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Sports Tennis world erupts over stunning Serena Williams comeback
Author: 0 Tennis world erupts over stunning Serena Williams comeback

For Williams , it's an opportunity to advance to her first final at Flushing Meadows since 2014, after being beaten in the semi finals in both 2015 and 2016. This is the American tennis legend's 18th US Open tournament. 'I just want to be able to get past the semis here. "I felt so bad because everyone out here was cheering and I wasn't winning and I thought I've got to try harder, I've got to do harder", Williams said afterwards.

Sports Jordan Henderson signs new Liverpool deal - Premier League 2018
Author: 0 Jordan Henderson signs new Liverpool deal - Premier League 2018

Jurgen Klopp views the player as an essential cog to his setup at Liverpool and will be reliant on his captain's performances for all throughout the season across four competitions. When you win four times it sounds really insane to say this, but it is still part of the pre-season for a very long time after the summer. "Scoring goals wins you games but not conceding wins you championships".

Sports US Open - Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Preview & Prediction
Author: 0 US Open - Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Preview & Prediction

Nadal has played a total of 15 hours, 54 minutes through five matches here. But in a titanic battle worthy of a final, with stunning winners on both rackets and breathtaking defense, the top-seeded Nadal rallied to outlast Thiem , 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), in the longest match of this year's tournament - four hours and 49 minutes.

Sports Australian John Millman upsets Roger Federer at US Open
Author: 0 Australian John Millman upsets Roger Federer at US Open

It would not be hyperbolic to say this match would go down as one of the poorest in his career: he racked up 76 unforced errors and 10 double faults, two of them coming in consecutive points in the fourth set tie-breaker. "He's a hero of mine". The most astonishing thing about Roger Federer's shocking defeat at the U.S. Open is that early on, everything seemed to be going just as expected.

Sports Jose Mourinho 'gets suspended jail sentence' for tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho 'gets suspended jail sentence' for tax fraud

It's good for us", the Serbian midfielder said. The former footballer player is viewed by some as one of the best managers in the world. Mourinho , who demanded respect from the media after Monday last week's 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur, had his name sung throughout the game by United's supporters.

Sports Ryan Girdusky McCain's political legacy is Trump's presidency
Author: 0 Ryan Girdusky McCain's political legacy is Trump's presidency

The statement of Meghan McCain received a response from President Trump in mere four words "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" on the micro-blogging site Twitter , late on Saturday . "It's a politics that pretends to be fearless and tough but in fact is born in fear". Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham talked about both Ivanka Trump and her husband attending the service and Meghan's speech.

Sports Tottenham to host Man City at Wembley after stadium delay
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A furious Mauricio Pochettino accused his Tottenham Hotspur players of not showing "respect to the competition" after they suffered their first defeat of the season at Vicarage Road . "I think it's a very good wake-up call for everyone and we can listen more when people talk about the reality and not the perception", he said. Spurs were brought back down to earth after Monday's win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Sports Jim Furyk Announces Three Of His Ryder Cup Wildcards
Author: 0 Jim Furyk Announces Three Of His Ryder Cup Wildcards

His 12th appearance breaks the Ryder Cup record held by Nick Faldo. While 48-year-old Mickelson will break a Ryder Cup record with his 12th involvement in the tournament, Woods is simply happy to be there after fears over his playing career due to multiple back surgeries.

Sports White People Are Very Mad At Nike And Colin Kaepernick
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The irony of people discarding or defacing their (likely expensive) Nike merchandise to protest something they disagreed with was not lost on those who supported Kaepernick and his protests. Nike's Facebook page has been flooded with criticism of the ad. Last night, Deuce went to Instagram to applaud Nike and throw some shade at President Donald Trump .

Sports Maria Sharapova beats Jelena Ostapenko at US Open in straight sets
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova beats Jelena Ostapenko at US Open in straight sets

She lost in that round in Flushing Meadows the last two years. For an exit within the quarterfinals of the event 31-yr-previous Sharapova will compete with the Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro. Next up for Sharapova is a third-round matchup against 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko . Henin) and lost two further semifinals, in 2005 (l.

