• Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal look vulnerable in year's final major
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal look vulnerable in year's final major

Mayer's ranking at the mid-July deadline for automatic Open entry was too low, and his loss in the qualifying tournament would have left him out of the tournament if not for injury withdrawals. While Nadal settled in as Saturday's contest went on, he had issues with Mayer's big serve during the opening set. "I was match point down and I thought I...

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  • App State overwhelmed by No. 15 Georgia
App State overwhelmed by No. 15 Georgia

Georgia's defense, expected to be among the nation's best, did its job Saturday, completely suffocating the overwhelmed visitors. The Bulldogs marched 60 yards on their first drive of the second half before kicking a 23-yard field goal, and Chubb's 8-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter helped Georgia establish a 31-0 advantage.

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  • Bulls G Payne to undergo foot surgery
Bulls G Payne to undergo foot surgery

Payne is no stranger to issues with his right foot, as he sustained an acute fracture last September and had surgery in July 2016 to fix a Jones fracture in the same foot. It seems as if the Chicago Bulls are having a little buyers remorse. Bulls management indicated they weren't anxious about Payne's medical history at the time they acqui...

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  • Orioles' Miley hoping for better control versus Blue Jays
Orioles' Miley hoping for better control versus Blue Jays

Adam Jones and Chris Davis homered for the Orioles, who fell 2 ½ games back in the race for the final AL wild card. After finishing the season with 24 homers, Saunders signed a one-year deal with the Phillies in the off-season, but hit just.205 in the first part of 2017 and was released June 23.

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  • Jon Rahm leads after two rounds of Dell Technologies Championship
Jon Rahm leads after two rounds of Dell Technologies Championship

But it's been a good first two days. In June 2016, he was ranked No. 551 in the world, only to crack the Top 10 almost a year later. "This is kind of what, you know - it made me complacent of what I had accomplished all year". He turned pro after the U.S. Open at Oakmont in 2016 and has risen all the way to No. 5 in the world. So much has changed...

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  • JJ Watt's Houston Fundraiser Tops $14 Million
JJ Watt's Houston Fundraiser Tops $14 Million

Watt initiated a fundraising effort to help Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey with a goal of reaching $200,000. "I'm not just here for the initial fundraiser", Watt said . "I know how hard it is down there, and I just want to do what I can", Rodenkirk said. Following its success , Watt said on social media Thursday: "The most hard times...

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  • Southgate understands fans' frustrations as England toil to flattering win
Southgate understands fans' frustrations as England toil to flattering win

England can all but seal their place in Russian Federation with another three points in Monday's match with second-placed Slovakia at Wembley. Kane, who topped and tailed the scoring, believes England's late flurry was just reward for biding their time, not panicking and maintaining self-belief - and he now wants the supporters to show the sam...

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  • Clemson band brutally trolls Ohio State during halftime of season opener
Clemson band brutally trolls Ohio State during halftime of season opener

He's also added 72 rushing yards on five carries, highlighted by a 47-yard scamper down the sideline. The Golden Flashes return senior quarterback Nick Holley, who led the team in rushing previous year, along with sophomore running back Justin Rankin, who was second in rushing and the team's leading receiver.

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  • Can Notre Dame cover 18 vs. Temple? 9/2/17
Can Notre Dame cover 18 vs. Temple? 9/2/17

Notre Dame's 2016 season was a nightmarish embarrassment. The Irish, however maintained possession as the play was overturned via replay. The junior added 106 yards on 12 carries with one rushing touchdown. It was a different story for the Owls under first-year coach Geoff Collins as Temple struggled throughout. He eclipsed the 100-yard befo...

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  • How you can help Harvey survivors
How you can help Harvey survivors

Saturday began an orientation where people right here in central OH decided they wanted to become part of that relief effort in helping the people of Houston. If a need for assistance does arise, we will work with our partners, including Mexico, to determine the best way forward. The American Red Cross has also staged additional blood inventory i...

