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US Open: Novak Djokovic speaks out on Nick Kyrgios umpire controversy

US Open: Novak Djokovic speaks out on Nick Kyrgios umpire controversy Kyrgios turned the match around after the interaction, dropping just six more games as he triumphed, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 6-0, to set up a showdown with Roger Federer in the third round. "The umpire doesn't need to talk to him". Tennis remains one of those sports that prides itself on a sense of decorum, but Ozzie Nick Kyrgios has never been much bothered with all of that. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer stuns crowd, Nick Kyrgios with wonderful shot around net post

Roger Federer stuns crowd, Nick Kyrgios with wonderful shot around net post When Kyriagos placed a drop shot, it nearly looked impossible for Federer who was close to his baseline. Coach or not, Kyrgios admits he could learn from Federer . While he keeps on keeping on, there are all sorts of seeds tumbling from both singles draws. Djokovic, victor of US Open titles in 2011 and 2015, extended his dominance over Richard Gasquet with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 victory in front... [Full Article...]

Arsenal subdue gritty Cardiff to hand Unai Emery second victory

Arsenal subdue gritty Cardiff to hand Unai Emery second victory However, Arsenal then beat West Ham 2-1 at home before following that up by securing their second victory of the season yesterday when they overcame Cardiff 3-2 in a dramatic encounter in South Wales. The Frenchman Lacazette believes will time the Gunners will get it right but with a prize as they have won twice and lost to Chelsea and Manchester City . [Full Article...]

Kaepernick has new deal with Nike though he's not in NFL

Kaepernick has new deal with Nike though he's not in NFL Others who support Kaepernick will gladly shift their dollars to Nike for its support of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who is viewed as a hero to many for standing up for social issues even if it meant the National Football League ultimately would freeze him out. [Full Article...]

Rockets' Ryan Anderson dealt to Suns

Rockets' Ryan Anderson dealt to Suns Knight, a six-year National Basketball Association veteran, averaged 15.0 points and 3.8 assists in 117 games with the Suns after being acquired on February 19, 2015. The Suns now have Melton, Okobo, Shaquille Harrison and Isaiah Canaan as options at point guard. With the loss of Knight, the Suns plan to continue pursuing a trade for a starting-level point guard before the regular season... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens win in fourth round of US Open

Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens win in fourth round of US Open I was just happy to get through it to be honest". "That desire has not gone down at all and I don't think it was capable of going up, because if it was at a 10, I felt I was at a 15 or a 20 and I'm still there", said Williams of her will to win. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho denies Cristiano Ronaldo was lined up for Manchester United return

Jose Mourinho denies Cristiano Ronaldo was lined up for Manchester United return And Mourinho confirmed after United's 2-0 win against Burnley that he re-signing Ronaldo was "never on the table" for him. Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire and Diego Godin were all targets for Mourinho, however, Woodward refused to pay up in the transfer window. [Full Article...]

Celtic beat Rangers in Old Firm derby

Celtic beat Rangers in Old Firm derby Steven Gerrard's Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers lost to Brendan Rodgers's Celtic in the Old Firm derby, with Connor Goldson playing for the Gers and Ryan Christie turning out for the Bhoys . "They have been together for 150-odd games and they have experience - winning experience and we have been together for 12 or 13 weeks". "I am not saying 1-0 is acceptable but I have seen enough tod... [Full Article...]

Nick Saban upset with ESPN reporter over interview question

Nick Saban upset with ESPN reporter over interview question Saban appears to have made amends with Taylor following the awkward moment, and it's a resolution many would agree was necessary . Saban said he wouldn't "disrespect" them with an answer. Saban was coy about who would be the starter throughout the offseason, even placing an "or" between Tagovailoa and Hurts' names on his pregame depth chart. [Full Article...]

Son's South Korea in football final after Vietnam win

Son's South Korea in football final after Vietnam win Spurs fans will be keeping a close eye on the result of the final against Japan as if South Korea can win gold, the north London club will be able to keep hold of their star winger and avoid losing him for nearly two years. Japan was next with 51 gold medals and 161 overall. Fans are chomping at the bit to witness the clash between Vietnam and South Korea in the semifinals of the Asian Gam... [Full Article...]

