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Sport Federer escapes in 5-set US Open thriller
Author: 0 Federer escapes in 5-set US Open thriller

Tiafoe was in no mood to give up as the fourth set got underway though. World number one Nadal and Federer , who could meet in the semi-finals, will not be bothered as they are scheduled on the roof-covered center court against Dusan Lajovic and Frances Tiafoe respectively, with the Swiss closing the night session.

Sport Manchester City To Offer Sterling In Bid To Sign Arsenal's Alexis Sánchez
Author: 0 Manchester City To Offer Sterling In Bid To Sign Arsenal's Alexis Sánchez

Sanchez has reportedly asked for permission to leave the Chile worldwide squad for 24 hours amid latest reports of a transfer bid from Manchester City . Arsenal have suffered a poor start to the season, with an unconvincing opening day win over Leicester City followed by a 1-0 loss to Stoke and a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool on Sunday.

Author: 0 Arsenal deny Alexis Sanchez has submitted a transfer request

Although the 28-year-old attacker is now in negotiations to sign a new contract with Chelsea's North London rivals Arsenal , transfermarketweb report that Antonio Conte is exploring the possibility of making a late bid to entice Alexis Sanchez away from the Emirates Stadium.

Sport Hazlewood out of final Test against Bangladesh
Author: 0 Hazlewood out of final Test against Bangladesh

It would be highly unusual for Australia to go into the second Test with only one fast bowler, meaning Bird is in pole position partner speedster Cummins in Chittagong. But Hasan then dismissed Matt Renshaw for 5. Renshaw laid down the foundations for a comeback in a 69-run partnership with Peter Handscomb, but in the end they too were guilty of lapses in concentration and with them Australia crashed like a ton of bricks, at one stage losing 4-42 to go with the 3-14 it shed to start the ...

Author: 0 Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury

Todd Woodbridge, one of the game's greatest doubles players, was sympathetic to Murray's situation but said he had "ruined" the draw. The 30-year-old must now decide what to do moving forward and whether to follow Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori, who have all brought their seasons to an early end because of injury.

Sport Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments
Author: 0 Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments

I was actually practising OK the last few days, but it's too sore for me to win the tournament and ultimately that's what I was here to try and do. But he could still face Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal in the final And in his half, he's the favorite to get there.

Sport How to avoid nuclear catastrophe in North Korea
Author: 0 How to avoid nuclear catastrophe in North Korea

Gold rallied to the highest level this year after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan , boosting demand for havens amid escalating tensions between Pyongyang and the United States . "All options are on the table", he said in a statement . But while US officials had been inclined to overlook Friday's launches, the launch early Tuesday in North Korea was harder to ignore.

Sport Thomas Lemar has his heart set on playing at Manchester United
Author: 0 Thomas Lemar has his heart set on playing at Manchester United

Mourinho wrote: "It might be easy for people to praise the ones who have done so well in the opening games of the season, but I prefer to praise the unbelievable professionals who are not playing". Martial has been pushing for a start in recent weeks after delivering impressive, goalscoring cameos against the Hammers and the Swans, and Mourinho has seen fit to hand the Frenchman a chance to claim a regular starting spot against the former Premier League champions.

Sport Chelsea complete the signing of Kylian Hazard
Author: 0 Chelsea complete the signing of Kylian Hazard

Thibaut Courtois believes Chelsea are improving after a hard start to the season and has targeted three main title rivals this season. 'I respect the decision of the coach though. "The Premier League is always hard and we will try to be there until the last day and see if we can retain it". In this situation it's very important to give the right time to players to recover very well.

Sport Ian Wright describes Arsenal as 'absolute shambles'
Author: 0 Ian Wright describes Arsenal as 'absolute shambles'

I would like him to go simply because I do not believe now that Arsene Wenger can motivate those players with everything that's going on above him. You do feel it's nearly like his blanket, his comfort blanket. "He reminds me of a young Thierry Henry with the same clever look about him, the same qualities of intelligence in his movements and cat-like finishing".

Sport Jesse Watters Falls For Fake Photo Of Shark Swimming In Houston
Author: 0 Jesse Watters Falls For Fake Photo Of Shark Swimming In Houston

Initial damage estimates say it will cost the city nearly anywhere from $3-15 billion to clean up from the mess. In what has seemingly become a tradition whenever there's a flood, a long-debunked image of a shark swimming along side a auto on the highway is being shared on social media.

Sport Leicester's Drinkwater is welcome at Chelsea - Bakayoko
Author: 0 Leicester's Drinkwater is welcome at Chelsea - Bakayoko

Chelsea board have now made a big move in their quest to satisfy the Italian tactician as they have agreed a £28million fee with the former Premier League champions. And he was linked with a return to boyhood club Manchester United last summer after Leicester won the title under Claudio Ranieri. It seems the 27-year-old's performances caught the eye of Antonio Conte, who now wants to reunite him with N'Golo Kante.

