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Federer Speeds up after Slow Start and Survives Tiafoe in Five Federer Speeds up after Slow Start and Survives Tiafoe in Five
- August 30, 2017

Kid: You have been the most consistent player of all time , can you please continue to play for eight, nine years so that I can play you when I go pro? "My hope and my belief is that it's only going to get better from here because every day that goes by puts me further away from what happened in Montreal". (more...)
Fans miss Mary as Bake Off views are divided Fans miss Mary as Bake Off views are divided
- August 30, 2017

Its season seven premiere had averaged 10.5 million viewers previous year, up from 9.3 million for the season six launch in 2015 and 7.2 million for the 2014 season opener. Some fans had vowed not to tune in to the show with new faces Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith, but general reaction from both TV critics and fans to the changes were positive. (more...)
Aurier set for £23m Tottenham move after being granted a work permit Aurier set for £23m Tottenham move after being granted a work permit
- August 30, 2017

Soon afterwards, French newspaper L'Equipe reported that Aurier would travel to Spurs and sign a five-year contract in the next few hours. On 26 September he was convicted and given a two-month "convertible" prison sentence, which he is unlikely ever to serve, as well as a €600 fine and a €1,500 damages bill. (more...)
Disappointed Andy Murray confesses that could be it for 2017 Disappointed Andy Murray confesses that could be it for 2017
- August 30, 2017

The Briton has joined the likes of Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori in withdrawing from the last grand slam of the season, making it three of the four semi-finalists from previous year at Flushing Meadow now out of the tournament. (more...)
Jake Arrieta has another quality start in Cubs' win Jake Arrieta has another quality start in Cubs' win
- August 30, 2017

Arrieta, whose ERA was 4.67 through June, suddenly is one off the NL lead in victories and ranks seventh in ERA (3.36), sixth in batting average against (.228) and 10th in WHIP (1.18). "(It was) some of the best movement I've seen all year". Kuhl allowed three runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings. The Cubs added three more in the eighth on Alex Avila's bases-loaded infield single and errors on second baseman Sean Rodriguez and catcher Chris Stewart. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with injury Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with injury
- August 30, 2017

There were doubts about Murray heading into this tournament, especially considering his recent match practice and due to the fact he was seen struggling during pre-tournament practice, and any fears about his fitness have now been confirmed with the Brit now considering his plans for the rest of the season. (more...)
Nadal takes first step towards US Open showdown with Federer Nadal takes first step towards US Open showdown with Federer
- August 30, 2017

But Federer eventually settled his game, taking the second and third sets. It was exciting and it's kind of why I came to NY, to go through these emotions. Built more like a boxer than a tennis player, Tiafoe possesses bruising power and no little swagger. "It's always been a bit of come and go with them". (more...)
Travis Browne Shares First Photo of Wedding with Ronda Rousey Travis Browne Shares First Photo of Wedding with Ronda Rousey
- August 30, 2017

Ronda Rousey hasn't stepped foot in a UFC octagon since her loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 last December, a loss that - at the time - had many questioning whether or not Rousey would be able to return to mixed martial arts at all. (more...)
West Brom To Pull Off One Of The Signings Of The Summer West Brom To Pull Off One Of The Signings Of The Summer
- August 30, 2017

It is understood Albion have put plans in place for Krychowiak to fly to England later on Wednesday, and sign a deal to join Tony Pulis at The Hawthorns. Vardy began his 2017/18 Premier League season with a proper bang, scoring a terrific brace against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium as the 30-year old almost earned Leicester City an unlikely away win. (more...)
Raheem Sterling will not join Arsenal from Manchester City this summer Raheem Sterling will not join Arsenal from Manchester City this summer
- August 30, 2017

The Sun report that Sanchez is the subject of a player plus cash bid from Manchester City , who will offer Raheem Sterling as makeweight in the deal. "That leaves Manchester City and they're big admirers of Sanchez". And it is now looking increasingly likely that Sterling will stay at City and not be part of any deal. (more...)
Sri Lankan cricket selectors resign Sri Lankan cricket selectors resign
- August 30, 2017

