• Muguruza Blasts Rybarikova, Simplifies Race for No.1
Muguruza Blasts Rybarikova, Simplifies Race for No.1

Next up for Sharapova is 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova, who beat Donna Vekic 6-2 6-3. After racing through the first set in 25 minutes with a bagel set, Garcia finally got on the scoreboard in the second, which was more competitive until Kvitova broke for a 4-3 edge, after which she never relinquished her lead.

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  • California governor declares wildfire state of emergency
California governor declares wildfire state of emergency

Fire crews battling a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes near the Northern California town of Oroville were able to slow its growth overnight. More than 100 firefighters are on the scene with air support. A central California wildfire has closed the southern roadway leading into Yosemite National Park. The Nevada Department of Transportation ...

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  • Rangers to fly to Dallas on Sunday, series at Houston in doubt
Rangers to fly to Dallas on Sunday, series at Houston in doubt

Now, all ticket, concessions and parking revenue from the three-game set will be donated to Harvey relief efforts. The Astros are scheduled to host the New York Mets staring Friday in Houston , but that series may also be moved to Tropicana Field, housing the Astros in Tampa Bay through the end of the week.

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  • Pettis scores and sets up Washington teammates in win over Rutgers
Pettis scores and sets up Washington teammates in win over Rutgers

Pettis tied former California star DeSean Jackson's Pac-12 career record for punt returns for scores. "I think any explosive plays get the sideline going, gets everybody feeling good about what going on", said Pettis, who also returned a punt for a touchdown against Rutgers last season.

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  • Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (knee) to miss season
Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (knee) to miss season

Vols coach Butch Jones announced the severity of Kirkland's injury Friday. He was on track to being one of the best wide receivers of all time before abruptly retiring from the National Football League after the 2015 season. Kirkland suffered a high-ankle sprain during the Vols' game against Virginia Tech in 2016, which caused him to miss five game...

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  • Roger Federer and Lin-Manuel Miranda Are Enjoying a Beautiful Mutual Fandom
Roger Federer and Lin-Manuel Miranda Are Enjoying a Beautiful Mutual Fandom

The remaining two sets were far less competitive, as the Spaniard finally found his rhythm and dominated the game. She was joined in the third round by fourth seed Elina Svitolina , who eased past Russia's Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-4 and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, who reached the third round in NY for the first time with a 6-4, 6-4 win ...

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  • Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey
Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey

The island of Kauai was hit with 52 inches of rain from tropical cyclone Hiki in 1950, before Hawaii became a USA state. Houston's George R. Brown convention center alone has already taken in more than 9,000 evacuees. Two more shelters were cleared to open Tuesday in Houston as the George R. Brown Convention Center reached almost double its...

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  • Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal
Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal

The Gunners are pondering making such a bid, with Alexis Sanchez nearing a move to Manchester City , and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having already secured his departure for Liverpool . "Now I am going to go and have a good season with my club, try to keep progressing and advancing in my career", the 21-year-old winger, scorer of two goals in Franc...

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  • Arsenal Sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco for £92m
Arsenal Sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco for £92m

I was focused on my match, that is all that counted for me". Arsene Wenger has been chasing Lemar all summer but last week declared the move as "dead" after seeing three bids knocked back by Monaco . "I am a Monaco player and I am very happy there". "I know we live in an era of transparency but at some stage to respect everybody you have to ...

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  • Arsenal Withdraw £92M Thomas Lemar Bid Minutes After Making It
Arsenal Withdraw £92M Thomas Lemar Bid Minutes After Making It

And after coming up short in their pursuit of Lemar, Arsenal held on to the Chile global - much to the chagrin of City , who had targeted him all summer. BST. "The player has chosen to stay at Monaco", Wenger told BeIN . Despite focusing their efforts on signing the 21-year-old, Liverpool were unable to strike an agreement, opening the door...

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  • Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, October 26th. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR ), stock is trading $33.00 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of -24.60% in last 5 years.

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  • Seahawks trying to trade receiver Jermaine Kearse
Seahawks trying to trade receiver Jermaine Kearse

Seattle defensive coordinator Kris Richard said Tuesday that he's "not concerned" about Clark's status for the September 10 season opener at Green Bay. He's been playing really great. Clark played in the first half of Friday's game, making one tackle. For 37 players, this will be their last time playing for Seattle, as the National Football Lea...

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  • U.S. falls to Costa Rica 2-0 in World Cup qualifier
U.S. falls to Costa Rica 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

In the previous game of the two teams, Costa Rica subdued United States soccer, 4-0, in the Hex at San Jose, Costa Rica . The Americans play at Honduras on Tuesday night, then close the hexagonal next month at home against Panama and at Trinidad and Tobago.

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  • Lemar turned down Arsenal to stay at Monaco, admits Wenger
Lemar turned down Arsenal to stay at Monaco, admits Wenger

If that can not be done, Liverpool will turn attention to Oxlade-Chamberlain. Jürgen Klopp recently sanctioned a £75 million club-record offer for the France worldwide and Liverpool's medical staff are reportedly standing by to travel to Lemar, who is now in Clairefontaine with the France squad ahead of a World Cup qualifying clash wi...

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  • Houston Mayor asks residents with water in homes near reservoir to evacuate
Houston Mayor asks residents with water in homes near reservoir to evacuate

The release of water will cause further flooding of streets and neighborhoods, said Jeff Lindner of the Harris County Flood Control District. "We stand with our brethren in the city of Houston and are moved by our residents who have contacted us as to how they can help", St.

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  • US Open, Day 4: Match Points
US Open, Day 4: Match Points

Relentless rain in NY meant Kyrgios, who will meet countryman John Millman in the first round, and Gavrilova did not hit the courts, as a number of matches were postponed or held over until day three. "Today I won. That's the most important thing for me", Nadal told reporters. Kerber said: "It was not my day, completely not my day today". The t...

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  • 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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