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Williams, Murray, del Potro seek to book spots in US Open SF

The world No 2 fought to the very end of his relentlessly dramatic 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 defeat to Nishikori in a match which could easily have gone his way, ...


It's a Djok! Another wasy walk for Djokovic at US Open

During the changeover after the third game, a trainer examined and taped up the ankle during a medical timeout. World No.1 Djokovic held serve at love to clos...


Another Dozier homer, another loss for the Twins

Jarrod Dyson and Paulo Orlando started the game with singles, but both were picked off first base with a quick throw by the right-handed Gibson, who had only si...


Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500

Jeff Gordon checks out his vehicle before NASCAR Sprint Cup auto racing practice at Darlington Raceway Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Darlington , S.C. "...


WWE Backlash 2016: American Alpha to face Rhyno and Heath Slater

Carmella and Alexa Bliss probably don't have a real shot to win the title, since neither has ever even had a singles match on a PPV. Meanwhile, WWE Champion ...


India vs West Indies 2nd T20 live score and updates

Rahul and Dhoni put on 107 in 8.1 overs for the fourth wicket, the partnership ending off the final ball of the game, which Dhoni edged to short third man when ...


Rooney defends England role after win over Slovakia

Lallana's first worldwide goal spared England another wave of criticism but Allardyce's team had struggled until Martin Skrtel's sending-off and benefited u...


Zlatan Ibrahimovic Compares to Neymar and Luis Suarez, Says Gianluca Zambrotta

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has cranked up the pressure on Manchester City with a pre-derby day dig at his new rivals. Manchester United's Swedis...


Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone Official For UFC 205

Cerrone's opponent, Lawler, is one of the most feared fighters in the history of the welterweight division with 20 KOs and back-to-back Fight of the Year candid...


Retired Sevastova beats Konta, into US Open quarterfinals

And, yeah, I think this was a quality match today. "Mentally I'm spent. Totally spent". Johanna Konta says that she "gave everything she could" during her d...


Russian athletes lose bid to compete in Paralympics

The sponsorship deal will allow Petrobras to run advertisements on TV, radio and social media mentioning the Games and featuring "Team Petrobras" athletes it is...


Vesely injury gives Djokovic US Open walkover

He's somebody that has been kind of trying to break through as the next generation. Britain's Johanna Konta , the 13th seed, collapsed on court with heat sic...


Rory McIlroy jumps up leaderboard in Deutsche Bank final round

McIlroy, who missed the cut in the PGA Championship and was an afterthought last week when the FedEx Cup playoffs began, already was 4-over-par just three holes...


Serena Williams powers into US Open fourth round

So about that inflamed right shoulder that was supposed to hinder Serena Williams at the U.S. Open as she seeks a record 23rd major title: It seems to be just f...


Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa in Vatican City

The late Roman Catholic nun died in 1997. After she left her convent, Mother Teresa began working in the slums, teaching poor children and treating the sick i...


Button making way for Vandoorne at McLaren

We are still pushing, and a lot of the stuff we are putting on the vehicle is stuff that will help next year's auto. If Jenson's needed to drive next year for a...


Hamilton fastest in Monza practise

Monza's future had been uncertain while negotiations with Ecclestone were ongoing, with this year's race having been the last on its current deal. Featuring l...


Hamilton takes Monza pole, equals F1 legends

Hamilton leads Rosberg by nine points in the title race and will start on Sunday as favourite to enlarge that cushion because the last six Italian races, at ...


US Open: Sania wins; Paes, Bopanna beaten

The Indo-German pair of Paes and Andre Begemann gave a tough fight before going down 6-2, 5-7, 4-6 in one hour and 59 minutes in the first round against Stephan...


Rooney to retire from England duty after 2018 World Cup

He will don the armband under Allardyce for the first time on Sunday when England launch their attempt to reach the next World Cup in Russian Federation with ...


Rays-Red Sox preview

Porcello allowed three runs and six hits, striking out seven without issuing a walk to become the first Boston pitcher since Dave "Boo" Ferriss finished 13-0 at...


Tom Brady explains absence from preseason game, recent practices

While not directly rebutting Green's famous rant, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick doesn't believe you can glean a ton from the third preseason game. "...


NFL Draft to be held in Philadelphia

The NFL chose to move the draft out of New York City after a poor experience in 2014. The draft was held in NY in 2014, before moving to Chicago for 2015 an...


Angels' Mike Trout Uninjured in LA Freeway Crash

Trout swerved left to avoid stopped traffic when the right front of his Mercedes-Benz struck the left rear of a Chevrolet, according to a CHP report. Accordin...


Luke Shaw taking things one game at a time with Manchester United

Hull has been the surprise team in the first weeks, winning its first two games despite having no permanent manager, a slew of injuries, no signings since the e...


Mo Farah completes distance double-double in Rio; Paul Chelimo wins silver

Mo Farah has won gold in the 5,000m in Rio, successfully defending his Olympic title and adding to his 10,000m gold . Meanwhile, Felix now has six Olympic ...


Radwanska beats Svitolina to take Connecticut Open title

It was a highly entertaining second set that featured six service breaks, a 36-shot rally won by Svitolina in the ninth game, two set points for Svitolina in th...


Rooney to quit England team after World Cup 2018

In news that will invite mixed reactions from the British press and long-suffering supporters of the England national team, Wayne Rooney has announced that he...


Ryan Lochte on 'Dancing': Out of the pool, into the ballroom

Austin , race auto driver James Hinchcliffe , country singer Jana Kramer and former football player Calvin Johnson . "I'm so excited! I can't wait to do the...


Serena 'pain-free' for US Open, says coach

For the first time in quite a while, Williams will not go into a Grand Slam as the favorite. As for his rival, a recent slump in form has seen Djokovic crash ...


Pochettino laments 'crazy' timing of international break

Pochettino was a tough uncompromising centre-back in his day and his teams play dynamic, aggressive football. "It's important for them". "It's very important ...


Auburn DB Stephen Roberts suspended for opener after arrest

Roberts was pulled over for a traffic stop on Harmon Drive in Auburn at 10:30 p.m on August 24. The two charges are Class A misdemeanors and carry a penalty...


Chelsea striker Loic Remy joins Crystal Palace on season-long loan

Remy scored 12 goals in 47 appearances during his two years with Chelsea . Remy previously worked by Eagles boss Alan Pardew at Newcastle United and was a hi...


Quarterback Siemian to start for Broncos

Siemian played only one snap last season - a kneel-down just before halftime December 20 - and comes from a college football program not exactly known for its ...


Mourinho promises more chances to come for Rashford

I just want to say that he is a very, very good player and a very, very good boy. "When the team was chasing the ball against Leicester in the Community S...