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Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in thrilling five setter Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in thrilling five setter
- September 02, 2017

But for a while it was Federer who appeared to be the one on his way to bidding adieu to the Open. Nadal, who next meets Argentina's Leonardo Mayer , said: "All the matches are hard and especially here". Dimitrov's exit raises to six the number of members of the ATP's top 10 who are out of the field in NY already. The British Andy Murray , the no. 2 Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, no. (more...)
Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD
- September 02, 2017

The 8th ranked Huskies are big 30.5 favorites over the Scarlet Knights. The touchdown was an incredibly welcome sight for the Huskies , who found themselves down 7-3 to the Huskies before the play and nearly on upset alert heading into the half in their season opener. (more...)
Man electrocuted while walking to sister's house in Harvey's floodwaters Man electrocuted while walking to sister's house in Harvey's floodwaters
- September 02, 2017

More than 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard - the USA reserve military force - have been called out to support local authorities. On Tuesday morning, police announced the discovery of the body of Sgt. CBS News has confirmed the number of evacuees in a convention center in the city swelled to 9,021 overnight. The nation's fourth-largest city remained mostly paralyzed by one of the largest downpours in US history. (more...)
Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal
- September 02, 2017

The Gunners made a late move for the France global on Thursday, with a £90million bid reportedly accepted by the French outfit. And they want to replace the Chilean with a player manager Arsene Wenger has been chasing all summer. "I'm a Monaco player, I'm very happy there". You have to respect what really happens on the negotiation side. Monaco star Thomas Lemar has commented on the reported £92 million (R1.53 billion) transfer to Arsenal that failed to materialise on deadline day. (more...)
Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move
- September 02, 2017

Shortly after rejecting Arsenal's advances, the attacking midfielder rubbed salt into the wound by producing a stunning two-goal performance in Les Bleus' 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Netherlands. The French youngster had previously been a Liverpool target the summer, but the Gunners turned their attention to the 21-year-old in a deal which could have then led to Alexis Sanchez being allowed to leave the Emirates for Manchester City . (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1 Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1
- September 02, 2017

Open champion Brooks Koepka shot 74 and Daniel Berger and Zach Johnson each shot 77. "I wasn't seeing the shots that I wanted to see". "You know, the wind is down off the left, and I hit a 6-iron". "It would just be nice to get a win before I shut it down for a while". "Hopefully I can find that little spark that I found a year ago and go on and play well from here until the Tour Championship. (more...)
Lemar speaks out after Arsenal's failed £92m transfer Lemar speaks out after Arsenal's failed £92m transfer
- September 02, 2017

Arsenal have yet to show their hand on deadline day, with confirmed exits and talk of more to come - including Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City - dominating the headlines. Asked where he would be going once the current global get together was over, Lemar added that he would be Monaco bound. You have to respect what really happens on the negotiation side. (more...)
National Football League trade rumors: Seahawks shopping WR Jermaine Kearse National Football League trade rumors: Seahawks shopping WR Jermaine Kearse
- September 02, 2017

National Football League teams must cut their rosters from the training camp maximum of 90 to the regular season maximum of 53 by Saturday at 1 p.m. Carroll also argues that it's better for the players who will play. "We told you, this has been one of the deepest groups we've had". This new rule really changes everything about this part of the season, now over 1,000 players will become available at once. (more...)
Ream, Wood gets starts for U.S. against Costa Rica Ream, Wood gets starts for U.S. against Costa Rica
- September 02, 2017

Costa Rica , who beat the USA 4-0 past year in Jurgen Klinsmann's last match, went into New Jersey and secured a brilliant 2-0 victory to put all the pressure on the Americans moving forward. After the match on Friday against Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey , the USA plays Honduras at San Pedro Sula on September 5, and then closes against Panama on October 6 at Orlando, Fla., and at Trinidad four days later. (more...)
Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record
- September 02, 2017

But Monaco and Liverpool have yet to agree a deal and one would need to be quickly thrashed out with Lemar expected to feature for his country in Paris tomorrow night. The Reds are also in the hunt for defensive reinforcements as they continue their admiration of Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk . The club could yet see several outgoings too with Mamadou Sakho subject to strong interest from Crystal Palace , Lazar Marković linked with Watford and Divock Origi ... (more...)
Houston mayor confirms police officer died in Harvey's aftermath Houston mayor confirms police officer died in Harvey's aftermath
- September 02, 2017

