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US Open 2016: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal dealing with wrist injuries
- September 06, 2016

Serena goes into her home slam at Flushing Meadows this fortnight chasing a seventh US Open title, the most of any woman in the Open era. Murray said during his US Open press Conference - I would imagine if I´m lucky I´d be playing at this level for three, four more years. (more...)
Mourinho convinced me to join Man United: Ibrahimovic Mourinho convinced me to join Man United: Ibrahimovic
- September 06, 2016

With both sides boasting 100 per cent starts to the Premier League campaign, something has to give at the Theatre of Dreams. United are in third place in the Premier League table behind Chelsea and Manchester City. Ibrahimovic has also held talks with Mourinho about his plans once he hangs up his boots. In April, at the end of the 2014-15 season, Manchester United ran out 4-2 winners, and Clattenburg dished out three yellow cards - all to City players, as they committed 16 fouls to ... (more...)
Higuain transfer fee 'worth it' for Juve - Crespo
- September 06, 2016

Meanwhile, Dybala is understood to have turned down the chance to take Pogba's old number 10 jersey at Juventus. "And I think that's a great statement". Schmeichel spoke about Pogba's transfer to Omnisport where he said, "He went away, spent four very successful years with Juventus and now Man United brought him back and paid an absolute fortune". (more...)
Novak Djokovic struggles, fights on like a true champion despite the injuries
- September 06, 2016

Novak Djokovic takes on Jiri Vesely in the men's singles second round clash of the 2016 US Open on Wednesday (31 August). Angelique Kerber, of Germany, returns a shot to Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, during the first round of the U.S. "When the ball comes to you at such speed, all you can do is pray and hope you can get it back". The 49th-ranked Czech beat India's Saketh Myneni in five sets. (more...)
Caster Semenya testosterone controversy rages again; Support from South Africa pours in
- September 06, 2016

So her 1500m mark of 1:53.28, set at the age of 32, takes some believing. That did not materialise as she pulled out of the shorter event to focus on her specialty - a decision that looks to have been the right one after she exploded to life in the final 200m of Saturday night's (Sunday morning, SA time ) 800m final to win gold for South Africa. (more...)
Will anyone acknowledge the 173 medals India won at Olympics?
- September 06, 2016

But this year, a group of relatively obscure Olympians grabbed headlines, becoming the unlikely champs of the Games in Rio and stealing the limelight with their dogged ambition and sheer charm. "Because nobody there has a dream". The U.S. wasn't the only one leaving Rio happy. Some questioned whether that was proper behavior for the Olympics. (more...)
Truex takes Sprint Cup victory at Darlington
- September 06, 2016

There was anticipation and excitement all around the track on Sunday , giving hope that the day would be capped off with a great race - and that's exactly what happened. Heading into today's Darlington race, the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings are now topped by Kevin Harvick , who leads second place driver Brad Keselowski by thirty-five points. (more...)
Dixon wins IndyCar race at Watkins Glen; Power crashes
- September 06, 2016

Unless his Team Penske teammate Will Power stages a remarkable comeback in the last race of the IndyCar Series season, Simon Pagenaud should emerge from the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma in two weeks with a season championship. 18 Dale Coyne Racing team - their fifth top-six result of the year. Both succeeded and moved up as drivers ahead of them were forced to pit. But so too was the title for Dixon, and just after mid-distance, the series was all but decided, when one of the two remaining ... (more...)
Obama uncertain he'll meet Philippine leader
- September 06, 2016

After being advised that the he may face questions from Obama concerning extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, Duterte said that "You must be respectful". PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs will continue even with foreign leaders taking a stand against it, most especially US President Barack Obama. (more...)
Retired Sevastova into US Open quarterfinals
- September 06, 2016

Rafael Nadal was upset in the U.S. Open's fourth round by 24th-seeded Lucas Pouille of France 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) on Sunday, prolonging the 14-time Grand Slam title winner's quarterfinal drought at major tournaments. "I did some studying, played with kids in tennis, gave some lessons". She made her first major final here past year at age 32, stunning Serena Williams in the semis to thwart the American's Grand Slam bid. (more...)
Rory McIlroy rallies to win Deutsche Bank Championship Rory McIlroy rallies to win Deutsche Bank Championship
- September 06, 2016

