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Sport Cincinnati win means Muguruza is top contender among host of women hopefuls
Author: 0 Cincinnati win means Muguruza is top contender among host of women hopefuls

So, glory! Hallelujah, fellow tennis fans! Angelique Kerber is a good player but has been a little bit down in recent months. Take this year's Wimbledon for example. From there, she went on to win a whopping 23. She lost early at Wimbledon, and didn't reach the final in Toronto or Cincinnati . Despite crashing out in the fourth round at Wimbledon last month, the new world number one showed athleticism and ability reminiscent of his earlier years.

Sport Liverpool defeat Arsenal in a tough Premier League duel at Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool defeat Arsenal in a tough Premier League duel at Anfield

Arsenal were left reeling on Sunday after being a handed a 4-0 thrashing by Liverpool . Unsurprisingly, Liverpool's pace and fearsome attack, which was spearheaded by Sadio Mane , Roberto Firmino , and the Reds' new signing Mohamed Salah , took advantage of the Gunners' poor form with four different players getting on the scoresheet for the home side.

Sport 2012 champ Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury
Author: 0 2012 champ Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury

It was clearly a big problem during his home grand slam tournament, when he bowed out, clearly in pain, in the quarter-finals, to Sam Querrey. "Obviously I spoke to a number of specialists about it to get the best advice possible", Murray said.

Sport Stanton's 50th gives Miami reason to cheer
Author: 0 Stanton's 50th gives Miami reason to cheer

Stanton's eighth-inning blast was his 50th homer of the season, which placed him alongside Barry Bonds , Luis Gonzalez, Roger Maris , Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa as the only players to reach 50 home runs before the end of August. Paul Goldschmidt, Martinez and Daniel Descalso hit consecutive homers in Arizona's nine-run eighth. Brewers 3, Dodgers 2: Jimmy Nelson (10-6) took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Brewers beat Yu Darvish (8-10) in his return from the disabled list.

Sport Roger Federer would be back on top with US Open win
Author: 0 Roger Federer would be back on top with US Open win

This will be the Brit's first tennis competition since Wimbledon 2017, where he was shown the exit door in the quarter-final round by Sam Querry. "My idol when I was growing up was Roger Federer , so to even compete against him was already extremely special".

Sport Good for Man United: Six Leicester players are injured
Author: 0 Good for Man United: Six Leicester players are injured

Danny Drinkwater and Robert Huth have returned to full training while Papy Mendy made his first appearance of the campaign off the bench against Sheffield United. Kelechi Iheanacho, however, is set for another weekend on the sidelines with his toe injury. The Premier League's elite has grown from a a select few clubs into six or seven contenders, and the growing spread of TV rights money, for one example, means those who can play without Champions League responsibilities have more cause than ...

Sport Exits preseason game with groin injury
Author: 0 Exits preseason game with groin injury

Joseph planned for starters on both sides of the ball to play the first half for a final game-planned tuneup ahead the regular season. "VJ (Head Coach Vance Joseph ) told me I was going to play, so I got ready to go like it was a real game ".

Sport Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar

Manchester United and Arsenal have been handed a massive boost in their pursuit of Thomas Lemar , as The Sun believes that Monaco are now willing to sell their star winger. "They've already lost [Benjamin] Mendy, Bernardo Silva and [Tiemoue] Bakayoko, so Monaco is at a stage where they have closed the door". Zlatan Ibrahimovic has also extended his contract at Manchester United by a year.

Sport Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury
Author: 0 Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury

The third-year receiver's left knee twisted when he was hit by Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard and cornerback Johnathan Cyprien , coming from opposite directions, after he caught a 16-yard pass from Mike Glennon. Injury after injury happened throughout this game with the Bears losing multiple key players. With Alshon Jeffrey departing for Philadelphia in free agency Meredith and first round pick Kevin White were due to start in Chicago this year.