Spurs' Son avoids military service after winning Asian Games gold

Spurs' Son avoids military service after winning Asian Games gold But whether it's gold or silver, the medal will go down in the history books as it will be the first medal won by a unified Korean team in ball sports at an worldwide multi-sports competition. He was thanked Tottenham for allowing him to play in Indonesia , where he captained South Korea . As an able-bodied man in his twenties, Son Heung Min would have had to serve in the military in the nea... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson

Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson And given that Donaldson has been injury prone the past two years and is still owed around US$4-million of his US$23-million 2018 salary, the open-market value for the American League's 2015 most-valuable-player had plummeted. This was the Blue Jays last opportunity to get something - however minute that was - in exchange for Donaldson. Donaldson, who will be 33 in December, is coming off his wo... [Full Article...]

Unai Emery personally blocks loan move for youngster

Unai Emery personally blocks loan move for youngster Arsenal will look to build on their win over West Ham when they take on Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday afternoon. "I am very happy with the player and I think every player can play". His quality is for playing between the lines and attacking . We need to push and have the ambition and desire to improve every day. Unai Emery has banned his Arsenal players from high-suga... [Full Article...]

Luke Shaw: Manchester United defender included in England 23-man squad

Luke Shaw: Manchester United defender included in England 23-man squad Gomez had been tipped as an outside chance to make England's squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation but ultimately missed out due to injury. Southgate has remained loyal to the majority of his World Cup squad. For me a proper football player is player of consistency. The 23-year-old has not played for his country since a 1-0 defeat to Germany in 2017 but has returned at the expense of... [Full Article...]

US Open: Tennis stars question umpire over apparent Nick Kyrgios pep talk

US Open: Tennis stars question umpire over apparent Nick Kyrgios pep talk According to tennis reporter Ben Rothenberg , Lahyani could be heard saying things like " I want to help you ", " You're great for tennis ", and "I know this is not you". Like, I was down 5-2. But US Open officials leapt to his defence, backing up Layhani's story, which stated he only left his chair to address fears that Kyrgios may have needed medical attention. [Full Article...]

Pogba: Even Man Utd players don't understand what happened

Pogba: Even Man Utd players don't understand what happened The midfielder, who re-joined United from Juventus in the summer of 2016, was part of France's World Cup winning team in Russian Federation over the summer and was on the scoresheet in the final against Croatia. Barcelona have bought four players this summer, including midfielder Arturo Vidal, but can still make additional signings before the August 31 deadline. [Full Article...]

Saints Trade For Former Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater

Saints Trade For Former Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater So the New Orleans Saints' decision to give up a third-round pic on Wednesday to acquire his services from New York Jets tells you how far he's come. Bridgewater, however, has shined in his return during the preseason, completing 28 of 38 passes for 316 yards with two touchdowns in three games. With all-time great quarterback Drew Brees under contract for New Orleans through 2019, the move m... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho retains Manchester United backing despite dismal start

Jose Mourinho retains Manchester United backing despite dismal start But the United midfielder said they could not afford to start panicking despite claiming the players were at a loss to explain the Spurs defeat. 'The club are going through a tough time but you've got to come through those tough times. Manchester United have not won the Premier League title since back in 2013. "I hope we come through it sooner rather than later and I'm sure we will in the nex... [Full Article...]

US Open 2018 officials regret Alize Cornet top change warning

US Open 2018 officials regret Alize Cornet top change warning Responding to Cornet being unfairly singled out, King on Wednesday tweeted that the USTA rule on shirt changes by women players was " outdated and impractical ". The chair umpire then gave her a code violation for removing her shirt on the court. In searing heat and humidity and about to receive serve, the World No.31 realised that she had put her fresh kit on back to front, and quickly turne... [Full Article...]

Man Utd: Jose Mourinho has club's backing despite defeat by Tottenham

Man Utd: Jose Mourinho has club's backing despite defeat by Tottenham The match was also Spurs's biggest top-flight win at Old Trafford since a 4-1 victory in 1972. The only defensive arrival was young Diogo Dalot , who is a full-back, while he was joined by Fred and back-up goalkeeper Lee Grant . During pre-season, the coach was critical of Anthony Martial , who didn't return to the United States quickly following the birth of his son, and Antonio Valen... [Full Article...]


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