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Sloane Stephens makes US Open women's semifinals

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Stephens raced to the first set playing some superb tennis to the delight of her home crowd. Sloane Stephens and 16th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova are heading to a third set in their U.S. "I was in control", Sevastova said. Just one match at a time. Carreno Busta's debut in a Grand Slam semifinal will come Friday against No. 17 Sam Querrey of the US or No. Read More »

BJP finalises poll strategies for non-BJP ruled NE states

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According to Deb, the Prime Minister and Amit Shah are scheduled to visit Left-ruled Tripura in October and November. BJP leader Amit Shah with CM of Assam, Manipur, Sikkim and others during the 2nd Conclave of North East Democratic Alliance at New Delhi Maharashtra Sadan. Read More »

Tyrod Taylor's status up in the air

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But that might not mean quarterback Tyrod Taylor is. Still, McDermott added Peterman would be ready if Peterman needed to start. He's been in concussion protocol ever since. At right guard, through a summer-long battle between Vladimir Ducasse and John Miller, Miller has emerged victorious for the time being. On defense, E.J. Read More »

Arkansas State cancelled because of Hurricane Irma, won't be rescheduled this season

The school later issued a statement citing potential travel issues and safety concerns as the primary reasons for the cancellation. More details later this morning from the A-State Athletics Department. "However, we made the collective decision that we simply can not put our student-athletes, coaches and staff in danger traveling to and from contests". Read More »

Emre Can contract demand revealed as Liverpool talks stall

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The impasse now faced by club and player comes from Can wanting a release clause inserted into any new contract that he signs, and the club resisting this concession. I just wanted to say it is never about the money. Serie A giants Juventus were also closely linked with a move for Can over the summer transfer window. Read More »

'Stop Talking, Start Supporting' - Ozil Destroys Arsenal Critics

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I can't understand it, a player that is not actually performing on the pitch is calling people out, and he's not signing a contract, it's laughable ". He's been forced to play from deep in recent games due to Arsenal's defensive deficiencies and failure to get the ball in the final third quickly enough. Read More »

Ramirez goes long as Indians win 13th consecutive

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The Diamondbacks have scored five or more runs in eight consecutive games. Davidson's 24th home run chased Salazar and gave the White Sox a 4-3 lead in the first. Tim Anderson singled to left field before Liriano's shot. Pirates 12, Cubs 0: Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs as Pittsburgh routed Chicago, which lost ace Jake Arrieta to an apparent right hamstring injury. Read More »

Sporting accuse Hammers of lying over £27m Carvalho deal

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The decision comes after a post made by Nuno Saraiva , who alleged that West Ham co-owner David Sullivan was "lying" about the his club's negotiations for William Carvalho . "Mr David Sullivan has a duty to prove what he says". Nuno Saraiva challenged David Sullivan to publicly provide evidence of the Irons' alleged offer for the 25-year-old, which is said to have been made two weeks before last Thursday's transfer deadline day. Read More »

Pele: Neymar right to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow

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We haven't hidden anything and we don't need to hide anything". Neymar arrived at the Parc de Princes from Barcelona for a world record fee of £198m and was joined by the most sought-after young talent in football in Mbappe on transfer deadline day - joining the club on an initial loan deal which can be made permanent for £165m next summer. Read More »

Hazard wants Diego Costa to make Chelsea return

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New £70m striker Alvaro Morata is included in Chelsea's Champions League squad, alongside summer signings Danny Drinkwater , Davide Zappacosta, Antonio Rudiger, Willy Caballero and Tiemoue Bakayoko. If you think that's a bluff from Chelsea , think again. "I think we have got one of the best managers in the world, so we are really happy with him". Read More »

Virat Kohli's new batting style will 'scare' cricket's best bowlers

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Kohli and his men will be aiming to pocket the T20I game too and return home with an all-win record. In that case, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya can make a comeback to the playing XI. Following a comfortable win in the Test and ODI series, India will look to continue their unbeaten streak in the island nation. The India cricket team played their Test matches and ODIs with the same lineups. Read More »

