• Federer needs 5 sets to edge U.S. teen at Open
Federer needs 5 sets to edge U.S. teen at Open

Federer's possible semifinal foe and chief rival for the title, No. 1 Rafael Nadal, overcame a first-set hiccup of his own before overpowering Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2. "In the fifth it's a coin toss and it went my way tonight". The world No 3 also insisted his back has recovered, saying: "To get through a five-setter, you hav...

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  • US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe
US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe

The world No. 3 was pushed hard in his opening match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe , with the Swiss taken to five sets. Federer said: "It was a good one". I was hoping to start better. Federer , on the other hand smoked through Wimbledon to win the tournament without dropping a set before taking a month off, only returning a...

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  • Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to 3 games
Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to 3 games

Burfict received the suspension for hitting Chiefs running back Anthony Sherman away from the play in a preseason game on August 19. The incident stems from a hit Burfict made on Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman during the team's Week 2 preseason matchup, a preseason hit that will cost him regular-season time.

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  • PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17
PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17

Harold Varner III was not among the top 125 going into the final regular-season event. But the timely and apparently smooth birth has allowed the Australian the luxury of a quick trip to the United States to continue his quest in the last three tournaments of a season that has been flat for him.

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  • Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return
Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo is optimistic Diego Costa will rejoin the club possibly next year but admits that it will be a complicated piece of business. Everton , Besiktas , Monaco and Las Palmas are among those to have enquired about a short-term move. Despite his volatile nature, the player is one of the last of a dying bree...

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  • Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club
Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has claimed that the current team contains "better football players" than when he was at the club. "I have always admired Arsene. With the transfer deadline looming at 10pm GMT today (6am tomorrow, Singapore time), the Arsenal manager finds himself mired in a mess as Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain headl...

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  • Akpeyi out, Ezenwa to start in goal for Nigeria vs Cameroon
Akpeyi out, Ezenwa to start in goal for Nigeria vs Cameroon

Quoting Cameroon Tribune sources, the online portal claims the Federation of Indomitable Lions supporters planned a "mobilization trip", in the words of its president, Éric Sielinou in order to counter the effectiveness of the home support that the Super Eagles will get from their fans.

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  • National Championship-Winning Villanova Coach Rollie Massimino Dead at 82
National Championship-Winning Villanova Coach Rollie Massimino Dead at 82

He remained coach despite being diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011 and held the position until the spring of 2017. Across the nation, most knew Coach Massimino for his legendary leadership of underdog Villanova University in its remarkable 1985 NCAA Championship over the heavily favored Georgetown Hoyas.

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  • Swansea close to agreeing Renato Sanches loan from Bayern Munich
Swansea close to agreeing Renato Sanches loan from Bayern Munich

However, Swansea boss Paul Clement , who worked with the player as Ancelotti's assistant at Bayern last term, appears to have had a decisive influence and the player is poised to move to the Liberty Stadium. His career began at Benfica with whom he won the Primeira Liga and Taca da Liga and agreed to move to Bayern Munich for 35 million Euro...

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  • Patrick Vieira: 'Current Arsenal players are better than my generation'
Patrick Vieira: 'Current Arsenal players are better than my generation'

It's just that the characteristic of the players is different now than it used to be before. If he's not got Arsenal, I don't know what would happen to him. Sometimes in football a phrase or an idea about any club or certain players can take hold and become accepted as truth rather than the opinion of some people and that is certainly true of Arsen...

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  • Browns trade former first-round pick Cameron Erving to the Chiefs
Browns trade former first-round pick Cameron Erving to the Chiefs

The team's Moneyball front office was able to get some value out of the last front office's mistake, landing yet another 2018 draft pick. Somehow, they turned Erving into a fifth-round pick. However, Erving struggled with consistency and was bounced around from guard to center to tackle over his two-plus seasons with the Browns. Erving, 25, was...

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  • Lonzo Ball's family Facebook series releases 1st trailer
Lonzo Ball's family Facebook series releases 1st trailer

The series will premier with two episodes on Facebook on Thursday, Aug. 31. The newest reality show is set to follow around the Ball brothers as they prepare for their respective basketball seasons. "And who better to help us tell our story than Bunim/Murray Productions ". Facebook users have been able to post videos to the social media platfo...

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  • Grzegorz Krychowiak having medical at West Brom; agent confirms negotiations ongoing
Grzegorz Krychowiak having medical at West Brom; agent confirms negotiations ongoing

Krychowiak's fellow midfielder Blaise Matuidi moved to Juventus for €20m and Albion boss Tony Pulis is delighted to have pulled off a transfer coup of his own, the former Stoke City and Crystal Palace boss bringing in a player he has long admired.

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  • Johnny Manziel Reportedly Had Workout with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Johnny Manziel Reportedly Had Workout with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats

But by late afternoon, the CFL released a short statement saying Commissioner Randy Ambrosie was in discussions with the team regarding Briles's hiring. "Mr. Briles may or may not have a valid coaching track record, but to choose the chance of winning football over the importance of values goes beyond our core values and is absolutely not accepta...

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  • Juan Foyth Joins Tottenham Hotspur
Juan Foyth Joins Tottenham Hotspur

Pochettino first wanted to sign the youngster back in June, but were priced out of any deal amid potential competition with the likes of Paris Saint Germain , but after speaking to the Spurs boss, the youngster is ready to move to London. It's what helped me decide that Tottenham was the right place to continue my career . The Argentina Under-20...

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  • Jerry Jones on hosting Texans, helping Houston and talks of cancelling game
Jerry Jones on hosting Texans, helping Houston and talks of cancelling game

Since the Cowboys played in the Hall of Fame Game on August 3, they have played in the customary four preseason games already. O'Brien also announced the players and team would dedicate their 2017 season to the city of Houston. Tickets for the Texans-Cowboys game went on sale Tuesday night, and more than 40,000 have been sold, with the procee...

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  • Cardinals trade Leake to Mariners for minor league shortstop
Cardinals trade Leake to Mariners for minor league shortstop

Leake was scheduled to pitch Friday in San Francisco, so his departure clears the way for highly touted prospect Jack Flaherty or another righthander from the Memphis staff, John Gant, to make that start. The Mariners also get cash and worldwide slot money in the deal, while minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio is heading to St. Louis. His 154 i...

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  • Chelsea agree £35m fee with Arsenal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Chelsea agree £35m fee with Arsenal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The 24-year-old England global wants to move to Liverpool . While Oxlade-Chamberlain has struggled to fulfill his potential under Arsene Wenger , Jurgen Klopp would seem to be the ideal manager to help him maximize his talents. Liverpool have been keen on the 24-year-old but only if a deal could be struck at the right price. After an outstan...

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  • 'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as US No.1
'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as US No.1

The Luis Fonsi song also features Daddy Yankee . Fonsi, a veteran pop singer in Puerto Rico, created the sensational hit by turning to the sounds of reggaeton, the dance music historically associated with marginalized communities on the island, with lyrics full of sexual innuendo.

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  • Angelique Kerber's ranking crash after exit from 2017 US Open
Angelique Kerber's ranking crash after exit from 2017 US Open

When I was flying in, we flew right over it", Williams said. Wozniacki is making her 11th consecutive appearance at the U.S. Open where she is a two-time runner-up in 2009 (a loss to Kim Clijsters) and in 2014 (a loss to Serena Williams ).

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