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Wawrinka and Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final

German teenager Alexander Zverev surprised third-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the St. Petersburg Open. epa05554462 Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during their semi-...

Mourinho demands more from star man Pogba

When they are not 100 percent, I always think that in these hard moments - when you really feel you have to win the match - I prefer always to go with players who are 100 percent ready, from their physical and mental point of view. MUST KEEP WINNING ...

Alabama RB Damien Harris carted to locker room with apparent leg injury

Hurts - who returned for one series in the second half - scored Alabama's first touchdown on a 20-yard run. Alabama took its foot off the gas in the second half and won 48-0. Alabama leading rusher Damien Harris sustained an apparent right leg inj...

Tempers flare, Dodgers rally past Giants 2-1 in 9th inning

Puig signed the t-shirt and wrote "I LIKE YOU" as well. "Don't look at me", Bumgarner said to Puig, walking off the field. As the Giants's playoff chances continue to dwindle, the bullpen at last night's game against the Dodgers wasn't the only p...

Mane, Firmino dazzle for Liverpool as Leicester is destroyed

A Lucas Leiva mistake gifted Jamie Vardy a goal just before half-time, but Adam Lallana's stunning strike restored Liverpool's two-goal cushion in the 56th minute. "That is important. If at the end of December we continue in the Champions League or g...

Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500M accounts

The data stolen includes names, email addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, scrambled passwords and those security questions and answers . Attackers can use the information taken from Yahoo security questions to get access to other online accoun...

Jose Mourinho: Boss gives verdict on Man United's Europa League loss

One player from [Manchester United] narrowly put on the plane. United have won their last six Premier League fixtures against Watford but the former face a side that ended a three-match winless run with a two-goal come-from-behind 4-2 victory over ...

Man City waiting game over Vincent Kompany's latest injury problem

Another option could be to utilise Silva in a wide left role, with compatriot winger Nolito banned for three games following his dismissal for a headbutt during the closing minutes of last weekend's 4-0 stroll over Bournemouth. Captain Vincent Kompan...

Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight boxing rematch cancelled

A stellar feat, one of the very best on memory in recent heavyweight history when you consider how dominant and long reigning Wladimir had been up to that point. Fury is now subject of a UK Anti-Doping investigation after failing a drugs test. "Tys...

Instant Replay: Moore rocked, Giants leave LA down six

It was sound advice for a combative and self-absorbed Madison Bumgarner when he looked to pick a fight with Yasiel Puig in Monday's series opener at Dodger Stadium. Neither was Jake Peavy, who gave up a a pinch hit RBI single by Andrew Toles in...

Nico Rosberg wins Singapore GP to retake championship lead

Despite Rosberg's increasingly impressive form, Hamilton, gunning for his third straight world title and fourth overall, said "with a good weekend" in each of the last six races he could again recover the deficit. The Austrian said race control had b...

Brace of victories sets up tantalising Manchester cup tie

Comfortable in possession and enjoying freedom down the flanks, it was little surprise to see United take a 17th-minute lead, although the way it came about was unusual. "We're going to wait for the results from the doctors". Accrington, which is i...

Giants focused on Redskins' ability, not record

The Washington Redskins' game plan won't be any mystery, whether Josh Norman shadows Odell Beckham or not. Beckham needs to stick to football and avoid getting caught up in any emotional baiting by Norman. "But I have moved past it". Things the...

David Moyes hoping Sunderland can build on cup success

The 21-year-old scored twice for Sunderland last night to seal a 2-1 win over QPR in the EFL Cup third round clash at Loftus Road . The game was good for him. "Some players need game time but some need a rest, so we will take a good team down but we...

Five Quick Thoughts about Mississippi State at LSU

LSU LIVE CHAT: Go to your local Gannett Louisiana newspaper's website at 10 a.m. Monday to discuss the Tigers' win over Mississippi State and the next game at Auburn in a live chat with Glenn Guilbeau. Second-half play-calling will draw some compl...

