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Luke Shaw: I almost lost leg after Hector Moreno tackle Luke Shaw: I almost lost leg after Hector Moreno tackle
- September 06, 2018

Since his rehabilitation, Shaw has struggled for first-team football under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, often facing public criticism from the United manager. It's a really good sort of vibe around the squad after the World Cup. His journey to recovery was tough to handle mentally. Twitter user and Red Devils fan DC appreciated the "unbelievable strength and character" showed by Shaw, while Fiona May added that hard work and determination is bound to pay off. (more...)
Nishikori turns tables on Cilic in tense quarter-final Nishikori turns tables on Cilic in tense quarter-final
- September 06, 2018

Zverev teamed up with Ivan Lendl before the tournament in NY, bringing the eight-times grand slam champion on to his coaching staff in an attempt to take the next step in his career. Osaka joins Serena Williams and Anastasija Sevastova in the penultimate round of the tournament, as she awaits the victor of Madison Keys vs. Carla Suarez Navarro on Wednesday night. (more...)
Sharapova knocked out of US Open, losing to Suarez Navarro Sharapova knocked out of US Open, losing to Suarez Navarro
- September 06, 2018

If she goes on to win this tournament, she will become the second Latvian to win a grand slam event, after Jelena Ostapenko , who won the French Open in 2017. I have the character inside, sometimes I have to show more, I'm working on that. I'm grateful that I got the opportunity to play her [and beat her] in Miami [earlier this year]. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Won't Play Week 1 to Protect His 'Long-Term Value' Le'Veon Bell Won't Play Week 1 to Protect His 'Long-Term Value'
- September 06, 2018

The Steelers and Bell have failed to reach a long-term agreement in each of the past two summers. Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday morning that Bell will "get there when he's there". At this point, it's bigger than business. "We have a game this Sunday, we're all the way into the game plan, and you're still not here?" he added, via ESPN's Jeremy Fowler . (more...)
Injured Lallana pulls out of England squad Injured Lallana pulls out of England squad
- September 06, 2018

The FA made the annoucement on their Twitter account. Tottenham are confident that Kane remains fully fit and the England captain is expected to start against Spain , although he could be rested for the friendly against Switzerland three days later. (more...)
'Very positive' Lascelles-Ritchie clash shows Newcastle care - Benitez 'Very positive' Lascelles-Ritchie clash shows Newcastle care - Benitez
- September 06, 2018

The two players, who both missed a midweek defeat to Nottingham Forest through injury, were pictured together in training on Thursday and their manager is happy that the pair continue to show passion for the club. Raheem Sterling netted the opening goal inside the first ten minutes of the game and put the current Premier League champions on the front foot. We were close to maybe getting something and that is the positive thing for the future - to see a team that is trying to do what they ... (more...)
EPL: Marcos Alonso speaks on leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid EPL: Marcos Alonso speaks on leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid
- September 06, 2018

Eusebio Di Francesco who has so far only overseen one win in three Serie A fixtures is facing a tricky run of fixtures after the worldwide break, including a Champions League group opener against European champions Real Madrid as well as a Rome Derby against arch-rivals Lazio. (more...)
Naomi Osaka eyes US Open final vs Serena Williams Naomi Osaka eyes US Open final vs Serena Williams
- September 05, 2018

Osaka, who is just 20 years old, is having a terrific 2018 season. And she looks incredibly comfortable in her surroundings. "It really means a lot", said Osaka whose post-match, on-court interview endeared her further to a growing legion of fans. (more...)
Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea can challenge for title' Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea can challenge for title'
- September 05, 2018

Neymar was asked to give his predictions on the Premier League top four this season and it's fair to see Liverpool fans won't be happy with what he's had to say. "But, after that, we struggled a wee bit, I think they pressed a bit higher and we couldn't get our foot on the ball". We can improve. We have the confidence. (more...)
Virginia Tech cruises past Florida State in season-opener Virginia Tech cruises past Florida State in season-opener
- September 05, 2018

FA-18 fighter jets do a missing man fly-over to honor FSU graduate and U.S. Navy pilot Scott Speicher who was shot down in the first Gulf War during pre-game ceremonies as the Miami Hurricanes prepare to take on the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 7, 2009 in Tallahassee, Florida. (more...)
Roger Federer stuns crowd, Nick Kyrgios with awesome shot around net post Roger Federer stuns crowd, Nick Kyrgios with awesome shot around net post
- September 05, 2018