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  • Fognini suspended from US Open
Fognini suspended from US Open

The 22nd-seeded Italian had already been cited Friday for three conduct violations including one offense in which he swore at match umpire Louise Engzell , who is Swedish, and called her a whore in Italian. Fognini has fallen foul of Grand Slam authorities before and in 2014 was handed the biggest fine in Wimbledon history for unsportsmanlike cond...

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  • Broncos players come to Ward's defense during talk of a trade
Broncos players come to Ward's defense during talk of a trade

Ward, a three-time Pro Bowler and key member of what's been the NFL's best secondary the last two years, was a casualty. The Broncos will still have an unbelievable defensive squad, but they will miss TJ Ward. The report says the Broncos and the former OR star will " part ways " before the mandatory cutdown deadline of 1 p.m. Saturday. His teammate...

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  • Iowa wins first game of season, tops Wyoming 24-3
Iowa wins first game of season, tops Wyoming 24-3

Stanley connected with Fant for a 27-yard score following a freakish muffed punt by Wyoming , and he hit Nick Easley from 45 yards out to give the Hawkeyes a 21-3 edge midway through the third quarter. The senior ran for 116 yards on 24 carries and split duties with Butler, who finished with 47 yards on 10 rushes. We got to push through stuff like...

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  • First quarter: MI 10, Florida 3
First quarter: MI 10, Florida 3

While Speight hardly looked fabulous, he at least helped the MI offense produce more than three points. Speight was benched for two series in the first half after serving up back-to-back pick sixes that gave Florida a 17-10 lead, but he came back after halftime and didn't make the same near-fatal mistake again.

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  • Aaron Rodgers Won't Be Going Into the Broadcast Booth After He Retires
Aaron Rodgers Won't Be Going Into the Broadcast Booth After He Retires

Taysom Hill: The jury is still out on whether or not Green Bay will keep a third quarterback, but if they do, it'll likely be newcomer Taysom Hill . He did score the Packers' first touchdown of the night on a 13-yard scramble. "I can't describe what it felt like to get back the feeling of waking up after a game and being sore".

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  • Shikhar Dhawan returns home to attend ailing mother
Shikhar Dhawan returns home to attend ailing mother

In the last four ODI matches against Lanka, the left-handed batsman has scored 132 not out in the series opener, then followed it with a 49. No replacement will be sent for the remaining two fixtures. The fifth and final ODI of the series will be played on Sunday in Colombo . This means that either KL Rahul will be promoted to the opening slot o...

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  • Colts GM: Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list
Colts GM: Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list

Luck would have had to miss the first six weeks of the regular season if he remained on the PUP list past 4 p.m. ET on Saturday. Luck had surgery in January to fix a torn labrum in his right shoulder, and since then, details about his status have been scarce (especially when owner Jim Irsay's providing them ).

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  • Pigrome's three TDs lead Maryland past No. 23 Texas
Pigrome's three TDs lead Maryland past No. 23 Texas

Texas sophomore quarterback Shane Buechele finished with 375 yards, two touchdowns and one pick on 34-of-52 passing, along with 21 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown. A 42-yard field goal went wide left. Texas' losing streak now stands at four games going back to last season - its longest since 1997. Maryland's first touchdown in Sat...

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  • Clemson band brutally trolls Ohio State during Week 1 halftime show
Clemson band brutally trolls Ohio State during Week 1 halftime show

Bryant led Clemson on an 89-yard touchdown drive that put Clemson ahead 35-3 to start the second half, and then Swinney played his backups. The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. Meanwhile, Mylik Mitchell may play also at the quarterback after registering 363 yards and five touchdowns against o...

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  • Clemson band relives Fiesta Bowl shutout of Ohio State
Clemson band relives Fiesta Bowl shutout of Ohio State

The run game is not going to be able to hang with Clemson's beef up front either, so that is all kinds of bad news. Bryant led Clemson on an 89-yard touchdown drive that put Clemson ahead 35-3 to start the second half, and then Swinney played his backups.

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