A man returns to his house to rescue his pet dog. In a Houston neighborhood where floods have receded, Evelyn Hawkins returned to find that water had tossed furniture and other belongings in her home. Meanwhile, in Texas, nearly 275,000 customers remained without power on Tuesday night. At the same time, residents of Harris County, Texas, living in a chemical plant area were evacuated as a precautionary measure. (more...)
Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal
- September 02, 2017

Speaking after his starring role for France in Paris, 21-year-old Lemar affirmed his delight at staying with the club he originally joined in 2015. Asked if Sanchez had informed his teammates of an impending move to City, Vidal told reporters: "To whom?" However, Lemar is understood to have snubbed Arsenal in favour of a move to Liverpool , who themselves failed to sign the France worldwide. (more...)
Federer, Nadal into third round at US Open Federer, Nadal into third round at US Open
- September 02, 2017

Fourth seed Elina Svitolina reached the third round of the US Open for a third successive year by winning the opening match on Ashe despite the early start. "I had to come up with something", Federer said. Still, Federer's unforced errors continued to mount in the fifth set - 11 in the first four games alone, including a badly shanked forehand on his first break point at 2-1, a netted backhand on his second, and a long forehand to let Youzhny hold there. (more...)
Youzhny puts positive spin on 17-0 losing streak with Federer
- September 02, 2017

The 31-year-old Spaniard recovered from 3-5 down in the opening set against the 85th-ranked Lajovic, who has never won a match in NY. Federer has a ideal record against Lopez is just as solid - 12-0. Belgian ninth seed David Goffin saw off Guido Pella of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in a marathon 4hr 12min match. Earlier, it was the Czech who seized the lead in the match after winning the first set, but it all went awry as the Ukrainian won 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 6-2. (more...)
Barcelona accept Liverpool will NOT consider any Coutinho Friday offer Barcelona accept Liverpool will NOT consider any Coutinho Friday offer
- September 02, 2017

With 52 goals in 77 global games, he is now Brazil's fourth most prolific scorer in history, with the legend Pele at the top with 77 goals. But it's not likely to happen given Liverpool are still saying he's not for sale. Negotiations for the player are said to have resumed this morning, and there are claims a fourth bid of £138 million has been submitted. The Catalans have splashed 192 million euros on five signings, including 105 million on 20-year-old French winger Ousmane Dembele ... (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton
- September 02, 2017

However, Los Angeles is likely mostly thinking about the present: They're 11 games behind the Astros in the AL West but are sitting just one game back behind the Twins for the second wild card spot in the AL. So far this season, during 26 starts in Single-A and Double-A ball, he has a record of 8-8 with a 2.69 ERA. Verlander's salary could be an obstacle in a potential deal, however. (more...)
Cleveland Browns Cut Brock Osweiler Cleveland Browns Cut Brock Osweiler
- September 02, 2017

He was expected to be immediately released, but coaches made a decision to include him in the quarterback competition against rookie DeShone Kizer and last year's starter Cody Kessler . Reports at the time indicated Cleveland would likely get rid of him, but kept the quarterback through the preseason. With Osweiler out, the Browns will go with second-year quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan behind Kizer. (more...)
Willie Snead suspended for 3 games due to offseason DUI Willie Snead suspended for 3 games due to offseason DUI
- September 02, 2017

Snead has had two seasons in the National Football League and both have produced near 1,000-yard campaigns as a favored target of quarterback Drew Brees. Though as ESPN's Mike Triplett reports, Ted Ginn Jr. was putting up a good challenge in training camp and preseason. Earlier this week Snead was conspicuous by his absence in Saints practice, leading some to believe that he may be injured. (more...)
Austin Davis leads game-winning drive as Seahawks beat Raiders, 17-13 Austin Davis leads game-winning drive as Seahawks beat Raiders, 17-13
- September 02, 2017

Trevone Boykin connected with Rodney Smith for a 34-yard touchdown to give the Seahawks a 10-0 advantage late in the first quarter. Special teams: Blair Walsh missed his first field goal of the preseason - well, the first one that he didn't get to re-kick following a penalty - coming up short from 49 yards at the end of Seattle's first drive of the half. (more...)
Broncos trade T Sambrailo to Falcons Broncos trade T Sambrailo to Falcons
- September 02, 2017