Sport Josef Newgarden Races to 4th IndyCar Win of Season
Author: 0 Josef Newgarden Races to 4th IndyCar Win of Season

We've got to be aggressive and win these races . "One thing I didn't want to do was touch him too hard". "The move, you know, I don't know what to say", Pagenaud said. Kanaan went laps down while the vehicle was repaired and eventually finished 16th. The cars of Ed Carpenter and Takuma Sato touched as they tried to avoid Power, sending both into the wall as well.

Sport Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Loses Title
Author: 0 Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Loses Title

While Fonseca, 23, is undefeated, he is untested. Fonseca can still however win the IBF title should he upset his opponent. With his struggles to avoid exceeding the 130 pound weight limitation for this fight, Davis may have simply outgrown the junior lightweight division.

Sport D'Tigress beat Mali to qualify for 2018 FIBA W'Cup
Author: 0 D'Tigress beat Mali to qualify for 2018 FIBA W'Cup

Owing to their incredible form and winning streak, D'Tigress are now among the teams to watch out for in Spain at the world championship in 2018. Trailing by six points from the first quarter, the Nigerians fought back to win the second quarter 21-10 points.

Sport Jackson decides: It's rookie Kizer at QB
Author: 0 Jackson decides: It's rookie Kizer at QB

Although Brock Osweiler won't be playing, Cody Kessler can still, somehow, someway, sneak in and steal the job. Kizer is the first rookie quarterback in recent memory that I can recall that didn't LOOK like a typical rookie, as he showed no fear in throwing the ball deep down the middle, hanging in the pocket and showing leadership in the huddle.

Sport Atsu stars in Newcastle's win over West Ham
Author: 0 Atsu stars in Newcastle's win over West Ham

There was concern for West Ham midway through the half as Andre Ayew received lengthy treatment for an accidental blow to the face, the Ghana worldwide returning to the pitch with protective strapping on his nose after being caught by the studs of Javi Manquillo following a sliding challenge.

Sport Cavaliers eyeing Tatum or Brown as additional compensation
Author: 0 Cavaliers eyeing Tatum or Brown as additional compensation

NBA All Star point guard Kyrie Irving and sports and entertainment journalist Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson. The Cavaliers' stance could trigger a standoff between Cleveland and Boston officials, forcing both organizations to weigh the consequences of letting the blockbuster trade implode.

Sport Former ironman champion Dean Mercer dies of suspected heart attack
Author: 0 Former ironman champion Dean Mercer dies of suspected heart attack

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman told AAP the crash at about 7am on Monday may have been caused by a medical incident. Mercer, a retired Ironman, won two Australian crowns and held a plethora of titles including an equal record five NSW state championships and two Test of the Toughest titles.

Sport Real Madrid Survive Valencia Scare In Home LaLiga Draw
Author: 0 Real Madrid Survive Valencia Scare In Home LaLiga Draw

That came after Marco Asensio rescued the reigning La Liga champions to make it 2-2 with his second goal of the game. Valencia debutant Geoffrey Kondogbia appeared to have snatched all three points for the visitors, but Asensio assured Madrid were not left empty-handed with his second goal of the match earning a share of the spoils.

Sport Phillies: Rhys Hoskins becoming Philadelphia's newest superstar
Author: 0 Phillies: Rhys Hoskins becoming Philadelphia's newest superstar

Hoskins, 24, has taken baseball by storm after being called up to the Majors earlier in August. "It's just getting familiar with everything, you know, walking to the ballpark, it feels like home". It was the second straight game in which Philadelphia at least eight runs and 11 hits. "It's a special thing to watch, the way he keeps his composure, the way that he sticks to who he is and the way he handles (things)", he said of Hoskins.

Sport Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool to silence their critics
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool to silence their critics

They have so far been frustrated over RB Leipzig's Naby Keita and Southampton's Virgil van Dijk due to the respective clubs' reluctance to sell, and Liverpool only have until next Thursday to add to their squad ahead of their return to the Champions League group stage.

