• Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens aim for spot in US Open final
Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens aim for spot in US Open final

That control didn't last throughout the third set, as they traded breaks and epic rallies before Stephens used impressive defense and court coverage to notch her third break of the set for a 6-5 advantage. "We are following in her footsteps", Stephens said later. "I just wasn't playing well", Williams said. I continued to play aggressive and to p...

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  • Kylian Mbappe: I considered joining Arsenal
Kylian Mbappe: I considered joining Arsenal

World record signing Neymar also joined in on the goal scoring act along with a brace from striker Edinson Cavani on either side of the half. Neymar added the third with a fine 20-yard finish and Cavani netted again - substitute Lucas Moura bundling in the fifth - as PSG christened the "MCN" trio that may well rival Barcelona's legendary ...

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  • Five drivers most likely to steal a playoff spot at Richmond
Five drivers most likely to steal a playoff spot at Richmond

Earnhardt's laid-back attitude contrasts greatly with those of other drivers in his same shoes. Kenseth is two points behind Chase Elliott and one point ahead of Jamie McMurray for the final three spots and, with 13 drivers winning races this season, that gives them the next three spots based on the point standings.

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  • Court grants Ezekiel Elliott temporary restraining order, suspension on hold
Court grants Ezekiel Elliott temporary restraining order, suspension on hold

In response, the NFLPA said the following about the positive result. The NFLPA also released a statement after the ruling that accused the NFL office of having a "continued lack of integrity". The question before the Court is merely whether Elliott received a fundamentally fair hearing before the arbitrator. " We will review the decision in g...

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  • Rays-Yankees moved to Citi Field
Rays-Yankees moved to Citi Field

Several Rays noted the inequity of Major League Baseball relocating their home games to NY, though, realistically, the Yankees would have the fans on their side probably anywhere in the northeast but Fenway Park, which the Red Sox are using.

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  • Black Caps' India tour schedule confirmed to end long global hiatus
Black Caps' India tour schedule confirmed to end long global hiatus

India's ODI series against New Zealand starts just over a week after the Australia T20I series. New Zealand tour: 1st ODI: Mumbai (Oct 22); 2nd ODI: Pune (Oct 25); 3rd ODI: Kanpur (Oct 29); 1st T20I: Delhi (Nov 1); 2nd T20I: Rajkot (Nov 4); 3rd T20I: Thiruvananthapuram (Nov 7).

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  • James Anderson wants to beat Glenn McGrath's 563 Test wickets
James Anderson wants to beat Glenn McGrath's 563 Test wickets

It was an unbelievable feeling to see how pleased they were for me. For many reasons, cricketing and non-cricketing, the cerebral wrist-spinner will be immortalised by his feat of taking all 10 wickets in an innings against India's great rivals Pakistan in 1999.

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  • Storm edge Eels 18-16 in NRL qualifier
Storm edge Eels 18-16 in NRL qualifier

However, the Eels were able to weather that storm before starting to impart their own frantic tempo on the contest and take control of the last twenty minutes of the first half. Completion rates would have been the focus of Craig Bellamy at half-time , as his side were sitting at an abysmal 64.7 per cent after managing to fumble their way through ...

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  • Jaylon Smith to start Week 1
Jaylon Smith to start Week 1

The Giants are giving plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the 2017 season but they will have a tough test ahead of them to start off the campaign in the Cowboys . The Cowboys struggled to make a big play in the second half of their Week 14 loss to the Giants . Giants 23, Cowboys 20 . It's uncertain whether an National Football League ...

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  • Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen joins Fenerbahce on season loan
Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen joins Fenerbahce on season loan

In addition to this, Janssen would have been the third choice striker at Tottenham behind Harry Kane and summer signing Fernando Llorente . He was then left out of Mauricio Pochettino's Champions League group stage squad, further compounding his misery.

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  • Chelsea boost as Hazard returns
Chelsea boost as Hazard returns

The 26-year-old is yet to play for Chelsea this season but made two substitute appearances for Belgium in World Cup qualifiers against Gibraltar and Greece last week. Considering that he is a free agent, the transfer window restrictions are not in place and hence the interest from his representative's side. Drinkwater joined for around £35m in ...

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  • Everton vs Tottenham Tips and Odds - EPL 2017 Matchweek 4
Everton vs Tottenham Tips and Odds - EPL 2017 Matchweek 4

Much was made of Kane's inability to score both in August and at Wembley but two goals whilst on global duty for England could prove to be the kick start his season needs. Both teams have four points from their opening three matches and will be looking to kick on now after the global break. Morgan Schneiderlin returns from the ban that ruled ...

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  • Chiefs' Eric Berry Suffers Season-Ending Achilles Injury
Chiefs' Eric Berry Suffers Season-Ending Achilles Injury

Berry was covering Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on a shallow cross late in the season opener when he pulled up lame. If Berry is knocked from the lineup, that likely moves Sorensen into the starting lineup and creates more playing opportunities for Eric Murray .

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  • Liverpool leave out Coutinho for Manchester City clash
Liverpool leave out Coutinho for Manchester City clash

Last season was a hands on struggle; but now he clearly feels like the horses can run freely, and with reckless abandon. Two such high-profile fixtures within four days of each other will likely mean rotation, something Klopp will have no issue with after he made five changes for a league win over Crystal Palace last month.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic issues warning to Man United boss Jose Mourinho
Zlatan Ibrahimovic issues warning to Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho gave his weekly news conference today, and in it he revealed a lot of information about the contract situations on his roster. 'I'm happy. We need his personality. The outspoken Swede, who suffered an ACL injury in April, is not expected to return to competitive football till the end of the year, but it ...

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  • Braves accidentally play 'Rock You Like a Hurricane' in game against Miami
Braves accidentally play 'Rock You Like a Hurricane' in game against Miami

The Miami Marlins tweeted a thank you to the Braves. Normally, it would be no big deal to play the popular song by the Scorpions, but considering there's a Category 5 hurricane heading straight for Florida, many fans felt it wasn't the best time for the song.

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  • Former Eagle Jon Dorenbos to have heart surgery
Former Eagle Jon Dorenbos to have heart surgery

An aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the largest blood vessel in the body. Left untreated, it can be fatal. "I saw him get a call from the doctor and we just saw his jaw drop a little bit", Saints punter Thomas Morstead said of Dorenbos (via nola.com ).

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  • Anderson battles back to reach maiden grand slam final
Anderson battles back to reach maiden grand slam final

Anderson was soon 5-4 ahead, hitting his 100th ace of the tournament in the process before leveling the tie in the 12th game courtesy of a Carreno Busta double fault and a fierce backhand victor. "You know, I have to say I felt my shots weren't as penetrating as I wanted them to be". "Here I am just nine months after thinking I might have to un...

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  • US Open: Kevin Anderson beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach final
US Open: Kevin Anderson beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach final

The men's final between Nadal and Anderson will be broadcast live on ESPN on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. ET. Sounds like a mismatch, on paper. Amid all the focus on Nadal , Federer and now Del Potro , the first semi-final between Pablo Carreno Busta and Kevin Anderson has understandably been overshadowed, but it is the chance of a l...

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  • Arsenal have Agreed Personal Terms with Lemar
Arsenal have Agreed Personal Terms with Lemar

We wish him well and all the best and thank him. His team had switched from the 4-2-3-1 system they used for most of the past decade to three central defenders in April and promptly ended the season with nine wins in 10 matches , but consecutive defeats have prompted considerable reflection during the global break.

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