• US Open 2017: Federer survives Youzhny scare in second round
US Open 2017: Federer survives Youzhny scare in second round

The 31-year-old Spaniard recovered from 3-5 down in the opening set against the 85th-ranked Lajovic, who has never won a match in NY. If Nadal starts matches this slowly against a higher caliber of opponent, it's fair to question if he'd be able to recover in time for a victory.

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  • Philippe Coutinho scores for Brazil after missing five Liverpool games with injury
Philippe Coutinho scores for Brazil after missing five Liverpool games with injury

The Spanish publication says the 21-year-old is one of three top targets being considered by Barca as alternatives to Coutinho as they look to bring in a top name before the window closes tomorrow night. "Already he is a very good player and I think he has the mentality and desire to get even better - and that excites me". We have different reali...

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  • Brock Osweiler released by Cleveland Browns
Brock Osweiler released by Cleveland Browns

He was expected to be immediately released, but coaches chose to include him in the quarterback competition against rookie DeShone Kizer and last year's starter Cody Kessler . The good news for Osweiler is that he's going to get that money no matter what. Cleveland acquired Osweiler from the Houston Texans via trade back in March, althou...

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  • Saints Receiver Willie Snead Suspended Three Games for Violating Substance Abuse Policy
Saints Receiver Willie Snead Suspended Three Games for Violating Substance Abuse Policy

Now, he won't get that chance until the fourth game of the season here in 2017 with this suspension. Snead has proved to be a capable pass-catcher and a steady target of quarterback Drew Brees for his first two seasons in the league. Michael Thomas is still the No. 1 option. Snead will not suit up for that game, or the next two, with his first ...

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  • Chelsea cancel contract of French striker Loic Remy
Chelsea cancel contract of French striker Loic Remy

He did receive a ray of hope when he made the 25-man travelling party for their pre-season tour of China and Singapore, but besides that, he has been sidelined ever since. The Lyon-native has failed to find regular first-team football since netting 14 league goals in 24 starts for Newcastle in the 2013/14 season and now looks set to exit England.

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  • Jamie Foxx Rips Conor McGregor With Absolutely Brutal Irish Accent
Jamie Foxx Rips Conor McGregor With Absolutely Brutal Irish Accent

I went, ¨Nate, I have no issues with you. From Muhammad Ali's biting poems to Mike Tyson's vicious bite of Evander Holyfield's ear in the ring, no fan ever really knows what to expect when they pay to watch a fight, and that might just be the reason they pay so much.

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  • Leicester waiting worldwide clearance to wrap up £22m Adrien Silva deal
Leicester waiting worldwide clearance to wrap up £22m Adrien Silva deal

The deal is subject to worldwide clearance, though the transfer should go through by the end of the week despite the deadline passing on Thursday. Leicester saw a bid of £25m rejected by Sporting past year for Silva, who has earned 20 caps for Portugal and started in the side that beat France in last summer's European Championship final.

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  • Arsenal still hopeful Alexis Sanchez will sign new deal
Arsenal still hopeful Alexis Sanchez will sign new deal

It was a decision criticised in some quarters with former Arsenal striker Ian Wright tweeting: 'It's bad business to let Sanchez walk out next year for free.Take the F*****g money! Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur completed moves for Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and PSG's Serge Aurier respectively as record Premier League spending s...

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  • ISRO suffers setback after its eighth navigation satellite implodes after lift off
ISRO suffers setback after its eighth navigation satellite implodes after lift off

Thursday's setback is considered a rare failure in India's space mission involving the PSLV, dubbed as ISRO's "workhorse", which has had a time-tested record of 39 consecutive successful launches. A detailed analysis has to be conducted and see what exactly happened, Kumar said. This constellation of navigation satellites is crucial for India to de...

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  • Inconsistent Roger Federer survives another five-set match at US Open
Inconsistent Roger Federer survives another five-set match at US Open

Open with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over Taro Daniel . Despite a hectic schedule, which has forced the likes of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to miss the tail end of the year with injuries, Nadal insists he is still feeling fresh. As for Nadal, the No. 1 seed will return to the court for a third-round showdown against Leonardo Mayer-who dispat...

