• US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

Also, the Spaniard is now 45-3 this season, making it one of his best starts of the year and giving him a clear lead over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on the ATP Race list. "It's going to be stuck in my mind forever", Thiem said. Nadal appreciated his victory as much as Williams appreciated hers. On clay, it's one of the biggest chall...

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  • Stephens upset by Sevastova in US Open quarters
Stephens upset by Sevastova in US Open quarters

Sloane Stephens of the United States serves against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia (not pictured) in a quarter-final match. But Stephens leaves Flushing neither crushed nor embarrassed. "The fact that I made it to the quarter-finals and played some really good matches, and I just competed as hard as I could, a lot to be proud of", she said.

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  • Osaka powers into U.S. Open semis by routing Tsurenko
Osaka powers into U.S. Open semis by routing Tsurenko

Keys will face Japan's Naomi Osaka , the No. 20 seed, in the semifinal. Keys, who fired six aces and fended off both break point opportunities against her during the match, told reporters that adapting to Suarez Navarro's versatile play proved critical.

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  • Manchester United must show winning mentality, says Lukaku
Manchester United must show winning mentality, says Lukaku

Pressure has mounted on Mourinho following back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Hove Albion and Tottenham , while his freaky news conferences hint at a man feeling the heat. It's good for us also. "If Jose Mourinho has thought about it, I can see that happening". Ultimately, the transfer deadline passed and Pogba stayed put in Manchester...

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  • Liverpool to sign PSG's Adrien Rabiot on a free?
Liverpool to sign PSG's Adrien Rabiot on a free?

Speaking at his delight at agreeing terms with the Reds, Henderson told the offal: "I'm very happy to have signed a new contract for a long period of time". "I'm absolutely delighted", Henderson said. "He's still very young, he's still improving, learning". The La Liga champions believe they have one big advantage - De Jong's desire to play alo...

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  • Potential cash-windfall for Chelsea with former manager tipped to return
Potential cash-windfall for Chelsea with former manager tipped to return

Chelsea instead kickoff their Europa League campaign later this month in a group featuring PAOK Salonika, BATE Borisov and Vidi, and Alonso said that watching the Champions League draw on Friday brought the pain of exile from Europe's elite home to him.

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  • Uefa Nations League: What is it and how will it work?
Uefa Nations League: What is it and how will it work?

All the 55 nations part of the UEFA are split into 4 Leagues - A, B, C and D. Each league is then split into 4 groups- 1, 2, 3 and 4. Sky will be our hosts as Ryan Giggs' Wales get the home ball rolling by welcoming the Republic of Ireland to Cardiff [tonight, Main Event 7.45pm] or, if you prefer, Germany entertain World Cup winners France...

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  • Are the Steelers a playoff team without Le'Veon Bell?
Are the Steelers a playoff team without Le'Veon Bell?

A source told ESPN that the Steelers have no plans to rescind Bell's tender, and league sources say a trade would be hard to execute because of Bell's position and teams' unwillingness to inherit a franchise-tagged player. The team hoped Bell would show up for work this week, but Bakari told NFL Live that Bell is "going to do the things neces...

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  • Serena Williams powers into the US Open semi-finals
Serena Williams powers into the US Open semi-finals

She won the first four games - extending her streak to eight straight games - to take a 4-0 lead, completely shutting Pliskova down. "It means a lot but I was much more emotional for the quarters and now I feel like it's sort of business again", the 20-year-old said.

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  • US Open tournament director says courts were slowed down this year
US Open tournament director says courts were slowed down this year

Cilic appeared to be coasting after taking the first set and opening a 4-2 lead in the second. "Overall, he's just really nice and positive and bubbly and stuff", Osaka said. I was up 4-1 and he came back. "It's great to see", Nishikori said. "I think it's because of Kei", she said, holding her hands apart to show how much bigger Nishikori is...

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  • Seahawks Wanted First-Round Pick In Exchange For Thomas
Seahawks Wanted First-Round Pick In Exchange For Thomas

The Seahawks have agreed to wipe away nearly all of the fines Thomas accrued during his holdout. The Cowboys have no intention of offering more than a second-round draft pick for Earl Thomas and plan to go into Sunday's opener with their current roster, a source said.

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  • Neymar makes freaky Liverpool prediction for 2018/19 Premier League season
Neymar makes freaky Liverpool prediction for 2018/19 Premier League season

Chelsea have won their first four games of the new season, including a thrilling 3-2 victory over Unai Emery's Arsenal , but Merson is not convinced that the team have a strong enough defensive unit to compete for a title. In the first half against Bournemouth we were a bit slower. Brazil superstar Neymar and his club Paris Saint-Germain are ...

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  • Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted — FIFA's best player
Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted — FIFA's best player

The Argentinean signed a bumper new contract last season, meaning he will be at the Nou Camp until 2021 at least. "It's time (to win it again)", Messi said. Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 ratings are set to land imminently with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi sure to be among the first stars fans will be desperate...

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  • Federer stunned by 55th-ranked Millman in US Open 4th Round
Federer stunned by 55th-ranked Millman in US Open 4th Round

It doesn't require a particularly extensive search to find the latest tennis obituaries for the late, great Roger Federer after he was put to the sword by unfancied Australian John Millman . For some reason I just struggled in the conditions. "It's one of the first times it's happened to me", he added. I've played in the daytime, you know, a...

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  • Nike stock drops by 2% in wake of Kaepernick deal
Nike stock drops by 2% in wake of Kaepernick deal

In ongoing litigation, Kaepernick alleges the league and all 32 teams colluded to keep him unsigned because of his outspoken political views. Many questioned Nike's decision because of Kaepernick's national anthem protests and anti-cop sentiments.

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  • People Are Destroying Their Nike Gear In Response To Colin Kaepernick Ad
People Are Destroying Their Nike Gear In Response To Colin Kaepernick Ad

Nike told the Journal in an email that Kaepernick is among a slate of athletes that the shoe and apparel maker - it has a reported billion-dollar deal to make National Football League uniforms and other gear - will feature as it marks the 30th anniversary of its " Just Do It " campaign.

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  • Fellaini declares 'everything is possible' for Man Utd
Fellaini declares 'everything is possible' for Man Utd

We lost at home, and if the fans had reacted bad the team loses confidence, the week is not a good week because the team feels pressure. But against, Burnley , not only did Manchester United manage to win but also kept a clean sheet and earned all three points.

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  • Defending U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens Is Out
Defending U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens Is Out

The extreme heat policy was again in effect and conditions were so hot at the start of the contest that all junior matches were suspended. As expected with two big servers break chances were few and far between, Isner managing just three in the entire match and unable to convert any, while Del Potro had 11 opportunities cashing in on three, inc...

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  • Nadal books place in US Open quarter-finals
Nadal books place in US Open quarter-finals

However, it was world number 37 Basilashvili's strength which proved his undoing. He also broke the tall South African's serve three times and made only 13 unforced errors, compared to Anderson's 27. Anderson served and volleyed, and he came to net 48 times, trying to take advantage of Thiem's deep return position - he stood almost next to the li...

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  • Lincoln Kennedy: Khalil Mack Is Not Going To Be Traded
Lincoln Kennedy: Khalil Mack Is Not Going To Be Traded

Giving up multiple first-round picks to land a player of Mack's caliber certainly got people talking, but the majority of folks agree: This was a move that will have an enormous impact on many teams, not just the Bears. The Bears also received the Raiders' second-round draft pick and a conditional fifth-rounder in 2020. Mack was set to make $13...

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