Improbable comeback puts del Potro in QFs

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Federer said he was anxious about his movement in his first-round match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe, then had timing issues in his second-rounder against 35-year-old Russian Mikhail Youzhny - and both of those contests went five sets. Read More »

Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova into US Open quarter-finals in NY

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For a set-and-a-half, Nadal , the top seed, failed to capitalise on 13 break-point opportunities. Nadal kept up his end of the bargain for the potential September 8 showdown with a straight sets win over Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov earlier on Monday and will need to get past 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev . Read More »

WFAN/New York Morning Co-Host Craig Carton Arrested 'On Federal Charges'

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Fox 5 reported that Carton was arrested at his home in the Tribeca section of Manhattan shortly after 4 a.m. on multiple white collar charges. In a plot that sounds like something out of Mel Brooks' The Producers , Carton and the other man are said to have claimed to be running a discount-ticket broker business that didn't exist. Read More »

United Kingdom looking at all measures to pressure North Korea: PM May's spokeswoman

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The "lofty" trajectories of some of the recent North Korean launches may complicate efforts to intercept the missiles, said Ian Williams, an analyst at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Some outside observers said launching a road-mobile missile from an airport runway could demonstrate the North's ability to fire its missiles from anywhere in the country. Read More »

Super Eagles inch closer to Russian Federation 2018

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The Super Eagles took the lead after 30 minutes thanks to a strike from Chelsea winger, Victor Moses . Federation Internationale de Football Association bans any unsanctioned political, religious or commercial messages on shirts, and Nigeria may be fined for running foul of the rules if the incident is included in the match report. Read More »

Rafael Nadal's latest US Open victim betting on Roger Federer

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The Spaniard broke once more for the match, that 50th win in NY, 6-1. Nadal was barely made to sweat against Dolgopolov, who had beaten Tomas Berdych in the second round, dropping just seven games as he advanced to the quarter-finals in NY for the first time since 2013. Read More »

Dolphins hopeful to play Buccaneers in Week 1, want to keep bye

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Hurricane Irma's looming arrival is already preventing the Miami Dolphins and Florida International from hosting their respective home openers this weekend, with more changes nearly certain to happen in the coming days. Bucs-Dolphins game likely to be rescheduled for Week 11 (Nov. 19), when both teams have a bye, per @JeffDarlington . We will have further updates on this situation as they become available. Read More »

Police raid Brazilian Olympic official's home amid Rio corruption probes

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Police in Brazil said they found Mr Mallon, from Dublin, in possession of hundreds of tickets for Olympic events, including the opening and closing ceremonies. "Rio beat Madrid by a clear margin of 66-32 [votes], which excludes any possibility of a manipulated election". For his troubles, Nuzman was awarded the "Olympic Order", which recognizes people who have made great contributions to the games, by IOC President Thomas Bach. Read More »

Pablo Carreno Busta reaches his first Grand Slam semifinals

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ET Wednesday in front of a sparse crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium , and it did not come easily. Zverev, a left-hander, sought treatment from a trainer for his left shoulder during the match. Schwartzman is loving the NY crowd, which has cheered for him throughout his matches so far. This is the third time in four matches this year that Sharapova has gone three sets. Read More »

Petra Kvitova to take on Venus Williams

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Williams has not won a grand slam title since 2008, while the second of her two US Open crowns came way back in 2001. All three 2017 Grand Slam champs - Serena Williams, Jelena Ostepenko and Garbine Muguruza - are absent from quarterfinals and story after story laments the lack of drama remaining on the women's side of the final Slam of the year. Read More »

Bristol to host England vs India T20 in 2018

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The subcontinental team will then host neighbour Sri Lanka in March (3 Tests, 5 ODIs, 1 T20I*). Tickets will go on public sale for this fixture at 10am on Tuesday, October 10. When England came to India in 2016, Virat Kohli-led hosts won the five-Test series 4-0 to claim the Anthony De Mello Trophy. As part of England's home schedule for the 2018, the European Central Bank has slotted a chunk of Test matches against India. Read More »