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Maria Sharapova: US Open preparations 'not the best'

Sharapova was refused a wildcard by French Open organizers and missed Wimbledon with a thigh injury, so the US Open will be her first Grand Slam event since last year's Australian Open . No need to plan too far ahead in this year's U.S. Open. Federer, victor of both Slam events he entered this year - the Australian Open and Wimbledon - may have the toughest draw among the top contenders, wi... [Full Article...]

England vs West Indies Second Test prediction, preview & squads

England vs West Indies Second Test prediction, preview & squads The current squad presently on tour of England is quite inexperienced at the worldwide level - with the most senior player being Kemar Roach at age 29 with 38 matches and 124 wickets. Stuart Law has urged West Indies to ignore the condemnation they have received from various former professionals following their first Test horror show. [Full Article...]

Dabo Swinney to be paid average of $6.75 million through 2024

Dabo Swinney to be paid average of $6.75 million through 2024 The deal makes Swinney , who is entering his ninth full season at Clemson , the third highest paid football coach in the country, behind Alabama's Nick Saban and Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. Ever. The administration at the SC school inked #Dabo Swinney to a massive contract extension on Friday, just days before the start of the regular season. [Full Article...]

First White NFL Player To Kneel During The National Anthem

First White NFL Player To Kneel During The National Anthem What needs to change? "And also to draw attention to the fact that we have work to do". Peppers told ESPN , "We just chose to take a knee and pray for the people who have been affected and just pray for the world in general". Jackson came under fire for his comments and later sought to clarify his comments with a more than two-minute long prepared statement . "It's something they believe",... [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor's Manager Says His Fighter Isn't a Novice Boxer

Conor McGregor's Manager Says His Fighter Isn't a Novice Boxer Malignaggi sparred with the UFC champion on two occasions before leaving amid controversy when pictures of him on the canvas after an apparent knockdown by McGregor emerged . No worries, said McGregor , who says his boxing talents shouldn't be underestimated. Oh sure, there is the Lucky Punch Theory. A whole other set of excuses when he knocks him out. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens earn UEFA's top honors

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens earn UEFA's top honors Of course Ronaldo has already seen up close what Asensio has to offer, with the 21-year-old Spaniard quickly establishing himself as one of the best young midfielders in Europe. Another treble followed in the first leg of the semifinal against Atletico Madrid , and two more goals came in the final success over Juventus. "I think that after Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi, he will win the Ballon... [Full Article...]

Facebook orders Humans of NY original

Facebook orders Humans of NY original The half-hour series will also be executive produced by Julie Goldman , the Oscar-nominated documentary producer behind such films as Life, Animated and Weiner . Stanton told THR that Facebook felt like a natural fit for the long in-the-works series - both because its where it all started and because of the platform's global reach. [Full Article...]

Red Sox put OF Bradley Jr. on disabled list (sprained thumb)

Red Sox put OF Bradley Jr. on disabled list (sprained thumb) The 28-year-old lefty walked four, but only allowed two hits in a solid start as the Red Sox got a statement win. Mookie Betts than gave Boston a 2-0 lead with an RBI single off Kluber in the eighth. The first four batters reached in a four-run second inning on a trio of singles with a walk mixed in. Chris Sale has yet to lose back-to-back starts and he'll need to beat the team that was re... [Full Article...]

Mauricio Pochettino: This is how I'm preparing Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez

Mauricio Pochettino: This is how I'm preparing Tottenham record signing Davinson Sanchez Rose's absence means Ben Davies will continue on the left-hand side of Tottenham's defence, while Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen will likely partner Harry Kane in attack as Mauricio Pochettino's side look to bounce back from the Chelsea defeat. [Full Article...]

Ezekiel Elliott Expected to Make Preseason Debut for Cowboys

Ezekiel Elliott Expected to Make Preseason Debut for Cowboys Elliott continues to deny he committed domestic violence against former girlfriend Tiffany Thompson. Forensic evidence obtained by the league during its investigation will be allowed to be presented, Rapoport added. The suspension only applies to the regular season, so Elliott has been available. But coach Jason Garrett will approach the important third preseason game as if Elliott will join them ... [Full Article...]

