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Vikings' Bridgewater Suffers Major Knee Injury in Practice
- September 11, 2016

Spielman said it's important there was no damage to his nerve or artery, and he touched upon running back Adrian Peterson coming back strong from a torn ACL suffered in 2011. Tate played in 80 games during five seasons with the Bengals . Currently Jordy Nelson and Kelvin Benjamin are returning from similar injuries suffered a year ago at relatively the same time frame, and both are set to start Week 1 for their respective teams. (more...)
Auburn dominates Arkansas State in 51-14 home victory Auburn dominates Arkansas State in 51-14 home victory
- September 11, 2016

Gone was the confusing and momentum-killing quarterback switching as Sean White performed brilliantly in the first half. If Auburn gets to 8-4 in 2-16, Malzahn will be clear for another year on The Plains. Kerryon Johnson showcased the impressive athleticism that made him Mr. Football in the state of Alabama just two years ago. Pettway finished Saturday with a team-high rushing total as he and Kerryon Johnson became the first Auburn duo since Cameron Artis-Payne and wide receiver Ricardo ... (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki hands out thrashing to injured Anastasija Sevastova
- September 11, 2016

She's won a lot of matches". Vinci is now ranked No. 8. "I think I don't want to really talk about that now ", she said. Moving nimbly at the net and employing a two-handed backhand behind the baseline, Wozniacki chased down balls and challenged Sevastova to find angles past her. (more...)
Chelsea confirm Brazilian defender Luiz's return
- September 11, 2016

David Luiz has completed his deadline-day return to Chelsea from Paris Saint-Germain. In three years at the club, he made 143 appearances in all competitions, scoring 12 goals . He played for Bolton 46 times from 2010 to 2013 before moving to Fiorentina and had a four-month loan spell at Sunderland in 2014. Alonso's arrival gives Conte options at the back, with the possibility of Cesar Azpilicueta switching to right-back and Branislav Ivanovic playing in the center of defense. (more...)
Angelique Kerber Wins US Open, Becomes New World Number 1 Angelique Kerber Wins US Open, Becomes New World Number 1
- September 11, 2016

Moments later, she trailed 3-1. Kerber was born five days before Graf won the Australian Open in 1988. "It was a great match", she said afterwards. She dropped on her back after the last point, then climbed into the stands to begin the celebration with her coach and others. (more...)
Guardiola on Zlatan and 'controlling' game v United Guardiola on Zlatan and 'controlling' game v United
- September 11, 2016

Have your say in the comment section below. The Catalan coach has also called on Kelechi Iheanacho to lead the attack for his side in the absence of the suspended Sergio Aguero. Mourinho said United's "bad" first half cost his team. I have a lot of respect for him, what he has done for football. "To try to do this now is more hard". (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki won't have a long career, says father Caroline Wozniacki won't have a long career, says father
- September 11, 2016

The Dane, a US Open finalist in 2009 and 2014 but unseeded this year after being sidelined for two months by an ankle injury, dominated from the start and wrapped up victory in just under an hour-and-a-half. While Wozniacki has fallen out of the world's top 50, she will be a risky foe for the confident Kerber, who was runner up at both Wimbledon (to Williams) and the Olympics (to Monica Puig). (more...)
ASU RB Ballage scores 8 TDs, ties NCAA record ASU RB Ballage scores 8 TDs, ties NCAA record
- September 11, 2016

Four of Ballage's total scores came in the second quarter as the Red Raiders had no answer for his strength and speed on the edge. The first quarter ended with Arizona State trailing 14-9, but the score wouldn't stay that way for long. The Red Raiders hung 69 on Stephen F. Austin, the Sun Devils picked up a 44-13 win over Northern Arizona. This is the most anticipated non-conference game of the season for the Red Raiders, and should give fans an indication of where the team is at before Big ... (more...)
Dominant in win over Kershaw, Dodgers Dominant in win over Kershaw, Dodgers
- September 11, 2016

He threw 66 pitches, 46 for strikes, while allowing two runs and five hits over three innings. Nevertheless, he stole from Hill, a chance to reach baseball immortality and clearly the unpopular choice as Hill appeared to be near tears as he stood stunned hanging over the dugout railing after he received the news. (more...)
Kerber celebrates no.1 by reaching the final
- September 11, 2016

