already rubbing the likes of Queens Park Rangers and Brazilian giants Corinthians the wrong way with his tactics. (more...)