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Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017
- August 28, 2017

The 30-year old, who won the US Open in 2012, has not played since losing in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon last month, where he struggled with the ongoing problem. Murray , the world's No. 2 ranked player, was set to play Tennys Sandgren in the first round. "I miss competing. But I need to make the correct decision and really think it through over these next couple of days with my team". (more...)
USA bank on experience for World Cup soccer qualifiers USA bank on experience for World Cup soccer qualifiers
- August 28, 2017

However, the Americans are third and only a point ahead of Panama heading into Friday's visit of second-placed Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. Cameron, Besler and Omar Gonzalez are the likely options in central defense, while Graham Zusi could play right back after Yedlin was ruled out because of a hamstring injury that has delayed his Premier League season start with Newcastle. (more...)
Yu Darvish taken off DL, to start vs Yu Darvish taken off DL, to start vs
- August 28, 2017

Darvish was activated to get the Sunday start at home against the Milwaukee Brewers. He last pitched on August 16 against the Chicago White Sox, allowing three runs on eight hits in six innings with two strikeouts and did not factor in the decision in the Dodgers' 5-4 victory. (more...)
Not even Wenger can defend 'disastrous' Arsenal loss to Liverpool
- August 28, 2017

A game of few chances looked to be heading West Brom's way after new signing Jay Rodriguez stooped to head them into the lead after 61 minutes - his first Premier League goal for the club. The Gunners, though, have received a timely boost, with Alexis Sanchez set to return to action after missing out the first two games due to an abdominal strain. (more...)
Ref decisions baffle Cheika as All Blacks sneak home Ref decisions baffle Cheika as All Blacks sneak home
- August 28, 2017

They flew into a 17-0 lead, only for the All Blacks to gnaw away at their lead as only New Zealand can: they managed to head to the dressing rooms at half time just three points down. Both sides scored five tries with the difference being Barrett's ability to convert all of the All Blacks tries while Wallabies kicker Bernard Foley was only successful with two attempts. (more...)
Injured Andy Murray withdraws from US Open Injured Andy Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 28, 2017

Among the other British players, Heather Watson, bidding to win a main draw match in NY for the first time after six consecutive losses, faces unpredictable Frenchwoman Alize Cornet . He said the US Open had come too soon for him to have a real shot at winning the title. The year has gone from bad to worse for Andy Murray . For ranking implications, he did have a chance of getting back to No. (more...)
Best of the photos as rampant Reds thrash Arsenal 4-0
- August 28, 2017

The summer signing's blushes were spared minutes later when Firmino opened the scoring as he glided into the box to head home Joe Gomez's cross. Sky Sports News pundit Gary Neville has taken aim at the Arsenal squad in a major way this afternoon, following their first-half showing versus Liverpool . (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury
- August 28, 2017

That leaves No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer as the two clear favorites for the men's trophy. Murray, who has not played since limping out of his Wimbledon quarter-final, has been practising in NY since Monday. Three of four semifinalists from last season is out of the tournament before it starts meaning that if Gael Monfils should suffer a defeat ahead of the semifinals then the final four would have a completely new look from last season. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Happy After Liverpool's 'Perfect' Performance Against Arsenal
- August 28, 2017

The French coach labelled the performance "absolutely disastrous" while asking the fans to keep faith in the team. Emre Can burst into the box via a one-two with Firmino and rolled a cross to the back post for Salah, whose shot along the ground was blocked brilliantly by Petr Cech at full stretch. (more...)
Petr Cech slams 'unacceptable' Arsenal performance in Liverpool loss Petr Cech slams 'unacceptable' Arsenal performance in Liverpool loss
- August 28, 2017

Liverpool rose to second place, two points below United and one above champions Chelsea, who recorded a straightforward 2-0 win over Everton. "It was shocking [conceding a second before half-time] but our performance was absolutely disastrous". (more...)
Relief for Kejriwal, AAP wins Bawana bypoll Relief for Kejriwal, AAP wins Bawana bypoll
- August 28, 2017

Bawana bypoll was necessitated after the resignation of Ved Prakash as the legislator in March. This means the Congress has more than doubled its tally of votes over the 2015 assembly elections while the BJP saw its number of votes plummet nearly by half. (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury
- August 28, 2017

