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Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury

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Open suffered another blow Saturday when No. 2 seed Andy Murray announced his withdrawal from the tournament due to a hip injury. Murray, the champion in NY in 2012, also pulled out of the Masters tournament in Cincinnati leading up to the U.S. Read More »

Women's No. 1 spot up for grabs at US Open

The Women's singles draw at the US Open this year is undoubtedly open, and a staggering eight women can end the tournament as the world number one; one of those is ninth seed Venus Williams . Carolyn Wozniacki, the fifth ranked player, could grab No. 1 with what would be her first Grand Slam title. The third quarter is the one that looks the toughest on paper. Read More »

Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury

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The Great Britain Davis Cup captain said: "Every injury has its complications and you can go and see a number of different specialists and you might get quite varying responses in terms of next steps, best steps". The three-time major victor joins reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic , Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic who are already on the sidelines. Read More »

Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hits a milestone 50th home run

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He proceeded to continue his dominance as he mashed his 50th home run of the season and brought his RBI total up to 108. Reds rookie Tyler Mahle (0-1) allowed three runs and four hits in five innings in his first major league start. That gave the Marlins at 9-3 lead in the game. Byron Buxton blasts three homers to beat Blue Jays, 7-2 TORONTO - Byron Buxton homered three times and set a career high with five RBIs, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Sunday . Read More »

Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar

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Although the approach was made earlier this summer, it remains active as Jürgen Klopp seeks to bring new faces in before Thursday's deadline. Lemar is under contract with his principality club until 2020, and it is understood that Monaco have already rejected at least two separate bids from Arsenal this summer. Read More »

Murray avoids potential Federer semi-final in US Open

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Andy Murray practicing in NY on August 26. All the way back. Should Murray decide not to play for the rest of the year, his ranking is likely to slide to around 16th. Murray himself made the quarters a year ago. "Clearly he has nothing to lose but everything to gain.He's playing well - aggressive baseliner like so numerous Amercians". Read More »

Good for Man United: Six Leicester players are injured

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Boosted by the additions of Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku, the North-West outfit look a completely different unit in comparison to the previous campaign and on this form, you can not bet against them at least putting up a strong challenge for the league title. Read More »

Bears top receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with ugly leg injury

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Trainers put a brace on Meredith's leg before lifting him onto a cart that took him off the field. His leg bent at a bad angle. If you are squeamish, it's not something you want to watch. Following Alshon Jeffery's departure from the team during free agency, Meredith was expected to make an even bigger splash this season, as the team's only formidable threat on the outside. Read More »

Davis stops Fonseca, IBF 130lb title remains vacant

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This was slated to be his second title defense overall and his first in the United States. Davis (USA) defeated Francisco Fonseca (Costa Rica) in the eighth round by KO. The Floyd Mayweather protégé started the fight on the front foot, stalking down Fonseca, moving in and out of range with a loose and languid frame to fire home to both the head and body, looking for a highlight reel knockout early on. Read More »

D'Tigress beat Senegal to become women's Afrobasket champions

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Nigeria's senior women basketball team, D'Tigress, on Sunday defeated the defending champions, Senegal, by 65-48 points to win their third ever Afrobasket title at the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maïga in Bamako, Mali. Despite a better head-to head against Nigeria with their last victory recorded in 2013 at the Afrobasket hosted by Mozambique, Ogoke is drawing positives from the team's unbeaten run so far in the competition after 6 games. Read More »

DeShone Kizer wins Browns starting QB job

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The answer to that question should be how the Browns move forward with Kizer . Obviously, he is a young quarterback and he still has a lot to learn. They don't want him to get hurt because of that as well. The Browns will roll with the rookie when the regular season rolls around. The 25-year-old Leno, the Bears' seventh-round draft choice in 2014 out of Boise State, played in 38 games over three seasons with 30 career starts. Read More »

With Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade on hold, what's next?

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The Celtics have maintained that they were transparent about Thomas' health. On Tuesday, the Cavaliers rocked the National Basketball Association by honoring All-Star guard Kyrie Irving's trade request and dealing him to the Celtics - one of their biggest rivals - for Thomas and a lucrative package that included an unprotected 2018 first-round draft pick. Read More »

Ironman champion Dean Mercer dies in auto crash

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Mercer is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest while driving his auto at approximately 7am on Monday. Mercer was a two-time victor of the Australian Open Ironman title, in 1989 and 1995, as the sport enjoyed a surge in interest and free-to-air television coverage. Read More »

US Open champ Park wins LPGA Canadian Pacific Open

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That's just six shots off the pace, so it should be a wild ride to the winner's circle on Sunday. There was a lot of great things happening out there, and like I said, my ball-striking was awesome. Seeking her first LPGA victory of 2017, Chun expressed confidence that she is ready to end the drought after notching four runner-up finishes this season. Read More »

Real Madrid Survive Valencia Scare In Home LaLiga Draw

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Asensio scored Madrid's opener in the 10th with a neat run through the middle after a defensive blunder by Valencia . Asensio gave Madrid an early lead when he pounced after Kondogbia failed to control Rodrigo's square pass and swept a fine finish into the bottom-left corner from the edge of the box. Read More »

Phillies' Phys Hoskins does what he's told in win over Marlins

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Hoskins, who has 24 RBIs, was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10. As ESPN Stats & Info pointed out on Twitter, he's outpacing some of the greatest hitters of all time. "He will accept his walks". If I was a betting man, I'd say ultimately William Contreras is the Braves "catcher of the future!" He doesn't expand the strike zone. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez in line to face Liverpool

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Danny Welbeck possesses many fantastic qualities - his work rate, ability on the ball and physical prowess make him a nightmare for defenders to play against but goalkeepers tend to sleep more easily than they should due to his often wayward finishing. Read More »

Jets' Bryce Petty (knee) hopes to play in preseason finale

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Hackenberg played nine drives Saturday . "I was just excited to get in the end zone". Later in the first, Hackenberg locked in on TE Eric Tomlinson . He did reappear on the sideline in the second half with a wrap around his left hand. It was as good as we have ever seen Petty play, albeit against backups, as he looked in command of the offense and comfortable in his reads throughout. Read More »

Cubs hit six homers in 17-2 win over Phillies

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The first-baseman-turned-left-fielder belted his 10th home run Saturday night, his seventh in the last eight games. After becoming the fastest player in major league history to hit 10 homers, doing so in 17 games, Hoskins hit career homer No. Read More »

DeShone Kizer officially named Browns starting quarterback

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A player focuses in on game plans and the opponent and works with the starters . Kizer was intercepted after a pass was tipped by the Tampa secondary, and Tampa corner Ryan Smiths should've had a pick near the end of the first half, but dropped the ball. Read More »