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by | September 14, 2018 | 17:49

Given the manner of the defeat at Wembley last season, Liverpool will be desperate to beat Spurs when they travel to London tomorrow. "Last year, for example, we had no chance to focus on one competition because we had to qualify for the Champions League and I don't think that even Gary Neville would have said, 'Quarter-finals of the Champions League , let City win".

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:24

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro have begun their U.S. Open matchup between a pair of past champions. Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open on Sunday, the 14th Grand Slam title of his career. "I don't know when will be my last tournament in this career, but I'm excited to keep surprising myself doing things like this". "For me.I think it's still a win, so I'm just going to count it as that".

by | September 14, 2018 | 15:02

U.S. Open women's champion Naomi Osaka is back in Japan celebrating not only her landmark victory, but also a sponsorship deal with auto manufacturer Nissan . Ramos, meanwhile, was paid £370 ($480) as a "standard daily rate" for umpiring , The Times says. Speaking to Tribuna Expresso earlier this week in his native country, Ramos indicated he was at peace with his decisions because he didn't pick and choose when to apply the rule book.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:44

Bell's agent has suggested that the running back is willing to stay away from the team for a long time. The Browns , trailing 7-0 at the half, came out in the third quarter and ran it down to the Steelers' throats to the tune of 76 yards on an all-rush 10-play TD drive.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:28

Bradley, who shot a final round 6-under 64 to finish at 20-under 260, thrust his arms toward the grey sky and drizzle in celebration and waved his family toward him. If he doesn't qualify, Spieth would violate a recent policy requiring PGA Tour members to play a tournament they haven't been to in the last four years.

by | September 11, 2018 | 05:54

The Packers had to make a similar adjustment late in the 2014 season, when Rodgers was hobbled by a calf injury. He completed 20 of 30 passes for 286 yards and three touchdowns against the Bears. That's an absolutely foolish stance if we've ever seen one. Instead, he called a pass play in which tight end Dion Sims was the only option leaking out the back side, and the Packers stuffed Sims for no gain after he was knocked off his route.

by | September 11, 2018 | 05:16

You could imagine it was very hard for me to say goodbye before the match finish . Now, Nadal might have to face those same two players again to defend his title at Flushing Meadows. "That can help him", 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic said after Nishikori beat him Thursday. "In the other case, Rafa had a tougher draw to go through the semis".

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:58

On their first series of the second half, Rodgers returned to the field for Green Bay, leading a drive that would result in a field goal for the Packers' first points of the night. 2 in the National Football League last season in passes defensed, gifted a would-be game-sealing interception on a quick pass to Davante Adams , the Packers' No.

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:28

The Eagles unveiled their championship banner before the start of the contest which was delayed 45 minutes because of heavy rain. Ironically, it was the same end zone where the Falcons season ended eight months ago. And Chris Wesselling, the presenter of the Around The NFL podcast, fears Foles may face being axed despite leading the Eagles to Super Bowl glory earlier this year and being crowned the Super Bowl MVP.

by | September 08, 2018 | 20:50

This time, Brady stayed and answered. Expect to see Brady put together another big year in 2018. "They want to talk about a lot of drama". "I'm just focused on what I want to do, and be a great football player for this team and be a good example in the locker room, provide great leadership".

by | September 08, 2018 | 19:28

He actually made more unforced errors (53) than Millman, but still never looked like losing. But he did move on, and now will face Kei Nishikori in the semifinals. The Serbian ace took the opening set 6-3. Millman has learnt to deal with such appalling bullying but says it can be distressing for players. Schiavone, 38, said she accomplished both her goals as a player, which were to win at Roland Garros and reach the top 10 in the world.

by | September 08, 2018 | 18:32

Having surpassed expectations at the World Cup, the target for Southgate is to at least be back in the last four at Euro 2020 with the semi-finals and final to take place on home soil at Wembley. For now, Kane is just happy to be back with players he shared such a special time with in Russian Federation over the summer. To herald their man's exploits at the World Cup, Nike have produced a special one-off pair of solid gold Hypervenom boots for the Spurs star to wear against Spain.

by | September 08, 2018 | 10:58

His retirement puts No. 3 seed Del Potro back into the U.S. Open finals for the first time since the Argentine won the title, his only career Grand Slam championship, in 2009. "It's tough, these moments, but on the other hand I'm going to keep going and I'm going to keep working hard to keep having opportunities". "[He's] playing very solid everything: serve, return, groundstrokes".

