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Sport US Open round-up from day 12
Author: 0 US Open round-up from day 12

World number 32 Anderson, the first South African to reach a grand slam final in over 30 years, will meet top seed Rafa Nadal in Sunday's title-decider. "He has had an fantastic year and been very consistent - quarterfinals at the French Open and semis here in NY - so he's obviously very confident".

Sport Federer, Nadal Once Again Will Not Play Each Other at US Open
Author: 0 Federer, Nadal Once Again Will Not Play Each Other at US Open

Federer also said that, unlike just about everyone else, he did not spend any time at all thinking about a possible matchup with Nadal . "Against Rafa, it's going to be the same". Nadal struggled to handle Del Potro's serve and huge forehand in the opening set before finding his stride to set up a title decider with South Africa's Kevin Anderson on Monday morning (AEST).

Sport Arsene Wenger calls for Financial Fair Play to be scrapped
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Arsenal have no players suspended for this game. The last two weeks of August were especially bad for Gunners' fans on the field, as well as off it. This week's round of 3 o'clock kick offs sees us welcome Bournemouth to North London, where we haven't played since that opening day thriller against Leicester.

Sport National Football League suspends kicker Josh Brown six more games for domestic violence accusations
Author: 0 National Football League suspends kicker Josh Brown six more games for domestic violence accusations

Ultimately the team released him in October of 2016 after drawing public criticism. Furthermore, one case file included Brown's journal, in which he confessed 'I have physically, verbally and emotionally abused my wife'. Molly Brown had said he grabbed her by the wrist during a previous argument. "We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh", said team president John Mara at the time.

Sport Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Has Been Cancelled At UFC 215
Author: 0 Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Has Been Cancelled At UFC 215

MMA Fighting are reporting that Ray Borg has been forced to pull out of the drawcard bout on Sunday (AEST) due to illness. The UFC issued a statement saying he was "deemed unfit to compete by the UFC medical team". The women's bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko will be the replacement pay-per-view main event. "I wasn't feeling good in the morning and my coach told me not to fight".

Sport Pro surfer, 16, dies trying to catch monster Hurricane Irma wave
Author: 0 Pro surfer, 16, dies trying to catch monster Hurricane Irma wave

Zander Venezia , 16, fell off his surfboard and hit a shallow reef at a beach called Box by Box, the World Surf League said. He and other surfers were riding huge waves generated by the Category 5 hurricane on Tuesday. He was knocked unconscious and drowned. A talented athlete, Venezia had recently won first prize in his division at the Rip Curl Grom Search in North Carolina .

Author: 0 Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE) Trades at 52-Week Low

The company is so far trading down by 1.29%% since yesterday's close of 32.51. Several analysts have released their opinion on Spirit Airlines, Inc . Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) was reduced too. Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $185,950 activity. Shares for $185,950 were sold by Miranda Edmundo .

Sport England recall Toby Roland-Jones for decider against West Indies
Author: 0 England recall Toby Roland-Jones for decider against West Indies

Having won the toss and chose to bat first under clear skies, Windies, attempting to follow up an impressive Test victory at Headingley 10 days ago to level the series, started slowly as leaden clouds moved in. Kieran Powell (39) top-scored for the West Indies at Lord's before he was caught and bowled by Stokes. "Now the reliable close-catcher and often dogged tailender is on the brink of becoming just the sixth bowler and only the third paceman, after West Indies " Courtney Walsh and ...

Sport Transfer Rumour: Besiktas plotting shock loan move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa
Author: 0 Transfer Rumour: Besiktas plotting shock loan move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Costa is unlikely to play for Chelsea , with the relationship still strained between him and Antonio Conte after the 28-year-old became enraged by a text message that said that he was no longer needed at the club. Costa was apparently determined to complete a return to Atletico this summer despite interest from AC Milan, however a move never materialised, in part down to the transfer ban imposed on the Rojiblancos .

Sport 2017 Week 1, Volume I — Fabiano's Fantasy Focus
Author: 0 2017 Week 1, Volume I — Fabiano's Fantasy Focus

West was a running back who was largely undervalued in Fantasy drafts, typically falling into the middle rounds. After an exciting opening week of college football, it's easy to forget that the NFL is already here, with the Kansas City Chiefs taking on the defending Super Bowl champions, the New England Patriots Thursday.

Sport Six Canadian cities make bids to host 2026 World Cup matches
Author: 0 Six Canadian cities make bids to host 2026 World Cup matches

The three-nation effort to bring the 2026 World Cup to North America took another small step Thursday by announcing that 41 cities have submitted bids to host the 80 soccer matches. But there are also less likely venues: Birmingham, Ala.; Pittsburgh; Salt Lake City, and Regina, Saskatchewan. The 1994 final was played at the Rose Bowl.

