• Sharapova closes out Cirstea to advance at US Open
Sharapova closes out Cirstea to advance at US Open

Her other Grand Slam trophies came at that year's Australian Open and this year's Wimbledon. "I think I returned his serve quite well, so I was able to manage all the power and force he had to put many balls back", Kohlschreiber said.

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  • Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain
Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain

John McCain , R-Ariz., as it proceeds to the United States Naval Academy cemetery in Annapolis, Md., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, for burial. Lindsey Graham of SC, former CIA Director and U.S. He campaigned for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, but lost in the primaries to then-Texas Governor Bush. These included retired generals James ...

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  • Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Watford v Tottenham
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Watford v Tottenham

Pochettino was left bitterly disappointed, especially given that the performance came less than a week after his side appeared to have laid down a marker with an emphatic 3-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford. "I think it is clear from the analysis". Spurs enjoyed the better of the play and might have taken an early lead as Dele Alli ...

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  • Two-time champion Novak Djokovic cruises into US Open fourth round
Two-time champion Novak Djokovic cruises into US Open fourth round

It would be their earliest meeting in a Grand Slam since 2007, when Federer defeated Djokovic to reach the Australian Open quarters. The next foe? That could be Roger Federer . But committing 47 unforced errors on the match was much too costly, especially against a player of Djokovic's caliber. The German reached his lone Grand Slam quarterfinal...

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  • Nike teams with Colin Kaepernick in ad campaign National Football League will hate
Nike teams with Colin Kaepernick in ad campaign National Football League will hate

The new ad, which Kaepernick shared on social media Monday afternoon, features the message: "Believe in something". The now-free agent quarterback, who led the Niners to Super Bowl XLVII where they fell to the Baltimore Ravens, stirred up controversy when he began kneeling during the playing of the national anthem prior to NFL games, beginning in...

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  • Ronaldo Nazário unveiled as Valladolid's new owner
Ronaldo Nazário unveiled as Valladolid's new owner

I want you to be a part of the present and future of Real Valladolid ", the former Ballon d'Or victor added. 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".

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  • Real Madrid vs. Leganes - Football Match Report
Real Madrid vs. Leganes - Football Match Report

The 2018/19 campaign will be Benzema's tenth season at Real Madrid , a decade since Florentino Perez went to Bron Terraillon on the outskirts of Lyon to close the deal with the player and agent himself. Benzema is enjoying his best goalscoring form for Real in some years and was again on the mark in victory over Leganes . "We are three great go...

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  • Eagles QB Carson Wentz still hasn’t been cleared for contact
Eagles QB Carson Wentz still hasn’t been cleared for contact

It turns out, Wentz still hasn't been cleared for contact. Carson Wentz (ACL, LCL) has done fantastic in rehab. - Nick Foles is expected to be the Philadelphia Eagles' starter in the team's season opener Thursday against the Atlanta Falcons , ESPN's Tim McManus reports.

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  • Alisson: I’d be arrogant not to learn from Leicester mistake
Alisson: I’d be arrogant not to learn from Leicester mistake

He added: "It is part of my game but I am not going to be arrogant to stand here and say I'm going to keep doing it". Unfortunately today it caused the goal. Wilfred Ndidi and Nampalys Mendy patrolled the midfield expertly, constantly winning second balls and recovering possession for the Foxes before setting them back on the front foot with inci...

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  • Jim Courier makes bold remark about trick shot against Nick Kyrgios
Jim Courier makes bold remark about trick shot against Nick Kyrgios

When it became apparent that there would be a third-round match between Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios , the world understandably got very excited. I didn't necessarily think I'd end up potentially playing on Arthur Ashe, but if I do, I think it's one of the more iconic courts in the world, so I think that's really cool.

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  • Bills trade QB McCarron to Raiders
Bills trade QB McCarron to Raiders

The move could also be an indication that the Raiders were not satisfied with the play of their backups throughout the preseason and made a decision to bring in outside help to have insurance behind Carr in case of an injury. This also points to the fact Allen has a good chance to start from game 1 for the Bills, but there is also a chance Nathan...

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  • Serena Williams calmly walked to the side after statement-making forehand return
Serena Williams calmly walked to the side after statement-making forehand return

When the two were introduced and appeared on a jumbo screen at the match, they received a loud standing ovation, the Associated Press reported . Kaepernick and Eric Reid , both former San Francisco 49ers who used public attention on games to make symbolic protests, attended the U.S.

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  • Tottenham deserved 'wake-up call' against Watford - Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham deserved 'wake-up call' against Watford - Mauricio Pochettino

He's a winger, but this season we tried to adapt him in a position that can bring performances and help the team. In a match of the unbeatens, Watford hit a new high as they made it four successive Premier League wins with a shock 2-1 success against Tottenham .

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  • Lakers waive F Luol Deng midway through $72 million deal
Lakers waive F Luol Deng midway through $72 million deal

The buyout gave the Lakers an additional $1.3M in savings compared to a $6.3M cap hit had Los Angeles waited until next summer and waived/stretched Deng. He only played in one game for Los Angeles last season. Multiple contenders will be interested in Deng, according to an earlier report from ESPN .

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  • Chelsea's Tammy Abraham joins Aston Villa on loan for rest of season
Chelsea's Tammy Abraham joins Aston Villa on loan for rest of season

The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at relegated Swansea City - scoring five goals in 31 appearances for the club. 'Looking at a team like Aston Villa , who I believe should be in the Premier League , it's a great chance for me to come out and showcase myself here'.

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  • In Redskins debut, Adrian Peterson eager to get to work
In Redskins debut, Adrian Peterson eager to get to work

Gruden said he was "anxious" to see Peterson's debut. Peterson is competing for Washington's starting running back spot against Rob Kelley and second-year pro Samaje Perine , who missed Friday's contest after suffering an ankle injury last week.

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  • No love lost between Ramos, Salah at UCL awards
No love lost between Ramos, Salah at UCL awards

Elsewhere, Cristiano Ronaldo will get the opportunity to face his "beloved" Manchester United as they were placed in the Group H with Juventus . Tottenham have been drawn in a tough group to face Barcelona , while last season's runners-up Liverpool face Paris St-Germain and Napoli. The new system could cut down on the number of one-s...

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  • Aaron Ramsey 'excited' by Arsenal potential under Unai Emery
Aaron Ramsey 'excited' by Arsenal potential under Unai Emery

I've played against this style in Spain, in France, in Russian Federation". Ramsey was signed by Wenger a decade ago and played an instrumental role in three FA Cup successes, scoring the winning goals in finals against Hull City and Chelsea.

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  • Details Revealed In Bears, Raiders Trade For Khalil Mack
Details Revealed In Bears, Raiders Trade For Khalil Mack

When Gruden was hired away from his cozy gig as ESPN's "Monday Night Football" analyst in January to return to an NFL sideline for the first time in almost a decade, there were positive vibes surrounding a team only a year removed from a postseason appearance.

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  • Juan Martin del Potro fights off Fernando Verdasco
Juan Martin del Potro fights off Fernando Verdasco

Del Potro walked into Arthur Ashe Stadium with a 4-1 head-to-head record against Verdasco, but it was their first meeting on outdoor hard courts since March 2012. He then comfortably closed out the set with a forehand victor to take the early lead. After the match, Stephens said she is hoping to "take an afternoon stroll, get a hot chocolate ins...

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