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Roger Federer eases past opening test — ATP Rogers Cup


Polansky earned a stay of execution after holding serve in the sixth game to make it 5-1, but Federer raced into the next round with a comfortable hold, finishing with an emphatic overhead smash. You hit balls pretty hard at him and he's handling them likes it's no problem. A year ago the Swiss was home rehabbing a knee after ending his season leaving many to wonder if Federer would ever return to the top of the game. Read More »

Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible

The United manager had said ahead of the match in Skopje he would consider the Wales worldwide to be available if he were left on the bench, only to see him start. It is said the 54-year-old has performed background checks with his former club and has been told there is a chance Bale could be let go. "At this stage of Gareth Bale's Real Madrid career, which we've heard he doesn't want to leave". Read More »

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cleared to begin practicing


On Sunday, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Steelers were thinking Bryant would be cleared to return this week, per a team source. The Steelers are now holding their final open training camp practice prior to traveling to NY for the 2017 preseason opener and that means they won't be back on the fields of Saint Vincent College until Sunday. Read More »

Arsenal eye new Alexis Sanchez deal as PSG focus on Kylian Mbappe


Wenger said the Chile worldwide would miss Arsenal's home fixture against Leicester City tomorrow as well as the trip to Stoke City on August 19. "That's what I read in the papers and on my side I had no contact at all with Paris Saint-Germain [about Sanchez]". "I just think we are not open - what I said to you many times - to any offers, anyway". Read More »

Francis takes shock 400m gold as Miller-Uibo stumbles


Bahranian Naser was some way behind the pace-setters and as the leaders rounded the final bend, Miller-Uibo looked to be cruising to another major title. "At the finish line I was surprised, I thought I was second or third, but then they told me "you are first". Coming into the evening's final, World Junior champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain recorded the unlikely feat of being the fastest athlete clocking a new national record time of 50.08, beating defending World champion Allyson ... Read More »

Injury to CC Sabathia Adds to Yankees' Concerns


On Tepesch's first warm-up pitch before the first inning of his first game as a member of the Jays, he fired a ball that glanced off the glove of catcher Raffy Lopez, nearly hit a photographer and sprung back off the netting behind home plate. Read More »

Newton out of Panthers' preseason opener


Newton will sit out the opener while he continues to battle soreness in his right throwing shoulder. Other that some light warmup tosses, Newton hasn't thrown at training camp since July 30. reported that "there are no current concerns the shoulder will keep Newton out of the regular-season opener" September 10 at San Francisco. Read More »

Chelsea set to be boosted by 3 superstar signings

Not only that; it simply isn't big enough. They have added Tiemoue Bakayoko , who is a very strong player, a strong ball-winner, similar to Nemanja Matic , maybe less of a distance runner but more of an impact player - but certainly they will fight for the championship again. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez wanted at PSG by Neymar, Dani Alves

This is the first time as Arsenal manager that the Frenchman has missed out on Champions League football in his 20 years of service after finishing fifth in the league last season . ARSENE WENGER is confident that Alexis Sanchez WILL sign a new Arsenal deal. Victor Moses, who was sent off when Arsenal beat Chelsea to lift the FA Cup in May, opened the scoring before the Gunners levelled through debutant Sead Kolasinac after Pedro had been dismissed for a crude ... Read More »

FanSided's Premier League 50: The Leicester City players that made the cut

So far, United has brought in Victor Lindelof from Benfica, Romelu Lukaku from Everton, and Nemanja Matic from Chelsea , with more signings possible in the run up to the transfer window closing on August 31st. Arsenal also embarks on a new campaign uncertain whether it will hold onto a key member of its squad. Wenger is also looking to trim players surplus to requirements " an issue he discussed with fellow managers at a meeting this week. Read More »

Mets' Jay Bruce headed to Indians in waiver trade


The Indians placed Brantley on the disabled list on Wednesday morning, hours after the left fielder suffered a mild right ankle sprain. Bruce is in the final year of his contract, and is enjoying a fantastic season. The Mets are long shots to make the playoffs and are trying to fortify a middle-of-the-pack farm system. Bruce cleared revocable waivers last Friday, which means the Mets could pursue a trade with any team as they would before August 1. Read More »