Author: 0 Serena Williams v Karolina Pliskova: US Open quarter-final

Pliskova got another chance when Williams batted a forehand into the net, but another booming serve, a backhand victor and an unreturnable serve saw her negotiate the danger. "She's 17, but she's not a player which should be 17", Pliskova said. By failing to step up her game for the key points, Stephens allowed the match to get away from her quickly and despite a late fightback, was in no shape to pull off a comeback.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo could claim record sixth player of the year award
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo could claim record sixth player of the year award

But Messi , who missed out on a three-man shortlist for FIFA´s world player of the year award on Monday, feels the balance may have shifted following the 33-year-old´s exit. The Barcelona talisman scored 44 goals last season and led his side to La Liga and Copa del Rey Glory. The Portuguese moved to Juventus in the summer after nine years in Madrid.

Sports Roger Federer exits US Open, denied Djokovic match-up
Author: 0 Roger Federer exits US Open, denied Djokovic match-up

In the fourth set, Federer broke Millman's serve, celebrated it with an audible 'come on, ' got the audience on their feet, but was broken back in the very next game. The match went late into the night in NY. Toss in the impressive form of Djokovic and Nadal and you can make a fairly weighty argument that Federer will never win another major.

Sports US Open results: Sloane Stephens upset by Anastasija Sevastova in quarterfinals
Author: 0 US Open results: Sloane Stephens upset by Anastasija Sevastova in quarterfinals

Del Potro's cheer squad, a group of friends who have travelled from his home town of Tandil, were again a noisy presence, attracting the ire of Isner at one point in the third set. The Canadian reached the semifinals of the French Open girls' draw earlier this year. The third was a replay of the first with neither man able to break, sending the set to a tiebreak won 7-4 by the Argentine.

Sports Nadal Fights Back Georgian Tennis Star in US Open
Author: 0 Nadal Fights Back Georgian Tennis Star in US Open

He hit 42 winners to just 13 errors, and served well, dropping just four points on his first serve to reach his first Grand Slam quarterfinal other than a trip at the French Open. This will be their first meeting on hard courts after 10 matches on clay. Ninth-seeded Austrian Thiem is in his fourth Grand Slam quarter-final, but his first outside Roland Garros - where he was soundly beaten in the final by Nadal three months ago.

Sports Harbaugh to Edwards after critical tweets:
Author: 0 Harbaugh to Edwards after critical tweets: "Come after me"

Edwards said. "I admit I was excessive and emotional and inebriated ". One week into the 2018 season and the criticism is already ratcheting up for MI and coach Jim Harbaugh. I'm sorry. I should not have gone that way. "They're still kids. That's what I apologize for", he told the newspaper. "No. 1, first of all, (what he said) is not true".

Sports Mourinho dedicates Burnley win to Woodward
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Fellow United midfielder Marouane Fellaini added: "We have the quality (to win the title), that's for sure". United could ill afford the pressure to ratchet up any higher heading into the worldwide break after chastening back-to-back defeats against Brighton and Tottenham.

Sports Cilic wins in match that ends past 2 a.m.
Author: 0 Cilic wins in match that ends past 2 a.m.

Open. It got him right back in the match by taking the third and fourth sets and put him in position to win it. Cilic moves through to a clash with 10th seed David Goffin on Monday. He was fighting his heart out and it was just an insane match and what a comeback he made from 5-2 (in the fifth set). The Croatian stormed back as he then broke the Australian twice in a row to take a 5-2 lead.

Sports Lakers waive Deng, save money for 2019 NBA free agency
Author: 0 Lakers waive Deng, save money for 2019 NBA free agency

Minnesota also has three players on the team who have a strong rapport with Deng in Jimmy Butler , Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose . UPDATE: The Lakers announced that they officially waived Luol Deng . A two-time All-Star, the 6-9 Deng has averaged 15 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in his career. Deng signed with the Lakers during the NBA's 2016 spending spree to a 4-year deal worth $72 million.

Sports Bears DE Khalil Mack will indeed start vs. Packers Week 1
Author: 0 Bears DE Khalil Mack will indeed start vs. Packers Week 1

That's just what the recently retired No. 73 did about the Oakland Raiders , coach Jon Gruden and their handling of the Khalil Mack situation. The Sean McDonough-Jon Gruden "Monday Night Football" pairing will not go down as one of the most revered pairings in sports-broadcasting history.

