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Tennis Umpire Carlos Ramos Speaks Out After Serena Williams US Open Outburst

Tennis Umpire Carlos Ramos Speaks Out After Serena Williams US Open Outburst As for Williams' actual comments, she asked tennis officials at the U.S. Open, "Do you know how many other men do things that are much worse than that?" "I don't cheat to win, I'd rather lose". Naomi Osaka - a self-confessed Serena fan - went on to win her maiden grand slam amid unsavoury scenes where she was jeered during the presentation ceremony and felt the need to apologise to the unhappy fa... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Butler Reportedly Requests Trade From Minnesota Timberwolves

Reports indicate Butler has requested to be traded, and there are up to three teams where he would potentially sign a maximum contract extension. T-Wolves head coach Tom Thibodeau, according to the report, wanted to avoid trading Butler, especially after giving up Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn while also swapping first-round picks. [Full Article...]

Man City No2 Arteta: Guardiola disappointed with ban

Man City No2 Arteta: Guardiola disappointed with ban We knew each other from before but we clicked really quickly and understand each other really well and we think in the same direction. "You all know some things that happened, the reality is I'm here and I'm very happy". We have a fantastic momentum and there's still a lot of room for this club to grow - so I am very pleased with where I am. Benjamin Mendy remains a doubt for Manchester City's ... [Full Article...]

What Neymar told Roberto Firmino after PSG's defeat in Champions League

Gomez continues to glisten in the heart of defence, and as you go through Liverpool's teamsheet that think of the titanic individual showings that filtered into a strong team display, it belies belief that they so almost squandered their good work by ceding a two-goal lead. [Full Article...]

Bill Belichick Says The Josh Gordon Trade Still Has Not Been Finalized

Bill Belichick Says The Josh Gordon Trade Still Has Not Been Finalized The Patriots have made the move in hopes that Gordon can provide some significant help their passing game that has notably struggled over the first couple of weeks of the season. It started when a reporter (NBC Sports Boston's Tom Curran again) asked if Belichick's reluctance to confirm the trade stemmed from an incident where the Patriots once reportedly signed a player (Jamaal Anderson) ... [Full Article...]

Vikings cut WR Stacy Coley to make room for Dan Bailey

Vikings cut WR Stacy Coley to make room for Dan Bailey Bailey has been a free agent since September 1 when the Dallas Cowboys cut him after seven seasons. Bailey is now the second most accurate field goal kicker in National Football League history having converted 88.1 percent of his career attempts, behind only Baltimore's Justin Tucker (90.3 percent). [Full Article...]

PSG anticipating 'special' Anfield atmosphere against Liverpool - Thomas Tuchel

PSG anticipating 'special' Anfield atmosphere against Liverpool - Thomas Tuchel Klopp's replacement for Firmino, Daniel Sturridge , scored on his first Champions League start for the club he joined in 2013 to justify his manager's faith. "We played with a lot of bravery and mental strength". The Catalan giants pulled clear in the second half after 21-year-old Ousmane Dembele's dazzling run and strike put the home side 2-0 up and effectively out of sight. [Full Article...]

1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence

1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence According to the National Weather Service, nearly 36 inches (91 centimeters) of rain fell over the city that lies along alongside the Cape Fear River. "Road conditions are still changing", the North Carolina Department of Transportation wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. That has hampered efforts to restore power, clear roads and allow residents to homes. [Full Article...]

Buffalo Bills player, Vontae Davis, decides to retire in middle of game

Buffalo Bills player, Vontae Davis, decides to retire in middle of game Davis wandered away from the Chargers game at halftime after strongly disliking what he saw (and participated in), but did his best to clear things up in the aftermath. "He pulled himself out of the game", head coach Sean McDermott said, via NFL .com's Austin Knoblauch. I found out going into the second half of the game. [Full Article...]

