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After US Open loss, Kyrgios says: 'Keep letting people down'

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Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in NY. Early in the third set, at 1-1, Kyrgios clutched his shoulder repeatedly in pain after a serve, wincing at times. No. 22 Fabio Fognini and No. 26 Richard Gasquet were upset. "I'm not having the greatest year like I should have done, but the last three months have been a nightmare, really". Read More »

Sharapova sees off Babos to extend NY stay

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It had been 19 months since she had entered a major tournament. "I know obviously the unforced error count was a bit too high, especially at the end of that first set". Who will win the US Open titles this year? There was a mix of first- and second-round matches thanks to Tuesday's postponements, and No. 14 Nick Kyrgios, No. Read More »

Federer Speeds up after Slow Start and Survives Tiafoe in Five

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Roger Federer was made to work in his first round at the US Open under the closed Arthur Ashe Stadium's roof in NY. "But I always thought that he was going to be playing if he was here practicing", the Spaniard said. Federer didn't relent in the fifth set, where he looked very strong with his serve while earning a crucial break of Tiafoe's serve midway through the set to lead, 3-1. Read More »

US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller

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It was Tiafoe who cracked first in a tense finale, but the drama continued as Federer failed to convert a match point when 5-3 up, before going on to be broken back by the world number 70. "I was not able to hear the ball when hitting". Federer and Tiafoe shake hands after the match. It was Federer's first match in NY since 2015, after he missed last year's US Open because of his knee injury . Read More »

Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer

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The five-time Flushing Meadows victor lost the first set 4-6 to his 18-year-old opponent. It was Federer's 79th career victory at the US Open , equaling Andre Agassi for second-most. "This will give me great confidence", added Federer , who missed the 2016 tournament with injury and was playing under the $150 million Ashe roof for the first time. Read More »

Vontaze Burfict has five-game suspension reduced

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The Bengals' linebacker will now be serving a three-game suspension for an brutal hit on fullback Anthony Sherman in Cincinnati's preseason game against the Chiefs. Burfict's history has removed his benefit of the doubt , and he's judged much more harshly and strictly by the NFL . The suspension for the Bengals linebacker reveals some flaws in one of the NFL's new rules. Read More »

Patrick Vieira says Arsenal must strike balance between physicality and attacking style

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Deezer Presents: Defending in Numbers - check out the latest Deezer Originals podcast, covering all of the major talking points from the the Premier League and beyond. In our time we were winning and we had the strength to not play well but somehow manage to win the game 1-0. Arsenal are long-term admirers of Draxler and he could be seen as the ideal signing to bring into the side following the likely departure of Oxlade-Chamberlain and possible loss of Alexis Sanchez . Read More »

Big East legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82

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Villanova entered that game surprisingly confident for a big underdog because it had led the Hoyas at the half in both previous losses earlier that season. Villanova went to 11 NCAA tournaments - including three Sweet 16's, one Elite Eight and its first national championship - in Massimino's tenure. But in the championship game, the Wildcats played a mix of zone and man to man defense - sometimes in the same possession - and a deliberate offense, hitting 79% of their shots to pull off what is ... Read More »

Renato Sanches close to joining Swansea on loan from Bayern

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AC Milan , Juventus , and Liverpool all showed an interest, yet it is Swansea , a somewhat unlikely candidate, that has emerged at the front. Swansea looks like it has pulled off one of the signings of the summer by taking Renato Sanches , the Portuguese wonder kid, for a season-long loan. Read More »

West Brom launch audacious bid to sign Grzegorz Krychowiak from PSG

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West Brom have completed the signing of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak on a season-long loan deal. The 27-year-old established himself as one of the most fearsome destroyers in European football during his two years with Sevilla , and he won back-to-back UEFA Europa League titles with the Spanish side in 2015 and 2016. Read More »

Andy Murray Withdraws From the US Open Because of a Hip Injury

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It is the first time since the French Open in 2013 that Murray has withdrawn from a Grand Slam tournament. Andy Murray during a practice session on Kids Day on Saturday, Aug. Murray, who won the 2012 U.S. Open, joined Novak Djokovic (elbow), Stan Wawrinka (knee) and Milos Raonic (wrist) on the list of players who have dropped out. Read More »

Andy Murray Withdraws from 2017 US Open Due to Hip Injury

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The Scot struggled through Wimbledon with the problem, losing in the quarter-finals to Sam Querrey , but his prospects for Flushing Meadows had looked positive when he travelled to NY last weekend. It was more a question of whether it would settle down in time . "But obviously I'll need to make the correct decision and really think it through these next couple of days with my team, and then make that decision". Read More »

Cam Erving to Chiefs: Browns trade disappointing offensive lineman to Kansas City

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Erving, 6-foot, 5-inches tall and 313 pounds, was selected 19th overall in the 2015 National Football League Draft. In exchange for Erving, the Browns received an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. However, he never lived up to expectations, struggled in a competition for the right tackle spot in training camp, and that lack of development led to the trade to Kansas City, where he will reunite with someone he nearly replaced, right tackle Mitchell Schwartz. Read More »

Major League Baseball trade rumors: Cardinals sending Mike Leake to Mariners

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You can read all about his comments on the Leake trade in Rick Hummel's story at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch . This is his ninth season in the majors, and he signed a five-year deal with St. He started the 2017 season in fine form, sporting a 2.21 ERA with 48 strikeouts through his first 10 starts, but he's struggled of late, going 3-7 with a 6.94 ERA since July 5. Read More »