Sambrailo was the 59th overall pick in the 2015 draft, but only started 13 games over the past two seasons due to elbow and shoulder injuries and ineffectiveness. Trading Sambrailo for an extra draft pick - even if it's a late-round pick - was a smart move. The Broncos have not yet finalized a 53-man roster, but Garett Bolles, Allen Barbre, Matt Paradis, Ron Leary, Menelik Watson , Connor McGovern, Billy Tuner and Donald Stephenson seem poised to be the team's top offensive linemen this ... (more...)
Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund
- September 02, 2017

The problem seemed to arise early in the third set, and treatment was first dispensed at 2-3 when Edmund sat down in his chair. Denis Shapovalov celebrates a point during his third-round win over Kyle Edmund Friday at the U.S. Proving Montreal was no fluke, Shapovalov claimed another major scalp on Wednesday taking down eighth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and will need to produce yet another upset with 12th-seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta now standing between him and a spot ... (more...)
Vuelta a Espana: Froome maintains lead as Trentin wins Vuelta a Espana: Froome maintains lead as Trentin wins
- September 02, 2017

He profited from flawless work from his teammates plus two uphill sections inside the final three kilometres in Tomares. He has now won six grand tour stages, his treble here adding to two Tour wins and one in the Giro in 2016. After his pair of falls on Thursday that allowed Nibali and other challengers to reduce his lead, Froome stayed out of trouble on the mainly flat ride which came before two important mountain stages. (more...)
National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice
- September 02, 2017

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported last month that Bryant was required by the league to continue attending mandatory counseling sessions in order to gain full reinstatement for the regular season. He has scored 15 touchdowns in 21 career games and should fit in nicely in the offense opposite Antonio Brown. He missed four games in 2015 and had to sit out the entire 2016 season, but is now ready to contribute in 2017. (more...)
US Open 2017: French Open champ Ostapenko cruises through second round US Open 2017: French Open champ Ostapenko cruises through second round
- September 02, 2017

In fact, the 127th-ranked Gibbs hadn't won a main-draw match since the Australian Open in January before defeating Veronica Cepede Royg in the first round. Play was suspended by rain on all courts except Arthur Ashe Stadium where US Open will continue as scheduled, with defending champion Angelique Kerber set to begin her match against Naomi Osaka of Japan. (more...)
Arsenal And Man City Blaming Each Other For Failed Alexis Sanchez Deal Arsenal And Man City Blaming Each Other For Failed Alexis Sanchez Deal
- September 02, 2017

The deal hinged on Arsenal being able to sign a replacement and Lemar emerged as the prime candidate with widespread reports suggesting we had launched a record £90m bid for the youngster. Alexis Sanchez does not want to play for Arsenal again and Manchester City are already drawing up plans to sign the Chile global in January, Goal can reveal. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: A pay-per-view smash Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: A pay-per-view smash
- September 02, 2017

On that note, Triple H said that from a promotional standpoint, both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor used several WWE-style promotional tricks by bringing out their respective personalities and drawing the attention of millions around the world to the boxing match. (more...)
Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open
- September 01, 2017

Federer, who did not drop a set in any of his seven matches en route to his eighth Wimbledon title last month, made 68 unforced errors and appeared to be heading for defeat until Youzhny started to cramp in the latter stages. With Thursday's schedule in Arthur Ashe Stadium pitting both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal against opponents ranked outside the world's top 100 tournament organisers at the US Open might have been expecting an early finish. (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels
- September 01, 2017

Upton will give the Angels, who are in the chase for a wild-card spot, a big bat alongside Mike Trout . The 30-year-old Upton is hitting.279 in his second season with the Tigers, including 29 homers and 94 RBI. However, Los Angeles is likely mostly thinking about the present: They're 11 games behind the Astros in the AL West but are sitting just one game back behind the Twins for the second wild card spot in the AL. (more...)
Man found dead sleeping rough near Grafton Street this morning Man found dead sleeping rough near Grafton Street this morning
- September 01, 2017

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) said it was aware of the death and offered its condolences to the family and friends of the woman "at this very hard time". He also said the death once again underlines the vulnerability of people sleeping rough and said it demonstrates the need to do more to provide safe and secure homes so people can leave the streets behind. (more...)
Nadal overpowers Daniel at US Open Nadal overpowers Daniel at US Open
- September 01, 2017

With his 51st match win of the season, the two-time US Open victor has booked his spot in the third round for a third straight year. Nadal goes on to face Leonardo Mayer in the third round after the Argentine beat Yuichi Sugita in four sets. (more...)

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