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Federa joins Nadal in US Open 4th round
- September 04, 2017

Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. "I needed to get over the fear of the back issue, especially in that first match, the first set", Federer said Saturday. The match is being assessed but is not yet under formal investigation, Tennis Integrity Unit spokesman Mark Harrison said earlier this week. Calling Federer's career series with Kohlschreiber one-sided would be an understatement, as he holds an 11-0 edge. (more...)
Cavs complete trade with Celtics, get extra pick Cavs complete trade with Celtics, get extra pick
- September 04, 2017

The Cavaliers are looking for a long-term plan since super star LeBron James can become a free agent after the upcoming season. Kyrie Irving's introductory Boston Celtics news conference was full of jokes, smiles and high expectations. (more...)
India beat Lanka by six wickets, win series 5-0 India beat Lanka by six wickets, win series 5-0
- September 04, 2017

With this hundred, Kohli has equaled the record of scoring most ODI hundreds with the legendary Ricky Ponting (30 hundreds). Mathews too walked back to the pavillion after trying to scoop a delivery from chinaman Kuldeep Yadav which landed into the gloves of Dhoni. (more...)
Federer knocks out Lopez in straight sets, moves on to US Open Federer knocks out Lopez in straight sets, moves on to US Open
- September 04, 2017

Then the second set was close. I'm sure he has also gained confidence. "They came out and played very well", Federer said. While Federer is in line to meet Nadal in the last four, the bottom half of the draw has been totally shorn of star names, with Pablo Carreno Busta and Lucas Pouille now the highest seeds in that section. (more...)
Hamilton dominates Italian GP for fourth Monza win, leading Mercedes 1-2 Hamilton dominates Italian GP for fourth Monza win, leading Mercedes 1-2
- September 04, 2017

It was Mercedes' third one-two this season and the team's 39th overall. Mercedes power is better than Ferrari power so that's one thing. The fight between F1's oldest driver and two of its youngest resumed not long after the stops, with Raikkonen eventually getting a tow and using DRS down the main straight to slip past Ocon for P6 on Lap 26, with the leading five drivers still yet to pit. (more...)
Redskins' shocked but supportive of Su'a Cravens Redskins' shocked but supportive of Su'a Cravens
- September 04, 2017

The Washington Redskins were reportedly shocked when safety Su'a Cravens told team officials and teammates he planned to retire, according to the Washington Post and other reports. Cravens had arthroscopic surgery on his knee in early August, and though he hasn't yet returned to practice, he was expected to return to action before Week 1, and was projected as Washington's starting strong safety. (more...)
Cowboys release Thornton, fill spot with Price from Packers Cowboys release Thornton, fill spot with Price from Packers
- September 04, 2017

Thornton has a $3 million guaranteed base salary and started training camp as the first-team defensive tackle. The Cowboys originally signed Thornton to a four-year, $18 million deal in March of last year, giving the defender $9 million guaranteed and a $5 million signing bonus. (more...)
Cam Newton's brother led the biggest upset in college football history Cam Newton's brother led the biggest upset in college football history
- September 03, 2017

This was a talking point back in 2007, after the upset-here's Yahoo's recap mentioning that the game was considered too lopsided for Vegas to even bother offering a betting line-but you have to imagine whatever the spread would've been, it would've been hilarious, and nearly certainly higher than the Howard-UNLV game. (more...)
Bills make surprise move in releasing Jonathan Williams Bills make surprise move in releasing Jonathan Williams
- September 03, 2017

The Bills also have tailbacks Joe Banyard, rookie Jordan Johnson, Taiwan Jones and fullback Patrick DiMarco behind McCoy on their 53-man roster. He had had a solid training camp and strong preseason, which he ended with a 21-yard touchdown run against the Detroit Lions last Thursday night. (more...)
Rafael Nadal again rallies from set down to advance at US Open Rafael Nadal again rallies from set down to advance at US Open
- September 03, 2017

Federer's match was the first of the evening session but started deep into the night due to overrunning matches, with play not commencing until 2:45am United Kingdom time. The win moves Federer into the fourth round for the 16 time at the US Open where he will take on 33 seed Philip Kohlschreiber. Prides himself on working hard. (more...)
Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring
- September 03, 2017