After overpowering the hosts in first three One Day International (ODI) matches, India will look to continue their strong showing over Sri Lanka in the fourth match at the R. The committee, in a statement issued through Sri Lanka Cricket, said that it is resigning "in the best interest of the game, which is being damaged and hindered by undue criticism and false allegations instigated by interested parties with malicious intent". (more...)
Pakistan cricketer Sharjeel Khan banned for five years Pakistan cricketer Sharjeel Khan banned for five years
- August 30, 2017

The specific articles both cricketers alleged to have violated are: 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.4.4 and 2.4.5. The 28-year old batsman, who represented Islamabad United, is said to have accepted allegations that he played out two dot balls on goal during the said encounter. (more...)
Jail for Chinese crew found with protected Galapagos sharks Jail for Chinese crew found with protected Galapagos sharks
- August 30, 2017

The crew of a Chinese fishing vessel found to be carrying nearly 300 tonnes of illegally caught sharks, has been sentenced to prison in Ecuador . Judge Alexandra Arroyo announced late Sunday that the captain of the Fu Yuab Yu Leng 999 will serve four years in jail. (more...)
Liverpool chasing Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar signings before transfer deadline Liverpool chasing Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar signings before transfer deadline
- August 30, 2017

The Netherlands worldwide has been pushing for a move to Anfield all summer, going as far as handing in a transfer request, yet the Saints have held on firmly, insisting that the player is not for sale. But the Independent claim it would take an offer of at least £70m to tempt Southampton in to a sale and if the Saints did accept an offer from the London duo then it would allow Liverpool the opportunity to match it. (more...)
Kim Kardashian & Fam Donating $500000 To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims Kim Kardashian & Fam Donating $500000 To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
- August 30, 2017

Katy Perry also urged viewers to donate while hosting the MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday night. "We hope this donation from Jefferies will quickly help to ease the suffering of those affected, and we encourage our employees and clients around the world to join our efforts to contribute on behalf of those in need". (more...)
Trea Turner returning to Nationals on Tuesday Trea Turner returning to Nationals on Tuesday
- August 30, 2017

The Miami Marlins slugger launched home run No. 51 of the season, a solo shot deep into the left-field stands in the top of the first inning off Washington Nationals ?right-hander Edwin Jackson .? Stanton hit his 40th homer since moving to the No. (more...)
Brandin Cooks ready to help fill void left by Julian Edelman Brandin Cooks ready to help fill void left by Julian Edelman
- August 30, 2017

The Patriots practice for the first time Monday since Edelman's injury, with Brady describing the offense as "kind of a work in progress", noting that "there's a lot of things that just changed in one night". Dwayne Allen: The Patriots' offense is at its most risky with two effective tight ends. Allen, formerly of Indianapolis, takes over for Martellus Bennett , who played a big role for the Patriots past year before hitting free agency and joining Green Bay. (more...)
United Arab Emirates vs Saudi Arabia World Cup Qualification AFC [2-1] United Arab Emirates vs Saudi Arabia World Cup Qualification AFC [2-1]
- August 30, 2017

The top two teams in the group advance directly to the finals, while the team in third will enter into a series of playoffs. Saudi Arabia's hopes of securing an automatic berth at next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation suffered a severe blow on Tuesday evening as Bert van Marwijk's side were handed a 2-1 defeat by the United Arab Emirates. (more...)
Raheem Sterling to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez to Man City Raheem Sterling to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez to Man City
- August 30, 2017

It is also understood that it is Arsenal who broached the idea of including Raheem Sterling in the deal, though City have no desire to sell the England global and are determined to complete a cash-only transfer. Manchester City are preparing to offer Raheem Sterling in a player-plus-cash deal for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez , sources close to the England global have told ESPN FC. (more...)
Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah eyeing successful worldwide career after maiden call-up Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah eyeing successful worldwide career after maiden call-up
- August 30, 2017

Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is targeting a lengthy England career after earning his first call-up to the senior side. Now he's finally put the suitcase away and is desperate to show he can cut it in the Premier League on a regular basis. (more...)
US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets
- August 30, 2017

