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Djokovic into second round but new concerns over fitness

He flexed that right arm, the one he has used to wield a racket on the way to 12 Grand Slam titles, and appeared generally unhappy, covering his head with a white towel at changeovers. Nadal's afternoon match was played with the new $150 million retr...

Watford vs Chelsea: Conte wary of Ighalo

Conte is enjoying a ideal start to life at Stamford Bridge and praised the togetherness of his squad after turning to his bench for match-winning inspiration. He said: "We've not really set any points targets, it's going to be tough with teams like t...

Outpouring of praise for Conor McGregor after he defeats Nate Diaz

UFC President Dana White has come out today and told reporters that there will be a 3rd fight between Diaz and McGregor, but there will be a twist. Surprise surprise. "If they want to give my belt to the guy I KO'd in 13 seconds and bury that divis...

All Blacks Win Bledisloe Cup In Thrilling Final

Australian news media reported that the Australian Rugby Union planned to lay a complaint with World Rugby that Hansen had breached the rules by having a private meeting with Poite before the Wellington Test. Australia had a similar issue in June,...

Bill Belichick, Patriots Facing Quarterback Conundrum In Preseason Finale

And, really, they shouldn't have much trouble with Foster, either. The Panthers were taking it easy on the veteran, who had offseason surgery on his left knee after spending his previous 13 seasons with San Diego. The Patriots next TD was set up by C...

Watford and Arsenal play for their first win of the season

Jack Wilshere is the obvious name that springs to mind but he is fit, featuring against Leicester last week. Arsenal have been heavily linked with Deportivo la Coruna striker Lucas Perez in the last 24 hours and continue to engage in talks with Val...

Arsenal needs a striker like Aguero : Premier League Legend

Our beloved Arsenal , once the club of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, and Lord Voldem...excuse me, Cesc Fabregas, is terribly ill. "We have a lot of players to come back in, and it was a good point last weekend away to the reigning champions", Ad...

Manchester United drawn into tough Europa League group

Chelsea are the only English team to win the competition since it was rebranded in the 2009-10 season, with Fulham and Liverpool losing the 2010 and 2016 finals to Atletico Madrid and Sevilla respectively. Last season saw Zorya finished fourth in t...

Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under

And it technically will be tomorrow where Cal is playing. California finished in the middle of the Pac-12 North division last season, and know a season opening loss to Hawaii would derail their goals for the 2016 season. Of course "new" is a re...

Real Madrid's Isco to miss Celta game due to injury

The 20-year-old could play in a deeper role or fill in the Ronaldo shaped hole on the left-wing. But it has also raised questions about the pecking order in the squad when everyone is fit and available. Oh, what a chance for Celta Vigo. Real Madri...

Guillem Balague: Why Arsenal are signing Lucas Perez instead of Alexandre Lacazette

However, Wenger finally looks like adding to his squad with deals for Deportivo La Coruna's Perez (£17 million, or S$30 million) and Valencia's Mustafi (£35 million) expected in the coming days. "I'm happy when our supporters are happy, but my job...

Tom Brady First Preseason Start Since Being Suspended

It will be interesting to see how the two quarterbacks split reps with the first team, and how Garoppolo looks against a stronger defensive front. I've been missing playing and I want to get out there with my teammates. Jimmy G. has never started a...

Ronaldo named Europe's top player

Ronaldo came our ahead of Bale and the Atleti man after leading Portugal to its first European championship title and won the UCL with Real Madrid. Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo , who was named UEFA's Best Player in Europe , has reiterated his ...

Watch Champions League highlights including Celtic against Hapoel

Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon saved a penalty in the 15th minute from Maharan Radi, but the relief was only temporary as substitute Ben Sahar soon headed the Israeli champions ahead. 'Credit goes to everybody in the changing room and all the work ...

Liverpool boss Klopp reacts to Sturridge position complaints

The England worldwide was used out wide as the Reds suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat to promoted Burnley in the Premier League last weekend. I am on autopilot there. Harry [Kane] can play from a No.10 position too and did it well". It is flexible f...

