Sunday August 18-th, 2019

Federer standing in way of unique Djokovic feat Federer standing in way of unique Djokovic feat

Few players have enjoyed the run of dominance that Federer has in Cincinnati . But the weather cleared, allowing officials to get eight courts into action, and del Potro returned to finish off a 6-2, 6-3 win over the South Korean and set up a nigh...

Novak Djokovic makes history before his US Open tilt Novak Djokovic makes history before his US Open tilt

Novak Djokovic of Serbis celebrates his win over Roger Federer of Switzerland during the men´s final of the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 19, 2018 in Mason, Ohio. The pair had not played since the 2016 Australi...

Tyson Fury goads Deontay Wilder ahead of Pianeta fight in Belfast Tyson Fury goads Deontay Wilder ahead of Pianeta fight in Belfast

Negotiations for the two to clash in December are progressing and should Fury beat Pianeta, one of the division's super-fights will move a step closer. "He's southpaw which is a lot more awkward because there aren't many of them in the division, so i...

UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards

Ronaldo and Modric lifted the Champions League trophy for the third season in a row with Real Madrid , while Salah helped Liverpool to the final for the first time since 2007. The award typically rewards Champions League performances - wi...

Chicago Nun Throws Epic First Pitch At White Sox Game

She did a pretty cool ball trick before absolutely painting the black with her toss. In honor of Marian Catholic High School night at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, Sister Mary Jo Sobiek headed to the mound to throw out the ceremonial firs...

Man Utd and Chelsea circle as Ramsey talks stall Man Utd and Chelsea circle as Ramsey talks stall

Manchester United and Chelsea have both shown interest in the midfielder this summer, but it is the Red Devils who are favourites to land his signature should his contract continue to run down. Rather than lose him on a free transfer at the end ...

"I won’t go" - Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay

Sarri said he started the match with Hazard on the bench because he still seemed exhausted after helping take Belgium to the World Cup semi-finals in July. "We started to work all together two weeks ago, so my target now is to play 90 minutes like th...

Jermaine Jenas: Manchester United job the one Mauricio Pochettino wants Jermaine Jenas: Manchester United job the one Mauricio Pochettino wants

But credit to Fulham and only after about 60 minutes did we start to take it into more risky areas. "I was a little bit disappointed because we conceded chances, with a different set-up and players", Pochettino said. "We've got a good squad here,...

'Incredible' Winx beats Black Caviar's record with 26th straight win 'Incredible' Winx beats Black Caviar's record with 26th straight win

This time it was was Winx Stakes , named in her honour. The seven-year-old recorded her 26th victory in a row today at Royal Randwick, taking out her namesake race - the $500,000 Group 1 Winx Stakes (1400m)- and beating her predecessor's unbroke...

Wounded Wallabies head to island resort to prepare for Bledisloe Cup Wounded Wallabies head to island resort to prepare for Bledisloe Cup

Asked Asked how they'll turn this rout around to create history in Auckland , Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper simply replied: "We have a plan". "We thought the first half was like a prizefight, both teams were testing each other out", he said.

Kovacic content with Chelsea debut against Arsenal Kovacic content with Chelsea debut against Arsenal

These things happen, but the way we came back in the second half, it was very important to have this personality, to play and to come back after a bad end to the first half. "Inside there were 15 frightful minutes", Sarri said. Otherwise, for us it i...

IndyCar Race Draws Thousands of Fans to the Poconos IndyCar Race Draws Thousands of Fans to the Poconos

On lap 7, Wickens made contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay and was sent airborne into the wall. Track workers fix the catch fence following an accident involving Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens (not pictured) and driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (n...

Pep Guardiola agrees with Jose Mourinho 'can't buy class' comment Pep Guardiola agrees with Jose Mourinho 'can't buy class' comment

And judging by the performance against Brighton at the AMEX on Sunday afternoon, it looks like he is right on the money. In the second half, Aguero claimed his hat-trick on 75 minutes from another Mendy cross and Terence Kongolo's own goal comp...