The winger, like his worldwide team-mates, struggled to break down a resilient Maltese side and he was taken off at half-time, before the visitors improved after the break to eventually run out 4-0 winners. "Well, we won't be getting a result just because we're playing at home or because we've got a record of however many years", said Southgate , whose side will be usurped at the top of the pool should they lose to Slovakia. (more...)
Raheem Sterling backed by Gareth Southgate after England withdrawal Raheem Sterling backed by Gareth Southgate after England withdrawal
- September 03, 2017

We have a home game and if we get the right result we are virtually in Russian Federation". We know the task we have. "Well, we won't be getting a result just because we're playing at home or because we've got a record of however many years", said Southgate , whose side will be usurped at the top of the pool should they lose to Slovakia. (more...)
Trump speaks with Abe over phone about NKorean missile launch Trump speaks with Abe over phone about NKorean missile launch
- September 03, 2017

The United States often sends its warplanes to South Korea, mostly for patrols, when animosity rises on the Korean Peninsula, which is technically in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. (more...)
Hamilton takes record 69th pole at wet Monza Hamilton takes record 69th pole at wet Monza
- September 03, 2017

Despite the bad result and losing the points lead after back-to-back victories for Hamilton at Spa and Monza , Vettel remains confident in Ferrari's ability to challenge Mercedes in the remaining seven races of 2017. It's shaping up as another close battle after Vettel chased Hamilton throughout last weekend's Belgian GP, nearly catching him with 10 laps to go, before ultimately finishing second behind the Briton. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar
- September 03, 2017

It's all too nice. Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has taken aim at his former club once again today, claiming the Gunners should have attempted to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester before his move to Chelsea . (more...)
Arsene Wenger optimistic key Arsenal duo will sign contract extensions Arsene Wenger optimistic key Arsenal duo will sign contract extensions
- September 03, 2017

You have to respect what happens on the negotiation side. "But €180m is too much for us". " I know we live in the era of transparency but at some stage, to respect everybody you have to not talk too much about that ". "I wanted him. He chose to stay at Monaco". However, Lemar's decision to stay at Monaco scuppered the deal. However, it seems Liverpool should not be overly concerned by Wenger's testimony, with the Times ' Jonathan Northcroft suggesting Lemar would prefer a move to ... (more...)
Trump, First Lady Hug Children, Serve Meals to Harvey Victims Trump, First Lady Hug Children, Serve Meals to Harvey Victims
- September 03, 2017

Almost a week after Hurricane Harvey crashed into the Texas coast, causing at least 39 deaths so far, hundreds of evacuees began arriving in Dallas via bus and Air National Guard planes overnight and into Friday. The priority is to get those who are not able to return to their homes into some form of temporary housing, Fargione said. In the Harris County area of Clear Creek, the almost 127 centimetres (50 inches) of rain that fell there equated to a once in a 40,000 year event, Jeff ... (more...)
Johnson takes clubhouse lead at TPC Boston Johnson takes clubhouse lead at TPC Boston
- September 03, 2017

The postseason field is now down to the top 100 players this week. Or you can go with a more balanced approach with... "You can't win them all if you don't win the first one, right", Johnson said. That feels very steep for the 7th best player on the planet. If my body isn't rested and ready then I may just enjoy being home with my family for four months. (more...)
Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows
- September 03, 2017

The final scoreline read 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, but Nadal as lucky Daniel had flat spots and seemingly ran out of energy - not a surprise for someone who normally plays on the Challenger circuit over five sets in a physical match against Nadal . (more...)
13 thoughts on decisions Eagles made in getting to 53-man roster 13 thoughts on decisions Eagles made in getting to 53-man roster
- September 03, 2017

LeGarrette Blount also survived cuts after rumors swirled a couple weeks ago that he was not guaranteed to make the roster, meaning that the Eagles will carry five running backs into the season. Byron Marshall was cut Saturday. Fields and Tago were also cut along with linebacker Don Cherry, defensive tackles Gabe Wright and Winston Craig, receiver Rashard Davis, tight end Anthony Denham, cornerback Aaron Grymes, center Tyler Orlosky, tackle Victor Salako, and tight end Adam ... (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million
- September 03, 2017

