• QC Native Madison Keys To Play In U.S. Open Quarterfinals
QC Native Madison Keys To Play In U.S. Open Quarterfinals

Suarez Navarro closed to 5-3 and fought to just her second break point of the match in the ninth game, but Keys came back and after Suarez Navarro's return sailed wide she clenched her fist in celebration. "And not shying away from those, but just really being honest about it and talking about it". She opened her tournament with a 6-2 6-3 win over ...

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  • Trump says Nike getting ‘killed’ over Colin Kaepernick deal
Trump says Nike getting ‘killed’ over Colin Kaepernick deal

The advert, titled " Dream Crazy ", has Kaepernick narrating over images and footage of various athletes with inspirational stories, including National Basketball Association icon LeBron James , tennis star Serena Williams and Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge.

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  • Serena Williams aims for record-tying title at U.S. Open
Serena Williams aims for record-tying title at U.S. Open

This was two of the candidates to take over the mantle from Williams when she does finally hang up her racket slugging it out on the biggest stage in the sport. Naomi Osaka is 20 years old. This is Williams' first US Open final since 2014 when she won the tournament for the third straight year. "I think I was standing too far behind when I was p...

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  • Eagles Use Patriots' Verision Of 'Philly Special' Against Falcons
Eagles Use Patriots' Verision Of 'Philly Special' Against Falcons

Wearing his gold Hall of Fame jacket, former safety Brian Dawkins riled up the sellout crowd with owner Jeffrey Lurie by his side and led a chorus of "Fly Eagles Fly". "It was deja vu", said cornerback Ronald Darby, who covered Jones on the last play this time around instead of Jalen Mills. The protests have landed the league squarely in the midd...

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  • Decided opponent Djokovic within the semifinals of the US Open
Decided opponent Djokovic within the semifinals of the US Open

American Nicole Gibbs told CNN past year that she'd first started receiving online abuse while playing college tennis. While second favourite Rafael Nadal [3.65] dragged himself through almost five hours and was kept playing until almost three in the morning to win his quarter-final, Djokovic has dropped only two sets since the start of the t...

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  • Will Fuller (hamstring) returns, ready for Texans' opener
Will Fuller (hamstring) returns, ready for Texans' opener

Brady's answer came after he was asked a question about his personal athletic trainer, close friend and business partner Alex Guerrero. "Sunday's going to be a lot of fun, I'm really looking forward to hitting the field and just playing the game".

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  • Aspas recalls special goal he scored at Wembley for Spain
Aspas recalls special goal he scored at Wembley for Spain

Spain begin a new era under Luis Enrique after a disappointing World Cup and the retirements of Gerard Pique, David Silva and Andres Iniesta. "In the last few years Spain have dropped a couple of levels and our objective is to recover what made us win in the first place", Ramos told a news conference yesterday.

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  • Djokovic eases past Nishikori to eye off another slam title
Djokovic eases past Nishikori to eye off another slam title

That will happen when you've undergone four wrist surgeries at the Mayo Clinic, sat out 14 Grand Slams, and endured the kind of dark, doubt-filled days the Argentine has, wondering if he would ever pick up a tennis racquet again. "The problem is this time it was something a little bit more aggressive because it was in one movement". "That's fru...

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  • Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia — BMW Championship
Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia — BMW Championship

This is the first time Woods has shared a PGA Tour lead after any round since capturing the 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship. Two of his birdies came on the par-5s, and another at the par-4 11th where he knocked an approach shot from 95 yards to 2 feet.

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  • Alvaro Morata confident of Real Madrid return
Alvaro Morata confident of Real Madrid return

Upon arriving at his new club, he made a point of kissing the Real badge, and a few days later tried to tempt long-term Real target and Belgium teammate Eden Hazard to join him in Madrid, saying such a move would be "fantastic". "In today's world it [criticism] is normal". I had to lay down the law to Marina [Granovskaia, Chelsea director]. "...

