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Ekaterina Makarova got past Kerber, advances in Cincinnati

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Madison Keys reached the round of 16 for the first time, needing just 50 minutes to beat past Daria Kasatkina 6-2, 6-1. The German, who had a small chance of regaining the No.1 ranking this week in Cincinnati , held to get back on serve and the pair proceeded to a third-set breaker after two more holds of serve. Read More »

Armour takes lead with career best round

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A career best round of 61 saw world number 187 Ryan Armour share the lead with Webb Simpson at the halfway stage of the Wyndham Championship. But followers of our golf tipster Ben Coley, who continued his great form in 2017 last weekend when his 50/1 selection Justin Thomas won the US PGA Championship , will be hopeful of celebrating another big priced victor should Ollie Schniederjans emerge triumphant. Read More »

Tottenham v Chelsea: Spurs projected starting XI

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But Mourinho says the loss of Matic can't be to blame because Cheslea have signed Tiemoue Bakayoko as a replacement and are closing in on Leicester's Danny Drinkwater as well. He said: "For me the favourite is the champion, always". You can win the FA Cup because of the draw, or the League Cup because of the draw, or the Europa League because for different reasons the big clubs are more focused on the other competitions than the Europa League. Read More »

Carolina Panthers vs Tennessee Titans 2017

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For Henry, it was a stiff arm in the backfield and a missed arm tackle that allowed him to turn up field and begin his rumble toward the end zone. Ryan forced a fumble on Carolina's first offensive play of the game , and safety Kevin Byard pounced on it. Read More »

Klopp: There Is No Reason For Players To Leave Liverpool

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Liverpool last week released a statement declaring their "definitive stance" that Coutinho wouldn't be leaving this summer , with the 25-year-old then handing in a transfer request. "But it's the clubs who will have the final say on if we finally achieve those two transfers". I don't even know him. I wonder what Liverpool's reaction would have been if Barcelona were to offer the complete £ 119 million up front? Barcelona is trying to reinvest the £198million it received from ... Read More »

WWE 'SummerSlam' 2017 predictions: John Cena vs. Baron Corbin match odds

On tap for " The Biggest Party of the Summer " are a whopping 12 matches, 8 of which are for titles, and a fatal 4-way main event that has the makings of an absolute classic. He knows the ins and outs of building up a title match and keeping these two on until WrestleMania should be a must. Much of the build centered around Ms. Read More »

I must return to Atletico Madrid: Chelsea's Diego Costa

The Diego Costa-Chelsea saga has not only intrigued but confused many, however, the London side could be on the brink of finally selling off the Spanish global. "I think it goes all the way back to last Christmas when he tried to leave then", Le Saux added. Since Abramovich took over in 2003, Jose Mourinho has lasted the longest - going for more than three seasons during his first spell in the Stamford Bridge hotseat. Read More »

Stoke City vs Arsenal Live Stream, Team News, TV Info

Meanwhile, Per Mertesacker (head) and Shkodran Mustafi (match fitness) have trained all week and will be in contention to assume a starting role for Arsenal this week. Video replays suggested the France global was level with the last man when he ran onto a flick-on by substitute Olivier Giroud and smashed in a rising left-foot shot. Read More »

New Zealand big winners in Rugby Championship opener despite Australia fightback

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Meanwhile, after one of the most tumultuous weeks for New Zealand rugby in recent memory, the All Blacks were able to push to one side the off-field scandals and execute a game plan that completely blew the Wallabies off the park. The rampant world champions piled on six tries in the first half alone in racking up their highest total against Australia in 114 years of trans-Tasman Test battles. Read More »

Mets trade Curtis Granderson to Dodgers

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But in 71 games since May 21, Granderson has hit.276 with a.300 on-base percentage and.603 slugging percentage thanks to 31 extra-base hits (13 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs). To make room on the 40-man roster, Los Angeles designated right-hander Dylan Floro for assignment. Floro was claimed on waivers from the Chicago Cubs earlier this month and appeared in three games with Triple-A Oklahoma City. Read More »

Burnley to bag Wood in £15m swoop

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Wood, a 25-year-old New Zealand worldwide who has netted 20 times for his country, has been on the books at Elland Road since 2015, when he joined from Leicester City . Leeds have already secured new deals for midfielder Eunan O'Kane and defenders Gaetano Berardi and Liam Cooper. Kiwi goal-scoring machine Chris Wood is Premier League-bound. Read More »

Faulkner back in Australia squad for India tour, Starc out

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Jason Behendroff in the T20I squad and Hilton Cartwright in the ODI squad will be making their debuts for Australian in the limited overs format. Besides Starc, all-rounder Moises Henriques and the injured trio of Chris Lynn, John Hastings, James Pattinson were also rested for the tour, comprising five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals. Read More »