by | September 07, 2018 | 06:02

Just simple: "Make them play an extra ball and see what happens". Stephens was an 83rd-ranked outsider when she roared to the title previous year, cementing her return from an 11-month injury absence. In the first set Sevastova won all the key drawings - the Latvian has implemented 2 out of 2 break points and his serve played 7 Stevens attempts to take the game at the reception.

by | September 06, 2018 | 02:30

He always plays and practices with a great attitude. Thiem didn´t face a single break point against Wimbledon finalist Anderson as he became the first Austrian in the last-eight in NY since Thomas Muster in 1996. Thiem did not relent, however, and kept hammering away from the baseline to earn a chance to serve for the third set up 5-4. Remarkably, Thiem was the first top-20 player Nadal has faced at Flushing Meadows since his final win over Novak Djokovic in 2013, with last year's ...

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:47

The United States' Ryder Cup team held a press conference today at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken to announce three of U.S. Captain Jim Furyk's captain's picks. He played with Keith Mitchell, another PGA Tour rookie, who birdied his last two holes for a 69. Tiger Woods , who is one of Furyk's vice-captains has got the nomination alongside Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau .

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:32

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is on the shortlist for FIFA's Best Men's Player of 2018 alongside Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo . Lionel Messi has admitted he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to leave Real Madrid and join Juventus .

by | September 05, 2018 | 16:57

Previously, Trump has been quite clear that he does not believe the NFL's ability to make business decisions he disagrees with "is what this country is all about". He also acknowledged that the choice to use Kaepernick was Nike's to make. "Even if it means sacrificing everything". Now Nike has added him to a line-up of athletes to feature in a new ad campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of its " Just Do It' slogan".

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:43

Things just got more awkward in Pittsburgh. Despite what Pouncey said, you might not want to completely "count" on that information and that's because he admitted that he was totally guessing on the date and that he hasn't actually talked to Bell about it.

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:52

In the 63rd minute, with Liverpool 2-0 up, the Brazil worldwide tried a risky skill in a unsafe area and ended up losing the ball to Kelechi Iheanacho , who set up Rachid Ghezzal . "It would have hurt him but I'm sure he would have learnt by his mistakes now and he won't be taking them chances again". "We know that and I told the boys immediately after the game in the dressing room that if winning away games in the Premier League would be so easy, then everybody would do it constantly".

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:40

The fiery 23-year-old Australian bowed out of the US Open on Saturday, going down 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 to 20-time major victor Federer in the third round. The result was that Federer raced to a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory in just 104 minutes against a demoralised Kyrgios , who at one point could be heard shouting "I need to hire a coach".

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:39

Williams finished with 18 aces and 47 total winners. As she went on to take that sixth game, Serena returned a Kanepi serve with a single forehand. Freida styled her raven tresses into a sleek, straight style and parted her hair down the middle so that it framed her pretty face.

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:22

Cristiano Ronaldo was a no-show at the UEFA Awards ceremony. Ramos, who won the award for best defender in the Champions League last season on Thursday, recalled the huge bombshell dropped by former team-mate Ronaldo . "I expected a hard group, we have a hard group and that's what the Champions League is all about", Klopp told UEFA. "I don't say that because he is our player, but as a lover of football ".

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:01

Donaldson came to Toronto in November, 2014, in a trade by then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, that is regarded as being lopsided in the Blue Jays' favour. In 20 post-season games with Toronto from 2015-16, Donaldson hit four home runs with a 1.000 OPS. Tempers flared in the Blue Jays dugout during an August 2016 game at Yankee Stadium after Donaldson threw his bat into the wall while walking off the field after a strikeout.

by | September 01, 2018 | 18:48

Both teams are still working to finalize the deal. The Packers also have two first-round picks in 2019 (one of which was acquired from the New Orleans Saints) that they could have given up. According to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Raiders position on Khalil Mack hasn't changed in the wake of Aaron Donald's massive contract extension.

by | August 31, 2018 | 13:00

Kyrgios has been forced to undergo work with sports psychologists in the past by the ATP in light of him openly tanking matches, and there had been occasions in this match before the pep talk when he was not even moving to return serves. "I don't go out at all", said the 21-year-old who will next face compatriot Philipp Kohlschreiber . "That won't happen", the 20-times grand slam champion said when asked how he'd react if "hypothetically" that occurred when he played Kyrgios for a spot in ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 18:27