Bale Hopes to Play Champions League Final in Hometown of Cardiff

Unfortunately, we didn't win a trophy and it was a blow for us, as well for our fans. But that night we all stepped up, we all did our job and no matter how you win, it's always great. "Two in three years is an awesome achievement", he said. We were ...

Antonio Conte urges his Chelsea second string to continue winning run

WATFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Michy Batshuayi of Chelsea celebratse scoring their first goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road on August 20, 2016 in Watford, England. This would be Michy Batshuayi's firs...

Burton Albion v Liverpool

Stoke, Swansea, Hull and Crystal Palace were other Premier League teams to progress to the third round, where clubs involved in Europe will enter the competition. "He needs to use the right skill in the right moment". "Of course we respect the oppo...

Ichiro becomes 30th player to record 3000th hit

His journey to achieving this significant landmark began on Saturday in a game against the Rockies where he beat out an infield single for a record 2,999 hits. "He shows our guys how you do it". "I wish I could explain it, but I can't". "It stinks ...

Another signing: Wenger reveals he is in the market

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hopeful that the club can strike a deal for Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi. Laurent Koscielny says that Arsenal are up for the challenge of winning the Premier League despite the "unbelievable" spending from o...

BIZARRE! Mongolian wrestling coaches STRIP to bare minimum after unfavorable decision

As the match ended, it appeared Mandakhnaran had won. By virtue of a tie and the Ukranian being the last wrestler to score, Navruzov was awarded the win and the bronze medal. Wrestling's worldwide federation removed all three officials from competiti...

Top boxing executive 'reassigned' after Olympic judging controversy

On Wednesday, the worldwide body announced that it had dropped a number of officials after a review of their decisions at the Olympics. "It was determined that less than a handful of the decisions were not at the level expected and consequently it ...

Will Simone Biles and Aly Raisman return for 2020 Olympics? Gymnasts say

In true Simone Biles fashion, she caves under the pressure. Zac and Simone have been engaging in a truly heartwarming back and forth via social media this month. Just because she crushes the competition, doesn't mean she can't have a crush. "...

Neymar, Brazil come out blazing in Olympic soccer semifinals

Honduras' Alberth Elis, left, controls the ball in front of Brazil's Walace during a semi-final match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Honduras at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, W. And Thailand's Ariya Juta...

High drama in Olympic pool as Phelps makes history again

Phelps, who has already captured three Rio golds to take his record Olympic title haul to a staggering 21, clocked 51.60 seconds behind heat victor Joseph Schooling of Singapore (51.41), Hungary's European champion Laszlo Cseh (51.52) and fellow Amer...

Huddersfield's Marcus Ellis wins historic badminton bronze

I am very proud of how we came out in the third. Ellis and Langridge triumphed in a tense opener before the Chinese drew level when Ellis served into the net. We have enjoyed this and worked so hard as a team. "We got to the quarter-finals of the...

Olympics-Volleyball-Serbian women knock out US favorites

The top-ranked American women look to move one step closer to a first gold when they take on Serbia in the semifinals at 12 p.m. ET. "It cuts deep", he said. The match seemed to swing after Team USA star Foluke Akinradewo went down with an injury tha...

Nia Ali's son steals the show in Rio

Straining as if history depended on it - and it did - Castlin crossed the finish line in 12.59 seconds, just.02 seconds ahead of Great Britiain's Cindy Ofili. Germany earlier beat South Korea for bronze . "Every single time I saw someone on the (m...

Simone Biles Reveals Olympics Premonition, "Final Five" Special K Box on 'Today'

In the lead-up to the event she forced herself to briefly distance herself from the significance of being a rare black swimmer representing the U.S, in order to focus on chasing victory. close with an nearly 9 point lead over the 2nd place team, Ru...

Xylem buys-out smart-meter-maker Sensus in all-cash deal

The firm's 50 day moving average price is $46.71 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.55. Pending regulatory review, the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016. They now have a $51.00 price objective on the stock. Net...

