• Novak Djokovic comforts tearful Juan Martin Del Potro in touching moment
Novak Djokovic comforts tearful Juan Martin Del Potro in touching moment

It's the Serb's 14th career Grand Slam singles title-tying Pete Sampras for third all time-and his second consecutive major win, as he triumphed at Wimbledon just two months ago. In the tiebreak, Del Potro looked susceptible to forehand errors and Djokovic showed huge courage and quality to take it away from Del Potro, going up 2-0 in the final.

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  • Eagles unveil Super Bowl banner on National Football League opening night
Eagles unveil Super Bowl banner on National Football League opening night

On Wednesday, Bud Light unveiled a nine-foot, bronze effigy outside Lincoln Financial Field. The past two NFC champs both looked rusty to start their season opener before the offences finally got untracked in the second half. Ajayi also scored on a 1-yard plunge in the third quarter, after the drive was extended by a 15-yard reception by Nick Fo...

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  • Danish FA players' union reach short-term agreement for match vs Wales
Danish FA players' union reach short-term agreement for match vs Wales

The Danes, whose side included students, futsal players and a social media superstar, were beaten 3-0 in Wednesday's friendly for which organisers dropped ticket prices to €1 (Dh4.27) because of the depleted visiting team. The move was to ensure that substitute players who played in Slovakia could be called up in the event the DBU and players' ...

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  • Tiger Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'
Tiger Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nike's " Just Do It " campaign, the message of the Kaepernick commercials is: "Believe in something". Kaepernick, a free agent, was the first player to kneel during the national anthem before an NFL game as a peaceful protest against social injustice and police brutality.

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  • Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis
Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis

Remarkably, Thiem was the first top-20 player Nadal has faced at Flushing Meadows since his final win over Novak Djokovic in 2013. "A great battle", Nadal told ESPN. The battle lasted almost five hours and the match finished in the early morning with 0-6, 6-4,7-5, 6-7, 7-6 scoreline. "It's been an unbelievable feeling".

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  • Zidane Has Compiled A Transfer Wishlist Ahead Of Potential United Move
Zidane Has Compiled A Transfer Wishlist Ahead Of Potential United Move

The former Porto, Chelsea, Internazionale, and Real Madrid boss had built a reputation as a little hard to work with, quite egotistical, and as someone whose "win at all costs" mentality didn't mesh with many at the top level. Defeats to Brighton and Tottenham in United's first three games came after a summer of division that saw Mourinho seeming...

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  • Woods off to hot start at BMW Championship
Woods off to hot start at BMW Championship

Justin Rose sits two shots back in second following his 63, while Rickie Fowler (65) and Hideki Matsuyama (64) headline a four-way tie for third at 10 under. With further inclement weather forecast for Sunday, final round tee times have been brought forward to 7am with threesomes going off two tees. Schauffele knows that nothing less than vict...

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  • Keys to face Osaka in US Open semis; Nishikori beats Cilic
Keys to face Osaka in US Open semis; Nishikori beats Cilic

Open final; Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were the other semi-finalists, making it the first time in 36 years that the last four women in NY represented the host country. Keys and Suarez Navarro met three times previously, with Keys winning all three matches in three sets. Bidding to become the first Spanish player through to the US O...

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  • Jabari Bird arrested in alleged assault, strangling, kidnapping
Jabari Bird arrested in alleged assault, strangling, kidnapping

Celtics guard Jabari Bird was arrested Friday night in Boston for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting an unidentified person in a domestic dispute, according to multiple reports . A second-round pick out of California, Jabari Bird had high expectations in the National Basketball Association after piecing together a solid four-year collegiate c...

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  • Serena Williams rails at umpire as superb Naomi Osaka wins US Open
Serena Williams rails at umpire as superb Naomi Osaka wins US Open

Open finals, playing for her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title . Williams' longtime coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was signaling a thumbs up to Williams, which Ramos apparently warned could be interpreted as coaching. For her, it wasn't a competition, but for me, every day was a competition. But she wasn't thinking about tennis at this time pa...