Awe-inspiring Jordan Spieth has the tools to complete a career Grand Slam


As a result of this move, it was also announced that THE PLAYERS Championship will be moved to a date yet to be determined around mid-March. But the 24-year-old American, who won his third major title two weeks ago at the British Open , wouldn't mind making history while finishing off a dream goal this week at Quail Hollow , where practice began Monday. Read More »

Vince Wilfork retires as a Patriot

After announcing on Monday that he has chose to retire from professional football, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork returned to where his NFL career began on Wednesday. He referred to him as the captain of the captains. In addition he called him the best defensive tackle he's ever coached. But Wilfork was much more than a force on the field and in the locker room. Read More »

Federal judge dismisses Houston Nutt's lawsuit against Ole Miss


We have no indication, as of yet, whether Nutt and Mars will file their lawsuit in a different court, such as a state court. Those statements violated his separation agreement, the lawsuit alleges. The notice includes 17 alleged violations that were committed during Freeze's tenure. The school said it found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the discovery of the one-minute call. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez to miss Arsenal opener

Should Sanchez's move to the Parc des Princes be completed, PSG could end up spending around £440 million on three players. Sanchez returned late to pre-season training with the Gunners due to his commitments at the Confederations Cup with Chile and will now have his start to the new Premier League campaign delayed. Read More »

Gerrard, Lampard make Premier League top-four predictions


The first-half of last season saw the Reds attempt to do as much as they were arguably in title winning form - securing 42 points from 54, and scoring four or more goals in six of the first 18 games - as they showcased an nearly flawless fluid counter-pressing style. Read More »

Infected Makwala could not have run — IAAF


Makwala was allowed to compete after he underwent a medical examination today and the IAAF then gave him the green light to participate. But the eyes of the crowd focused exclusively on Makwala, whose story has sparked both fury and sympathy during these Championships. Read More »

Mexican soccer player among 22 sanctioned for drug ties


In the Treasury's statement, they said that this is the largest designation of an organization that's drug trafficking from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Marquez has not yet been charged with a crime, and OFAC designation does not indicate that a person will or will not be charged with a crime. He was a young star for the Atlas club before moving to Monaco in 1999. Read More »

Mexico City to host two National Basketball Association regular-season games


Russell Westbrook will have the chance to collect a triple-double on worldwide soil when the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Brooklyn Nets in Mexico this season. Unlike this contest against Brooklyn, none of those games counted in the standings. Last season, the Phoenix Suns played the Dallas Mavericks and the San Antonio Spurs in Mexico City. Read More »

Sanchez to miss start of season for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has reiterated Arsenal's position on Alexis Sanchez , insisting the Gunners will not welcome any offers for the Chile worldwide. Now Wenger has revealed the 28-year-old will miss Friday's Premier League clash at home to Leicester as well as the trip to Stoke the following weekend. Read More »

Wenger rules Alexis Sanchez out of Arsenal clash with Leicester City


Arsenal have received a massive boost ahead of the new season. The Gunners boss said in a press conference that the Chilean worldwide has an abdominal strain and could be out for one or two weeks. Arsenal , without Sanchez, will host Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night, to kick off the new season. Wenger, who confirmed Sanchez would miss the Foxes encounter with an abdominal strain, revealed there had been no contact from Paris Saint-Germain over Sanchez. Read More »

No discussion between Travelers, PGA Tour on changing dates


Meanwhile, McIlroy has been sitting on three of the four Grand Slams since he was 25. "But I can't really think about that until next week, until I have a week off, and then I can reassess how these couple of weeks have went with Harry on the bag, and then we'll see what I do for the playoffs after that". Read More »

Knicks Expected To Sign Michael Beasley, Former No. 2 Draft Pick


He appeared in 56 games, with six starts, last season for the Milwaukee Bucks - his fifth National Basketball Association team, averaging 9.4 points in just under 17 minutes per game. 2 overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft out of Kansas State. During his single season of college ball under then-head coach Frank Martin, Beasley averaged 26.2 points and 12.4 rebounds for the Wildcats en route to a Big 12 Player of the Year award and Freshman of the Year accolades. Read More »