Sports Steelers ‘Disappointed’ Le’Veon Bell Skipped Practice, Hasn’t Signed Tender
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Bell is in line to make $14.5 million on the franchise tag . "Coach Mike Tomlin and the coaching staff will continue to focus on preparing players on our roster for our regular season on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns ". For most of the summer, Bell had given every indication that he was going to show up on Labor Day, just like he did past year. "We put him in the backseat, strap him in and be ready to go".

Sports Roger Federer Crashes Out Of US Open
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Millman pulled off the result of his career to beat the world No 2 3-6, 7-5, 7-6, 7-6 and book his place in the US Open quarter-finals. Millman, in the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the first time, admitted to feeling like "a deer in the headlights" in the first set, but he rose to the occasion on the 23 000-seat Arthur Ashe Stadium court.

Sports Roger Federer overpowers Nick Kyrgios to reach second week of US Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer overpowers Nick Kyrgios to reach second week of US Open

Things would have been much different if Kyrgios could have converted one of four break points in the seventh game of the opening set. The pressure got to Kyrgios and Federer sensed it, knowing slow and steady would win the race. Cibulkova, the 29th seed, moves on to face 2017 finalist Madison Keys, who shook off a slow start to beat Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. On the men's side, No.

Sports Graeme Souness: Tottenham need leaders to respond to Watford loss
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An own goal from Abdoulaye Doucoure had given Spurs the lead, but headers from Troy Deeney and Craig Cathcart earned the Hornets their fourth successive win of the new campaign. "I am very disappointed, very disappointed because if you want to be a contender, first I am the first person guilty of everything, but it is so hard to understand because I thought we controlled the game in the first 45 minutes".

Sports The rock legend driving del Potro at US Open
Author: 0 The rock legend driving del Potro at US Open

With the set looking like it may go the distance it was the American who struck, leading 5-4 she broke her opponent once again to seal victory. The fate of the third set decided a dramatic tie-break - Khachanov battled back from 3:6, however, the fifth attempt Nadal still managed to take the lead.

Sports Nike teams with Colin Kaepernick in ad campaign National Football League will hate
Author: 0 Nike teams with Colin Kaepernick in ad campaign National Football League will hate

Kaepernick tweeted the ad from his Twitter account Monday afternoon. "We believe Colin is one of the most inspirational athletes of this generation, who has leveraged the power of sport to help move the world forward", Nike V.P. on December 24, 2016. The protests during the national anthem, started by Kaepernick, embraced by other players throughout the league and criticized repeatedly by President Trump, have been a divisive issue for the league, players and fans.

Sports Ronaldo Buys 51% Stake In Real Valladolid
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World Cup victor Ronaldo has reached a deal to buy 51% of La Liga club Valladolid a regional daily reported on Saturday, citing "sources close to the operation". Ronaldo Nazário is now the official owner of Real Valladolid . " I thought it was the best for the club, and that's what I bet, you'll see that it's the ideal option for Valladolid ".

Sports Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema can score 40 goals Julen Lopetegui
Author: 0 Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema can score 40 goals Julen Lopetegui

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtous made his Real debut but had a quiet night, only facing three shots on target including the penalty by Southampton loanee Carrillo. This year we already have seen a far more effective version of Karim Benzema . "We have three great goalkeepers and we'll try to find the best solutions".

Sports Eagles Coach Doug Pederson Was Furious With The Media Today
Author: 0 Eagles Coach Doug Pederson Was Furious With The Media Today

While the biggest story of Saturday for the Philadelphia Eagles involved the announcement of Nick Foles starting over Carson Wentz in Week 1, the defending Super Bowl champions like the rest of the teams across the National Football League were forced to trim down their roster to 53 players.

Sports Bills trade QB McCarron to Raiders
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This move is a clear signal that he had been pushed out of the running for the starting job, meaning that Nathan Peterman will likely have the first shot at the starting job with rookie Josh Allen as the primary backup. The Bills signed McCarron in the offseason, and it looked for a while like he might be their Week 1 starter, but that didn't happen. Coleman, 24, was a first-round pick of the Browns in 2016.

Sports Roger Federer's Top 5 shots at the US Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer's Top 5 shots at the US Open

Kyrgios started as the entertainer but it was now Federer putting on the show, the 20-times major victor flicking a sublime backhand victor then rifling a forehand cross court to charge to 5-0 before seizing a two-sets-to-love lead with his 10th ace.