On a windswept day in Massachusetts, McIlroy fired on all cylinders to reach a 15-under par winning total. As the US-based Englishman struggled to a 73 in a windy final round brought forward because of Hurricane Hermine, McIlroy blew away the field with a superb six-under par 65 to win by two. (more...)
49ers-Broncos recap: 3 winners, 1 loser among offensive starters 49ers-Broncos recap: 3 winners, 1 loser among offensive starters
- September 06, 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stretches as players prepare to take part in drills against the Denver Broncos during the teams' joint NFL football training camp session Thursday in Englewood, Colo . As he did following the game, Kubiak reaffirmed Monday that while Siemian has to protect the ball better, Kubiak said of his play call, "Hell, man, that wasn't a very good call". (more...)
Bradford surprised, excited to join Vikings as QB
- September 06, 2016

The Eagles, who have become comfortable starting either veteran Chase Daniel or rookie No. 2 overall draft pick Carson Wentz, accepted a first-round pick in 2017 and a conditional fourth-rounder in 2018 that could elevate to the second round if Bradford plays 80 percent of the snaps and the Vikings win the Super Bowl this season. (more...)
Texas tops Notre Dame 50-47 in 2OT thriller
- September 06, 2016

The attempt was blocked, scooped up and ran down to the opposing end zone for two points. It seems like there's another impressive RB catching my eye every time I turn on a college football game. Sanders and Torii Hunter Jr. for touchdowns while mixing in short passes to the running backs . Both teams found their starting quarterbacks . Had a penalty been called on Texas , Notre Dame would have had a first down in the redzone with all the momentum. (more...)
Obama seeks to convince Asian partners that Washington will approve TPP
- September 06, 2016

Leaders from the world's top economies broadly agreed at a summit in China on Monday (Sept 5) to coordinate macroeconomic policies and oppose protectionism, but few concrete proposals emerged to meet growing challenges to globalisation and free trade. (more...)
Kaepernick should protest black-on-black violence
- September 06, 2016

That same day, President Obama , speaking from the G20 summit in China, lauded Kaepernick's "active citizenry", though he did not condone Kaepernick's protest. The U.S. Supreme Court says this amendment is inclusive enough to make campaign contributions a form of free speech, yet there's now this idiotic foofaraw over Kaepernick's expression of free speech - merely sitting down. (more...)
Bullpen struggles as Rays lose 5-3 to Blue Jays
- September 06, 2016

The big outburst came against right-hander Marco Estrada (8-7), who had given up just two singles in the first five innings. "We get on the bird, have a happy flight", he said. Logan Forsythe has hit 113 times with 63 runs and 48 RBI. Matt Duffy made it 2-1 with a sacrifice fly. Braden Shipley (3-3) allowed four runs in 5 innings in his first time facing Colorado. (more...)
No. 14 Washington uses big plays to rout Rutgers 48-13 No. 14 Washington uses big plays to rout Rutgers 48-13
- September 06, 2016

His third touchdown came on a 92-yard kickoff return with 2:22 left in the second quarter, after Rutgers had scored its first points of the game on a David Bonagura field goal. Tristan Vizcaino did a great job of keeping the ball away from Rutgers' risky return man, Janarion Grant , on kickoffs , but his punts did leave a lot to be desired as far as distance is concerned. (more...)
Obama Said Kaepernick Is 'Exercising His Constitutional Right'
- September 06, 2016

Chief Michael Sellers said in a statement Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, that he will urge union leadership to put citizens' safety first. On social media, sports broadcasts, and public demonstrations, the US has exploded in contentious debate following Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the country's pre-game national anthem , with whites, predictably excoriating the San Francisco quarterback's protest against a spate of widely-publicized police killings of Blacks and Latinos, while people of ... (more...)