Australia rocks Lithuania 90-64, moves into men's semifinals

Aggressive drives to the basket and incredible team chemistry was allowing the Boomers to score at will. Australia has crushed all of its competition leading up to this point and its only loss was a 10-point contest to the United States. The last tim...

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal Manager Delivers Verdict On Paul Pogba Transfer

It is, in fact, considered among the top three most complicated player deals at the club, although Woodward's experience in the 1990s as a tax advisor is said to have helped deal with such difficulties. "United are a different club to when I was th...

Jose Mourinho's dream Man United midfield, including Paul Pogba…

But the machine really started turning when Jose Mourinho took over on his mission to get United back into the Champions League frontrunners. The Premier League has also struggled to attract players at the very top of the game, with no England-base...

Laura Trott: Cyclist becomes Team GB's greatest female Olympian

The 29-year-old, who raised his fists in the air after crossing the finish, merely needing to complete Tuesday's race to top the podium after an eighth and second on Sunday made him uncatchable in the double-point finale. Belgium's Jolien d'Hoore is ...

Rio 2016: Mark Cavendish wins first Olympic medal with omnium silver

But Viviani recovered to take gold and Cavendish did well to see off the challenge of the defending Olympic champion, Lasse Norman Hansen. After five events that left the British rider sitting in the silver medal position, it all came down to the o...

United States suffer shock exit to Sweden in women's football

I'm proud of the team. After the loss, the attention fell on US goalkeeper Hope Solo for comments she made about Sweden's tactics to go on the defensive, saying she thought they were "a bunch of cowards". On the other hand, coach Sundhage might k...

Eden Hazard: Chelsea Will Make 'Fresh Start'

The Blues' record goalscorer is still an avid Premier League watcher despite plying his trade with New York City in Major League Soccer and thinks Conte is the man to turn around his old side's fortunes. " Diego Costa is a great player and I know ...

Hull City v Leicester: Tigers need quick takeover resolution, says Mike Phelan

Liverpool have also received plenty of backing in the outright victor market, with 13% of bets, making them the third most popular. It could be a long and hard season for Hull, and that price simply should not be missed. Today we played individually....

India skittle West Indies to clinch series 2-0

India will now play West Indies in Port of Spain from August 18. Kumar's last Test was in Australia in January past year, and while he has been playing limited-overs cricket on and off, he had mainly been forced out of the first eleven owing t...

Britain sets world record in women's team pursuit

Wiggins, who won road time trial gold in 2012 weeks after winning the Tour de France, returned to the track this year and was part of the squad beaten by Australia in the world championships in London. Britain won by half a second. Australia were t...

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'A necessary step': VCU, UR athletic directors applaud college basketball reform proposals

'A necessary step': VCU, UR athletic directors applaud college basketball reform proposals

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey said the commission "rightly focused its attention on a number of key issues affecting the sport, including agent certification a...

Anzac Memorial Service today in Weymouth

Anzac Memorial Service today in Weymouth

A lot of people were lucky and got to grab their bags, they just had them in front of them and just took them with them when they were leaving. "The whole world at the moment is ...

Marcus Smart gets ovation in return to Celtics

Marcus Smart gets ovation in return to Celtics

For the Bucks, Khris Middleton led all scorers with 23 points. It was unquestionably a defensive-minded switch, and Ojeleye delivered with 31 strong minutes (5 points on just thr...

Chelsea join Manchester United in FA Cup Final

Chelsea join Manchester United in FA Cup Final

Spurs froze and failed to test David de Gea as they were suffocated by a compact United side and their own mentality. That win sets up another date at the " Home of Football" wi...

Hero who stopped Waffle House shooter explains how he did it

Hero who stopped Waffle House shooter explains how he did it

Approximately two weeks later, Reinking was served papers by authorities revocating his license to own weapons. He has been added to Tennessee's Most Wanted' list on Sunday. AR...