• Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl
Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl

Rafael Nadal was amongst the first to tweet his congratulations. One friend included the joyous reactions was Beyonce who gave birth to twins in July - the musician shared an uncaptioned photo of Williams to her Instagram taken from a recent photoshoot where she proudly displayed her pregnancy .

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  • Pliskova labours into third round at US Open
Pliskova labours into third round at US Open

It was undoubtedly a competitive match throughout, with Gibbs in the end hitting four more victor and one less error than Pliskova, who hit 29 of each, though the world number one's experience and level eventually pulled her through. The No. 8-seeded Kuznetsova's exit means five of the top eight women in the field are already gone before the thir...

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  • Verlander Speaks For First Time Following Trade, Thanks Detroit
Verlander Speaks For First Time Following Trade, Thanks Detroit

In 86 combined innings he owns a 3.02 ERA with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. But after the break, the Astros lost All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa with a left thumb injury that required surgery and found that ace lefthander Dallas Keuchel maybe hadn't shaken the neck injury that had cost him almost two months.

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  • 3 takeaways from victory against Utah State
3 takeaways from victory against Utah State

Quarterback Alex Hornibrook showed by he should be getting more national attention with his almost 250 passing yards and three touchdowns. "There were a lot of lessons learned", Chryst said, emphasizing still that there were areas that needed to be cleaned up.

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  • Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan
Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan

While the window closed on Thursday in the Premier League, Spanish clubs had another 24 hours to finalise their transfer business. Valencia are believed to have paid around £2.75m to secure the Brazilian's signature this summer. A promising pre-season saw Pereira feature against LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valerenga and S...

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  • Cowboys-Texans game canceled in Harvey's aftermath
Cowboys-Texans game canceled in Harvey's aftermath

The second is the season opener against Jacksonville, which is supposed to be at home September 10. "This is bigger than football". "There are no guarantees in football.but I will guarantee this team will go out every Sunday, Monday, Thursday - whenever they ask us to play - and we'll play our asses off for the city of Houston ", he said.

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  • US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal labels Andy Murray withdrawal timing as 'strange'
US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal labels Andy Murray withdrawal timing as 'strange'

One of the great rivalries in sport, Federer, a five-time US Open victor and Nadal, twice champion, have clashed 37 times over the years but never have they stood across the net on Flushing Meadows' hardcourts. "I'd love to play Rafa here in NY". "I have been playing well during the whole season, and I really had a very positive week of practice ...

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  • San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Left-hander Tyler Lyons (3-0), who pitched a scoreless eighth inning, got the win. Denard Span added a run-scoring single in the second and Crawford wound up with two doubles in his three-hit day. But the roof caved in on the Giants shortly after manager Bruce Bochy went to his bullpen in the sixth inning for the first of nine times. Crawford...

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  • Transfer Shock As Arsenal Back In For Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar
Transfer Shock As Arsenal Back In For Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar

The Liverpool Echo reported that the Reds' bid of around £65 million (S$113m) was rejected by the French champions, who are hoping to stop an exodus. Some British reports claimed that van Dijk, who has not featured for Southampton this season, had already agreed terms with Liverpool. City failed with two previous bids, the most recent a reporte...

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  • Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1
Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1

I was so focused on the line I completely forgot about the speed and hit it about 10 feet by. Kyle Stanley, Jon Rahm and Marc Leishman are tied with Garcia after posting four-under 67s. "I'd love to get my name on that trophy one day - hopefully this November". "I was very happy to see that I hit a lot of good shots, a lot of good putts", Gar...

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  • Cilic misses US Open chance as Schwartzman progresses
Cilic misses US Open chance as Schwartzman progresses

Murray joined Novak Djokovic , defending champion Stan Wawrinka , Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori in opting out of the tournament. But the Croatian came into the tournament having not played a match since losing the Wimbledon final to Roger Federer because of an adductor problem.

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  • 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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