He has now become the first ever player from Portugal to reach the fourth round of a grand slam in singles. The best one of all, though, was a flick around the netpost which reduced Kyrgios to open-mouthed admiration. He will be all too aware of the weapons that Kyrgios has in his arsenal and given that their previous meetings have been nip-and-tuck affairs - with eight of their nine sets being decided by a tie-break - he knows that anything less than his A-game could end in defeat. (more...)
Path clear to U.S. Open but Williams not looking ahead Path clear to U.S. Open but Williams not looking ahead
- September 05, 2018

She will play No 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova in the semi-final on Thursday, after winning her 14th consecutive quarter-final in a Major at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. "When you don't play big points well, the match can get away from you", she said. She has reached the quarter-finals with the loss of just one set. (more...)
Holdout is over: Free safety Earl Thomas to report to Seahawks Holdout is over: Free safety Earl Thomas to report to Seahawks
- September 05, 2018

Seattle, not wanting to pay him, has been talking with trade partners. The Dallas Cowboys have increased their offer to the Seattle Seahawks within the past week to a second round pick. In a post for The Players' Tribune earlier this summer, Thomas wrote that he was shaken by the injuries suffered by Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor - two other members of Seattle's "Legion of Boom" secondary - in a Thursday night game last season. (more...)
Jordan Henderson signs new Liverpool deal Jordan Henderson signs new Liverpool deal
- September 05, 2018

But Klopp has admitted, contrary to popular opinion, he would much rather his side be well organised from back to front. "Jordan embodies entirely what it means to be a Liverpool player in this modern era of football". The full list includes: Jordan Henderson , Joe Gomez , Trent Alexander Arnold, Xherdan Shaqiri, Alisson, Roberto Firmino, Fabinho , Virgil van Dijk, Georginio Wijnaldum, Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah, Naby Keïta, Sadio Mané and Andy Robertson. (more...)
Lucas Hernández on Ballon d'Or: Lucas Hernández on Ballon d'Or: "This is the year of Griezmann"
- September 05, 2018

Though his club were incredulous at his omission from FIFA's 'The Best' awards, Antoine Griezmann remained philosophical, especially in light of the fact that he lost two finals in 2016 and yet still made the final three. Included among these are the four goals he scored during the World Cup finals, including a penalty in the final itself against Croatia, a fixture that France won 4-2. (more...)
Alex storms to first win at Cambia Classic Alex storms to first win at Cambia Classic
- September 05, 2018

Only once in her LPGA Tour career has she closed with a higher final round score. Alex had her best prior finish in this year's Founders Cup, sharing second in the first U.S. "She works hard", said Wilson. I played like I was behind the whole time. Japan's Ayako Uehara was third at 13 under after a 69. Uehara, who had a third-place result in 2012, came into the week after missing four straight cuts. (more...)
Defending champ Sloane Stephens knocked out in US Open quarters Defending champ Sloane Stephens knocked out in US Open quarters
- September 05, 2018

Williams, a six-time champion who missed last year's US Open as she gave birth to her daughter Olympia, is on a mission, seeking a title that would see her match Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 major titles and let her avoid her first year since 2011 without a Grand Slam crown. (more...)
'It's cruel, sometimes, tennis': Nadal tops Thiem at U.S. Open 'It's cruel, sometimes, tennis': Nadal tops Thiem at U.S. Open
- September 05, 2018

Post-match Nadal said that "suffering" was the "right word" to describe the 4 hour, 48 minute match. Tennis great Rafael Nadal outlasted Dominic Thiem in an epic, grueling five-set quarterfinal, turning around his performance from a disastrous opening set to clinch the match in dramatic style. (more...)
David Beckham's MLS team to be called Inter Miami David Beckham's MLS team to be called Inter Miami
- September 05, 2018

The former Manchester United winger has been trying to start up his own franchise for about four years and got the go ahead for a Miami team at the beginning of the year with Beckham saying in a statement in January, "Our mission to bring an MLS club to Miami is now complete, and we are deeply satisfied, grateful and excited". (more...)
As fighter jets streak overhead, McCain is buried in Annapolis As fighter jets streak overhead, McCain is buried in Annapolis
- September 05, 2018

Despite his affiliation with the Episcopal Church, McCain, attended the Southern Baptist-affiliated North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix for at least 17 years. Jeffress noted that that McCain lived an exemplary life with few regrets and share some of the things he believes people should emulate. Conspicuously absent was Republican President Donald Trump . (more...)
Format, rules, how new competition works — UEFA Nations League Format, rules, how new competition works — UEFA Nations League
- September 05, 2018