The costs of rebuilding are expected to reach into the billions, and potentially higher than the $151 billion price tag from Hurricane Katrina after it struck the MS and Louisiana coasts more than a decade ago. One of the first aftershocks from the hurricane came on Thursday morning, when floodwaters destabilized the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas , causing an explosion. (more...)
Cowboys-Texans game funds going to recovery Cowboys-Texans game funds going to recovery
- September 03, 2017

O'Brien spoke at The Star in Frisco, where the Texans were practicing after taking refuge in North Texas over the weekend. Sean Lee said,"There is more important things than football right now and I think Houston being able to see their families is a big deal". (more...)
Brohm anticipates multiple QBs will play vs. Louisville, including Blough Brohm anticipates multiple QBs will play vs. Louisville, including Blough
- September 03, 2017

Whenever he is on the field, it is impossible to keep him from reaching the endzone. -WR Jaylen Smith, a junior, is expected to have a breakout season as the featured player in the passing game. He returned to practice Sunday. That set up a touchdown pass from David Blough to Brycen Hopkins to make it 21-13. Blough finished the night having competed 18 of his 26 passes for 175 yards, and two touchdowns to go along with those two interceptions. (more...)
New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU
- September 03, 2017

Derrius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, with two touchdowns, and the LSU defense only gave up 97 yards total in a 27-0 victory. Many of them, including starting CB Kevin Toliver and ILB Donnie Alexander , were serving one-game suspensions from head coach Ed Orgeron . (more...)
Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday
- September 03, 2017

Many players are injured this week. "After that, I was playing for my pride". "I can not play the way I want because I'm too stressed, too under pressure, too tight", Pouille said. "It's never good to win this way", Shapovalov said afterward. He doesn't have, like, a weaker side, which is going to be I think tougher for me because I would have to really mix up my game and try to find the weaker spot. (more...)
Rafael Nadal fights back to beat Leonardo Mayer at US Open
- September 03, 2017

That appeared to carry over to the ensuing game when Nadal finally broke Mayer on his 14th break point of the match to take a 4-3 lead in the set. "That's going to be my goal", said Nadal. That's what I did. "When finally I did it, everything changed". The unseeded Ukranian progressed 6-1 6-0 6-4 and secured his first appearance in the fourth round of a grand slam since 2011. (more...)
Nebraska leads Arkansas State 27-26 after action-filled first half Nebraska leads Arkansas State 27-26 after action-filled first half
- September 03, 2017

The Red Wolves wouldn't go away, though. With less than a minute remaining in the first quarter, the 6-foot-4 quarterback, heralded as a potential National Football League draft pick, took a snap and lofted an arcing ball that fell into Stanley Morgan Jr .'s hands 44 yards away, inches away from the outstretched arms of the opposing defensive back. (more...)
Fromm leads Georgia to win in unexpected debut Fromm leads Georgia to win in unexpected debut
- September 03, 2017

Then, on Georgia's first drive of the second half, Chubb burst out for runs of nine, 10 and 10 yards to get the Bulldogs into field goal range and prevent the App State players from turning the game around. If teams pick up on it in film, they'll start loading the box and force Fromm to go deep. After the game, App State head coach Scott Satterfield said this is something a team can not do against any team and expect success , let alone a national powerhouse like Georgia . (more...)
Rahm grabs lead but Leishman in touch at Dell Technologies Rahm grabs lead but Leishman in touch at Dell Technologies
- September 03, 2017

One hole later, after Poulter hit a chip that ran out past the cup by 8 feet, Mickelson stepped up from a similar position, took out his 64-degree wedge and played a delicate pitch to tap-in range once again. But it's been a good first two days. Well, Rory McIlroy thinks that if he was on the bag for you, he'd be able to trim five or six shots off your round. (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Hits $12 Million and Counting JJ Watt's Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Hits $12 Million and Counting
- September 03, 2017

Like numerous residents of Houston, Z-Ro remains positive on his country-inspired song, rapping, "I seen a Black man rescuing a white man/Can't nobody tell me my city won't be alright, man/Flood water to the ceiling, we ain't go no lights, man/It ain't safe to brush your teeth/You just might lose your life, man". (more...)

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