The 2012 US Open champion practised all week but claimed it was too sore for him to win the tournament. The second racket of the world, the player of 30 years remains on the tile, who had also missed the Rogers Cup in Montreal and the tournament Masters 1000 in Cincinnati earlier in August. (more...)
Miami Marlins vs. San Diego Padres Miami Marlins vs. San Diego Padres
- August 28, 2017

He increased his RBI total to 108, a career high. He became the first National League player since Prince Fielder in 2007 to hit as many as 50 homers. Up next on the mound for the Red Sox is veteran right-hander Doug Fister (3-6), coming off a one-hitter when he allowed a homer to Cleveland's first batter on Tuesday. (more...)
England rally led by Root and Stoneman England rally led by Root and Stoneman
- August 28, 2017

Jason Holder led by example to leave West Indies scenting a long-awaited Test victory, but Mark Stoneman and Joe Root gave England hope on a gripping day three of the second Test at Headingley . Moeen took a far more hard chance to end a frustrating stand by running back from mid-on to make Holder, who struck seven boundaries, Chris Woakes' first victim and Blackwood also missed out on a half-century when he was run out. (more...)
Mourinho reveal s how Manchester United will keep winning run going Mourinho reveal s how Manchester United will keep winning run going
- August 28, 2017

Amartey who is angling for a move away from the Foxes because of the lack of playing time watched on as United continued their blistering season start with a 2-0 victory against Leicester . It was later reported that a steward had made a police statement accusing substitute Aguero of striking him during the chaotic scenes. Jesse Lingard was played in by Rashford after making a clever run in behind the Leicester back line, before he cut inside and fired the ball across the face of goal ... (more...)
Noted dirty player Vontaze Burfict suspended 5 games for dirty hit Noted dirty player Vontaze Burfict suspended 5 games for dirty hit
- August 28, 2017

If Burfict's suspension is to be upheld for the five-game length, he will be eligible to return to the team for their Week 7 matchup against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers . He's also totaled fines of nearly $800,000 over his five-year career so far, and could lose $882,353 if his five-game suspension is upheld. 2017 is the final year of his contract, meaning he's due to hit free agency at the end of the year. (more...)
Instant Replay: Cubs 17, Phillies 2 Instant Replay: Cubs 17, Phillies 2
- August 28, 2017

That's the part that tells me he can sustain, not necessarily this pace, but he can sustain because he doesn't strike out. "Is anyone having deja vu?" he joked. Chase Utley, in 2008, was the last Phillies player to homer in five straight contests. The Cubs have won three of four in the season series with all four games going over the total. (more...)
Faryal Makhdoom announces she's pregnant with her second child Faryal Makhdoom announces she's pregnant with her second child
- August 28, 2017

The former couple has a three-year-old daughter Lamaisah whose custody is yet to be decided after Khan announced divorce on social media less than a month ago. I really respect men who respect their women despite how famous they get'. No truth to it. "Good to know. All the best". In the latest development, Shaykh Saqib Shaami, a renowned religious leader, posted a photo with Amir Khan on Instagram on Saturday. (more...)
Bears top receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with ugly leg injury Bears top receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with ugly leg injury
- August 28, 2017

Meredith, 24, sustained the injury when he was tackled low by Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien after a 16-yard reception. An air cast was placed on his leg before he sat down on the cart. The Chicago Bears preseason game against the Tennessee Titans proved to be extremely costly. However, prior to going down with the aforementioned knee injury on Sunday afternoon, Meredith was in line to serve as the Bears' No. (more...)
NFL Preseason Predictions: Vikings laying too many points to 49ers? 8/27/17 NFL Preseason Predictions: Vikings laying too many points to 49ers? 8/27/17
- August 28, 2017

The run game wasn't much more fruitful as starter Dalvin Cook gained just 17 yards on five carries. Minnesota climbed back into the game with a touchdown connection from Case Keenum to Rodney Adams before the two teams traded explosive plays. (more...)
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez asks for calm amid poor start
- August 28, 2017

Javier Hernandez , who scored twice in the 3-2 loss at Southampton , came closest to an equaliser before Clark and Mitrovic made the most of some terrible defending to put the result beyond doubt. "I have said that that we only had two games. I expect to be quite busy we're working to find solution to some players". West Ham's next game is their first home outing of the campaign against Huddersfield and Bilic says they have to improve following what he admits was a turgid performance ... (more...)
Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury
- August 28, 2017

