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Williams the 'superhero' as more records fall
- September 13, 2016

Serena Williams chalked up a record-breaking 307th career Grand Slam victory to book her place in the US Open last 16 with victory over Johanna Larsson . But the U.S. superstar has been slowed by a right shoulder injury since her Wimbledon triumph. In men's third-round action, Wimbledon and Olympic champion Andy Murray continues his quest for a second U.S. (more...)
Gronk to miss Sunday? Gronk to miss Sunday?
- September 13, 2016

Gronkowski and Solder have hamstring injuries that limited their practice participation this week. The Providence Journal reported that Gronk was not on the team's flight to Arizona. But for a brief moment in time, Gronkowski forgot to utter the robotic phrase "I'm just focused on the [insert team name here]". The former Bears tight end recorded 53 receptions for 439 yards and scored three touchdowns last season in Chicago, and will likely look to be a red zone target for Garoppolo ... (more...)
Kerber wins first set of women's final over Pliskova
- September 12, 2016

Kerber took the first set without issue, though it had a lot more to do with Pliskova's sloppy play than anything. Pliskova paved the way for Kerber's ascent, which will become official in Monday's new rankings list, by defeating Serena Williams in the U.S. (more...)
Mourinho - We deserved more
- September 12, 2016

Prior to this game, both Pep and Mourinho had made 100 percent starts to the campaign, winning all of their previous three games. Ibrahimovic, presumably at the club to lift the morale and score goals, also now seems to be around to help Rashford become a world class footballer, and Ibrahimovic believes he can do exactly that. (more...)
Watch Liverpool vs Leicester City on TV and online
- September 11, 2016

Leicester , like Liverpool, have won one, drawn one and lost one, and what they will look to is the fact that, while it has taken a while, they finally picked up a win, a 2-1 result over Swansea City, when they looked a lot like their old self. (more...)
So Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler is Reportedly Signed So Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler is Reportedly Signed
- September 09, 2016

Former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will try to rebound from losing his title when he fights streaking contender Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on the card, sources close to the organization confirmed Thursday. As we all know, Cowboy will fight anyone at anytime and it's one of the traits that makes him so beloved by MMA fans across the world. Cerrone is coming off of a knockout of Rick Story in August at UFC 202 . (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500
- September 08, 2016

Harvick's pit crew battled slow stops all night, losing over 15 positions throughout the night. "With the team we have and the way we've been running, we could honestly be sitting here with seven, eight, nine wins", Truex said. Kyle Larson finished third, Denny Hamlin fourth and Joey Logano fifth. Stewart will drive the red-and-gold Coca-Cola auto patterned like the one Bobby Allison steered to victory at the Southern 500 in 1971 and 1972. (more...)
Gatland To Lead Lions For New Zealand Tour Gatland To Lead Lions For New Zealand Tour
- September 08, 2016

But beating the All Blacks in a series would mark an even greater achievement. The Lions have not won a series in New Zealand since 1971, and the World Cup winners have not lost a fixture on home soil since 2009. "It's not un-winnable, but it's a very, very tough schedule". He scored a try against the Lions in 1993, in a 38-10 victory for his Waikato province. (more...)
Radwanska falls to teenager Konjuh at US Open Radwanska falls to teenager Konjuh at US Open
- September 08, 2016

The second set was almost identical to the first, with Nishikori grabbing a single break of serve in the opening game and dropping just three points on his serve to take a commanding two-set lead. Juan Martin del Potro is the lowest-ranked man to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since Jimmy Connors in 1991, and it turns out a 27-year-old Argentine can share much in common with a 39-year-old American. (more...)
Panthers close to 6-year deal with Huberdeau Panthers close to 6-year deal with Huberdeau
- September 08, 2016

TSN's Bob McKenzie reported on Tuesday afternoon that the Panthers and forward Jonathan Huberdeau are closing in on a six-year contract extension that could be worth close to $6 million per season. The 23-year-old Huberdeau earns $3.25 million this season, the final of his rookie contract, with the new deal kicking in next season. The 2013 Calder Trophy victor had a career-best 20 goals and 59 points last season, the point total being third-best on the Panthers as he's flourished on a ... (more...)
Cahill gives Australia win in UAE qualifier for World Cup Cahill gives Australia win in UAE qualifier for World Cup
- September 07, 2016