South African skipper Faf du Plessis to lead World XI

South African skipper Faf du Plessis to lead World XI South African captain Faf du Plessis will lead a World Eleven side that will play three matches in Lahore in September. And newly elected PCB Chairman Najam Sethi thanked everyone who has been supporting to bring worldwide cricket back in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Mutiple Brawls Between Tigers and Yankees

Mutiple Brawls Between Tigers and Yankees Romine and Cabrera were ultimately ejected from the game for starting the melee. Cabrera and Romine were both ejected. Both benched once again cleared, but less action took place. Fulmer has limited Todd Frazier to 4-for-17, but Chase Headley is 3-for-5 against him. Gardner and Ausmus were jawing at each other until Gardner was pulled away. [Full Article...]

Hamilton and Vettel to resume rivalry as F1 returns from summer break

Hamilton and Vettel to resume rivalry as F1 returns from summer break But he expects to remedy that, starting in Belgium on Sunday. "You don't want your competitors to see if you are struggling mentally or physically, you don't ever want to show weakness", he said. His lap left him 0.262secs up on Ferraris Kimi Raikkonen , the Finn slipping back to second, having beaten Hamilton to top spot by just 0.053secs in the morning - although neither Mercedes used the u... [Full Article...]

Players React to the Kyrie Irving Trade

Players React to the Kyrie Irving Trade WKSU Sports Commentator Terry Pluto talked about the trade. Thomas is on an expiring contract and is set to earn the max, Crowder is a middle of the road small forward , Zizic is an unproven player, and the Net's pick is losing value. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger challenges Jack Wilshere to earn new Arsenal deal

Arsene Wenger challenges Jack Wilshere to earn new Arsenal deal I hope he can manage to do that. He loves to play so much that is is sometimes hard to stop him but he looks absolutely ready. he has not played for a long time so I will have to decide what I do with him but he looks ready to play. "Ideally, he should not have responded at all but when you have gone through what he has gone through, with bad tackles, it was a human reaction". "At the moment he ... [Full Article...]

Holland helps White Sox beat sloppy Twins, 5-1

Holland helps White Sox beat sloppy Twins, 5-1 Sox starter James Shields (5.63 ERA) allowed three runs and three hits in six innings, striking out six and walking two. "I've continued to fight through everything that's happening", Holland said. OF Zack Granite was called from Triple-A Rochester to fill the roster spot. "We still have to see how everything responds", he said. He struck out five in the 101-pitch effort as the White Sox beat ... [Full Article...]

AL East-leading Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oakland

AL East-leading Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oakland Having compiled 5 home runs, 18 RBI and 26 stolen bases on they year, Davis is projected for 1 home run, 8 RBI and 5 stolen bases the rest of the year, according to our models. He led the league with 43 stolen bases past year. Francona said Davis, for only playing in Cleveland for one season, is one of the more popular players he's seen here. [Full Article...]

McEnroe expects more Federer magic at US Open

Success in NY for the first time in nine years will be the icing of the cake of what will go down as one of Federer's finest years. After 37 games played against one another, the event will see the Spaniard and Swiss stars compete on the same side for the first time and it's an opportunity Federer is clearly excited about. [Full Article...]

Former FBI director James Comey joining Howard University

Former FBI director James Comey joining Howard University Comey is set to receive $100,000 for his commitment to the university, but plans to donate the entire fund to a Howard University scholarship that helps out students how grew up in foster homes. The King Chair was created to provide students with access to experienced public service executives who developed public policy initiatives. "I look forward to contributing to this remarkable institution... [Full Article...]

Europa League live updates from Croatia

Europa League live updates from Croatia Gylfi Sigurdsson's record move to Everton was not even their highest-profile transfer of the summer -Wayne Rooney's arrival guaranteed that - but he grabbed the limelight last night with a spectacular goal that reprised a famous strike by the England player. [Full Article...]


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