Bale: Real More Of A Team Without Ronaldo

Bale: Real More Of A Team Without Ronaldo Gareth Bale , scorer of a stunning bicycle kick, voiced his frustrations. Ronaldo signed for Juventus this summer having helped Real Madrid to three Champions League titles in a row. "I don't know how it wasn't on that list!" I gave him loads of assists and he doesn't need me to remind him of that! 'Mistakes happen. It's just unfortunate it's in a final . [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi is the Champions League's hat-trick king

Lionel Messi is the Champions League's hat-trick king It was his second free kick goal in three home games this season. It was a magisterial free-kick, and he never tires of scoring hat-tricks. "We're seeing something unique, something that hasn't been seen in many years". He's got that continuity in the side now, which is helping, but he has earned that". "To be honest, we didn't expect to lose this heavily", he said. [Full Article...]

NFL Hall of Famers threaten boycott without health care, salaries

NFL Hall of Famers threaten boycott without health care, salaries Another name on the list of 22 signees including Sarah White was Carl Ellard, but no one by that name has played professional football. "We guard the legacies and seek to serve all players and not just Hall of Famers who we serve every day". [Full Article...]

France takes 2-0 lead over Spain in Davis Cup semis

France takes 2-0 lead over Spain in Davis Cup semis The Europeans led 2-0 after the opening day thanks to singles victories for Marin Cilic and Borna Coric, but the American doubles pair of Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison kept the tie alive with a hard-fought 7-5 7-6 (8-6), 1-6, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5) victory over Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Bucs begin taking sides on Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston

Bucs begin taking sides on Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston The Bucs would obviously prefer to not have any kind of quarterback controversy, but the situation Fitzpatrick's performance has put them in is nothing but a good thing. You got the hot fire right now. "It's not my decision but I'm sure [coach] Dirk [Koetter] and [offensive coordinator Todd] Monken and the guys that make those calls, they'll make sure they stay on fire until that fire is out". [Full Article...]

Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third WNBA title

Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third WNBA title Other players from the team agreed with Bird and said they were not interested in going to the White House. ESPN spoke with WNBA Champion PG Sue Bird and this is what she had to say about the potential visit. "There was excitement when I met President Obama and there was this aura". The South Carolina women's basketball team and the North Carolina men's basketball team, both of which won N... [Full Article...]

Cilic tops Tiafoe, moves Croatia step closer to third Davis Cup final

Cilic tops Tiafoe, moves Croatia step closer to third Davis Cup final Earler, Cilic was given a code violation by Carlos Ramos - the umpire who was called a "thief" by Serena Williams in the US Open final - for smashing his racquet. The former US Open champion broke twice in the first set and three times in the second before the American, making his Davis Cup debut, pushed him harder in the third. [Full Article...]

Vikings sign ex-Cowboys kicker Bailey

Vikings sign ex-Cowboys kicker Bailey Sunday's game against the Packers ending in a 29-29 tie "feels like a loss" for Zimmer. Had Carlson made his field goals, especially the would-be game-winner, the Vikings would be in a different situation. Bailey was released by the Cowboys at the end of the preseason. Carlson missed attempts from 48 yards in the first quarter and 49 and 35 in overtime. [Full Article...]

Golf Roundup: Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title

Golf Roundup: Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title Playing a group ahead, Stanford had a chance to join Olson outright at 13-under on the 18th hole after a midrange birdie putt slid just above the hole. Ko had five birdies and a bogey on the par-5 7th to charge to a final round bettered only by American Lizette Salas' six-under 65 to complete an outstanding finish with a pair of 67s over the weekend. [Full Article...]

EPL: Mourinho does not trust Rashford

EPL: Mourinho does not trust Rashford However, Mourinho has backtracked on his previous comments about the artificial pitch. "Everybody knows he has a favourite surface, but he has also to win on other surfaces that he is not in love with". "We will continue to do our work and little by little we go, because we started really badly with two defeats". "We are not used to playing on artificial grass so it's going to be a bit differe... [Full Article...]

EPL: Why Man United beat Watford 2-1 - Goalkeeper Ben Foster

EPL: Why Man United beat Watford 2-1 - Goalkeeper Ben Foster It's one of the best clubs in the world. Those words will be music to the ears of all those connected to United, where he has found love and support that has at times been lacking in his homeland. "But in the second half we played to our strengths, we looked like we were the only side going to score as the game went on". In February, Sevilla dished out a humbling 2-1 loss that saw Jose Mourin... [Full Article...]


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