Sport Leggett sits out preseason game against Giants
Author: 0 Leggett sits out preseason game against Giants

Hackenberg played the first half, and then the Jets' final drive, when he replaced an injured Bryce Petty (knee). Two resulted in points - a first half field goal and a 17-yard touchdown pass against the Giants' scrubs at the end. They continued to catch passes in the second half, and Stewart in particular snagged two nice touchdowns from Petty in the third quarter, for 25 and 15 yards, respectively.

Sport Decision on location of LSU-BYU game expected Monday
Author: 0 Decision on location of LSU-BYU game expected Monday

The game is scheduled to kick off Saturday at 9:30 ET. Two potential relocation sites, according to SB Nation, are LSU's Tiger Stadium or New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome . LSU has a recent history of having games impacted by weather. " ESPN is ultimately going to make the decision". Both sides are reportedly committed to playing Saturday as BYU's school policy prohibits playing on Sundays.

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Author: 0 "That's our city:" JJ Watt launches fundraiser for Harvey victims, donates $100K

Flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey is overburdening resources as authorities in and around Houston scramble to save those trapped by the high waters. "We're thinking about you". There's a whole bunch of people we need to help, to help people get back on their feet and help rebuild. "Houston, we're in this together", Watt said in a description of his donation on the fundraising page.

Sport Could DeShone Kizer end Browns' history of QB misfortune?
Author: 0 Could DeShone Kizer end Browns' history of QB misfortune?

In March, the Texans gave up on their big-money quarterback , basically paying the Browns to take him off their hands . "I think I feel pretty good about where I am". Last year, he threw more interceptions than touchdowns and saw his completion percentage, yards per attempt and quarterback rating drop. Following a neutral-zone infraction on Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston came out firing to start the drive, completing a 17-yard ...

Sport F1 2017: Hamilton equals Schumacher's pole record with scorching lap
Author: 0 F1 2017: Hamilton equals Schumacher's pole record with scorching lap

McLaren's Belgian rookie Stoffel Vandoorne qualified 15th for his first home race but will start from the back due to a 65-place grid penalty for exceeding his permitted allocation of engine components and an unscheduled gearbox change. "Really grateful for all the hard work". "In recent years we have not taken this approach, and so as each situation arises in the race, we will make decisions depending on how they may affect the outcome of the championship", added Wolff.

Sport Rashford, Fellaini Score; Manchester United Stay Perfect With 2-0 Win
Author: 0 Rashford, Fellaini Score; Manchester United Stay Perfect With 2-0 Win

But Marcus Rashford found the back of the net not long after, before substitute Marouane Fellaini scored a second in the 82nd minute. Mourinho told MUTV: "I think we played very well". 1 - Kasper Schmeichel (1) has now saved more Premier League penalties at Old Trafford than Peter Schmeichel (0). Was he risky today? No. Why? NAN also reports that Super Eagles' Wilfred Ndidi had an outstanding performance for Leicester as he made several incursions and passes into United's ...

Sport Burnley add to Spurs' Wembley woes
Author: 0 Burnley add to Spurs' Wembley woes

But Wood slotted home two minutes into injury time to earn Burnley a point that means Tottenham have won just two of their 12 games at the national stadium since it reopened in 2007. Summer signing Jonathan Walters is out of Burnley's Premier League trip to Tottenham through injury. With Burnley on the ropes following the opener, Kane missed another fine chance, drilling wide of Tom Heaton's left-hand post after being found by Eriksen.

Sport Anderson carries Broncos past Packers
Author: 0 Anderson carries Broncos past Packers

The most important part of the preseason is the evaluation of players and on that front, three guys that stood out to me were Trevor Davis , Reggie Gilbert and Brian Price . Safety Will Parks suffered a hip injury in the second quarter that knocked him out of the game . "At the quarterback position, the goal was to play Brett Hundley the whole game ".