It looked as though the two-time champion might be in trouble early on at Flushing Meadows when Lajovic registered an early break before earning the opportunity to serve for the opening set at 5-4. Murray was suffering from a hip injury and his decision to pull out of the event, where he would have been second seed, came too late to affect Nadal's half of the draw which he shares with old rival Roger Federer . (more...)
Man City to offer Raheem Sterling, cash for Alexis Sanchez Man City to offer Raheem Sterling, cash for Alexis Sanchez
- August 30, 2017

Manchester City have had a bid of £50m for Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez turned down by the North London side. Goal believe talks between Arsenal and City regarding a deal for Sanchez have officially begun, with the Chile global eager to leave the Emirates. (more...)
Indians' ace Kluber tops Yankees again Indians' ace Kluber tops Yankees again
- August 30, 2017

Tom Koehler (0-1, 1.80) makes his second start for the Blue Jays since being acquired from the Miami Marlins. Fans holding tickets for the game Tuesday can exchange their ticket for any regular-season game at Yankee Stadium through the end of the 2018 season, the Yankees announced. (more...)
Under Armour Star Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open Under Armour Star Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open
- August 30, 2017

He also missed time in late March and April because of an elbow injury . Edinburgh-based designer Nial Smith - who has previously mocked up Hollywood-style film posters starring Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic - produced an updated version of Edward Hopper's 1942 artwork Nighthawks , featuring four of the biggest names to have withdrawn from the final Slam of the year. (more...)
Have Bangladesh found the chink in Steve Smith's armour? Have Bangladesh found the chink in Steve Smith's armour?
- August 30, 2017

After opting to bat, Bangladesh were left gasping for breath after Pat Cummins reduced them to 10-3 inside four overs with a terrific display of fast bowling. Lyon broke through in the sixth over, dismissing nightwatchman Taijul Islam for 4 after Bangladesh resumed at 45-1. Once Smith had yorked himself to a Mehedi Hasan delivery, two of the more inexperienced men in the line-up, Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb, did bail the tourists out of trouble, at least for a short time. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of the US Open because of injury Andy Murray pulls out of the US Open because of injury
- August 30, 2017

Todd Woodbridge, one of the game's greatest doubles players, was sympathetic to Murray's situation but said he had "ruined" the draw. Murray , who won his first Major in NY in 2012, has been hampered by a hip injury since the end of the French Open, where he lost to Stan Wawrinka in a four-and-a-half-hour battle in the semis. (more...)
Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open
- August 30, 2017

Yet at 36 it is hardly surprising that Federer is not immune to the spate of injuries that has swept across the ATP Tour since Wimbledon. "Look, I want to be back on court as soon as I can". Unseeded Philipp Kohlschreiber also wins after being moved to Querrey's initial spot, giving the German protection from seeds until at least the third round, while "lucky loser" Lukas Lacko has gained a place in the main draw despite failing to qualify. (more...)
Andy Murray latest Open casualty Andy Murray latest Open casualty
- August 30, 2017

Spanish 15-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer - victor of a record 19 major titles - are in the top half of the draw and could meet for the first time in the US Open if they both reach the semi-finals. That's something that I'll sit down and decide with my team. Murray said he would make a decision "in the next couple of days", with surgery an option he may now consider. (more...)
Russian Federation warns against new sanctions, use of force against N. Korea Russian Federation warns against new sanctions, use of force against N. Korea
- August 30, 2017

It shattered a brief interlude of calm in a year of provocations from a country whose rapid pursuit of deadly new weaponry has earned it the world's fury. He instead focused in part on North Korea. In doing so, Kim may have been trying to show that he can hit a faraway target, for the first time doing a more realistic test of the type of missile he had threatened to use to strike near the US territory of Guam. (more...)
Manchester City offers Raheem Sterling plus cash for Alexis Sanchez
- August 30, 2017

While Wenger remains open to offers for the Englishman, the lack of interest in the 25-year-old is likely to see him stay until January at least. England star Sterling has started the season well, scoring the victor at Bournemouth and equaliser against Everton . (more...)