Iran , as expected, started with the classic 4-2-3-1 formation. However, a dire first half was more notable for its fouls than its goalmouth action as both sides struggled to gain momentum on a poor pitch in Shenyang. Australia's record goal scorer Tim Cahill came off the bench in the second half to hand his side all three points against UAE, after he tapped in a Brad Smith cross which deceived the hosts' defence. (more...)
Can not give Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: Karnataka tells SC Can not give Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: Karnataka tells SC
- September 04, 2016

Tamil Nadu had filed an application for the release of at least 50.52 tmc feet of water from the Cauvery river to save around 4,000 acres of samba crops this season. This matter is regarding the water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Prior to this, the apex court had refused to give an urgent hearing to Tamil Nadu's plea for setting up of Cauvery Management Board for implementation of the CWDT award. (more...)
NFL Draft in Philadelphia: Who foots the bill? NFL Draft in Philadelphia: Who foots the bill?
- September 02, 2016

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in a similar location near the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Benjamin Franklin Parkway during a visit to the city last fall. This will be the first time in 55 years that the city has seen the NFL Draft. As fans are well aware, the Eagles do not own their first round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft . (more...)
First time winners take the stage in NASCAR this weekend
- September 01, 2016

Larson gave a rare display - by NASCAR standards - of raw emotion after winning his first Sprint Cup Series race Sunday. This was his 99th race in Sprint Cup , and Larson became the third first-time victor of the weekend for all three of NASCAR's national traveling series. (more...)
West Ham signs Arbeloa on one-year deal West Ham signs Arbeloa on one-year deal
- September 01, 2016

He returned to Real Madrid in 2009 and won La Liga once, the Copa del Rey twice and the Champions League twice during his spell at the Bernabeu. "The Stadium is unbelievable". The West Ham official website suggested in their "Insider" piece earlier today that an unnamed Spanish World Cup-winning defender was set to join the club upon the completion of a medical - and it's clear that the player in question is Arbeloa. (more...)
Dedication the key, says Jamaican sprint king Bolt Dedication the key, says Jamaican sprint king Bolt
- September 01, 2016

His mother seems to think that the young Bolt, who will retire after next year's World championships, was born to run. The Jamaican team of Bolt, Yohan Blake , Asafah Powell and Nickel Ashmeade clocked a time of 37.27. He intends to retire after the 2017 World Championships in London and will not compete at Tokyo 2020, at which point he will be almost 34. "It's a great feeling", said the 29-year-old. (more...)
Patrick Vieira slams Arsenal: They are anything but 'Invincibles' now Patrick Vieira slams Arsenal: They are anything but 'Invincibles' now
- August 31, 2016

The former Real Madrid star provided 19 assists in the Premier League last season and was widely regarded as the Gunners player of the season despite. Wenger brought Koscielny back into the squad after he was rested against Liverpool, when his absence was keenly felt in the defeat at the Emirates. (more...)
Brewers Swept by Pirates with 3-1 Loss
- August 31, 2016

The Pirates will provide Nova with treatment over the next few days with the hope of alleviating the pain he's experiencing with the hamstring, but as of now, there's no guarantee he'll be able to make his next start. Nova is pitching like a staff ace so far in Pittsburgh before he hits free agency this winter. NOTES: Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said before the game that he hadn't yet set his rotation for next week when the Pirates travel to Chicago. (more...)
Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin advance to men's 200m semifinals
- August 27, 2016

In his final Olympics, he is attempting to accomplish what he is describing as a "triple-triple"-winning three gold medals (100m, 200m and 4x100m) at three consecutive Olympics". I'm not happy with the schedule, and hopefully, they'll change it back'. "I was like 'Yo, I probably could run a fast time, '" he said. The Jamaican was critical of the timetable after claiming his 9.81sec 100m-winning time was not quicker due to an unusually tight turnaround between the semi-final and the final. (more...)
Champions League: Guardiola's City to face Barcelona
- August 26, 2016

Pot 4: Monaco, Besiktas, Legia Warsaw, Ludogorets Razgrad, Celtic, Rostov, FC Copenhagen , Dinamo Zagreb. What were your highlights of last season? However, it is now without Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who moved to Manchester United in the offseason. (more...)