Rockets' Morey: LeBron best ever by big margin Rockets' Morey: LeBron best ever by big margin

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss called out these so-called Laker fans on their LeBron hate. In fairness to Morey, numerous stats are on James' side. The Phoenix Suns have been one of the worst teams in the league the last several seasons but have s...

Is it time up for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United? Is it time up for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United?

Brighton will be hoping to get their 2018/2019 season up and running when they welcome Man United to the Amex stadium on Sunday evening. And I think it goes against the ethics of the job. There are problems at the other end, too, and United managed...

Manchester City celebrate win with Silva's son Mateo Manchester City celebrate win with Silva's son Mateo

Ten minutes before the break, City made it three as Hamer spilled a low cross from Benjamin Mendy and Aguero tapped home - but Huddersfield got one back, Stankovic stabbing home after Mounie had flicked on. You don't need to be disrespectful to h...

Everton 2-1 Southampton: Three key players Everton 2-1 Southampton: Three key players

With 12 teams scoring more than them last season, they would've been keen to address that issue this season and have got off to an ideal start. "There's a slight sense we should be more clinical with those chances, but we've given away a few free-k...

Valverde: Barcelona didn't play their best game Valverde: Barcelona didn't play their best game

It was also the 6,000th goal Barca have scored in La Liga. On February 1, 2009, MESSI scored Barcelona's 5000th goal in La Liga. "Sometimes we get too used to seeing it, he does things like he did today and we want him to pull a rabbit of the h...

India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane Says Partnership With Virat Kohli Was Crucial India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane Says Partnership With Virat Kohli Was Crucial

England's Ben Stokes bowls during the first day of the third cricket test match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham . Shammi the new man in for India . That left Anderson on a hat-trick when he next bowls in this matc...

Tyson Fury sees off Pianeta then confirms Deontay Wilder fight Tyson Fury sees off Pianeta then confirms Deontay Wilder fight

Although the 33-year-old Pianeta was slow-footed and never truly in the fight thanks to his preference of throwing one punch at a time, he succeeded in giving Fury a platform to showcase following a massive weight loss over the past year how quick hi...

Cincinnati Masters: Simona Halep to play Kiki Bertens in final Cincinnati Masters: Simona Halep to play Kiki Bertens in final

He then watched Roger Federer advance to the final when David Goffin retired with a shoulder injury early in the second set - with the score 7-6 (7-3) 1-1 in favour of the Swiss. "I didn't know if it meant the end of the night or that we would co...

Tyson Fury defeats Francesco Pianeta, sets up heavyweight showdown against Deontay Wilder

But it is on and is owed in part to the breakdown in talks between Wilder and Fury's English rival Anthony Joshua, the WBA-IBF-WBO champion. Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko by decision in late 2015 but never defended a trio of titles he was forced to v...

Rishabh Pant creates history on Test debut at Trent Bridge Rishabh Pant creates history on Test debut at Trent Bridge

Fifties from Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane helped India post over 300 at the end of the first day of the third Test at Nottingham . But until his catch to dismiss Kohli, it had been a frustrating day for Stokes, whose 15 wicketless overs co...

Emery 'happy without the result' as Arsenal comeback falls short Emery 'happy without the result' as Arsenal comeback falls short

The Gunners lost 3-2 to a late Marcos Alonso goal and Emery failed to shake hands with his Blues rival at the final whistle. The rejuvenation of Alvaro Morata caught the eye, as did the influence of Hazard on the outcome. Few expected him to ...

No Tottenham players asking for transfer this month - Mauricio Pochettino No Tottenham players asking for transfer this month - Mauricio Pochettino

Kane struck in the 77th minute at Wembley Stadium, three minutes after global teammate Kieran Tripper picked up where he left off at the World Cup with a curling free kick to put his side ahead for the second time . It is three deserved points". ...

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