There will still be qualifiers for the 24-team Euro 2020. Will it replace the European Championships? Now the Scots have been offered another route into a summer tournament. Can you qualify for Euro 2020 via the UEFA Nations League? The host will be the victor of the Italy-Poland-Portugal group. Similarly, the four bottom-placed teams in Leagues A, B and C will be relegated to the league below. (more...)
Penske's Brad Keselowski gets first win of 2018 — NASCAR Darlington Penske's Brad Keselowski gets first win of 2018 — NASCAR Darlington
- September 05, 2018

It was also Team Penske's first win in the Xfinity Series at the track "Too Tough to Tame". Kevin Harvick , with a Cup series-best seven wins, is seventh and Brad Keselowski ninth. Larson pitted on lap 49 and resumed leading four laps later. Meanwhile, fellow rear starter Johnson had to pit for a vibration, but eventually suffered a commitment line violation and had to serve a pass-through penalty. (more...)
EPL: What Suarez told Pogba about leaving Manchester United for Barcelona EPL: What Suarez told Pogba about leaving Manchester United for Barcelona
- September 05, 2018

At his best, he is one of the finest midfielders in world football but his Man United career has been dogged by inconsistency so far. He's not a player that belongs to Barca, but he would always be welcome'. And Suarez acknowledges that Griezmann's decision to stay at Atletico Madrid took him by surprise. "But everyone has the right to decide and you have to respect their decision. (more...)
Kobe Bryant reacts to Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad Kobe Bryant reacts to Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad
- September 05, 2018

Multiple people shopping at Nike on Newbury Street and in Dorchester following the announcement said it either makes them support Nike more , or that the decision doesn't affect their spending whatsoever. It didn't come from Twitter , but President Donald Trump weighed in Tuesday on the Nike endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick that has inspired some to light their shoes on fire . (more...)
John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open
- September 05, 2018

Not in terms of money, but more just a hearty thank you. You lose energy as it goes by. "But John was able to deal with it better". He comes from maybe one of the most humid places on earth, Brisbane. I thought John played a great match in hard conditions. You have soaking wet trousers, soaking wet everything. "It was just tough". I've played in the daytime, you know, at 120 (degrees Fahrenheit, 49 Celsius). (more...)
Mourinho accepts one-year sentence in Spanish tax case Mourinho accepts one-year sentence in Spanish tax case
- September 05, 2018

The French global and World Cup-winning midfielder is seemingly counting down the days until he can leave the Premier League side which he signed with prior to the 2016-17 season. "We will see in March where we are, because in March, you can see who is fighting for the title, who is not, who is fighting to be in the top four". Per Neil Fissler of the Express , Pogba has already alerted Manchester United that he wishes to return to Juventus, the Italian club in which he spent five ... (more...)
Isner ousts Raonic from 2nd Grand Slam in a row Isner ousts Raonic from 2nd Grand Slam in a row
- September 05, 2018

Isner, the 11th seed , is the only American man left as he attempts to become the first home victor since Andy Roddick in 2003. Isner has now won five of six career meetings against the six-foot-five Raonic , the No. In the fourth set, he went up a break at 4-2, yelling "Come on!" and getting all of those rowdy spectators in their "RF" gear on their feet, prompting the chair umpire to repeatedly plead for silence. (more...)
Internationals: Where are Arsenal's players in action? Internationals: Where are Arsenal's players in action?
- September 05, 2018

Aubameyang then took centre stage by firing in a sublime curling effort to give Arsenal the lead once again, before Cardiff managed to equalise for a second time through Danny Ward. Even those inside the Gunners camp have acknowledged that they remain leaky at the back. Lacazette took full advantage of his first start of the season at the weekend, however, netting a late victor for the Gunners in their 3-2 win over Cardiff City. (more...)
Andrew Robertson named as Scotland captain Andrew Robertson named as Scotland captain
- September 05, 2018

McCoist believes McLeish has a more hard decision to make when choosing a goalkeeper for the friendly against Belgium and Nations League opener with Albania. At worldwide level, Robertson won his first call-up in 2014 while playing at Dundee United, coming off the bench in a friendly against Poland. The Liverpool left-back will wear the armband against Belgium in the friendly match at Hampden Park on Friday which precedes the Nations League game against Albania the following Monday. (more...)
Miami Hurricanes plunge in Top 25 rankings Miami Hurricanes plunge in Top 25 rankings
- September 05, 2018

In total, the SEC has seven of its 14 teams in the AP Top 25, with three SEC West teams in the top 11. Alabama led the Associated Press Top 25, earning 48 of 61 first-place votes. Barring an historic upset, Alabama should break the record Sunday after playing Arkansas State on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. The Canes made the biggest drop among the coaches by falling 13 spots to No. (more...)

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