The Minnesota Vikings will be seeing Aaron Rodgers under center for the Green Bay Packers for quite awhile longer. 'I'm looking forward to making some more memorable moments this year, and for years to come '. Rodgers is set to receive over $100 million in guaranteed money, the highest guaranteed total in history. As you can see below, it looks like he dropped some of his new $57.5 million signing bonus on a new hat, coat and tie.

by | August 30, 2018 | 18:22

The 2000 and 2001 champion in NY will face Serena for a place in the last 16 if the six-time victor gets past Germany's Carina Witthoeft under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights later in the day. During her post-victory news conference, which came long before Serena set foot on court against Witthoeft, Venus clearly had little interest in entertaining questions about the possible all-in-the-family match.

by | August 30, 2018 | 14:25

Now that the play-off games have concluded and the pots have been agreed, fans can now start to work out their ideal draw and the worst case scenario. One team from each pot will be placed in each group. Tough one really because there are plenty of teams in pot four that would have Mourinho rubbing his hands together with AEK Athens and Red Star Belgrade probably the weakest.

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:15

The victor of the 18-hole duel at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas will walk away with US$9 million (S$12.3m ), WarnerMedia, which has secured worldwide media rights to the event, said in a statement. World No. 18 Leishman has no doubt Woods will win again soon, citing the fact he is ranked fourth for strokes gained in approach play, ninth around the green and 27th in putting.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:42

Newcastle managed to make a £20m profit this summer and have subsequently started their season without a win in their first three matches after defeats to Tottenham and Chelsea , coupled with a disappointing goalless draw against Premier League minnows Cardiff.

by | August 26, 2018 | 17:13

This marks Serena's return to Flushing Meadows after missing the hard-court tournament in 2017 - she gave birth to her daughter last September 1. Venus , who won five of her seven Grand Slam singles trophies in NY, is ranked and seeded 16th.

by | August 26, 2018 | 16:20

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri "doesn't miss" Aurelio De Laurentiis claims it is the other way round because the Napoli chief "talks about me". Eden Hazard , who has two assists, three key passes and six dribbles in just 43 minutes of action this season should replace Willian on the left flank while Pedro , who has two goals to his name already this season, will start on the right flank.

by | August 26, 2018 | 15:44

The victor of the 18-hole duel at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas will walk away with $9 million, WarnerMedia , which has secured worldwide media rights to the event, said in a statement. "I think they can afford it, and I think it will be done differently, " said Woods, who offered no details on possible pricing. The 42-year-old bagged a second place finish at the PGA Championship earlier this month while 48-year-old Mickelson missed the cut.

by | August 26, 2018 | 15:30

Arsenal lost its first two matches this season, albeit to tough opponents Manchester City and Chelsea , and questions were already being asked if the new manager was good enough to motivate his players. Arsenal boss Unai Emery says the emergence of Matteo Guendouzi has been an unexpected bonus in the opening weeks of the new season. "Ozil had an argument with coach Emery at practice this week, came out screaming and is cut today".

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:04

After a disappointing start to the season, Mourinho said he and his players are itching to set the record straight. However, Lopetegui said: "It's pretty likely that he'll also join up with Castilla, where he'll have the chance to play every Sunday and that'll probably be what we do".

by | August 21, 2018 | 14:59

Roger Federer's match against Leonardo Mayer was postponed until Friday as well, along with several others pushed back by day-long rain that made a mess of the brackets. Very few points decided a victor and I just managed to pull through". Even though I lost 6-2 in the third , I think it could have been different, but I'm positive and happy with myself.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:59

Adrian Peterson is getting another shot to return to the NFL. Peterson was cut by Arizona in March after splitting the 2017 season with the Cardinals and Saints. Peterson , 33, joins the Redskins in the wake of a string of injuries at running back. Kelley has rushed 11 times for 23 yards with a long run of 5 in the preseason so far.

by | August 20, 2018 | 22:14

UEFA have announced their final shortlists for the Men's and Women's Player of the Year awards, with Lionel Messi missing the cut. For the women's award, the shortlist of three players was selected by a jury composed of the coaches of the 12 highest-ranked teams in the latest UEFA women's national team rankings, together with the coaches of the 8 clubs which participated in the quarter-finals of the 2017/18 UEFA Women's Champions League .

by | August 20, 2018 | 21:38

Former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith allegedly took lewd photos of himself in a bathroom at a White House, ordered thousands of dollars-worth of sex toys sent to his office and had sex with a staffer on the college's campus, according to a report .