Tottenham sign Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth on long-term contract

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Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the final days of the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. Foyth, an under-20 Argentina worldwide, was linked with both Tottenham and Paris-Saint Germain in July and at one stage it seemed like Mauricio Pochettino would miss out on the centre back. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur Aim For Another Two Signings After Serge Aurier

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Aurier's visa issues arose due to the suspended two-month prison sentence he was given for the assault of a police officer outside a Paris nightclub in 2016. Kevin Wimmer has been sold to Stoke City for £18m and Cameron Carter-Vickers has been loaned to Sheffield United for the season. If I'm staying? I do not want to say too much about it at the moment. Read More »

LaVar Ball's New Family Reality Show is Coming to Facebook

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Ball in the Family , a documentary series that takes viewers behind the scenes with the family, will be made available on Thursday with the first two episodes in Watch, Facebook's new platform for users to watch episodic content . Those include Condé Nast Entertainment's "Virtually Dating," which bowed Wednesday on Facebook , about couples who go on blind dates that occur entirely in VR; and reality series "Returning the Favor" from Mike Rowe ("Dirty Jobs"), whose first two episodes ... Read More »

Sensational Report Claims Virgil van Dijk and Theo Walcott Could Switch Clubs

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The Cameroonian star has been the most consistent center back for the Reds since moving to Anfield last summer. However, with the transfer window getting ready to slam shut later this week, the move could be back on. The Reds have already bought the likes of Mo Salah (£38m) and Andrew Robertson (£8m) while Naby Keita became the club's record signing this week after they agreed a fee of £58m for the Guinea global. Read More »

Texans dedicate 2017 season to Houstonians

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The Texans have been in the Dallas area since early Sunday morning after flying directly from their preseason game in New Orleans. "I think Houston being able to get home and see their families is a big deal". All proceeds were going to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. The Houston Texans have pledged $1 million to help their city rebuild. The decision to cancel the game altogether was announced when the Texans said local authorities had found a safe route for the team to drive the 250 ... Read More »

Kapil Sharma cancels shoot with `Baadshaho` starcast; Ajay Devgn fumes

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Spotboye quoted a source as saying, "Kapil's phones were switched off". The Baadshaho team had been in touch with Kapil's team from the previous night to ensure that everything went as per schedule. Says a member of Kapil's team, "We really don't know what is wrong with him". But he has done it again. The channel bosses feel that it is highly unprofessional on his part to not turn up and send away the stars in this fashion. Read More »

MAD MONEY! Alexis demands £400000 a week for Arsenal stay

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Goal understands the Blues are set to make a final push to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain, but Arsenal have again been insistent that they will not allow the England worldwide to leave. " Arsenal may only be tempted by around £70m but City have not offered that in straight cash". The aforementioned report - which came via a tweet - claimed the wantaway star had handed in a dreaded transfer request; of course, other outlets soon jumped on the bandwagon, only for the original source to then ... Read More »

Injured Hazlewood to return to Australia

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It later emerged that he would fly home at the end of the Test match and be unavailable for the upcoming one-day tour of India but is expected to be fit for the start of the Sheffield Shield season. The no 3 lasted no longer than Renshaw before losing his wicket, managing to equal his first innings score of 1 until Shakib Al Hasan found the top edge for Taijul Islam to track and catch at deep backward square. Read More »

Stoke midfielder Cameron understands Coutinho wanting Barcelona move

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Reports said the Dortmund contingent at the draw had held talks with Barcelona's hierarchy, who were also present. Neymar's exit set in motion the chain of events leading Dembele to Catalonia, during which time the player was suspended by Dortmund for refusing to attend training as Barca tried to broker a deal. Read More »

US OPEN: Federer says 3rd major of year would be surreal

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The Swiss snapped a five-year barren run at the slams by bagging the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles this year and, in the absence of Novak Djokovic , Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka , is the favourite at Flushing Meadows with an equally resurgent Rafael Nadal. Read More »

North Korean missiles: How long has Japan got to defend itself?

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There were no indications Trump had any imminent intention to make good on his threat to strike North Korea. The news agency also called the launch: "The first step of the military operation of the [North Korean military] in the Pacific and a meaningful prelude to containing Guam". Read More »

The Bank Of Nova Scotia Q3 Profit Rises 9%

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Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) traded down 0.26% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $61.75. About 391,841 shares traded. Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO) and Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) posted stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings as their Canadian businesses thrived despite a slowdown in housing. Read More »

USA defender Cameron Carter-Vickers joins Sheffield Utd on loan from Spurs

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He is the second highly rated young Tottenham player to move to the Championship on loan after Joshua Onomah joined Aston Villa for the season earlier this month. Circumstances - be it depth at their respective positions or lack of outstanding performances - made it untenable for them to make it into the starting XI regularly. Read More »

Sale strikes out 11; Red Sox blank Blue Jays

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The left-hander has not allowed a run in 22 innings against the Blue Jays this season. Kerry Wood reached 1,500 in 1,303 innings pitched. In all, Nathan compiled a record of 64-34 with a 2.87 ERA (ERA+ 151) and 377 saves, which puts him at number eight on the all-time list, just behind Dennis Eckersley and just ahead of Jonathan Papelbon . Read More »