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Under Armour Star Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open

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Defending his title at the All England club, Murray was ousted in the quarter-final by American Sam Querrey, who took advantage of Murray's clear discomfort from the same injury. Add in 2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic , who has a problem with his left wrist, and Murray, and that means five of the top 11 men in this week's ATP rankings will be absent when the U.S. Read More »

Danny Duffy - Kansas City Royals - 2017 Player Profile

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The following day, the Royals lost by a 12-0 score in the game he was scheduled to start. The Star also reports Duffy is scheduled to appear in court at 1 p.m. "We obviously do not condone anyone driving under the influence, but this is now a legal matter and we will allow the process to unfold and can not comment any further". Read More »

Michael Phelps and wife Nicole are expecting a second child

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Commenting on a picture of his wife holding their son, Boomer (1 year) in the arms, the olympic champion american of 32 years wrote: "The number 2 is on the way! So excited!" He added, "Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??" Michael Phelps wrote on his Instagram account. Read More »

Liverpool FC reject third Mamadou Sakho bid

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West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion , Leicester City and Palace have all been linked with moves for the 27-year-old this summer, though Liverpool's hefty demands had thus far made a move hard. The offer was made today by Palace chairman Steve Parish and amounted to an initial payment of £22 million, plus a further £3 million in add-ons. Andros Townsend and Yohan Cabaye are attracting the most serious interest of Palace's first-team stars, though neither have an obvious place in Frank de ... Read More »

US Open glance: Venus Williams, Sharapova, Cilic in action

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In the first set, Sharapova played her usual powerful game as she hit 28 winners on her way to winning 6-4. "Sometimes you wonder why you put in all the hard work - this is exactly why". With the U.S. Open draws ravaged by injuries and withdrawals, Sharapova provided a splash of glitz and glamor to the tournament strolling onto the floodlit court like it was catwalk in a jet black tennis dress that sparkled with Swarovski crystals. Read More »

US Open Tennis 2017

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That followed withdrawals by reigning champion Stan Wawrinka and the man he beat in last year's final, Novak Djokovic , a two-time champion and five-time runner-up in NY. I missed it previous year. The missing this year include: Andy Murray , Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic. 'He's an aggressive baseliner like so numerous Americans. Read More »

Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury

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Murray has not played since limping through to the quarter-finals at Wimbledon last month with a hip problem that severely hampered his movement throughout the fortnight. "I spoke to a lot of hip specialists, tried resting, rehabbing, to try to get myself ready", Murray said on his condition, as quoted by the Guardian. Read More »

Rio Olympian David Torrence found dead aged 31

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Friends and fans of the Olympic runner, along with numerous running sites, took to social media Monday to remember him. Born in Japan, he was a three-time United States road mile champion, a former indoor 3,000m U.S. "Detectives learned that there were no obvious signs of foul play", said the police. USA Track & Field tweeted, "Devastating news". However, they are still investigating the cause of death and it will be to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office to determine exactly how ... Read More »

Vance McDonald, Pick Traded to Pittsburgh Steelers for 4th-Round Pick

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Louis. About nine months after signing Vance McDonald to a contract extension , the San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday they have traded the tight end to the Pittsburgh Steelers . He'll be a big part of San Francisco's offense in 2017 in both the passing and run blocking games. Only last December did McDonald receive a three-year, $19.65 million extension with a $7 million signing bonus, one of the final personnel moves by 49ers outgoing general manager Trent Baalke. Read More »

Spurs defender joins Stoke City

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It was former Manchester United , Barcelona and Wales striker Hughes who proved the deciding factor in Wimmer's decision to move. "I had some really good conversations with the manager and they were important for me", he said. Despite being generally well-regarded of in North London, Wimmer only made five appearances in the Premier League last season and was deemed surplus to requirements following the arrival of Davinson Sanchez from Ajax and with Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth set to ... Read More »