Picture - Man Utd's Confirmed Starting XI vs Swansea

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Manchester United travel to Wales where they will face Swansea in the second game of the English Premier League . The deals would have to be done earlier. Midfielders Ki Sung-Yeung and Nathan Dyer are also injured, and Leon Britton is doubtful with a back strain. His move to Old Trafford allowed him to reunite with Jose Mourinho , under whom he won his first title in 2015. Read More »

I Will Be Busy Shipping Out Players - Arsene Wenger On Transfer Business

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The lifelong Arsenal supporter also indicated that he would make one change if in charge: replace current manager, Arsene Wenger . However, given the midfielder's exceptional creative ability, and the amount of Games Arsenal will have to play this season having qualified for the Europa League, the England global should be able to assert himself back into the starting 11 before too long. Read More »

Simona Halep edges out Johanna Konta in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals

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Spaniard Rafael Nadal , the 15-time Grand Slam champion assured of returning to world number one next week, faces countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a night match. "It gives me a little bit more power, inside, that I can handle it". "To be No. 1 in the world I think is a big thing", Halep said. "I'm not playing my best tennis, but winning when I'm not playing good is a plus for me", Halep said. Read More »

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Says He's Exiting Trump's Manufacturing Council

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Charlotte-based steel maker Nucor said Monday it rejects the racism expressed at a white nationalist march in Virginia that turned violent his weekend, but its CEO will remain part of a White House manufacturing initiative. William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said he couldn't "think of a parallel example" of any president responding as viciously as Trump to a CEO departing an advisory council. Read More »

Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen is pregnant with their fourth child

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Coleen has a clothing range with Littlewoods and has an exercise programme. "I can imagine having a girl". Insisting she isn't anxious by people making comments about her weight, Coleen said: "It doesn't bother me". Coleen's message appears to relate to the recent publication of bikini photos, which led to speculation over whether she was expecting. So as Coleen gears up to welcome a new member to her brood, will she finally have a little girl to complete her ideal family? She ... Read More »

Kevin-Prince Boateng signs on at Eintracht Frankfurt

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Boateng has found new employment quickly after abruptly quitting Spanish side Las Palmas due to personal reasons, saying he made the decision " as a father and a husband, not as a player ". Bayern Munich's Germany star's half brother, Jerome Boateng was signed to fill the attacking midfield role with Mexico worldwide, Marco Fabian out for two months with a back injury. Read More »

Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

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Kyrgios dominated from start to finish in his second match of day, reaching his second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final of the year (Miami) and first in Cincinnati. "It was one of the best matches of the year", Muguruza said. Pliskova saved two break points and held in the final game of the first set but Giorgi hit a backhand victor on the only break point of the second set to force a third, which the Czech dominated to advance. Read More »

As Bullpen Stumbles, Yankees Fall to Five Games Back of Red Sox

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It was a two-strike pitch, the third changeup in a row thrown by New York Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle . After Green walked Jackie Bradley Jr. on four pitches, Girardi turned to Kahnle. "Any time you can gain ground on somebody that's right there behind you, it's always nice". They also will have some great starters going in this series, and that could mean a big series win. Read More »

Conte's selection woes eased ahead of Chelsea's clash with Tottenham

Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are the latest Chelsea players to be handed suspensions following their red cards last weekend. In better news for Chelsea, Pedro is expected to be fit in time to face Tottenham. At the moment some players are not 100 per cent. I don't know about his situation, it is hard. He told the media: 'I'm not anxious about this and, for sure, at this moment it's not simple but we must be strong to face this situation and it's very important that I don't find ... Read More »

Ronaldo claims persecution after failed appeal

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Footballers from the Premier League down must understand that touching, pushing or striking a match official is unacceptable and a five-match ban does not help. Meanwhile, Thomas Vermaelen and Rafinha Alcantara were also on the sidelines on Wednesday night and could be unavailable for the La Liga opener, with the latter having been out of action since undergoing a knee operation in April. Read More »

Barcelona Reels From Deadly Terror Attack

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In Barcelona , thousands of people gathered in a square at the top of Las Ramblas for a minute of silence, led by Spanish King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy . It was leveled, and the explosions were so strong this neighbor showed us how it broke the glass in her window. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at least one American was killed. Read More »

Barcelona hopeful of Coutinho, Dembele deals

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Dortmund do not want the saga to rumble on, with the France winger being indefinitely excluded from training and chief executive Hans Joachim Watzke giving the La Liga club a strict time limit. No news from me. "Not in training so far", Klopp told reporters on Thursday, adding that he had nothing negative to say about the player's attitude. Dembele, meanwhile, could take longer to arrive at Camp Nou with officials split over his transfer fee, which some deem too high considering he has ... Read More »