• Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins
Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins

Court conditions more suitable for Olympic swim star Michael Phelps than tennis stars had USA 14th seed John Isner , who beat teen Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (7/4), 7-5, happy he snuck in a win between storms. But Halep has lost two prior matches this year with a chance to ascend to number one, falling to Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final and to K...

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  • Dodgers acquire outfielder Curtis Granderson from Mets; tame Tigers
Dodgers acquire outfielder Curtis Granderson from Mets; tame Tigers

Fulmer, who gave up 19 earned runs and 29 hits in losing his previous four starts, had faced just two above the minimum through his first five innings. He was listed by the team as day-to-day, but it is unlikely he starts on Sunday. Brandon Morrow struck out the side in the eighth, reaching 100 miles per hour on the radar gun multiple times befor...

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  • Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga
Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga

If things go according to the team's plan, Maualuga will play approximately 25-30 plays per game in the middle of the defense but come off the field in nickel (passing substitutions) situations. In Maualuga the Dolphins add a run-stuff specialist, which is exactly what the team needs now for work on early downs. Maualuga, who was released by the ...

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  • Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game
Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game

Like several other Cowboys starters, he was held out of the team's first two preseason games-due to playing in the Hall of Fame Game, the Cowboys have five preseason games on the schedule-but is now set to make his debut. The Colts were 10th overall in total offence (364.4) tied for 5th in passing (262.6) last season, and much of the credit b...

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  • Liverpool again reject Barcelona bid for Coutinho
Liverpool again reject Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Coutinho is now sidelined with a back injury and will not feature for Liverpool against Crystal Palace this weekend, while there have been differing reports over whether Coutinho had handed in an official transfer request . The Daily Mail were the first to report the news , claiming that the Catalans had upped their offer from £90.3m to £1...

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  • Lionel-Messi-sends-his-condolences-after-Barcelona-terror-attack
Lionel-Messi-sends-his-condolences-after-Barcelona-terror-attack

From the gifted Djalminha to the average, but hard fighting Claudio Barragan, numerous members of that unforgettable side can recall a few moments of anti-Madridista glory during those years. "We have to make him feel at ease so he can play his game and make his team shine". The extra options will serve Madrid well as it starts the league witho...

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  • Rory McIlroy to play in Northern Trust Open next week
Rory McIlroy to play in Northern Trust Open next week

Whether or not he is 100% healthy remains unclear, but according to a report from James Corrigan of the UK Telegraph , a member of McIlroy's management team confirmed he will play in the Northern Trust in Old Westbury, N.Y., next week. "It's a tough one because I go out there and play and shoot decent scores", McIlroy said after the PGA. "But then...

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  • Panthers look for offensive rhythm without Cam Newton versus Titans
Panthers look for offensive rhythm without Cam Newton versus Titans

Rivera has said consistently that the goal is to have Newton ready for the September 10 opener at San Francisco, not the preseason. He burst onto the scene during his rookie campaign, throwing for 4,051 yards (which is his career high to this date ), 21 touchdowns and 17 interceptions while completing 60 percent of his passes and recording a pas...

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  • Arsenal stumble at Stoke as Jese makes dream Potters debut
Arsenal stumble at Stoke as Jese makes dream Potters debut

Former Real Madrid forward Jese has joined on a season-long loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain, delighting Hughes, who described the 24-year-old's talent as "elite". Maybe for the first time in 10 seasons they have a striker capable of scoring close to 20 goals. The only concern is if Stoke keep Arsenal in a fight and don't allow them to ...

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  • Manchester United Can't Be Too Reliant On Romelu Lukaku For Goals
Manchester United Can't Be Too Reliant On Romelu Lukaku For Goals

The 21-year-old got his season off to a brilliant start against West Ham after becoming the first United player in nine years to score and assist a Premier League goal as a substitute. Striker Romelu Lukaku , defender Victor Lindelof and defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic have so far joined United this summer. "The French language ...

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  • Trump follows Barcelona response with discredited story of pig's blood executions
Trump follows Barcelona response with discredited story of pig's blood executions

President Trump on Thursday appeared to imply the way to stop Islamic-related extremism is to shoot terrorists with bullets coated in pigs' blood. But the outburst solidified his support among the United States far right, and did nothing to impede his victory in the Republican primaries and then the election last November.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur target Antonio Candreva set to join Chelsea
Tottenham Hotspur target Antonio Candreva set to join Chelsea

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Diego Costa says Chelsea are obliged to make an immediate decision about his future amid an ongoing impasse between the Spain striker and the London club. The player has so far refused to return from Brazil to train with the Stamford Bridge squad, basing it on "a lack of respect" shown to him putting him with the youth...

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  • Chris Wood: Burnley close to signing Leeds United striker for £15m
Chris Wood: Burnley close to signing Leeds United striker for £15m

Burnley are looking to bolster their striking options since the departure of Andre Gray and have pinpointed the Leeds striker as the ideal replacement. Chris Wood was the top scorer in the Championship last season with 27 goals. And while Wood had a remarkable, glorious season past year for Leeds, he might struggle to score in the Premier League o...

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  • Animal shelters to participate in 'Clear the Shelters' adoption event Saturday
Animal shelters to participate in 'Clear the Shelters' adoption event Saturday

Rescue animals are usually no different from animals you'd get from any other source - with the exception of, with every animal rescued you save two lives. Newscasters will be present at several shelters to celebrate with families and their new pets. Last year , Shelby says, the Fort Worth shelter was filled to capacity again only three days after...

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  • Paul Pogba: Why I feel better with Nemanja Matic in the team
Paul Pogba: Why I feel better with Nemanja Matic in the team

He said to Sky Sports when asked if United were the biggest club he's ever played for: "Definitely, everyone knows what Manchester United is about". For me it wasn't hard because I had very good team-mates that helped and were always looking after me. When you play football you're playing to win, not to be second or third.

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  • Jose Mourinho backs Manchester United striker Anthony Martial to improve this season
Jose Mourinho backs Manchester United striker Anthony Martial to improve this season

With an impressive 4-0 victory over West Ham United which witnessed newbie Romelu Lukaku striking a brace, the Red Devils now travelled to Liberty Stadium to lock horns against Swansea City . "My question is, how many clubs in the world are powerful enough to buy the best players in the Premier League? ". Several English top-flight clubs ...

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  • Mets trade Granderson to Dodgers
Mets trade Granderson to Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson and cash from the New York Mets for a player to be named later or cash. The three-time All-Star (2009, '11, '12) and 2011 Silver Slugger. Granderson was rumored to be drawing interest from teams earlier in the week, and found a landing place after slashing.256/.360/.721 since th...

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  • Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger
Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

Jese failed to make an impact at PSG, scoring just once in Ligue 1 before a temporary switch to Las Palmas during the January transfer window. Arsene Wenger's side kicked off the Premier League campaign in exciting, if not entirely convincing, fashion against Leicester City , coming from behind to register a 4-3 victory thanks to a late Oliv...

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  • Three CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville
Three CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville

The son of a janitor, Frazier joined Merck as general counsel of one of the drugmaker's subsidiaries in 1992, working his way up to CEO of the company in 2011. Frazier is not the first executive to resign from advisory councils serving Trump. Promoting American manufacturing should not be a political issue.

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  • Armour takes lead with career best round
Armour takes lead with career best round

Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson is in a tie for third after the first round of the Wyndham Championship on the PGA Tour. He added six more on the round, including four on his first six holes of the home nine. Every posted a 29 on the front side before finishing with two birdies on the last four holes for the best mark among golfers with morning tee tim...

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