Baffling paradox between Verstappen & Ricciardo at Red Bull

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Verstappen has been forced to retire in six of 12 races so far this season and is getting increasingly frustrated with the reliability issues that are preventing him from being in the mix for podium spots this campaign. MAX Verstappen has admitted that he can not take many more race retirements before he starts considering his Red Bull future. " Renault are quite aware that their reliability and product are not where they should be, and that is their business to sort that out", Horner said. Read More »

Mad Butcher: Black Ferns deserve all our praise

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She also believes bringing and developing the women's game closer to New Zealand would also be beneficial for the sport. New Zealander Jeremy Elliott added: "I knew we'd win all along". "All different athletes of different descriptions coming together and trying something new". "The difference we've got [in rugby] is that we compare it to our men's game and we are very conscious of that debate and we'll keeping having it and we have got some very strong advocates inside our organisation ... Read More »

Man City to offer Raheem Sterling, cash for Alexis Sanchez

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City, though, insist that Arsenal are pushing for Sterling to be included as part of the deal and that they do not want the player to leave the club. Sanchez, who signed from Barcelona in 2014, has scored 53 goals in 103 appearances for the Gunners but only has one year left on his contract at the Emirates Stadium. Read More »

UN Resolution 2231 predicated on closure of Iran's military case: MP

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In his op-ed, he wrote that former chief strategist Stephen Bannon had asked him to "draw up" a "game plan" for the Iran nuclear agreement for Trump, but he has not been able to present it to the president. Tillerson, who continues to staff top positions in his State Department with pro-Iran-deal Obama administration holdovers, relied on the bureaucracy in Foggy Bottom for advice. Read More »

Vettel: No circuit for Ferrari to fear in title run

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The defensive masterstroke won him the race, but Hamilton was painfully aware how close Vettel had come to usurping him. Team boss Toto Wolff said both drivers were on similar set-ups but that Bottas has found it harder to master the W08 - which Wolff himself labelled a "diva" earlier in the year - than Hamilton so far. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp Happy After Liverpool's 'Perfect' Performance Against Arsenal

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We have done recently well in the big games. Mesut Ozil has made a public apology to Arsenal fans following the Gunners' shocking 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. Klopp admitted Mignolet was disappointed but the Reds boss felt his choice was vindicated. "He is in the stadium, we had no argument and I told him a rest makes sense". Read More »

Mourinho: Phil Jones can be my ideal defender

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Mourinho expects the depth of his squad to be tested after the worldwide break, with United set to play seven fixtures in 22 days. "You've got to compete against them and do well against them, but I am quite confident that the boys can do that this year and we can compete against the best". Read More »

Muguruza wastes no time in US Open first round

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Open on Monday. She says having a dark past with the results she came in with low expectations so is treating each match as a final . "I'm not sure there are going to be 20 more". In tennis, every day is different. She needed just 57 minutes to dispatch Halep in the final in Cincinnati , proving that although she says clay is her "home", she's just as unsafe on the hard court. Read More »

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails

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On August 19, more than 20 people had died after 13 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district. While the exact cause of the derailment is not yet clear, it is suspected that a portion of the tracks were breached due to heavy rains in the Kasara Ghats section since the past three days. Read More »

Ibrahimovic will not play for Man United until January - Mourinho

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Mourinho made just one change to the team that thumped West Ham and Swansea , bringing in Martial at the expense of Rashford. United has its swagger back. "It always depends on injuries throughout the year, but as far as I am concerned since Sir Alex left this is probably the strongest squad that I've seen", he said . Read More »

Manchester United beat Leicester to top the Premier League

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We played against good teams, the best team in Europe (Real Madrid) twice. "They know they have a good side and that they will be close in all competitions". While his shooting accuracy could arguably require a little refinement, Mkhitaryan has started this season with a bang. Nobody in the Premiership has been as creatively effective so far at this early stage and Leicester will need to be aware of the Armenian who is quietly making United click into gear. Read More »