After making a catch from Mike Glennon , Meredith's knee bent awkwardly as he was taken to the ground. Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesCameron Meredith (81) of the Chicago Bears stands for the national anthem prior to the start of the game against the Washington Redskins at Soldier Field on December 24, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (more...)
Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Targeting Two Young Players From Celtics Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Targeting Two Young Players From Celtics
- August 28, 2017

Jaylen Brown? Jayson Tatum?The trade centered around Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas has recently taken a twist as the Cleveland Cavaliers are rumored to might be asking for additional assets to push through with the deal. As is usual, the Cavaliers and Celtics conducted a conference call with the league office on Tuesday night before announcing a trade that ratcheted up what has been a dramatic offseason around the league with major free-agent signings, monster contracts and trades. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton égale un record de Michael Schumacher Lewis Hamilton égale un record de Michael Schumacher
- August 28, 2017

La McLaren d'Alonso ne peut cependant pas tenir la comparaison face à la Renault et la Force India. Hulkenberg (All, Renault) 8. En effet, la course a été relancée au 30ème (sur les 44) tour de course lorsque les deux pilotes Force India sont allés au contact avant d'attaquer l'Eau Rouge. (more...)
Joe Thomas: Osweiler-Kizer prediction proves I know nothing about quarterbacks Joe Thomas: Osweiler-Kizer prediction proves I know nothing about quarterbacks
- August 28, 2017

Jackson said Kizer will not have a short leash, and the Browns are committed to giving him a long-term look. Thursday's game will be the final tune up for the regular season with the Browns starting the regular season at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 10. (more...)
Broncos' Watson proposes to girlfriend during National Football League preseason game Broncos' Watson proposes to girlfriend during National Football League preseason game
- August 28, 2017

Trevor Siemian , Denver's quarterback , confirmed this when he said none of them "had any idea" though he did say that what Watson did "was very cool". Jones, Jones, Jones. Aaron Jones is running hard tonight. Lynch was just 1-of-2 passing for nine yards to go with a 15-yard run. But gained 18 of the Broncos' 76 first-half rushing yards. (more...)
Tribe makes history with three-game shutout sweep over Royals Tribe makes history with three-game shutout sweep over Royals
- August 28, 2017

The win completes a series sweep for the Indians . It's the second time in his last three starts that he's served up three homers. Onelki Garcia relieved Skoglund three batters later and was greeted by a Carlos Santana three-run home run. (more...)
Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez available against Burnley Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez available against Burnley
- August 28, 2017

Tottenham's newest addition Davinson Sanchez has been given the all-clear to make his debut for the club against Burnley on Sunday after he received his work permit and worldwide clearance, the club have confirmed on Twitter. "It's a massive opportunity because we believe he will be one of the best centre-backs in the world in the future". The arrival of Sanchez also frees up the potential for Eric Dier to continue in midfield, where he has started this season over Victor Wanyama and prefers ... (more...)
Park takes CP Women's Open title, Henderson drops out of top 10 Park takes CP Women's Open title, Henderson drops out of top 10
- August 28, 2017

A 7-under-par 64 on Sunday gave her a total of 271 for her second victory of the year. The win comes about a month after she won her first LPGA title, the U.S. "My shots and putting were good". Overall, South Koreans have combined for 13 wins in 23 LPGA tournaments this year. "It's been a while since I've seen my dog, so I'm planning to play with my dog during my vacation". (more...)
Rhys Hoskins' Sliding Catch Starts Triple Play in Phillies' Win Vs. Cubs Rhys Hoskins' Sliding Catch Starts Triple Play in Phillies' Win Vs. Cubs
- August 28, 2017

Already off to a record-setting start at the plate, the rookie started the 14th triple play in club history in Sunday's 6-3 against the Cubs, and the first since August 7, 2016 ( see Instant Replay ). Ben Zobrist added extra insurance in the 9th. Hoskins -called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10 - had hit his 10th homer in just his 57th major-league at-bat Saturday against Chicago, becoming the quickest to that number in modern major league history, according to Elias. (more...)