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  • John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open
John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open

That remains Nishikori's best Grand Slam showing. Somehow, that arrangement seems just ideal for a working-class player enjoying a deserved moment in the spotlight. There's always upsets that can happen". Millman pulled off the historic upset over Federer in their fourth round matchup, 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) to reach the quarter finals of th...

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  • Time to acknowledge it's title or nothing for Serena Williams
Time to acknowledge it's title or nothing for Serena Williams

The semi-final, which starts at starts 0:00 BST on Friday, is Sevastova's first in a Grand Slam semi-final and comes after her win over defending champion Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals. "Unfortunate that I played first match at 12 o'clock and it was so extremely hot, but it was hot for both of us". The 36-year-old, though, quickly fou...

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  • Mourinho jokes over cost of Man United sacking him
Mourinho jokes over cost of Man United sacking him

The World Cup victor claimed last month that "if you're not happy, you can not give your best" and was reported to be unimpressed with his role under Jose Mourinho . "They have given me the platform to play at the World Cup, so I feel I owe them and I respect that decision". 'He has a lot of quality and he's one of the references at United.

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  • What is the Uefa Nations League? How it works, groups and fixtures
What is the Uefa Nations League? How it works, groups and fixtures

But whether the Nations League should be linked to Euro qualifying, and if so in what way, are quibbles for further down the line. World Cup winners France, Germany and the Netherlands occupy one group while there will be a repeat of 2018 World Cup qualifying as Wales, Denmark and Republic of Ireland all face each other in the "second" tier.

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  • Le'Veon Bell Skips Steelers Meeting, Holdout Could Extend Into The Season
Le'Veon Bell Skips Steelers Meeting, Holdout Could Extend Into The Season

Bell has not stepped foot in the Steelers' facilities in nearly eight months. General manager Kevin Colbert - who issued a statement Monday that the team was "disappointed" Bell hadn't signed the tender - will not be made available for comment, but the Steelers issued a statement through director of communications Burt Lauten.

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  • Defending U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens Is Out
Defending U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens Is Out

The way it ended up in the fifth set tiebreaker, from there it's 50-50. Soon after that, Williams went from trailing 4-2 to not only taking the first set but also leading 4-0 in the second. "She's just going for her shots". Sevastova might not be a household name, but she brings a lot of game to the Grand Slam table, mostly in the way of her vers...

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  • Braylon Edwards suspended for 'f--king' angry MI tweet
Braylon Edwards suspended for 'f--king' angry MI tweet

MI football is sadly one thing.Trash", he tweeted at 11:28 p.m., a message that eventually was deleted but not before being screengrabbed by observers. It's more debatable if his comment that MI is "trash" is appropriate or not; going after the program as a whole for a shoddy performance is certainly fair, but there are probably still better ways f...

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  • Serena Williams reveals mental challenges of facing sister Venus
Serena Williams reveals mental challenges of facing sister Venus

Stephens completed a 6-3 6-3 win over 15th seed Elise Mertens to set up a quarterfinal tie with Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova . "I have taken a lot from that match and I think we are in different positions now". It was a crucial moment and the 36-year-old quickly gained an advantage that she never threatened to lose. Williams finished with 18 ...

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  • Nishikori turns tables on Cilic in tense quarter-final
Nishikori turns tables on Cilic in tense quarter-final

To get to Saturday's championship match, 20th seed Osaka will have to get past United States 14th seed Madison Keys who breezed past Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4, 6-3. She won 59 points to just 28 for the unseeded Ukrainian, who knocked off No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round. She is now based in Florida, trains with Bajin a...

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  • Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player
Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player

Because he missed the offseason and all of preseason, Thomas may not start in Sunday's season opener but he's certainly expected to play.Denver will host the Seahawks on September 9 at 2:25 p.m. That has led to a stalemate that has had Seattle entertaining trade offers for Thomas since last spring. Thomas wrote on Instagram, accompanied by a pict...

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