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  • Fan frenzy as Tiger and Rory share PGA Tour lead
Fan frenzy as Tiger and Rory share PGA Tour lead

Briefly, the model takes account of the current form of each golfer as well as the difficulty of their remaining holes, and probabilities are calculated from 10K simulations. Jordan Spieth couldn't keep it in play off the tee and didn't get under par until his 15th hole. He birdied three of the last four for a 67. The crowd was much thinner for McI...

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  • Leroy Sane leaves Germany squad to attend birth of child
Leroy Sane leaves Germany squad to attend birth of child

Leroy Sane will miss Germany's friendly with Peru after leaving the team's hotel for "personal reasons" . Manchester City winger Leroy Sane has been released from global duty by Germany . Pep Guardiola has yet to hand Sane a start in the Premier League, and the 22-year-old has played just 30 minutes so far this season. According t...

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  • Osaka unlocks Keys to earn historic victory
Osaka unlocks Keys to earn historic victory

Open, in 2015 and 2016 - she missed last year's event to give birth to her daughter, Olympia, who just turned one. Williams walked off Arthur Ashe Stadium court with a wave and twirl then waited to find out who she will play in Saturday's final.

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  • Who plays on Thursday in the 2018 National Football League kickoff game?
Who plays on Thursday in the 2018 National Football League kickoff game?

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". Those who stuck around to watch the end of the game, that lasted past midnight for folks on the East Coast, were treated to a riveting conclusion with the Falcons last second attempt...

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  • US Open: Novak calls for action over sauna conditions
US Open: Novak calls for action over sauna conditions

Conjure an image of Roger Federer in action - his hair flopping perfectly, his feet seemingly never touching the ground. 'We had some matches where I won in straight sets, but we had a lot of matches where it went the distance where a couple of points really decided the victor.

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  • Are Texans for real? Week 1 vs. Patriots an early litmus test
Are Texans for real? Week 1 vs. Patriots an early litmus test

Despite having a rookie signal caller in Watson, the Texans' offense matched touchdowns with the Patriots . "He can go hard all day", Belichick said during a press conference at Gillette Stadium. "I mean, this guy had beaten Alabama in a national championship game in front of 100,000 people on national television and nearly did it the year bef...

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  • Ramos insists he never had harmful intentions against Salah
Ramos insists he never had harmful intentions against Salah

Real Madrid defender Ramos also said he had no concerns about the treatment he might receive from England supporters on his first visit to the country since tangling with Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah in the Champions League final.

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  • Del Potro through to U.S. Open final after Nadal retires
Del Potro through to U.S. Open final after Nadal retires

Nadal, who had never before retired from a U.S. Open match, showed signs of distress nearly from the start as he limped noticeably after a grueling 69-minute opening set. Djokovic tied Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras for the most US Open finals appearances in the Open era. "Is about not having the chance to fight", Nadal said.

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  • Missouri college to strip athletes of Nike branding over Kaepernick controversy
Missouri college to strip athletes of Nike branding over Kaepernick controversy

The deal spurred debate among fans, with some urging a boycott of the Beaverton, Oregon-based company and others burning their Nike clothing. "The anthem, the flag, and this country means a lot to me, and I continue to state that I agree with Colin Kaepernick's cause, but I just do not agree with his method of delivery", Martin explained .

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  • NFL Season Opener: Twitter Reacts To Falcons' Loss To The Eagles
NFL Season Opener: Twitter Reacts To Falcons' Loss To The Eagles

The Eagles managed to do enough to survive the challenge from Atlanta and win by a final score of 18-12. Foles hit Zach Ertz for 18 yards on third-and-six and Ajayi ran in a few plays later to put Philadelphia up 10-6. What NFL fans got ultimately might be an indictment of the preseason. "You want to be in that position", said cornerback R...

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