The loss prevents Williams, 34, from earning her seventh championship at Flushing Meadows and 23rd major title overall, which would both have been Open era (from 1968) records. "I think if she had played any less, then maybe I would have had a chance", Williams said. I just tried to focus on this match. Williams added she is used to playing matches on back-to-back days given it is commonplace at most events outside the grand slams. (more...)
Wozniacki Wins to Earn Trip to US Open Semis Wozniacki Wins to Earn Trip to US Open Semis
- September 11, 2016

The 28-year-old left-hander, who won the Australian Open in January and was Wimbledon runner-up in July, is the first German woman to reach the final in NY since Steffi Graf in 1996. But for Wozniacki, ranking like age, is just a number. She's trying to win her second Grand Slam after winning the Australian Open in January. Wozniacki moves on to face Angelique Kerber in the semifinals. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: Nothing can prepare you for noise of Old Firm derby
- September 11, 2016

DraftKings' players will be wanting them to deliver also and provide necessary points for their fantasy team this week. It will also be Rodgers's first Glasgow derby since he joined the Hoops in pre-season and the Northern Irishman said Friday: "When you are Celtic and you play every game, especially at home, (winning) is what is expected of you". (more...)
Kemp homers, Foltynewicz solid as Braves top Giants 3-1
- September 11, 2016

The win also allowed the Giants to take the season series from the Braves after the clubs split the first six games. "I think he will be", Bochy said. The 13-run total was the Giants' most since a 15-4 win at Pittsburgh on June 21. Then, to complete a ideal evening, the Chicago Cubs rallied in the ninth inning against the Dodgers down south and beat them 6-4 in extra innings. (more...)
Good things come to those who wait: What's next for Kyle Larson?
- September 11, 2016

Kyle Larson took the lead on a restart with nine laps to go and went on to win at MI for his first Sprint Cup victory. Elliott had a comfortable lead before a tire problem on Michael Annett's vehicle brought out the yellow flag. "There's no guarantees at this level", said Brad Keselowski, who finished third Sunday. "He probably could have pulled underneath me and he stayed with me and got me the lead". (more...)
San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick
- September 11, 2016

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told The Associated Press that while he doesn't agree with the 49ers backup quarterback's actions, he supports Kaepernick's right to protest . Marshall also discussed the issue a bit at practice Wednesday. Johnson said: "It wouldn't be my first choice". There's going to be people that disagree with him and there's going to be people that agree with him which is what I think our country stands for. (more...)
Djokovic wins odd US Open SF after Monfils' 'strategy' fails
- September 11, 2016

Monfils started poorly, with two consecutive double faults gifting away the break, and got worse as Djokovic strolled into a 5-0 lead. "It was a very quick 5-0". This puts him on a record pace for fewest sets and games in an Open-era major that featured a 128-man draw and only best-of-five-set matches. That premeditated "great strategy" of hoping to lull the No. (more...)
Moyes content with Sunderland squad Moyes content with Sunderland squad
- September 11, 2016

Sunderland boss Moyes also revealed that he doesn't expect new signing Victor Anichebe to feature with the striker now working towards peak fitness. "The biggest thing is to see him, and where he is at, but it might be that this game just comes too soon for him". (more...)
Sanchez, Tanaka lead Yanks to 7th straight win, beat Rays
- September 11, 2016

NEW YORK (AP ) — For the fourth straight year, the Tampa Bay Rays will fail to finish with a winning record. Mark Teixeira , Yankees - The easy choice for the first star of the game was the first baseman of the Yankees . Manager Joe Girardi had Mark Teixeira on his bench, but he chose to stick with the rookie Austin, because of how good his at-bats were lately, and because Erasmo Ramirez - just inserted in the game - had reverse splits aginst right-handed hitters. (more...)
Russian flag carrier banned from the Paralympics
- September 11, 2016

Wednesday's opening ceremony began with Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, a USA athlete who is in a wheelchair, rolling down from a massive ramp in the Maracana stadium's stands to perform a back flip through a giant ring. Russian National Paralympic team members said they were upset by the ban, but were ready to take part in the upcoming competition in Moscow region. (more...)
After odd win, Djokovic to face Wawrinka in US Open final
- September 11, 2016

But there is also unfinished business for Monfils today at Flushing Meadows. The pattern continued and sections of the crowd on Arthur Ashe stadium booed Monfils. Monfils said his tactics were a deliberate attempt "to get inside his head". I can push him a little bit to defend also myself, (to get more) more confidence, and put him out his balance. (more...)