Sport Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. misses another Giants practice
Author: 0 Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. misses another Giants practice

After the stretching Wednesday, he went to the sideline and worked with trainers. A Pro Bowler in each of his first three seasons, Beckham ran stop-and-go sprints on the far side of the field. While head coach Ben McAdoo would surely love to be a fly on the wall while the Cowboys plan their defense, he also threw some shade. Beckham said he has done some running "here and there" and offered that his ankle feels better every day.

Sport Tottenham show off stunning new pitch that will accommodate NFL
Author: 0 Tottenham show off stunning new pitch that will accommodate NFL

While retractable pitches have become common in recent years, the new stadium will be the first in the world to have a pitch the splits into separate sections. The NFL's synthetic field will sit at the bottom of the Stadium bowl and hidden safely beneath it's surface will be rails for the retractable pitch.

Sport Browns cut Calvin Pryor after reported fight with teammate Ricardo Louis
Author: 0 Browns cut Calvin Pryor after reported fight with teammate Ricardo Louis

The Browns wouldn't confirm the fight, buy Pryor was noticeably absent from practice hours later and then the news came down that he was cut from the squad. The Browns host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday to kick off the season. Pryor was entering the final year of his rookie contract with NY declining to pick up his fifth-year option this offseason.

Sport Alexis Sanchez: I am exhausted of criticism
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez: I am exhausted of criticism

With Alexis, Arsenal was shopping him, specifically holding talks with Manchester City , but ultimately turning down a £60 million bid for the Chilean. Yet ahead of Bournemouth's visit to Emirates Stadium this Saturday, Wenger says there will be no issues with Sanchez's focus. "He needs to come back to full fitness, which he was not at Liverpool".

Sport Jurgen Klopp Key Factor In Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Move To Liverpool
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Key Factor In Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Move To Liverpool

Keown feels that Oxlade-Chamberlain now needs to begin showing his potential following his big-money move and has discussed where he could slot into Klopp's starting XI. But as the games begin to pile up, he will have plenty of opportunities to cement a place in the starting eleven. With Jordan Henderson lying in a deeper role that benefits the Reds and a front three that is firing goals for fun means the only way Chamberlain could start is if Klopp drops Dutchman Georginio Wijnaldum .

Sport Gene Michael, the man who built the Yankees dynasty, dead at 79
Author: 0 Gene Michael, the man who built the Yankees dynasty, dead at 79

Michael, whose nickname was "Stick", replaced Jim Frey as manager of the Cubs in June of 1986 and resigned in September the following season while the Cubs were 68-68. George Steinbrenner fired Michael in 1995, but hired him the following year as a vice president of scouting and would serve in other front office capacities for the Yankees for the rest of his life.

Sport Roger Goodell: I'm convinced Colin Kaepernick will get signed
Author: 0 Roger Goodell: I'm convinced Colin Kaepernick will get signed

Seems like a unusual thing for Goodell to say, considering he gets paid more than $34 million a year to run a football league. "We continue to invest in and support innovations to advance sports safety, including one you'll see this season - a new helmet with a soft outer shell created to reduce impact forces, which ranked among the top-performing helmets", Goodell said in the statement.

Sport Michael Bennett's Incident With Police Explained By Vegas PD
Author: 0 Michael Bennett's Incident With Police Explained By Vegas PD

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has launched an investigation into Michael Bennett's allegations. In a Wednesday press conference, the LVMPD release partial footage of the incident , noting that body cam footage from the arresting officer was not available.

Sport Virgil Van Dijk back in Southampton training after transfer window exile
Author: 0 Virgil Van Dijk back in Southampton training after transfer window exile

He remains on the South Coast and is back in training. Liverpool are now awaiting the return of Philippe Coutinho , at least theoretically fit once again following a well timed break for Merseyside with the Brazilian national team, but elsewhere one of the summer's wantaway players is taking his first steps towards reintegration.

Sport Bucs vs. Dolphins postponed until Week 11 due to Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Bucs vs. Dolphins postponed until Week 11 due to Hurricane Irma

Miami-Dade County public schools will also be closed Thursday and Friday. Both of those were 3-0 sweeps. The UM football game scheduled for September 9th against Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark., has been cancelled and with no mutually available dates, will not be rescheduled this season.

Sport Boomer opens up on Craig Carton 'love', future of show
Author: 0 Boomer opens up on Craig Carton 'love', future of show

Carton often made fun of Francesa and his WFAN show on "Boomer and Carton". Carton has hosted the sports-themed radio program broadcast on WFAN since 2007 with former National Football League quarterback Boomer Esiason . Carton, 48, and business partner Joseph Meli, 43, an event promoter, allegedly ripped off at least $3.6 million from two investors . "Carton and Wright thought they could get off easy by allegedly paying off their debts with other people's money", William Sweeney Jr., ...