Tim Tebow struggling…to play catch

The 2007 Heisman trophy victor joined the New York Mets for their three-week instructional league at Tradition Field in Port St Lucie, Florida. He's a long shot to make the Mets -- or any other major league roster - and yet the Tebow No. Teixeira is ...

Gray strikes out Rockies-record 16 in 4-hitter vs Padres

I told myself, 'I'm here for a reason, so when not show it off?' That has been my thought process this year: "'Go show it off'". The tide has turned for San Diego on its road trip, as it has been outscored 16-7 in losing the first two games of the se...

Bills' Rex talks Cardinals, reports surrounding Roman firing

Despite not being present for the meetings, Ryan told reporters he feels it is a "real positive thing" for owners to have an open dialogue with players. "I also know for a fact that we all expect better things in front of us". Yet as almost all of Bi...

Simeone hails ´extraordinary´ Neymar ahead of Barcelona test

In addition to fast and direct Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco, who was outstanding in Atletico's unlucky 2-1 league defeat at the Nou Camp last season, Simeone can now call upon an entirely different type of player in the form of summer signing Nico...

Serena Williams - what she said

She will finish this tournament ranked as the No.1 women's singles player in the sport after also finishing as runner-up to Serena Williams at Wimbledon. It was a lead she would never relinquish despite coming under pressure from Pliskova. Powerful...

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Gareth Bale's victor saves Real Madrid from humiliation against Al Jazira

A stunning performance saw the Pride of Abu Dhabi lead the UEFA Champions League champions 1-0 at half-time, in a display that will have won them fans the world over. Real Madrid...

Chelsea cruise to comfortable 3-1 win at Huddersfield

Danny Drinkwater missed the last game away to West Ham United with a virus, but he is be back to face Huddersfield. After Chelsea failed to secure top spot in this season's U...

Baker Mayfield becomes first senior to win Heisman in 11 years

The Buckeyes should have made the College Football Playoff. He won the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, AP Player of the Year and Big 12 ...

Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay

Since his mom made the video Friday, it has been viewed more than 21 million times and the hashtag #StandWithKeaton has been trending on Twitter since Sunday afternoon. "So I...

49ers right tackle Trent Brown inactive versus Texans

Upon entering the game, Yates threw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to narrow the gap against the 49ers. Yates passed for 175 yards on 14-of-26 attempts. Now suffering a seiz...

Chiefs Jets Week 13 score, highlights

Josh McCown scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 2:15 left, and the New York Jets bounced back from a brutal start to hold on for a wild and wacky 38-31 win over the Kansa...

Romelu Lukaku Facing No Disciplinary Action For Gaetan Bong Clash

The 24-year-old has scored just once in last 10 games but Mourinho believes he offers much more than goals on the pitch, inspiring teammates to follow his lead and work harder. And...

Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft outside a nightclub

The episode - where Bairstow allegedly head-butted Bancroft - took place at a hotel when England were in town for their first tour match, a one-day affair against a Western Austral...

Chelsea´s tough title defence was to be expected - Klopp

Antonio Conte has urged his players to pay close attention to "dangerous" Mohamed Salah ahead of Chelsea's clash with Liverpool on Saturday. It was hard in these times to c...

Trump welcomes college sports champions at WH reception

Meanwhile The White House has said it will host 18 NCAA teams at the reception, ABC News reported . Before the season began, Staley said she would only allow herself and the team ...

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Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick , driver of the #10 Aspen Dental Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series I Love NY 355 at The Glen at Watkins Glen Inte...

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

The piece, authored by ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham , looked into one of potential brewing of "an all-out, unprecedented civil war" among the NFL's owners, with ...

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

While LeBron James - averaging 25.6 points on 59.4 percent shooting, 8.9 assists and 7.0 rebounds per game - and Kevin Love - putting up 18.4 points and 11.4 rebounds and the a...

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

The Texas were the highest scoring offense in the National Football League at more than 30 points per game, though they own a 3-4 overall record. NFL Media first reported Wats...

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

According to Heyman, the Nationals also interviewed Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Red Sox manager John Farrell, with the latter reportedly being unable to handle pitch...