Sport Simon Mignolet dropped for Liverpool-Arsenal and wants talks with Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Simon Mignolet dropped for Liverpool-Arsenal and wants talks with Jurgen Klopp

Mignolet was not even named among the substitutes for the Premier League encounter at Anfield, with Loris Karius starting between the posts and Danny Ward the back-up on the bench. There has been no official confirmation as yet, and therefore no explanation from Klopp, but Belgian media reports say Klopp told Mignolet that he needed a rest.

Sport West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City share the points
Author: 0 West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City share the points

West Brom made the breakthrough in the 61st minute, however, when Rodriguez headed a Allan Nyom cross into the back of the net after beating Stoke's Geoff Cameron to the bounce of the ball. "I feel like it is a time for me to play more games", said Burke. Ahmed Hegazi almost doubled West Brom's lead four minutes later, however, his header was saved by Jack Butland .

Author: 0 Wenger to unleash Sanchez on Liverpool

They are in the Champions League. "We've won three games and should have won the first one at Watford without a ideal performance". Even though Sanchez could leave for free next summer to join a rival - with Manchester City seen as the most likely destination - Wenger is refusing to give up hope that the forward will sign a new deal.

Sport Top 3 things we learned from Bills-Ravens
Author: 0 Top 3 things we learned from Bills-Ravens

He also caught two passes for negative-two yards. He is in concussion protocol , the team announced. It probably wasn't the worst thing for the Bills to get Peterman some work with the starters, although the circumstances weren't ideal.

Sport Khawaja, Agar named in Australia XI for first Test
Author: 0 Khawaja, Agar named in Australia XI for first Test

Lyon, though, was not fussed about this modicum of fortune, much as he has uncomplainingly forged on through spells out of the Test team , a long-time absence from the limited overs set-up and wide variations in the quality of Australian wicketkeeping at the other end of the pitch.

Sport Adrian Peterson feels as fresh as 'Year 1' heading into season
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson feels as fresh as 'Year 1' heading into season

Unfortunately, it was a pretty uneventful night for Peterson and the Saints' entire offense in a 13-0 victory over the Houston Texans . "It felt good; I was looking forward to it", he said. The New Orleans Saints defense has looked really good and if that continues, the Saints could be a force in the NFC South this season. Coach Bill O'Brien said the Texans likely would head to Dallas, where they are expected to play their preseason finale, which had been scheduled to be played in ...

Sport Mourinho has dig at 'quiet' Man Utd supporters
Author: 0 Mourinho has dig at 'quiet' Man Utd supporters

These were the sort of games United repeatedly failed to win last season, which is why they spent £75million on Lukaku. The Frenchman was impressive off the bench against West Ham and Swansea but was below-par against the Foxes, offering little.

Sport Newcastle off the mark after beating West Ham 3-0
Author: 0 Newcastle off the mark after beating West Ham 3-0

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 awful defending to put the result beyond doubt. They were chanting his name from the off and it appeared to inspire those on the pitch. Newcastle had only 37% possession in the match, but had eight shots on target compared to three from West Ham , according to BBC Sport .

Sport Bangladesh v/s Australia, 1st Test
Author: 0 Bangladesh v/s Australia, 1st Test

The Australian skipper however shot down the suggestion and pointed to the fact none of the present Bangladesh players have faced Australia before in Test cricket . Whatever the strengths they have, Australia are always tough opposition. Australia's contract dispute is over and they will get back to cricketing business on Sunday when they face Bangladesh in the first Test in Mirpur.

Sport 49ers released Hylton graduate Ahmad Brooks after nine years
Author: 0 49ers released Hylton graduate Ahmad Brooks after nine years

As Barrows pointed out, third-year linebacker Eli Harold has been battling Brooks for a starting spot on the roster. Brooks also carried a $6.1-million cap hit into the season. It's a philosophy that Shanahan figures to extend to every roster decision the Niners make when they trim from 90 players to 53 at the end of the preseason.

