• New wave led by Shapovalov setting the beat at US Open
New wave led by Shapovalov setting the beat at US Open

The 18-year old has been compared to a blend of Federer and Nadal. The British No 2 gained his second straight-sets win of the tournament, defeating Steve Johnson of the USA 7-5 6-2 7-6 (7/4) to book a third-round date with exciting young Canadian Denis Shapovalov .

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  • Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal
Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal

Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain decided he wanted to play for Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool and even Ross Barkley, who had looked nailed on to leave Everton, ever since he refused to sign a new contract, snubbed the reigning champions to remain on Merseyside.

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  • Steelers receiver Bryant cleared for regular season by NFL
Steelers receiver Bryant cleared for regular season by NFL

Bryant has been suspended twice for violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy since the Steelers selected him in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. This confirmation seals things up. His numbers were on the rise in 2015 when he put up 50 receptions for 765 yards and six touchdowns. Bryant was not allowed to join the Steelers when they...

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  • Federer through but taken all the way by Russian Youzhny
Federer through but taken all the way by Russian Youzhny

But remember: Federer did not drop a single set en route to his record eighth Wimbledon championship in July. Federer, the eloquent mover he is, didn't appear to be struggling physically following his back problem in Cincinnati early this month.

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  • 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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