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  • Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open
Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open

Roger Federer did little to encourage the thought that he could win an incredible three Grand Slam titles this year after struggling through his US Open first round against teenage opposition. The Spaniard, who is renowned for his strict on-court routines, complained about the noise of the rowdy audience at his match, the din amplified by the cl...

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  • Jets trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for WR Jermaine Kearse
Jets trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for WR Jermaine Kearse

However, it wouldn't surprise me if Kearse ultimately led NY in receiving when it's all said and done. Of the Jets' offensive weapons, or lack there of, only Bilal Powell and Matt Forte should be viewed as every-week fantasy-relevant commodities.

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  • 12 killed as heavy rain lashes Karachi
12 killed as heavy rain lashes Karachi

At least eleven people were killed and several others injured as massive monsoon rains crippled life in southern Pakistan on Thursday, officials and local media reported. Citizens can call or message on the Rangers Helpline (1101) or leave a WhatsApp message on 0316-2369996 in case of any emergency assistance required, the press release read.

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  • Falcons make a trade for a tackle
Falcons make a trade for a tackle

Sambrailo was the 59th overall pick in the 2015 draft, but only started 13 games over the past two seasons due to elbow and shoulder injuries and ineffectiveness. Since the depth behind left tackle Jake Matthews and right tackle Ryan Schraeder is questionable, however, bringing in Sambrailo provides some insurance.

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  • Arsenal demand £55m for Mesut Ozil after Barcelona make late enquiry
Arsenal demand £55m for Mesut Ozil after Barcelona make late enquiry

Earlier this week, club technical secretary Robert Fernandez admitted that they were still hopeful of signing two more players before the transfer window closes. Having seen the farcical attempts by Manchester City to land Alexis Sanchez , 28, the Catalans are determined to seal a swift deal with the Gunners, by offering €60m.

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  • Le'Veon Bell takes to social media, seemingly demands $17 million annually
Le'Veon Bell takes to social media, seemingly demands $17 million annually

Bell also gave a shout-out to wide receiver Antonio Brown , and mentioned teammates Bud Dupree, Ryan Shazier and James Harrison in his tweet. "I'm arguably the top running back in the National Football League and the No. Bell posted a clip to his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon in which he discusses why he skipped the bulk of training camp...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott files lawsuit against NFL
Ezekiel Elliott files lawsuit against NFL

Lockhart added that Goodell was aware of any opinions held by investigators who worked the case, and he seemed to confirm that Roberts believed Thompson's story had inconsistencies and Elliott should not be suspended . The concerns about the NFL's investigative process in this matter could form the basis for a court challenge aimed at getting E...

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  • Thomas Lemar breaks silence on failed Premier League move
Thomas Lemar breaks silence on failed Premier League move

The one man Arsenal had in their sights to replace the disgruntled attacker was Monaco's £92 million-rated Thomas Lemar . After claims from England that the Gunners had offered €100m for the French forward, which was apparently accepted before Wenger chose to pull out because of a lack of time to get a deal done, SFR Sport in France reveal ...

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  • Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston following Hurricane Harvey
Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston following Hurricane Harvey

On average, people tend to give more when they support projects benefiting individuals, said Evan Paul, with the charity tracker Guidestar . When giving a donation , make sure to do so by credit or check. Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund . "Our thoughts in Peabody are with the people of Houston and the state of Texas", Bettencourt stated in a p...

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  • Justin Verlander traded to Astros, reportedly preferred Cubs
Justin Verlander traded to Astros, reportedly preferred Cubs

The Tigers will receiver minor league prospects outfielder Daz Cameron , right-hander Franklin Perez and catcher Jake Rogers as well as a player to be named later or cash considerations in the deal. They score a ton of runs and now have three very good starters. Cameron, 20, is rated as the ninth-best prospect in the Astros organization by...

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