Sport Liverpool v Arsenal: Phil Thompson names his combined XI
Author: 0 Liverpool v Arsenal: Phil Thompson names his combined XI

Arsenal are coming off of a tough loss against Stoke City , while Liverpool drew 3-3 with Watford to open the season. After winning their first game against Leicester, Arsenal lost to Stoke last week and that has once again started to increase the pressure on Arsene Wenger to take his team towards a Premier League title fight.

Sport Uncertainty about Isaiah Thomas' hip after guard's physical in Cleveland
Author: 0 Uncertainty about Isaiah Thomas' hip after guard's physical in Cleveland

Both sides have reportedly resumed talks on how to move past this latest development with Thomas, knowing the fallout from this deal not getting done will be significant for both teams. boy, that would be something. Without revisions to the original trade agreement, the Cavaliers could threaten to veto the trade, league sources said.

Sport Marczynski wins 6th stage, Froome extends Vuelta lead
Author: 0 Marczynski wins 6th stage, Froome extends Vuelta lead

We'll see where we're at after the first rest day. "It was a tough stage and a lot of people spent a lot of energy". After a small group of breakaway riders trickled across the line, Froome stuck to the wheel of Alberto Contador as the two traded attacks along with Esteban Chaves.

Sport Will Cubs beat Phillies on run line? MLB Predictions 8/25/17
Author: 0 Will Cubs beat Phillies on run line? MLB Predictions 8/25/17

So it's not so easy to follow all the statistical stories you hear, but either way it's easy to be caught up in the joy of watching Hoskins. unless, perhaps, you're a guy like Tommy Joseph , still the man most likely to be moved in order to create a permanent position for Rhys.

Sport Messi double gives Barca win at Alaves
Author: 0 Messi double gives Barca win at Alaves

In doing so, he became the first player to pass 350 goals in La Liga. Leo Messi passed another landmark as he scored the goals which gave FC Barcelona a 2-0 win away to Alaves on Saturday night. From the resulting penalty Pacheco made an excellent save at full stretch to push Messi's attempt round the post. Messi could even have had a hattrick as he saw another effort from the edge of the box hit the bar.

Author: 0 New England Patriots: 5 Julian Edleman replacements to trade for

This is the first time in Edelman's career he will miss a full season due to injury, and it comes months after he signed a two-year, $11 million extension with the Patriots through the 2019 season. They'll open the regular season one week later against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium. Edelman has caught 356 passes for 3,826 yards and 20 touchdowns in that span.

Sport Patriots say knee injury will keep Julian Edelman out all season
Author: 0 Patriots say knee injury will keep Julian Edelman out all season

According to ESPN , Edelman leads the National Football League in receptions, targets and first down receptions in the playoffs since his rookie season in 2009. If you go back to the 2016 season, Amendola played in less than 25 percent of the offensive snaps and hasn't been near Edelman-level production since he was with St.

Sport Lionel Messi is Carrying Barcelona on His Back
Author: 0 Lionel Messi is Carrying Barcelona on His Back

Thomas Partey completed the rout after the home side's striker Jonathan Viera had a penalty saved by Jan Oblak. It was one of two scares in an otherwise comfortable win for Barca and Valverde praised his side for a professional display in defiance of the gloomy atmosphere around the team following Neymar's departure.

Sport Birdie blitz sees Spieth earn share of Northern Trust lead
Author: 0 Birdie blitz sees Spieth earn share of Northern Trust lead

Johnson, still ranked No. 1 in the world, has just one top 10 since injuring himself before the Masters. "I'm just hitting it really well", Johnson said. "I moved closer to the ball and the ball-striking was wonderful today". He did well to make bogey from both spots and had to settle for a 69. Casey, who has enjoyed a steady season on the PGA Tour without winning a title, carded a four-under 66 while Reed, who is also chasing a maiden PGA Tour win this year, matched the score in a ...

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