Sport Conte pleased with Fabregas performance
Author: 0 Conte pleased with Fabregas performance

The Spain striker's arrival placated many concerned by Chelsea's summer transfer activity and the exile of Diego Costa . "He scored a really good goal and I'm pleased for him". There was no shortage of class on the Stamford Bridge pitch for Chelsea , but Antonio Conte is desperate for more players before the transfer window shuts on Thursday night.

Sport Toronto's Air Canada Centre To Be Renamed 'Scotiabank Arena'
Author: 0 Toronto's Air Canada Centre To Be Renamed 'Scotiabank Arena'

The arena, struck a deal with Air Canada for $30 million when it opened in 1999, and has been named after the airline ever since. The new agreement will earn the corporation 10 times that amount and is the most lucrative sponsorship deal of any of the four major sports in North America.

Sport Boston Celtics: 3 reasons Ainge should hold firm on Irving-Thomas deal
Author: 0 Boston Celtics: 3 reasons Ainge should hold firm on Irving-Thomas deal

Should the Boston Celtics surrender any additional assets to ensure Kyrie Irving winds up in Celtics' green? What's the holdup? According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , it's Thomas' injured hip. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is reluctant to add either player considering how valuable the exchange already is for the Cavs . Irving, Thomas and Crowder are all significant contributors.

Sport Michigan's Jim Harbaugh starting weekly podcast
Author: 0 Michigan's Jim Harbaugh starting weekly podcast

The Michigan State coach is under pressure to clean things up within the program following an offseason that included suspensions and legal issues that resulted from two separate sexual assault investigations involving four players. PODCASTONE is grouping its sports podcasts under a new collective banner, "PODCASTONE SPORTS", heralded by the launch of a weekly podcast hosted by UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN head football coach JIM HARBAUGH with visits from his illustrious football family.

Sport Sharapova beats Halep on return to US Open
Author: 0 Sharapova beats Halep on return to US Open

Muguruza and Sharapova aren't the only women with a shot to win the title. Sharapova's draw is quite kind going forward. But the reason for the buzz at the draw ceremony was the name pulled out of the hat for Halep's first round .

Sport Alabama defensive tackle suffers minor gunshot wound to his leg
Author: 0 Alabama defensive tackle suffers minor gunshot wound to his leg

Investigators found shell casings at the scene, and police have said Davis was not cooperative with investigators. The Tuscaloosa News confirmed it was Davis who was shot. The sheriff's statement said the victim wasn't cooperative with investigators who spoke to him at a Tuscaloosa hospital. He recorded four tackles and a sack and spent the summer heavily invested in strength and conditioning training.

Sport Ian Wright savages Arsenal & Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Ian Wright savages Arsenal & Arsene Wenger

Wright told BBC Radio 5 Live : "Where do we start?" If you look at our time, we managed to win games but sometimes we didn't play well. I think he is always putting the football club before himself. Former England and Blackburn striker Chris Sutton agreed with Wright's suggestion that the 67-year-old French boss was at fault. "He was selfish staying on.

Sport Nadal not keen to face Federer
Author: 0 Nadal not keen to face Federer

As for a potential meeting with Federer in the Open for the first time (it would be in the semifinals), Nadal smiled a lot as he professed not to be looking forward to such an historical meeting. And Nadal? Not one bit. "I know you want to hear the other way, that I would love to play with him", Nadal told reporters. "An easier one, if it's possible".

Sport Phelps family announces 2nd child on the way
Author: 0 Phelps family announces 2nd child on the way

They also posted a photo on an Instagram dedicated to soon-to-be big brother, Boomer , writing , "So excited to see what mama is having! So excited! Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??" Phelps announced the news via social media on Tuesday (29Aug17), posting a photo of his wife and one-year-old son Boomer and adding the caption: "Number 2 on the way!" Little Boomer Phelps may be just over a year old, but dealing with a newbie toddler hasn't stopped his parents from expanding their ...

Sport Baltimore Ravens extend head coach John Harbaugh for one year
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens extend head coach John Harbaugh for one year

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has signed a contract extension, the team announced Monday. Harbaugh has promised his quarterback will be ready for Week 1, and he seems to be on that path. There's been some concern about what kind of shape Flacco might be in after sitting out for over a month, but Harbaugh isn't anxious, noting that Flacco has been working on his conditioning even while sitting on the sidelines.

Sport Murray the latest to withdraw from US Open due to injury
Author: 0 Murray the latest to withdraw from US Open due to injury

Open. The 2012 US Open champion practised all week but claimed it was too sore for him to win the tournament. There is a chance that he could follow the footsteps of last year's finalists, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, who have also chose to end their season due to injury.

Sport Browns willing to trade cornerback Joe Haden, report says
Author: 0 Browns willing to trade cornerback Joe Haden, report says

CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora was the first to report the news Tuesday morning. Haden has three years and $32.6 million left on his contract and respective cap hits of $14.4, $14.4, and $10.5 million, but Haden could be cut after the 2017 season for a cap savings of $11.2 million.